Students at a Chicago high school are protesting after this video went viral. It showed a group of kids kneeling in the center of the floor at a homecoming dance for Marist High School. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports
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"I tried this scam myself weeks ago. When I approached the security guard at the entrance kiosk, I felt like I was hiding a ticking bomb in my briefcase."
One high school had a super gross incident involving a rainbow Pride flag, and students aren't happy with the administration's sh*tty response.
- The State
The school is named for a Greenville gas station owner who once sued Greenville County schools over unequal facilities for Black students.
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There is no 'opposing' perspective. Learning about the Holocaust cultivates an appropriate outrage at wrongs.
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University of Kentucky police were called to the FarmHouse Fraternity on Monday "regarding reports of an unresponsive student," according to the school.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Some parents kept their kids home from school Monday to protest vaccine mandates. The lesson here: There's nothing constructive about harming schools or children's education.
- Atlanta Black Star
Georgia High Schoolers Say Administrators Did Not Punish Students Waving Confederate Flag, But Chose to Suspend the Black Students Who Planned to Protest
A group of students at a North Georgia high school say just as they were planning to protest this month against peers caught carrying around […]
- Kansas City Star
He has called the mother of a transgender kid “a child abuser,” and social-emotional learning “drivel.”
- Washington Post
Miami school says vaccinated students must stay home for 30 days to protect others, citing discredited info
In April, a Miami private school made national headlines for barring teachers who got a coronavirus vaccine from interacting with students. Last week, the school made another startling declaration, but this time to the parents: If you vaccinate your child, they'll have to stay home for 30 days after each shot. The email from Centner Academy leadership, first reported by WSVN, repeated misleading and false claims that vaccinated people could pass on so-called harmful effects of the shot and have
A federal judge on Monday ruled the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill did not discriminate against white and Asian American applicants in a closely watched case challenging the consideration of race in undergraduate student admissions. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs in Winston-Salem came in a lawsuit by Students for Fair Admissions, a group founded by conservative anti-affirmative action activist Edward Blum that is pursuing a similar case against Harvard University. SFFA is appealing its loss in the Harvard case to the U.S. Supreme Court, potentially giving its conservative majority a chance to end affirmative action policies used to increase the number of Black and Hispanic students on American campuses.
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Biden's Education Department reportedly has a 'safety net' for student-loan borrowers when the payment freeze lifts in February
Politico obtained documents outlining plans to ease student-loan borrowers back into repayment, including a 90-day grace period for missed payments.
The parents of dependent undergraduates can use a Direct PLUS Loan, commonly referred to as a Parent PLUS loan, to borrow up to the cost of the student's attendance each year with no limit on the...
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Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe has released a campaign ad in which he attempts to clarify a comment he made at a recent debate against Republican opponent Glenn Youngkin, when he argued that parents shouldn't weigh in on their children's schools' curricula.
Data: U.S. News; Chart: Jacque Schrag/Axios Chicago scored big with both high schools and grade schools in this year's rankings of the top 10 schools in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report. Why it matters: The Chicago Public School system is often maligned for its failures but also runs the best schools in the state. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Context: Schools are ranked through a combination of state-required test results, graduation
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The Pennsylvania School Boards Association severed ties with the National School Boards Association over a letter comparing parents' behavior at school board meetings to "domestic terrorism or hate crimes."
- Associated Press
College communities such as Bloomington, Indiana; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and State College, Pennsylvania, are exploring their options for contesting the population counts, which they say do not accurately reflect how many people live there. When the pandemic struck the U.S. around spring break of 2020, it set off an exodus in college towns as classrooms went virtual almost overnight. The sudden departure of tens of thousands of students from these communities made it difficult to count them in the census, which began at almost the same time.
- Business Insider
Amid a shortage in truck drivers, one high school is offering an elective class in truck driving to attract young talent to the industry.
- The 74
As the nation struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, a double-edged educational crisis has emerged: a surge in high school dropout rates and a precipitous decline in community college enrollment. The details are all too plain — the nation’s public schools lost more than 1.1 million students last year, or 2 percent, versus an anticipated decline […]
A national bus driver shortage 'unlike anything we have witnessed' is leaving kids with disabilities frazzled and 'at their wit's end,' experts say
A New York City middle school student with special needs comes home with persistent headaches after her two-hour bus ride home, her mom said.