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DOE updates grading policy so students won't be penalized for late work, attendance amid COVID

In the era of remote learning, the Department of Education implemented an updated grading policy for the remainder of the academic year. Per the guidelines, students won’t have their grades lowered for late work or lack of attendance this year.
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18-year-old college freshman dies after battle with COVID-19

An 18-year-old college student from La Grange, Illinois has died from COVID-19 complications after a lengthy battle with the virus that has taken over 9,000 lives in Illinois.
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School of 600 students ordered to quarantine due to COVID-19 outbreaks

A high school in Mississippi ordered all of its 600 students to quarantine for 14 days due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the area. Read for more details on RADIO.COM.
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With no singing allowed, class 'signs' songs

St. Damian Catholic School enforced strict guidelines for in-person learning during the pandemic, requiring students to wear masks and stay six feet apart.
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Kylie Jenner's daughter begins homeschooling with $12,000 backpack

Kylie Jenner’s 2-year-old daughter Stormi recently had her first day of homeschooling. The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star bought her daughter a $12,000 backpack.
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Teachers leave online classes for eerie fire drill at near-empty school

Teachers at a school in Sunset Park, Brooklyn had to leave their classes immediately. Faculty within the building had to participate for an eerie fire drill at a near-empty school.
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4th grade student sent home from school after sneezing twice in class

A father in Massachusetts said his nine-year-old son was sent home from school because he was sneezing. The father is now speaking out about the incident.
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Parents, teen face criminal charges after party forces school to go remote

Two parents and their teenagers in Massachusetts are facing criminal charges after hosting a party. The party forced a high school to delay reopening for in-person learning.
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Some Parents Look to Personal Trainers to Keep Kids Moving During Remote Learning

Gym class has moved online – like so many subjects – for students doing e-learning. Some parents are bringing outside help to get their kids moving.
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Will Parents Get Reimbursed for Remote Learning Costs?

A new proposal could provide some assistance by reimbursing workng families for some of the remote learning costs they’ve incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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