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University of California System: Dozens of students were inappropriately enrolled in schools, the accountant says

The University of California’s admission review found that UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Barbara improperly admitted a total of 64 applicants between 2013 and 2019. “By admitting 64 uncompetitive applicants, the university has undermined the fairness and integrity of its admissions process and deprived qualified students of admission,” California accountant Elaine Howle said in a statement. …

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COVID-19 cases are forcing some schools to cancel back-to-school plans

CONCLUDE With many schools choosing to study online, here are tips to help minimize distractions at home. USA TODAY Colleges aren’t the only schools that had to close their doors shortly after they reopened. In some cases, school officials blame families in their communities for their changing plans, with graduation ceremonies and parties peaking at the end of summer in …

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Falls rise in Dakotas; Schools withdraw from teaching

CONCLUDE COVID-19 testing is critical to fighting the pandemic. Are there enough tests, however? The answer lies in the positivity rates. USA TODAY A month after the controversial Sturgis Motorcycle Rally drew hundreds of thousands of bikers to South Dakota, COVID-19 infections are increasing faster in North Dakota and South Dakota than anywhere in the country. The rally isn’t the …

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Two other Colorado K-12 schools and two Greek organizations are reporting COVID-19 outbreaks

Two more K-12 schools have reported COVID-19 outbreaks in Colorado, bringing the total to five since some districts resumed face-to-face classes in August. Outbreaks have also been linked to two brotherhoods – including one that had nine cases among its residents and guests in July. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment defines an outbreak as two or more …

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Colorado coronavirus outbreaks in schools, restaurants, churches

Here is the weekly list of coronavirus outbreaks in Colorado as of September 9th. DENVER – New COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported at three schools in Colorado, a Boulder sorority and a church in Greeley, according to latest data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). The CDPHE publishes a new outbreak list every Wednesday afternoon. According …

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Trump threatens to get funding from schools teaching Project 1619

President Donald Trump said Sunday he would ask the Department of Education to investigate whether schools are teaching the New York Times 1619 project. The project, launched by the New York Times Magazine last year, focuses on American history, told through the lens of black Americans when slaves were brought to the colony of Virginia in 1619. Trump threatened to …

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Judge Rules DeVo’s plan to bring more coronavirus relief to private schools is illegal

A federal judge in Washington on Friday dismissed the policies of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who would have sent millions in coronavirus relief to private schools in a ruling that has nationwide implications. U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, a President Trump-appointed representative, conceded the plan DeVos unveiled this summer to remove more of the $ 16 billion Congress passed as …

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Coronavirus: Last Minute Advice From Schools To Reopen From “Reprehensible”

Image rights PA Media School principals and teachers have criticized the government for “last minute” instructions on what to do in the event of virus outbreaks and local bans. The guidelines for England were released on Friday evening, just days before many schools started school. The NAHT principals union said the timing was “objectionable”. Local lockdowns meant that secondary school …

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Coronavirus: Face Covering U-Turn for England’s Secondary Schools

Image rights Getty Images Image description Some schools in England may require students to wear masks in certain situations Secondary school students are required to wear masks in school corridors in England’s local restricted areas after the government reversed its policies. Headmasters in any secondary school also have the “flexibility” to introduce masks into their schools. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson …

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Florida’s order to reopen public schools was stopped by the judge

A Florida judge has ruled that the state’s order to force public schools to reopen for personal learning or to risk losing state funds due to the coronavirus pandemic is against the state’s constitution. Leon County Judge Charles Dodson issued the injunction on Monday, writing in his opinion that the order of Governor Ron DeSantis and senior education officials “arbitrarily …

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