A Nebraska School District shut down an award-winning student newspaper three days after a LGBTQ-dedicated issue was published, but the superintendent denies the issue is the reason why. The ACLU of Nebraska is now demanding that the school restore its journalism program. Mindy Rush Chipman, the ACLU of Nebraska’s Legal Director, joins MSNBC’s Ali Velshi to discuss.
Students aboard bus 678 in the Clover Park School District experienced a chaotic ride to school Wednesday morning. “I was screaming at the bus driver to like pull over because she was having a seizure then he started yelling at me because I was in the aisle way,” Sofie said. “Within 23 seconds of students notifying the driver that a student was in distress, the driver pulled over to the side of the road,” the Clover Park School District said.
With the Cardinal Divas, Princess Isis Lang wanted a safe space for other Black students at the LA school. She didn’t expect so many people to be mad about it.
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Transgender teen won't give up her princess crown after being elected as a prank by her peers. Instead, she's celebrating in tonight's parade.
Top high schools in New York City are expected to tighten their admissions criteria with the return of grade-based admissions. On Thursday, City Department of Education Chancellor David C. Banks announced that the city is rolling back a controversial pandemic-era moratorium that allowed more low-income students to enter some of the city’s most elite schools. The move, which will regrant selective high schools the option to reserve admissions for top-performing students, comes in response to complaints by parents and groups that the random lottery implemented for middle school students was unfair.
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Officials said earlier this year that renovations proved too costly.
Arizona attorney general files 3rd major lawsuit against Biden's student-debt relief: 'The question Americans need to be asking is why college costs so much in the first place'
The third lawsuit attempting to stop Biden's student-debt relief comes from Arizona's attorney general who says the plan will hurt recruiting efforts.
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Some old student loans won't be forgiven after a new Education Department announcement. But an online application for others will be out in October.
A 15-year-old student at Oliver Citywide Academy is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a teacher in the building Thursday morning.
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All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block it. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced Friday that her office's review of signatures turned in a week ago to refer the expansion to the ballot came up short of the nearly 119,000 that were needed. Hobbs is a Democrat running for governor who opposed the plan.
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Is it time to find new language to describe racial disparities in education? Will & Deni McIntyre via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Despite long-standing efforts to close the racial “achievement gap” in education, the term does more to trigger racist stereotypes and causes a lower sense of urgency than when the issue is presented as the need to “end inequality in educational outcomes.” Those are the key findings of a new study in whi
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The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.
- The Hill
Story at a glance Arizona high school students on Thursday walked out of class to protest a number of new state laws that took effect Saturday that they say discriminate against LGBTQ+ people. Among the new laws that went into effect are two measures that ban transgender young people from competing on sports teams consistent…
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Several states sued over Joe Biden's plan to forgive billions in federal student loans for millions of borrowers and a separate suit was knocked down.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says coding should be taught as early as elementary school: 'It's the most important language you can learn'
"I think everyone should learn programming before they graduate from high school," Tim Cook said Friday in interview with Dutch news outlet Bright.
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UO highlighted several enrollment numbers that were either new records or tied with previous records, including an average high school GPA of 3.76.
- Detroit Free Press
This school year, meals have come at a cost for many students who had become accustomed to receiving breakfast and lunch free during the pandemic.
Since President Joe Biden announced his plans to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt for qualifying Americans last month, people have been wondering: When can I apply? See: 5 'Shark Tank' Fails...
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William A. Jones was fired last year after reports of sexual assault and inappropriate conduct. Jones’ lawyers say he was fired without a proper investigation and proof of the claims.
It took 5 years for Kyle Sudhoff, a defrauded DeVery University grad, to receive loan forgiveness after he submitted an application.
- National Review
A federal court in Indiana ruled on Friday in favor of a Catholic private school that fired a teacher who had entered into a same-sex union in violation of her contract with the institution.