Vermont is inching closer to passing a bill to make school meals free for all public school students. It could be the next to join five other states to make the move after pandemic-era benefits.
NPR's Scott Simon wonders why teaching children about the Holocaust is not mandatory in most states and the lessons they are missing.
The art teacher is being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of children.
A handful of school districts around the state will transition at least some of their bus fleet to electric buses, thanks to money from the federal government.
There is significant radioactive contamination at an elementary school in suburban St. Louis where nuclear weapons were produced during World War II, according to a new report.
The federal department of education is granting $9.6 million to a partnership between five Georgia school systems and Mercer University’s Tift College of Education. The aim of the partnership is luring mid-career people to teaching.
Thursday on Political Rewind: A special panel unpacks S.B. 377, which bans the teaching of "divisive concepts". The bill was created to curb what conservatives called "Critical Race Theory" in classrooms. Opponents say it harms their ability to teach Georgia's painful racial history.
Mounting evidence from around the country shows that students who spent more time learning remotely during the 2020-2021 school year, many of them Black and Latino, lost about half of an academic year of learning. That's twice as much as their peers who studied in person that year.
Children in the Columbus, Ohio, school system will likely begin their first day online because 4,500 teachers are striking after negotiations over a new contract with the district went nowhere.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former U.S. Rep. Buddy Darden joins the panel as we discuss nationwide inflation. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp attempts to tie Stacey Abrams to President Biden's economic policies. But Abrams isn't backing away from Biden, despite his low approval ratings. Plus, the State Ethics Commission investigates Abrams' 2018 campaign.
Friday on Political Rewind: After claiming the 2020 election was rigged, Republicans are mobilizing election volunteers and disputing individual voter registrations statewide. Plus, teachers are better-paid this school year, but they face new restrictions on teaching race and gender.
Friday on Political Rewind: With August around the corner, Georgians are getting ready to go back to school. Our panel breaks down bans on "divisive" concepts, clear bag policies for students' safety, and teacher shortages.
Plus, Kemp and Abrams' opposing messages on school safety.
A father whose fourth-grade daughter was killed in the attack, said he raced to the school and raised the idea of charging into the school with several other bystanders.
Although sponsors say it's aimed at preventing government overreach on COVID-19 vaccinations, a bill filed this week in the Georgia Senate would end the longstanding schedule of mandatory vaccinations for school-children.
Three doctors present their proposal to get vaccines to everyone in the world. "We already have the resources, knowledge and systems," they write. Global leaders just have to make it happen.