Mocha Moms Los Angeles provides sisterhood, support and service

Mocha Moms Los Angeles provides sisterhood, support and service

By Blake Carter Mocha Moms Inc. has created a community of mothers who support each other as they navigate the various phases of motherhood and child rearing, emphasizing the unique experiences that black mothers have. The Mocha Moms’ Los Angeles chapter has helped mothers find housing, schools for their children, health resources, and many services … Read more

RPS closes additional days the first week of November for employees’ mental health

RPS closes additional days the first week of November for employees’ mental health

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – In an RPS Direct update Wednesday night, Superintendent Jason Kamras said the division will close additional school days the first week of November to help with staff mental health. During the first week of November, students already had November 2nd for Election Day, November 4th for Diwali and November 5th for … Read more

Ontario school boards are starting to return to a normal high school semester model next week

Ontario school boards are starting to return to a normal high school semester model next week

Ontario school boards are wasting some time returning to a normal semester model, with some resuming a regular class schedule from next week. From Monday, both the Halton District School Board and the District School Board of Niagara will return to a traditional semester model for high school students, meaning they will take four courses … Read more

The New York School District offers distance learning over shootings

The New York School District offers distance learning over shootings

Forget the pandemic – they’re worried about guns. The Newburgh Enlarged City School District allowed shocked parents to keep their children at home Tuesday after two separate shooting incidents near campuses Monday. “The district believes that our schools are safe and that students learn best in this environment,” Acting Superintendent Ed Forgit wrote on the … Read more

DC students fall behind during pandemic

DC students fall behind during pandemic

DC students fall behind during pandemic Axios on facebookAxios on twitterAxios on linkedinAxios by email Photo: Evelyn Hockstein / The Washington Post via Getty Images The grades are from distance learning, and they show DC students have fallen behind. Why it’s important: Students across grade levels from kindergarten through 8th completed the final academic year … Read more

As COVID cases rise, Israel begins vaccinating young children

As COVID cases rise, Israel begins vaccinating young children

By Maayan Lubell | Reuters JERUSALEM – Israel on Monday began rolling out Pfizer / BioNtech COVID-19 vaccinations to 5- to 11-year-olds in hopes of cracking down on a recent increase in coronavirus infections. A fourth wave of infections that hit Israel in June began to subside in September. However, over the last two weeks, … Read more

Parents, teachers want the NYC principal out in the middle of a racial uprising

Parents, teachers want the NYC principal out in the middle of a racial uprising

A racial uprising has broken out at a high-performing elementary school in the Upper West Side, where the hard-hitting principal Claire Lowenstein hit her second no-confidence vote in just two years. Out of a total of 154 employees and parents surveyed last week, 132 – about 86 percent – voted distrustful of Lowenstein’s management of … Read more

The FBI created ‘threat tags’ over alleged harassment of teachers: whistleblower

The FBI created ‘threat tags’ over alleged harassment of teachers: whistleblower

The FBI created a “threat mark” over alleged threatening statements against school administrators and teachers, according to a memo issued by the Department of Justice, an internal email showed. Mail, dated 20 Oct. was released Tuesday by Representatives of the Judiciary Committee Republicans, who said the letter was evidence that federal counterterrorism was deployed against … Read more

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