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Cedarville Physician Assistant Program Gains Provisional Accreditation

Explore‘It was fate.’ Opening of a new carpentry business in Urbana The ARC-PA grants interim accreditation status to qualified programs that meet its professional standards for teaching PA but have not yet enrolled students, according to the university. Status does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status and is limited to a maximum of five years […]

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Federal court halts Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness for now

By Brandon Patterson On Oct. 21, a federal appeals judge temporarily blocked the Biden administration from canceling student debt in response to a lawsuit filed by six conservative states alleging they could be financially impacted by the plan. The court blocked the plan after the states appealed a lower court’s decision to dismiss their lawsuit […]

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School obligation vs derogation from the factory tax: what is the difference?

Every November, somewhere in Colorado, voters decide on school tax measures. Some districts are asking for money to pay bond debt, some are asking for what are called factory tax waivers, and some are doing both. While bond measures and mill royalty waivers can affect property taxes, they each serve different purposes. Here’s how they […]

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Maryville Christian School students create costumes for special children | Community

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Key takeaways from this week’s SGA Senate | New

The Student Government Association (SGA) Senate Passed JMU Anime Club’s Provident Fund Request, Denied InterVarsity Christian Fellowship’s Provident Fund Request, and Passed American Sign Language Bill (ASL) to be included in the JMU program at Tuesday’s meeting. The Senate votes provident fund The Senate voted to deny InterVarsity Christian Fellowship — an on-campus Christian organization […]

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The tyranny of academic mediocrity

The children are not well. This is true in at least two senses. First, the quality of higher education has declined over the past generation. Educators regularly lament the deterioration of academic standards at American colleges and universities. It’s a perennial topic of conversation in the faculty room, at departmental meetings, and among scholars on […]

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New Mexico voters will decide funds for early childhood programs and public schools

Oct. 25 – A year-long effort to sharply increase state investments in early childhood education will culminate Nov. 8 with New Mexico voters deciding on a ballot measure. Voters will be asked to consider approving an increase in annual withdrawals from the state’s Multi-Billion Dollar Permanent Land Grant Fund, which is expected to send a […]

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Yes, I know Baylor is a Christian; I’m not

By Caitlyn Meisner | Personal editor I haven’t complained about taking religion classes at Baylor, but I know it’s incredibly difficult for some people. On October 18, the editorial board of Baylor Lariat published the following editorial: “Don’t be shocked by your Christian college putting you on Christian courses. If you haven’t had a chance […]

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Desperate plea to MPs over school funding

Tory MPs must choose a new Prime Minister who delivers on the party’s 2019 election manifesto pledge to bring school funding back to 2010 levels in real terms to avoid a ‘crisis’ which will have a ‘devastating impact’ on the sector , warned the education sector . Leaders of 13 organizations, including the Confederation of […]

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The sacred call to normal work: how the Reformation renewed the vocation

The Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century England transformed the theological landscape of Christianity in the Commonwealth, but it was not just a reform of theology and doctrine. The English Reformation permeated every facet of society, including the theology of work and vocation. English Evangelical clergy reiterated two main arguments regarding work and vocation, arguments which were […]

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Federal appeals court blocks Biden’s student debt relief plan

WASHINGTON — The United States Supreme Court, after a decision overturning Roe v. Wade, who still leaves many in shock, begins a new mandate with judges who should re-examine the question of LGBTQ rights. In 303 Creative v. Elenis, the court will revisit the issue of whether or not custom-made product providers can deny service […]

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Lake Travis School District Gets High Marks for Fiscal Responsibility

The Lake Travis School District received a financial score of 98 out of 100 for the state’s second straight year. A Texas School Financial Integrity Rating System, or FIRST, is a financial responsibility rating developed by the Texas Education Agency to hold schools accountable for the quality of their financial management and help them improve. […]

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Bennington officials to vote on funding for proposed mixed-use development at former high school

The Bennington Selectboard is discussing funding for the proposed mixed-use development at the former Bennington High School. CAT-TV screenshot Bennington officials are due to vote Monday on whether to allocate $2 million in federal coronavirus relief funding in a plan to turn the former Bennington High School building into a mixed-use property with leisure, work […]

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WATCH: This new Biden ad reaches ‘cringe levels that shouldn’t even be possible’

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden’s black money group, Building Back Together posted an ad to trumpet the President’s possibly illegal cancellation of student loans. It’s not going well. The ad, titled “Pocket,” begins with CNBC anchor Shepard Smith describing Biden’s scheme to get taxpayers to take on what could be more than $1 trillion in […]

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Anderson County Republicans will host a town hall meeting for candidates

The Anderson County Republican Party will host a town hall meeting for GOP candidates vying for state representative in the area. The event will take place at Clinton High School, 425 Dragon Drive, from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. A pre-meeting opportunity will be provided to Republicans running as independents in local city council and school board […]

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Examining Family Life Education Lessons Through a Catholic Lens

Every year, John Murray, a parishioner at St. Mary of Sorrows Church in Fairfax, reads every Family Life Education (FLE) lesson taught to Fairfax County Public School students. Then he rates each lesson on a red, yellow, or green scale depending on whether the information is useful and accurate, or promotes a view of sexuality […]

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AP News Summary at 11:58 p.m. EDT | Nation and World

Biden makes abortion legislation his top priority next year WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden promises that the first bill he sends to Capitol Hill next year will be one that codifies Roe v. Wade — if Democrats control enough congressional seats for Biden to sign the abortion protections into law. In a speech meant […]

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STEPHEN OWENS: Georgia’s most vulnerable academics need extra funding

Low-income Georgia students performed measurably worse on state tests than their high-income classmates, and the distance between the two groups is greater in Georgia than in almost any other state based on national comparisons. State legislators have an opportunity and a responsibility to do something about this, especially now that the pandemic has made matters […]

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Pamela Bishop Obituary – The Arizona Republic

Pamela Grace Bishop, 72, of Phoenix, Az. passed away peacefully at the hands of God on October 13, 2022. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, she was the second child of Carlton and Geneva Black. She graduated from Wichita Southeast HS in 1968. Pam met her future husband Steve in high school. She attended Kansas State University […]

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Irula student sets an example for his community of 40 families by being the first graduate among them

He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Madras Christian College. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in social work at Madras Christian College. When P. Ponnusamy qualifies for the Union Public Service Commissions (UPSC) exams next […]

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On school vouchers versus public school funding, tuition affordability

School checks are meant to shut down public school systems Our founding fathers held that the common public school is the foundation of a free society. For example, “The advancement and dissemination of knowledge is the sole guardian of true freedom.” James Madison, 1825, Letter to George Thompson. There is no doubt that the collapse […]

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Grantville candidates present their visions during debates

By Laura Camper / [email protected] Many Grantville candidates made it a priority on Wednesday and Thursday nights to reach out to voters at three debates held in Newnan and Grantville – conspicuously missing the incumbents, City Council members Jim Sells, Ruby Hines and the Mayor Doug Jewel. Counseling post 1 Council 1 candidate Dee Berry […]

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Trustees Approve Funding for 30 New CCSDPD Officers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – A busy night for the Clark County School District on Thursday, as administrators approved millions of dollars in funding for the district’s police department and got an update on how whose students are academically successful. The CCSDPD will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and district money […]

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Delmarva Christian Schools Holds Student Day of Prayer Rallies

Along with local leaders and first responders, Delmarva Christian Schools K-12 students gathered Sept. 28 at the pole on each campus to pray and sing praises during See You at the Pole. The annual Student Prayer Day is held on the fourth Wednesday of September each year. This year’s national theme, Aflame, is based on […]

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Ky. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Tax Credit Scholarship Case – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

The Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that will decide whether a tax credit program supporting private schools is constitutional. The initiative, called the Education Opportunity Accounts program, allows donors to contribute to a scholarship fund instead of paying state taxes. The initiative’s tight passage through the state legislature last year was […]

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New poll shows Kemp leading stranded Abrams and Warnock in close race

Sen. Raphael Warnock is in a close race with Republican challenger Herschel Walker, while Democrat Stacey Abrams is trailing Gov. Brian Kemp, according to a new poll conducted by the University of Georgia for the Georgia News Collaborative, a partnership between Atlanta Journal-Constitution, flag pole and other media outlets. Poll respondents preferred Kemp over Abrams […]

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White House to provide $50 million in grants for school kitchen equipment

Photo: Shutterstock The Biden-Harris administration has announced it will provide $50 million in grants to school nutrition programs to help them buy new catering equipment. White House officials say the equipment will help schools serve healthier, local meals, cook, implement or expand school breakfast, store fresh food and improve food security . This is the […]

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New curriculum integrates mental health and trauma education through faith communities

Developed by psychologists with contextual supplements for faith leaders, TriumphOverTrauma.info raises awareness about crisis prevention and services. NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Harper Hill Global, in partnership with the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD), is expanding its resources for those in crisis by engaging various faith-based organizations, including churches, […]

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COVID funding to help tutoring program

The Warren County School Board approved the transfer of more COVID relief funds to tutoring and summer school. Last year, the school board approved a plan for the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) 2 to allocate the funds. Relief fund director Shea Panter presented the board with the same plan but with […]

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Five inductees into Catawba’s Blue Masque Hall of Fame – Salisbury Post

Five are inducted into Catawba’s Blue Masque Hall of Fame Posted at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2022 Catawba Press Office SALISBURY — The Department of Theater Arts at Catawba College and Blue Masque will induct five individuals into the Blue Masque Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Robin Tynes-Miller, Johnathan Padget, Amy McCachren, […]

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new UNF program to help Florida teacher shortage

The University of North Florida (UNF) is launching a new “Veteran to Teacher” program. He was inspired by Governor Ron DeSantis’ initiative to hire more veterans to fill the teacher shortage. “They have a life experience that really can’t be matched,” said John Miller. He teaches PA history at Nease High School in St. Johns […]

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Seaboard Foods Donates to Rural High School STEM and Agriculture Programs with Matching Funds from CoBank

Hooker, Okla., (October 6, 2022) – While the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers will grow twice as fast as other industries, Seaboard Foods contributed $38,300 to several rural areas. secondary schools where it operates to fund industrial arts programs and facilities. Many of the donations were made […]

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Organization Gives AU D Rating for General Education Program | Education

ANDERSON — A local university that began as a liberal arts college has been given a low rating for its general education requirements by an independent nonprofit organization committed to liberal arts education and academic freedom. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni gave Anderson University, whose roots were in the liberal arts, a grade […]

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Lawmakers say fear of rejection fueled Hillsdale pullout – Tennessee Lookout

State lawmakers believe American Classical Education, affiliated with Hillsdale College, was inevitably dismissed when it abruptly withdrew appeals from charter schools last week. Public opinion turned against Michigan’s private Christian college in midsummer when its president was secretly recorded at an event in Franklin saying teachers are being educated in “the dumbest parts of colleges.” […]

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GOP candidates must focus on the economy, inflation and the border crisis

OPINION: The midterm elections are fast becoming a tragedy of lost opportunity for Republicans in a year that was ripe for huge gains. Inflation is raging, the southern border is more porous than a sieve, crime is poisoning America’s cities, and school children have lagged terribly in math and reading thanks to teachers’ unions forcing […]

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Education Cannot Wait Announces $11.8 Million Catalytic Grant for Multi-Year Resilience Program in Haiti – Haiti

Implemented by UNICEF and WFP in partnership with the Government of Haiti, the new grant aims to catalyze $16.7 million in additional funding to reach 45,000 crisis-affected children and adolescents. In response to the evolving humanitarian crisis in Haiti, Education Cannot Wait (ECW) today announced a multi-year, US$11.8 million resilience program that aims to mobilize […]

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Clarksville Academy beaten by champions Donelson Christian, will look to bounce back next week

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – Clarksville Academy football hosted defending Division II-A champions Donelson Christian Academy on Friday. Going into the game, the Cougars knew they had their hands full against a talented Wildcats team. Clarksville Academy was overwhelmed early in the game and ultimately lost the game 6-47. Clarksville Academy Football took on DCA […]

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The Readers’ Forum: Saturday Letters

Recent changes I have subscribed to the Journal for 42 years. When my current one expires, I’m not sure if I can renew it, which will result in lost revenue for the Journal and my wonderful career. After reading through the local and international gloom and doom (Scott Sexton is the exception), I enjoyed clearing […]