Tag: Parents

D308 Parents Organize Car Rally To Demand Reopening Of Schools

OSWEGO, IL — Before the Oswego School District 308 Board of Education votes on the reopening plans Monday evening, a group of parents, teachers and students from the district will participate in a rally, demanding that children be sent back to in-person learning.

Organized by the Facebook group called Rally to Open SD308 for All Students, this event will see cars decorated with signs, asking the district to reconsider its prior decision and send students back to school earlier. The rally will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, giving participants enough time to go back home and watch the board of

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Parents protest SB Unified’s new sex education curriculum

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. —  Many people took part in a protest at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse against the Santa Barbara Unified School District’s decision to adopt Teen Talk. 

“We are going to sound the alarm for our city,” protest organizer Barbara Batastini said. “We’re going to let people know that this is not acceptable.”

The sex education curriculum will soon be taught to 7th and 8th graders in the district. 

Janeth Mendoza just started homeschooling all four of her children because these new school subjects go against her moral compass. 

“This school board is not doing its job informing

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Sweet child of mine: Tax credits for parents

Mother kissing her smiling young daughter during fall season.
Mother kissing her smiling young daughter during fall season.

The costs of raising a child, such as for child care, general costs of living and college tuition, can really add up and are often on the rise. But parents may find some relief at tax time with tax credits for education, child care and for simply having children.

Child tax credits

Many of the tax breaks for parents pertain to child care and education, but the easiest tax break of all is for simply having children. For tax years prior to 2018, the Child Tax Credit provides up to $1,000

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Boris Johnson appeals to parents to get children back to school

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends the VJ Day National Remembrance event, held at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, Britain August 15, 2020. REUTERS/Molly Darlington/Pool/File Photo - Molly Darlington/REUTERS
FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends the VJ Day National Remembrance event, held at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, Britain August 15, 2020. REUTERS/Molly Darlington/Pool/File Photo – Molly Darlington/REUTERS
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Boris Johnson will directly appeal to parents to send their children back to school, amid fears they are the final stumbling block in the Government’s efforts to return youngsters to full-time education. 

The Prime Minister will say on Monday that “nothing will have a greater effect on their life chances” than continuing to keep children at home when schools return at the

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Johnson urges parents to send children back to school as unions warn plan to reopen classrooms ‘negligent in the extreme’

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POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson has appealed to parents to send their children to schools when they reopen next week as a major union warned more teachers are needed in preparation.

The National Education Union (NEU) also accused ministers of being “negligent in the extreme”, saying schools had been left in the dark on how to deal with a coronavirus outbreak.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has warned the exams crisis that has engulfed the government for a fortnight has put the planned reopening of schools “at risk”.

But the prime minister thanked school staff who he said had

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