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Most Ontario students return to school without COVID restrictions
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Most Ontario students return to school without COVID restrictions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 6, 2022 6:09 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Students across much of Ontario are returning to the classroom today for the first start of the school year without COVID-19 restrictions since the pandemic began. Students in the province, who resume class Tuesday or Wednesday depending on the district, will be able to attend class without wearing a mask, while in-person lessons will trump remote options.Students will also have access to extracurricular activities for the first tim...
Wisconsin BBB gives tips for back to school technology shopping
Technology

Wisconsin BBB gives tips for back to school technology shopping

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - As the demand for classroom technology increases, the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau (BBB) said online customers are more vulnerable than ever to shopping scams.According to the BBB, the pandemic era of learning brought a change in the educational landscape, especially highlighting technology’s role in the classroom.“Digital learning tools are replacing traditional school supplies, driving tech sales up 37% YoY,” said market researchers from Deloitte.The BBB said shortages of supplies like computer chips may especially expose online shoppers looking for cheap, reliable technology, to scams.Shoppers may also be targeted with phony deals, ads and attractive but fake websites in these scams, the BBB said.BBB experts said those looking for a good deal on cheap and q...
Ochsner LSU Health shares information on sickle cell disease at back-to-school fair
Health

Ochsner LSU Health shares information on sickle cell disease at back-to-school fair

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport held their first ever Sickle Cell Education Back-to-School Fair on Friday, July 29.The focus of the event was to help educate teachers about sickle cell disease. According to Ochsner, Shreveport has a high sickle cell population. They say it’s important to teachers to be informed about the disease and be equipped to provide assistance to the children they work with.The event also had supply giveaways, food and games.Copyright 2022 KSLA. All rights reserved. Source link