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Miami-Dade County Public Schools

A monsoon on the last day of the most challenging school year in memory? It fits the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close, and that led to 51 [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade County Public Schools...→

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

A monsoon on the last day of the most challenging school year in memory? It fits the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close, and that led to 51 [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade County Public Schools...→

Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after shark bit him at South Miami-Dade beach

Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after shark bit him at South Miami-Dade beach

The 7-year-old was injured at Homestead Bayfront Park on Monday. His mother believes a small bull shark may be responsible because of the markings left behind. Read full article: Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after sha...→

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...→

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...→

1 transported after tractor-trailer smashes into wall surrounding SW Miami-Dade home

1 transported after tractor-trailer smashes into wall surrounding SW Miami-Dade home

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - An 18-wheeler smashed into a wall surrounding a home in Southwest Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the [...] Read full article: 1 transported after tractor-trailer smas...→

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...→

Miami-Dade slump-busters team in gear with a deadline nearing

A group charged with developing solutions that will help Miami-Dade escape a coronavirus-driven economic slump held its second meeting Tuesday, where members r [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade slump-busters team in gear wi...→

After 2-Day Spike, New San Diego County Coronavirus Cases Return to 3% Range - Times of San Diego

After a two-day spike in new coronavirus cases locally, the percentage of positive tests fell back Tuesday into the recent average range of 3%. Read full article: After 2-Day Spike, New San Diego County ...→

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 Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

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...→

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

MIAMI (WSVN) - Leaders from several Miami-Dade County municipalities are stepping up measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, as the state surpassed 100,0 [...] Read full article: Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to requir...→

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...→

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...→

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

Election reform would make the November general election more inclusive and fair, advocates said at a press conference led by Public Advocate Jumaane Read full article: 'We have always made it difficult for pe...→

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...→

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...→

Miami-Dade drive-throughs will let voters drop off ballots

Miami-Dade voters will have one more way to cast ballots for this year’s primary and general elections. In addition to early voting, same-day voting and mail-i [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade drive-throughs will let voter...→

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 coronavirus cases set one-day record, pass 10,000

San Bernardino County coronavirus cases set one-day record, pass 10,000

An additional 649 cases were reported Tuesday, June 23, the county’s highest jump over one day seen so far Read full article: San Bernardino County coronavirus cases ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A hybrid of alternating days or weeks in school and remote learning, no in-person arts or gym classes, an impacted recess, learning in the cafeteria, and a pos [...] Read full article: A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Publi...→

Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run Crash in Miami-Dade

Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run Crash in Miami-Dade

Investigators are searching for a vehicle they say struck and killed a man early Tuesday morning along a busy Miami-Dade roadway. Florida Highway Patrol offici [...] Read full article: Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run...→

San Diego County Reports 2nd Day of 300-Plus New Coronavirus Cases - Times of San Diego

San Diego County health officials said the numbers are "not going in the right direction" as they reported 302 new cases of coronavirus, though no deaths. Read full article: San Diego County Reports 2nd Day of 300-...→

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...→

Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny after Muslim woman forced to remove hijab

Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny after Muslim woman forced to remove hijab

MIAMI (WSVN) - The Miami-Dade Department of Corrections is at the center of a faith-based controversy after a Muslim woman who was arrested at a... Read full article: Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny af...→

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...→

Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide Hotel Rooms to Isolate People With Virus

Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide Hotel Rooms to Isolate People With Virus

As Florida reported a new, single-day record of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Miami-Dade County announced initiatives to address the surge and provide hotel roo [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide ...→

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...→

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...→

Penelope Soto, Teen Who Gave Miami-Dade Judge the Finger, Has Charges Dropped

Drug charges were dropped Friday against a South Florida teen who made national headlines when she flipped off a Miami-Dade judge in court last year. Read full article: Penelope Soto, Teen Who Gave Miami-Dade ...→

Governments push making telecommuting permanent in Miami-Dade

Once considered a sometimes-beneficial exception, telecommuting, or remote working, is gaining steam as a permanent fixture in Miami-Dade’s business landscape. [...] Read full article: Governments push making telecommuting pe...→

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 ...→

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...→

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

To the artist, the removal of his work was an indication that officials didn't want to see a part of the city's history reflected back at them. Read full article: Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censo...→

LA County Sets Record for New Coronavirus Cases in a Day as Cases Surge

LA County Sets Record for New Coronavirus Cases in a Day as Cases Surge

Los Angeles County set another record Monday for the daily number of new coronavirus cases as the public health director confirmed the area is seeing a rise in [...] Read full article: LA County Sets Record for New Coronaviru...→

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...→

Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after shark bit him at South Miami-Dade beach

Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after shark bit him at South Miami-Dade beach

The 7-year-old was injured at Homestead Bayfront Park on Monday. His mother believes a small bull shark may be responsible because of the markings left behind. Read full article: Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after sha...→

Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide Hotel Rooms to Isolate People With Virus

Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide Hotel Rooms to Isolate People With Virus

As Florida reported a new, single-day record of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Miami-Dade County announced initiatives to address the surge and provide hotel roo [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide ...→

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...→

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...→

1 transported after tractor-trailer smashes into wall surrounding SW Miami-Dade home

1 transported after tractor-trailer smashes into wall surrounding SW Miami-Dade home

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - An 18-wheeler smashed into a wall surrounding a home in Southwest Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the [...] Read full article: 1 transported after tractor-trailer smas...→

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...→

Miami-Dade slump-busters team in gear with a deadline nearing

A group charged with developing solutions that will help Miami-Dade escape a coronavirus-driven economic slump held its second meeting Tuesday, where members r [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade slump-busters team in gear wi...→

Governments push making telecommuting permanent in Miami-Dade

Once considered a sometimes-beneficial exception, telecommuting, or remote working, is gaining steam as a permanent fixture in Miami-Dade’s business landscape. [...] Read full article: Governments push making telecommuting pe...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

To the artist, the removal of his work was an indication that officials didn't want to see a part of the city's history reflected back at them. Read full article: Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censo...→

Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run Crash in Miami-Dade

Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run Crash in Miami-Dade

Investigators are searching for a vehicle they say struck and killed a man early Tuesday morning along a busy Miami-Dade roadway. Florida Highway Patrol offici [...] Read full article: Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run...→

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

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...→

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

MIAMI (WSVN) - Leaders from several Miami-Dade County municipalities are stepping up measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, as the state surpassed 100,0 [...] Read full article: Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to requir...→

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...→

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...→

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

Election reform would make the November general election more inclusive and fair, advocates said at a press conference led by Public Advocate Jumaane Read full article: 'We have always made it difficult for pe...→

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...→

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...→

Penelope Soto, Teen Who Gave Miami-Dade Judge the Finger, Has Charges Dropped

Drug charges were dropped Friday against a South Florida teen who made national headlines when she flipped off a Miami-Dade judge in court last year. Read full article: Penelope Soto, Teen Who Gave Miami-Dade ...→

Miami-Dade drive-throughs will let voters drop off ballots

Miami-Dade voters will have one more way to cast ballots for this year’s primary and general elections. In addition to early voting, same-day voting and mail-i [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade drive-throughs will let voter...→

After 2-Day Spike, New San Diego County Coronavirus Cases Return to 3% Range - Times of San Diego

After a two-day spike in new coronavirus cases locally, the percentage of positive tests fell back Tuesday into the recent average range of 3%. Read full article: After 2-Day Spike, New San Diego County ...→

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 coronavirus cases set one-day record, pass 10,000

San Bernardino County coronavirus cases set one-day record, pass 10,000

An additional 649 cases were reported Tuesday, June 23, the county’s highest jump over one day seen so far Read full article: San Bernardino County coronavirus cases ...→

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...→

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A hybrid of alternating days or weeks in school and remote learning, no in-person arts or gym classes, an impacted recess, learning in the cafeteria, and a pos [...] Read full article: A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Publi...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

LA County Sets Record for New Coronavirus Cases in a Day as Cases Surge

LA County Sets Record for New Coronavirus Cases in a Day as Cases Surge

Los Angeles County set another record Monday for the daily number of new coronavirus cases as the public health director confirmed the area is seeing a rise in [...] Read full article: LA County Sets Record for New Coronaviru...→

San Diego County Reports 2nd Day of 300-Plus New Coronavirus Cases - Times of San Diego

San Diego County health officials said the numbers are "not going in the right direction" as they reported 302 new cases of coronavirus, though no deaths. Read full article: San Diego County Reports 2nd Day of 300-...→

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...→

Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny after Muslim woman forced to remove hijab

Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny after Muslim woman forced to remove hijab

MIAMI (WSVN) - The Miami-Dade Department of Corrections is at the center of a faith-based controversy after a Muslim woman who was arrested at a... Read full article: Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny af...→

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...→

Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after shark bit him at South Miami-Dade beach

Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after shark bit him at South Miami-Dade beach

The 7-year-old was injured at Homestead Bayfront Park on Monday. His mother believes a small bull shark may be responsible because of the markings left behind. Read full article: Mom: 7-year-old son recovering after sha...→

Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide Hotel Rooms to Isolate People With Virus

Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide Hotel Rooms to Isolate People With Virus

As Florida reported a new, single-day record of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Miami-Dade County announced initiatives to address the surge and provide hotel roo [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade to Address Hotspots, Provide ...→

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...→

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...→

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

'We have always made it difficult for people to vote': Public Advocate seeks election reforms after primary day miscues - amNewYork

Election reform would make the November general election more inclusive and fair, advocates said at a press conference led by Public Advocate Jumaane Read full article: 'We have always made it difficult for pe...→

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...→

1 transported after tractor-trailer smashes into wall surrounding SW Miami-Dade home

1 transported after tractor-trailer smashes into wall surrounding SW Miami-Dade home

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - An 18-wheeler smashed into a wall surrounding a home in Southwest Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the [...] Read full article: 1 transported after tractor-trailer smas...→

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...→

Penelope Soto, Teen Who Gave Miami-Dade Judge the Finger, Has Charges Dropped

Drug charges were dropped Friday against a South Florida teen who made national headlines when she flipped off a Miami-Dade judge in court last year. Read full article: Penelope Soto, Teen Who Gave Miami-Dade ...→

Miami-Dade slump-busters team in gear with a deadline nearing

A group charged with developing solutions that will help Miami-Dade escape a coronavirus-driven economic slump held its second meeting Tuesday, where members r [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade slump-busters team in gear wi...→

Miami-Dade drive-throughs will let voters drop off ballots

Miami-Dade voters will have one more way to cast ballots for this year’s primary and general elections. In addition to early voting, same-day voting and mail-i [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade drive-throughs will let voter...→

Governments push making telecommuting permanent in Miami-Dade

Once considered a sometimes-beneficial exception, telecommuting, or remote working, is gaining steam as a permanent fixture in Miami-Dade’s business landscape. [...] Read full article: Governments push making telecommuting pe...→

After 2-Day Spike, New San Diego County Coronavirus Cases Return to 3% Range - Times of San Diego

After a two-day spike in new coronavirus cases locally, the percentage of positive tests fell back Tuesday into the recent average range of 3%. Read full article: After 2-Day Spike, New San Diego County ...→

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 coronavirus cases set one-day record, pass 10,000

San Bernardino County coronavirus cases set one-day record, pass 10,000

An additional 649 cases were reported Tuesday, June 23, the county’s highest jump over one day seen so far Read full article: San Bernardino County coronavirus cases ...→

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 ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

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...→

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Public School May Look Like in the Fall

A hybrid of alternating days or weeks in school and remote learning, no in-person arts or gym classes, an impacted recess, learning in the cafeteria, and a pos [...] Read full article: A Glimpse Into What a Day at a NYC Publi...→

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

To the artist, the removal of his work was an indication that officials didn't want to see a part of the city's history reflected back at them. Read full article: Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censo...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run Crash in Miami-Dade

Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run Crash in Miami-Dade

Investigators are searching for a vehicle they say struck and killed a man early Tuesday morning along a busy Miami-Dade roadway. Florida Highway Patrol offici [...] Read full article: Pedestrian Killed After I-95 Hit and Run...→

LA County Sets Record for New Coronavirus Cases in a Day as Cases Surge

LA County Sets Record for New Coronavirus Cases in a Day as Cases Surge

Los Angeles County set another record Monday for the daily number of new coronavirus cases as the public health director confirmed the area is seeing a rise in [...] Read full article: LA County Sets Record for New Coronaviru...→

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

San Diego County Reports 2nd Day of 300-Plus New Coronavirus Cases - Times of San Diego

San Diego County health officials said the numbers are "not going in the right direction" as they reported 302 new cases of coronavirus, though no deaths. Read full article: San Diego County Reports 2nd Day of 300-...→

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...→

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to require masks in public at all times

MIAMI (WSVN) - Leaders from several Miami-Dade County municipalities are stepping up measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, as the state surpassed 100,0 [...] Read full article: Miami, other Miami-Dade cities to requir...→

Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny after Muslim woman forced to remove hijab

Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny after Muslim woman forced to remove hijab

MIAMI (WSVN) - The Miami-Dade Department of Corrections is at the center of a faith-based controversy after a Muslim woman who was arrested at a... Read full article: Miami-Dade Corrections under scrutiny af...→

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...→