A Stanford Elementary staff member has been injured after accidentally discharging a firearm and injuring himself while on school property, according to police. LEX 18's Megan Mannering reports. Learn more: http://bit.ly/3CPXdCP
- Miami Herald
Victoria Triece had been an approved volunteer at the Orlando elementary school for the last five years.
- National Review
Rhode Island Assistant Principal Asks for Donations to Help Illegal-Immigrant Student Pay Human Trafficker
Stefani Harvey sent an email to teachers and students asking them to donate thousands of dollars to pay a human trafficker who smuggled a student into the U.S. illegally.
- The Hill
More than 100 Harvard students walked out of professor John L. Comaroff’s class Tuesday afternoon to protest his teaching again after he was placed on leave last year for violating the school’s sexual harassment and professional conduct policies. The Harvard Crimson, the school’s student newspaper, reported that the students protested Comaroff’s first lecture of the…
- The Root
On the latest Twitter thread to rock the timeline, a Black mother over in the United Kingdom has called out her daughter’s school for punishing the student based on a “racist” dress code policy, per the Daily Mail. We can drop the quotations. Most dress codes, especially for Catholic private schools, exclude Black hairstyles. The style in question is the popular braided heart.
- Business Insider
A CEO quoted Martin Luther King Jr. in an email to employees announcing layoffs. It did not go over well.
In the email, PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada said the company is eliminating 7% of its global workforce.
- The 74
It’s a tragedy that many observers have struggled to wrap their minds around: How could a 6-year-old access a loaded gun, bring it to school and fire it as his teacher? And how could school leaders ignore multiple warnings the little boy was armed? In the weeks since the Jan. 6 shooting in Newport News, […]
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The school's decision follows dozens of other law schools in a cross-country revolt against the rankings.
The proposal reflects the degree to which Republicans want the next election to be waged around classrooms as much as boardrooms.
- The Root
We were all giving the College Board some major side-eye after they announced they were making changes to their African American Studies Advanced Placement course. The timing was just a little too close to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ “anti-woke” tirade against the course, where he denounced the program for mentioning (*gasp*) the existence of queer Black history.
- Business Insider
Florida wants its strict race and gender law to influence how an AP class on Black history is taught nationwide
Florida expects the African American history class will be altered for all students because of its laws that limit what can be taught about gender and racism.
I'm a Florida teacher who's been forced to cover up the books in my classroom. Here's why I'm suing Ron DeSantis.
A high school social studies teacher spoke with Insider about being an educator as Florida rolls out a new law requiring all books to be vetted.
Transitioning millions of student-loan borrowers back into repayment this year will be a 'huge undertaking,' Biden's Education Department says
"The world of servicing federal student loans is changing rapidly," Federal Student Aid's management wrote in the agency's 2022 annual report.
- Erie Times News
Two Penncrest school board member called their solicitor's legal opinion "worthless" earlier this month. Now he's resigned.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Across the board, the community says less talk and more action is needed to address violence in Akron Public Schools.
- Victorville Daily Press
Gov. Gavin Newsom may be walking back a plan he rolled out in 2021 to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for K-12 students.
- Tallahassee Democrat
Leon Schools changes bathroom policy for transgender students as LGBTQ guide falls in line with state law
Leon County Schools has updated its bathroom policy for students who identify as transgender.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Frank Cerabino's column on bill in Florida Legislature to expand vouchers and draw more students and tax dollars away from traditional public schools.
- The Oklahoman
State Supt. Ryan Walters orders Oklahoma's top higher education official to account for 'every dollar' spent on teaching diversity, equity and inclusion
- The Oklahoman
The new state superintendent also moved forward a request for $100 million to boost early childhood literacy.
As snow blanketed the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Jan. 25, dozens of students came together to have a massive snowball fight.