The party continues in Fort Worth where families are getting their children ready for school. The Tarrant County Back to School Roundup will help an estimated 10,000 children.
- The Daily Beast
Halfpoint ImagesWhen a girl left her competitors in the dust at a state-level school sports competition in Utah last year, not everyone was impressed with her inspiring athleticism. The parents of the girls who came in second and third couldn’t accept the winner had simply “outclassed” their daughters—so they called her gender into question, sparking a secret investigation that delved into the winner’s personal history.At a meeting of Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee on Wednesday,
I Was In A Southern Sorority, So Here Are 14 Things I Noticed Bama Rush Tok Didn't Reveal About Greek Life
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I'm a former college teacher. I wish parents would teach their kids these 3 life skills before they're done with high school.
The author taught in college for nine years and shares three things all parents should be teaching their kids before they head out to college.
- Idaho Statesman
For five years, Idaho has been the country’s fastest growing state. A new University of Idaho analysis examines the demographics of who is coming and going.
This Educator Shared The Reality Of What Teachers Are Going Through Right Now, And She's Not Surprised There's A National Teacher Shortage
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Giving student-loan borrowers behind on payments a chance to return to good standing is 'literally the definition of insanity,' a top Republican lawmaker says
Biden wants to give student-loan borrowers in default a "fresh start" on their payments. GOP Rep. Virginia Foxx said it's "a terrible gamble."
- Ft. Smith Southwest Times Record
The original Title IX complaint was filed on March 11, 2022, accusing four students of sexual assault on March 8.
- Yahoo Finance
Florida Education Association President warns state's plan to recruit veterans as teachers doesn't address 'the root of the problem.'
The student, reported missing on Aug. 12, was found five days later at the teacher's home.
Donating about 300 dictionaries per year and about 4,000 to date, this was the first year the Venice Rotary Club was denied.
- CBS News
The pause on student loan payments is set to expire at the end of the month.
A group of student-loan borrowers over age 50 are going on strike if Biden restarts debt payments in 2 weeks: 'I simply cannot pay off my student loans'
The Debt Collective launched the "Fifty Over Fifty," older student-loan borrowers who won't pay their debt if Biden restarts payments after Aug. 31.
- Portsmouth Herald
“Stop the grooming,” “Let kids be kids,” “Education not indoctrination” and other messages were scrawled on signs held by protesters.
A new law that took effect in California this year mandates later start times for high and middle schools in an effort to help teens get more sleep.
- NBC News
Florida Christian school says it will only refer to students by 'biological gender,' asks gay and transgender students to leave
Grace Christian School in Valrico, Florida, told parents in an email it will refer to students only by their birth genders and will ask gay and trans students to leave.
- Miami Herald
As we enter the back-to-school season, there’s always a sense of excitement for kids to see their friends and relief for parents to have their children out of the house. There should also be a sense of trepidation for parents because there is a literacy crisis unfolding in America and the two years of learning disruptions poured fuel on an already burning fire.
Changes are coming to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program that now allows nonprofit and government employees to have their loans forgiven after 120 payments or 10 years.
- Detroit Free Press
On the Megyn Kelly Show, DeVos cited the incident as an example to illustrate how the Biden administration's Title IX proposals go too far.
- Florida Today
After Randy Fine publicized a claim that a transgender student sexually assaulted a girl in a restroom, a similar sexual assault report surfaced.
- The Ledger
Polk schools superintendent defends library book policy as activist threatens to file police reports
Polk School Superintendent Frederick Heid defended the district's opt-out policy. But one activist said "we are going to be filing police reports."