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The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business — attended by former president Donald Trump and his children Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. — is showing that there might be a major disconnect between the working class and what corporate America makes. Nina Strohminger, professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics at Wharton, shared […]
- The Providence Journal
Dilara Ozdemir has a profound passion for languages — she speaks five. She came here from Turkey in eighth grade knowing little English.
Schools may be a local issue, but how they are run—especially during the pandemic—can stoke the outrage politics that define many state and national races. Democrats, to their grief, learned as much in November when Republican Glenn Youngkin thumped a former Democratic governor by harping on the disastrous performance of the state’s schools when COVID-19 hit. My wife and I are the proud parents of twin second-grade boys enrolled in a great local public school.
- The Des Moines Register
Northwest Iowa teacher: Educators are "pushing" the science of learning, helping students build critical thinking skills, and optimizing learning.
- Panama City News Herald
A Panama City women plans to sue, as well as lodge a civil rights complaint, against Bay District Schools for expelling her son.
- Fox News
Denver public school teaching kindergartners BLM 'guiding principles' including 'disruption of nuclear family'
A public elementary school in the Denver, Colorado area is planning to subject kindergartners and first graders to gender and race sensitivity teaching as part of a push to teach the “guiding principles” of the Black Lives Matter movement.
- USA TODAY
Biden's overhaul of Public Service Loan Forgiveness has erased the student debt of more than triple the projected number of borrowers.
Six Muslim students say they are not being allowed to attend classes because they wear headscarves.
- Poets & Quants
Former Columbia Dean Glenn Hubbard asks: Are business schools ready for the sea change underway in MBA students’ views of the market? When business-as-usual causes more harm than good, business schools and MBA programs ... The post Former Columbia Dean: B-Schools Must Adjust To MBA Students’ Growing Skepticism appeared first on Poets&Quants.
- Detroit Free Press
Mark Schlissel's status as a tenured professor make it costly for University of Michigan to cut cord after dismissing him as president
70,000 student-loan borrowers had debt wiped out after recent reforms. Here's how to know if you're eligible.
Since Biden reformed Public Service Loan Forgiveness last fall, thousands of teachers, military, and other nonprofit or public workers can get relief.
- National Review
The superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools instructed principals in the district to suspend students who refuse to wear a mask in school, defying an order by Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin that grants parents the authority to select whether their children wear masks.
Prepare to hear a whole lot about 'action civics,' the latest issue in education that Republicans are mad about
Much like critical race theory, Republicans say they fear action civics is another form of left-wing "indoctrination" in schools and are attempting to restrict it in some states.
An anti-mask mom threatened to bring a loaded gun during a Virginia school board meeting, saying 'see you all on Monday'
Police have been notified of the comments by the parent at Thursday's Page County Public Schools board meeting and are investigating the incident.
Many school districts have been hit by staffing shortages due to teachers either becoming sick with the virus or outright leaving the profession due to concerns
The student-loan payment pause is 'troubling' and could lead to the 'massive mistake' of broad debt forgiveness, a top House Republican says
Rep. Virginia Foxx, the top Republican on education, said Biden "has had a year to come up with a plan" to resume student-loan payments.
Pennsylvania middle school apologizes after photo of a teacher taping a mask to a student's face sparks outrage
The North Penn School District in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, condemned the teacher's actions as "entirely inappropriate and unacceptable" in a statement.
- Associated Press
The U.S. Department of Education has opened a civil-rights investigation into how LGBTQ students are disciplined at Brigham Young University, a private religious school. The complaint under investigation came after the school said it would still enforce a ban on same-sex dating even after that section was removed from the written version of the school's honor code, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. Students can be punished for holding hands or kissing someone of the same sex, harsher discipline than that faced by heterosexual couples at the school operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Star News
Peter Michael Frank, a former band director at Roland-Grise Middle School, was set to go to trial on Jan. 24.
- The Hill
Two Virginia universities are dropping their vaccine mandates for staff in order to comply with a recent order from Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R). Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Virginia State University (VSU) both reversed their vaccine requirements for faculty and staff.Virginia Commonwealth University issued a statement on Tuesday that said employees are "not required to be vaccinated, receive a booster or to report their vaccination...