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Schools are new battleground in war of disinformation over

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show a sharp rise in positive Covid-19 tests in children in school years 7 to 11, that is, age 11 …

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Duluth Edison Charter Schools: Minnesota charter school

(3 days ago) The parents of several Black and biracial students are suing the operator of a Minnesota charter school on behalf of their children, alleging that the school failed to prevent "racist, unfair

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Texas book controversy: School administrator told teachers

(4 days ago) A school district superintendent in North Texas apologized Thursday night after one of the district's administrators told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classroom

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California public schools will provide free menstrual

(7 days ago) (CNN)California public schools will be required to provide free menstrual products to students under a new law signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The measure calls for …

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Nation's largest school district welcomes New York

(9 days ago) Students in New York City's public schools -- the nation's largest school district -- were welcomed back to the classroom Monday for full-time, in-person learning, joining school districts across

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Should I pull my child out of school because of Covid-19

(Just Now) Children now constitute 29% of all new Covid-19 cases nationwide, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. This all occurs as schools return to …

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Some kids don't want to return to in-person schooling

(8 days ago) As schools reopen across the US, many children are excited to get back into classrooms with their friends. But for some others, online learning was …

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Schools got billions in pandemic aid, but a lot of it hasn

(4 days ago) Schools spent a big portion of the money from the first relief bill, passed a year ago, on PPE, cleaning supplies, technology and learning management …

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McConnell challenges Garland on DOJ effort to address

(6 days ago) "Parents absolutely should be telling their local schools what to teach. This is the very basis of representative government," McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, wrote in a letter.

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Schools don't need to see a big uptick in Covid-19 cases

(3 days ago) Schools, particularly in the South, started their new year in August and many districts, notably those without mask measures in place, saw an explosion of cases.

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Map: Where schools are reopening in the US

(8 days ago) Schools are open in various forms, depending on public health conditions. As of Feb. 22, 21 of the 132 school divisions were operating in fully remote learning mode. New …

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Louisiana public schools may allow parents to choose

(1 days ago) Louisiana public schools are allowed to let parents choose whether they want to quarantine children after exposure to Covid-19, state education officials said.

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The debate over reopening schools is fierce and divisive

(7 days ago) The debate over reopening schools is fierce and divisive. Here's where people on different sides of the issue are coming from. By Holly Yan, …

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Texas school administrator's Holocaust comments cause

(7 days ago) Maryland, a former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman, has spent the last three years working with other parents to develop a diversity curriculum for the city's schools.

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Schools opening after Labor Day could see fresh burst of

(1 days ago) Back-to-school after the Labor Day weekend could mean fresh spread of coronavirus unless schools take strong action to keep the virus in check, doctors and education experts are warning.

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Opinion: When parents scream at school board meetings, how

(6 days ago) After a year and a half of hard transitions for students --- suddenly shifting to remote learning and now having to get acclimated to in-person classrooms again -- …

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Schools spending millions on air purifiers often sold

(5 days ago) A KHN investigation found that more than 2,000 schools have spent millions of dollars for systems, lured by air purifier companies' claims that experts say mislead or obscure the potential for

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Test-to-stay: Instead of quarantine for Covid-exposed

(9 days ago) For test-to-stay, if Covid-exposed students test negative and have no symptoms, they can continue going to school in person. If the exposed student tests positive, they must isolate at home.

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Los Angeles schools are requiring vaccinations for

(7 days ago) As many schools opened with those measures, cases in all age groups of children in the area declined by about 30%, the Los Angeles County Department of …

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CDC considers 'test-to-stay' alternative to quarantining

(Just Now) 5 hours ago · CDC considers new alternative to quarantining for schools. Newsroom. The CDC is currently evaluating a "test-to-stay" method in schools, where a student who may have been exposed to …

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California to mandate vaccines and/or testing for teachers

(Just Now) The order from the California Department of Public Health will take effect Thursday and schools must be in full compliance by October 15, according to …

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Thousands of Mississippi students are quarantining just as

(8 days ago) Some schools had already been forced to switch to a hybrid schedule due to the surge. And on Monday, district superintendent Steven Hampton proposed a hybrid schedule for …

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Virginia Republicans seize on parental rights and schools

(Just Now) Schools boards across the country, including in Virginia, have also been venues for these complaints. The same is true for the rights of transgender students. Dozens of …

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Back to school, but Covid is surging. Here's what to know

(8 days ago) A rising senior was a sophomore back in 2020 when US schools first shut down. Students then struggled through an entire school year of Covid, and now they're about to start all over again.

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Parents worried about Covid in schools have an easy weapon

(1 days ago) Fresh air, better ventilaton and even equipment such as air filters can help make schools safer against Covid-19 outbreaks by removing infectioius coronavirus from the air.

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Nigeria kidnappings: Schools in Zamfara shut after mass

(2 days ago) Schools in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara State have been ordered closed after scores of students were kidnapped by gunmen on Wednesday.

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Schools: What districts can do with their Covid stimulus

(5 days ago) An unprecedented amount of money is flowing to K-12 schools from the federal government and districts are planning to spend it on summer schools, tutoring programs and, in some places, teacher

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10 years. 180 school shootings. 356 victims. CNN examined

(8 days ago) At predominately black schools, students are more likely to experience a shooting after 4 p.m., typically during an after-school event. And while black students make up about 15% of the more than

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NIH Director: 'I don't understand' bans on school mask

(9 days ago) Director of the National Institutes of Health Dr. Francis Collins tells CNN's Jake Tapper that local officials should be able to decide whether to impose mask mandates in schools.

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What we learned from the US schools that have reopened

(9 days ago) The Des Moines Public Schools had announced its plans to offer all classes online before Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an order last month, requiring schools to …

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Education secretary warns that politicizing masks could

(3 days ago) Education Sec. Miguel Cardona on Thursday warned Americans not to let adult politics get in the way of schools reopening safely and remaining open …

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Dad delivers passionate speech defending masks in schools

(Just Now) MUST WATCH. Dad delivers passionate speech defending masks in schools. Justin Kanew, a father in Williamson County, Tennessee, shared how his 5-year-old daughter was one of a few students in her

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Fauci: Vaccines mandates for schools is 'good idea'

(6 days ago) Fauci: Vaccines mandates for schools is 'good idea'. Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN's Jake Tapper that schools have been mandating vaccines for "decades and decades."

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Mask fight in Florida schools as pediatric ICU beds fill

(8 days ago) MUST WATCH. Mask fight in Florida schools as pediatric ICU beds fill with patients. The Miami Dade County Public School Board voted to implement a …

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Illinois governor announces vaccine mandate for teachers

(2 days ago) Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that all PreK-12 public school teachers and staff, all higher-education personnel and students, and health care workers in a …

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HHS announces $10 billion to expand coronavirus testing in

(5 days ago) The US Department of Health and Human Services is funneling $10 billion to states to help implement coronavirus surveillance testing in K-12 …

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Ron DeSantis leans into mask-mandate fights as Covid cases

(4 days ago) Hillsborough County Public Schools responded to a spike in Covid-19 infections and exposures by putting in place a 30-day mask mandate, and …

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Two Florida counties double down on school mask mandates

(8 days ago) Florida's Broward and Alachua counties are not backing down on mask mandates in schools, despite Gov. Ron DeSantis' order that the mandates must allow parents to …

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Private schools – Schools of Thought

(4 days ago) CNN’s Schools of Thought blog covers education from a variety of perspectives that include policies, practices and people. From pre-kindergarten through college, for parents, teachers, students – and anyone who has ever been a student - Schools of Thought offers food for thought in the national conversation on education

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threatens salaries if schools

(1 days ago) School board member responds to DeSantis' threat. Erin Burnett Out Front. CNN's Erica Hill and Leyla Santiago discuss Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' threat to …

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Biden outlines 'roadmap' for reopening schools safely

(3 days ago) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday released a "roadmap" for reopening schools safely in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, including working to …

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UK's elite schools face a reckoning on rape culture

(2 days ago) In addition, where schools have been named on this website, officers are making contact with those schools and offering specialist support for any …

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US coronavirus: Vaccines for younger children could be

(1 days ago) Des Moines Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Ahart called the court's decision "welcome news." Effective Wednesday, students, staff and visitors will be …

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Critical race theory panic: Surveying the elusive

(8 days ago) The inner-city schools weren't working, so even if a Black kid is valedictorian, she said, "Realistically, can you compete with your counterparts who clearly have had better circumstances and

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Jefferson City Schools reopening 'experiment' underway

(7 days ago) The four schools in the district, which are among the top-ranked in the state, have approximately 4,000 students enrolled in PK-12. Jefferson City …

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Canada residential school: More than 700 unmarked graves

(4 days ago) The commission estimates that more than 4,000 children died while at residential schools over a period of several decades, but the final commission report acknowledges it …

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Detroit will open schools this Monday

(2 days ago) Detroit schools are also disinfecting classes and buses daily and accepting fewer students per class. Some 4,000 parents signed up for voluntary summer school. More than half chose face-to …

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UK coronavirus: Boris Johnson may be taught a cruel lesson

(8 days ago) A new anti-obesity coronavirus campaign is a nightmare for eating disorder sufferers. But opening them is a priority. Johnson himself said that there is a "moral duty" to reopen schools this

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