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Federal Judge Tosses Out Texas’ Ban On School Mask Mandates

Topline On Wednesday, a Texas judge invalidated a policy that bars schools from imposing mandatory masks in Texas. This was after a group
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Beyond COVID-19, there’s another crisis emerging in Chicago-area schools: A critical shortage of workers

Superintendent Nancy Wagner is the school district's leader. Each morning she begins with the daunting task of making sure that the latest numbers
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Florida School Board Punishes Schools With Mask Mandates — And Tries To Neutralize White House Effort To Help Them Out

Topline The Florida State Board of Education decided Thursday to withhold funds from eight districts that had imposed mask mandates, in violation of
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A 12-year-old boy in a Colorado school district with a massive bus driver shortage decided to kayak to school

Harry Cabluck/AP Bus drivers are a critical resource for students in many school districts. According to Summit Daily, a Colorado boy used kayaking
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Appeals Court Reinstates Gov. DeSantis’ Ban On Mask Mandates In Florida Schools

Topline Florida Gov. After an appeals court stopped a judge's order blocking the state ban on Friday, Ron DeSantis will be able to bar local school
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Los Angeles school district approves vaccine mandate for students age 12 and older, marking a first among major US school districts

Los Angeles is the first major school system to approve a mandate for vaccines for students aged 12 and above. The Los Angeles Unified Schools
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Florida Judge Lifts School Mask-Mandate Ban, Rejects DeSantis’s Appeal

On Wednesday, a Florida judge allowed public schools to reimpose mandates for masks. This was in direct rejection of Ron DeSantis appeal against his
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Florida Judge Strikes Down School Mask Mandate Ban—Again—Stopping State From Punishing Schools

Topline Florida schools can impose mask orders while the litigation against the state's ban on school mask orders plays out. A judge ruled Wednesday
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School districts across the country are dealing with severe substitute teacher shortages, despite efforts to recruit and pay them more

Despite the pandemic, school districts are struggling to staff their schools. These shortages have also led to a demand for substitute teachers who
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'Sexist,' 'Racist,' 'Classist': Georgia 8th Grader Challenges School Dress Code

Sophia Trevino, 13 years old, expresses her disapproval to dress codes by wearing a pro-protest T-shirt to school every Friday in Marietta, Ga., on