Threat at Laurens District 55 High School was 'initiated by a student with the intent of it being a prank', superintendent says
A biology teacher in the South Side High School was suspended for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of transgender students. KDKA's Bryant Reed has more.
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.
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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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.
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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.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Officials said earlier this year that renovations proved too costly.
- The Conversation
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
A 15-year-old student at Oliver Citywide Academy is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a teacher in the building Thursday morning.
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The updated guidance came the same day six GOP-led states sued the Biden administration over the debt relief.
- Associated Press
All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public school advocates to block a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher law failed to collect enough signatures to block it. Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs announced Friday that her office's review of signatures turned in a week ago to refer the expansion to the ballot came up short of the nearly 119,000 that were needed. Hobbs is a Democrat running for governor who opposed the plan.
- USA TODAY
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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Desert Sun readers sound off in today's letters to the editor.
- The Hill
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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Derek Schmidt responds to 'attacks' on education ad from Kansas Democrats ahead of gubernatorial election
Derek Schmidt, the GOP nominee for governor of Kansas, has responded to Democrats in the state who criticized his ad that took aim at Laura Kelly's decision to close schools.
- National Review
The Biden administration quietly changed its policy on who is eligible for student-debt "relief," scaling back its promise to millions amid legal challenges.
- Business Insider
Apple CEO Tim Cook says coding should be taught as early as elementary school: 'It's the most important language you can learn'
"I think everyone should learn programming before they graduate from high school," Tim Cook said Friday in interview with Dutch news outlet Bright.
It took 5 years for Kyle Sudhoff, a defrauded DeVery University grad, to receive loan forgiveness after he submitted an application.
Can you afford college? This one form can be the deciding factor.
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There is a new special interest group in town - the parents.