With COVID-19 infections continuing to rise in Los Angeles County, and hospitalization numbers increasing over the past several weeks, some local high school students won't be able to attend their graduations.
- Cincinnati.com | The Enquirer
In two months, the Forest Hills School Board has managed to turn neighbor against neighbor and brought negative attention to a peaceful community.
A Philippine-born teacher was among this year’s awardees of the Governor’s Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award, a top teaching honor given in New York. Dr. Eleuterio “Ely” Timbol Jr., an educator with 24 years of teaching experience, was one of the 54 New York State public school teachers given the Governor’s Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award last month. Timbol, who grew up in the province of Laguna in the Philippines, currently serves as the math lead teacher at the High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety in Jamaica, Queens.
- Poets & Quants
Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, is accused of sexually assaulting a Minnesota student in 2018. Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office An associate dean and long-time ... The post Minnesota Carlson Associate Dean Accused Of Misconduct In High-Profile Sex Assault Case appeared first on Poets&Quants.
- The Tennessean
Gov. Bill Lee under fire following Hillsdale College leader's comments, plus upcoming TCAP scores.
- The Root
Over the last few years, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed laws that changed college tenure systems, displaced Florida universities from commonly accepted accreditation practices, and enacted yearly “viewpoint diversity surveys” from both students and faculty. If the responses are not up to par with the state’s legislature, they will be at risk of losing funding.
Biden administration wants to remove ‘barriers’ to student loan system to help borrowers get relief—but still no mention of loan forgiveness
Huge changes could be coming to the federal student loan system.
- Idaho Statesman
“The Quality Education Act gives the people of Idaho a chance to reclaim a principle ... declared 132 years ago.”
For months, Kazumi Sato, a nutritionist at a middle school in eastern Tokyo, has received notices about hikes in ingredient prices. Mindful of the economic hardships many of the students' families face, local authorities are loath to pass the burden of pricier school lunches on to them. For Sato, that has meant constantly adjusting lunch recipes so that Senju Aoba Junior High School's kitchen can stay within budget.
In Vietnam, a startup called Azota wants to help with an online software platform that not only helps educators develop and proctor tests, but also automatically grades them using information from Vietnamese teaching materials. The company announced today it has raised $2.4 million in pre-Series A funding led by GGV Capital, with participation from Nextrans and returning investor Do Ventures. Founded last year, Azota now counts 700,000 teachers and 10 million students in primary, secondary and high schools among its users.
Biden's latest proposals to fix student-loan forgiveness programs 'fail' to solve 'endless borrowing and ballooning college costs,' top Republican lawmaker says
Giving the public "only 30 days to review 750 pages of regulations with massive significance for students and taxpayers is shameful," Rep. Foxx said.
- USA TODAY
Target announced events for the back to school season the retailer said will provide up to 20% in discounts for college students and 15% for teachers.
- Akron Beacon Journal
Veteran teacher from Munroe Falls criticizes groups that don't understand why social emotional learning is actually helpful to children.
- The Tennessean
Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn disparaged teachers. Bill Lee should not tolerate that. | Opinion
Educators or colleges of education are not the problems. They certainly are not “dumb" like Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn implies.
(Bloomberg) -- Scott Lindberg’s dream of becoming a petroleum engineer was fueled by childhood drives through Texas oil country with his energy-consultant father, passing pumpjacks and pipeline hubs that kept the world’s biggest economy humming.Most Read from BloombergNatural Gas Soars 700%, Becoming Driving Force in the New Cold WarRoaring US Rental Market Shows Early Signs of Slowing DownUS, Allies Discuss Capping Russian Oil at $40-$60 a Barrel to Cut War FinancingWall Street Says a Recession
- Miami Herald
“If a borrower qualifies for student loan relief, it shouldn’t take mountains of paperwork or a law degree to obtain it,” U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said.
- Yahoo Finance Singapore
GCE ‘A’ Level dropout founded S'pore cybersecurity startup watchTowr that raises US$10.25m in 9 months
Do you need a university degree to be successful in life? Benjamin Harris, founder and CEO of cybersecurity startup watchTowr thinks otherwise.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Smithfield Police say they can’t discuss the reasons why Ronald Johnson is under an internal investigation that has put him on administrative leave.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
Up to 60 students were involved in the prank, which involved dumping baby oil, Vaseline and raw seafood on floors and door handles.
Some student-loan companies have 'derailed' debt forgiveness for public servants, a Democratic senator says — and he wants Biden's Education Department to expand the relief
Sen. Bob Menendez wants Biden to provide student-loan relief to public servants "improperly" steered into in-school deferments, barring forgiveness.
- The Tennessean
Find out how students in your Middle Tennessee school district performed on this year's TNReady assessments.