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    The consequences of the crisis linked to the coronavirus pandemic on the future of children alert the British NGO Save the Children. The association calls on governments and donors to act. The NGO Save the Children sounds the alarm Worldwide, 258 million children were already outside the education system before the coronavirus pandemic. As a result of the health crisis, up to 1.6 billion students have had to drop out of school, according to the report.Save the Children NGO,...
    The Orange County Board of Education will hold a special meeting Monday night where they will discuss and take public comment on a proposal by the Orange County Department of Education to reopen schools in the fall without a mask requirement or physical distancing.The reopening guidance came out of a meeting last month with health and policy experts. Some of their guidance recommends physical distancing can be considered but is not mandatory for school-age children. Also, requiring children to wear...
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    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York education officials are set to begin outlining what will need to be done to reopen schools as Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state has maintained a “low and stable” number of people testing positive for coronavirus. The state Education Department is scheduled to present a framework for the long-awaited reopening guidance to the Board of Regents on Monday, with the full guidance to come later. The framework incorporates feedback gathered through four meetings of...
    WASHINGTON - U.S. education chief Betsy DeVos on Sunday pressed local communities throughout the country to reopen schools with five-day-a-week, in-person instruction in the coming weeks, saying it was entirely safe even as the number of coronavirus cases surges to new highs.   DeVos, in appearances on talk shows on Fox News and CNN, disputed advice from health experts and state and local government officials against full resumption of in-school classes that have mostly been shut down since March...
    (CNN)Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made it clear during a CNN interview Sunday that the Trump administration still has no plan to secure the safe return of students to school this fall, underscoring the administrations position that school districts are basically on their own and that students should return to classes in person, regardless of the risks.Instead of outlining steps that the administration should be taking to safeguard the lives of children and families in the midst of a pandemic that...
    WASHINGTON - U.S. education chief Betsy DeVos on Sunday pressed local communities throughout the country to reopen schools with five-day-a-week, in-person instruction in the coming weeks, saying it was entirely safe even as the number of coronavirus cases surges to new highs.   DeVos, in appearances on talk shows on Fox News and CNN, disputed advice from health experts and state and local government officials against full resumption of in-school classes that have mostly been shut down since March...
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she intends to have students back in classrooms this fall. “Parents are expecting that this fall their kids are going to have a full-time experience with their learning, and we need to follow through on that promise,” DeVos told told “Fox News Sunday,” adding that “kids cannot afford to not continue learning.” She said it’s “not a matter of if” but a “matter of how.” DeVos said students have already been harmed by not being...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos kept up the administrations push to reopen U.S. schools in the fall on Sunday, but failed to embrace any blueprint - including federal health guidelines - for how that could be done safely. We know that children get the virus at a far lower rate than any other part of the population. There is nothing in the data that would suggest that kids being back in school is dangerous to them, DeVos told...
    HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a sharp rise in locally transmitted coronavirus cases fueled fears of renewed community spread. Schools in the Asian financial hub have been mostly shut since January, with many having switched to online learning and lessons by conference call. Many international schools are already on summer break. Hong Kong reported 38 new coronavirus cases on Friday, edging down from Thursday’s 42 but...
    One of the greatest threats to America today is that everything has become politicized -- and our nation is worse off for it. Pastimes that used to bring our country together for some apolitical fun, such as football and other sports, have now been hijacked by social justice warriors who exploit any opportunity to advance their political agenda -- no matter the cost. But where America needs to draw a big fat line in the sand is education. We simply...
    Students run for shelter during a sudden but brief heavy downpour in Hong Kong.Anthony Wallace | AFP | Getty Images Hong Kongs Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus cases that has fueled fears of a renewed community spread in the city. Schools in the Asian financial hub have been mostly shut since February with many having switched to online learning and lessons by conference call. Many international schools are already...
    Roger Sollenberger July 9, 2020 3:22AM (UTC) Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos reportedly told U.S. governors in a Tuesday conference call that the health risks surrounding the coronavirus pandemic should not deter them from reopening schools, because other activities like riding a bike or attaining enough velocity to escape the Earths atmosphere also involve taking risks. Education leaders need to examine real data and weigh risk, DeVos was quoted as saying. Risk is involved in everything we do, from learning to...
    State and local budgets are an emergency as the coronavirus economy hits them hard, reducing revenues and straining resources. The new fiscal year started July 1 in most places, with state and local governments waiting to hear from Congress, which is on recess for two weeks. The House passed $1 trillion in help for state and local governments back in May, but Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Senate has done nothing. “I don’t think you can overstate the amount of uncertainty that states are...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Education secretary Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump want schools to open full-time this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. While some local parents said they’re in favor of a return to in-person classes, the Maryland State Education Association and others aren’t sure if it’s safe to go back just yet. Maryland State Education Association president Cheryl Bost criticized President Trump and DeVos’ calls to fully return students to class this fall. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: TIMELINE: Coronavirus In...
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools dont reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that he says are impractical and expensive.Taking to Twitter to voice his frustration, Trump argued that countries including Germany, Denmark and Norway have reopened schools with no problems. He also repeated his claim that Democrats want to keep schools closed for political reasons and not because of any risks associated with...
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools dont reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that he says are impractical and expensive.Taking to Twitter to voice his frustration, Trump argued that countries including Germany, Denmark and Norway have reopened schools with no problems. He also repeated his claim that Democrats want to keep schools closed for political reasons and not because of any risks associated with...
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools dont reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that he says are impractical and expensive.Taking to Twitter to voice his frustration, Trump argued that countries including Germany, Denmark and Norway have reopened schools with no problems. He also repeated his claim that Democrats want to keep schools closed for political reasons and not because of any risks associated with...
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools dont reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school reopening guidelines that he says are impractical and expensive.Taking to Twitter to voice his frustration, Trump argued that countries including Germany, Denmark and Norway have reopened schools with no problems. He also repeated his claim that Democrats want to keep schools closed for political reasons and not because of any risks associated with...
    Harvard and elite universities like it have decided that the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to rob our nation’s higher education students blind – of both their tuition fees and the unique personal experiences and interactions that a college education promises. Other elite institutions are engineering the next academic year to retain just enough of a fig leaf of in-person instruction – as little as 20 percent at UCLA, for example – to minimize the risks having...
    California, Michigan and three other states – plus the District of Columbia – are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and her department, opposing what they say is a plan to take coronavirus relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert the money to private schools. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the lawsuit Tuesday. The three other states joining the suit are Maine, New Mexico and Wisconsin. “Todays announcement is about stopping the...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Officials at Johns Hopkins University said they’re “deeply concerned” by the new guidance regarding the Student and Exchange Visitor Program. ICE announced Monday if universities switch to all online learning this fall, international students will be forced to leave the country or risk deportation. CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE: TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The Spread Latest coronavirus stories from WJZ Latest CDC Guidelines In a statement Ronald J. Daniels, President of Johns Hopkins University, said this guidance...
    The Texas Education Agency announced that parents will be able to choose whether their children attend classes in person or online during the coming school year. The agency said on Tuesday that schools will be open for any parent who decides to send their child to in-person classes. Schools will also be providing lessons online for students whose parents do not feel comfortable sending them to school during the coronavirus pandemic. Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath said he believes...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — The Texas Education Agency announced Tuesday new guidelines for students and teachers to return to the classroom for the 2020-2021 school year in about a month. The TEA said it’s plan prioritizes student health and safety while ensuring students receive quality instruction, whether they choose to learn on-campus or remotely. “Both as Commissioner and as a public school parent, my number one priority is the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff,” said Texas...
    National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia said on “Bill Hemmer Reports” Tuesday that schools will require additional funding in order to reopen their doors this fall. TEACHERS UNION LEADER INSISTS SCHOOLS NEED MORE FUNDING TO REOPEN “What we want is not impossible,” Garcia told Bill Hemmer. “We want our kids back in a safe school. Thats the part we are kind of confused over … if its the president or governor, just saying open the doors, put the kids back in the way they left, what could go...