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Durham Uni among worst for not accepting students from ‘public schools’

THE proportion of public school students at Durham University is one of the lowest of any institution in the UK, according to figures. In a report released today (22 February), the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) suggested that only 61.6% of students in the 2020/21 student admission to the University of Durham came from a […]

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WLS partners with Scrible to help Washington State schools save money on its awesome research and writing app

SAN MATEO, Calif., February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Scrible, the super app that streamlines the research and writing process for students and teachers, today announced its partnership with the Washington Learning Source (WLS) to provide its members with access to Scrible at a reduced price. Scrible product presentation video Washington Learning Source (WLS) is a […]

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Education in Scotland: Why state schools would be better if they were more like private schools – Cameron Wyllie

Class size in public schools is an issue that needs to be looked at (Picture: Ben Birchall/PA) I don’t mean “let’s close the public schools and make everyone pay direct costs for the education of their children to private corporations”; I mean “should everyone go to a school that looks like a private school”. These […]

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Enjoy great rates and great programs with Silver State Schools Credit Union

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Public schools spared $1.1 billion in cuts

PHOENIX — Schools in Arizona won’t have to immediately cut budgets and possibly lay off teachers and close schools. By a 23-to-6 margin on Monday, the Senate gave final approval to lifting the voter-approved constitutional cap on K-12 spending. The move, which is only good for the rest of this school year, will prevent estimated […]

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South Dakota Lawmakers Approve Ban on ‘Dividing’ Diversity Teachings in Public Schools and Universities

On Tuesday, the South Dakota House of Representatives passed two bills aimed at limiting diversity-focused teachings in K-12 schools and state-funded colleges. The bills specifically target lessons that make students feel ‘uncomfortable’ about race and other ‘dividing concepts’ like white supremacy, environmental injustice and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). Although neither bill explicitly mentions Critical […]

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People Over Profit Foundation and Silver State Schools Credit Union Announce 2022 Scholarship Program Available for Nevada High School Graduates

Continuing its tradition of preparing students for long-term success, Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), on behalf of the People Over Profit (POP) Foundation, is now accepting applications for its People Over Profit (POP) Foundation Scholarships for High School Students in Nevada. The scholarship program recognizes seniors who demonstrate excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, and […]

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Public schools chief outlines hurricane plans and social studies standards

State Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley on Tuesday outlined plans to prepare for future hurricanes, revise social studies standards and prepare high school students for the job market. Brumley spoke at the general membership meeting of the South Central Industrial Association in Gray. He was joined by Philip Martin Schools Superintendents of Terrebonne Parish Jarod […]

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Michigan Lottery contributes nearly $1.5 billion to public schools

LANSING (WWJ) – The Michigan Lottery paid out a record amount to schools in 2021. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on Monday that the lottery has added $1.419 billion to its school aid fund, breaking its previous record of $240 million set in 2020. According to officials, 2021 marks the third consecutive year the lottery has […]

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State schools chief says it’s time to scrap statewide mask mandate in schools – KIRO 7 News Seattle

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Chris Reykdal, Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, said it’s time to scrap the statewide mask mandate for students and return the taking of decision to local health officials. Rekdal said high immunity levels and the ability to perform rapid antigen tests were part of what led to his recommendation. “As part […]

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Florida Public School Gender Identity Discussion Bill | News

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Hoboken to lift indoor mask mandate, ahead of public schools

New York Weather: CBS2 2/8 11 p.m. Nightly ForecastCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for Feb. 8 at 11 p.m. 4 hours ago The Compression: Tri-State Organizations See Greater Need for Food Insecurity AidThe pressure is on for many facing the rising costs of what seems like almost everything. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis visited organizations […]

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Almost one in 10 staff are absent from public schools in England, according to latest figures

Almost one in 10 staff are absent from public schools in England, according to the latest figures. The Department for Education (DfE) estimates that the proportion of staff absent for Covid-related reasons has fallen slightly from 4.5% on January 20 to 4.4% on February 3. Student absenteeism rates have plummeted, with 320,000 students out of […]

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Teachers’ union threatens legal action against public schools

Photo: Miguela Xuereb The Union of Professional Educators (UPE) has warned public school administrators that Kit will take legal action unless they stop harassing its members. In an unprecedented move, the UPE has sent more than 120 legal letters to all headteachers and headteachers in the public sector warning that legal action will be taken […]

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Texas Parents Organize Against State School Book Bans – BOTWC

They fight against racist laws! A group of Texas parents organize against the state’s school book ban, black business reports. The Round Rock Black Parents Association is a group of more than 400 Texas parents dedicated to organizing around issues affecting black children. Recently, the mothers of the association have started to fight against book […]

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Public schools to hire 2,000 more teachers in landmark deal to ease workload

Two thousand more teachers will join Victoria’s public school system, reducing face-to-face teaching hours and giving teachers more time to prepare for lessons during their paid hours. Teachers will also receive a 2% annual pay rise over the next four years, but no reduction in class size, after the Australian Education Union and the Andrews […]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Letter: Some tough questions for MCLA — and all public schools | Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Given the declining number of college-aged students in Massachusetts and elsewhere, it’s no surprise that some colleges and universities in the state are showing steep declines in enrollment . (“MCLA Enrollment Drops by Half in 10 Years—Far More Than Any Other State College,” Eagle, Dec. 17.) Berkshire Community College appears to have […]

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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The best public schools in the UK to get a place in Oxford or Cambridge

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 Olukosh, said […]

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Louisiana school districts ‘have enough expertise’ in COVID response, says head of public schools | News

BATON ROUGE, La. — How public schools handle the latest wave of coronavirus cases will depend on local school officials in 69 districts rather than any dictate from the Department of Education. Cade Brumley (AP file photo) “I think local decision-making here is really important,” said state Education Superintendent Cade Brumley. “And I think you’ll […]

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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 […]

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Superintendent of Public Schools Distributes COVID Home Tests in Castro Valley

Superintendent of Public Schools Distributes COVID Home Tests in Castro Valley Public Schools Superintendent Tony Thurmond was in Castro Valley on Friday morning distributing free home-based COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits to families. The driving event took place at Canyon Middle School where Thurmond held a press conference. CASTRO VALLEY, CA – With many students […]

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Public schools increasingly embrace a two-week semester for “teacher mental well-being”

A survey by the newspaper found that 31 of the 102 multi-academy trusts that run high schools have two-week vacations in October, along with 30 of the country’s 149 local authorities. This includes three – Kent, Peterborough and Bromley – who first introduce the fortnightly break in 2022. Schools are allowed to set their own […]

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SCVNews.com | Head of public schools offers statewide mentorship program

SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Thursday announced plans to establish a statewide mentorship program to help all California students and is calling for the participation of state mentoring organizations that would like to be part of the initiative. The goal of the effort is to connect caring adult volunteers with […]

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Tri-state schools to move away in 2022 amid Omicron outbreak

Schools in the tri-state area are scrambling to figure out how to safely open after Christmas break amid an Omicron wave – and some are already planning to go virtual in early January. The Paterson, New Jersey School District announced on Wednesday that learning will be fully virtual for students and staff from Jan.4 to […]

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Superintendent of Virginia Public Schools resigns; Youngkin appointed education secretary

As the governor who appointed him draws to a close, Virginia’s superintendent of public instruction steps down. Superintendent of Public Instruction James Laneappointed by Governor Ralph Northam in 2018 to oversee the Virginia Department of Education, leaves for an undisclosed post elsewhere as Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin, who has campaigned on a range of education issues, […]

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Tri-state schools increase police presence after nationwide TikTok threats

HOBOKEN, N.J. (WABC) — School officials and police departments across the country are trying to reassure students and parents after disrupting social media posts calling for possible threats against the school on Friday. The origin of the messages is still under investigation, but many districts are now taking precautions, especially in the wake of the […]

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This TikTok challenge is costing schools in the Upstate thousands

Upstate schools are closing restrooms and tightening campus security in response to the latest “challenge” that surfaced on TikTok. A viral wave of videos has warned of possible violence in schools across the country. The rumored threat prompted police to increase their presence on school campuses on Friday. School officials say they have already faced […]

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Tri-state schools on alert for TikTok challenge targeting schools at risk – NBC New York

A number of local school districts will step up security as officials say there is a new challenge on social media encouraging children to make threats against their own schools. The dark side of social media is wreaking havoc on schools as the latest trending threat is supposed to target schools across the country on […]

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Local Kindergarten – Grade 12 Artists Featured on Silver State Schools CU People Over Profit (POP) Foundation and Silver State Schools Credit Union’s 36th Annual Happy Times 2022 Calendar

Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), a Las Vegas-based financial institution celebrating more than 70 years of serving its members, has nominated 13 talented students, K-12, for their winning submissions to the 2022 Happy Times calendar. This marks the calendar’s 36th anniversary. annual of the SSSCU. Students from across Southern Nevada were invited to create […]

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SC’s efforts to get schools across the state back on track

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – South Carolina’s Education Oversight Committee is encouraging the state to use sales tax revenue to get schools back on track after pandemic learning loss . The committee made its recommendations Monday for funding the Education Improvement Act, from the one-cent state sales tax that specifically supports public education. EOC executive director […]

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UMD and two other public schools receive $ 3M grant to increase diversity in campus leaders

The University of Maryland, along with two other higher education institutions in the state, received a $ 3 million grant for an initiative to increase diversity in college leadership. “Breaking the MOLD” is a joint project between the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Morgan State University and this university to create a pipeline for under-represented […]

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Maharashtra: Single Textbook for Std I from June in Government Schools | Pune News

PUNE: The Department of Public School Education will introduce a one-size-fits-all textbook formula from 2022-23 to reduce the weight of schoolbags carried by students on a daily basis. This will be introduced in Std I and will be implemented later for all primary classes. The four subjects taught in Std I, English, Marathi, Mathematics and […]

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Several schools in the three states are threatened within a week

READING, Ohio – Several schools across the tri-state have stepped up security this week after students were reportedly threatened with violence. Schools in the town of Fairfield said on Tuesday they would have tightened security until December 10 after police received reports of a social media post threatening the Fairfield Freshman School. The next day, […]

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Threats, violence and shootings afflict schools in Washington State

Capital High School was placed in receivership on Tuesday after a “…third-party report that a student from outside the Olympia area was going to bring a weapon onto campus today.” According to the school, this individual was not on campus and authorities are investigating. Capital High School is currently on lockdown (students are moving through […]

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Looking down on public schools is classist | Opinion

The boardwalk at Cal State Fullerton. (Eliza Green/Daily Titan) In 2016, the college counselor’s jaw dropped when my mom told him I was probably going to community college. A public school would follow, but that was little consolation. After all, what a blemish a public school would be on my high school alumni statistics. And […]

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In Washington State schools, some jobs are harder to fill than others

It’s clear that many schools in Washington State need help. In Seattle, dozens of bus lines have been suspended indefinitely due to the lack of enough drivers. To control the coronavirus, paraeducators and teachers are taking on new lunch safety duties. An apparent lack of substitute teachers in the state’s largest school districts has forced […]

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WB zone threat came from out of state, schools will reopen Monday

WILKES-BARRE — The threat that prompted the Wilkes-Barre Area School District to close all schools Friday and move to online learning came from out of state, it was announced Friday after- noon Superintendent Brian Costello. Schools will reopen on Monday. The district received reports of a threat around 11:39 p.m. Thursday, and around 6 a.m. […]

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Over $100 million in COVID-19 funds going to public schools

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Schools in Wisconsin will get a nine-figure cash injection as the Evers administration has indicated it will direct federal COVID-19 stimulus funds to help them recover from the pandemic. “Our children and our schools have faced unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus pandemic – from distance learning to reduced class sizes, to […]

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Governor Evers diverts federal funds to public schools | Education

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WAOW) — Nearly $1 million is coming to the Stevens Point area school district, it’s all part of the $110 million Gov. Tony Evers is distributing to Wisconsin schools. School officials say all the extra green will go to benefit students and staff. Governor Evers held a press conference at James Madison […]

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How state schools fought back in the great youth rugby arms race

A quiet revolution is underway in the heart of English rugby. The independent schools’ hegemony in age group play may be well established, but the signs of social change within the sport are there if you look closely. Of the original 34-man squad that Eddie Jones named for the recent Autumn Internationals, 41% were educated […]

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Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind are closing due to staff COVID outbreak | Local News

The Tucson campus of Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind increased its Thanksgiving break a week earlier than planned after four transportation workers tested positive for COVID-19. Maria Murphy, director of policy and government relations at the school, said the Pima County Health Department recommended she temporarily shut down the transportation department to […]

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Two new public schools officially opened in Palmview

Two brand new public schools have officially opened in Palmview on the Sunshine Coast thanks to an investment of over $130 million from the Palaszczuk government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Palmview State Elementary School and Palmview State Special School were two of five new schools that opened this year, after an 11-month construction that created […]

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SADTU concerned about recent violence in Free State schools – SABC News

The National Congress of School Governing Bodies has called on the Free State Department of Education to prioritize safety measures in schools after numerous reports of violence. Recently, four different violent attacks were reported, in which three learners were fatally injured. National Congress of School Governing Bodies Secretary General Thabang Motloung said that school violence […]

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Schools in border states seek to bounce back from setbacks – The Athletic

Kentucky’s 6-0 start quickly faded with back-to-back losses. During the bye week, the Wildcats were stumbled 31-17 by Mississippi State. It was the second game in a row the Wildcats had trouble moving the ball. Will Levis threw three interceptions as the offense finished with 216 yards and had the ball for less than 19 […]

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Student arrested for mask violation sues state and schools | News

CASPER — A Laramie High School student who was arrested for trespassing after refusing to comply with the school’s mask mandate is suing the governor, public health officials and six local school districts in a bid to overturn the orders executive and public health related to COVID-19. Grace Smith and her father, Andy, are joined […]

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State and schools share plans to vaccinate young children against COVID-19 – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Now that the final hurdle has been cleared to begin vaccinating children ages 5 to 11 against COVID-19, state and school officials are rolling out their plans. Governor Tim Walz says he wants to make it as easy as possible to vaccinate young children against the virus. “We combine security, speed and […]

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Eton College: 15 state schools receive college offers from Russell Group over Berkshire School

More than a dozen state schools are getting more offers from top UK universities than Eton – new figures show. Information obtained by the Daily Telegraph newspapers suggests that 15 state schools are receiving more college internship offers from the Russell Group than the prestigious Eton College. The Telegraph submitted a freedom of information request […]

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Program to secure admission for Yakima area students to 6 public schools | Local

Eligible students from multiple schools in the Yakima Valley will have guaranteed admission to six colleges and universities around Washington through a district-college partnership. Participating local districts include Yakima, Sunnyside, West Valley, Granger, Naches Valley, Selah, Wapato and Zillah school districts, according to a list of the Washington State Council of Presidentsa group of presidents […]

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Silver State Schools Credit Union celebrated the opening of its first branch at Southeast Career Technical Academy

Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU) announced the opening of its first school branch in Southern Nevada at Southeast Career Technical Academy (SECTA) High School. Silver State Schools Credit Union has agreed to partner with the Clark County School District (CCSD) to build four SSSCU branches in schools and is launching this inaugural school this […]

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New insight into COVID-19 outbreaks in Washington state schools

Contact: Communications from the Ministry of HealthPublic requests: State COVID-19 Assistance Hotline, 1-800-525-0127 Availability of the pediatric vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 expected soon OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest report on COVID-19 outbreaks in K-12 schools across the state, which covers the start of the 2021/2022 […]

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Public schools have yet to act on the vaccine executive order

About $120 million in federal contracts from the University of Arkansas system “could be subject” to an executive order from President Joe Biden that imposes covid-19 vaccination requirements on contractors, an official said Wednesday. UA system spokesperson. But so far, neither the UA system nor other large public universities in Arkansas have taken steps to […]

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No grades, but Ohio releases public school report cards

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – The Ohio Department of Education released the 2020-2021 report cards, but noted that once again no district received an overall grade due to pandemic challenges. . An ODE release says the 2020-2021 report cards provide information on graduation rates, readiness-to-success indicators, and demographic and enrollment data, along with other operational details on […]

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Ohio releases public school report cards

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Ohio Department of Education released the 2020-2021 report cards but noted that once again no district received an overall grade due to pandemic challenges. An ODE release says the 2020-2021 report cards provide information on graduation rates, readiness-to-success indicators, and demographic and enrollment data, along with other operational details on districts […]

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Despite tuition freezes and strong local economies, Pennsylvania public schools are seeing enrollment drag

PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) — From Shippensburg to Millersville University and a dozen campuses in between, enrollment numbers at public universities in Pennsylvania are falling. Officials say it’s happening in many states right now — and unsurprisingly, they’re blaming COVID. “It’s because of the pandemic. A lot of students who were thinking about college at the time […]