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- 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.
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 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 […]
- NBC News
The dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law said Tuesday that he will pursue sanctions against law professor Amy Wax over discriminatory remarks she made about the Asian American community.
- Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Gordon W. Davis, a Lubbock businessman who spent 10 years as an associate professor in the college, and his wife, Joyce, have given a $44 million to Tech
- The Des Moines Register
Northwest Iowa teacher: Educators are "pushing" the science of learning, helping students build critical thinking skills, and optimizing learning.
- USA TODAY
A University of Pennsylvania student had her Rhodes scholarship revoked after questions over her claims of a first-generation, low-income status.
A Virginia mom protesting mask mandates threatened to bring 'every single gun, loaded' during a school board meeting
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 News-Star
The study found Louisiana to be a bad place to raise a family. Local professors, however, have varying opinions.
- The State
To fight the historic teacher shortage, schools will need to make changes that are less measurable than salary, the study says.
- The 74
This month marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of No Child Left Behind, President George W. Bush’s landmark education legislation championed by bipartisan leaders ranging from Ted Kennedy to John Boehner. It was coherent, thoughtful and premised on a core theory as to why schools struggled: the soft bigotry of low expectations for students […]
- Tallahassee Democrat
The judge, who sits in the Northern District of Florida in Tallahassee, issued the order against the university's controversial conflict-of-interest policy regarding giving expert testimony in legal matters.
- 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...
Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democratic leaders who allowed school shutdowns early in the pandemic are holding firm on keeping classrooms open.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
These bills undercut teachers' expertise and strip them of their professional judgment, writes a professor and substitute teacher.
- The Columbus Dispatch
David Hodges says the lawsuit recently filed against Ohio calling EdChoice voucher programs unconstitutional will be 'devastating' if it succeeds.
- The Root
When it comes to COVID and schools, the loudest voices are always adults. Lawmakers, governors, and congressional representations all join in unison to say kids need to be learning in person–even in the storm of another surge of COVID cases due to the omicron variant. But the prominent voices that get drowned out are the young people. Along with teachers, they are the ones who have to sit in school, five days a week, without high-quality masks and proper ventilation.
- The Commercial Appeal
'This is not political': Germantown drops mask mandate as student, staff COVID-19 cases among highest this school year
While the CDC still recommends masks in schools, the district said its analyses of active case rates of COVID-19 in kids supported the move.
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.