Calls for George Santos to resign now coming from New York Republicans
New York Republicans are demanding Rep. George Santos resign after he admitted to lying about his education, work experience and being Jewish.
Anthony Jackson, USA TODAY
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Students walk through the hallway at a high school during the first day of classes in September 2021 in Novi, Michigan. Photo: Emily Elconin/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Americans have drastically shifted some priorities on K-12 education since the start of COVID, a new study by Populace reveals.
Why it matters: There’s new pressure to change the existing model. Preparing students for college has fallen from 10th highest pr…….Read More
In 1947, an 18-year-old student published an op-ed in his college newspaper titled, “The Purpose of Education.” “We must remember that intelligence is not enough,” wrote the young Martin Luther King, Jr. “Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.”
King ended his essay with a warning. “If we are not careful, our colleges will produce a group of close-minded, unscientific, illogical p…….Read More
TOPEKA — Kansas Board of Education member Dennis Hershberger interrupted a presentation on school nutrition programs during his first meeting as a board member by inquiring about ideological justification for government spending on summer meals for children.
“How did that evolve?” said Hershberger, among three new Republicans on the board. “What created that need?”
In addit…….Read More
The National Education Association (NEA), a labor union composed of educators, has announced a “Race-Based Trauma Blended Learning Course.”
The course will “explore race-based trauma, its causes and effects, and offers research-based tools to address it,” according to the NEA’s Twitter.
FEDERAL JUDGE HANDS DESANTIS ADMIN WIN OVER ‘STOP WOKE ACT’
“Our students are shouldering…….Read More
Nestled between Sarasota Bay and the Tamiami Trail, the small campus once dubbed “Barefoot U” has been a progressive enclave in a conservative county for 60 years.
New College of Florida has clung to its identity since its founding at the peak of the counterculture movement.
Now, the 110-acre liberal arts school with fewer than 700 students finds itself in the national spotlight, thrust into…….Read More
Our eldest just started university. We have provided every conceivable support up to now, and also committed to shouldering accommodation costs for the next three years. I didn’t go into higher education when young (I gained BSc and MSc a couple of years ago) but I’m now realising how much support many children get throughout their education and I can’t help but reflect on the lack of parental support and gu…….Read More