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200,000 student-loan borrowers get a 'grand slam' after a federal judge moves them closer to $6 billion in debt cancellation
After Biden's Education Dept. reached a settlement with defrauded student-loan borrowers, a judge granted preliminary approval of the debt relief.
- Raleigh News and Observer
The group says low pay could drive veteran teachers out of the profession and deter new educators from entering it.
- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
- Trojans Wire
George Patton and Dwight Eisenhower would recognize the chat we had with @MarkRogersTV: You take a hill before the enemy can get it. Realignment feels that way right now.
- The Telegraph
Schools that only offer “gender neutral” lavatories are acting unlawfully, Suella Braverman has said as she uses a major speech to set out the Government’s legal advice on transgender pupils.
- The 74
Schools have been trying to return to normal after three years of closures, disruption and setbacks, so it’s no surprise that the pandemic has taken a toll on educators’ morale. Yet, thus far, public school educators nationally have not left their jobs at notably higher rates than before the pandemic began. Even so, poor morale […]
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The district will discuss the proposed changes in its meeting Tuesday evening.
- The Conversation
Teachers face a range of challenges, but hiring more teachers won't fix them. AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezStates have recently focused their efforts to reduce the nation’s teacher shortage by promoting strategies that “remove or relax barriers to entry” to quickly bring new people into the teaching profession. California, for example, allows teacher candidates to skip basic skills and subject matter tests if they have taken approved college courses. New Mexico is replacing subject skills tests w
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Russians do not allow children from occupied territories to take National Multi-Subject Test Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine
Mykhailo Zahorodnii, Ukrainska Pravda. Zhyttia - 8 August 2022 The Russians are exerting pressure and not allowing Ukrainian school-leavers from the occupied territories to take the National Multi-Subject Test (NMT).
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
News on the federal student loans pause and possible student loan forgiveness could come soon—until then, there are some key things to know about student loans and taxes.
- The 74
Each of the nearly 4 million students who graduated high school this spring faces major decisions this summer. Do they want to pursue further education? If so, what do they want to study and where? How will they afford it? Will they begin working immediately? If so, are they moving out of their family home? […]
During the Northside United Summer Band camp, students play instruments, learn dance and discipline. At the end of the two […] The post There are no HBCUs in Minnesota, so three HBCU grads started a band camp to introduce the culture appeared first on TheGrio.
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
With no word yet from the White House on an official extension to the student loan payment moratorium and the September 1 repayment start-up date quickly approaching, lenders have no choice but to go...
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Madison County parents and residents weigh in on the decision to have AR-15s in schools. Here's what they had to say.
- USA TODAY
Some North Carolina schools now have locked-up AR-15s for law enforcement. Gun-safety experts are appalled
A North Carolina sheriff says the guns will help law enforcement respond to possible acts of violence at the schools. Gun safety experts disagree.
- The Conversation
Demonstrators stand off with officers July 3, 2022, in Akron, Ohio, as they protest the killing of Jayland Walker, shot by police. Matthew Hatcher/AFP via Getty ImagesThe Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Police forces requiring at least a two-year college degree for employment are less likely to employ officers who engage in actions that cause the deaths of Black and unarmed citizens, according to our new peer-reviewed study of data on 235 U.S. city po
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Gov. Andy Beshear estimated the expense of rebuilding, repairing and refurnishing the region’s flooded schools at more than $100 million. School districts face a tough choice between repeated flooding and finding another location where land is scarce.