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- Washington Examiner
Louisiana State University has booted at least 78 students who did not comply with the school's vaccine mandate, according to a university spokesman.
- Associated Press
In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Since ending South Carolina’s state of emergency on June 7, Republican Gov. Henry McMaster has maintained that parents alone should decide if children wear masks in schools, even as the state's new cases soared from 150 a day on average to more than 5,000.
- Yahoo Life
Brown University stops in-person dining over COVID outbreak; University of Kansas students demand campus vaccine requirement
The Ivy League school will transition to a "grab and go" program for all meals, and a group of students organized a protest to highlight the University of Kansas's "lack of COVID-19 efforts."
- Associated Press
A federal judge has indefinitely blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee from allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements in Shelby County, saying Friday that evidence shows Lee's order prevents children with health problems from safely going to school during the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman issued the preliminary injunction after parents of students with health conditions argued that the Republican governor's executive order endangered their children and hurt their ability to attend in-person classes by allowing others to opt-out of a mask mandate.
- Charlotte Observer
In the battle over masks and quarantines in Union County, are North Carolina health officials backing down?
- KABC – Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Unified School District issued a statement after photos emerged of controversial posters in a classroom at Alexander Hamilton High School on the Westside.
- Business Insider
Affordable childcare has a 'fundamental funding problem,' according to top Obama economist Betsey Stevenson: kids can't take out loans to pay for preschool like adults can for college
"It's absolutely impossible to take out a loan to pay for your own preschool. It's just not something a 3- or 4-year-old can do," Stevenson said.
- USA TODAY
'Senseless erasure': The US is reckoning with Indigenous education – from Hawaii to South Dakota to Maine
Connecticut, Maine and Oregon have all passed legislation requiring the addition of Native American studies across all school curriculum.
- Kansas City Star
A student last weekend was allegedly drugged and raped during a house party at KU’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house.
- Miami Herald
Miami-Dade County Public Schools announced Friday that it will ease some of its quarantine protocols related to students and staff who are exposed to someone with COVID-19.
- The New York Times
Teenagers are acting out — and their high schools are the victims. It’s all on TikTok. Missing are soap dispensers, bathroom mirrors, paper towel holders, fire alarms and even a teacher’s desk — anything that can be swiped from school and then revealed in a TikTok video, with the hashtag #deviouslicks. In the last month or so, TikTok has hosted close to 94,200 similar videos under #deviouslicks, or #diabolicallicks, according to the website Know Your Meme. The hashtag also seems to have encourag
- USA TODAY
COVID-19 is surging, amid some of the starkest evidence yet of the toll climate change will take on the planet and on the lives and learning of kids.
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This is Seyede-Zahra. She says she wants to become successful so she can make her country prosper…She’s one of many Afghan girls who returned to primary schools with gender-segregated classes on Saturday. But her older counterparts faced an anxious wait with no clarity over if and when they would be able to resume their studies at the secondary school level.Most schools in the capital Kabul have stayed shut since the Taliban captured the city just over a month ago.Taliban officials say they will not return to the fundamentalist policies - including a ban on girls receiving an education - when they last ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.They have now promised that girls will be able to study - but only in segregated classrooms.Nazife, a teacher at a private school in Kabul which had mixed classrooms before the Taliban takeover, said they had made changes in order to reopen."We don't have a problem in our school. The hours are different for boys and girls. Girls study in the morning and boys in the afternoon. Male teachers teach boys and female teachers teach girls."However, there was uncertainty for many other girls at the school, which teaches at both the primary and secondary levels.On Friday the Education Ministry said boys' secondary schools would soon reopen, but made no mention of girls.Hadis Rezaei, who teaches the school's female secondary-level pupils, said morale is low as students await announcements from the government.Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told the local Bakhtar News Agency on Saturday that arrangements were being made to reopen girls' secondary schools, but he gave no date.
- The 74
An elementary school burned to the ground as wildfires scorched Northern California. In New Jersey, a tornado destroyed a high school’s stadium. Floods from multiple hurricanes and historic storm systems damaged school buildings, paralyzed campuses and, in Louisiana, have forced 45 thousand students out of classrooms until October. Meanwhile, 20 schools in Columbus, Ohio had […]
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Students at the KY districts are required to mask in limited circumstances.
- Business Insider
The Taliban on Saturday said girls aren't banned from attending secondary school but they first want to set up a "secure transportation system."
- Yahoo News 360
Keeping kids safe and schools open is a priority, but there's debate over how effective vaccine mandates for students would be.
- KGTV - San Diego Scripps
A former student of the Francis Parker School said Friday that she was sexually abused by a former teacher and is now filing a suit against the school.
Primary 6 students will go on a study break for a few days from Sept. 25 before sitting for the national examination to minimise risk of school-based transmissions and reduce the number of students placed in quarantine. "With the PSLE (Primary School Leaving Examination) written paper examinations approaching, we will undertake further measures to protect students who are not yet medically eligible for vaccination and give parents and students greater peace of mind," said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing. A recent rise in cases after the relaxation of some COVID-19 measures has prompted Singapore to pause on further reopening.