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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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Educational controversies have their own history

In 1974, I was a freshman law student when my father’s textbooks were “burned and banned” in Charleston, W. Va. No student has ever read a single page. It was part of the beginning of the culture war battle that continues to this day, over whether “American exceptionalism” is what we should be teaching our […]

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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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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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Hungary, the ally that we conservatives do not see

Tonight I was at a private event in Budapest where I met the country’s justice minister, Judit Varga. We had a long conversation. I’m telling you, if you put this woman on American television, most Americans would think she’s the healthiest, bravest person they’ve seen in public life in ages. she is blessed Ordinary. I […]

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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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COLUMN: Appeal to state education department, politicians | Opinion

On January 28, I attended a Mississippi Department of Education hearing. It was planned by them, and it was their proposed changes to the state social studies curriculum for grades K-12. What the future of our state and our country would be taught about our nation, its beginnings and its history – what America is, […]

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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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McFeely Blog: Fargo’s New Private School Looks Like Trumpy – InForum

FARGO — Do we have a Donald J. Trump Academy in Fargo? Or maybe it could be called a MAGA charter school. Time will tell, but the red flags (or are they ceilings?) have already waved. The Capstone Classical Academy, as The Forum reported on Friday, will begin classes this fall. It will be located […]

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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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Cultural renewal, educational reform and the study of history

[ad_1] By Uditha Devapriya(with Uthpala Wijesuriya) Most of the accounts of educational reform in British Ceylon focus on the officials and administrators, rather than the people on the ground and the historical forces they have had to contend with. Very little, if any, effort is made to place the reforms in a larger historical context. […]

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Mayfield Independent Schools Superintendent Sees Challenges For Years To Come After Devastating Storms – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

The Mayfield Independent School District plans to welcome students back to class on January 10 – exactly one month after deadly storms swept through western Kentucky and destroyed much of that city. Mayfield Independent is a small neighborhood of about 1,800 students. It has an elementary school, middle school, high school, and vocational school, which […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Holdrege’s men plan Christian school in former YMCA building | Local news

Ben Loberg, left, and Logan Reed sit on the board of trustees of Legacy Christian School in Holdrege. They plan to open the non-denominational Christian school from preschool to fourth grade in the fall of 2022. Ashley Bebensee, Kearney Hub By ASHLEY BEBENSEE, Hub Staff Editor HOLDREGE – Logan Reed graduated from eighth grade with […]

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UNM awards Judy Zanotti honorary doctorate: UNM Newsroom

Throughout a distinguished career and years of service to the Albuquerque community, Judy Zanotti will be honored by the University of New Mexico with an honorary doctorate during the fall opening ceremony, the Friday 17th December. “I am really upset and very humbled,” Zanotti said. “I know it’s a cliché, but it’s really true that […]

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Early Learning in Idaho: A Quick Guide

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Morceaux frères for December 11, 2021 – News

[ad_1] – Correction: The December 4 diary incorrectly identified the author of the study and discussion guide for Tod Bolsinger’s plenary session on “Building Church in Unknown Territory” from the 2021 Annual Conference. The guide was written by Renee Wilson, who has assisted at the Town Hall Moderators events and is a staff member of […]

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Federally-funded program completes first semester at OKCPS

[ad_1] 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 […]

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School funding: NAO calls for inquiry into academy trust surplus

[ad_1] 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) […]

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18 of 20 private schools chosen succeed with face-to-face pilot courses on November 22 – Manila Bulletin

[ad_1] A week after some public schools started running face-to-face pilot courses, a limited number of private schools that offer basic education also started face-to-face classes on Monday, November 22. Face-to-face pilot courses at Academica De Meridien Inc., a private school in San Antonio, Zambales (Photo by DepEd) However, only 18 of the 20 private […]

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Murphy, Ciattarell: Strong differences between schools in NJ

[ad_1] Credit: (Edwin J. Torres / NJ Governor’s Office; AP Photo / Frank Franklin II, Pool)Gov. Phil Murphy, a leftist Democrat and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli When Phil Murphy was elected governor four years ago, it was seen as a sea change in the state’s leadership and oversight of New Jersey public schools. His predecessor, […]

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TRIO receives $ 550,000 in grants

Mason galemoreContributing [email protected] The US Department of Education announced that the TRIO talent search program at Murray State would receive $ 554,750 to help low-income students. Talent Search, which has been operating in Murray since 2016, helps first-generation low-income students prepare for college. The program is one of eight TRIO programs. The grants will be […]

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Youngkin calls on every school in Virginia to have cops on campus

[ad_1] “Every school will need to have school resource officers on its campus,” Republican candidate for governor Glenn Youngkin said at a rally in Fairfax County. “They’ll be on campus, or this school will lose its funding.” At a campaign rally in Fairfax County, Va. On Tuesday night, Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin told supporters […]

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Lincoln Diocese Director of Catholic Schools Announces Intention to Gradually Retire | Education

Take a look at the number of Nebraska students enrolled in homeschooling for the 2021-22 school year and how it compares to previous years. Matthew Hecker, executive director of schools in the Catholic Diocese of Lincoln, announced this week that he will step down from his role over the next three years. Matthew Hecker Hecker, […]

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Parents sue California public school system for ‘unconstitutional’ chant to Aztec deities

[ad_1] three California parents have filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Education for singing the Aztec gods in the new ethnic research program. According to a procedure filed earlier this month, the program asks students to repeat the song “In LakEch Affirmation,” which evokes the Aztec gods worshiped through human sacrifice. The Thomas […]

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Johnson County public school districts see enrollment rebound but still fall short of projections

[ad_1] The Shawnee Mission and $ 232 De Soto school districts see a slight increase in student enrollments this fall compared to last year, but both districts are still on target. Districts counted students on September 20, a date set by the state for taking official school enrollment counts. Russell Knapp, chief financial officer of […]

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Lawyers ask Superior Court to remove Aztec prayers from California classrooms

California parents are challenging a program that forces their children to pray to Aztec gods. Lawyers for the Thomas More Society filed a temporary restraining order with the California Superior Court on September 24. The injunction asks the Department of Education to stop Aztec prayers in classrooms. “Our clients have no objection to students learning […]

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Yes, parents in Virginia should tell schools what to teach

[ad_1] ROnly the differences between two candidates for a public office perfectly crystallized in a single minute of debate. But such a minute occurred Tuesday night in Alexandria, Va., During the gubernatorial debate between Clinton fundraiser Terry McAuliffe and businessman Glenn Youngkin. Asked about the Virginia Department of Education policy that allows anyone to use […]

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Nevada uses federal relief funds to invest in educator projects

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS, NV (KLAS) – Nevada becomes the first state in the country to invest directly in educator projects on DonorsChoose using federal relief money. The Nevada Department announced $ 8 million in elementary and secondary school emergency aid funds to help public school educators obtain classroom resources for the school year through DonorsChoose, […]

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Here are the states where school mask warrant bans have been overturned in court, at least for now

[ad_1] Top line A federal judge in South Carolina hit the state’s ban on masks warrants Tuesday for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act, the latest in a series of nationwide court rulings that have blocked the state’s attempts to prevent school districts to require the wearing of masks, at least temporarily. Students wearing face […]

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OC business owner Angela Mirabella among several arrested over $ 6.1 million student loan scam

[ad_1] READ MORE: Judge Orders Father Paul Flores to Stand Trial for Murder in Missing Kristin Smart Angela Kathryn Mirabella, 47, was one of seven indicted on a range of charges including conspiracy to commit major theft and unauthorized use of personal identification information in a scheme that prosecutors say has brought in more than […]

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Victorian school funding to get creative

[ad_1] Musicians, artists, filmmakers and designers will have the chance to work in Victorian schools as part of a new Creative Learning Partnership program. Creative Industries Minister Danny Pearson has invited Victorian schools to apply for the 2022 cycle of the Creative Learning Partnerships program, with $ 10,000 grants available to engage individual creatives and […]

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Oklahoma Governor Stitt Requests State Department of Education Audit

[ad_1] Following an explosive report on Epic charter schools last year, Governor Kevin Stitt requested an investigative audit of the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The audit, which the governor announced Thursday, would focus on the state agency’s financial oversight of public schools. “As we make record investments in our public education system, students and […]

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Some states use federal virus aid to expand school choice

[ad_1] When Congress sent billions of dollars to states at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to help secure schools, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee saw an opportunity. He used some of the manna to further his goal of providing choice school options for parents, sending millions of people to charter schools that operate without traditional […]

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Coatesville Schools Receive State Funding To Provide Healthy Snacks Local News

[ad_1] COATESVILLE – Five elementary schools in the Coatesville-area school district will receive total funding of more than $ 146,000 to provide students with fresh fruit and vegetable snacks during the school day, State Senator Carolyn Comitta said. Grant funds, provided through the United States Department of Agriculture (FFVP) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program and […]

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Funding possibility: 2021-2022 Grant for the improvement of schools Title I Grant 1003 for the overhaul of secondary schools (HSR)

[ad_1] 2021-2022 Grant for the improvement of schools Title I 1003 Grant for the overhaul of secondary schools (HSR) Grant application documents Grant request (PDF) | Grant request (Word) For the 2021-22 school year, the New York State Department of Education (NYSED or “the Department”) is offering target districts with non-Receivership CSI schools the opportunity […]

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Santa Fe Public Schools Welcome City Halls on Federal Pandemic Funds | Education

[ad_1] Santa Fe Public Schools is seeking community input on how to spend its third round of federal pandemic relief funding, totaling nearly $ 20 million. The district is hosting a series of town halls this week to fulfill the US Department of Education’s mandate to seek community feedback before releasing plans related to funding. […]

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Presbyterian Church’s First Kindergarten Reaches 76th Grade | News, Sports, Jobs

[ad_1] Morning Diary / Mary Ann Greier First Presbyterian Church Preschool Board Chair Frank Zamarelli and Board Member / Secretary Melissa Costa check out some of the supplies organized in the closet, ready for the students this fall. SALEM – The Salem First Presbyterian Church Preschool reopens in its 76th year on September 13 with […]

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Newsday Analysis: Almost 80% of LI students learn “on the spot” to complete the school year

[ad_1] Nearly 80% of Long Island students were learning ‘on the spot’ to complete the school year, after most districts started last fall on a virtual or hybrid schedule, according to data analyzed by Newsday from the report. State COVID-19. The analysis, compiled from the June 16 report card, found that 79.1%, or 329,724 of […]

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Arrests at Virginia school board meeting: district divided over transgender policy

[ad_1] The unrest ended with the arrest of one person and the charge of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest and another was cited for trespassing. The Loudoun County Public Schools meeting, which included an agenda item to discuss a new transgender policy, drew a large crowd of parents and community members who chanted ‘shame on […]

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Fargo Schools Hire 65 Staff to Help Solve ‘Learning Losses’ and Other Problems

[ad_1] At least that’s how HR Director Doug Andring describes it as they try to finish filling around 65 additional positions by the fall to help with the learning loss identified over the past year. year due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We have a lot of jobs,” he said. The additional positions are possible thanks […]

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Governor Lamont Highlights Summer Program Launch at Norwalk Maritime Aquarium with Support from COVID-19 Stimulus Fund

[ad_1] Press Releases 06/18/2021 Governor Lamont Highlights Summer Program Launch at Norwalk Maritime Aquarium with Support from COVID-19 Stimulus Fund (NORWALK, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today visited the Norwalk Marine Aquarium to highlight an innovative summer program launched at the education center that will provide expanded access to high-quality enrichment opportunities at the over […]

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Op-Ed: Governor Wolf’s education funding demands are bogus. Here is the truth | Pennsylvania

[ad_1] Last week Governor Tom Wolf held a press conference on the Capitol Steps to crown over four months campaign to promote a drastic increase in funding for district schools. But his central claim that school districts are underfunded and charter schools are the culprits is the exact opposite of reality. Wolf spoke from a […]

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What is Critical Race Theory and why do Ohio Republicans want to ban it?

[ad_1] Parents packed a school board meeting near Cleveland. They flooded the Ohio State Board of Education with comments. They launched the first campaigns for board seats in a Cincinnati suburb. And they lobbied state lawmakers to write not one but two separate bills to ban the teaching of “critical race theory.” “It didn’t feel […]

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Loan relief for U.S. students bamboozled by for-profit college

[ad_1] The US Department of Education said on Wednesday it was writing off student debt for thousands of borrowers who attended a for-profit college chain that made exaggerated claims about its graduates’ success in finding jobs. The Biden administration said it approved 18,000 loan forgiveness requests from former students of the ITT Technical Institute, a […]

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Watch Now: Hawkins Schools Describe Proposed Uses For $ 16.4 Million ESSER 3.0 Funding | New

[ad_1] ROGERSVILLE – The Hawkins County school system will be accepting suggestions via an online survey through July 1 on how to spend $ 16.4 million in federal stimulus funding. A request to the Tennessee Department of Education outlining the school system’s plan for funding is due Aug.15. The online survey can be taken from […]

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Marijuana-funded construction grants include new school for Manitou Springs – with a hitch | Colorado Springs News

[ad_1] Of the 41 school construction projects approved by the Colorado State Board of Education on Wednesday – funded in part by the marijuana excise taxes on retail sales – seven have been awarded to school districts in the Pikes Peak area. . The proposals include a commitment of nearly $ 23.5 million to renovate […]

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Thompson School District Receives 2 BEST Grants – Loveland Reporter-Herald

[ad_1] The Colorado Department of Education awarded two Building Excellent Schools Today grants to the Thompson School District, totaling nearly $ 5.8 million. The largest, $ 5.2 million, will help fund renovations to transform Conrad Ball Middle School into a Kindergarten to Grade 8 school and consolidate it with Mary Blair and Monroe Elementary Schools. […]

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17 psychological groups defend LGBTQ students in religious schools | Lifestyles

[ad_1] Seventeen professional psychology societies have signed a statement calling on the US Department of Education to protect LGBTQ students in religious colleges and universities from discrimination. The statement comes in response to a class action lawsuit on behalf of 33 students or alumni of federally-funded Christian colleges and universities who allege widespread discrimination against […]

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Gov. Tony Evers announces his candidacy for re-election, aims to block Wisconsin GOP

[ad_1] MADISON – Governor Tony Evers launched his bid for re-election on Saturday calling himself the state’s “real governor of education” and focusing on road repairs, helping small businesses and making health care more affordable. “Wisconsin, I’m here. I’m running for re-election. We’ve accomplished a lot in recent years, but we’re just getting started,” Evers […]

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Biden’s $ 6 trillion budget dropped key campaign promises on student debt cancellation and health care reform

[ad_1] President Joe Biden. Nicholas Kamm / Getty Images President Joe Biden officially unveiled his first budget proposal on Friday, which calls for $ 6 trillion for fiscal 2022 to largely help fund his two-part infrastructure plan. But several questions he promised during his reform campaign are visibly missing from this budget. The budget outlines […]

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Praise for the K12 budget is matched only by confusion about what it does

[ad_1] Some education advocates believe the $ 500 million that made headlines and public applause last week is simply a restoration of the cuts. (A 2019 education fundraising rally at Liberty High School in Las Vegas. Photo by April Corbin Girnus) Education advocates suspect another bait and switch. Education Budget Bill K-12, Senate Bill 458 […]

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Biden administration reverses Trump-era policies that hampered investigations of student loan companies

[ad_1] The Biden administration announced on Friday that it was reversing Trump-era policy and would expand the ability of state and federal regulators to investigate large student loan companies. Richard CordrayRichard Adams Cordray Dennis Kucinich Joins Race to Become Mayor of Cleveland Biden Administration Reverses Trump-Era Policy That Hindered Investigations Of Student Loan Companies On […]

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Oklahoma legislature passes resolution to equalize funding for public charter schools and some traditional districts amid ongoing lawsuits

[ad_1] OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma legislature on Monday passed a resolution that was supposed to equalize funding for public charter schools as well as traditional districts in the state amid ongoing lawsuits. “I think this is a very positive change for over 320 districts,” said Chris Brewster, president of the Oklahoma Public Charter […]

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LGBTQ students fare better at Christian colleges, CCCU says

[ad_1] Researchers agree that LGBTQ students often face isolation, loneliness, and fear of assault while attending college. But the Council For Christian Colleges & Universities insists that a comparison of two independent studies reveals that LGBTQ students have better experiences in faith-based institutions than their peers in American universities in general. The CCCU – an […]

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US Department of Education sues OBU over LGBTQ students – Tulsa Beacon

[ad_1] through Beacon Staff May 20, 2021 1110 One of Oklahoma’s largest faith-based universities is among 25 higher education institutions named in a recent federal class action lawsuit against the US Department of Education. Filed by the nonprofit Religious Exemption Accountability Project (REAP), the prosecution, Elizabeth Hunter, et al. v. US Department of Education, is […]

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Council of over 180 Protestant institutions fights for Christian colleges and universities against LGBT lawsuit: US: Christianism Daily

[ad_1] In response to a lawsuit brought by past and current LGBT students seeking to overturn religious schools’ exemptions from the Title IX Discrimination Act, a prominent association of more than 180 Protestant colleges and universities has come to their defense. In an effort to provide federal funds for college students attending religious institutions that […]

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As Biden taps Elizabeth Warren ally to oversee student loans, debt forgiveness debate looms large | national

(college correction) – The Biden administration has chosen a close ally of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to oversee the country’s vast federal student loan program. Last Monday, Rich Cordray, director of the Office of Consumer Financial Protection during the Obama administration, was announced as the new head of the Department of Education‘s Office of […]

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Northwest Oklahoma Private Schools Receive Emergency Aid | Local News

[ad_1] Three private schools in northwest Oklahoma were among those qualifying for more than $ 63 million in federal aid, according to the latest data. Recovery dollars come from three programs: • The most recent, Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools, allocated $ 31 million to Oklahoma to help schools cope with pandemic disruption. More than […]

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The US Department of Education names the schools Green Ribbon; Portsmouth and Barrington among the winners

[ad_1] The United States Department of Education today released the names of the 2021 United States Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, District Sustainability Fellows, and Post-Secondary Sustainability Fellows. In Rhode Island, Barrington Middle School was recognized in the school category while Portsmouth School Department was recognized in the district category. Three state education officials, […]

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Tech ranked among the best universities by SmartAsset

[ad_1] Tennessee Tech was named the Top Public University in Top SmartAsset Colleges and Starting Salary Studies for 2021. “At Tech, we are focused on student success,” said Phil Oldham, president of Tennessee Tech. “We provide quality education at a lower cost than most schools. We work to develop graduates who are ready to make […]