FOX 5 is learning more about a Fairfax County Public Schools survey that was recently sent to parents. Families in the area have until Friday to complete the survey about their child’s experience this school year.
- In The Know by Yahoo
A teacher shared the shocking exchange he had with one of his students while they were playing "pretend restaurant."
- The State
“What about people who have to make it on their own merits, not a high-powered lawyer” paid $60,000, columnist David Laurderdale writes on Alex Murdaugh’s jail calls about getting his son back in law school. | Opinion
- Associated Press
Public schools in Texas would describe slavery to second graders as “involuntary relocation” under new social studies standards proposed to the state's education board. A group of nine educators submitted the idea to the State Board of Education as part of Texas' efforts to develop new social studies curriculum, according to the Texas Tribune. The once-a-decade process updates what children learn in the state's nearly 8,900 public schools.
Wisconsin school district dropped book on Japanese-American incarceration during WWII from curriculum, arguing that the story was 'unbalanced'
Julie Otsuka's 2002 book, "When the Emperor Was Divine," is among a number of books on race and sexuality that conservatives have pushed to ban.
Bill Gates shared his résumé from freshman year of college on LinkedIn, and it included a few mistakes. One of them: including his height and weight.
Twin Sisters Keyara And Teyara Watson-Love Earn Master's Degree, Joining The Three Percent Of Black Women In Their Field
Excellence runs in the DNA of twin sisters Keyara and Teyara Watson-Love.
- Kansas City Star
Parents called police after he didn’t return from his Head Start Program on time, officials said.
The pandemic did not give birth to the gig economy, but it sure did help it grow up a lot quicker. In 2020, side hustlers scrambled to find alternative income streams out of necessity, because...
- Associated Press
When Hansika Daggolu’s junior year of high school starts in the fall, she’ll be watching to see if a later first bell under a new California law means fewer classmates are heads-down on their desks for afternoon naps. The overall mood, she suspects, will lift as well if her classmates at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont aren't quite so sleepy. Similar proposals are before lawmakers in New Jersey and Massachusetts.
- Longhorns Wire
Texas commit Arch Manning has been active on Instagram over the last week.
- Rolling Stone
The state's educators are scrambling to comply with mandates they don’t really understand, leading to concerns about job security and student safety
- The 74
Nearly seven decades after the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, the court’s declared goal of integrated education is still not yet achieved. American society continues to grow more racially and ethnically diverse. But many of the nation’s public K-12 schools are not well integrated and are instead […]
- Raleigh News and Observer
The last time enrollment increased this much in private schools was in 1971 when families left public schools during school integration.
- Tri-City Herald
What’s taught in the classroom is what matters, not what books teachers read on their own time. | Editorial
Anti-‘Critical Race Theory’ Laws Are Working. Teachers Are Thinking Twice About How They Talk About Race
Teachers say there's a 'chilling' effect on how they talk about race
- Razorbacks Wire
As the calendar flipped to July, Arkansas officially became a Coca-Cola school once more.
- The 74
The national debate about LGBTQ issues in schools has come to the Midwest. In the wake of the passage of Florida’s so-called “don’t say gay” law, more than a dozen other states – including Missouri, Iowa, Tennessee and Ohio – have proposed similar legislation aimed at limiting how teachers discuss topics of gender identity or […]
- Fox News
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' campaign fired back at the White House Friday after press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre slammed the state's new parental rights law as it went into effect.
- Athens Banner-Herald
Laws passed by the Georgia Legislature targeting LGBTQ youth will have negative mental health effects, according to some Athens educators.
- Miami Herald
The spotlight was on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, as it so often has been over the past three years.