If you or someone you know is a US-based student interested in attending conferences such as Investigative Reporters and Editors, The National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, or National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists, then you should consider applying for Propublica's Diversity Scholarship program, which offers $750 bursaries "to students who would otherwise be unable to attend," especially "people of color, women, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities."
Stacy Goldstein was seemingly trying to put the "pal" back in "principal," at least as students were concerned, by announcing that the public secondary school she presides over, wouldn't hold classes (in-person or remote) during the final scheduled week of the year. Goldstein, principal of the School of the Future, apparently emailed parents that students… READ THE REST
Police in Chauvin, Louisiana arrested Dawn Marie Baye, 38, a cafeteria worker at Lacache Middle School who allegedly hosted student sleepovers where teens drank alcohol, watched porn, and had sex. Baye was charged with multiple charges of indecent behavior with a juvenile and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, according to a police statement.… READ THE REST
Richard Glenn, a teacher at Longridge Towers School in Northumberland, England, has been suspended for three years for his "unacceptable" behavior during a school trip for 16 to 18-year-olds to Costa Rica before the pandemic. Administrators sent Glenn home early. Apparently he didn't dispute the accusations but, "due to his state of intoxication," had no… READ THE REST
How long has it been since you gave your home a little pick-me-up? Maybe a new appliance to help keep it clean, a little extra aid toward a good night's sleep, or even just a splash of color and style to help zhuzh up your surroundings a little? We're going to wager it's about time… READ THE REST
Learning never ends. Whether you want to pick up a new job skill, understand emerging technology, or just teach yourself how to play the drums in 30 days, there's an ocean of information out there, just ready for those with the determination to take it. If you've got that motivation, this handful of training packages… READ THE REST
You might not need a new set of headphones, or a drone, or a guitar that isn't a real guitar but plays like a guitar. But gadgets are always just the coolest, so you've absolutely got to at least check them out, right? Of course, you do. And right now, this handful of interesting tech is… READ THE REST