The public portion of a Commack school board meeting on Thursday evening began with a series of students calling for more attention to be paid to systemic racism, ethnic studies and minority life in the United States. The meeting followed an unruly forum Tuesday on the district’s multiracial curriculum, where parents accused school leaders of …

For immediate release Program Director Michael Whaland has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. (Photo courtesy of Raymond School District) RAYMOND – Superintendent Tina McCoy is pleased to announce that Program Director Michael Whaland has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the …

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Seniors from William Fleming High School took to the stage for Thursday’s graduation ceremony at the Berglund Center. Officials said safety was a top priority after a student was gunned down just outside the venue on Wednesday ahead of the school’s graduation practice. On Thursday, June 10, Roanoke City Public Schools …

Due to the statewide stay-at-home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, most local events and meetings have been canceled. Here is a list of public meetings, many of which are conducted by teleconference. Check with each agency for information on submitting public comments. If your group or agency starts meetings with close orders being …

Former Shadow Hills High School basketball coach Ryan Towner was arrested Thursday morning on charges of raping a former juvenile player. Ryan towner County jail records show Towner was arrested in the Jefferson Boulevard and Fred Waring Drive neighborhood in Indio at 9 a.m. on Thursday by the Rancho Mirage Police Department. The Sheriff’s Department …

HODGDON, Maine – The Hodgdon School District has violated state regulations on providing appropriate education programs and parental consent to 13 students in special education, according to an independent investigation. Maine School Administration District 70 has 30 days to determine if students will need additional assessments and if their current placement in classrooms is appropriate, …

June 10, 2021 | : Actor Morgan Freeman and Professor Linda Keena of the University of Mississippi donated $ 1 million to the school for a new police center, CNN reported. Morgan freeman The Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform – pending approval from Mississippi higher education institutions – “will build relationships and share data …

PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN – Voters in New York City Council District 39, which stretches from the District of Columbia Waterfront to Borough Park, will see seven names on their ballot when they vote in the June 22 primary election. One of those names will be Justin Krebs, a community organizer, a nonprofit leader, an entrepreneur …

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – “We picked it up again,” said Travis Woulfe, executive director of Rockford Public School Improvement Innovation. Enrollment in summer courses at Rockford Public Schools gained popularity after quarantine with up to 5,000 students ready to take advantage of free Kindergarten to Grade 12 programs and summer retreats. “The programs aim to …

TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Canton City Superintendent of Schools Jeff Talbert released a video on Wednesday to address concerns about an incident in which a kosher student was allegedly forced to eat pepperoni pizza, although he or contrary to his religious beliefs to consume pork. “We understand that recent events have brought attention to our school …