A Michigan substitute art teacher says she was fired after she said the most terrible word of all: vagina.
Republican state congresswoman Susan Lynn recently introduced a bill in Tennessee’s House of Representatives that would force public school students, kindergarten through 12th grade, to use the bathroom corresponding with the sex assigned to them at birth. Although she has not shifted her perspective on this issue,…
California teachers have won an appeal to overturn a 2014 case brought by student advocacy group Students Matter, which limited educators’ rights to tenure and eased the ability with which they could be fired.
The Kyu-shirataki Station in Hokkaido went viral in the last few months when the story of high school student Kana Harada became well known. The small station in her village was built by locals to accommodate any kids who needed to get to the nearest school, about 35 minutes away.
If teachers are society’s true heroes, don’t they enjoy a hero’s journey? Like a 4 a.m. wakeup call, followed by a daily two-hour drive from their home in Capitola to their school in Palo Alto because they can’t afford to live anywhere near their places of work?
Great Britain’s most elite private schools—Eton College and Rugby School to name two—are often seen as emblematic of the Isles’ long history of socioeconomic stratification and protected privilege. But now some administrators are attempting to change course by making their student bodies a little more diverse.
Leigh Anne Arthur, a high school teacher in Union County, South Carolina, says she was forced to resign after a student stole her phone and shared a nude photograph of her. According to Arthur, a 16-year-old boy took her phone while she was momentarily out of the classroom. The phone, which was sitting on Arthur’s…
The Oklahoma State House approved a new bill Tuesday that would create a new fund dedicated to spending money on public anti-abortion efforts, especially in schools. The idea, according to the bill, is to “clearly and consistently teach that abortion kills a living human being and is against public policy.”
Women have made vast strides in education, but research suggests it takes them longer to pay off their student loans than it does for men. My, my, whatever might be happening here?
Eighteen-year-old Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has announced her intention to raise $1.4 billion for the education of Syrian refugee children. She will ask world leaders to contribute to this endeavor at Thursday’s “Supporting Syria and the region” conference in London.
A new study co-authored by academics out of Paris and UC Berkeley has found that students tend to rate male professors higher than their female counterparts—even when their male instructors are total cornball Gilderoy Lockhearts and their female educators are badass McGonagalls. Accio inherent gender bias!
Attention weary scholars: by the powers vested in The School Company and Rapunzel, you get an extra week of winter vacation. At least, that’s what the extremely official letter pictured above tells us.
Mary Carney, a Marshfield, Wisconsin School Board member, member of the Central Wisconsin Tea Party and Very Frightened Person, will attempt today to do right by her child, her faith, and the Statue of Liberty by wresting Jim Henson’s For Every Child, a Better World out of the hands of vulnerable kindergarteners.
On September 16, 2015, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school because, according to his school principal, the device looked like a bomb. As of Friday, December 4, the Department of Justice has begun investigating whether the teenager’s civil rights were violated.
An Orange County, Florida public elementary school has become the target of a Change.com petition after its parent-teacher association announced a STEM evening event only for its male students and their mothers.
New York City high school students are getting a chance to see the fantastic (so I’ve heard) Broadway play Hamilton for much less than the ticket price.
Sesame Street Workshop has added a new, autistic muppet named Julia to the gang. Julia’s addition is part of a program launched Wednesday morning called “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children,” that features routine cards, videos, and further resources for family and friends of an autistic child.
In response to pressure from parents and members of the state school board, Utah’s middle school science standards have been, shall we say, rearranged, postponing all discussion of climate change until 8th grade.
A black bear that was interested in checking out what Bozeman High School had to offer was seen patrolling the hallways, loitering by the lockers and walking around the football field.