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Ex-deputy education minister questions rationale in reopening schools next week, notes Sarawak’s refusal despite better Covid-19 situation than Klang Valley

Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching noted that the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has chosen to postpone reopening schools by two weeks even though its Covid-19 status was better than heavily-populated states in the peninsula.. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching noted that the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has chosen to postpone reopening schools by two weeks even though its Covid-19 status was better than heavily-populated states in the peninsula.. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — The Education Ministry must explain how it concluded that schools could safely reopen nationwide from tomorrow — even in Covid-19 red zones — when Sarawak has opted to delay this, said Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching.

The former deputy minister of education noted that the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has chosen to

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Holocaust education week begins in Florida schools

Holocaust education week began Tuesday across the state of Florida, as schools teach about the horrors inflicted by the Nazis.“It’s our obligation to pass on this story so that we do never forget,” said Kimberly Coombs, Holocaust education program director in Palm Beach County. “And so we can hopefully prevent anything like that from ever happening again.”The week began on the anniversary of Kristallnacht, what’s considered the unofficial beginning of the Holocaust.“We have always understood the importance of making sure that our students are aware of one of the darkest times in the world’s history,” Coombs said.In 2019, Florida’s Legislature … Read more

Nearly 1 in 3 Oregon students learning in-person attend private schools, election 2020 preview: The week in education

An Oregonian/OregonLive analysis of state education data found that 30% of students who attended in-person classes the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 2 are enrolled in private schools.

All told, 550 Oregon schools offered some form of in-person instruction that week, teaching some 46,000 students. One hundred and seventy of those schools are private and taught 13,000 students in-person, state Department of Education figures show.

That means 6% of the state’s 560,000 K-12 students visited a classroom last week. The share of private students in the overall population is about 2%.

In order for school districts to allow in-person instruction, the

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This week, Zoom outages disrupted remote learning and COVID-19 cases among children soared in Florida

The Florida Education Association scored a big victory on Aug. 24, 2020 when a judge declared a state order to open schools during the coronavirus pandemic unconstitutional. (Photo: Getty Images)
The Florida Education Association scored a big victory on Aug. 24, 2020 when a judge declared a state order to open schools during the coronavirus pandemic unconstitutional. (Photo: Getty Images)

Students are headed back to class amid the coronavirus pandemic, and to keep you posted on what’s unfolding throughout U.S. schools — K-12 as well as colleges — Yahoo Life is running a weekly wrap-up featuring news bites, interviews and updates on the ever-unfolding situation.

Florida teachers achieved a legal victory while child COVID-19 cases soared in the state.

The Florida Education Association celebrated this week when a Tallahassee judge

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A Week In Tennessee On A $70,000 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.

Today: a school leader who makes $70,000 and spends some of her money on a to-go cocktail.

Occupation: School Leadership
Industry: Education
Age: 30
Location: Tennessee
Salary: $70,000
Net Worth: -$10,000
Debt: $11,000
Pronouns: She/her

Monthly Expenses
Rent: $1,150 (for a one-bedroom apartment where I live alone)
Student Loans: $50 (I have about $2,000 in student loans from undergrad that I’m … Read more