• Education

    Centner Academy: Florida education agency to investigate Miami private school over Covid vaccine policy

    Centner Academy has asked parents to keep their children home for 30 days if their child has received a Covid-19 vaccine dose, according to a letter sent to parents and obtained by CNN affiliate WSVN. The letter cites false and disproved claims about the impact of the inoculation. The school had previously made unsubstantiated claims about adverse reactions non-vaccinated people could have by “interacting with people who have been vaccinated” that have not been identified in or supported by research by the Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health or World Health Organization. All four agencies, backed by extensive research, have confirmed that vaccines are…

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  • Online School

    American School for the Deaf Launches the Online Academy | Business

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 14, 2021– The American School for the Deaf (ASD) is pleased to announce the unveiling of their latest innovation, the Online Academy. The Online Academy will be the first accessible online education platform serving deaf and hard of hearing students from all over the world. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210914005173/en/ The American School for the Deaf the Online Academy team. (Photo: Business Wire) As the first permanent school for the deaf in the United States, founded in 1817, ASD is no stranger to pioneering new and innovative solutions to help deaf and hard of hearing students succeed both in school…

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  • Home Schooling

    Homeschooled Bastrop County teen headed to Air Force Academy

    A Bastrop County teenager will soon join the ranks of the select few accepted into a U.S. military academy with future plans to serve the country. Lake Mills, an 18-year old who lives near Paige, will report June 24 to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., fulfilling a dream he’s had since he was 12 years old. Mills, who’s been homeschooled primarily by his mother Julie Mills, said he was always drawn to the military because military values aligned with his personal values. He had grandparents who served in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army, and in September 2016 when he was 14, Mills joined the…

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  • Education

    Wake County Board of Education approves redesigned Virtual Academy for next school year :: WRAL.com

    By Emily Walkenhorst, WRAL education reporter & Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter Cary, N.C. — Parents and guardians in the Wake County Public School System have from Thursday until May 2 to decide whether to enroll in the district’s virtual academy next year. The district’s Board of Education approved the registration period Tuesday evening, without opposition. It will be the second year of the school district’s virtual academy, created to work around the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will look different from this year. Parents and guardians can register for the virtual academy, but registration isn’t automatically confirmed by the school. Further an admitted student may be removed from virtual academy if…

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  • Online School

    Durham to launch Ignite Online Academy as full, virtual school

    Durham Public Schools will launch its first, permanent virtual K-12 academy in the fall. David T. Foster, III [email protected] DURHAM With all the challenges the pandemic has brought to public education, one thing is making Durham school leaders excited about the future. Durham Public Schools is making its first, virtual K-12 academy a permanent school in the fall. Ignite Online Academy will bring a personalized approach to learning, combining virtual coursework with field trips for students interested in taking classes from the comfort of their homes. While the district has enrolled students in online learning through their home schools since last fall in response to the pandemic, Ignite will work…

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  • Online School

    Trust the Leader in Online School: Utah Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

    MURRAY, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After an academic year like no other, Utah Virtual Academy (UTVA), an accredited online public charter school, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year. “There’s no doubt that this past year has delivered many changes,” said UTVA Head of School Meghan Merideth. “What hasn’t changed is our commitment to provide families across the state with a dedicated online solution that supports all students achieve growth and success.” UTVA students take a full course load across the core subjects of English/language arts, math, science, history, world languages, art, and music. Advanced Placement® courses and concurrent college enrollment courses are also available to eligible high school students.…

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    Wyoming Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

    TipRanks The Bottom Is in for These 3 Stocks? Analysts Say ‘Buy’ Never say that one person makes no difference. This past Thursday, stocks tumbled, bonds surged, and investors started taking inflationary risks seriously – all because one guy said what he thinks. Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, held a press conference at which he gave both the good and the bad. He stated, again, his belief that the COVID vaccination program will allow a full reopening of the economy, and that we’ll see a resurgence in the job market. That’s the good news. The bad news, we’ll also likely see consumer prices go up in the short…

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