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Loudoun County Public Schools will hold in-person graduations | WTOP

Loudoun County school officials have agreed to allow in-person graduations with safety measures in place starting in June. Read full article: Loudoun County Public Schools will hold ...→

Loudoun County Public Schools will hold in-person graduations | WTOP

Loudoun County school officials have agreed to allow in-person graduations with safety measures in place starting in June. Read full article: Loudoun County Public Schools will hold ...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reopen in the Fall

Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reopen in the Fall

Jeffco Public Schools in Jefferson County, Colorado, is planning to open schools for in-person learning in the upcoming academic year. Read full article: Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reop...→

Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Graduations Due to Storms

Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Graduations Due to Storms

The potential of thunderstorms, some possibly severe, on Tuesday morning, June 23, is forcing the postponement of the 9 a.m. optional in-person graduations sch [...] Read full article: Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Gra...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Seattle schools will likely have some in-person instruction this fall. But what will it look like?

Officials heard from community representatives, students and educators who'd spent about a week-and-a-half brainstorming ways to start the next school year saf [...] Read full article: Seattle schools will likely have some in...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-person, 3 at home to start school year | WTOP

Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-person, 3 at home to start school year | WTOP

Loudoun County public schools expect to start the new school year with most students in-class two days per week, and learning from home three days each week. Read full article: Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-perso...→

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools will not be requiring students to wear masks or coverings when the school year starts in August. However, teachers will be provided [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County Schools to provide t...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers From Chicago Public Schools

By a 4-3 vote, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's hand-picked board voted down a motion to terminate a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department to provide m [...] Read full article: Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose Between Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose Between Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Parents with students in Fairfax County Public Schools have some big decisions to make before fall 2020: Choosing whether to return to in-person classes or to [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to C...→

Chicago Public Schools

A youth-led action group marched around a now-vacant school in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on Tuesday, calling for Chicago Public Schools officials to [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools...→

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

With the state of Illinois unveiling new guidelines that could allow students to return to classrooms this fall, Chicago Public Schools says that it will work [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidel...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

By Sarah Moon, Hollie Silverman and Jon Passantino | CNN The autopsy for a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy last week has been plac [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff’s Department places au...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana's public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic through a $ [...] Read full article: Indiana offers public schools $61M in re...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold drive-thru food event

Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold drive-thru food event

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - If you’re craving fair food but still want to practice social distancing, you’re in luck. The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair... Read full article: Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold dri...→

Milwaukee Public Schools will end funding for police patrols outside buildings and events

Milwaukee Public Schools will end funding for police patrols outside buildings and events

School board members in Wisconsin's largest school district have voted to will cut ties with police officers who patrol outside its schools. Read full article: Milwaukee Public Schools will end fundin...→

Monroe County mandates use of face coverings in public spaces

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The Monroe County Board of Commissioners has voted to make facial coverings mandatory in public spaces. The face coverings are... Read full article: Monroe County mandates use of face cover...→

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

County officials will update the public Wednesday on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as health care experts continue to warn about the potential [...] Read full article: Watch Live: San Diego County officials t...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

Atlanta Public Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies July 20 - 23 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Public Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies July 20 - 23 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Dig out that cap and gown, Class of 2020, because live, in=person graduation ceremonies for Atlanta Public School seniors are set for July 20 – 23. According t [...] Read full article: Atlanta Public Schools will host in-pers...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says

Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says

Jeffco Public Schools on Thursday announced that elementary schools will offer 100% in-person classes in August. Read full article: Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-...→

Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Consider Face Mask Policy

Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Consider Face Mask Policy

Dallas County Commissioners have called an emergency meeting to consider a county-wide face covering policy. Read full article: Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergen...→

Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The Fall

Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The Fall

The commissioner of the Texas Education Agency is predicting that Texas schools will be safe for students to return to in the fall, this despite the recent spi [...] Read full article: Texas Education Commissioner Says Public...→

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

County officials will update the public Wednesday on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as health care experts continue to warn about the potential [...] Read full article: Watch Live: San Diego County officials t...→

Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers From Chicago Public Schools

By a 4-3 vote, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's hand-picked board voted down a motion to terminate a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department to provide m [...] Read full article: Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep...→

Atlanta Public Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies July 20 - 23 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Public Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies July 20 - 23 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Dig out that cap and gown, Class of 2020, because live, in=person graduation ceremonies for Atlanta Public School seniors are set for July 20 – 23. According t [...] Read full article: Atlanta Public Schools will host in-pers...→

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose Between Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose Between Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Parents with students in Fairfax County Public Schools have some big decisions to make before fall 2020: Choosing whether to return to in-person classes or to [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to C...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

With the state of Illinois unveiling new guidelines that could allow students to return to classrooms this fall, Chicago Public Schools says that it will work [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidel...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

By Sarah Moon, Hollie Silverman and Jon Passantino | CNN The autopsy for a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy last week has been plac [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff’s Department places au...→

Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Graduations Due to Storms

Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Graduations Due to Storms

The potential of thunderstorms, some possibly severe, on Tuesday morning, June 23, is forcing the postponement of the 9 a.m. optional in-person graduations sch [...] Read full article: Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Gra...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Seattle schools will likely have some in-person instruction this fall. But what will it look like?

Officials heard from community representatives, students and educators who'd spent about a week-and-a-half brainstorming ways to start the next school year saf [...] Read full article: Seattle schools will likely have some in...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says

Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says

Jeffco Public Schools on Thursday announced that elementary schools will offer 100% in-person classes in August. Read full article: Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-...→

Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold drive-thru food event

Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold drive-thru food event

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - If you’re craving fair food but still want to practice social distancing, you’re in luck. The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair... Read full article: Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold dri...→

Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-person, 3 at home to start school year | WTOP

Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-person, 3 at home to start school year | WTOP

Loudoun County public schools expect to start the new school year with most students in-class two days per week, and learning from home three days each week. Read full article: Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-perso...→

Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The Fall

Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The Fall

The commissioner of the Texas Education Agency is predicting that Texas schools will be safe for students to return to in the fall, this despite the recent spi [...] Read full article: Texas Education Commissioner Says Public...→

Monroe County mandates use of face coverings in public spaces

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The Monroe County Board of Commissioners has voted to make facial coverings mandatory in public spaces. The face coverings are... Read full article: Monroe County mandates use of face cover...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

Chicago Public Schools

A youth-led action group marched around a now-vacant school in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on Tuesday, calling for Chicago Public Schools officials to [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reopen in the Fall

Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reopen in the Fall

Jeffco Public Schools in Jefferson County, Colorado, is planning to open schools for in-person learning in the upcoming academic year. Read full article: Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reop...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana's public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic through a $ [...] Read full article: Indiana offers public schools $61M in re...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Consider Face Mask Policy

Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Consider Face Mask Policy

Dallas County Commissioners have called an emergency meeting to consider a county-wide face covering policy. Read full article: Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergen...→

Milwaukee Public Schools will end funding for police patrols outside buildings and events

Milwaukee Public Schools will end funding for police patrols outside buildings and events

School board members in Wisconsin's largest school district have voted to will cut ties with police officers who patrol outside its schools. Read full article: Milwaukee Public Schools will end fundin...→

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools will not be requiring students to wear masks or coverings when the school year starts in August. However, teachers will be provided [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County Schools to provide t...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

Watch Live: San Diego County officials to hold COVID-19 news briefing

County officials will update the public Wednesday on the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic as health care experts continue to warn about the potential [...] Read full article: Watch Live: San Diego County officials t...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep CPD Officers From Chicago Public Schools

By a 4-3 vote, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's hand-picked board voted down a motion to terminate a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department to provide m [...] Read full article: Chicago Board Of Education Votes To Keep...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ratified Public Policy  - LA Weekly

Promising robust and intentional investment in cultural infrastructure that supports artists and nonprofit cultural organizations, the policy recognizes in its [...] Read full article: L.A. County Centers the Arts In Newly Ra...→

Atlanta Public Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies July 20 - 23 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Public Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies July 20 - 23 - Atlanta INtown Paper

Dig out that cap and gown, Class of 2020, because live, in=person graduation ceremonies for Atlanta Public School seniors are set for July 20 – 23. According t [...] Read full article: Atlanta Public Schools will host in-pers...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose Between Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to Choose Between Virtual Or In-Person Learning for Fall

Parents with students in Fairfax County Public Schools have some big decisions to make before fall 2020: Choosing whether to return to in-person classes or to [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Schools Asks Parents to C...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

Chicago Public Schools

A youth-led action group marched around a now-vacant school in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on Tuesday, calling for Chicago Public Schools officials to [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools...→

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

The 20 largest public U.S. companies without a black person on their board

Newsweek has identified the 20 largest publicly traded companies within the S&P 500 that do not have a single black director on their corporate boards. Procter [...] Read full article: The 20 largest public U.S. companies wit...→

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor public spaces

On Tuesday, Pinellas County commissioners approved a new mandatory mask ordinance as COVID-19 continues to be a threat to the community. Read full article: Pinellas County mandates masks in indoor...→

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

With the state of Illinois unveiling new guidelines that could allow students to return to classrooms this fall, Chicago Public Schools says that it will work [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidel...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Schools To Resume In-Person Classes This Fall

Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday said the entire state is on track to move to Phase 4 of the plan to reopen the economy on Friday. Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan For Scho...→

Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reopen in the Fall

Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reopen in the Fall

Jeffco Public Schools in Jefferson County, Colorado, is planning to open schools for in-person learning in the upcoming academic year. Read full article: Colorado's Jeffco Public Schools to Reop...→

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

LA County Sheriff’s Department places autopsy of Andres Guardado on ‘security hold’ after he was shot by deputy

By Sarah Moon, Hollie Silverman and Jon Passantino | CNN The autopsy for a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy last week has been plac [...] Read full article: LA County Sheriff’s Department places au...→

Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Graduations Due to Storms

Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Graduations Due to Storms

The potential of thunderstorms, some possibly severe, on Tuesday morning, June 23, is forcing the postponement of the 9 a.m. optional in-person graduations sch [...] Read full article: Fort Worth ISD Postpones 2 In-Person Gra...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Seattle schools will likely have some in-person instruction this fall. But what will it look like?

Officials heard from community representatives, students and educators who'd spent about a week-and-a-half brainstorming ways to start the next school year saf [...] Read full article: Seattle schools will likely have some in...→

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana's public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic through a $ [...] Read full article: Indiana offers public schools $61M in re...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says

Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-person classes in August, district says

Jeffco Public Schools on Thursday announced that elementary schools will offer 100% in-person classes in August. Read full article: Jeffco elementary schools will offer in-...→

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

Coronavirus Updates: California Issues Mask Order, Trump Defies Public Health Experts To Hold Rally In Oklahoma

“Simply put, we are seeing too many people with faces uncovered — putting at risk the real progress we have made in fighting the disease,” Newsom said. Read full article: Coronavirus Updates: California Issues M...→

Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold drive-thru food event

Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold drive-thru food event

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - If you’re craving fair food but still want to practice social distancing, you’re in luck. The Miami-Dade County Youth Fair... Read full article: Miami-Dade County Youth Fair to hold dri...→

Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Consider Face Mask Policy

Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergency Meeting To Consider Face Mask Policy

Dallas County Commissioners have called an emergency meeting to consider a county-wide face covering policy. Read full article: Dallas County Commissioners Hold Emergen...→

Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-person, 3 at home to start school year | WTOP

Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-person, 3 at home to start school year | WTOP

Loudoun County public schools expect to start the new school year with most students in-class two days per week, and learning from home three days each week. Read full article: Loudoun Co. schools plan 2 days in-perso...→

Milwaukee Public Schools will end funding for police patrols outside buildings and events

Milwaukee Public Schools will end funding for police patrols outside buildings and events

School board members in Wisconsin's largest school district have voted to will cut ties with police officers who patrol outside its schools. Read full article: Milwaukee Public Schools will end fundin...→

Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The Fall

Texas Education Commissioner Says Public Schools Will Reopen In The Fall

The commissioner of the Texas Education Agency is predicting that Texas schools will be safe for students to return to in the fall, this despite the recent spi [...] Read full article: Texas Education Commissioner Says Public...→

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools will not be requiring students to wear masks or coverings when the school year starts in August. However, teachers will be provided [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County Schools to provide t...→

Monroe County mandates use of face coverings in public spaces

KEY WEST, FLA. (WSVN) - The Monroe County Board of Commissioners has voted to make facial coverings mandatory in public spaces. The face coverings are... Read full article: Monroe County mandates use of face cover...→