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Educator's Black Lives Matter Email Upends Her District

Published 10/10/2021 11:35 PM

A Black superintendent’s email to parents after the killing of George Floyd engulfed a small, predominantly white Maryland community in a yearlong firestorm.

Georgia’s University System Takes On Tenure

Published 10/14/2021 02:57 PM

The Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened, too.

John Wilson and Gamal Abdelaziz Convicted In Varsity Blues Trial

Published 10/09/2021 08:31 PM

John Wilson, a private equity financier, and Gamal Abdelaziz, a former casino executive, were the first people to stand trial in the federal investigation.

De Blasio to Phase Out N.Y.C. Gifted and Talented Program

Published 10/15/2021 06:35 PM

The mayor unveiled a plan to replace the highly selective program, which has become a glaring symbol of segregation in New York City public schools, for incoming students. It will be up to his successor to implement it.

With Masks On or Off, Schools Try to Find the New Normal

Published 10/13/2021 07:41 PM

Despite some turmoil, a vast majority of students have been in classrooms full-time and mostly uninterrupted this fall. Now, educators debate what’s next.

After Rape Accusations, Fraternities Face Protests and Growing Anger

Published 10/12/2021 03:50 PM

At big universities with powerful fraternity cultures — like UMass, Northwestern, Nebraska and Iowa — many students are demanding an end to Greek life.

When Dasani Left Home

Published 10/01/2021 10:00 PM

What happens when trying to escape poverty means separating from your family at 13?

High School Students Talk About What It's Like to Return

Published 09/29/2021 05:09 AM

Students missed homecoming, field trips and classes, while also handling anxiety and economic precarity. Now, they must leap into the future, with the school’s help.

Schools Scramble to Feed Students Amid Shortages

Published 10/01/2021 05:38 PM

Schools across the country are offering less healthy lunch options as they struggle with dwindling supplies, delayed shipments and fewer cafeteria workers.

How West Virginia Established Universal Pre-K

Published 10/16/2021 08:00 AM

A program in West Virginia, partially rolled out while Joe Manchin was governor, could be a model for the nation. But there were challenges, including the 10 years it took to establish.

Governor of Missouri Accuses Reporter of Hacking State Website

Published 10/15/2021 10:49 PM

Gov. Mike Parson of Missouri has asked for a criminal investigation of a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter who told the state that a website revealed teachers’ Social Security numbers.

Texas Superintendent Apologizes After Official’s Holocaust Remarks

Published 10/15/2021 11:03 PM

State lawmakers and the Anti-Defamation League condemned a school official’s advice to “make sure that if you have a book on the Holocaust, that you have one that has an opposing, that has other perspectives.”

A Blackface ‘Othello’ Shocks, and a Professor Steps Back From Class

Published 10/15/2021 06:32 PM

Students objected after the composer Bright Sheng showed the 1965 film of Laurence Olivier’s “Othello” to his class at the University of Michigan.

When a Minivan Is a Music Machine, and the Return of Chucky: The Week in Narrated Articles

Published 10/15/2021 10:00 AM

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

The End of Gifted Programs?

Published 10/13/2021 05:42 PM

New York City may overhaul its elementary admissions to the selective track.

How Schools Are Shaping the Virginia Governor's Race

Published 10/15/2021 03:07 PM

Virginia Republicans in a tight governor’s race have been staging “Parents Matter” rallies and tapping into conservative anger over mandates and critical race theory.

Why Air Quality Monitors Are the Hot New Back-to-School Accessory

Published 10/10/2021 04:30 PM

Parents are sneaking carbon dioxide monitors into their children’s schools to determine whether the buildings are safe.

Varsity Blues Scandal: Outcomes in the College Admissions Case

Published 10/09/2021 08:26 PM

Dozens of parents and others have pleaded guilty. Here’s what happened to a few of them.

Child Care Has High Costs for Parents, Low Wages for Staff

Published 10/09/2021 10:26 PM

President Biden’s social policy legislation aims to address a problem that weighs on many families — and the teachers and child care centers serving them.

Attack on Teacher May Have Been Inspired by Social Media Challenge, Police Say

Published 10/08/2021 04:14 PM

Larrianna Jackson, 18, a student at Covington High School in Louisiana, is a facing a felony battery charge after she repeatedly punched a teacher, the authorities say.

What You Need to Know About Google Career Certificates

Published 05/03/2021 10:12 PM

Google Career Certificates could help you prepare for a tech sector job.

Agile Scrum: What Scrum Is and How it Works

Published 04/20/2021 10:19 PM

Teams and organizations can thrive with an Agile Scrum approach.

What You Need to Know About Agile Methodologies

Published 03/22/2021 02:56 PM

Agile methods can transform the way you work.

Everything You Need to Know About Tableau Certification

Published 03/11/2021 07:46 PM

Certifications can demonstrate your knowledge of Tableau software and might help you land a job or a raise.

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco Certifications and Learning Paths

Published 02/26/2021 09:10 PM

A Cisco certification can help you become more skilled and marketable in your technical career.

How to Start Learning React: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/23/2021 07:22 PM

If you’re considering learning React and JavaScript, this guide can help you get started.

Everything You Need to Know About Six Sigma Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 02/12/2021 10:34 PM

Earning a Six Sigma certification can boost your problem-solving skills.

Free and Paid Online Resources to Start Learning HTML and CSS

Published 02/09/2021 02:54 PM

Learn HTML and CSS online for free, and use them to create webpages or move up in your career.

Everything You Need to Know About AWS Certifications: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 08:18 PM

An AWS certification could help you advance, depending on your job.

What You Need to Know About CRM Software Training and Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/29/2020 06:03 PM

CRM training and certification are increasingly in demand. Here’s why and how to become certified.

What You Need to Know About the Google IT Support Professional Certificate

Published 12/29/2020 05:35 PM

Learn how the Google IT Support certificate can launch your IT career.

PMP Certifications: What You Need to Know to Succeed – A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/23/2020 06:55 PM

The exam is tough, even for experienced project managers.

IBM Data Science Professional Certificate: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 09:50 PM

An IBM Data Science Professional Certificate can put you on the path to working in data science.

How to Learn French: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/21/2020 07:55 PM

Learn French to improve your communication skills and cultural knowledge.

How to Start Learning Java: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/18/2020 07:56 PM

Learning Java can help aspiring developers understand the foundations of programming because of the language’s wide usage and functionality.

How to Learn Russian : A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/16/2020 08:42 PM

Russian ranks as a difficult language to learn for English speakers, but immersing yourself can be a big help.

What to Know About Pluralsight

Published 12/15/2020 08:35 PM

Pluralsight users can improve their tech skills and workflow through video courses, assessments and analytics.

Cybersecurity Certifications – What You Need to Know: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/15/2020 05:28 PM

Take a look at popular cybersecurity certifications and their requirements.

Scrum Master Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Published 12/11/2020 10:07 PM

Get a Scrum master certification to broaden your professional opportunities.

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 09:25 PM

Learn social media marketing to build your online presence.

How I Learned R: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 03:38 PM

Learn R by solving problems.

How to Learn to Code: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/09/2020 02:26 PM

Learn to code online using courses, practice lessons, community guidance and a lot of tinkering.

Learn Japanese: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/07/2020 06:09 PM

Start learning Japanese today with these tips.

How I Learned C#: A U.S. News Guide

Published 12/04/2020 02:35 PM

You can build almost anything after you learn C#. But first, pick a manageable task and tackle it head-on.

How to Learn Python: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 07:04 PM

If you want to learn Python, a number of free or low-cost resources can help you get started.

Learn German: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/23/2020 02:58 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn German.

What Data Analysis Is and the Skills Needed to Succeed

Published 11/23/2020 01:51 PM

Use the tools and techniques of data analysis to make sense of mountains of information.

What to Know About Udacity

Published 11/20/2020 05:41 PM

Udacity’s courses and nanodegree programs focus on technology and innovation.

What Data Visualization Is and How to Get Started In This Field

Published 11/17/2020 04:29 PM

You don’t need a data science or business analysis degree to learn data visualization.

How to Get a Microsoft Office Certification: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/13/2020 09:25 PM

A Microsoft Office Certification tells employers that you’re skilled at using Microsoft applications.

Learn Statistics to Unlock Data and Analytics Career Opportunities

Published 11/13/2020 05:34 PM

There are many ways to learn statistics for data and analytics careers.

What to Know About LinkedIn Learning

Published 11/12/2020 05:12 PM

LinkedIn Learning users can take video-based courses to learn in-demand job skills.

How to Start Learning C++: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/11/2020 02:45 PM

A wealth of resources can help you learn C++, one of the most popular programming languages.

What Business Analytics Is and How to Get Started in This Field

Published 11/10/2020 04:41 PM

Learning business analytics could help you make better decisions for your business.

Learn Tableau to Jump-Start Your Data and Visualization Projects: A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/06/2020 05:36 PM

Learning Tableau could boost your career prospects.

What to Know About MasterClass

Published 11/05/2020 10:32 PM

MasterClass courses are delivered by renowned artists and masters of their craft.

How to Learn English : A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/05/2020 09:30 PM

You have plenty of options for learning English, regardless of how you hope to use the language.

How to Learn Machine Learning A U.S. News Guide

Published 11/02/2020 06:42 PM

These resources can help you learn machine learning at a beginner, intermediate and advanced level.

Become a Full-Stack Developer: How I Did It

Published 10/30/2020 09:45 PM

Full-stack developers build software and have a firm grip on front-end and back-end services.

Quickstart Guide to Learn QuickBooks

Published 10/30/2020 09:14 PM

Learn QuickBooks to land a job in accounting, start a bookkeeping service or manage your own small business.

Top Business Skills for Success on the Job

Published 10/29/2020 06:55 PM

Improving your business skills will help you succeed in your career.

What to Know About edX

Published 10/29/2020 05:34 PM

EdX offers online degrees and certificate programs.

How to Learn Korean: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 09:13 PM

Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to learn Korean.

What to Know About Udemy

Published 10/23/2020 09:08 PM

Udemy users can take online courses on a variety of subjects or teach courses of their own.

How to Learn SEO: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/23/2020 04:33 PM

Learn how to use search engines like Google to optimize your content.

How to Become an Interior Designer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 09:36 PM

Learning how to become an interior designer can enable you to use your creativity in your career.

How to Learn Finance as a Beginner: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/16/2020 07:07 PM

Find out how to learn finance to launch your career in this field.

How to Learn Chinese : A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/15/2020 09:18 PM

Learning Chinese could help advance your career.

How to Become a Web Developer: A U.S. News Guide

Published 10/13/2020 04:19 PM

Learn modern web development practices and choose an area of expertise.

What to Know About Coursera

Published 09/16/2020 09:23 PM

Coursera users can earn professional certificates or even college degrees online.

How to Learn JavaScript: A U.S. News Guide

Published 09/02/2020 02:36 PM

This collection of resources can help you learn JavaScript at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

How to Learn Excel: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/28/2020 02:30 PM

Learn Excel with free resources and paid courses to go from beginner to superuser.

What to Know About K-12 Online Schools

Published 08/27/2020 08:22 PM

K-12 online schools might be a good option for some families during the 2020-2021 school year.

How to Learn Product Management: A U.S. News Guide

Published 08/11/2020 10:26 PM

Learn how to become a product manager and advance in your career.

Coronavirus and Schools: What Parents Should Know for the Fall

Published 08/06/2020 03:58 PM

Planning and flexibility are key as students go back to school.

Find an Online Tutor

Published 07/24/2020 09:26 PM

Online tutoring can give your student structure if school has moved online.

How to Learn SQL: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/24/2020 07:09 PM

You don’t have to be a programmer to learn SQL for datasets.

How to Learn Digital Marketing: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/14/2020 08:58 PM

Learn digital marketing for a variety of platforms and choose a type to specialize in.

How to Learn Graphic Design: A U.S. News Guide

Published 07/07/2020 04:02 PM

Learn graphic design skills online and gain practical experience while creating portfolio pieces.

Online Summer Classes Discounted for Coronavirus

Published 06/24/2020 05:01 PM

These online platforms provide classes like Introduction to Computer Science and The Science of Well-Being for free or at a low cost.

How to Learn Data Science: A U.S. News Guide

Published 06/04/2020 06:11 PM

An array of free and low-cost classes allow you to learn data science skills on your own time.

Project Management Courses: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/27/2020 08:30 PM

Courses in project management prepare you for certifications that differentiate you from your peers.

Find an ACT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:54 PM

Find an ACT tutor who will give your student the confidence and strategies to succeed.

Find an SAT Tutor

Published 05/21/2020 07:15 PM

Free SAT test prep options are available, but some parents may opt to hire a tutor to help their child study.

How to Learn Spanish: A U.S. News Guide

Published 05/15/2020 10:41 PM

Find the best way to learn Spanish for your budget and learning style.

Finding a High School Tutor

Published 05/12/2020 06:38 PM

Discover how to find the right high school tutor for your student. Explore in-home, online & free services to help make the right decision. Learn more.

Financial Literacy for College Students

Published 04/15/2020 08:32 PM

Improve your financial literacy while in college. Learn how to budget, pick up the basics of credit, saving and investing.

College Road Trip: Indiana

Published 08/13/2010 07:50 PM

College Road Trip: California

Published 08/13/2010 07:40 PM

College Road Trip: Georgia

Published 08/13/2010 07:11 PM

Improving Instruction on Instruction in Education Grad Schools

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Few schools prepare teachers for life in the classroom, research shows.

The New Doctors in the House

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How nurses are evolving into far bigger roles at hospitals.

Bringing Better Health to Rural America

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

The nation's small towns need more physicians, and med schools aim to fill the gap.

The Science Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate programs in the sciences

Business School: Teaching More Than Work Ethic

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Tomorrow's corporate leaders are learning business skills and social values at B-schools.

The Business School Rankings Methodology

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

How we rank graduate business schools

Bitten by the Green Design Bug

Published 04/15/2010 05:00 AM

Engineering students flock to sustainable design, and schools aim for green waters.

Colleges Where Need for Aid Can Hurt Admission Odds

Published 03/23/2010 03:22 PM

See which schools are most likely to admit and you and give you financial aid.

Government Helps Low-Income Grad Students Pay for School

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Loans to be capped at 15 percent of income, and those entering public service may get loans forgiven.

Medical Schools Fight the War Against Disease

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Epidemiologists go straight to the source, then sift their data one clue at a time.

Business Schools Look for Different Kinds of Students

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Admissions offices are pursuing more women and minority candidates.

Aerospace Engineering Searches for New Talent

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

As more baby boomers reach retirement, demand for qualified graduates is on the rise.

Picking the Right School for an Education Grad Degree

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Is it more important to go to a great school or a school near where you want to teach?

How Technology Is Changing the Medical Profession

Published 04/22/2009 09:00 PM

Clinical practice guidelines, electronic medical records, and population science are revolutionary.

America's Best Colleges: Most International Students

Published 03/17/2009 04:06 PM

The percent of undergraduates who are international.

America's Best Colleges: Freshman Retention Rates

Published 03/17/2009 04:01 PM

The average proportion of freshmen who return the following fall.

America's Best Colleges: Economic Diversity Among Top Schools

Published 03/17/2009 03:52 PM

Percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell grants at the Top 25 schools.

America's Best Colleges: Economic Diversity

Published 03/17/2009 03:44 PM

Percentage of undergraduates receiving federal Pell grants.

America's Best Colleges: Best Values

Published 03/17/2009 03:39 PM

These colleges give the best bang for your buck.

Cheaper, Bigger, and Cooler Student Loans

Published 07/01/2008 05:58 PM

New federal standards ease some of the financial pressure for students and their parents.

Colleges Drop Their Loan Programs

Published 04/17/2008 06:10 PM

Administrators at more than 250 public colleges have opted out of the Stafford loan program.

The Impact of the Virginia Tech Attack

Published 04/17/2008 05:59 PM

One consequence of the attack is the increased speed with which colleges respond to threats.

Cuts in European-Language Studies

Published 04/17/2008 05:43 PM

As more students study Arabic and Chinese, European-language departments are suffering cutbacks.

Hot Tips for Law School Students

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Specialization isn't the only way to gain practical know-how in law school.

Hot Tips for a Graduate Degree in Education

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Smart Choices Special Ed. The number of teachers in this specialty is forecast to rise almost 15% by 2016. At some schools (e.g., Vanderbilt...

New Ways to Get a Degree in Education

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Options include salaried training, condensed course, and flexible schedules.

Getting Business School Skills While in Law School

Published 03/26/2008 04:01 PM

Law school students can choose joint programs and special courses.

Changes for the GRE Exam This Fall

Published 09/12/2007 08:44 PM

The fill-in-the-blank questions get trickier, and some questions don't give any choices at all.

Playing Your Cards Right

Published 09/07/2007 05:44 PM

The stakes in the financial aid game are higher than ever.

Loans Are as Tricky as Ever

Published 09/07/2007 05:39 PM

Colleges break links with lenders but now give less guidance.

Best Practices of State Bullying Policies

Published 12/16/2010 10:22 PM

Secretary Duncan issued a technical assistance memo highlighting key components of strong state bullying laws and policies.

New Board Members for Postsecondary Improvement Fund

Published 12/13/2010 03:27 PM

Secretary Duncan announced 13 new board members for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).

International Student Assessment

Published 12/07/2010 06:15 PM

"Being average in reading and science—and below average in math—is not nearly good enough," Secretary Duncan said in response to results from the Program for International Student Assessment.

Passage of the Child Nutrition Bill

Published 12/03/2010 11:52 AM

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act will "help schools fight our country's childhood obesity epidemic and give students access to the nutritional food they need to help them learn," Secretary Duncan said.

Grants to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions

Published 11/23/2010 02:24 PM

ED announced grants to higher education institutions that serve Asian American and Pacific Islander students.

Assessment Board Members Named

Published 11/17/2010 04:09 PM

Secretary Duncan named six members of the National Assessment Governing Board, which oversees the Nation's Report Card.

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Published 11/16/2010 10:25 PM

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Don't judge these teens by their tattoos

Published 10/16/2021 11:49 AM

Two Chicago-area high school podcasters say they've dreamed about tattoos since they were little. And they argue that people who have them shouldn't be judged by what's on the outside.

Former Michigan player opens up about the sexual abuse behind his sit-in protest

Published 10/15/2021 09:26 PM

Former NFL player Jon Vaughn talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang from his sit-in protest outside the University of Michigan president's home after sex abuse allegations emerged about a school doctor.

In one Texas district, teachers were told to give 'opposing' views of the Holocaust

Published 10/15/2021 06:43 PM

An administrator with the Southlake School District reportedly made the statement during a meeting when a new state law came up. It says multiple perspectives should be presented on certain topics.

Music classes are back in school this year, finally indoors and off Zoom

Published 10/13/2021 10:14 PM

For many students, band and choir classes were a far cry from normal last year — students practiced outside or over Zoom. With students back in school this fall, music classes look almost normal.

The learning gaps are real: A high school junior returns to class

Published 10/13/2021 09:25 PM

Schools are mostly back to in-person instruction to the delight of some and the dismay of others. The concern of safety in the classroom is exacerbated by anxiety and struggles of focusing at home.

A Wisconsin brewery is helping parents sue school districts that don't require masks

Published 10/12/2021 07:12 PM

A school board "threw students into a COVID-19 'snake pit' " when it axed mask requirements and other measures, a federal lawsuit says. A Minocqua, Wis., brewery is helping fund parents' legal fight.

Lego says it will work to rid its toys of harmful gender bias

Published 10/12/2021 05:08 PM

The toy company says it will work to make its products and marketing more inclusive, citing new research into how kids and parents see creativity through a gendered lens.

Why 2021's college sophomores are the new freshman

Published 10/11/2021 10:08 AM

With so many colleges going virtual last year, many sophomores are on campus for the first time. But it's different — a lot still feel like freshman. Colleges set up programs to get them caught up.

Radio Diaries: Teachers document their hopes and fears during the pandemic

Published 10/10/2021 12:57 PM

Teachers have a lot on their plates this fall — from navigating mask mandates to children who aren't used to in-person school. We hear from seven educators who tell us what it's been like.

California will soon require free tampons in public schools

Published 10/09/2021 03:34 PM

The state's schools and colleges must stock their restrooms with free menstrual products under a new law. Women's rights advocates are pushing nationwide for affordable access to these products.

2 parents are convicted in the 1st trial of the 'Varsity Blues' admission scandal

Published 10/08/2021 08:14 PM

The two men were found guilty of buying their kids' way into school as athletic recruits in the first case to go to trial in the college admissions scandal that embroiled prestigious universities.

A student arrested in a school shooting is released. His family says he was bullied

Published 10/08/2021 04:05 PM

An 18-year-old student accused in a shooting at a Texas high school this week was released from jail after posting bond. Two people were shot and two others suffered unspecified injuries.

Kids are losing school days to quarantines. Here's a way to keep them in classrooms

Published 10/08/2021 12:00 PM

Test-to-stay policies could help keep students in in-person school. But amid a national shortage, rapid tests can be hard to come by, and the practice isn't common.

You don't need a bachelor's degree to land a high-paying job

Published 10/07/2021 11:00 AM

On average, a worker with a bachelor's degree will earn more than a worker who doesn't have one. But new research shows there are a lot of exceptions.

U.S. says Arizona can't use COVID-19 money just for schools without mask mandates

Published 10/06/2021 01:33 PM

The Biden administration orders Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to stop using the state's federal pandemic funding on a pair of new education grants that can only be directed to schools without the mandates.

'Lawless city?' Worry after Portland police don't stop chaos

Published 10/16/2021 12:52 AM

Jessica Chastain had one condition while filming full-frontal nudity: 'I wanted it to be balanced'

Published 10/16/2021 01:30 AM

Some Hooters servers on TikTok are saying new shorts are too short

Published 10/15/2021 05:42 PM

SUV of Ohio mom, 2 kids missing since 2002 found in river

Published 10/15/2021 07:10 PM

‘She’s Still Not Invited to Any Cookouts’: Stacey Dash’s Sobriety Announcement Derails When Critics Bring Up Her History of Problematic Conserative Views

Published 10/15/2021 11:00 PM

Kim Jong Un applauds as North Korean soldiers' hands smashed and bodies beaten

Published 10/15/2021 07:58 PM

Coast Guard: Wreck found in Atlantic is storied cutter Bear

Published 10/14/2021 10:17 PM

Wreckage of legendary military ship found

Published 10/16/2021 12:30 AM

Trump Shares His Thoughts On Golden Showers In Bonkers Off-Script Moment

Published 10/15/2021 09:03 AM

From condiments to condoms: new California laws bring change

Published 10/14/2021 06:26 PM

Epstein Bragged About Gift From Woody Allen Before Raping Russian Model, Lawsuit Says

Published 10/16/2021 05:00 AM

Britney Spears slams 'consultations for body improvements' in topless photo post: 'Rather fall off a cliff'

Published 10/15/2021 03:03 AM

Puerto Rico ponders race amid surprising census results

Published 10/15/2021 03:06 PM

Lazy crane operators making $250,000 a year exacerbating port crisis, truckers say

Published 10/15/2021 09:01 PM

Kayleigh McEnany Attacks Jen Psaki With ‘Least Self-Aware Tweet Ever Written’

Published 10/15/2021 08:00 AM

White man appeals conviction for Black student's killing

Published 10/14/2021 09:40 PM

Decorated NYPD officer charged with murder after fatally shooting ex-GF’s new lover

Published 10/15/2021 09:22 PM

10 things you should never do at Costco, according to employees

Published 10/15/2021 02:15 PM

Truck driver convicted in Colorado pileup that killed 4

Published 10/16/2021 12:56 AM

Pete Buttigieg snipes back after Tucker Carlson mocks him over paternity leave

Published 10/16/2021 03:05 AM

Good news: You don't need to rake your leaves. Experts explain why

Published 10/15/2021 02:39 PM

US to restore full pension of FBI official fired under Trump

Published 10/14/2021 11:58 PM

Scottish Dunes Trump Promised To Protect On His Golf Course Are Ruined

Published 10/16/2021 04:53 AM

Students walk out after girl reports she was sexually assaulted at Denton Guyer High

Published 10/15/2021 03:54 PM

Ex-cop who killed Daunte Wright lays out possible defense

Published 10/14/2021 07:29 PM

Lourdes Leon opens up about mom Madonna: 'She has controlled me my whole life’

Published 10/15/2021 03:15 PM

Gay Couple Brutally Beaten Outside Gay Nightclub, Police Unresponsive

Published 10/15/2021 05:45 PM

High court rejects gas company's pipeline stay request

Published 10/15/2021 04:39 PM

"Our hearts are full of shock and sadness," says Britain's Boris Johnson after MP murdered

Published 10/15/2021 10:46 PM

How much money YouTubers with 1 million subscribers make

Published 10/15/2021 02:38 PM

Postal worker's mother says he was bullied before shooting

Published 10/14/2021 06:04 PM

Conservative Pundit Torches ‘Absolutely Bats**t Crazy’ Republicans In Texas

Published 10/16/2021 08:44 AM

Marjorie Taylor Greene called the NBA 'fascist' for allowing Magic Johnson to 'play with HIV' while Kyrie Irving stays benched

Published 10/15/2021 04:24 AM

Former Boeing pilot involved in Max testing indicted

Published 10/14/2021 11:44 PM

Heidi Klum’s daughter Leni makes rare red carpet appearance with dad Seal

Published 10/14/2021 06:30 PM

Military judge goes light on 'outstanding' Marine who blasted military brass for botched Afghan pullout

Published 10/15/2021 05:55 PM

Arizona Senate's election review records again ruled public

Published 10/15/2021 07:11 PM

This Is What Happens When Your Rapist Dies In Prison

Published 10/15/2021 02:00 PM

Victoria Beckham appeared on GMA looking a little different: ‘What happened to her?

Published 10/14/2021 04:03 PM

Air Force general is second woman to lead a top US command

Published 10/15/2021 06:26 PM

Anthony Michael Hall reveals that The Brat Pack never existed and why he's excited to play the hero in 'Halloween Kills'

Published 10/15/2021 01:00 PM

Black students suspended after protesting white students waving Confederate flag

Published 10/15/2021 03:37 PM

Elliott eases into Texas following NASCAR-ordered cease fire

Published 10/15/2021 06:40 PM

Reid’s ‘all around it’s a tough deal’ is the new ‘very fine people on both sides’

Published 10/15/2021 11:00 AM

La Niña is back: What does this mean for our winter weather?

Published 10/14/2021 08:08 PM

Sheriff: Officers kill man who fired on them from motorcycle

Published 10/15/2021 05:58 PM

Cowboys’ Sham, ‘I have friends who are Holocaust survivors. Tell them it didn’t happen.’

Published 10/16/2021 12:41 AM

Australian police chase tractor used in daring bike shop ram raid

Published 10/16/2021 08:30 AM

Protests erupt in Bangladesh amid Muslim-Hindu tensions

Published 10/15/2021 12:39 PM

Ben Affleck And Matt Damon Explained How Writing "Good Will Hunting" Nearly Ruined Their Friendship And Revealed Why It Took Them 25 Years To Work Together Again

Published 10/14/2021 04:32 PM

Pupil abuse in special school secure rooms filmed on CCTV

Published 10/14/2021 04:34 AM

An investigation has been launched into "organised abuse" in a special school in London.

Global Teacher Prize: Liverpool man named $1m global award finalist

Published 10/14/2021 06:23 AM

David Swanston makes it through to the final shortlist after 8,000 nominations from 121 countries.

New GCSE subjects launched as part of Welsh overhaul

Published 10/14/2021 01:14 PM

Engineering and manufacturing, along with film and digital media, will be taught from 2025.

Scrapping B-Tecs 'hammer blow for social mobility'

Published 10/13/2021 04:58 PM

MPs and Peers back a campaign against replacing some of the vocational qualifications with T-levels.

Periods and low confidence put some girls off sport

Published 10/11/2021 02:02 AM

The Youth Sports Trust charity wants girls to have a greater say over PE in schools.

Nadhim Zahawi vows to tackle persistent pupil absences 'head on'

Published 10/09/2021 04:56 PM

Disadvantaged children miss out most from not being in school, the education secretary says.

Luxury student complex in Glasgow 'unfinished and filthy'

Published 10/09/2021 02:07 PM

Students in Glasgow have complained to the provider about holes in floors, construction dust and flooding.

University of Sussex backs professor in free speech row

Published 10/08/2021 03:50 PM

Anonymous protesters called for Professor Kathleen Stock to be fired for her views on gender identity.

State and private schools cash gap doubles - study

Published 10/08/2021 12:27 AM

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says fees are over 90% higher than state-school per-pupil spending.

Duolingo boss plans to take on TikTok with maths

Published 10/08/2021 08:18 AM

Luis von Ahn boss of language-learning app Duolingo, talks about taking on TikTok with a maths app.

Covid: New parents still struggling to access support, MPs say

Published 10/07/2021 03:10 PM

The Commons Petition Committee wants the government to publish a "dedicated Covid recovery strategy".

Labour accuses Boris Johnson of recycling teacher payment scheme

Published 10/06/2021 09:38 PM

But Boris Johnson says an extra £3,000 will lure maths and science specialists to deprived areas.

Essay mills: 'Contract cheating' to be made illegal in England

Published 10/06/2021 01:52 AM

Offering to write essays for payment will be made a criminal offence in England, the government says.

School Covid absences rise two-thirds in fortnight

Published 10/05/2021 02:23 PM

A snapshot survey shows 2.5% of pupils were out of school for Covid-related reasons on Thursday.

Exams: Covid grade inflation to be wound back over two years

Published 09/30/2021 07:37 AM

GCSE and A-level grades in England will be returned to pre-Covid levels over the next two years, ministers say.

Schools warn about hoax anti-vaccine letters

Published 09/27/2021 06:44 PM

Head teachers have warned of fake consent letters for Covid vaccines being circulated in schools.

LGBT freshers: 'I worried Oxford wouldn't accept me'

Published 09/24/2021 02:22 AM

New LGBT students share their hopes and concerns as analysis reveals the extra challenges they face.

Covid debt: A baby, job loss - and now eviction

Published 09/23/2021 10:33 AM

Tenants are being evicted due to rent arrears built up during the pandemic, an investigation finds.

Quarter of a million pupils to join BBC's Share Your Story

Published 09/22/2021 12:00 PM

BBC stars and staff invite teenagers to share their stories to help recover from the pandemic.

GCSE media studies to cover Rashford's food campaign

Published 09/22/2021 12:54 AM

Pupils will learn how social media can make an impact, by studying the player's campaign work.

'Surrogacy is absolutely what I want to do'

Published 09/22/2021 01:01 AM

Women tell their stories as the number of parents having a baby via surrogacy increases.

Students must have say over online learning - regulator

Published 09/18/2021 11:57 PM

The higher education regulator says students must have a say on how much of their teaching is online.

Online classes 'would not justify high university fees'

Published 09/16/2021 04:32 PM

International report says students in England will expect in-person teaching for their tuition fees.

Nadhim Zahawi announced as education secretary

Published 09/15/2021 10:15 PM

The reshuffle sees Nadhim Zahawi taking charge of schools, colleges and universities in England.

Nadhim Zahawi: Iraqi refugee to education secretary

Published 09/16/2021 01:54 PM

Iraqi refugee, Teletubby merchandise salesman, pollster, millionaire - meet the new education secretary.

Cabinet reshuffle: Where did it go wrong for Gavin Williamson?

Published 09/15/2021 02:29 PM

The reshuffle has seen the removal of an education secretary much criticised during the pandemic.

Parents warn of tsunami of school-anxiety cases

Published 09/15/2021 12:39 AM

Cases of crippling school anxiety preventing attendance are spiralling, support groups say.

Heads threatened with legal action over Covid jabs

Published 09/14/2021 02:56 PM

Schools receive letters threatening legal action if they take an active part in England's Covid vaccination programme.

Covid: Are schools back to normal yet? Not quite

Published 10/05/2021 01:47 PM

How are schools managing with Covid, a month into the new term?

Should schools retain online parents' evenings?

Published 09/19/2021 01:36 AM

Parents and teachers seem to agree it is the number one innovation worth keeping post-lockdown.

Five things to take to university - and one to avoid

Published 09/14/2021 01:32 AM

Brighten up your accommodation, make friends and cook nicer meals with these handy items.

The Kenyans who are helping the world to cheat

Published 09/09/2021 12:09 AM

Some Kenyans try to escape poverty by helping foreign students to fake their academic work.

Covid: Will I need a jab and what will university be like this term?

Published 09/10/2021 03:20 PM

Many Covid restrictions have been lifted for students going to university this term.

Covid: Mixed emotions as pupils return to school across England

Published 09/02/2021 02:51 AM

Parents have contrasting feelings as safety measures in schools are eased at the start of the new year.

Exams 2021: 'Will they take our Covid grades seriously?'

Published 08/08/2021 12:00 AM

It's been a stressful few months for the thousands of young people waiting for their exam results.

GCSE results 2021: How were grades decided?

Published 08/12/2021 11:29 AM

Teachers have decided their pupils' grades after Covid cancelled exams for a second year.

GCSEs 2021: The 9-1 grading system explained

Published 08/12/2021 10:33 AM

Teenagers will receive their GCSE results on 12 August.

Parents' fears over sexting and abuse among teenagers

Published 07/23/2021 12:59 AM

A mother and a father reveal their shock at learning of their children's experiences of online sex.

Zoomtown-on-Sea? The lure of a new life on the coast

Published 07/22/2021 10:16 AM

Remote working meant the Lancaster family could live anywhere - they found their sea view in Scarborough.

'I thought rape isn't something that happens to men'

Published 07/22/2021 02:31 AM

Support charities say male victims of sexual assault sometimes feel their experiences don't count.

Will my child get free school meals this summer?

Published 07/02/2021 05:11 PM

A year on from Marcus Rashford's successful campaign, what is the current situation?

Students: ‘Uni definitely not good value this year’

Published 06/24/2021 10:42 AM

Students are angry at paying full fees with so little in-person teaching, says report.

Self-isolating students in end-of-tenancy 'nightmare'

Published 06/29/2021 08:06 AM

What happens if a housemate tests positive for Covid just as you were about to move out?

Poorer white pupils 'let down and neglected'

Published 06/22/2021 11:33 AM

White pupils from low income families are falling behind "every step of the way", an education committee says.

Covid-19: School proms hit by continuing lockdown restrictions

Published 06/24/2021 10:57 AM

Pupils' plans to celebrate with their friends have been hit by continuing lockdown restrictions.

Child labour in Uganda: The hidden costs of Covid

Published 06/25/2021 12:00 AM

When all Uganda's schools closed due to the pandemic, nine-year-old Teddy joined her mother mining for gold.

Should schoolchildren still have to self-isolate?

Published 06/23/2021 12:48 PM

More than a quarter of a million children are absent from school in the UK because of coronavirus.

Contaminated blood inquiry: The school where dozens of pupils died

Published 06/21/2021 05:04 PM

Ex-pupils caught up in the infected blood scandal decades ago are giving evidence at an inquiry.

'I play all the instruments in my Irish music band'

Published 06/21/2021 06:52 AM

Caitríona Lagan is a 15-year-old All-Ireland champion musician who plays five instruments.

Back to school: How are pupils being kept Covid-safe?

Published 10/12/2021 02:33 PM

Students and staff in various parts of England are being asked to wear face coverings again.

Covid Q&A: What are the rules for schools in Wales?

Published 09/02/2021 12:10 PM

New Welsh government rules are expected to be adopted by schools by 20 September at the latest.

Back to school: Parents and pupils delighted at return

Published 08/25/2021 04:17 PM

As the first schools in England start back, the BBC asks if this is a return to normal.

When do pupils in Scotland have to self-isolate?

Published 08/30/2021 06:41 PM

With the virus surging, we re-examine the new isolation rules and ask whether schools can ask pupils to stay at home.

Welsh schools to get £6m anti-Covid air technology

Published 08/30/2021 06:43 PM

Schools, colleges and universities in Wales are promised air monitors and ozone disinfecting machines.

Affordable uniforms law will miss new school year

Published 08/30/2021 07:37 AM

Parents are concerned that a law to make school uniforms cheaper will not be in place for September.

'Only way you'll get to Oxford is on a bus'

Published 08/06/2021 01:17 AM

Social mobility campaigner Sir Peter Lampl worries about the lack of fair opportunity for young people.

Williamson wants to scrap bubbles to keep pupils in school

Published 06/30/2021 05:08 PM

With more pupils sent home from school in England, there are calls for a different approach to Covid cases.

More pupils sent home as Covid disruption soars

Published 06/29/2021 04:43 PM

Rapid increase in pupils out of school in England as changes expected for self-isolation rules.

Free school lunches for all children in P4 and P5 in Scotland

Published 06/05/2021 12:21 AM

All pupils in P4 will be entitled to a school meal from August, while P5s will be offered lunches by January.

School catch-up tsar resigns over lack of funding

Published 06/02/2021 09:57 PM

England's school recovery commissioner Sir Kevan Collins quits, saying the funding "falls far short".

Boris Johnson promises more school catch-up cash in 'damp squib' row

Published 06/02/2021 03:09 PM

Boris Johnson defends £1.4bn tutoring school catch-up plan after heads left "hugely disappointed".

Face masks no longer required in classrooms

Published 05/10/2021 05:38 PM

Face coverings will not be needed in England's secondary classrooms from 17 May, says the prime minister.

Covid: Poor pupils fall further behind in maths

Published 05/07/2021 12:01 AM

The gap between poor pupils and their classmates is unlikely to narrow without intervention, researchers say.

A-level results 2021: Top grades reach record high

Published 08/10/2021 11:33 AM

The second year of results after cancelled exams sees the highest level of A* and A grades at A-level.

A-levels: Warning over private and state school gap

Published 08/11/2021 01:48 PM

The former school recovery tsar warns of growing educational inequality as a result of the pandemic.

Sexual assault claims 'mishandled' by universities

Published 05/20/2021 08:15 AM

A letter signed by women from 15 universities calls for a compulsory policy for sex assault claims.

A-Level results: Hackney twins head to Oxbridge with six A*s

Published 08/10/2021 02:08 PM

Twin brothers from east London gain places at Oxford and Cambridge after achieving top A-level grades.

University clearing may be 'much more competitive' this year - Ucas boss

Published 08/07/2021 12:02 AM

"It's still a good year for clearing," says the admissions service boss, ahead of results day next week.

Lectures staying online into autumn term

Published 05/18/2021 12:14 PM

A student petition calls it "ridiculous" as some UK universities keep lectures online for next term.

Covid vaccine will not be compulsory for university lectures

Published 07/31/2021 05:17 PM

Ministers are no longer considering making two doses mandatory for students in England, the BBC learns.

Exams likely to face more changes in 2022

Published 06/23/2021 02:18 PM

Gavin Williamson says 2022 A-levels and GCSEs in England are likely to be modified for lost lessons.

Scottish exams body to be reformed amid grades row

Published 06/04/2021 08:52 AM

The announcement comes amid criticism of the SQA over plans put in place to replace school exams this year.

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