Tag: Education

  • US report details church-state collusion over Indigenous schools

    A new Home Office report on the legacy of boarding schools for Native Americans highlights how closely the U.S. government worked with churches to Christianize them as part of a project to separate them from their culture, identity, and ultimately their land. The Role of Churches Forms a Secondary Part of the Federal Indian Residential […]

  • New Oregon School Advisory Effective Today

    SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Departments of Education and Health are releasing a new “School Health Advisory for Continuity of Instruction.” The new advice insists that schools use their layered approach of preventative measures, including masks, to be kept in person for the rest of the school year. The notice says a pre-pandemic protocol for […]

  • US uncovers 500 deaths at Native American boarding schools so far

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A first-of-its-kind federal study of Native American boarding schools that for more than a century sought to assimilate Native children into white society has identified more than 500 student deaths in the institutions , but officials expect that figure to grow exponentially as research continues. The Interior Department report released Wednesday […]

  • Government plans to expand middle-class education subsidies in Japan

    A government panel on Tuesday proposed that Japan make higher education more accessible to middle-class students majoring in science and technology by expanding the scope of government grants available to low-income students. The panel also called for extending financial support to students from households with three or more children, a move a government source said […]

  • Protesters gather for reproductive rights outside Supreme Court Justice’s home

    Protesters gather for reproductive rights outside Supreme Court Justice’s homeWKRC TV Cincinnati