Brown President Suddenly Ends Speech Honoring Shot Palestinian Student

At a Monday night vigil honoring a Palestinian student shot in Vermont—in what police said is being investigated as a possible hate crime—Brown University’s president suddenly ended her speech amid a pro-Palestinian student protest. Hisham Awartani, a Brown University student, and two other Palestinian college students—Kinnan Abdalhamid and Tahseen Ali Ahmad—were shot Saturday in Burlington, … Read more

How to Get an Ivy League Education at Home

Remote learning has been a staple of higher education since long before the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. Many colleges and universities have robust online learning programs that offer students of all ages and experiences an opportunity to enhance their understanding of the world and improve their performance in their respective fields. Newsweek recently collaborated … Read more

Christian School Sues After Forfeiting Game Against Transgender Athlete

The Christian school in Vermont that forfeited a basketball game against a team with a transgender athlete recently filed a lawsuit against school officials in the state. On Tuesday, the conservative organization, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Mid Vermont Christian School after claiming they were prohibited from competing in … Read more

Company Forced to Pay Student Loan Borrowers Millions: Here’s Who Qualifies

Training platform Prehired will pay $30 million to student borrowers for allegations that included making false promises, trapping students with loans that violated the law, and directing debt collectors to borrowers who could not pay. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) worked with Washington, Delaware, California, Oregon, Minnesota, Illinois, South Carolina, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, … Read more

Iowa Bars Asking About Pronouns for Nearly 70,000 College Students

State universities in Iowa will be barred from compelling individuals to disclose their pronouns, amid the Republican-led state’s broader push against “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” (DEI) initiatives at public institutions. DEI programs and ideas at schools, businesses, and other institutions have come under intense scrutiny from Republicans in recent years, especially among those on the … Read more

Evolution in Science Textbook Sparks Republican Fight: ‘Unconstitutional’

A discussion on the inclusion of evolution in textbooks sparked a disagreement between Republicans in the Texas Education Agency, with the board’s chair issuing concerns over the books being “unconstitutional.” The discussion over different textbooks in Texas comes as other states and Republican officials have sought to ban specific books in schools, mainly for aspects … Read more

Native American Mascots Could Be Banned in Historic First

Massachusetts legislators are debating a pair of bills that would effectively ban Native American mascots and symbolism in public high schools. State Senator Joanne Comerford and state Representative Brandy Fluker Oakley proposed the bills in February to eliminate Native American high school mascots statewide in addition to banning logos, mascots and team names that “denigrate…any … Read more

Transgender Student Suddenly Replaced in Lead Theater Role by Male Student

A transgender high school student in Texas has lost his lead role in a theater production of Oklahoma! allegedly due to the school’s gender policy. A pro-LGBTQ+ demonstrator holds a sign outside a Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) Board of Education meeting on June 20, 2023, in Glendale, California. A transgender high school student in … Read more