Many Baton Rouge-area schools returning to in-person, daily school. Here’s what districts’ plans are.

West Baton Rouge is making its shift from hybrid to daily instruction on two days a week apart. On Sept 21, Caneview, Port Allen Middle and Port Allen High schools will return. Brusly Middle and Brusly High schools will join them on Sept 28 — the week delay is due to construction work still going […]

What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?

Friday Night Lights (5 seasons, 2006–2011)Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), Adrianne Palicki (Tyra Collette), Scott Porter (Jason Street), Minka Kelly (Lyla Garrity), Gaius Charles (Smash Williams)Season 3, episode 13, “Tomorrow Blues” (with the exception of Charles, who left in episode four, “Hello, Goodbye”; and Porter, who left in episode 7, “New York, New York”)They all graduated […]

Should police be in schools? How arrests in Philadelphia’s school district dropped by 84% in 5 years

Asked how identifying those issues at home changes the end result, Bethel said, “I’ve been in this space, in law enforcement, 35 years, … and I can’t tell you how rewarding it has been in my life, to be — for the first time — really feel like I’m giving service.”

To keep bus drivers on the payroll, Fairfax County Public Schools directs some to drive empty buses along old routes

Starting Monday, “all drivers and attendant[s] will be required to run their routes twice a week to sharpen your driving skills,” reads a Wednesday email from an administrator to a team of drivers at a Fairfax County high school. “If you are unable to perform this task . . . you must put in for […]

Schools that are mostly Black, Latino favor starting online

“We believe they are taking our best interests at heart to keep everyone safe,” said Maira Velazquez, a Hispanic parent who was interviewed in Spanish and whose children go to school in the Manor district in suburban Austin. The district — which is about 66% Hispanic, 20% Black and about 7% white — will teach […]

From front-door pics to class birthdays, back-to-school rituals adapt to remote learning

For his first day of kindergarten at Claire Lilienthal school, James “JJ” Klos wanted everything his big brother Charlie got three years ago. So his mom, Cathy Tran, dressed him in nice clothes and outfitted him with a new school backpack. She took his picture at the front door. Then she walked him to school […]

Himachal Public Service Commission changes four centres for HPAS exam

Candidates who were to appear for the examination at Shimla College of Education, Sheetal Kunj Kamla Nagar in Sanjauli, will now take the exam in Rajkiya Kanya MahaVidyalaya, Long Wood, Shimla Centre-II and Rajeev Gandhi Government Degree College Kotshera, Shimla. Those who were to appear in Centre of Excellence Government Degree College Sanjauli, Shimla (Centre-I) […]

Hartford postpones first day of school after ransomware attack

“We have been informed by Metro Hartford Information Services (MHIS), our City of Hartford shared services team that manages our network infrastructure, that the ransomware virus caused an outage of critical systems and the restoration of those systems are not complete,” the school district wrote in the release.

Network Glitches Highlight First Day Of Remote Learning In Pittsburgh-Area School Districts

It didn’t just happen in Pittsburgh. North Allegheny School District tweeted to parents saying it too experienced what it called a “widespread network issue.” It comes at a time when network providers work to manage the surge in online users.

Lafayette superintendent says schools ‘in good place’ as students make their much-anticipated return

One area of interest was hospital bed and ICU bed capacity. Hospitalizations for Region 4, which included Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes, peaked at 304 COVID-19 related hospitalizations on July 22. Hospitalizations were down to 244 when the school system announced its delay, but still higher than at other […]