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Language barrier: Immigrant parents tell tales of exclusion

Nov. 23, 2021 15:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don’t speak English say they’ve long been excluded from parts of their children’s education because of language barriers, something exacerbated by the pandemic and the return to in-person learning. Parents told The...

Immigrant parents complain of language barriers in schools

Nov. 23, 2021 14:59 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don't speak English say they've long been excluded from parts of their children's education because of language barriers, an issue that's only been exacerbated by the pandemic and the return to in-person learning. Parents...

Editorial Roundup: Minnesota

Nov. 03, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

Minneapolis Star Tribune. November 1, 2021. Editorial: School-related vitriol is getting worse Debate is expected, but harassment over policies has to stop. At a September Eastern Carver County school board meeting, a fight...

New Mexico to try SAT again after virus derails test mandate

Sep. 29, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico students will take the SAT in spring 2022 as the state phases in a pandemic-delayed testing requirement aimed at increasing participation that varies widely by racial and ethnic groups. Those disparities were stark this spring as high...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Sep. 14, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

KPC News. Sept. 12, 2021. Editorial: Without mandate, how else to boost vaccine rates? This week, President Joe Biden announced that companies with more than 100 employees will be required to mandate vaccines for COVID-19. It was...

Early data shows shifts in makeup of university enrollment

Sep. 11, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a national dip in college enrollment. Pima Community College, for instance, has seen a near 20% drop in enrollment since fall 2019. But drive across Tucson, and that’s not...

Miami teen's football game honors dad who died from COVID

Sep. 05, 2021 14:21 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The night before Alan Arellano died of COVID-19, his wife recorded a short audio message with their two youngest sons. Miami doctors had placed the 49-year-old man in a coma after he suffered a heart attack while being treated for the virus. ...