The CSU system recently announced that all students will need to get the shot, but the timing of that requirement depends on the FDA.
- Business Insider
Florida nightlife is going wild and college students refuse to stop the party even as the Delta variant of the coronavirus rips through the state
Amid the Delta variant's worrying surge, some college students in Florida are defiant that they won't pull back on their full-scale social lives.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Exclusive: At least one UNC-Chapel Hill trustee told the journalism school dean that she was being disingenuous in blaming trustees for losing Nikole Hannah-Jones.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Op-Ed: “I am a registered Republican, not someone with a liberal agenda, but we must ask why are we destroying our public school system when we have the funds for the first time to upgrade it?
- Business Insider
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs order that would strip schools of funding for imposing a mask mandate for students
The CDC recommends that students and staff at schools wear face masks regardless of their vaccination status.
- Washington Examiner
Trial scheduled for suspended gym teacher after refusing to change students' biological gender pronouns
A trial has been scheduled in connection to a lawsuit filed by a Loudoun County, Virginia, physical education teacher who was suspended after saying he would not address transgender students by their preferred pronouns, using their biological pronouns instead.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday issued an executive order that bars local school districts from requiring students to wear masks when they return to the classroom next month.Why it matters: The spread of the Delta variant has led to a spike in new infections across the United States, triggering another round of debate about COVID guidelines in schools.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.DeSantis' announcement comes after the Broward County school bo
- Lexington Herald-Leader
One lucky Kentuckian just became a millionaire.
- USA TODAY
The cultural disputes of decades past offer lessons for the heated CRT education debate consuming politicians, parents and teachers today.
- NBC News
DeSantis on Friday issued an executive order "protecting the rights of parents to make this decision about wearing masks for their children."
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- Idaho Statesman
At their third meeting Thursday, members of the task force heard from a New Zealand man described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as “a far-right conspiracy theorist.”
- The State
This follows an earlier measure to give free tuition to students who apply earliest.
- KTRK – Houston
The school year is around the corner and Superintendent House isn't wasting time in his new role.
The National Equity Atlas, a combined initiative of PolicyLink and University of Southern California’s Equity Research Institute, began tracking rent debt in May, said Sarah Treuhaft, vice president of research at PolicyLink, which does research and advocacy focused on equity. “We should be following their lead, we should be being the pace setters.”
- KGO – San Francisco
After unanimous approval on a contract with a third-party service, students who don't want to be in a classroom this fall will be taught remotely by instructors from Stride Learning Solutions.
- NBC News
Educators say they are especially concerned about students living in poverty, English-language learners and students with disabilities.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Sometimes schools need stability and longevity, other times the situation calls for a fresh start. Every year, school districts assess whether their campuses have the right leaders in the right places. Sometimes, a principal’s retirement requires a replacement. Whatever the reasons, changes at the top are a regular occurrence in area schools. As the 2021-22 school year approaches, here is a ...