Tag: School curricula

Hugs as California public school returns to class in person

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. — There was pumping music, dancing teachers and lots of hugs as one of the first public schools in California opened...

Bezos donates $200M to Smithsonian for Air and Space Museum

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WASHINGTON — Amazon founder and soon-to-be-space traveler Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space...

Indiana sees English, math scores drop on standardized tests

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INDIANAPOLIS — Fewer than one-third of elementary and middle school students in Indiana recorded passing scores on the latest round of state standardized tests,...

Tears, politics and money: School boards become battle zones

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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Local school boards around the country are increasingly becoming cauldrons of anger and political division, boiling with disputes over such...

Union will defend teachers in ‘critical race theory’ fights

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One of the nation’s largest teachers unions on Tuesday vowed to defend members who are punished for teaching an “honest history” of the United...

Rocky path ahead as Chicago set to get elected school board

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CHICAGO — ILCHS801,802, ILSPR801 set for time release at 8a Saturday, July 3. ...

Learning setbacks coming into focus with new testing results

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AUSTIN, Texas — The scores from the first U.S. standardized tests taken during the pandemic are offering an early glimpse of just how far...

Macron: EU needs to fight ‘illiberal values’ inside bloc

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BRUSSELS — French president Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that the European Union needs to fight a “cultural" and “civilizational" battle to stop the...

Frederick S. Humphries, former FAMU president, dies at 85

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Florida A&M University president Frederick S. Humphries, whose 16 years of leadership at the school are often referred to as...

Hungary’s foreign minister defends law limiting LGBT rights

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's foreign minister alleged Tuesday that a disinformation campaign was being used to rally international criticism of a recent law passed...