Parents and educators rallied at New York City Hall on Saturday, pushing for a remote option in schools.
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"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."
One high school had a super gross incident involving a rainbow Pride flag, and students aren't happy with the administration's sh*tty response.
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There is no 'opposing' perspective. Learning about the Holocaust cultivates an appropriate outrage at wrongs.
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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.
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Georgia High Schoolers Say Administrators Did Not Punish Students Waving Confederate Flag, But Chose to Suspend the Black Students Who Planned to Protest
A group of students at a North Georgia high school say just as they were planning to protest this month against peers caught carrying around […]
A federal judge on Monday ruled the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill did not discriminate against white and Asian American applicants in a closely watched case challenging the consideration of race in undergraduate student admissions. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs in Winston-Salem came in a lawsuit by Students for Fair Admissions, a group founded by conservative anti-affirmative action activist Edward Blum that is pursuing a similar case against Harvard University. SFFA is appealing its loss in the Harvard case to the U.S. Supreme Court, potentially giving its conservative majority a chance to end affirmative action policies used to increase the number of Black and Hispanic students on American campuses.
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He has called the mother of a transgender kid “a child abuser,” and social-emotional learning “drivel.”
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On Monday, some parents kept their children home from school to protest the pending statewide student vaccination mandate.
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Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn said earlier Tuesday that a toxicology test will help determine the cause of death for an 18-year-old college student who died at UK hospital.
The parents of dependent undergraduates can use a Direct PLUS Loan, commonly referred to as a Parent PLUS loan, to borrow up to the cost of the student's attendance each year with no limit on the...
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The FAFSA financial aid form rolled out Oct. 1 for students who plan to go to college in fall 2022. Students should file them as soon as possible, experts say.
Data: U.S. News; Chart: Jacque Schrag/Axios Chicago scored big with both high schools and grade schools in this year's rankings of the top 10 schools in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report. Why it matters: The Chicago Public School system is often maligned for its failures but also runs the best schools in the state. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Context: Schools are ranked through a combination of state-required test results, graduation
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The Pennsylvania School Boards Association severed ties with the National School Boards Association over a letter comparing parents' behavior at school board meetings to "domestic terrorism or hate crimes."
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Some parents kept their kids home from school Monday to protest vaccine mandates. The lesson here: There's nothing constructive about harming schools or children's education.
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Amid a shortage in truck drivers, one high school is offering an elective class in truck driving to attract young talent to the industry.
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As the nation struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, a double-edged educational crisis has emerged: a surge in high school dropout rates and a precipitous decline in community college enrollment. The details are all too plain — the nation’s public schools lost more than 1.1 million students last year, or 2 percent, versus an anticipated decline […]
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College communities such as Bloomington, Indiana; Tuscaloosa, Alabama; and State College, Pennsylvania, are exploring their options for contesting the population counts, which they say do not accurately reflect how many people live there. When the pandemic struck the U.S. around spring break of 2020, it set off an exodus in college towns as classrooms went virtual almost overnight. The sudden departure of tens of thousands of students from these communities made it difficult to count them in the census, which began at almost the same time.
A national bus driver shortage 'unlike anything we have witnessed' is leaving kids with disabilities frazzled and 'at their wit's end,' experts say
A New York City middle school student with special needs comes home with persistent headaches after her two-hour bus ride home, her mom said.
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Millions of student-loan borrowers don't know who they'll be paying when the payment freeze lifts in 100 days
Three student-loan companies announced plans to shut down this year, but some negotiations are still underway before payments resume in 100 days.
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Feds may investigate Native American boarding school in Nevada after discovery of Canadian mass graves
The Stewart Indian School may come under federal review after the discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of 215 children in Canada.