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    BANGKOK – Wearing white ribbons, publicly hacking off their hair and making “Hunger Games” salutes – Thailand’s high school students are doing their best to shake up the country’s rigid education system. As university students stage weeks of high-profile campus protests for democracy, their younger brethren are advancing their own rebellion to Thailand’s establishment....
    The city principals union ripped the Department of Education Friday for accusing Staten Island middle school staffers of failing to social distance after a teacher tested positive for the coronavirus. About fifty employees at IS 151 in Port Richmond Center were forced to quarantine after the infection was confirmed on Tuesday, according to the...
    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A familiar face in Douglas County is one track to become the Douglas County School District’s interim superintendent. Corey Wise was voted in unanimously by the school board on Thursday night. (credit: CBS) Wise has served in the district as a teacher and principal at Legend High School for...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s been a busy week when it comes to high school sports and who can attend Friday’s games. First, a federal judge denied Gov. Tom Wolf’s stay when it comes to the ruling that the state’s gathering limits are unconstitutional. Then on Wednesday, the House lawmakers didn’t get the votes to overrule...
    A GIRL was left in tears after it's claimed her school asked her to remove her white braided hair extensions. Lily Rann, 12, got her new hairstyle in honour of her Jamaican heritage with her great-grandfather said to be the first black miner in her hometown of Midsomer Norton, Somerset. 6Lily Rann was left...
    A TEENAGE killer who did a "dance of death" after stabbing a pupil on a bus to settle a "school beef" has been jailed for life. Marvin Dyer, 16, plunged a horrific Rambo-style knife through the heart and lungs of 15-year-old Baptista Adjei in revenge for jokes told about him on Snapchat. 7Killer Marvin Dyer, 16, performed...
    BOSTON (CBS) – The tents are up at Wellesley High School, which is the first site of an ambitious pilot program to get rapid testing into public schools for students as well. “We’re not just reacting to cases after the fact. Doing everything we can beforehand gives us the greatest chance to keep the doors...
    To say Barbara Lagoa's parents were thrilled when she was made student president was an understatement. Antonio and Araceli Lagoa took out a full page senior ad in the youngster's high school yearbook to congratulate their only daughter, writing: 'You have come a long way, and we are very proud of you, Barbie.' Their playful...
    The Florida Supreme Court ruled that a school district cant be compelled to pay more than $300,000 to students who were shot and their relatives in the Parkland High School shooting spree that killed 17 people and injured 17 others, according to the Associated Press. Judges on the Florida high court agreed with the Broward...
    Just two weeks after going remote because of a COVID-19 spike, the University of Wisconsin Madison is resuming in-person activities, despite what Gov. Tony Evers described as a “near-exponential” increase in coronavirus cases in the state. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced Wednesday that the 45,000-student school would return to classroom instruction and reopen some dining,...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced on Friday it will now allow fall high school sports, reversing course from its earlier decision against play. On Aug. 24, the archdiocese originally announced fall sports at the 17 area high schools would be canceled due to the pandemic. Officials say the reversal comes because they...
    Schools in Orange County are beginning to reopen. For parents trying to gauge the safety of their school’s plan, it may be useful to put the county’s numbers and procedures in context with how places around the world have handled school reopenings. Orange County got to this stage because new state guidelines announced at...
    WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- It is a problem only made worse by the disparities in public education created in this pandemic - according to a recent study at Hofstra University, far too few teachers of color are represented in public schools on Long Island.In fact, the research at the National Center for Suburban Studies...
    PORTLAND, Maine — The Cape Elizabeth School Department has agreed to remove any record of discipline against a student who posted a note about sexual assault in a bathroom last year, ending an almost yearlong lawsuit. Aela Mansmann, 16, sued the district when her high school suspended her for posting a note in a school...
    ShakeWashingtonForSchoolBoardD5/Facebook Tampa Tiger Bay Club’s political forums are usually closed to the general public, but the pandemic’s forced the talks to go virtual, so all can tune in when Hillsborough County School Board candidates face some questions from the nonpartisan political club. The forum will take place Friday, Oct. 2 at noon and will be...
    Empty bleachers at a high school. Tracy A. Woodward/The The Washington Post via Getty Images A police officer arrested a woman who refused to wear a mask at a middle school football game, according to the Logan Police Department in Ohio. The woman continued to refuse wearing one even after she was told...
    NEILIA Hunter was a school teacher and Joe Biden’s first wife. Neilia and their daughter Naomi passed away in 1972 after being involved in a car crash. Their sons Beau and Hunter were critically injured but survived.  ⚠️ Follow our US election 2020 live blog for the latest news & updates 7Joe Biden and...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa. (KDKA) — Students at Thomas Jefferson High School are upset and want a school board member gone. Students held a protest on Friday to call attention to removing the board member. It stems from a social media post the board member allegedly made, calling the Black Lives Matter...
    OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Verleana Green has her hands full, as her three-year-old daughter Victoria keeps the busy mom on her toes. On a recent sunny afternoon, Green watched Victoria bounce around her miniature trampoline. “This little one is smart,” said Green of her precocious little girl as she watched her play. ” She is...
    A Miami teen has been charged with robbing and killing a popular Miami High School football coach who had reportedly taken the 15-year-old in just a week ago. Coach Corey Smith even considered his alleged killer, Charles Alexander, to be a nephew and looked after Alexander after the teen’s father was killed by police during...
    Instead of tending to clients in her job as a full-time hairdresser outside of Seattle, Washington, Bailey Witwer finds herself sitting at a table with her three school-age children guiding them through their online school classes. Jordan Humm recently quit her job as a ministry associate so she can oversee virtual preschool for her son and...
    The Ohio mom who was Tased and arrested in the stands of a grade-school football game had refused to wear a mask because she has asthma and was keeping more than the recommended six feet of distance from other fans, her attorney said. Alecia Kitts was sitting in the bleachers when she got into a...
    A fourth grader in Louisiana was suspended from school and nearly expelled after his BB gun was seen on camera during a virtual class session, according to the New Orleans Advocate. Ka Mauri Harrison, 9, was participating in a virtual class session with his Woodmere Elementary classmates. He was on the computer in his...
    SDI Productions | E+ | Getty Images Financial aid packages for next year might be woefully short for college students whose parents have lost their jobs amid the Covid-19 downturn. Students can begin applying for financial aid as early as Oct. 1. That's the first day they can fill out the Free Application for Federal...
    NORTH RICHLAND HILLS (CBSDFW) – Richland High School’s brand/mascot is now the Richland Royals instead of the Rebels. The Birdville ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to remove the former, controversial mascot and all related imagery after hearing comments from students, alumni, and parents in spring 2020. (credit: Birdville ISD) The district hired a branding company,...
    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....
    By WILSON RING, Associated Press A system to provide child care to Vermont children during the COVID-19 pandemic so parents can return to work on days their children aren’t in school is continuing to expand, officials said Friday. Speaking at Gov. Phil Scott's regular virus briefing Friday, Holly Morehouse of the organization Vermont Afterschool says...
    HARVEY, La. (AP) — The president of a historically Black college has asked a Louisiana school superintendent to revoke the punishment of a fourth grader who was suspended from school because his teacher saw a BB gun in his room during a virtual lesson. Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough urged Jefferson Parish Superintendent James Gray...
    HAVRE DE GRACE, Md. (WJZ) — Someone took the historic bell outside of Havre De Grace High School. According to the school, the bell from 1955 and is a part of the school’s collective history. “Someone has decided to help themselves to the Historic Bell from 1955 outside of 700 Congress Ave. This bell was...
    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...
    Louisiana's attorney general announced on Friday he has launched an investigation into a case of a fourth-grader from Jefferson Parish who was not allowed to attend school for six days for having a BB gun in his bedroom, where he was attending online school. "I am alarmed by what appears to not only be multiple...
    A former teaching assistant in Illinois has admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old student while she worked at his school, according to disturbing new reports. Allyssa Gustafson, 24, entered a guilty plea Monday for aggravated criminal sexual abuse stemming from an innapropritate relationship with a student at Circle Academy in Urbana, The News-Gazette reported....
    Heat star Jimmy Butler showed some respect for rookie teammate Tyler Herro, whose incredible Game 4 brought Miami within one game of the NBA Finals. Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler gave props to teammate Tyler Herro for his outstanding Game 4 performance during practice on Thursday, wearing the rookie’s high school jersey. With the 20-year-old...
    MONROEVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) – A local high school has canceled its football game and is closing down after a second student tested positive for coronavirus. The Gateway High School cites Department of Health and Department of Education guidelines that say schools within counties with a moderate level of community transmission should shut down a building...
    IRVINE, Calif. (KABC) -- Health leaders say Orange County is moving in the right direction, but it's too soon to predict whether it will make it to the Orange tier on Sept. 28.This comes as students are heading back to campuses.With the okay from the state as of Sept. 22, some K-through-12 schools in the...
    SAN ANTONIO – There have been more than 200 COVID-19 cases total among students and staff reported in Bexar County public schools since the end of July, according to a report from the Texas Department of State Health Services. The state health department and Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the first data for COVID-19 cases...
    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,...
    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Members of the University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving team filed a legal complaint against the school Friday, arguing that a decision to eliminate their program violates a landmark gender equity law. The complaint argues that Iowa is not offering equal opportunities for female students to participate in sports...
    Filming for "The Sopranos" prequel starring Michael Gandolfini has resumed in Essex County. The production company for "The Many Saints of Newark" was granted permits to film in Bloomfield, closing several streets that have been transformed into a snowy, 1960s day. The movie halted filming due to COVID-19, pushing the release date off until March 2021....
    NEW YORK (AP) — First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the 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...
    By JOSEPH PISANI, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — First it was toilet paper. Disinfectant wipes. Beans. Coins. Computers. Now, desks are in short supply because of the 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...
    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...
    LUCASVILLE — Mr. Carl Crabtree was voted in by a unanimous vote on Sept. 17, 2020, to become the first Valley Local School Board Honorary member. The prestigious honor was bestowed upon Crabtree with respect and recognition by the current Board of Education. After being elected in November of 1967, Crabtree served on the Valley...
    A passenger was injured when a sedan collided with a school bus on Route 208 late Friday morning. The bus sustained minor damage with no injuries and was allowed to continue on, police at the scene said. The sedan got the worst of it, careening off the road and into a wooded area off 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. Parents and students gathered outside the Pennsbury School District administration building in Yardley Friday morning to express their concerns. They want...
    INDIANAPOLIS (WLS) -- Indiana reported 1,195 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths Friday.The Indiana State Department of Health confirmed a total of 115,407 positive coronavirus cases in the state, including 3,340 deaths Friday.In the last 24 ours, officials have conducted 25,558 tests, with a seven-day positivity rate of 3.9%.A new online tool designed to help...