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“The courts have spoken. My members have spoken,” said UFT President Michael Mulgrew. Left unsaid is how else unions might find $600 million in annual cost savings.

The parent leaders were involved in high-profile controversies surrounding transgender students and the Israel-Hamas war.

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The proposed actions follow a set of recommendations by the Blue Ribbon Commission and include ending a requirement that students pass state Regents exams to earn a diploma.

One parent, worried about potential safety issues, also said her kids missed more than 30 days of gym because of early voting.

Hochul said smartphones should not be available to students during the school day, to help shield them from the potential harms of social media.

Maryland’s diverse Montgomery County epitomizes the challenges faced by school communities worried about both a spike in anti-Jewish hate and Israel’s conduct since Oct. 7.

Organizers of the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago are inviting high school students to design buttons and other memorabilia.

If restorative justice funding is cut, advocates worry schools will increasingly resort to suspensions instead of alternatives like peer mediation.

Under state law, schools must conduct at least four lockdown drills each year. Lawmakers and advocates say that’s “excessive and ineffective.”

As Moms for Liberty and other conservative groups sought to gain control of American school boards, they turned to a blueprint drawn up in one Texas town.

Spinning up a virtual learning program would be optional, and the plan does not force principals to choose any specific method for achieving the new caps.

The protest was a sharp contrast to the congressional hearing earlier in the day that focused almost exclusively on the experiences of Jewish students and educators.

‘There have been unacceptable incidents of antisemitism in our schools,’ Banks told members of Congress. But he also defended the record of the nation’s largest school system.

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Chancellor David Banks is set to testify at a congressional hearing on antisemitism in K-12 schools, facing the committee that recently grilled the presidents of elite colleges.

New York City’s teachers union is ratcheting up the pressure on the Education Department to comply with the state class size law.

American schools are far more integrated than they were before Brown v. Board. But 70 years after the decision, segregation is increasing in the large districts that serve many Black students.