The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a competitive $2.25 million Title III Part A Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant to Everett Community College. The college will receive $450,000 per year for the next five years. EvCC’s goals for the funding will be to improve... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Every day at the start of his classes, Nick Orr, a high school science teacher in Nevada, said he checks in with his students about their mental health. It's a practice Orr said he began doing after his own brother Anthony died... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's the first day of fourth grade for Yara Valerio. As her mother, Emma Mercado, packs her lunch in the kitchen, Yara is finishing up her remaining summer school homework in their New York City apartment. In a few minutes, they will... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- When gunfire broke out at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, teacher Elsa Avila said her fourth graders followed lockdown protocols. "I slammed my door. I turned off the lights, and I told the kids, 'Let's move, let's move. Let's go, let's go.'... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- COVID-19 cases during the first week of the 2022-23 school year in Chicago Public Schools are much higher compared to the same time last year. According to CPS data, 449 students have tested positive for the virus during the first week of the... Read More.
(CHESTERFIELD, S.C.) -- Eight students were injured in a school bus accident in South Carolina Friday afternoon, school officials said. The bus was carrying 24 students from a middle school and elementary school in the Chesterfield County School District when the accident occurred around 4... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- When students in Uvalde, Texas, return to school in September, they will have brand new picnic tables where they can sit and gather. Many of their classrooms will be stocked with school supplies ranging from new books to new pens and pencils,... Read More.
(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) -- As students prepare to return to school in the fall, one Ivy League law school has a new scholarship aimed at broadening access to legal education by eliminating tuition for students with financial needs. Yale Law School's Hurst Horizon Scholarship will... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Students over the age of 12 will be required to receive COVID-19 vaccines this fall in Washington, D.C., the district's Office of the State Superintendent of Education has announced. "We want to make sure that all of our students have everything they need... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Zander Moricz's graduation speech last month about his curly hair -- a metaphor for being a gay young adult -- has became a symbol for the impact of anti-LGBTQ sentiment and so-called "Don't Say Gay" laws across the country. "It would have... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Students from several elementary schools gathered at Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem this morning, unveiling benches they painted to advocate for social justice issues. Most notably, they spoke about gun control. The students at Isaac Newton Middle School for Math and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Alexandra Valera, a high school junior, walking into school each day feels like walking into a prison. Like many others around the country, her New York City high school has police officers and metal detectors -- and students are forced to... Read More.