The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board voted unanimously last night to approve Phase 1 of a new student assignment plan. The plan will give priority to disadvantaged student, assigning them with consideration of the family income, level of education, and neighborhood in which they live. The board hopes the plan will create 13,000 new magnet seats for […]
The New Hanover County School District has revised their dress code policy! The school has banned “skinny leg jeans” to protect bigger girls from being bullied. Before revising the previous policy the school district took a twitter poll and most agreed that this measure could help prevent bullying. What do you think?
The Obama administration issued a directive this morning to all U.S. public school districts, requiring them to allow transgender students to have access to bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity, rather than their birth identity. The Departments of Education and Justice Department instructed schools to abide by transgender students’ identity, rather than their […]
A survey found that students brought more than 185 guns to school so far for this academic year. The group that conducted the survey laments that there's no federal gun safety law in place.
Michigan's water crisis in Flint has also opened up concern for the state's school issues in Detroit, U.S. Uncut reports.
The FLOTUS penned a passionate op-ed for the Atlantic about her education initiative with President Barack Obama.
Chicago Public Schools Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett has resigned from office amid a federal investigation into a $20.5 million no-bid contract to one of her former…
A group of teachers, principals, and administrators from Atlanta were found guilty this week of taking part in one of the nation’s biggest cheating scandals…
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed a bill into law allowing student-led prayer. The three-page law gives students equal protection to pray silently, out loud (alone or with others) as a student is allowed to reflect, meditate or speak on non-religious matters. The new law makes provision for students to be able to organize […]
Courtesy of Philly News Dot Com A school in New Jersey is being sued by a family for the ‘Under God’ phrase in the Pledge…
SCHOOLS Anson County Schools : Closed Thursday & Friday ASU – Boone: Closed Thursday Caldwell Co Schools: Closed Today; Closed tomorrow for students and staff. CMS Schools – Closed Today ; Closed Tomorrow 2/14 ELS Language Center Queens: Closed Thursday Hickory Christ Academy: Closed Tomorrow North Hills Christian : Closed Today; also closed Friday 2/14 […]