Texas schools are eligible to receive part of a $19 billion stimulus grant from the federal government now, and they are planning to use it in practical ways, according to two superintendents in Gregg County.
Hudson PEP Elementary School students read A Long Walk To Water, a New York Times best-seller written by Linda Sue Park, which tells two stories of children in Sudan. The book highlights the daily struggles people in this region face accessing healthy drinking water.
Four members of the faculty from three different colleges at Louisiana Tech University are now receiving grant funding to recruit and mentor minority students to increase their participation in STEM fields.
Texas education officials advised districts to suspend the first day of STAAR testing after thousands of students showed up in person and were prevented from taking the standardized test online because of widespread technical issues across the state.
The bill, which addresses training at K-12 schools and postsecondary education institutions with respect to certain concepts related to race and sex, was voluntarily withdrawn by the author pending further dialogue on the issue.
Red River United (RRU) has filed a lawsuit against the Caddo Parish School District for what the organization claims is the “discriminatory manner in which the district intends to exclude certain employees from a planned stipend.”
”I am thrilled to be returning to Marshall ISD and for the opportunity to come home to my alma mater and the district where I spent 22 years teaching and serving the children of Marshall,” said Dr. Langley.
LSU Associate Dean of Students Jonathan Sanders is under review by the university’s human resources department following allegations Sanders gave lenient punishments following the outcomes of Title IX investigations.
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson has lifted the state’s mask mandate after data shows a decrease in positive COVID-19 cases and a decrease in hospitalizations in the state. But even with the adjustments, things will remain the same for some businesses.
The Texarkana Arkansas School District has announced they will continue to require staff and students to wear masks until the school board meets to discuss changes, if any, for the remainder of the school year.
Oregon State University has postponed its decision on the future of its president, former LSU president F. King Alexander. Instead, the board voted, by a vote of 12-2, to put him on probation through June 1, 2021.