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Schools struggle to staff up for youth mental health crisis

Despite an influx of COVID-19 relief money, school districts across the country have struggled to staff up to address students’ mental health needs that have only grown since …

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DC schools investigating video showing struggle between …

(1 days ago) D.C. Public Schools is investigating a video that appeared on social media Wednesday afternoon, which reportedly shows a high school staff member putting a student in …

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Schools add amenities to make end-zone seats more …

(Just Now) Arkansas performed a $160 million renovation of Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in 2019 that included a north end zone addition with 70 loge boxes, 32 …

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Schools clash with parents over bans on student cellphones

(4 days ago) Over a decade ago, around 90% of public schools prohibited cellphone use, but that shrank to 65% in the 2015-2016 school year. By the 2019-2020 school year, bans were in …

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How long should winter break be

(1 days ago) 2 days ago · Over one-third of those who responded to the survey favored a start date of Aug. 28, 2023, and end date of June 18, 2024. An option that 25% of respondents favored features a …

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Threats to schools across US may be coming from overseas

(3 days ago) Federal agents believe a recent spate of threats and false reports of shooters at high schools and colleges across the U.S. may be coming from outside of the country, an FBI …

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3 top law schools quit US News rankings over equity …

(6 days ago) The University of California, Berkeley’s law school on Thursday joined the law programs at Harvard and Yale in pulling out of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings over …

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Prince William County schools report reveals troubling data

(4 days ago) Division-wide, dropout rates jumped from 5% in 2020 to 6.1% in 2022, but the distribution among groups is far from even. Among Hispanic students, the dropout rate …

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Loudoun County school worker charged with assaulting …

(1 days ago) A behavioral assistant with the Loudoun County, Virginia, Public Schools, has been charged with assaulting a student. Julie Hancher, 55, of Leesburg, has been charged …

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2 DC high schools to pilot redesigned curriculum

(7 days ago) Two D.C. high schools will remodel their curriculum with the intention to better prepare students for college and careers. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and the Francis …

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NY schools told to stop using Native American mascots

(9 days ago) The Associated Press. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Schools in New York state must stop using Native American references in mascots, team names and logos by the end of the …

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DC reports large increase in city-wide school enrollment for 1st …

(3 days ago) Enrollment across the city increased by over 2,600 students, or about 3%, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday during a visit to the D.C. Advanced Technical Center. …

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Loudoun Co. school board to weigh name changes for 10 schools

(1 days ago) None of Loudoun County’s schools are named for Confederate leaders, but using the criteria given to the BHC, the group determined there are 10 school names that warrant …

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Closure of 2 Prince George’s Co. elementary schools could be …

(7 days ago) Parents who send their kids to Pointer Ridge Elementary in Bowie, Maryland, are breathing a little easier after the head of Prince George’s County Public Schools …

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Prince George’s Co. Public Schools to send out letters detailing

(4 days ago) Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland plans to provide more details about its new boundary initiative next week. Letters will be sent out Monday to 8,300 families …

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Private school vouchers open faith options for kids of color

(6 days ago) Without those supports, schools started charging substantial tuition, now up to $8,000-$9,000 per academic year — unaffordable for most working-class families. “Our …

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After winter break, some DC-area school systems go virtual, while

(7 days ago) Public schools in Montgomery County asked parents to report COVID-19 cases if their kids test positive for the virus over winter break. Here is a link to the reporting form. …

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More details released on Frederick Co. school lockdown, but …

(7 days ago) The school was put on lockdown early Thursday afternoon after a report of a stabbing, but that report turned out to be false, and when the deputies showed up, a teacher …

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Montgomery Co. schools chief, teachers union point fingers over

(3 days ago) The superintendent of Montgomery County, Maryland, schools is blaming the union that represents teachers for delays in getting to the negotiating table on a three-year …

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Hurricane Ian closes some Florida schools indefinitely

(Just Now) The devastation from Hurricane Ian has left schools shuttered indefinitely in parts of Florida, leaving storm-weary families anxious for word on when and how children can get …

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Lawsuit against Fairfax County Public Schools moves forward

(4 days ago) Fairfax County Public Schools currently faces a similar discrimination lawsuit from a woman who said the system failed to respond to her assault accusations in middle school. …

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Shootings at Brazil schools leave 3 dead, 13 wounded

(3 days ago) 2 days ago · BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A former student armed with a semiautomatic pistol and wearing a bulletproof vest fatally shot three people and wounded 13 on Friday after barging …

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‘Calming factor’: How a therapy dog brightens the day at a Prince

(9 days ago) 1 day ago · (Courtesy Prince William County Public Schools) Cooper, a 1-year-old Portuguese water dog, is approaching the halfway point of his inaugural school year, during which his …

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