July 13, 2024 10:49 pm
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Funds for clean school buses coming to hundreds of districts, White House says 

The Biden administration has announced nearly $1 billion in funding to help 530 school districts across 47 states and the District of Columbia purchase over 3,400 clean school buses, with a significant portion directed toward low-income, rural, and tribal communities to improve air quality and create economic opportunities.

Hundreds of faculty and staff members call on UNC-CH to dismiss charges against student protesters

More than 750 faculty and staff members at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have signed a letter urging administrators to drop charges against students involved in a peaceful protest at Polk Place. The faculty criticized the administration’s decision to involve the police, arguing it contradicted the university’s commitment to free expression and created a militarized atmosphere that traumatized students.