Temple University's new Vice President of Public Safety Dr. Jennifer Griffin spent the first few days of the new semester listening and learning about the problems plaguing the North Philadelphia campus. Dr. Griffin, a former a former state trooper, is confident in the school's ability to keep the campus safe for students, staff and visitors.
Students aboard bus 678 in the Clover Park School District experienced a chaotic ride to school Wednesday morning. “I was screaming at the bus driver to like pull over because she was having a seizure then he started yelling at me because I was in the aisle way,” Sofie said. “Within 23 seconds of students notifying the driver that a student was in distress, the driver pulled over to the side of the road,” the Clover Park School District said.
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A teenager is being celebrated on TikTok for calling out her school's sexist policy during an assembly.
With the Cardinal Divas, Princess Isis Lang wanted a safe space for other Black students at the LA school. She didn’t expect so many people to be mad about it.
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Transgender teen won't give up her princess crown after being elected as a prank by her peers. Instead, she's celebrating in tonight's parade.
Top high schools in New York City are expected to tighten their admissions criteria with the return of grade-based admissions. On Thursday, City Department of Education Chancellor David C. Banks announced that the city is rolling back a controversial pandemic-era moratorium that allowed more low-income students to enter some of the city’s most elite schools. The move, which will regrant selective high schools the option to reserve admissions for top-performing students, comes in response to complaints by parents and groups that the random lottery implemented for middle school students was unfair.
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Officials said earlier this year that renovations proved too costly.
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The candidates need to talk about schools — not just books and funding, but alarmingly poor achievement results. [Opinion]
A 15-year-old student at Oliver Citywide Academy is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a teacher in the building Thursday morning.
Arizona attorney general files 3rd major lawsuit against Biden's student-debt relief: 'The question Americans need to be asking is why college costs so much in the first place'
The third lawsuit attempting to stop Biden's student-debt relief comes from Arizona's attorney general who says the plan will hurt recruiting efforts.
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Some old student loans won't be forgiven after a new Education Department announcement. But an online application for others will be out in October.
On Thursday, the Department of Education sent out its first email update on student debt relief. Borrowers can still sign up to receive future news.
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Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders discussed the water crisis facing Mississippi's capital city.
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If you had a Federal Family Education Loan or Perkins Loan, you need to read this now.View Entire Post ›
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Is it time to find new language to describe racial disparities in education? Will & Deni McIntyre via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Despite long-standing efforts to close the racial “achievement gap” in education, the term does more to trigger racist stereotypes and causes a lower sense of urgency than when the issue is presented as the need to “end inequality in educational outcomes.” Those are the key findings of a new study in whi
Education Department says that a subset of federal student loans owned by private lenders no longer qualify for relief.
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The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.
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Several states sued over Joe Biden's plan to forgive billions in federal student loans for millions of borrowers and a separate suit was knocked down.
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Story at a glance Arizona high school students on Thursday walked out of class to protest a number of new state laws that took effect Saturday that they say discriminate against LGBTQ+ people. Among the new laws that went into effect are two measures that ban transgender young people from competing on sports teams consistent…
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