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Supply-Chain Woes Come to School Cafeterias

Schools are struggling to secure food for student breakfasts and lunches ahead of classrooms’ planned reopening in the fall. Some cafeterias are cutting menu choices as food suppliers face labor shortages and transportation challenges that are adding costs and limiting supplies.…

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Whitmer’s veto of reading scholarships sparks voucher debate

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s veto of $155 million in proposed spending on reading scholarships for students has sparked fresh criticism from opponents who say it would have addressed pandemic-related learning loss and approval from those who liken the grants to vouchers. The…

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Louisiana college uses pandemic money to pay student debt

A Louisiana junior college is using federal COVID-19 relief money to eliminate student debt for anyone who has attended over the past year. The offer from Southern University at Shreveport should help students who faced financial hardships during the pandemic return…

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Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US

Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They’re now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes. The specific reasons vary…

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Head of District Roiled by Rosh Hashanah Debate Resigns

The superintendent of a Rhode Island school district roiled by a debate over starting the coming school year on the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah has resigned. The Providence Journal reports Bristol-Warren Superintendent Jonathan Brice announced his resignation Tuesday saying…

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