Battle against RSV in schools recalls COVID-19 fight

Schools are preparing for another winter marked by mass sickness, as the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) continues to spike among children, prompting precautions that mirror those seen during COVID-19.  Facilities with younger children such as day cares and pre-K programs face a potential “tripledemic” of RSV, COVID-19 and the flu this season. For the majority … Read more

Drake gives surprise lecture at FIU ahead of new album drop

Drake surprised students at Florida International University by guest lecturing hospitality guru David Grutman’s class on Thursday ahead of his new album’s release. “Drake joined David Grutman at the last class of the semester,” an insider tells Page Six exclusively of the FIU course dubbed “The David Grutman Experience: The Class at Florida International University.” … Read more

Parents Encouraged to Keep Kids Home if Sick With GI Bugs

Nov. 1, 2022 – Attention parents: If your child is showing signs of a stomach bug, do not send them to school or day care.  That’s the take-home message in a new CDC report, which found that nearly 90% of outbreaks of acute gastrointestinal infections in schools and child care settings result from person-to-person contact.  … Read more

Kanye West’s Donda Academy closes amid anti-Semitism scandal

Kanye West’s Donda Academy will close, “effective immediately,” in light of his anti-Semitic comments. Jason Angell, the school’s principal, announced in an email to parents, which the London Times obtained Thursday, that “at the discretion of our founder, Donda Academy will close for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year effective immediately. “There is no … Read more

Tips and Tools to Help Students Study, Take Notes, and Focus

With a new academic year rolling around, students of all ages will be looking for help and guidance with their work—and there are a wealth of options on mobile app stores and the web to help you succeed. Here we’ve picked out some of the best apps and services across multiple categories, including time management, … Read more

A Danish City Built Google Into Its Schools—Then Banned It

Some children could adapt better without them than others. Throughout his career in education, Pederson has never heard a single parent complain about data protection. But after the Google ban, he did receive complaints—mostly from parents of dyslexic students, who rely on Chromebook tools such as AppWriter. There might be ambivalence among many Danish parents—but … Read more