CU Boulder will shift to remote learning Nov. 16

The University of Colorado Boulder will shift to remote learning for the remainder of the semester starting Nov. 16 as coronavirus cases continue to rise across Colorado. All classes were already scheduled to go remote after Thanksgiving to prevent the spread of coronavirus due to holiday travel. Switching to remote learning earlier gives students the chance to return home before […]

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Rosmini College sex abuse: Brother William Jackson touched boys inappropriately to help them hit the high notes during music lessons

An Auckland lawyer and former politician has come out in support of Rosmini sex abuse victim, saying he too was groped by brother William Jackson. And, the school itself has been contacted by another former student who said they had a similar experience with Jackson, a music teacher at the Catholic school in Auckland during the late 1960s and early […]

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Aurora Public Schools reverses course, will move most students in grades 1-8 back to remote learning

Most students in grades 1-8 will transition back to remote learning due to a concerning increase in the rate of COVID-19 infections within the city, Aurora Public Schools said in a letter to parents, teachers and staff Thursday evening. The announcement from the district comes just three days after APS told thousands of parents their high school kids would have to continue learning […]

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Christmas lockdown of students ‘not ruled out’

Matt Hancock has refused to rule out banning students from returning home at Christmas, to limit the spread of coronavirus outbreaks. The health secretary was responding to a question about concerns that students could be spreading Covid-19, amid numerous university-based outbreaks. At Glasgow University 120 students have tested positive for Covid-19 and are among 600 self-isolating there. Academics had warned […]

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Pandemic-linked issues keep 5% of pupils at home

Around one in 20 children in England are out of school due to issues linked to the pandemic and lockdown, the Children’s Commissioner has suggested. Anne Longfield stressed the number of schools who have sent pupils home due to a Covid-19 case was very small. There were many others, she said, with special needs or emotional problems, who had not […]

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Douglas County superintendent under investigation for alleged workplace discrimination – The Denver Post

Thomas Tucker, the outgoing superintendent of Douglas County School District, was placed on paid administrative leave in early September following an allegation of workplace discrimination and subsequent investigation. On Sept. 1, the board of education received a complaint of workplace discrimination against Tucker from a district employee, according to a statement from Douglas County School District. One week later, Tucker […]

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Manchester students warned off club nights

Students at universities across Greater Manchester are being warned they will face sanctions if they break rules to limit the spread of coronavirus. It comes as the area prepares to welcome about 100,000 students for the start of term. Campuses have been closed since March and there are concerns that an influx of students from across UK could lead to […]

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