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WEEK OF THE CHILD: You’d be surprised how many adults participated inadvertently that week! [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Hundreds of young learners took to the D.C. Canegata Ballpark on Friday, April 21 for the culminating activity of Week of the Young Child, celebrated April 17-21, 2017 in the territory. The

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TRIUMPHANT RETURN: Charlotte Amalie High School students returned to the territory with trophies for excellent musical performances on the U.S. mainland. [ad name=”HTML-68″] ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: ST. THOMAS — Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) music students returned from

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PROUD FARMERS: Students learn about agriculture and commerce first-hand at Ricardo Richards Elementary School where children are growing fresh produce and then selling it to the general community. [ad name=”HTML-68″] ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addition, press play below: CHRISTIANSTED — Ricardo Richards

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CHILD ABUSE THREAT: Advocates of the homeschool/family prison law are Sen. Novelle Francis (left) U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers President Amy Herrick (middle) and Attorney Scott Woodruff (right). [ad name=”HTML-68″] ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Child safety

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] The Virgin Islands Free Press spiked a Letter to the Editor by Ezril Dusky in the Sunday edition of the V.I. Freep because as an online newspaper, we do not wish to appear to be taking a stand against transgender teachers teaching in territorial public schools. The V.I.

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TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Kendra Vicars CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Thomas-St. John District, named Kendra Vicars, a Speech and AP English Language and Composition teacher at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, as its 2017 Teacher of the Year at a selection luncheon held Sunday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The American Federation of Teachers wildcat strike that began on St. Thomas Tuesday spilled over to St. Croix today. Teachers say they are outraged that the Virgin islands government is demanding that they give up claims to retroactive pay owed to them in return for promised raises. Education

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Teachers went out strike without warning on St. Thomas today, according to the Virgin Islands Department of Education. In light of the “unscheduled job action,” the Education Department dismissed all public schools in the St. Thomas St. John district early today. At least 300 disgruntled teachers blocked

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Education and Health officials are grappling with sewage problems at two schools on St. Croix that led to earlier dismissals of students this week. The Department of Health said it received telephone calls on  Monday morning, March 6th at about 8:15 a.m. from the Department of Education

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today $4.8 million in grants for 74 projects spanning 39 states that support the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) efforts to connect child nutrition programs with local farmers and ranchers through its Farm to School Program. “Farm

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