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    Whether you’re a soon-to-be undergrad or an aspiring lawyer, standardized tests are just a part of your educational journey. Given how much rides on your test scores, some people will shell out a pretty penny, even if it’s just for SAT prep. But just because you don’t want to fork up some serious cash doesn’t...
    NEW YORK -- First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.Millions of kids logging onto virtual school this fall has parents scrambling to find furniture for them. It's a small indignity compared with the kids who don't even have home internet...
    SAN ANTONIO – The St. Anthony Daycare/Learning Center is closing its doors after 52 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A farewell parade for the learning center was held Saturday. St. Anthony’s is a faith-based center where kids continue school through activities and provides daycare services to families. The event coordinator, who is also a...
    COMPTON (CBSLA) — Some teachers in the Compton Unified School District are protesting a proposal to reopen schools on October 5 for select students, including those with moderate to severe special needs and English Language Learners. Opponents of the plan to bring back limited in-person learning say the district has not yet made safety plans...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Students at the Carole Robertson Center in the North Lawndale community are learning about the importance of social justice and equity by their school's namesake, a victim of the Alabama Church Bombing. It's a course an educator said is timely during months of social justice protests all over the country.It's a legacy...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Staten Island‘s Tottenville High School may be starting the school year all virtual, and parents are not happy. The school was supposed to provide remote and in-class learning beginning next Thursday, but the principal sent out a letter Saturday saying they can’t do it because they don’t have enough teachers. Parents...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City health officials said they’ve noticed an alarming number of students without proper vaccines against childhood diseases. Some local schools are making sure kids are ready to go back to school. With the school year officially underway, students should be getting their vaccines for things like measles and mumps. But, health officials...
    (CNN)A 9-year-old Louisiana student was suspended after a teacher reported seeing a gun in the boy's bedroom during a virtual class. The attorney representing the child's family said it was a BB gun and the school went too far -- applying its on-campus weapons policy without considering the privacy of the child and his family.Louisiana...
    Tottenville High School is giving up on Mayor de Blasio’s blended learning plan, saying it will nix in-person classes and go 100% remote. Gina Battista, principal of the 3,500-student Staten Island campus, sent a letter to parents on Saturday blaming her defiant decision on a teacher shortage. “To execute the original plan of blended...
    Tottenville High School is giving up on Mayor de Blasio’s blended learning plan, saying it will nix in-person classes and go 100% remote. Gina Battista, principal of the 3,500-student Staten Island campus, sent a letter to parents on Saturday blaming her defiant decision on a teacher shortage. “To execute the original plan of blended and...
    It’s no secret that remote learning isn’t as efficient as in-person classes. However, according to a study from the University of Bristol, researchers are finding out that teens are becoming less stressed and anxious with virtual learning. Researchers studied more than 1,000 teenagers and found 54% of 13 to 14-year-old girls were at risk of...
    CARACAS – The start of Venezuela’s 2020-2021 school year is marred with problems both old and new, and under an ongoing fierce Chinese Coronavirus lockdown that prevents you from leaving the country. A crumbling infrastructure, lack of public utilities, teacher protests and strikes over their low wages, and other logistic complications have created the most...
    Virtual learning can be challenging for families and educators, and while some D.C. area parents have hired teachers to come in and tutor small groups of students, one Black educator worries about families who can’t afford it. When Natalie Thomas saw “pods” forming — groups generated by parents who paid tutors or teachers to assist...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Public Schools and the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers announced that remote teaching will continue for an additional five weeks. Students and teachers won’t be back in the classroom together until Nov. 9. The district and teachers came to an agreement on Friday, announced in a release....
    The Department of Education will now allow many more teachers to work from home this upcoming school year as part of a new deal with their union, officials said late Friday. Previously, any teacher who was not a given a specific coronavirus exemption was required to be present in school each day — even when...
    NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — Some teachers and parents in Newport-Mesa Unified School District are pushing back against plans to reopen schools for in-person learning next week. The district is utilizing a hybrid model that has children going to school part of the day and leaving for lunch. “That’s really hard for working parents who have...
    Your coy cat may be paying closer attention than it lets on. A new study published in the journal Animal Cognition found that a cat was able to copy a human’s actions after being trained to do so. While other researchers have studied the ability of animals like dogs, orangutans and rats to mimic human behavior,...
    BUCKEYE, Az. -- Virtual classrooms are the new normal for many students, but for non-native speaking English students, trying to get good grades can be challenging in the best of times. As classes turn virtual due to COVID-19, some students are being left behind. Valeria Gonzalez, 11, told Fox News that her school in Buckeye,...
    LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- Earlier this month, parents and protested at the Long Beach Unified School District Administration Building to urge the district to reopen schools.Now, protesters are calling for, what they're calling, a 'Zoom Logout,' urging the district to reopen its schools."We just want our kids in front of a teacher, period. Not...
    Many parents across the U.S. had to adjust to their children learning from home for the first time as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But a group of working parents in Queens, New York have been doing it since last year. Tiffany Pierce started a homeschooling co-operative for her son in September 2019. "I...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Remote learning is particularly hard on the thousands of New York City students who don’t have reliable internet at home. CBS2’s Ali Bauman went to a school in Brooklyn that’s trying to connect with students, even when they don’t have internet connection. Seventeen-year-old Joshua Applewhite reads his own poetry: “I’m the...
    BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Frustration is mounting for some parents and students in the Pennsbury School District in Bucks County. They want to know why kids can’t have some sort of in-person learning. Like schools in Philadelphia, the Pennsbury School District is also in an all-virtual setting right now. New of an extension of...
    After a bit of investigation, Neumann realized that Bing Maps’ data set essentially covered the entire planet. The only problem? It was all in 2D. After using some of that data to build a flyable 3D version of Seattle, Neumann turned to the Azure team to craft a machine learning method for converting the entire...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials have stopped a COVID-19 testing study after multiple reports that state and federal public health workers were greeted by racial and ethnic slurs as they went door-to-door. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pulled federal surveyors out of Minnesota this week after they experienced verbal abuse and intimidation....
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College said Friday that its remote-only learning plan put in place due to a coronavirus outbreak that has affected more than 200 students has been extended another week until Oct. 3. Although the number of positive cases among students has been on the rise, the private Roman Catholic school has...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials have stopped a COVID-19 testing study after multiple reports that state and federal public health workers were greeted by racial and ethnic slurs as they went door-to-door. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pulled federal surveyors out of Minnesota this week after they experienced verbal abuse and...
    The family of a boy suspended from school for having an unloaded BB gun in the background of his at-home video feed called the situation an "injustice." Nine-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison was taking a test virtually when he saw his teacher rush to get his attention after she spotted the BB gun in his room,...
    Three-quarters of American parents are more worried than ever about their child’s online safety — due to distance learning, according to new research. As children return to their classrooms virtually, the survey asked 2,000 American parents of school-aged children about the learning curves they’re experiencing alongside their children this school year and the worries that...
    BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Frustration is mounting for some parents and students in the Pennsbury School District in Bucks County. They want to know why kids can’t have some sort of in-person learning. Parents and students gathered outside the Pennsbury School District administration building in Yardley Friday morning to express their concerns. They want...
    Three-quarters of American parents are more worried than ever about their child’s online safety — due to distance learning, according to new research. As children return to their classrooms virtually, the survey asked 2,000 American parents of school-aged children about the learning curves they’re experiencing alongside their children this school year and the worries that...
    Here’s How Rich Every US Senator Is Jeep Wrangler 392 Concept Teases the Ultimate Wrangler Distance Learning Has 76% of Parents Worried About Their Childs Safety, New Survey Finds Three-quarters of American parents are more worried than ever about their child’s online safety due to distance learning, according to new research. © Provided by...
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– University of Colorado Boulder Senior Matthew Parone is stuck in student housing with nowhere else to go. This after the university banned all 18-to-22-year-olds from gatherings of any size, indoors or out, until further notice. The order was issued by the Boulder County Health Department and went into effect at 4 p.m....
    HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — A county in the Upper Peninsula is suspending in-person classes at all schools for two weeks due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Houghton County schools will have online classes only, through Oct. 9. Football games and other sports events have been canceled. “The positive test rate for Houghton County has...
    There’s nothing like a neat and clean work space to get the job done. The coronavirus pandemic has upended the traditional academic year for millions of American students, inspiring one crafty dad in California to make virtual learning a bit easier for local kids in need. To help start the school year off strong, the...
    CHICAGO — Allison Gorsuch, the mother of a Chicago kindergartner, made an impassioned appeal in front of the city’s school board this week: Spell out soon how the district will decide whether to bring students back to school buildings and when. The decision on whether to bring students back into school buildings on Nov. 9...
    A group of parents is suing the Los Angeles Unified School District, alleging its distance learning plan fails to adequately educate every child and that such violation of students’ Constitutional right to a free and appropriate education – particularly for low-income Black and Latino students, English learners and students with disabilities – amounts to race...
    School districts in Oregon and Washington are nearing the benchmark for in-person instruction, but many are still falling short of public health metrics amid fluctuating COVID-19 case counts. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said in late August that it could take as many as 200 days for Oregon schools to meet the state's public health...
    Disturbing footage of President Donald Trump’s supporters being confronted with hard facts shows just how damaging the president’s manipulation is for the American public. Although Trump has defended his circulation of inaccurate and manipulated content as humorous, his supporters often believe the things he says regardless of how outlandish his claims may be. CNN reporter...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The ‘summer slide’ is a trend known to education experts as the tendency of students to lose some of the achievement gains during the summer break that they gained during the previous school year. Now, education experts are worried about a possible “COVID slide,” where students may be losing ground academically,...
    Need to stay updated on coronavirus news in Texas? Our evening roundup will help you stay on top of the day’s latest updates. Sign up here. Madeline Pederson, 18, imagined that in the months leading up to Election Day, she’d be spending hours standing at a voter registration table on campus at the University of...
    Ms. Katie Farrar is famous! This Main Elementary School kindergarten teacher made the front page of Page One Magazine. She is also featured in the pages for receiving a grant from their organization over the summer and was able to purchase some items for her...
    (CNN)On Thursday, September 17, in the early morning, I entered my eerily empty classroom in the Bronx, cracked the windows, and counted the tiles on the floor to ensure that my desk was, in fact, 6 feet apart from the teacher with whom I share the room.I felt both anxious and excited as I imagined...
    This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. Considered technologically inept by people who know me and by strangers who have heard my curses and cries for help in the “quiet” New School faculty room in New York City, I am as surprised as anyone that I’m not just Zoom ZM, -7.10%   teaching my...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles County may be moving in the wrong direction again regarding the coronavirus after weeks of steady improvement.The county is seeing several promising statistics when it comes to potentially moving to a less restrictive tier on the state's coronavirus monitoring plan, but health officials are keeping a close eye on...
            by Vivian Jones  Reading proficiency among Tennessee third-graders is projected to drop by 50%, and math proficiency is projected to drop by 65% because of COVID-19-related school closures, according to preliminary projections released by the Department of Education. Gov. Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn announced the projected learning...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Most students are at least a few days in to hybrid or fully remote learning. “It’s been expensive! I’ve never spent so much money on back to school as I did with remote learning. Making sure they have proper chairs, stuff to keep organized,” said Norwood parent Berit Sørensen. The consensus...