What A Way to Find Out About A Snow Day at School — Education Happenings

Sure, a mass email or robocall from the district to announce the closure of schools due to snow would work. David Cohn—Assistant Superintendent of Vermont’s Springfield School District and acting Principal at Union Street School—on the other hand, delivered such a message in a unique, melodic manner. To the tune of Justin Beiber’s “Love Yourself,” […]

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Should Teachers Be Held Liable For Bullying (Even When They Try to Help)? — Education Happenings

When a student approaches a teacher with a problem—a legitimate issue fraying their nerves—the majority of teachers lend a supportive hand. What if that’s not good enough anymore? In a recent decision by the Ohio Supreme Court, as detailed by The Blade, they will determine whether teachers and administrators can be sued in cases of […]

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South Carolina Teacher Charged With Four Counts of Cruelty — Education Happenings

Some teachers say they’d like to strangle an unruly child in their class; others, such as Brooke Ashleigh Shull, actually follow their misguided gut. According to The News & Observer, Shull, who was placed on administrative leave following reports of her behavior and resigned soon thereafter, has been charged with at least four counts of […]

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Richard Sherman Sacks Hunger at A Bay Area Middle School — Education Happenings

While away from the gridiron, Richard Sherman, the cornerback of the San Francisco 49ers, intercepted the debt of a middle school in Santa Clara, California. The principal of Cabrillo Middle, Stan Garber, was met by Sherman while working as a docent in the 49ers museum, as stated in a letter posted by Garber on the […]

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A Crossing Guard In Connecticut Was Hit With A Left and Right Cross — Education Happenings

A crossing guard at Mary R. Fisher Elementary School in Thompson, Connecticut had to keep his guard up when a parent began pummeling him after his patience wore thin. Jason Beshaw, the father accused of beating the elderly crossing guard, Rocky Navarro, had places to go after dropping off his child at school on Monday […]

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Colleges In Kansas Cut the Amount of General Ed Credits Students Need — Education Happenings

Instead of watering down curriculum, Kansas colleges have built a dam between students and the tremendous number of credits required in the past to graduate. According to KCTV 5, Wichita State University was the latest—in a collection of universities throughout Kansas—to reduce students’ general education workload and increase their time and attention on classes directly […]

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New Jersey School District Has Servers Hacked — Education Happenings

The servers of New Jersey’s Livingston School District were hacked, thereby delaying the standard start time on Monday morning by a couple of hours. In a report from nj.com, the district’s servers, as stated by Superintendent Matthew Block, were infected with something known as ransomware. Apparently, ransomware allows hackers to disable data until a ransom […]

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A Graveyard Discovered On A Florida Schoolyard — Education Happenings

It’s not uncommon for parents or students to have a bone to pick with their school. On the contrary, it’s extremely out of the ordinary for a school to pick a graveyard’s worth of bones from its campus. Clarence Leon King High School in Tampa, Florida, according to WYFF 4, became a gateway to our […]

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South Carolina School Segregates Students Based On Gender — Education Happenings

A locker room for P.E. seems like a reasonable place to separate boys from girls, but when it comes to education surrounding leadership and character development, there shouldn’t be any lines in the sand differentiating gender. WACH FOX 57 reported that Pickens Elementary School in South Carolina chose to recently host different events for boys […]

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Education Happenings Podcast: Episode 3 — Education Happenings

Pull up a chair with Dave Madden, the host of the EHP, and listen in as he targets the topic of parent-teacher conferences. Listeners can either view the show on YouTube or listen to the audio-only version on Podbean. YouTube Podbean 🎙https://educationhappenings.podbean.com/e/education-happenings-podcast-episode-3/ If you haven’t yet subscribed to the Education Happenings Podcast, don’t forget to […]

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