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Some Houston area school districts to allow virtual

With the rise in COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant, many parents of school-aged children, especially those who are too young to be vaccinated, are pleading for a virtual learning option.

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LIST: Houston-area school districts, colleges and

(5 days ago) Some Houston-area schools districts have canceled classes due to the threat of severe weather posed by Hurricane Nicholas. Listed alphabetically, these are …

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Some Houston-area students damaging school bathrooms for

(8 days ago) Schools across the country are reporting similar problems. “I feel that if they find out who is doing it, then they need to be held responsible and they need to pay for the damage,” said

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The law that prompted a school administrator to call for

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · A new Texas law designed to limit how race-related subjects are taught in public schools comes with so little guidance, the on-the-ground application is already tying educators up in semantic

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Lamar CISD kindergarten teacher charged with indecency

(1 days ago) Moore joined the school district in August 2020. Between 2006 an 2020, Moore taught at several Fort Bend ISD elementary schools -- Scanlan Oaks …

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Southlake school leader tells teachers to balance

(8 days ago) 2 days ago · SOUTHLAKE, Texas – A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake advised teachers last week that if they have a book …

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LIST: Here are the school districts closed or

(5 days ago) Due to severe weather and potential flooding, some Houston-area schools, districts will be closed or delayed Wednesday. <i>(Scroll down for a …

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Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

(8 days ago) STORRS, Conn. – Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, …

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Texas Senate approves $3 billion college campus

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · For other colleges, rising student numbers mean schools of all sizes need to expand to meet the increased demand. Mike Reeser, the chancellor of the …

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Hail, Mary! High school's halftime show is a drag pageant

(2 days ago) 1 day ago · Hail, Mary! High school's halftime show is a drag pageant. In this photo provided by Fritz Senftleber, people participate in the drag ball" halftime show at Burlington High School on Friday, Oct

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Virginia GOP candidate tests school fight message for 2022

(4 days ago) The schools were chosen to represent rural, suburban and urban areas, as well as the east and west. Within weeks, Free to Learn had heard from parents in every state and is now approaching 10,000

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Racist graffiti found in Crosby High School bathroom

(2 days ago) Crosby ISD is investigating a case that has concerned students and parents at Crosby High School. The district sent out a letter to parents informing them about “derogatory racial remarks

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Justice Department argues Texas ban on school mask

(6 days ago) In the statement, federal attorneys argue that banning public schools from requiring masks for students keeps disabled children from accessing in …

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SCHOOL CLOSURES: All the Houston-area

(2 days ago) Along with evacuation orders and other storm preparations, some Houston-area schools, districts and colleges will remain closed in the coming days with the looming threat of …

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EXPLAINER: What are current COVID-19 guidelines for schools

(4 days ago) Schools have opened nationwide this fall only to find thousands of students and teachers sickened by COVID-19 in what many officials had hoped would be a …

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A funky Flea celebrates his birthday, his school's founding

(3 days ago) 12 hours ago · LOS ANGELES – Flea had a funky birthday. So did the music school he co-founded that has become an LA institution. As the Red Hot Chili Peppers …

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Vaccines are here. School’s open. Some parents still agonize

(8 days ago) Schools are, for many, a constant worry. There's evidence that masks in schools help reduce virus spread, and a majority of Americans support requiring masks …

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New York public schools to end gifted and talented program

(4 days ago) New York public schools to end gifted and talented program. FILE In this Aug. 17, 2021 file photo, students write and draw positive affirmations on poster board at P.S. 5 Port Morris, an

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Hearing set abruptly in 2018 Florida school massacre case

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · A court hearing is set Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Florida for Nikolas Cruz, the man police said has confessed to the 2018 massacre of 17 people at a high school. The hearing in Broward County

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Former YES Prep Southwest student faces multiple charges

(4 days ago) The 25-year-old former YES Prep Southwest student who authorities say opened fired near the school’s entrance is now facing multiple charges, including aggravated assault.

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DATABASE: What more than 140 Houston-area

(4 days ago) As the 2019-2020 school year comes to an end, parents want to know how their local school district plans to educate children in the fall. Channel 2 Investigates sent a …

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CDC: Studies show masks lessen school outbreaks

(4 days ago) Still, 96% of U.S. public schools have remained open with in-person classes, the researchers say, while acknowledging that data from some districts may be missing.

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Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

(5 days ago) Newberg Public Schools Superintendent Joe Morelock said there will be an investigation and disciplinary action meted out. Underscoring how deeply the …

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AP: Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to sports

(4 days ago) Schools have wide flexibility in how they use the money but only three years to spend it, a deadline that has led some to look for quick purchases that won't need ongoing funding after the …

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Texas sues six school districts that issued mask mandates

(8 days ago) Paxton on Friday sued the Elgin, Galveston, Richardson, Round Rock, Sherman and Spring school districts for requiring students, teachers, school employees and visitors to don face coverings while

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Virtual schools saw little disruption, got equal virus aid

(3 days ago) Virtual schools, some of which spend millions of dollars a year on advertising, promoted themselves as a better alternative to public schools that were struggling to offer online classes. Ad.

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School starts for 1 million NYC kids amid new vaccine rules

(5 days ago) New York City kept schools open for most of the last school year, with some students doing a mix of remote and in-person instruction, but the majority of …

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Some governors use federal virus aid to expand school choice

(6 days ago) Beth Brown, president of the Tennessee Education Association, criticized the spending. “Using pandemic relief money to open new charter schools is an insult to …

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LIST: Houston-area school, college schedule changes

(8 days ago) Tomball ISD - Tomball ISD schools and facilities are open Wednesday, Sept. 23 and the district will operate on a normal schedule. University of Houston - University of Houston, including UH at

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Local parents share their COVID-19 concerns as students

(3 days ago) Texas won’t require schools to notify parents of COVID-19 cases TEA issues new guidance on COVID-19 safety protocols for 2021-22 school year Back to school and COVID: You asked and we have answers

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Schools get the brunt of latest COVID wave in South Carolina

(9 days ago) Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated and teachers quitting weeks into the school year. Since ending South …

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At least 45 districts shut down in-person classes due to

(9 days ago) From Aug. 23-29, there were 27,353 new positive COVID-19 cases among students in Texas public schools, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, making it …

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Push for Native American curriculum in schools makes gains

(4 days ago) The legislation affecting schools has advanced alongside new bans on Native American mascots for sports teams and states celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day in …

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This is how Texans reacted to schools being closed for the

(5 days ago) Most schools across Texas closed for spring break and haven’t reopened since, moving classes online to finish the year’s curriculum. Now, they won’t be able to until the fall.

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More Texas students tested positive for COVID-19 last week

(5 days ago) Schools can apply for waivers if more than 20 days are needed. A COVID-19 vaccine for children under 12 is not yet available. Best-case scenarios suggest it could be late September or early

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'Devious licks' videos of damage, thefts bedevil US schools

(2 days ago) Some schools have had to more closely monitor or even shut down bathrooms, where much of the damage is occurring. No section of the nation appears to …

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Ida deals new blow to Louisiana schools struggling to reopen

(6 days ago) The state’s education superintendent, Cade Brumley, acknowledged that students “did lose a little bit” and that Ida dealt another blow. A quarter-million students' schools remained shuttered

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Teachers reportedly endure physical assault, verbal attack

(6 days ago) Two teachers at Austin-area schools are experiencing a not-so-pleasant start to the school year after being physically assaulted and verbally attacked by parents.

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Fort Bend and other school districts offer free

(4 days ago) San Jacinto Elementary, 2615 Virginia. Gentry Junior High School, 1919 E. Archer Road. Horace Mann Junior High School, 310 S. Hwy 146.

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Texas schools will reopen in the fall, but

(4 days ago) Texas schools are funded based on the number of students attending each day, so children staying home could have severe financial implications for districts.

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Brazosport ISD announces Monday closure ahead of Tropical

(3 days ago) Brazosport Independent School District announced late Sunday its schools and offices will close Monday ahead of Tropical Storm Nicholas’ landfall along the Gulf Coast.

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Two Texas public school districts halt classes over

(1 days ago) "When schools are thinking about closing, they really need to think about making sure that their students' nutritional needs are being met during the …

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‘It would be unsafe to allow students to gather

(1 days ago) Schools and daycares should only reopen in states and regions with a two-week decrease in reported COVID-19 cases, and other illnesses with similar symptoms. Those states should also make sure

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Texas attorney general says local officials lack

(4 days ago) The order did not prevent schools from holding virtual classes. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said the county attorney is reviewing Paxton’s guidance and will determine if it has any impacts

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Texas is withholding millions of dollars in COVID

(Just Now) When Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also knows as the CARES Act, it included billions of dollars for schools. The money was allocated to …

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3 biggest mistakes parents are making when trying to help

(2 days ago) “Looking at schools like Trinity in San Antonio is a good example,” said Lloyd. “Trinity is actually top-ranked in Texas right now, but they’re very generous when it comes to academic

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