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4 superintendents to watch in 2021

Many school district leaders stepped up to the technological, economic and emotional difficulties brought on by the novel coronavirus in 2020. Indeed, there are an abundance of stories of the creative measures administrators took to not only care for students' and families’…

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Covid testing is key to reopening schools

Public health experts say it’s long past time to build up readily available tools to track student infections and help prevent potential school outbreaks. They are insisting on a national strategy to bring rapid testing to students and teachers —…

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Lewiston schools recognize Muslim holidays

Maine's second-largest city, which is home to a large number of residents from Somalia, is adding two holidays to the school calendar to mark the Muslim holiday known as Eid. The School Committee voted 8-1 to recognize two festivals as…

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Pennsylvania teacher suspended for attending DC protests

A Pennsylvania teacher has been suspended for participating in the DC riots on Wednesday. The educator was not identified but works for the Allentown School District, the Morning Call reported Friday, citing a letter from Superintendent Thomas Parker.

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Pandemic ‘learning loss’ grows as schools race to reopen

As millions of students return to virtual classrooms after the holidays, new research reveals how the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted learning and skills retention nationwide that experts say could take years to overcome. In a nod to the concerns, President-elect Joe Biden on Friday…

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