According to the district's online COVID dashboard, 252 Thomas Dale students are in quarantine, the highest number in the district.
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- Yahoo Life SEA
Ms Banna will now represent Singapore for the December event, the 70th Miss Universe international competition in Eilat, Israel.
- The State
The ranking criteria include teacher salaries and pension, public school enrollment growth, tenure policy, plans for digital learning, teacher turnover and more.
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — The so-called devious lick TikTok bathroom challenge that has lured teens nationwide to wreak havoc on school restrooms has arrived in suburban Chicago districts, where officials are warning the latrine marauders that videotaping their friends yanking soap dispensers off the wall is no laughing matter. TikTok has now blocked users from viewing any videos with the “devious lick” ...
Although the CARES Act was signed into law in March 2020, there's a lesser-known provision regarding student loan debt. Section 2206 of the CARES Act created a temporary tax-free provision for...
- Idaho Statesman
“His devotion to the students showed when he would greet them in the mornings and make sure to say goodbye to them at the end of their day.”
- The New York Times
When the schools in Marietta, Georgia, opened their doors on Aug. 3, the highly contagious delta variant was sweeping across the South, and children were not being spared. By Aug. 20, 51 students in the city’s small school district had tested positive for the coronavirus. Nearly 1,000 others had been flagged as close contacts and had to quarantine at home for 7-10 days. “That’s a lot of school, especially for children that are recovering from 18 months in a pandemic where they missed a lot of sc
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Fort Worth ISD has invested in reading intervention programs, assessments and trainings to try to turn around failing reading scores for years. How much does your school library spend each year?
- Business Insider
Childcare centers say staff are leaving them in droves for better wages, including for $15-an-hour roles at Walmart
One childcare center owner told The Washington Post that some of her former staff now work as bank tellers, nannies, and at a trucking company.
In response to the economic hardship created by the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government suspended payments and interest on student loans starting in March 2020. Now that vaccine distribution in...
- Raleigh News and Observer
UNC needs to focus on transparency, not spin (Opinion)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the resumption of face-to-face classes in areas deemed low risk for COVID-19, with up to 120 schools to join a two-month pilot reopening run, his education minister said on Monday. The Philippines is among 17 countries globally where schools have been closed for the entirety of the pandemic, according to a report https://www.reuters.com/world/unicef-calls-schools-reopen-pandemic-hit-nations-2021-09-16 last week by the United Nations children's agency UNICEF, highlighting what it called "18 months of lost learning". Duterte has held off on reopening schools https://reut.rs/3EBJZbU, sticking to a vow to keep them shut until a vaccine was available, warning that doing otherwise "spells disaster".
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
As important as it is to require a semester of ethnic studies for high school graduation, it's even more important to get it right.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Two other students were injured trying to evacuate, according to the Newport News Police Department.
- Kansas City Star
Five years into the Kansans Can initiative, more students are graduating but math, science and English scores aren’t rising.
- Charlotte Observer
Although not discussed during a public board meeting Monday, the school board says students leaving quarantine early will have to wear a mask.
Taha Ahmed and Rooshan Aziz left their jobs in strategy consulting and investment banking in London earlier this year in order to found a mobile-only education platform startup, Maqsad, in Pakistan, with a goal "to make education more accessible to 100 million Pakistani students." Having grown up in Karachi, childhood friends Ahmed and Aziz are aware of the challenges about the Pakistani education system, which is notably worse for those not living in large urban areas (the nation’s student-teacher ratio is 44:1). Pakistani children are less likely to go to school for each kilometer of distance between school and their home -- with girls being four times affected, Maqsad co-founder Aziz said.
- Yahoo Finance
Student loans: Ending the pandemic payment pause 'is a defining moment,' Federal Student Aid COO says
Student loans have been paused since last March, but as the federal government prepares to restart the payment machinery in a couple of months, it anticipates a "psychological hurdle" to cross when convincing borrowers to repay their debt.
Welcome to Money Diaries where we are tackling the ever-present taboo that is money. We’re asking real people how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: an administrative assistant who makes $42,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a set of Gilmore Girls DVDs. Occupation: Administrative AssistantIndustry: GovernmentAge: 32Location: OklahomaSalary: $42,000Net Worth: $23,000 ($20,000 in Fidelity Retirement accoun
- The 74
A new TikTok trend that has turned students into clout-seeking kleptomaniacs may be nothing more to them than a “devious lick” — a successful theft for social media consumption — but for cash-strapped schools it could be a serious blow. In the last several weeks, a slew of videos have flooded TikTok showing students vandalizing […]
- Washington Examiner
Police have arrested a male juvenile who they suspect shot at least four people at a high school in Newport News, Virginia.