US education

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Mississippi school district upholds teacher’s firing for reading I Need a New Butt! to kids
Toby Price, an assistant principal who plans to pursue an appeal with the chancery courts of Mississippi, was fired in March

Maya Yang

12, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ron DeSantis Disney attack violates Republican principles, GOP rival says
Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas appears to have no problem with anti-LGBTQ+ policies but says private business should not be target

Richard Luscombe in Miami

01, May, 2022 @4:41 PM

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University of California to waive tuition for Native students – but not for all
Native students who aren’t a member of a federally recognized tribe are dismayed that they are left out of the free tuition program

Hallie Golden

30, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Hurtful and insulting’: Florida teachers react to the ‘don’t say gay’ bill
Educators fear the wave of anti-gay laws threaten the supportive environments they try to build for LGBTQ students

Michael Sainato in Tampa, Florida

29, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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This high school is contaminated with lead. It blames the recycling plant next door
Generations of students at Jordan high in Los Angeles lived with extreme pollution nearby. Now, could things finally change?

Maanvi Singh in Los Angeles

25, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Florida’s examples of banned topics in math books derided as ‘political theater’
Education officials release four examples among the 54 math textbooks they rejected last week because of ‘prohibited topics’

Richard Luscombe in Miami

22, Apr, 2022 @5:48 PM

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‘He would get high before teaching’: how Mills College gave birth to music’s boldest minds
Fuelled by psychedelic counterculture, the Californian university has nurtured Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson and more – and caused riots at its concerts. But can it survive?

Robert Barry

20, Apr, 2022 @11:54 AM

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US professor wins $400,000 payout after refusing to call trans student a woman
Shawnee State University in Ohio had reprimanded Nicholas Meriwether, who then sued on first amendment grounds

Maya Yang

20, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Florida rejects 54 math textbooks over ‘prohibited topics’ including critical race theory
Move follows a series of hardline measures by Republicans in the state to alter teaching in schools as governor welcomes news

Oliver Laughland

17, Apr, 2022 @8:30 PM

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California university sues YouTubers who allegedly filmed disruptive pranks
A judge also granted a restraining order to the pair accused of terrorizing students who ‘provoked extreme fear and anxiety’

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

11, Apr, 2022 @9:55 PM

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Biden extends pause on federal student loan payments to end of August
Nearly 37 million borrowers have been affected by the pause, with a delay of $195bn of payments since start of pandemic

Lauren Aratani

06, Apr, 2022 @6:54 PM

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Police investigate hazing allegations of women’s rugby team at Vermont college
Women’s rugby team at Vermont university accused of branding and waterboarding players

Maya Yang

06, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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