More than 100 Northern Kentucky University students were forced to move out of their dorms after pipes burst over winter break, leaving rooms flooded. Classes resumed this week, but students who had to relocate said it made for a stressful start to the semester.
- The Hill
Ron DeSantis, Florida’s governor and a potential Republican presidential prospect, says he wants to mandate a “core curriculum” in public universities as a way to ensure young Floridians are grounded in Western civilization. To the nation’s higher education leaders, that idea is political kryptonite. Proponents of the core curriculum say every student should emerge from…
Aramark apologizes for 'unintentional insensitivity' after serving students chicken and watermelon on the first day of Black History Month
School administrators apologized in a letter to parents, but ultimately blamed food vendor Aramark for the contested school lunch.
"Abbott Elementary" Is Comedic Genius, But Here Are 20 Times It Pointed Out The Realities Of Public School Systems
Abbott Elementary may be an emerging cult classic, but its comedy is laced with public school realness we just cannot ignore.
- The Abilene Reporter-News
Some assume Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ goal is to create a bunch of conservative clones. But that’s the opposite of what a liberal arts education does
- Raleigh News and Observer
Some NC school districts scramble to find substitutes as teacher vacancies grow. The churn in who leads a class can set back learning.
Betsy DeVos and former GOP lawmakers who helped construct versions of the legislation Biden is using to cancel student debt just told the Supreme Court his plan 'obviously violates' the law
Trump's Education Sec. Betsy DeVos, former House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP officials argued why they think student-debt relief is illegal.
- The Des Moines Register
Opinion: Rural schools are still supported, and school choice benefits Iowans from all walks of life, writes Ellie Krasne.
- The Florida Times-Union
Florida's decisions on private school vouchers and an AP studies course dominated this week's letters, as well as reactions to a local rezoning issue.
- The 74
Michigan education advocates and leaders urged the Senate Education Committee Tuesday to pass a bill to remove the controversial retention component from the state’s Read by Grade 3 law. Senate Bill 12, sponsored by Senate Education Committee Chair Sen. Dayna Polehanki (D-Livonia), aims to reform Michigan’s third-grade reading law by removing a mandate that requires […]
- The New York Times
In 2022, Lizzie Saltsman, 43, quit her job, and took her children on a summer trip across Europe. She rented a car and for two months she and her four children, all younger than 13, drove across the continent, beginning in Paris, with stops in places such as Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Although she had enjoyed her work as a manager of business technologies at a consumer products company, the death of her husband in 2019 had prompted Saltsman to re-evaluate how she spent her days. Sign up for
Takeover of New College by Gov. Ron DeSantis' conservative board members comes with callous disregard for students, faculty, alumni and the community.
- Fresno Bee
Clovis Unified officials say the request is more complicated than it might sound.
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
Television host Roland Martin came to Daytona Beach to talk about Bethune-Cookman University with its students and the public in a town hall.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
The financial reward of a college education may be diminished, but the value of expanding your worldview is priceless.
- Fox News
California officials said Friday that its children will not be required to receive the COVID-190 vaccine to attend schools. The state's emergency declaration ends this month.
- The Des Moines Register
Opinion: Our public schools are busy serving every child, like always; the problem is the people coming after them, writes Matthew Pries.
- The Metrowest Daily News
MetroWest and Milford Daily News letters to the editor
- The 74
Gov. Ron DeSantis has touted a plan to earmark $1 billion towards raising public school teacher pay, calling it a “big win” for Florida’s teachers. But a statewide teacher union was skeptical about the amount of the pay hike — $200-million across school districts — which may not help the lives of struggling teachers. The […]
- The Hill
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday proposed major changes to school lunches in an attempt to make the meals healthier, with particular emphasis on reducing sugar and salt. The plan, which is set for a 60-day public comment period starting Tuesday, is a multiyear effort that was developed with input from school nutrition…
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Gov. Katie Hobbs announced this week her office will start a task force on educator retention and is taking applications from members of the public.