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Group calls on LAUSD officials to adopt ‘racially just’ budget

Eloisa Galindo, A LAUSD parent speaks along with other parents, students, teachers and community members during a press conference and rally to call on the Los Angeles Unified School District to fund what they’re calling a “safe and racially just” pandemic recovery. With LAUSD set to receive more than $1.5B for pandemic recovery, speakers will outline their proposal for transforming public schools in front of the LAUSD headquarters in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 13, 2021. (Photo by Keith Birmi...
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LAUSD school board votes to increase funding to schools based off a student needs index formula

At the same time district officials are grappling with how to help students recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles Unified school board has decided to more than double the amount of money distributed to schools based on a formula that takes into account student needs. The district’s Student Equity Needs Index formula is used to calculate how much funds to give each school based on the needs and challenges facing its student population. Schools serving a greater number of students...
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School Board in Southwest Ohio District Votes Students and Staff Can Quit Wearing Masks

The Board of Education for a southwest Ohio school district has voted to defy the state’s mask mandate.
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LAUSD Board of Education decides not to extend 2021-22 school year

Rather than mandate a longer academic year, schools in the Los Angeles Unified district will only be required to provide the typical 180 days of instruction for the 2021-22 year — although individual campuses will have the option to offer extra class or staff development time, the Board of Education decided on Tuesday, May 4. The board’s unanimous vote, based on a recommendation by district staff, came a day after LAUSD leaders scrapped a proposal by Superintendent Austin Beutner to tack on 10 m...
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Prominent Latina activist Sylvia Mendez speaks via Zoom to La Puente High students

La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, student Berenice De Anda and activist Sylvia Mendez on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session. (Video screenshot) La Puente High teacher Wesley Perez, activist Sylvia Mendez and students appear on Monday’s Zoom session....
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Kansas Veto Session Starts Next Week, Threatening Pro-Gun Bills

On Monday, the Kansas Legislature returns for a veto session, where they will consider overriding Governor Laura Kelly’s vetoes, which include two pro-gun bills. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( On Monday, the Kansas Legislature returns for a veto session, where they will consider overriding Governor Laura Kelly’s vetoes, which include two pro-gun bills. Please continue to contact your lawmakers and ask them to OVERRIDE Gov. Kelly’s vetoes of House Bill 2058 and House Bill 2089. CLICK HERE...
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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Vetoes Pair of Pro-Gun Measures

Governor Laura Kelly has vetoed two pro-gun bills that were previously passed with an overwhelming majority from both chambers of the Kansas Legislature. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -( Governor Laura Kelly has vetoed two pro-gun bills that were previously passed with an overwhelming majority from both chambers of the Kansas Legislature.  Both measures will head back to the legislature where your lawmakers will vote to OVERRIDE Governor Kelly’s veto.  It is imperative that you contact your...
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Legislature seeks to curb governor's emergency powers, state could be without a schools superintendent for a year, Kaiser seeks takers for vaccinations on Oahu, more news from all he Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii state Capitol ©2021 All Hawaii News Bill to limit governor’s emergency orders moves ahead as many want a return to normalcy. The measure would give lawmakers the authority to review the governor’s emergency orders after 60 days. It would also require the governor to justify any laws that are suspended by emergency orders. Hawaii News Now.Gov. David Ige’s board picks grilled on how they would change tourism. A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced Gov. David Ige’s five nominees to ...
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Bill Calling For Expansion Of Supreme Court Slammed As ‘Court Packing’ By Republicans — But What Does That Mean?

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The “great chief” and the “super chief”: A final showdown in Supreme Court March Madness

Forget Ali vs. Frazier, Celtics vs. Lakers, or Evert vs. Navratilova. It’s time for Marshall vs. Warren. After three rounds of the first-ever SCOTUS bracketology tournament, only two justices remain. Both held the title of chief justice. Both reshaped American law and society. Both are legal titans who defeated a string of worthy contenders to reach the championship. But only one can be chosen by SCOTUSblog readers as the greatest justice in the court’s history. To see how we got here, you ca...
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LAUSD readies campuses for this week’s return of in-person learning

Teachers from Normont Elementary School socially distanced in the quad to listen to a few words from LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner, in Harbor City on Monday, April 12, 2021. Beutner visited schools on Monday to meet teachers and give the media a chance to see the new safety measures in place before students arrive on Tuesday. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Superintendent Austin Beutner, right, fist bumps Mrs. Martinez, a kindergarten teacher at Normont Elementary School...
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‘Swiss cheese model’ of precautions allows schools to open safely despite coronavirus, experts say

Rewind one year: Fresh finger-paintings dry inside silent classrooms. Half-read books gather dust on shelves. The plant on the teacher’s desk is starting to wilt, but still alive. If we knew then what we know now, schools wouldn’t have closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic — or at least, not for very long, said George Rutherford, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at UC San Francisco. “We were working on the playbook for Influenza A — the first things to close are elementary schools b...
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The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Kids on the March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice by Michael G. Long

Kids on the March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice by Michael Long From the March on Washington to March for Our Lives to Black Lives Matter, the powerful stories of kid-led protest in America.   Kids have always been activists. They have even launched movements. Long before they could vote, kids have spoken up, walked out, gone on strike, and marched for racial justice, climate protection, gun control, world peace, and more.  Kids on the March tells ...
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Board Approves Paying $1,000 Bonuses to Georgia Teachers

Georgia’s state Board of Education has approved a plan to pay $1,000 bonuses to teachers and most other education employees, using $240 million in federal coronavirus relief money.
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Peoria to Remove Name of 3rd US President From School

The Board of Education in Peoria has voted to remove the name of the third U.S. president from a city primary school because of his legacy on human rights and slavery.
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California Adopts First Statewide Ethnic Studies Curriculum For High Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As America reels from its latest spate of deadly hate crimes and racism, the California State Board of Education on Thursday approved the nation’s first statewide ethnic studies curriculum for high schools, saying the teaching of discrimination and oppression has never been more important. After an eight-hour public meeting Thursday, board members voted unanimously, 11-0, to approve the curriculum in hopes will become a model for other states to follow. Educators and civil r...
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Crowds expected for Coronavirus vaccination plan Phase 1C, Blangiardi's first state of the city address today, beleaguered Maui police chief Faaumu to retire, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Double rainbow over Kauai ©2021 All Hawaii News UH scientist makes a case for why Hawaii is the rainbow capital of the world. Rainbows are a common phenomenon in Hawaii, but have you ever wondered why? In a new publication by an University of Hawaii scientist and professor, Steven Businger laid out all the reasons why Hawaii is the best place on Earth to experience the wonder of rainbows. Hawaii News Now.State to enter Phase 1C of vaccination plan, expanding eligibility to those 65 and ov...
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Glendale elementary schools to resume in-person classes starting March 29

GLENDALE — Public elementary schools in Glendale will begin a phased return to in-person instruction on March 29, as coronavirus rates across Southern California continue to drop. On Tuesday, the Glendale Unified School District’s Board of Education directed district leaders to move forward with its plan for a phased return of elementary students to campuses. Teachers will return to campus on March 23, following the spring break holiday. Students in transitional kindergarten through second grade...
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San Francisco district to reopen after putting school name backlash to rest

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) plans to reopen schools starting April 12, announced the city’s Board of Education Friday.
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Legislature mulls lifting tax on unemployment checks, Oahu edges toward Tier 4 reopening, Mauna Kea management group advances, Hirono memoir to be published next month, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hirono Memoir Heart of FireMazie Hirono Memoir To Be Published In April. It will chronicle her immigrant journey from Japan to Hawaii and all the way to the U.S. Senate. Civil Beat.=====Hawaii unemployment compensation tax exemption bill advances. A proposal to exempt unemployment compensation from state income taxes won a key approval on Thursday with the Senate Ways and Means Committee unanimously approving the measure. Star-Advertiser.Here’s How Tax Increases Are Shaking Out In The Ha...
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Plaintiffs in LA homelessness suit signal plans for preliminary injunction

The plaintiffs in a lawsuit seeking to force the city and county of Los Angeles to quickly deal with the homelessness crisis have filed a notice of intent with the court for a preliminary injunction, which would require thousands of beds in the coming months to be opened for indigent people, according to court papers obtained today. It is a first step toward placing the city and county into a court-supervised receivership in the matter, according to the L.A. Alliance for Human Rights, a coalitio...
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Teachers union seeks ouster of schools superintendent, Catholics concerned about vaccine-abortion link, Honolulu mayor releases $2.9B budget, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. Ige signs business unemployment tax relief bill Gov. David Ige signs law lowering business payments into fund. Gov. David Ige signed a bill into law Tuesday that’s expected to provide significant relief to businesses faced with steep hikes in how much they have to pay into the state fund that covers unemployment insurance claims. Star-Advertiser. Hawaii Public Radio. Associated Press. Big Island Now. Maui Now. Hawaii News Now. KITV4. Unemployment office puts ‘bot blocker’ in place to...
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Chamath Palihapitiya-backed Arclight Clean Transition Corp. jumps 12% after announcing Maryland school-bus deal

Proterra ZX5 40' Bus. Proterra Arclight Clean Transition Corp's stock skyrocketed as much as 12% on Wednesday. The move came after the company's merger partner, Proterra, inked a deal with Montgomery County to provide its battery technology for school buses. The 16-year deal is reportedly worth $169 million and involves the lease of 326 buses. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Arclight Clean Transition Corp. stock jumped as much as 12% on Wednesd...
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Hawaii is the second safest state, officials mull who should get vaccinated next, nurses could perform abortions, gambling bill dies in Legislature, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Whale watching in Hawaii ©2021 All Hawaii NewsSurvey: Hawai‘i is the 2nd Safest State During COVID-19. Hawaiʻi was ranked number two on a list of the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic, second only to Alaska. Maui Now.State leaders mull who should be prioritized in next phase of vaccine distribution. As COVID vaccination hubs continue to immunize front line workers and kupuna 75 and over, state leaders are trying to decide who should be next. Hawaii News Now.Some want a unified H...
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CIVIO Build Your Case Civil Rights Game

In the words of legendary Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, "Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time." Derrick Kikuchi's intriguing gin rummy–style game reveals the many steps that have shaped civil rights in the United States over nearly 250 years. Using 78 colorful illustrated cards that represent laws, court decisions, and more, players challenge each other to create precedents and race to become Chief Justice. Along the way, you’ll learn about some of the Supreme Court’s landmark...
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San Francisco Board of Education is quiet following report of group examining possible recalls

San Francisco’s Board of Education is declining to comment Wednesday on a report that a city nonprofit is targeting its members for...
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The Los Angeles school board slashes its police force and diverts $25 million to services for Black students

The Board of Education overseeing the Los Angeles Unified School District voted Tuesday to cut $25 million from the Los Angeles School Police Department budget and eliminate 133 policing positions, a board spokesperson told CNN.
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LAUSD diverting school police funds to support Black students

The Board of Education approved a plan that cuts a third of the officers with the Los Angeles School Police Department, bans the use of...
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4 Nominees Are Confirmed to Education Boards in Mississippi

The Mississippi Senate has confirmed three people to the state Board of Education and one to the state Charter School Authorizer Board.
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Coronavirus: Schools plan for potential of remote learning into the fall

By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Associated Press Parents of schoolchildren learning from home shouldn’t necessarily count on reclaiming the dining room table any time soon. After seeing two academic years thrown off course by the pandemic, school leaders around the country are planning for the possibility of more distance learning next fall at the start of yet another school year. “We have no illusions that COVID will be eradicated by the time the start of the school year comes up,” said William “Chip” Su...
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