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    FAIRFAX, Virginia — Republican Glenn Youngkin on Tuesday called for an “immediate” investigation into Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) after news surfaced last week that a male student allegedly committed two separate sexual assault crimes at two different Loudoun schools. Youngkin spoke to an overflowing crowd of several hundred at the Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department about the incidents,...
    Bulloch County Schools is reminding parents/guardians that schools and the Virtual Learning Program will be closed October 18 – 22 for Fall Break. Our schools and Virtual Learning Program will be closed Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 22, for Fall Break. The school district’s Central Office will be open....
    Bulloch County Schools is reminding parents/guardians that the Virtual Learning Program will be closed October 18 – 22 for Fall Break. Our schools and Virtual Learning Program will be closed Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 22, for Fall Break. The school district’s Central Office will be open. The Statesboro...
    COLUMBUS Day is a federal holiday in the United States which celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Because it is a federal holiday, many parents want to know if kids get the day off. 2Columbus Day falls on October 11, 2021Credit: Alamy Are schools closed on Columbus Day? Although Columbus Day...
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ largest city was placed under a water boil order after a large water main break, leading Wichita-area schools to close Friday and prompting residents to make a run on bottled water. The city issued the advisory Thursday afternoon, affecting its nearly 400,000 residents and some surrounding communities following the break of a 42-inch (107 centimeter)...
    By Matthew Perrone | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Teen vaping plummeted this year as many U.S. students were forced to learn from home during the pandemic, according to a government report released Thursday. U.S. health officials urged caution in interpreting the numbers, which were collected using an online questionnaire for the first time. But outside experts said the big decrease...
    VINELAND, N.J. (CBS) — All Vineland Public School buildings will be closed Thursday due to a threat circulating on social media, the district announced Wednesday night. The district says the move was made out of an abundance of caution. A school district spokesperson says they were informed of a threat on social media regarding a possible school shooting. The district...
                        Bedford County Schools, Hickman County Schools, and Maury County Schools were forced to close Tuesday for the day due to a second wave of dangerous flooding. The National Weather Service in Nashville reported on Monday that the height of the Duck River reached 28.8 feet at 7 p.m....
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — While world leaders converge on the U.N. headquarters next week, the coronavirus will be on the agenda — and a set of empty, backpack-draped chairs and desks will symbolize what the pandemic has done to education. In front of the desks, a blackboard-like display will count the number of in-person class hours lost during the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — New school year, same story as COVID-19 continues to disrupt in-person learning in Philadelphia. After 18 months of waiting to get back into the classroom, another Philadelphia school has closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak. The Southwark School in South Philadelphia will be closed through Sept. 26. Students will learn virtually until then. READ MORE: Mother Shares...
    MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Classes were canceled in a western Michigan school district on Wednesday, Sept. 8, as crews worked to restore power and clear debris from a storm that swept across the state. Consumers Energy said about 50,000 customers had no electricity, while DTE Energy reported 42,000 without power. Teams from Ohio and Alabama were in Michigan to help....
                        The Center for Union Facts on Tuesday launched a new campaign to question the actions of teachers unions, specifically during the coronavirus pandemic. The organization highlights how many of the large teacher unions fought to keep schools closed and remain in an online learning environment, a move that...
    MAMARONECK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Mamaroneck public schools are closed Thursday after remnants of Ida pummeled the area. The school district said buildings will be closed because of “flooding, unsafe conditions and significant damage.” READ MORE: Ida Impact: Mother And Son, 2-Year-Old Boy Among Several People Killed In Queens TODAY: All Mamaroneck Public Schools will be closed due to flooding, unsafe...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After flooding and tornados impacted parts of the tri-state area, some of the school districts are canceling school for Thursday. Upper Merion School District tweeted Wednesday night all their schools would be closed for Sept. 2. READ MORE: Several Large And Extremely Dangerous Tornadoes Tear Apart Homes In South Jersey Due to the flooding and out of...
    PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – As the Caldor Fire rages on, schools aren’t in session. But district leaders and community members want to make sure the learning never stops. Inside the El Dorado County Library in Placerville, there’s more than just books. It’s easy to find locals calming the chaos from the Caldor Fire. READ MORE: Natomas Unified Taking Steps To Fire...
    (CNN)A Texas school district is closing all of its schools until after the Labor Day holiday after two junior high teachers died of Covid-19 complications in the same week. What the data reveals about children and Covid-19 in the USIn an email to parents on Monday, Connally Independent School District said that was closing all of its campuses due to...
    From Bulloch Co Schools: Bulloch County Schools has added Governor Brian Kemp’s Sept. 3 state vaccine-holiday to its school calendar.  The school district will be closed on that day for students and employees. Any after school  athletic and extracurricular activities for Sept. 3 will continue as scheduled. This day will...
    KEENESBURG, Colo. (CBS4) – Several schools in Keenesburg in northern Colorado are closed Friday and officials are “assessing the situation.” Hundreds of people in that area of Weld County are experiencing power outages following a strong overnight storm. The schools are located in Weld County and part of the Weld RE-3J School District: – Hoff Elementary School – Weld Central...
    KEENESBURG, Colo. (CBS4) – Several schools in northern Colorado are closed Friday and officials are “assessing the situation.” The schools are located in Weld County and part of the Weld RE-3J School District. – Hoff Elementary School – Weld Central Middle School – Weld Central High School So far it’s not clear what led to the school closures. Officials would...
    Screven County School System announced today that schools will be closed beginning this Thursday, August 19 through September 6(Labor Day): After meeting with local health officials and school administration and out of concern for the health and safety of our students, staff, and the community, our schools will be closed...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MORGANTOWN (KDKA) – West Virginia University could take over the now-closed Mylan plant in Morgantown. READ MORE: Nearly 900 State Employees In Ohio Took $100 Vaccine Incentive The company, known as Viatris, closed the facility almost two weeks ago and let go of thousands of workers. READ MORE: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Says...
    TOWSON, Md. (WJZ) — Power outages have closed four Baltimore County Schools and the Greenwood Campus Wednesday. West Towson Elementary School, Ridge Ruxton School, Dundalk High School, Sollers Point Technical High School, and the Greenwood Campus are closed for in-person instruction and students and staff are asked to work remotely. It is unclear what caused the power outages.
    DOWNEY, Calif. (KABC) -- As president of St. Pius X - St. Matthias Academy in Downey, where students are in class for summer and getting ready for the fall, Christian DeLarkin feels like his students and all Catholic schools are "an integral part of not only the Downey community but Southern California."The pandemic changed all schools across the country. DeLarkin...
    As many school districts return to classrooms for the fall term this week, COVID-19 infection rates in 19 California counties — including Contra Costa and San Francisco in the Bay Area — are so high they would have kept schools from reopening under state pandemic safety rules last spring. When the state retired those rules at the end of the...
    Civil rights attorney Leo Terrell, a former Los Angeles schoolteacher, ripped American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten's latest remarks about COVID-19 and the fall semester, telling Fox News her comments suggest the union wants to keep schools closed once again. On "The Story," Terrell pointed to Weingarten's recent appearance on MSNBC in which the union boss claimed the Delta...
    GENEVA - The UN children’s fund is calling for an end to COVID-19 school closures which, it says, are harmful for children’s well-being and future prospects.    Schools in the northern hemisphere are closed for summer holidays.  Elsewhere in the world, schools remain closed because of the pandemic, depriving more than 600 million children of an education.    The UN...
    VANCOUVER, CANADA - Weeks after the discovery of more than 1,000 probable unmarked graves at now-closed schools for indigenous people, leaders of Canada's First Nations are torn over whether to press for further forensic investigation and the repatriation of remains, or to let the sites be preserved undisturbed. Indigenous communities have had two months to absorb the shock since the...
    Lowered blinds, clean blackboards, closed lockers and a colossal silence that floods the corridors of schools throughout the Spanish territory. This is the result of nine days with academic centers closed due to the crisis of coronavirus. Faced with this situation, families have witnessed how their children have exchanged books and notebooks for electronic devices. The general closure of schools...
    Two Fairfield County schools will be closed on Monday, June 21, following the deaths of a 7-year-old student and her mother. The schools, Coleytown Elementary School, which the child attended, along with Stepping Stones Preschool, which is located inside Coleytown, will be closed Monday in response to the tragedy. Monday was supposed to be the last day of school, but...
    The Catholic Bishops of Eritrea have denounced the state appropriation of Catholic schools and health facilities, the latest casualties of the country’s governmental overreach. “We, pastors and leaders of the Catholic Church in Eritrea, are deeply saddened and intimately hurt by the measures that the government is taking or has already taken by force,” the bishops said in their letter...
    More On: mike mulgrew Yang was right the first time: UFT preventing schools from reopening When did NY elect its teachers union boss supreme leader? Outrageous demands, illegal threats from teachers-union chief Mike Mulgrew NYC’s DOE has given up on education during coronavirus lockdown Getting New York City’s schools fully reopened is a huge challenge, United Federation of Teachers...
    More from: Bob McManus NYC needs a new war on guns Cost of lefts anti-anti-crime folly: 4-year-old shot in Times Square Expelling Asian Americans from top schools proves NYC education is off the rails Learn to live with filth, disorder and crime in de Blasios NYC Stringer disgraced himself by accepting the NYC teachers unions endorsement Could the wheels...
    EXCLUSIVE: A government accountability group is launching a $1 million advertisement campaign against President Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after it was revealed the agency regularly communicated with a prominent teachers union regarding school reopenings.Americans for Public Trust (APT) launched a million-dollar ad campaign going after Biden and the CDC after it was recently revealed...
    FREMONT — A group of parents frustrated over currently closed schools have filed a lawsuit against the Fremont Unified School District, hoping to force district leaders to reopen classrooms for in-person instruction before school is out, even if it’s just for a few weeks. The lawsuit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court last week, follows through on a threat made...
    WATERFORD, N.J. (CBS) – An entire school district in Camden county is shut down due to a foodborne illness. Eyewitness News has learned that more than 60% of staff at the Waterford Township School District are impacted. A letter from the district says staff members became sick after attending a luncheon last week. READ MORE: Giant Supermarket Chain Opening 4...
    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a growing number of Catholic schools to permanently close their doors, a Monday report shows. Over the past year, 209 out of the nation’s nearly 6,000 Catholic schools have closed, the National Catholic Educational Association’s (NCEA) latest data shows, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Catholic schools are turning to GoFundMe as they struggle...
    Labor Secretary Marty Walsh drew a parallel Friday between the continued fight over reopening schools for in-person instruction and the  April jobs report, which fell far short of experts' predictions. The economy gained 266,000 new jobs in April, bringing the unemployment rate to 6.1%.  Experts had estimated 1 million new jobs in April with a 5.8 percent unemployment rate – a...
    Everyone is trying to figure out what went wrong with jobs in April. It’s way too early to tell for certain why the numbers came in so much lower than expected. But we can start to make some educated guesses based on the data. One of the possible causes of the severe miss in April’s jobs numbers is likely the...
    Locking kids out of school for months (over a year and counting in some places) is likely to be by far the biggest policy blunder of the pandemic era. One study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that missing just the first two months of elementary school will result in a loss of 13.8 million years of...
    TWO schools have been closed after “travellers” set up camp on a playing field just days after a group pitched up on a school field 20 miles away. A number of caravans were seen arriving on the grounds shared by Alun School and Ysgol Maes Garmon in Mold, North Wales, on Sunday evening. 7A number of caravans have pitched up...
    Republican Sen. Tim Scott declared that America is 'not a racist country' as he delivered the GOP rebuttal to President Joe Biden's first speech before Congress.  Scott, the only black Republican in the U.S. Senate, used a large part of his speech to talk about race - detailing racism he's personally experienced, but making the argument that it's just as...
    As the nationwide debate over reopening schools raged, teachers' unions gave overwhelmingly to Democratic political candidates.  Two of the nation's largest teachers' unions, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, gave almost entirely to Democratic candidates versus Republican candidates, according to Open Secrets. In 2020, at the same time that parents were fighting for schools to reopen,...
    As the nationwide debate over reopening schools raged, teachers' unions gave overwhelmingly to Democratic political candidates.  Two of the nation's largest teachers' unions, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, gave almost entirely to Democratic candidates versus Republican candidates, according to Open Secrets. In 2020, at the same time that parents were fighting for schools to reopen,...
    STUDENTS have evacuated a school in California due to reports of a pipe bomb threat. Sheriff's deputies are clearing everyone out of the San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara after the school received a pipe bomb threat earlier this afternoon. 1Students were evacuated from the San Marcos High School due to a bomb threat Parents told a reporter all...
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    Kipp Jones, The Western Journal April 10, 2021 0 Comments As if we need confirmation, the president of one of the country’s largest teachers’ unions took to Twitter this week to let us know that educators, to a shocking degree, don’t care about their students. The head of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, actually flouted school re-openings...
    The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) said Tuesday that House Democrats are on “defense” due to their advocacy for open borders, closed schools, and higher taxes. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) released its list of 21 districts held by Republicans that they hope to flip during the 2022 congressional midterms. This list is far shorter than the 33 districts...
    FREMONT (KPIX) — Frustrated parents and students protested in Fremont Thursday, one day after the district announced schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year. Standing front of the Fremont Unified District Teachers Association waving signs in a protest that started Thursday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., parents and and their kids were begging to go back to...