Education

More than 60 schools closed earlier in the week due to copycat threats.
Virginia’s Black families say their views have been sidelined in the uproar over teaching about race and racism in schools.
Lookups for “vaccine” increased 601% over 2020. It was also extremely high every day in 2021, the publishing company said.
Glenn Youngkin's victory showed that parents can be a winning coalition for Republicans. Next up: the midterms.
“I need us all to be outraged by what happened here today,” the police chief said, decrying the “public health crisis” that is gun violence.
As a teen, Manfred Steiner wanted to become a physicist, but his mother and uncle advised him that studying medicine would be a better choice in turbulent times.
"I saw a normal basketball play basically turn into a nightmare," said the mother of a California player who suffered a concussion in the incident.
The incident happened at a high school game in Pennsylvania.
Cornell, Columbia and Brown universities all reported threats on Sunday. The alerts followed similar threats made at Yale and schools in Ohio in recent days.
Portions of the third-largest U.S. school district remain woefully undervaccinated.
The anti-CRT push wasn't an obvious success at the local level, but the conversation about how to teach race in schools isn't over.
California's Inglewood High School trounced Morningside by a margin so extreme that the losing coach called his rival "classless."
"I cannot be held responsible for the things I say in the carpool drop off."
Gov. Greg Abbott’s letter railing against “pornographic or obscene material” in school libraries follows state lawmakers targeting books by LGBTQ authors.
Kids' mental health is in crisis, experts say. Here’s how to talk to them about suicide.
The president said free community college is out and that a plan for paid leave is shrinking.
The head of the elite Middlesex School in Massachusetts said it canceled the Pulitzer-winner's speech over concerns about how outsiders might react.
"Live with a beginner violin student so your house constantly sounds like a horror film."
The Oct. 15 event featured about 30 students and faculty from Burlington High School, and received praise from parents and LGBTQ advocates.