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    Bulloch County Schools will host an Employee Recruitment Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School, located at 1200 Cawana Road in Statesboro.  The event will help make local and area residents more aware of the substitute, full-time and part-time employment...
    The board voted first to reprimand, then to formally censure Barts — and finally to remove her from school committees — for violating school board rules during some of her interactions with county residents and through her posts on social media. Other board members called her behavior inflammatory. In a school board document from early this year, chair Sheridan wrote...
                        Loudoun County School Board Member Beth Barts announced her resignation, effective November 2, on Friday. Barts is facing a recall effort, and a judge recently declined to dismiss the recall petitions. “This was not an easy decision, or a decision made in haste,” Barts wrote to the board...
                        Senator Bill Stanley’s (R-Franklin) legal practice is representing the Smith family in their lawsuit against Loudoun County Public Schools over the school’s failures in an alleged sexual assault. “The facts are that a male student claiming to be ‘gender fluid’ was permitted to enter the girls’ bathroom on...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — There is a nationwide teachers shortage and Baltimore County Public Schools is feeling the impact. “They had larger than normal classes when the school year started. It has gotten better,” said Teresa Propst, Parent. READ MORE: Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey To Speak At Graduation Ceremony For People Who Completed Drug TreatmentTeresa Propst says the demand for...
    The superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools issued an apology and a school board member resigned on Friday as the district faces mounting backlash over its response to two alleged sexual assaults, one of which was allegedly carried out by a skirt-wearing male student in a girls' bathroom.  Superintendent Scott Ziegler apologized for saying during a June event that the...
    The flu season was mild last year thanks in large part to social distancing and other measures taken amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But with some of those public health rules easing and a flattening of coronavirus cases linked to the highly infectious Delta variant, health experts are worried that a troubling flu season could be ahead, and they are urging...
    Also, the school failed to report a case from October 2018 in which three football players at Tuscorara High School were arrested and charged with sexual assault. The case, which was widely publicized at the time, involved a younger player who was "held down by teammates who inserted objects into the victim" in a locker room. That year, Tuscorara did...
    Bulloch County Schools says that a loaded gun was discovered on Statesboro High School’s campus Thursday after a tip from an adult. The suspect is now in custody, and the incident is still under investigation. From Bulloch Co Schools: No one was hurt after a Statesboro High administrator found a...
    A woman who is a member of the Loudoun County Democratic Committee (LCDC) got into a heated exchange with a group of conservative activist parents in Loudoun County, Va., Thursday afternoon as controversy swirls around at least one alleged sexual assault in the school district and other charged political controversies.  The back-and-forth happened at a Fight for Schools event led...
    Florida’s death cult leader Gov. Ron DeSantis has more blood on his hands. Since the beginning of the school year, educators and school employees have found themselves in between a public that wants safer schools and a well-funded vocal and frightening minority hell bent on putting their very narrow view of what “freedom” is over the health of their communities....
    The parents of a girl who was allegedly assaulted in the bathroom of a Virginia high school plan to pursue legal action against Loudoun County Public Schools. The legal action may also address the arrest of Scott Smith during a contentious Loudoun County school board meeting on June 22. Allegations that Loudoun County Public Schools covered up the assault...
                        An Ohio law banning schools from forcing students to take vaccinations that haven’t been fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took effect Wednesday. HB 244 says that primary and secondary schools, along with public universities, may not “Discriminate against an individual who has not...
                        The Virginia Star Wednesday asked Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., about the recent rape coverup allegations in Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). Warner claimed he had no knowledge of what has become a bombshell national news story. “I’ve heard nothing about it,”...
    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office responded to "misinformation" regarding claims of a cover-up in response to a pair of alleged sexual assaults in local Virginia high schools. According to the statement from the sheriff's office, one of its school resource officers was notified by Stone Bridge High School staff of a possible sexual assault on May 28. Following...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — There’s a major uptick in violence in Baltimore County Schools. “I get scared to go to school,” said Baltimore County School student, Ileana Nazario. READ MORE: Maryland Man Charged With Assault & Kidnapping Of University Of Delaware StudentVideos from Dundalk High School are circulating online showing students fighting each other in the parking lot. “They tackle...
    On Wednesday, the school district responded to the controversy. "Loudoun County Public Schools is aware of the media and social media reports concerning alleged sexual assaults at two of our high school campuses," the statement read. Principals are legally required to report to the local law enforcement agency any act, including sexual assault, that may...
    Loudoun County Public Schools responded to allegations that it covered up two separate instances of sexual assault at two different high schools in a statement provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation on Wednesday. “Loudoun County Public Schools is aware of the media and social media reports concerning alleged sexual assaults at two of our high school campuses,” the statement...
    ASHBURN, Va. – More than 60 concerned parents, students, and residents spoke at the Loudoun County School Board meeting Tuesday evening, with many demanding the resignation of Loudoun County Superintendent Scott Ziegler in the wake of allegations that the school district covered up two alleged sexual assaults. Parents attended the school board meeting with signs urging Ziegler to resign. "This...
    A father is claiming the Loudoun County school district attempted to cover up his daughter’s alleged assault in the girls’ bathroom at Stone Bridge High School by a boy wearing a skirt. Scott Smith was arrested in June at a school in Loudoun County, Virginia, during a board meeting at which hundreds of parents voiced concerns about the district’s transgender...
                        Williamson County Schools (WCS) are calling on its residents to help name two of its new “virtual campuses.” The online schools are a part of more than 50 such internet-based learning initiatives approved as a result of legislation passed in 2011. With many parents choosing online schooling due...
    AMERICAN CANYON (CBS SF) — Firefighters were battling a fast-moving grass fire burning in American Canyon on Monday evening, according to fire officials. The blaze was burning east of Newell Drive, north of American Canyon Road in Napa Count, near two local schools. Smoke from the fire could be observed for miles. READ MORE: Report: Jon Gruden Resigning as Raiders...
    NEWBURGH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The starvation death of a 7-year-old boy has led to murder charges, and now a likely inquiry into why the system designed to protect him apparently failed. Peter Cuacuas weighed just 37 pounds when he died on Feb. 10. The Orange County district attorney said Peter was locked in a room in an apartment on William...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Superintendent of Baltimore County Public School Dr. Darryl L. Williams received the 2021 Excellence in Education Award from the NAACP Baltimore County Chapter, officials announced Monday. “I am grateful to be a part of the incredible BCPS team, and this recognition really is for our BCPS staff whose tireless efforts are helping to raise the bar...
    Calvert County, Maryland, school bus drivers held a "sick-out" Monday to protest low wages and lack of benefits.The move, by about a couple dozen drivers, was something Calvert County Public Schools officials expected and warned parents about. The group, outside the Calvert County Board of Education in Prince Frederick, told FOX 5 DC they are being asked to take on...
    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – The newly-formed Douglas County Board of Health approved a new public health order on Friday allowing children and adults to have an exemption to mask requirements and allowing people who are asymptomatic to avoid quarantine. The policy would allow parents to send their students to schools without masks and teachers to stop wearing one while...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County student-athletes will soon have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face weekly testing. “The data is just showing us that students athletes are believed to be at higher risk because they’re not masked during play,” said Gboyinde Onijala, BCPS Director of Communications and Community Outreach. READ MORE: Baltimore Police Seek Public's Help Finding Missing...
    Bulloch County Schools will begin teaching Human Trafficking Awareness lessons to all middle and high school students this fall. Georgia Senate Bill 287 now mandates the instruction for all children in grades six through twelve. The school district will provide parents and guardians an opportunity to review the lessons prior...
                        Fight for Schools PAC had three minor wins in court this week in the effort to recall Loudoun County School Board Member Beth Barts. In a Tuesday hearing, the circuit court judge denied Barts’ motion to dismiss the recall petition, agreed to appoint a special prosecutor, and granted...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County Public Schools is the latest district to announce vaccine requirements for high school student-athletes. Beginning Nov. 24, the district will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination for students participating in winter or spring sports. BCPS’s decision follows other districts in the area including Baltimore City, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties. For the latest information...
                        A Nolensville mother says Williamson County School (WCS) System officials suspended her two children indefinitely because they won’t wear their COVID-19 masks on campus. Both children attend Mill Creek Middle School. Kristin Bennett said her children’s In-School Suspension (ISS) started Monday. She said the WCS will only take...
    Anne Arundel County, Maryland, schools are offering new incentives for school bus drivers, who earlier Wednesday returned to work after a two-day strike amid an ongoing dispute with the bus company. Schools Superintendent George Arlotto is asking the school board to approve $7.4 million for next year’s budget to boost bus drivers’ wages by $5 per hour. Arlotto’s plan also...
    BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) — A new study conducted by the CDC shows children in schools where there is no mask mandate have a higher chance of contracting COVID. To some, this is a no-brainer. “If you wear a mask, the transmissibility of the virus is greatly reduced,” said William Brown, who has school-aged nieces and nephews. READ MORE: Times...
                        Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) officials announced Tuesday that they are giving $4.9 million in competitive grants to support school improvement efforts in 14 school districts and state charter schools. This, according to a press release that GADOE officials published on their website. “The grants, which total $4,938,154, are designed to provide...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A big day for Broward County Public Schools with the launch of “Alyssa’s Alert.” Alyssa’s Alert is a mobile alert app that allows users to instantly report emergencies to administrators, security and local emergency operation centers. READ MORE: Character Meet & Greets Return To Disney ParksIt’s part of the school district’s commitment to create a safer and...
                        Fulton County School System officials are currently fighting to keep a COVID-19 mask mandate in place while they’re also trying to clamp down on reported vandalism and violence within the schools. The Atlanta-based Reporter Newspapers said late last week that several parents want a Fulton County judge to...
    Advocacy groups hosted a “Virginia Families First” rally in Loudoun County on Saturday, calling for change and parental rights in the public school system. Hosted by CatholicVote and Fight For Schools, the rally — held in front of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors building — urged Catholic and Christian Virginians to vote against “liberal politicians” and fix the public...
    Jeff Horohonick -- a beloved and accomplished North Jersey high school softball coach -- died on Sept. 27. He was 60 years old. Those who knew him say his death was a combination of COVID-19 and complications of heart failure. Horohonich -- affectionately known as "Coach H" -- worked as a softball and girls basketball coach at Immaculate Heart and...
    The school system in Montgomery County, Maryland, has said it will allow religious exemptions for its COVID-19 vaccine mandate after facing a lawsuit about the policy. In early September, the school system implemented a policy mandating that all employees get vaccinated as a condition of employment. The initial mandate allowed for exemptions for medical reasons, but did not mention allowing...
    Schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are updating their COVID-19 quarantine policies at the recommendation of the county health department, the school system announced Thursday. The new policy requires quarantining for anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19, displayed symptoms, or is unvaccinated, and has been in close contact with someone who has tested positive. Unvaccinated students and school staff...
    Prince George’s County Public Schools says it will stop handing out free suppers to some students starting next week, citing supply chain issues and national shortages. Students enrolled in before- and after-school enrichment programs will continue to receive supper, but all other students will lose access, according to the school system, which notified parents of the move in a newsletter...
    The Democrat frontrunner in the Virginia governor's race has been condemned by parents after saying they shouldn't tell schools what to teach amid the ongoing clashes over Critical Race Theory (CRT).     Terry McAuliffe, who previously served as Virginia's governor from 2014 to 2018, went head to head with his Republican rival Glenn Youngkin during the final debate of the governor's...
                      by Mary Margaret Olohan and Kendall Tietz  LOUDOUN COUNTY, Virginia — A few hundred protestors gathered Tuesday evening outside of a Loudoun County Public Schools board meeting to push back against what they say are far-left Critical Race Theory and transgender policies. Many of the protestors told the Daily Caller News...
    A Montgomery County, Maryland, employee has filed a lawsuit against the district’s public school system over its vaccine mandate, arguing that receiving the vaccine violates his “sincerely held religious beliefs.” The plaintiff, identified under the pseudonym “John Doe” in the lawsuit, is described as “an adherent of the Christian faith” who believes that getting the COVID-19 vaccine would “constitute a...
    Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he would not let parents “make their own decisions” during a Sept. 28 gubernatorial debate. McAuliffe boasted about his 2016 veto of legislation to allow parents to block sexually explicit books in 2016. Controversy over sexually explicit books emerged after a Sept. 23 school board meeting in Fairfax County, during which a mother...
    (CBS4) – A group of parents in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties filed suit Tuesday against Tri-County Health Department over its mask mandate in schools. Tri-County issued a public health order in August requiring teachers and administrators to enforce the mandate or face criminal penalties. (credit: CBS) Becky O’Guin, Communications Manager for Tri-County Health, said in a statement that “TCHD...
                        A group of parents in Williamson County filed a lawsuit against county school system last week over its mask mandate they allege impacts students, staff, and faculty. The lawsuit, which was filed by four parents, asks for the federal court to set aside the mask mandate and to...
    Several Loudoun County parents and residents rally outside the school board headquarters Tuesday night. WTOP/Dick Uliano Tanner Cross, a Leesburg Elementary school physical education teacher, speaks during the rally. WTOP/Dick Uliano Monica Gill, a Loudoun County High School history teacher, speaks during the demonstration. WTOP/Dick Uliano (1/3) Share This Gallery: Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter....
    A few hundred protestors gathered Tuesday evening outside of a Loudoun County Public Schools board meeting to push back against progressive Critical Race Theory and transgender policies.  Many of the protestors told the Daily Caller News Foundation that they were inspired to attend the rally by The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh, who flew in from Tennessee to condemn the...