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Financial literacy needs to start early for students in the classroom

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(State of financial education: Many money problems Americans face could have been avoided if financial literacy was taught earlier in school. That knowledge helps create a foundation for students to build strong money habits early and avoid many mistakes that lead to a lifelong of money struggles. This story is part of a series looking at the current financial education landscape in this country.)

The lack of personal finance education in this country has proven to be devastating.

It has led to many people racking up credit card and student loan debt, living paycheck

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How These 6 Educators Are Integrating Anti-Racist Education Into Their Classroom

Lorena German, Angela Censoplano, Oriana Miles, HelloGiglges

2020 has proven to be a pivotal year for education. The pandemic and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement has altered our thinking about the role of schools in times of crisis. Widespread calls for education reform have prompted educators to examine their approach to addressing race, white privilege, and Black and Indigenous history in the classroom. This is because studies, like from Indiana University and Rutgers University, have proven that Black students are more likely to be suspended and expelled, are subject to lower expectations from teachers, and are less

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Marin County Calls For Delay In In-Person Classroom Instruction

MARIN COUNTY, CA — Marin County’s Office of Education and Public Health Department jointly recommended Wednesday that TK-12 schools reopen gradually in the fall with new protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“Our goal is to support the health and wellbeing of students and staff during this process,” Marin County Superintendent of Schools Mary Jane Burke said in the statement. “We recognize the concerns and anxiety surrounding the return to the classroom and believe that a transitional approach will allow staff and students to feel more comfortable in this new environment.”

Districts can bring small groups of students

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The future of the coronavirus recovery runs through the classroom

WASHINGTON — Will your children be back at school this fall?

If you’re having trouble answering that question, you’re not alone — across the country, state and local officials are still struggling to develop plans and backups depending on the severity of the coronavirus pandemic.

But it can be argued that the degree to which in-person classes can return is the single biggest unanswered policy question of the crisis, with impacts on health, business and inequality and on elections for everything from president to county executive.

A botched reopening could have disastrous consequences that ripple across society at every level

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