Why SPS schools are going virtual once again

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Springfield Public Schools has announced it will go virtual next week beginning Tuesday, January 25.   Monday will be used as a training day for SPS teachers to prepare virtual instruction to all students beginning on Tuesday. No classes will be held Monday, January 24th.  After the district […]

PFW to offer music therapy master’s | Schools

Purdue University Fort Wayne is preparing to launch the first Master of Music Therapy program in northern Indiana, according to a news release. Nancy Jackson will direct the new program, which is designed for professional music therapists and those without a music therapy undergraduate degree, the university said. It is […]

Ohio schools Native American mascots

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*** Watch our previous story from last summer when a meeting was held to discuss the name of Parma School District’s Redmen mascot*** COLUMBUS (WJW) – Two Ohio lawmakers are urging schools across the state to retire Native American mascots. The resolution introduced Wednesday by Representative Adam Miller (D-Columbus) and […]

When schools reopen, will they send their kids?

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Adrian Rivera hugs his mother, Yesica Aguirre, outside their apartment complex in Cudahy. Aguirre is torn about sending her son, who is doing well in online learning, back to campus. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times) Amid anxieties over online learning and a dangerous surge in coronavirus cases, Los Angeles […]

3 Scottsdale high schools will return to online learning for rest of semester | State of Arizona Schools

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) — Three Scottsdale high schools will return to online learning starting Tuesday, Dec. 1, due to COVID-19 concerns and staffing shortages. Scottsdale Unified School District Superintendent Scott Menzel, said in a letter to parents Monday that Chaparral High School, Arcadia High School, and Desert Mountain High School will return […]

A blueprint to safely open schools

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The United States has the sad distinction of having the most confirmed coronavirus cases and death in the world, which has kept many schools shuttered for instruction in person. Parents and educators know that our children do best at schools, where they can get support, and they worry that the […]