Female students at a middle school in Mississippi were given shapewear by their school, a move the school claimed was to help promote body image. Parents, however, were not having it.
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- Times Telegram
Boys' basketball scores and top performers from area teams in sections II and III for 2021-22 winter high school season.
- The Independent
ScottishPower’s chief executive spoke about the development of two ground-breaking floating wind farms.
- Columbia Daily Tribune
The Jefferson Middle School Zoo allows RISE students to care for animals like snakes and guinea pigs learning biology and empathy.
- WLS – Chicago
Stuffed in each package is just a bit of care and warmth for those in desperate need.
Two 12-year-old girls were struck by a stolen truck in a hit-and-run crash Saturday, and one of the girls did not survive. On Monday, the Midland community came together to hold a vigil remembering her.
Four people are freed and an assailant dies as police bring the incident in Colleyville to an end.
A new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine suggests rapid antigen testing is comparable in accuracy to PCR testing in children.
- Charlotte Observer
“I heard a rumbling noise,” one student told the local newspaper. “It was loud, and I was out of there.”
- Good Morning America
The reality is far worse than even parents may realize, according to Danielle Christian, a high school guidance counselor in Paris, Texas. "If you’re not currently working in the world of education, there’s no way that you can understand what is going on in schools right now," Christian wrote in now-viral Facebook post. Christian, also the mom of a second-grade student, told "Good Morning America" she has worked in education for 13 years and has never seen anything like what teachers, administrators and students are going through now amid the pandemic -- from facing school closures over the past two years to learning loss, experiencing mental health struggles and needing absences due to quarantine and illness.
- VC Star | Ventura County Star
Letters include a call to public schools to follow private schools' lead in return to online learning; and reaction to Mathews' column about parenthood.
- Associated Press
A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled video for his students is threatening to file a lawsuit if Ferris State University doesn't quickly lift the sanction. An attorney for Barry Mehler warned the school in a letter Tuesday, saying the history teacher is protected by the First Amendment and a contract between Ferris State and its faculty. “The university should be celebrating and defending Dr. Mehler, not summarily disciplining him,” attorney Matthew Hoffer wrote.
Jen Psaki backed her kid's school in a fight with Virginia's GOP governor over mandating masks for students
The White House press secretary's child studies in the county at the centre of a fight between Gov. Youngkin and Arlington Public Schools.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
“Ms. Foster was always smiling. She was a teacher who loved her students and thought of them as her own,” said Burnside Elementary School Principal April Mounce.
- National Review
Seven school districts have announced that they will defy Glenn Younkin's mask-mandate ban.
- Florida Today
COVID-19 cases have reached new heights in Brevard County school district as the more contagious omicron variant spreads throughout schools.
- The 74
The full numbers aren’t in yet, but 2021 will likely set a modern record for number of Americans who quit their jobs. Economists have dubbed it the Great Resignation, as millions of employees search for higher pay and better working conditions. Is this Big Quit happening in education? The data suggest the answer is no. […]
- Portsmouth Herald
Patsy Huntsman, 72, asked to remove “It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health” by author Robie Harris.
- Rock Hill Herald
The racist graffiti included epithets, references to Hitler, and offensive words, officials said.
- The 74
Pandemic-related school closures, which caused an alarming rate of learning loss among the country’s most vulnerable students, have prompted some administrators to reconsider the school calendar. An earlier start date, a later end date and numerous, elongated breaks throughout the year could allow more timely remediation for children in need — and enrichment for those […]
- The State
Unvaccinated teachers exposed to the virus but who don’t show symptoms won’t be required to quarantine when a school is experiencing a “critical staffing shortage.”