Fight over Athabasca University’s future continues as Jason Kenney gets government involved

Fight over Athabasca University’s future continues as Jason Kenney gets government involved

On March 24, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney visited Athabasca, 145 kilometers north of Edmonton, to discuss Athabasca University’s future at a town hall meeting. Peter Scott, the president of the university, said the school’s leaders were not invited. Mr. Kenney told the crowd his government instructed AU, an online institution with about 40,000 students in … Read more

Student airlifted to hospital after stabbing at Pigeon Lake school

Student airlifted to hospital after stabbing at Pigeon Lake school

A 16-year-old boy was flown to hospital Monday morning after being stabbed at Pigeon Lake Regional School. RCMP said officers were called at 10:55 am Another 16-year-old boy — who was also a student — was arrested, RCMP said. The suspect remains in custody and charges are pending. Read more: Family of Calgary teen homicide … Read more

University of California to sell debt to pay victims | Education News

University of California to sell debt to pay victims |  Education News

Some of the revenue will be used to pay victims of a university doctor for alleged sexual assault. By Danielle Moran and Nic QueroloBloomberg Published On 22 Apr 202222 Apr 2022 The University of California is expected to sell bonds of which a portion will be used to help finance settlement payments to victims of … Read more

Toronto teacher under investigation after sending controversial mask message to students – Toronto

Toronto teacher under investigation after sending controversial mask message to students – Toronto

A Toronto school teacher has been placed on home assignment after sending a message about mask wearing to students. In a statement shared with Global News, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) said the teacher shared a message that did “not represent the guidance” offered by the school board or province. Last week, the board … Read more

Remote Learning Spyware Tracks Student Emotions

Remote Learning Spyware Tracks Student Emotions

Photo: Karwai Tang/Getty (Getty Images) Intel is learning a tough lesson after partnering with Classroom Technologies to develop a face-reading AI that detects the emotions of students on Zoom calls. The student engagement technology, created by Intel with Classroom Technologies’ Class software, captures images of students’ faces with their webcams and combines them with computer … Read more

Herry Wirawan: Indonesia court sentences Islamic school teacher to death for raping 13 students

Herry Wirawan: Indonesia court sentences Islamic school teacher to death for raping 13 students

An Indonesian court handed down a death sentence on Monday to a teacher for raping 13 girls at an Islamic school, upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty after he had initially received a sentence of life in prison. The case of teacher Herry Wirawan has shocked Indonesia and shone a spotlight on … Read more

The conversation that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS nomination sparked

The conversation that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s SCOTUS nomination sparked

CNN — As the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court has ignited a discussion about the historic lack of diversity on the nation’s highest court, her ancestry has also renewed focus on the absence of Black judges on the federal judicial’s lower courts. Of the 3,852 people who have been confirmed as … Read more