Primary and secondary education

File-This Oct. 16, 2020, file photo shows Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaking during an event with Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Beech Woods Recreation Center, in Southfield, Mich. Whitmer's administration on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining and suspended organized sports — including the football playoffs — in a bid to curb the state's spiking coronavirus cases. The restrictions will begin Wednesday and last three weeks. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 15, 2020 - 9:24 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration on Sunday ordered high schools and colleges to stop in-person classes, closed restaurants to indoor dining and suspended organized sports — including the football playoffs — in a bid to curb the state's spiking coronavirus cases...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, file photo, NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson gets a hug from Addison Smith, 2, as her sister, Kylie, 5, and mother, Katie, look on at Emerald Middle School in his hometown of El Cajon, Calif. Johnson's foundation made a donation to the school. NASCAR's nicest guy will run his final race this week and close a remarkable career. Jimmie Johnson's record-tying seven Cup titles are well celebrated, but his charitable work goes less noticed. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)
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November 02, 2020 - 3:57 pm
NASCAR’s nicest guy will run his final race this weekend and close a remarkable career that ranks among the best in history. The mark Jimmie Johnson has made off the track deserves equal celebration. Johnson is widely recognized for his record-tying seven Cup Series titles and 83 victories. That on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson looks for a receiver during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Seattle. Wilson and his Grammy-winning wife, pop singer Ciara, are putting their money and celebrity behind rebranding a charter school, which advocates hope will boost the troubled Washington state charter school sector that has suffered from enrollment problems after years of legal challenges. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
October 28, 2020 - 1:43 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Football star Russell Wilson and his wife Ciara, the Grammy-winning performer, are the latest wealthy philanthropists to back a charter school — though the celebrity couple say they’re not focused on the politically charged school choice issue and undeterred by challenges that have...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2020, file photo, members of the Tennessee Titans take part in the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, in Minneapolis. Tennessee will not be returning to the team's facility Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, after two more players tested positive in the NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The Titans had no positive tests Monday or Tuesday for the first time after six consecutive days of positive results. A third straight day was necessary for the team to be allowed back in its headquarters.(AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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October 07, 2020 - 6:16 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL's investigation into how Tennessee turned into the league's first COVID-19 outbreak found “several specific incidents" of the Titans possibly breaking protocols dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, according to a person with knowledge of the probe. Also, the...
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Thorsby players takes the field at an Alabama high school football game between Jemison and Thorsby, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Thorsby, Ala. High school football returned to Alabama in a test of whether players can crash into each other, fans can scream and bands can play without worsening the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
August 20, 2020 - 9:55 pm
THORSBY, Ala. (AP) — It's mostly quiet in the Alabama farming community of Thorsby aside from trucks and trains that rumble through bound for someplace larger. Remembering directions to the town's football stadium isn't hard; there aren't that many roads to take or turns to miss along the way. It's...
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Thrall High School football players, wearing face masks at all times and using social distancing when possible, go through a practice, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Thrall, Texas. Texas will play high school football this fall, but some of it will be delayed, fans will be limited and masks will be required as the state continues to fight a surge in new coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
August 16, 2020 - 11:22 am
THRALL, Texas (AP) — As heat waves rose from the crackling grass next to a cotton field that stretched far into the distance, Rick Porter watched his young football players struggle through a preseason practice. Under every helmet was a masked player, breathing deep amid the dust and stifling heat...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins speaks with members of the media at the NFL football team's practice facility in Philadelphia. The three-time Pro Bowl safety and two-time Super Bowl champion has been on the front lines fighting for social justice and racial equality for years. The latest plans are for the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation to expand its free digital curriculum, Power Pathway Academy. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 29, 2020 - 8:15 pm
Malcolm Jenkins is determined to walk his talk. The three-time Pro Bowl safety and two-time Super Bowl champion has been on the front lines fighting for social justice and racial equality for years. He backs it up with action. The latest plans are for the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation to expand its...
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Photo credit Billy Nuckols, 10, plays video games while his brother Jimmy, 6, watches TV at home in Burke, Va., July 19, 2020. The activities are a major part of their daily routine during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ben Nuckols)
July 29, 2020 - 9:03 am
VIRUS DIARY: For these kids, no adventures to choose…
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FILE - In this May 24, 2020 file photo, Schalke's Daniel Caligiuri kicks the ball in front of empty seats during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Soccer clubs are finding creative ways to stem revenue losses by offering season ticket holders alternatives to refunds for games being played in empty stadiums because of coronavirus pandemic. Teams are offering live streams of matches, future discounts, free tickets to cup games and credit for 2020-21 season tickets in exchange for refunds. Many clubs also give the option of sending refunds to a charity. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
June 19, 2020 - 11:32 am
Soccer clubs are finding creative ways to stem revenue losses by offering season ticket holders alternatives to refunds for games being played in empty stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic. The restrictions have hit some balance sheets harder than others. Liverpool is simply refunding...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 file photo England's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal during the Euro 2020 group A qualifying soccer match between England and Montenegro at Wembley stadium in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made an abrupt about-face Tuesday June 16, 2020 and agreed to keep funding meals for needy pupils over the summer holidays, after a campaign headed by young soccer star Marcus Rashford. The Manchester United and England player has been pressing the government not to stop a meal voucher program at the end of the school term in July. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
June 16, 2020 - 1:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made an abrupt about-face Tuesday and agreed to keep funding meals for poor students over the summer holidays after young soccer star Marcus Rashford demanded that his government not forget the needs of hungry children. The Manchester United and...
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