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New York Confronts Its Worst Measles Outbreak in Decades

January 17th, 2019 by schoolbound

The disease spread within ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities where vaccination rates are low and some are suspicious of government health workers. Read More

Michigan State Could Oust John Engler, Interim President, After Nassar Remarks

January 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

University trustees plan to discuss “personnel action” on Thursday after Mr. Engler was quoted saying that some of Lawrence Nassar’s victims were enjoying “the spotlight.” Read More

Pressure mounts on Michigan State’s president after he said sexual abuse victims enjoyed the spotlight

January 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Michigan State University’s Council of Deans has told the university’s board of trustees that it does not support Interim president John Engler, and asked them to take action. Read More

John Engler, Michigan State’s Interim Leader, Says Some of Larry Nassar’s Victims Enjoy Spotlight

January 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Survivors of Dr. Nassar’s abuse have accused Mr. Engler, the university’s interim president, of antagonizing them. “He blames, he shames and he attacks,” one said. Read More

Karen Pence Is Teaching at Christian School That Bars L.G.B.T. Students and Teachers

January 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

Mrs. Pence is teaching art at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Va., which requires employees to uphold conservative beliefs on sexual identity. Read More

United Methodist university leaders call for LGBTQ acceptance by church

January 16th, 2019 by schoolbound

As United Methodist Church leaders debate policy toward those who identify as LGBTQ, Methodist-affiliated universities affirmed their own values of inclusion and called on the church to do the same. Read More

Newsbook: As Los Angeles Teachers Strike, 3 Books Chronicle Educators’ Years-long Fight for Better Working Conditions

January 15th, 2019 by schoolbound

Their claims and demands are not new. Read More

The remnants of the Confederate monument Silent Sam are gone. And UNC’s chancellor will leave swiftly as well.

January 15th, 2019 by schoolbound

The day after University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s chancellor, Carol Folt, announced she had authorized the removal of the remnants of a Confederate monument on campus and would step down at the end of the academic year, the state’s board of governors voted to accept her resignation effective Read More

Hampshire College, facing financial challenges, weighs whether to enroll a new freshman class

January 15th, 2019 by schoolbound

The liberal arts college in Massachusetts is seeking a “long-term strategic partner” but says it will not close. Read More

The Gender Achievement Gap Starts Later for Asian-American Students

January 15th, 2019 by schoolbound

A study gives educators insight into how to help American boys in general, pointing to the influence of social pressures. Read More