Tag: School

“There’s a complete disconnect”: Florida’s school digital divide

CBS News is chronicling what has changed in the lives of residents of some of the biggest battleground states in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Whitney Johnson, 31, was rounding out her seventh year as a teacher at a middle school in Coral Springs, Florida, when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Johnson said the quick transition to digital learning posed challenges for families who didn’t own personal computers, didn’t own enough devices, or had devices that weren’t equipped with the software needed to tune in to classes online.

“When they can’t connect because they lack the technology, it instantly means they’re

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Will & Jada Pinkett Smith Ran a School That Taught Scientology Methods to Young Kids

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Will and Jada Pinkett Smith may go down as one of the most fascinating Hollywood couples of all time. Just when you think you know everything about them, down to their four-year-old entanglements, you’re hit with another bombshell like this. When the Smiths were running a pre-K to sixth-grade school called New Village Leadership Academy, the curriculum was reportedly based on Scientology teaching methods like study technology, former staff now allege. Many of the teachers themselves were Scientologists, and posters of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard lined the walls, they say. Will and

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