Dear Readers, Teachers & Parents --
Thank you so much for your patience while we completed a major site upgrade over the past two weeks from June 15 - June 29.
Since we moved to a new server, we had to freeze all content, user accounts, and classrooms as of June 15th. What that means is if teachers created an account or a classroom assignment, or readers added comments to articles in the last 2.5 weeks, those were not migrated to the new site.
We apologize for any inconvenience. We needed to get the upgrade done and summer is the best time for us. The good news is we are back live with the most current software!
We don't anticipate...
This past week, America witnessed a murder in broad daylight perpetrated by a police officer, the very people who are meant to protect us.
We are witnessing protests across the country as people demand justice, equality, and an end to police brutality. They are demanding that George Floyd not be yet another statistic on the long list of 7,500 African Americans who have been killed by the police since 2013.
We are also in the midst of a pandemic that has claimed more than 100,000 lives in the U.S alone and has left millions jobless and facing an uncertain future. The pandemic has also affected people of color...