Prior to a Tuesday night board meeting, parents and students gathered outside of the Manitowoc district headquarters to protest a mask mandate for students, staff and visitors.
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- Yahoo Life SEA
Ms Banna will now represent Singapore for the December event, the 70th Miss Universe international competition in Eilat, Israel.
- The State
The ranking criteria include teacher salaries and pension, public school enrollment growth, tenure policy, plans for digital learning, teacher turnover and more.
Although the CARES Act was signed into law in March 2020, there's a lesser-known provision regarding student loan debt. Section 2206 of the CARES Act created a temporary tax-free provision for...
- Business Insider
February's student-loan payment restart will run into a 'psychological hurdle' as many borrowers thought their debt would be forgiven, Biden official says
"The stakes are extremely high" for borrowers who have gotten used to not making any payments on student debt, FSA Director Richard Cordray said.
In response to the economic hardship created by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government suspended payments and interest on student loans starting in March 2020. Now that vaccine distribution in...
- Business Insider
Childcare centers say staff are leaving them in droves for better wages, including for $15-an-hour roles at Walmart
One childcare center owner told The Washington Post that some of her former staff now work as bank tellers, nannies, and at a trucking company.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the resumption of face-to-face classes in areas deemed low risk for COVID-19, with up to 120 schools to join a two-month pilot reopening run, his education minister said on Monday. The Philippines is among 17 countries globally where schools have been closed for the entirety of the pandemic, according to a report https://www.reuters.com/world/unicef-calls-schools-reopen-pandemic-hit-nations-2021-09-16 last week by the United Nations children's agency UNICEF, highlighting what it called "18 months of lost learning". Duterte has held off on reopening schools https://reut.rs/3EBJZbU, sticking to a vow to keep them shut until a vaccine was available, warning that doing otherwise "spells disaster".
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — The so-called devious lick TikTok bathroom challenge that has lured teens nationwide to wreak havoc on school restrooms has arrived in suburban Chicago districts, where officials are warning the latrine marauders that videotaping their friends yanking soap dispensers off the wall is no laughing matter. TikTok has now blocked users from viewing any videos with the “devious lick” ...
- NY Daily News
NYC students who moved, got jobs during pandemic remote learning now face tough choices as in-person classes return
Remote classes weren’t 19-year-old Guerly Lizie’s favorite way to learn, but they allowed the West Brooklyn Community High School student to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic even as her life changed dramatically. After Lizie’s mom lost her job early in the pandemic, the teen found full-time work at a home health aide agency so she could chip in, while squeezing in online schoolwork ...
- Idaho Statesman
“His devotion to the students showed when he would greet them in the mornings and make sure to say goodbye to them at the end of their day.”
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth ISD has invested in reading intervention programs, assessments and trainings to try to turn around failing reading scores for years. How much does your school library spend each year?
Taha Ahmed and Rooshan Aziz left their jobs in strategy consulting and investment banking in London earlier this year in order to found a mobile-only education platform startup, Maqsad, in Pakistan, with a goal "to make education more accessible to 100 million Pakistani students." Having grown up in Karachi, childhood friends Ahmed and Aziz are aware of the challenges about the Pakistani education system, which is notably worse for those not living in large urban areas (the nation’s student-teacher ratio is 44:1). Pakistani children are less likely to go to school for each kilometer of distance between school and their home -- with girls being four times affected, Maqsad co-founder Aziz said.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
As important as it is to require a semester of ethnic studies for high school graduation, it's even more important to get it right.
Welcome to Money Diaries where we are tackling the ever-present taboo that is money. We’re asking real people how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: an administrative assistant who makes $42,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a set of Gilmore Girls DVDs. Occupation: Administrative AssistantIndustry: GovernmentAge: 32Location: OklahomaSalary: $42,000Net Worth: $23,000 ($20,000 in Fidelity Retirement accoun
- Kansas City Star
Five years into the Kansans Can initiative, more students are graduating but math, science and English scores aren’t rising.
- Charlotte Observer
Although not discussed during a public board meeting Monday, the school board says students leaving quarantine early will have to wear a mask.
What is considered middle class? It might take more money than you think to reach this income tier. The Pew Research Center defines middle class, or middle-income households, as those with incomes...
- USA TODAY
At least two people were shot and two others injured Monday in a shooting at a Virginia high school, police said.
- The 74
A new TikTok trend that has turned students into clout-seeking kleptomaniacs may be nothing more to them than a “devious lick” — a successful theft for social media consumption — but for cash-strapped schools it could be a serious blow. In the last several weeks, a slew of videos have flooded TikTok showing students vandalizing […]
- NBC News
Sylvia Mendez and her Latino parents paved the way for desegregation in Mendez v Westminster but this Hispanic civil rights contribution is not largely known.