Why teachers will — and won’t — discuss Buffalo grocery store shooting
A frank conversation in teachers' tweets.
Apple CEO Tim Cook to Gallaudet graduates: ‘Lead with your values’
The technology giant has helped the university expand accessibility for the deaf and hard-of-hearing, officials said.
Disadvantaged kids hurt by keeping pandemic’s relaxed teaching style
Veteran teacher sees students robbed of the chance to learn how to handle stress in the pandemic’s most troublesome long-term impact on schools, the notion that academic pressure is bad.
In reversal, Fairfax to offer teachers raises for Idaho grad classes
The Idaho State program was listed by the school system in documents given to teachers as one of the regionally accredited universities whose class credits could count towards additional salary.
Population booms are overwhelming schools in Montana
The rapid growth in and around Bozeman, Mont., threatens the reputation — and sustainability — of its public schools.
Duke student’s graduation speech mirrors some language in Harvard address
Some of the themes and language of the Sunday speech from Duke's Priya Parkash appeared to have been mirrored from Sarah Abushaar's 2014 commencement address at Harvard University.
Investigation finds burial sites at 53 federal Indian boarding schools
The Department of the Interior found that the children died in the custody of the schools.
‘News and information chaos’ grows — and other news literacy lessons
From the News Literacy Project.
It will soon cost more to borrow money for college
After a stretch of record lows, interest rates on federal student loans are set to climb.
Montgomery County school board approves superintendent’s contract
Montgomery County Superintendent Monifa B. McKnight will receive $320,000 annually in base pay.
Facing pushback, Biden administration clarifies charter school rules
After coming under significant pressure from charter school advocates, the Biden administration on Wednesday clarified that tough new rules for federal funding of charter schools are not as tough as they appear.
After covid cases surge, some Johns Hopkins students want online exams
The school reported 531 positive tests on campus in the past seven days, and re-imposed several pandemic rules in the final days of the semester.
More money would go to D.C.’s at-risk students under council proposal
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) called this spending proposal the “single most important” new idea in the fiscal year 2023 budget.
DeSantis mandates lessons on communism for high school students
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed into law H.B. 395, declaring Nov. 7 as a new state holiday — “Victims of Communism Day” — on which public schools are required to teach high school students about the “atrocities” that have been imposed by communist regimes.
The next book ban: States aim to limit titles students can search for
Republican legislation in several states would restrict school library databases.
Va. school board delays vote on telling parents how students self-identify
The resolution was troubling for LGBTQ advocates concerned about the impact on students.
DeSantis accused textbooks of ‘indoctrination.’ Here’s what he meant.
Florida's Education Department rejected more than 40 percent of math textbooks from publishers who sought to sell their books to school districts. It pointed to examples of "critical race theory" and social-emotional learning.
Virtual learning set poor children even further behind, study shows
The must vulnerable students are worse-off academically than they were before the pandemic.
No LSAT? Legal group weighs test-optional admissions for law schools.
Law schools would be given a green light to end admission test requirements, under a recommendation from a key committee of the American Bar Association that is scheduled for review in a public meeting later this month.
How false reports of homework overload in America have spread so far
Confusing debate suggests homework is too much when it’s often too little