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What OUSD needs to tackle before summer

The final school board meetings of the 2021-22 school year are Wednesday, and Oakland Unified School District leaders have a full agenda of topics to discuss before taking a summer break. Here are three big items school board members will be voting on this week: the District 6 vacancy, school closures, and the budget for […]

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Schulz offers more teaching and support assistants in schools

Breadcrumb Links Policy Former Minister of Children’s Services Rebecca Schulz is running for the leadership of the United Conservative Party. Photo by Ian Kucerak /Postmedia, file Content of the article Rebecca Schulz, a UCP leadership candidate, said she would consider increasing funding for education if elected prime minister. Advertisement 2 This ad has not loaded […]

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Portland School Board approves funds for college protest response

The Portland School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to use $13,000 to pay staff hired to support Lincoln Middle School for the final month of the 2021-22 school year due to ensuing staff departures. two demonstrations at the college. The money will come from the school board’s contingency budget, which had $86,000 at the start of […]

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Plano ISD proposes to reduce property taxes for the fourth consecutive year

The school district proposed to reduce property tax rates for the upcoming fiscal year by 4.14 cents based on an estimate by the district’s chief assessor, bringing the total tax rate to about $1.28 per $100 for properties in the area. The Plano ISD Board of Directors will hold a public hearing to discuss the […]

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Autauga County Board of Education Runoff Republican Candidates

PRATTVILLE — Two candidates are vying for the Republican nomination for Autauga County School Board District 2 office in Tuesday’s runoff. Kim Crockett came first in the four-way race in the primary, but failed to capture the 50% plus one required to avoid the second round. Wayne Lambert took second place. Holder Jim Manderson came […]

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School, officials believe DeSantis will fund USF science center • St Pete Catalyst

Although surprised by Governor Ron DeSantis’ veto of funding for a new ocean science center on the St. Petersburg campus of the University of South Florida, many local stakeholders expressed their belief that the support of the State was no more than a year. Speaking at USF’s first board meeting since DeSantis cut $75 million […]

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Democratic-controlled Congress allows school lunch program funding to expire, threatening 10 million children with starvation

Federal support for school lunches is set to expire at the end of the month after the US Congress refused to renew funds for a school lunch program implemented at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program removed food aid requirements and allowed schools to reimburse fees to provide free meals to all students. […]

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After the Uvalde massacre, Texas police wonder how much training is enough

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. In the weeks since Uvalde officers waited more than an hour to confront a gunman who killed 19 children and two adults at an elementary school, police departments across the state have been grappling. […]

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Moe Defends Travel, Talks School Funding After US Trip

“As far as the conversation about the cost of living…we were very clear. We are about 50 days into our budget cycle this year. As we head into the first and second quarters, if natural resource prices continue to strengthen, we will look at how we can cushion that for the people of Saskatchewan,” the […]

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Woodlynde School wins grant to tackle student mental health – Daily Local

State Representative Melissa Shusterman, D-Chester/Montgomery, announced that Woodlynde School in Chester County has received $136,370 in state funding to address student mental health needs. “Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic more than two years ago, we have seen an increase in mental health needs among students of all ages,” Shusterman said. “Our children desperately […]

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Schools would likely withstand a recession; should the state budget for one?

Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages Photo by Allison Shelley for EDUimages Uncertainty of an economic slowdown will complicate negotiations as Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders head toward a June 15 deadline to pass a state budget. The good news, at least for schools and community colleges, is that even if state revenues were […]

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🌱 Alabama Schools To Lose Funding + SEC Baseball Tournament

Hello everyone! I’m here with your fresh copy of the Hoover Daily, filled with all the community news you need to know right now. Here is the truth. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather cloudy and humid. High: 89 Low: 71. Here are today’s top stories at Hoover: Most Alabama School Districts Will Have Fewer Teachers […]

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PA special education funding leaves students behind / Public News Service

As the number of students with disabilities in Pennsylvania increases, a new report argues that the share of public funding for education has declined. Education advocates say state lawmakers can use this year’s budget surplus to support students. In 2008, Pennsylvania contributed nearly one-third of the total cost of special education, but in 2020 that […]

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Current students will have left school before tutoring scheme reaches target, says Labor Party | Secondary schools

Uptake of the government’s flagship tutoring scheme is so slow that all current secondary school pupils in England will have left school by the time the Tories finally deliver on their education catch-up promises, the Labor Party has said. Last summer the Prime Minister announced 100million hours of one-to-one and small group tutoring over a […]

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The Recorder – Mohawk Trail Regional School District seeks $44,000 from Heath after registration error

HEATH – Mohawk Trail Regional School District officials say an undercount of 33 Heath students at Hawlemont Regional School in the 2020-21 school year resulted in a shortfall of $44,410 in Heath’s school assessment last year. Now the question is how do we close the financial gap? A week before its annual municipal meeting, the […]

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Senator Ruth Johnson gets $9.8 million for Oxford High School Safety and Mental Health Services

LANSING, Michigan— Senator Ruth Johnson Thursday secured $9.8 million for mental health services and school safety measures at Oxford High School as part of a supplementary budget bill to ensure school safety across the state. “Oxford High School experienced a horrific act of violence and loss last November. No amount of funding will bring back […]

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Pender Harbor Community School Society receives funding to upgrade school facilities in Madeira Park

Government of Canada invest through British Columbia to revitalize public spaces and develop vibrant communities MADEIRA PARK, BC, May 24, 2022 /CNW/ – Shared public spaces are at the heart of communities across Canada. They bring people of all ages and abilities together, support businesses and boost local economies. In Madeira Parklike so many places […]

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FCC Chairwoman Pushes for E-Rate Funding for School Bus Wi-Fi

Since the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the E-Rate program administered by the Federal Communications Commission has been a hot topic among some in the school bus industry for its failure to include the iconic yellow vehicles under the same umbrella for Internet access as schools. and libraries. After attempts in Congress to […]

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Utah School Board to Comply with New State School Library Law | News, Sports, Jobs

Standard Examiner File Photo MATTHEW ARDEN HATFIELD Students at Bluff Ridge Elementary School in Syracuse read books in the school library Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. The Utah State Board of Education announced Thursday that it will enforce a new law banning sensitive educational materials in schools. The announcement follows the recently passed […]

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DeSantis announces $100 million in funding for top cancer centers in the state

The Florida funding will help the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine conduct cutting-edge research and improve patient care and treatment. From “hitting the wall”, that moment when the body’s energy reserves are depleted, to the loss of her fingernails, Raquel Kaufler had become accustomed to the pain […]

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Budget 2022: Government announces increased funding for mental health and addictions services

The government has set out its next steps to improve New Zealand’s specialist mental health and addictions services. Speaking in Christchurch this morning, Health Minister Andrew Little said Thursday’s budget will include a $100 million investment in mental health over four years, including: $27 million for community crisis services, such as residential and home crisis […]

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Ridgefield School District to try alternative tax on August 2

The Ridgefield School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to impose a replacement levy on the Aug. 2 primary and special election ballot. The replacement maintenance and operations charge approved by the board is not a new tax; rather, it would replace the current levy when it expires at the end of 2022. […]

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Labor urged to detail school funding plans

At the same time, many private schools are receiving more than 100% of their SRS and will remain overfunded until 2029. “If a Labor government wants to do something about education, they need to fix this and fix it fast, not let it happen until 2029,” Boston said. The new government will face an education […]

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The Youth Office is accepting applications for funding for sports and educational programs for young people

May 11, 2022 OSWEGO COUNTY – The City of Oswego and County Youth Bureau is now accepting applications for funding for programs that provide sports and fitness activities to youth in the county. Up to $9,458 is available through the Oswego County Youth Bureau and the New York State Office of Child and Family Services […]

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STEM Grants Awarded to 3 Robertson Co.

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WTVF) – Three schools in Robertson County have received STEM grants to develop science, technology, engineering and math education projects to spark student interest in future careers in these areas. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Bicentennial Volunteers, Inc. (BVI), an organization of TVA retirees, awarded the grants to the three schools, chosen […]

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WNY schools will receive nearly $200 million in funding

Schools in Western New York are getting more funding thanks to Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022-23 state budget. More than $169 million is expected to be spent on area schools. The money will help expand universal pre-K classes and help create 1,300 new pre-K slots locally. “Over the past two years, nearly every aspect of life […]

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Michigan House Budget Increases School Funding, Bans Transgender Athletes

Michigan’s House and Senate approved spending plans for separate schools this week, kicking off negotiations on whether to cut debt or invest in hiring new teachers and mental health efforts. House lawmakers passed a $19.9 billion school aid budget on Thursday that increases spending by 15%, pays off pension debt and bars transgender girls from […]

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Manhattan Beach voters to weigh 12-year package tax to benefit schools – Daily Breeze

Manhattan Beach has long asked landowners for money to supplement funding for its high-performing public schools. And voters in the wealthy community have always said yes. Since 1995, voters have opposed a parcel tax increase only once — a failed 2003 initiative for $108 per package for five years. But in the June 7 election, […]

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Long Beach Assemblyman O’Donnell backs 15% increase in school support – Press Telegram

A 15% increase in what the state gives to K-12 schools each year has the support of State Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, who chairs the education committee of this branch of legislation. This hike is the crux of the Assembly Bill of 1948, a bill drafted by Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco. After it […]

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Morenci schools ask for the renewal of the operating mile in the ballot of May 3

MORENCI – Voters in the Morenci Area Schools District are being asked to renew the district’s non-family operating mileage. The renewal of 18 mills is on the ballot on Tuesday, May 3. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Morenci City Hall, 118 Orchard St. The 18 mills are levied on […]

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How much are some suburban school districts getting in new state funding

Several suburban school districts will receive part of $87 million in additional school funding due to a coding error in the state funding formula that incorrectly routed money to Chicago public schools. School district administrators say they welcome the extra money, though some acknowledge their share won’t be large enough to overcome state funding issues […]

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School Safety Today: ESSER Refresher and New School Funding Opportunities

Dr. Paula Love, Founder of RFP Match, joined Tyler Kern for an encore on ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) to talk about the latest funding available to help schools. There were lots of updates and opportunities to share. Since the pandemic, several different COVID relief acts and programs have provided much needed funds […]

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Arts and Music Education Fundraising Campaign Launched – Daily Bulletin

Kevin Frazier is the MC for the event announcing the “Vote Arts and Minds” ballot measure kick-off campaign at Hamilton High School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Supporters of the public school arts and music ballot measure, including Austin Beutner, event MC Kevin Frazier, as well […]

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The schools study has been revised to show that poor children in Pennsylvania are getting less

Researchers acknowledged on Monday that an analysis used by Pennsylvania officials to argue that the state funding system is not hurting poor students was flawed — and the revised version comes to the opposite conclusion. The Urban Institute has updated a national study school funding models to determine how it accounted for funds provided to […]

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Newton Mayor Proposes Budget and Funding Increase to Schools and Municipalities for Fiscal Year 2023

April 23, 2022 Updated on April 23, 2022 at 9:16 a.m. Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller presented Newton’s fiscal year 2023 budget proposal, which increases city spending on schools and city services, to Newton City Council on Tuesday. The operating budget of $480 million, which runs from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023, is up […]

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Palm Beach County teachers set to get pay raise and $1,500 bonus

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Public school teachers in Palm Beach County will soon be taking home more money on their paychecks. School board members on Wednesday approved up to a 3.5% raise for teachers, based on their efficiency rating, as well as a $1,500 bonus, calling it the best offer in the state. But […]

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SC Dept. of Ed commits $14.5 million to expand summer after-school programs

COLUMBIA, SC (WCBD) — The South Carolina Department of Education is spending $14.5 million to expand summer and afterschool programs. As part of a partnership with the South Carolina Afterschool Alliance, the department announced Tuesday that it will provide up to $14.5 million in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Funding (ESSER) to expand programs summer […]

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$60,000 in Funding for Classroom Projects Donated to Orlando Area Schools – WFTV

ORLANDO, Fla. — The college football season is moving from the field to the classroom. READ: Orange County 911 dispatchers spotlighted for lifesaving work they do The College Football Playoff Foundation and Florida Citrus Sports have partnered with Donors Choose to fund classroom projects worth $60,000. Thirty-eight Orlando-area schools are receiving the funding. Photos: $60,000 […]

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Klobuchar and Smith Secure Major Federal Funding to Expand College Access for Native American and Alaska Native Students

Funding will expand Saint Paul College program designed to support the academic and social success of Native American and Alaska Native students WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tina Smith (D-MN) have secured $500,000 in federal funding to expand a program at Saint Paul College focused on providing academic and social support to […]

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Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $3 Million in Pandemic Reimbursement Funds to Montgomery County Public Schools | Press Releases

Maryland Delegation Announces More Than $3 Million in Pandemic Reimbursement Funds to Montgomery County Public Schools | Press Releases | Congressman Jamie Raskin […]

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Investing in Iowa Public Schools

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds arrives to deliver his statehood address January 12 before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature at the Des Moines Capitol. In that speech, Reynolds proposed private scholarships and other changes that could impact public school funding. (Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press) Lawmakers should reject state-funded scholarships for private schools The Republican-controlled Iowa […]

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Bill would shift burden of school funding from businesses to homeowners: The Wake Up for Friday, April 8, 2022

Subscribe to Alarm Clock, cleveland.comThe free morning newsletter from , delivered to your inbox weekdays at 5:30 a.m. Unfortunately, gloomy weather conditions are expected for much of the weekend. Showers and thunderstorms are likely today, with highs in the upper 40s. Saturday will start with a mix of rain and snow, changing to full rain. […]

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Spending on school resources frozen at 2016 levels – BESA

Spending on teaching aids and equipment is frozen below 2015-2016 levels as schools face mounting financial pressures, according to data seen by Your. Spending on these resources will be on average £55 per primary pupil and £49 per secondary pupil in 2022-23, around 25% less than in 2015-16, according to data collected by the British […]

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Chelmsford officials discuss importance of ARPA funding

CHELMSFORD — U.S. Representative Lori Trahan visited Parker Middle School on Monday to discuss the more than $800,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding that Chelmsford Public Schools has received to help students access the online learning during the pandemic. The district received a total of $815,130 from the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity Fund […]

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More than 500 companies have withdrawn from Russia, but some remain

3M suspend operations in Russia Abrdn suspend investment in Russia and reduce exposure Adidas suspend operations in Russia Adobe suspend all sales in Russia ADP suspend new sales/services to Russia Airbus suspend the supply of parts to Aeroflot Akamai suspend sales in Russia Akin Gump suspend operations in Russia Alphabet suspend all operations in Russia […]

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Ravenna schools will get funds from the sale of the former high school property

Once the sale of the former Ravenna High School property to the city is finalized, the Ravenna School District will have funds available to improve its existing buildings. Two weeks ago, Ravenna City Council confirmed that the city planned to purchase the five-acre property at East Main and Clinton streets, the site where Ravenna High […]

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Alaska House budget committee approves millions for oil and gas drillers

The chambers of the Alaska House Finance Committee are seen Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at the Alaska State Capitol in Juneau. (James Brooks/DNA) JUNEAU — With high oil prices expected to bring billions of dollars in additional revenue to the Alaska state government, members of the House Finance Committee voted last week to spend $532 […]

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Sununu Calls for Extension of COVID-19 Testing Program at School | New Hampshire News

CONCORD, NH (AP) — New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a program that funds COVID-19 testing in schools. The school of epidemiology and laboratory capacity reopening program is scheduled to end in July. COVID-19 cases have plunged nationwide. Sununu is calling for a one-year extension […]

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School funding: the arts are important too

Re: “More counsellors, nurses for WA schools after legislature increases funding” [March 16, Education]: I am a parent of a Seattle Public Schools fourth grade student and I am also a clinical child psychologist specializing in the social and emotional well-being of our children. Due to funding cuts, SPS plans to significantly reduce the multi-arts […]

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Sydney Academy of Arts is soliciting donations for the Visiting Artists Fund

SIDNEY – Maine Arts Academy is seeking donations to establish a fund to attract visiting artists to its school community. The academy aims to establish a fund of $5,000 for the 2022-23 school year. Community donations will be used as matching funds to attract additional grants, according to a press release from the academy. The […]

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Univ. of Washington plans new biotech workforce center in Bothell with $750,000 federal funding

The University of Washington Bothell. (U.W. Bothell Photo) Washington Bothell University has landed $750,000 in federal funding to support a new center focused on training the life sciences workforce. Funding is part of millions set aside for the state of washington in the giant federal appropriations bill signed Tuesday by President Joe Biden. The money […]

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Maine Voices: Maine Families Need Universal Pre-K

I moved to the Aroostook County community of Près Isle when I was three years old with my mother and sisters. While my mother started a new job and my sisters started in new schools, someone needed to take care of me. We didn’t have any friends or family in the area, so I participated […]

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Governor Hochul Announces $2.5 Million Funding for School Mental Health Resource Center

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the availability of $2.5 million over five years to create and support a Technical Assistance Center for mental health resources and training for schools. The center will support all public and private schools in New York State and help them deliver mental health education as part of K-12 health programs. […]

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Shortchanged: Arizona schools will suffer, blame circulates as court kills K-12 funding

Published on March 12, 2022 at 4:07 p.m. Blake Morlock TucsonSentinel.com Long ago, in a Phoenix 100 miles away, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey decided that Arizona could no longer rank 49th in school spending. No, that was completely unacceptable. Hell, he was going to do something about it. In 2016, he got voters to approve […]

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Pennsylvania school fundraising lawsuit comes to an end

Responding to Commonwealth Needs In his closing argument, DeCesar pointed out that the education clause in the state constitution calls for an education system that is not only “comprehensive and effective” but “responsive to the needs of the Commonwealth.” “Education is not the Commonwealth’s only need,” he said. “The General Assembly has more duties” – […]

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Very poor schools only get small boost in budget deal

During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden pledged to triple Title I funding. Last year, Biden aimed to achieve this by proposing to more than double the program, which sends extra money to very poor schools. Now it looks like schools will have to settle for a lot less. A bipartisan budget wrap unveiled early Wednesday […]

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Key pandemic nutrition assistance looks set to end suddenly

The spat has been taking place behind the scenes in recent weeks as lawmakers try to cobble together a deal to avoid a federal shutdown, which is expected to happen after midnight Friday unless Congress acts. The tense process has sparked tough debates over which programs passed earlier in the pandemic — and how much, […]

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‘These Are Our Children:’ Local School Districts Welcome Hundreds of Hartford Students Through Open Choice | Connecticut and area

Alisha Henderson, Hartford resident and U.S. Air Force veteran, is sending her 4-year-old daughter to Enfield’s STEAM Academy preschool through the state’s Open Choice program. “So far it’s been an amazing experience,” Henderson said, adding that “it feels like a partnership” with teachers and staff. Henderson’s daughter, Novella, started at the Stowe Learning Center academy […]

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Schools would receive funding for e-education programs under bipartisan bill

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JW Leary Junior High School Student Wins Massena Public Library Grant | Education

MASSENA — The Massena Public Library has benefited from a grant written by a student at JW Leary High School. Reese Faucher wrote the grant application for the Northern New York Community Foundation’s Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge, which provided $500 to the library. “They got this grant because of this student’s presentation,” Massena Councilman […]

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4 districts hope to change voters’ minds on school funding

EVERETT — Public school district leaders in Marysville, Sultan, Granite Falls and Stanwood will ask voters in April to approve key funding measures they rejected in special elections this month. These districts have not passed the multi-year property tax levies they rely on to pay for classroom staff, special education services, athletic programs, computers and […]

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Duke Awards Agricultural Education and Diversity Grants | Local

Special for T&D GREENVILLE – Duke Energy is continuing its long history as a vital participant in South Carolina’s economy by announcing $500,000 in support of the state’s main industry: agribusiness. Grants from the Duke Energy Foundation will help fund education and diversity initiatives statewide. “Agribusiness is South Carolina’s premier industry, and Duke Energy is […]

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Governor Lee and Schwinn unveil new K-12 funding plan | News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn on Thursday unveiled a sweeping new rewrite of how the state funds its multibillion-dollar K-12 education system, saying it provides more money per student and valuable services. For months, Lee and Schwinn have highlighted the numerous meetings and town halls held across the […]

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School funding tops list of current budget aids for Southwest Virginia | Government and politics

RICHMOND — Increases for teachers and money to rebuild crumbling public schools are bipartisan items likely to receive increased funding over the next two years, delegates representing Southwest Virginia said in the process. state budget planning. The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates have both drafted two-year budgets and will soon work together to finalize […]

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On February 22, the Edmonds School Board prepares to discuss mask-wearing policy and project funding

The Edmonds School District Board of Trustees, at its regular business meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, is set to discuss mask-wearing requirements as well as budget approvals for several upcoming projects. Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Feb. 17 that statewide mask orders will end for most indoor settings on March 21, including K-12 schools and […]

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Bill to increase special education funding by $93 million for passes Education Committee – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– Funding for special education in Colorado could get a major boost. A bill passed unanimously by the Senate Education Committee would increase funding by $93 million. (credit: CBS) Connor Long is among those who testified in support of the bill. He was born with Down Syndrome but never let his disability get in […]

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State Senators, Department of Education Call for More Funding for Summer Schools to Help Students Catch Up – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Schools and summer education programs need an additional $100 million to help students recover from pandemic-related school closures, according to the state Department of Education, education groups education and several state senators. Testifying at a Senate Education Committee meeting on Tuesday, they said Oregon needs more programs to help students recover credits, spend time with […]

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Finding a solution to education financing gaps

For many New Hampshire communities, city lines can still make a major financial difference. In Brookline, residents of a home worth $200,000 must pay $4,140 in annual local school property taxes, the highest rate in the state. One town further, in Mason, a home worth $200,000 results in a tax bill of $2,358. In Claremont, […]

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Why Michigan schools want relaxed rules for student attendance

When neighboring districts moved to online learning amid rising COVID-19 rates this school year, Superintendent Ryan McLoud kept the doors of his Macomb County school district open, except for brief closure of the college due to staff shortages. Yet more than a quarter of its 2,500 students at Eastpointe Community Schools have already missed 20 […]

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CFO questions ‘return on investment’ for increased school funding sparks debate in Norwalk

NORWALK — In the face of backlash from the mayor and school district leaders, the city’s chief financial officer has apologized for comments he made about education spending. In a meeting Thursday with the joint council’s finance and claims committee, Norwalk chief financial officer Henry Dachowitz questioned the ‘return on investment’ when asked if more […]

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Addabbo bets on funding schools through mobile sports betting

Photo courtesy of Senator Addabbo “We also need to invest in these schools, making them as attractive as possible to attract potential students,” Senator Addabbo said of trade schools. By Michael V. Cusenza State Sen. Joe Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach) recently noted that last month’s record launch of mobile sports betting in New York City […]

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Secular state to double funding for Christian schools in the Middle East – Middle East Monitor

Secular France is doubling its funding for Christian schools in the Middle East while continuing a large-scale crackdown on French Muslim communities that has led to authorities closing Muslim schools. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the funding during an event at the Elysee Palace in Paris last week. “Supporting Christians in the Middle East is […]

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The GOP advocates for school choice in Pennsylvania. fundraising test

Northen also guided Donley through some of the state’s efforts to direct more money to less affluent and needy districts, including passing an “equitable funding formula” in 2016 that gives additional weight to districts that serve more low-income students. and English learners. The state also added $100 million in “upper tier” funds to the 2021-22 […]

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Leominster Public Schools Receives $11 Million from American Rescue Plan Act and Additional State Funding

LEOMINSTER — Congressman James McGovern was joined by State Senator John Cronin, State Representative Natalie Higgins, Superintendent Paula Deacon and other local leaders to celebrate major new investments in schools in the city made possible by $11 million in federal funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund […]

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GSW secures nearly $900,000 in relief funds to help address nursing shortage

AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) – Nearly $900,000 is coming to Southwest Georgia to help address the nursing shortage. The money will be used to improve Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) nursing program. Dr. Teresa Teasley is the Associate Dean of the GSW School of Nursing and is also a professor. She said they were in “crisis […]

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South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette visits Myrtle Beach School

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – As South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette and Governor Henry McMaster continue their efforts to allow state funding to go to private schools, Evette visited the Myrtle Beach Christian Academy Friday. During the pandemic, school leaders said they enrolled 200 more students as more parents sought alternative learning environments for […]

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Deadline for School Funding Applications

The Pine Bluff Community Foundation will be accepting scholarship applications from Feb. 1 through March 15, according to a news release. Pine Bluff and Jefferson County students can go to www.arcf.org/scholarships and apply for available scholarships. The scholarships are administered by the Community Foundation of Arkansas. The Pine Bluff area scholarships are listed in the […]

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Lake Wales Charter School could lose $248,317.41 in funding due to FTE audit

During the Lake Wales Charter School business session and board meeting on November 29, 2021, school solicitor Robin Gibson shared an update from legal counsel. Mr. Gibson advised the Board that a new legal matter had arisen. Each Council member received a memorandum from the law firm of AM Stuckey with offices in Lake Wales. […]

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Meriden panel recommends funding school transition program and court resurfacing

MERIDEN — The panel reviewing requests for federal coronavirus relief funds put forward two more proposals Monday night. One such request is for $105,000 to fund a multi-year program proposed by local non-profit group Change the Play Inc. to ensure at-risk fifth and sixth graders do not become academically disengaged during of their transition from […]

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Lawmakers push ahead with school quake funding

PORT ANGELES — Five of the smaller school districts on the northern Olympic Peninsula would qualify for earthquake retrofit grants under legislation that had its first hearing last week before the state’s capital budget committee. Based on 2020-21 enrollment, eligible school districts in the Northern Olympic Peninsula are Cape Flattery and Crescent in Clallam County […]

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Ducey Defends Use of Arizona School Funding Amid Fed Threat to Claw It Back

Posted Jan 21, 2022 4:55 a.m. Camille Pedrosa Cronkite News Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that the state’s use of the money to support schools that reject mask mandates is “well in line” with federal guidelines for the funds, despite a threat from the Treasury to resume the silver. At stake is about $173 million […]

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Mathnasium provides $35,000 in funding to parent-teacher associations and schools for math nights

LOS ANGELES, January 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mathnasium The Center for Mathematics Learning, North America leader in math-only supplemental education, has partnered with National PTA to provide $35,000 in funding to US schools and PTA organizations for Math Night events to be held during the 2021-2022 school year. Math Night, one of Mathnasium’s mechanisms for […]

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City of Emporia asks the Commonwealth for funding for the construction of a new school | News

The City of Emporia is asking the upcoming Virginia General Assembly to pass a budget amendment to provide additional funding for school construction. Last week, the Emporia City Council approved sending a letter of recommendation requesting support from the Commonwealth of Virginia and state delegation, including local officials Senator Louise Lucas-D and Del, – elected […]

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Voters will decide the fate of critical school funding measures

INDEX – In this rural school district sandwiched between mountain peaks, there’s money in the budget for students to play in the band and have a nurse on campus a few hours a week. Funding does not come entirely from the state. For years, the community helped foot the bill through a local tax levy. […]

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Biden administration threatens to claw back Arizona Covid funds over school’s anti-mask policies

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden talks to people during a tour of a COVID-19 vaccination site at Isaac Middle School in Phoenix, Arizona, June 30, 2021. caroline kaster | Swimming pool | Reuters The Biden administration on Friday threatened to rescind millions of dollars in federal coronavirus aid for Arizona, accusing the state of using […]

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Schools, law enforcement, tax cuts, all of Kansas’ fiscal 2023 budget goals

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Full funding for schools, increases for law enforcement and tax cuts for Kansans are all included in Governor Laura Kelly’s state budget for fiscal year 2023. On Wednesday, January 12, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says she announced it budget recommendations after three she delivered in her State of the State address […]

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State of the State: Governor proposes historic increase in funding for schools, along with significant tax cuts | Local news

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Educators Call for More Funding for Schools Despite Staffing Problems | national news

Faced with the need to fill vacant positions in schools, securing adequate school funding and greater flexibility in hiring are two of the priorities that state heads of institutions want the legislature of Iowa is approaching when it begins its 2022 session this week. School districts in Iowa are struggling to offer employees a competitive […]

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Anguish of Afghans in Sacramento

In recent months, Yousafzai has learned that two relatives from his native village near Jalalabad had disappeared. A friend’s brother, a doctor, was found dead, his body mutilated. Yousafzai watched videos of families selling their children out of desperation and gave me pictures of unspeakable atrocities. His wife told him on Tuesday that their former […]

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Will the Hochul Budget Help New Yorkers with Developmental Disabilities?

With Gov. Kathy Hochul’s first State of the State address approaching, supporters of New Yorkers with intellectual and developmental disabilities are eager to hear how the governor plans to address a growing staff shortage who reached critical proportions during the pandemic. Leaders of nonprofits say they have long faced barriers in recruiting and keeping direct […]

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Health, education and environment: StateImpact Oklahoma reporters look to 2022

StateImpact Oklahoma celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2021, and before 2022, editor-in-chief Logan Layden sat down with reporters to discuss what listeners can expect in the New Year. TRANSCRIPTION: LAYDEN: Another year of StateImpact is in the books, and we have our reporters here: Catherine Sweeney, Robby Korth, and Beth Wallis. Hello everyone. While focusing […]

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Kentucky school districts devastated by tornadoes ask for help

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Superintendents in western Kentucky school districts affected by the December tornadoes this week called for an extended freeze on a school funding formula that links average daily attendance to money . What would you like to know West Kentucky Superintendents Seek Funding Help They ask authorities for a prolonged freeze on […]

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City students face long public transit trips to school

When Roslyn Johnson says goodbye to her fifteen-year-old granddaughter as she leaves for school at 6.30am every morning, she worries about the more than an hour’s journey ahead. “It’s pitch black. So it’s scary and you’re on pins and needles because there’s so much going on today and you can’t take anything for granted, ”Johnson […]

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McDowell Aid: Funding Approved for New School | Opinion

After three years of testing, the McDowell County School Board finally secured state funding for a new consolidated elementary school. The school system was told last week that it will receive $ 15 million in funding from the West Virginia State School Building Authority for the project, which will replace elementary schools in Kimball, Fall […]

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St. John’s receives NYSERDA funding for energy projects – Queens Daily Eagle

By Rachel Vick St. John’s University’s path to a greener campus just got easier with the help of new public funds. The $ 1,792,750 from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority will be used to support several projects over the next three years focused on reducing energy use and carbon emissions. “At […]

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Kindergarten to Grade 12 online registrations soar, fundraising, performance questions

A quintuple of students taking distance education in the past year has resulted in changes in the study and practice of virtual education in Wyoming. Sofia Jeremiah, WyoFile Nine years ago, D’Ron and Jason Campbell made a decision that seemed a bit drastic at the time. They took their daughter Kaitlyn, then in fifth grade, […]

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Fort Valley State Receives Nearly $ 2 Million STOP School Violence Grant | USAO-MDGA

MACON, Georgia. – The Department of Justice today announced nearly $ 126 million in funding to advance school safety under the STOP Violence in Schools Act. The grants, awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) of the Office of Justice Programs and the Ministry’s Office of Community Policing Services (COPS), will help put in […]

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Los Angeles school district withheld funding for poor Catholic schools, lawsuit says

A The Archdiocese of California is suing its local school district for withholding funding for Catholic schools. The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is suing the Unified School District of Los Angeles, seeking a court order that would require the school district to “engage in timely and meaningful consultation with (the Archdiocese) regarding the process by […]

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How Bishop Sycamore Football Team Shattered Their Dreams

“It’s a snapshot of what’s happening to youth sports in the downtown area,” she said. “There is a lot of money and greed. Some of these coaches pursue the same dreams as children. That being said, downtown children do not have access to this training. When somebody comes in and says I’m gonna get you […]

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Lawmakers Discuss Farmers’ Rights, School Funding at Annual Egg Breakfast, and Questions | News

State lawmakers told a crowd in Madison County on Friday that the right to cultivate must become law and schools must be fully funded. State Senator Frank Ginn and Representatives Alan Powell and Rob Leverett sat at a table in front of members of the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and Madison County Rotary Club […]

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Early Learning in Idaho: A Quick Guide

EdNews associate editor Devin Bodkin writes a regular Monday column to highlight a weekly education issue. Contact him with ideas at [email protected] Early learning in Idaho was back in the news last week, for better or for worse. The latest fall reading scores for this year’s first graders – last year’s kindergartens – were better […]

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Prichard committee approves 22’s legislative program and seeks increased funding at all levels of education

At its quarterly board meeting this week, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence approved the organization’s 2022 legislative program. The plan focuses on increasing state-wide investments for all levels of education and strengthening education and learning systems to help lay the foundation for public education in the following the COVID-19 pandemic. “In January 2020, the […]

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Providence Public Schools Award $ 150,000 in Community Impact Grants

PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – The Providence Public School District has awarded more than $ 150,000 to eight local nonprofits to enrich the school experience for students and families. All funded nonprofits align with Providence’s recovery action plan. The grants are: The YMCA of Greater Providence will launch a Shooting Stars Academic Program for after-school literacy […]

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Independence, Missouri Public Schools Face $ 1.2 Million Loss After Company Payback

INDEPENDENCE, Missouri – A Fortune 500 company’s tax mistake could end up costing the Independence School District more than $ 1 million. Much of the school district’s funding comes from property taxes, paid by both homeowners and businesses. FOX4 Newsletters: Get updates delivered to your inbox But in January this year, Jackson County reimbursed Unilever […]

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Solutions to the Hiring Crisis in California School Districts

In summary Here are some steps California lawmakers can take to give school districts a better chance to fill vacancies. By Nick Melvoin, Special at CalMatters Nick Melvoin is vice president of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Twelve years ago, budget cuts forced the Los Angeles Unified School District to lay off thousands of […]

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Stockbridge Schools Receive $ 590,000 in COVID Relief Funding

STOCKBRIDGE, Michigan – The Ingham County Council of Commissioners is giving community schools in Stockbridge nearly $ 600,000 in COVID relief money, in hopes of alleviating the effects of the pandemic. Brian Friddle, the superintendent of community schools in Stockbridge, has made the request. “Right now, with the effects of COVID, with contact tracing, with […]

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State Rep. proposes a bill to give more funding to those responsible for school resources | New

Two days after the Oxford High School tragedy in which four students were killed and seven injured by an active gunman, Michigan House approved a broad plan to support law enforcement and staff public security. The legislation provides more than $ 360 million to help first responders with their recruitment efforts, community outreach and equipment […]

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Whitmer seeks $ 300 million to support COVID-19 testing in Michigan schools – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Michigan (AP) – On Tuesday, November 30, Gov. Whitmer’s administration said it wanted lawmakers to quickly allocate $ 300 million in federal pandemic rescue funding to support COVID-19 testing in schools amid a fourth wave of infections in Michigan. The money was included in the relief bill approved by Congress and President Joe Biden […]

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Federally-funded program completes first semester at OKCPS

This fall marks the first semester of a federally funded program to get people into education. Students are required by the state to complete a minimum of 12 weeks of instruction to earn a Traditional Teaching Certificate in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Education Association president Katherine Bishop said this was just one of the many burdens educators […]

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Hawai’i Ulu farms get boost from Kamehameha schools

Photo courtesy of Kamehameha Schools. (BIVN) – The Hawai’i ‘Ulu Co-operative is the Kamehameha Schools’ first investment to strengthen food self-sufficiency in Hawai’i, as part of a larger fundraising effort of $ 10 million. Kamehameha schools recently shared a press release detailing the newly established Food Systems Fund and the $ 300,000 that goes towards […]

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State comptroller takes legal action to block Leandro’s funding order

RALEIGH – State Comptroller Linda Combs is going to court to block a recent ruling in the long-running Leandro School funding case. Combs filed a motion Wednesday asking the North Carolina Court of Appeals to issue a “writ of prohibition.” The writ would block an order by retired Union County judge David Lee to have […]

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School funding: NAO calls for inquiry into academy trust surplus

An official investigation should be launched to determine why more than a fifth of university trusts accumulate reserves worth 20% or more of their annual income and “spend less” on their students, the National Audit said today. Office. In a new report released today, the watchdog says the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) should […]

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Joseph Himle recommended as Acting Dean of the School of Social Work

Joseph A. Himle, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the School of Social Work, will assume the role of Interim Dean of the school effective January 1, 2022. Her appointment, awaiting approval from the Board of Regents on December 9, is recommended by Susan M. Collins, Senior Vice-President and Executive Vice-President, Academic Affairs. Joseph Himle […]

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Orica Funding Platform Partners with NGO to Use NFTs to Build School in Uganda By Cointelegraph

The growing number of social impact projects using digital art to raise funds for charitable causes marks a powerful development in the non-fungible token (NFT) space. One of those projects leveraging technology for social good is Orica, an ethical fundraising platform that supports artists and social impact organizations, or SIOs, to create and sell NFTs. […]

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Specialized schools struggle to retain staff

NEW YORK – Danielle Ruggiero is a teacher-in-training at Eden II, a Staten Island school for children with autism. “I took over this class over a year ago now,” said Ruggiero, whose class includes students aged 15 to 17. “I just fell in love with it since then. “ What would you like to know […]

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Philly City Council Restores Funding For Film Bureau After Year Of Zero Budget

?? Do you like Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia every day. After a year of pay cuts and advocacy with elected officials, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office is no longer the only film commission in a major American city without government funding. […]

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Google announces funding for Wick, the ASU Cronkite School research project

Wick Communications is partnering with Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication on a Google-supported project to research strategies to facilitate healthy online discourse. The Voices Listening Project, one of 25 projects included in the third project of the Google News Initiative Innovation challenge in North America, was announcement Tuesday. Over […]

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Washington Council of Education sees gains and delays in fulfilling schools’ mandates

Over the course of two days, members of the Washington State Board of Education set legislative priorities, examined gaps and gains in school districts’ compliance with educational mandates, and heard new arguments for and as opposed to adopting a statewide ethnic studies degree requirement. . The 16-member council, which meets about six times a year, […]