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- Fox News
One Pennsylvania school board member is sending a message message to parents: “No, I don't work for you.”
- Florida Today
Members of conservative parent group Moms for Liberty criticized a contract to buy 53 tickets for the Conscious Discipline Institute this summer
A Texas teacher was placed on administrative leave after ranting to junior high school students and calling them 'complete and utter morons'
"I have never in my life dealt with kids that are so awful that if they fell into a river, I would let them float away," the teacher said in audio obtained by KHOU.
- Austin American-Statesman
Running for governor, Democrat Beto O'Rourke said in a November rally that 70% of Texas fourth graders cannot read at grade level. Is he right?
- Fox News
A Texas teacher remained on administrative leave Friday after a video showing her ranting about her students and her job circulated online.
- The Root
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden committed to prioritizing funding for HBCUs, and now a year into his term, students are coming to collect. This past week, NBC News reporter Isa Gutiérrez reached out to students at various HBCU campuses to get their take on the unfulfilled promise.
As of earlier this week, Apple began requiring that students and teachers in the US verify their identity through UNiDAYS before they could take advantage of the company’s discounted education pricing.
Data: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics; Chart: Baidi Wang/AxiosThe nation's 6.6 million teacher workforce has grown more racially and ethnically diverse over the past three decades — but not nearly fast enough to keep pace with a student population that's nearing majority-minority in public schools, two new reports show.Why it matters: The disparities are especially acute between Hispanic students and teachers, and in schools with 90% or higher non-white stu
- Kansas City Star
In February 2019, Crystal Smith was working as a teacher at the Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School when she was caught on surveillance cameras kicking a 5-year-old girl.
- The Hill
Students in Los Angeles public schools will be required to wear "well-fitting, non-cloth masks with a nose-wire" and staff will be required to wear surgical-grade masks beginning Monday under the school district's latest round of pandemic protocols.The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) on Friday updated its coronavirus guidelines, which are posted on its website, to essentially ban cloth masks."Masking will be required at all times,...
- USA TODAY
Tens of thousands of people have gotten student loan forgiveness through an overhauled federal program. Here's how to get help with your debt.
A 17-year-old Maryland student was charged after one of his classmates was found shot in a school bathroom
The suspected shooter was charged with attempted second-degree murder. Police found a ghost gun that "was believed to be the gun used" by the suspect.
- Business Insider
Florida lawmakers advanced a bill that would allow parents to sue schools if staff speak to students about gender identity or sexuality
Known as the "Don't Say Gay" bill, the legislation says it protects a parent's "right to make decisions" on "the upbringing and control of their children."
- Fox News
Michigan university held basketball games at 100% capacity despite shutting down in-person learning in January
Michigan State University allowed basketball games to continue at 100% attendance capacity while shutting down in-person learning for nearly the entire month of January.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
Opinion: Skills, not schools. It took a pandemic and BLM to get employers looking at new ways to hire
Too many employers have required college degrees that aren't necessary. COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter are helping them realize what a mistake that is.
A Virginia woman was charged Friday with making an oral threat on school property when she said at a school board meeting that she would show up with loaded guns if her children were required to wear masks at schools, according to the local police department.Driving the news: "My children will not come to school on Monday with a mask on," Amelia King, 42, told the school board. "Alright? That's not happening. And I will bring every single gun loaded and ready to ... I will call every..."Get mark
- Erie Times News
Nearly 128 years ago, a father argued that a school board overreached by requiring smallpox vaccine for son. He lost in case that resembles today's mask fights.
Meet a first-generation college grad with $250,000 in student debt: 'It's the price I had to pay to achieve the American Dream'
Juan Sorto called the student-loan process "freaking confusing" — and he's not the only one. Paying off debt in the US can be a lifelong process.
A Pakistani inmate serving a life sentence for murder in an overcrowded Karachi prison has won a scholarship for further study after taking one of the highest scores in the city's higher secondary school exams last year. Syed Naeem Shah, 35, scored the highest in the general high school exams among private candidates - that is, among non-traditional students - last year in Pakistan's largest city, winning a scholarship for further studies from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). "What I have achieved while languishing in jail is not possible if one does not have conviction," Shah told Reuters in an interview in Central Prison Karachi, built by the British in 1899 in the port city in southeastern Pakistan.
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
On her first day as a pandemic substitute teacher, Kitty Kremer got a face shield, a mask, a microphone, some wipes and directions to the classroom where the children were waiting behind plexiglass. "I felt like a space person, walking from room to room," Kremer — one of Minnesota's irreplaceable replacement teachers — said with a laugh. When it feels like the pandemic is tearing Minnesota ...