More than 9 million children in the U.S. are food insecure, according to the USDA, while a new study shows that school meal programs are at risk due to rising costs and supply chain issues. Meg Oliver takes a look at what happened after a federal government program providing free meals expired in September.
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“We need to seriously examine how generative AI is changing how different fields,” a professor from Stanford University said.
- Associated Press
A 6-year-old Virginia boy who shot and wounded his first-grade teacher constantly cursed at staff and teachers, tried to whip students with his belt and once choked another teacher “until she couldn't breathe,” according to a legal notice filed by an attorney for the wounded teacher. The incidents were described in a notice sent to the Newport News school district by Diane Toscano, an attorney for teacher Abby Zwerner, informing the district that Zwerner intends to sue. The notice of claim, which was obtained by The Associated Press through a public records request, outlines prior behavioral issues the boy had at Richneck Elementary School and troubling interactions he had with teachers and students.
A Michigan mom says her 11-year-old daughter’s school called a drawing of a pig "inappropriate."
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The PE teacher admitted to the affair after she accused him of bugging her office.
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Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action is a week-long focus on the 13 Guiding Principles of the BLM movement that thousands of students are made to participate in.
- The Courier Journal
A tracker from a Democratic group recorded the gubernatorial candidate's speech in Versailles, Kentucky.
- Kansas City Star
The video showed a racist message posted on the high school’s toilets, district officials said.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Legal experts said there are limited judicial avenues for families that experience gender-related discrimination at religious schools in Arizona.
Student Loan Forgiveness: Biden Administration Makes It Easier for Those Misled by Schools to Have Debt Erased
With its plan to cancel federal student loan debt for millions of borrowers still hung up in the courts, the Biden administration has set its sights on another way to provide debt relief. This...
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Gov. DeSantis appears to be stoking the flames of racial animus and division.
- The 74
What would you say if I told you there’s a program that could help alleviate two of the most persistent problems in education? Many states, cities and even the federal government are championing high-dosage tutoring as a key strategy in accelerating learning. They aren’t wrong, but they are missing another crucial outcome from this increasingly […]
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The Florida governor's right-wing trustees appear unconcerned with learning about New College before reshaping it.
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A gun magazine and ammunition were found Monday in a 5-year-old student's backpack at an elementary school in Syracuse, New York, officials said.
- Pensacola News Journal
Winston Foster is charged with sex assault of a student for his alleged two-year sexual relationship with a student.
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Natural gas markets have continued to hang around the $2.50 level, an area that’s been like a magnet for price as of late.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Teachers and school administrators say a pay raise isn’t the only fix.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Despite the best efforts of the Arizona Freedom Caucus, the state House has voted to waive the school spending cap so that schools can remain open.
‘School meal programs are at a breaking point’: New rules would limit sugar in U.S. school meals for first time, but draw mixed reaction from school advocates
U.S. Agriculture Department officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars, with a focus on sweetened foods such as cereals, yogurt, flavored milk and breakfast pastries.
- The Root
The 6-year-old Virginia student accused of shooting and injuring his first grade teacher Abigail Zwerner has a track record of violent behavior according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. The shooting wasn’t the only bad run-in he’s had with a teacher.
Here’s exactly when the majority of families start saving for college — but experts say that’s simply not good enough
Taylor Swift, with an estimated $570 million dollars, according to Forbes, thinks far ahead with her money. Indeed, when she was just 22 years old, Swift told Britain’s Marie Claire magazine, “My money will be really good for sending my kids to college someday.”