Illinois is now on its way to becoming the first state to require public schools to teach Asian American history as part of its curriculum as the Teaching Equitable Asian American Community History (TEAACH) Act enters final voting.
More than 2,500 residents of New York City have come together to sign an open letter calling for the inclusion of Asian American history in public schools on Monday.
The letter, addressed to Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter, argues that the surge in anti-Asian incidents has highlighted the “woefully inadequate” education of Asian American history in the school curriculum — and that instruction must start in the earliest grades.
SB City College VP On Leave After Asking Why Japanese Americans Didn’t ‘Just Leave’ Concentration Camps
Joyce Coleman, the vice president of Santa Barbara Community College’s Extended Learning program, is being investigated for offensive comments targeting the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
The comments being addressed were said at the SBCC’s Equal Opportunity Advisory Committee on March 23, according to Santa Barbara Independent.
Three middle school teachers with the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District (CFBISD) in Texas have been put on administrative leave pending investigation on a test question that encouraged racial stereotypes about Chinese culture.
Joy Lim, a 2018 Carrollton Creekview High School graduate, shared the question on Twitter Tuesday, which she says had appeared on her sixth-grade sister’s social studies quiz.
Centennial High School and others from its community have planned a walkout on Monday to stand up against anti-Asian racism after one student shared screenshots of racist texts she received in a group chat.
In an Instagram post, student Elaina Yang decided to expose the racism she has been experiencing for years at the Minneapolis school, according to WCCO.
SF School Board Member Said Asian Americans ‘Use White Supremacist Thinking’ to ‘Get Ahead’ in Old Tweets
Derogatory tweets by the vice president of San Francisco’s Board of Education have recently resurfaced, prompting several San Franciscans to push for her resignation.
A high school teacher in Sacramento, California is under investigation after making a controversial gesture in an online class last week.
Nicole Burkett, who teaches Spanish and serves as a student advisor at Grant Union High School, stretched her eyes up and down to demonstrate “slant eyes,” a gesture considered racist by many Asians.
Stanford University’s Cantonese language program is in peril after administrators decided to lay off its one and only lecturer.
Sik Lee Dennig, Ph.D., who taught in the program for more than 21 years, is among hundreds of employees whose contracts will no longer be renewed due to budgetary challenges brought about by COVID-19.
A kindergarten teacher was sentenced to death for poisoning 25 students, leaving one dead, last year using sodium nitrite as revenge on her colleague.
Wang Yun received the death sentence at the Jiaozuo City Intermediate People’s Court on Monday, according to CBS News.
A school in Thailand has apologized for the death of a 13-year-old boy after his teacher forced him to do 100 squat jumps as punishment for not doing his homework.
The boy, whose name has been withheld, fell ill on Aug. 31 and was rushed to the hospital on Sept. 2 before he returned to school on the following day, according to his uncle, Pramot Eiamsuksai, via The Nation.
A grandpa from Thailand has gone viral on social media for using cardboard signs to locate his grandchild at a school full of children wearing face masks.
The adorable moment was posted online by Facebook user Biony Bell Boonyuen last week and has been shared over 7,000 times.
Chinese students removed an app from the Apple App Store that teachers used to give students homework during the school suspensions in China amid the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
DingTalk, developed by Alibaba, expanded its service to provide help to teachers during the COVID-19 outbreak in China by giving them the chance to live stream classes and grade their students’ homework remotely, according to Shanghaiist.