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Catholic bishop hopes residential school apology will improve Indigenous relations

Some Indigenous leaders say it remains to be seen whether remorse will be backed up with actions

The Globe and Mail - Top Stories - 5 hours ago

Federal Judges Block Tennessee's School Mask Opt-out in 2 More Counties

Federal judges granted injunctions on Sept. 24 in two more Tennessee counties against the enforcement of Republican Gov. ...

Epoch Times - US News - 5 hours ago

First-grader refuses to take off mask for school photo because mom told him to keep it on at all times

A first-grader in Las Vegas listened so carefully to his mother's mask mandate that he refused to take it off even for his school photo.

New York Daily News - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Hudson's Bay's sale of orange shirts to support residential school survivors raises questions -- Stephanie Cram -- News

In an Instagram post earlier this week, the Hudson's Bay Company said it is selling orange shirts with the slogan "Every Child Matters" — leading many Indigenous people to wonder whether the company is profiting off the painful legacy of residential schools.

CBC News - Top Stories - 8 hours ago

After captivity, Nigerian students seek overseas education

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Emmanuel Benson was planning to get his diploma in horticulture and landscaping from Nigeria’s Federal College of Forestry Mecha...

Toronto Star - World - 11 hours ago

Meghan Markle wore £5,600 outfit on visit to New York school

The couple also met the United Nations Secretary General during their visit to New York

International The News - Entertainment - 13 hours ago

Music -- Singer Julie Hough: 'Our teacher told us – "women hardly ever get pregnant from rape." Ergo, it is not really that important'

Someone burnt a copy of The Bends by Radiohead onto a CD for Julie Hough when she was 14. She listened to it every night for a year in her bedroom in Galway. “I had a really strong reaction to a lot of albums growing up, but that one really moved me.”

Independent.ie - Entertainment - 13 hours ago

Washington state bus driver stabbed to death in front of elementary school students

"Our focus right now is on supporting our students and staff who are deeply impacted by this tragedy," said Pasco School District Superintendent Michelle Whitney.

NBC News - US News - 13 hours ago

Elanco students ask school board to heed mask order [opinion]

Editor’s note: Eastern Lancaster County School District is permitting parents to opt their children out of the state’s school mask mandate without obtaining a doctor’s signature proving an allowable medical,

Lancaster Online - Top Stories - 17 hours ago

School bus driver stabbed to death in front of students in Washington state

A school bus driver was fatally stabbed in front of students after picking them up from a Washington state elementary school Friday afternoon, authorities said.

New York Daily News - US News - 1 day ago

Driver stabbed, killed on school bus with students aboard

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A school bus driver was stabbed after he had picked up students...

Seattlepi.com - Top Stories - 1 day ago

25 years later, the Buena Vista Social Club still connects the world through old-school mambo

Recorded in Havana, Cuba, 25 years ago, the Buena Vista Social Club drew together many older musicians and gave their careers a second life. The album quickly became an international sensation.

PRI - Entertainment - 1 day ago

Covid: DoE asks CBSE to waive-off board exam fees of Class 10,12 govt school students

According to government officials, CBSE has not yet replied to the letter

Deccan Chronicle - Top Stories - 1 day ago

TikTok's latest craze: Stealing stuff from school

United States News -Teenagers are acting out - and their high schools are the victims.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

The Straits Times - World - 1 day ago

Opinion: School vaccine mandates are best path to a post-pandemic world

The U.S. remains enmeshed in a public health emergency.

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Opinion - 2 days ago

Photos -- Hundreds mourn slain London teacher Sabina Nessa at vigil, denounce violence against women -- World

Hundreds gathered to light candles and mourn slain primary school teacher Sabina Nessa on Friday in southeast London, while demanding an end to violence against women. Nessa's death is the second high-profile killing of a young woman this year in London.

CBC News - World - 2 days ago

Vigils for murdered teacher Sabina Nessa held across Britain as suspect released

Vigils held in London and across Britain to remember murdered teacher Sabina Nessa and highlight violence against women. Meanwhile, a 38-year-old suspect has been released by police under investigation

The Globe and Mail - World - 2 days ago

As Florida punishes schools, study finds masks cut school COVID outbreaks 3.5X

Universal masking prevents some school outbreaks and lowers case rates.

Ars Technica - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Florida's new school quarantine rules create division and worry

Central Florida schools implement the state’s new school quarantine rules, which some applaud and some fear will lead to COVID-19 spread.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 2 days ago

Oregon school board ban educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and LGBT symbols, drawing ire

An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses.

Chicago Tribune - US News - 2 days ago

Harry and Meghan visit with students at a Harlem school

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, offered lots of hugs to kids at a Harlem public school Friday where she read her chi...

Toronto Star - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Education Department repays Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for enforcing mask mandates

The Department of Education on Thursday repaid a group of Florida school board members whose salaries were withheld for implementing mask mandates in defiance of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order that parents, not school officials, must decide how to protect their children in the pandemic.

CNN - Politics - 2 days ago

2 Bay Area school districts approve COVID vaccine mandate

They're the first in Northern California.

SF Gate - Politics - 2 days ago

Just weeks into the academic year, school nurses are already stressed by COVID-19 pandemic, shortages

School nurses in the Baltimore area are shouldering pandemic duties on top of their day jobs and are burning out just weeks into the new year.

The Baltimore Sun - Health - 2 days ago

Florida says asymptotic kids exposed to Covid can attend school

The new Florida surgeon general and Gov. DeSantis say schools can allow asymptomatic kids that were exposed to Covid-19 to attend school. CNN's Nick Valencia reports.

CNN - US News - 3 days ago

Somerset County school board to try again with virtual meeting on Sept. 28

WESTOVER — Before it even started Somerset County Board of Education Chair Penny Nicholson gaveled to close the regularly scheduled September meeting when some members of the public refused to …

Bay to Bay News - Top Stories - 3 days ago

REPORT ON BUSINESS -- How this education company is using tech to take the load off teachers

JoeZoo’s software uses machine learning and natural language processing to give students more frequent feedback

The Globe and Mail - Technology - 3 days ago

UCT Online High School selected Top 12 Innovator at World Economic Forum -- By Zodidi Dano

The UCT Online High School has been selected among the 12 Top Innovators in The WorldClass Education Challenge at the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021.

Independent Online - Top Stories - 3 days ago

Education Ministry to deny pay from unvaccinated teachers who decline COVID testing

Teaching staff will not be allowed on school premises starting Oct. 3 unless they present proof of vaccination or recovery, or recent coronavirus test and will be given 'unjustified absence'

YNET News - Science - 3 days ago

Orange teachers push for bigger raises as school board laments state budget cuts

The Orange County teachers union and district leaders are at odds over raises as district deals with a leaner 2021-22 budget.

Orlando Sentinel - US News - 3 days ago

Opinion: Delaying school start times literally saves student lives

Starting middle and high school later reduces absences, improves health and increases graduation rates.

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Opinion - 4 days ago

Money isn't the problem. COVID-19 creates a dire U.S. shortage of teachers and school staff

Schools have welcomed students back to classrooms but face a new challenge: a shortage of teachers and staff the likes of which some districts say they have never seen.

Los Angeles Times - Top Stories - 4 days ago

Opinion: Community college students need a better path to four-year schools

What message is sent to our students who are denied by their local CSU or UC?

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Opinion - 4 days ago

As CPS board OKs new $11M police contract, community groups praise district's progress on school cops

The unified message ahead of the vote is a stark departure from this time last year, when students and police-free school advocates marched through the city and protested outside the downtown Chicago Public Schools headquarters.

Chicago Sun-Times - Politics - 4 days ago

Top Turkish court rules former teacher was tortured in police custody

Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled on May 18, 2021 that a former teacher arrested for links to the Gülen movement was tortured in detention and his rights violated, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing Bold Medya.

Turkish Minute - Top Stories - 4 days ago

Tennessee student athletes lead fans, parents in prayer after school prohibits coaches from participating

High school football players at Upperman High School and Stone Memorial High School in Tennessee led parents and fans in prayer after the local school district prohibited teachers and coaches from leading students in prayer.

Fox News - Top Stories - 4 days ago

School board election becomes a referendum on diversity plan

Southlake, Texas, seems to have it all: stately homes, intense civic pride, and above all, terrific schools. So when a video surfaced in 2018 showing Southlake high school students chanting the N-word—and when Black residents came forward to share stories of racist harassment and bullying—the school board vowed to make changes. But the unveiling of the Cultural Competence Action Plan set off a backlash that’s consumed Southlake, fueled by a growing national crusade against critical race theory.

NBC News - Top Stories - 6 days ago

Baltimore-area school districts are publicizing COVID cases and quarantines differently. Here's why it may look uneven.

Experts say coronavirus data dashboards for Maryland schools may paint a confusing picture for parents trying to understand the risks associated with students going back into classrooms.

The Baltimore Sun - Health - 13 days ago

Los Angeles school district mandates COVID-19 vaccines for students

The Los Angeles Board of Education approved a proposal Thursday that would require all students 12 and older to be vaccinated by January.

New York Daily News - Health - 17 days ago

Global Teacher Prize Award beckons city educationist

Musunuri, a teacher of Social Studies, English and Maths in Hyderabad has made it to the Top-50 Shortlist for Global Teacher prize 2021

Deccan Chronicle - Science - 17 days ago

How a 529 plan can help with education loans after graduation

The beneficiary can use as much as $10,000 to repay student loans, including federal and most private loans, without taxes or penalties.

Los Angeles Times - Business - 17 days ago

Higher Education Is Indispensable and Deeply Meaningful if Done Properly | Opinion

I think college is worth it if you don't think of it as a finishing school or a trade school.

Newsweek - Opinion - 18 days ago

Anti-mask Florida dad charged with child abuse for attack on student outside daughter's high school

A Florida dad fighting his daughter’s high school’s mask mandate assaulted another student, pushing her and wrenching her arm, according to police.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

Has Your School Had a COVID Outbreak? Is Your District Following CDC Guidelines? Help Us Report.

As the Delta variant spreads across the country, ProPublica is reporting on the health and safety of students. Tell ProPublica whether your school is following CDC guidelines and whether any students, faculty or staff have gotten sick.

ProPublica - Top Stories - 1 month ago

Texas school district makes COVID-19 masks part of dress code, avoiding Abbott's ban

One Texas school district found a clever loophole around Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on a mask mandate.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

8,400 students in a single Florida school district are already in COVID-19 quarantine

Less than a week after one Florida school district welcomed students back for the fall semester, officials have scrambled to get an emergency board meeting on the schedule to deal with the overwhelming COVID-19 outbreak.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

Texas Supreme Court blocks school mask mandates, San Antonio and Dallas vow to uphold rule anyway

The Texas Supreme Court sided with Gov. Greg Abbott late Sunday, blocking the mask mandates recently instituted in the San Antonio and Dallas school districts. The schools, however, promised to fight on.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

More than 400 Palm Beach County students required to quarantine after COVID outbreak emerges two days into new school year

Thousands of students, many of them without masks, returned to their classrooms in Florida’s Palm Beach County for their first day of school this week. By their second, hundreds were required to quarantine.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threatens to withhold salary from school superintendents who mandate COVID-19 masks

Florida school superintendents may be forced to choose between their paycheck and keeping their students protected from COVID-19.

New York Daily News - Health - 1 month ago

As Demand for Cybersecurity Experts Skyrockets, Clark College Launches New Degree Program

One thing the Covid pandemic has taught us is how much of our activities can be conducted online: Buying groceries, attending meetings, even watching the latest blockbuster movie. Unfortunately, all t

The Columbian - Top Stories - 3 months ago