NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Employment for African Americans in the 1940s and 1950s: Hartford's G. Fox Department Store

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The government has an impact on the workplace. What laws protect workers’ rights today in the workplace? Possible topics of research include:

  • Wagner Act, 1935
  • Taft Hartley Act, 1947
  • Equal Pay Act, 1963
  • Civil Rights Act, 1964
  • Establishment of the EEOC, 1965
  • Age Discrimination Act, 1967
  • American with Disabilities Act, 1973
  • Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Janus v. American Federation State, County, and Municipal Employees, 2018