This Public School news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about public schools from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
News articles are ordered by publication date, with the newest article listed first and the oldest article listed last.
- Chicago alderman demands CPS explain COVID-19 dashboard discrepancy
A Chicago alderman is asking the Chicago Public Schools
to explain a discrepancy in their coronavirus dashboard amid alleged discrepancies in the data provided
Fox News. Saturday, 22 Jan 2022.
- Bill would bar groups from making anyone "feel discomfort" about race
A proposal would prohibit public schools
and private businesses from making White people feel "discomfort" when they teach students or train employees about discrimination in the nation's past.
CBS News. Thursday, 20 Jan 2022.
- Loudoun County schools chief of staff no longer in role amid concerns about sexual assault handling
The chief of staff for Loudoun County Public Schools
(LCPS) has left his position, prompting questions about the district's compliance with federal law and handling of two sexual assault allegations.
Fox News. Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022.
- Public School Lunch Photo Shared On Facebook Has Parents Concerned
'Prisoners get fed better than children'
Daily Caller. Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022.
- Parents Group Claims Saint Paul Public Schools Indoctrinating Preschoolers On Transgender Issues
'Ask Students for Name and Pronouns'
Daily Caller. Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022.
- Michigan Dems are condemned over Facebook posts saying parents are NOT 'clients of public schools'
Michigan Democrats, including Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, were blasted over the weekend for sharing a Facebook post saying 'the client of the public school
is not the parent,' but the public.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022.
- Governor Youngkin Gives Virginia Parents The Right To Opt Out Of School Mask Mandates
Gov. Glenn Youngkin is giving Virginia parents the right to opt their children out of school mandates. He also signed an order banning critical race theory from public schools.
Forbes. Monday, 17 Jan 2022.
- Chicago Public Schools hold walkout, protest at CPS headquarters over return to school
Hundreds of Chicago Public Schools
students aren't happy about the return to schools and walked out in protest Friday.
ABC News. Saturday, 15 Jan 2022.
- Chicago Public Schools students to walkout in protest over return to in-person learning
Some Chicago Public Schools
students aren't happy about the return to schools and are planning to walk out in protest Friday.
ABC News. Friday, 14 Jan 2022.
- Chicago Teachers Union approves new COVID-19 protocols
The vote comes after a tentatice agreement between the union and Chicago Public Schools
was reached on Monday.
CBS News. Thursday, 13 Jan 2022.
- Despite Omicron, Los Angeles Students Are Returning to Class
All staff members and students, vaccinated or not, must be tested for the coronavirus before returning to public school
New York Times. Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022.
- More than 65,000 Los Angeles public school staff and students test positive for Covid-19
Proof of a negative test result is mandatory to return to schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, meaning thousands of students will miss the first days of lessons.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022.
- Chicago Public School Classes Resume Wednesday After Teachers Union Agrees To Deal On Covid Safeguards
The deal ends a week-long stand-off between city officials and teachers that resulted in classes being suspended.
Forbes. Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022.
- Chicago cancels public school classes after teachers' union votes for remote learning amid Covid surge
It appears to be one of the biggest tensions yet in U.S. schools over the new omicron variant, shutting out more than 340,000 students for the day.
CNBC. Wednesday, 5 Jan 2022.
- Chicago Public Schools and the Teachers' Union Clash
Two days after winter break, union members were preparing to vote on whether they would refuse to report to school buildings.
New York Times. Wednesday, 5 Jan 2022.
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