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    The United States Men's National Team beat Mexico 1-0 in extra time in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday. Defender Miles Robinson scored in the 117th ...
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In Chicago, debate around police-free schools rages on

Black Lives Matter activists have pushed to cut police funding, but they also are protesting the presence of police in schools. However, some experts and a school shooting survivor said this week that the officers are important in keeping schools safe.

District gears up to help students cope with COVID-19

The City School District of Albany relies on grants, partnerships and parents’ personal health care to maintain their school-based health centers in three of their middle schools — but Superintendent Kaweeda Adams anticipates an increase in demand while their K-12 students cope with stress and trauma during COVID-19.

Does the CARES Act Present a Funding Threat to Higher Education?

? For-profit colleges accounted for 71 of the 100 schools that received the most emergency grant funding per student from the CARES Act, as shown by an analysis of Education Department data by students at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University....

Parents want to know how children identify their gender, national survey finds

The Heritage Foundation conducted a nationwide survey asking parents and school board members about teaching gender identity in schools. Of the school board members surveyed, 80 percent said they do not think schools should teach kindergarteners to “challenge gender stereotypes” or be provided with sexual activity instruction, including sexual orientation and gender identity. Similarly, two-thirds of the parents surveyed agreed.

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