What does the 2022 school year look like considering the new COVID-19 variant Omicron, new legislation, and review of funding? Carrie Sharp is joined by Beth Brown of the Tennessee Education Association on this episode of OpenLine.
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His whole face changed the second he saw them, and the footage is going viral.
This dad's pictures of inadequate school lunch went viral. A registered dietitian says parents can make a difference in school nutrition.
After his kids complained about school lunches getting smaller and less appetizing, Chris Vangellow shared a photo of school lunch that went viral.
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She called her roommate out on the issue.
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Princeton gives a pay raise to some of the most privileged people in the world
Six educators told Esquire what their classrooms are like two years into a pandemic and amid the rise of the latest variant.
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Children who attended a state-funded pre-kindergarten were doing worse than their peers at the conclusion of sixth grade, study finds
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In the Arizona desert, a new school model has Black parents driving across city lines to drop their children off each morning. Frustrated with what they say is their public schools’ failure to provide quality education and nurturing environments for Black children and fearing the persistent school to prison pipeline, a group of mothers, many […]
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A Utah teacher is suing the Park City School District, accusing it of retaliating against her for reporting sexual harassment among students. Kathryn Moore specifically accuses the district of "violations of Title IX" and "state breach of contract," according to CNN.The lawsuit, filed in the 3rd District Court for Summit County, says a few of the fifth grade girls in Moore's class told her in December 2020 that "one of the boys in the class was...
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Experts say that Black and Latino students would suffer disproportionately if the Supreme Court decides to reverse a long-standing policy on affirmative action
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'Teaching has always been hard, but it's never been like this' – elementary school teachers talk about managing their classrooms during a pandemic
Joy Harrison, a second grade teacher in Oakland, California, helps a student. Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via APAs the omicron wave spikes across the United States, K-12 education is one of many systems buckling under the weight of expanding needs. Recent headlines highlight staff and busing shortages, parental anxieties about both in-person and distance schooling and disputes between unions and districts. Yet teachers’ experiences in their classrooms can be overlooked in these conver
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A southern Iowa school district reports the state's first superintendent confirmed to have died of COVID-19
Southern Iowa's Mormon Trail Community School District reported the death of Superintendent Kerry Phillips on Facebook on Sunday.
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Northwest Iowa teacher: Educators are "pushing" the science of learning, helping students build critical thinking skills, and optimizing learning.
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Gov. Doug Ducey is suing the federal government, insisting on the right to use federal COVID-relief funds to help spread the virus.
Two years after Japan locked down its borders to block the coronavirus, some 150,000 foreign students still aren't able to enter the country, left in limbo by a policy that has disrupted lives and caused headaches for universities and businesses. The absence of the foreign students and researchers is being felt from big laboratories to small, private universities, highlighting the importance of overseas talent - and their tuition fees - as Japan grapples with a shrinking population. While the policy to stop the virus has proved popular for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, some business leaders have warned about the economic impact, particularly as the labour market is tight.
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NEW YORK — Tausifa Haque, a 17-year-old daughter of Bangladeshi immigrants, walks in the early morning from her family’s apartment in the Bronx to the elevated subway and rides south to Brooklyn, a journey of 1 1/2 hours. There she joins a river of teenagers who pour into Brooklyn Technical High School, who are Bengali and Tibetan, Egyptian and Chinese, Sinhalese and Russian, Dominican and Puerto Rican, West Indian and African American. The cavernous eight-story building holds about 5,850 studen
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Neil Young has never been a fan of Spotify, withholding his own music back from the streaming service until 2019. An advocate for better-sounding digital music, Young was never a fan of the sound quality Spotify offered but eventually relented. It’s not like people couldn’t stream Young’s music—he has his own website with ridiculously high-quality digital versions of his entire catalog.
‘I’ve lost my son because of this.’ I cosigned student loans for my son, but he dropped out of school, and now I’m struggling with $50K in debt. What should I do?
My hopes and dreams for my son were solid, and I was fine cosigning on his school loans as I did the same for his sister. It hurts worse that I’ve lost my son because of this too.I would like to retire someday, I’m hoping for a magic bullet to fix this for me. First up, let’s celebrate all the ways you’re on track as it is: Most likely, the credit card debt you had had a higher interest rate than the student loan debt, and kudos to you for repaying it.
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With multiple schools in Virginia defying Governor Glenn Youngkin's executive order making mask-wearing optional in K–12 education, some students and parents have mobilized to resist what they are calling an illegitimate requirement.
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46 National Guard members and 13 state employees entered classrooms as substitute teachers in public schools and early child care centers.
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Freedom to Learn is fighting candidates who bring misinformation about COVID-19 masks, race, history and more to our school boards. | Editorial