UC Davis is revamping their remote learning policy, two weeks before the start of the quarter. Initially, they banned remote instruction. Even if the professor tested positive. After outcry from faculty, the rule has been changed. You'll have to be vaccinated to be on campus.
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Aside from COVID, there's another health danger for UC Davis students—one that's easy to see just by walking through campus.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A Texas school district said COVID-19 cases have dropped “significantly” three weeks after enacting a face mask mandate.
- The Conversation
Some preschoolers are encouraged to bring in their favorite toy or stuffed animal, while others risk having it confiscated. Layland Masuda/Moment Collection via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Poor preschoolers get fewer chances than wealthier children to bring their prized personal possessions to school. That’s what I found in my two-year comparative ethnographic study of two preschools in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the preschools pri
- Business Insider
The Education Dept. stripped student-loan forgiveness from more than 4,500 teachers over minor paperwork errors
Public servants like government and nonprofit workers bank on this debt forgiveness program, but thousands of teachers found out they don't qualify.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
It's a shame that some of the writers of the first draft of California's ethnic studies program quit after their anti-Israel bias was called out.
- Kansas City Star
Spring Hill schools are essentially mask-optional. So is it shocking they lead the county in student COVID-19 cases? | Editorial
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
For weeks, Gov. Ron DeSantis resisted applying for millions of dollars in federal assistance aimed at ensuring children get fed when school’s not in session. Florida schools are reopened, his staff contended, so the state didn’t need the money. The pushback was furious. Read on for the latest on that story and more Florida education news. This week, the Governor’s Office announced it reversed ...
Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.) says she won’t vote for President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion social spending plan in its current […] The post Rep. Adams threatens to vote against spending bill over HBCU funding appeared first on TheGrio.
- Kansas City Star
Over the last few years, there have been several racist incidents at different schools that made headlines in the Kansas City metro.
- Idaho Statesman
The Treasure Valley’s largest high schools announced expectations for fans with the state in crisis standards of care.
Once the darlings of Wall Street and venture capital as recently as the beginning of this year, China’s edtech firms are now wondering if they will be able to remain solvent long enough to see the beginning of the next. In a series of sweeping regulations, the central government has taken a wrecking ball to an education and test-prep industry worth billions, the collective value of both the schedules and wallets of the country’s urban, middle-class families. The most impactful policies were introduced in July, and they include a ban on any for-profit tutoring services focused on the country’s core public school curriculum, oriented around the make-or-break high school and university entrance exams.
- Charlotte Observer
Stakes were high before the school board agreed to change COVID rules: NC leaders threatened to ‘take over’ schools, board chairwoman says.
- The 74
We have a once-in-a-generation moment of unprecedented need, support, and opportunity. COVID-19 has disrupted schools across the country, negatively impacting student learning, especially for students of color and students experiencing poverty. Enter American Rescue Plan’s Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds, about $200 billion with $22 billion dedicated specifically to address learning loss […]
- The 74
Confronting classrooms without permanent teachers, school administrators across the country are turning to an assortment of incentives — many of them financial, some unprecedented — to fill widespread vacancies. Some districts are offering thousands in signing bonuses, others adapt to four-day work weeks and many are easing the way for college students or other would-be […]
- USA TODAY
A small group of students allegedly posted a petition online calling for bringing back slavery in the United States, according to multiple reports.
- Hartford Courant
Parents waiting for late school buses in Bristol Thursday morning said the disruption due to a shortage of drivers is costing them money, lost sleep and daily frustration. Parents said they are dealing with the situation as best they can, but some said they have been late for work and appointments and they do not get enough advance notice about when buses will arrive. The nationwide shortage ...
- The 74
For the past year and a half, teachers have worked tirelessly to connect with students. We moved curricula online and helped students get access to laptops and broadband and to navigate digital learning platforms. Virtual learning was better than nothing, but it wasn’t nearly as effective as the classroom for most kids. Going into a […]
- Washington Examiner
A Virginia school board will not adopt a statewide policy that introduces certain protections to gay and lesbian students.
- Business Insider
A California school district is putting 'now hiring' flyers in students' lunch boxes to help fill 200 job openings during a staff shortage, a report says
The school district, in the Mojave Desert, hopes the flyers will get to parents and help it fill more than 200 job openings.
- Miami Herald
Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down Wednesday on his insistence that parents should decide whether their children wear masks at school and whether they should quarantine or attend school after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.