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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Feb. 06, 2023 07:11 AM EST

Dallas Morning News. February 4, 2023. Editorial: No more moldy bread: This pilot program can improve Texas prison food A vocational initiative will train inmates to prepare meals. Prison conditions in Texas are far from ideal, as it has been well...

University of Tennessee to host youth gardening symposium

Feb. 03, 2023 04:14 AM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee Gardens on Thursday announced a partnership with the American Horticultural Society to bring the 2023 National Children and Youth Garden Symposium to Knoxville. The event will take place July 12-15, according to a news release....

Black history class revised by College Board amid criticism

Feb. 01, 2023 15:50 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — High school senior Kahlila Bandele is used to courses that don’t address the African American experience. Then there’s her 9 a.m. class. This week, it spanned topics from Afro-Caribbean migration to jazz. The discussion in her Advanced Placement course...

Bill would require fetal growth film in North Dakota schools

Jan. 30, 2023 17:26 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota House on Monday approved a bill that would require school districts to show a video on fetal development as part of life science curriculums. The bill, which now goes to the Senate, passed by a 60-34 vote. It does not specify which grade...

'When does this stop?' For 2023, an alarmingly bloody start

Jan. 24, 2023 20:38 PM EST

In a country with more guns than people — and one emerging from three years of isolation, stress and infighting amid the pandemic — Americans are beginning 2023 with a steady barrage of mass slaughter. Eleven people killed as they welcomed the Lunar New Year at a dance hall...

Lawyer: 6-year-old who shot teacher has 'acute disability'

Jan. 19, 2023 21:38 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The family of a 6-year-old boy who shot and wounded his teacher in Virginia said Thursday that the child suffered from “an acute disability” and that one of his parents usually accompanied him in class but did not the week the shooting occurred. Also on...

Regents pick Green Bay official as Whitewater chancellor

Jan. 19, 2023 17:26 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Green Bay official with a long resume of working in university administration will serve as UW-Whitewater's next chancellor, UW System leaders announced Thursday. UWGB Vice Chancellor for Inclusivity and Student Affairs Corey King will...

College leaders warn falling enrollment could sap budgets

Jan. 18, 2023 16:38 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of Georgia's public universities and technical colleges warned lawmakers Wednesday that their schools could be weakened by budget decreases based on declining enrollment. State lawmakers use funding formulas — with enrollment as the most important input —...

Fidelity pledges $250 million to support minority students

Jan. 17, 2023 09:05 AM EST

Fidelity Investments will commit $250 million to a new education initiative to support up to 50,000 underserved minority students with scholarships and mentorship programs in the next five years. The Invest in My Education program, announced Tuesday, plans to increase graduation...

Student starts lending program for fishing equipment

Jan. 14, 2023 10:29 AM EST

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hobbies like fishing can help people learn about the value of nature, improve their patience and strengthen their observational skills. Those hobbies can also be pricey. So Carson Holbert, an Eagleton College and Career Academy sophomore, decided to make...