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A high school science teacher asked her students to make her laugh for extra credit on a recent assignment, and her class certainly delivered. The post Teacher in hysterics over students’ answers to extra credit question: ‘Very funny group of kids’ appeared first on In The Know.
"I tried this scam myself weeks ago. When I approached the security guard at the entrance kiosk, I felt like I was hiding a ticking bomb in my briefcase."
- Business Insider
Navient is the third student-loan company to shut down its federal servicing this year, as Biden's Education Dept. cracks down on federal aid abuses.
- NBC News
A prominent climate physicist resigned Monday from one of his roles at the University of California, Berkeley, after he said faculty members would not agree to invite a guest lecturer to the school who had previously come under fire for his political views.
- USA TODAY
They ran against critical race theory. But once they got on the school board, these conservatives started rolling back efforts to include students.
- USA TODAY
University of Kentucky freshman Lofton Hazelwood died of apparent alcohol poisoning at the FarmHouse Fraternity house. Here's what we know.
Judge rules UNC non-admittance of white and Asian students, race-based admissions not discriminatory
A federal judge endorsed the University of North Carolina’s (UNC) use of race as a factor in screening applicants after ruling that the university did not discriminate against white and Asian American applicants. No discrimination: Judge Loretta Biggs ruled on Monday that the UNC’s undergraduate admissions process had not been discriminatory toward specific race groups, reported CNN. The group Students for Fair Admissions alleged in its 2014 lawsuit that UNC deliberately discriminated against certain members by including race in its admissions process.
- Washington Examiner
Thousands of Californian parents, teachers and students participated in a statewide walkout protesting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students ages 12 and older.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers suggest reasons for the drop in student test scores, including the adoption of new curriculums and attention spans shorted by technology.
- The State
The school is named for a Greenville gas station owner who once sued Greenville County schools over unequal facilities for Black students.
- Washington Examiner
Schools around the world are warning that children are playing the games depicted in Netflix's gruesome hit show Squid Game.
- The 74
See previous 74 Interviews: Researcher Tom Loveless on Common Core, author Jal Mehta on the value of teaching and Harvard scholar David Perkins on “playing the whole game.” The full archive is here. When people ask the superintendent of Colorado Springs School District 11 about critical race theory, he takes a beat. Michael Thomas used […]
- USA TODAY
Jewish residents in Southlake, Texas, were among 50 plus who took offense to the district's "two sides" to the Holocaust stance at a board meeting.
- Kansas City Star
Jeanette Cowherd, who became superintendent in 2015, asked the school board not to renew her contract.
The head of the elite Middlesex School in Massachusetts said it canceled the Pulitzer-winner's speech over concerns about how outsiders might react.
The Miami school has it all backward, the "Late Show" host said.
- Washington Post
Scott Looney, the head of the Hawken School near Cleveland and a leader in private education, had become disenchanted. The majority of American high schools, even the best money could buy, he believed, were delivering a misguided education. They treated students as passive receptacles and downplayed the importance of attributes such as collaboration and the many types of learning taking place outside classrooms. They reduced the high school experience of students with college aspirations to a fo
A group of parents in Michigan and Virginia accused Attorney General Merrick Garland in a federal lawsuit Tuesday of trying to "criminalize" free speech by directing law enforcement to review threats against school staff.Why it matters: The lawsuit, filed by the conservative American Freedom Law Center on behalf of the parents in two school districts, accuses Garland of seeking to suppress free speech in his memorandum directing federal authorities to counter the threats spike.Get market news wo
- The 74
College remediation has earned a bad reputation over the past few years. Hopeful students spend billions of dollars annually to review material they should have mastered in high school, and a huge number never complete the coursework they are assigned. The fact that many undergraduates pay to attend catch-up classes when they are actually capable […]
Now THIS is the kind of high school environment we wish we had growing up...