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Florida Gov. DeSantis plans to reopen public schools at ‘full capacity’ in August, arguing that the state’s economy depends on it

Florida public schools will reopen in August at “full capacity,” Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday, saying that keeping students at home would prevent Florida’s economy from restarting because parents wouldn’t be able to return to work. In a 143-slide PowerPoint presentation, the governor laid out a plan for the upcoming […]
Florida Gov. DeSantis plans to reopen public schools at ‘full capacity’ in August, arguing that the state’s economy depends on it
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9 celebrities who sent their kids to public schools

In a world where money is no object, it’s unsurprising that many celebrities send their kids to top-notch, expensive schools. But some celebrities have opted to send their children to public schools because they went to public schools themselves or they just want to create a normal life for their […]
9 celebrities who sent their kids to public schools
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The number of Americans training to become teachers has dropped by a third since 2010, and it’s creating a critical educator shortage that will affect every state

There are one-third less people than a decade ago enrolling in teacher training programs, which is part of the certification process to become an educator, according to data from the Centre for American Progress. The coronavirus pandemic has led to even fewer people employed: The Bureau of Labour Statistics found […]
The number of Americans training to become teachers has dropped by a third since 2010, and it’s creating a critical educator shortage that will affect every state
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The 15 best US states to be a public school teacher

Washington, Utah, and New Jersey topped WalletHub’s annual ranking of the best states to be a teacher. New Jersey has the best school districts in the country. Pennsylvania, the fifth-highest-ranked state, has the second-highest annual teacher salaries in the country. Here are the 15 best states to be a teacher. […]
The 15 best US states to be a public school teacher
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11 shocking things about being a teacher that you’d never thought to ask

Business Insider asked K-12 public school teachers to answer the question, “What’s something about your job that a lot of people don’t know?” Many people don’t know teachers can’t use the bathroom when they want to if it leaves students unattended. Others say classrooms can get dangerous when students start […]
11 shocking things about being a teacher that you’d never thought to ask
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Public-school teachers reveal the 7 hardest things about their job

K-12 public-school teachers revealed the hardest parts of the job to Business Insider. Many teachers say teaching kids going through difficulties at home takes an emotional toll. Rude parents and misbehaving kids also make the job challenging. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. As many students head back to […]
Public-school teachers reveal the 7 hardest things about their job
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Here are the states with the best and worst public education systems

The United States spends more on public education than any other country but has fallen behind on quality. The quality of public education in the US can vary greatly depending on which state, or even which city, a student lives. Personal finance site WalletHubmeasured the quality and safety of schools […]
Here are the states with the best and worst public education systems
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17 famous people you didn’t know were home-schooled

More students than ever are receiving an education and graduating with high school diplomas. While traditional schooling makes sense for most kids, young actors, athletes, and, musicians often don’t have the time to stick to a traditional school day. Here are 17 notable people you probably didn’t know were home-schooled. […]
17 famous people you didn’t know were home-schooled