Civil rights attorney Ben Crump warned Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday that he will sue his administration if it continues to block an AP course on African-American studies from being taught in the state's high schools. DeSantis rejected the program saying the course "significantly lacks educational value." During the lawsuit announcement, Crump was joined by three high school students who would be the lead plaintiffs. Elijah Edwards, one of these three high school students, and Florida St. Sen. Shevrin Jones, join Joy Reid to discuss.
- KTRK – Houston
Two Humble ISD parents are accused of pulling a gun in the middle of a big high school campus fight. The adults talk only to 13 about why.
- The Daily Beast
ANDY BUCHANANMembers of a small New York community are furious at their local school for sharing a painfully tone-deaf social media post in which a dirty snowman was praised for its “diversity.”The Coxsackie-Athens Central School District posted an image on Tuesday of three elementary-aged students proudly standing behind a snowman they had built, local radio station WRRV reported. In the photo, the snowman has been constructed with three large mounds of snow with what appears to be quite a bit
- Wichita Eagle
Kansas schools should be places to learn, not fight over CRT, LGBTQ book characters, face masks and vaccines.
The Real Reason Florida Wants to Ban AP African-American Studies, According to an Architect of the Course
"Those narratives that they were singling out aren't in the curriculum itself," says Harvard's Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
- Springfield News-Leader
Plus, we asked ChatGPT some questions about Springfield. Here's what it had to say.
The menstrual history questions have been part of Florida’s athletics pre-participation form for more than 20 years, but have been optional
Videos circulating on social media appear to show the principal at Anson High School putting a student in a headlock chokehold, and now the Wadesboro Police Department tells Channel 9 it’s looking into the incident.
The New College Board of Trustees has begun its revolution to transform the school, and some troubling questions are starting to be raised, too.
- The Hill
After months of planning Cardinal Local Schools abruptly canceled its musical claiming it was "vulgar."
Gov. DeSantis overhauled the New College board, which voted Tuesday to replaced President Patricia Okker with Richard Corcoran, a DeSantis ally.
- The 74
Central Falls, Rhode Island It was the first day of the 2021 fall semester and Ajah Johnson could not believe what her teachers were telling her. By the end of the course, the instructors said, she and her peers would get to choose how to spend $10,000 to upgrade their school however they decided was […]
Officials confirmed the deceased individual is not a student.
- Miami Herald
The teacher says her “crying spells” were called “unprofessional,” according to the lawsuit.
- Idaho Statesman
Arizona is ‘the gold standard,’ legislator says, so let’s look at the problems with Arizona’s vouchers.
Changes are coming to an AP Black history course, but the College Board says suggesting Florida's objections played a role is a 'wildly misleading'
College Board denied that changes were made because of Florida's objection. The new course framework marks certain subjects, like Black Lives Matter, as optional.
- The 74
In a school just east of Atlanta, students routinely miss 30 minutes of their 47 minute first period classes because of bus driver shortages. Math workbooks at a Eugene, Oregon school arrived months into the semester, delayed by paper shortages. Some 15 classes at one suburban New York high school were canceled last semester for […]
- Fox News
Transgender teacher dismissed for sharing 'inappropriate' TikTok videos with Maine middle school students
A parent said that students shared the videos via group chats, getting around some of the controls parents had implemented to control their children's social media use.
- Fox News
Christian mom sues after 4-year-old was allegedly forced to participate in LGBT pride march: 'Just horrific'
Christian mother Izoduwa Montague sued after her young son's primary school in London allegedly forced him to partake in a LGBT pride march despite her religious objections.
The future of President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan is in crisis after the Administration announced it would end the COVID-19 public health emergency in May.
The governor announced during an event in Bradenton that he's requesting millions to recruit new faculty at Sarasota's New College.