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Oakland County leads Michigan in new COVID-19 school outbreaks

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The number of new COVID-19 outbreaks at Michigan schools dropped this week to 76 clusters, but still represented 428 new cases statewide, data from state health officials showed on Monday.  Oakland County, which has a countywide mask mandate, led......

Miami school reverses, won’t force vaccinated students to stay at home for 30 days

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Monique Beals A Miami private school that previously announced it would require students recently vaccinated against the coronavirus to quarantine at home for 30 days has reversed its decision. The Florida Department of Education threatened the school with repercussions over......

Saluting 10 College Football Players Who Stayed at Their Original School

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Pat Forde Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football, where they run a different kind of bootleg at Tennessee: MORE DASH: College football’s fix-it list SECOND QUARTER: THE CASE FOR PATIENCE AND PERSEVERANCE Sometimes a transfer......

Dads help curb violence at Louisiana high school

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dads help curb violence at Louisiana high school – CBS News Watch CBSN Live When an SOS went up at a troubled Louisiana high school, who answered the call? A bunch of dads. Steve Hartman shares the story in......

Without firm school mask mandate deadlines, ‘we can sleepwalk into indefinite masking,’ says Harvard professor

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Harvard University associate professor Dr. Joseph Allen argued in favor of pulling back on masking children in schools, especially as U.S. drug regulators are set to authorize the Covid-19 vaccine to kids ages 5 to 11. “We have to be......

Banned MSU football player can’t sue school anonymously

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here A lawsuit filed by a Michigan State football player against the university and its athletics department was dismissed Friday because the player did not include his name in the filing.  The lawsuit — claiming the player’s Title IX rights are being violated as......

ACLU, mother call for changes after 10-year-old girl handcuffed, arrested at Hawaii school over drawing

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarakshi Rai The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is calling for changes to school disciplinary procedures after a 10-year-old Black girl was handcuffed and arrested at school over a drawing. In a letter to the Honolulu Police Department, the State Department......

Energizing Conservative Voters, One School Board Election at a Time

New York Times
In July, Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee for governor of Virginia, promised to abolish critical race theory on “Day 1” in office. In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis, facing re-election next year, said recently, “I want to make sure people are not supporting critical race theory.” And in Arizona, Blake Masters,......

Ex-Mavs exec: Discord like ‘high school drama’

ESPN
Haralabos Voulgaris, the Dallas Mavericks‘ former director of quantitative research and development who became a polarizing figure within the organization as his decision-making influence increased, compared the franchise’s dysfunction during his tenure to “high school drama.” Voulgaris discussed in depth the franchise’s internal issues — particularly the tension between himself......

Campbell Soup kicks off school nutrition initiative

FoodBusinessNews
CAMDEN, NJ. — Campbell Soup Co. has announced plans to invest $5 million over the next five years in Full Futures, a program geared toward creating an improved school nutrition environment. Campbell Soup will be joined in the program by several non-profit and corporate partners. To kickstart the initiative Full......

California will require Covid vaccination for K-12 students attending school in person after full FDA approval

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here California will require students attending school in person to get vaccinated for Covid-19 after the Food and Drug Administration grants full approval for their age group, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday. Newsom’s latest order, the first of its kind nationwide,......

U.S. Supreme Court’s Sotomayor allows New York school vaccine mandate

Reuters
Oct 1 (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Friday refused to block New York City’s requirement that its public school teachers and employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. Sotomayor denied a challenge by four teachers and teaching assistants who sought to halt enforcement of the vaccine mandate while......

Justice Sotomayor rejects request to block New York City school vaccine mandate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sotomayor did not refer the request to the other Supreme Court justices, or comment on her action, likely signaling they agreed with her decision. In August, Justice Amy Coney Barrett likewise rejected an effort to block Indiana University’s vaccine......

Live Updates: Houston police respond to reports of school shooting; one suspect in custody

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Police said Friday they were responding to reports of a shooting at a school in southwest Houston. They later said one suspect was in custody and they were looking for any other possible suspects. The scene was still active......

School boards seek federal help on COVID policies

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here School boards seek federal help on COVID policies – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The National School Boards Association has asked the White House and law enforcement for help as members are threatened over COVID-19 protocols. Jeff Pegues has......

Students Can’t Believe The Ridiculous US School Backpack Ban, Improvise With Random Household Items

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Even though the pandemic and remote learning has stalled school shootings across the US, there have still been 16 of them in 2021. However, the country seems to be prepared to do anything but take away guns from its citizens. Recently, four schools in Rigby, Idaho, banned backpacks from their......

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