Anti-cyberbullying activists wanted a Texas law with “teeth.” They may have gotten one.

Just months after her son David took his own life, Maurine Molak began to organize. She and her husband, Matt, who live in San Antonio, founded David’s Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to cyberbullying victim advocacy. Maurine said they met with lawmakers, law enforcement officials, district attorneys, school administrators, school board presidents, mental health providers and school counselors. …

Are Chinese schools better at teaching kids? — Quartz

When Lenora Chu, a Chinese-American, enrolled her son in an elite public school in Shanghai, she was in for a few surprises. Her son was force-fed eggs, a food he hated. When Chu questioned the teacher about her methods, she was roundly reprimanded for questioning a teacher’s authority. Her child was taught that there was …

CIA director is no-show at event at Harvard

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo was a no-show for a scheduled appearance Thursday at Harvard University — the same day a former top CIA official abruptly resigned as a senior fellow over the school’s decision to hire Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information. It’s unclear if the two events were …