Taylor Swift gets honorary degree from New York University

Taylor Swift gets honorary degree from New York University

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has Grammys galore and now she has a new title — “doctor.” The superstar received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from New York University on Wednesday, blowing kisses as the crowd roared when she walked toward the stage at a packed Yankee Stadium. Sporting her signature red lipstick … Read more

New Oregon schools advisory in effect today | News

Salem, Ore. — Oregon’s education and health departments are issuing a new “School Health Advisory for Continuity of Instruction.” The new advisory insists schools use their layered approach of preventive measures, including masks, to retain in-person for the balance of the school year. The advisory says a pre-pandemic protocol for respiratory disease outbreak is in … Read more

US finds 500 Native American boarding school deaths so far

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for over a century sought to assimilate Indigenous children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths at the institutions, but officials expect that figure to grow exponentially as research continues. The Interior Department report released Wednesday expands to … Read more

Russian Airstrike Kills Villagers Taking Shelter at School, Ukraine Says

KHARKIV, Ukraine—A Russian airstrike is believed to have killed some 60 villagers who had taken refuge in a school in Ukraine’s Luhansk region, authorities there said, while embattled Ukrainian forces making a last stand in Mariupol vowed to fight till the end if they aren’t rescued. The airstrike, late Saturday in the village of Bilohorivka, … Read more

Mass Student Debt Cancellation Legally Risky, Says Top Obama Education Lawyer

President Biden would be on shaky legal ground if he were to pursue broad-based student debt cancellation by executive action, President barack obama‘s former top Education Department lawyer wrote in a legal analysis. Mr. Biden is seriously considering canceling some debt for certain borrowers, even as legal experts have long debated whether the president has … Read more

University president reflects on deaths of 3 meteorology students storm-chasing in Kansas – WKRC TV Cincinnati

University president reflects on deaths of 3 meteorology students storm-chasing in Kansas  WKRC TV Cincinnati Community mourns loss of three OU meteorology students  KOCO 5 News Three OU meteorology students die in car crash Friday on way home from storm chasing  Oklahoman.com Norman Weather Community Pays Tribute To OU Students With Balloon Launch  News On 6 Evansville native killed … Read more

Teacher under fire for cotton, cuffs in class on slavery – WKRC TV Cincinnati

Teacher under fire for cotton, cuffs in class on slavery  WKRC TV Cincinnati New York parents call for teacher to be fired over alleged cotton, cuffs lesson  FoxNews New York teacher under investigation for cotton-picking lesson  The Guardian US Rochester teacher on leave after allegedly making Black students pick cotton  Democrat & Chronicle White New York Teacher Allegedly Forced … Read more

Girls don’t like physics as they won’t do the hard maths, says social mobility tsar

Girls do not study physics at school because “it isn’t something they fancy” and they would rather not do the “hard maths”, the Government’s social mobility tsar has said. Katharine Birbalsingh, a headteacher and the chairman of the Social Mobility Commission, made the comments while talking about diversity and inclusion in stem (science, technology, engineering … Read more