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Montville – School district sports teams will no longer be referred to as “the Indians” and will now be referred to as “Montville”. Middle and high school logos will not have Native American symbols and will simply be a T or an M. The Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday night to drop the Indians …

The Tennessee Legislature sends a school library bill to Governor Bill Lee’s office to review library materials for “age appropriateness”. Along partisan lines, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives voted 73 to 21 Monday night to approve the Republican governor’s proposal after the measure was swiftly passed by the Senate last month. The legislation would require …

Education concerns dominated the discussion as Tennessee Rep. John Ragan, R-Oak Ridge, recently answered questions from area residents. The event was Breakfast with Women Legislators, which the Oak Ridge League of Women Voters hosts once a month during each legislative session. The late February event was virtual. “From an education perspective, our state is doing …

Dr Tina King. Photo via @SDCCD Twitter The San Diego College of Continuing Education named Tina King its new president on Friday, pending approval from the San Diego Community College District Board of Trustees. King comes to SDCCE from Southwestern College at Chula Vista, where she has served as assistant superintendent/vice president of student affairs …

Two upcoming forums will invite candidates for the March 8 Montclair School Board election to explain why they are running and what they see as pressing issues in the school district. The nine candidates vying for two board seats are Yvonne Bouknight, Jerold Freier, Holly Shaw, Melanie Deysher, Noah Gale, George C. Simpson, Phaedra Dunn, …

Lori Qualls, Midland Daily News February 19, 2022 1of11 Second graders from Carpenter School enter the library for the first reading period. Elementary school librarian Ruth Walker, left, and second-grade teacher Elizabeth Kline show the children to their seats. March 1950 Daily News File PhotoShow moreShow less 8of11 The State Street School Library opened in …

David Lee, a professor of political science at San Francisco State University, said the combination of tweets and changes to admissions policies at Lowell have bolstered Asian American voters. “It was an opportunity for the Chinese community to flex their muscles,” Lee said. “The community reaffirms itself. Asian American voters had punched below their weight …

Second grade teacher Zoe Gierman, 28, spent the last weeks of January cleaning, packing and unpacking while working full time at Wood Gormley Elementary School. The casita she had rented for seven years had been sold to a new owner. Gierman prepared for a rent increase, but instead received a shortened lease and had to …

SALISBURY — Eighth-grade social-emotional learning students at Salisbury Academy reimagined the Rowan County community and what it would look like to meet its most critical needs. “To begin the exploration, I asked students to brainstorm unmet needs and turn their ideas into nonprofits for Rowan County,” said Allison Doby, SEL teacher and director of admissions …

SALINA, Kan. (KWCH) — An issue that has been the subject of national discussion emerged in Kansas on Tuesday night, with some parents asking the Salina School Board to remove a certain book from school libraries. The book in question is a novel titled “All Boys Aren’t Blue,” described as “a non-fiction ‘memoir manifesto’ for …

23% of students were absent on Tuesday The Bayfield School District has canceled classes and events and postponed community meetings due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. (Durango Herald file) The Bayfield School District announced Tuesday that classes, academic events and other scheduled activities have been postponed for the remainder of the week due to …

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – A vaccine booster mandate proposal for indoor events at city-owned facilities in San Jose passed another hurdle and was passed unanimously at a committee meeting of city council rules Wednesday. If approved, San José would be one of the largest government agencies to have such a requirement. Neither the Centers …

Babies and toddlers will soon receive additional support from Dallas ISD as part of a new initiative to serve the city’s youngest learners. The school district – one of the state’s leaders in expanding pre-K programs – wants to step up its investment in children before they turn 3. While it was still in its …

Award Winner: Tia Drew, Art Teacher, Indian Land Elementary School, was named the SC Art Education Association’s Promising Young Professional for 2021. The award was presented at the SCAEA Fall Conference in November in Greenville. Student Gets National Recognition: Van Wyck’s Halle Teague, who attends Berry College in Rome, Georgia, was recently recognized in a …

Susan Marolt, left, and daughter Lucy Marolt stand by the road in Aspen to campaign for Aspen School District issues on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020.Kelsey Brunner / The Aspen Times Since Dwayne Romero and Susan Marolt served on the Aspen School District School Board, the two outgoing board members say they have seen …

SALEM, Oregon – The Oregon Senate Republican Caucus said it “came together in unison to fight for Oregon students and parents” on Friday by signing the Freedom Pledge education. “The pledge, put in place by the Non-Partisan American Federation for Children, promotes policies that support educational opportunities and parents’ rights in education, including making their …

Eckhart Public Library’s Director of Marketing and Community Engagement, Jamie Long, grew up in an area not served by a public library. “When you’re in that position it’s very demoralizing and frustrating, so I can certainly empathize with that frustration. We get people all the time who have moved from an area that has county-wide …

Orange County students participate in global space education initiative The district participated in a global education initiative that brought the Last Frontier home one step closer to increasing student engagement. Orlando, Florida – Thousands of students at Orange County School recently took a trip to space – sort of. The district participated in a global …

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (WAFB) – Parents are looking at a new law that will impact Louisiana special education students. In June, Governor Edwards signed a bill requiring cameras in special education classes across the state if a parent requests them. Corhonda Corley, a parent from East Baton Rouge, says the law is personal. “At first …

Yakima voters will decide two positions on the Yakima school board this fall, as the challengers try to topple a pair of incumbents. Positions 1 and 2 are up for grabs in the general elections on November 2. The positions are unpaid and have four-year terms. Ballots will begin mailing on October 15, and the …

Family My family consists of my husband Bill and my two boys. My son Thomas is 28, he and his girlfriend live in Somerville and work in the restaurant business. My son Ethan would be 15 this year, but he died suddenly of pneumonia in 2014. Ethan had multiple severe disabilities, but he had a …

Texans have been aiming for the stars for years and now a partnership between the Port Arthur Public Library and NASA is bringing the stars closer. The Port Arthur Public Library was selected through a competitive application process to be part of NASA @ My Library, an educational initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM …

Nashville, Tennessee – The Tennessee Department of Education released the 2020-2021 State Report, an online tool to help parents, families and education stakeholders better understand Tennessee districts and schools and find out how they serve their students. The State Report Card provides stakeholders with information on the performance of schools and districts in Tennessee to …

In order for local government entities to be truly accountable to their constituents, they must be prepared to admit when they slip up – and then strive to rectify the problem. We saw this happen last Monday when, in the face of a growing number of quarantines of students due to COVID-19 and a daily …

Education Notes 8-21-21 |  TheLancasterNews.com

Free lunches for all: The Lancaster School District provides free school meals to all students who register. Requests for free / reduced meals should be filled out by all who wish to receive them, so that District Food Services can follow the program this year. The app is available at https://family.titank12.com or the district website, …

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – The Florida Board of Education on Friday decided to provide vouchers for private schools to parents who say a public school district’s mask-wearing requirements amount to harassment of their children. The decision to take private tuition out of public school funding created another flashpoint in the fight between local school boards and …

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please check with your club or organization to be certain of meetings, outings and classes as they may be canceled due to bad weather or for any other reason.If a listing is inaccurate or to submit an event, contact Julie Norwood at 231-592-8358 or [email protected] • Veterans Park Memorial Car Show: 10 a.m.-3 …

Mount. Diablo Unified School District Scrambles to Address Special Education Teacher Shortage With the resumption of in-person learning weeks away, Mt. Diablo Unified School District is working to find special education teachers to fill 112 vacancies. Reports by Rob Roth of KTVU. WALNUT CREEK, California – Grace Cannon says she can’t wait to start the …

EDITOR’S NOTE: Please check with your club or organization to be certain of meetings, outings and classes, as they may be canceled due to bad weather or for any other reason.If a listing is inaccurate or to submit an event, contact Julie Norwood at 231-592-8358 or [email protected] • Basketry – Wastepaper basket: 9 a.m. to …

Butler movie schedule in the park BUTLER – “Cheaper by the Dozen” is this week’s feature film in Butler’s Movies in the Park series, which takes place this Friday in South Side Park. The film will start around 9:30 p.m. There will be free popcorn and bottled water. Visitors are kindly requested to bring their …

Colin Palmer was elected to the Riverhead School Board in May. (Credit: Tara Smith / File) Newly elected Riverhead School Board member Colin Palmer recently generated some buzz as the first member of the Suffolk County Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America to win an elected office in the county. The longtime Riverhead native, …

The Morgan County School District Re-3 Education Council held a special meeting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30, with the goal of adopting the district’s preliminary 2021-2022 budget. Special presentation Financial advisor Mike Lee led the board members through the preliminary budget, which totals $ 46,578,186, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 …

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – With Pennsylvania returning from the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf today announced support for the state budget that invests in our children’s future with the biggest increase in public school funding of the history of the state. This budget also includes major measures to stabilize child care services in order to help …

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The Charleston County Library said it has partnered with the Lowcountry Food Bank and the Charleston County School District to provide free meals and snacks at select mobile library branches and stops. The program offers free lunches or snacks to children 18 and under during the traditional summer vacation period. Officials …

MYRNA BROWN, HTE: Today is Thursday, June 17th. Hello! This is The world and all in it of WORLD Radio supported by listeners. I am Myrna Brown. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Here is commentator Cal Thomas on dismantling Western ideals through public education. CAL THOMAS, COMMENTATOR: A New Jersey school district voted …

AVON, Ohio – The Avon Local Schools School Board has awarded a three-year contract to Maura Neville, the new principal of Avon Heritage Elementary School, effective August 1. She replaces Jen Fitch, who was named deputy superintendent of Avon Schools last month. Neville was previously an elementary school principal in the Keystone School District in …

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of programs that test for communicable diseases and help prevent their spread. These same lessons should be applied to sexually transmitted diseases, especially here in Florida. Five of the 30 cities with the highest rates of STDs per 100,000 nationwide are located in Florida, according to a recent …

WALLINGFORD – The Board of Education this week approved a title change for the district-wide chief of special education, creating a third post of deputy superintendent. Aimee Turner, who was director of school personnel services for two years, has been appointed deputy superintendent of special education. Thursday’s decision removes Turner from the Wallingford School Administrators …

TUCSON (KVOA) – Learning loss in the summer can be a real challenge for many students. This is why United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona launched the “My Summer Library” program. The “My Summer Library” program provided every student from Kindergarten to Grade 2 in 18 local schools with 12 free books. Students keep …

PROVIDENCE – Senior state education official accuses members of teachers’ unions and other critics of making it their business to bring down Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green using attacks vicious, “racist comments and simply petty murder”. In a text message sent on Sunday asking a group of suspected allies to testify in favor of Infante-Green at …

What are the fruits of Nevada lawmakers’ efforts to fund K-12 education this year? Well, it’s hard to say because they don’t mean fruit at all. They say the two funding formulas – Nevada’s old plan and the new student-centric funding plan – don’t lend themselves to an apple-to-apple comparison. State lawmakers last week congratulated …

The James Prendergast Library will continue to require patrons to wear masks inside the facility. PJ file photo Despite state guidelines on relaxing masks, the James Prendergast Library will still require patrons to wear masks inside the facility. Annie Greene, chief executive of the Prendergast library, informed the board at a meeting last week that …

PAVILION – Hollwedel Memorial Library, 5 Woodrow Drive, will increase its hours of operation and expand its program offering after voters in the Pavilion Cnetral school district approved a change in the library’s charter. On May 18, residents passed by a vote of 151 to 38 a proposal that will establish Hollwedel as the school …

Daily file photo by Patrick Svitek The Evanston / Skokie School District 65 Education Center at 1500 McDaniel Avenue. The Parent Special Education Advisory Council will work with District 65. The Advisory Council for Parents in Special Education, a new group that will work with Evanston / Skokie School District 65 to advocate for students …

Subscribe to our PoliticsNY Newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York In a neighborhood known to be one of the most diverse in the country, where nearly 180 foreign languages ​​are spoken, a city council candidate presented his case for bilingual education …

As of Sunday, May 30, the West Fargo Public Library will no longer be open on Sundays. This will remain in effect until the Labor Day weekend. The library is also closed on Monday May 31 to celebrate Memorial Day. West Fargo Public Library summer hours are as follows: Monday to Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to …

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – A plan going through Springfield could force Illinois public schools to teach children the skills to identify misinformation. Democrats say public schools should prepare young people to exercise their civic responsibilities by offering a media literacy program. According to Senator Karina Villa, the Internet has become a place where students can debate …

Posted on May 17, 2021 2:45 PM Applications for Nursing, Higher Education, and Music Scholarships for graduate students meeting certain requirements are available from Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton. • The William C. and Loretta K. Shirar Memorial Nursing Fellowship was established to provide scholarships to high school students or older individuals …

A Dakota County study recommends building a South St. Paul library on city-owned land, a proposal that has city council backing but also costs $ 2 million more than what was hoped for. The question now is whether the plan will fly with the county council of commissioners, which must accept the city’s request to …

Chicago Democratic Senator Mike Simmons testifies before the Senate Education Committee in support of legislation that would prevent schools from banning hairstyles historically associated with race and ethnicity as part of their school code . (Credit: Blueroomstream.com) Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Several other bills were also adopted by the committee. By RAYMON TRONCOSOCapitol News [email protected]

Randolph County school districts are looking to celebrate the Class of 2021 graduation ceremonies in the coming weeks. Westran High School in Huntsville and Northeast R-IV School in Cairo will begin the celebrations among the county’s four high schools as they are both scheduled to have a 2 p.m. graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 16. …

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By Emily Walkenhorst, WRAL education reporter Cary, North Carolina – Wake County Board of Education has approved a budget proposal for Wake County Council for Commissioners to consider, which includes a $ 28.2 million increase next year largely to support the emotional health of students, including the hiring of more school psychologists. Superintendent Cathy Q. …

Jennifer hall lee What is an educational voucher? Tamerlin Godley, a founder of Public Funds, Public Schools defined vouchers as “any mechanism that takes money out of public schools for the benefit of private schools.” Education vouchers or education savings accounts, as they are sometimes called, help pay for private school tuition for a student …

BRASHER FALLS – Brasher city officials say that with the recent revaluation of properties and its financial impact on landowners, they are unlikely to take note of the Badenhausen branch of the Massena public library when the funding expires at the end of the year. The library opened on December 11, 2014 in the former …

Education (Re) Open aims to address issues in local K-12 public schools by offering solutions for implementation next fall. (Charles McCollum | Daily Trojan Horse) As schools prepare to return to normal, USC Rossier’s EDGE Center has created a platform to harness innovative solutions in education and prevent further inequalities in the sector. To address …

The summer schedule for the little red reading bus is now available. The Little Red Reading Bus is a mobile library service of the West Fargo Public Library. This service brings books, activities, games, crafts and other library programs to neighborhoods. In 2018, the West Fargo Educational Foundation and local teacher Stephanie Shea started the …

Baldwin County School District Receives National Recognition for Music Education Listen to the content of this article: MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (41NBC / WMGT) – The Baldwin County School District is one of eight districts in Georgia recognized nationally for its music education program. The National Association of Music Merchants has designated the district as the best …

Nambé Pueblo Fellow Joins Stanford Law School Faculty Elizabeth Reese, from Nambé Pueblo, will join Stanford Law School as an assistant professor on June 1. According to the school’s website, Reese will focus on Native American tribal and constitutional law, including the identity of citizens and the impact of how the way history is taught …

A mentorship program for new teachers received a significant increase in funding this week. Arizona Superintendent of Public Education Kathy Hoffman has pledged $ 2 million in federal relief funds for a mentorship program for early-career teachers. Arizona 360 spoke with the person in charge of this program. Meanwhile, an almost 50-year-old desegregation court order …

Students at Roseburg Public Schools will take standardized tests sometime before June 11, but there will be fewer and shorter tests compared to previous years. “It won’t take a week to do, I would say it will be succinct and short,” said Superintendent Jared Cordon. “We are doing everything we can to make it more …

CLAYTON – The Thousand Islands school community gathered Tuesday night with a simple message for those who wanted to listen: “Save our teachers.” The Thousand Islands Central School District School Board meeting on Tuesday night drew a larger crowd than most. Although they were not allowed to enter the library where she was standing due …

By a vote of 5 against 4, the Supreme Court gives a first indication of its position on the right to abortion. BEST STORIES A key abortion decision from a new Supreme Court With a new Conservative majority on the Supreme Court thanks to two people appointed by President Trump, many observers expected judges to …

1 of 88 Sarah Tew/CNET What’s cool at CES 2020 At CES 2020, here are the cool new gadgets that popped up on the Las Vegas show floor, including an absolutely giant Samsung TV, fake pork and artificial people. 2 of 88 Sarah Tew/CNET The Wall MicroLED TV Samsung’s suitably named Wall MicroLED TV spans …