New York declares Lunar New Year a public school holiday
Lunar New Year is now an official public school holiday in New York state.
Key details: Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation to make the dec...
Virginia becomes 17th state to include Sikhism in school curriculum
Virginia has become the 17th state to include Sikhism and Sikh practices in public school social studies curriculum.
On Thursday, the Virgi...
Probe: Virginia school district did not deliberately withhold award notices
An external investigation found that Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) did not deliberately delay notifying students of their National Me...
Asian American high school students more likely to feel alienated and invisible, report reveals
A recent study on the experiences of Asian American high school students in Boston has found that they are more likely to feel overlooked an...
SF parents sue local school district to put Algebra I back in middle school
San Francisco parents are suing the city’s public school district for not offering Algebra I to middle school students and for requiri...
Virginia Dems reject curriculum on dangers of communism over fear of stoking anti-Asian sentiment
Virginia Democrats have rejected a new bill that would require schools to teach about the dangers of communism after the state’s largest tea...
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NYC principal accused of hating Asians, banning pencils to prevent erasing mistakes
Debra Mastriano, principal of Public School 166 in New York City’s Upper West Side, has come under fire for racist remarks and draconian po...
Rhode Island becomes fourth state to require schools to teach AAPI history
Effective at the start of the 2023-2024 school year, all public elementary and secondary schools in Rhode Island will be required to teach ...
Wisconsin bills could make it the third state to require AAPI history be taught in public schools
Two Wisconsin bills would amend state law to include the history of Hmong and Asian Pacific Island Desi Americans to the public school curr...
New Jersey becomes second state to require AAPI history be taught in schools
Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) signed a new bill on Tuesday that requires K-12 schools in New Jersey to teach Asian American and Pacific Islande...