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Governor Phil Murphy abruptly leaves the NJ event after learning that he recently had contact with someone with coronavirus

Governor Phil Murphy abruptly stepped off the stage of a public event Wednesday after learning that someone he was in contact with over the weekend had tested positive for the coronavirus. The governor was at Camden County Community College when he was informed by staff that someone he was with on Saturday tested positive. Murphy said the last time he …

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In-person learning for all Boston Public School students who are suspended

In-person learning for all Boston Public School students will be suspended effective Thursday. The decision was made after the Boston Public Health Commission released data showing the 7-day COVID-19 positivity rate rose to 5.7%, Superintendent Brenda Cassellius said in a memo posted to BPS on Wednesday -Employee has been sent. Approximately 1,300 high risk students have attended classes under a …

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The parent and child were charged with a party that forced Massachusetts High School to delay face-to-face learning

At least 50 students attended a party in the basement of a private home in Sudbury, Massachusetts on Friday night – in complete disregard of social distancing and masking guidelines, according to the Sudbury Police Department. Because of the party, face-to-face learning at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional School High School has been delayed, the city’s health department said. “At the time of …

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The Mayor of New York is delaying face-to-face learning for most students

Rather than starting in-person tuition for all students on Monday as planned, de Blasio said that face-to-face learning at the K-5 and K-8 schools will end by September 29, and face-to-face learning at middle and high schools High schools delayed until October 1st. He said 3-K, Pre-K and District 75 schools that serve special needs children will still be open …

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Europe is learning to live with the coronavirus even as cases increase

PARIS – In the early days of the pandemic, President Emmanuel Macron admonished the French to wage a “war” on the coronavirus. Today his message is: “Learn how to live with the virus.” France and much of the rest of Europe have chosen to coexist as infections continue to rise, summer regresses into a risky autumn, and the possibility of …

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Space travel leads to new motor skills, blurred vision: learning

A new study examined the brains of eight Russian cosmonauts seven months after they returned from the International Space Station. Her brain showed signs of new motor skills, but slightly weaker eyesight. For some spacemen, these changes could be long-lasting. You can find more stories on the Business Insider homepage. Imagine if you could throw the perfect porthole but have …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Temple University is suspending face-to-face learning for the fall semester

New York State University at Oneonta will send all students home on campus and suspend all personal classes and activities for the remainder of the fall semester, the school said Thursday. The college was in the middle of its two-week “break,” which began on August 30th. The focus was on testing and limiting the spread of the coronavirus. An increase …

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Towson University is switching to distance learning after 55 people tested positive for coronavirus

Of 627 tests taken between Wednesday August 19 and Thursday August 20, 55 were positive on Saturday, Towson said. This corresponds to a positivity rate of 8.8%, which is above the generally recommended guideline of 5% or less. Among all tests done in the past two weeks, Towson’s positivity rate is 1.63%, according to the university. Towson requires all students, …

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UNC-Chapel Hill switches to online learning after the coronavirus outbreak

They said 177 cases of the dangerous pathogen had been confirmed among hundreds of students tested. Another 349 students were in quarantine on and off campus because of possible exposure to the virus. The Distance Education Ordinance for Elementary Schools will go into effect on Wednesday, and the university will take steps to allow students to exit the campus housing …

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