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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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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This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date.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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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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Head of Public Schools Visits Peacemakers’ Freedom School | Local News

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Maharashtra: Starting tomorrow, bridging course for all public school students | Bombay News

Starting Monday, all students in Std I through X will take a bridging course designed by the State Council of Education, Research and Training (SCERT) based on all the important topics covered in the previous year’s program. The course should help students acquire the required learning outcomes from the previous year. “Most of the past […]

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Schools in the state are all accredited, advice advised

The 262 public school systems in Arkansas and 1,050 schools are accredited by the state, no probation and none even being accredited with quotes for the 2020-21 school year that just ended. The State Board of Education approved the annual report on the state of school accreditation at a meeting during which it also approved […]

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Superintendent of Public Schools visits Garden Grove students in class – Orange County Register

With all 550 Eisenhower Elementary School students back on campus full-time, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond decided to visit the school on Thursday, May 27. Eisenhower is the first campus in the Garden Grove Unified School District to return 100% of its students to classrooms five days a week. The district has gradually […]

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Mohammed Choudhury named superintendent of New Maryland State Schools – CBS Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — Maryland has appointed a new public school superintendent, Mohammed Choudhury. BREAKING: Maryland State Board of Education announces @moh_choudhury as the top candidate to replace Dr. Karen Salmon, who will retire on June 30. Mohammed Choudhury is Associate Superintendent of Strategy, Talent and Innovation for the San Antonio Independent School District. — Paul […]

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Schools in New York State can open by September

New York state schools can fully reopen by September based on the current rate of COVID-19 positive numbers in the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. The move would mean the return of children and teachers to the classroom after more than a year of pandemic-related upheaval, which has forced many to learn remotely, a […]

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UC and Cal State Schools announce policy that makes COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for 33 universities

Image via UCLA Campus Newsroom By Meghan Imperio Many universities across the country have already made new COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory, including Columbia, Yale, Princeton, as well as more than five dozen other universities. Recently, the University of California (UC) and California State University (Cal State) systems announced that they could also join the dozens of […]

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Tom Horne announces candidacy for Superintendent of Public Schools

Former public schools chief Tom Horne is jostling for his old post, rekindling themes of “ethnic chauvinism” and academic rigor that were hallmarks of his previous terms. “When I was superintendent of public instruction, my focus was on academic achievement,” Horne said at a press conference Thursday announcing his candidacy. “I was a crusader against […]

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Critchfield Announces Intention to Seek Superintendent of Public Schools Position | Southern Idaho Education

BURLEY — Debbie Critchfield, a member of the Idaho State Board of Education and Cassia County resident, announced Tuesday that she will run for the state superintendent of public instruction in 2022. . The office is an executive position in the state government and the superintendent leads the Idaho Department of Education, which operates the […]

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La Serna, Pioneer High Schools Recognized Among Top Public Schools – Whittier Daily News

Pioneer and La Serna High Schools, which serve the west and east ends of the Whittier Union High School District, respectively, have been recognized as 2021 California Distinguished Schools by the California Department of Education. This is the fifth time that La Serna has been recognized and the first time for Pioneer. However, in 1983, […]

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Critical Race Theory: Tennessee Legislature Bans CRT in Public Schools

(Wavebreakmedia/Getty Images) The Tennessee General Assembly on Wednesday passed a law banning the teaching of critical race theory in public schools. the the law forbids public schools to teach that the United States is a fundamentally racist nation, that a person is inherently privileged or oppressed because of their race, or that an entire race […]

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Northwood, Jordan-Matthews athletes commit to public schools

Thanks for reading Chatham County’s premier source of news! Doing high-quality community journalism doesn’t come free – consider supporting our journalism by subscribe at News + Record today. Unlimited digital access starts at $4.67/month Print + digital from $6.58/month BY Victor Hensley News + Personal Record SILER CITY — A spring staple, athletes across the […]

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Head of public schools praises LAUSD’s coronavirus reopening strategy – Daily News

As students return to school, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner and LAUSD Board Chairman. Kelly Gonez joins dance teacher Carrie Dolin as she warms up with students online at Pacoima Middle School on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) As students return to school, Los Angeles […]

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Gavin Williamson wants to turn more public schools into academies | Academies

The Education Secretary has said he wants to end the ‘choice and mix’ of school types in England, unveiling a push for more state schools to be run by self-governing trusts rather than head teachers. institution and parents. With around half of England’s state schools still locally governed, Gavin Williamson wants more to become academies […]

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Haas Hall repeats top spots for public schools

Northwest Arkansas is home to seven of the top 10 public high schools in the state, according to the latest rankings from US News & World Report. Haas Hall Academy led the state’s high schools in the 2021 Top High Schools rankings, released Tuesday. The data is from the 2018-2019 school year and was unaffected […]

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UC and California State schools will require COVID-19 vaccinations

The University of California and California State University announced Thursday that they will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty and staff on campus properties this fall once the Food and Drug Administration will have given formal approval to vaccines and supplies sufficiently available. The directive is the largest of its kind in U.S. higher […]

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As public schools head for merger, teachers and lawmakers raise tough questions about finances

Contentious contract negotiations, declining revenues and calls for legislative oversight continue to plague Connecticut’s college and university system, even as federal funding provides temporary budget relief. Last month, the Board of Regents reported a $58 million shortfall shared among the system’s four state universities, 12 community colleges and Charter Oak State College — $22 million […]

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‘The time has come.’ Gov. Jay Inslee orders schools in Washington state to reopen by April 19

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Friday that he will soon issue an emergency proclamation directing school districts to provide part-time in-person instruction to K-6 students by April 5. and grades 7-12 by April 19. “After a year of our schools being closed, now is the time for every child in Washington state to have access […]

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$6.6 billion public schools plan pushes districts to reopen classrooms

More public school districts in Ventura County are finalizing and announcing concrete reopening dates in the wake of the state’s $6.6 billion education bill signed into law Friday. Assembly Bill 86 marks a significant push by Governor Gavin Newsom and lawmakers to open schools to in-person instruction and address learning loss. It will provide much-needed […]

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New K-12 engagement position focuses on Penn State and school partnerships

Pamela Driftmier, Executive Director of Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) for Penn State Outreach, said Smith will work with schools, state government, and business and community leaders to provide leadership and advocacy for the K-12 Outreach strategy across the university and with education partners. “She will identify new and enhance existing opportunities that strongly align […]

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Money for Pennsylvania students attending public schools? There is a catch. – WPXI

Money for Pennsylvania students attending public schools could soon be a possibility SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — As the cost of a college education continues to rise, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration wants to give money — with a catch — to students attending public schools. The catch is that students must stay in Pennsylvania after […]

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Teacher Creates Petition to Bring Back Spring Break Dates to Public Schools

Spring break canceled BOROUGHWIDE — A Brooklyn teacher is fighting to keep spring break in New York schools. The state appears set to cancel spring break vacation dates and continue remote learning. Outside of school hours, Brooklyn Technical High School teacher Giancarlo Malchiodi created a petition in an effort to get New York students, families, […]

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Move to merge 2 public schools with University of Florida, FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Florida. – Students and administrators at two Florida schools are fighting a controversial bill that seeks to merge them into the state’s two oldest universities. The House bill introduced earlier this month seeks to merge Florida Polytechnic University with the University of Florida and New College of Florida with Florida State University. “Why would […]

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UA is an ‘extreme case’ of public schools recruiting out-of-state residents, report says

A study released Tuesday showing that public schools are focusing on recruiting foreign students from white, affluent areas called the University of Alabama an “extreme case” of the trend. When public funding for public universities declines, these institutions recoup the shortfall by recruiting out-of-state students, whose tuition can range from two to three times more […]