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Gun in 8-year-old’s backpack goes off at Chicago school, mom charged

A Chicago mother has been charged with child endangerment after a gun in her second grader’s backpack accidentally discharged at school, injuring a 7-year-old. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/gun-8-year-olds-backpack-goes-chicago-school-mom-charged-rcna29766…

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In Appreciation of Teachers: Share a poem

As the school year draws to a close, is there a teacher who has inspired you? Share with us a poem showing your appreciation for…

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Tennessee House passes bill to let state commission approve school library books

Tennessee legislators passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the state’s textbook commission to approve or reject books in school libraries. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/education/tennessee-house-passes-bill-giving-state-commission-approval-school-li-rcna26362 Droolin’ Dog…

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Satanic Temple sues elementary school which wouldn’t let it run an After-School Satan club

Days after after being denied the opportunity to run an After-School Satan Club by a school board in York County, Pa., the Satanic Temple has…

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Ohio school board bans children’s book for its highly offensive rainbow and unicorn images

An Ohio school district just banned the children’s book It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn after deciding that, well, unicorns and rainbows are just not…

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‘I cannot teach in Florida’: LGBTQ educators fear fallout from new education law

Following the enactment of what critics call the “Don’t Say Gay” law, some LGBTQ teachers have quit the professional altogether. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/-cannot-teach-florida-lgbtq-educators-fear-fallout-new-school-law-rcna22106 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Chicago high school investigates after teacher hung Black doll in classroom

Whitney Young high school says in email to students teacher hung doll from projector string and was challenged by Black colleague A prestigious Chicago high…

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Betsy DeVos fought for private school vouchers for decades. She might finally get her wish.

Anti-government activism and U.S. Supreme Court are driving an expansion of private school voucher programs including one in Michigan backed by Betsy DeVos. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/education/betsy-devos-private-school-vouchers-michigan-rcna21384…

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New Orleans rescinds little-known century-old ban on jazz in schools

School board ditches policy ‘rooted in racism’ that was widely ignored in practice The New Orleans school board has unanimously reversed a little known but…

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‘Nostalgic racism is racism’: Disney criticised for Texas students’ performance

Walt Disney World apologises after Texas high school drill team chants ‘Scalp ’em, Indians, scalp ’em’ during performance Walt Disney World apologised after a Texas…

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100,000 student borrowers eligible for debt cancellation: DOE

Nearly 100,000 people are eligible for student loan debt cancelation, the Department of Education announced on Wednesday.The cancellations would apply to people who were affected…

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Yale Law School to cover lowest-income students’ tuition: report

Yale Law School will reportedly cover full tuition for its lowest-income students starting next fall in an effort to increase diversity and make degrees more…

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Puerto Rican teachers protest for higher wages

Thousands of Puerto Rican teachers left their classrooms Friday to protest for higher wages and better working conditions in the midst of an economic downturn,…

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Bomb threats at more than a dozen historically Black colleges on the first day of Black History Month

Today is the first day of Black History Month and in commemoration, racist assholes have called in bomb threats at more than a dozen Historically…

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Florida school district ending policy of excusing absences during pandemic

A Florida county public school district said it will no longer provide excused absences to students who are kept at home during increases in COVID-19…

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Public schools staffing is on the brink of collapse

The public school system is hanging by a thread as staff are stressed, burned out and thinking of quitting more than ever before. Why it…

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The SAT is going digital and getting shorter

The College Board announced Tuesday that the SAT will be delivered digitally in the U.S. in 2024. Why it matters: The College Board said it’s…

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Texas teacher charged with allegedly putting COVID-19 positive son in trunk

A Texas teacher has been charged with child endangerment after she allegedly placed her COVID-19-positive son in the trunk of her car, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/588853-texas-teacher-charged-for-allegedly-putting-covid-19-positive-son-in…

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Parents struggle as omicron disrupts back-to-school plans

Parents are worried for their children’s safety and education as the omicron surge disrupts back-to-school plans. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/parents-struggle-omicron-disrupts-back-school-plans-rcna11121 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Some large U.S. schools return online, delay classes amid Covid surge

Several large school districts around the country have temporarily switched to remote learning or delayed their returns as Covid cases mount. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/us-schools-switch-remote-learning-delay-start-classes-omicron-surge-di-rcna10795 Droolin’ Dog…

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Chicago teacher union mulling refusal of in-person work over COVID concerns

The Chicago Teachers Union will vote Tuesday on whether they support switching back to remote work this week after returning to in-person classes during a surge…

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Universities overhaul spring semester plans as omicron surges

With the uptick in Covid-19 cases, colleges and universities are making spring semester changes to keep the highly transmissible omicron variant away from campus Source:…

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