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We speak with Anisa Heming and Corey Metzger of the U.S. Green Building Council and ASHRAE about a new report on schools' efforts around the country to protect against COVID-19 by improving indoor air quality. Like so much else about schools, air …

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CDC Director Says Schools Are 'One Of The …

(6 days ago) During a coronavirus task force briefing held at the White House on Thursday (November 19), CDC Director Robert Redfield urged public officials to keep schools open, even as the number of new coronavirus cases continues to rise across …

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Schools Continue Holding Active-Shooter Drills …

(5 days ago) Many schools receive state and federal grants for conducting the drills. Schools are also worried about legal liability if a shooting occurs when in-person learning resumes. "They're worried about the potential legal liability," Patrick Blanchfield , an …

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The Independent School Podcast with Juliet Corbett

(1 days ago) A podcast for leaders and fundraisers at independent schools, helping them strengthen their school’s income streams. Join Juliet Corbett and a host of inspirational guests for actionable tips and strategies covering everything from fundraising to fees, commercial ventures to international partnerships.How can private schools secure their future for generations to come amid turbulent times?

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Here Are The Top 10 Public Elementary Schools In …

(1 days ago) Living near the best school districts in your state is a crucial part of picking where you want to buy a home and finding the best public elementary schools is another vital part of deciding where to send your little ones.. To save you the trouble of doing your own research, Niche released a list of the best public elementary schools in each state for 2022.

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Schools Are Paying Parents To Drive Kids To Class Amid …

(7 days ago) Other schools are being forced to get creative to deal with the issue. According to the Washington Post, a charter school is offering to pay parents to drive their kids to schools. School officials at the EastSide Charter School in Wilmington, Delaware, parents $700 to drop off and pick up their children for the entire school year.

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California Parents Sue Public Schools For Making Kids Pray

(5 days ago) It also “gives schools the opportunity to uplift the histories and voices of marginalized communities in ways that help our state and nation achieve racial justice and create lasting change.” According to The Center Square , the plaintiffs are asking the court to issue an injunction prohibiting the prayers from being used in the curriculum

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Florida Schools Locked Down As Four-Day …

(5 days ago) Schools in northeastern Florida were on a modified lockdown on Monday (September 27), as the four-day manhunt for a man accused of killing a police officer during a routine traffic stop continues.. Authorities said that 35-year-old Patrick …

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THE LIST: Lowcountry schools, districts going virtual

(7 days ago) All of the district’s other schools are operating in person. Dorchester District 2. The Dorchester District 2 School Board has voted to move district schools to seven days of virtual learning from Sept. 7 through Sept 15. They will be back in school on Sept. 16. The board was presented with three options by administration to temporary go virtual.

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Tensions Over Mask Mandate Force Colorado Cops To Boost

(7 days ago) Authorities in Eagle Country, Colorado, will be boosting the police presence at schools when students return to class. The Eagle County Sheriff's Office said it will station extra deputies at elementary and middle schools over concerns that tensions may boil over as officials try to enforce a mask mandate for all students and staff members.

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Thousands Of Mississippi Students In Quarantine As Schools

(8 days ago) Schools across Mississippi are scrambling to deal with a surge of COVID cases in the state as they reopen for in-person learning. Nearly 5,000 students and staff members have been forced into quarantine as roughly 1,000 kids, and 300 staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past few weeks. Several schools were forced to return to remote learning as officials linked 69

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Teacher Says School Hired Party Bus With Stripper Poles

(2 days ago) Mayers said he expected responses from Twitter users questioning the legitimacy of the incident, but insists it is "a true story," adding that "the entire day was in fact a phenomenal experience for all the kids" and that they "didn't really care about the bus.". Last week, CBS News reported more than half of schools nationwide were dealing with a "severe" bus driver shortage.

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Billie Eilish & Finneas Are Donating Music Lessons To 10

(5 days ago) Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas have another exciting project in the works. They're teaming up with the Fender Play Foundation and Los Angeles Unified School District to support the arts in schools. According to ABC, the Grammy-award-winning siblings will donate ukuleles and musical lessons to ten schools in Highland Park.The pair will provide weekly in-person instruction over the …

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Long Beach Schools Requires Staff To Get Vaccinated Or

(1 days ago) LONG BEACH (CNS) - All Long Beach Unified School District staff will be required to show proof of vaccination or undergo weekly COVID-19 testing when classes resume at the end of the month, the district confirmed today. District staff were notified of the requirement on Monday. In a message to district families, Superintendent Jill Baker said

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School District Considers Moving From Quarantines To "Test

(2 days ago) A Florida school district is looking into ways to avoid sending kids home to quarantine after potential exposure to COVID-19. Superintendent Michael Burke of Palm Beach County schools says that in addition to students missing valuable instructional time

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13 Miami-Dade School Employees Have Died In Relation To

(7 days ago) *Editor's note: A correction has been made to clarify that all 13 individuals were unvaccinated. A total of 13 school employees from Miami-Dade County Public Schools have died in relation to COVID-19 since mid-August, the district and local teacher union confirmed to CNN on Tuesday (September 7).. The 13 individuals included four teachers, one security monitor, one cafeteria worker …

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COVID Guidelines For Ohio Schools To Be Announced

(3 days ago) COVID Guidelines For Ohio Schools To Be Announced. (Columbus) - Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has told Columbus TV station WBNS-TV that guidance for mask mandates in schools will be announce "probably" on Monday. The governor has said he's not in favor of another overall mask mandate, but says he is concerned about the safety of children, and about

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PBC School Board To Vote On New Policy For Dealing With

(9 days ago) The Palm Beach County School Board is expected to vote on a new policy dealing with mental health in schools. The Student Mental Health Crisis Response Policy will include the addition of phone numbers for suicide hotlines to student ID cards, which is required under a new state law.

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Connecticut Schools Early Dismissal Announcement The

(Just Now) Connecticut Schools Early Dismissal Announcement. By Renee DiNino Jun 6, 2021. Due to excessive heat there are already Connecticut schools posting early dismissal announcements. Here's what you need to know and this list will automatically update as schools update information. *Multiple Schools Have Already Posted* Please CLICK here for our Big

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Florida Gives School Districts 48 Hours To Reverse Mask

(7 days ago) The state of Florida is giving two school districts 48 hours to reverse course or lose state funding equal to salaries of their school board members after defying Gov. Ron DeSantis ' order and imposing mask mandates for students.. ABC News reports an order was sent to districts in Alachua and Broward counties -- the first of five districts to impose mask requirements this month -- on Friday

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Students At Kentucky High School Keep Acting, Dressing

(6 days ago) Meade County Schools will not discuss individual student discipline due to privacy laws." It's unclear if this is high school students just being weird and expressing themselves, or if someone is trying to prove a point.

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Critical Race Theory: Have Catholic Schools Gone 'Woke

(6 days ago) The war against 'Critical Race Theory' is not over here in Texas. Yes, there is a new law banning CRT from being taught in Texas public schools. But that law does not apply to private Catholic schools. "It is something we should be worried about here in Houston, because it is present here in Houston" said University of Houston Baptist Professor

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How charter schools are funded in Florida 1290 WJNO

(5 days ago) How charter schools are funded in Florida. Bottom Line: A new battle is brewing in Tallahassee that started in South Florida.The battle is over the funding of charter schools based on tax increases passed in the tri-county area (and nine other …

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Q&A – How Many Floridians Use Public Schools

(5 days ago) Clearly these aren’t people generally using grade schools of any type and often are the most negatively impacted by the rise in property taxes. And as for households with grade school students, there many who opt for private education. 13% of Florida’s grade school students attend private school. Another 3%+ are homeschooled.

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Palm Beach County Schools Report 444 Students Quarantined

(5 days ago) Palm Beach County Schools reporting 444 students are being quarantined because of COVID exposure on Day #3 of the new school year. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried says this is why it's so important the state allow an online option this year.

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Hundreds Of Palm Beach County School Kids Quarantined Over

(3 days ago) Palm Beach County's schools superintendent blames Governor Ron DeSantis for the need to send 440 students into quarantine because of COVID-19, after only two days of in-person classes. "The governor's got to take responsibility for establishing the ground rules we're operating under.

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CDC Director Expects All Schools In The Country To Fully

(7 days ago) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky expects that all schools across the country will be fully open for in-person learning by September. "We should anticipate, come September 2021, that schools should be full-fledged in person and all of our children back in the classroom," Walensky told ABC News during an Instagram Live conversation.

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Latest School closings in the Birmingham Area News Radio

(1 days ago) These are the central Alabama schools that have declared they will be closed Tuesday February 16th, 2021. This list may not include schools that are already closed due to the Covid Pandemic. Bevill State Community College - Closed Feb. 16. Bessemer City Schools - Closed Feb. 16.

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President Trump Urges Governors To 'Seriously Consider

(4 days ago) President Donald Trump urged governors across the country to look into reopening schools before the end of the academic year. While schools have been forced to transition to online learning because of the global coronavirus pandemic, there is still hope that students in some states can return to the classroom before the start of summer vacation.

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Here Are The Houston Area School Closings and Delays …

(6 days ago) Schools will be closed on Monday, September 21. VAN VLECK ISD. Schools will be closed on Monday, September 21. WHARTON ISD. To ensure the safety of our full community, Wharton ISD is moving quickly to address potential …

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Palm Beach County Schools Will Make Masks Mandatory, With

(1 days ago) Another change in the Palm Beach County School District's masks policy, just a day ahead of the start of the new school year. When classes start on Tuesday, Superintendent Mike Burke now says facial coverings will be mandatory inside schools and buses for all students, unless a part or guardian opts out through a signed note to the school, informing their child's first-period teacher of the

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CDC: Schools Not Following COVID-19 Masking, Vaccination

(1 days ago) The CDC is appealing to school districts amid an increase in student COVID cases. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says a large number of new coronavirus cases are occurring in schools because they're not following vaccine and mask guidance.

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School Board To Vote On Superintendent's Power To Issue

(2 days ago) The Palm Beach County School Board is expected to vote Wednesday evening on updated COVID protocols, including giving Superintendent Michael Burke the power to issue health directives. Those would include face mask policies, like the mandate still in effect in Palm Beach schools with no parental opt-outs, which defies state law.

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Report says, Schools under-reporting bullying and

(8 days ago) Among the schools with no reported incidents for three years running are some of DoE’s largest. The audit notes that the high number of schools reporting no material incidents, particularly middle schools (20 percent) and high schools (17 …

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Circleville City Schools Have a New Superintendent 94

(4 days ago) Circleville City Schools Have a New Superintendent. Mar 18, 2021. (Circleville ) -- On Wednesday, March 17th, Circleville City School District leadership named Dr. Kimberly Halley the next Superintendent of Schools by board action at their regular meeting of the Board of Education. Dr. Halley comes to Circleville City by way of Buckeye Valley

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FORM: to 'opt out' of child masks in classroom

(7 days ago) With regard to mask requirements in public schools, the governor has directed DHEC - in consultation with the S.C. Department of Education - to develop and distribute a standardized form a parent or legal guardian may sign to opt their child out of mask requirements imposed by any public school official or public school district. “We have

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Schools Launch Grab'n'Go Meal Sites B-93

(6 days ago) Schools will open on Monday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for staff and parents or guardians to pick up personal belongings. Anyone who has questions about GRPS’ closure can call 616.301.1111 or …

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American Academy Of Pediatrics Recommends Universal

(3 days ago) The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that schools require all students and staff members to wear masks when they return to in-person learning this fall. The organization said that wearing masks is still necessary because a large number of students are not eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine.

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Martin County Schools To Keep Masks Optional In New School

(3 days ago) Martin County Schools To Keep Masks Optional In New School Year. The Martin County School Board has approved the back-to-school plan, with regards to COVID mitigation. During a Tuesday evening meeting, board members decided that masks will be voluntary and social distancing may be implemented when possible.

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Texas Dad Strips Down To Swimsuit At School Board Meeting

(4 days ago) A Texas father exposed some skin during a recent school board meeting to make a point about wearing masks in schools. During Monday's Dripping Springs Independent School District's board meeting, James Akers spoke on the microphone about his thoughts about the mask mandates in …

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Florida Teens in Trouble Answering TikTok Video Challenge

(4 days ago) A 15-year-old student is facing criminal mischief and theft charges after two soap dispensers were torn off the wall in a boys bathroom at Bartow High School. Meantime, education officials in Seminole County are suspending students at several schools over the challenge. TikTok has dumped videos of the challenge and redirected its hashtag.

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Suspect Arrested In Newport News School Shooting

(9 days ago) UPDATE: The suspect linked to a shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News on Monday (September 20) morning has been arrested. WAVY.com reported "the suspect is now in custody" as of Monday afternoon.. Two teenagers …

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Utah Students Vandalize School As Part Of TikTok Challenge

(1 days ago) Some Utah students can be seen on social media vandalizing schools as they take part in a new social media challenge, reported KSL. The social media trend has been dubbed the "Devious Lick" challenge. Students across the nation, including Utah, have been videoing themselves wrecking furniture, taking bathroom mirrors off of walls, flooding

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Q&A – Can Florida Property Taxes Be Withheld Over School

(5 days ago) All of this has led to greater engagement with our children’s education, greater engagement with our school boards, greater awareness of where school superintendents' allegiances really rest, greater awareness of most public-school teachers being members of the teacher’s unions who’ve supported keeping schools closed, mandatory mask

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