#Public Schools

Alachua County, FLalachuachronicle.com

Teachers’ union says DeSantis’ EO prohibiting school mask mandates panders to divisive politics

The Alachua County Education Association sent an email out to its members yesterday, saying that the union “continues to advocate for your COVID Leave and the safest working conditions possible.” In the email, Carmen Ward, President of ACEA, told union members that the school board’s School Health Advisory Committee just recommended that masks be required in county schools and concluded, “Politicians should not be putting our students in harms [sic] way to pander to divisive politics [sic] see FEA’s press release attached.”
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Hamblen County, TNCitizen Tribune

School Matters: The 2021-2022 plan is in place

A few months ago, a staff member came to the central office with her two small children. I let the children draw on the whiteboard in my conference room while she worked. The entire board was covered with our notes, plans, ideas, solutions, and challenges from last year. We started this list in March of last year just before we released school. Throughout the school year, we added information and data to the list. As I reviewed the information, several thoughts came to me.
Springfield, MOKYTV

Blood shortage in the Ozarks

Toni Chritton Johnson goes live for the first time in 33 years!. Springfield Public Schools will require masking for students, staff to start 2021-22 school year. Michael Van Schoik reports.
Shelby County, TNPosted by

Shelby Co. school custodian finds new career in the classroom

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A chance meeting with the head of teacher recruitment and engagement for Shelby County Schools (SCS) has changed the course for one former custodian. About 350 new teachers across the SCS district took part in teacher orientation this week. Monday, they’ll start in-service at their individual...
Grand Island, NEKSNB Local4

Grand Island Public Schools finalize back to school plan

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - With school less than 12 days away for the Grand Island Public School District, they announced its final plan for masks in a press conference on Friday. Earlier this month, the district sent out a draft of its return-to-school plan with a survey attached for...
Mecosta, MIbigrapidsnews.com

Schools still say 'no masks' amid new CDC guidelines

As Mecosta and Osceola county schools near the start of a new year, superintendents are sticking to their policies of making masking a choice for staff and students. Amid reports of new cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new recommendations this week for masking in an effort to encouraging mitigating spread.
Maui County, HIMaui News

Public schools prepare for return of students

Molokai High School librarian Diane Mokuau is both excited and nervous about the start of the public school year that gets underway for most students Tuesday. It will be the first time since the pandemic started that majority of students will be back on campus as the state Department of Education has pushed to get all students back in classrooms for in-person learning.
Nash County, NCrestorationnewsmedia.com

Perseverance pays off for summer graduates of Nash County Public Schools

BAILEY — Through hard work and perseverance, 83 students from Nash County Public Schools walked the stage at Southern Nash High School last week. The students were from Nash Central, Northern Nash, Rocky Mount, Southern Nash and Tar River Academy high schools. They were added to the NCPS Class of 2021 during a Thursday graduation ceremony, which took place in the SNHS gymnasium.
North Platte, NEPosted by
North Platte Post

North Platte schools seek public input on Return to School Plan

NORTH PLATTE, Neb.-North Platte Public Schools believes that the best way for children to learn is in person. The Return, the School Plan, is designed to create the safest environment for our students and staff and keep our schools open to in-person learning. We believe this plan supports the needs of our students, staff, and families while acknowledging the current risk to the health and safety concerns within the community and the schools. Additionally, this plan meets all requirements of the Americans Rescue Plan.
Hawaii Statecivilbeat.org

Incoming Interim Schools Chief Previews Broad Vision For Hawaii

The incoming interim Hawaii school superintendent gave educators a glimpse of his vision for the upcoming academic year in a brief video greeting. Keith Hayashi, who will replace Christina Kishimoto as school chief on Sunday, said he will prioritize attendance, academics and social-emotional learning for students as well as staff well-being and the safe return to schools for everyone.

A look back at K-8 Center Promotion Ceremonies

With the new 2021/2022 school year is right around the corner - Miami-Dade Public Schools classes start August 23rd - we thought we would look back at last June’s six Promotion Ceremonies held for the 5th grade and 8th grade students at the Key Biscayne K-8 Center. The Village of...
Fulton, MOFulton Sun

Fulton Public Schools Foundation hosts annual gala next weekend

This year's annual Fulton Public Schools Gala will be held Aug. 7 at 5 p.m. in the Westminster College dining hall. Each year the Fulton Public Schools Foundation will host a gala dinner to recognize foundation leaders, supporters and alumni. The FPS Foundation will be honoring Gene Hamilton, Bil Jackson,...