A school safety bill signed by governor Ron DeSantis has granted new standards for private schools in Southwest Florida to use when handling school threats.
- In The Know by Yahoo
A teacher shared the shocking exchange he had with one of his students while they were playing "pretend restaurant."
A Pennsylvania special-ed teacher was dismissed from her job after she taped 'I have nothing nice to say' message to student's nose
Local news reported that the teacher, identified as Audra Ritter, placed the tape on the student's nose in May.
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.
- 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
Florida offers new training for teachers that says it was a 'misconception' that 'the Founders desired strict separation of church and state': report
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said the new civic education program was pushing back on the "woke indoctrination" of children.
- 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.
- Miami Herald
The spotlight was on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, as it so often has been over the past three years.
- The Anderson Independent-Mail
As Anderson University issued a letter to clarify its statement of Christian faith, LGBTQ activists say 139 people have pledged to pull funding.
- The Advocate
It's not just Florida — Alabama, Tennessee, South Dakota, Utah, and Indiana have anti-LGBTQ+ laws coming into force now.
- 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
- 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.
- The 74
This week the U.S. Interior Department released a 100-page report on the lasting consequences of the federal Indian boarding school system. You might recall last June Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, an enrolled member of the Laguna Pueblo, announced the federal agency would investigate the extent of the loss of human life and legacy of the federal Indian […]
- 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 […]
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
“A lot of really, really good coaches are getting out of the business.”
- Kansas City Star
“We say all the time that we should not judge a student by one test score. Maybe we should say the same thing about teachers.” | Editorial
- Razorbacks Wire
As the calendar flipped to July, Arkansas officially became a Coca-Cola school once more.
As Florida’s Parental Rights in Education law — or what critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” law — goes into effect, some schools have already rolled out LGBTQ restrictions.
- The Root
The Bellows Falls Union High School board unanimously voted on a new policy that restricts the school from flying flags other than the US and Vermont state flags, according to the Brattleboro Reformer. Those flags include the Black Lives Matter flag BFUHS and other Vermont schools have flown in support of their Black students.
- Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The Corpus Christi Caller-Times hosted a panel discussion with school leaders and stakeholders to further the discussion of safety in schools.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian law enforcement officers neutralized a Russian espionage ring in Kyiv, which was engaged in gathering intelligence related to the positions of the Armed Forces and Territorial Defense, reported Ukraine’s SBU Security Service via social media on July 2.