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ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
Cars

'Every 15 Minutes' high school program saves lives

Students witness realistic drunk driving accident reenactment to understand consequences. [ more ]
#education
eLearning Industry
1 month ago
Education

Introducing ChatGPT As The Antihero

Ethical use of ChatGPT in education is a valuable resource for students. [ more ]
Shore News Network
4 months ago
Education

Brooklyn School Teacher Arrested for Indecent Relationship With Middle School Students

Math teacher arrested for sexually abusing two students at Intermediate School 218 in Brooklyn
Allegations include inappropriate physical contact and derogatory comments followed by physical assaults [ more ]
BuzzFeed
5 months ago
Parenting

"It's The Parents": Teachers And Parents Are Sharing The Biggest Issues Gen Alphas Are Facing That Are Making Them Fall Behind

Teachers express concerns about students performing at lower grade levels and school systems that pass failing students.
Parents and teachers cite a range of school-related issues facing today's youth, including the effects of the pandemic and disrespectful behavior. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Education

Parents outraged booted NYC students 'used' by City Hall in out-of-control migrant crisis

Parents and politicians are upset about students being displaced from a Brooklyn school to accommodate migrants during a storm.
There are concerns that this may become a recurring issue as the city struggles to handle the migrant crisis. [ more ]
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

From classrooms to headlines; cultivating young journalists

The Young Reporter Scheme is launching a short course for students in school years 10 to 13, allowing them to build a portfolio of published work.
The course gives students the opportunity to actively engage in the world of media and improve their writing and research skills. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

Schools in Wales could have summer holidays cut by a week

School summer holidays in Wales could be cut by a week and added to the October break.
The Welsh Government believes that the proposed changes would benefit teachers and students.
Parents and parenting organizations are expressing support for spreading school holidays more evenly throughout the year. [ more ]
eLearning Industry
1 month ago
Education

Introducing ChatGPT As The Antihero

Ethical use of ChatGPT in education is a valuable resource for students. [ more ]
Shore News Network
4 months ago
Education

Brooklyn School Teacher Arrested for Indecent Relationship With Middle School Students

Math teacher arrested for sexually abusing two students at Intermediate School 218 in Brooklyn
Allegations include inappropriate physical contact and derogatory comments followed by physical assaults [ more ]
BuzzFeed
5 months ago
Parenting

"It's The Parents": Teachers And Parents Are Sharing The Biggest Issues Gen Alphas Are Facing That Are Making Them Fall Behind

Teachers express concerns about students performing at lower grade levels and school systems that pass failing students.
Parents and teachers cite a range of school-related issues facing today's youth, including the effects of the pandemic and disrespectful behavior. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
Education

Parents outraged booted NYC students 'used' by City Hall in out-of-control migrant crisis

Parents and politicians are upset about students being displaced from a Brooklyn school to accommodate migrants during a storm.
There are concerns that this may become a recurring issue as the city struggles to handle the migrant crisis. [ more ]
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

From classrooms to headlines; cultivating young journalists

The Young Reporter Scheme is launching a short course for students in school years 10 to 13, allowing them to build a portfolio of published work.
The course gives students the opportunity to actively engage in the world of media and improve their writing and research skills. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

Schools in Wales could have summer holidays cut by a week

School summer holidays in Wales could be cut by a week and added to the October break.
The Welsh Government believes that the proposed changes would benefit teachers and students.
Parents and parenting organizations are expressing support for spreading school holidays more evenly throughout the year. [ more ]
moreeducation
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Education

Capturing the magic of the one-room school in Montana

Exploring the rural school experience and changes in students over time. [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
2 months ago
Education

Campus campaign teaches college students successful habits

Effective support programs can help students develop study habits and self-management skills crucial for academic success. [ more ]
Design You Trust - Design Daily Since 2007
2 months ago
Cars

Hold My Juice Box: 1964's Most Epic Carpool

A group of students packed 31 bodies into a Volkswagen Beetle in 1964, aiming for a new record of car-packing fun. [ more ]
#israel
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
Education

UC Berkeley students begin Sproul Plaza sit-in to protest Gaza war, Cal's investments

UC Berkeley students are conducting a sit-in protest at Sproul Hall steps demanding the university sever financial connections with companies tied to Israel. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
Education

Schoolchildren must discuss Israel-Gaza conflict with 'respect and kindness', London headteacher says

London headteacher urges students with families in Gaza and Israel to not hold each other responsible for the violence.
National Association of Headteachers encourages open and tolerant discussion of the Israel-Gaza conflict in schools. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
Education

UC Berkeley students begin Sproul Plaza sit-in to protest Gaza war, Cal's investments

UC Berkeley students are conducting a sit-in protest at Sproul Hall steps demanding the university sever financial connections with companies tied to Israel. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 months ago
Education

Schoolchildren must discuss Israel-Gaza conflict with 'respect and kindness', London headteacher says

London headteacher urges students with families in Gaza and Israel to not hold each other responsible for the violence.
National Association of Headteachers encourages open and tolerant discussion of the Israel-Gaza conflict in schools. [ more ]
moreisrael
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
San Francisco

1st African American SF Mayor Willie Brown turns 90: Here's his birthday wish for future generations

Former Mayor Willie Brown's 90th birthday gala event raises money for a cause close to his heart.
The Willie L. Brown, Jr. Fellowship Program provides students with opportunities to work in city government agencies. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

A school bus, donated dresses, Alicia Keys' hairstylist: Two LAUSD students go to Oscars

High school students at Los Angeles Unified School District are preparing for the Oscars.
Nominated film 'The Last Repair Shop' features students repairing musical instruments. [ more ]
#mental-health
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
4 months ago
Education

Brain-body, false work-play dichotomies in teaching (opinion)

Students distance themselves from their struggles using statements like 'My brain doesn't work that way.'
Creative writing students express struggles with mental health and social interactions. [ more ]
Chalkbeat
5 months ago
Education

Eric Adams says social media is a public health threat to students

Mayor Eric Adams declared social media a public health threat to students.
Adams promised to take on the issue but provided few details about the city's response. [ more ]
Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education News, Events and Jobs
4 months ago
Education

Brain-body, false work-play dichotomies in teaching (opinion)

Students distance themselves from their struggles using statements like 'My brain doesn't work that way.'
Creative writing students express struggles with mental health and social interactions. [ more ]
Chalkbeat
5 months ago
Education

Eric Adams says social media is a public health threat to students

Mayor Eric Adams declared social media a public health threat to students.
Adams promised to take on the issue but provided few details about the city's response. [ more ]
moremental-health
ABC7 San Francisco
4 months ago
Education

'The Last Repair Shop' documents labor of love repairing instruments for students

The documentary 'The Last Repair Shop' highlights the essential work of technicians in repairing musical instruments for students in Los Angeles Unified School District.
The film showcases the deep passion and dedication of individuals involved in ensuring students have access to musical instruments. [ more ]
Cbsnews
4 months ago
Education

12-year-old girl taken into custody after allegedly slashing another student at Queens school

A 12-year-old girl was slashed by another student at a school in Queens.
The incident occurred at Pathways College Prep School and the suspect was taken into custody. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
Education

Students should prep for smart decision-making once delayed FAFSA packages arrive, experts say

Delays in the Federal Student Aid application process are causing millions of Americans to wait for their financial aid packages.
Personal finance expert Lisa Chastain advises students to prioritize their schools, look at affordable options, and stay connected to admission and financial aid offices. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Education

Up to 100 middle schoolers have been running amok in a Mass. supermarket. Here's how the principal responded.

Medway Middle School is dealing with a troubling trend of students causing havoc in a nearby supermarket on early dismissal days.
The students have been building 'forts' out of paper towels, riding in carriages and electric carts, knocking over displays, and even stealing merchandise. [ more ]
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 ]
silive
5 months ago
Education

Rep. Malliotakis announces 2024 Presidents' Day essay contest

Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis is hosting an annual Presidents' Day essay contest for students in Staten Island and Brooklyn.
The contest is open to students in grades three through five who reside or attend school in New York's 11th Congressional District. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
US news

Families, colleges remain in limbo as the Education Department promises to fix FAFSA

The U.S. Department of Education will fix a serious mistake with this year's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Families and college financial aid offices are concerned about the impact of this mistake on students' financial aid applications. [ more ]
NewsNation
5 months ago
Education

New app lets parents track NYC school buses in real time

New York City has launched a new app to track yellow school buses in real-time.
Parents and guardians can see the exact location of the bus their children are taking as it moves along its route. [ more ]
#public-transit
San Jose Spotlight
5 months ago
Education

Sunnyvale considers ride-share service for commuting students - San Jose Spotlight

Sunnyvale is considering partnering with a multi-city ride-share service called Silicon Valley Hopper (SV Hopper) to improve transportation accessibility for residents.
Residents spoke in support of SV Hopper, highlighting its potential benefits for students, seniors, disabled residents, and businesses in Sunnyvale. [ more ]
Streetsblog
6 months ago
Education

MTA Boss: We'll Win All Those Congestion Pricing Lawsuits - Streetsblog New York City

MTA expresses confidence in defeating lawsuits against congestion pricing.
Lawsuits harm students who rely on public transit and face traffic risks. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
5 months ago
Education

Sunnyvale considers ride-share service for commuting students - San Jose Spotlight

Sunnyvale is considering partnering with a multi-city ride-share service called Silicon Valley Hopper (SV Hopper) to improve transportation accessibility for residents.
Residents spoke in support of SV Hopper, highlighting its potential benefits for students, seniors, disabled residents, and businesses in Sunnyvale. [ more ]
Streetsblog
6 months ago
Education

MTA Boss: We'll Win All Those Congestion Pricing Lawsuits - Streetsblog New York City

MTA expresses confidence in defeating lawsuits against congestion pricing.
Lawsuits harm students who rely on public transit and face traffic risks. [ more ]
morepublic-transit
Chalkbeat
5 months ago
Education

This Queens teacher is helping create the next generation of entrepreneurs

Lorena Izzo transitioned from being an accountant to becoming a teacher and has been teaching entrepreneurship for nearly 17 years.
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) provides Izzo with curriculum, professional development, mentors, and coaches for her students. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Education

NYC HS principal lashes out at parents who bashed decision to force students to go remote as migrants sheltered at school

Brooklyn high school principal defends her decision to have students attend class remotely after migrants sheltered at the school
Principal criticizes parents who accused her of not caring about students [ more ]
Entrepreneur
6 months ago
Education

Arizona Teacher's Side Hustle Outpaces $40K Full-Time Income | Entrepreneur

The interviewee started tutoring part-time in 2014 while working full-time as a curriculum developer.
The interviewee faced challenges such as working with students with special needs and dealing with challenging situations, including mental illness and poor behavior. [ more ]
TODAY.com
7 months ago
Education

A teacher shared her students' simple Christmas wishes. Strangers sent hundreds of gifts

Desert Pines High School in Las Vegas runs a program called 'Wishmas' where students write down their holiday wishes and the faculty and community work together to fulfill them.
The Wishmas program went viral after an emotional video shared by Cheri Guy, an English teacher at the school, on TikTok. [ more ]
#Israel
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Education

Students from Skokie Jewish school headed to Israel to volunteer in farming sector

Students at Ida Crown Jewish Academy are volunteering in Israel to help in the agricultural sector and other parts of the economy.
The trip was organized after Israel was attacked by Hamas and faced a shortage of workers due to reservists being called up and travel restrictions for Arab workers. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Education

For Chicago's Muslim and Jewish students, Israel war is personal

The war between Israel and Hamas has become a constant presence in the lives of many Chicago-area students.
Jewish and Islamic schools in the area are seeking to promote deeper understanding of the conflict among their students. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Education

Students from Skokie Jewish school headed to Israel to volunteer in farming sector

Students at Ida Crown Jewish Academy are volunteering in Israel to help in the agricultural sector and other parts of the economy.
The trip was organized after Israel was attacked by Hamas and faced a shortage of workers due to reservists being called up and travel restrictions for Arab workers. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Education

For Chicago's Muslim and Jewish students, Israel war is personal

The war between Israel and Hamas has become a constant presence in the lives of many Chicago-area students.
Jewish and Islamic schools in the area are seeking to promote deeper understanding of the conflict among their students. [ more ]
moreIsrael
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Chicago

Park Ridge, Des Plaines teens killed in car crash near Southern Illinois University

Two Southern Illinois University freshmen died in a car crash in Carbondale.
The students, Wolfgang Gustaveson and Francis Martinez, were from Park Ridge and Des Plaines, respectively. [ more ]
#teacher
New York Post
7 months ago
Education

Jewish teacher returns to NYC school after riot, has 'raw' talks with pro-Palestine students

Students show sympathy for Jewish teacher during 'raw' discussions on Israel-Hamas war
Teacher clarifies her stance on Israel by stating 'I stand with the people of Israel, but I do not stand with Israel's government' [ more ]
QNS.com
7 months ago
Education

Borough President Richards reveals details of discussions with Hillcrest students following antisemitic protest - QNS.com

A rally against antisemitism and in support of pro-Israel teachers at Hillcrest High School was cancelled at the request of the targeted teacher.
Queens Borough President Donovan Richards praised the teacher for her character and understanding of her students.
Muslim senior class president Muhammad Ghazali advocated for the Jewish teacher's return to school based on the principles of peaceful protests and democracy. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Education

Jewish teacher returns to NYC school after riot, has 'raw' talks with pro-Palestine students

Students show sympathy for Jewish teacher during 'raw' discussions on Israel-Hamas war
Teacher clarifies her stance on Israel by stating 'I stand with the people of Israel, but I do not stand with Israel's government' [ more ]
QNS.com
7 months ago
Education

Borough President Richards reveals details of discussions with Hillcrest students following antisemitic protest - QNS.com

A rally against antisemitism and in support of pro-Israel teachers at Hillcrest High School was cancelled at the request of the targeted teacher.
Queens Borough President Donovan Richards praised the teacher for her character and understanding of her students.
Muslim senior class president Muhammad Ghazali advocated for the Jewish teacher's return to school based on the principles of peaceful protests and democracy. [ more ]
moreteacher
www.bournemouthecho.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

Cultivating young journalists: Enrol in Newsquest's Young Reporter short course

Schools are signing up students for the Young Reporter Scheme short course, which runs from January to April
Students have the opportunity to build a portfolio of published work and improve their writing and research skills
The course goes beyond communication skills and fosters skills valuable in the workplace [ more ]
The Daily Wire
7 months ago
Education

NYC Jewish Teacher Forced Into Hiding At School After Being Swarmed By Hundreds Of 'Radicalized' Students: Report

A Jewish teacher in New York City was forced to lock herself in an office at her school after students learned she attended a pro-Israel rally.
Hundreds of students stormed the school, chanting, jumping, shouting, and waving Palestinian flags.
The incident was captured on video and spread on TikTok, with comments containing racist and vile language. [ more ]
#solidarity
www.vice.com
7 months ago
Education

Melbourne Students Leave School to Strike for Palestine

Melbourne students walked out of class to join the school strike for Palestine, defying politicians' urges to stay in school.
Hundreds of students marched in solidarity with Palestine, blocking traffic and chanting slogans.
The strike was organized by students for students who are old enough to understand the issue. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 months ago
Education

Ahead of Starbucks Red Cup Day, college students demand schools cut ties with the coffee giant

Protests against Starbucks are being organized by students and workers ahead of Red Cup Day, an annual event where holiday-themed reusable cups are handed out.
The movement, known as the Red Cup Rebellion, includes boycotts, strikes, and picket lines. [ more ]
www.vice.com
7 months ago
Education

Melbourne Students Leave School to Strike for Palestine

Melbourne students walked out of class to join the school strike for Palestine, defying politicians' urges to stay in school.
Hundreds of students marched in solidarity with Palestine, blocking traffic and chanting slogans.
The strike was organized by students for students who are old enough to understand the issue. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
7 months ago
Education

Ahead of Starbucks Red Cup Day, college students demand schools cut ties with the coffee giant

Protests against Starbucks are being organized by students and workers ahead of Red Cup Day, an annual event where holiday-themed reusable cups are handed out.
The movement, known as the Red Cup Rebellion, includes boycotts, strikes, and picket lines. [ more ]
moresolidarity
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
Education

Teacher on trial accused of sexually abusing students at dance school

A teacher is on trial for allegedly having sex with two students and sexually abusing seven others at a dance school in Argyll.
The accused teacher, Jonathan Barton, denies all charges against him. [ more ]
Portland Mercury
7 months ago
Education

After the Teachers' Strike, How Will PPS Make Up For Lost Time?

The Portland Public Schools teachers' strike is already one of the longest in recent American history.
Students have missed 11 days of school due to the strike, but there is flexibility to make up the lost classroom time. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Education

Several Schools Under Investigation for Allegedly Failing to Protect Jewish, Muslim Students

The Education Department is investigating several schools over reports of harassment against Jewish and Muslim students.
The schools are under investigation for alleged violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Education

Opinion | A Chilling Effect on Pro-Palestinian Speech

The op-ed by Steven Davidoff Solomon urges law firms not to hire students who support Palestinian liberation, accusing them of anti-Semitism.
The op-ed is seen as having a chilling effect on students' political speech and violating academic integrity.
It fosters doxing and discrimination against students expressing solidarity with Palestinians facing genocide by Israel. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
7 months ago
Education

Semi truck rear-ends bus carrying students in Ohio I-70 crash, killing 3 and injuring 15

A charter bus carrying students was rear-ended by a semi-truck in Ohio, resulting in three deaths and 15 injuries.
57 people were onboard the bus at the time of the accident.
The cause of the accident is still unknown. [ more ]
Itsnicethat
7 months ago
Graphic design

F37 works with designers from Lance Wyman to Spin on its new collaborative typeface collection

The F37 x collection features collaborations with various designers, including Non-Format and Anthony Burrill.
The collection includes typefaces with unique and experimental designs, such as overlapping letters and variable 'bounce' axis.
The collection also highlights the work of students, giving them an opportunity to showcase their type ideas. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
3 weeks ago
Women

'Periods left me bed-bound during exam revision'

Students, especially girls, face challenges dealing with period pain during exams, impacting their academic performance. [ more ]
RealAgriculture.com
4 weeks ago
Education

Applications open for Grain Farmers of Ontario Legacy Scholarship

Ontario students pursuing various disciplines can apply for up to 10 scholarships of $5,000 each annually with a focus on benefiting the grain sector and agri-food industry. [ more ]
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