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The Supreme Court on Friday declined to block New York City’s vaccine mandate for public schools following a petition brought by a group of teachers. According to The Hill, the group of New York City teachers asked for an emergency injunction on Thursday, following a lower court’s ruling that permitted the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate

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Pennsylvania Schools Would Be Required to Post Curriculum …

(4 days ago) by Christen Smith . The Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved a measure this week that would require schools to post curriculum online. Prime sponsor Rep. Andrew Lewis, R-Harrisburg, said it’s only an extension of what some districts already do – and gives parents access to what their kids are learning without having to visit a school building in …

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Report: COVID-19 Hit More Vulnerable Schools Hardest

(1 days ago) Absenteeism appeared to be worse in Partnership than in non-Partnership schools; teachers and principals in non-Partnership schools reported that 18% to 35% and 19% to 38% of students were absent each day, respectively. The report found only 15% to 16% of educators believed that their students began the 2020-21 school year on track.

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Los Angeles Becomes First Major School District to Mandate …

(9 days ago) The Los Angeles public schools opened last month with some of the strictest coronavirus control measures in the country. Students and staff are required to wear masks inside and outside, participate in weekly virus testing, and obey social distancing protocols. District staff are also required to get the COVID-19 shot, and now all Los Angeles

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Fulton County School Administrators Fight New TikTok Trend …

(Just Now) “The parents, members of the Fulton County Schools Parent Alliance, sued the school district, Superintendent Mike Looney and the Fulton Board of Education,” the website reported. “The Oct. 1 hearing was a request for a temporary restraining order.”

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Commentary: The First Step to Rightsizing Education Spending Is …

(9 days ago) In the past year, Congress has rushed more than $204 billion in federal emergency funds to states to support K-12 schools. But 23 states had fewer incoming students this fall. This declining enrollment is likely in part due to pandemic-related trends but is also a symptom of changing birth rates and families geographically relocating.

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School District Reportedly Hired a Consultant to Teach the …

(1 days ago) A Washington state school allegedly required teachers to complete a training where teachers discussed their privilege based on particular attributes, according to an anonymous teacher.One exercise in the Tumwater, Washington, school district’s “privilege” training included “The Privilege Pie,” where participants were told to color in sections prevalent …

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All Three of the Nation's Largest School District Heads Have …

(8 days ago) But as the lockdowns for schools continued, often at the behest of teachers’ unions who forced districts to bend to their will, parents increasingly began protesting the continued lockdowns and demanding students be allowed to return to in-person learning. – – – Eric Lendrum reports for American Greatness.

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Seattle Elementary School Cancels Halloween Parade Because It …

(2 days ago) Benjamin Franklin Day Elementary (B.F. Day), part of Seattle Public Schools (SPS) also said black males do not celebrate Halloween, Rantz reported on 770 KTTH. The school administration said its decision to cancel involved “foundational beliefs around equity for our students and families.”

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Atlanta Mom Fights Segregated Classrooms at Daughter's School …

(Just Now) Georgia Department of Education Launches Dashboard to Show How Schools Are Using COVID-19 Relief Money . Following Florida, Georgia Will Give $1,000 COVID Bonuses to First Responders . Georgia Public Broadcasting Received Chain of Custody Documents for 4,800 More Drop Box Absentee Ballots from Fulton County Than Secretary of State Brad

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Georgia schools Archives

(8 days ago) Georgia schools are closed for the rest of the Fall semester, and schools are unsure if any will return face-to-face by the New Year. The Georgia Department of Education reports 2,235 school closures, shutting more than 1.7 million students out of the classroom.

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private schools Archives

(8 days ago) A website that tracks critical race theory (CRT) in K-12 schools and higher education institutions released a study Monday that shows CRT, “equity” and other initiatives are being pushed at the U.S.’ top 25 elite private schools, according to a database compiled by CriticalRace.org.

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Education Group Files Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against …

(9 days ago) While the DOE may investigate Columbus’ schools for racism, it may have to stay in the state to investigate other school districts, such as Mad River. The president of the Ohio School Boards’ Association, Scott Huddle, resigned from his role after questioning the existence of systemic racism, according to the Dayton Daily News.

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Pennsylvania Leaves Schools in the Lurch on Enforcement of …

(Just Now) When schools reach out for clarification or guidance on how to interpret the department’s rules, however, officials say they receive only generic emails in response. Some contain “thinly-veiled” threats of legal action, fines and jail time for noncompliance.

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K-12 schools Archives

(5 days ago) A North Carolina education advocacy group has launched a website to help whistleblowers expose what they consider radical curriculum in K-12 schools, including lessons on critical race theory. The Schoolhouse Shock site was launched Monday by Education First Alliance and allows users to anonymously upload videos, pictures, documents and other

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Critical Race Theory Activist Resigns from the Cobb County School …

(5 days ago) Presently, the reactionary and cowardly approach of deploying your executive cabinet to schools to dismantle any effort causing white people discomfort underscores the weight of pressure from a minority group of uninformed people who erroneously believe they get to speak on behalf of all Cobb families. The quintessential call for leadership is

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REPORT: Training Urged New Jersey Teachers to Track …

(7 days ago) National, News COVID-19 Vaccine, New Jersey teachers, Parents, Public Schools, students, teachers, Teachers Union, vaccinated parents, vaccination requirement, Vaccinations Post navigation. Merrick Garland Cites Unexplained Threats of Violence to Involve Authorities in Culture War Issues.

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Williamson County Schools Now Suspending Students for Not …

(Just Now) Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw ruled last month that Williamson County Schools could force students to wear masks, temporarily halting an executive order by Governor Bill Lee that previously made masks optional. “Based on the record before the court, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Williamson County, including at plaintiffs’ schools, along

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school board meetings Archives

(4 days ago) News broke Wednesday that a Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) student was allegedly raped in a school bathroom in May by a male student who wore a skirt. The victim’s father, Scott Smith, was arrested at a LCPS school board meeting weeks later for resisting arrest, and the perpetrator – who was charged with two counts of forcible sodomy

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Calls to Fire Glen Ellyn School District 41 Teacher in Illinois After …

(1 days ago) Appropriate for 3rd grade? Education or indoctrination? What is going on in our kids schools, this is not an isolated incident. Admin didn’t know? District 41 – 630.790.6400.” Irate viewers of the video also took to other social media outlets to call for Crowe’s firing, including posting numerous comments on the D41 Facebook page.

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Teacher Reportedly Forced to Remove a Pro-Police Flag Because …

(5 days ago) Schools across the country are faced with how to handle political messaging in classrooms. A California school district took down posters in the classroom of one of its teachers that said “Fuck The Police” and “Fuck Amerikkka.

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Secretly-Recorded Audio Reveals Oconee County Teacher, in …

(1 days ago) Oconee County Schools (OCS) spokeswoman Anisa Sullivan Jimenez told The Star News by email Wednesday that Ely recently retired after a long career teaching English. “While we don’t have a comment on her specific lecture, the professional expectation of educators is to teach the standards in an unbiased manner,” Jimenez said.

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school reopening Archives

(9 days ago) The letter asks both officials to provide explanations for why the CDC has ultimately decided to reopen all American schools by June 2nd. In the letter, the senators point to recently-unearthed emails, first uncovered by Americans for Public Trust, which reveal that the CDC communicated directly with the nation’s top teachers’ unions

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charter schools Archives

(8 days ago) Wisconsin charter schools are on the rise despite legal hurdles and widespread myths. First established in 1993, Wisconsin charter schools now number 235 with 14 schools listed as new since last year. That’s a 6% upward trend. One of the schools listed as new is the Carmen Middle School of Science and Technology South Campus.

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Commentary: California's New Ethnic Studies High School …

(9 days ago) Such is the injustice inherent in the government k-12 education system, a collective farm of ignorance, failure, and outright indoctrination. The time is right to boycott the schools, and as Ben Boychuk explains, it is possible to gain some victories within the system. On the other hand, with racist indoctrination prevailing, the time has come

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Commentary: Christian Schools Vastly Outperforming Public …

(5 days ago) In public schools, too many parents see a system that seems more eager to cater to adults than children. This past year, those tendencies were set on overdrive, as public school unions fought both science and reason to keep schools closed. In the face of that, parents ought to consider a broader set of options—including Christian schools

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Commentary: Virginia Rep. Bob Good Seeks to Defund Critical …

(7 days ago) Rep. Bob Good (R-Va.) introduced the Defending Students’ Civil Rights Act of 2021 to prohibit the indoctrination of racially divisive curriculum within our nation’s schools. Good’s bill would prohibit the use of Critical Race Theory or (CRT) critical race pedagogy in any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Any attempt to teach or implement …

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Says Her Privately Funded School Program …

(2 days ago) “Freedom schools” were originally started during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s to educate black youth about black history and how to fight for equality, the Des Moines Register reported.

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Leftists Are Waging a War on 'Gifted' Children

(Just Now) Leftists Are Waging a War on ‘Gifted’ Children. Public schools across the country are eliminating gifted and talented programs, removing advanced courses and overhauling admissions processes to achieve equity across racial categories. Removing gifted and advanced courses is a no-cost way to cover up the racial achievement gap while ignoring

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Parents Sue Georgia’s Largest School District over Mask …

(6 days ago) Parents in Georgia’s largest school district are suing the superintendent and school system over its mask mandate, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Four parents are seeking an injunction against the mask mandate at Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), which serves around 180,000 students, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC

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Commentary: Schools with Mask Mandates Didn’t See Statistically …

(7 days ago) by Jon Miltimore . The ACLU on Tuesday announced it is bringing a lawsuit against South Carolina over its mask policy.. The Palmetto State is one of seven states—along with Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Arizona, Utah, and Florida— that have policies in place banning schools from having mask policies. Thirteen states, meanwhile, have laws that mandate …

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Chicago Schools Archives

(8 days ago) But at least some majority black schools have indicated they want the cops in the building, with one council being accused of “upholding white supremacy.” Ahead of the discussions and votes that will likely take place throughout the coming months, Chicago Public School students rallied to demand that the police be removed from the schools.

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Black High School Student Admits Responsibility for Racist Graffiti …

(1 days ago) Students proactively led walkouts at multiple Parkway high schools and in these moments, many students shared personal experiences of racism throughout their lives and at school,” Marty said in the Sept. 28 letter which revealed identity of the apparent hoax. “Their voice was a clear indication that more work is needed to ensure our school

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New Study Sounds the Alarm on Students' 'Self-Reported …

(6 days ago) Georgia Department of Education Launches Dashboard to Show How Schools Are Using COVID-19 Relief Money . Following Florida, Georgia Will Give $1,000 COVID Bonuses to First Responders . Georgia Public Broadcasting Received Chain of Custody Documents for 4,800 More Drop Box Absentee Ballots from Fulton County Than Secretary of State Brad

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Vaccinating Kids as Young as Five Would Be a ‘Game Changer,’ …

(9 days ago) President Joe Biden’s Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for children would be a “game changer” for students in the U.S.’s public school system, U.S. News reported.Pfizer announced Monday that a smaller dose of its vaccine has generated an immune response in 5 to 11-year-old children during the clinical trial. The …

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Report: Teachers Unions Bullied the White House, CDC into …

(Just Now) “CDC has consistently said, and studies support, that mitigation measures, including to protect the most vulnerable, remain necessary in schools and institutions of higher education – particularly because no elementary or middle school students, and few high school students, have been vaccinated.”

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Mom Says School Board Threatened to Sue Her for Seeking Public …

(2 days ago) “The people who work at schools are just ordinary people like us, and we should not have to be afraid of them,” she said. – – – Virginia Allen is a news producer for The Daily Signal. She is the co-host of The Daily Signal Podcast and …

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Vaccine Mandate Enforcement Threatens to Create a Second …

(2 days ago) The new mandate would affect roughly 100 million Americans, specifically private employees, health care workers and federal contractors who have yet to receive a vaccine, the Daily Caller reported. “We’re going to protect vaccinated workers from unvaccinated co-workers,” Biden said when introducing the mandate, the Daily Caller reported.

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Wisconsin Charter Schools Growing, Overcoming Law and …

(7 days ago) Wisconsin charter schools are on the rise despite legal hurdles and widespread myths.First established in 1993, Wisconsin charter schools now number 235 with 14 schools listed as new since last year. That's a 6% upward trend. One of the schools listed as new is the Carmen Middle School of Science and Technology South Campus. The school was …

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American Academy of Pediatrics Claims Masks Have No Negative …

(9 days ago) “Research shows that schools where children and adults are consistently masked are effective in preventing the transmission of COVID-19. COVID remains a serious threat to children’s health. Universal masking can help make in …

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Commentary: 'Follow the Science' with Dr. Fauci

(3 days ago) According to Fauci, it is now safe for schools to reopen. All it took was the passing of President Biden’s “COVID relief bill,” which will likely be signed into law this week. “As we now have the relief bill signed at $1.9 trillion — a lot of that is going into addressing COVID-19 including help to the schools to allow them to more

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Ex-Obama Official Charged with Stealing $218,000 from Charter …

(7 days ago) Federal prosecutors allege that Andrew ripped off his own charter school organization, Democracy Prep Public Schools, to the tune of $218,005. Andrew founded the New York City-based charter school in 2005. He joined the Department of Education in 2013 and later worked in the Obama White House’s office of educational technology.

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Teachers Union Gave Nearly $20 Million to Dems Before …

(4 days ago) The purpose of schools is to admit students who can’t do the work. New York Post: “With this year’s state math and English exams canceled, a watered-down grading policy enacted, and the tossing of attendance, the key factors for admission to selective schools have been dropped or diminished….

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Savannah Mayor Johnson Supports Teaching Critical Race Theory; …

(8 days ago) In the wake of the U.S. Conference of Mayors adopting a resolution backing the use of critical race theory (CRT) in public schools, Savannah, GA Mayor Van R. Johnson II (D) has affirmed his support for the measure.. The mayors of Georgia’s four other largest cities have yet to declare their stand on the issue.

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Carol Swain Commentary: Critical Race Theory Is a Cancer on Our …

(3 days ago) Critical race theory is the civil rights issue of our time. It eats away at our public, private, and Christian academies with its cancerous messages about white privilege, minority disadvantage, and perennial racism. Hardly a day goes by that I do not hear from parents and teachers about yet another school system where the cancerous roots of critical race theory …

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