Articles Tagged 'education'
Chicago teachers approve ‘historic’ contract that ended 11-day strike
CHICAGO — Teachers officially approved a contract deal Friday following an 11-day strike in the nation’s third-largest school district last month.
Teachers went on strike… READ MORE
UF student president faces impeachment over Trump Jr. visit
GAINESVILLE — Last month’s visit to the University of Florida by President Donald Trump’s oldest son is still reverberating through campus, with some student leaders… READ MORE
New law delays start times at California schools: No class before 8 a.m.
Hit the snooze button, kids. You now have a little longer to sleep in before your day starts.
A new law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed… READ MORE
Some Florida teachers can now carry guns inside the classroom
Starting Tuesday, a controversial law will allow some teachers in Florida to carry guns inside the classroom. The bill was initially passed in response to… READ MORE
Tennessee lawmaker says he supports getting rid of higher education
A Republican Tennessee lawmaker says he supports getting rid of higher education because he argues it would cut off the “liberal breeding ground.”
Sen. Kerry… READ MORE
Trump ends AMVETS speech by signing order to forgive student loan debt for disabled veterans
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —To cap his speech at the AMVETS National Convention in Louisville, President Donald Trump directed his administration to permanently forgive student loan debt… READ MORE
California ethnic studies must add lessons on Jewish Americans and anti-Semitism, schools chief says
The Jewish experience in America, including teachings about anti-Semitism, must be included in California’s new ethnic studies curriculum, the state schools chief said Wednesday, following… READ MORE
South Dakota Public Schools Add ‘In God We Trust’ Signs To Walls
Public school students in South Dakota will notice something different on their first day back to school — the national motto, “In God We Trust,”… READ MORE
Changes to W.Va. education bill include ban on teacher strikes
West Virginia State Senators meet to vote on the Omnibus Education Bill.
It’s being called the Student Success Act, which is more than 100 pages… READ MORE
Gov. Brian Kemp vetoes bill requiring elementary schools to have recess every day
Georgia lawmakers’ attempt to get kids some daily exercise on school playgrounds has been shut down by Gov. Brian Kemp.
Despite research that suggests children… READ MORE