"No human teacher could do it on their own” – that is how a Chicago Public Schools principal describes a software program revolutionizing math class.
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A UCLA professor suspended in a row over grades for Black students claims it was to distract from the business school that's 'inhospitable' to people of color
Gordon Klein, an accounting lecturer at UCLA Anderson School of Management, claimed his suspension was a "well-timed publicity stunt."
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via YouTube/WUSA9Tensions at Howard University reached a boiling point this week as students staged a sit-in over housing conditions they say are so bad that some students have gotten sick, while others have been forced to stay on the streets. The complaints made by students run the gamut from mold infestations, and rats and insects running amuck, to safety concerns, with students questioning why they pay nearly $50,000 a year for such “unlivable” conditions.Students said they had planned a meet
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A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, warned teachers about having one-sided books about the Holocaust in their classrooms.
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Woman frustrated by roommate’s typical at-home behavior: ’She has the same right to the space as you’
The woman wants to make an unusual demand of her roommate.
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Denton police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old by another student at Denton Guyer High School last week.
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Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation's earliest colleges to do so. The private liberal arts college revised its nondiscrimination policy to add caste to its list of protections for the campus community. The efforts were led by a professor who took an interest in caste discrimination across the country and realized the college needed to recognize it as a form of discrimination, the Bangor Daily News reported.
The first Black principal of Colleyville Heritage High School has asked for a hearing to appeal the decision by the […] The post First Black principal at Texas high school requests hearing on possible non-renewal of contract appeared first on TheGrio.
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School-based police effectively combat some forms of campus violence including fights, according to a major new report, but their presence increases the number of students facing suspensions, expulsions and arrests, particularly if they are Black. In fact, researchers found that the harms of school policing may outweigh its benefits. In addition to making it more […]
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As the third president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Francis Amasa Walker helped usher the school into national prominence in the late 1800s. MIT is now grappling with calls from Native American students and others to strip Walker's name from a campus building that is central to student life — part of a broader push for the nation’s higher education institutions to atone for the role they played in the decimation of Native American tribes. “Walker might be the face of Indian genocide and it is troubling that his name is memorialized at MIT,” says David Lowry, the school’s newly-appointed distinguished fellow in Native American studies and a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
Norman Grueneich, who taught theatre arts, can also be heard asking why there's no white history month.
An ‘opposing’ view on the Holocaust? Texas school system presents new perspective on diversity of opinion.
A Texas school tells teachers that, due to the state's new education law, they may need to change how they teach history when it comes to one of the worst genocides ever.
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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to cancel public-school letter grades for the 2020-21 school year, which State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley called a “sensitive issue.”
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Mom of 10-year-old who died of COVID warns pandemic 'is not over'; parents sue Wis. elementary schools after kids test positive
A mom spoke out at her school's board meeting a day after her daughter's funeral. Two separate Wisconsin parents are suing after their children tested positive for COVID-19.
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The Laraway Community Consolidated School District, west of Chicago, has an ample supply of housing where a family at the poverty line can find an apartment for about $1,000 per month. But if the family wants to move their child to better schools in the nearby Elwood, Union or Manhattan districts they would be hard-pressed […]
- The Guardian
In recording obtained by NBC News, curriculum director describes ‘political mess’ after passage of state law The teacher training came after the school reprimanded a fourth-grade teacher over a book on anti-racism in her class. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo A Texas school district official told educators if they kept books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they would have to also offer “opposing” viewpoints in order to comply with a new state law. In an audio clip obtained by NBC News, Gi
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The Democrat who will likely become New York City's next mayor says he does not intend to get rid of the city's program for gifted and talented students, nipping plans that outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said in an interview on CNN on Friday that de Blasio can't get rid of the program in the nation's largest school district until next year, when a new mayor is in place. Adams said he would preserve the program and expand opportunities for advanced learning.
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Biden's Education Dept. sends a message to 6 student-loan companies: 'Meet the tougher standards or face consequences'
Three other student-loan companies announced plans to shut down their loan services before borrowers have to restart payments in 2022.
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This retired FBI agent became a school bus driver after watching the labor shortage crush his community
Michael Mason was the head of the FBI's criminal branch. Now, he's driving school buses to make sure special needs students have a ride to school.
A dozen of the employees have died since the first day of school on Aug. 10, according to multiple reports
University of Delaware students are using TikTok to get millions of people to care about their campus protests over a brutal assault
TikTok videos from the protest's organizers have amassed millions of views, bringing attention to the hundreds of students who demonstrated.