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Following the college admissions scandal of 2019, the media spotlight shone on the dubious practices of elite universities, revealing that some may be more interested in family money than in the...
- Yahoo Life
Brown University stops in-person dining over COVID outbreak; University of Kansas students demand campus vaccine requirement
The Ivy League school will transition to a "grab and go" program for all meals, and a group of students organized a protest to highlight the University of Kansas's "lack of COVID-19 efforts."
- USA TODAY
Many students who complete their FAFSA for financial aid but later are selected for this Education Department audit never make it to college.
- Associated Press
In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Since ending South Carolina’s state of emergency on June 7, Republican Gov. Henry McMaster has maintained that parents alone should decide if children wear masks in schools, even as the state's new cases soared from 150 a day on average to more than 5,000.
- Associated Press
A federal judge has indefinitely blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee from allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements in Shelby County, saying Friday that evidence shows Lee's order prevents children with health problems from safely going to school during the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman issued the preliminary injunction after parents of students with health conditions argued that the Republican governor's executive order endangered their children and hurt their ability to attend in-person classes by allowing others to opt-out of a mask mandate.
- Charlotte Observer
In the battle over masks and quarantines in Union County, are North Carolina health officials backing down?
- The Guardian
School safety officers will be transferred out of the police department and trained in restorative justice practices. But for some, ‘retrofitting’ the job isn’t enough School safety officers at the New Bridges Elementary School in Brooklyn. ‘I’m excited that their role is changing,’ restorative justice experts Kellsie Sayers said. Photograph: John Minchillo/AP New York City’s school system is beginning to remove the police from its corridors and classrooms in a move welcomed by advocates as a de
An Alabama high school student was charged after being accused of stealing fire extinguisher stemming from viral 'devious licks' TikTok challenge
Robertsdale High School Principal Joe Sharp said the student was caught on camera taking the fire extinguisher, the AP reported.
The National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) has long been criticized for putting huge pressure on students. Tamil Nadu favors a ban.
- Good Morning America
A Georgia mom's struggle with COVID-19 in her children's schools is resonating with other moms who also trying to navigate the new school year, the third school year in a row to be upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Atlee Breland, who lives in an Atlanta suburb, took to Twitter earlier this month after her three children -- 15-year-old twins in ninth grade and a 13-year-old in seventh grade -- developed runny noses, coughs and fevers. Breland then elaborated in a series of tweets all that she had to do to get her kids, who have been vaccinated, tested for COVID-19, in order to try to keep them and their classmates and teachers safe.
- Kansas City Star
A student last weekend was allegedly drugged and raped during a house party at KU’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house.
- Good Morning America
The school district is the largest in the country to mandate the shot -- which joins a list of other vaccines already required to attend school that protect against highly contagious diseases. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have vaccine requirements for children to attend school and child care facilities, including laws around allowable exemptions. Massachusetts became the first state to enact a school vaccination requirement in the 1850s for the smallpox vaccine -- the first immunization developed against a contagious disease -- according to a publication by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- USA TODAY
'Senseless erasure': The US is reckoning with Indigenous education – from Hawaii to South Dakota to Maine
Connecticut, Maine and Oregon have all passed legislation requiring the addition of Native American studies across all school curriculum.
- The New York Times
Teenagers are acting out — and their high schools are the victims. It’s all on TikTok. Missing are soap dispensers, bathroom mirrors, paper towel holders, fire alarms and even a teacher’s desk — anything that can be swiped from school and then revealed in a TikTok video, with the hashtag #deviouslicks. In the last month or so, TikTok has hosted close to 94,200 similar videos under #deviouslicks, or #diabolicallicks, according to the website Know Your Meme. The hashtag also seems to have encourag
- KABC – Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Unified School District issued a statement after photos emerged of controversial posters in a classroom at Alexander Hamilton High School on the Westside.
Jimmy Hoffmeyer previously transferred his daughter to another school after her hair was cut without his permission
- Business Insider
Affordable childcare has a 'fundamental funding problem,' according to top Obama economist Betsey Stevenson: kids can't take out loans to pay for preschool like adults can for college
"It's absolutely impossible to take out a loan to pay for your own preschool. It's just not something a 3- or 4-year-old can do," Stevenson said.
- Miami Herald
Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced Friday that it will ease some of its quarantine protocols related to students and staff who are exposed to someone with COVID-19.
A teen was arrested for stealing school property on Thursday. Police said the teen did it to take part in a social media trend.