Back-to-school could be delayed by California budget cuts

California school officials and teachers are warning that budget cuts Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing for schools will make it harder for kids to return to the classroom By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press May 15, 2020, 1:11 AM 4 min read 4 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The deep financial hole brought on by the […]

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Taft High honors class of 2020 with music, signs and car parade

On a hot Friday afternoon in Woodland Hills, close to 70 teachers from Taft High wearing masks stood in front of their cars waving, cheering and honoring the class of 2020 in a distinctly California car culture parade. Students and their parents were handed yard signs as they stayed inside their cars, then proceeded on […]

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Teachers Share Uplifting Messages to Students Amid Coronavirus | Feel Good Friday | E! News

The principal, teachers and staff at a primary school in New Jersey find touching ways to connect with their students. Get the scoop! #ENews #celebrityName #FeelGoodFriday Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, […]

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Barack Obama honors three CPS teachers with special video call for National Teacher Appreciation Week

Former President Barack Obama greets surprised CPS teachers during video calls in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week. “I don’t mind being on the front lines for the kids because I’m this is what I’m really passionate about doing,” one teacher told the former president. No one’s had it easy during the coronavirus pandemic, least […]

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With no school, calls drop but child abuse hasn’t amid virus

With schools closed and teachers unable to report suspected cases of abuse and neglect, child welfare agencies have lost some of their best eyes and ears during a stressful time for families who have lost jobs and are locked down together during the coronavirus pandemic. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and across the country, […]

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Singapore allows teachers to use Zoom again after pervy breaches

Officials in Singapore are reportedly letting teachers use Zoom again after intruders allegedly crashed at least one online class last week. The southeast Asian country’s Ministry of Education said teachers will “progressively” resume use of the videoconferencing service with extra security measures in place for at-home lessons amid a coronavirus lockdown, according to local news […]

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Parents feel virus shutdowns leave disabled students behind

At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on track. But for the last two weeks, her only connection to school has been through […]

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School districts take unplanned plunge into online learning

In a whirlwind week, teachers came up with digital versions of everything from high-school English discussions to kindergarten gym classes, city officials scrambled to find laptops for students in need, and parents grappled with how they would keep kids’ attention on schoolwork. The New York City school system, the nation’s largest with 1.1 million students, […]

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St. Paul teachers, school district reach deal ending strike

The St. Paul teachers union and Minnesota’s second-largest school district reached a tentative contract agreement early Friday, ending a strike that began Tuesday and canceled classes for some 36,000 students. The union, which represents about 3,600 teachers and support staff, said it was in the best interest of all involved to settle the contract, given […]

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Classes canceled at St. Paul schools as teachers strike

Teachers at St. Paul Public Schools went on strike Tuesday after last-minute efforts to reach a contract agreement failed. Union members hoisted strike signs and picketed outside the city’s public schools. The walkout — the district’s first strike since 1946 — cancelled classes for roughly 36,000 students and forced parents to make alternate plans for […]

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