When Dartmouth High School students and teachers return to class this upcoming school year their cell phones will have to stay out.
"It was so rampant, but I didn't even realize it was happening until the end of my sophomore year."View Entire Post ›
- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
- LA Times
The four extra school days are optional for students and teachers, but complaint says union agreement to them was mandatory.
200,000 student-loan borrowers get a 'grand slam' after a federal judge moves them closer to $6 billion in debt cancellation
After Biden's Education Dept. reached a settlement with defrauded student-loan borrowers, a judge granted preliminary approval of the debt relief.
"I thought that people would judge me if I didn't do it."View Entire Post ›
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
- The 74
Each of the nearly 4 million students who graduated high school this spring faces major decisions this summer. Do they want to pursue further education? If so, what do they want to study and where? How will they afford it? Will they begin working immediately? If so, are they moving out of their family home? […]
- Raleigh News and Observer
The group says low pay could drive veteran teachers out of the profession and deter new educators from entering it.
- The Telegraph
Schools that only offer “gender neutral” lavatories are acting unlawfully, Suella Braverman has said as she uses a major speech to set out the Government’s legal advice on transgender pupils.
- Trojans Wire
George Patton and Dwight Eisenhower would recognize the chat we had with @MarkRogersTV: You take a hill before the enemy can get it. Realignment feels that way right now.
- The 74
Schools have been trying to return to normal after three years of closures, disruption and setbacks, so it’s no surprise that the pandemic has taken a toll on educators’ morale. Yet, thus far, public school educators nationally have not left their jobs at notably higher rates than before the pandemic began. Even so, poor morale […]
- NBC News
Latina professor Lorgia García-Peña, who was denied tenure at Harvard, has written a book, “Community as Rebellion: A Syllabus for Surviving Academia as a Woman of Color."
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
- The Conversation
Teachers face a range of challenges, but hiring more teachers won't fix them. AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezStates have recently focused their efforts to reduce the nation’s teacher shortage by promoting strategies that “remove or relax barriers to entry” to quickly bring new people into the teaching profession. California, for example, allows teacher candidates to skip basic skills and subject matter tests if they have taken approved college courses. New Mexico is replacing subject skills tests w
Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial
A racial discrimination lawsuit first filed three years ago against a school district will proceed now that a federal judge […] The post Federal judge rules Black students’ lawsuit alleging discrimination in school should go to jury trial appeared first on TheGrio.
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Madison County parents and residents weigh in on the decision to have AR-15s in schools. Here's what they had to say.
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Russians do not allow children from occupied territories to take National Multi-Subject Test Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
Mykhailo Zahorodnii, Ukrainska Pravda. Zhyttia - 8 August 2022 The Russians are exerting pressure and not allowing Ukrainian school-leavers from the occupied territories to take the National Multi-Subject Test (NMT).
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Gov. Andy Beshear estimated the expense of rebuilding, repairing and refurnishing the region’s flooded schools at more than $100 million. School districts face a tough choice between repeated flooding and finding another location where land is scarce.
News on the federal student loans pause and possible student loan forgiveness could come soon—until then, there are some key things to know about student loans and taxes.