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Education

Slain high school lacrosse player remembered in moving show of unity between opposing teams

James “Jimmy” McGrath, who died in a stabbing outside a high school party Saturday, received honors from his community at his team’s first lacrosse game since the tragedy

Fox News - Top Stories - 13 minutes ago

Connecticut high school lacrosse player murder: Rival school confirms student arrested in stabbing

The juvenile suspect in a Connecticut high school lacrosse player’s stabbing death attended a rival Catholic school, officials have confirmed.

Fox News - Top Stories - 38 minutes ago

Ohio students face discipline for posting 'Blacks only,' 'whites only' signs posted over water fountains at high school

Northwest Local School District said officials were first made aware of the racist incident at Colerain High School on May 5.

NBC News - US News - 39 minutes ago

Ohio students suspended for posting racist signs -- Administrators at Colerain High School near Cincinnati say the signs were posted above water fountains for about 30 seconds on May 5, before being removed by the students who put them there.

Administrators at Colerain High School near Cincinnati say the signs were posted above water fountains for about 30 seconds on May 5, before being removed by the students who put them there.

CBS News - US News - 1 hour ago

Mom suing school district for ignoring FOIA of gender, ethnic curriculum calls on schools to work with parents

A mom in Rochester, Michigan is suing her school district for ignoring FOIA requests she submitted, requesting curriculum for a Gender and Ethnic Studies high school class.

Fox News - US News - 2 hours ago

Connecticut teen charged with fatal stabbing death of high school student

Shelton Police Department Lt. Robert Kozlowsky joined 'Fox & Friends' to discuss the latest in the investigation into the death of James McGrath.

Fox News - US News - 3 hours ago

The Highlands School announces K-8 expansion, planned closure of upper school

The Highlands School, an independent school for students with language-based learning differences in Harford County, announced that it will expand its K-8 program and phase out its upper school.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 5 hours ago

Residential school survivors, Indigenous leaders say Queen should apologize next -- Olivia Stefanovich

Now that residential school survivors have an initial apology from Pope Francis for the conduct of some Catholics at the facilities, president of the Métis National Council Cassidy Caron says the Queen should be the next to apologize.

CBC News - Politics - 7 hours ago

Electrical fire at Logan Heights school site injures construction worker

The fire was reported shortly before 7:30 a.m. at the Logan-Memorial Educational Complex; students and staff did not have to evacuate classrooms

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Top Stories - 16 hours ago

This state is enrolling fewer Latino and Black college students in remedial courses. It's working.

California schools are seeing better outcomes among Latino and other students as a coalition recognized the community colleges leading the shift.

NBC News - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

Former college athlete's husband charged with her murder

Police in Lawrence, Kansas, arrested Chad Marek on a first-degree murder charge in the death of former KansasRegan Noelle Gibbs, according to the <a...

CNN - World - 18 hours ago

Thanks, John Sarbanes, for advocating for school health centers | READER COMMENTARY

Maryland congressman has been a leading voice for improving access to health care for low-income children.

The Baltimore Sun - Opinion - 20 hours ago

5 people wounded by gunfire in Chicago Tuesday — one in a grade school, two near another grade school

A 7-year-old boy was grazed in a classroom at Disney Magnet School, and two people were wounded near Finkl Academy.

Chicago Sun-Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Why the Law School Admission Test Needs to Go

Putting an end to the LSAT will take more than a simple American Bar Association recommendation.

Newsweek - Opinion - 1 day ago

The secret girls school defying the Taliban

The teachers fear being arrested or beaten after the Taliban banned most teenage girls from education.

BBC News - Top Stories - 1 day ago

The other higher-education financing problem | Commentary

A full course load is required for many forms of college financial aid, and as a UCF professor writes, that can lead many students to make hard choices on attending college.

Orlando Sentinel - Opinion - 1 day ago

Education Minister visits new Al Kheesa Preparatory School

Doha: Minister of Education and Higher Education H E Buthaina bint Ali Al Jabr Al Nuaimi, yesterday paid an inspection visit to a new Al Kheesa Prepar...

Peninsula Qatar - Health - 1 day ago

High school teacher having affair with student busted by husband, police say

Olivia Ortz, 26, was accused of having a relationship with a 17-year-old girl at Wilmington High School in Western Pennsylvania.

New York Daily News - US News - 1 day ago

Little Village high school gets sorely needed investment

“In a neighborhood with the most youth in the entire city of Chicago and some of the least amount of greenspace, projects like this are a game-changer,” said New Life Center Pastor Matt DeMateo.

Chicago Sun-Times - Politics - 1 day ago

Ontario party leaders debate affordability, health care and improving public education -- May 16, 2022

Doug Ford, Andrea Horwath, Steven Del Duca and Mike Schreiner squared off on key issues facing the province in the second debate of the Ontario election

The Globe and Mail - Politics - 1 day ago

College student finds possible 'critical race theory' in Florida math book, report finds

Two men affiliated with Hillsdale College found possible CRT references in Florida math books.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 1 day ago

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr pay off student loans for Otis College graduating class

The school was given “the largest gift in the history of Otis College” through the Spiegel Family Fund, Otis College president Charles Hirschhorn said.

NBC News - Technology - 1 day ago

Sturgis One Room School Museum site for Juneteenth celebration, reunion of descendants of former students

POCOMOKE CITY — There will be a celebration of Juneteenth and reunion of those whose families attended the former Sturgis School on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will …

Bay to Bay News - Entertainment - 1 day ago

CPS students give Instagram treatment to school lunches like this very sad hot dog

Students and a faculty member at Phillips Academy H.S. have taken the meals into a photo studio to shine a light on the often unappetizing offerings.

Chicago Sun-Times - Top Stories - 2 days ago

High school student runs sub-4 minute mile, breaking record -- Gary Martin has gotten extremely close to breaking this record during other track meets this year, but at a meet on Monday, he finally did it.

Gary Martin has gotten extremely close to breaking this record during other track meets this year, but at a meet on Monday, he finally did it.

CBS News - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and wife Miranda Kerr pay student loans for entire graduating class at L.A. art college

No sooner had Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel and his wife, model and makeup mogul Miranda Kerr, received honorary degrees at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles than they turned around and pledged to pay off the graduating class’s student loans.

New York Daily News - US News - 2 days ago

Class of 2022 college grads wooed by employers, buoyed by hot job market: 'It's definitely a great time to be graduating'

The class of 2022 is entering what some labor experts say is the brightest job market for college graduates in recent history.

Chicago Tribune - Business - 2 days ago

From the Archive - When Catholic nuns opened San Francisco's first college for women - Historic Lone Mountain was home to the city's first all-women institute of higher education. Completed in the 1930s, the San Francisco College for Women was the only place in the city where a woman could get a degree.

Before it became part of the University of San Francisco, the historic hill Lone Mountain was home to the city’s first all-women institute of higher education. Opened by Catholic nuns, the San Francisco College for Women was the only place in the city where a woman could get a degree.

San Francisco Chronicle - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Review: High school fencers go blade to blade in 'Athena' at Writers Theatre in Glencoe

In Gracie Gardner’s two-character play, Athena is a 17-year-old who likes having a warrior moniker. Gardner has written a character study of two smart, self-reflective teenagers with the added appeal of real fencing.

Chicago Tribune - Entertainment - 3 days ago

School censorship mars end of Florida school year, LGBTQ advocates say

LGBTQ advocates say they are seeing a flurry of school censorship directed at their community, even before controversial legislation known by critics as the “don’t say gay” law takes effect.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 5 days ago

California elementary school student shared Skittles-like cannabis candy at recess, officials say

A California elementary school fourth-grade student shared cannabis-infused candies with other students, officials revealed.

Fox News - Weird - 5 days ago

Iowa teenagers accused of murdering high school Spanish teacher to be tried as adults

A pair of Iowa teenagers accused of murdering their high school Spanish teacher will be tried as adults when their case heads to court in November, a judge has ruled.

Fox News - US News - 5 days ago

Democrats' support for school closings comes back to bite

Mary Katharine Ham writes the high academic and social costs of remote learning and closed schools are now indisputable, but there is also a political cost -- one that Democrats have already paid in several recent elections and may just pay again this November.

CNN - Opinion - 6 days ago

Oakland school board will choose a replacement after former president torches district in parting...

The Oakland school board voted late Wednesday to select a replacement to fill a vacant...

San Francisco Chronicle - Politics - 6 days ago

Why My Sex Education Started With Romance Novels

Like any bookworm, I went searching for answers at my public library—technically, my bookmobile’s collection of mass-market paperbacks.

Jezebel - Health - 6 days ago

6 art-school stars from around Boston to watch in 2022

This year’s artists are from Boston University, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Lesley University College of Art & Design.

Boston Globe - Top Stories - 7 days ago

L.A. school board delays student COVID-19 vaccine mandate without any discussion

The postponement of the COVID-19 student mandate is related to high vaccine rate among older students and few transmissions in schools, officials say.

Los Angeles Times - Health - 8 days ago

College students are in a mental health crisis

In this month’s Better Homes and Gardens, readers were treated to a lovely interview with British singer and actor Harry Styles — shot neither at his home nor garden, but nevertheless very revealing.

New York Daily News - Opinion - 8 days ago

A San Diego City College alumna will become the first Mexico-born woman to fly in space

Katya Echazarreta will travel aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Science - 9 days ago

The Electoral College Increases Election Security | Opinion

The process of electing candidates to office and the rules of our elections are a political issue.

Newsweek - Opinion - 9 days ago

Jill Biden meets Ukraine refugees in Bucharest school

The first lady saw firsthand the relief efforts to assist some of the 900,000 Ukrainians who have fled to Romania since Russia invaded Ukraine.

Star Tribune - World - 11 days ago

The Price Kids Pay: Ticketed at school

Thousands of Illinois students a year are receiving tickets at school for conduct that violates local laws, an investigation by the Tribune and ProPublica has found.

Chicago Tribune - Top Stories - 13 days ago

Black Students in Illinois Are Far More Likely to Be Ticketed by Police for School Behavior Than White Students

Federal data has shown Illinois schools suspend and expel Black students at disproportionate rates. Now we know it’s happening with tickets and fines, too.

ProPublica - Top Stories - 13 days ago

Lawsuit accuses for-profit coding school of misleading student about instruction, job prospects

The for-profit S.F. coding academy Bloom Institute of Technology, formerly Lambda School,...

San Francisco Chronicle - Business - 16 days ago

First Look -- Car living: College students hit hard by US housing crunch -- Amid the U.S. housing shortage, college students are feeling the squeeze as rent prices soar. To cope, students are opting for longer commutes or sleeping in their cars until more affordable options become available close to campus.

Amid the U.S. housing shortage, college students are feeling the squeeze as rent prices soar. To cope, students are opting for longer commutes or sleeping in their cars until more affordable options become available close to campus.

Christian Science Monitor - Business - 21 days ago

Florida Rep. Randy Fine calls school leader 'whore,' threatens Special Olympics | Commentary

Florida Rep. Randy Fine led the fight against Disney last week. This week, he’s explaining why he called a female school leader a ‘whore’ and suggested the Special Olympics might be defunded.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 22 days ago

A Bipartisan Win for Texas: Electric School Buses

Diesel-fueled engines harm kids’ health and pollute the atmosphere. Texas school districts are switching to cleaner alternatives.

Texas Observer - Environment - 1 month ago

What Increasingly Partisan and Venomous Wisconsin School Board Races Reveal About American Elections

As traditionally nonpartisan school board campaigns become polarized battlegrounds, voters in next week’s Wisconsin races may set the tone for how contentious races across the country will become this year.

ProPublica - Politics - 1 month ago

BeReal, the 'casual Instagram' that college kids are logging into

BeReal users receive a single notification en masse prompting them to take two photos -...

Houston Chronicle - Technology - 1 month ago

School bombed in Ukraine city; Zelensky cites war crimes

Some 400 civilians said to be sheltering in art school, which local officials say was destroyed in the bombing with many believed to be trapped in the rubble in worst hit Ukraine city

YNET News - World - 1 month ago

School District Where Toxic Chemicals Lingered for Years Offers $34 Million Settlement to Families

The settlement would go to nearly 200 students and parents at a Seattle-area school where PCBs are still being cleaned up eight years after they were discovered.

ProPublica - Environment - 3 months ago

New Jersey to lift school mask mandate in March

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy will lift the state mask mandate for schools on March 7, but local districts will still have the authority to keep their own in place.

New York Daily News - Health - 3 months ago

Wiley: A comfortable education is dangerous. Challenge kids...

The current push to challenge books — because they center the experiences of LGBTQ...

Houston Chronicle - Opinion - 3 months ago

Heartbroken Irish boy who failed to get into Music college stuns all with viral street performance

WE THINK a certain Irish Music college is going to be regretting losing out on this student...A ...

Irish Post - Weird - 6 months ago