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- NY Daily News
NYC students who moved, got jobs during pandemic remote learning now face tough choices as in-person classes return
Remote classes weren’t 19-year-old Guerly Lizie’s favorite way to learn, but they allowed the West Brooklyn Community High School student to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic even as her life changed dramatically. After Lizie’s mom lost her job early in the pandemic, the teen found full-time work at a home health aide agency so she could chip in, while squeezing in online schoolwork ...
- 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
- 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.”
- 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?
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...
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...
- 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.
An Alabama high school student was charged after being accused of stealing fire extinguisher stemming from viral 'devious licks' TikTok challenge
Robertsdale High School Principal Joe Sharp said the student was caught on camera taking the fire extinguisher, the AP reported.
- 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” ...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Yahoo Life SEA
Ms Banna will now represent Singapore for the December event, the 70th Miss Universe international competition in Eilat, Israel.
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 News 360
Keeping kids safe and schools open is a priority, but there's debate over how effective vaccine mandates for students would be.
- WXII - Greensboro/Winston-Salem Videos
Wedding for the ages... high school sweethearts (Dudley) reunite 50-years later.
What is considered middle class? It might take more money than you think to reach this income tier. The Pew Research Center defines middle class, or middle-income households, as those with incomes...
- KABC – Los Angeles
After being away from school for more than a year, students at UC Riverside and other colleges are excited to move back onto campus.
- Business Insider
Students face anxiety and stress over COVID-19, and fierce battles over school mask mandates fuel the turmoil, experts say
As many as 25 US states have no policies in place on masking in the classroom, while Florida, Texas, and Arizona have banned such requirements.
- The 74
In 2019, four college students from El Paso met at a Starbucks because they wanted to give back to their community, but weren’t sure how to do so. “We sat down and we started talking about the experiences that we had in high school and what we felt the ecosystem of El Paso was in […]