Stories tagged: "education"


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‘Triumphant Return’: The Sound of Being Back in School for One Michigan Community

At Dansville High School, the band is back together. And they have a special set arranged for their “triumphant return.”

Learning support teacher Sabrina Werley holds the bottle of hand sanitizer for a student at Cumru Elementary School in Berks County. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images/ Ben Hasty)
PA GOP Fights School Mask Safeguard as COVID Cases Continue to Rise

As coronavirus case numbers continue to climb, especially among school-aged children, Republicans want to end the mask requirement in schools and daycares.

It's been a long decade for public education in North Carolina. (Image via Shutterstock)
A Judge Told NC’s Legislature to Fix Huge School Funding Inequalities. They’re Just Not Doing It.

The courts excoriated the state 24 years ago because rural schools aren’t funded like urban schools. The legislature is out of time to make it right. 

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Arizona’s Largest High School District Will Pay Teachers and Students For Getting Vaccinated

The Phoenix Union High School District announced the campaign last week in an attempt to get 85% of its school community vaccinated.

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A ‘Once in a Generation Opportunity’ Has Older Michiganders Seeking College Degrees, Trade School Credentials

Michigan is paving the way for people to return to college or seek a professional trade. Here’s how.

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The Results Are In: Standardized Test Scores Fell During Pandemic Year

State lawmakers suspended the use of standardized tests for the ranking of schools, while still requiring that they be administered to students.

As North Carolina schools reopen, public health leaders will face pressure to require the COVID-19 vaccine. (Image via Shutterstock)
NC’s Public Schools Already Require Vaccines. The COVID-19 Vaccine Should Be One of Them.

If and when a COVID-19 vaccine is cleared for younger children, North Carolina’s schools should add it to the list of required immunizations.