‘This is evil’: Critics angry Mitch McConnell is blocking the extension of free school lunch waivers

‘This is evil’: Critics angry Mitch McConnell is blocking the extension of free school lunch waivers

This post was originally published on this site Federal waivers that have given U.S. schools the flexibility to offer universal free lunches throughout the pandemic are at risk of ending as Senate Republicans—led by Mitch McConnell—stonewall a proposed extension of the relief measures, potentially depriving millions of children of no-cost...

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Is it time to phase out masks in schools? Why more states and doctors are saying yes.

Is it time to phase out masks in schools? Why more states and doctors are saying yes.

This post was originally published on this siteA conversation around an “offramp” to masking in schools has accelerated as New York, Illinois and other states talk about phasing out mandates.     

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Oklahoma bill would allow any parent to ban book and collect $10,000 per day if it’s not removed from school

Oklahoma bill would allow any parent to ban book and collect $10,000 per day if it’s not removed from school

This post was originally published on this site An Oklahoma lawmaker has introduced a bill that would give any parent the power to ban books in school districts. The legislation also empowers parents to collect at least $10,000 for each day a book is not removed. State Sen. Rob Standridge...

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White House unveils plan to replace every lead pipe in the U.S.

White House unveils plan to replace every lead pipe in the U.S.

This post was originally published on this siteUp to 10 million households, schools and care facilities get their drinking water through lead pipes, and each pipe can cost thousands of dollars to replace.

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