Over 100 backpacks have been stuffed with classroom materials and will be given to students to help them with the start of the new school year.
A Florida teacher was removed from the school after a viral TikTok shows him berating a student for not standing during the Pledge of Allegiance
The teacher can be heard in the video asking the student, who appears to be Latino, where he is from: "Mexico or Guatemala? Where?" the teacher asks.
- The 74
When Lauren McKinnon heard a new public elementary school was opening close to her home in Dallas, it was good news; but when she learned the school would offer an all-girls education format with a focus on STEM, she was excited, knowing inequities often exist for girls – like her daughters – in math and […]
- Tallahassee Democrat
FAMU students' claim the state’s education system has given FAMU, an HBCU, equal funds or resources compared to other universities, including FSU.
- Herald Times Reporter
School board member Tony Vlastelica said 'teachers and staff can certainly have an opinion,' but the policy states it can't be shared in a classroom.
82 Percent Of HBCUs Are Broadband Deserts — Here's How Billionaire Robert F. Smith Has Formed A Partnership To Change That
The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference is an event where the HBCU community comes together to envision how to combat the barriers it faces while also being given its flowers for its persistent advancement through it all.
Opinion: Kanye West Doesn’t Read, So Why Would Anyone Pay $15,000 For Their Kid To Go To His School?
The rapper has doubled down on his claims about reading and yet opened a school that runs on a few classes and vibes.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A video of a man’s arrest at the University of North Texas quickly amassed thousands of interactions on Twitter.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The policy “brings up a question of First Amendment rights,” a Paso Robles High School teacher said.
A warning for those anticipating at least a portion of their student loans being forgiven: It’s not necessarily a done deal. President Biden’s plan calls for $10,000 in student-loan forgiveness for people earning up to $125,000, with $10,000 in additional loan relief for borrowers who received a Pell grant while in college. Kantrowitz referred to a Supreme Court ruling that once declared that Congress doesn’t “hide elephants in mouseholes” — meaning a piece of policy that has significant economic or political implications has to be explicitly authorized by Congress.
- The 74
Programming Note: As we navigate through another school year impacted by COVID, John Bailey’s policy and research briefings will be shifting to an every-other-week schedule at The 74. Watch for our next edition in your inbox Oct. 7 — and click here to see the full archive. This Week’s Top Story Scientists Debate How Lethal […]
An LGBT student group has agreed to hold off on forcing Yeshiva University to formally recognize it while the Jewish school in New York City appeals a judge's order requiring it to do so - an action the institution said would violate its religious values. Yeshiva last week halted all student club activities after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block New York state court judge Lynn Kotler's June order requiring the university to recognize the Y.U. Pride Alliance. Y.U. Pride Alliance said it made the "painful and difficult decision" to agree to stay the judge's order while the Yeshiva pursues its appeals because it did not want the school to "punish" other students.
- Associated Press
In some Tampa Bay-area schools, students use foam rollers and vibrating spheres to massage their muscles as they work toward goals for strength and flexibility. It’s all part of a new physical education curriculum from quarterback Tom Brady, whose vision for healthy living is fueling a fitness empire. The arrangement with schools in Pinellas County, Florida, marks a foray into education for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers superstar and his methods — including some that have been criticized as pseudoscience.
- Panama City News Herald
Bay County NAACP officials say they want the district to do more to ensure similar incidents can't happen in future.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Amid budget crunch, Penn State trustees spent nearly $318,000 on meals, lodging and more for meetings
While it’s common for boards to cover the cost of doing business, details of the spending come as the university raises tuition and slashes spending to overcome a $127 million budget deficit.
- KTLA - Los Angeles
School superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced Thursday that the drug, also known as naloxone, will be in all schools within the next month. It follows several overdoses at Southern California schools, including a fatal one at a Hollywood high school.
Florida's veteran-to-teacher pathway has garnered 392 applicants since the beginning of summer.
- Fox News
COVID-19 drove parents to home-school their kids, but classroom politicization kept them there, Texas mom says
A Texas mother moved her children from public school to home-school to keep her children away from gender identity discussions and to avoid political bias.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
At Nolan Catholic, kids are more engaged in the real world — and not just at school. [Opinion]
- American City Business Journals
A top leader at Maryland's oldest historically Black university talks about how its fundraising strategy has transformed.
- KABC – Los Angeles
An L.A. mother claims school officials ignored her concern after her son was bullied and called racial slurs, and one incident that allegedly stemmed from bullying was caught on video.