Dozens of parents of students attending the Dr. Lydia T. Wright School #89 in Buffalo are outraged their children are not graduating on its moving-up day Wednesday.
- The Tennessean
Gov. Bill Lee under fire following Hillsdale College leader's comments, plus upcoming TCAP scores.
For months, Kazumi Sato, a nutritionist at a middle school in eastern Tokyo, has received notices about hikes in ingredient prices. Mindful of the economic hardships many of the students' families face, local authorities are loath to pass the burden of pricier school lunches on to them. For Sato, that has meant constantly adjusting lunch recipes so that Senju Aoba Junior High School's kitchen can stay within budget.
- Fox News
Los Angeles public schools mandated all employees to undergo "implicit/unconscious bias training," which teaches that "merit" and "individualism" are rooted in whiteness.
A new student-loan company is now taking over the accounts of public servants seeking debt cancellation
Along with account transfers, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness waiver expires in four months. Advocates say those borrowers need continued relief.
- The Anderson Independent-Mail
As Anderson University issued a letter to clarify its statement of Christian faith, LGBTQ activists say 139 people have pledged to pull funding.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The Supreme Court threw out decades of legal precedent on school prayer with a decision that ignored the facts as well as the importance of not proselytizing to students.
- The Tuscaloosa News
It took about 20 seconds to complete a controlled demotion of Julia Tutwiler Hall, which has stood on the University of Alabama campus since 1968.
- The Tennessean
Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn disparaged teachers. Bill Lee should not tolerate that. | Opinion
Educators or colleges of education are not the problems. They certainly are not “dumb" like Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn implies.
- The 74
It’s the start of a nervous summer for school superintendents and H.R. folks. Idaho has hundreds of teacher vacancies, and many schools can’t find qualified applicants. That could translate into unfilled positions and larger class sizes — and inexperienced teachers in hard-to-fill disciplines such as math, science and special education. Idaho schools are fully feeling […]
Creating and grading tests is one of the most time-consuming tasks teachers need to deal with. In Vietnam, a startup called Azota wants to help with an online software platform that not only helps educators develop and proctor tests, but also automatically grades them using information from Vietnamese teaching materials. The company announced today it has raised $2.4 million in pre-Series A funding led by GGV Capital, with participation from Nextrans and returning investor Do Ventures.
- The Florida Times-Union
Teacher shortages continue to impact the State of Florida. What does that mean for Duval County Public Schools?
- The St. Augustine Record
Florida released its final FSA test scores, with Volusia behind the state in most subjects, while St. Johns and Flagler counties scored higher.
- Daily Commercial
Ted Wolf, who retired as the principal of Villages Elementary of Lady Lake 12 years ago, weighs in on the Leesburg High School band situation.
- The Telegraph
Transgender issues should not be taught to children without their parents’ knowledge, Nadhim Zahawi has said.
The Biden administration on Tuesday will launch a new effort to recruit 250,000 mentors and tutors to help students who have fallen back in their learning during the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said. The program, which will be led by AmeriCorps and the Department of Education along with other service organizations, will seek to get adults to fill the roles over the next three years. Students on average are two to four months behind in reading and math as a result of the pandemic, a White House official said.
Cuban says he supports the proposal backed by President Joe Biden that would cancel up to $10,000 in student loans per borrower. In the past, Cuban said that student-loan forgiveness could boost the economy, but explained that the problem should be fixed by addressing the “ridiculous tuition fees” from colleges and Universities. “Forgiving the debt is the worst thing you can do,” Cuban said in 2015.
President Biden is the only person who can unilaterally relieve 43 million borrowers of some of their collective $1.7 trillion debt. So what is he waiting for?
- The Conversation
The core of education is to enable young learners to be kind, giving members of society. David Brewster/Star Tribune via Getty Images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to email@example.com. Why do us kids have to go to school? – Vanessa C., age 10, Gilbert, Arizona Kids go to school for many reasons. Where and when depends on their age, location, parental preference and local policies. Parents send th
- Newark Advocate
Darryll Wolnik, a Cleveland native, started May 10 as the village's first planning and development director.
National teachers union president says 'radicalized Supreme Court' delivered a 'gut punch' against abortion rights, separation of church and state
The National Education Association's president vowed to "say gay" and fight for "the right to choose." First Lady Jill Biden is an NEA member.