Psychology research published this year from universities in Florida and Tennessee shows the LGBTQ+ student experience has evolved in the past decade. Not only have social attitudes toward the community shifted, but school policies are changing to foster a more inclusive environment. But LGBTQ+ advocates say there's still work to be done.
The 25-year veteran talks about the evolution of the firm’s LGBTQ+ support and why the industry needs more people from that community as advisors.
- Business Insider
Marjorie Taylor Greene says children 'should be trained with firearms' to ward off a 'mad man with a gun' in schools
"A psychologist is not going to be able to just talk" a "mad man" out of carrying out a school shooting, Greene said on Friday.
- The Fiscal Times
The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to forgive roughly $6 billion in student loans for about 200,000 students who say they were defrauded by mostly for-profit schools, many of which are no longer in operation. The agreement is part of a proposed settlement of the legal case Sweet v. Cardona, which began with seven students suing then-Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in 2019. The plaintiffs claimed that the Department of Education was ignoring or improperly rejecting their applications
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A parent accused Oconomowoc schools of teaching age-inappropriate material. The district threatened a defamation lawsuit.
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty has written a letter defending Alexandra Schweitzer's comments as protected speech.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
OpEd: Our society chooses to erase every amazingly wonderful thing about this TEACHER, because of who he loves.
A Texas school district banned hoodies, short dresses, and 'unnatural hair coloring' in dress code meant to train students for the 'future workforce'
More than 4,000 people as of Saturday have signed an online petition — created by a student — to protest the school district's guidelines.
Board members of a school district in southeastern Wisconsin rejected the use of “When the Emperor Was Divine,” a novel about Japanese American incarceration during World War II, for a high school class. The Muskego-Norway school district’s curriculum committee had previously endorsed the 2002 novel by author Julie Otsuka for use in a 10th-grade accelerated English class. The book, which is about the incarceration of a Japanese American family during World War II, was the recipient of the American Library Association’s Alex Award and the Asian American Literary Award.
- The Conversation
In kindergarten, it can be apparent to teachers and parents alike that some students are younger than others. AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezA good kindergarten experience sets kids up for success in school and into adulthood. Students in smaller kindergarten classes are more likely to go to college than students from larger classes. And by age 27, students who had more experienced kindergarten teachers were earning more money than their peers who had less-experienced teachers in kindergarten. One
- Green Bay Press-Gazette
The school board approved a resignation agreement with Kelly Casper earlier this month, according to meeting records.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
Here's a little test you can give to find out if your kids are being indoctrinated at school - or if you're being gaslighted.
Young Assailants Who Grew Up Participating In Active-Shooter Drills Know What To Expect When Striking
Generation Z referred to as the “School Shooting Generation” in a 2018 Spokesman-Review article, grew up with drills and protocol on what to do if a firearms incident were to unfold on campus.
The San Francisco Board of Education voted the city’s top public high school to return to academic-based admissions after two years of using a lottery-based system. In a 4-3 vote on Wednesday, the board’s decision will restore merit-based admissions for Lowell High School’s incoming freshmen in fall of 2023. Lowell employed the random lottery system for the 2021 school year as a temporary measure during the COVID-19 pandemic after the district claimed that there was no adequate criteria to judge students due to distance learning.
- NBC News
The parents of a Bowling Green State University student who died in a hazing incident last year have filed a lawsuit against the school, saying his death “could have been prevented."
- USA TODAY
As Biden mulls student debt, others discover alternative paths to the middle class without the debt. They're using apprenticeships and certifications.
- Good Morning America
Piece by piece, from her graduation robe to her hood, cap and stole, Nataly Morales Villa adorned her mother with her graduation regalia on the steps of the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library at Harvard University. Verónica Morales Villa smiled proudly as she wore the ensemble Nataly had put together. In 2019, Villa received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Georgia, making her the first in her family to receive a bachelor's degree.
- The Oklahoman
Ben Harris, David Chaney and the chief financial officer for their company, Josh Brock, were taken into custody at 10 a.m. Thursday, the OSBI said.
- Fox News
Trump's Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's book details betrayal, hypocrisy in her fight for school choice
Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' new book "Hostages No More" recounts her uphill fight for school choice and betrayal from union-backed politicians of both parties.
- Kansas City Star
Kansas’ junior senator is heartlessly threatening to block essential funding just to feed the outrage machine. | Editorial
The Ohio State University has successfully trademarked the word “the.” The ruling is a culmination of the university’s three-year legal campaign, which involved negotiating a settlement with fashion house Marc Jacobs, that had held trademark to the word. Ohio State challenged Marc Jacobs’s trademark to protect its licensing business that generates an average of $12.5 million each year.
- The Telegraph
Schools could be forced to share diversity training materials with parents under a Lords amendment proposed by a former education secretary.