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TODAY.com
1 month ago
Education

Virginia mom says white students told her Asian American son to sit at 'segregated' table

Teaching sensitive historical topics like segregation should not be turned into games to ensure students understand the seriousness and impact of such issues. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Headteacher says vape detector in school bathroom went off one hundred times a day

Vape detector installed in a school bathroom went off 112 times on the first day of installation
Vaping among young children is a widespread issue, and education is needed to address the problem [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

'Exceptional in every way' - Delight as primary school given top marks by inspectors

Christ Church Primary School in Hampstead received an outstanding rating from Ofsted inspectors.
The school's curriculum goes beyond national expectations and ensures learning is both broad and deep.
Pupils behave impeccably, feel safe at school, and benefit from a highly ambitious curriculum. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Education

Too many pupils miss lessons, says Ofsted, and that's right. Call it the Michael Gove effect | Polly Toynbee

Many children in England are missing school frequently, with parents becoming less supportive of school rules and discipline.
The reduction in arts education and extracurricular activities in schools may be contributing to children's disengagement from education.
School costs in England are rising faster than inflation, which may be impacting the quality of education and resources available. [ more ]
TODAY.com
1 month ago
Education

Virginia mom says white students told her Asian American son to sit at 'segregated' table

Teaching sensitive historical topics like segregation should not be turned into games to ensure students understand the seriousness and impact of such issues. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
5 months ago
UK news

Headteacher says vape detector in school bathroom went off one hundred times a day

Vape detector installed in a school bathroom went off 112 times on the first day of installation
Vaping among young children is a widespread issue, and education is needed to address the problem [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

'Exceptional in every way' - Delight as primary school given top marks by inspectors

Christ Church Primary School in Hampstead received an outstanding rating from Ofsted inspectors.
The school's curriculum goes beyond national expectations and ensures learning is both broad and deep.
Pupils behave impeccably, feel safe at school, and benefit from a highly ambitious curriculum. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Education

Too many pupils miss lessons, says Ofsted, and that's right. Call it the Michael Gove effect | Polly Toynbee

Many children in England are missing school frequently, with parents becoming less supportive of school rules and discipline.
The reduction in arts education and extracurricular activities in schools may be contributing to children's disengagement from education.
School costs in England are rising faster than inflation, which may be impacting the quality of education and resources available. [ more ]
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#incident
SFGATE
2 months ago
Education

Video shows substitute at Bay Area school dragging student

The safety and well-being of students is a top priority at Elite Public Schools in Vallejo. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Education

Belmont middle school reports Thursday morning "fart spray" incident

A Belmont middle school experienced an incident involving a small bottle of fart spray
School officials sent an email to parents to inform them of the incident and reassure them that students are safe [ more ]
SFGATE
2 months ago
Education

Video shows substitute at Bay Area school dragging student

The safety and well-being of students is a top priority at Elite Public Schools in Vallejo. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Education

Belmont middle school reports Thursday morning "fart spray" incident

A Belmont middle school experienced an incident involving a small bottle of fart spray
School officials sent an email to parents to inform them of the incident and reassure them that students are safe [ more ]
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#parenting
TODAY.com
3 months ago
Parenting

Mom shares the 1 clothing rule she has for her kids and it involves stains

It's acceptable to send kids to school in clean, stained clothes due to practicality and financial constraints. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Parenting

This Mom Says It's Okay To Send Your Kids To School In Clean, But Stained, Clothes

Kids' clothes constantly get stained, making it challenging for parents to keep up with replacements.
It's acceptable to send kids to school in clean stained clothes, as they are still wearable and saves money. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 months ago
Parenting

Playing this game will get your kid to answer 'How was your day?'

Engage kids in conversation using creative prompts to elicit authentic responses.
Encourage open-ended questions to foster communication with children. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Education

Florida mom booted from school's pickup area for promoting her OnlyFans on her car

A Florida mom has been banned from picking up her kids from school because she advertised her OnlyFans account on her car decal.
The mother, Michelle Cline, claims that the explicit venture supports her family and is upset by the school's decision.
The school administrators have not addressed the complaints about the decal, according to another parent. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Education

I pay my 3 kids to go to school - people shame me for it but I do what it takes

A mom is using a controversial method of paying her kids to go to school without a tantrum or dressing correctly.
The mom's video detailing her parenting method has received both negative and positive comments from followers. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
7 months ago
Parenting

This Person Received Hate For Letting Their Daughter Ride A Pony To School, She Wants To Know If She's In The Wrong

A mother let her 7-year-old daughter ride a pony to school and faced backlash from another parent.
The mother received criticism for allegedly flaunting her wealth and lack of self-awareness.
The incident sparked a debate about appropriate behavior and showing off on the r/AmItheAsshole subreddit. [ more ]
TODAY.com
3 months ago
Parenting

Mom shares the 1 clothing rule she has for her kids and it involves stains

It's acceptable to send kids to school in clean, stained clothes due to practicality and financial constraints. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
3 months ago
Parenting

This Mom Says It's Okay To Send Your Kids To School In Clean, But Stained, Clothes

Kids' clothes constantly get stained, making it challenging for parents to keep up with replacements.
It's acceptable to send kids to school in clean stained clothes, as they are still wearable and saves money. [ more ]
TODAY.com
4 months ago
Parenting

Playing this game will get your kid to answer 'How was your day?'

Engage kids in conversation using creative prompts to elicit authentic responses.
Encourage open-ended questions to foster communication with children. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Education

Florida mom booted from school's pickup area for promoting her OnlyFans on her car

A Florida mom has been banned from picking up her kids from school because she advertised her OnlyFans account on her car decal.
The mother, Michelle Cline, claims that the explicit venture supports her family and is upset by the school's decision.
The school administrators have not addressed the complaints about the decal, according to another parent. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Education

I pay my 3 kids to go to school - people shame me for it but I do what it takes

A mom is using a controversial method of paying her kids to go to school without a tantrum or dressing correctly.
The mom's video detailing her parenting method has received both negative and positive comments from followers. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
7 months ago
Parenting

This Person Received Hate For Letting Their Daughter Ride A Pony To School, She Wants To Know If She's In The Wrong

A mother let her 7-year-old daughter ride a pony to school and faced backlash from another parent.
The mother received criticism for allegedly flaunting her wealth and lack of self-awareness.
The incident sparked a debate about appropriate behavior and showing off on the r/AmItheAsshole subreddit. [ more ]
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#car-crash
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Three men fighting for their lives after crash near school

Three men critically injured in a car crash near a school in Rainham. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Wimbledon school crash: Sister of girl killed 'sobs at night', devastated mum says

The father of an eight-year-old girl killed in a car crash at her school last summer says he is still waiting for answers from the police.
He expressed frustration at the length of time it is taking for the investigation and the lack of updates from the police.
The family is seeking justice and closure for their daughter's death. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Three men fighting for their lives after crash near school

Three men critically injured in a car crash near a school in Rainham. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Wimbledon school crash: Sister of girl killed 'sobs at night', devastated mum says

The father of an eight-year-old girl killed in a car crash at her school last summer says he is still waiting for answers from the police.
He expressed frustration at the length of time it is taking for the investigation and the lack of updates from the police.
The family is seeking justice and closure for their daughter's death. [ more ]
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#investigation
Boston.com
5 months ago
Education

Bullet casings from a handgun found at Arlington school

Bullet casings were found inside a school in Arlington, prompting a temporary shelter-in-place order.
No weapons were found and the investigation is ongoing. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Education

Ex-con 'Jeopardy!' champ Winston Nguyen - now teacher at elite NYC school - faces scrutiny amid explicit photo probe

Winston Nguyen, a Jeopardy! champ and math teacher, was arrested in a probe involving sexualized images at a prestigious Brooklyn private school. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Education

Bullet casings from a handgun found at Arlington school

Bullet casings were found inside a school in Arlington, prompting a temporary shelter-in-place order.
No weapons were found and the investigation is ongoing. [ more ]
New York Post
1 month ago
Education

Ex-con 'Jeopardy!' champ Winston Nguyen - now teacher at elite NYC school - faces scrutiny amid explicit photo probe

Winston Nguyen, a Jeopardy! champ and math teacher, was arrested in a probe involving sexualized images at a prestigious Brooklyn private school. [ more ]
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#stabbing
www.newhamrecorder.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Boy, 14, arrested after stabbing near school

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a stabbing near a school in Forest Gate.
The victim, a man in his 40s, was found with stab wounds and taken to the hospital. [ more ]
www.newhamrecorder.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Man stabbed near secondary school

A man in his 40s was stabbed near Forest Gate Community School
The man's injury was assessed as not life-threatening [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Education

Teen killed in caught-on-camera school stabbing ID'd as suspect's family insist it was self-defense

A 15-year-old freshman was killed in a stabbing at a North Carolina school gymnasium.
The alleged perpetrator's family claims he acted in self-defense and was bullied. [ more ]
www.newhamrecorder.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Boy, 14, arrested after stabbing near school

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a stabbing near a school in Forest Gate.
The victim, a man in his 40s, was found with stab wounds and taken to the hospital. [ more ]
www.newhamrecorder.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Man stabbed near secondary school

A man in his 40s was stabbed near Forest Gate Community School
The man's injury was assessed as not life-threatening [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Education

Teen killed in caught-on-camera school stabbing ID'd as suspect's family insist it was self-defense

A 15-year-old freshman was killed in a stabbing at a North Carolina school gymnasium.
The alleged perpetrator's family claims he acted in self-defense and was bullied. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
Coffee

Here's how group of young Bay Area students are spreading kindness 1 coffee sleeve at a time

Students at Junction Avenue K-8 School in Livermore are writing kind messages on coffee sleeves as part of a nationwide kindness initiative.
The counselor at the school called a local coffee shop to ask for coffee sleeves and the project grew bigger than expected. [ more ]
#safety
New York Post
5 months ago
Education

Disabled girl gang-raped by students in Starbucks bathroom: suit

A mother alleges that her intellectually disabled daughter was gang-raped by fellow students inside a Pittsburgh Starbucks.
The lawsuit claims that Pittsburgh Public Schools, Starbucks, and the building's management company failed to protect the victim. [ more ]
The Mercury News
8 months ago
Education

Minor arrested for allegedly making threats against Brentwood middle school

A minor was arrested for making threats against a middle school in Brentwood.
Parents have expressed concerns about sending their children to school.
The school district is taking administrative actions against those involved in sending threatening texts. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Education

Disabled girl gang-raped by students in Starbucks bathroom: suit

A mother alleges that her intellectually disabled daughter was gang-raped by fellow students inside a Pittsburgh Starbucks.
The lawsuit claims that Pittsburgh Public Schools, Starbucks, and the building's management company failed to protect the victim. [ more ]
The Mercury News
8 months ago
Education

Minor arrested for allegedly making threats against Brentwood middle school

A minor was arrested for making threats against a middle school in Brentwood.
Parents have expressed concerns about sending their children to school.
The school district is taking administrative actions against those involved in sending threatening texts. [ more ]
moresafety
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
London

Mia Janin: Schoolgirl's teacher tells inquest he wasn't aware she was being bullied before her death

Mia Janin, a year 10 student at the Jewish Free School in Kenton, was found dead at her family home in Harrow
Her father believes she was cyber-bullied by other pupils at the school [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Education

Fire Kills 13 in a School Dorm in Central China

A fire in a kindergarten and elementary school dormitory in central China has killed 13 people.
The head of the school has been taken into custody and further details about the fire are not yet known. [ more ]
Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Education

Brooklyn public school faces backlash over controversial Middle East map excluding Israel * Brooklyn Paper

A Brooklyn public school is facing backlash for displaying a map in the classroom that excludes Israel and replaces it with Palestine.
The map was part of a program funded by Qatar Foundation International, a U.S.-based nonprofit owned by Qatar's ruling family. [ more ]
#new-york-city
Fox News
6 months ago
NYC politics

Biden, NYC Dems under fire after migrants displace schoolchildren: 'Look who's paying the price'

Rep. Stefanik calls on the Senate to pass a bill prohibiting migrants from being placed at schools
The transfer of migrants to a high school in NYC has sparked outrage and forced students to learn remotely [ more ]
NewsNation
6 months ago
Education

'Use commercial property' for migrants: NY assemblyman

NYC relocated nearly 2,000 migrants to a high school during a winter storm, causing frustration among parents
Michael Novakhov suggests using abandoned commercial buildings as a solution [ more ]
Fox News
6 months ago
NYC politics

Biden, NYC Dems under fire after migrants displace schoolchildren: 'Look who's paying the price'

Rep. Stefanik calls on the Senate to pass a bill prohibiting migrants from being placed at schools
The transfer of migrants to a high school in NYC has sparked outrage and forced students to learn remotely [ more ]
NewsNation
6 months ago
Education

'Use commercial property' for migrants: NY assemblyman

NYC relocated nearly 2,000 migrants to a high school during a winter storm, causing frustration among parents
Michael Novakhov suggests using abandoned commercial buildings as a solution [ more ]
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Brooklyn Paper
6 months ago
Education

'Who is being held accountable?': Parents, pols protest outside Midwood school used to house migrants overnight * Brooklyn Paper

Parents and elected officials protested the placement of migrants in James Madison High School amid a storm.
The school held classes online and postponed a dance to accommodate the migrants. [ more ]
#parents
HuffPost
6 months ago
Parenting

34 Tweets About Kids Finally Being Back In School After Break

Parents express joy as kids return to school after winter break
Humorous tweets capture the relief and excitement of parents [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
8 months ago
London

'We are not coping': Parents of Wimbledon school crash victim search for answers

The parents of an eight-year-old girl who died in a car crash at her school in Wimbledon are still struggling to cope with their loss.
Nuria Sajjad's mother wonders if she could have saved her daughter's life, while her father feels a sense of guilt.
The couple have questioned the delay in the case and feel that someone should be held accountable for their daughter's death. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
Parenting

34 Tweets About Kids Finally Being Back In School After Break

Parents express joy as kids return to school after winter break
Humorous tweets capture the relief and excitement of parents [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
8 months ago
London

'We are not coping': Parents of Wimbledon school crash victim search for answers

The parents of an eight-year-old girl who died in a car crash at her school in Wimbledon are still struggling to cope with their loss.
Nuria Sajjad's mother wonders if she could have saved her daughter's life, while her father feels a sense of guilt.
The couple have questioned the delay in the case and feel that someone should be held accountable for their daughter's death. [ more ]
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The Mercury News
6 months ago
Education

Language for California parental notification ballot measure sparks lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed challenging the title and summary language for a proposed ballot initiative in California that would require schools to notify parents if their child may be transgender.
The measure would also revoke the California education code that allows students to play on sports teams that align with their chosen gender identity and would ban gender-affirming health care for minors. [ more ]
BKReader
6 months ago
Education

11-Year-Old Boy With Autism Who Walked Out of Brooklyn School Found Safe

An 11-year-old boy with autism went missing in Brooklyn but was found safe several hours later.
The boy walked out of his special needs school, prompting a large search and police presence in the area. [ more ]
Cbsnews
6 months ago
Education

11-year-old boy with autism who walked out of Brooklyn school found safe

/ CBS New York
NEW YORK -- An 11-year-old boy with autism went missing in Brooklyn on Tuesday, but he was found safe several hours later.
BBC News
6 months ago
London

Leaving London: Pressure on outer boroughs as families move in

Havering, on the Essex-London border, is one such area.
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Education

How Do You Respond to a Young Person Upset by Racist Jokes at School?

Students seeking advice on stopping racism in their schools need practical solutions
Educators and adults should not offer platitudes, but provide practical guidance on addressing racism in schools [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 months ago
UK news

Mother left with broken bones in school crash couldn't give daughter final hug

A mother was unable to give her daughter a final hug before she died in a car accident at her school.
The mother suffered serious injuries herself and was unable to lift her daughter to say goodbye.
The mother is calling on the police for answers and wants the case to be a priority. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
NYC real estate

$2 Million Homes in Connecticut, New Jersey and New Mexico

Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans Realty Plans While this Fairfield County home has been expanded since it was constructed in the early 18th century, the owners have taken care to preserve and even augment its character: An early 1990s addition, for example, was built using repurposed materials from a circa 1850 home.
www.mercurynews.com
7 months ago
Education

Teacher arrested after allegedly threatening Muslim student

A middle school teacher in Georgia was arrested for making terroristic threats and cruelty to children after threatening to behead a Muslim student who was offended by an Israeli flag in his classroom.
The incident report lists over 20 witnesses who heard the teacher shouting profane threats at the students, including using derogatory language and violent threats. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Austin

Elon Musk plans to open a STEM-focused K-12 school, university in Austin: 'Highest levels'

Elon Musk plans to launch a STEM-focused primary and secondary school in Texas with a $100 million donation from his charity, The Foundation.
The school will emphasize science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and will eventually expand into a university. [ more ]
#School
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Investigation after reports pupil was punched by teacher at London school

An investigation has been launched after a teacher allegedly punched a Black schoolboy multiple times at a London school.
The school, Islington Council, and the Metropolitan Police are all involved in the investigation. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston

14-year-old allegedly brought loaded gun to South Boston school

A 14-year-old boy was arrested for bringing a loaded gun to school in South Boston.
The school staff discovered the firearm in the boy's backpack.
No one was injured during the incident. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
London

Investigation after reports pupil was punched by teacher at London school

An investigation has been launched after a teacher allegedly punched a Black schoolboy multiple times at a London school.
The school, Islington Council, and the Metropolitan Police are all involved in the investigation. [ more ]
Boston.com
7 months ago
Boston

14-year-old allegedly brought loaded gun to South Boston school

A 14-year-old boy was arrested for bringing a loaded gun to school in South Boston.
The school staff discovered the firearm in the boy's backpack.
No one was injured during the incident. [ more ]
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PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
7 months ago
Education

Ask the Aunties: When is the right time to come out at school?

Coming out at school can be a difficult decision and may require a support network.
The advice on setting up an LGBTQ+ group at school is divided, with one auntie recommending it and the other cautioning against it. [ more ]
The Guardian @guardian: UK school pupils 'using AI to create indecent imagery of other children' - The Guardian. #industry40 #aistrategy #MachineLearning https://t.co/tlZkZ6jAcB
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK school pupils using AI to create indecent imagery of other children'

Children in British schools are using AI to create indecent images of other children, constituting child sexual abuse material.
UK Safer Internet Centre warns that the potential for abuse of AI technology is terrifying and schools need better blocking systems.
Imagery of child sexual abuse is illegal in the UK, including AI-generated images. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK school pupils using AI to create indecent imagery of other children'

Children in British schools are using AI to create indecent images of other children, constituting child sexual abuse material.
UK Safer Internet Centre warns that the potential for abuse of AI technology is terrifying and schools need better blocking systems.
Imagery of child sexual abuse is illegal in the UK, including AI-generated images. [ more ]
Miami Herald
8 months ago
Education

Police accuse Miami-Dade schools security guard of trying to sexually assault student

A school security guard in Miami-Dade County was arrested for inappropriate conduct with a student and trying to prevent the student from leaving his car after his advances were rejected.
This is the second case in a week involving a Miami-Dade public schools employee accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. [ more ]
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