This Public School news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about public schools from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- Trump threatens tax-exempt status, funding for universities and schools over 'radical left indoctrination'
Republicans have long railed against alleged left-wing indoctrination in public schools
and universities, citing "free speech zones," cases of professors and administrators showing hostility toward conservative students.
Fox News. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Former public school teacher, 62, is on the brink of death on day 40 of hunger strike
John Shepherd, 62, who is on day 40 of the hunger strike, has been fighting Mariott Hotels since 2008 after a car park was built next to his flat in Bangkok.
Daily Mail. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- N.Y.C. Public Schools Will Not Fully Reopen in September
Classroom attendance in September will be limited to only one to three days a week in an effort to continue to curb the outbreak, the mayor said.
New York Times. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Editorial: Trump has zero understanding of what it will take to safely reopen U.S. schools
You can't have it both ways: Pressure U.S. public schools
to reopen, then say our schools don't need financial help to reopen safely.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- New York City public schools won't fully reopen for its 1.1 million students this fall, Mayor de Blasio says
The district, which has 1.1 million students, will use a combination of in-person class and remote learning, the mayor said.
CNBC. Wednesday, 8 Jul 2020.
- Hospitalizations rising in 22 states as coronavirus cases surge
Intensive care units in more than 50 hospitals across Florida have reached capacity, as public schools
will begin reopening next month. Other states are also seeing a spike in infections. David Begnaud has the latest.
CBS News. Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020.
- After decades of failing minority students, this school district is pushing for racial equity. Here's how.
Indianapolis Public Schools
adopted a policy calling out the racism and inequity of the past, while committing to dismantling racial inequity in its schools.
Yahoo. Sunday, 5 Jul 2020.
- LA School Police chief resigns after budget slashed by public school board
The police chief for the Los Angeles Unified School District resigned Wednesday, a day after the school board slashed his budget by $25 million, Fox News has learned.
Fox News. Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020.
- Public Schools Will Be Forced To Allow Biological Males On Female Sports Teams If Joe Biden Wins, According To Biden
'There is no room for compromise'
Daily Caller. Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020.
- Salesforce CEO urges public schools to build 'resiliency,' distance learning as coronavirus rages
The billionaire tech chief warned that the school system needs to be prepared for the fall, especially if a new wave of COVID infections swamps the U.S.
Yahoo. Sunday, 28 Jun 2020.
- US Public Schools Must Share COVID-19 Aid With Private Schools
New policy by Education Department upsets some public school
supporters who question the way the funds would be allocated.
Voice of America. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- Chicago principal resigns over claims of unprofessional behavior
Kurt Jones, 46, on Friday stepped down as principal at Chicago's prestigious Franklin Elementary Fine Arts Center following the release of a damning Chicago Public Schools
report about his conduct.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- Mayor Lightfoot to announce initiative proving free internet to CPS families in need
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools
CEO Dr. Janice Jackson to announce a new broadband initiative for students.
ABC News. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- Board votes to keep $33M CPS contract with Chicago police; Chicago Teachers Union holds protest march, rally
The Chicago Public Schools
board voted 4-3 Wednesday to keep a $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department.
ABC News. Thursday, 25 Jun 2020.
- As Concern Over Upcoming School Year Rises, Doctors Release Recommendations
Cooks Children's physicians released a list of recommendations for the safe reopening of K-12 public schools
in Texas after Gov. Greg Abbot announced that Texas public school
students would return in person this fall.
NBC. Monday, Jun 22 2020.
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