Teacher shortages at New Mexico schools
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- Lexington Herald-Leader
Linda Blackford: Schools are so confusing these days. Books about the civil rights movement, no. Lap dances with administrators, yes!
- Washington Examiner
A Kentucky high school is under investigation after photos of male students in lingerie giving faculty lap dances were posted to the school's official Facebook page.
- Washington Examiner
A professor at Rutgers University said that white people can’t afford to have children and “kind of deserve it” in a September virtual conference hosted by a prominent black-oriented publication.
- Kansas City Star
“We are so grateful to the students who came forward to make us aware of what was happening,” a district spokeswoman said.
- USA TODAY
Campus Pride, an organization seeking to provide a safer college environment for LGBTQ students, released a list of 180 unsafe campuses.
Megan Thee Stallion took to social media on Monday to gush about graduating from Texas Southern University this year. The […] The post Megan Thee Stallion preps for college graduation with TSU photoshoot appeared first on TheGrio.
- Charlotte Observer
One teacher describes how educators “find themselves in situations where they are unable to do the basic necessities of the day, like eating or using the restroom.”
A Kentucky school system got so fed up with unruly school board meetings that they're making parents submit their opinions via email with a 500-word limit
Jefferson County Public Schools made the policy change after a school board meeting was disrupted earlier this month.
- The Daily Beast
YouTube/North Idaho CollegeA community college board in northern Idaho has been torn asunder after a wrestling coach with no apparent experience in running schools was appointed interim president weeks after its pro-mask mandate president was fired.The North Idaho College Board of Trustees booted Rick MacLennan during a September meeting, after repeatedly delaying a vote to renew his contract and a weeks-long bitter dispute over whether or not masks should be required on campus to protect the st
- National Review
Local TV stations have refused to air an ad depicting sexually explicit materials that are widely available to students in school libraries in the state, citing federal law which prohibits airing pornographic images.
Defying the Taliban to continue their studies online, in secret
Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick in a letter to students and staff Monday said a weeks-long student sit-in at a campus student center "must end."Catch up fast: Students began their occupation of the Blackburn Center on Oct. 12, aiming to get school officials to address safety concerns in campus housing, and to give students representation on the board of trustees.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Students had reported black mold, water lea
- National Review
Ohio, Missouri, Pennsylvania School Board Groups Leave National Association over Letter Likening Parents to Domestic Terrorists
The Ohio and Pennsylvania School Board Associations have terminated their membership with the National School Board Association over the national group's open letter.
- The Conversation
Economic hardships, lack of transportation and family crises can keep kids out of school. Fertnig/E+ Collection via Getty ImagesNationally, one in six children miss 15 or more days of school in a year and are considered chronically absent. Education officials have lamented that all this missed instruction has for years constituted an attendance crisis in U.S. elementary, middle and high schools. The fear among policymakers is that these chronically absent students suffer academically because of
- Business Insider
I talked to student loan borrowers who are terrified of payments restarting soon. Biden must give them an escape from an impossible situation by wiping their slate clean.
The return of student loan repayments represents an impossible burden for so many Americans looking to become financially secure.
- Business Insider
Ilhan Omar is fed up with Biden's Education Dept. dragging its feet on cancelling student debt: 'Release the memo'
Biden said six months ago he'd release a memo on his legal ability to broadly cancel debt. Rep. Omar told Insider borrowers are "desperately" waiting.
The Waukee school district removed three LGBTQ books from the Northwest High School library last week after someone requested a review of their contents, school officials say.The books, "All Boys Aren't Blue," "Lawn Boy" and "Gender Queer," will be reviewed by a committee of school staff to determine if they're appropriate, said district spokesperson Amy Varcoe.Driving the news: Community member Amanda McClanahan, who is not a parent in the school district, read sexually explicit excerpts from t
- LA Times
A female student was allegedly assaulted in a bathroom by at least one male student. One person present filmed part of the incident.
- Miami Herald
A teacher at John A. Ferguson Senior High is under investigation after being accused of inappropriate behavior with a student, the school district said.
- Chicago Tribune
Chicago Public Schools enrollment has dropped again, this time to 330,411 students, about 10,000 fewer kids than last year, according to numbers the district released Wednesday. “When I was in CPS my first year, in 2003, we were just under 440,000 students. Even then I was seeing declines of about 3,000 students or so. I would have never imagined seeing this steep of a decline,” new CPS CEO ...