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Iowa school district agrees to deal with racial harassment

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — A southeast Iowa school district failed to protect a Black student from pervasive racial harassment and now must take steps to help the student and …

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(9 days ago) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former teacher, district superintendent and higher education leader was named Ohio's new state superintendent on Tuesday. Stephen Dackin is …

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Many kids are struggling. Is special education the answer

(4 days ago) 9 hours ago · Among kids ages 6 and older, special education enrollment rose by 2.4% compared with the previous school year, according to federal data. The figures also showed a …

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Former Education Secretary King named SUNY chancellor

(1 days ago) 23 hours ago · Former U.S. Education Secretary John King Jr. has been appointed chancellor of the State University of New York, the nation’s largest university system, SUNY announced …

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Scrutinized charter school group to apply again in Tennessee

(3 days ago) American Classical Education abandoned its applications in the initial three counties in September after it sought and failed to receive a delay to its presentation before …

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Vandalism at Missouri elementary school includes a swastika

(1 days ago) 4 hours ago · SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in Springfield, Missouri, are investigating after a swastika was sprayed on an elementary school during a vandalism spree. The vandalism at …

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New Mexico may overhaul high school graduation requirements

(Just Now) SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Legislation to overhaul New Mexico’s high school graduation requirements and reduce the minimum number of class-unit credits was being …

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Taliban allow high school graduation exams for Afghan girls

(1 days ago) 8 hours ago · A second document, signed by Habibullah Agha, the education minister who took office in September, said the tests would be held in 31 Afghan provinces. The three excluded …

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Colorado expert hired as New Mexico education adviser AP News

(1 days ago) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has hired an expert from Colorado to serve as her education policy adviser as the state struggles …

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Report finds profound pandemic impact on Virginia education

(1 days ago) FILE Virginia Education Secretary Aimee Guidera, gestures during an event at the Capitol Thursday Jan. 27, 2022, in Richmond, Va. Virginia's nonpartisan legislative …

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Virginia education tip line sees concerns from parents AP News

(1 days ago) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians have used an education tip line Gov. Glenn Youngkin set up to submit complaints about curriculum, remote learning, books, mask policies, …

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LGBTQ students wrestle with tensions at Christian colleges

(5 days ago) 1 day ago · Last year, 33 LGBTQ students or former students at federally funded Christian schools filed a class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education, claiming the …

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3rd investigation finds no contamination at Missouri school

(2 days ago) November 16, 2022. FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Another round of testing found no harmful radioactive contamination at a Missouri elementary school, leaving school board …

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Vermont settles religious schools tuition lawsuits AP News

(1 days ago) The Education Agency is also paying part of the lawyer fees. “This allows tuition paying school districts to move forward with clarity, understanding that they must pay tuition to …

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NH's congressional delegation asks for sex ed program funds

(1 days ago) CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s four-member Democratic congressional delegation is asking for federal funds for a sexual education program offered in counties with …

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South Carolina program aims to boost ranks of Black teachers

(3 days ago) A few years later, Wright is leading a classroom of his own. The South Carolina districts that have seen the greatest increase in Black male teachers in recent years are …

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W.Va. voters reject GOP proposals on school, tax control

(1 days ago) Dale Lee, president of West Virginia Education Association, speaks with other state education leaders against proposed Amendment 4 at a press conference at the West …

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Schools struggle to staff up for youth mental health crisis

(Just Now) Despite an influx of COVID-19 relief money, school districts across the country have struggled to staff up to address students’ mental health needs that have only grown since …

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At UN, leaders confront COVID's impact on global education

(1 days ago) The education minister for the Central African Republic, Aboubakar Moukadas-Noure, said his country slashed education spending to 0.25 percent of the national budget …

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EXPLAINER: The history behind 'parents' rights' in schools

(4 days ago) In lawsuits stretching back to the 1920s, courts have affirmed the rights of parents to direct their children’s education. But they also have emphasized there’s a balance to be …

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Sheriff: ‘No truth’ in HBCU president’s comments on bus stop

(6 days ago) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff said a historically Black university president’s statement accusing law enforcement officers of racial profiling in a recent …

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District to revive student newspaper axed after LGBTQ issue

(3 days ago) An attorney for the ACLU, Rose Godinez, said the school district must do more than simply reinstate the student newspaper. In a letter sent to Edwards on Aug. 29, the …

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Biden admin to ask high court to take up student debt plan

(3 days ago) In a separate action targeting student debt, the Education and Justice departments announced a new policy aiming to make it easier for borrowers to get student …

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Alabama's capital removes Confederate names from 2 schools

(1 days ago) November 12, 2022. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two high schools in Alabama’s capital, a hub of the civil rights movement, will no longer bear the names of …

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Sen. Sasse wins final vote to be next U of Florida president

(1 days ago) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nebraska U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse won final approval Wednesday to become the 13th president of the University of Florida, capping a swift …

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