Starting a conversation: New St. Charles D303 superintendent aims to bring community together

Paul Gordon has had a listening ear since starting July 1 as the new superintendent of St. Charles School District 303. “Really, it has been all about learning, about sitting down and having conversations with our board members, our principals, our cabinet members and our district office personnel and to start building that deeper understanding … Read more

Grant offers N.C. high school grads free college

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The cost of college is enough to make anyone clench their wallets in fear, but a statewide grant is aiming to ease the burden and boost college enrollment.      What You Need To Know  N.C. high school graduates can get up to two years of free community college through the North … Read more

Duval County superintendent addresses new school year’s unique challenges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – News4JAX sat down one-on-one with Duval County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene to ask about this year’s unique challenges, including staffing and politics. The 2022-23 academic year begins Aug. 15 in Duval County, and the school district is still facing hundreds of teaching vacancies, as well as support staff and administrative … Read more

Tips for saving money on back-to-school shopping amid price increases

Inflation and rising consumer prices are being felt across the U.S. economy – and Americans can expect back-to-school supplies to cost even more this year than in the past.  What You Need To Know According to data from the National Retail Federation, back-to-school costs are expected to exceed $860 per household this year, up from $840 in … Read more

North Carolina sheriff stocking schools with AR-15 rifles

MARSHALL, N.C. — When schools in one North Carolina county reopen later this month, new security measures will include stocking AR-15 rifles for school resource officers to use in the event of an active shooter. Spurred by the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two teachers dead in May, school … Read more

Principal, teachers at Fremont High in Oakland gear up for challenging year

Principal, teachers at Fremont High in Oakland gear up for challenging year – CBS San Francisco Watch CBS News In the Oakland Unified School District families are scrambling with last-minute preparations and it’s the same for the principal and staff at Oakland’s Fremont High School. Wilson Walker reports. (8-6-22) Be the first to know Get … Read more

Huron Valley Students Will Not Be Allowed To Carry Backpacks To High School Classrooms, Officials Say

HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) — The Huron Valley Schools District says its high school students will not be able to carry their backpacks and large bags to class this year. According to a letter sent to Lakeland and Milford high schools, the backpacks were considered to be a hazard and make “it difficult for … Read more

Protesters occupying Oakland elementary school clash with security guards

Protesters occupying Oakland elementary school clash with security guards – CBS San Francisco Watch CBS News Parents have been occupying Parker Elementary School in Oakland after OUSD shut the campus in May. On Thursday, they were met with force. Anne Makovec reports. (8-5-22) Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live … Read more

Texas tax-free sales weekend underway | Houston Public Media

Marta Lavandier/AP People shop for school supplies at a Target store in Miami, Fla., on July 27. Texas’s annual tax free weekend for back to school items is now underway. Shoppers will be able to save on qualifying items like clothes, shoes, and school supplies. In Harris County, items under $100 will be exempt from … Read more