Teachers across US question profession, gun laws after Texas school shooting

Teachers across US question profession, gun laws after Texas school shooting

This post was originally published on this siteAfter a school shooting in Texas left at least 19 children and two adults dead, some teachers say they’re second-guessing the profession.     

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Schools got record federal money during COVID. They’re having a hard time spending it all.

Schools got record federal money during COVID. They’re having a hard time spending it all.

This post was originally published on this siteSchools’ efforts to hire staff and spend COVID relief money are running into a national labor shortage, supply chain issues and construction delays.     

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Home Educators are Teachers Act would allow federal tax deductions for home-schooling expenses

Home Educators are Teachers Act would allow federal tax deductions for home-schooling expenses

This post was originally published on this siteRep. Ralph Norman (R-SC5) Maybe you could even claim a tax writeoff for the cost of your kid’s clarinet lessons. Context Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the percentage of home-schooled K-12 students nearly doubled between 1999 and 2016, rising from 1.7 to 3.3 percent. That...

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School districts shift to remote learning as COVID-19 cases spike among staff: Updates

School districts shift to remote learning as COVID-19 cases spike among staff: Updates

This post was originally published on this siteSchool districts shift to remote learning amid worsening teacher shortages. Latest COVID-19 updates.     

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Texas governor’s ban on mask mandates in schools blocked; mandates drive up vaccinations at colleges: COVID-19 updates

Texas governor’s ban on mask mandates in schools blocked; mandates drive up vaccinations at colleges: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteColleges that adopted COVID vaccine mandates this fall have seen widespread compliance. Texas ban on mask mandates in schools blocked. More updates.     

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Bus industry raises alarm, asks Congress for pandemic relief

Bus industry raises alarm, asks Congress for pandemic relief

This post was originally published on this siteOfficials representing the private bus industry fear it could disappear unless Congress steps in, a coronavirus pandemic casualty that would wreak havoc on intercity travel, school buses, tourism, military transportation and disaster relief.In 2020…

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