Don’t enrol for WAEC without FG’s participation, NUT, parents tell states

Don’t enrol for WAEC without FG’s participation, NUT, parents tell states

By Adesina Wahab State governments in the country have been told not to go ahead and enrol their schools in this year’s West African Senior Secondary School Examination. WASSCE, if the Federal Government-owned schools are not going to take part in same. If they go ahead, according to the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, and […]
Colleges turn to states for coronavirus liability protection

Colleges turn to states for coronavirus liability protection

Dive Brief: North Carolina’s legislature last week passed a bill immunizing the state’s colleges to legal claims, including tuition-related lawsuits, concerning campuses that closed in the spring 2020 term because of the pandemic. The measure awaits the...
States move toward waiving standardized tests for 2020-21

States move toward waiving standardized tests for 2020-21

As schools plan for the fall, state education departments and lawmakers are gearing up to suspend another round of federal and state standardized tests, saying instruction should take priority for the 2020-21 school year.  On June 18, Georgia became one of the first...
There’s more to geography than just 50 states and their capitals

There’s more to geography than just 50 states and their capitals

When Kelly León heard rumblings her district, the Sweetwater Union High School District in Southern California, was thinking about ditching 9th grade geography several years ago, she felt she had a “professional obligation” to challenge the proposal and...