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- Business Insider
Navient is the third student-loan company to shut down its federal servicing this year, as Biden's Education Dept. cracks down on federal aid abuses.
- Atlanta Black Star
‘Grossly Negligent’: Black Disabled Student ‘Singled Out’ By Police and Arrested, While Her Mother Was Detained Over Drawing of a Bully at a Hawaii Elementary School
The wrongful arrest of a disabled 10-year-old Black girl and unlawful detainment of her mother has become the catalyst behind demands for school-level change in […]
- Washington Post
Scott Looney, the head of the Hawken School near Cleveland and a leader in private education, had become disenchanted. The majority of American high schools, even the best money could buy, he believed, were delivering a misguided education. They treated students as passive receptacles and downplayed the importance of attributes such as collaboration and the many types of learning taking place outside classrooms. They reduced the high school experience of students with college aspirations to a fo
- NBC News
A prominent climate physicist resigned Monday from one of his roles at the University of California, Berkeley, after he said faculty members would not agree to invite a guest lecturer to the school who had previously come under fire for his political views.
- WCVB - Boston
Cellphone videos showed people being taken into custody, including one person who struggled with police officers.
The head of the elite Middlesex School in Massachusetts said it canceled the Pulitzer-winner's speech over concerns about how outsiders might react.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Readers suggest reasons for the drop in student test scores, including the adoption of new curriculums and attention spans shorted by technology.
- The State
The school is named for a Greenville gas station owner who once sued Greenville County schools over unequal facilities for Black students.
- Washington Examiner
Schools around the world are warning that children are playing the games depicted in Netflix's gruesome hit show Squid Game.
The Miami school has it all backward, the "Late Show" host said.
- Kansas City Star
Jeanette Cowherd, who became superintendent in 2015, asked the school board not to renew her contract.
- The 74
College remediation has earned a bad reputation over the past few years. Hopeful students spend billions of dollars annually to review material they should have mastered in high school, and a huge number never complete the coursework they are assigned. The fact that many undergraduates pay to attend catch-up classes when they are actually capable […]
A group of parents in Michigan and Virginia accused Attorney General Merrick Garland in a federal lawsuit Tuesday of trying to "criminalize" free speech by directing law enforcement to review threats against school staff.Why it matters: The lawsuit, filed by the conservative American Freedom Law Center on behalf of the parents in two school districts, accuses Garland of seeking to suppress free speech in his memorandum directing federal authorities to counter the threats spike.Get market news wo
- National Review
A coalition of civil rights groups sued Oklahoma over its law that bans schools from teaching students they should feel guilt because of their race or sex.
Now THIS is the kind of high school environment we wish we had growing up...
- Business Insider
Schools in Minnesota ask parents to volunteer for lunch shifts because of a labor shortage 'crisis' in cafeterias
A Prior Lake-Savage Area school district official at the said parents had quickly stepped in to fill 220 lunch slots at understaffed cafeterias.
- Washington Examiner
A former elementary school principal who was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing students was released from jail Wednesday after having posted bail.
Parents upset by delays in reopening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic collected enough signatures to force the special recall election.
- Associated Press
Amherst College will no longer give admissions preference to the children of alumni, the school announced Wednesday, ending a practice that has been criticized for giving an additional advantage to students from wealthier families. The liberal arts college said it’s dropping legacy admissions to create a fairer admissions system and to promote diversity on campus. In the past, children of alumni have made up 11% of incoming students at the college of 1,700 students.
- The Conversation
Immigrant students worry that minor school infractions could lead to deportation. Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post via Getty ImagesWhen Bilal, a recent immigrant from South Asia, started his sophomore year at a high school in a large southern U.S. city in 2014, it wasn’t a welcoming experience. Upon entering the school, Bilal had to go through a metal detector. Then a school police officer patted him down. Bilal did not understand why a school would need such high security measures. Still,