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Latin to be Taught in More Public Schools to Eliminate ‘Elitist’ Perception | UK News

Latin will be taught in more state schools as part of a new government program aimed at ending “elitist” perceptions of the subject. Classicist Mary Beard has welcomed the move, which will see £4million in funding for the Latin Excellence Program (LEP) ahead of a review in 2026. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is known to […]

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Schools in the Gulf State had mask mandates last fall. This is not the case this year.

When schools began classes in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students and teachers were required to wear masks to help stop the spread of the infectious disease. This is not the case this year. In all three states, governors have left the decision to local districts, many of whom are […]

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Latin will be taught in public schools to make the language less “elitist”

Latin will be taught in public schools to make the language less “elitist” A £4million Latin Excellence program will see the language offered to 40 schools Staff will be trained and resourced to teach youth ages 11-16 Gavin Williamson said: “We know that Latin has a reputation for being an elitist subject” He added: ‘But […]

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Public schools and the Quiet Revolution in Oxbridge

Photo: robertharding / Alamy Stock Photo Because it happens quietly, it is no less revolutionary. The rapid increase in admissions to public schools in Oxford and Cambridge is wresting these great universities from the grip of Eton and the public schools. In due course, this could have drastic social and political consequences. Amid a second […]

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Board of Regents approves tuition hike for public schools

Students at state universities will pay more this year. The Iowa board of directors adjourned its meeting Wednesday afternoon. Tuition will increase for students at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and University of Northern Iowa. Iowa and Iowa State will rise nearly $300. UNI Panthers will see a $115 hike. The Board of […]

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Grandchildren of Florida residents could benefit from a school break from public schools

Thomas J. Weber Next year, out-of-state college students may be eligible to attend Florida public universities at the same price as in-state residents — if they have a grandparent living in the state. State. The legislation, which Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law June 29, allows Florida to waive out-of-state tuition for up to 350 […]

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Albany school board hires retired public school principal weeks after mysteriously firing superintendent

The Albany school board on Monday hired retired public schools chief Rob Saxton as the district’s acting superintendent, just two weeks after three of its members voted to fire Superintendent Melissa Goff. “There’s no one better,” said board member Pete Morse. Saxton spent his early career as a high school teacher and administrator in Albany […]

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With the countdown, New York State schools await guidance on reopening | Education

The Buffalo News Six weeks before most New York kids go back to school, there’s still wondering what school will be like this fall. Will children be wearing face masks? How far away will they be? These are big questions on the minds of parents, children, teachers and staff. And like at the start of […]

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Mask Policies for Tri-State Schools

CINCINNATI (WXIX) — School districts and universities in the three states are rolling out their plans on whether or not they will require students and staff to wear masks when they return to class. The Ohio Department of Health recommends wearing a mask for unvaccinated people. Cincinnati Public Schools – The Cincinnati Public Schools School […]

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WV Gov. Justice does not support mask mandate for public schools or mandatory vaccinations for college campuses

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Governor Jim Justice opened Tuesday’s virtual COVID-19 briefing by celebrating that he had no deaths to report since his last briefing on Friday, saying that he “hopes and prays that this becomes the new normal. ” Responding to questions about COVID-19 precautions in educational settings this fall, Justice said, “Things […]

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Pueblo Prisoners Earn Associate’s Degrees With Second Chance Program

When Demitrius Herron arrived at the Young Offender System almost six years ago he was determined to spend his time behind bars to get a degree, but was told there was no chance he could because of curricula cuts . On Wednesday, Herron was among nine students at LaVista Youth Prison and Women’s Prison who […]

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Idaho Lottery Brings Record Profits to State and Schools

Governor Brad Little, Sherri Ybarra and lottery officials joined a crowd at a school in Nampa on Wednesday to present oversized checks to mark payment. NAMPA, Idaho- Editor’s note: This article has been originally published by the Idaho Press. The Idaho Lottery announced a record annual dividend to the state of $72.5 million on Wednesday, […]

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Ryan Walters joins 2022 race for Oklahoma Public Schools Superintendent

Oklahoma Education Secretary Ryan Walters will join two longtime school district leaders in the race to become the state’s top education official. Voters will vote for state superintendent of public instruction in 2022. Walters declared his candidacy on Monday. Shawnee Public Schools Superintendent April Grace and Peggs Public Schools Superintendent John Cox have already announced […]

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Cal State schools will give iPads to freshmen and transfer students to help bridge the digital divide

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Eight California State University campuses will offer Apple iPads to freshmen and transfer students, a technology initiative intended to help bridge the digital divide […]

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California State Schools to Give Students iPads to Bridge the Digital Divide

Eight California State University campuses will offer Apple iPads to freshmen and transfer students, a technology initiative intended to help bridge the digital divide as students seek more online courses in the largest university system of four years of the country. By providing an essential tool without further straining student finances, university leaders hope the […]

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WV Department of Education Launches “I Got Vaxxed” Contest for Public Schools

CHARLESTON, WV (WBOY) – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has announced its latest initiative to encourage students, teachers and staff to get vaccinated. The “I Got Vaxxed” contest is designed to encourage vaccinations among eligible school-aged students and school staff. Across the state, a high school, middle school, and elementary school will win […]

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Eaker Center School Awards First Civilian Associate Degrees > Maxwell Air Force Base > View

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama — the Civilian Leadership Development School to Ira C. Eaker Center for Leadership Development graduated from the first class of its online civil associate degree program. This first class of 88 students graduated 42 members on June 29, 2021, representing the Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Space Force, and U.S. […]