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The problem with our schools

The problem with our schools is that we have yet to acknowledge the real problem. The schools are merely a reflection of our society...

Stand and deliver: Parents petition IPS for equity in education

Parents, families and Stand for Children Indiana presented a petition requesting that the IPS Board of School Commissioners focus on growing top schools for Black and brown students at a press conference on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024.

Teacher diversity remains a problem in Indiana. Educators of color highlight potential solutions

By KIRSTEN ADAIR Teachers in Indiana are much more white than the students they teach – about 92 percent compared to around 65 percent, according to the Indiana...

The EduVerse with ProfessorJBA: We can’t keep doing school business as usual; it’s time to reimagine education

Retired educator, Aaron Fernander, would often quote to us in staff meetings, “Teach the children!” He didn’t want us focused on anything other than...

Indiana governor signs bills targeting LGBTQ students

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's governor has signed a bill that would require schools to notify a parent if a student requests a name or pronoun change at school. The bill is one of the final bills approved in a legislative session that had targeted LGBTQ+ people, especially students. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb's approval of the legislation on Thursday comes in a year when Republican-led legislatures around the country are seeking to curb LGBTQ+ rights, specifically targeting transgender people's participation in sports, workplaces and schools, as well as their access to health care. Holcomb also signed into law a bill that could make it easier to ban books from public school libraries.

In New York’s schools, violence is rampant, punishment is rare

Osman Couey is a New York City teacher who allegedly threw Ka’Veon Wilson, a 7-year-old special-needs student, across a hallway at Harlem’s Public School...

L.A. Students Suffer as School Officials Waste Billions on High Tech Fiasco

L.A. schools lost a billion dollars on a failed tech experiment. Students got iPads that taught them nearly nothing.The Los Angeles Unified School District began delivering...
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