An alarming message was written on a restroom wall at Conroe HS about a planned shooting on Sept. 21. The next day, a student threatened Caney Creek on social media.
College students who got low grades complained about their ‘dismissive’ professor. Then NYU fired him.
An organic chemistry professor at New York University was fired after 82 of his 350 students signed a petition against him.
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
With just a few months before graduation, Rafael Lopez-Librado sat down with his high school counselor — a man he didn’t remember ever meeting before.
The Lee County School District said more than half of the district's schools need repairs, with 14% of buildings facing "major damage."
- Associated Press
When she asked why he couldn’t stay for the rest of the day, Manwell said the school told her they would call child protective services if she didn’t take him home. The call was just one of a dozen that Manwell received last fall telling her John couldn’t stay in school because of behaviors she says stemmed from his disability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Many schools have promised to cut down on suspensions, since kids can't learn as well when they aren't in class.
- Fox News
NYU fires chemistry professor after students sign petition complaining that his class is too difficult
An organic chemistry professor at New York University lost his job after undergraduate students signed a petition saying that his class was too difficult.
A new study suggests the number of Chinese researchers relocating to China from the United States is increasing despite the end of the controversial China Initiative earlier this year. The Asian American Scholar Forum (AASF) published a report titled “Caught in the Crossfire: Fears of Chinese-American Scientists” on Sept. 3. In its study, the association presented the results of its national academic climate survey, showing that the number of Chinese researchers leaving the U.S. has grown since the U.S. Department of Justice launched its China Initiative in 2018.
58-year-old Filipino domestic worker becomes entrepreneur after employer pays for her business classes
A Filipino domestic worker in Singapore has become a successful entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses after her employer of 22 years paid for her business classes. Jocelyn Mompal, 58, recently shared with Shin Min Daily News that her long-time employer, surnamed Wang, was instrumental in her drive to improve herself. According to Mompal, Wang convinced her to sign up for entrepreneurship, time and money management courses in 2008 and footed the bill.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Student loan forgiveness is coming, but for millions of Americans, it won't happen automatically. Here are four dates to know for debt relief.
- Fox News
Alumni and descendants of the University of California Hastings College of the Law's namesake are suing California for changing the school's name.
A student-loan company that took over public servants' accounts is involved in one of the first major lawsuits against Biden's debt cancellation
Six GOP-led states filed a lawsuit in Missouri against President Joe Biden's student-debt cancellation. The state houses the loan company MOHELA.
Student-loan companies have 'illegally hampered' debt relief for borrowers in targeted repayment and forgiveness programs, consumer watchdog says
The CFPB said student-loan companies had engaged in illegal behavior by denying borrowers forgiveness through the PSLF and income-based plans.
- USA TODAY
Student loan debt cancellation application forms are slated to arrive this month. Here's what you need to know now so your debt relief isn't delayed.
Student-loan borrowers in public service have less than one month to use a 'historic waiver' that will bring them closer to debt relief, 102 Democratic lawmakers say — and they want Biden to extend that debt relief through July
Expanded student-debt relief for public servants ends October 31, and Democrats said that "only a fraction" of those eligible have used the benefits.
Cell phone video from inside a Charlotte-Mecklenburg middle school appears to show a teacher brazenly smoking in front of middle school students.
PPS District Officials are working on a safety plan after they say a 15-year-old attacked a teacher.
- The 74
Some 84% of Pennsylvania students passed a newly required civics exam, part of a wave of similar mandates pushed hard by Republican lawmakers around the country, but one that hasn’t come with strict accountability. Arizona was among the first states to adopt such a measure in 2015. Pennsylvania’s test, signed into law by the governor […]
- Raleigh News and Observer
Not only did they make the list, these two Triangle municipalities are at the top for their quality of life and economic opportunities.
- WLS – Chicago
A middle school in northwest suburban Wheeling was put on lockdown while police investigated a report of a student potentially with a handgun.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The application for borrowers to apply for loan forgiveness is expected to be rolled out sometime this month.
- American City Business Journals
A 1,000-apartment affordable housing community that will rise on land in Orlando donated by Universal Parks & Resort has a prominent name attached: Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos. Developer Wendover Housing Partners LLC has signed a 10-year lease with Bezos Academy to open a tuition-free preschool on site at the community, called Catchlight Crossings. Founded in 2019 by Bezos — the world’s second-richest man — Bezos Academy is a network of Montessori-inspired preschools across three U.S. states.