NYC schools try to save face with ‘Italian Heritage Day’ after dumping Columbus Day

More On: columbus day NYC schools nix Columbus for ‘Indigenous’ Day, add Juneteenth as holiday Bill de Blasio excluded from Columbus Day festivities Mother Cabrini statue dedicated in Battery Park Joe Biden celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Columbus Day Maybe they should have explored this idea — or even checked with City Hall — before moving ahead full sail. As

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Schools reopening latest updates – Classrooms could CLOSE again and kids return to home learning, union boss warns

SCHOOLS are reopening in England today in the first step towards lockdown being totally lifted – but union bosses are already warning they could shut again. Primary and secondary pupils are returning to classrooms for the first time in months after a brutal second coronavirus wave. Classrooms have been declared safe and teachers told they are at no greater risk

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Fauci says schools shouldn’t wait for all teachers to be vaccinated before reopening

More On: Coronavirus Mount Sinai abruptly cancels all first-dose COVID vaccine appointments As the virus crisis drags on, hard-hit French youth struggle Florida restaurant goes viral for ‘face diapers not required’ mask policy These 3 COVID-19 vaccine side effects are common, CDC expert says Schools shouldn’t wait for every teacher to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to reopen, Dr.

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Schools in Scotland will go back two weeks EARLIER than England

Schools in Scotland will go back two weeks EARLIER than England: Nicola Sturgeon says classes can return on February 22, introduces her own hotel quarantine for ALL travellers and attacks Boris over English border plans as she gazumps PM again Primary, nursery and some secondary pupils will head back from February 22  Also introduced blanket hotel quarantine requirement for international

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Why city public schools keep failing the pandemic challenge

More On: department of education Brooklyn administrator is top candidate to lead coveted Manhattan school district UFT boss calls for NYC school closure if city hits this infection rate Parent letter rips City Hall silence on Gifted and Talented programs NYC teachers worry about school safety as COVID-19 cases spike Nine months into the pandemic, the city teachers’ union is

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New York City public elementary schools to begin reopening on December 7

Public elementary schools in New York City will begin reopening on December 7, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. The largest public school system in the country closed on November 19 when the city reached a seven-day COVID-19 testing positivity average of 3%, but de Blasio said Sunday that metric will no longer be used.  Middle and high schools will remain closed.

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Denver Public Schools set to recruit principals for planned schools on Montbello Campus

Denver Public Schools will soon begin recruiting principals for a planned high school and middle school at the district’s Montbello campus. Recruitment of principals will begin this winter, planning for the schools designs and overall vision will launch in the spring and continue into the spring of 2022, according to a DPS news release. Both a feeder middle school and

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New schools, hospitals & halls should have to pass a beauty test, experts say

NEW schools, hospitals and town halls should have to pass a beauty test, experts say. They want a planning permission law for public buildings to be “pretty”. The influential think-tank Onward said the change would help restore civic pride in Britain’s left-behind regions. It named and shamed the ten ugliest public buildings, with London Met university’s graduate centre the worst.

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