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Cyber breach at Centennial School District keeps computer systems down

On Monday, some hybrid students were able to come back for in-person learning, but students who are online will learn on their own using paper packets.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Students in the Centennial School District are still not able to access online classes after a large cyber-security breach a week ago.

On Monday, students dropped by their schools to pick up paper work packets. Some students picked them up last Friday.

Carol Fenstermacher, with Centennial School District, said the district’s computer systems are still shut down after a malware cyber breach.

She said some students who chose hybrid have

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Little Rock School District announces details of digital academy

The Little Rock School District’s plan for offering kindergarten-through-12th grade students a remote, online instructional program now has a name and an initial student registration deadline.

May 3 is the deadline for parents to indicate their interest in enrolling their students in the Ignite Digital Academy for either elementary or secondary grades for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.

The new digital academy is a byproduct of the pandemic-induced virtual instruction that occurred in the Little Rock district and throughout the state starting in March 2020 and going through the current school year.

School districts scrambled in March 2020 to distribute

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LR School District announces details of digital academy

The Little Rock School District’s plan for offering kindergarten-through-12th grade students a remote, online instructional program now has a name and an initial student registration deadline.

May 3 is the deadline for parents to indicate their interest in enrolling their students in the Ignite Digital Academy for either elementary or secondary grades for the upcoming 2021-22 school year.

The new digital academy is a byproduct of the pandemic-induced virtual instruction that occurred in the Little Rock district and throughout the state starting in March 2020 and going through the current school year.

School districts scrambled in March 2020 to distribute

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The Day – Norwich City Council considers Business Master Plan District regulations

Norwich — Residents had their first chance to comment Monday on a proposed zoning regulation that would allow a Business Master Plan District to be created on 100 or more acres in the city, with farmland in the rural Occum area being eyed as a possible site for a second business park.

The City Council public hearing on the zoning regulation was part of the first in-person City Council meeting in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The council serves as the city’s zoning board.

The Business Master Plan District was proposed by the Norwich Community Development

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Big N.J. school district will be back in person 5 days a week by end of April. Here’s how.

One of New Jersey’s largest school districts is aiming for five days per week of classroom instruction in most buildings by month’s end.

Students in Woodbridge resumed a hybrid schedule on March 1 after more than three months of all-remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Schools Superintendent Robert Zega said Friday that progress has been made in the past five weeks.

“We are happy to report that we finally have most of our schools back to 5 days of instruction. Those schools that are not back to 5 days will be hopefully back to 5 days very, very shortly,”

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District plans computer systems upgrade | News

Homer-Center school district leaders will take up an array of technology improvements needed because of the increased use of online services for virtual learning.

“This would help us get our computer systems up to speed,” District Superintendent Curt Whitesel said. “Now that we’re doing a lot of synchronous and asynchronous (online) learning, this will help to modernize what we’re doing.”

The school board on Thursday approved a last-minute addition to the agenda, a proposal to spend as much as $120,000 on upgrades and said the district could apply discounts and grant funding to cover most of the cost.

Ironically, the

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