The Newport News School Board in Virginia voted 5-1 to remove superintendent George Parker III. The removal comes amid fallout from a 6-year-old boy shooting his first-grade teacher. “Out of tragedy we need to see opportunity,” said School Board Chair Lisa Surles-Law.
People Are Sharing Things That Elementary School Teachers Told Them That Were Totally Wrong, And I Can't Believe Some Of These
"As a nerdy kid interested in space, I told her that it’s the moon actually reflecting the light of the sun, but she did not believe me."
- NBC News
A 29-year-old woman was arrested last week after she spent four days fraudulently enrolled in a New Jersey high school as a student, school district officials said.
New details released about 46 arrested in prostitution sting, including Lewisville ISD coach, youth pastor
Dozens of local men – including some community leaders – were arrested recently at hotels in Frisco and Southlake as part of a multi-agency prostitution sting.
- Patriot Ledger
Two children are dead and a baby was flown to a hospital with traumatic injuries after they were discovered inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night.
The gigantic Packard Auto Plant has been a 3,500,000-square-foot cancer in the heart of Detroit’s Eastside since the brand shuttered the facility in 1956 — two years before the brand would also disappear. After decades of neglect, the looming ruin is finally coming down.
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It’s a tragedy that many observers have struggled to wrap their minds around: How could a 6-year-old access a loaded gun, bring it to school and fire it as his teacher? And how could school leaders ignore multiple warnings the little boy was armed? In the weeks since the Jan. 6 shooting in Newport News, […]
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Students say the teacher was often “aroused” as they were forced into open-mouth kissing, groping and simulated sex, the lawsuit states.
- The Root
On the latest Twitter thread to rock the timeline, a Black mother over in the United Kingdom has called out her daughter’s school for punishing the student based on a “racist” dress code policy, per the Daily Mail. We can drop the quotations. Most dress codes, especially for Catholic private schools, exclude Black hairstyles. The style in question is the popular braided heart.
- Associated Press
Faculty leaders at a Minnesota college that dismissed an art history instructor who showed depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a course have overwhelmingly called for the university president to resign. Faculty leaders at Hamline University said 71 of 92 members who attended a meeting Tuesday voted to call on President Fayneese Miller to resign immediately.
As the prices of onions have soared in recent months in the Philippines, a Filipino bride chose practicality over traditional aesthetics by walking down the aisle with a bouquet of onions. April Lyka Biorrey-Nobis, a 28-year-old bride from Bingawan, Iloilo City, walked down the aisle with an onion bouquet that weighed about 11 pounds on Jan. 21. The unique enterprise was extended to her principal sponsors, who wore onion corsages, and to her bridesmaids, who also walked down the aisle holding onion wreaths.
- Business Insider
A CEO quoted Martin Luther King Jr. in an email to employees announcing layoffs. It did not go over well.
In the email, PagerDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada said the company is eliminating 7% of its global workforce.
- Fox News
Police are investigating after razor blades were found inside the handles of gas pumps in multiple locations across a county in western North Carolina.
The proposal reflects the degree to which Republicans want the next election to be waged around classrooms as much as boardrooms.
- Business Insider
Florida wants its strict race and gender law to influence how an AP class on Black history is taught nationwide
Florida expects the African American history class will be altered for all students because of its laws that limit what can be taught about gender and racism.
Transitioning millions of student-loan borrowers back into repayment this year will be a 'huge undertaking,' Biden's Education Department says
"The world of servicing federal student loans is changing rapidly," Federal Student Aid's management wrote in the agency's 2022 annual report.
Reports newly released by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Thursday revealed that Aiden Fucci, a teenager charged with the murder of 13-year-old Tristyn Bailey, has reportedly engaged in multiple disturbing instances while incarcerated at the Duval County Jail.
Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a Duxbury mother in connection with the deaths of her two young children who were found unconscious in their home on Tuesday night.
When one thinks of Las Vegas and theft, the image that inevitably springs up is one that could come straight out of the Bourne franchise or "Casino Royale" -- one puts on a poker face and smooth-talks an evildoer into giving away information critical to recouping thousands of stolen dollars. As first reported by local news, a hot-air balloon used to take tourists on once-in-a-lifetime tours of the city and nearby Grand Canyon has gone missing only to be recovered in a vacant lot a few days later. How Does A Huge Hot-Air Balloon Go Missing?
The internet is going wild over a video of a 20-year-old Japanese woman snowboarding in a red, long-sleeved kimono
Millions of people watched Sumire Morino shred the slopes in a long-sleeved furisode kimono, which she wore to mark Coming of Age Day in Japan.
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