Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Schools lost $40 million in international student revenue during Covid pandemic

Schools have lost $40 million in international student revenue during the Covid pandemic – and it’s expected to get worse. Official Information Act documents provided to Newstalk ZB show primary, intermediate and secondary schools made just over $179 million from international students in 2019, and that dropped to $139m last year. Eleven thousand foreign pupils attended primary, intermediate and secondary […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Parents and schools clash over school holiday dates

Auckland parents and teachers are butting heads over the possibility of moving term three school holidays forward. Some parents want the two-week break to start from Monday instead of October 2 so they don’t have to facilitate learning from home during alert level 4 and 3 restrictions. But school principals believe changing the school holiday dates would be disruptive. Prime […]

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CU Denver opens new $78-million freshman dorm – The Denver Post

The University of Colorado Denver has a new on-campus dormitory that can house 555 students. City Heights Residence Hall and Learning Commons opened Aug. 18 and is full, university officials said. The housing is the university’s first to be reserved for first-year students. UCD officials said the approximately 182,000-square-foot building on the Auraria Campus cost $78.5 million, which is being […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Cases still to peak, exposure sites to top 500, new quarantine facility opens up

COVID LATEST* Ashley Bloomfield reveals possible link from index case to church group* Auckland mum’s Delta nightmare – the day my son tested positive after visiting mall* Nearly 500 exposure sites, another school, two university libraries hit by infections* Derek Cheng: Has the Health Ministry’s poor Delta preparation left us longer in lockdown?* Second quarantine facility for Auckland, options for […]

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Covid-19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Day-long admission queue as infected wait to enter Auckland Jet Park quarantine

Auckland’s surging Covid infections are causing a backlog of sick people entering quarantine, with those testing positive waiting more than 24 hours to be admitted. People who have tested positive in the latest Delta outbreak are still waiting in homes across Auckland a day after finding out positive test results and being contacted by public health officials. A person who […]

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Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Second AUT University student tests positive

COVID LATEST* 31 confirmed cases, more than 200 locations in Auckland and Wellington – including flight* Cases confirmed at these five Auckland secondary schools* Second big corporate hit by Covid exposure event scare – 1000 nationwide attendees * Derek Cheng: Don’t be surprised if case numbers surge this weekend* Oops … Alleged car thief accidentally takes off with Covid test […]

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Colorado leaders urge school districts to require masks

As many students return to classrooms where masks are optional, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and the state health department’s executive director, Jill Hunsaker Ryan, are urging school districts and charter schools to adopt mask requirements, especially for unvaccinated people, to protect students and make sure they can stay in school. Colorado has left decisions about COVID safety protocols up to […]

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