Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Steve Dackin resigned from his job Friday, effective immediately, according to a letter he submitted to the Ohio State Board of Education. The state board selected […]
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Tennessee principal faces firing after dragging student through halls
A Middle Tennessee school board has recommended a principal be fired for dragging a special education student through the school.
Education Secretary calls for federal action to prevent school shootings
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said Thursday he is ashamed the United States is “becoming desensitized to the murder of children” and that action is needed now to prevent more lives from being […]
Investing in education could add $2.54 trillion to the global economy
This is World Economic Forum’s vision for a future-proof Education 4.0, which reflects the LEGO Foundation’s ambition to reimagine education so that children emerge equipped with skills like critical thinking, problem […]
Students press Palo Alto school district for stronger messaging on student suicides
A school district is at the center of student dialogue on its role in sharing messages following student deaths by suicide and respecting the wishes of the families of the deceased.
Rhode Island substitute teacher under investigation for online comments about Elon Musk
A substitute teacher in Rhode Island wasn’t happy with billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter this week, so he let some of his students and his followers know about […]
Texas teacher resignations up 60% in six months
Teachers abandoning contracts are up 60% from 2021. Leaving a teaching position prior to the end of a school year can result in a one-year suspension or possible revocation of certification.
New Jersey Governor orders review of sex education curriculum
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will review standards for sex education curriculum in public schools, which were originally approved in 2020 but are now under fire from conservative lawmakers and parents in the state.
What’s the future of school lunch post-pandemic?
Nearly universal provisions have allowed most children to eat for free during the school day, but supply chain complexities and costs are now major factors as federal rules supporting the program are set to expire on June 30.
Sacramento teachers end strike, but questions loom about required instructional time
Now officials are worried about how the seven-day standoff will impact the state-mandated 180 days of instruction for students.
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