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How Schools Are Shaping the Virginia Governor's Race

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Catholic Schools

(4 days ago) Job Bias Laws Do Not Protect Teachers in Catholic Schools, Supreme Court Rules The case was the court’s latest consideration of the relationship between the …

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With Masks On or Off, Schools Try to Find the New …

(9 days ago) Backed by the state, both urban and suburban schools have instituted a panoply of safety measures, including staff vaccine mandates, in-school surveillance testing, contact tracing and quarantines.

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The Tragedy of America’s Rural Schools

(1 days ago) Rural schools have a difficult time recruiting teachers and principals. And long before the pandemic turned “ventilation” into a buzzword for …

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Schools Scramble to Feed Students Amid Shortages

(2 days ago) Schools across the country are offering less healthy lunch options as they struggle with dwindling supplies, delayed shipments and fewer cafeteria workers. By Madeleine Ngo WASHINGTON — School

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Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic

(Just Now) Demand for virtual schools has soared. Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, one of the nation’s largest school systems, plans to enroll …

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Opinion The School Kids Are Not Alright

(1 days ago) Only a small portion of the student body returned to fully opened schools the following fall. The resulting learning setbacks range from grave for all groups of students to catastrophic for poor

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C.D.C.: Schools in the U.S. Should Continue to Use Masks

(Just Now) The C.D.C.’s advice for schools attempts to clear up some of the confusion. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for 12- to 15

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Schools Reopen: Stories From Across Pandemic America

(Just Now) 2:52 p.m., Edgewood City Schools. The girls’ cross-country team is a blur of colors and ponytails as they sweat under a warm September sun. School is finished for the day, and the junior high

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Adams Commits to Keeping Gifted and Talented, But Leaves

(7 days ago) 2 days ago · Adams Commits, With Few Details, to Keeping Gifted Program in Schools Eric Adams, New York City’s likely next mayor, rebuked Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to scrap the current system as he

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N.Y.C. Schools' Covid Strategy: Test More, but Keep

(4 days ago) The schools chancellor, Meisha Porter, said that more than 78 percent of education department employees were vaccinated. She said the city had recently hired 5,200 new teachers and did not expect

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Schools Are Receiving $129 Billion in Stimulus Aid. Where

(2 days ago) The money is intended to help schools reopen during the pandemic, and according to the act, at least 20 percent must be spent on helping students recover academically from the effects of school

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All California Public High School Students Will Soon Have

(7 days ago) Schools don’t have to begin offering ethnic studies courses until 2025. The requirement applies to students at all California public schools, including charters. There are currently about 1.7

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Opinion Have We Failed Suburban Schools

(5 days ago) “A lot of our teachers went to middle-class schools and were taught there was a certain way to be successful,” Polino said. “Not many …

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Keeping 1 Million N.Y.C. Students Safe Amid the Delta

(9 days ago) Those schools may use annex space or stagger schedules to maintain at least some distance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised that schools maintain distance where possible

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N.Y.C. Schools to Change Virus Testing and Quarantine

(4 days ago) Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said the city would start weekly coronavirus testing at all public schools starting next week, and relax quarantine rules for unvaccinated students to bring them

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U.S. to Search Former Native American Schools for Children

(1 days ago) Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced a new initiative that would delve into the records of the federal schools to which Native …

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De Blasio to Phase Out N.Y.C. Gifted and Talented Program

(6 days ago) The mayor unveiled a plan to replace the highly selective program, which has become a glaring symbol of segregation in New York City public schools, for incoming students. It will be up to his

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Schools With Mask Mandates Saw Fewer Outbreaks, C.D.C

(1 days ago) The first study analyzed data on about 1,000 public schools in Maricopa and Pima counties, which include the metropolitan areas of Phoenix and Tucson, and account for most of the state’s population.

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The Board Voted to Keep Schools Closed. Parents Revolted

(2 days ago) “OPEN THE SCHOOLS BETH,” an irate parent scrawled in July after ringing the front doorbell and confronting Ms. Martin, a retired librarian of …

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A Year Later, a Schoolteacher’s Beheading Still Haunts

(1 days ago) Oct. 15, 2021. PARIS — Most schools throughout France observed a minute of silence on Friday in remembrance of Samuel Paty, a teacher whose attempt to illustrate free speech to his students led

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English Schools Drop Mask Mandates, but Questions Rise

(2 days ago) England is taking more risks than many U.S. schools as a way of returning to normal. Many parents approve, but with more than 180,000 students absent in recent weeks, others question the trade off.

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Should Schools Require Students to Get the Coronavirus

(3 days ago) Other districts, like New York City, have reopened schools for in-person learning without requiring vaccinations, but only offer limited online schooling for …

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New York City Schools Reopen For 1st Time in 18 Months

(Just Now) Schools in New York City fully reopen after 18 months of pandemic restrictions. Almost all of the nearly one million students in the public system are returning to …

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Opinion Should Gifted Students Be in Separate Classes

(Just Now) The writer is a recently retired New York City public-school teacher. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to tackle inequality in the New York City public schools

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How the Mayor’s Big Decision Could Upend N.Y.C. School

(7 days ago) Schools could use a single standardized test, for example, but select students by comparing their scores with their peers within the same school, rather …

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Schools Are Seeing Shortages of Bus Drivers, Cafeteria

(9 days ago) The schools reopened on Monday. The district is now trying to hire more bus drivers, using incentives like $1,000 signing bonuses, and raising its hourly rate to as high as $16.

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In Britain, Young Children Don’t Wear Masks in School

(6 days ago) Unlike the United States, all public and private schools in England are expected to follow the national government’s virus mandates, and there is a single set of guidelines. (Scotland, Wales and

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Push to Improve Sex Ed in Australia Comes From 10,000

(4 days ago) A grad student in London hoped to collect a few testimonies from teenage sexual assault victims for a petition to teach consent in schools. She got thousands. By Isabella Kwai LONDON — Not long

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Tracking the Coronavirus at U.S. Colleges and Universities

(6 days ago) Schools reporting zero cases or without case totals appear only when searched. Note: The charts show the cases per 100,000 residents reported each week in …

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How West Virginia Established Universal Pre-K

(7 days ago) 1 day ago · Policymakers say preschool has become an accepted part of West Virginia’s public education system. More than two-thirds of 4-year-olds enrolled last year.. The program “is a poster child for

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Boston Overhauls Admissions to Exclusive Exam Schools

(3 days ago) The new admissions system for schools like Boston Latin School will still weigh test results and grades, but it will also introduce ways to select applicants who come from poor and disadvantaged

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Schools, California, North Korea: Your Monday Evening

(8 days ago) 1. For the first time in 18 months, New York City schools fully reopened to roughly one million children, most of whom were returning for …

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Opinion We’re Burying Our Kids in Debt (Just Not the Way

(7 days ago) Funding schools Wall Street-style also subjects schools to market volatility. For example, as the 2008 recession crumpled state and city revenues, many school districts, under the guidance of self

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Schools Split on 'Open Campus'

(7 days ago) Oyster Bay High School had an open campus for Grades 9 through 12 until two years ago, when Sidney Freund, the Superintendent of Schools, recommended to the board that the district phase out the

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Biden Urges Masks in Schools as Coronavirus Spreads

(8 days ago) President Biden urged mask mandates in schools as the coronavirus spreads, particularly the Delta variant, because young children are not yet eligible to be vaccinated yet.

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The Class Divide: Remote Learning at 2 Schools, Private

(6 days ago) The Class Divide: Remote Learning at 2 Schools, Private and Public. Some private schools provide online luxury learning during the pandemic. As many public schools struggle to adjust, the nation

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As School Moves Online, Many Students Stay Logged Out

(Just Now) The Miami-Dade County Public Schools have distributed more than 80,000 mobile devices for distance learning, and more than 11,000 smartphones to serve as home Wi-Fi hot spots, according to a

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DeVos Abandons a Lifetime of Local Advocacy to Demand

(3 days ago) DeVos Abandons a Lifetime of Local Advocacy to Demand Schools Reopen. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has become the face of the Trump administration’s demands, a stance diametrically opposite

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Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Pressure to Close School System

(2 days ago) Most public schools across the state remain open, with some major exceptions, including public schools in Scarsdale and New Rochelle in Westchester County, which is the epicenter of the state’s

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City Names 17 Schools Slated to Close

(4 days ago) The two schools slated to close completely this year are Freedom Academy High School in Downtown Brooklyn and Middle School 45/S.T.A.R.S. Prep Academy in East Harlem. Herbert H. Lehman High School in the Bronx remains in the Education Department’s cross-hairs. It was slated to close and reopen in September in plans that never came to fruition.

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Opinion What’s the Matter With Kansas’ Schools

(4 days ago) Overall, the Legislature slashed public education funding to 16.5 percent below the 2008 level, triggering significant program reductions in schools across the …

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Coronavirus Closings: Schools, Colleges, Nursing Homes and

(3 days ago) The outbreak has most severely affected nursing home patients and older Americans, but college campuses and high schools have announced some cases, and the rapid spread of infections has

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Roseland, N.J.: Small-Town Appeal With Reasonable Taxes

(2 days ago) The Schools Lester C. Noecker School, on Passaic Avenue, has around 470 students enrolled in prekindergarten through sixth grade. It is one of the state’s top-ranked public schools for reading

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What Is Christian Aid Ministries and What Does It Do in

(7 days ago) 7 hours ago · The organization distributes food and clothing, funds schools, teaches farming methods and helps with emergency relief. In 2020, it had …

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When a Minivan Is a Music Machine, and the Return of

(Just Now) 2 days ago · Now schools face the question of what comes next. In conservative areas like Wyoming, some schools want to figure out how to encourage more people to get vaccinated. In parts of Georgia that have

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Italy Enforces National Health Pass for Entire Work Force

(4 days ago) 2 days ago · Italy Enforces National Health Pass for Entire Work Force. Italy is the first major European country to require all workers, private and public, to show proof of vaccination, a negative rapid swab

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