Category: Education News

Scottish schools to reopen in August with measures to prevent virus spread

LONDON (Reuters) – Scottish schools will reopen in August although at first children will spend around half their time learning at home and half at school in smaller classes to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Scottish government said on Thursday.

Scotland, which has a semi-autonomous government with responsibility for health and education, is diverging from its much more populous southern neighbour England, where schools are due to start re-opening from June 1.

“In reopening Scotland’s schools, our overriding priority is ensuring the health and wellbeing of our pupils and staff and giving parents the confidence schools are safe,”

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Coolest Vipers On Motorious

Check out these super snakes!

When Mopar unleashed the Viper on the public, it was unlike anything available on the market, and this remains true today. The curvaceous American sports car was built with performance as the top priority. During the production of the Dodge Viper, it changed the automotive arena, and the way we look at cars. Even though the Viper is no longer being produced, it’s a model that no one can forget. To celebrate the impact of the sports car, here’s our picks of some formidable Vipers.

2005 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Commemorative Edition

This is a one

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70 cases of COVID-19 at French schools days after reopening

PARIS — Just one week after a third of French schoolchildren went back to school in an easing of coronavirus lockdowns, a worrying flareup of about 70 COVID-19 cases has been linked to schools.

Some lower grades were opened last week, and 150,000 more junior high students went back to the classroom Monday as further restrictions were loosened by the government. The move initially spelled relief: the end of homeschooling for hundreds of thousands of exhausted French parents, many of whom were also working from home.

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But Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer sounded the alarm

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Governors across U.S. face tough choices as coronavirus takes its toll on state budgets

Runners and cyclists pass a New York City police vehicle in Central Park on Saturday. <span class="copyright">(Frank Franklin II / Associated Press)</span>
Runners and cyclists pass a New York City police vehicle in Central Park on Saturday. (Frank Franklin II / Associated Press)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged the federal government Saturday to put politics aside and focus on providing funding for state governments that face growing deficits prompted by the coronavirus outbreak.

“If Washington does not make up that shortfall, there will be cuts. Do your job and help the American people! No delay, no special interests and no corporate bailouts,” Cuomo said Saturday.

The $3-trillion coronavirus relief bill approved by a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives on

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Patch Honors Duluth Graduates: Congrats, Class Of 2020

DULUTH, GA — Patch wants to provide a way to share the achievements of our high school graduates, even if it’s in a small way. With in-person instruction canceled through the rest of the 2019-20 school year due to the coronavirus in Georgia public schools, seniors are missing out on the last moments of what should be a celebratory time.

We know many high school seniors are missing milestone high school events, and we hope that this will give the community a way to share their pride in our class of 2020 high school graduates.

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