Posts Tagged by Education

Jerry Falwell Jr. Insults Founding Fathers To Defend Trump’s Jerky Behavior

The Liberty University president’s comments about Donald Trump didn’t go over too well on Twitter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

11 Back-To-School Sales 2018 You Don’t Want To Miss

Back-to-school sales worth your time and money. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How To Prepare Your Kid For Kindergarten, From 7 Parents Who’ve Been There

Kindergarten is a big step. Here’s how to deal. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

NYU To Cover Tuition For All Medical Students

Each student will receive an annual scholarship of $55,018 regardless of their financial situation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

11 innocent-seeming things that have been banned from schools over the years

Backpacks, hooded sweatshirts, and even bottled water have been banned at some schools. Even seemingly innocent things like the dictionary and the game of tag have been banned. It’s not always a security measure — sometimes, it’s about protecting students’ feelings or making it harder […]

Teachers Donate Their Sick Days To Colleague Battling Colon Cancer

After just four days, Goodman received enough sick days from employees in his school district to cover him for one semester. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Florida Schools Ordered By Law To Display ‘In God We Trust’ Signs

The sponsor of the state House bill cited the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as one of the reasons for displaying the words. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

17 teachers share what they wish they knew before they started teaching

Teachers, like anyone else, know that hindsight is 20/20. Business Insider asked teachers for the one thing they wish they knew before becoming a teacher, and more than 50 replied. Some of the most interesting responses are included below. There are quite a few steps […]

Threats To Transgender Student Drove Oklahoma School District To Close For 2 Days

Posts on a Facebook parents group referred to the 12-year-old girl as a “half baked maggot” and a “thing.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Video Shows Cop Restrain, Handcuff 10-Year-Old With Special Needs

“It’s abuse, the torture, and the hell that he was put through,” the child’s mother said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Wisconsin Democrats Will Run On Education Against Gov. Scott Walker

State schools superintendent Tony Evers will challenge Walker in November’s race. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Georgia Teen Attached College Wish List To Balloons. Miles Away, A Pastor Took Action.

Mykehia Curry, a student from Macon, needed help with dorm supplies. So she sent a prayer up to the sky. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Here are the 50 smartest colleges in America

There are plenty of college rankings and ways to find out the best colleges in the US. These colleges enroll the smartest students in the country, according to SAT and ACT scores. California Institute of Technology took the top spot, followed by the Massachusetts Institute […]

9 Things Every Teacher Wishes Parents Knew

1. Parents are their child’s primary role models. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Baby And Toddler Storytime Can Create A Lifetime Love Of Reading

Continue to read to your child even after he or she begins to read on their own. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Guidance Counselor Fears She’ll Be Fired After School Learns She’s Married To Her Wife

Indiana’s Roncalli High School has placed Shelly Fitzgerald on paid leave after she reportedly refused to resign. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Why The Phrase ‘Pull Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps’ Is Nonsense

The interpretation of the phrase as we know it today is quite different from its original meaning. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Why I Use Harry Potter To Teach A College Course On Child Development

Fiction has the power to foster empathy and change attitudes. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Thousands Petition For LeBron James As U.S. Secretary Of Education

Indeed, they want James to be hired. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Florida Wants To Help Bullied Kids — Unless They’re Gay

A new program in Florida is supposed to help victims of bullying switch to private schools. But many of these private schools don’t accept LGBTQ kids, and use historically inaccurate, bigoted curricula. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

17 simple tricks people around the world use to avoid gaining weight

The American diet has changed dramatically since the 1970s. The portion sizes of everything from a muffin to a slice of pizza have gotten as much as 138% bigger. Americans now eat far more chicken than they did in 1975, but less beef. And in […]

Rice Krispies Treats Just Took A Real Step Toward Inclusivity

Kids with visual impairments can get loving messages with their snacks through Braille stickers and audio boxes. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

University Of Louisville Grad Satirizes Gun-Toting Graduation Pic With Dildo

Haley Davis, 21, was inspired by Kaitlin Bennett’s rifle photo that went viral in May. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

It’s Harder Than You Might Expect For Charities To Give Back Tainted Money

Yet some charities opt to maintain the donor’s name despite sullied reputation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

LeBron James explains why giving every student at his I Promise school a bicycle was an important, personal part of his mission

With the opening of LeBron James’ I Promise School, basketball’s biggest star showed how big an impact he wants his career to have off the court. The school will open with 240 at-risk children, each of them receiving free uniforms, meals, and guaranteed tuition to […]

Teachers share how they REALLY feel at the start of a new school year

More than 50 teachers told Business Insider how the first day of school makes them feel. Most shared some variation of “excited,” or “nervous,” and some had mixed feelings. “It’s sort of like Christmas,” said one. “It’s fun to start unwrapping each child’s personality and […]

Here’s how the new Gmail compares to the old version — and how to make the switch today (GOOGL)

If you were dying for a change in your email status-quo, Google recently rolled out some updates to the desktop version of its popular email client, Gmail. With the new Gmail design, you’ll find some user interface upgrades, some visual changes, and a few other […]

Laila Ali Finds Inspiration Behind The Scenes

Laila Ali and a group of difference makers share what keeps them each giving back to their communities day after day. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The 50 smartest public high schools in America

Public high schools can offer high quality academics just as much as private schools — without the tuition cost. Niche recently released its 2019 ranking of the best public high schools in America. Within this ranking are the smartest public high schools in America, which […]

Are There Only White Men At Your Leadership Meetings? If So, Your Business Is In Trouble

By Zander Lurie, CEO, SurveyMonkey “Fewer Women Run Big Companies Than Men Named John.” Headlines like these are shameful read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Smith College Employee Called Police On Black Student Eating Lunch

“All I did was be black,” Oumou Kanoute said. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How Kristen Bell Gets Her Kids To Actually Talk About Their Day At School

Just in time for back-to-school season. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

France just banned smartphones in schools during all hours of the day

France just passed a law that bans students from using smartphones at school. There are some exceptions, like schools with students over 15 and for extracurricular activities and students with disabilities. France had already banned smartphone use during class time, but this latest ban extends […]

Trump Officials To Learn About Safety At School Where Staff Has Access To Guns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is among those on the trip as part of the Federal Commission on School Safety. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

LeBron James’ commitment to send kids from his school to college could one day reach over $100 million

LeBron James opened his public school, the I Promise School, in Akron, Ohio, on Monday. Kids who graduate from the school and meet specific standards will qualify for a full scholarship to the University of Akron, through the LeBron James Family Foundation. James has pledged […]

Historians Quit UVA Think Tank After School’s Hiring Of Ex-Trump Aide Marc Short

The two, who remain tenured professors, said Short “contributed to the erosion of civil discourse and democratic norms.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

LeBron James’ new public school for at-risk kids — what he’s called the ‘most important’ project of his career — could set a new standard for athletes

LeBron James’ new public school in Akron, Ohio, I Promise School, opens on Monday. The school was created for children at risk of falling behind and offers an infrastructure to improve education and home support. James called the project “the most important” thing he’s done […]

Native Americans Push Schools To Include Their Story In California History Classes

The story of Native Californians begins at least 10,000 years ago when people first began settling along the West Coast. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

LeBron James Opens I Promise School For Akron’s At-Risk Kids

The NBA legend is giving all students who attend the school their own bike. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

This startup is betting college students will use chatbots

Admithub is a chatbot built for college campuses. Using Admithub students could, for example, ask a last-minute question about FASFA at 1 a.m or a question about applying for housing. Or university officials could send a message with a reminder to submit enrollment forms. Admithub […]

5 Stories You Missed This Week While Michael Cohen Dominated The News

Betsy DeVos thinks for-profit colleges are better unregulated, California is burning (again), and there are still hundreds of kids in government detention. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

New Jersey Superintendent Accused Of Pooping On High School Track Resigns

Thomas Tramaglini is accused of repeatedly pooping on the track and football field at Holmdel High School. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

All-Boys Catholic School Run By Monks Acknowledges Decades Of Sexual Abuse

The Order of St. Benedict of New Jersey is facing sexual abuse allegations from 30 people. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Jessica Alba’s Back-To-School Tradition With Her Family Is So Relatable

And LOL to her take on her kids’ homework. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Betsy DeVos’ $40 Million Yacht Set Adrift By Vandals At Ohio Dock

Someone untied the SeaQuest from its mooring, causing it ram into a dock and sustain “large scratches and scrapes,” according to a police report. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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