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CNN: Utah lawmakers reject a bill that would require teaching consent in sex education classes

(CNN)A new bill in Utah that would have required students to learn about consent was shot down by lawmakers this week.

NPR: Public School Teachers Weigh In On Vaccines, Masks And Returning To The Classroom

The Biden administration has set a goal: a majority of public schools open "at least one day a week" by the 100th...

NPR: 8-Year-Old Calls Out NPR For Lack Of Dinosaur Stories

An 8-year-old from Minneapolis recently pointed out a big problem with NPR's oldest news show, All Things Considered. Leo Shidla wrote to...

Colleges Add More In-Person Classes For Spring, Amid High Risk Of Coronavirus Spread

Last week, Ayiana Davis Polen finally set foot on the campus of Spelman College — a historically Black liberal arts school for...

Education Pick Miguel Cardona’s Message To Lawmakers: ‘En La Unión Está La Fuerza’

"We're here today, in the midst of one of the most challenging school years in American history," Miguel Cardona said in opening...

Education Pick Miguel Cardona Is New To Washington — But Not To Classrooms

On Wednesday, lawmakers will have some tough questions for Miguel Cardona, President Biden's nominee to be the next U.S. education secretary. The...

Did Closing Schools Save Lives Or Cost Lives? The Debate Continues

In November, I reported for NPR on a scientific paper that estimated millions of years of life could be lost due to...

NPR: Don’t Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now

Diana Muhammad, who teaches PE and dance in Chicago Public Schools, was "unsure," "uncertain" and "reluctant" about her district's plan for in-person...

NPR: San Francisco May Rename Schools Named After Washington, Lincoln And Others

San Francisco is pushing ahead with a plan to rename dozens of public schools, committing to potentially remove names of public figures...

AP: At Sundance, pandemic dramas unfold on screen and off

NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Nicks had for months been documenting the students of Oakland High School, in California, when the pandemic...

NPR: The College Buyout Boom

The average cost of one year of college in the US is now more than $20,000 a year for public schools and...

VOA: SAT Cancels Tests in US and Abroad

The trend to deemphasize standardized tests in admissions decisions at U.S. colleges and universities moved ahead this week. 

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JUPITER STRING QUARTET: REFLECTION AND RENEWAL

A free, digitally delivered four-part concert series Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26 at noon

[Illinois] FOLXTALES

Th-Su, Feb 4-7, 2021 5-11pm Daily  Urbana, IL—One of the great joys of live theatre is...

[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...