Education

Special session begins today for funding priorities for health, education and transport |

CHARLESTON – Lawmakers will discuss more than $ 1 billion in appropriation requests when they attend today for a special session of the West Virginia legislature. The House of Delegates and the Senate meet today at noon. Gov. Jim Justice issued a proclamation on Thursday calling the special session, which …

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The Observer’s take on the cost of cutting education spending | Editorial observer

Sometimes a single decision reveals a multitude of failures and this is how the government announced last week that it would only make available £ 1.4bn of catch-up funds for education. This is less than a tenth of what was recommended by Sir Kevan Collins, the “czar” of educational recovery, …

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Canton’s New Summer Education and Employment Program to Help Students

CANTON – Manuel Perry said he looks forward to making money on an inaugural summer education and employment program in Canton. “He was very excited about it,” said his grandfather Michael Perry. The 16-year-old and his grandfather attended the orientation of the new program Thursday, which will see Perry recoup …

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Kentucky school choice law challenged by Council for Better Education

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A group that fought for – and won – a landmark education case in Kentucky have said they plan to sue the state’s new choice of law law. school. In an email sent to all Kentucky superintendents obtained by The Courier Journal, the Council for Better Education …

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Enterprise Board of Education appoints new ECS superintendent

COMPANY, Alabama (WTVY) – The company’s board of directors held a special board meeting tonight to appoint the new director of the corporate city schools. The board has named a very familiar face as Dr Zel Thomas will soon be the next superintendent removing the assistant from his current title. …

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Webinar Replay: Third Cycle Review of Higher Education Emergency Aid Fund (HEERF III) – Consumer Protection

United States: Webinar Replay: Third Cycle Review of Higher Education Emergency Aid Fund (HEERF III) June 03, 2021 Duane Morris LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. A replay of the webinar, “Postgraduate Review of Higher Education Emergency Assistance Funds (HEERF III)” is now available. About …

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How the edtech industry can help get education back on track

As we reflect on the past 14 months in education, we all understand the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on students, teachers, and schools in the United States and around the world. With this understanding, we must seek ways in which we, the edtech industry, can add real value …

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Heliport accident analysis highlights importance of proper design and education

Through Jen Boyer | June 1, 2021 Estimated reading time 11 minutes, 12 seconds. While many helicopter accidents at helipads between 1965 and 2013 in the United States were ultimately attributed to pilot error, the real culprits appear to be a lack of adherence to accepted design standards and inadequate …

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New law allows SC Education to lead fire commissions after takeover

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – New law in South Carolina allows the state’s director of education to fire the entire school board in districts where too many schools have been found to be “underachieving.” The law, signed by Governor Henry McMaster after easily passing the House and Senate, comes into effect …

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The funding and the drive to transform education are there – the moment must be seized

In March 2020, the lives of every American changed when COVID-19 shut down preschool learning programs, K-12 schools, and college campuses for more than 70 million American children, youth and students. Suddenly millions more parents – from baristas to bus drivers to politicians – with homebound students have been made …

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