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New Arlington Public Schools superintendent comes from Fairfax County Public Schools | WTOP

Arlington Public Schools in Northern Virginia has a new superintendent, Francisco Durán, who worked in neighboring Fairfax County. Read full article: New Arlington Public Schools superintend...→

New Arlington Public Schools superintendent comes from Fairfax County Public Schools | WTOP

Arlington Public Schools in Northern Virginia has a new superintendent, Francisco Durán, who worked in neighboring Fairfax County. Read full article: New Arlington Public Schools superintend...→

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...→

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Police Department officers use force on African Americans far more often than they do on people of other races and ethnicities, new data from th [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Officers Disproportionate...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

Renaming Stonewall Schools: Alumni, beloved staff among suggestions | WTOP

Prince William County schools staff heard suggestions from the community as the board looks to rename Stonewall Jackson High School and Stonewall Middle School [...] Read full article: Renaming Stonewall Schools: Alumni, belo...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Feds sue Virginia county over law blocking Islamic cemetery | WTOP

Feds sue Virginia county over law blocking Islamic cemetery | WTOP

Federal authorities are suing a northern Virginia county over zoning regulations that prohibit an Islamic organization from developing a religious cemetery on [...] Read full article: Feds sue Virginia county over law blocki...→

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...→

People of color won’t be required to wear masks in an Oregon county | WTOP

Lincoln County, Oregon, is one of the first counties in the U.S. to exempt people of color from wearing masks to prevent racial profiling. Read full article: People of color won’t be required to wea...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

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...→

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...→

Fairfax County School Board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee High School | WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board has voted to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, on Tuesday. Read full article: Fairfax County School Board votes to cha...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfax County call for name change | WTOP

The Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday evening on a recommendation to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Read full article: Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfa...→

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...→

Washington schools superintendent sues over voter pamphlet language

State superintendent Chris Reykdal is suing a primary challenger for what he describes as a defamatory sentence in her statement for the state voters' pamphlet [...] Read full article: Washington schools superintendent sues o...→

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...→

Fairfax County police limit assistance to ICE in noncriminal deportations | WTOP

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have further decreased their cooperation in noncriminal deportations under a new order. Read full article: Fairfax County police limit assistance 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...→

Montgomery County says more community testing events are coming soon | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, is planning additional testing events that will focus on ZIP codes that have seen a high number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Montgomery County says more community te...→

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...→

Charles Co. schools seek parent input on reopening | WTOP

Charles County Public Schools in Maryland is seeking input from parents as it draws up plans to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Charles Co. schools seek parent input on...→

Fairfax County offers 2 options for next school year | WTOP

Virginia’s largest school system, Fairfax County Public Schools, is offering two options for the start of the next school year — 100% virtual online learning o [...] Read full article: Fairfax County offers 2 options for next...→

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 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 ...→

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors i [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use f...→

Amazon partners with Prince George’s schools to fund elementary school computer science | WTOP

Amazon partners with Prince George’s schools to fund elementary school computer science | WTOP

Amazon is teaming up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to fund computer science education at 132 elementary schools throughout the Maryland county. Read full article: Amazon partners with Prince George’s sch...→

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...→

Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand broadband access | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Officials in Roanoke County, Virginia, are seeking proposals to expand broadband access to unserved residents and businesses. The Roanoke Times [...] Read full article: Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand...→

Richmond leaders say Confederate statues need to come down for public safety | WTOP

Another night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Richmond, Virginia, has city officials calling for the removal of Confederate monuments. Read full article: Richmond leaders say Confederate statues...→

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...→

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...→

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Police Department officers use force on African Americans far more often than they do on people of other races and ethnicities, new data from th [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Officers Disproportionate...→

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...→

People of color won’t be required to wear masks in an Oregon county | WTOP

Lincoln County, Oregon, is one of the first counties in the U.S. to exempt people of color from wearing masks to prevent racial profiling. Read full article: People of color won’t be required to wea...→

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 offers 2 options for next school year | WTOP

Virginia’s largest school system, Fairfax County Public Schools, is offering two options for the start of the next school year — 100% virtual online learning o [...] Read full article: Fairfax County offers 2 options for next...→

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...→

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...→

Fairfax County School Board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee High School | WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board has voted to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, on Tuesday. Read full article: Fairfax County School Board votes to cha...→

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors i [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use f...→

Renaming Stonewall Schools: Alumni, beloved staff among suggestions | WTOP

Prince William County schools staff heard suggestions from the community as the board looks to rename Stonewall Jackson High School and Stonewall Middle School [...] Read full article: Renaming Stonewall Schools: Alumni, belo...→

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...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Richmond leaders say Confederate statues need to come down for public safety | WTOP

Another night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Richmond, Virginia, has city officials calling for the removal of Confederate monuments. Read full article: Richmond leaders say Confederate statues...→

Fairfax County police limit assistance to ICE in noncriminal deportations | WTOP

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have further decreased their cooperation in noncriminal deportations under a new order. Read full article: Fairfax County police limit assistance 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...→

Montgomery County says more community testing events are coming soon | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, is planning additional testing events that will focus on ZIP codes that have seen a high number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Montgomery County says more community te...→

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...→

Charles Co. schools seek parent input on reopening | WTOP

Charles County Public Schools in Maryland is seeking input from parents as it draws up plans to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Charles Co. schools seek parent input on...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

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...→

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 ...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

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...→

Amazon partners with Prince George’s schools to fund elementary school computer science | WTOP

Amazon partners with Prince George’s schools to fund elementary school computer science | WTOP

Amazon is teaming up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to fund computer science education at 132 elementary schools throughout the Maryland county. Read full article: Amazon partners with Prince George’s sch...→

Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfax County call for name change | WTOP

The Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday evening on a recommendation to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Read full article: Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfa...→

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...→

Washington schools superintendent sues over voter pamphlet language

State superintendent Chris Reykdal is suing a primary challenger for what he describes as a defamatory sentence in her statement for the state voters' pamphlet [...] Read full article: Washington schools superintendent sues o...→

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...→

Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand broadband access | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Officials in Roanoke County, Virginia, are seeking proposals to expand broadband access to unserved residents and businesses. The Roanoke Times [...] Read full article: Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand...→

Feds sue Virginia county over law blocking Islamic cemetery | WTOP

Feds sue Virginia county over law blocking Islamic cemetery | WTOP

Federal authorities are suing a northern Virginia county over zoning regulations that prohibit an Islamic organization from developing a religious cemetery on [...] Read full article: Feds sue Virginia county over law blocki...→

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...→

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...→

Montgomery County says more community testing events are coming soon | WTOP

Montgomery County, Maryland, is planning additional testing events that will focus on ZIP codes that have seen a high number of coronavirus cases. Read full article: Montgomery County says more community te...→

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Police Department officers use force on African Americans far more often than they do on people of other races and ethnicities, new data from th [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Officers Disproportionate...→

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...→

People of color won’t be required to wear masks in an Oregon county | WTOP

Lincoln County, Oregon, is one of the first counties in the U.S. to exempt people of color from wearing masks to prevent racial profiling. Read full article: People of color won’t be required to wea...→

Charles Co. schools seek parent input on reopening | WTOP

Charles County Public Schools in Maryland is seeking input from parents as it draws up plans to reopen this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Charles Co. schools seek parent input on...→

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 Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Fairfax County offers 2 options for next school year | WTOP

Virginia’s largest school system, Fairfax County Public Schools, is offering two options for the start of the next school year — 100% virtual online learning o [...] Read full article: Fairfax County offers 2 options for next...→

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...→

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 ...→

Fairfax County School Board votes to change name of Robert E. Lee High School | WTOP

The Fairfax County School Board has voted to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield, Virginia, on Tuesday. Read full article: Fairfax County School Board votes to cha...→

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 ...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use face mask in public | WTOP

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal judge on Tuesday ordered President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with local rules to wear a face mask whenever he is outdoors i [...] Read full article: Judge orders Brazil’s Bolsonaro to use f...→

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...→

Amazon partners with Prince George’s schools to fund elementary school computer science | WTOP

Amazon partners with Prince George’s schools to fund elementary school computer science | WTOP

Amazon is teaming up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to fund computer science education at 132 elementary schools throughout the Maryland county. Read full article: Amazon partners with Prince George’s sch...→

Renaming Stonewall Schools: Alumni, beloved staff among suggestions | WTOP

Prince William County schools staff heard suggestions from the community as the board looks to rename Stonewall Jackson High School and Stonewall Middle School [...] Read full article: Renaming Stonewall Schools: Alumni, belo...→

Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfax County call for name change | WTOP

The Fairfax County, Virginia, school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday evening on a recommendation to change the name of Robert E. Lee High School. Read full article: Students of Robert E. Lee High in Fairfa...→

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...→

Washington schools superintendent sues over voter pamphlet language

State superintendent Chris Reykdal is suing a primary challenger for what he describes as a defamatory sentence in her statement for the state voters' pamphlet [...] Read full article: Washington schools superintendent sues o...→

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...→

Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand broadband access | WTOP

ROANOKE, Va. — Officials in Roanoke County, Virginia, are seeking proposals to expand broadband access to unserved residents and businesses. The Roanoke Times [...] Read full article: Roanoke County seeks proposals to expand...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Richmond leaders say Confederate statues need to come down for public safety | WTOP

Another night of violent clashes between police and demonstrators in Richmond, Virginia, has city officials calling for the removal of Confederate monuments. Read full article: Richmond leaders say Confederate statues...→

Feds sue Virginia county over law blocking Islamic cemetery | WTOP

Feds sue Virginia county over law blocking Islamic cemetery | WTOP

Federal authorities are suing a northern Virginia county over zoning regulations that prohibit an Islamic organization from developing a religious cemetery on [...] Read full article: Feds sue Virginia county over law blocki...→

Fairfax County police limit assistance to ICE in noncriminal deportations | WTOP

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have further decreased their cooperation in noncriminal deportations under a new order. Read full article: Fairfax County police limit assistance t...→

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...→