After so many mass shootings in schools, some districts are requiring students to use clear backpacks, and now, one school in Middlesex County has expanded the mandate to elementary and middle schools. CBS2's Alice Gainer has reaction and asks a security expert whether the rule makes a difference.
- Modesto Bee
It’s the largest donation in the district’s history.
- USA TODAY Opinion
A Michigan mother started pushing back against her school board. Their response? To retaliate against her – and involve the Department of Justice.
College Professors Are Revealing What Students Don't Understand About Their Work, And I Am Diligently Taking Notes
"95% of the time, the answer is in the syllabus."View Entire Post ›
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Parents Defending Education has filed a complaint over a theater production at a Massachusetts high school that appears to have restricted auditions to only students of color.
'There's No Point in Going if I Have No Teachers.' How the Educator Shortage Is Affecting One New Jersey School District
“Sometimes I just don't feel like going because there’s no point in going if I have no teachers,” says 17-year-old Abriannie Lima in Paterson, N.J.
Gen Z is driving most workplace trends—but we should be listening to millennials and boomers instead
Gen Z is the smallest generation. So why are we listening to their workplace complaints?
A Chinese mother who was admitted to the same prestigious university as her son has inspired netizens with her story, which went viral on social media. Chen Lan, a nurse of 29 years in eastern China, was admitted to the Zhejiang University as a PhD candidate a year after son was accepted into the institution, according to China Daily. Chen, who is in her late 40s, became an inspiration to many people in China who also wish to pursue their dreams despite their age.
- Raleigh News and Observer
While acknowledging that the proposed equity policy my mean “discomfort” for some, supporters say it is necessary.
'Remarkable reversal': President Biden just (quietly) scaled back student loan forgiveness — and the change could impact up to 1.5M borrowers. Are you one of them?
The move comes amid growing pushback on the program.
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The Education Department estimates about 27 million borrowers qualify to receive up to $20,000 in relief.
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The educator's school district is currently facing litigation for the sexual assault. The victim's family claims their student overdosed on drugs provided by the teacher.
- Associated Press
A University of Arizona professor who authorities say was fatally shot on campus by a former graduate student was an expert on desert water issues who faculty and former students described as a kind and brilliant colleague. School officials identified Thomas Meixner, who had headed the school’s Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, as the victim in Wednesday afternoon’s shooting. “This incident is a deep shock to our community, and it is a tragedy,” University President Robert Robbins said in a statement late Wednesday.
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Several students in the Purdue University residence hall where a student was killed early Wednesday said they had no idea there'd been a homicide there
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A Johnston County school board member is censured for the second time in 2 months. He’s now accused of texting during a meeting about a school district employee that he acknowledges was “a lapse of judgment.”
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The HBCU homecoming experience is unmatched and the 2022 Homecoming season is already in full swing.
For borrowers worried about paying off existing student loans, President Joe Biden's debt forgiveness plan -- announced in August -- may have provided some relief. Important: This Credit Score Mistake...
Uvalde parents were outraged the school district hired a cop who was being investigated for her conduct during the mass shooting. Now she's been fired.
After pushback from parents and a state senator, the school district announced Thursday that Crimson Elizondo was fired from her position.
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A Purdue University student was killed inside a residence hall early Wednesday, according to an official from the school.
MacKenzie Scott donates $20 million to California school district where 83% of students are considered low-income
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has donated $20 million to public schools in a part of California where about one in five people lives in poverty. “There’s 20 million reasons to be excited,” said Fresno Unified School District superintendent Bob Nelson as officials announced the donation, which will go to the Fresno Unified Education Foundation, the Fresno Bee first reported. The foundation’s board will decide over the next several months how to deploy the money, but two ideas are already top of mind, Fresno Unified School district spokeswoman Nikki Henry told MarketWatch.
Following new outrage by Uvalde parents, school officials Thursday abruptly fired a former Texas state trooper who was on scene of the Robb Elementary School massacre and then hired by the school district after the shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers.