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Chris Miller
August 04, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Kids are gearing up to go back to school -- they start next week in Jefferson Parish, the state's largest public school system. Some Catholic schools begin as soon as this week, while New Orleans and St. Tammany will wait another month.
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New Orleans City Council
Kenny Kuhn
August 04, 2020 - 11:43 am
NOLA Public Schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis called for teamwork to develop wifi that everyone in New Orleans can access.
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FILE - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Douglas County, Colo., Sheriff's deputy walks past the doors of the STEM Highlands Ranch school in Highlands Ranch, Colo. The younger of two students charged in the shooting at the suburban Denver school in the spring of 2019 is scheduled to be sentenced Friday, July 24, 2020. The decision will come after a hearing in which those impacted by the shooting, including the parents of a student who died trying to stop the attack at STEM School Highlands Ranch, will speak. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
AP News
July 24, 2020 - 6:42 pm
A teen who told authorities that he launched a fatal shooting attack on his suburban Denver school last year because he wanted them to experience trauma like that he had experienced was sentenced on Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after about two decades behind bars. Alec...
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Associated Press
July 23, 2020 - 5:41 pm
College football leaders are in the process of piecing together plans for a regular season during the COVID-19 pandemic. If it is possible to play, everyone anticipates there will be disruptions, added expenses and loads of stress just to get through it. So how motivated will schools be to tack on...
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Coronavirus
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Chris Miller
July 22, 2020 - 10:46 am
Kids won't be going back to the classroom when public school starts in New Orleans -- it will be distance learning until the coronavirus gets better. So what exactly about it needs to get better?
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WWL Newsroom
July 14, 2020 - 8:28 pm
The Louisiana Federation of Teachers says 58 percent of teachers and parents who participated in their online survey do not feel comfortable returning to school next month.
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Back-to-school supplies await shoppers at a store on Saturday, July 11, 2020, in Marlborough, Mass. School districts across America are trying to decide how to resume classes in the fall amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
AP News
July 13, 2020 - 7:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States ignited fierce debate Monday about whether to reopen schools, as global health officials warned that the pandemic will intensify unless more countries adopt comprehensive plans to combat it. “If the basics aren’t followed, there is...
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