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Chapman resigns from Manhattan coaching positions

Charli Chapman abruptly resigned as head coach of the Manhattan volleyball and girls basketball teams Thursday morning. Her resignation came just hours before the volleyball team hosted Manhattan Christian in a non-conference match, and was a surprising move less than a month into the season. “Obviously it did catch us...
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Daytona Beach News-Journal

School's out for COVID: Infections, quarantines clearing Florida classrooms

Florida’s public schools have opened without requiring students, teachers and staff to mask up at the height of the delta variant surge. At the same time, those schools have suffered some dire coincidences. As of this week, at least 31 classrooms and schools — including two entire school districts —...

“I Was Threatened With Death”: School Board’s Janet McDonald Re-Writes History With Fabrication

On September 9, the Flagler County School Board Board held a day-long workshop it called a “retreat” to conduct the “Master Board” program, an exercise designed to train school boards and their superintendent in governance and effectiveness. The program is designed by the Florida School Board Association. The Flagler session was led by April Griffin, a leadership services consultant with the FSBA.

Parents, Students Disappointed By Sudden Closure Of Elementary School In Westchester County Due To Lack Of Safety Inspections

RYE BROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A top-rated suburban school district has been forced to close an elementary school. The state says the district opened the building without appropriate inspections and other approvals. Parents are angry and worried that maybe their children were put at risk. As CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports,...

Top local stories we are following today

WLOS — A parent in Yancey County wants the School Board to bring back virtual learning. Caleb Yarborough's son is immunocompromised, and he says that since the school system doesn't have a mask mandate he is concerned about his child's health. Yarborough has an online petition asking for the virtual learning option to return.

School Board President Elizabeth Siddon talks about re-election campaign on Action Line

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau School Board President Elizabeth Siddon was on Action Line Friday to talk about her reelection campaign. Siddon was elected in 2018 and took over as president in the Fall of 2020 just in time for the pandemic. "It has been a year. It has been challenging and it has been a learning experience, but also in maybe a strange way rewarding. As president, I interact with the community in a slightly different way as the sometimes the spokesperson for the board and the person who is replying to all of the emails that are received by the school board and so that has really given me insight into the breath of how our community is feeling about all of the decisions on the topics and issues of the last year."

Loudoun Supervisor Seeks Study of School Segregation Harm

Supervisor Juli E. Briskman (D-Algonkian) will ask her colleagues on the county board and School Board “to study the harm caused by Loudoun County’s discrimination of Black students and seek out ways to rectify disparities.”. While her Sept. 17 announcement and proposed board item are not clear on what form...

Bond development committee group starts discussing priorities for Roseburg schools

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Members of the Roseburg Public Schools Community Bond Development Committee began discussing priorities for facility improvements needed in the school district at the group’s second meeting Wednesday. The committee is responsible for recommending projects to the School Board for a May 2022 capital improvement bond. In the...

More children hospitalized with COVID-19 than ever before and more Virginia headlines

Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere. • More kids are hospitalized with COVID-19 than at any point during the pandemic, with at least 252 confirmed or suspected cases reported by hospitals last week. “Now we’re seeing children who are coming in with pneumonia and the need for oxygen. It’s very serious.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Tay Anderson says he will be censured on Friday

Denver Public Schools board member Tay Anderson said in a Twitter posting Thursday night that he will be censured by his fellow board members on Friday. The statement comes one day after a 96-page report was released following the conclusion of an independent investigation into multiple anonymous sexual assault claims against Anderson.
Falls Church News-Press

F.C. City Schools Make Full Return to Class at All Levels

The new school year featuring all in-person classes throughout the Falls Church City Public Schools is now underway and the School Board held its first regular meeting of the new season Tuesday night where it voted a four-percent salary increase and new four year contract for Superintendent Dr. Peter Noonan and learned that enrollment through the system is within five students of matching the enrollment level of a year ago.

Haines School Board Candidate Profile: Brian Clay

It’s election season, and in Haines five candidates are running for four open seats on the School Board. The race is one of the first contested elections for school board in recent years. Today we hear from Brian Clay, who is running for re-election. Brian Clay is a lifelong resident...