Posts Tagged ‘students’

Let’s further tighten the border and – oh, wait, don’t make it too tough for overseas students to come here

Point of Order Hurrah.  The PM is back to posting her announcements on the government’s official website, her deputy is back in the business of self-congratulation, Rio Tinto is back in the business of sucking up cheap electricity to produce aluminium at Tiwai Point, near Bluff.  And overseas students (some, anyway) can come back to […]

Coronavirus interrupted the school year, and many Israeli teachers expect students to fail

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Erdogan-picked university chief gave students the perfect way to fight back

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Lawsuit: Catholic School Forces White Students to Accept Critical Race Theory Using “Coercion, Intimidation, and Threats”

Renegade Editor’s Note: The featured image is not from the school, but it might as well be. Tweet thread by Colin Wright 1) 🚨BREAKING: Parents file lawsuit against Villa Duchesne High School for “intentional racial discrimination” against white students, and using “coercion, intimidation, and threats” to indoctrinate students into Critical Race Theory. 2) Students were […]

Johns Hopkins University TA suggests penalizing pro-Israel students

A graduate researcher and teaching assistant (TA) at Johns Hopkins University‘s chemistry department has suggested penalizing Zionist students for being pro-Israel, according to a series of letters sent from StandWithUs to the university. Rasha Anayah, a graduate student in the chemistry department at the Baltimore school, defended what she called her fair treatment of students […]

Israeli high school students refuse to join the Israeli military citing the “continuing Nakba”

A letter signed by 60 Israeli senior year high school students came out on Tuesday in which they refused their compulsory enlistment in the Israeli military. It is breathtaking, and deserves honorary framing. This is not the first of such letters historically, yet it is historical and novel in that for the first time, it […]

Free Grocery Store Opens In District With High Number Of Poor Students

By Janelle Griffiths, NBC News. January 6, 2021 Above photo: Anthony Love, principal of Linda Tutt High School in Sanger, Texas. Kali Wood / Linda Tutt High School. “If we can make our food pantries look like a grocery store” and give people a card to shop with as they would at any other place, […]

WUJS Congress creates post-COVID-19 ‘relief system’ for Jewish students

As a conclusion of the World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) Congress that ended this week, over 200 international student leaders resolved that facing continued challenges from the coronavirus would require unity and solidarity from all its international members and partners.   WUJS President Jonathan Braun summed up the Congress saying, “The common theme running through […]

Turkish police clash with students protesting Erdogan-appointed university chief

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Over 600,000 students stay home in high infection areas as virus cases climb

The Health Ministry said Sunday morning that the number of active coronavirus cases in the country crossed the 50,000 threshold, as over 600,000 students in high infection areas were set to stay home and switch to remote learning. Under the government’s so-called traffic light plan, 600,000 students in grades 5-12 in areas designated red or […]

Tufts students pass referendum demanding university end the deadly exchange

Editor’s Note: The following press release was issued on December 19, 2020 by Tufts Students for Justice in Palestine. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Somerville, MA (December 19, 2020) — In a student-wide referendum on November 24th, 2020 led by Tufts Students […]

WATCH: Belgian Jewish students take action after antisemitic message in train

On December 9, in Belgium, four men who took control of a train’s public address system to threaten a bombing of the vehicle between the cities of Antwerp and Mechelen, unless the “cancer Jews to get off the train”. “Attention, attention,” the men said in Flemish, “the cancer Jews need to leave the train now […]

Yeshiva University students to again hold an LGBTQ event on campus

Ten years after an event featuring gay students and graduates divided Yeshiva University, students at the Modern Orthodox school are planning another event on LGBTQ issues — with trepidation. The students who helped plan the event set for Sunday say they do not want their names associated with the panel out of concern that it […]

School’s out: French students can skip classes to isolate before Christmas to reduce Covid spread risk

French Prime Minister Jean Castex has given the country’s schoolchildren permission to skip school on Thursday and Friday, so they can self-isolate with their families before the Christmas period begins. The French Medical Council told schools that they should not prevent or punish students who miss the last couple of days of the current school […]

Hundreds Of Nigerian Students Missing After Attack On School

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian students are missing after gunmen attacked a secondary school in the country’s northwestern Katsina state, police said, while the president said the military was in gunfights with bandits in a forest as it tried to find the students. The Government Science Secondary School in Kankara was attacked Friday […]

Columbia University Students Are Preparing To Launch A Tuition Strike

Above photo: People are seen on the campus of Columbia University during the coronavirus pandemic on April 14, 2020, in New York City. Rob Kim. With an $11 billion endowment, Columbia University has been fleecing students during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back. At the end of Novem­ber, mem­bers of the Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty-Barnard Col­lege […]

Students Rush to Medical School in Coronavirus Era as Doctor Shortages Are Predicted

While the strains on the frontline of the battle against the coronavirus makes headlines, Americans are rushing to apply for medical school as medical colleges predict a growing shortage of doctors in the United States. In June, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) issued the a report, which said, in part: Even as the […]

Israel’s math, science rankings modestly improve, but Arab students left behind

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Ohio Bill Would Require Parental Permission for Students to Obtain Sex Ed Other Than Abstinence Teaching

Photo Credit: Wokandapix/Pixabay COLUMBUS, Ohio — A proposed bill in Ohio would require schools to obtain parental permission for student participation if they plan to present sexual education that is not solely abstinence-based. Ron Hood, R-Ashville, recently filed House Bill 790, also known as the “Parents Right to Know Act,” which would amend existing law […]

Schumer: ‘I Agree’ with Biden Planning to Give Trans Students Access to Sports, Bathrooms, Locker Rooms Based on Identity

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he agrees with Joe Biden’s plan to grant transgender children access to sports, bathrooms, and locker rooms according to their gender identity. Schumer was asked, “Joe Biden said that on his first day of office, he will give transgender students access to […]

‘It’s a Jewish city’: Court rejects lawsuit by Arab students, citing Israel’s nation-state law

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Despite more Arabs at Israeli campuses, cooperation with Jewish students remains rare

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Four more students charged over murder of French teacher Samuel Paty

Four more students have been charged in the investigation into the murder of French history teacher Samuel Paty. Paty was beheaded on October 16 after discussing and showing cartoons of Islam’s Prophet Mohammed to his students during lessons about freedom of expression. Three teenagers, aged 13 and 14, were charged on Wednesday for “complicity in […]

San Francisco Jewish students face antisemitic harassment online again

A San Francisco-area school district is taking action after Jewish students faced antisemitic harassment on social media for the second time this term. Jewish students in the Tamalpais Union High School District said accounts on Instagram and TikTok followed them and posted offensive messages, including posts that denied the Holocaust, discussed rape and included homophobic […]

Rock Bottom: Boulder To Be Removed After Students Complained It Is Racist

A new study being promoted by the mass media claims that working from home makes people more “racist” because they are less exposed to ‘diversity’ in the workplace. The survey, conducted by polling company Survation for the Woolf Institute, “warns that without alternative settings to offices being set up, opportunities for social mixing between different […]

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Protesting Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’ Row Above photo: Staff read out a statement in solidarity with protesting students. Vincent Cole Manchester Evening News. Staff told students ‘We are with you. We are here for you.’ University of Manchester, UK – Teaching staff held a show of solidarity with their students following […]

England planning Christmas ‘travel window’ allowing students to return home in December

The UK government has said university students will be able to travel home to spend Christmas with their families during a “travel window” after national lockdown restrictions are set to end on December 2. “We know this Christmas will feel different, and following this incredibly difficult year, we are delivering on our commitment to getting students back to their loved ones as safely as possible […]

Gravensteen Castle: Site of Gruesome Torture and Revolting Students

The historic region of Flanders in Belgium is famous for its many medieval monuments and buildings. These relics date back to an era when the region was a major economic and political center under the Counts of Flanders. For many years Gravensteen, a massive Gothic castle, was the heart of the region. Today, this%20restored fortress […]

Students Push To Remove Police

By Claudio Rivera, Stephanie Knezz and Shawn Smith, Truthout. November 9, 2020 Above photo: Police investigate a report of shots fired near Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, on Thursday, March 14, 2018. Armando L. Sanchez/ Chicago Tribune. Student movements have always raised our current conception of justice and equity. From the civil rights movement and Vietnam War […]

U. of Wisconsin Researchers ‘Surprised’ by Study Showing Most Students Aren’t Racist

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, said recently that they were “surprised” to learn that students enrolled at the university are not racist. As part of a study conducted by a psychology professor, student participants were analyzed as they interacted with students from different minority backgrounds. According to a report by Campus Reform, a […]

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