High School ‘Seniors’ in Their 60s Proud to Earn Diplomas – NBC4 Washington

Friday was graduation day for some D.C.-area high school students, but these weren’t your typical seniors. They are all adults who took advantage of a free high school program designed to help older students earn their diplomas. The oldest new graduates are two women in their 60s. While it looked like a typical graduation with … Read more

Chulalongkorn Business School in Collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, for Excellence in Academics and Management

Newswise — On Monday, January 9, 2023, at Meeting Room 2, 2nd Floor, Jaiyossompati Building 2, the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wilert Puriwat, Dean of Chulalongkorn Business School, and Prof. Dr. Apichat Asavamongkolkul, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, signed an agreement for an academic collaboration between Chulalongkorn Business School and the … Read more

From homeless shelters to medical school, man shares his story in hopes of inspiring others

From homeless shelters to medical school, man shares his story in hopes of inspiring others A Texan who grew up in homeless shelters, and who was surrounded by gangs and drug use, has overcome the odds stacked against him to get into medical school. His older brother, who is now an attorney, helped inspire him … Read more

Suspect in stabbing of Indiana University student has history of ‘severe mental illness,’ says defense attorney

CNN  —  The woman accused of stabbing an Indiana University student “has a long history of severe mental illness” and was “seeking help managing her condition up to and including the day of the alleged attack,” according to her defense attorney. Billie Davis, who is White, allegedly said she was motivated by race when she … Read more

Teenager shot outside of Northeast DC school

Teenager shot outside of Northeast DC school A juvenile teenager was shot near a Northeast D.C. school on Friday, prompting a lockdown at the building. FOX 5’s Jacqueline Matter reports from the scene. WASHINGTON – A juvenile teenager was shot near a Northeast D.C. school on Friday, prompting a lockdown at the building. According to … Read more

Smithfield-Selma student gets week inside Washington, D.C. halls of power

SELMA, N.C. — A Smithfield-Selma High School student is now among a special group of students invited inside the halls of power in Washington, D.C.,for a full week in March. Jude Reece is one of two delegates in the state, one of 104 chosen from across the country. It’s the 61st year of the U.S. … Read more

UT Tyler receives $1.3 million grant to support student mental health programming across area school districts | Local News

The University of Texas at Tyler has been awarded more than $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Mental Health Service Professionals Demonstration program to help support the mental health needs of students in East Texas district schools. The program was recently authorized by U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which … Read more

U.S. Secretary of Education Visits Perry County Schools | News

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, right, observes a student at Perry County Central High School working with the school’s Virtual Reality equipment during a visit on Jan. 19. Hazard Herald photo by Justin Begley U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited Perry County Central High School and Roy G. Eversole Elementary in Hazard on … Read more

University of Tampa faculty weighs potential action against students using popular AI chatbot

TAMPA, Fla. – A University of Tampa spokesman says faculty are holding discussions about the increasingly prevalent artificial intelligence (AI) technology called ChatGPT and how to deal with it. The comments are in response to questions from FOX 13 to school districts and universities across Tampa Bay about whether leaders are taking active measures to … Read more

A mental health solution for struggling rural schoolchildren

(NewsNation) — After his grandfather died, Caitlin Sawyer’s son Levi started acting out and struggled to transition from pre-K to kindergarten at his rural elementary school in Crete, Nebraska. “He was having a really hard time following directions from his teacher — just lining up, coming inside, sitting, putting things away,” Sawyer said. “At home, we … Read more