Public School

Dion Manley becomes Ohio’s first openly transgender public agent

Dressed in blue and yellow, the colors of Gahanna-Jefferson’s public schools, Dion Manley raised his right hand and became Ohio’s first openly transgender public official. “I really think Gahanna deserves a lot of credit,” Manley said. “They have been inclusive and open as a district. I have seen this in …

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WATCH: Shawn Overdorf announces his candidacy for Brevard Public School District 2 board seat

The BPS District 2 headquarters is currently held by Cheryl McDougall, who will not be standing for re-election LOOK: Shawn Overdorf, candidate for Brevard Public School Board District 2, talks about his background and qualifications for the very important job of leading the education of the more than 75,000 students …

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Denver and APS public schools closed due to snow and staff issues

Heavy snow overnight caused many closures and delays throughout Colorado. DENVER – A winter snow blast and freezing temperatures led to a number of school, business and government closures and delays on Thursday morning. All Denver Public Schools (DPS) schools, administrative offices and the Emily Griffith Technical College will be …

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Montgomery Co. Schools Predict Rise in COVID Cases

School board members presented their plan to deal with the increase in cases at a meeting on Tuesday. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Maryland – With 4,000 cases of COVID-19 reported in public schools in Montgomery County in the last five days of winter recess, board members highlighted new measures being taken to …

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Miami Archdiocese to require Catholic school staff and students to wear masks

MIAMI SHORES, Florida – The Archdiocese of Miami has made a major announcement regarding its school masking rules, now requiring all students and staff over the age of two to wear masks, regardless of their immunization status or parental waiver . The new policy will remain in place for three …

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Excellence in Literacy Coaching for Intensive Special Education Preparation (ECLIPSE) – New Mexico Department of Public Education

Excellence in Literacy Coaching for Intensive Special Education Preparation (ECLIPSE) Sebastien Bossarte 2021-12-29T22: 58: 25-07: 00 Objective of the program ECLIPSE is a program of the New Mexico Department of Public Education (NMPED) and the Division of Special Education (SED). It deals with indicator 17 of the state performance plan, …

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Year in Review: Critical Race Theory, Mask Mandates, and Leandro Funding for a Turbulent 2021 in Education

Critical race theory and face mask mandates dominated the state’s education headlines in 2021, even as students and teachers struggled to recover from a year of learning remotely who saw standardized test scores drop to new lows. Racial and economic inequalities in education, exposed by the pandemic, were quickly put …

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‘It’s Not the Same’: The COVID-19 Outbreak at Junction Public School Leaves Families Isolated on Christmas | Newcastle Herald

coronavirus, Newcastle nurse Amber Walsh had her daughter tested for COVID-19 last Monday amid a flourishing outbreak at The Junction Public School. Eleven-year-old Lilah had not been identified as close contact and was asymptomatic after spending time with a positive case in the last two days of school. Under NSW …

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court explains why it rejected school mask warrant – NBC10 Philadelphia

What there is to know The state Supreme Court has just released its reasons for ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has no legal authority to require masks in Pennsylvania schools and daycares, even in the midst of a pandemic and an increase in COVID-19 cases. The court ruled 6-0 …

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How the face of school safety has changed in recent years

LAS CRUCES – How does the public school system keep children safe in school? Parents are asking this question more and more due to an increase in school shootings this century and an increase in threats against schoolchildren via social media this year alone. As the country is on edge, …

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