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This mother of three started a soap company after school closures forced her to quit her job

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Covid shutdown started almost a year ago. For some parents, that means a full year of figuring out how to work while their children’s schools are closed. Tiffany Dangerfield quit her job at FedEx to stay at home with......

A New League’s Shot at the N.C.A.A.: $100,000 Salaries for High School Players

New York Times
Kevin Draper “We think our system will be amazing for their basketball development,” Weiner said. “Will every single player make the N.B.A.? Maybe not every single one of them, but the large majority will become professionals.” But there are almost as many risks as there are benefits for the young......

‘Today I Learned’: 40 Curious Things People Didn’t Learn At School (New Pics)

IA
Today, I learned there’s a subreddit called “Today I Learned” (TIL). Just kidding, I’m not that far behind on Internet culture. In fact, I’ve already written about it here, here, and here. I just liked the way that sentence sounded. However, if you aren’t as enlightened as I am in......

Student wounded in Arkansas junior high school shooting

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Editor’s Note: The student who was wounded in Monday’s shooting died Wednesday. Read the latest update here. Our original story appears below. A 15-year-old boy was shot Monday morning at a junior high school in Arkansas. The suspected gunman,......

Student shot by classmate at Arkansas high school has died

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A 15-year-old boy who was shot Monday morning at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Arkansas has died, Pulaski County Coroner’s Office, CBS affiliate KTHV-TV reports. The Watson Chapel School District also announced the death of the student, citing his......

Paris Hilton Recalls Feeling “Violated Every Single Day” in Testimony Against Utah Boarding School – E! Online

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UPDATE: The Utah legislature has passed a bill that will prevent the abuse of children in state’s congregate care facilities, a measure Paris Hilton publicly advocated. In a statement… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

New York parents are desperate for more school choice: Lift the charter cap!

NYPost
Post Editorial Board Parents fed up with the city Department of Education’s disastrous performance this last year are desperate for better choices. Better-off families can pay for alternatives such as private and parochial schools. To give low-income New Yorkers the same opportunity, state lawmakers have a clear duty to lift......

Swimming Safari Swim School partners w/ Hope Floats -swim lessons for underprivileged kids

@BreaknNews
Swimming Safari will now be offering swim lessons to families who cannot afford to pay for swim lessons through the cooperation of Hope Floats. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – March 2, 2021 – — Swimming Safari Swim School is pleased to announce it has become a Swim School Provider of Hope Floats Foundation.Hope......

President Joe Biden urges states to vaccinate teachers, school staff this month

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Letetsia A. Fox, Chapter President Los Angeles 500 of the California School Employees Association receives her first COVID-19 Moderna vaccination shot from registered nurse Sosse Bedrossian, director of nursing services for LAUSD. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty......

Nigeria’s school abductions: Why children are being targeted

BBC
Until now, kidnap victims have generally been road travellers in Nigeria’s north-west, who pay between $20 and $200,000 for their freedom, but since the well-publicised abduction in 2014 of 276 schoolgirls from Chibok secondary school by Boko Haram Islamist militants in Borno state, more armed groups have resorted to mass......

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