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Nearly 4,200 Schools Closed for Low-Risk Omicron

Nearly 4,200 schools will be closed or condemned to remote learning this week as officials fear the low-risk omicron variant of the coronavirus. School districts across the country are grappling with how to move forward with coronavirus protocols as it appears clear that new variants will continue to come and virtual learning and mask mandates are extremely…

Texas Dads Arrested For Questioning School Board Demand Charges Against Them Be Dropped Following...

Two Texas fathers who were arrested for disorderly conduct at a school board meeting are requesting that the charges against them be dropped following the suspension of the district superintendent who allegedly sought their arrest. Dustin Clark and Jeremy Story are calling on the Williamson County attorney to drop assault charges against them following the…

Texas School Board Places Superintendent On Leave As He Faces Accusations Of Assault

A Texas school district voted to suspend its superintendent during a Thursday school board meeting over allegations of assault, members of the board of trustees confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation. On Dec. 15, Texas Education Agency (TEA) Monitor David Faltys sent a memorandum, which the board approved Thursday, to board President Amy Weir…

3,200-Plus Schools Closed for Omicron Despite Low Risk

Over 3,200 schools will be closed or condemned to remote learning this week as officials fear the low-risk omicron variant of the coronavirus. School districts across the country are grappling with how to move forward with coronavirus protocols as it appears clear that new variants will continue to come and virtual learning and mask mandates…

Teachers Union Calls For ‘Two-Week Pause’ On In-Person Education ‘At Minimum’

National Educators United (NEU), a grassroots union, is calling for a minimum “two-week pause” on classroom learning to “allow more youth and adults to get vaccinations and boosters” amid a spike in Omicron variant cases, according to a Dec. 31 letter from the union.The NEU drafted a letter addressed to President Joe Biden, Vice President…

Teacher’s Union President Randi Weingarten Says Anti-CRT Advocates’ Efforts Spell ‘The Demise Of Public...

A prominent teacher’s union president said “the real agenda of the right” is “the demise of public schools,” according to an email obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.American Federation of Teachers (AFT) president Randi Weingarten criticized anti-CRT advocates like Chris Rufo, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos,…

Indianapolis Administrator Fired After Leaking District’s CRT Agenda

An Indianapolis school district administrator announced he was fired Monday in the wake of a video he tweeted in early November in which he revealed his district’s woke social justice educational agenda. Tony Kinnett, who served as the science coordinator for Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), reported on Twitter he was fired for: Sharing that IPS…

Paradise Valley Unified School District Considers Adding Math Textbook That Claims Conservatives Are More...

Paradise Valley Unified School District in Arizona is considering adding an algebra textbook that discusses social justice issues as part of the district’s high school math curriculum review.One of the math textbooks reportedly being considered for high school algebra teaches students about “racial bias,” “ethnic diversity in the United States” and “the widening imbalance between…

School Closures Continue Across The US, Often Unrelated To COVID

The school closures which became commonplace during the pandemic are continuing nationwide for reasons not directly related to COVID-19, including teacher burnout and general mental health, multiple outlets reported.More than 20 school districts nationwide took off for mental health days around Thanksgiving, according to Karol Markowicz of the New York Post. Detroit schools closed every…

Nashville Board Of Education Won’t Update Its Transgender Student Athlete Policy To Align With...

The Metro Nashville Board of Education won’t comply with a Tennessee state law that bans transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports, the Tennessean reported.Some of the board members met earlier in November to review policies, and they recommended that the entire board vote to shelve the policy determining who can play on which sports…

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