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Texas Board Revises Sex Education Standards to Include More Birth Control

“Texas is a very diverse state, obviously, and the 200-plus rural school districts that I represent, I wanted to give them the freedom and the latitude to include some of those items in their curriculum, in their teaching, if they choose to do so,” he said at Friday’s meeting.

More than 20 hours of public comment, from across the political spectrum, were heard in June and September over revisions of the state’s health education standards. Ricardo Martinez, the chief executive of Equality Texas, an L.G.B.T.Q. advocacy group, testified multiple times ahead of Friday’s vote and said that excluding language about

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Coronavirus Surge Focus Of Wallingford School Board Meeting

WALLINGFORD, CT — With coronavirus cases surging in town, the Wallingford Board of Education will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of moving to full distance learning for an extended period.

The special Board of Education meeting will be held remotely at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The meeting will be devoted to discussing the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and the district’s response, according to Superintendent Salvatore Menzo. Wallingford Health Department Director Stephen Civitelli and Kathy Neelon, the school district’s nursing coordinator, will update the board and “discuss next steps,” according to Menzo.

There have been

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Oklahoma’s State Board of Education begs local school leaders to mandate masks

Board talks about issues in 10-hour meeting board addressing masking, Epic 

  • Robby Korth

Oklahoma’s State Board of Education again passed a motion further encouraging but not requiring school districts to mandate masks in their classrooms.

Citing an explosion of cases of COVID-19 in recent weeks, board members passed the resolution

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3 Candidates Lead In Teaneck Board Of Education Election

TEANECK, NJ — Three candidates have positioned themselves nicely as Bergen County reports unofficial results in Teaneck’s Board of Education race.

As of Wednesday at 1:30 p.m., Danielle Gee is out to a wide lead, while Harold K. Clark, Sr. and Damen G. Cooper are ahead for the remaining two seats on the board.

Three seats are available with six candidates running.

Here’s the unofficial tally so far:

  • Yusra Subhani — 2,441

  • Damen G. Cooper — 4,671

  • Katherine Houghton-Zatz — 2,099

  • Clara Williams — 4,110

  • Harold K. Clark, Sr. — 4,711

  • Danielle Gee — 6,616

In an Instagram post late

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Akron Public Schools Board of Education approves ‘remote plus’ learning plan

AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — The Akron Public Schools Board of Education approved a plan Monday night that would keep most students learning remotely, but offer limited in-person classes.

Board members met for almost four hours discussing how to proceed through the rest of the calendar year.  The board voted unanimously to approve a plan Akron schools superintendent Dr. David James calls “remote plus.”  It allows some students who may be struggling with virtual learning to actually return to the classroom.

“Virtual learning is harming our

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