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Fact-checking the pandemic part two

Fact-checking the pandemic part two

Gabriel Kaplan and Talia Lissauer

March 26, 2020

This story is updated as of 3:30 p.m. March 26. Earlier this month, Echo asked its Instagram followers to submit questions and we did our best to answer your concerns then, and we have reached out again and done our best to answer below. If you have any other questions or concerns, feel free to co...

IB exams cancelled

IB exams cancelled

Isabel Kjaer and Talia Lissauer

March 23, 2020

Amid concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak, International Baccalaureate has canceled its May 2020 exams, according to a statement released March 23.  “Our students, their well-being and their progression in future stages of life have been at the forefront of our thinking as we respond to this extraordinary pande...

Park releases schedule for March 16

Park releases schedule for March 16

Gabriel Kaplan and Marta Hill

March 15, 2020

This infographic is updated as of 8:50 p.m. March 15. Following Governor Tim Walz’s order that all schools close starting Wednesday, St. Louis Park Public Schools announced it will close its doors to students beginning March 17 in a phone blast to students March 15. Teachers will use March 16 — which will run on the advisory day schedule — to update their students on their plans for ...

Staff Editorial: School closure necessary to protect community

Staff Editorial: School closure necessary to protect community

March 15, 2020

This op-ed is updated as of 4:20 p.m. March 15. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Louis Park Public Schools plan to close for nearly three weeks from March 17 to April 6, according to a phone blast sent out March 15. Although this decision should’ve been made sooner, the Echo Editorial Board applauds the district for acting with an abundan...

Fact-checking the pandemic

Fact-checking the pandemic

Gabriel Kaplan and Talia Lissauer

March 15, 2020

This story is updated as of 10:00 p.m. March 15. In hectic times it is easy to give in to the trap of fake news. To counteract this misinformation, Echo asked its Instagram followers to submit questions that we have done our best to answer below. If you have any other questions or concerns, feel f...

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