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Nina Strohminger, a professor of legal studies and business ethics, tweeted she asked students what the average American makes. One Twitter user linked to New York Times data, showing the median family income of a student from Penn is $195,500.
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Gordon W. Davis, a Lubbock businessman who spent 10 years as an associate professor in the college, and his wife, Joyce, have given a $44 million to Tech
- USA TODAY
A University of Pennsylvania student had her Rhodes scholarship revoked after questions over her claims of a first-generation, low-income status.
- Bucks County Courier Times
A shocking image from the North Penn School District showing a teacher taping a mask to a student’s face is making waves on social media.
- Good Morning America
The reality is far worse than even parents may realize, according to Danielle Christian, a high school guidance counselor in Paris, Texas. "If you’re not currently working in the world of education, there’s no way that you can understand what is going on in schools right now," Christian wrote in now-viral Facebook post. Christian, also the mom of a second-grade student, told "Good Morning America" she has worked in education for 13 years and has never seen anything like what teachers, administrators and students are going through now amid the pandemic -- from facing school closures over the past two years to learning loss, experiencing mental health struggles and needing absences due to quarantine and illness.
- Kansas City Star
Evening classes would give teachers and schoolkids the flexibility they need in today’s world. | Editorial
- The State
To fight the historic teacher shortage, schools will need to make changes that are less measurable than salary, the study says.
- Associated Press
A Michigan professor who was suspended after making a profanity-filled video for his students is threatening to file a lawsuit if Ferris State University doesn't quickly lift the sanction. An attorney for Barry Mehler warned the school in a letter Tuesday, saying the history teacher is protected by the First Amendment and a contract between Ferris State and its faculty. “The university should be celebrating and defending Dr. Mehler, not summarily disciplining him,” attorney Matthew Hoffer wrote.
- Poets & Quants
Stanford has released its 2021 MBA employment report, the last top school to do so As we’ve seen in the release of employment reports from top-25 programs throughout fall and winter, the pandemic whirlwind ... The post Stanford GSB Graduated The Highest-Paid MBAs Of All Time In 2021 appeared first on Poets&Quants.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Other states are proposing major pay raises for teachers and calling in the National Guard to help with bus driver shortages. But not Gov. Doug Ducey.
- Charlotte Observer
The state has vowed to keep schools open despite the current surge. But it’s taking a toll on staff. | Opinion
- The News-Star
The study found Louisiana to be a bad place to raise a family. Local professors, however, have varying opinions.
- Detroit Free Press
A statement posted by an Oxford schools official attempts to to clarify what the district knew before the Nov. 30 shooting that left 4 students dead.
- Delmarva Now | The Daily Times
On Saturday, Glenn Youngkin took the oath as Virginia's 74th governor — and the Republican was not slow to fulfill some campaign promises.
- National Review
Seven school districts have announced that they will defy Glenn Younkin's mask-mandate ban.
"Not everyone is aware of a big issue that makes starting a family prohibitive for those of us in this profession."
- The 74
Black and Latino students nationwide are disproportionately learning from inexperienced and uncertified teachers, according to new research. Across the country, schools serving predominantly Black students have 5 percent more novice teachers than schools with fewer Black students, according to analysis from education advocacy nonprofit The Education Trust. In a quarter of states, gaps are even […]
- Miami Herald
After a tense, five-hour meeting, the Miami-Dade School Board Tuesday narrowed the pool of 16 superintendent candidates to just three: Jose Dotres, Rafaela Espinal and Jacob Oliva.
- The State Journal-Register
"Virtually every district in downstate Illinois has a teacher teaching something they’re not 100% qualified in," said Matt Plater, superintendent.
‘I want desperately to file for bankruptcy.’ I’m an attorney with more than $200K in student loans — how should I handle this debt?
Question: I’m an attorney with over $200,000 in federal student loan debt, and I desperately want to file for bankruptcy on these loans. The good news is that if you’re looking for even more assistance, income-driven repayment (IDR) plans allow for adjustments when your income or family size changes. If your income takes a hit or you have a baby, IDR plans can be re-certified to account for the changes in your income and a recalculation can even make a payment as low as $0.