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FREDERIKSTED — A Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority blackout sent some west end elementary school students back to learning from home. The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, announced the early dismissal of Claude O. Markoe Elementary School’s in-person classes on September 13, “effective immediately, due to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin has tested positive for COVID-19. Berry-Benjamin underwent COVID-19 testing on Friday, after experiencing symptoms overnight on September 9, the Department of Education said. Berry-Benjamin did not perform any official duties following an emergency press conference she hosted on Thursday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin hosted Governor Albert Bryan on a tour of four schools—Ricardo Richards Elementary and Lew Muckle Elementary on St. Croix, Julius E. Sprauve School on St. John, and Joseph Gomez Elementary School on St. Thomas—to mark the reopening of campuses

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, said it has suspended school bus service until further notice. Parents are asked to continue to provide transportation to and from school for children attending in-person classes. Special Education students in self-contained classrooms attending in-person classes are not affected

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Pearl B. Larsen PreK-8 School on St. Croix and the Ulla F. Muller Elementary School on St. Thomas will resume in-person learning tomorrow, the Department of Education said. The schools reverted to virtual learning on September 9 and 10 due to COVID-19 exposure, according to the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan toured public school classrooms on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John on the first day of in-person classes Tuesday. Bryan inspected the Ricardo Richards Elementary School on St. Croix, the Julius E. Sprauve K-8 School on St. John and the Joseph Gomez Elementary School on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” Feeding Initiative will operate in both districts beginning September 7, following the suspension of the program in the St. Thomas-St. John District on August 23, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases among the district’s food

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, is slated to resume school bus service on September13 for general education students in grades PreK-3rd and CTE students enrolled in specific career pathways. Parents of these students are asked to transport their children to and from campuses when

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The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) condemns the abuse of children in every form and holds the safety and wellbeing of students as top priorities. With the recent arrest of one of our employees for alleged molestation of multiple minors and production of child pornography, my team and I

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TIDE VILLAGE –—The Pearl B. Larsen PreK-8 School will postpone laptop and MiFi distribution to parents, effective immediately, due to a confirmed case of COVID-19 exposure on the school’s Estate Peter campus. Teachers conducting virtual classes from their classrooms will resume working from home, the Department of Education said. The

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