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Parent group files civil rights complaint against NYC

6 hours ago · A parental rights group filed a federal civil rights complaint Thursday against New York City Public Schools for separating students by race for discussions on social justice topics, saying the

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A Minnesota school district requires nearly a million

(3 days ago) A group of parents whose children attend school in the Rochester Public School District in Minnesota hired a law firm to investigate what the schools are teaching their children.

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Massachusetts high school principal offers segregated

(3 days ago) A Massachusetts high school principal has promised racially segregated spaces for students and staff to “process” a Wisconsin jury’s not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse case.

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DC Public Schools offers guidance on ‘decolonizing

(4 days ago) A letter sent to the District of Columbia Public Schools community offers resources on “decolonizing your Thanksgiving,” including by making a “land acknowledgement” during dinner. The

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Detroit public schools to go online on Fridays, citing

(Just Now) The superintendent of Detroit's public schools announced Wednesday that the district would be moving all classes online for the three Friday school days …

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Fairfax Public Schools reinstates pornographic books to

(7 days ago) Fairfax County Public Schools announced Tuesday it would reinstate two books containing pornographic images and language to the district’s high school libraries. The two books, Genderqueer by

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Schools must respect employees’ free speech

(2 days ago) Schools must respect employees’ free speech. November 20, 2021 08:00 AM. By Nicole Russell. While most people probably agree free speech is an important right, liberals and the media often

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Michigan township closes schools due to staff having

(5 days ago) A Michigan township said schools would be closed on Monday after several staff members had a "negative reaction" to the COVID-19 booster shot.. Saginaw Township Community Schools posted an

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Bloomberg pledges $750 million for charter schools and

(2 days ago) 1 day ago · F ormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has pledged millions of dollars to support public charter schools.. Committing $750 million of his own money, the billionaire wrote in an op-ed

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Schools without mask mandates nearly four times as likely

(8 days ago) Arizona schools that enacted mask mandates for students and staff before classes began were 3.7 times less likely to experience an outbreak of …

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Schools grapple with enforcing COVID-19 vaccine, testing

(8 days ago) Schools grapple with enforcing COVID-19 vaccine, testing mandates. The school board for Springfield District 186 has moved forward with possible …

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White House dodges on mandating COVID-19 vaccines in

(3 days ago) 10 hours ago · A reporter at Thursday's press briefing noted that Biden's new COVID-19 plan, released by the White House earlier in the day, involves crafting …

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Michigan school districts cancel classes in response to

(5 days ago) 4 hours ago · Michigan school districts are canceling classes this week in response to threats of violence after the deadly Oxford High School shooting on …

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Seattle Public Schools closed Friday due to staffing

(2 days ago) C lasses in Seattle Public Schools will be closed on Nov. 12, which the district says is a result of a lack of staff.. The district sent out a letter to parents informing them of Friday's school

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Arizona charter schools add thousands of new students amid

(Just Now) A rizona’s charter schools experienced a rush of new applications amid the COVID-19 pandemic.. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a compilation of …

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Justice awards grants to last two West Virginia schools

(1 days ago) The schools submitted vaccination data, which was verified by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Justice is also awarding prizes through its …

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Loudoun County schools grapple with fallout from Youngkin win

(1 days ago) Loudoun County schools grapple with fallout from Youngkin win. November 17, 2021 07:00 AM. By Sarah Westwood. Voters may have weighed in …

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House Republicans propose requiring history of communism

(4 days ago) 8 hours ago · The “Crucial Communism Teaching Act” would require high schools to teach students about the history of communism and has 60 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives.

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Missouri Republican legislators file bill for charter

(Just Now) 3 hours ago · A bill filed Wednesday by Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Rep. Doug Richey, R-Excelsior Springs, will equalize funding for public charter schools with all Missouri public school districts.

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COVID derails progress made by New Orleans charter schools

(2 days ago) Indianapolis charter schools were first. “We found that public charter schools, on average, received about two-thirds of the per-student funding amount in …

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Loudoun school board faces angry parents for first time

(8 days ago) 2 days ago · Loudoun County parents blasted the school board during its Tuesday meeting, the first to allow an audience since the board's June 22 meeting at which the father of a …

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DC requiring adults working in schools and student

(4 days ago) Data show COVID-19 cases within schools have steadily decreased among both staff and students since Aug. 30, when the school year began. More than half …

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Schmitt sues Springfield Schools for Sunshine Law

(3 days ago) Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a lawsuit against pringfield Public Schools on Tuesday claiming the district violated the state’s Sunshine Law to hide evidence its was using

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Terry McAuliffe doesn’t care that public school closures

(1 days ago) Charter schools are an immensely popular choice for black and brown parents, yet, Democrats' 2020 party platform called for restrictions on charter schools and an outright ban on for-profit

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Los Angeles schools mandate vaccines for students 12 and

(1 days ago) Los Angeles's school board has voted to mandate vaccines for students ages 12 and up, a rare vaccine mandate targeting children as administrators continue to …

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McMaster asks Charleston County schools to not use school

(3 days ago) A videotaped encounter between a school resource officer and a parent at James B. Edwards Elementary in Mount Pleasant has led South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster to ask the Charleston County

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Detroit superintendent defends critical race theory and

(5 days ago) The superintendent of Detroit Public Schools said the district has embedded critical race theory in its school curriculum and criticized the Michigan state Legislature for attempting to ban it

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Missouri school district hires high school students amid

(4 days ago) A Michigan township announced its schools would be closed Monday after several staff members had a "negative reaction" from the COVID-19 booster shot, and a Denver high school announced they would

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They knew closing schools hurt children. That’s why they

(2 days ago) Local governments and school boards harmed millions of schoolchildren, families, and neighborhoods by keeping schools closed through much of the 2020-2021 school year. The New York Times addressed

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Loudoun County asks parent to pay $36K for FOIA request

(1 days ago) A parent was told by Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia that it would cost tens of thousands of dollars to gain access to all the public records relating to sexual assault and rape

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Seattle public school district employs dedicated critical

(3 days ago) “The argument that ‘critical race theory isn't in K-12 schools’ is an obvious farce—and, luckily, voters see right through it,” Rufo said.

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GOP Senate candidate goes after ‘woke teachers and schools

(9 days ago) A rizona Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters blasted “woke teachers and schools” in a new ad Friday while calling for the government to “fund students, not …

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Doctors say medical school ‘equity’ guidelines will lead

(4 days ago) 2 days ago · Both the AMA and the AAMC are tied to the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, which accredits medical schools nationwide, leading to concerns that the …

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Schools are being politicized, much to the detriment of

(6 days ago) Opening schools in the midst of a very real public health crisis is new territory for everyone. Unfortunately, too many have treated the situation as yet another political talking point. This is

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Judge temporarily halts law banning Iowa schools from

(1 days ago) The implementation of mask mandates in schools has been a contentious one across the nation. On Friday, a Florida appeals court reinstated a similar ban on school mask mandates implemented by Gov

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Texas Gov. Abbott orders criminal investigation into

(1 days ago) “The fact that pornographic material that serves no educational purpose has been made available to students in Texas public schools is a clear violation of the law,” Abbott wrote in his letter

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Government schools are not a co-parent

(8 days ago) Government schools are not a co-parent. November 04, 2021 12:00 AM. By Michelle Easton. If there is one thing I learned while serving as president of the …

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Eric Adams wants cryptocurrency taught in NYC schools

(7 days ago) Eric Adams wants cryptocurrency taught in NYC schools. D emocratic New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams said children in school should learn …

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Virginia schools could require masks for students and

(2 days ago) Virginia schools could require masks for students and staff in the fall. Virginia health and education officials are recommending some schools require their students and staff to wear personal

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Yes, Virginia, the schools have 'serious problems

(Just Now) Yes, Virginia, the schools have 'serious problems'. I t felt like 2009 all over again. A smug, sanctimonious former President Barack Obama lectured Virginians this week on what ought to matter to

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'I got over 1,000 soldiers ready': Texas parent escorted

(7 days ago) Several parents were left feeling "threatened" during a Nov. 9 school board meeting after a Texas parent supporting critical race theory stated that he had "1,000 soldiers ready to go."

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Loudoun County students stage walkout over sexual assault

(6 days ago) Scores of students at Loudoun County public high schools walked out of class Tuesday to protest the county school board’s handling of a sexual assault that has drawn nationwide attention.

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Virginia city that removed police from schools following

(9 days ago) A city council in Virginia that removed the police presence from its schools in May voted Wednesday to tentatively reinstate student resource officers following parent and teacher uproar over

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Arizona student assessments hint at significant learning

(5 days ago) S tudents in Arizona’s public schools failed reading and math assessments at higher rates this spring than before the COVID-19 pandemic.. Test results from the …

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Pennsylvania Democrats don't want parents to know what

(2 days ago) And, as public schools have embraced radical, toxic, left wing philosophies such as critical race theory, this transparency is sorely needed. Left …

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Schools say children playing Squid Game on playgrounds

(5 days ago) Schools around the world are warning that children are playing the games depicted in Netflix's gruesome hit show Squid Game.

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Virginia school district gives teachers week off for

(6 days ago) Richmond Public Schools will close Nov. 1-5, as teachers and staff are at risk of burnout, according to Superintendent Jason Kamras. "Over the last couple of …

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