6 June 2023 Updated 1 hour ago Image source, Getty Images Image caption, Oklahoma could have the first religious charter school in the US An Oklahoma school board has approved what will be the first publicly funded religious charter school in the US. The Oklahoma State Virtual Charter School Board approved the Catholic charter school […]

The nation’s first religious charter school was approved in Oklahoma on Monday, handing a victory to Christian conservatives, but opening the door to a constitutional battle over whether taxpayer dollars can directly fund religious schools. The online school, St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School, would be run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma […]

Each year, the law school graduates elect a member of their class to deliver a speech, and this year they chose Ms. Mohammed, an activist devoted to the Palestinian cause. Although her remarks would later be presented as a lightning bolt of antisemitism, she began uncontroversially, talking about the pain and loss of Covid and […]

Black charter school leaders and lawmakers demanded Thursday that the Philadelphia school district release findings of an investigation into bias against their schools — pointing to a lack of consequences for alleged lottery tampering at a charter school with white leadership as proof of an unjust system. The claims that Franklin Towne Charter High School […]

Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, has named Pamela McCauley, Ph.D. as the new dean of the School of Engineering, effective July 1. Dr. McCauley is a well-known scholar, educator, entrepreneur, and university administrator whose achievements include the development of mathematical models based on fuzzy set theory, human engineering, biomechanics, and engineering leadership. She has been […]

From Native American Rights Fund Lena’ Black, who is a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and of Osage descent, argues her rights to free speech and the free exercise of religion were violated. CNN  —  A high school graduate is suing her former Oklahoma school district after she says school officials prevented her from wearing […]

The second grade students in Sarah Black’s class at Kyle Elementary School in Portage observed Disability Awareness Month in a unique way. “Special education is near and dear to my heart,” said Black, who has been teaching at Kyle for 14 years but started her teaching career in special education. “I have an awesome class […]

A complaint from a parent targeted several books on Black history. May 24, 2023, 9:56 AM ET • 5 min read After news broke that Amanda Gorman’s historic poem “The Hill We Climb” was moved to the middle school section of a Miami-Dade school, the poet slammed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — To her students who need the most support, India Strother is rarely just “Ms. Strother” — she’s a family figure they call “Mom,” a trusted guide as they negotiate their teenage years. They open up to her about their dating lives. About pregnancy scares. About their fights with their parents, about […]

Get stories like these delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for The 74 Newsletter Weighing in for the first time on the removal of books from school libraries, civil rights investigators from the U.S. Department of Education found that a Georgia district may have created a “hostile environment” when it withdrew several books with […]

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