Masking in schools continues to be a polarizing issue, and in Lombard, some parents fear a change in policy may create a loophole that threatens the health of their kids.
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People Are Sharing The Hilarious Difference Between High School Teachers And College Professors And It's HUGE
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- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Gov. Doug Ducey is suing the federal government, insisting on the right to use federal COVID-relief funds to help spread the virus.
- The Week
Princeton gives a pay raise to some of the most privileged people in the world
Six educators told Esquire what their classrooms are like two years into a pandemic and amid the rise of the latest variant.
This dad's pictures of inadequate school lunch went viral. A registered dietitian says parents can make a difference in school nutrition.
After his kids complained about school lunches getting smaller and less appetizing, Chris Vangellow shared a photo of school lunch that went viral.
- Fox News
Children who attended a state-funded pre-kindergarten were doing worse than their peers at the conclusion of sixth grade, study finds
Two years after Japan locked down its borders to block the coronavirus, some 150,000 foreign students still aren't able to enter the country, left in limbo by a policy that has disrupted lives and caused headaches for universities and businesses. The absence of the foreign students and researchers is being felt from big laboratories to small, private universities, highlighting the importance of overseas talent - and their tuition fees - as Japan grapples with a shrinking population. While the policy to stop the virus has proved popular for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, some business leaders have warned about the economic impact, particularly as the labour market is tight.
‘I’ve lost my son because of this.’ I cosigned student loans for my son, but he dropped out of school, and now I’m struggling with $50K in debt. What should I do?
My hopes and dreams for my son were solid, and I was fine cosigning on his school loans as I did the same for his sister. It hurts worse that I’ve lost my son because of this too.I would like to retire someday, I’m hoping for a magic bullet to fix this for me. First up, let’s celebrate all the ways you’re on track as it is: Most likely, the credit card debt you had had a higher interest rate than the student loan debt, and kudos to you for repaying it.
- The Hill
A Utah teacher is suing the Park City School District, accusing it of retaliating against her for reporting sexual harassment among students. Kathryn Moore specifically accuses the district of "violations of Title IX" and "state breach of contract," according to CNN.The lawsuit, filed in the 3rd District Court for Summit County, says a few of the fifth grade girls in Moore's class told her in December 2020 that "one of the boys in the class was...
- Las Cruces Sun-News
46 National Guard members and 13 state employees entered classrooms as substitute teachers in public schools and early child care centers.
I couldn't stand the pressure New York schools put on kids, so I moved my family to a remote town in Argentina
When her daughter turned 2, the author started looking into New York City schools. She said the pressure they put on kids made her move.
- The Conversation
'Teaching has always been hard, but it's never been like this' – elementary school teachers talk about managing their classrooms during a pandemic
Joy Harrison, a second grade teacher in Oakland, California, helps a student. Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via APAs the omicron wave spikes across the United States, K-12 education is one of many systems buckling under the weight of expanding needs. Recent headlines highlight staff and busing shortages, parental anxieties about both in-person and distance schooling and disputes between unions and districts. Yet teachers’ experiences in their classrooms can be overlooked in these conver
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin tells mask opponents to 'love your neighbor,' but also says tide is turning against 'the left liberals'
Youngkin, who banned schools from enforcing mask mandates, told a conservative radio host that he knows some may want to "make a strong statement."
- Austin American-Statesman
Teachers are leaving the profession in worrisome numbers. And our schools and communities will be all the poorer if we let this trend continue.
Substitute teachers in the Washington, D.C. public school system protested on Monday a pay increase that Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week, calling it insufficient.Why it matters: The dozen or so protesters said that the $2 hourly wage increase, which was intended to attract more substitute teachers, falls short, Axios’ Erin Doherty writes. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Driving the news: "It felt like we were disrespected, and then they showed u
- Kansas City Star
“We will not have enough staff to properly supervise students during the school day by the end of this week,” the district said.
- Virginian Pilot
The Chesapeake teachers’ union is protesting the school board’s decision to make masking optional as school divisions statewide grapple with implementation of Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s executive order scrapping school mask mandates. The union is encouraging employees to wear black to school and work to contract hours “as much as practicable and decline additional duties and responsibilities,” ...
- Kansas City Star
Freedom to Learn is fighting candidates who bring misinformation about COVID-19 masks, race, history and more to our school boards. | Editorial
- Belleville News-Democrat
The bill that would have provided paid administrative leave for public school and university employees who miss work due to COVID-19.
- The Coloradoan
Two weeks after the school board voted to make masks optional most schools are continuing as normal but few are back to requiring masks, or close to it.