"I think what keeps me up at night is ensuring that this school system is really wrapping itself around its schools, our leaders, and our families," NYC Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter said.
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- Kansas City Star
The girl suffered “mental and emotional distress, embarrassment (and) humiliation” after the haircut, according to the lawsuit.
- Washington Examiner
A Virginia high school teacher posted a TikTok video that said telling students to behave themselves in class falls under the definition of "white supremacy."
- Raleigh News and Observer
The Coalition for Carolina says UNC is “being led, or should we say controlled, by a group of partisan politicians who have overtaken our institutions’ governing bodies.”
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- USA TODAY
Many students who complete their FAFSA for financial aid but later are selected for this Education Department audit never make it to college.
Following the college admissions scandal of 2019, the media spotlight shone on the dubious practices of elite universities, revealing that some may be more interested in family money than in the...
- Charlotte Observer
Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of NC DHHS, tells the Union County school board that failing to follow required policies may result in legal action.
- Raleigh News and Observer
NC school bus drivers transport our children. Pay them more than I was paid almost four decades ago to haul trash. (Letters to the Editor)
- The New York Times
In Massachusetts, Gov. Charlie Baker is activating the National Guard to help with the shortage in bus drivers. In North Carolina, legislators are hoping to ease a cafeteria worker shortage by giving districts federal funding to cover signing bonuses for new hires. And some Missouri districts are wiping away some of the requirements to become a substitute teacher to attract more applicants. Across the country, school districts are desperate to fill jobs. Some are struggling to retain counselors,
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Kent Scribner says schools can’t go back to the way they’ve always been.
- Associated Press
Within his first week back at school after a year and a half, 7-year-old Ben Medlin was exposed to a classmate with COVID-19, and he was sent home, along with 7,000 other students in the district, for 14 days of quarantine. “It was very much just thrown together and very, very, very easy work,” Kenan Medlin said. As coronavirus outbreaks driven by the delta variant lead districts around the U.S. to abruptly shut down or send large numbers of children into quarantine at home, some students are getting minimal schooling.
- The Conversation
Teachers have faced high levels of stress and burnout throughout the pandemic. Kali9/E+ Collection via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea The COVID-19 pandemic reduced teachers’ commitment to remain in the classroom, our study on teacher turnover found. When schools resumed classes in the fall of 2020, teachers faced a host of new challenges. These included things such as adapting to combinations of in-person, hybrid and remote learning m
A federal judge declined Wednesday to block a ban imposed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to prevent mandating masks for Florida school students amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
- LA Times
The low rates will allow school districts to adopt relaxed quarantine policies so students can stay in class.
- FX Empire
The natural gas markets have initially rallied during the trading session on Thursday but gave back the gains to show signs of gravity finally coming back into the picture.
- The Guardian
School safety officers will be transferred out of the police department and trained in restorative justice practices. But for some, ‘retrofitting’ the job isn’t enough School safety officers at the New Bridges Elementary School in Brooklyn. ‘I’m excited that their role is changing,’ restorative justice experts Kellsie Sayers said. Photograph: John Minchillo/AP New York City’s school system is beginning to remove the police from its corridors and classrooms in a move welcomed by advocates as a de
- Yahoo News Canada
Students, staff lash out at University of Toronto for lack of COVID-19 prevention protocols, posting allegedly 'fake' photos
Now that universities have reopened campuses for the first time since the pandemic, one is facing criticism for not doing enough when it comes to proper distancing protocols.
- The Conversation
Schools in predominantly Black communities receive less funding, even though Black homeowners pay higher tax rates. Carl Iwasaki/Getty ImagesWhite public schools have always gotten more money than Black public schools. These funding disparities go back to the so-called “separate but equal” era – which was enshrined into the nation’s laws by the Supreme Court’s 1896 decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. The disparities have persisted even after Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Cou
CoderSchool, a Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam-based online coding school startup, announced today $2.6 million in pre-Series A funding to scale up its online coding school platform. This round was led by Monk’s Hill Ventures, with participation from returning seed investors Iterative, XA Network and iSeed Ventures. CoderSchool raised a seed round led by TRIVE Ventures in 2018.
The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) has long been criticized for putting huge pressure on students. Tamil Nadu favors a ban.