Texas Students Forming Book Clubs to Read Novels Banned From School Shelves
The books under scrutiny largely focus on topics like sexual orientation, race and gender identity.
UC Berkeley Keeps Enrollment Freeze, Refuses Offer for More Students
The university declined an offer from the community group that sued to freeze its enrollment class size that would have allowed up to 1,000 new students.
Kansas High School Principal, Officer Released From Hospital After Shooting
The student suspect is still hospitalized after reportedly being shot by police officers.
Oregon Parents Outraged Over Bill Shielding Superintendents From Dismissal
"We want to support our duly elected officials but we feel we are losing our voice," said an Oregonians for Liberty in Education representative about SB 1521.
More Schools Go for 'Optional' Masking as COVID Enters Third Year
In the fall, nearly 75 percent of the nation's top 500 districts required masks in schools. This week, that figure has fallen more than 25 percent.
Miami's South Beach Bans Alcohol Sales After 2 A.M. During Spring Break
The cutoff time for alcohol sales in Miami Beach will be moved from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. between March 7 and March 21.
Kansas' Top Education Official Under Fire for Alleged Racist Remark
Randy Watson is facing calls to resign after allegedly saying something racist toward Native Americans at a conference.
Maryland Schools Align With Hogan to Remove Masks as Counties Hold Fast
The decision "aligns with the data and the science," said Governor Larry Hogan about the Board of Education's decision to lift the statewide mask mandate.
Majority of Texans Say State Won't Keep Harmful Content from Schools: Poll
47 percent of poll respondents said that they have "not too much" or "no confidence" in the capability of local librarians and school officials to judge books.
Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Amendment That Would Out Kids Withdrawn
The withdrawal was replaced by another amendment that would provide protections that the original text prohibited.
Seventh-Day Adventist School Forced to Forfeit Semifinal Due to Tipoff Time
"I got to stick to my faith and stand up for what's right," the captain of the Alabama-based basketball team said.
'Bad' Teachers Told to 'Get Out' After Some Protest Superintendent's Firing
"Most Teachers Are Good and We Appreciate Them," the flier read. "You Are Bad! Get Out and Leave!"
Parents Outraged as Maryland's Biggest County Defies Hogan on School Masks
"I don't think any parent wants their child to be unsafe, but all parents want a say in what that child's safety looks like," said one Maryland parent.
UC Berkeley Enrollment Freeze Upheld After State Supreme Court Ruling
UC Berkeley officials are working to "mitigate" the effects on enrollment and finances following a California Supreme Court decision.
California Keeps School Mask Mandate as Many States Reverse COVID Rules
In a surprise announcement, California's health officials announced Monday that school mask mandates would stay despite the removal by many other states.
College Student Uses Stolen Credit Card Updates to Trap Thief: Police
Rachel Nye was able to use transaction data to find the criminal in person, ultimately leading to his downfall.
Middle School Teacher Arrested After Hidden Camera Found in Staff Bathroom
While there is no evidence of minors being recorded, there are more than 30 adult victims, police said.
An Angry Debate Over Critical Race Theory Splits Christian Colleges
A Christian website has posted questions for parents to ask, including whether the school teaches courses in 'white privilege' or 'diversity and inclusion'
Schools Flush With Emergency Relief Funds Are Only Spending A Fraction Of It
"It's a huge experiment—what happens if you give money and there are very few strings attached?"
Girl, 12, Allegedly Framed 13-Year-Old for School Threats Via Fake Accounts
The younger girl is accused of creating fake email and social media accounts and using them to send threats to herself and others at a Florida school.
5 U.S. States and Washington, D.C. Still to Require Masks in Schools
The five states, all with Democratic governors, are California, Hawaii, New Mexico, New York and Washington.
Dolly Parton's Theme Park to Pay Tuition, All College Costs for Employees
The "GROW U" program will cover the full cost of tuition, fees and books and will be available to all full-time, part-time and seasonal employees.