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TweetDeck : Heidi Przybyla DeVos is the nation's top education official as school administrators deal with one the biggest health crises facing the nation: how to safely bring 51,000,000 American children back into classrooms or administer virtual education during a pandemic. (2/6)

SocialFlow : As public schools grapple with the challenge of reopening, public education advocates are criticizing Education Sec. DeVos for working remotely from Michigan, where she owns a sprawling waterfront estate.


By Heidi Przybyla

(1/6) #NBCNewsThreads

SocialFlow : Idaho officials’ latest attempt to ban transgender people from changing the gender on their birth certificates violates a court order issued two years ago, a federal judge says. nbcnews.to/2PJXjmA

SocialFlow : A majority of American adults say they are not confident that the November elections will be conducted in a fair and equal way, data from the NBC/ Survey Monkey Weekly Tracking Poll says. nbcnews.to/3gQKdzY

SocialFlow : LATEST: More than 1,000,000 homes and businesses in the Midwest were without power Tuesday morning after a storm packing winds of 100+ mph tore through the region. nbcnews.to/3kyWsDs

SocialFlow : NEW: Seattle's police chief says she is stepping down, a move made public same day the City Council approved reducing the department by as many as 100 officers.

Carmen Best, the city’s first Black police chief, said her retirement is effective Sept. 2. nbcnews.to/3kzqGpT

SocialFlow : The government’s emergency Paycheck Protection Program saved roughly 30 to 35M jobs by doling out loans to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus, JPMorgan Chase CEO says. nbcnews.to/3ae3fO2

SocialFlow : Indonesia's rumbling Mount Sinabung erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky and depositing ash on villages.

It is the second eruption since Saturday after the volcano sat dormant for more than a year. nbcnews.to/3adXKPi

SocialFlow : 800+ students told to quarantine one week after schools reopened in a northern Georgia school district.

The district recommends but doesn't require students or staff to wear masks. nbcnews.to/31Fyfmn

TweetDeck : In all the debate about when and how to open schools, many special needs families feel they’re an afterthought, and children like Henry are missing the treatments they desperately need. today.com/parents/richar…

SocialFlow : US federal and state regulators are cracking down on lenders targeting small businesses with high-cost loans and abusive collection tactics, generating unease in a lightly regulated industry that has flourished as it put merchants in a vise. nbcnews.to/31FT6G3 gretchen morgenson

TweetDeck : NEW: Anti-transgender birth certificate law violates order, judge rules

SocialFlow : In new court filing, Ghislaine Maxwell complains about "uniquely onerous" conditions behind bars, and argues that she is being treated worse than other inmates as a result of Jeffrey Epstein’s death by suicide in jail. nbcnews.to/33KDT9n

Twitter Web App : How do your kids and teens feeling about returning to the classroom? Do they have questions about schools + #coronavirus and how to stay safe? Tweet or email me and we’ll put your questions to our experts on NBC News Global Hangout this week 📝