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Tnisha Nation, left, Sandrea Guerrero, center, and Elena Mojica reach out to families in the San Antonio Independent School District, Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in San Antonio. School districts that lost enrollment during the pandemic are looking anxiously to the fall to see how many families stick with the education choices they made over the last year. In hopes of boosting enrollment, many districts have launched new efforts to connect with families of young children, including blanketing communities with yard signs and enlisting bus drivers to call families. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

After enrollment dips, public schools hope for fall rebound

Illinois APME announces winners in 2020 newspaper contest

CHICAGO (AP) — Winners have been announced in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2020 newspaper contest. The awards were announced...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2021, file photo Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., speaks in Brooklyn Center, Minn., during a news conference at the site of the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright by a police officer during a traffic stop. A group of Jewish House Democrats are accusin Omar of likening the U.S. and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban. The 12 Democrats say her comparison shows prejudice and gives ”cover to terrorist groups." Their criticism comes after Omar asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken about atrocities she says have been committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan and the Taliban. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

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FILE - In this March 2, 2021, file photo, a woman, wearing a protective mask due to the coronavirus, walks past the signs of an employment agency, in Manchester, N.H. A new report finds that Latinas have left the workforce at rates higher than any other demographic and also have had some of the highest unemployment rates throughout the pandemic. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

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FILE - New Orleans Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy watches from the bench during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., in this Thursday, March 18, 2021, file photo. Stan Van Gundy is out as Pelicans coach following just one season at the helm, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday, June 16, 2021, because the move has not been publicly announced. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes, File)

Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy out after 1 season at helm

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