New technology on Osceola school buses set to keep kids safer
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- The 74
New York City Mayor Eric Adams assumed office promising he’d listen to what parents wanted. One of the things he heard was demand for more public school gifted-and-talented classes. So Adams reversed his predecessor’s decision to get rid of all such programming and, instead, expanded it. What he did not reinstate was the qualifying test. […]
An ongoing teacher shortage across the U.S. is forcing officials to come up with creative solutions before the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
- The 74
Quarantine rules last school year may have prevented COVID from spreading, but they also contributed to high absenteeism, with some students sent home multiple times because they were a “close contact” of someone who tested positive. Students missed an average of 15 days between September and January alone due to quarantines, according to one poll. […]
- Asheville Citizen-Times
Madison County parents and residents weigh in on the decision to have AR-15s in schools. Here's what they had to say.
- Fresno Bee
The district said the settlement came down to basic math: Pay the teacher to resign and avoid even more disruption.
- Chicago Tribune
CHICAGO — Despite the urging of the state’s health department to resume school-based COVID-19 testing for students this fall, officials at several Illinois districts said this week they are halting the program due to waning interest from parents and the availability of home tests. “We’ve decided not to offer SHIELD testing as we start the new school year, but we’re always cautious, and will be ...
- The Root
After the mass shooting Uvalde, Texas, we all have been debating the best ways to keep children safe from gun violence. Common sense would think to pass more gun safety legislation to cut down the number of school shootings. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that all six Madison County schools in North Carolina will have an AR-15. Each of the guns will be locked inside a safe and will also hold ammunition and breaching tools for barricaded doors.
- The News-Press
The Lee County School District provided the following information on protocols related to COVID-19 for the 2022-23 school year.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
More than 10,000 kids aren't enrolling in L.A. Unified schools who should be. The keys to getting them back might work for many more students as well.
- The Hill
Florida private school granted exception to Biden LGBTQ+ policy changes, will receive federal meal funding
Story at a glance A private religious school in Florida will not be expected to follow a new LGBTQ+ inclusive policy to receive federal funding for school lunches. Grant Park Christian Academy sued the Biden administration and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) late last month, arguing that the rule threatened its “ability to feed…
- The State Journal-Register
Springfield Education Association members will consider ratification that, if approved, will go to the District 186 board of education on Aug. 15
- CBS News Videos
With hundreds of thousands of public school teachers quitting earlier this year, many schools around the country are scrambling to ensure that someone will be there to educate students returning to the classroom soon. Elise Preston reports.
- CBS News
School resource officers will be responsible for handling the rifles.
- Fresno Bee
The new school year will see a major change at this campus, one for the better. | Opinion
- Lansing State Journal
As part of a grade reconfiguration, Lansing School District will move seventh- and eighth-grade students out of the high schools over three years.
- Visalia Times-Delta | Tulare Advance Register
Critics want guaranteed admissions for transfers improved. A new statewide panel on transfer issues is set to convene.
Vice President Kamala Harris will meet leaders from U.S. colleges and universities on Monday to discuss challenges students are facing after the recent Supreme Court decision to end the nationwide constitutional right to abortion. Harris, who has now held over half a dozen meetings on reproductive righs with key stakeholders, will focus on what campuses are doing to protect the health of students in the wake of the court's ruling, according to a White House official, who did not wish to be identified. On Aug. 3, President Joe Biden said the Supreme Court and Republicans "don't have a clue" about the power of American women as he signed a second executive order aimed at protecting abortion rights.
As millions of students go back to school, high school coaches gear up for practice time. There are a couple of things every parent of athletes needs to know to keep their kids safe.
- Palm Beach Daily News
The school comes with audio enhancers in each classroom to help teachers project their voices throughout the room.