A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a lower-court ruling that allowed an Alabama town to essentially segregate its schools, finding that the new school district’s intentions to split from Jefferson County schools were racially motivated and typical of how white people will do whatever it takes when black…
Shane Matson has been teaching physical science to middle and high schoolers in Leadore, Idaho, for nearly 30 years. Climate change has been a part of his lessons for about the last two decades. And until recently, it’s never really been a big deal.
The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly drafted new rules that would make it more difficult for U.S. immigrants who receive public benefits to become permanent residents—even if the services were used for a U.S. citizen child, according to a document obtained by Reuters.
For anyone who still thinks the greatest threat to free speech comes from liberal college students whose desire for political correctness has run amok, meet the Republican Party’s new education bill, which is currently working its way through Congress.
Laurie Rubel typically publishes her research on mathematics education in relatively obscure journals. The Brooklyn College professor’s most recent paper explored the challenges white teachers face while trying to connect with students in large urban school districts. It also contained all the right buzzwords to be…
On Monday, Louisiana teacher Deyshia Hargrave attended a local school board meeting to ask why the local superintendent was receiving a pay raise while educators and support staff were not.
One would like to think that decades of social progress would have erased racial segregation in education, but a 2013 study from the Economic Policy Institute found that America’s schools are more segregated now than they were in 1973. This is largely due to decades of discriminatory housing policy, which keeps white…
The United States, the richest country on Earth, is not particularly fussed about providing for all its citizens. In fact, it actively does not care about many of them. The only country to have sent guys to the moon and back, multiple times, has also only managed to come up with a patchwork system of social services…
A federal judge on Wednesday issued an order stating that Arizona could no longer ban Mexican-American studies from the Tucson Unified School District, stating that doing so is unconstitutional, the Huffington Post reports.
Lyft, a ride-sharing company that was recently valued at $11.5 billion and has positioned itself as the “woke” alternative to Uber, has done some nice things to distinguish itself from its much larger, international competitor. It was the first to allow riders to tip drivers, it once encouraged users to sit in the…
During a Chicago City Council meeting about a proposed $95 million dollar, 30-acre police and fire training academy on Wednesday, Chance the Rapper stepped up to the mic to speak out against the plan, saying the money would be better spent funding education and mental health services in the community.
Students at Cliffside Park High School in New Jersey walked out of a class this week after a teacher confronted them for speaking Spanish and told them to “speak American.”
High schooler Stiles Zuschlag has had a roller coaster of a year. On track to become valedictorian at Tri-City Christian Academy in Somersworth, NH, the studious student, who excelled in biblical studies, was subsequently kicked out of his religious–based school after talking to a school administrator about a…
It’s the tail end of “visa season” for some of the half a million students who come to the States to study each year, and Stella Loannidou, a 28-year-old from Athens, is grateful for a lot of things—but mostly, at this very moment, for her European passport and her Ivy League school’s recent STEM accreditation.
For the mostly white Alabama town of Gardendale, secession is back in vogue.
Betsy DeVos, the top education administrator in the country, is still trying to figure out what the word “choice” means.
A high school junior in New York was detained for a month in an immigration jail for allegedly being seen with fellow students suspected of being members of the gang MS-13, according to a Monday report from WNYC.
Last week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos signaled that she’d like to overhaul the Obama-era enforcement mandates of Title IX “quickly,” and remarked in a stakeholders meeting that she’d also like to help victims of assault and those who have been falsely accused of rape. This rhetoric came on the heels of her meeting
A recent educational article in Teen Vogue magazine about anal sex has all of the elements to whip religious extremists into a frenzy. In fact, don’t even read it, just skip straight to the Book of Revelation in your Bible, because the world is going to hell.