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Tuition-Free CIHR Associate Degrees Available for Treasure Coast Graduates 2022

FORT PIERCE — In the post-pandemic world, about 1 million fewer students across the country are enrolled in colleges today than a year or two ago, Indian River State College President Timothy Moore said Thursday. It’s a driving factor behind CIHR’s new “Promise” program, which will provide tuition-free associate’s degrees to public and charter high […]

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UM tops public universities for Fulbrights

University of Michigan students and scholars have been offered 25 Fulbright scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. The university is among the most productive institutions in the country. The grants, one of the US government’s most prestigious awards, were offered to fund the research of 18 students – the most among public universities – and […]

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Podcast: Private Grant Gives Haverhill High Students Free Associate’s Degrees

Haverhill High School students in the Northern Essex Community College Early College Program have the opportunity to earn Associate Degrees for free. Haverhill High School principal Jason Meland, a recent guest on WHAV’s morning program, says tuition is paid for by the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation. The Newton, Mass.-based foundation has awarded a […]

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Why don’t universities protect freedom of expression? : News : The Independent Institute

In 2017, Georgetown University revised its Speech and Expression Policy to reflect an institutional commitment to free speech on campus. The new policy committed the University to providing students and faculty with “the greatest possible latitude to speak, write, listen, challenge and learn.” The policy specifically stated that the speech “may not be suppressed because […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lahainaluna Class of 2026 Can Earn a Free Associate’s Degree Through New Program | News, Sports, Jobs

LAHAINA — Lahainaluna High School embarks on a new journey beginning with the Class of 2026. LHS will be the first high school on Maui to offer an early college degree-seeking program. Students will be able to earn their high school diploma and college associate’s degree when they graduate from Lahainaluna High School. Inspired by […]

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

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

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Mask Policies for Tri-State Schools

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

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Over 100 Kern County High School Students Earn Associate Degrees

Job : June 8, 2021 / 8:11 a.m. PDT / Update: June 8, 2021 / 12:45 p.m. PDT BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — More than 100 Kern County high school students will graduate from Bakersfield College with associate degrees this spring. The college said it had 102 high school graduates who also earned associate degrees through […]

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Southeast Seniors Earn Associate’s Degrees, High School Diplomas

Southeastern Regional recently announced that 10 members of the Class of 2021 will receive an Associate of Science, High School Diploma and Professional Certificate by the end of June. In addition to an academic and professional curriculum, students also participated in internships and/or received several industry-recognized degrees in their career study programs. Southeast Elders Stefany […]

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Seven high school students earn associate’s degrees from Salem College

Salem County Vocational and Technical School seniors who earned associate degrees from Salem Community College are, left to right, Madeline Melle, Sierra Schneider, Joelle Martins, Delia Delgado Martinez, Amanda Gigante and Makayla Richman. (Not pictured: Jeff Proud.)Charles Erhardt/CSC Seven high school students earned associate’s degrees from Salem Community College on May 19, a month before […]

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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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The gateway confers 1900 credentials; 30 high school students earned associate degrees

Gateway Community & Technical College awarded more than 1,900 diplomas to more than 1,300 graduating candidates and 84 General Equivalency Diplomas (GEDs) during the college’s launch celebration at Gateway’s Boone Campus. Gateway celebrates its 20th anniversary. Since its inception in 2001, Gateway has awarded nearly 24,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates to more than 12,800 graduates. […]

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85 students from Cypress Lakes High School will graduate with associate degrees

The inaugural cohort of Cy-Fair ISD’s College Academy will also graduate from Cypress Lakes High School on May 29. (Courtesy of Lone Star College-CyFair) As hundreds of Cypress Lakes High School students cross the stage at Cy-Fair FCU Stadium on Saturday, May 29 to receive their high school diplomas, 85 will also have graduated with […]

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24 GCIT high school students receive college associate degrees

Through the ongoing partnership between Rowan College of South Jersey and the Gloucester County Institute of Technology, 24 high school students earned their associate degrees in their senior year. GCIT students begin earning college credit in their second year through the dual credit option, and they begin earning college credit for courses taken in high […]

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Students Graduate From High School With Associate Degrees Through Early College Academy | Local News

Washington High School will join East Central College’s Early College Academy if the public school district’s budget permits, after Board of Education approval Feb. 24. After earning 60 credits at ECC, participating students would receive their Associate of Arts degree at the same time as they graduate from high school, said Megen Strubberg, director of […]

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Two-year colleges oppose D’Youville’s proposal to award associate’s degrees | Education

Support from some educators D’Youville has support for his proposal from Buffalo Public Schools officials and other educators, including the former dean of a similar program run by Houghton College in Buffalo for refugee and immigrant students. Gregory A. Lodinsky, principal of Leonardo da Vinci High School, a Buffalo public school located on the D’Youville […]

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Boone County Students Earn High School Diplomas and Associate’s Degrees at the Same Time

Nine Boone County students earn high school diplomas and associate degrees at the same time Updated: 7:08 a.m. EDT June 10, 2020 Nine Boone County high school students earned their associate’s degrees while graduating this year. Students earned college credits at Gateway Community and Technical College while in high school. The students attended the university […]

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Five Ash Fork seniors graduate from high school | Williams-Grand Canyon News

ASH FORK, Arizona – As high school students in Arizona struggled to transition their final term of high school to online learning, five Ash Fork High School seniors successfully transitioned to online learning to earn associate degrees at Yavapai College. Seniors Evelyn Acosta, Marco Ayala, Brooke Dziubla, Alex Keele, and Christopher Vazquez served as part […]

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UW-Baraboo will offer two new associate degrees | Education

Students at the University of Baraboo campus will have two new degrees they can pursue starting this fall, effect of the merger with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The two-year associate degrees, one in food and agriculture and the other in business administration, will be offered at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland. Baraboo campus […]

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Community colleges rely too heavily on low-value associate degrees that don’t lead to a transfer (opinion)

A new shopping center was recently inaugurated in my city. I took my 9 year old son, Hal, to the opening, and he was impressed by the giant scissors the promoter and the mayor jointly wielded to cut the ribbon. Hal asked if we could get a pair of giant scissors. I said no, although […]