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Prudential’s Unique Partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities

By Kara Corridan on January 31, 2022 For more than 150 years, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been essential in advancing the economic mobility of Black Americans as world-class institutions that consistently produce top talent. And yet, funding remains a serious impediment for schools and students: Federal funding for HBCUs was nearly halved […]

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Tripura welcomes students in schools, colleges and universities. Here’s why ? – Edexlive

Representative image (photo: source) The students in Tripura will finally return to schools and colleges. National Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath announced on Sunday January 30 that all educational institutions in the state, including schools, colleges and universities, would open from Monday. This decision was made to minimize student learning loss. He said the state […]

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Universities must change or lose their place to alternative education providers, says OECD education chief

In the third of a four-part series on the changing role of universities, OECD education chief Andreas Schleicher talks to Straits Times senior education correspondent Sandra Davie , on how universities need to evolve to stay relevant. For some time people have questioned the value of universities. The challenge has become more difficult over the […]

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US Court of Appeals overturns Iowa mask ban for state schools

picture by Mika Baumeister to Unsplash By Mathew Seibert DES MOINES, IA — The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled last week that, for the safety of students with disabilities, mandatory school mask bans are discriminatory and illegal. The court ruling overturned Iowa legislation banning mask mandates last May. The bill […]

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Universities must do more to promote intellectual humility

During today’s Australian Open tennis championship final, the stadium may be full, but the court will still feel eerily empty. The absence of world number one and nine-time former champion Novak Djokovic has left a void that continues to make more headlines than the tournament itself. Djokovic, of course, had his Australian visa controversially revoked […]

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“Financing public schools at the level of private schools”: what kind of upgrading do school leaders want? | Schools

Headteachers John Barnes and Andrew O’Neill have both a lot and a little in common. Both are successful leaders struggling with the impact of the pandemic as well as the usual challenges facing schools in the 21st century. But Barnes runs a small trust, the Seaton Valley Federation, in the heart of Blyth Valley, Northumberland, […]

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Australian universities’ broken Covid promises will not be forgotten

As an international student, I applied with great enthusiasm to study at a reputable Australian university in 2020. As a mature student with a career in global business, I chose Australia for a combination of economic reasons, its relative proximity to my own country and its excellent management of Covid so far. After the university […]

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Ministry acquires 10 acres for teacher training institution

Students from the coastal region at an exhibition. [File, Standard] The government has acquired land in Taveta sub-county to build a training college for primary school teachers. Education Ministry officials said they had identified more than 10 acres to set up the training facility in the area, where local leaders have previously expressed concern over […]

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Admission Limit for LLB (Hons) Program in Bangladesh Universities: A Call for Review

The law admission limit seems unfair and discriminatory to prospective law students. It has reduced their freedom to choose educational and employment options. It is discriminatory because prospective non-lawyer students do not face this restriction outside of universities. Restricting sources of supply does not necessarily improve legal education and the quality of law graduates. For […]

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Students at 68 UK universities would be affected

More than one million students on 68 UK university campuses would be affected by a 10-day university strike from February 14, 2022, University and College Union (UCU) has announced. This follows disputes between university staff over pensions, wages and working conditions. The UCU said the university strikes are a ‘fight for the future of higher […]

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Pioneering universities shortlisted to drive economic recovery

Breakthrough research commercialization proposals in the six national manufacturing priority areas, including food and beverage, recycling and clean energy, defense, medical products, space and critical resources and technologies , are among those who will be shortlisted to play a leading role in securing Australia. economic recovery. Acting Minister for Education and Youth, Stuart Robert, today […]

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UW-Platteville Plans to Help Replace Teacher Shortage by Granting Associate’s Degrees | News

PLATTEVILLE (WKOW) — UW-Platteville has announced a plan that will allow its students to help address a statewide shortage of substitute teachers. According to a press release from UW-Platteville, the university offers students the opportunity to earn an associate degree while they work on a bachelor’s degree, which meets the eligibility criteria for substitute teachers. […]

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Governor Mark Gordon Appoints Brian Schroeder as Superintendent of Public Schools | 307 Politics

Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday named the principal of a private Christian school in Cody to serve as Wyoming’s next superintendent of public instruction. Brian Schroeder, who oversees Veritas Academy, will serve the remainder of the superintendent’s term, which ends in January 2023. He replaces Jillian Balow, who stepped down earlier this month to take […]

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Fund cricket in public schools to fight elitism | locust

The time warp of the cricketing establishment was clearly exposed in Barney Ronay’s article (Pop-eared county chairmen show why English cricket is in trouble, 25 January), but the origins of these attitudes are much deeper. Excellence in cricket requires more investment than most other sports; an essential element is a well-prepared pitch and a level […]

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Tamworth students learn their way as universities release round two study offers in 2022 | The daily leader of the North

news, latest news, FROM future doctors to sports scientists, the region’s latest high school graduates opened their computers this week to find out what the future holds. “Disbelief” was the word Tamar Leibenson of the Calrossy Anglican School used to describe when the University Admissions Center (UAC) released its first round of offers based on […]

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Algerian universities and cultural spaces closed as Covid surges

Algeria’s culture ministry announced that museums, cinemas, libraries and other sites would be closed to the public “until the health situation improves”. Algeria has stepped up measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus as cases continue to rise. Most universities have suspended in-person instruction until early February, an Education Ministry official told state media […]

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SAT Exam Will Go All-Digital as More Universities Ditch Standardized Testing Requirements

The College Board is adjusting the test that has millions of high school students stressed amid questions about whether the test is fair or even necessary. HARRISBURG, Pa. – Put down your pencils. The SAT exam will transition to an all-digital format in the United States in 2024, the College Board announced Tuesday. The move, […]

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South Africa: Media Statement – Sol Plaatje University is a model for future universities, says committee chair

The Chair of the Higher Education, Science and Technology Portfolio Committee, Ms Nompendulo Mkhatshwa, said Sol Plaatje University (SPU) is a model that could be used for future South African universities. The committee visited SPU as part of its week-long monitoring visit to higher education institutions in the Northern Cape. It assesses readiness for the […]

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Supreme Court Signals It Could Ban Most Affirmative Action at Universities | national news

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a major race-based affirmative action challenge at colleges and universities across the nation, paving the way for another victory long sought by conservatives. The justices voted to hear a pair of appeals claiming that Harvard University, the nation’s oldest private university, and the University of North […]

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The Best Public Schools in the UK to Get a Place at Oxford or Cambridge University

Brampton Mansion Academy Two-thirds of students at Brampton Manor Academy are entitled to free school meals, and the vast majority are from ethnic minorities. The school for 11-18 year olds is based in Newnham, one of England’s poorest boroughs, where one in five children come from low-income families. The school’s principal, Dr Dayo Olukoshi, said […]

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Against the dangerous reopening of universities! Students and young people must fight against the pandemic!

This statement will be distributed by members of the International Youth and Student Club for Social Equality (IYSSE) to students and young people across Australia as universities resume for the 2022 academic year. The start of 2022 has confronted young people across Australia with the cruel reality of the criminal policies of the ruling elite […]

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BREAKING: Schroeder Named Finalist for Superintendent of Public Schools | Local News

The Wyoming Republican Party named Cody resident Brian Schroeder Sr. AS one of the top three finalists to be the next state Superintendent of Public Instruction on Saturday. Schroeder is the school principal at Veritas Academy, a position he has held since June 2020. He holds a master’s degree in professional counseling and a bachelor’s […]

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Virginia’s new AG cuts 2 attorneys from public universities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired attorneys from two major public universities, his office said, marking bigger changes from Jason Miyares while assuming his new position. Click here to subscribe to our email alerts on the latest news University of Virginia attorney Tim Heaphy and George Mason University attorney Brian […]

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Letter from Athens: We don’t need education: fight song from Greek universities

Bravo, bravo for the old Notre-Dame? On Wisconsin? Do you fight, Southern California? Bow down to Washington? Boomer earlier, Oklahoma? Michigan winners? Boolah-Boolah? Fight fiercely, Harvard? These American college fight songs have nothing to do with those of the University of Athens, or the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), and the Aristotle University […]

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Universities move classes online as Covid-19 cases surge in Hong Kong

Hong Kong universities announced online and hybrid teaching arrangements in the week leading up to the Lunar New Year holidays. The University of Hong Kong, Baptist University and University of Science and Technology announced the move of online classes in the week before the Lunar New Year holiday. Undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught at HKU, […]

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Superintendent of Public Schools Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Children | Education

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Superintendent of Public Schools Urges D.C. Parents to Vaccinate Their Children

In early 2020, as the novel coronavirus reared its bristling head, Washington State was among the first in the nation to close schools as a precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Friday marked the grim two-year reminder that the first fatal case in the United States was diagnosed in a Snohomish County man. On […]

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Requests for Superintendent of Public Schools Keep Rolling In | 307 Politics

Eight new nominations for the position of superintendent of public schools have been submitted to the Republican State Central Committee, bringing the total number of nominees to 12. The position of state superintendent, an official usually elected by the people of Wyoming, is vacant because Jillian Balow, the former superintendent, resigned earlier this month to […]

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25 Wisconsin Prisoners Earn Associate’s Degree Through Growing Program | Higher Education

Graduate Martin Medina sits during his graduation ceremony. Medina was chosen as a student speaker. SCREENSHOT Emilie Hammer | Wisconsin State Journal Martin Medina, 39, grew up in poverty, surrounded by violence and drug trafficking. At 14, his friend died of gunshot wounds. Soon after, her father was imprisoned and deported for selling drugs to […]

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University of Algoma professor named ‘rising star’ by Minister of Colleges and Universities

Dr. Nirosha Murugan honored with an Excellence Award Dr. Nirosha Murugan, an associate professor in the Department of Biology at Algoma University, received the Rising Star Award from the Minister of Colleges and Universities Excellence Awards, a statement released today said. The annual awards honor faculty, staff and graduate students who are “Leaders in Post-Secondary […]

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Dr. Nirosha Murugan receives Rising Star Achievement Award from Minister of Colleges and Universities

Today, the Ministry of Colleges and Universities announced the recipients of the Minister of Colleges and Universities’ Awards of Excellence. Dr. Nirosha Murugan of Algoma University received the Rising Star Award for her innovative research and teaching excellence. The annual Excellence Awards celebrate the incredible work of faculty, staff and graduate students on campuses, in […]

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American universities are reworking their courses and their business models too

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is presenting an immersive VR experience called “The Enemy” through its Media Lab. It invites the visitor to discover firsthand, through 360-degree imagery, the testimony of soldiers on both sides of the conflicts. In Canada, the McGill Symphony Orchestra is virtually bringing together musicians for rehearsals and has completely […]

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25 Wisconsin inmates get associate’s degrees

January 21, 2022 4:39 p.m. Job : January 21, 2022 4:39 p.m. MILWAUKEE — More than two dozen people incarcerated in Wisconsin took a big step Friday toward rehabilitating their lives. Twenty-five men and women graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College with associate degrees. MATC partnered with the Department of Corrections to keep the program […]

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The 20 best private colleges and universities, ranked by tuition

Without financial aid, scholarships or wealthy benefactors like great expectations‘s Magwitch to foot the bill, a four-year degree from a prestigious private institution could cost you tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But in the list of best colleges and universities, the prices vary a bit. To identify these monetary differences, digital marketing […]

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NCAA reorganizes around new constitution that shifts power to universities

INDIANAPOLIS — NCAA member schools and conferences voted Thursday to adopt a new streamlined constitution, the first step in decentralizing an organization that faces growing challenges over its relevance as the primary authority in sports. university. But the debate over the association’s adoption of the new charter, which will empower schools and conferences, has hinted […]

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Eastern Ontario colleges and universities announce return dates for in-person learning

As Ontario announces the easing of restrictions, colleges and universities in the region are confirming when students can resume in-person learning. The University of Ottawa will be the first in the National Capital Region to welcome back all students, with a return date set for January 31. The resumption of in-class activities at Carleton University […]

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Florida Unveils Online Tool to Weigh Universities Based on Salary and Student Debt | Florida Trend Education – Florida Trend

Florida unveils online tool to weigh colleges on salary and student debt The Florida Board of Governors launched an online tool this month to help students choose a major at one of the state’s 12 public universities. The tool, MyFloridaFuture, was mandated in last year’s legislative session by House Bill 1261, which also protected universities […]

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Several Missouri universities begin semester with COVID-19 protocols

COLUMBIA, Missouri (KMIZ.) In Missouri, many students have returned to class after their winter break, but not all students will continue their studies in a classroom this semester. Columbia College announced plans to conduct classes virtually at the start of the 2022 spring semester. The district said in a press release, “Due to the rapid […]

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Allegations of sexual misconduct were investigated at the universities of Abertay and Dundee

Dundee and Abertay universities have investigated a total of twenty-five allegations of sexual misconduct over the past five years. The figures were part of national statistics which showed nearly 400 sexual misconduct charges had been made at Scottish universities since the 2016/17 academic year. The highest number was made at the University of Edinburgh where […]

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Candidates start applying to replace Superintendent of Public Schools | Wyoming News

Less than a week after the official resignation of Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, the Republican State Central Committee is preparing to name three possible replacements. The central committee will meet on Saturday to vote on three candidates. Governor Mark Gordon will then choose one of the three to hold the post until January […]

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Spring Semester Changes Ahead at Lancaster County Universities

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – With the recent spike in COVID cases, some colleges and universities in Lancaster County are making changes to the spring semester to try to keep omicron at bay. “We thought doing the first two weeks online would be helpful and returning to regular in-person classes on Monday January 31.stsaid Alan Caniglia, […]

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Universities pledge to end use of nondisclosure agreements

Victims of sexual harassment at universities should no longer be silenced by non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), in a new commitment backed by government, universities and activists. Today, six university vice-chancellors invited to attend the launch signed a pledge promising not to use NDAs to address complaints of sexual misconduct, bullying and other forms of harassment – […]

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Massachusetts launches weekly at-home testing for public school students and staff

Students, teachers and staff at Massachusetts schools will have access to weekly rapid COVID tests under a new program announced today by the Baker administration designed to keep in-person learning going. The program will replace Baker’s Test and Stay program, although districts can choose whether or not to participate in either program. “This new testing […]

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Oklahoma universities try to curb COVID-19 surge as students return to class

NORMAN, Okla. (KFOR) — While some universities, like Oklahoma State University, currently have virtual learning options as COVID-19 cases rise, OU is returning to the classroom Tuesday in person with the required masks. Over the weekend, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 29,316 new cases of COVID-19. On Monday, the OSDH reported 12,841 new […]

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No, Scottish universities have not severed ties with Stonewall, despite ‘misleading’ reports

Students and campaigners have expressed disappointment and frustration at the way two major newspapers covered the news that four Scottish universities were not applying for the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index this year. Stonewall’s Equality at Work Index is a ranking of the best employers for LGBT+ inclusion in the UK. Each year, many organizations – […]

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China looks to universities to lead development in its Midwest

China is seeking to boost development in its lagging Midwest by funding a significant expansion of the region’s higher education system. The Ministry of Education encourages universities in central and western China to help establish new institutions focusing on modern industries, future technologies, smart agriculture and public health. Well-established universities in cities such as Xi’an, […]

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The Black Acting Methods Society has been officially accredited in universities

Tackling issues of representation, diversity, and mental health in the theater, television, and film industries, the Black Acting Methods Studio, University of Cincinnati Office of Research, and Weinberger Center for Drama & Playwriting at the University of Cincinnati held a nationwide application process for students who wanted to start a Black Acting Methods Society chapter […]

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Canadian students want clearer communication and more certainty from universities

For international student Abigia Debebe, who moved to Calgary from Ethiopia in August 2021, studying in a new country has been a “dark” experience. She was originally supposed to take in-person classes, but some of her classes were later moved online, which meant a semester of solitary lectures watched from her dorm. In late December, […]

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3 Prestigious Midwestern Colleges Rank in Top 10 Most Expensive Private Universities – NBC Chicago

Three prestigious colleges around Chicago have been named among the 10 most expensive private universities in the United States, according to a recently released list. The Niche Company ranked the best private schools in the country in order of most expensive to least expensive tuition, with the University of Chicago taking second place with tuition […]

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Here’s when Montreal universities will return to in-person learning

On December 30, 2021, François Legault announced a handful of restrictions across Quebec, which included closing indoor restaurants and places of worship, and postponing the return to in-person learning in schools until the new year. In a January 13 Facebook post, Legault confirmed that elementary and high school students would return to class starting Monday, […]

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Private public schools most affected by Covid staff absences

New findings reveal that the most disadvantaged public schools were almost three times more likely than private schools to report that one in 10 or more of their staff were absent due to coronavirus. Data from the Sutton Trust survey app – Teacher Tapp – reveals that public schools are more heavily affected by Covid-related […]

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Florida’s NIL bills would offer relief to FSU and other public schools

Florida State and other public schools could soon be on par with colleges nationwide on name, image and likeness, if two new bills make it through the Assembly state legislature and arrive at the governor’s office as scheduled. The bills, which are identical and have been introduced in the House and Senate to expedite the […]

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Disadvantaged state schools in England hardest hit by Covid staff absences, survey finds | Schools

England’s most deprived public schools have been much harder hit by staff absence with Covid, compared to those in better off areas or private schools, a new survey of classroom teachers has found. the TeacherTapp Daily Online Survey of teachers found that 29% of those who worked in schools with large numbers of students from […]

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Pitt unenrolls unvaccinated students as local universities grapple with COVID requirements | News | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge CP Photo: Amanda Waltz University of Pittsburgh At the start of the 2022 spring semester, the University of Pittsburgh announced that it had “unenrolled” an unknown number of non-exempt, non-vaccinated students for refusing to take the COVID shot. “The most successful and sustainable approach to keeping our community healthy and safe is […]

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CHED: At least 126 universities on academic break

123 other universities will go on school holidays CHED President Prospero De Vera answers questions during an interview with the ANC, October 22, 2018. ANC/File Screenshot MANILA – The Commission for Higher Education (CHED) said on Thursday that there is no need for it to declare a national university because some universities have taken the […]

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Universities Take Precautions As Students Return to Classroom During Omicron Wave | St. Louis News Headlines

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases caused by the highly contagious variant of omicron, colleges and universities in the region are taking additional measures to protect students when they return to the campus for the start of the spring semester. Karen Hoshino is an international student at the University of […]

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With distance students, universities should put COVID-19 testing capacity to good use

Even doctors and nurses caring for patients with COVID-19 find it difficult to get tested, increasing their likelihood of inadvertently spreading COVID-19 to their patients or their own families. Although some hospitals are expanding their testing capacity – for example, by covering the cost of rapid antigen tests purchased by their employees – healthcare workers […]

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School systems, colleges and universities in Arkansas are walking a tightrope through covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with rising numbers of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing similar covid challenges, are evaluating in-person classes versus online sessions and making a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts that have been closed to on-site instruction since last […]

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Colleges and universities in India have enormous potential for fostering innovation: Union Minister

The Minister said that the vision of “AatmaNirbhar Bharat” can be realized through a supportive ecosystem, dedication and efforts of our innovators and entrepreneurs. (Representative image) Our higher education institutions have enormous potential to serve as catalysts in India’s innovation and startup ecosystem, said Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Union Minister of State for Education. PTI New […]

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Arkansas school systems, colleges and universities walk a tightrope across covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with the growing number of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing challenges similar to covid, evaluate in-person courses against online sessions and make a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts closed to on-site education since last week are […]

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Here’s what California state schools would do with the proposed state budget

Governor Gavin Newsom’s $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Here’s what Cal State schools would do with the proposed state budget – Daily News

Governor Gavin Newsom’s $ 286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $ 21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of a 5% annual funding increase under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced […]

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Colorado universities impose COVID-19 booster shots amid omicron outbreak

Colorado public universities are stepping up protection against pandemics by requiring COVID-19 booster vaccinations for students and staff before resuming in-person learning this month. Campus administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University at Fort Collins and Western Colorado University at Gunnison said on Tuesday they made the decisions in response to […]

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Guantanamo Bay, American universities and the Fresh Prince | Daily skimming

Guantanamo golf course The story It has been 20 years since the first detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay. Catch me up. In 2002, 20 American prisoners arrived on the Cuban island, four months after the September 11 attacks. This decision allowed the US military to interrogate prisoners outside of US soil and limit some of […]

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State school districts and universities develop strategy to curb rapid spread of covid-19

Arkansas school systems continue to grapple with widespread illness and quarantines of covid-19 among employees and students, with several schools and entire districts turning to the use of distance learning for one or more of the next few days. State universities, as they enter their spring semesters, are also monitoring covid-19 numbers and reviewing strategies […]

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Public schools follow new CDC guidelines reducing isolation time to 5 days

Reduced isolation time for students with Covid who show no symptoms Hazel Park schools will reduce their isolation time from 10 days to five days on Wednesday. The district posted on its website and sent a letter to parents on Tuesday. FOX 2 – As students return to school for the second half of the […]

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Here’s what California state schools would do with the proposed state budget – Daily Breeze

Governor Gavin Newsom $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Here’s what Cal State schools would do with the proposed state budget – San Bernardino Sun

Governor Gavin Newsom $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Here’s what Cal State schools would do with the proposed state budget – Press Enterprise

Governor Gavin Newsom $286 billion spending plan proposes to allocate $21.8 billion to higher education, including the University of California, Cal State University and California Community Colleges. The 23-campus CSU and 10-campus UC systems would both get five years of 5% annual funding increases under Newsom’s proposed budget, which the governor introduced this week, on […]

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Undergraduate admissions in 2022 see record number of public schools – The Oxford Student

Image Description: An image from the Radcliffe camera. The University has today released its first set of statistics on the 2022 set of Oxford undergraduate offers. More than 3,600 students received an offer from their college, with 70% of offers to UK applicants going to students educated in the public sector. This is a 12% […]

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Tri-State Schools Need Substitute Teachers, Bus Drivers

WEST CHESTER, Ohio – As local school districts put winter vacation further in the mirror, many still face a critical shortage of substitute teachers and bus drivers – leaving classrooms and routes empty every day. In the local school district of Lakota, Superintendent Matt Miller said 30 to 35 teaching positions were filled, but 71 […]

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Odessa Early College High School Accelerating Associate Degrees

(TNS) — Interest in health and safety has transformed Genesis Batie’s life and career path. Batie, who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science in Leadership from Odessa College, now works for the Texas Department of Health Services as a health environment specialist. She also earned a degree in Occupational Safety and […]

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Universities Consider Navigation During Pandemic

DELMARVA – In March 2020, students, professors and professors returned home for spring break, unaware that their lifestyle in higher education was about to change. “Things changed over Spring Break 2020 and it became clear that we were going to have to change the way we deliver our program,” Delaware State University spokesperson Carlos Holmes […]

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Brown is one of 16 U.S. universities sued in Federal Court for alleged violations of antitrust laws

Monday, January 10, 2022 GoLocalProv News Team Enlarge + PHOTO: Brown University Federal lawsuit filed against Brown University and 15 other universities for alleged violations of antitrust laws More specifically, five former students allege that the universities have agreed to determine the financial aid granted to the students. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that […]

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Why some schools in the tri-state say they won’t go remote

COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the region, leading to a shortage of staff at schools returning from winter vacation. Despite this, many schools are avoiding distance learning and are moving forward with similar COVID measures in place since last semester. Ludlow Independent Schools began performing daily tests for students last semester with the help […]

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SUNY Orange Associate Degrees in Nursing Ranked in Top 20 “Best in New York”

The Nursing School Almanac recently released its 2021 ranking of the best associate nursing programs in New York State, and SUNY Orange’s day and evening nursing programs in Middletown, as well as its nursing program in Newburgh, all ranked in the top twenty of “Best Associate Degrees in Nursing in New York,” beating many other […]

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Socorro ISD’s first colleges celebrate students who received diplomas associated with stolen ceremonies

More than 140 students from Socorro’s ISD early high school programs celebrated their milestone achievement in earning an associate degree while still in high school with special ceremonies throughout the month of December. Mission Early College High School, Rams Early College at Montwood High School, Socorro Early College at Socorro High School and Trailblazers Early […]

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Arizona Universities Implement Security Protocols As Students Return To Campus | Coronavirus in Arizona

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – In Arizona, thousands of students will be returning to campus this week after winter break. Some teachers are worried about what the spring semester will look like. As COVID cases increase, universities are implementing new protocols in hopes of curbing the spread of the virus. University of Arizona professor […]

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Louisiana School Districts “Have Enough Expertise” In COVID Response, Says Public School Chief | Education

How public schools handle the latest wave of coronavirus cases will depend on local school officials in 69 districts rather than any diktat from the Department of Education. “I think local decision-making here really matters,” said state superintendent of education Cade Brumley. “And I think you will see nuanced approaches based on the demands of […]

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Delays in COVID home testing kits ‘unfortunate’, says public schools chief – Daily News

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond holds a press conference at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles to announce a plan to address COVID learning loss and to help children cope with pandemic trauma on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. (Photo by Axel Koester, collaborating photographer) State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond holds […]