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Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID

WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by …

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EXPLAINER: What are current COVID-19 guidelines for schools

(8 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Schools have opened nationwide this fall only to find thousands of students and teachers sickened by COVID-19 in …

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School districts struggle to establish COVID-19 testing

(5 days ago) The school district, which serves over 44,000 students, gives schools the choice of opting into the testing program, but some schools within …

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Schools across the country warn families about latest

(8 days ago) Schools across the country are warning students and parents about a dangerous new prank leading students to hit teachers and staffers. Previously, the trend called "devious licks" had …

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Maryland school districts' COVID-19 dashboards show

(9 days ago) In numbers released Tuesday afternoon, Baltimore County Public Schools reported 240 positive COVID-19 cases for the week ending Sept. 17 up from 185 cases the week before.

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In California, inconsistent school COVID rules are the

(8 days ago) Some schools have rigorous on-site mandatory COVID-19 testing programs, but many don’t. Across the state, parents who want to see more testing are looking to …

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Schools get the brunt of latest COVID wave in South

(Just Now) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak …

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Oklahoma schools leader switches parties to run for

(5 days ago) The head of Oklahoma public schools will switch parties and run as a Democrat to challenge Gov. Kevin Stitt for governor next year. Hofmeister made …

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Maskless and unvaccinated, millions of pupils have

(5 days ago) Although 99.9% of U.K. state-funded schools are now open, recent reports suggest more students have missed school for COVID-related reasons in September. Just over 2% of pupils -- …

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AACPS: Vaccine mandate for employees, high school student

(1 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Anne Arundel County Public Schools will require employees and high school student-athletes verify they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly

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UN official: Taliban to announce secondary school for

(8 days ago) Over the past 20 years, that figure rose to almost 10 million children at all levels, including 4 million girls, Abdi said, and in the last decade the number of schools tripled from 6,000 to 18,000.

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Vaccines are here. School's open. Some parents still

(7 days ago) Schools are, for many, a constant worry. There's evidence that masks in schools help reduce virus spread, and a majority of Americans support requiring masks …

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COVID-19 creates dire US shortage of teachers, school

(8 days ago) Schools try to fill in with substitutes, but they're in short supply, too. Only about a quarter of the pool of 1,000 qualified substitutes is willing to work in Fresno Unified, said Nikki Henry, a

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School starts for 1 million NYC kids amid new vaccine

(9 days ago) New York City kept schools open for most of the last school year, with some students doing a mix of remote and in-person instruction, but the majority of …

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Schools reopen with masks optional in many US classrooms

(6 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Schools have begun reopening in the U.S. with most states leaving it up to local schools to decide whether to require masks

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Los Angeles school board to vote on student vaccine

(9 days ago) The shift coincided with the reopening of many schools with safety measures such as masking and testing, she said, adding that bringing so many children to school could lead to more exposures and

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AP: Flush with COVID-19 aid, schools steer funding to

(8 days ago) Schools have wide flexibility in how they use the money but only three years to spend it, a deadline that has led some to look for quick purchases that won't need ongoing funding after the …

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Thousands of students, staff sent home nationwide

(2 days ago) Schools in neighboring states this week seemed to make the same point as they struggled to stay open within days or weeks of reopening -- many students without masks and walking in crowded hallways.

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Gov. Hogan: 'Almost no one disagrees' schools should

(3 days ago) The day after calling for schools to reopen for in-person learning by March 1, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan acknowledged he can't exactly force districts' hands. “I don’t have the power to order

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New York public schools to end gifted and talented program

(8 days ago) “Two-thirds of a century after the Supreme Court said that segregated schools are ‘inherently unequal’ New York is a national epicenter of racial segregation in unequal schools,” the

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Anne Arundel County public school bus drivers back on job

(9 days ago) Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesperson Bob Mosier told WBAL on Monday that a strike created by a conflict between the Annapolis Bus …

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Hail, Mary! High school's halftime show is a drag pageant

(4 days ago) 1 day ago · The football game was between a team made up of students from three Burlington-area schools Burlington, South Burlington and Winooski High …

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Ida deals new blow to Louisiana schools struggling to

(Just Now) Ida deals new blow to Louisiana schools struggling to reopen. FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2021 file photo, Aiden Locobon, left, and Rogelio Paredes look through the remnants of their family's home

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School bus drivers' strike leaves students caught in the

(2 days ago) Transportation is a fundamental obligation of Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and it must be provided. "From Gov. (Larry) Hogan down to the drivers, and everyone in …

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Schools forge ahead without CDC guidance, some leaning

(9 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - (NEW YORK) -- As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention works on federal guidance for masking …

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COVID vaccine mandate takes effect for NYC teachers, staff

(5 days ago) Schools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter said she did not know exactly how many employees had declined the shots and been put on leave. Implementing the mandate smoothly could be a test for de Blasio

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As students return to the classroom, plans already in

(9 days ago) City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelesis said the district is prepared if there's an increase in positive COVID-19 cases. "We are already putting things in …

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Heated words between Hogan, Scott after 24 schools close

(2 days ago) The city school system issued a statement saying, "City Schools is on track to meet that goal," and "City Schools reduced the number of schools without air conditioning from 75 schools in 2017 to

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In shift, Trump says some schools may need to delay

(8 days ago) A group of state education chiefs has said U.S. schools would need more than $200 billion to prepare for a fall reopening. Trump on Thursday said he's asking Congress to provide $105 billion in

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Judge blocks Arizona laws banning school, city mask

(9 days ago) The law barring mask mandates at public schools was scheduled to take effect Wednesday. The ruling was a relief for the districts that required masks, accounting for more than 334,000 students and

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Two people transported to hospitals, several charged after

(6 days ago) Two people have been taken to local hospitals following fights that took place in Annapolis High School. Several students have been charged in …

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Despite universal masking vote, Carroll Co. students will

(3 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Students in Carroll County Public Schools will not be required to wear masks when they come back to class next week, despite the …

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A funky Flea celebrates his birthday, his school's

(7 days ago) 11 hours ago · LOS ANGELES (AP) — Flea had a funky birthday. So did the music school he co-founded that has become an LA institution. As the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist turned 59 …

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New report highlights several issues within Baltimore

(3 days ago) A new report gives Baltimore County Public Schools low marks in everything from an overstaffed central office to poor employee morale. The efficiency review began back in February this year. The

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In COVID-slammed Idaho, schools risk buckling hospitals

(4 days ago) Most schools in the region where Primary Health runs 21 urgent care and family medicine clinics started two or three weeks ago, and many districts in …

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Legal group backs US review of Indigenous boarding schools

(8 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - The American Bar Association’s policymaking body is supporting the U.S. Interior Department as it works to uncover the …

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BCPS Superintendent on COVID-19 cases: 'If it impacts our

(8 days ago) Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Darryl Williams joined C4 and Bryan Nehman Tuesday morning to give an update on their COVID-19 protocols and how the first week of school went. BCPS

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Attorney: Cruz to plead guilty to Parkland school massacre

(5 days ago) 2 days ago · Its educational crown jewel is Stoneman Douglas, a campus of 3,200 students that is one of the top-ranked public schools in the state. Cruz was a longtime, but troubled resident.

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School bus driver strike ends in Anne Arundel County

(5 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Anne Arundel County Public Schools officials said the strike at the Annapolis Bus Co. ended Wednesday morning.

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Texas school district that included masks in dress code

(2 days ago) Overall, since Aug. 13 there's been over 73,700 cumulative positive student cases and more than 16,200 staff cases reported throughout Texas Public Schools (TPS) for …

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Gov. Hogan continues to speak out on Baltimore crime

(4 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is speaking out again about the violence in Baltimore city and issues at Baltimore City Public Schools.

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Anne Arundel County officials issue statements on bus

(5 days ago) Anne Arundel County Public Schools spokesperson Bob Mosier told WBAL that a strike Monday morning created by a conflict between the Annapolis Bus Company and its …

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No Decision Yet On When, If Maryland Schools Will Reopen

(3 days ago) As states including neighboring Virginia close schools through the end of the academic year, Maryland education officials are taking a more deliberate approach.

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BOE approves $7.4M budget for AACPS bus drivers

(4 days ago) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - The Anne Arundel County Board of Education approved a plan requesting more than $7.4 million in a recurring budget …

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Schools: Photos Of Offensive Halloween Costumes

(2 days ago) The persons who wrote the captions seen in the pictures are not students at either one of our schools. The young man who took the photo of the …

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Baltimore County schools release phased reopening plan

(2 days ago) Schools will operate in line with guidance from county health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As conditions change, the district's reopening plan may as well.

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Baltimore County teachers union decries drive to reopen

(3 days ago) Baltimore County teachers are taking issue with the drive for schools to reopen for hybrid learning by March 1. The Teachers Association of Baltimore County's Representative Assembly on …

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Schools scramble to feed students after coronavirus

(Just Now) WBAL NewsRadio 1090/FM 101.5 - Millions of students across the U.S. may go without free lunches and breakfasts they receive at schools, as more districts decide to …

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