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Chicago teachers are on strike, leaving about 300,000 kids in limbo

Chicago teachers are on strike, leaving about 300,000 kids in limbo

About 300,000 students have no idea when they’ll see their teachers again as members of the Chicago Teachers Union went on strike Thursday. More than 25,000 educators and their supporters started picketing at their local schools Thursday morning. They’ll unite at a mass rally in the afternoon. “Lori Lightfoot! Get on the right foot!” some…MORE

Georgia school district reverses transgender-friendly bathroom policy after death threats

Georgia school district reverses transgender-friendly bathroom policy after death threats

A Georgia school district has reversed its transgender-friendly bathroom policy after board members, staff and students were threatened, the school board said in a news release. Pickens County School Board changed its policy this week, citing “death threats, student harassment and vandalism of school property” in the news release. The policy had allowed transgender students…MORE

California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

California to launch nation’s first statewide earthquake warning system

California will launch the nation’s first statewide earthquake early warning system Thursday morning, according to a news release from the governor’s office. Ground motion sensors all over the state will be used to detect earthquakes before people can feel them, and then a notification will go out so Californians can be prepared, according to the…MORE

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