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Hawaii rethinking reopening to tourists, Health Department to shut down noncomplying restaurants, shipper Young Brothers seeks 47% rate increase, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii dawn ©2020 All Hawaii News County Mayors To Ige: We’re Not Ready To Welcome Back Tourists. With new surges of COVID-19 cases in key states and a sudden disruption in Hawaii’s testing capacity, Hawaii’s county mayors want the state to rethink its planned Aug. 1 tourism reopening date. Civil Beat.As COVID-19 infections surge on mainland, mayor casts doubt on plan to reopen tourism. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell cast doubt Thursday on the feasibility of the state’s plan to reopen touri...
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Improve Your Student Loan Strategy With This Free Tool

Our country’s student loan debt is staggering. With the federal loan balance over $1.5 trillion, borrowers of all ages are struggling. Luckily, the government has taken steps to ease the repayment process.In February, the Department of Education announced new upgrades for StudentAid.gov. These updates are part of the…Read more...
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Destroy the ‘Public’ Education System

‘Public” schools have been a catastrophe for the United States. This certainly isn’t an original assertion, but as we watch thousands of authoritarian brats tearing down the legacies of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, it’s more apparent than ever.State-run schools have undercut two fundamental conditions of a healthy tolerant society. First, they’ve created millions of civic illiterates who are disconnected from long-held communal values and national identity. Second, they’ve exacerbated ...
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NYC Slashes Arts Education In Schools

Budgets across departments have been slashed as the city looks to recover from an estimated $9 billion loss in tax revenue due to the shutdown. Among the hard hit is New York City’s Department of Education, which will see $15 million cut from the $21.5 million budget for arts education services in middle and high schools—a roughly 70 percent reduction. – Artnet
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New York City passes budget with police cuts, but some say it's not enough

The New York City Council voted to pass the 2021 budget on Tuesday night with cuts to police funding after weeks of fraught negotiations with Mayor Bill de Blasio, but some lawmakers complained it fell short of a $1 billion cut they and protesters demanded. The austere, coronavirus-era budget tightens spending across city agencies, including a cut of nearly $484 million from the New York Police Department's $6 billion operating budget if the department can adhere to new overtime limits, the cou...
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Pediatrics Group: Academic, Mental And Physical Benefits Of In-Person School Outweigh Coronavirus Risks

(CNN) — As states grapple with how to safely start the upcoming school year, the American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for students to be physically present in classrooms rather than continue in remote learning for the sake of their well-being. The group, which represents and guides pediatricians across the country, updated its back-to-school recommendations to say evidence shows the academic, mental and physical benefits of in-person learning outweigh the risks from the coronavirus. “The AA...
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Elk Grove Unified Meeting To Discuss Plan For Reopening Schools Come Fall

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Families and teachers in Elk Grove are anxiously waiting to see how education will look when the new school year begins come fall. On Tuesday, the Elk Grove Unified School District will be presenting a plan that should give people a better idea. The district is working on a plan to present for the Department of Education for reopening. Some of the options include doing distance learning for the year, a hybrid of in-person and distance learning, or a full return to classes. In...
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Distance Learning, Full Return Or Hybrid Classes: Elk Grove Unified To Weigh Reopening Options

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Families and teachers in Elk Grove are anxiously waiting to see how education will look when the new school year begins come fall. On Tuesday, the Elk Grove Unified School District will be presenting a plan that should give people a better idea. The district is working on a plan to present for the Department of Education for reopening. Some of the options include doing distance learning for the year, a hybrid of in-person and distance learning, or a full return to classes. In...
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COVID? What COVID? Hawaii survey shows residents less concerned as cases spike, teachers' union OKs school reopening plan, union tries to stem Honolulu newspaper layoffs, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hilo Farmers Market vendor without a mask on June 27, 2020. ©2020 All Hawaii News Many residents no longer see COVID-19 as a threat, DOH survey says. An increasing number of Hawaii residents no longer see COVID-19 as much of a threat as they did in the earlier stages of the pandemic, according to a follow-up survey commissioned by the Hawaii State Department of Health. KHON2.DOH survey shows ‘alarming’ decrease among Hawaii residents who follow COVID-19 prevention guidelines. An increasin...
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Nightmare Queens home listed for $829K is ‘unlivable’

Dirt-covered surfaces, cracks piercing the walls, filthy bathrooms with broken tiles and vines invading the kitchen — all for a whopping $829,000.
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Schools have tanks – but no water

The state rapidly put in place a solution for the emergency provision of water, but it has been hampered by the shortage, and cost, of water tankers The post Schools have tanks – but no water appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Airport facial recognition draws concerns, Maui lawmaker cited for sitting on beach, container ship loses its load, Oahu to bring back karaoke, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Young Brothers cargo ship in Hilo Harbor PC:Sen. Kai Kahele At least 21 shipping containers fall off Young Brothers barge. At least 21 containers fell off a Young Brothers barge en route to Hilo Harbor on Monday morning, but the cause has yet to be confirmed. Tribune-Herald.Multiple containers fall overboard in waters off Hilo. Improper loading and possible overloading of an interisland freight barge and employing practices to avoid paying overtime may have played a role in at least 21 sh...
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Betsy DeVos fighting to exclude DACA students from Covid-19 aid

The Department of Education is continuing its fight to exclude undocumented college students from receiving coronavirus relief grants despite a ruling from a federal court judge Wednesday that temporarily strikes down the agency's policy on funding eligibility.
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Betsy DeVos is still fighting to exclude DACA students from coronavirus aid

The Department of Education is continuing its fight to exclude undocumented college students from receiving coronavirus relief grants despite a ruling from a federal court judge Wednesday that temporarily strikes down the agency's policy on funding eligibility.
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United States: Department Of Education Publishes Title IX Final Rule - Duane Morris LLP

On May 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education issued its final rule on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 regulations.
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Fewer Hawaii residents comply with mask order, Pompeo meets Chinese counterpart in Honolulu today, inter-island travel begins, cult leaves state, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Discarded mask on Hawaii roadside ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaii officials notice a worrisome trend: Fewer residents wearing masks. The governor’s emergency order requires face masks at most public settings. Hawaii News Now.Retailers report resistance to the in-store mask requirement. Gov. David Ige’s Ninth Supplemental Proclamation related to the COVID-19 emergency specifically instructs employees and customers to wear masks and engage in social distancing. Star-Advertiser.=====Quarantine ...
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United States: What Colleges And Universities Need To Know About The Department Of Education's Final Title IX Rules - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released final regulations governing how institutions that receive federal financial assistance covered by Title IX of the Education Amendments...
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State Superintendent Calling On Counseling Groups To Strengthen Mental Health Support For Students

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — On Wednesday, the Superintendent of California Schools, Tony Thurmond, called on counseling groups to help fill mental health gaps in our students. “We are intensifying our efforts to address the social, emotional and mental health needs of our students,” Thurmond said. Thurmond addressed the mental health of students in California as it relates to distance learning from COVID-19 and current events across the country. “We also know our students have experienced trauma relate...
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Here’s a new way to do study abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

With the U.S. and much of the world engulfed in the COVID-19 pandemic, travel restrictions and health risks have threatened to make study abroad difficult, if not impossible. But that doesn't mean students won't still want to learn about other cultures and see how people in other parts of the world approach different issues, such as climate change, income inequality or human rights. Ideally, students would learn about these things in different cultural contexts by actually going to other c...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Learning, Education, Germany, India, Israel, Public Health, Italy, Innovation, Denmark, Institute Of International Education, Department Of Education, University of Buffalo, University of Freiburg, Pandemic


California Schools Chief Details Plan For Reopening

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s Department of Education released a detailed guide Monday for the safe reopening of schools in the age of face masks and physical distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. It makes clear that schools will look dramatically different for California’s 6.2 million students and staff, who can expect temperature checks upon entering schools and buses, face masks for teachers and students and extensive hand washing throughout the day. It also offers suggesti...
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California to let gyms, bars, day camps reopen next week

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND AMY TAXIN SACRAMENTO — California will allow day camps, bars, gyms, campgrounds and professional sports to begin reopening with precautions in a week. : The nation’s most populated state released guidance Friday for counties on reopening a broad range of businesses that have been closed since mid-March because of concerns about spreading the coronavirus. It also includes much-anticipated guidance on the fall reopening of schools, which have been shuttered since March. The...
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Coronavirus: Primary pupils may be at school 'two days a week'

Department of Education's draft document also proposes post-primary pupils attend every other week.
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United States: ED Simultaneously Backs Away From And Embraces Its Own HEERF Guidance - Cooley LLP

The Department of Education announced it will not enforce its April guidance on the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund.
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Military not quarantined, primary ballots set as filing deadline passes, Chinatown homeless center plans dropped, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pohakuloa Training Area ©2020 All Hawaii News No quarantine for arriving military, but ‘restriction of movement’ required. U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said the Department of Homeland Security exempted military members traveling on official orders to Hawaii from the state’s quarantine, but the command instituted its own “restriction of movement” — which means service members are prohibited from going out for 14 days except for “essential” trips such as to the grocery store, doctor or pharmac...
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Bridging The Digital Divide: State Leaders Working To Give Students Access To Computers, Internet

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Guidelines for California schools to reopen are expected in early June. State Superintendent Tony Thurmond gave an update Wednesday, saying limiting class sizes means some students will still be learning online. Now state leaders are looking to bridge the digital divide. They call it the digital divide because some students in the state still may not have access to their classes, missing things like Chromebooks or reliable internet access. On Wednesday, Superintendent Thurmo...
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Cheered by Private Schools, DeVos Demands Public Education Shares Pandemic Aid

WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, defiant amid criticism that she is using the coronavirus pandemic to pursue a long-sought agenda, said she will force public school districts to share a large portion of federal rescue funding with private school students, regardless of income.DeVos announced the measure in a letter to the Council of Chief State School Officers, which represents state education chiefs, defending her position on how education funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief ...
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California’s costly, questionable extension of benefits to undocumented immigrants

When Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his revised budget this month, he warned that severe and painful cuts would be triggered if the federal government failed to enact the HEROES Act, a $3 trillion aid package proposed by House Democrats. But the HEROES Act ran into trouble on the White House lawn. “Nancy Pelosi basically lost me with that package when she has $1,200 checks for illegal immigrants,” administration economic advisor Peter Navarro told ABC News. It’s against federal law for the governme...
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The real threat of fake voices in a time of crisis

Jinyan Zang Contributor Share on Twitter Jinyan Zang is a researcher at Data Privacy Lab and a Ph.D. candidate in Government at Harvard University . Latanya Sweeney Contributor Share on Twitter Latanya Sweeney is a professor of government and technology in residence at Harvard University's Department of Government, editor-in-chief of Technology Sc...
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United States: Title IX Final Regulations Explained (Webinar) - Bowditch & Dewey

On May 6, the Department of Education published its long-anticipated Title IX final rule in a 2,033-page document. The changes are significant and go into effect on August 14. In this webinar, Bowditch attorneys...
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