(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have discovered abnormal levels of specific gut bacteria related...Show More Summary
The Latest on a campaign against Islamophobia in San Diego public schools (all times local):
Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi apologized on Tuesday for suggesting to a group of students that gay people should expect physical violence based on their clothing. The remarks came last week as Enzi was speaking at Greybull High School during a Q&A with high school and middle school students. Show More Summary
Republican legislation has cleared the Senate that would ease required class-size mandates this fall in North Carolina's public schools in early grades. The chamber voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for what GOP … Click to Continue »
Missouri public K-12 schools appear set to get roughly $48 million more in basic aid next fiscal year. Senators voted 19-14 on Tuesday in favor of bumping up funding to … Click to Continue »
Network for Public Education (NPE) is helping to support California Senate Bill 808. The legislation, while it doesn't go far enough, is an important first step towards reeling in the outrageous excesses of the charter school sector....Show More Summary
Readers of the Mayor Bill de Blasio's press release promising all city public schools will be air-conditioned by 2022 might notice that all of the justifications are anecdotal. "I’ve spoken... To view the full story, click the title link.
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Cold weather increases the risk of mortality in Texas residents, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. The findings were recently published in the journal Environmental Pollution.
IRVINE More than 3,500 people attended the third annual STEAM Carnival that coincided with host Irvine Public Schools Foundation’s 20th Birthday Bash. The Saturday, April 22, event at the Orange County Great Park put a twist on the traditional carnival, providing children of all ages with hands-on activities to spark their interest in science, technology, engineering, […]
Cold weather increases the risk of mortality in Texas residents, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. The findings were recently published in the journal Environmental Pollution.
Two displaced Syrian doctors have been awarded scholarships to attend the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. School officials announced Tuesday that Alfred Tager and Mohammad Darwish will begin … Click to Continue »
Public schools are finally chilling out.
Monday marked the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of S.E. Hinton’s cult classic, The Outsiders. Hinton wrote the novel while still attending high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and when she signed the publisher’s contract in MayShow More Summary
New Orleans is the nation’s largest and most complete experiment in charter schools. After Hurricane Katrina, the State of Louisiana took control of public schools in New Orleans and launched a nearly complete transformation of a public school system into a system of charter schools. Show More Summary
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers: Tulsa World. April 22, 2017. Keeping the public schools functioning these days is a difficult job. Schools have had their budgets … Click to Continue »
The number of New York City public school students who lived in homeless shelters for at least part of the last school year rose by more than 4,000 from the … Click to Continue »
(George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health) Scientists at the George Washington University used a powerful genetic technique to test seafood dinners sold in six District restaurants and found 33 percent had been mislabeled.
Carl Paladino, an offensive and unrepentant bigot, is unfit to serve in any public office and ought to be removed
At some city public schools, worksheets are out, passion projects are in, but some say the push against homework favors families with money and time.
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) A large new study from the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium provides the first molecular genetic evidence that genetic influences play a role in the risk of getting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after trauma.