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Jefferson City Schools reopening 'experiment' is underway

Early Friday morning, Nereida Jaimes, carrying her youngest child, opened her front door to walk her two older children to the school bus, a familiar ritual during the school year. However, only one of them, wearing a mask, got on the bus this time -- the other was too scared to go back to school.

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Teachers and students shouldn't be Covid-19 experiments in the fall

I'm watching my third grader ride her bike out the living room window while I work. I'm equal parts enchanted by her imagination and saddened by it. It didn't used to be that way. Back when school and friends took up a majority of her days, this independent, imaginative play was a balanced cacophony -- social butterfly during weekdays, solo enchantress on weeknights and weekends.

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Tom Cotton describes slavery as a 'necessary evil'

Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas described slavery as a "necessary evil" in his ongoing effort to prevent US schools from teaching the 1619 Project, an initiative from The New York Times that reframes American history around the date of August 1619, when the first slave ship arrived on America's shores.

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If baseball can't be safe, how can schools?

To one of the many members of the Miami Marlins who has tested positive for Covid-19, it likely feels like a century since Rudy Gobert -- the first player in the NBA to test positive for Covid-19 in March -- said he was sorry for downplaying the risks of the disease. But here we are: the Atlanta Braves faced the Marlins in exhibition play just last week, the Baltimore Orioles don't have anyone to play now, the Yankees v. Phillies game is postponed, and questions remain as to why the Marlins played on Sunday after news broke that four players tested positive, including, apparently, Jose Urena, scratched from his scheduled start.

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Analysis: Of all Trump's virus decisions, this may be his riskiest

As he tried to rescue his reelection campaign this week, President Donald Trump seemed to be in full retreat on key coronavirus topics -- from the efficacy of mask-wearing to the risks of holding the GOP convention in Florida. The one exception was school reopenings, which he has insisted must happen in person this fall.

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