Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School is training students to help fill jobs at overworked veterinary offices and animal hospitals. WBZ-TV's Paula Ebben reports.
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The author shares how even after eight years in the UK, some things about the British school system still get lost in translation.
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Woman frustrated by roommate’s typical at-home behavior: ’She has the same right to the space as you’
The woman wants to make an unusual demand of her roommate.
A group of Black students in Rome, Georgia, are alleging racial discrimination after several of them were suspended for planning […] The post Black students suspended after protesting white students waving Confederate flag appeared first on TheGrio.
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Neither School Board President Denise Fears nor Superintendent Dale Herl corrected her, or reacted at all. She might as well have been reading the lunch menu.
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A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, warned teachers about having one-sided books about the Holocaust in their classrooms.
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Denton police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old by another student at Denton Guyer High School last week.
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School-based police effectively combat some forms of campus violence including fights, according to a major new report, but their presence increases the number of students facing suspensions, expulsions and arrests, particularly if they are Black. In fact, researchers found that the harms of school policing may outweigh its benefits. In addition to making it more […]
Professors are protesting a controversial policy change approved yesterday by the Board of Regents that they say will give administrators the power to terminate tenured faculty.The policy, critics say, essentially eliminates the concept of tenure — the peer-awarded and peer-reviewed status in higher education that gives professors academic freedom — at 25 public colleges and universities in Georgia. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Why it matters: Tenure
An ‘opposing’ view on the Holocaust? Texas school system presents new perspective on diversity of opinion.
A Texas school tells teachers that, due to the state's new education law, they may need to change how they teach history when it comes to one of the worst genocides ever.
Norman Grueneich, who taught theatre arts, can also be heard asking why there's no white history month.
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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to cancel public-school letter grades for the 2020-21 school year, which State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley called a “sensitive issue.”
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In recording obtained by NBC News, curriculum director describes ‘political mess’ after passage of state law The teacher training came after the school reprimanded a fourth-grade teacher over a book on anti-racism in her class. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo A Texas school district official told educators if they kept books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they would have to also offer “opposing” viewpoints in order to comply with a new state law. In an audio clip obtained by NBC News, Gi
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The Laraway Community Consolidated School District, west of Chicago, has an ample supply of housing where a family at the poverty line can find an apartment for about $1,000 per month. But if the family wants to move their child to better schools in the nearby Elwood, Union or Manhattan districts they would be hard-pressed […]
Child suicides in Japan are the highest they have been in more than four decades, local media have reported, citing the country's education ministry. As the COVID-19 pandemic prompted school closings and disrupted classrooms last year, 415 children from elementary to high school age were recorded as having taken their own lives, according to the education ministry's survey. Suicide has a long history in Japan as a way of avoiding perceived shame or dishonour, and its suicide rate has long topped the Group of Seven nations, but a national effort brought numbers down by roughly 40 percent over 15 years, including 10 straight years of decline from 2009.
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Biden's Education Dept. sends a message to 6 student-loan companies: 'Meet the tougher standards or face consequences'
Three other student-loan companies announced plans to shut down their loan services before borrowers have to restart payments in 2022.
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As expected, the state's two largest school systems face litigation over requiring COVID vaccinations as a condition for attending in-person classes.
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The Democrat who will likely become New York City's next mayor says he does not intend to get rid of the city's program for gifted and talented students, nipping plans that outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said in an interview on CNN on Friday that de Blasio can't get rid of the program in the nation's largest school district until next year, when a new mayor is in place. Adams said he would preserve the program and expand it.
The students who struggle the most with the exam have fallen further behind, a worrisome result that suggests learning loss exacerbated by the pandemic could be catastrophic.
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Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation's earliest colleges to do so. The private liberal arts college revised its nondiscrimination policy to add caste to its list of protections for the campus community. The efforts were led by a professor who took an interest in caste discrimination across the country and realized the college needed to recognize it as a form of discrimination, the Bangor Daily News reported.
Student Loan Forgiveness: Department of Education’s ‘Transformational’ Changes Improve 99% Rejection Rate
On October 6, the Department of Education announced changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) that will now make new loans eligible for forgiveness that were previously ineligible,...