Mentors Needed: Hundreds of students on waitlist for mentors at Pinellas County Schools
- Wichita Eagle
Kansas schools should be places to learn, not fight over CRT, LGBTQ book characters, face masks and vaccines.
Videos circulating on social media appear to show the principal at Anson High School putting a student in a headlock chokehold, and now the Wadesboro Police Department tells Channel 9 it’s looking into the incident.
The New College Board of Trustees has begun its revolution to transform the school, and some troubling questions are starting to be raised, too.
- The Daily Beast
ANDY BUCHANANMembers of a small New York community are furious at their local school for sharing a painfully tone-deaf social media post in which a dirty snowman was praised for its “diversity.”The Coxsackie-Athens Central School District posted an image on Tuesday of three elementary-aged students proudly standing behind a snowman they had built, local radio station WRRV reported. In the photo, the snowman has been constructed with three large mounds of snow with what appears to be quite a bit
- The Hill
After months of planning Cardinal Local Schools abruptly canceled its musical claiming it was "vulgar."
Gov. DeSantis overhauled the New College board, which voted Tuesday to replaced President Patricia Okker with Richard Corcoran, a DeSantis ally.
The Real Reason Florida Wants to Ban AP African-American Studies, According to an Architect of the Course
"Those narratives that they were singling out aren't in the curriculum itself," says Harvard's Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Officials confirmed the deceased individual is not a student.
- Raleigh News and Observer
By far the largest number of vacancies are in elementary schools for the core subjects of math, English language arts, science and social studies.
- Miami Herald
The teacher says her “crying spells” were called “unprofessional,” according to the lawsuit.
State education officials essentially told The College Board that the course, an optional college-level class that would be offered to high-school students, would not be used in Florida classrooms unless changes were made due to the topics not being viewed as necessary.
- The Clarion Ledger
Here's where Mississippi's top athletes signed on national signing day
- Idaho Statesman
Arizona is ‘the gold standard,’ legislator says, so let’s look at the problems with Arizona’s vouchers.
- Florida Today
Families for Safe Schools is disbanding, with five of the seven board members preparing to move out of Brevard county or out of Florida altogether.
- Fox News
Transgender teacher dismissed for sharing 'inappropriate' TikTok videos with Maine middle school students
A parent said that students shared the videos via group chats, getting around some of the controls parents had implemented to control their children's social media use.
- ABC News
The former principal of Richneck Elementary School, where a 6-year-old intentionally shot a teacher last month in Newport News, Virginia, was not informed that the student had a gun at school, according to her lawyer, despite allegations that administrators were warned the day of the shooting. Briana Foster Newton, the principal, was removed from her position and will be reassigned within the district, according to her lawyer, Pamela Branch. Mrs. Newton has been assumed to have been one of those administrators.
Changes are coming to an AP Black history course, but the College Board says suggesting Florida's objections played a role is a 'wildly misleading'
College Board denied that changes were made because of Florida's objection. The new course framework marks certain subjects, like Black Lives Matter, as optional.
- The Florida Times-Union
Florida state colleges had set Wednesday as a deadline to make curriculum or policy changes regarding critical race theory and diversity effects.
On the first day of Black History Month, the board released a curriculum for the new course excluding many of the topics that originally angered conservatives.
- The Columbus Dispatch
All Pickerington Local Schools will be closed Friday after an adult male died by suicide in an office Thursday, leading to a lockdown.