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Hostile school board meetings have members calling it quits
World

Hostile school board meetings have members calling it quits

A Nevada school board member said he had thoughts of suicide before stepping down amid threats and harassment. In Virginia,…
Mask disputes, outbreaks make for rocky start of school year
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Mask disputes, outbreaks make for rocky start of school year

The summer surge of the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus made for a disruptive start of the school…
Pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained
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Pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Before last year, a one-credit technology course for students pursuing master’s degrees in education at the…
NYC mayor: Public schools will be all in person this fall
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NYC mayor: Public schools will be all in person this fall

New York City schools will be all in person this fall with no remote options, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced…
US schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge
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US schools fight to keep students amid fear of dropout surge

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — U.S. educators are doing everything they can to track down high school students who stopped…
Academic year for kindergarten to second grade will finish by end of April: Egypt’s Education Ministry
Egypt

Academic year for kindergarten to second grade will finish by end of April: Egypt’s Education Ministry

Egypt’s Ministry of Education announced Sunday said that the academic year for kindergarten stage to second grade – with the…
Syria schools begin final exams weeks early because of virus
Middle East

Syria schools begin final exams weeks early because of virus

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students in government-controlled parts of Syria began taking final exams Sunday after…
Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence
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Asian Americans wary about school amid virus, violence

BOSTON (AP) — A Chinese American mother in the Boston suburbs is sending her sons to in-person classes this month,…
School plotters often are bullied, suffer from depression
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School plotters often are bullied, suffer from depression

WASHINGTON (AP) — The warning signs are all there. Students who were planning to attack schools showed the same types…
A transgender Islamic school in Pakistan breaks barriers
Middle East

A transgender Islamic school in Pakistan breaks barriers

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A long white shawl on her head, Rani Khan gives daily Koran lessons at Pakistan’s first transgender-only…
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