OAKLAND (KPIX) — The first day of school is three days away and the Oakland Unified School District and teachers’ union are still at odds over how classes will be conducted on Monday. That has a lot of parents and students nervous about what to expect. … [Read more...] about Oakland Teachers, District Wrangle With School Year Set to Start Monday
“There’s no way for anyone to know what the best course of action is, so during this time, we’re going to encourage and comfort and work together as a team and do our best,” Einem said. “Our faith comes through here, and we know God is with us and will bless our efforts.” … [Read more...] about Without government oversight, private schools implement independent reopening plans
12:17 p.m. Harry Reid calls Trump attack on mail-in voting foolish ‘hullabaloo’: Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Friday that President Trump “is raising concerns that are non-existent” by attacking plans for mail-in voting during the pandemic, including in Reid’s home state of Nevada. The attacks are “an effort by Trump and the Republicans to stop people from voting,” and are “making a big hullabaloo over nothing,” Reid said in a CNN interview. The Trump campaign is suing the battleground state of Nevada over its plan to send absentee ballots to all voters this November, a step California also is taking. Reid predicted mail-in ballots will improve voter turnout. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Growing number of kids infected with COVID-19, deadly inflammation
And now, for something completely different! We await the consequences of the virus for American education. How will schools across the country reopen in the fall? In a past post, I've suggested that school closures provide the opportunity for positive change. So, while we await the many permutations of the next school year, I will indulge in a little detour: a brief discussion of a pet peeve. [email protected] I will happily provide a tuition discount for my distance learning Language Arts/Writing Program for anyone interested in improving his or her writing. Oh, agreement-that's a lesson for another day!Also on my website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn … [Read more...] about Happy Father’s Day? Whose father?
Clark County: 1 male 60sCook County: 1 male 30s, 1 male 40s, 2 males 60s, 1 female 70s, 1 male 70s, 2 females 80s, 2 females 90s,Ford County: 1 male 80sIroquois County: 1 male 60s, 1 male 70sLake County: 1 female 80sLaSalle County: 1 female 90s, 2 males 90sMadison County: 1 male 90sSt. Clair County: 1 male 80sWinnebago County: 1 female 90sAs of Thursday night, 1,486 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state. Of those, 333 were in intensive care and 125 were on ventilators, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. … [Read more...] about IL Breaks 2,000 New Coronavirus Cases For First Time Since May