US education

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Florida students walk out in support of staff who flouted DeSantis trans ban
Principal and others at Monarch high school were reassigned over ‘allegations of improper student participation in sports’

Richard Luscombe in Miami

28, Nov, 2023 @5:32 PM

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Moms for Liberty outreach leader exposed as registered sex offender
Phillip Fisher Jr, who served three years in prison, volunteered at Philadelphia summit for rightwing parental rights group

Edward Helmore

21, Nov, 2023 @2:04 PM

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The Moms for Liberty platform is extreme – and most voters are loudly rejecting it | Katrina vanden Heuvel
The failure of rightwing ideologues to take over local school boards shows that voters simply won’t get behind them

Katrina vanden Heuvel

21, Nov, 2023 @11:09 AM

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Texas: Republican-controlled school board votes against climate textbooks
Republican board member condemns photos in some textbooks for being unfairly critical of oil and gas industry

Erum Salam

17, Nov, 2023 @10:49 PM

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Incarcerated students earn degrees in groundbreaking US university program
Participants in Northwestern University prison education program will graduate despite having to work through Covid-19 pandemic

Gloria Oladipo

14, Nov, 2023 @4:03 PM

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A college football coach gets $77m not to work as US education suffers
Every Texas A&M donor helping to fund Jimbo Fisher’s buyout could have put that check toward tablets or school lunches in a poor district

Alex Kirshner

13, Nov, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Israeli diplomat pressured US college to drop course on ‘apartheid’ debate
Consul Yuval Donio-Gideon objected to course at Bard College but president says institution ‘stood up for academic freedom’

Chris McGreal in New York

08, Nov, 2023 @7:20 PM

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Cornell cancels classes citing ‘stress’ after antisemitic threats lead to arrest
Patrick Dai, a junior, charged with threatening to murder Jewish students and will remain in custody at least until next court appearance

Richard Luscombe

02, Nov, 2023 @4:23 PM

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White House urges all US schools to stock overdose reversal drug naloxone
Letter from education department presses for schools to train students and faculty in how to administer medication

Maya Yang

30, Oct, 2023 @7:51 PM

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Cornell Jewish center under guard after online threats to students
Campus police sent to university center after series of antisemitic comments were posted to online message board

Gloria Oladipo in New York

30, Oct, 2023 @5:55 PM

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Penguin Random House launches high schoolers’ award to combat book bans
The publisher’s $10,000 Freedom of Expression prize invites teens to write about a banned book that changed their life, against a backdrop of rising censorship

Ella Creamer

24, Oct, 2023 @12:34 PM

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‘People go, ‘queer, Black’, they don’t go deeper’: Tarell Alvin McCraney on his enduring play Choir Boy
The Oscar-winning co-writer of Moonlight is known for works on queerness and race. He thought his 2012 drama was a historical cautionary tale, but a new production has him musing on its continued relevance

Jason Okundaye

20, Oct, 2023 @1:00 PM

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