Tag: closed

The areas where primary schools will remain closed

On Jan 1, the government announced all primary schools in London would remain closed for the start of the new term, after protests from local authorities in the capital. 

This U-turn follows a list of 50 education authorities across the south of England, which would close for the majority of students in London over the first two weeks of the new term.

However, among the 50 education authorities mentioned, a handful of locations with exceptionally high transmission rates were missing. This included the area of Haringey, where local leaders announced they were ready to oppose the government and support any

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Barnes & Noble Education CFO Eyes More Cuts as Campuses Remain Closed

Thomas Donohue,

the chief financial officer of

Barnes & Noble Education Inc.,

has been slashing costs since the early days of the pandemic. He expects to keep doing so as another semester of remote learning approaches, forcing the campus bookstore chain to keep some of its outlets closed.

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on college and university bookstores’ finances as many schools pivoted to online learning and students avoided campuses. College sporting events often took place with few or no fans attending, weighing down sales of T-shirts and other merchandise.

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Barnes & Noble Education, which operates

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The coronavirus closed schools. Our diseased politics is keeping them closed. [Video]

WASHINGTON — The other day, I listened to my daughter’s first lesson of the day, which is conducted over a video feed, like every lesson of her day has been since last March. She sat in our dining room, at a relatively clean table where only a few remnants remained of the previous night’s dinner: a stray strand of spaghetti, a dusting of grated parmesan.

As a former public high school teacher in Brooklyn, I wanted to see if remote learning had improved since last spring, when it was widely considered to be a disaster. Back then it was just

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