Portland elementary students serve as school's 'meteorologists'
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The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business — attended by former president Donald Trump and his children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. — is showing that there might be a major disconnect between the working class and what corporate America makes. Nina Strohminger, professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at Wharton, shared […]
- NBC News
The dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law said Tuesday that he will pursue sanctions against law professor Amy Wax over discriminatory remarks she made about the Asian American community.
- USA TODAY
A University of Pennsylvania student had her Rhodes scholarship revoked after questions over her claims of a first-generation, low-income status.
- Atlanta Black Star
Witnesses Say Florida Teacher Pulled Special Needs 7-Year-Old Black Girl Off Her School Bus, Falsely Accused Her of Stealing and Bruised Her Arm; Mother Files a Lawsuit
A 7-year-old Florida girl has reported being bullied at school, saying her perpetrator was not another student but her teacher. Her mother has hired a […]
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On Saturday, Glenn Youngkin took the oath as Virginia's 74th governor — and the Republican was not slow to fulfill some campaign promises.
- The 74
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of No Child Left Behind, President George W. Bush’s landmark education legislation championed by bipartisan leaders ranging from Ted Kennedy to John Boehner. It was coherent, thoughtful and premised on a core theory as to why schools struggled: the soft bigotry of low expectations for students […]
- Poets & Quants
Stanford has released its 2021 MBA employment report, the last top school to do so As we’ve seen in the release of employment reports from top-25 programs throughout fall and winter, the pandemic whirlwind ... The post Stanford GSB Graduated The Highest-Paid MBAs Of All Time In 2021 appeared first on Poets&Quants.
Many school districts have been hit by staffing shortages due to teachers either becoming sick with the virus or outright leaving the profession due to concerns
- The News-Star
The study found Louisiana to be a bad place to raise a family. Local professors, however, have varying opinions.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democratic leaders who allowed school shutdowns early in the pandemic are holding firm on keeping classrooms open.
- The Hill
The U.S. Department of Education has opened a probe into the treatment of LGBTQ students at Brigham Young University, a private school affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Salt Lake Tribune reported on Thursday.The investigation comes after BYU changed its Honor Code in 2020; the school removed a rule banning "homosexual behavior," but shortly after clarified that same-sex relationships would still be prohibited,...
- Detroit Free Press
A statement posted by an Oxford schools official attempts to to clarify what the district knew before the Nov. 30 shooting that left 4 students dead.
- The Root
When it comes to COVID and schools, the loudest voices are always adults. Lawmakers, governors, and congressional representations all join in unison to say kids need to be learning in person–even in the storm of another surge of COVID cases due to the omicron variant. But the prominent voices that get drowned out are the young people. Along with teachers, they are the ones who have to sit in school, five days a week, without high-quality masks and proper ventilation.
- The Commercial Appeal
'This is not political': Germantown drops mask mandate as student, staff COVID-19 cases among highest this school year
While the CDC still recommends masks in schools, the district said its analyses of active case rates of COVID-19 in kids supported the move.
"Not everyone is aware of a big issue that makes starting a family prohibitive for those of us in this profession."
Apple closed a loophole in the US that allowed buyers to take advantage of its education pricing even if they're not actually a student or a teacher.
- The 74
Ever since the start of the pandemic, more and more public school students are using laptops, tablets or similar devices issued by their schools. The percentage of teachers who reported their schools had provided their students with such devices doubled from 43% before the pandemic to 86% during the pandemic, a September 2021 report shows. […]
- Associated Press
A proposal to overhaul New Mexico’s social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should be taught in schools, with thousands of parents and teachers weighing in on changes that would dramatically increase instruction related to racial and social identity beginning in kindergarten. New Mexico officials say they hope their standards can be a model for the country of social studies teaching that is culturally responsive, as student populations grow increasingly diverse. While debates elsewhere have centered on the teaching of enslavement of Black people, some discussions in New Mexico, which is 49% Hispanic and 11% Native American, have focused on the legacy of Spanish conquistadors.
- The Hill
Two Virginia universities are dropping their vaccine mandates for staff in order to comply with a recent order from Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R). Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Virginia State University (VSU) both reversed their vaccine requirements for faculty and staff.Virginia Commonwealth University issued a statement on Tuesday that said employees are "not required to be vaccinated, receive a booster or to report their vaccination...
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