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Teacher Resigns Over COVID-19 Fears and Is Fined $2,000

A teacher in Arizona resigned amid COVID-19 concerns after his district mandated all educators must return to school to teach students virtually. Now the teacher owes the district $2,000.
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School District Tells Remote-Learning Students: No Pajamas

The Springfield School District has been getting a fair amount of flak from parents over a dress code for remote learning. In particular, the handbook says students should not wear pajamas during online sessions.
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Teacher Raises $16,000 on Twitch to Eliminate School's Lunch Debt

A high school teacher started a five-day marathon on the live streaming platform Twitch to raise money to wipe out lunch debt. Read more below!
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New CDC Guidelines Strongly Advise Reopening Schools in the Fall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention weighed in on whether or not to resume in-person class in the fall, releasing new guidelines that are in favor of reopening education and child care centers. Read more now.
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Teacher and Mother of 3 Says She May Quit If Schools Reopen Amid COVID-19

A teacher from Arizona said she might quit her job if schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. She is concerned for the health of teachers and students.
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‘I Will Not Sacrifice Myself!’ Teacher Shares Fears of Returning to Classrooms Amid Pandemic

A middle school teacher has shared her fears over the back-to-school debate going on throughout the United States. In a Facebook post, the teacher voiced her honest concerns.
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Dallas County Health Prohibits Reopening of On-Campus Teaching Until Sep 8

The Dallas County Health and Human Services department has issued an order regarding school re-openings this fall in light of the increase of COVID-19 cases in the county.
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Harvard Will Hold All Classes Remotely for 2020-21 School Year With No Change in Tuition

Students at Harvard University will be feeling the effects of coronavirus going into the fall semester as the Ivy League school announced that all of its classes would be held remotely. Read more now.
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Teachers May Have to Prioritize Subjects, Adjust Curriculum to Account for Student Learning Loss

School districts across the country are still figuring out how to safely reopen in the fall while also trying to account for different degrees of student learning loss.
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Will Parents Have to Choose Between Jobs and Kids if Schools Don't Reopen?

As coronavirus cases continue to spike across the country, many schools are grappling with what reopening will look like when school starts back up again in the fall.
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