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Food service workers reach tentative agreement with Minneapolis public schools

Minneapolis public school food service workers reached a tentative agreement with the district on Thursday, averting a strike that would have started March 28, the school district said. The settlement comes on the eighth day of a walkout by Minneapolis educators. Four thousand teachers and educational support professionals remain on strike over salaries, class sizes […]

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New Berean Christian School aims to provide an alternative to public education | News, Sports, Jobs

News photo by Steve Schulwitz Mark Kuczma, spokesperson for the new Berean Christian School in Alpena, shows one of the banners for the school, which may open in the fall. The school’s goal is to provide an educational alternative to public education. ALPENA – Alpena parents looking for an alternative to Alpena’s public schools and […]

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DC Catholic schools drop mask mandate following lawsuit

By Ryan FoleyChristian Post reporter | Thursday, March 10, 2022 Unsplash/Georg Arthur Pflueger The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington dropped its mask mandate for Catholic school students after two parents sued District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser over an exception to the masking requirement for their children. Kelly Branaman, superintendent of schools for the archdiocese, […]

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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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The fight against the “Maus” is part of a larger cultural battle in Tennessee

ATHENS, Tenn. — After the McMinn County School Board voted in January to drop “Maus,” a graphic novel about the Holocaust, from its eighth-grade curriculum, the community quickly found itself at the center of a national frenzy over book censorship. The book rose to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list. Its author, Art Spiegelman, compared […]

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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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Lawmakers push to muzzle teachers. Kansans who like straight facts need to back off.

Teachers are the enemy. That’s the message sent by a pair of bills being debated in back-to-back hearings Wednesday in the Kansas Legislature. The proposed laws, which stemmed from GOP-controlled education committees, would stifle the ability of K-12 teachers to teach historical facts and diverse viewpoints, eliminate the affirmative defense of educators, and expand the […]

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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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Iowa lawmakers consider Bible class in public schools

Class would be optional, up to school districts Holy Bible with open pages DES MOINES — A bill is moving through the Iowa House that would require the state Board of Education to adopt standards for a public high school course on the Bible. The measure, advanced Wednesday by two House Repulicans, would give schools […]

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My turn, Pam Everhardt Bloom: Let’s stop and think – Salisbury Post

By Pam Everhardt Bloom RThis recent news about what makes people “uncomfortable” and how they react gets me thinking about how some of these views on raising our children might possibly be reflected here in Rowan County. It is encouraging to see that members of school boards, school systems, and private residences have successfully and […]

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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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School board candidate takes on LGBTQ books, Critical Race Theory

With the Tulsa Public School Board District 7 headquarters open, one candidate hopes to charm voters with his far-right beliefs. Former District Attorney Tim Harris comes forward with a platform filled with hateful rhetoric. Linking Hillary Clinton to Saul Alinsky and anti-capitalist sentiment, Mr Harris appeared disgusted by a book that included same-sex marriage. “These […]

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Hernando County Announces Teacher of the Year

Hernando County’s Teacher of the Year is Lt. Cmdr. Christian Cruz, the head of Central High School’s nationally recognized Naval Junior ROTC program, the school district announced Tuesday. Cruz joined the program in 2019 after a 30-year career in the US Navy. “I am a product of the JROTC program,” Cruz said in a district […]

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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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Gay Adelmann: Two Bills Considered by Ky. House Reject State’s Most Marginalized Students

[ad_1] The truth is not always pleasant to hear. Those in a position to do so may simply refuse to participate in uncomfortable conversations. Others may even go so far as to prohibit the teaching of information they consider “divisive” simply because it makes them or others like them uncomfortable. However, it is a privilege […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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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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Letters to the Editor – January 5, 2022 | Pikes Peak Courier

[ad_1] Thoughts for the New Year 2022 For two years humanity has lived in fear, complacency and challenge from an invisible force that has plagued our existence. This New Year’s Eve, may each Soul stop for a few moments and gather its strength; open their hearts and use their wills to send feelings and thoughts […]

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City students face long public transit trips to school

[ad_1] 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, […]

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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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Solutions to the Hiring Crisis in California School Districts

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Florida school mask mandates fueled Moms for Liberty’s growth

ORLANDO, Florida – Jessica Tillman, a mother of four from Seminole County, developed new interests during the COVID-19 pandemic: fighting school board mask mandates and organizing with like-minded parents. For Tillman, the government’s response to COVID-19 served as a “wake-up call” that prompted her to organize the Seminole County Chapter of Moms for Liberty, a […]

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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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Parents should have the ‘last word’ in public education (survey)

[ad_1] Through Ryan foley, Christian Post reporter | Saturday 20 November 2021 People hold up placards at a rally against “Critical Race Theory” (CRT) taught at Loudoun County Government Center schools in Leesburg, Va. On June 12, 2021. “Are you ready to go?” take over our schools? Republican activist Patti Menders shouted at a rally […]

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Specialized schools struggle to retain staff

[ad_1] 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 […]

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

[ad_1] 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 […]

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Decline in enrollment should be a wake-up call for MCPS

[ad_1] Breaking a ten-year trend, Montgomery County Public Schools announced in late October that the school system was losing students. The era of constant and inevitable MCPS growth is over, signaling dangerous consequences for the stability and funding of our county’s public schools. Our local leaders need to think about how we got here and […]

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School Funding Task Force Hears Public | New

[ad_1] MONTPELIER, Vermont – Members of the public urged lawmakers on Friday to make the state’s school funding system more equitable. More than 30 people spoke at a public hearing hosted by the “Student Weighting Factors Report Implementation Task Force,” a joint legislative body tasked with proposing a more equitable way of distributing money to […]

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Springfield City Council May Vote To Approve Funding For SHINE Program Through Springfield Public Schools

[ad_1] SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Springfield City Council could vote Monday on a bill that would approve hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding for the SHINE program through Springfield public schools. SHINE is a new before and after school support service to help students who may have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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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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Teachers receive grants to fund school programs

[ad_1] CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) – The Board of Directors of the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation (CUSF) “Prize Patrol” presented souvenir vouchers to 182 teachers in Unit 4 of Champaign and Urbana School District on Tuesday and Wednesday . Executive Director Kelly Hill said the checks were helping fund 113 new school projects for more than […]

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Court asked to change language over potential problem with school funding ballot

[ad_1] A lawsuit has been filed in Cole County Circuit Court asking for a language change on a statewide ballot measure that could be passed in November 2022. The Missouri public school accreditation and funding initiative would appear on the ballot as a constitutional amendment initiated. Sherri Talbott, a board member for the North West […]

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Jersey City Council Ward E race: incumbent Salomon against team challenger Fulop Hudnut

[ad_1] District E of downtown Jersey City is the largest and wealthiest of the city’s six districts. With plenty of public transportation, developers stumble over each other to build anywhere near the city’s waterfront. But there is also the overcrowding in public schools and the ever-present fear that the working class will be kicked out […]

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Vote Petersen, Parmenter, Brown for the Durango School Board – the Durango Herald

[ad_1] I am writing to support the three candidates vying for the Durango School District 9-R School Board who have been approved by Durango teachers and professional staff. They are Rick Petersen, Andrea Parmenter and Erika Brown. These candidates are committed to our public schools and will work hard to make them even better. All […]

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David Ayers: Condemned to marry below them? Marriage and the gender gap in college

[ad_1] The Wall Street Journal recently published a powerful article on the large and growing gap between the number of men and women enrolled in US colleges and universities. Enrollments have fallen sharply in recent years, but they have declined much more for men than for women. Only 40% of current students are men. And […]

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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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Congress has a plan for universal pre-K. Would states participate in it? • Independent from Missouri

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Almost a fifth of President Joe Biden’s massive $ 3.5 trillion social spending program is spent on low-cost care for children from birth to kindergarten – investments that would benefit single parents and low-income families. But how states implement their kindergarten programs for 3- and 4-year-olds – or whether they even decide […]

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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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COVID relief funding planned for HVAC upgrades, additional air conditioning in schools – Press and Guide

[ad_1] Dearborn Public Schools are setting aside much of the COVID relief money to improve air handling in schools and hope to add or expand air conditioning in several buildings. At the Education Council meeting on September 13, 2021, administrators approved two architectural contracts to plan the improvement of HVAC infrastructure in the district and […]

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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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With Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s blessing, lawmakers speed up property tax reduction proposal

[ad_1] With the renewed support of Gov. Greg AbbottLegislation to reduce property tax rates is on a fast track through the Texas legislature. Republican lawmakers, including Abbott, have come under pressure from the party’s right flank to target the state’s high property taxes. Funders highlighted the $ 19 billion in federal stimulus money that has […]

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Critical Debate Over Racial Theory Heats Up At The Ohio General Assembly | Ohio

[ad_1] (The Center Square) – School districts, teacher unions, student groups and parents have lined up at Ohio House to testify against two bills that would prevent schools from teaching what sponsors called out “division concepts” in the classroom. The House State and Local Government Committee heard more than three hours of testimony Wednesday at […]

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Battle Ground schools schedule blood sampling meetings

[ad_1] Battle Ground Public Schools is planning two evenings of in-person community information before its school sample test on November 2. Voters in the district, which encompasses much of Clark County, from the Vancouver suburbs to Amboy and Yacolt, rejected a levy in February, with 52.42% of the 20,455 ballots marked “no.” Faced with the […]

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Deduction of 4 degrees as a sanction for non-compliance with school timetables

[ad_1] Government schools have instructed their students to respect the morning hours and not be late for the first lesson, in order to avoid being subjected to a 4-degree deduction from the student behavior list, stressing the The importance of wearing school uniforms in actual teaching or distance learning, emphasizing the adoption of positive behaviors, […]

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Utah’s mental health is declining amid COVID-19. What is being done to help?

[ad_1] Long before COVID-19, Utah schools reported the need for mental health services far exceeded the supply. Then came the pandemic, which has contributed to an exponential increase in needs and referrals to community mental health agencies. Meanwhile, community and private mental health care providers have faced a wave of demands for services from the […]

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The Day – Report: East Lyme Schools Reach ‘Tipping Point’ for Social Change

[ad_1] East Lyme – An independent study on the racial climate in East Lyme public schools has found that at least a quarter of the school community is ready to take action to counter racism and advance diversity. The 70-page report characterized schools as strong and study-oriented, with an emphasis on test scores and strict […]

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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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New private online high school to be offered in New Mexico | Education

[ad_1] Two Texas educators hope to create a private online high school for New Mexico teens that combines Bible study with self-paced learning of basic education standards. Joseph Gallegos, a New Mexico native who designed the New Mexico Trinity Preparation Program, based in Midland, Texas, said the “Christian” school meets common basic standards used by […]

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State Representative Jon Burns, August 5 column “Preparing for a New School Year”

[ad_1] State Representative Jon Burns Friends, It is hard to believe that the students are already going back to school. The 2020-2021 school year has brought many unique challenges for students, teachers and their families – from distance learning to unconventional schedules. Dayle and I hope this upcoming school year will bring a renewed sense […]

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OJR’s New Equity Policy Sparks Debate on ‘Critical Race Theory’ | New

[ad_1] SOUTH COVENTRY – After more than three hours of hearing from those who oppose and support the district’s new equity policy, the Owen J. Roberts School Board has decided to hear more. The new policy is to “use fair lenses and quantitative and qualitative data to systematically assess which students and / or groups […]

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These Christian Books Struggle Against Critical Racial Theory, Identity, and Theology

[ad_1] I first learned critical racial theory during my first year in seminary. Tired of all the white theology books assigned to my class, I decided to read Brian Bantam’s book Mulatto redemption: theology of racial and Christian hybridity, A book learned from the theologian Jonathan Tran’s essay, “New Black Theology: Seeking Ancient Sources to […]

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Go. PTA official resigns over comment on conservative parents | Politics News

[ad_1] Through Michel Gryboski, Christian Post reporter | Monday July 19, 2021 People hold up placards at a rally against “Critical Race Theory” (CRT) taught in schools at Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg, Virginia on June 12, 2021. | AFP via Getty Images / Andrew Caballero A senior Virginia Parent Teacher Association official has […]

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Fully staffed public school, board approves swimming cooperative with Ogallala

[ad_1] A preview of the North Platte Public School Council meeting on July 12: North Platte Foundation Director Terri Burchell said the week of August 23 will be the back-to-school party with Change Wars and Dine Out to Donate, among other events, ending with the Back Yard BBQ and Education Afterhours. Burchell noted that distinguished […]

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Republican groups consider overhaul of school funding that takes into account student poverty | Local education

[ad_1] More than a dozen states have passed changes in education funding in the past year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. “We’ve seen a lot of organizations start to say that the weighted student funding model is the way to go. The other reason we’re really motivated by this is that we […]

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Low-income school districts receive “game changer” funding from the Student Opportunity Act. Will the success gaps finally narrow?

[ad_1] The Student Opportunity Act nearly doubles the state funding that the state’s poorest communities receive for each low-income student, from $ 4,600 to $ 8,800 per child. The law also increases money for special education students and English language learners. But some education advocates fear that reckless spending will undermine the law’s ambitious goal […]

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Chattanooga Planned Parenthood staff speak out against misinformation and local backlash against the organization

[ad_1] Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi’s Chattanooga staff spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday afternoon after news of their hiring sparked weeks of organizing and outrage against the organization. Kamari Sharard, the local community organizer, and Chequita Webb, the public health educator in Chattanooga, said they were working to build support in […]

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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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Oklahoma education leaders grant $ 35 million in relief funds to districts to hire counselors

[ad_1] In a year like no other, the need for Oklahoma school counselors is increasing during the pandemic. “Kids have a hard time. Some who’ve never had anxiety and fear before have it,” said Michelle McNear, of Moore Public Schools. This is the harsh reality that Oklahoma students face during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’ve never […]

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Critics of the House Bill 1775 attack private schools and homeschooled people

[ad_1] Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism This year, state legislators approved and the government. Kevin stitt signed into law. Bill 1775 which prohibits Oklahoma public schools from teaching certain concepts associated with Critical Race Theory, such as the idea that “an individual, by reason of race or sex, is inherently racist” or that individuals […]

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Tennessee education funding lawsuit may head to new 3-judge panel

[ad_1] A six-year-old lawsuit over the adequacy of Tennessee’s public education funding could point to a three-judge panel, providing immediate ramifications of a new state law passed by Republicans seeking more favorable judicial results. The dispute over the state’s basic education formula dates back to 2015. The main plaintiffs in the lawsuit were Shelby County […]

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Supreme Court to hear case on funding for religious schools: NPR

[ad_1] After making its final term rulings on Thursday, the Supreme Court on Friday granted a religious freedom case for the next term and dismissed challenges to long-standing rulings on qualified immunity and defamation, sparking dissent from the part curators of the court. Court agrees to hear religious freedom case, but rejects another The judges […]

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Harrisburg Needs More Funding For Its Schools, Not Another Charter School | PennLive Letters

[ad_1] There are better solutions to the Harrisburg School District’s problems than opening another charter school. Harrisburg struggles to educate its students because it is perpetually underfunded. This underfunding has been particularly severe since 2011. Annual education costs have increased by 17% since then, while state funding has increased by 14%. This percentage difference amounts […]

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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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Charlottesville Reopening Fund Raises $ 165,000 from 201 Donors | Education

[ad_1] A team in each school determined how to spend the money. Expenses generally fell into three categories: teaching and learning materials for virtual learning, family support for basic needs and costs associated with returning to classes in person, according to the report. Expenses covered included headphones, home learning resources, outdoor classroom supplies, transportation assistance, […]

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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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District Donuts in Belhaven, AmeriCorps Classes, BeastCore Fitness and Jackson Public Pools | Jackson Free Press

[ad_1] Belhaven Town Center recently announced that New Orleans-based District Donuts Sliders Brew will take over the space that once housed Campbell’s Craft Donuts in the summer of 2021. Photo courtesy of Anna Sullivan on Unsplash The Belhaven Town Center recently announced that New Orleans-based District Donuts Sliders Brew will take over the space that […]

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Education advocates call for more funding for schools in state budget :: WRAL.com

[ad_1] By Julian Grace, WRAL presenter / reporter Raleigh, North Carolina – Defenders of public schools spoke out in favor of increased funding for schools in the state budget on Saturday. The North Carolina Association of Educators hosted an event calling on lawmakers to do more. Advocates have said they want students to be a […]

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Senate supports Senator Miramant’s bill to increase funding for schools

[ad_1] AUGUSTA – The Senate on Monday passed a bill from Senator David Miramant, D-Camden, that would force the state of Maine to meet its 55% school contribution requirement. LD 1114, “An Act to Require the State to Respect the Mandatory 55% School Contribution,” received unanimous and bipartisan support. “We must take responsibility for the […]

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Lawsuit challenges key element of Kentucky’s new education law

[ad_1] FRANKFURT, Ky. Kentucky’s new law allowing scholarship tax credits to support private school tuition on Monday drew a court challenge from an education group, which argues the program is unconstitutional and undermines support to public schools. The legal showdown has been expected since the state’s Republican-dominated legislature passed the measure – Bill 563 – […]

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Teacher punished for opposing trans pronouns sues school district | US News

[ad_1] Through Michel Gryboski, Christian Post reporter | Monday 07 June 2021 A sign outside a classroom taken in 2016. | REUTERS / Tami Chappell A teacher in Virginia filed a lawsuit against his school district after his principal fired him for rejecting policies that would implement transgender ideology in local schools. Byron Tanner Cross, […]

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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 […]

Christian Student Loans

Letters: How to Fix Student Debt and College Affordability

[ad_1] Fourth year free While I have found the April 26 and May 3 article titled “College Affordability, Loan Remission, and the Way Forward” informative, it has tried to cover two separate issues that are extremely complex. In my opinion, that justifies at least two different sections, if not more. Future legislation to deal with […]

Christian Education

34 Johnson County Students Win Prestigious National Merit Scholarships

[ad_1] The latest round of National Merit Scholarship winners includes three students from the Shawnee Mission Schools. Another round of winners will be announced in July. Photo file. Another group of Johnson County students linked to the university received some good news this week. Thirty-four Johnson County students learned on Wednesday that they had won […]

School Funding

Valley News – Lebanese taxpayers could support both sides in NH schools funding lawsuit

[ad_1] LEBANON – Lebanese taxpayers are funding two efforts to shape the way New Hampshire pays for its public schools, but it is not clear whether these campaigns share the same goals. Lebanon’s school board voted 6-2 last week to join a lawsuit to increase the amount of state aid allocated to Granite State students, […]

School Funding

Bill 946 would add funding to low-income rural schools to reduce educational inequalities. He receives little support from Republicans.

[ad_1] Children at Carver Head Start / Early Head Start / NC Pre-K at Mt. olive The the state constitution promise of a solid basic education is not takenot slightly in ebehind North Carolina. Parents in the Mostly rural economically depressed Region understand that for poor children, a high quality education is the safest way […]