Trump says ‘virtual learning has proven to be terrible,’ threatens cuts to federal funds

President Trump on Friday slammed “virtual learning,” claiming it has “proven to be terrible,” amid his push to reopen schools across the nation this fall. He suggested federal funding for schools could be cut if they plan to keep students home due to coronavirus closures. “Now that we have witnessed it on a large scale […]

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Englewood early learning center forced to close as city moves to new funding system

Executive Director Nashone Greer-Adams outside the Little Angels Learning Center on Monday. Staff and community members want the city to restore the center’s funding. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times Little Angels Learning Center has been in a monthslong battle with the city to explain why its funding was cut after receiving millions of dollars to expand. An […]

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver says the number of coronavirus cases could impact restart in Orlando

“One thing we are learning about this virus is much (is) unpredictable, and we and our players together with their union look at the data on a daily basis,” NBA commissioner Adam Silver said. | Jae C. Hong/AP “But if we were to see a large number of cases and see spread in our community, that […]

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Lightfoot unveils $50 million program to provide high-speed internet to CPS students

CPS has made the switch to remote learning by distributing more than 100,000 laptop computers and tablets; the devices come either from its own stockpile or are donated by individuals and corporations. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Last month, the mayor had demanded that Chicago internet providers stop “putting profits over people” and bridge the digital […]

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New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

California education officials expect at least some students to be learning from home, at least some of the time, when the new school year begins, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues, under new guidelines released Monday, June 8. The California Department of Education’s guidelines on reopening the state’s 1,037 public school districts, “Stronger Together: A […]

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Julianne Hough & Brooks Laich Tried To ‘Save Their Marriage’ With Time Apart But It Had ‘Opposite Effect’

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich confirmed their split on May 29 and now HL is EXCLUSIVELY learning that after spending ‘time apart’ they realized they are ‘better off going their separate ways.’ Julianne Hough, 31, and Brooks Laich, 36, shocked many people when they announced the end of their marriage in a joint public statement […]

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Stephen A. Smith reacts after the death of George Floyd and the officer arrested | SportsCenter

Stephen A. Smith joins Sage Steele on SportsCenter after learning of the arrest of officer Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department. Chauvin is charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to […]

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Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn’t tell Democrats

Pennsylvania Democrat State Rep. Brian Sims tore into his GOP colleagues after learning that the Republican speaker of the House informed his party but not Democrats that a member of his caucus tested positive for coronavirus. “Every single day of this crisis this State Government Committee in Pennsylvania has met so that their members could line […]

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What Is Contact Tracing and Why Should You Care? A Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a banner time for learning new phrases. We’ve urged each other to do everything we could to “flatten the curve” to minimize the impact of the “novel coronavirus,” we internalized the difference between self-isolation and quarantine, we’re thinking about antibodies for the first time since AP Bio, and we’re all […]

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‘Mama June: Family Crisis’ Recap: June’s Family Freaks Over Her ‘Awful’ Appearance & Missing Tooth

After learning Mama June was trying to sell all of their belongings, the Shannon family reacted to her ‘awful’ appearance during the May 8 episode of ‘Family Crisis’. This week’s new episode of Mama June: Family Crisis was another wild one, as the Shannon family finally got an update on what Mama June has been […]

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How School Districts Are Outsmarting a Microbe

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on the challenges of online education during the coronavirus outbreak. In some cities, school buses now deliver daily paper packets of schoolwork, along with bagged breakfasts and lunches. In others, schools use PBS’s “Nova” program to help teach science. Elsewhere, teachers hold daily […]

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Teachers of Special-Needs Students Struggle With Feelings of Helplessness

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on the challenges of online education during the coronavirus outbreak. They have spent decades honing their patience and optimism at one of the most demanding jobs in education: teaching children with special needs. But many of these veteran educators say they feel more […]

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Class Is in Session Everywhere Now

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on the challenges of online education during the coronavirus outbreak. Sometime in mid- to late March, it seemed as if the whole world suddenly shut down and moved online in a matter of days as the coronavirus crisis intensified. Luckily, institutions ranging from […]

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Ex Celebrity Couples Social Distancing Together | E! News

In the age of social distancing, these celebrity exes are learning how to "be together while staying apart." See Khloé & Tristan, Hannah B. & Tyler and more! #ENews #CelebrityNews #KylieJenner #KhloéKardashian #HannahBrown #TylerCameron #JenniferLopez #TristanThompson Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture […]

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Roy Halladay’s family just had to ‘relive the worst day of our lives’

Some won’t look at Roy Halladay the same after learning of the National Transportation Safety Board report, which stated the Hall of Fame pitcher was on high levels of amphetamines and morphine, while doing acrobatic stunts on the small plane that took his life in a crash in November 2017. Brandy Halladay sees her no […]

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Prince Harry Confesses He Rolls Around On The Floor With Archie, 11 Months, In Quarantine

Prince Harry shared during a call with the WellChild charity that he is learning to ‘celebrate those moments’ that he has with son Archie and wife Meghan Markle as the three continue to quarantine together in Los Angeles! Time in self-isolation is proving to be precious for Prince Harry, wife Meghan Markle, and their 11-month-old […]

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At Home With ‘RHOBH’s Erika Jayne: How Bike Riding & Pasta Is Getting Her Through Quarantine

‘RHOBH’s Erika Jayne is learning that life is truly a balancing act when it comes to diet and exercise while at home during quarantine. The drama is just beginning on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as season 10 is just getting under way, but Erika Jayne, 48, is already a pro at balancing a healthy […]

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Kyle Kuzma on developing a championship mentality and learning from LeBron and AD | First Take

Kyle Kuzma on developing a championship mentality and learning from LeBron and AD | First Take Los Angeles Lakers PF Kyle Kuzma joins Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman on First Take to discuss the NBA’s hiatus and what he has learned by playing with LeBron James and Anthony Davis. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ […]

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Lele Pons Crashes Through A Glass Door In Wild TikTok Fail: ‘Still Learning’ — Watch

OUCH! YouTube star, Lele Pons, had a brutal accident while learning a TikTok dance — she fell backwards and RIGHT through a glass door! Lele Pons is new to the TikTok world, and she had a major fail while learning a dance for the app. In the video, Lele started out strong, shaking her booty and […]

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‘Uncorked’ star Mamoudou Athie learned a lot about wine in Netflix movie

To prepare for his new wine-centric movie, actor Mamoudou Athie spent considerable time learning from experts — and it wasn’t always pretty. “I was definitely shocked by the way sommeliers sniff and taste the wine,” he tells The Post. “They might as well put their whole face in the glass and take as deep a […]

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Georgia pol ‘shaking with rage’ after colleague attends session with symptoms, later tests positive for coronavirus

A Georgia state legislator lashed out at a colleague upon learning the state senator spent Monday at the Georgia Capitol building after exhibiting flu-like symptoms and being tested for the coronavirus – only for his test to later come back positive, prompting the state’s lieutenant governor and fellow lawmakers to self-quarantine, according to Fox 5 Atlanta. “I’m shaking with rage,” state Rep. […]

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Stanford student tests positive for coronavirus, others told to leave campus

Stanford is clearing students off of its campus after learning that an undergraduate has tested positive for coronavirus. In a message to the university Friday, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne told the vast majority of Stanford’s undergraduates they will need to move out of their dorms and leave the university by Wednesday. And Tessier-Lavigne announced a slate […]

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Yankees’ show of unity provides morale boost in these dark days

TAMPA — Now that remote learning and remote working have become as commonplace as a pharmacy sold out of Purell, it shouldn’t surprise you that we have hit another coronavirus-inspired phenomenon in short time, courtesy of these Yankees: Remote cheering. When Zack Britton departed George M. Steinbrenner Field on Friday with the news that he […]

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