Entertainment Almost reconfinement in Ireland, schools remain open

01:48  20 october  2020
01:48  20 october  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

What we’ve learned so far from school reopenings in the US

  What we’ve learned so far from school reopenings in the US K-12 school reopenings are going mostly fine. College and university reopenings aren’t.At the K-12 level, while there have been some outbreaks, reopenings haven’t led to the explosion of cases that some feared. Still, this comes with a big caveat: Many schools haven’t fully opened up yet, partly or entirely limiting teaching to virtual sessions. And for schools that have opened, we still don’t have very good data on K-12 schools’ reopenings, and there’s still a lot we simply don’t know about how kids transmit the coronavirus.

Northern Ireland 's schools and colleges will not close at this stage, the first and deputy first ministers have said. Earlier. the Republic of Ireland 's Ms O'Neill said: "We have a situation here in the north where we are not at the stage yet where that [closing schools ] is a decision we want to take now."

Some countries remain undecided. Many other nations are unsure whether they will reopen schools anytime soon. In India, home to the third largest number of Risks remain , and some parents have refused to send their children back to school . In some countries, including South Africa, the fiercest

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-IRELAND: Almost reconfinement in Ireland, schools remain open


DUBLIN (Reuters ) - The Irish authorities announced Monday evening a new turn of the screw in the measures taken to contain the coronavirus epidemic, imposing a virtual re-containment even if the schools remain open this time.

On the other hand, non-essential businesses will have to draw back the curtain, restaurants and pubs can no longer do anything but take-out and travel more than five kilometers from home is prohibited.

Video: The rather well respected curfew in Île-de-France and in the eight metropolises concerned (Euronews)

Prime Minister Micheal Martin has detailed all of these measures in the evening, explaining that the country was placed for six weeks at the fifth and highest degree of restrictions possible.

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Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area .
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 plagued Washington state’s charter sector. Through their Why Not You Foundation, Wilson and Ciara are contributing about $1.75 million to rebrand an existing charter program known as Cascade Midway Academy, just south of Seattle. It’s where the couple have their home base because Wilson plays quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks football team.

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