Getting out of the classroom and going on field trips for some hands-on experience is a thrill for young students, but what if they could get the field trip experience right on their own campus?
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Dan Wetzel, Pete Thamel and SI's Pat Forde continue their season-long Race for the Case competition picking games against the spread. The trio begins with the Big Noon game as #12 Notre Dame and #18 Wisconsin are set to battle in Chicago. The guys also preview the other ranked on ranked matchup, #7 Texas A&M vs #16 Arkansas in Arlington, Texas. Will the Hogs pull off the upset? We also have #19 Michigan hosting Rutgers, #9 Clemson traveling to NC State and #4 Oklahoma hosting West Virginia on the docket.
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A small group of students allegedly posted a petition online calling for bringing back slavery in the United States, according to multiple reports.
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The Treasure Valley’s largest high schools announced expectations for fans with the state in crisis standards of care.
- Kansas City Star
Human beings were bought and sold in Missouri, and not so long ago. Students need to learn why that’s nothing to joke about. | Editorial
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Before she died, the Apex teacher texted a friend saying she wished she had gotten the COVID vaccine. She made sure her children got vaccinated.
- Kansas City Star
Spring Hill schools are essentially mask-optional. So is it shocking they lead the county in student COVID-19 cases? | Editorial
- The Advocate
Teachers in a Dallas suburb who refused to take down "safe space" stickers have been absent from their school.
- USA TODAY
Since August, school bus drivers and monitors have died of COVID-19 in at least 10 states. Masks are required on buses, but that's hard to enforce.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettySchool books about Martin Luther King Jr. are too “divisive,” claims a conservative group at the center of a Tennessee book ban battle. A story about the astronomer Galileo Galilei is “anti-church.” A picture book about seahorses is too sexy.As the school year resumes, simmering fights over school books have returned to a boil. In some schools, like in Pennsylvania’s Central York School District this week, students have beaten back bans on books about r
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“Principal Eric Ward, you will be terribly missed by so many ... #RamTough.”
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- The State
Midlands students are tearing apart school bathrooms for the “devious licks.”
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Parents waiting for late school buses in Bristol Thursday morning said the disruption due to a shortage of drivers is costing them money, lost sleep and daily frustration. Parents said they are dealing with the situation as best they can, but some said they have been late for work and appointments and they do not get enough advance notice about when buses will arrive. The nationwide shortage ...
- The 74
Confronting classrooms without permanent teachers, school administrators across the country are turning to an assortment of incentives — many of them financial, some unprecedented — to fill widespread vacancies. Some districts are offering thousands in signing bonuses, others adapt to four-day work weeks and many are easing the way for college students or other would-be […]
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An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses. Newberg, a town of 25,000 residents situated 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of Portland in gorgeous wine country, has become an unlikely focal point of a battle between the left and right across the nation over schooling. The City Council has condemned the action by the Newberg School Board.
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Meghan read her children's book The Bench to students for an outdoor reading event.
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Banning the teaching of Critical Race Theory and its tenets in public schools may not be as easy as passing a law. Idaho was the first of nine states to pass an anti-CRT law and so far this new school year, some parents don’t see any change.
- Washington Examiner
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Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, offered lots of hugs to kids at a Harlem public school Friday where she read her children's book to about two dozen students who sat cross-legged with her husband in the play yard. A couple of the children shed tears when they met the pair under a white tent set up near the school's play structure. Nearly a dozen second-graders had prime spots on round, green cushions after older students showed off a three-dimensional flower mural they had created.
- The 74
For the past year and a half, teachers have worked tirelessly to connect with students. We moved curricula online and helped students get access to laptops and broadband and to navigate digital learning platforms. Virtual learning was better than nothing, but it wasn’t nearly as effective as the classroom for most kids. Going into a […]