Local school districts must have their masking policies ready to go by Friday, September 17.
- Yahoo Sports
Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde continue their season-long Race for the Case competition picking games against the spread. The trio begins with the Big Noon game as #12 Notre Dame and #18 Wisconsin are set to battle in Chicago. The guys also preview the other ranked on ranked matchup, #7 Texas A&M vs #16 Arkansas in Arlington, Texas. Will the Hogs pull off the upset? We also have #19 Michigan hosting Rutgers, #9 Clemson traveling to NC State and #4 Oklahoma hosting West Virginia on the docket.
- Kansas City Star
“Those are the types of things we’re working hard to make sure it does not happen while we keep schools open,” Education Commissioner Randy Watson said.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A Texas school district said COVID-19 cases have dropped “significantly” three weeks after enacting a face mask mandate.
- USA TODAY
A small group of students allegedly posted a petition online calling for bringing back slavery in the United States, according to multiple reports.
- Idaho Statesman
The Treasure Valley’s largest high schools announced expectations for fans with the state in crisis standards of care.
- The Conversation
Some preschoolers are encouraged to bring in their favorite toy or stuffed animal, while others risk having it confiscated. Layland Masuda/Moment Collection via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Poor preschoolers get fewer chances than wealthier children to bring their prized personal possessions to school. That’s what I found in my two-year comparative ethnographic study of two preschools in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the preschools pri
- Business Insider
The Education Dept. stripped student-loan forgiveness from more than 4,500 teachers over minor paperwork errors
Public servants like government and nonprofit workers bank on this debt forgiveness program, but thousands of teachers found out they don't qualify.
- Kansas City Star
Spring Hill schools are essentially mask-optional. So is it shocking they lead the county in student COVID-19 cases? | Editorial
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
It's a shame that some of the writers of the first draft of California's ethnic studies program quit after their anti-Israel bias was called out.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
For weeks, Gov. Ron DeSantis resisted applying for millions of dollars in federal assistance aimed at ensuring children get fed when school’s not in session. Florida schools are reopened, his staff contended, so the state didn’t need the money. The pushback was furious. Read on for the latest on that story and more Florida education news. This week, the Governor’s Office announced it reversed ...
Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.) says she won’t vote for President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion social spending plan in its current […] The post Rep. Adams threatens to vote against spending bill over HBCU funding appeared first on TheGrio.
Once the darlings of Wall Street and venture capital as recently as the beginning of this year, China’s edtech firms are now wondering if they will be able to remain solvent long enough to see the beginning of the next. In a series of sweeping regulations, the central government has taken a wrecking ball to an education and test-prep industry worth billions, the collective value of both the schedules and wallets of the country’s urban, middle-class families. The most impactful policies were introduced in July, and they include a ban on any for-profit tutoring services focused on the country’s core public school curriculum, oriented around the make-or-break high school and university entrance exams.
- LA Times
The new agreement also approves a policy that allows quarantined students to receive live instruction.
- Kansas City Star
Over the last few years, there have been several racist incidents at different schools that made headlines in the Kansas City metro.
- Charlotte Observer
Stakes were high before the school board agreed to change COVID rules: NC leaders threatened to ‘take over’ schools, board chairwoman says.
- The 74
Confronting classrooms without permanent teachers, school administrators across the country are turning to an assortment of incentives — many of them financial, some unprecedented — to fill widespread vacancies. Some districts are offering thousands in signing bonuses, others adapt to four-day work weeks and many are easing the way for college students or other would-be […]
- The 74
For the past year and a half, teachers have worked tirelessly to connect with students. We moved curricula online and helped students get access to laptops and broadband and to navigate digital learning platforms. Virtual learning was better than nothing, but it wasn’t nearly as effective as the classroom for most kids. Going into a […]
- The State
“If a parent abandons a child in any situation, notifications can be made to DSS so arrangements can be made for the child’s safety,” police said.
- Washington Examiner
A new report on charter school enrollment found California’s charter schools appear to have benefitted from the state’s drop in public school attendance.
- Miami Herald
Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down Wednesday on his insistence that parents should decide whether their children wear masks at school and whether they should quarantine or attend school after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.