Cottonwood High is moving online. Here’s a list of Utah schools that have had COVID-19 outbreaks.

Another high school in Salt Lake County will temporarily move online after a COVID-19 outbreak among students and staff.

Cottonwood High School in Murray reported having more than 15 positive cases Tuesday. In response, Granite School District announced it would follow recommendations from the Utah Department of Health to shut down for two weeks and shuffle students to remote learning.

That begins with classes Wednesday and goes through Oct. 28.

“At the end of the day, Granite District is committed to adhering to health department guidance,” said spokesman Ben Horsley. “We believe in the science behind that.”

So far, 15 schools in the county have hit the 15-person infection threshold since most reopened in August. Three have not shut their doors for the full two-week period that’s suggested. Those are Riverton High, Copper Hills High and Bingham High, all in Jordan School District, which instead closed for a day or

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Why isn’t education on the Cleveland debate topic list? It should be: Victor Ruiz

CLEVELAND — Amid unprecedented uncertainty throughout the educational landscape in America, Black and Latinx children continue to be left behind. If nothing changes, these students risk irreversible losses in academic ground, with economic consequences for families and communities that will last well beyond the pandemic. Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 for students and schools is one of our nation’s most pressing issues. Here are just a few reasons why I’m surprised it is not a topic at Tuesday’s presidential debate in Cleveland.

Communities of color have historically been, and continue to be, the most affected by gaps in access to quality early care and education, high-quality teaching and learning, and higher education opportunities that afford them the ability to earn middle-class wages and disrupt cycles of generational poverty in their families and communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragility and inadequacy of our systems and shown us we must

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Pearson Named to FORTUNE Change the World List of Most Admired Companies

HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pearson, the world’s learning company, today announced its inclusion on the 2020 FORTUNE “Change the World” list. FORTUNE’s annual “Change the World” list is intended to showcase the power of capitalism to improve the human condition by identifying companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations. 

Pearson was selected for its work offering the GED high school equivalency credential across the globe, its recent social bond that raised funds to support Connections Academy virtual schools and other programs that support disadvantaged learners, and its work to expand access to the BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) vocational qualification certification for women in Africa.

“Pearson’s purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning and a key factor to achieve this is integrating a comprehensive social impact plan into our business

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