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'Our kids are the sacrifices': Parents push schools to open

Parents in the United States who are unhappy with distance learning are taking increasingly vocal roles in calling for more in-person instruction through grassroots organizing and legal challenges

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7:06am PST - December 5th, 2020

School closings threaten gains of students with disabilities

The pandemic is threatening to wipe out the educational progress made by many of the nation’s 7 million students with disabilities

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5:43am PST - December 3rd, 2020

Some New York City teachers question timing of reopening schools as COVID-19 cases soar - Reuters India

Jamie Ewing longs for the day when he can return to teaching his fourth-grade class face-to-face, safely and permanently - but he is not confident that will be the case next week when he is due to go back to his school in the South Bronx.

school closings - Reuters
8:52pm PST - December 2nd, 2020

Some New York City teachers question timing of reopening schools as COVID-19 cases soar - Reuters

Jamie Ewing longs for the day when he can return to teaching his fourth-grade class face-to-face, safely and permanently - but he is not confident that will be the case next week when he is due to go back to his school in the South Bronx.

school closings - Reuters
11:55am PST - December 2nd, 2020

Fed: Little to no growth in four of 12 regions as stress mounts - Reuters India

U.S. Federal Reserve officials saw "little or no growth" in four of their 12 regional districts and only modest growth in the others in recent weeks amid a rapidly spreading health crisis and the impact of a recession that has devastated some businesses and f…

school closings - Reuters
11:32am PST - December 2nd, 2020

Fed: Little to no growth in four of 12 regions as stress mounts - Reuters

Federal Reserve officials saw "little or no growth" in four of their 12 U.S. districts and only modest growth elsewhere in recent weeks amid a rapidly spreading health crisis and the impact of a recession that has devastated some businesses and families even …

school closings - Reuters
11:28am PST - December 2nd, 2020

Michael Jordan donates $2 million from hit documentary to feed America's hungry

"The Last Dance" was filled with hot dishes about Michael Jordan's time with the six-time champion Chicago Bulls. Now, some proceeds from the Emmy-winning documentary will go toward hot dishes for the nation's hungry.

school closings - CNN
6:45am PST - November 26th, 2020

New Jersey church and synagogue ask Supreme Court to lift COVID restrictions on gatherings - Fox News

  1. New Jersey church and synagogue ask Supreme Court to lift COVID restrictions on gatherings  Fox News
  2. Covid live updates: Latest vaccine news; States report record new case numbers  NBC News
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    6:36pm PST - November 25th, 2020

The Cost of Closing NYC’s Public Schools

Talking through the effects of an irrational decision.

school closings - New York Magazine
6:57am PST - November 24th, 2020

School is back in session as 'Saved By the Bell' heads back to Bayside

The stars of "Saved by the Bell" are going back to school in a new version of the teen series coming to Peacock, and Elizabeth Berkley Lauren isn't mincing her words on how she feels about it.

school closings - CNN
3:24pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Cut off: School closings leave rural students isolated - The Associated Press

  1. Cut off: School closings leave rural students isolated  The Associated Press
  2. Here’s the latest list of schools that are switching to all virtual learning because of COVID-19 cases  NJ.com
  3. Pre-K and elementary cases top new Michigan…

    school closings - Associated Press
    10:06pm PST - November 22nd, 2020

Cut off: School closings leave rural students isolated

The switch to remote learning in rural New Mexico has left some students profoundly isolated — cut off from others and the grid by sheer distance

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10:00pm PST - November 22nd, 2020

Schools are closing for millions of kids as teachers get sick and COVID cases surge. Some districts are holding out.

Even if their local COVID case rates are high, some schools plan to stay open. But as more teachers are sick or quarantined, that has become difficult

school closings - USA Today
2:01am PST - November 20th, 2020

School closings cause confusion and debate over pandemic safety

Schools across the country, including those in New York City, have closed their doors due to rising numbers of coronavirus infections. Some parents of students are angry and demanding schools reopen for in-person learning. Meg Oliver reports.

school closings - CBS News
4:03pm PST - November 19th, 2020

Biden COVID-19 adviser: Indoor dining "far riskier" than schools

She called indoor dining "a major spreader of the infection​" earlier this week.

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2:14pm PST - November 14th, 2020

NYC schools may close "as early as Monday" as cases spike

"Have a plan, an alternative plan, for as early as Monday," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

school closings - CBS News
3:06pm PST - November 13th, 2020

Factbox: U.S. Coronavirus cancellations, closings and postponements

Concerns over the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States forced cancellations, closings and postponements throughout sports, entertainment and education on Thursday.

school closings - Reuters
7:47pm PDT - March 12th, 2020

Ohio, Maryland and New Mexico close all schools amid coronavirus outbreak

Ohio, Maryland and New Mexico have each ordered statewide school closures as a result of the coronavirus crisis sweeping the nation. The closings in the Buckeye State will last from Monday until Ap…

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7:44pm PDT - March 12th, 2020

Coronavirus: 1.3 million students impacted by US schools closing across the country

21 states have partial closure in some of their K-12 schools

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3:09pm PDT - March 12th, 2020

Coronavirus school closings: Ohio, Maryland become first states to shut all K-12 schools

Schools in Ohio will close for three weeks, and schools in Maryland will close for two, in the most sweeping school closures in the country so far.

school closings - USA Today
2:10pm PDT - March 12th, 2020

Stop handshakes, hugs or kisses — jazz hands now to combat coronavirus

Now I greet my friends with namaste bows and elbow bumps, with a hope that this change in our social habits might play a role in slowing contagion.

school closings - USA Today
2:00am PDT - March 12th, 2020

College closings: Close to 100 colleges are canceling in-person classes and moving online

In-person classes had been canceled at close to 100 universities by mid-afternoon Wednesday. Dorms were emptying. Graduation plans were up in the air.

school closings - USA Today
11:59am PDT - March 11th, 2020

Trump, Democrats at odds over coronavirus economic proposals

Trump looks for support on economic stimulus proposal that includes payroll tax cuts - a plan some Democrats dismiss.

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11:36am PDT - March 10th, 2020

Coronavirus is closing more schools. What happens to students who depend on school lunches?

"There are some students whose food at school is the one or two meals they're getting that day. This situation is really highlighting how critical school meals are," one official said.

school closings - NBC News
10:54am PDT - March 10th, 2020

Schools hamstrung over feeding students as coronavirus leads to closures

USDA can make some exceptions to its meals programs but most districts will have to fend for themselves on how to feed poor students.

school closings - Politico
1:30am PDT - March 10th, 2020

I swear these aren't the women I watched on TV for school weather closings back in the 90s.. Shoutout to yall queens https://t.co/b4ja33CvxD

Jet Flyin' SonOfAGun (@_chill_type)
5:26pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @JamesEHiggins: The data and emerging science about the impact of school closings are EXTREMELY inconvenient for the blue state politico…

Tommy B (@TJBSKY25)
5:09pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @JamesEHiggins: The data and emerging science about the impact of school closings are EXTREMELY inconvenient for the blue state politico…

Cuddy 777 (@777Cuddy)
4:33pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @JamesEHiggins: The data and emerging science about the impact of school closings are EXTREMELY inconvenient for the blue state politico…

Van Nuys Guy (@FrankSt52610905)
4:29pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @JamesEHiggins: The data and emerging science about the impact of school closings are EXTREMELY inconvenient for the blue state politico…

Purevdorj Enkhjargal (@epuujee)
4:26pm PST - January 17th, 2021

The data and emerging science about the impact of school closings are EXTREMELY inconvenient for the blue state politicos who have gotten rather used to ruling by executive order and emergency decree. https://t.co/D3QR9cCdQF

James Higgins (@JamesEHiggins)
4:26pm PST - January 17th, 2021

Sweden, Study: New England Journal of Medicine, no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandates no school children have died of Covid-19, 1 in 130,000 have been admitted to the ICU. Has schools open, millions of kids, no masks, no lockdown and no deaths https://t.co/0V2feMm2HU

Theoreticalthinker (@philosopherstew)
4:20pm PST - January 17th, 2021

Sweden, Study: New England Journal of Medicine, no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandates no school children have died of Covid-19, 1 in 130,000 have been admitted to the ICU. Has schools open, millions of kids, no masks, no lockdown and no deaths https://t.co/0V2feMm2HU

Theoreticalthinker (@philosopherstew)
4:20pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @Philosophystew: @DrKND Sweden, Study: New England Journal of Medicine, no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandates no school childr…

Theoreticalthinker2 (@Philosophystew)
1:18pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @Philosophystew: @AmirSabirovic @bexxmodd Sweden, Study: New England Journal of Medicine, no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandate…

Theoreticalthinker2 (@Philosophystew)
1:16pm PST - January 17th, 2021

"In 2020, parents grew increasingly frustrated with school closings and the apparent inability of many public schools to adequately deal with the COVID crisis. Children are falling behind academically and socially." https://t.co/ks4SSlQUfI

The State Journal (@statejournal)
1:00pm PST - January 17th, 2021

They say the cover up is often worse than the crime. With school closings that will mean efforts by the lockdown mob to eliminate testing so that nobody ever finds out how much education the kids missed. Watch for it!

David Whelan (@WhelanHealth)
12:20pm PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @Philosophystew: Sweden, Study: New England Journal of Medicine, no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandates no school children have…

Theoreticalthinker2 (@Philosophystew)
11:19am PST - January 17th, 2021

Just shows their lies and actions were about politics... Lockdown -> Politics Crushing Economy -> Politics Business Closures -> Politics School Closings -> Politics and Lazy Teachers Do you realize that even with violent crime doubled and COVID-19 plague death rate down 20%... https://t.co/u2sTu2VxWo

Heretikal Physics (@physicsheretic)
9:11am PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @Philosophystew: @crosshairsonyou Sweden, Study: New England Journal of Medicine, no lockdowns, school closings, or mask mandates no sch…

Angie (@AngieM55972784)
7:11am PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @ScarsdaleSchFT: The. Schools. Aren't. Fully. Open. Why don't you write about that @elizashapiro @jdavidgoodman? #openschools @lohud h…

Quick 17 (@QuickWelles17)
11:21pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @ScarsdaleSchFT: The. Schools. Aren't. Fully. Open. Why don't you write about that @elizashapiro @jdavidgoodman? #openschools @lohud h…

Class Disruption #Teachers4OpenSchools (@classdisrupti0n)
11:16pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @ScarsdaleSchFT: The. Schools. Aren't. Fully. Open. Why don't you write about that @elizashapiro @jdavidgoodman? #openschools @lohud h…

Alexis K (@AlexisKat6)
3:40pm PST - January 16th, 2021

The. Schools. Aren't. Fully. Open. Why don't you write about that @elizashapiro @jdavidgoodman? #openschools @lohud https://t.co/V1baA6cWae

KeepScarsdaleOpen (@ScarsdaleSchFT)
3:36pm PST - January 16th, 2021
Remote learning caused by the pandemic has affected disadvantaged students, including some of Mercy Home's kids. School closings have taken away access to technology, meals and healthcare, which makes it hard for them to keep up with their schoolwork. https://t.co/bjvPwMOdWv https://t.co/aXVeSdpEef

Remote learning caused by the pandemic has affected disadvantaged students, including some of Mercy Home's kids. School closings have taken away access to technology, meals and healthcare, which makes it hard for them to keep up with their schoolwork. https://t.co/bjvPwMOdWv https://t.co/aXVeSdpEef

Mercy Home (@MercyHome)
8:14am PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @sjuliaW4: If you are still pushing for school closings you are anti-science and anti-child. #openfcps #openschools https://t.co/RNOPCcW…

Momma Bear (grrrr, rawr, grunt) (@BettyBa62091585)
6:46am PST - January 16th, 2021

If you are still pushing for school closings you are anti-science and anti-child. #openfcps #openschools https://t.co/RNOPCcW3hz

SJChiswick (@sjuliaW4)
6:44am PST - January 16th, 2021

School closings and lockdowns. It is clear that many teachers, union leaders, administrators and politicians care a lot more about protecting against a negligible threat to their own health, while ignoring immense harm to children. https://t.co/x10GhtB5qO

Chatham Journal (@chathamjournal)
9:29pm PST - January 15th, 2021
School Closings across the US has forced the #NRA  to file for Bankrupcy protection!

Thoughs and Prayers Wayne @NRA #NRABankruptcy 

@ProjectLincoln https://t.co/cSkVROQ9Mp

School Closings across the US has forced the #NRA to file for Bankrupcy protection! Thoughs and Prayers Wayne @NRA #NRABankruptcy @ProjectLincoln https://t.co/cSkVROQ9Mp

Sean Bond (@iam_seanbond)
3:38pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Between COVID, school closings, disruptive race relations at a new peak in the USA, current events & parents at home seeking new ways to accommodate kids, how do we stay positive and find hope this year? https://t.co/uCeKDki8cM #newyear #2021 #hope https://t.co/umRX23cuyf

Amy Fortney Parks (@wisefamilies)
12:16pm PST - January 15th, 2021

It should just be a constant ticker, like school closings. https://t.co/KGA7XJWlIf

Kriss 'Wand Me Like a Criminal' Lowrance (@kriss_lowrance)
9:40am PST - January 15th, 2021

RT @KCTV5: Kansas City Public Schools is initiating an early release day for all students and staff today due to the winter weather. All af…

Random Kansan (@Just4mynews)
9:30am PST - January 15th, 2021

.@Opinion_Joe is, as usual, right: “Keeping schools open is one of the least dangerous — and most important — things a society can do.” https://t.co/L6uhV7cRaQ

Jonathan Rick (@jrick)
9:09am PST - January 15th, 2021

RT @41actionnews: KCPS says it now plans to have an early release day due to winter weather. That includes virtual and distance learning cl…

Rae Daniel (@RAEtheReporter)
8:57am PST - January 15th, 2021

RT @41actionnews: KCPS says it now plans to have an early release day due to winter weather. That includes virtual and distance learning cl…

Lindsey Anderson (@lnanderson)
8:57am PST - January 15th, 2021
Kansas City Public Schools is initiating an early release day for all students and staff today due to the winter weather. All after-school athletic practices are also canceled. >> https://t.co/oxxVjlBMQa https://t.co/2hn8cDvZab

Kansas City Public Schools is initiating an early release day for all students and staff today due to the winter weather. All after-school athletic practices are also canceled. >> https://t.co/oxxVjlBMQa https://t.co/2hn8cDvZab

KCTV5 News (@KCTV5)
8:52am PST - January 15th, 2021

KCPS says it now plans to have an early release day due to winter weather. That includes virtual and distance learning classes. All after-school athletic practices are canceled. https://t.co/5EJqfzw5L2

41 Action News (@41actionnews)
8:51am PST - January 15th, 2021

School Closings for Friday, January 15, 2021 https://t.co/DE01LKJCPn

106.9 KROC (@krocfm)
12:27am PST - January 15th, 2021

School Closings for Friday, January 15, 2021 https://t.co/G1bvdVIuag

Y105FM (@y105_fm)
12:20am PST - January 15th, 2021

RT @sfoster6310: @JoeBiden Does it include the expansion of FFCRA to include 2 weeks of COVID-19 sick leave and time off for school closing…

Kara Wymore (@kara_wymore)
10:57pm PST - January 14th, 2021

You forgot announcing school closings at night. https://t.co/BjINJk4cCA

Jake Arnold (@JakeArnold15)
9:28pm PST - January 14th, 2021

Those were the only days I was up early. 5am looking at the tv that would scroll school closings at a pathetically slow rate. No cell phones/internet updates in the 90’s. Unfortunately when I’d find out school was closed I was too excited to go back to sleep. https://t.co/jMDWFjDSJf

Daniel (@Danlavoy)
8:30pm PST - January 14th, 2021

RT @rweingarten: "The same people who were the most affected by the travesty of 50 school closings are the same people who are most affecte…

Leila Singh (@LeilaSi46634040)
7:52pm PST - January 14th, 2021

RT @TalkPoverty: School closings represent disinvestment in Black communities. https://t.co/YiKv3TKRnd

I. Lin Bailey (@ILinBailey)
7:38pm PST - January 14th, 2021

RT @rweingarten: "The same people who were the most affected by the travesty of 50 school closings are the same people who are most affecte…

Bernie Mulligan (@berniealbany)
6:54pm PST - January 14th, 2021