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via YouTube/WUSA9Tensions at Howard University reached a boiling point this week as students staged a sit-in over housing conditions they say are so bad that some students have gotten sick, while others have been forced to stay on the streets. The complaints made by students run the gamut from mold infestations, and rats and insects running amuck, to safety concerns, with students questioning why they pay nearly $50,000 a year for such “unlivable” conditions.Students said they had planned a meet
The author shares how even after eight years in the UK, some things about the British school system still get lost in translation.
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Woman frustrated by roommate’s typical at-home behavior: ’She has the same right to the space as you’
The woman wants to make an unusual demand of her roommate.
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Neither School Board President Denise Fears nor Superintendent Dale Herl corrected her, or reacted at all. She might as well have been reading the lunch menu.
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Denton police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old by another student at Denton Guyer High School last week.
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Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation's earliest colleges to do so. The private liberal arts college revised its nondiscrimination policy to add caste to its list of protections for the campus community. The efforts were led by a professor who took an interest in caste discrimination across the country and realized the college needed to recognize it as a form of discrimination, the Bangor Daily News reported.
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School-based police effectively combat some forms of campus violence including fights, according to a major new report, but their presence increases the number of students facing suspensions, expulsions and arrests, particularly if they are Black. In fact, researchers found that the harms of school policing may outweigh its benefits. In addition to making it more […]
The first Black principal of Colleyville Heritage High School has asked for a hearing to appeal the decision by the […] The post First Black principal at Texas high school requests hearing on possible non-renewal of contract appeared first on TheGrio.
Norman Grueneich, who taught theatre arts, can also be heard asking why there's no white history month.
An ‘opposing’ view on the Holocaust? Texas school system presents new perspective on diversity of opinion.
A Texas school tells teachers that, due to the state's new education law, they may need to change how they teach history when it comes to one of the worst genocides ever.
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'I will get hate mail now': Lord Robert Winston backs professor in trans row saying 'you can't change sex'
Lord Robert Winston has said he fears he will be inundated with hate mail after backing a professor in the eye of a trans storm by saying people "can't change sex".
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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to cancel public-school letter grades for the 2020-21 school year, which State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley called a “sensitive issue.”
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The Laraway Community Consolidated School District, west of Chicago, has an ample supply of housing where a family at the poverty line can find an apartment for about $1,000 per month. But if the family wants to move their child to better schools in the nearby Elwood, Union or Manhattan districts they would be hard-pressed […]
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Michigan elementary schools in one district will be doing away with Halloween and Valentine's Day celebrations over concerns that the holidays lack "inclusion" for students.
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The Democrat who will likely become New York City's next mayor says he does not intend to get rid of the city's program for gifted and talented students, nipping plans that outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams said in an interview on CNN on Friday that de Blasio can't get rid of the program in the nation's largest school district until next year, when a new mayor is in place. Adams said he would preserve the program and expand opportunities for advanced learning.
Howard University students are staging a sit-in to demand school officials address safety concerns and give students representation on the board of trustees, Paige writes. Students at the prestigious HBCU are reporting black mold, water leaks, bugs and rodents in university facilities, all while the price of tuition increases. Why it matters: This is the second large student protest of its kind in the last few years at Howard. Students and alumni say the university still isn’t putting students f
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Biden's Education Dept. sends a message to 6 student-loan companies: 'Meet the tougher standards or face consequences'
Three other student-loan companies announced plans to shut down their loan services before borrowers have to restart payments in 2022.
The students who struggle the most with the exam have fallen further behind, a worrisome result that suggests learning loss exacerbated by the pandemic could be catastrophic.
Student Loan Forgiveness: Department of Education’s ‘Transformational’ Changes Improve 99% Rejection Rate
On October 6, the Department of Education announced changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) that will now make new loans eligible for forgiveness that were previously ineligible,...
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Mom of 10-year-old who died of COVID warns pandemic 'is not over'; parents sue Wis. elementary schools after kids test positive
A mom spoke out at her school's board meeting a day after her daughter's funeral. Two separate Wisconsin parents are suing after their children tested positive for COVID-19.