So CPS is losing students at an alarming clip : Chicago Public Schools’ enrollment this fall was down nearly 10,000 students from a year ago, a reduction somewhat steeper than the district had expected.The count on the 20th day of classes was 371,382. Show More Summary
Enrollment in Chicago Public Schools is down by nearly 10,000 students from a year ago. The school district announced Friday that 371,382 students attend public schools, including privately run charter … Click to Continue »
A school district in Massachusetts is apologizing after sharing with families a photo of white students leading a black classmate on a leash as part of a visit to a historic plantation. The incident happened last week after third graders...Show More Summary
We're not there yet. by Kathryn Russell Selk From L to R: Kathryn Russell Selk and Summer Stinson Courtesy of the authors Seattle is one of the many school districts across the state that are facing budget deficits that shouldn’t exist. Last June, with a government shutdown looming, our state’s legislature enacted a new education funding system. Show More Summary
A lil positivity… Trae Tha Truth’s Relief Gang Donates $10,000 After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, a Houston native is continuing to pour money and resources into relief efforts. Hustle Gang Vice President Trae Tha Truth who personally drove a
The Bangor Daily News reports: Gray-New Gloucester’s top school official told WMTW television a high school football coach is no longer employed by the district after allegations he told players to taunt an opponent for having two mothers. Show More Summary
To the editor: The Los Angeles Times must now look at the failure of charter school oversight personnel to detect or discourage the kinds of actions Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education member Ref Rodriguez is accused of doing. (“What Ref Rodriguez's latest legal problems mean...
A Texas school district was forced to apologize to one of its school’s homecoming queens after she discovered that her vibrant purple hair-do had been photoshopped to feature a tamer brown color, claiming that the incident left her feeling ashamed. … More » The post Homecoming Queen Complains After School Photoshops Her Hair appeared first on EveryJoe.
A disturbing video featuring five white teens gleefully taking turns chanting a racial slur has launched an investigation in a Utah school district.
An Oklahoma school district will require all students to stand during the national anthem, although the district’s policy is vague on what punishments, if any, will be meted out to those who don’t obey. As KATV-TV (Little Rock) reports, Stuart, Oklahoma (population: just under 200), considers itself an intensely patriotic town. Show More Summary
A school district in Oklahoma has passed a new policy requiring all of its students to stand up during the national anthem. KATV 7 reports that Stuart Public Schools is now telling students that they are “expected” to stand for the anthem whenever it’s played — and that the...
At a recent board meeting of the Santa Ana Unified School District, some speakers advocated that everyone should become a “cheerleader” for the accomplishments of the district. Specifically, they expressed pride in recent graduation rates that average above 95 percent at SAUSD high schools. I am a big cheerleader for our students, but improved graduation […]
Mississippi's governor is again voicing skepticism about allowing the state to take over the capital city's public school district. Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday that he's seeking a "third way" … Click to Continue »
A Utah school district is investigating a video of cheerleaders shouting a racial slur in what experts are calling a concerning time with the white supremacy movement on the rise.
Administrators at one Utah school district are investigating a disturbing video that appears to show a group of cheerleaders shouting vicious racial slurs. The 10-second recording, which was posted to Instagram, features a group of teenage girls who individually and as a group repeatedly yell “fk ns” while laughing. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The 6’1 speedster is closely monitoring the hot seat status of Butch Jones. IMMOKALEE, Fla. — Without its QB due to injury, Ft. Myers (Fla.) Dunbar High School took a tough District loss to Naples (Fla.) Immokalee Tuesday night, 30-23,...Show More Summary
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam We've put together all the information you need to follow the series, along with the defending champions of each district. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Florida High School State Series Preview and Links to Follow
Tech & Learning Editorial Director Kevin Hogan will moderate a discussion with key K-12 ed tech leaders about how districts should be putting into action some of the learnings and takeaways from the..
Sonoma County schools reported Monday that close to 212 teachers and support staff, such as custodians, lunchroom workers and bus drivers, have lost homes. They expect that number to rise as larger districts, such as Santa Rosa City Schools, report in.
A Utah school district is looking into a video that appears to show students hurling racial epithets.