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Cowichan Tribes to open own school distr...

Little students in Miss Tommy’s kindergarten class at Quw’utsun Smuneem School sang proudly and fluently in their Hul’qumi’num language on Tuesday. The younger generation of Cowichan tribesmen learn the ways of their people – and the pride of the culture – at their own Indigenous school in Duncan, after years of suppression for their ancestors. […]

Kansas City Public Schools Regain Full A...

Kansas City Public Schools’ ten-year quest for full accreditation is finally over. On Tuesday morning, the Missouri State School Board of Education voted unanimously to grant full accreditation to the district at its monthly board meeting. This decision marks a watershed moment for KCPS, which has been provisionally accredited since 2014. Superintendent Mark Bedell told […]

The school crisis in California is hurti...

In summary California’s huge public school system is in crisis, with declining academic performance and financial difficulties, but Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget is neglecting it. California has no shortage of critical issues – pandemic, water, housing, and chronic poverty to name a few. None, however, are more important to the state’s economic and societal […]

Lawmakers are considering expanding the ...

After last year’s success in passing a tax credit to fund scholarships to pay for private school tuition, school choice advocates hope lawmakers will expand the program even before it expands. ‘it does not start. But even with the backing of key legislative leaders, the idea faces long chances. Senate Bill 841, sponsored by Sen. […]

Newburyport schools welcome Afghan child...

NEWBURYPORT – Newburyport Public Schools on Thursday welcomed its first Afghan family to the district with help from community members. The family of nine, which includes seven children aged 6 to 17, arrived in Newburyport last month and were among thousands of people evacuated when the US military pulled out of Afghanistan in August. They […]

The mother tongue of Spanish is the key ...

JOHNSON CITY – Language is what binds everything and everyone together for Pamela Avendaño-Rubi, whose native Spanish language was the key to relationships and opportunities throughout her time at East Tennessee State University. “I was born and raised in Mexico, and it wasn’t until maybe seven or eight years that I first learned English. It […]

Purdue Northwest Appoints New Dean of Hu...

Anne E. Gregory has been named the next Dean of the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Purdue University Northwest, effective January 3. Gregory, according to the announcement, was selected through a national search process. Purdue University Northwest has campuses in Hammond and Westville, Ind. “Dr. Gregory’s leadership in roles similar to both […]

Loving people, using things: John Vithou...

I would like to thank Dean Kalymniou and Alex Economou for their articles relating to the future of Hellenism in Australia and the position of the many Greek organizations. Beyond everything, I believe we have a future. Organizations such as the Greek Orthodox Church and the Greek community are strong. As Dean mentioned, a number […]

Far-right extremists change their online...

(The Hill) – Domestic extremists adapt their online strategies to push disinformation and conspiracies despite crackdown on social media platforms in the year following a pro-Trump mob attack on Capitol Hill . Online extremist groups and far-right influencers are using more coded language to fill in gaps in the application of moderation to mainstream content […]

Apply now to sponsor summer meals for at...

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is encouraging organizations statewide to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the Food Service Program of summer of PDE. Sponsors must apply by May 31, 2022. “Hunger impacts families across the Commonwealth; he does not discriminate, ”said Education […]