Category Archives: Education

Men, women split on equity gains since Title IX, poll shows

Ask a man about gender equality, and you’re likely to hear the U.S. has made great strides in the 50 years since the landmark anti-discrimination law Title IX was passed. Ask a woman, and the answer probably will be quite

Documents rediscovered: Sojourner Truth’s fight to save son

In 1828, years before she took the name Sojourner Truth, a Black woman who had escaped slavery with her infant daughter won a court fight in New York’s Hudson Valley to bring her son, Peter, home from Alabama.

Nova Scotia to cover planned school milk increase set for September

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is covering a scheduled price increase for milk in public schools this September to help families with the rising cost of food. The province says its subsidy will keep the standard 250-millilitre carton of milk offered through

Ohio governor signs bill allowing armed school employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio school districts could begin arming employees as soon as this fall under a bill signed into law Monday by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine.

Doug Ford facing key issue for new government as education workers gear up to bargain

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford has not even named a new cabinet, fresh off his majority election victory, and one of the biggest challenges his new government will face is already staring him down. Four of the five major education

Latino activism leads in grassroot efforts on climate change

PHOENIX (AP) — Students at a largely Hispanic elementary school in Phoenix have long lined up for morning classes on a dusty patch of dirt under a broiling sun.

Most Hispanic US state weighs benefits of language programs

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jacqueline Powell and her fourth grade classmates toiled over pencil and paper to write a letter in Spanish about what they did in class this year.

Live updates | Biden: Zelenskyy didn’t want to hear US info

LOS ANGELES — President Joe Biden, speaking to donors at a Democratic fundraiser here, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy “didn’t want to hear it” when U.S. intelligence gathered information that Russia was preparing to invade.

Live updates | Ukraine: Russia still attacking eastern city

KYIV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian army says Kyiv’s forces continue to frustrate Russian attempts to take the fiercely contested eastern city of Sievierodonetsk. “The occupiers, with the

Jill Biden to L.A. college grads: ‘Never forget your path’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden urged graduates of a Los Angeles community college on Tuesday to “never forget where you came from,” saying they can learn from their past without being defined by it.