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August 17, 2022, 8:03 PM

US facing 'catastrophic' teacher shortage

Dr. Monifa McKnight, superintendent of the largest school district in Maryland, discusses the shortage of educators across the country.
August 17, 2022, 8:03 PM
US facing 'catastrophic' teacher shortage
August 17, 2022, 7:52 PM

6 USC fraternities cut ties over school's new safety rules

A group of fraternity chapters ended their association with the California school after administrators implemented policies aimed at curbing sexual assaults on campus.
August 17, 2022, 7:52 PM
6 USC fraternities cut ties over school's new safety rules
August 17, 2022, 3:41 PM

Make these simple swaps to sustainable school supplies

Some plastics used in school supplies could contain harmful toxins, but there are alternatives that are also better for the environment.
August 17, 2022, 3:41 PM
Make these simple swaps to sustainable school supplies
August 16, 2022, 2:39 PM

Colleges prepare for potential spread of monkeypox on campuses as outbreak grows

A handful of universities, including Bucknell University, Georgetown, and West Chester University, have already reported cases in their communities,.
August 16, 2022, 2:39 PM
The risk that monkeypox poses to college campuses
August 14, 2022, 12:01 AM

California becomes first state to offer free nutritious meals to all public schools

Some six million students will be eligible for the free breakfast and lunch when the school year starts.
August 14, 2022, 12:01 AM
California becomes first state to offer free nutritious meals to all public schools
August 12, 2022, 3:27 PM

California becomes 1st state to offer free meals at school for kids

California will be the first state to implement the Universal Meals Program, providing free meals to all schoolchildren, starting this upcoming school year.
August 12, 2022, 3:27 PM
California becomes 1st state to offer free meals at school for kids
August 12, 2022, 10:55 AM

US has 300,000 teacher, school staff vacancies, NEA President Rebecca Pringle says

Rebecca Pringle spoke to ABC News’ “GMA3” about the shortage of nearly 300,000 educators and support staff across the country.
August 12, 2022, 10:55 AM
US has 300,000 teacher, school staff vacancies, NEA President Rebecca Pringle says
August 11, 2022, 9:11 PM

Florida resident graduates college at 85 years old

Arlyne Frankel shares her story as she graduates college at 85 years old and celebrates her bat mitzvah.
August 11, 2022, 9:11 PM
Florida resident graduates college at 85 years old
August 11, 2022, 9:11 PM

Classrooms facing shortage of teachers

Becky Pringle, the president of the country’s largest teachers’ union, talks about the alarming shortage of educators.
August 11, 2022, 9:11 PM
Classrooms facing shortage of teachers
August 9, 2022, 7:16 PM

Schools scramble to keep teachers amid a nationwide shortage

Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, discusses the nationwide teacher shortage and what impact it could have on students.
August 9, 2022, 7:16 PM
Schools scramble to keep teachers amid a nationwide shortage
August 8, 2022, 8:21 PM

These 10 back-to-school uniform essentials are all under $25

Retailers like Old Navy, J. Crew, GAP and more are offering discounted prices on uniform essentials
August 8, 2022, 8:21 PM
These 10 back-to-school uniform essentials are all under $25
August 8, 2022, 5:12 PM

Alarming teacher shortage as new school year approaches

Some districts are offering teachers incentives to stay, as many have left the field, complaining of low wages, disrespect from students and parents and the challenges of hybrid learning.
August 8, 2022, 5:12 PM
Alarming teacher shortage as new school year approaches
August 8, 2022, 12:16 AM

Teacher shortages increase across US

School districts across the country are trying to find ways to fill the gaps.
August 8, 2022, 12:16 AM
Teacher shortages increase across US
August 7, 2022, 2:31 PM

Teacher shortage seen growing in America

The Economic Policy Institute projected a demand for at least 300,000 new teachers nationwide by the year 2024.
August 7, 2022, 2:31 PM
Teacher shortage seen growing in America
August 4, 2022, 11:47 PM

Nevada grapples with teacher and staff shortages

Officials said thousands of teaching jobs are vacant in Nevada as the back-to-school season nears.
August 4, 2022, 11:47 PM
Nevada grapples with teacher and staff shortages
August 3, 2022, 12:46 PM

Refurbished tech 101: How to get the best deals

With the costly price of back-to-school items, ABC News' Becky Worley shares tips on buying refurbished tech for teens.
August 3, 2022, 12:46 PM
Refurbished tech 101: How to get the best deals
July 29, 2022, 3:33 PM

Why Yale Law’s dean says eliminating tuition for students in need benefits the legal profession

Yale's first-of-its-kind scholarship is creating new conversations about what law schools can do to diversify the legal profession.
July 29, 2022, 3:33 PM
Why this top law school is eliminating tuition for students in need
July 28, 2022, 8:01 PM

13-year-old girl going to medical school shares advice for other kids

Alena Wicker told "GMA" what she's learned on her journey to success thus far: "Don’t let anybody tell you no," she said.
July 28, 2022, 8:01 PM
13-year-old girl going to medical school shares advice for other kids
July 28, 2022, 2:32 PM

Former teacher opens up about why he quit for a job at Walmart

Seth Goshorn is a former teacher who taught second grade in northeast Ohio. He tells "Good Morning America" why he quit teaching to go work at Walmart.
July 28, 2022, 2:32 PM
Former teacher opens up about why he quit for a job at Walmart
July 26, 2022, 7:46 PM

Moms mobilizing to stop book bans

Suburban moms group, Red Wine and Blue, campaign to stop nationwide book bans.
July 26, 2022, 7:46 PM
Moms mobilizing to stop book bans
July 25, 2022, 12:36 PM

Families brace for higher prices during back-to-school season

According to the National Retail Federation, families plan to spend an average of $864 on school items, with consumers already noticing rising costs for clothing and supplies.
July 25, 2022, 12:36 PM
Families brace for higher prices during back-to-school season
1 month ago

These prospective teachers could fill a critical shortage, but they're worried

Amid a teacher shortage, the near-term future of the profession could lie in the hands of recent graduates.
1 month ago
These prospective teachers could fill a critical shortage, but they're worried
2 months ago

California late start law aims to make school less of a yawn

Middle and high school students in California will be able to sleep a little bit later when the new school year starts
2 months ago
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Government agencies warn about potential student loan rip-offs

Law enforcement agencies across the country are sounding the alarm over companies trying to potentially take advantage of consumers paying off student loans.
2 months ago
Government agencies warn about potential student loan rip-offs
2 months ago

New York teacher creates empowerment program for female students

Persephone DaCosta, a dance and career leadership instructor in Brooklyn, drops by to talk about her female empowerment program for young women, and gets a big surprise from GMA3.
2 months ago
New York teacher creates empowerment program for female students
2 months ago

Teacher twirls out of school after 50 years of teaching

A retiring Michigan English teacher received a standing ovation from students and staff at a Grand Rapids high school on her last day of classes.
2 months ago
Teacher twirls out of school after 50 years of teaching
2 months ago

Creating opportunities in science for the next generation

Scott Heimlich, vice president of the Amgen Foundation, talks creating funding and access to science programs for all. ABC News contributor Alicia Quarles explains.
2 months ago
Creating opportunities in science for the next generation
2 months ago

Alabama teen accepted to 15 schools with $2 million in scholarships

Rotimi Kukoyi was accepted to 15 universities, with $2 million in scholarship offers. But he's not done inspiring others yet.
2 months ago
Alabama teen accepted to 15 schools with $2 million in scholarships
2 months ago

Federal court: NC school can't require girls to wear skirts

A federal appeals court rules a charter school violated female students’ rights.
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Helping underprivileged students achieve college education

A charter school in Indiana is working to break the cycle of poverty in underserved communities.
3 months ago
Helping underprivileged students achieve college education
3 months ago

Walt Disney World celebrates teachers

The Disney Imagination Campus team brought together 50 educators for some magical moments.
3 months ago
Walt Disney World celebrates teachers
3 months ago

Educators head to Florida for Disney's Imagination Campus

"GMA"'s Danielle Breezy reports on what's in store there this holiday weekend.
3 months ago
Educators head to Florida for Disney's Imagination Campus
3 months ago

Teacher provides free 'pad bags' to students as wish list for menstrual products goes viral

Kylie DeFrance is an eighth-grade teacher at a Title I charter school in Austin.
3 months ago
Teacher provides free 'pad bags' to students after request goes viral
3 months ago

Montana schools chief cited in case of illegal bus passing

Police have cited Montana's top schools administrator in a case in which a pickup truck illegally passed a school bus last week while it was stopped to pick up students in a residential subdivision
3 months ago
Montana schools chief cited in case of illegal bus passing
3 months ago

Taking race out of education could fuel white nationalism, some educators say

As states move to ban critical race theory and race education, some educators doing so could fuel white supremacist extremism amid the Buffalo shooting aftermath.
3 months ago
Anti-race education efforts could worsen white supremacy in US, some educators say
3 months ago

How the pandemic has worsened racial disparities in education

COVID-19 has made inequalities in education worse and Rey Saldana, president and CEO of Communities in Schools, explains how his organization is working to close the achievement gap.
3 months ago
How the pandemic has worsened racial disparities in education
3 months ago

Mississippi school board upholds firing over 'New Butt' book

A Mississippi educator fired for reading a children’s book called “I Need a New Butt!”
3 months ago
Mississippi school board upholds firing over 'New Butt' book
3 months ago

3D yearbook

ABC News’ Will Ganss has more on the graduation gift that’s helping one high school’s visually challenged students remember the faces of their classmates for years to come.
3 months ago
3D yearbook
4 months ago

Education leader responds to culture wars in classrooms: 'It's creating anxiety'

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, reacts to political battles erupting in school board meetings and classrooms across the country.
4 months ago
Education leader responds to culture wars in classrooms: 'It's creating anxiety'
4 months ago

Oakland parents join teachers in 1-day strike over school closures

Teachers say the closures disproportionately impact minority communities.
4 months ago
Teachers and parents protest over school closures in Oakland
4 months ago

Headcounts are down at public schools. Now budgets are too.

Public school systems are beginning to feel the pinch from enrollment losses tied to the coronavirus pandemic
4 months ago
Headcounts are down at public schools. Now budgets are too.
4 months ago

How kids’ education has suffered because of pandemic

COVID has taken a toll on children’s academic progress, but here’s how parents can help their kids get back on track.
4 months ago
How kids’ education has suffered because of pandemic
4 months ago

Oakland teachers plan walkout Friday over school closures

A school workers' union said the district is going back on a 2019 agreement with its planned closures.
4 months ago
Oakland teachers plan walkout Friday over school closures
4 months ago

You won't believe how many colleges this teen got accepted to

Ja’Leaha Thornton is the valedictorian at Glades Central High School in Florida, and now, a very sought after high school student for many colleges.
4 months ago
You won't believe how many colleges this teen got accepted to
4 months ago

Biden signals he may eliminate some student loan debt

President Joe Biden has indicated that executive action to erase some federal student loan debt may come sooner rather than later.
4 months ago
Biden signals he may eliminate some student loan debt
4 months ago

High schooler accepted into 72 colleges shares advice for other students

High school student Ja'Leaha Thornton has been accepted into 72 colleges and universities and plans to attend Xavier University of Louisiana in the fall of 2022.
4 months ago
High schooler accepted into 72 colleges shares advice for other students
4 months ago

Oakland teachers plan walkout over school closures

About 70% of public school teachers in Oakland, California, voted to engage in a one-day walkout to protest unfair labor practices over school closures.
4 months ago
Oakland teachers plan walkout over school closures
4 months ago

13-year-old Minnesota youth set to graduate from college

The boy has a major in physics and a minor in math.
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Textbook publishers left in the dark after Florida rejects long list of books

Florida rejected almost 41% of the mathematics books submitted for the upcoming school year. Now, teachers are left scrambling and publishers are being left in the dark.
4 months ago
Textbook publishers left in the dark after Florida rejects long list of books
4 months ago

Some relief may be in sight for students paying back loans

The Education Department announced it will provide retroactive credits via waivers and adjustments, and is expected to help thousands of borrowers seeking to have their student loans eliminated.
4 months ago
Some relief may be in sight for students paying back loans