State schools

Mississippi senators announce $1.7 million in education grants for state schools

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Congressman Michael Guest announced Thursday the awarding of U.S. Department of Education grants totaling more than $1.7 million to the Southwest Mississippi Community College, Alcorn State University and Jackson State University. SMCC received an initial grant of $592,000 under the Predominantly Black Institutions […]

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Public schools open today amid uncertainty over last-minute teacher assignments

Public school students are returning to their classrooms today as concerns grow over a last-minute decision to fill a shortage of primary school teachers with traveling educators. Thousands of children will return to their desks after the summer holidays, with some elementary school students unsure whether they will receive adequate learning. Private schools opened last […]

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The pressure to comply with Leandro’s mandate for state schools is growing

Photo: Adobe Stock Showdown with resistant General Assembly looms as governor’s commission urges implementation of court-approved plan Bursting with cash, the state of North Carolina owes its children ‘nothing less’ than a fully-funded pension Leandro Complete turnaround plan, the Governor’s Commission on Access to a Strong Basic Education unanimously agreed on Tuesday. The committee made […]

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Public schools reopen amid virus and staff uncertainty

Public primary and secondary schools reopened to students on Wednesday morning, dismissing fears of COVID-19 but facing uncertainty over the deployment of teachers. Road traffic congestion, which had built up in recent days with the reopening of religious and private schools, peaked on Wednesday, with red mini-buses zipping around cars which, on several roads, could […]

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Washington State Schools and Libraries Receive $28.8 Million

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell announced on Friday that Washington state schools and libraries will receive money from the ECF fund to support remote learning. WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Schools and libraries in Washington State are receiving $28.8 million to support remote learning. U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell announced Friday that schools, school districts and libraries in […]

Training institution

CSC recognizes DAB as a government training institution

Logo of the Civil Service Commission and the Bangsamoro Development Academy (Photo courtesy of Bangsamoro Information Office -BARMM) CITY OF COTABATO – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) recognized the Bangsamoro Development Academy-Center for Training and Assessment (DAB-CTA) as a Learning and Development Institution (L&D). “This was confirmed by the CSC in a statement sent to […]

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No teachers for 80 primary classes in public schools

Updated with UPE comments Around 80 public school primary classes are still without a teacher just days before the start of the new school year, the Malta Teachers’ Union has warned. Talk to Malta weather Amid a dispute between teachers and the government, union leader Marco Bonnici said that to fill these gaps, the government […]

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Every child will learn to read in 3rd grade by 2026 – The Vacaville Reporter

State Schools Chief Tony Thurmond announced in a virtual press conference in Sacramento on Tuesday a vision to ensure that every student in California will learn to read in third grade by 2026. The effort will also include a bi-literacy stage for bilingual learners. In order to make progress towards the goal, Thurmond said a […]

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Rosa Parks and Six Other Public Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Tuesday recognized 325 schools as Blue Ribbon National Schools for 2021, including Rosa Parks Elementary in Lexington and six other Kentucky schools. Recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps between subgroups of students. Cardona made the […]

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Public Schools Chief Hoffman Blames Governor Ducey for Preventable COVID Outbreaks | CBS 5 investigation

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman believes Gov. Doug Ducey’s stance on masks has created preventable outbreaks in public schools across the state. “I do — 100%,” was Kathy Hoffman’s response, when asked if the governor’s anti-mask mandate policies had caused outbreaks that shouldn’t have happened. Last week, AZFamily political […]

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The TikTok trend is causing havoc in schools across the three states

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) – It’s a trend on TikTok that has impacted schools across the country. He has been seen to trick students into stealing bathroom supplies, like soap dispensers, toilet paper, and even sinks. [READ MORE: TikTok pulls ‘devious licks’ videos of kids stealing from schools] Owensboro Public School officials say they’ve had to […]

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UF and FIU shine among Florida public schools ranked by US News

The University of Florida on Monday became the first in the Sunshine State to rank among the top five public universities in the nation, according to a widely watched national ranking of higher education. US News & World Report, an online magazine that has published lists of America’s top colleges and universities since the mid-1980s, […]

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Ofsted boss blasts state schools for putting food parcels ahead of learning during lockdown

Many state schools were more interested in delivering food parcels to the poorest children last summer than in providing distance learning for all their pupils, the head of Ofsted has said. Teachers often paid “great attention” to children most in difficulty during the first national lockdown, according to Amanda Spielman, the chief inspector of schools. […]

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Prioritizing poor children over catchment areas, top public schools said

Under the existing system, schools that are oversubscribed must prioritize children who are currently or were previously in care, and the ASCL says this should be expanded to ensure that the poorest children are also priorities. Mr Barton said ideally there would be a school with a top Ofsted rating in all areas. However, in […]

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Cambridge University expected to enroll 93% of state school students, says new college president

Cambridge University is expected to recruit 93% of its students from state schools, while those studying at Eton are expected to “go north to meet more diverse people”. That’s the verdict for Dorothy Byrne, 69, who this week began her new role as president of the all-female Murray Edwards College in Cambridge. The former Channel […]

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Several schools in the three states are bringing back the mask | Indiana

Several students in southern Indiana are no longer able to go without a mask. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb issued an executive order on September 1 encouraging the use of masks in schools. The order states that schools and daycares with mask requirements will no longer have to quarantine students, teachers or staff who are close […]

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Victorian public schools banned from pressuring parents to fund most learning

Schools were made aware of the policy last week and said it would take effect from the start of 2022, regardless of any budget plans made by schools or communications they sent to families this year. “The department will closely monitor the financial impact of the clarified and strengthened policy on all schools and will […]

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NILDS is rapidly becoming a leading Lawan research and training institution

The Speaker of the National Assembly and Speaker of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, reiterated the 9th Assembly on Monday making the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) a unique regional asset and a premier legislative research institute. Senator Lawan who gave assurance in Abuja, during the 8th registration ceremony of 123 postgraduate […]

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Anti-mask protesters force lockdown at three Washington state schools

Three schools in Washington state were closed on Friday as anti-mask protesters tried to enter the grounds while children were in class, according to local reports. Vancouver Public Schools Officials locked Skyview High SchoolAlki Middle School and Chinook Elementary School, all of which are located in close proximity to each other along the Oregon border. […]

Associate degrees

KU Announces Affiliate College Admissions for Two-Year Associate Degrees

Taking a U-turn on the two-year degree program, the University of Karachi (KU) on Friday announced the admission schedule for the two-year associate degree program in its affiliated colleges. After approving the policy, KU’s Academic Council recently changed the nomenclature of its two-year BA, BSc, and BCom programs as Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of […]

Associate degrees

Associate Degree Nurses Provide Excellent Care

Posted: 02/09/2021 00:01:38 I am writing in response to statements made by Representative Linda Tanner (D-Georges Mills) to the NH House Education Committee regarding associate degree nurses. Let me start by saying that my son, after serving in the US Navy as a corpsman, assigned to a US Marine Unit, earned his associate’s degree, after […]

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Teachers’ union blasts Dewine for easing quarantines at schools in tri-state

CINCINNATI (WXIX) — The president of the Ohio Federation of Teachers had strong words Thursday for Gov. Mike DeWine following his announcement of a new quarantine pilot program in school districts in Warren County. “We shouldn’t be jumping through hoops to avoid common sense protections against this deadly disease,” said OFT chair Melissa Cropper. said […]

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Students in Campbell’s First Prison Education Program Earn Associate’s Degrees – News

CLINTON – Kevin Cook battled nerves and the graduation tassel swaying before his eyes as he spoke on behalf of his 10 classmates to the small crowd that had gathered for the first launch ceremony of the Campbell University Correctional Education Program at the Sampson Correctional Facility on Tuesday. But he pulled those nerves — […]