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NEWS: Education


June 06, 2020

by Jonathan Butcher As of today, school buildings likely will be closed for the rest of the academic year in all states except Montana and Wyoming. Ready or not, if you are a parent or guardian, you may be spending the next few weeks rotating from your household and work assignments to your child’s virtual school assignments.

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As COVID-19 Kills Catholic Schools, Dems Play Politics

May 29, 2020

     COMMENTARY By Maureen Ferguson May 21, 2020 (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Catholic schools are a national treasure, and they are facing an existential threat due to the economic fallout of the pandemic. They have also become a political pawn in the fierce debate over the congressional response to the crisis.                    

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Educational Redlining Must End

May 18, 2020

By Gloria Romero,   Today marks the 66th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court decision declaring segregated schools unconstitutional. With all deliberate speed, little Linda Brown’s race would never again be used to access a public education “available to all on equal terms.” Sixty-six years later, our schools remain highly segregated, including in the “blue states” of New York, California, Illinois and Maryland, which have shameful legacies. A 2016 report showed that New York has the most segregated schools for blacks,...

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