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Advocates Call on NCAA to Act in Response to Anti-Trans Laws

Athletes, coaches and advocates are calling on the NCAA to act in response to state laws ...
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Students Lead US Push for Fuller Black History Education

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ebele Azikiwe was in the sixth grade last year when February came ...
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At Clemson, Unmarked Slave Graves Highlight Plantation Past

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — On the sloping side of a cemetery on the campus of Clemson ...
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Pandemic Masks Ongoing Child Abuse Crisis as Cases Plummet

LANSFORD, Pa. (AP) — Ava Lerario lived in a home marked by both love and chaos, ...
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Homeschooling Doubled from Pandemic’s Start to Last Fall

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rate of households homeschooling their children doubled from the start of ...
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California Adopts First Statewide Ethnic Studies Curriculum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As America reels from its latest spate of deadly hate crimes and ...
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Lawmakers Can’t Cite Local Examples of Trans Girls in Sports

Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls ...
First lady Jill Biden and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona

It’s Back to School for Jill Biden and New Education Chief

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Jill Biden, the teacher in the White House, along with new Education ...
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National Spelling Bee to Return in Mostly Virtual Format

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format, with the ...
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1st Clone of US Endangered Species, a Ferret, Announced

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated ...
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Some Dinosaur Migration was Delayed by Climate, Study Shows

Plant-eating dinosaurs probably arrived in the Northern Hemisphere millions of years after their meat-eating cousins, a ...
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CDC: Strong Evidence In-Person Schooling Can Be Done Safely

The nation's top public health agency said Friday that in-person schooling can resume safely with masks, ...
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Ancient Shell Horn Can Still Play a Tune After 18,000 Years

WASHINGTON (AP) — A large conch shell overlooked in a museum for decades is now thought ...
Cheryl Bost

Maryland House Overrides Veto of Major Education Measure

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland House of Delegates voted Monday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's ...
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Amanda Gorman, in a First, Brings Poetry to Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet who stirred America at the inauguration of ...
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn

Biden Officials Considering Action on Student Debt Relief

The Biden administration is reviewing whether it can take steps to provide student debt relief through ...
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NC Lawmakers Pass COVID Relief, Advance K-12 Reopening Bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers on Thursday unanimously approved a coronavirus relief bill that ...
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Under the Sea, Humans Have Changed Ocean Sounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not only are humans changing the surface and temperature of the planet, but ...
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Chicago Schools Extend Talks with Union Over In-Person Class

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools leaders extended remote learning Monday for two more days and ...
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Push to Reopen Schools Could Leave Out Millions of Students

President Joe Biden says he wants most schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade to reopen by ...
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Fighting Climate Change in America Means Changes to America

Climate isn't the only thing changing ...
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EXPLAINER: Why It’s Hard to Make Vaccines and Boost Supplies

With demand for COVID-19 vaccines outpacing the world's supplies, a frustrated public and policymakers want to ...
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In CDC’s Backyard, School Reopening Debate Divides Experts

Just down the road from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a community ...
Marybeth Hearn

Teacher Trained 56 Guide Dogs, Passed Legacy to Students

After years of treating President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram ...
Dr. Meshia Wallac

Christmas in The ICU: Decorations, Lights and Many Tears

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A Christmas tree stands outside the intensive care room where a man ...
Alicia Priest

Oklahoma Teachers Union Head Warns About Return to Classes

A program that has pumped $2.7 billion into healing long-term injuries to the Great Lakes environment ...
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Theater Uses Its Creativity to Defy Pandemic and Stage shows

NEW YORK (AP) — There's theater on Broadway. You just have to adjust your sights ...
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Some Schools Go Remote, Others Ask for Voluntary Quarantines

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Some Vermont schools are moving to all-remote teaching in the week following ...
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Pandemic Pushes Steep Drop in Foreign College Students

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Just two semesters short of earning a cybersecurity master's degree in the ...
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Community Colleges Boost Internet Capability Through Network

RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's 15 community colleges are upgrading to a fiber-based broadband network that ...
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Hospitals Competing for Nurses as US Coronavirus Cases Surge

FENTON, Michigan (AP) — As the coronavirus pandemic surges across the nation and infections and hospitalizations ...
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Families, Day Cares Feel Strain of New COVID-19 Health Rules

SEATTLE (AP) — Joelle Wheatley hit her pandemic-parenting rock bottom after her son was sent home ...
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VMI to Remove Statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Military Institute's board voted Thursday to remove a statue of ...
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Texas Early Voting Exceeds Total of All 2016 Ballots

EDINBERG, Texas (AP) — Texans have already cast more ballots in the presidential election than they ...
Camden City School District Superintendent Katrina McCombs

On Pandemic ‘Learning Loss,’ Schools Look Forward, Not Back

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A complete picture has yet to emerge of how much learning was ...
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Foreign Students Show Less Zeal for US Since Trump Took Over

CHICAGO (AP) — On a recruiting trip to India's tech hub of Bangalore, Alan Cramb, the ...
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In Video Classes Teachers Parse Clues to Student Wellbeing

DENVER (AP) — Orange skies, winds gusting up to 70 mph, smoke tornadoes and hazardous air ...
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Historically Black School Renames Hall Honoring KKK Leader

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A historically black university in Alabama has renamed a dormitory that honored ...
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On #MeToo Anniversary, Leaders Say Focus is On Inequality

DETROIT (AP) — When #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke thinks about the group's future as the ...
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GIGXR Launches Holographic Standardized Patients for Medical and Nursing School Remote Simulation Training

GIGXR, Inc., provider of the extended reality (XR) GIG Immersive Learning System for instructor-led teaching and ...