The pandemic has impacted the new school year in less obvious ways in New York, where one school district is dealing with a shortage of bus drivers.
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- USA TODAY
A small group of students allegedly posted a petition online calling for bringing back slavery in the United States, according to multiple reports.
- Charlotte Observer
Principal says placement of cheer sign was not intentional but he understood some might have been offended.
- 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
Every morning, Sam Josti logged on from her US home to teach children halfway around the world, just one of thousands of foreign language tutors giving Chinese students a rare window into Western culture.
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Given your wish list, you are headed for a major city or its suburbs unless you are OK with some compromises. Finally, it also rated highly when I turned to MarketWatch’s “Where Should I Retire” tool.
- National Review
Point Park University in Pennsylvania has warned students that “action could be taken” if they do not respect their classmates’ preferred pronouns.
- Yahoo Sports
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.
- The Advocate
Teachers in a Dallas suburb who refused to take down "safe space" stickers have been absent from their school.
- The State
“If a parent abandons a child in any situation, notifications can be made to DSS so arrangements can be made for the child’s safety,” police said.
- 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 […]
- Rolling Stone
Biden Administration Steps in After DeSantis Withholds Salaries of School Board Members Who Took Covid Seriously
Alachua County Public Schools received $147,719 in federal dollars to make up for funds the state's Republican governor has withheld as punishment for defying him
- Idaho Statesman
The Treasure Valley’s largest high schools announced expectations for fans with the state in crisis standards of care.
- The State
Midlands students are tearing apart school bathrooms for the “devious licks.”
- Raleigh News and Observer
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.
- Washington Examiner
The DeSantis administration has opened a new front in its campaign against public health mandates, expanding bans against universal mask and vaccine policies into a new prohibitory realm – “institutionalized quarantining.”
- Fox News
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.
- Business Insider
A California school district is putting 'now hiring' flyers in students' lunch boxes to help fill 200 job openings during a staff shortage, a report says
The school district, in the Mojave Desert, hopes the flyers will get to parents and help it fill more than 200 job openings.
- Washington Examiner
A Virginia school board will not adopt a statewide policy that introduces certain protections to gay and lesbian students.
- 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