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    WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (CBS) — Additional charges have been filed against an HVAC technician from West Deptford for allegedly spying on students in a school bathroom. Gregory Mahley is now facing 20 additional counts for spying on students at Cape May County Technical High School in 2013 and 2014. Credit: CBS3 Earlier this month, Mahley...
    Four Westchester schools earned top marks in 2020 and have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that 367 schools across the country were recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among students. In Westchester, Byram Hills High School in Armonk, Dobbs Ferry High...
    A former charter school teacher in Texas says she was fired because she continued wearing masks with phrases such as "Black Lives Matter" after the school administration told her to stop, KENS reports. "It was really stressful because I have a financial obligation to help support my family,” the teacher, Lillian White, told the local...
    By JEFF AMY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Students in Georgia public high schools would face no consequences for failing statewide standardized tests for at least one year under a proposal from state Superintendent Richard Woods in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Woods announced the plan Thursday, saying that he wants the state Board of...
    By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press Nine parents filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the Los Angeles Unified School District’s distance learning program implemented during the pandemic fails to meet state educational standards and disproportionately harms Black and Latino students. The parents, who are supported by educational non-profits Parent Revolution and Innovate Public Schools, sued on...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a school district can't be forced to pay more than $300,000 total to the victims or their families in the Parkland high school massacre that left 17 people dead and another 17 wounded. Justices unanimously sided with Broward County Public Schools, agreeing that the...
    PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- High school football kicks off in New Jersey on Thursday, but how risky is it?With the time for practice winding down, the excitement is building for high school action on the grid iron.For highly recruited players, this season means a lot because it's a chance for colleges to see them...
    MIDLAND, PA (KDKA) – It was an evening filled with phone calls for students enrolled with PA Cyber, but these robocalls informed parents that their child was now unenrolled in the program. “Technology, it can sometimes give you unexpected results,” said Brian Hayden, the CEO at PA Cyber. Hayden told KDKA that technology got the...
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a school district can’t be forced to pay more than $300,000 total to the victims or their families in the Parkland high school massacre that left 17 people dead and another 17 wounded. Justices unanimously sided with Broward County Public Schools, agreeing that the...
    WATERTOWN (CBS) – It’s a break time at the playground for a group of Watertown children who are at home learning remotely, and parent Maya Hanna says a majority wanted it that way. “They asked all the parents, the decision didn’t come on their own, and I support what they did,” said Hanna. But...
    Facebook/Alecia Kitts Alecia Kitts pictured on her Facebook page in January 2020. Alecia Kitts is the Ohio woman who was tased as she resisted arrest following her refusal to wear a mask at a middle school football game, the Logan Police Department said. The incident occurred in the Ohio town of Logan, located...
    Four Westchester schools earned top marks in 2020 and have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that 367 schools across the country were recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among students. In Westchester, Byram Hills High School in Armonk, Dobbs Ferry High...
    SCARSDALE, New York (WABC) -- A school district in Westchester County reports that Legionella bacteria has been found in two of its schools.Scarsdale School District says Legionella bacteria, the cause of Legionairres' Disease, has been found in the water at Scarsdale Middle School and the Quaker Ridge School.In the past 30 days, at least 10...
    LINDEN, New Jersey (WABC) -- A school in New Jersey has been awarded a national distinction.The motto at School 5 in Linden is "Where dreams come alive."Thursday, the U.S. Department of Education awarded the school its prestigious Blue Ribbon, a recognition of academic excellence.When the pandemic hit, classrooms were left empty across the country. Kids...
    Florida's highest court on Thursday capped the amount a school board can be forced to pay the victims and families who filed lawsuits against the district at $300,000 following the 2018 Parkland mass shooting at a high school. The state Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the Broward County School Board that the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — University of Delaware officials announced Thursday that they are implementing a variety of cost-cutting measures because of the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Officials said that without the cost cutting, the school would be facing a $250 million gap between revenues and expenses this academic year. UD President Dennis Assanis...
    A staff member at one of Long Island’s most highly acclaimed high schools was exposed to COVID-19 and forced the building to be temporarily closed. Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School was closed on Thursday, Sept. 24 to allow the school to contact trace and disinfect the building after a staffer tested positive. Related...
    Thomas Jefferson was both one of America’s greatest patrons of education and defenders of religious freedom but a top official in Jefferson’s home state trades in religious hate in his push to dumb down Virginia’s best schools. Nestled in the DC suburbs, America’s best high school (Thomas Jefferson High School) is named for the Declaration...
    In Appleton Area School District, each student will receive a music kit for learning at home. Stephanie Kapsa Teachers and volunteers came together in Appleton, Wisconsin, to assemble 7,500 music kits for students. Students will be starting the school year virtually, and teachers wanted to make sure every student had the supplies to...
    A MOM was zapped with a Taser and arrested for not wearing a mask at a middle school football game on Wednesday. Alecia Kitts was arrested on school bleachers in front of her crying kids in Logan, Ohio. 6Alecia Kitts was arrested in Logan, Ohio during a middle school football gameCredit: YouTube 6'This is bulls**t,'...
    One school in Fairfield County earned top marks in 2020 by being recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced 367 schools across the country were recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among students. In Fairfield County, the South Street School in Danbury...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The School District of Philadelphia is moving forward with plans to return students to the classroom, and it could happen before Thanksgiving. While students in the Philadelphia School District continue remote learning due to COVID-19, officials are plowing forward on plans to bring kids back into schools on Nov. 17. “We’re going...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Nine schools in Los Angeles County and five in Orange County were named National Blue Ribbon Schools Thursday. The honor is awarded to campuses based on their overall academic achievement or success in closing achievement gaps among groups of students. Out of nearly 370 schools that earned recognition nationally, 36 were...
    For several months last spring, New York City was the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic: Hospitals were overwhelmed by patients, a makeshift morgue was erected in Manhattan, and residents feared to leave the safety of their homes. But after a months-long lockdown, New York gained the upper hand on the virus, and since then,...
    Three Long Island schools earned top marks in 2020 and have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced on Thursday, Sept. 24 that 367 schools across the country were recognized for their overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among students. On Long Island, three high schools...
    WHEELERSBURG — Wheelersburg High School Football Homecoming will take place Friday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. in the afternoon at Ed Miller Stadium. The theme of Homecoming is “All of the Stars”. Reigning as Homecoming Queen is Carly Young. She is the daughter of Josh and Jill Young. Carly will be escorted by Senior football...
    A Northern Westchester high school will be closed through the rest of the week after there was COVID-19 exposure. Somers Schools Superintendent Raymond Blanch issued a letter to parents on Thursday, Sept. 24 advising of the positive COVID-19 test in the high school, and that the district will be transitioning to remote learning for the...
    Distance learning a drag? The Museum of Ice Cream has a solution that parents, teachers and kids will scream about (in a good way). Working with Real California Milk, the San Francisco museum has developed a science-meets-dessert curriculum they’re calling Sundae School, and it’s all about the history and science of ice cream. There’s even...
    Breonna Taylor: Calls grow for Kentucky AG to release evidence America’s most historic fast food joints Some Wisconsin Parents Have Sent COVID-19 Infected Children to School, Health Officials Say Some parents in Wisconsin’s suburban Washington and Ozaukee counties have sent their children to school knowing they had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, state...
    The spike in COVID-19 cases in Town of Fairfield high schools has been linked to several parties and large gatherings that have been attended by students, town officials said. During a briefing this week, Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick said that there are six positive COVID-19 cases - five at Fairfield Ludlowe High School and...
    Educator Lillian White says she was fired from the Great Hearts Western Hills charter school in San Antonio, Texas, about one week before students returned to school. Why? According to the former art teacher, she received requests from the school to stop wearing her Black Lives Matter mask. Now, at the start of the academic year,...
    They gave him an F in basic courtesy. Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza angered DOE superintendents Wednesday when he failed to tell them they were furloughed during a conference call — and only later informed them via email, sources said. The omission infuriated already overwhelmed administrators — some of whom broke down in tears during an...
    Loading the player... In San Antonio, a teacher recently lost her job after her district said she could not wear a Black Lives Matter mask. Read More: South Carolina elementary school teacher, 28, dies from COVID-19 Lillian White, a 10-year career educational professional, was fired for the message depicted on her face covering, KENS5...
    An Ohio woman was tased and arrested this week after refusing to wear a face covering while watching a junior high football game from the stands. “You’re not arresting me for nothing, I ain’t doing nothing wrong,” a woman can be heard yelling in a video posted online as police handcuffed her in the...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A West Rogers Park man is facing charges in the fatal shooting of an Evanston Township High School senior on the city's North Side.According to police, 17-year-old Arturo Munoz was shot just before 3 a.m. Monday in an alley in the 6400-block of North Hamilton Avenue in the West Rogers Park neighborhood.Munoz...
    With COVID-19 related expenses piling up, local governments and school districts face increasingly difficult economic challenges without the benefit of state aid. Schools have been tasked with implementing costly coronavirus mitigation and prevention measures just as the Cuomo administration halted millions in state aid, the Buffalo News reported. And more reductions may come at...
    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...
    Faculty members at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business are outraged and fearful after a colleague used a Chinese word that sounds like the N-word — and reportedly was booted from the class over it. What's the background? Greg Patton — a professor of clinical business communication who's an "expert...
    Private schools will be able to reopen sooner than public schools in West Virginia after Gov. Jim Justice struck a deal with private schools, the governor announced Wednesday. School reopenings and other restrictions are determined by the number of COVID-19 cases per capita and the percent positivity rate in the school’s county. Each county...
    Larynzo Johnson, suspect in Louisville police shooting, faces hearing Friday America’s most historic fast food joints 3 Digital Extracurricular Activities That Provide Socialization (and a Break for Parents) © Photo: Getty Images/Johner Images online extracurricular activities Back in 2014, a report conducted by the United States Census Bureau found that 57 percent of children between...
    SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Education Agency and state health department released data for confirmed COVID-19 cases at the public school district level for the first time on Thursday. This is the first set of released case numbers for individual districts since the beginning of 2020-21 school year. Here’s some of the cumulative data from...
    Gov. Larry Hogan remains enthusiastic about students across Maryland returning to classrooms, and though plans from school districts have been approved and state health metrics have been trending downward, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties are still aiming for a return sometime next year. “All 24 of our public school jurisdictions have now made the decision...
    (CNN)New York City schools opened Monday with in-person classes for some students but remote learning for most -- and the first few days have been a bumpy ride for all.Jeffery White teaches ninth grade special education math and science at Sunset Park High School in Brooklyn. He described the start of remote teaching -- with...
    THE Chinese government will deny mortgages to students caught copying homework at university under a terrifying Black Mirror-style social credit system. 'Academic dishonesty' will be wrapped into the Communist Party's chilling authoritarian social credit scheme - which punishes citizens for engaging in antisocial behaviour by harming their life chances. 2The Chinese government will deny mortgages...
    By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Claire Reagan was feeling overwhelmed as her oldest child's first day of kindergarten approached and with a baby on the way. The 5-year-old boy has autism, and she worried he would struggle with juggling in-person and virtual learning, and that she wouldn't have enough time to...
    MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Claire Reagan was feeling overwhelmed as her oldest child’s first day of kindergarten approached and with a baby on the way. The 5-year-old boy has autism, and she worried he would struggle with juggling in-person and virtual learning, and that she wouldn’t have enough time to give him the help he...
    The Confederate flag is the latest emblem to be designated as a hate symbol by Oregon's state education board this week. The move is part of a policy crafted by the Oregon Department of Education dubbed “All Students Belong,” which also prohibits nooses and swastikas. Effective immediately, the policy change requires Oregon school...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and the state’s education commissioner had a strong message Thursday for cities and towns that started the school year remotely even though they have low coronavirus transmission rates. “We think kids should be in school, and we think communities should be following the rules and the guidance that...
    A woman at a grade-school football game in Ohio on Wednesday was reportedly tased and arrested by a police officer for not wearing a face mask in the stands. The woman was sitting in the bleachers with her mother when she got into an altercation with the cop about mask-wearing at a middle school in...
    New York State has introduced a new tool for parents and educators to alleviate any concerns they may have about returning to in-person education amid the COVID-19 pandemic. New York Gov Andrew Cuomo announced that the state is adding new, more detailed data for individual schools and school districts to its COVID-19 “Schools Report Card”...