One eager student had his first day of school this week.
- The 74
When Lauren McKinnon heard a new public elementary school was opening close to her home in Dallas, it was good news; but when she learned the school would offer an all-girls education format with a focus on STEM, she was excited, knowing inequities often exist for girls – like her daughters – in math and […]
A Florida teacher was removed from the school after a viral TikTok shows him berating a student for not standing during the Pledge of Allegiance
The teacher can be heard in the video asking the student, who appears to be Latino, where he is from: "Mexico or Guatemala? Where?" the teacher asks.
- Herald Times Reporter
School board member Tony Vlastelica said 'teachers and staff can certainly have an opinion,' but the policy states it can't be shared in a classroom.
- Tallahassee Democrat
FAMU students' claim the state’s education system has given FAMU, an HBCU, equal funds or resources compared to other universities, including FSU.
82 Percent Of HBCUs Are Broadband Deserts — Here's How Billionaire Robert F. Smith Has Formed A Partnership To Change That
The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference is an event where the HBCU community comes together to envision how to combat the barriers it faces while also being given its flowers for its persistent advancement through it all.
Opinion: Kanye West Doesn’t Read, So Why Would Anyone Pay $15,000 For Their Kid To Go To His School?
The rapper has doubled down on his claims about reading and yet opened a school that runs on a few classes and vibes.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The policy “brings up a question of First Amendment rights,” a Paso Robles High School teacher said.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A video of a man’s arrest at the University of North Texas quickly amassed thousands of interactions on Twitter.
- Associated Press
Public school advocates who oppose a massive expansion of Arizona's private school voucher system enacted by the Republican-controlled Legislature and signed into law by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey in July filed enough signatures Friday to block it from taking effect. If a review finds that Save Our Schools Arizona has met the requirement for nearly 119,000 valid signatures — and if those signatures survive any court challenges filed by voucher backers — it will remain blocked until the November 2024 election. Beth Lewis, executive director of the grassroots group formed when a similar expansion passed in 2017 and was successfully challenged at the polls, said Friday that the group turned in 141,714 signatures.
- The 74
Programming Note: As we navigate through another school year impacted by COVID, John Bailey’s policy and research briefings will be shifting to an every-other-week schedule at The 74. Watch for our next edition in your inbox Oct. 7 — and click here to see the full archive. This Week’s Top Story Scientists Debate How Lethal […]
- State College Centre Daily Times
Amid budget crunch, Penn State trustees spent nearly $318,000 on meals, lodging and more for meetings
While it’s common for boards to cover the cost of doing business, details of the spending come as the university raises tuition and slashes spending to overcome a $127 million budget deficit.
- KTLA - Los Angeles
School superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced Thursday that the drug, also known as naloxone, will be in all schools within the next month. It follows several overdoses at Southern California schools, including a fatal one at a Hollywood high school.
Florida's veteran-to-teacher pathway has garnered 392 applicants since the beginning of summer.
- Fox News
COVID-19 drove parents to home-school their kids, but classroom politicization kept them there, Texas mom says
A Texas mother moved her children from public school to home-school to keep her children away from gender identity discussions and to avoid political bias.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A survey from the online education program ELVTR found 54 percent of student borrowers experience mental health challenges due to the amount of debt owed. Fifty-six percent of those whose mental health is affected by student loans said they’ve experienced anxiety, while about a third suffered depression. The survey also found student…
- WXYZ-Detroit Videos
Dearborn Public School is still restricting students from checking out certain books This includes both physical copies and titles available through their online library.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
In a letter sent out to families from the Fredrick Douglass High School, the principal said the gun belonged to a student who had the firearm inside his car.
- American City Business Journals
A top leader at Maryland's oldest historically Black university talks about how its fundraising strategy has transformed.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
At Nolan Catholic, kids are more engaged in the real world — and not just at school. [Opinion]
- KABC – Los Angeles
An L.A. mother claims school officials ignored her concern after her son was bullied and called racial slurs, and one incident that allegedly stemmed from bullying was caught on video.