A group of community members gathered inside Mt. Juliet Elementary School on Tuesday to welcome back teachers for the new school year.
- 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.
- Kansas City Star
“People are realizing that these schools shouldn’t be open and that more people are speaking out,” said a former student of a Missouri Christian boarding school.
- Men's Health
Amazon is currently offering deals on tons of back-to-school essentials for college and high school students and beyond.
An ongoing teacher shortage across the U.S. is forcing officials to come up with creative solutions before the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
- Tallahassee Democrat
A Florida A&M master's degree graduate posted an Instagram photo of herself without clothes on in front of the iconic Rattler statue.
Meet a doctor with $895,000 in student debt whose balance has surged on an income-based repayment plan: 'It's just wildly out of control now'
Kathleen LaRose originally took out $200,000 in student loans to get her degree in podiatric medicine, but interest has caused her debt load to spiral.
- 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.
- Town & Country
Actress Jennifer Garner traveled to eastern Kentucky in her capacity as a Save the Children trustee and ambassador.
- 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).
- 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...
Kick the school season off with pride.
- 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
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — Despite the urging of the state’s health department to resume school-based COVID-19 testing for students this fall, officials at several Illinois districts said this week they are halting the program due to waning interest from parents and the availability of home tests. “We’ve decided not to offer SHIELD testing as we start the new school year, but we’re always cautious, and will be ...
- The Root
After the mass shooting Uvalde, Texas, we all have been debating the best ways to keep children safe from gun violence. Common sense would think to pass more gun safety legislation to cut down the number of school shootings. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that all six Madison County schools in North Carolina will have an AR-15. Each of the guns will be locked inside a safe and will also hold ammunition and breaching tools for barricaded doors.
- 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 News-Press
The Lee County School District provided the following information on protocols related to COVID-19 for the 2022-23 school year.
- Wichita Eagle
The state department of education has loosened restrictions for acquiring a temporary substitute teaching license because of the teacher shortage.
- State College Centre Daily Times
Districts are recommending eligible families sign up for subsidized lunches before school starts in late August. Here’s how to sign up.