Universities

Guantanamo Bay, American universities and the Fresh Prince | Daily skimming

Guantanamo golf course The story It has been 20 years since the first detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay. Catch me up. In 2002, 20 American prisoners arrived on the Cuban island, four months after the September 11 attacks. This decision allowed the US military to interrogate prisoners outside of US soil and limit some of […]

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State school districts and universities develop strategy to curb rapid spread of covid-19

Arkansas school systems continue to grapple with widespread illness and quarantines of covid-19 among employees and students, with several schools and entire districts turning to the use of distance learning for one or more of the next few days. State universities, as they enter their spring semesters, are also monitoring covid-19 numbers and reviewing strategies […]

State schools

Tri-State Schools Need Substitute Teachers, Bus Drivers

WEST CHESTER, Ohio – As local school districts put winter vacation further in the mirror, many still face a critical shortage of substitute teachers and bus drivers – leaving classrooms and routes empty every day. In the local school district of Lakota, Superintendent Matt Miller said 30 to 35 teaching positions were filled, but 71 […]

Universities

Universities Consider Navigation During Pandemic

DELMARVA – In March 2020, students, professors and professors returned home for spring break, unaware that their lifestyle in higher education was about to change. “Things changed over Spring Break 2020 and it became clear that we were going to have to change the way we deliver our program,” Delaware State University spokesperson Carlos Holmes […]

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Brown is one of 16 U.S. universities sued in Federal Court for alleged violations of antitrust laws

Monday, January 10, 2022 GoLocalProv News Team Enlarge + PHOTO: Brown University Federal lawsuit filed against Brown University and 15 other universities for alleged violations of antitrust laws More specifically, five former students allege that the universities have agreed to determine the financial aid granted to the students. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that […]

State schools

Why some schools in the tri-state say they won’t go remote

COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the region, leading to a shortage of staff at schools returning from winter vacation. Despite this, many schools are avoiding distance learning and are moving forward with similar COVID measures in place since last semester. Ludlow Independent Schools began performing daily tests for students last semester with the help […]

Associate degrees

Socorro ISD’s first colleges celebrate students who received diplomas associated with stolen ceremonies

More than 140 students from Socorro’s ISD early high school programs celebrated their milestone achievement in earning an associate degree while still in high school with special ceremonies throughout the month of December. Mission Early College High School, Rams Early College at Montwood High School, Socorro Early College at Socorro High School and Trailblazers Early […]

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Arizona Universities Implement Security Protocols As Students Return To Campus | Coronavirus in Arizona

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – In Arizona, thousands of students will be returning to campus this week after winter break. Some teachers are worried about what the spring semester will look like. As COVID cases increase, universities are implementing new protocols in hopes of curbing the spread of the virus. University of Arizona professor […]

State schools

Louisiana School Districts “Have Enough Expertise” In COVID Response, Says Public School Chief | Education

How public schools handle the latest wave of coronavirus cases will depend on local school officials in 69 districts rather than any diktat from the Department of Education. “I think local decision-making here really matters,” said state superintendent of education Cade Brumley. “And I think you will see nuanced approaches based on the demands of […]

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Superintendent of Public Schools Distributes COVID Home Tests in Castro Valley

Superintendent of Public Schools Distributes COVID Home Tests in Castro Valley Public Schools Superintendent Tony Thurmond was in Castro Valley on Friday morning distributing free home-based COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits to families. The driving event took place at Canyon Middle School where Thurmond held a press conference. CASTRO VALLEY, CA – With many students […]