(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 866,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.4% of the... Read More.
Chris Young doesn't know where he would be without music education, and he doesn't want to know. The Tennessee native has been an outspoken advocate of promoting music education in schools, largely because he knows how influential his education in his early years helped inspire... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- Over one month into Taliban control of Afghanistan, fears for women's and girl's rights and education have only grown -- fueled further Tuesday by a top Taliban official's comments that "women will not be allowed to come to universities or work." The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A wide-ranging lawsuit claims New York City's education system is racist in design and operation — effectively separating largely white and Asian students from Black and Latino students through a discriminatory testing processes for its gifted and talented (G&T) programs and... Read More.
(FLA.) -- Florida's Department of Education announced on Monday that it would withhold school board members' salaries in Alachua and Broward counties because of their school mask mandates. Both counties' school districts said on Tuesday they still plan on requiring masks because of the COVID-19 pandemic and are exploring legal... Read More.
Michael Ray's Higher Education falls somewhere between classic country and Southern rock. Its track list still includes self-penned cuts like the autobiographical "Didn't Know I Was Country" and the emotional "Picture," plus his top-twenty throwback to nineties country, "Whiskey and Rain." Simultaneously, the EP's title track features Kid... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Teachers are gathering in more than 115 cities this weekend to "teach truth" in protest of the anti-race education and anti-critical race theory legislation being proposed across the country. In Philadelphia, teachers, students and activists are gathering at the home of George... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said he's in touch with superintendents who are actively defying Florida and Texas governors' orders not to mandate masks in schools and will have their back should they lose state funding. "I have had conversations with superintendents and they... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- dThe Florida Board of Education passed a rule Friday allowing parents in the state to skirt mask mandates that districts may enforce for their children. The rule, passed unanimously at an emergency meeting, lets parents transfer their kids to a private school... Read More.