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    De La Salle Blackfeet School temporarily moving to online learning | ABC Fox Great Falls

    BROWNING, Mont. – De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) announced the school is beginning its planned quarantine process after a student tested positive for COVID-19. The school’s policy is that when they are notified of a positive case among students or staff, the school would move to online virtual learning for two weeks starting from the last time that student or staff member was in the school building. There will be no in-person learning from Wednesday, Nov. 3 until Wednesday, Nov. 10. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the school will be using virtual learning. Staff PD is rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 12 and virtual classes will be held for students instead…

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    COVID Outbreak at Burrillville High School Forces Shift to Online Learning

    Wednesday, November 03, 2021   View Larger + PHOTO: File In a letter to staff and parents, Burrillville School Department officials announced a move to distance learning due to a major COVID outbreak. “Since last Friday, we have been alerted that several students and staff members from BHS have tested positive for COVID 19. These individuals are currently in quarantine and/or isolation. Due to federal health privacy laws, information regarding the staff member’s/student’s identity cannot be released. In addition to those testing positive for Covid 19, a large number of students have been identified as close contacts and must quarantine and/or be tested for Covid 19,” stated the letter signed…

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    Geneva Area City Schools teachers to strike over district’s online learning curriculum

    GENEVA, Ohio (WOIO) – Geneva Area City School teachers will be on strike starting at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. The Geneva Area Teachers Association put out a statement stating they will be on strike because they don’t want to continue teaching in-person and online classes at the same time. “I support them 100%, I support them but I hope it’s short-lived,” said Brittany Breedlove. Breedlove has four kids in Geneva Area City Schools. She said while a strike isn’t ideal, she gets why the teachers want kids back in the classrooms full time. “If they’re going to give both options, I believe they should have separate teachers for the online versus…

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    All schools in South Park School District going to online learning after Snapchat threat

    All schools in the South Park School District will move to online classes Wednesday after Snapchat posts threatened gun violence at South Park Middle School. The district initially announced Tuesday evening that the middle school would turn to virtual learning but then later announced that all of the district’s schools — high school, middle school and elementary center — will hold their classes online. “This will allow district personnel to continue to work with law enforcement on this active investigation,” the district said in a statement. The school released a statement indicating that the district is prepared to make the transition: Throughout the school year, our teachers have reviewed with…

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    Heyworth school district returns to online learning after spike in COVID-19 cases

    HEYWORTH (Heart of Illinois ABC) — Heyworth students are learning online this week because of a COVID-19 outbreak in the school district. Superintendent Lisa Taylor said 17 students and four staff members tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week. She said she’s not sure if it’s spreading in the schools or in the community. “We had to consult with the health department late yesterday and decided it’s the right time for an adaptive pause when you see a quick increase,” Taylor said. “It gives you some time to do a few things: Disinfect, deep clean, contact trace,” she added. Taylor said while most parents have been understanding about the…

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    School And Online Learning Evolve Rapidly: Nerdy CEO Discusses Trends

    As some students get back to school amid a new wave of variants and ongoing anxiety, the future of school and how students will learn continues to evolve rapidly.   According to research I’ve been involved in during Covid as well as multiple reports I have reviewed from Barkley, Gen HQ & Pew Research, Gen-Z is likely more impacted by Covid than any other cohort. Older generations are certainly affected by Covid but many have completed education, started careers and often started families. In the case of Gen-Z they had their prom cancelled, their classroom opportunities modified, their social lives disrupted and even their parents are now using Tik Tok. That’s a true…

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    Virtual School is Here to Stay: A Kid’s Guide to Online Learning | State

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — PrepNet Virtual Academy (PVA), a fully online school managed by National Heritage Academies (NHA), is offering an education experience that fuels student success in life, college, and beyond. Through the Early College Program, students can receive a kindergarten through associate degree education for free at PVA. An educator for 18 years, PVA Principal Melissa VanKlompenburg knows what it takes to make a virtual school tick and support student success. She has served in various roles ranging from teacher to coaching and learning consultant to school leader to school leadership development specialist. In her most recent position as remote learning lead, VanKlompenburg led…

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