Schools

  • Trump administration ‘considers funding guns in schools’

    The Trump administration is considering allowing schools to access federal education funding to purchase guns for teachers, US media report. The Department of Education (DoE) is looking at allowing states to use academic enrichment funds for firearms, the New York Times first reported. The federal grant being considered for...
  • Parents and teachers say this Atlanta elementary school is overrun by rodents! See video!!

    CBS46 News ATLANTA (CBS46) – Teachers at a southwest Atlanta elementary school tell CBS46 that the facility is overrun by rodents and they’re wondering what officials are going to do about it. The teachers at Emma Hutchinson Elementary School didn’t want to go on camera but say the problem...
  • Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new interim instructions allowing universities to decide which standard of evidence to use when handling complaints. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said the Obama rules were unfairly skewed against the students...
  • School Bus Driver Shortages across the United States

    YORK, Pa. — School transportation companies seek drivers year-round but put the pedal to the metal to hire for the start of the school year. This year, many school bus companies around the U.S. say they face a driver shortage. Twenty-two percent called the shortage “severe,” and 5% said they are “desperate”...
  • 8-year-old Boy’s Suicide Leads Parents to Sue His School

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old boy who hanged himself blame a “treacherous school environment,” alleging in a federal lawsuit filed Monday that school officials allowed and covered up bullying. The wrongful death suit filed by the parents of Gabriel Taye names officials at his elementary school...
  • Atheist group gets denied Creationism claim!

    An Ohio public school has denied teaching creationism in its science courses, contradicting a complaint letter sent to them by a Wisconsin-based atheist group. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter last month to the Ohio Distance & Electronic Learning Academy over allegations that the school was using...
  • Do Recruiters overlook historically black colleges and universities?

    At the end of February, Johnny C. Taylor Jr. found himself listening to the CEO of a global security company who was struggling to fill 400 internship spots. Both men were attending an event in Washington, D.C., aimed at bringing together employers and leaders from historically black colleges and...
  • New Orleans’ Catholic School has its first black superintendent!

    More than 35,000 students will be a part of the New Orleans region’s Catholic schools this school year, and Dr. RaeNell Billiot Houston couldn’t help but express excitement during a sunny Friday (July 28) morning. The new superintendent sat in her office on 7887 Walmsley Avenue with less than...
  • New law helps failing Georgia schools, eliminates some testing

    ATLANTA – School starts on Friday for thousands of Georgia students and teachers. Throughout the year, many parents think their children are tested too much, so this year, students will be taking less standardized test. Channel 2’s Linda Stouffer spoke with the State Superintendent Richard Woods about plans to help children...