The Primrose School of Briargate has had its license suspended by the state following an investigation into claims of abuse and neglect, according to the State Department of Early Childhood.
"It was so rampant, but I didn't even realize it was happening until the end of my sophomore year."View Entire Post ›
- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
- LA Times
The four extra school days are optional for students and teachers, but complaint says union agreement to them was mandatory.
- NBC News
Latina professor Lorgia García-Peña, who was denied tenure at Harvard, has written a book, “Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color."
An ongoing teacher shortage across the U.S. is forcing officials to come up with creative solutions before the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial
A racial discrimination lawsuit first filed three years ago against a school district will proceed now that a federal judge […] The post Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial appeared first on TheGrio.
- The Tuscaloosa News
Pending approval, alcohol sales are close to starting at Alabama football games at Bryant-Denny Stadium this fall.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Gov. Andy Beshear estimated the expense of rebuilding, repairing and refurnishing the region’s flooded schools at more than $100 million. School districts face a tough choice between repeated flooding and finding another location where land is scarce.
- The Commercial Appeal
With 2,000 families intending to apply for the voucher program, the department has received only 30 official applications, new data shows.
- Miami Herald
Florida university professors are facing unprecedented challenges as a spate of new laws could soon crack down on research, discourse on race and gender identity and create an environment in which employees feel their political beliefs are being scrutinized at the risk of losing tenure.
- The Hill
Florida private school granted exception to Biden LGBTQ+ policy changes, will receive federal meal funding
Story at a glance A private religious school in Florida will not be expected to follow a new LGBTQ+ inclusive policy to receive federal funding for school lunches. Grant Park Christian Academy sued the Biden administration and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) late last month, arguing that the rule threatened its “ability to feed…
- Knox News | The Knoxville News-Sentinel
Priorities for the year include recruiting more school security officers, conducting a safety plan audit and relaunching an anonymous tip line.
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — Despite the urging of the state’s health department to resume school-based COVID-19 testing for students this fall, officials at several Illinois districts said this week they are halting the program due to waning interest from parents and the availability of home tests. “We’ve decided not to offer SHIELD testing as we start the new school year, but we’re always cautious, and will be ...
- Chicago Tribune
With students returning to campuses in just a couple of weeks, universities and colleges across the state are beginning to pull from COVID-19 response plans to prepare for the spreading monkeypox virus, which could pose a unique risk to students because they live in close quarters and often have heightened sexual contact, experts say. “We have to be concerned about monkeypox on college ...
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
Critics want guaranteed admissions for transfers improved. A new statewide panel on transfer issues is set to convene.
- Fresno Bee
The new school year will see a major change at this campus, one for the better. | Opinion
As millions of students go back to school, high school coaches gear up for practice time. There are a couple of things every parent of athletes needs to know to keep their kids safe.
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
Parents of the Clark County School District remind students to stay sanitized when going back to school this fall, monkeypox and COVID among other common scares. Kay McCabe reports.