Jewish and Arab children learn alongside each other at the Hand in Hand school. They're taught in Hebrew and Arabic, in a program unusual in Israel for integrating students of different backgrounds.
In its announcement, the Education Department said five complaints involve alleged antisemitic harassment and two involve anti-Muslim harassment on campuses across the country.
Puerto Rico, the nation's sixth-largest school district, is in crisis. It's both uniquely vulnerable to natural disasters and unusually ill-equipped to help children recover from them.
After saying the state had effectively banned the class because of content on sexual orientation and gender identity, the College Board said it hoped teachers would be able to teach the full course.
Families at any income level — not just the poor and the middle class — could receive North Carolina taxpayer funds for their children to attend K-12 private schools under legislation getting formal support Wednesday with votes in both chambers.
In one case, references to the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement were removed. The list of rejected materials included books on U.S. history, the Holocaust and psychology.
Journalists from nine North Carolina newsrooms learned that over the past two years, people have brought at least 189 book challenges across the state's 115 public school districts. The reporting was timed to coincide with Sunshine Week, an annual celebration of the importance of public records, open government, and transparency.
Old Salem Museum and Gardens has new leadership. After serving as interim president and CEO following the departure of Frank Vagnone, Terry Taylor was selected by the trustees to take the reins permanently. His tenure begins at a challenging time for historic properties.
When her high school banned the hijab, Ayesha Shifa sued. Her case went to India's Supreme Court. A verdict, expected soon, could redefine what secularism means in the world's largest democracy.