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Denver school board candidate Vernon Jones Jr. resigns as head of innovation zone

After more than a year of tension between Denver district leaders and the leaders of autonomous school innovation zones, the director of one of the zones — who is also a candidate... Read more »

No urgency in filing plan to secure $2.3B in federal school aid

Florida could leave $2.3 billion in federal pandemic aid for schools on the table because, according to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Office, “no district has articulated a need for funding that cannot be... Read more »

California Vaccine Mandate Extends to Aides for People With Disabilities

Workers in adult and senior care facilities and in-home aides have been added to the list of California health workers who must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. Those who work directly... Read more »

Denver committee gives initial approval to $400 bonuses for vaccinated public employees

A Denver City Council committee gave its initial approval to two bills that would pay bonuses and benefits to vaccinated and essential city employees. One bill would transfer $5 million from Denver’s... Read more »

GOP governors to gather at border to pressure Biden on illegal immigration

Republican Govs. Greg Abbot of Texas and Doug Ducey of Arizona are hosting nine governors in Mission, Texas, Wednesday to denounce President Joe Biden’s policies leading to a surge in illegal immigration... Read more »

As vaccine mandate kicks in, 95% of NYC schools staff have received COVID shots

New York City’s vaccine mandate for more than 150,000 education employees took effect Monday morning, requiring those without at least one dose to be put on unpaid leave. The threat of losing... Read more »

Why former teacher Karolina Villagrana is running for Denver school board

A former Denver teacher who held bilingual outdoor read-alouds for neighborhood kids during the pandemic is running to represent southwest Denver on the school board. Karolina Villagrana grew up in Denver attending... Read more »

Illinois pumping out billions of tax dollars in COVID aid to public, private sectors

The state of Illinois is pumping hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars out the door for COVID-19 relief, and the money is going out all over the place, including into private hands.... Read more »

Tylenol could be risky for pregnant women – a new review of 25 years of research finds acetaminophen may contribute to ADHD and other developmental disorders in children

The big idea A mounting body of evidence shows that the use of acetaminophen – widely known by its brand name Tylenol – during pregnancy may pose risks to the fetus and... Read more »

Why progressive activist Nicky Yollick is running for Denver school board

A former state legislative candidate and avowed progressive political activist is running for an at-large seat on the Denver school board. Nicky Yollick did not attend Denver Public Schools, nor is he... Read more »