Over 900 in Georgia district quarantine as high school shut

The Georgia High School Association, meanwhile, provided WXIA-TV with an updated figure for the number of student athletes who have tested positive for the coronavirus since it allowed schools to begin summer practices in June. The number now stands at 866.

‘I was labelled a monster’: How high school football player was WRONGLY convicted of molesting a four-year-old boy and faced life in prison – until lawyer saved his life with new evidence

 ’It’s not just about wrongfully convicting somebody—it’s about the other victims,’ Kelley added. ‘Hearing that he victimized more people while I went to prison, that’s what really disgusts me with the whole system and this whole deal.’  

All students passed with first class at this government high school

The teaching staff, under the leadership of headmaster K.P. Narayana, took extra care to ensure this result. In the past two years, the teachers had conducted night school for students ahead of the exams to revise the syllabus. This time, they could not do so because of the COVID-19 scare. However, to make up for […]

Girl, 17, kills herself by stepping in front of a train two months after her high school football star friend’s identical suicide

‘He was one of the leaders of the team,’ Dave Brousseau, a Deerfield Beach alumnus still active with the program, told the South Florida Sun Sentinel. ‘He was one of the guys who, when they were getting ready pre-game, he was always getting them fired up.’ 

“It was so special”: Colorado high schools host creative graduations during the pandemic

Still others have postponed ceremonies originally set for May until July or August in the hopes that the coronavirus pandemic will be less of a public health threat by then. And some schools are opting for the safest route by holding virtual ceremonies.

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

Anxious parents around the country are looking to schools that have already opened for signs of how it might go. One, North Paulding High School in suburban Atlanta, rescinded a five-day suspension for a student who shared photos and video of crowded hallways and few students in masks after doors opened this month.

Sunday Conversation: Rising senior discusses return to school, future of American youth

It is not easy to ignore the racial slurs, exclusion from “white spaces” and other forms of covert and overt racism but I’ve learned to redirect that negative energy into success as so many minority individuals learn to do. But after centuries of racial injustice that persist to this day, and a decade of seeing […]

Pennsylvania Republicans Aim New Bills At Shutdowns Of Schools And Athletics

Pennsylvania High School Coaches Not Ready To Give Up On Fall Yet PIAA Believes ‘It Can Safely Sponsor Fall Sports,’ Asks For Partnership With Wolf Administration PIAA Board To Hold Meeting Regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s Recommendation To Postpone Youth Sports Former WPIAL Executive Director Says Canceling Fall Sports Would Have Far-Reaching Impacts Wolf Administration Recommends […]

Lawmakers Propose Letting Districts Decide On Sports And Allowing Parents To Give Kids Do-Over Of 2020 School Year

Pennsylvania Republicans Aim New Bills At Shutdowns Of Schools And Athletics Pennsylvania High School Coaches Not Ready To Give Up On Fall Yet PIAA Believes ‘It Can Safely Sponsor Fall Sports,’ Asks For Partnership With Wolf Administration PIAA Board To Hold Meeting Regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s Recommendation To Postpone Youth Sports Former WPIAL Executive Director […]

Some Teachers Balk as San Jose Schools Prepare to Reopen Classrooms Wednesday

“The big thing for us was that we were never given a choice,” Disario said. “It wasn’t a ‘Hey, do you want to work from home?’ There were a lot of people I know who were rejected. The choice would’ve been made easier if, back in March, we had started planning for what this was […]