Tag: Remain

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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‘Schools Should Remain Virtual,’ Somerset County Educators Say

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — School officials from across Somerset County, including Hillsborough, Bridgewater and Warren, have penned a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday calling for New Jersey schools to remain virtual until science and trends show it is safe to return amid the coronavirus.

“As the calendar moves closer to the scheduled opening of the next school year, school communities are increasingly fearful of becoming pandemic epicenters. Students, teachers, support professionals, and families deserve safe schools, but that is simply impossible in the current climate. Reopening the school buildings too early will lead to tragedy in school communities

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