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District officials anticipate the opening of the new high school of architecture and interior design for next fall despite the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development issuing a stop-work order on the construction site.
Newark Public Schools will receive two new schools as part of the state’s larger initiative to support some of New Jersey’s poorest school districts.
Strickland argues that parents and families have ‘allowed’ thousands of teens to skip or drop out of school
Schools without air conditioning in Denver and around Colorado cancel classes as temperatures rise to high 90s.
With temperatures climbing into the high 80s during the first week of school, 48 Denver campuses still don’t have air conditioning.
El plomo es una neurotoxina dañina que puede causar discapacidades de aprendizaje y problemas de comportamiento.
In most cases, students who’ve been exposed to a person infected with monkeypox shouldn’t be excluded from school or other activities.
Colorado school districts can apply for funding to cover electric school buses and charging infrastructure from state or federal programs.
Just six public high schools in Chicago have athletic trainers. All are on the more affluent North Side and serve fewer low-income students than the rest of the district.
Educators say TRAILS program will help students recover from pandemic-related disruptions.
Parents are rallying to save five school-based health clinics operated by SUNY Downstate, which serve 10 schools.
Districts have seen a drop in applications during the pandemic, but families will need them again this school year.
Este otoño se requerirá que los estudiantes tengan un formulario nuevo completado en el distrito escolar a fin de determinar si son elegibles para recibir comidas gratuitas o a precio reducido.
Anyone 18 years old or younger is eligible for free lunch and breakfast this summer at more than 300 schools, pools and parks across the city.
The $1.5 million investment is part of a broader pandemic-fueled effort to improve the air that Denver Public Schools students breathe.
Newark previously asked for dozens of schools, but the state only built eight.
Over 25 Kingsbury parents, students, teachers, neighborhood residents, and community activists gathered Monday to voice their concerns about the school and discuss the path forward.
Los electores de Colorado decidirán en noviembre si cubrir el costo de las comidas para todos los estudiantes.
School lunch programs grew during the pandemic. With federal waivers set to expire, lawmakers are asking voters to maintain that progress.
All Colorado students have had access to free lunch for the last two years. Lawmakers are considering a ballot measure to continue that benefit.
The proposed 30% increase from the current custodial services contract would increase the base pay rate for employees to $15 per hour from $10.
A Colorado bill would make school meals free, regardless of whether students qualify for subsidized prices. But lawmakers are concerned about the cost.
There’s evidence that such projects will benefit students, but some may have only a tenuous connection to COVID.
The board wants to ensure no students have to miss class because they can’t afford menstrual hygiene products.
Federal COVID money along with help from the local school district helped a tiny Colorado charter school launch a lunch program.
The pandemic has been tough on food service workers because of staff and supply shortages
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