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A new Oklahoma law bans K-12 schools from teaching topics that cause 'guilt' because of race or sex

Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks during a roundtable at the State Dining Room of the White House June 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Oklahoma passed a law banning K-12 schools from teaching lessons that would cause "guilt" because of a person's race or sex. The law also bans universities from requiring training on race and gender diversity. One school leader said the law is a "solution looking for a problem which does not exist." See more stories on Insider's business p...
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1619 Project creator responds to McConnell's effort to block its teachings in public schools: He's saying 'the truth is too difficult' for America to bear

The New York Times Magazine journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File 1619 Project creator Nikole Hannah-Jones rebuts McConnell's argument that its words are "divisive." McConnell and 38 Senate Republicans want to bar the project from being taught in public schools. "He's saying that the truth is too difficult for apparently our nation to bear," Hannah-Jones said of McConnell. See more stories on Insider's business page. The 1619 Project creator Nikole Han...
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From cafeteria workers to principals, here's what everyone makes in a public school

Elementary school teachers earn a median wage of $62,050 a year. Ariel Skelley/Getty Images May 3 to May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Public schools employ a wide variety of workers, including different kinds of teachers. Using BLS data from May 2020, here's how much workers in 35 public school positions typically make. See more stories on Insider's business page. 35. Fast food and counter workers earn a median of $25,510 a year and 121,970 are employed by public sc...
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Portland OKs Return to Classroom for Students

Students in Portland Public Schools will begin hybrid, in-person instruction April 1 after both the teachers union and the school board ratified a deal to return to classroom instruction during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Fauci said authorities should 'close the bars and keep the schools open' to cut down on coronavirus infection spread

Dr. Anthony Fauci, testifies during a US Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2020. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said that bars should be closed as a way to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 infections, allowing children to safely return to their classrooms. "Close the bars and keep the schools open," Fauci said to host Martha Raddatz on ABC's ...
Tags: Politics, Abc, New York City, Trends, Getty Images, Washington Dc, New York Times, Public Schools, Bill De Blasio, Anthony Fauci, Martha Raddatz, Fauci, Lockdown, School Closures, Coronavirus, Graeme JENNINGS


New York City schools will reopen to students beginning on December 7, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced

FILE: New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference about COVID-19 in April. Reuters New York City Public Schools will begin the process of reopening to students for in-person instruction on December 7, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. The city's pre-school programs, pre-kindergarten programs, and students through fifth grade will return to classrooms on December 7. All District 75 schools, which teach students who have disabilities, w...
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New York City schools will reopen to younger students beginning on December 7, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced

FILE: New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio speaks to the media during a press conference about COVID-19 in April. Reuters New York City Public Schools will begin the process of reopening to students for in-person instruction on December 7, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. The city's pre-school programs, pre-kindergarten programs, and students through fifth grade will return to classrooms on December 7. All District 75 schools, which teach students who have disabilities, w...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo snapped at reporters at a tense coronavirus press briefing where he learned that NYC schools are closing amid a spike in new infections

Governor Cuomo arrives for briefing on COVID-19 response at Red Room at New York State Capitol Building. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo berated reporters during a tense coronavirus press briefing on Wednesday. As Cuomo was being asked about whether New York City schools would close amid a surge in cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio was running more than five hours late to his own COVID-19 news conference. Cuomo found out from a reporter at the end ...
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There are useful lessons to learn from the generation of the 1986 emergency

The parents of the 2020 crisis have little say about their children’s education The post There are useful lessons to learn from the generation of the 1986 emergency appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Schools, Public Schools, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Teacher Unions, Council Of Education Ministers, 1986 State Of Emergency


California Schools Chief To Detail Plan For Reopening

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – California’s Department of Education plans to release 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. The manual titled, “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools,” will serve as a road map for school districts as they prepare for the return of classes in the fall, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said in a s...
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New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

California education officials expect at least some students to be learning from home, at least some of the time, when the new school year begins, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues, under new guidelines released Monday, June 8. The California Department of Education’s guidelines on reopening the state’s 1,037 public school districts, “Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools,” was released on Monday, June 8, 2020. Public schools around the s...
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Boston Police Union throws a tantrum over Black Lives Matter at school week

Boston's got a bad reputation when it comes to race. And unfortunately, much of it's deserved. Of course, there are people who are trying to fight and make a positive difference despite the segregation that's left the predominantly black neighborhoods behind in schooling and socializing. Which is why the Boston Teacher's Union planned a week-long series of events in coordination with Black Lives Matter, to help educate students on inclusion and restorative justice. After all, February is Black H...
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Bill to Allow School Districts & Teachers to Protect Children Moves to Senate

Argyle Independent School District Armed Staff Signs U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- An Oklahoma bill to allow school boards to more easily protect their schools against armed attack is another step closer to passage.  Several schools in Oklahoma already do so. HB 2339 allows school boards more flexibility in their decisions. On 13 March, 2019, HB 2339 passed the Oklahoma House by a nearly three to one margin. There were 72 votes for the bill, 25 against, and 4 excused. Oklahoma Senator David Bullard...
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Edible Schoolyard’s 2019 Spring Benefit

Participating will directly benefit the advancement of "edible" curriculums in public schools School curriculums rarely undergo seismic changes—it’s irregular to see a brand new pillar appear in lesson plans. But Edible Schoolyard NYC—by directly educating students in seven schools and 600 educators in charge of another 400,000 students at other schools—is hoping to expand public school curriculum to include classes about healthy eating, growing produce …
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Speed Cameras Will Surround Every New York City Public School

The Legislature voted to expand the number of protected school zones by nearly five times. City officials said every school would be covered.
Tags: News, New York City, City, Cameras, Public Schools, Cuomo, Legislature, Law and Legislation, Andrew M, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Speed Limits and Speeding


New York public school lunch program will have "Meatless Mondays"

Next year, New York City public schools will initiate "Meatless Mondays" as part of their lunch program. Students will be served all vegetarian food for breakfast and lunch. (Note: photo above for illustrative purposes only. Not representative of actual school cafeteria menu.) From CNN: "Cutting back on meat a little will improve New Yorkers' health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions," de Blasio said at a news conference. "We're expanding Meatless Mondays to all public schools to keep our ...
Tags: Health, Meat, Food, School, Post, New York, News, Diet, New York City, Schools, Public Schools, Eating, Vegetarianism, Foods, Staten Island Borough, James Oddo


Record-Breaking Freezing Temperatures Hit the Midwest

(MILWAUKEE) — Extreme cold and record-breaking temperatures are crawling into parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region, and forecasters warn that the frigid weather could be life-threatening. Minneapolis Public Schools officials have canceled classes through Wednesday, when the region is expected to experience frigidly low temperatures not seen in a quarter…
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Public school enrollment is plummeting in North Carolina because of school choice

It is nice to have more data on the condition of public schools.Public school enrollment is plummeting in North Carolina because of school choice reports:If you want to see how parents act when the government stops forcing an educational monopoly on them, look to North Carolina.Nearly 20 percent of students are attending something other than a traditional public school, where attendance is falling “rapidly,” according to The News & Observer.The rush toward charter, private and even home schools ...
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Common Sense School Protection Going Nowhere in North Carolina

Common Sense School Protection Going Nowhere in North Carolina Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Several North Carolina legislators have introduced a common-sense solution to increase protection for schools in North Carolina. The bill, HB 1039, also known as the School Self-Defense Act, has been introduced, but has not been voted out of committee.  It is in the Committee on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House.The premise of the bill is simple. Take responsible members of the school staff who a...
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25-Year-Old Textbooks and Holes in the Ceiling: Inside America’s Public Schools

We invited America’s public school teachers to show us the conditions that a decade of budget cuts has wrought in their schools.
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Oklahoma teen arrested after bringing gun to school

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested a teen who fled an Oklahoma City high school after dropping a backpack with a loaded gun inside. Oklahoma City Public Schools spokeswoman Beth Harrison tells The Oklahoman that a former student entered U.S. Grant High School Thursday but was stopped by staff members. Oklahoma City police […]
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We Already Arm Teachers in Public Schools

Already Armed U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- After the murders in a Florida public high school, President Trump said we should allow some school staff to be armed. The Socialists were entirely predictable in the way they responded. They projected their personal fantasies onto armed teachers. That isn’t necessary because we don’t have to fantasize about what will happen when school staff are armed. We already know how armed teachers behave. We have armed teachers in schools today and have collected s...
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School official calls for superintendent’s resignation

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board chairman has called for the superintendent to resign, alleging he minimized the seriousness of a car accident. The Washington Post reports that Prince William County Public Schools superintendent Steven Walts was driving a school district car when he struck a moped in Manassas in August. Police said […]
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Op-Ed Contributor: Save Chicago’s Public Schools

Instead of trying to improve troubled schools, the city is shutting them down.
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Idaho Legislators Don't Want Science Teachers Teaching Climate Change

Shane Matson has been teaching physical science to middle and high schoolers in Leadore, Idaho, for nearly 30 years. Climate change has been a part of his lessons for about the last two decades. And until recently, it’s never really been a big deal.Read more...
Tags: Science, Education, Climate Change, Idaho, Public Schools, Not Our Kids, Shane Matson, Leadore Idaho


Does the 2017 Tax Reform Bill Help Private Schools and Hurt Public Schools?

The legislation grants tax breaks to families with children in private schools, while repealing deductions for state and local taxes that fund public schools.
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In Conservative Oklahoma, Schools Chief Says DACA's End Will Cause 'Devastating Blow'

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Aurora Lora, superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, about the DACA decision.
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Dark Store Loopholes Hurt Communities

Big box businesses across the country are taking advantage of the Dark Store loophole in order to dodge their tax bill and starve communities of revenue. The post Dark Store Loopholes Hurt Communities appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Business, Taxes, Legislation, Retail, Public Schools, Municipalities, Property Taxes, News & Politics, Big Box Stores, Dark Stores, Tax Protests, Tax Revenue


Kickstarter Aims To Give Book On Black Boy Joy To Public Schools

At some point in their lives, black men are forced to realize that no matter what they do, some people will never see their humanity. To counter the negative perception of black men and boys, Chicago native Valerie Reynolds authored “The Joys of Being a Little Black Boy.” The book follows a blissfully innocent adolescent named Roy in Chi City as he gets to interact with historical black figures like Barack Obama, Frederick Douglass and Jackie Robinson. “Roy takes readers on a journey of joy thr...
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