Triad school districts hiring teachers, operational positions as staff shortages continue
- Raleigh News and Observer
A Johnston County school board member is censured for the second time in 2 months. He’s now accused of texting during a meeting about a school district employee that he acknowledges was “a lapse of judgment.”
College Professors Are Revealing What Students Don't Understand About Their Work, And I Am Diligently Taking Notes
"95% of the time, the answer is in the syllabus."View Entire Post ›
- Raleigh News and Observer
While acknowledging that the proposed equity policy my mean “discomfort” for some, supporters say it is necessary.
'Remarkable reversal': President Biden just (quietly) scaled back student loan forgiveness — and the change could impact up to 1.5M borrowers. Are you one of them?
The move comes amid growing pushback on the program.
- National Review
Parents Defending Education has filed a complaint over a theater production at a Massachusetts high school that appears to have restricted auditions to only students of color.
The Biden administration has agreed to hold off on launching the student loan forgiveness application—for now.
- IndyStar | The Indianapolis Star
A Purdue University student was killed inside a residence hall early Wednesday, according to an official from the school.
'There's No Point in Going if I Have No Teachers.' How the Educator Shortage Is Affecting One New Jersey School District
“Sometimes I just don't feel like going because there’s no point in going if I have no teachers,” says 17-year-old Abriannie Lima in Paterson, N.J.
A Chinese mother who was admitted to the same prestigious university as her son has inspired netizens with her story, which went viral on social media. Chen Lan, a nurse of 29 years in eastern China, was admitted to the Zhejiang University as a PhD candidate a year after son was accepted into the institution, according to China Daily. Chen, who is in her late 40s, became an inspiration to many people in China who also wish to pursue their dreams despite their age.
For borrowers worried about paying off existing student loans, President Joe Biden's debt forgiveness plan -- announced in August -- may have provided some relief. Important: This Credit Score Mistake...
Since the early days of the Islamic Republic, Iran’s student movements have been a spark for broader protests.
- Yahoo Finance
On a recent episode of "Influencers with Andy Serwer," Education Secretary Miguel Cardona attributed recent teacher shortages in the US to relatively low pay and lack of respect for the profession.
- Associated Press
A University of Arizona professor who authorities say was fatally shot on campus by a former graduate student was an expert on desert water issues who faculty and former students described as a kind and brilliant colleague. School officials identified Thomas Meixner, who had headed the school’s Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences, as the victim in Wednesday afternoon’s shooting. “This incident is a deep shock to our community, and it is a tragedy,” University President Robert Robbins said in a statement late Wednesday.
- Travel Noire
The HBCU homecoming experience is unmatched and the 2022 Homecoming season is already in full swing.
Uvalde parents were outraged the school district hired a cop who was being investigated for her conduct during the mass shooting. Now she's been fired.
After pushback from parents and a state senator, the school district announced Thursday that Crimson Elizondo was fired from her position.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Justin R. Foley, 47, the Columbus Alternative High School teacher arrested last month for taking up-skirt videos of female students, has resigned.
- The 74
For Christie Pesicka, the Los Angeles Unified School District cyberattack hits home. During “The Interview” hack in 2014, Pesicka was one of thousands of Sony Pictures employees that had their private information exposed in the midst of aggressive attacks by a North Korean hacker group. Now, as a mom, Pesicka worries about protecting her son […]
Following new outrage by Uvalde parents, school officials Thursday abruptly fired a former Texas state trooper who was on scene of the Robb Elementary School massacre and then hired by the school district after the shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers.
- National Review
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District announced it has suspended its entire district police force, months after a shooting at Robb Elementary School.
- Tacoma News Tribune
First lady Jill Biden is coming to western Washington on Friday, Oct. 7. Here’s where she’s headed and how roads may be affected.