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Bill to scrap MCAS test is subject of virtual public hearing

Sep. 19, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A bill that would scrap the MCAS test as a graduation requirement in Massachusetts is the subject of a virtual public hearing at the Statehouse on Monday. The bill would replace the standardized test with what supporters describe as “a broader and...

SC kindergarten legend has been teaching for over 40 years

Sep. 19, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — If the old book is true, if all one really needs to know is learned in kindergarten, then Gloria Gainey celebrated more than a birthday recently. She celebrated generations of Fort Mill children turning adults, who know plenty due to her. Gainey...

Saturday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Cambridge-Isanti def. Ellsworth, 25-13, 25-10 Chatfield def. LeRoy-Ostrander, 25-16, 25-16, 26-24 Edgerton def. Benson Minneapolis Roosevelt def. North Lakes Academy, 25-14, 25-14 ...

Principal of SW Idaho charter school dies due to COVID-19

Sep. 18, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — The principal at a southwestern Idaho public charter school has died due to COVID-19, the school's board said. The school board at Heritage Community Charter School in Caldwell announced the death of Javier Castaneda in a letter to parents. ...

Schools get the brunt of latest COVID wave in South Carolina

Sep. 18, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated and teachers quitting weeks into the school...

Report: School district misused $6M for driver’s ed programs

Sep. 18, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In Miami-Dade County, which notoriously boasts some of the worst drivers in the nation, a program was created decades ago to help public schools train the next generation of safety-conscious young motorists. The concept: $3 of every Miami traffic ticket...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 48, Dale County 14 Alexandria 51, Corner 15 Aliceville 37, Cold Springs 0 American Christian Academy 34, Bibb County 12 Andalusia 58, Charles...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada 28, Durant 6 Afton 28, Hulbert 6 Allen 34, Canadian 8 Antlers 61, Savanna 14 Apache 30, Rush Springs 0 Ardmore 28, Ponca City 18 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Apex Middle Creek 20, Holly Springs 12 Asheville 54, North Davidson 0 Asheville Erwin 27, Enka 0 Avery County 58, Rosman 12 Bartlett Yancey 44, Graham 22 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 35, Grand Prairie 28 ¶ Amarillo Tascosa 46, San Angelo Central 28 ¶ Arlington Houston 24, Keller Central 21 ¶ Austin Vandegrift 56, Round Rock Stony...