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Israeli Data Show School Openings Were a Disaster That Wiped Out Lockdown Gains

“According to the education ministry, 2,026 students, teachers, and staff have contracted COVID-19, and 28,147 are in quarantine due to possible contagion. Just in the first two weeks of July, 393 kindergartens and schools open for summer programs have been shuttered due to cases of COVID-19.” Israeli Data Show School Openings Were a Disaster That […]

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Plan to ‘Punish’ Schools That Don’t Reopen by Withholding Covid-19 Funds

Almost one-third of Florida children tested are positive for the coronavirus The state’s outbreak continues to surge as new data reveal children may be more impacted than previously thought. Trump and GOP Weighing Plan to ‘Punish’ Schools That Don’t Reopen by Withholding Covid-19 Funds | Common Dreams “This is getting really dark. The White House

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Social Equity Update: Trump Administration Special Olympics…..in their budget cuts for 3 years

“The administration’s budgets have indeed been largely ignored by Congress. But from a president who once infamously mocked a journalist’s disability, the campaign to defund the Special Olympics was a particularly disturbing statement of values.” Editorial: The Trump administration’s Special Olympics cuts strove for record insensitivity Chronicle Editorial Board March 28, 2019 If there were

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Social Justice? DeVos Defends $18 Million Cut to Special Olympics Funding While Asking Congress for $60 Million for Charter Schools

SWAMP WATCH: Taking funding from Special Olympics is as sick as it gets. DeVos Defends $18 Million Cut to Special Olympics Funding While Asking Congress for $60 Million for Charter Schools “Just when you thought the Trump administration couldn’t possibly stoop any lower…” by Julia Conley, staff writer 30 Comments Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on

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