Education

The Guilford Fund for Education awards its largest grant ever

By By Ben Rayner • 06/28/2022 2:20 PM EST The Guilford Fund for Education (GFFE) has just awarded its largest grant in GFFE history: the Makerspace Grant. Totaling $80,000, the grant was proposed by Calvin Leete School Library Media Specialist Cheryl Monaco on behalf of Guilford’s four elementary schools. The …

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Focus on equity in education; chemistry teacher wins prize

Here are some of the latest news from Middle Tennessee State University. Center for Equity, Justice and Equity The Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education and the MTSU Education Trust recently joined to create the Center for Fairness, Justice and Equity. The center opened in the spring with Michelle Stevens …

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Resource stewardship, environmental education at the center of 196 Michigan schools recognized through the Green Schools program

Environmental stewardship and education were front and center at nearly 200 Michigan schools recently recognized as Michigan Green Schools. This is the first year that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) has been responsible for managing the MI Green Schools program. Previously, it was run by …

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Palatial Schools for the Progressive Era

From factories to palaces, a biography of school architect CBJ Snyder, opens a view into a lost and glorious world of public education in New York City. Early 20th century progressives believed that mass public education could reconcile democracy and excellence. Their hopes shaped the 408 new schools and additions …

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Opal Lee, 95, works to make the most of Juneteenth education

This is the second year that Juneteenth has been a federal holiday, but there’s still a lot of work to do. And Opal Lee, 95, is here for it. The “Juneteenth grandmother” should know. She spent years working to have the day recognized as a national holiday commemorating June 19, …

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River Valley Health Foundation Raises Funds for Health Education | News, Sports, Jobs

WHEELING – The River Valley Health Foundation continues its work raising funds for the health and educational well-being of Ohio Valley residents. Executive Director Cynthia Morrison calls the organization “relatively new”. It is a private non-profit fundraising group created by Alecto following its purchase of the former Ohio …

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Clyburn wins; Maness and Weaver in SC Education Race Runoff | South Carolina News

By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — Palmetto State Teachers Association executive director Kathy Maness and conservative think tank CEO Ellen Weaver lined up Tuesday for the seat of South Carolina’s open public education superintendent. . The Democratic candidate was still up for grabs in one of the …

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CIIT steps up efforts to provide quality education with new course offerings

CIIT offers quality education and new courses for AY 2022-2023 CIIT is set to welcome AY 2022-2023 with new business-focused courses that cater to students across the Philippines with their online courses. QUEZON CITY, METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES, June 13, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Department of Education (DepEd) is committed to …

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What progress has New Mexico made in education reform?

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Nearly four years after a landmark court ruling ruled New Mexico was failing to help all students learn, the people who filed the Martinez/Yazzie lawsuit are still concerned about the response of State. The lawsuit focused on Native Americans, English language learners, students with disabilities, and economically …

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Biden names chief education officer to HBCU advisory board

Kresge Foundation Education Program Executive Director Bill Moses has long championed and supported Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) because of their vital role in education. students. Now, thanks to a recent appointment to President Joe Biden’s advisory board on HBCUs, Moses will play a …

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Christian School Celebrates 45th Year of Education and Ministry | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted to Times Observer Rebecca Downey, recognized as ‘most seasoned’ alumna at Warren County Christian School’s 45th anniversary event, holds a copy of the 1985 yearbook – The Sword – with alumni staff members Eugene Coleman and Scott Hendrickson. Warren County Christian School recently celebrated …

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Sister slammed for insisting ‘cheating the pig’ brother pays for her upbringing

The internet has called out a man’s sister after calling him a ‘cheating pig’ but still wants him to help pay for his education in a new viral post. Submit to On Reddit’s infamous r/AmITheA**hole forum, a man with the username u/notpayforcollege shared his story with the community to see …

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Altra Federal Credit Union Hosts One-Day Financial Education Camps

Altra Federal Credit Union will be offering three one-day financial education camps as part of its Cash Camp Series at William O. Beach Civic Hall. All camps are led by Altra employees and will incorporate hands-on learning experiences with age-appropriate activities, games and discussions. Snacks, refreshments and lunch are included. …

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Evidence of education, hunt for new physics – the week in infographics

What works in education This graphic represents some of the evidence of effective techniques in education. The Education Endowment Foundation, a not-for-profit group in London, has synthesized evidence from studies of 30 teaching approaches and converted the findings into a toolkit for use by school leaders and other educators. Some …

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At Stanford, business and education go hand in hand

Stanford Graduate School of Business Historically, business schools have focused on profitability. At Stanford, a unique program challenged that notion. The Joint MA/MBA in Education and Business Administration is a collaboration between Stanford’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) and the Graduate School of Business (GSB) – and it’s an “unlikely” …

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Governor Gordon’s Education Initiative Releases Findings of Statewide Survey

More than 7,000 Wyoming residents participated in the online survey and highlighted both perceived strengths of the state’s education system, as well as areas of opportunity. The survey was administered by the Governor’s Advisory Group on Reinventing and Innovating Education Delivery (RIDE). Areas where respondents said the state was doing …

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The Crucial Business Stake in Improving Public Education

After two years of pandemic chaos, there is no rest for the business world. Skyrocketing inflation, historically tight labor markets and supply chain issues make a return to normal seem like a distant dream. But as local chambers of commerce and their members work to address these challenges, it’s important …

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UK universities union abandons national approach to grading dispute | Higher Education

The long-running industrial dispute over pension cuts and working conditions at Britain’s universities appears to be waning, after union branches dropped a nationwide strikeout due to start this week that could delay the award of the student diploma. Last month, 41 branches of the University and College Union (UCU) backed …

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Utah companies look to higher education for hiring advantage in tight job market

Utah is amazing 1.9% unemployment rate is a new low that politicians often boast as a sign of the state’s booming economy. It’s also fueling a protracted post-pandemic labor shortage as businesses struggle to find workers. Increasingly, employers are turning to education for help. Utah’s higher education system has held …

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Department of Education addresses forgiveness of income-driven student loan payments, but more work remains

The Ministry of Education in April announced a series of promising policies intended to address significant issues with income-contingent repayment (IDR) plans for federal student loans, but the Department and Congress need to take additional steps to more fully fix issues with the repayment system and increase the likelihood of …

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Local organizations respond to Buffalo mass shooting with education and support

An incredible display of grief in the wake of a tragedy. “The black experience is full of trauma, it’s just one of many,” said Greater Southwest Urban League Interim President and CEO Christie Bryant Kuhns. The grief felt during the mass shooting in Buffalo is kind, some community members say, …

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40 local educators honored in first-ever Eastern Wisconsin Education Excellence Awards program

Watch the full ceremony in the video above (WFRV) – It was a memorable evening for 40 Eastern Wisconsin educators and staff as part of the Eastern Wisconsin Educational Excellence Awards program. This program recognizes school employees and teachers from 27 school districts, who have been elected by parents and …

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“A robot-proof journey” into the future of higher education – News @ Northeastern

As the world accelerates towards a digital future that will see robots become the mainstay of many industries, what role do colleges and universities play in preparing students for these impending transformations? “It is clear that many jobs and professions are being disrupted,” the North East president said. Joseph E. …

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Guilford Superintendent Responds to Many Anonymous Special Education Complaints

GUILFORD — Superintendent Paul Freeman said Monday the district plans to add two new positions to the district’s special education department and include questions in the district’s annual climate survey directly related to special education services. . The changes were in response to ten anonymous letters of complaint against the …

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Investing in educational innovation: the Verona Area Education Foundation celebrates 30 years of helping students in Verona | Community

The famous maxim says “it takes a village to raise a child”, but for a long-standing organization in Verona, it might be more appropriate to say that it took a city to raise children. This year, the Verona Area Education Foundation (VAEF) celebrates 30 years of serving students in the …

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New program will pay for higher education for Indigenous and Indigenous students

Through a combination of federal, state, and institutional grants, Metropolitan State University of Denver fully cover tuition and fees for indigenous and indigenous students starting in the fall semester. Eligible students must be Colorado residents registered in one of 574 federally recognized countries and must be enrolling for at least …

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It’s time to invest in a great education for the future

Ellis County students who are and will be attending USD 489 for many years to come need your help. A good education is one of the most important things a child will need to compete in the future. As technology advances, the need to be competitive increases. Are we providing …

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Rolanda Mitchell uses diversity, equity and inclusion to help build strong education systems in K-12 schools and higher education

Rolanda Mitchell believes that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts are necessary because all students deserve to see someone like themselves in educational spaces and feel that higher education is an option for them. “As a black woman raised in a rural, low-income community in North Carolina, I recognize that …

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Florida Education Board approves Diaz as next commissioner

On Friday, the Florida Board of Education voted unanimously to appoint Republican Senator Manny Diaz as the state’s first Hispanic education commissioner. The vote came just over a week after Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis announced him as his choice to replace outgoing commissioner Richard Corcoran. Never miss a thing: Sign …

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Elon University / Today at Elon / 23 teacher candidates inducted into Kappa Delta Pi for teaching excellence by the School of Education

The Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education has inducted 23 teacher candidates into Kappa Delta Pi, a national education honor society that recognizes and promotes excellence in education. Twenty-three teacher candidates from the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education have been inducted into Kappa Delta Pi, the international …

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Day Trips: Bay Education Center, Rockport: Science Center Offers Vacation Education – Columns

Photos by Gerald E. McLeod the Bay Education Center in Rockport gives a view of the coast that earthlings rarely see. The Texas coast is so much more than sandy beaches, and the center shines a light on the biodiversity of the Mission-Aransas Estuarine National Research Reserve. Designated in 2006, …

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El Paso Schools Expand Access to Pre-K to Improve Academic Achievement

Sitting around a small table a few feet off the ground, 4-year-olds are busy filling in the lined pages of their color sketchbooks, occasionally reaching for a red plastic basket to grab a fresh marker. A boy draws a yellow sun, explaining to the teacher’s aide that he is drawing …

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Penn State Berks chancellor named to LVB ‘Power 30 for Higher Education’ list

Penn State Berks Chancellor George Grant, Jr. was recently named to the Lehigh Valley Company Power 30 for higher educationa list of people who hold positions that allow them to shape our communities and influence our quality of life through education. Grant assumed the chancellorship of Penn State Berks in …

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20 Clark County educators receive $5,000 at Heart of Education Awards

Ella Nava arrived late at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Friday when she found out she was one of 20 educators to win a Heart of Education Award. Nava, who was a teacher in the Clark County School District for five years as a J-1 visa exchange …

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Students appeal to Hilliard Board of Education for inclusion of Muslim holidays

Hilliard City School District Muslim Students Demand District Add Muslim Holidays of Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha to their student vacation calendar. Students are collecting signatures on a petition to present to the Hilliard School Board at their next regular meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 9 at …

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Biden’s Department of Education Starts New War on Charter Schools

Every parent wants their child to have access to a good education. But it’s no secret that your zip code makes all the difference. Children in poor urban communities, who are predominantly students of color, do not have the same opportunities as students in the suburbs. Their public schools often …

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Groups gather near Disney World to protest company’s stance on Florida education law

Several people came Saturday to rally against Disney near one of the park entrances. Protesters said they were unhappy with the company’s so-called political agenda. READ: Central Florida officials react to DeSantis signing parental rights in education bill This comes after a recent Parental Rights in Education Act that Governor …

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Illinois education officials, superintendent salary 2022 state officials

Among Illinois state education officials, officers of the Illinois State Teachers’ Retirement System have earned the most so far this year, the chief investment officer Robert Rupnik having so far earned $140,000. Rupnik is on track for $420,000, while director Gregory Turk has earned $107,600 (on track for $322,800). Evan …

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Columbia Board of Education files grant for gender-affirming placard

COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) The Columbia Board of Education withdrew a grant application for a gender-affirming closet on Monday night, so students could revise the proposal. When the proposal is reviewed, the board will consider a grant application to pay for a gender-affirming placard at Rock Bridge High School. The board …

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Prairie Grove Manager Talks Vocational Technical Training Courses

PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove High School has placed more emphasis on vocational technical education (CTE) courses, and student participation in these courses has increased by 20% over the past five years. Principal Jed Davis admits that one of the reasons for the surge in enrollment is that ninth graders …

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Sexual orientation education bill

Ohio is making national headlines for introducing a bill that mirrors a controversial Florida law limiting how schools talk about sexual orientation and gender identity. Proponents call these laws “Parental Rights in Education” while opponents have named them the “Don’t Say Gay” bills. What would the Ohio bill do? House …

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Texas Education Agency aims to improve teacher retention

AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Wednesday, Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath presented the 2021 annual report to the State Board of Education, showing how student learning has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state has been aware of the ‘COVID slide’ for some time now, but with this report …

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Klossner: Car seat education can save lives

Photographic illustrations Amy Klossner Nick Wilson/Newspaper Review Nick Wilson | [email protected] A startling statistic was clarified Monday by the Women’s Resource Center site coordinator, Amy Klossner: More than 85% of child car seats are not properly installed. Klossner and WRC staff are supporting a nationwide campaign to educate parents about …

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West Virginia State University names new president

Ericke S. Cage, new president of West Virginia State UniversityLess than a year after a tumultuous leadership change at West Virginia State University (WVSU), one of the nation’s historically black public colleges and universities (HBCUs), the institution’s board of governors has chosen to unanimity Ericke S. Cage as new president. …

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USC awards honorary degrees to Japanese-American students whose education was disrupted during World War II | News

Kristina Hayashi was a teaching assistant in a history class in the United States when she first saw a photo of her great-uncle in 2013. During a lesson on World War II, she noticed an LA Times article about Henry Kondo in a textbook. Over the years, she had heard …

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East Sixth Graders Participate in Hunter Education Day | Local News

Finley Shrock isn’t a hunter, but that didn’t stop her from hitting two of five clay pigeons Wednesday at the Izaak Walton League. She attributed her sharpness to her earplugs, which helped her focus and block out all the noise. “It’s definitely not easy, but it’s definitely not that hard,” …

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Office of International Education and Development Hosts Study Abroad Fair – The Famuan

The Office of International Education and Development encourages students to take advantage of the study abroad programs offered by FAMU. Photo credit: FAMU IOED The Office of International Education and Development hosted a virtual study abroad fair from March 8-11. More than 250 students attended the virtual sessions which featured …

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USC Rossier School of Education Withdraws From US News Rankings

USC will remove its Rossier School of Education from U.S. News & World Report’s upcoming annual ranking of top graduate schools, officials said Wednesday, after discovering “a history of inaccuracies” in data reported by the school dating back to at least five years. Charles Zukoski, USC provost and senior vice …

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Gwinnett Schools part of national effort to transform public education

Watts said the change was long overdue. “I challenge anyone in this room to name an industry that operates the same way it did 387 years ago,” Watts said, arguing that the basic model of public education established by Boston Latin School in the 17th century is still in place. …

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How Virtual Reality Can Help Schools and Colleges

Learning to use virtual reality in schools has various advantages over traditional models, allowing children to “visit” places from the past or conduct dangerous experiments in a safe virtual environment. While Roblox and similar titles present a current way to get virtual learning experiences online, these games lack what the …

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Lauro Cavazos, first Hispanic cabinet member, dies at 95

Months after Dr. Cavazos left, the Justice Department said it was investigating his wife’s use of frequent flyer mileage he accumulated as a secretary. His wife, Peggy Ann Cavazos, a former nurse, had held no official position but went to work every day with her husband, attended meetings, helped write …

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State Higher Education Commission Seeks Student Member – WOWO 1190 AM

Photo provided – Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education is seeking candidates for a student member by April 1. The student member is a full voting member of the 14-member coordinating body of the state’s public post-secondary education system. The student member, who will be …

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New superintendent selected for Laytonville – The Ukiah Daily Journal

The Laytonville Unified School District recently concluded its search for a new superintendent, selecting Bruce Peters to fill the role. LUSD Chairman Calvin Harwood said Peters was chosen “following a very rigorous selection process. Several members of our Board of Trustees then visited the Rescue Union School District in Rescue, …

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Committee Summary: House Education Policy Committee, February 23

By administrator | 1 hour ago By: Lolla Nur, UpTake Fellow The House Education Policy Committee meet Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. to discuss HF3243 (Rep. Davnie), HF550 (Rep. Jordan), and HF3434 (Rep. Frazier). All three bills passed and were referred to the House Education Funding Committee. HF3243 offers a …

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MN Department of Education should do more to close achievement gaps, says legislative auditor – Twin Cities

The Minnesota Department of Education should take a more active role in helping school districts close achievement gaps, the Office of the Legislative Auditor said in a report Tuesday. The department hasn’t tracked district progress annually as it’s supposed to under state law, and it doesn’t help with improvement plans …

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Dare County School Board to meet on Tuesday – The Coastland Times

The Dare County School Board’s regular monthly meeting on March 8 is expected to be filled with reports from Superintendent John Farrelly and new business items. On March 8, the school board will initially meet in a special closed session at 3 p.m. at First Flight High School. The purpose …

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Catholic Education Arizona expands key role and adds director of development

PHOENIX, March 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Catholic Education Arizona is one of the leading educational governing bodies (STOs) in Arizona. Arizona is one of 27 states offering taxpayers the opportunity to help change lives through Arizona tax credits. Arizona the legislation allows individuals and corporations to direct their taxes in …

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Benefits and risks of foregoing higher education

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – More and more people are choosing an immediate paycheck over going to college and pursuing a four-year degree. Rachel Blakeman, director of community research at Purdue Fort Wayne, says high schools have seen fewer students going to college directly after graduating over the past three …

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Watch now: Tenn Governor Bill Lee touts career technical training at Kingsport Ribbon Cup | Education

KINGSPORT — More than 150 people gathered Monday at the new Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton Career Tech Operation at the former Sullivan North High School. They gathered in an old school work bay, amid the tools of corporate sponsors Rigid and Ryobi, largely to watch a master plumber …

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Kansas education commissioner tenders resignation over ‘disparaging’ remark

WICHITA— Kansas Education Commissioner Randy Watson submitted his resignation letter to the State Board of Education on Friday morning. Governor Laura Kelly, several lawmakers and others called on the commissioner to resign on “derogatory and discriminatory language” he used last week during a conference. Jim Porter, chairman of the state …

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New program improves student success in higher education

In an ever-changing sociopolitical climate and an increasingly diverse student population, Colorado and the rest of the country urgently need education leaders and policy makers ready to effectively advance higher education institutions. Dr. Elena Sandoval-Lucero (MA ’95, PhD ’04) is an assistant clinical professor at SEHD who has served as …

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Beacon Education Announces Partnership with University of Arizona School of Law

BEIJING, February 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Beacon Education, the Largest Online Graduate Degree Provider Chinais proud to announce its new partner, the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Lawand the introduction of China first online Master of Laws (LLM) and Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degrees directly enrolling …

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Aldenham Education Group Brings Current UK Preparatory School Principal Vicky Gocher to Riyadh as Founding Principal

Aldenham Riyadh will be the first owner-integrated and owner-operated branch of a UK independent school in Saudi Arabia RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, February 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Aldenham Education Group (Aldenham) is pleased to announce that it is bringing Vicky Gochercurrent director of Aldenham Prep in the UK, at Riyadh to …

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Fight misinformation with education, not censorship

“Sorcery and cursed things must go.” So noted Tennessee pastor Greg Locke, who presided over a book burning event in a Nashville suburb earlier this month. Harry Potter and dusk are just two of the titles that exploded. If it sounds like a scene from a bygone era, Jacob Mchangama’s …

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Pro-mask education secretary Cardona slammed for saying he liked seeing children’s smiling faces

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Republicans shredded Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Twitter this week after he said smiling faces was his reason for teaching despite his continued insistence that children wear masks in schools due to COVID-19. “Today’s #LoveTeaching theme is ‘Tremendous Tuesday’ where we are …

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Jefferson City Board of Education Approves New Boundary Adjustments Starting Fall 2022

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (KMIZ) On Monday night, the Jefferson City Board of Education approved a boundary adjustment starting with the 2022-23 school year. Scenario A is the plan that was approved. In total, 536 students from the district will be moved, including 274 in primary school, 106 in middle school …

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David Shutt appointed to Coshocton School Board

David Shutt has been named the newest member of the Coshocton City Schools Board, replacing Stephen Clark. Shutt is the sales manager for Wonder Grip USA, a manufacturer of protective gloves for professional use. He is a graduate of Malone University and serves on the board of the Montgomery Foundation. …

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Billings SD2 homeless education program gets help from ‘One Class at a Time’

BILLINGS – A total of 462 school children in Billings School District 2 are considered homeless. “It is these children who live in the shelters, or they are doubled or tripled with another family due to economic difficulties. Kids that are in motels, hotels around town that maybe started out …

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Scholarship program empowers teachers to enhance student learning experience

MARSHALL, Texas (KSLA) — The Marshall Education Foundation continues to help teachers through its grant program. For Erica Hervey, a CTE Health Sciences teacher at Marshall High School, she has enhanced her students’ learning experience with innovative tools the foundation has helped provide. “Finances are always a thing in the …

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Panelists address diversity and equity in education

Five education experts participated in “Diversity and Equity in Education,” a virtual panel discussion and presentation on diversity hosted by Monroe County Community College. The moderator was Dr. Scott Behrens, Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success at MCCC. “MCCC’s first goal in its new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion …

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Sequoyah High School continues to help students succeed after 150 years | Education

TAHLEQUAH – In its 150-year history as an educational institution after its beginnings as an orphanage, Sequoyah High School has become a much-loved educational institution for Aboriginal students. “Our students often come from families who have attended Sequoyah High School for generations. Sequoyah High School has evolved over time from …

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Davenport School District uses new state grant to improve early childhood education

The Davenport Community School District received a $10,000 grant from Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education to help build the future of early childhood education and care in the Davenport community. Blended Early Learning in Educational Foundations (BELIEF) grants were awarded to 16 Iowa school districts to …

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Lawmakers get to work on taxes and education | News, Sports, Jobs

One of the hardest parts of working in the Legislative Assembly for me is that I started working on my own in 1984. When you’re responsible for money, repairs and the running of things, you use your best judgment to fix and take care of your business. Sometimes you make …

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Answering the Call: Kresge’s Education Program Grantmaking Priorities for 2022

Since the spring of 2020, higher education institutions around the world have changed dramatically. From in-person lectures and seminars – ways of teaching “perfected” centuries ago – to distance learning. Now, nearly two years later, the initial shock of the pandemic has faded, but not the need to constantly adapt …

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ACGC Amends COVID-19 Protocols | Education

The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board approved a revised safe return to school policy for the district at its meeting last week. As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, more is being learned about the new virus and its spread in vaccinated and unvaccinated populations. School nurse Val Carlson was …

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Glendale Education Foundation Announces Grant Winners | News, Sports, Jobs

COALPORT — The Glendale Education Foundation began its October 25 dinner meeting with an introduction to two new board members: Patty Kimberly and Kelsey Troxell. Kimberly, a recently retired reading teacher at Glendale Elementary School, discussed some ideas for “Literacy Initiatives.” With an overall goal of “putting books in the …

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Euclid teachers and school board reach tentative agreement

Details of the agreement will not be available until it has been ratified. EUCLID, Ohio — The Euclid Teachers Association and the Euclid Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement over their labor dispute, the teachers’ association announced in a press release. RELATED: More local WKYC coverage According to …

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New Year’s Resolutions in NC Education

Over the past two years, educators have faced changes and challenges. Unfortunately, the logistical lurches caused by the pandemic, budget uncertainty and divisive politics have consumed much of the time we could have had for strategic conversations about how we can improve our schools, our communities and our students. . …

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Local School Board Roundup: Alcona Community Schools Board Deems Superintendent Highly Effective | News, Sports, Jobs

Recent School Board Actions in Northeast Michigan: ∫ The Alcona Community School Board evaluated Dan O’Connor in a closed meeting on Dec. 13 and unanimously decided that he had been highly effective during the school year 2021. The board has approved a term for kindergarten teacher Keturah Dellar. The board …

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Increase education spending, abandon results-based funding policy

Ethan Young holds an MA from the University of Cambridge in educational research where his thesis focused on performance funding policies in Tennessee community colleges. He has also worked as an educational analyst for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Robertson Foundation. He also taught high school students at …

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Science Education Student Elizabeth Vanegas ’22 Gains Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in Prague

Elizabeth Vanegas ’22, a science education major and good night scholar, began considering studying abroad while still in high school. She watched countless travel-related YouTube videos, and when she arrived at NC State, she applied to study abroad in Spain in the summer of 2020. Then the pandemic hit and …

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Teach One, Save One: The Unlimited Power of Peer Education

Students learning from each other is the foundation of peer learning. Peer learning covers many different practices, such as the traditional model of peers teaching other students, or more advanced models such as discussion seminars and collaborative projects. Students engaged in peer teaching can improve their academic performance by explaining …

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The Day – Groton Superintendent’s proposed education budget will go to a public hearing on Tuesday

Groton – The Superintendent of Schools has proposed an education budget of $79,793,098 for fiscal year 2023. This represents a proposed increase of $2,355,008, or 3.04% over the budget for the year in Classes. A virtual public hearing will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, with Zoom …

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St. Francis-Emory Healthcare, partner of Victory Mission for monthly educational series

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) – St. Francis-Emory Healthcare is partnering with Victory Mission, of Columbus, to offer a monthly educational series. Officials say they will offer classes focused on a variety of topics ranging from nutrition, financial management, heart health, diabetes and exercise — all outside of the Healthy Communities campaign. …

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All Colleges Should Have Optional Testing Admissions Policies

I am an example of a student who took the elective test route when applying for college, and it opened many doors for me. No matter how hard I worked, I was never a good candidate. However, on other types of assignments, such as term papers, I performed better. When …

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Education will be a big part of the original 2022 Miami Beach antiques show

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK – The 2022 Original Miami Beach Antique Show, to be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center from January 20-23, will provide several educational opportunities for attendees of the event. Coupled with the knowledge and wisdom of American antique dealers, these initiatives serve to provide potential …

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New Oriental sacked 60,000 workers after education crackdown, CEO says

The New Oriental Education and Technology Group, one of China’s largest private education providers, laid off tens of thousands of employees last year after an education reform policy drastically reduced labor costs. course and fees and ordered these institutions to transform into non-profit organizations. Yu Minhong, founder and CEO of …

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Arizona’s Ducey to Focus on Education, Water and the Border in 2022 | Arizona News

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has said he wants to focus on education, border security and water during his eighth and final legislative session, which begins Monday with his annual state of state speech. Ducey revealed little about his …

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An education faculty member retires after 53 years in office.

January 6, 2022 “I came to Brookdale the morning after the moonwalk for my interview,” said Arthur E. Marshall, professor of education at Brookdale Community College. “They were just taking the horses out of Barn A.” Professor Marshall and Chairman Dr. David Stout Professor Marshall began to make a significant …

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eLuma named in Inc.’s 2021 Best in Business list in the Education category

The 2nd annual list rewards 147 private companies that put their goal before profit LEHI, Utah, January 4, 2022 / PRNewswire / – eLuma, the leader in online therapy and special education for U.S. K-12 schools, was named to Inc. 2021 Best in Business list in the Education category. The …

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Testing program could reduce quarantine days for students | Education

The six-week study involved 360 participants in five North Carolina school districts and one charter school with universal mask mandates. According to the results, the targeted testing strategy reduced the number of children in quarantine by 90% and resulted in a transmission rate of 2%. Support local journalism Your subscription …

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POINT OF VIEW: 2021 legislative session positive for mental health education | Opinion

OKLAHOMA CITY – As 2021 fades into the sunset, like the conclusion of a great western, the end credits unfold with what has happened in the past year and individuals and organizations that have shaped the last 365 days. The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) is fully committed to …

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RCCF receives $ 444,000 from Indiana Department of Education

The grant will help accelerate learning for Indiana students in the areas of literacy, math, and college and career preparation. (Ripley County, Indiana) – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has awarded the Ripley County Community Foundation $ 444,051.00 to help alleviate learning loss in Ripley County that resulted from …

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Florida Department of Education Highlights Achievements in 2021

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – The Florida Department of Education on Monday released a list of accomplishments it has achieved this year. The ministry noted Governor Ron DeSantis’s involvement in multiple aspects of his success in 2021. The FDOE notes that the right of parents to choose what is best for …

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North Korea expands online education for workers (state media)

(Reuters) North Korea is promoting online education at major universities as part of efforts to train “intellectual-type workers” with scientific and technological expertise, according to its state media on Monday. The main northern newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, said around 100,000 workers are currently enrolled in online courses across the country, including …

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Money follows the child: Ethan Lipton’s “Talent Show” attacks American education

“Money follows the child. “Performing the role of Robert, John Ellison Conlee sang this line which is at the heart of Ethan Lipton’s new musical. Talent show. Last week, The Civilians presented a workshop on Lipton’s new work, the culmination of years spent on this project that began with the …

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DIY education is on the rise

During the pandemic, My Reflection Matters grew from 300 to over 900 members, numbers that fit a larger trend. The last United States Census Survey households with school-aged children, released in March, found that the proportion of home-schooled students rose from around 3.3% before the pandemic to 5.4% in spring …

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Top rated PBS Wisconsin educational media of 2021

December 21, 2021 Marci Glaus As 2021 draws to a close, we at Education PBS Wisconsin are delighted to share some of the most beloved educational media of the past year. There are old favorites and popular newcomers, all created by our talented team alongside dedicated Wisconsin educators and stakeholders. …

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Religious education is doing better under the new standards

As the year draws to a close, Minnesota students prepare for a school break – and many, but not all, will come together to celebrate Christmas vacation with friends and family, as safely as possible at the amid the continuing pandemic. It is in this context that I find myself …

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HCS Board of Directors Approves Timeline, Considering $ 500 Storm Donation | Education

As part of the regular Hardin County Schools Education Board meeting on Thursday, the board received a check for $ 500 from the Hardin County Education Association by HCEA President Regina Boone. The purpose of the control is to help those affected by the storm in western Kentucky. HCS Superintendent …

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