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Minneapolis Public Schools defends policy to prioritize retaining educators of color when determining layoffs

Kobus Louw/Getty Images (MINNEAPOLIS) — Ahead of the new school year, Minneapolis Public Schools has defended its agreement reached with the teacher’s union this spring to prioritize retaining educators of underrepresented backgrounds when determining layoffs. Effective in the spring of 2023, the contract provision states that teachers who are members of “populations underrepresented among licensed …

5th set of human remains found in receding Lake Mead

Alfredo Alonso Avila / EyeEm / Getty Images (LAS VEGAS) — Another set of human remains were found in Lake Mead near Las Vegas, the second time this month that remains have been found in the country’s largest reservoir, officials said Wednesday. The remains were discovered at Swim Beach in the Lake Mead National Recreation …