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Image of Brandi Levy.
Brandi Levy, now an 18-year-old college freshman, was a cheerleader at Mahanoy Area High School in Pennsylvania when she made profane comments on Snapchat that are now at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case on student speech rights.
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Law & Courts How a Cheerleader's Snapchat Profanity Could Shape the Limits of Students' Free Speech
Brandi Levy's social media post is the basis for a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on whether schools may punish off-campus speech.
Mark Walsh, April 12, 2021
9 min read
Kent State University student Marz Anderson receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Kent, Ohio.
Kent State University student Marz Anderson receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Kent, Ohio.
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Education U.S. Colleges Divided Over Requiring Student Vaccinations
U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Associated Press, April 12, 2021
5 min read
Conceptual image of money, a mask, and the American flag.
Collage by Laura Baker/Education Week (Images: HAKINMHAN/iStock/Getty and Cimmerian/E+)
Education Funding Biden Pitches 41 Percent Spending Increase for Education Next Year on Top of COVID-19 Aid
The president wants nearly $103 billion for the Department of Education, although history indicates Congress won't approve that request.
Andrew Ujifusa, April 9, 2021
4 min read
Mich. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich. on March 2, 2021.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech last month in Lansing, Mich.
Michigan Office of the Governor via AP
Education Michigan Gov. Urges Halt of High School Classes, Youth Sports
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer strongly urged a two-week suspension of in-person high school classes in response to new coronavirus outbreaks.
The Associated Press, April 9, 2021
2 min read
Conceptual image of growth mindset.
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Student Well-Being 'Growth Mindset' Linked to Higher Test Scores, Student Well-Being in Global Study
The first global study of "growth mindset" found both academic benefits and better well-being among students who think intelligence is not fixed.
Sarah D. Sparks, April 9, 2021
4 min read
Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing Feb. 3, 2021.
Now-U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing in February.
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Federal Miguel Cardona: Schools Must Work to Win Trust of Families of Color as They Reopen
As Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona announced new school reopening resources, he encouraged a focus on equity and student engagement.
Evie Blad, April 9, 2021
4 min read
Image is an illustration of a school receiving financial aid.
Collage by Laura Baker/Education Week (Images: E+, Nuthawut Somsuk/iStock/Getty)
Budget & Finance Will FEMA Reimburse Schools for COVID-Related Costs? Here's What We Know
Numerous school districts are getting millions of dollars less than they expected from the feds for pandemic-related emergency costs.
Mark Lieberman, April 8, 2021
10 min read
High school students rally at the Capitol in Washington on Feb. 21 in support of those affected at the Parkland High School shooting in Florida.
High school students rally at the U.S. Capitol in February 2018, three days after a former student shot and killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Fla.<br/>
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School Climate & Safety How Biden's New Actions on Guns Could Affect Students and Schools
President Joe Biden announced steps to prevent gun violence through executive action and a push for state and federal legislation.
Evie Blad, April 8, 2021
5 min read
Image of Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds getting a vaccine.
Governor Kim Reynolds gets the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine during a news conference in Johnston, Iowa.
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Education Iowa City Quarantines Students, Staff Amid COVID-19 Variant Concerns
The Iowa City school district said that 127 students and five staff members tested positive for the coronavirus or are presumed positive.
The Associated Press, April 8, 2021
3 min read
Image shows a young femal student working on a computer from phone, interfacing with an adult female.
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Special Education What the Research Says Most Students With Disabilities Still Attend Remotely. Teachers Say They're Falling Behind
A new survey finds that students with disabilities are struggling in virtual classes, even with added support from teachers.
Sarah D. Sparks, April 8, 2021
3 min read