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Cleveland High School in Portland, OR va...

“A swastika was painted on the left front door” PORTLAND, Ore (KOIN) – Cleveland High School in Portland has been vandalized with racist hate language and graffiti, according to Portland Public Schools. In a message sent to families, Jo Ann Wadkins, the school principal, said the school had been spray painted on the front doors, […]

Boca Helping Hands Offers Free Health an...

Boca Raton, Florida – March is National Nutrition Month and Boca Helping hand (BHH) continues to promote good nutrition by offering free health and wellness classes and expanding its pantry bag program. “Nutrition is a year-round priority at Boca Helping Hands,” said BHH Executive Director Greg Hazle. “Our ultimate goal is to help our customers […]

Covid News: China fires 2 mayors and Sha...

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two […]

San Diego County and Oceanside Union Sch...

It has been nearly two years since millions of students were first driven out of local schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, many have wondered if online learning is slowing academic progress, and if so, by how much. That question has proven difficult to answer, as in light of the virus, California skipped […]

Steven Qie, Youth of the Month

The Needham Exchange Club has recognized Steven Qie of Needham High School as its Youth of the Month. Steven is an outstanding student and has also been involved in large-scale community service earning him a National President’s Award for Voluntary Service in each of the past three years. He also earned the “Outstanding Teacher” award […]

New Columbus City Schools Program Helps ...

Mary Zapata and her fifth-grade daughter, Victoria Jimenez Zapata, faced many challenges when they left Venezuela for the United States a year ago. Victoria, 10, left behind her father and younger sister. They were trying to learn a new culture. But learning to speak and understand English was the most difficult transition. “The language was […]

Maxwell AFB and DoDEA Reflect on Integra...

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Alabama (AFNS) — This year the Department of Defense Education Activity celebrates 75 years of military-related student education, engagement and empowerment. DoDEA is also proud of its history of advocating for justice and equality. Indeed, in 1963, Maxwell Air Force BaseMaxwell’s DoDEA school, Maxwell Elementary/Middle School, was […]

Paso Robles School District Braces for C...

Big changes are on the horizon for a few elementary schools in Paso Robles following a recent school board meeting. For 14 months, Paso People’s Action has been mobilizing to keep Georgia Brown Elementary School open. “We accomplished that, so that was a huge win,” said Yessenia Echevarria, community organizer/co-founder of Paso People’s Action. At […]

Yukon First Nations School Board officia...

The Yukon officially has a First Nations school board. Territorial Education Minister Jeanie McLean signed at a press conference Monday two documents materializing the long-awaited initiative – a Ministerial Order formally establishing the Board of Directors and a Letter of Agreement for a interim governance. Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm, who chairs the […]

Walsh University Teacher of the Month: E...

NAME – Elisabeth “Biz” Balizet THE SCHOOL – Saint Barbara and Regina Coeli RESIDENCE – Massillon ALMA MATER HIGH SCHOOL – Massillon Washington High School UNIVERSITY – University of North Carolina at Greensboro FAMILY – Husband of 22 years, Keith, and sons Luke, 20, and Beau, 18. WHAT SUBJECT DO YOU TEACH – I teach […]

Why liberal suburbs are facing a new rou...

David Fleishman, the superintendent of schools in Newton, Mass., an affluent suburb of Boston, said he recently received a message from a parent who was pushing for an end to mask mandates in classrooms. But first, he said, the individual felt the need to assure him, “I’m not a Trump supporter.” While Newton, like much […]

A Teacher’s Journey Around the World – K

Spencer Edwards always found himself moving to pursue a better opportunity in his life and, by a twist of fate, ended up in a small town in northern British Columbia. Edwards, 49, found various opportunities to take him around the world, ones that eventually brought him here to Kitimat. Edwards was born in South Wales […]

End of an era | Cranbourne Star News

By Marcus Uhe Things are going to be a little different at Thomas Mitchell Elementary School in Endeavor Hills this year. Each morning when students arrive for another day of learning, they are greeted at the front door with the familiar face and friendly smile of their principal, John Hurley, ensuring they start their day […]

Public Review of Educational Resources –

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES FOR ELA, HEALTH/PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND ESOL Beginning February 9, 2022, educational resources for English Language Arts, Physical/Health Education, and ESOL will be on display for community review. Parents, teachers and lay citizens are invited to explore the many resources envisioned for students and teachers. In order to build a powerful community of critical […]

Deering graduate teacher teams up to cre...

Aidan Blum Levine is only 19, but his first introduction to coding was so long ago that he can’t even remember. In early elementary school, he used basic coding to create his own games, then moved on to websites. By the time he graduated from Deering High School last spring, he had developed several web-based […]

CMS program to prepare Latino teachers t...

Esta historia is available in español en The Notice. Mauricio Restrepo was an almost perfect example of how Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools can increase Latino representation among its educators. When he and his wife moved to Charlotte, he was working in the restaurant business. A new neighbor told her about a job offer at Hornets Nest Elementary […]

Learning, language and privilege

The writer is a freelance columnist and former editor of a newspaper. Imagine you’re sitting in a classroom where students who only know English or Urdu can’t understand the learning materials – suppose the lesson is in Portuguese or Swahili. This is happening in our schools and now even in our colleges. Young children starting […]

Congratulations to Oak Ridge Schools Tea...

Oak Ridge Schools officials announced their Teachers of the Year, along with the selections for District-wide Teacher Assistant and Principal of the Year. The Teacher of the Year program recognizes outstanding teachers in Tennessee. Tennessee Department of Education staff applaud teachers who care about children, who dedicate their professional lives to enriching the lives of […]

School, COVID-19 and the Omicron variant

By Mylika ScatliffeAFRO Women’s Health Writer Dealing with COVID -19 has become a way of life. Two years into this pandemic, it still affects almost every aspect of our lives. Work, play and one of the most important aspects – school. Students at all levels have been affected in one way or another. Kids, parents, […]

this is how i can discuss science with y...

Masks make lip reading impossible and can impede understanding for hearing-impaired scientists.Credit: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP via Getty In 1986, when I was 18 months old, pediatricians told my parents that I had profound deafness and would remain unable to speak and would have to spend my life in an institution for the disabled. But even at […]

Piney Branch ES students study the solar...

Students at Piney Branch Elementary School use innovative performance-based learning to study the solar system At Piney Branch Elementary School, students in Elizabeth McKeown’s fourth-grade class raved about “toilet paper or TP” on the school lawn in the name of science. The students gave a performance-based lesson on the solar system, which is part of […]

Opinion: Never underestimate the value o...

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The senior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William Arthur Ward, motivational writer I sincerely believe that a good teacher can change the world, one student at a time. Ever the optimist, I still believe this is possible despite the fact that many American teachers are […]

Lancaster School District faces a decisi...

When: January 11 Lancaster School District Council meeting. What happened: Board members must decide on the next phase of bilingual immersion education by February 15. Administrators, tasked with researching different methods of teaching the language, presented three scenarios at the meeting, but recommended that the district continue to freeze the program due to a lack […]

‘We’re doing our best’ – Tough two weeks

“There have been times here or there where we’ve had people leave and we haven’t had subs, but it’s never been this long,” said a primary school teacher who wished to remain anonymous. “It’s worse now.” The teacher told her school that reading and math facilitators – who work with students who are behind – […]

Cowichan Tribes to Take Over Schools

Members of the Cowichan Tribes voted 74 percent in favor of a new education agreement with the federal government that will allow the community to manage its own education. The agreement will cover two existing Cowichan Tribes schools – a Kindergarten to Grade 4 elementary school which is extended to Grade 7 and a secondary […]

Central Bucks officials vote against CDC...

A week after the Central Bucks School District canceled classes in part due to staff issues related to the pandemic, school board members rejected a health and safety update to accommodate the news national recommendations. The board of directors voted 6 to 3 on Tuesday against the changes proposed by member, Dr. Mariam Mahmud, after […]

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 […]

New science program implemented in Jopli...

JOPLIN, Mo. – You may remember “See Spot Run” as a crucial step in learning to read.But the Joplin School District is taking a new approach, focusing on science and how young brains make the connection to literacy. It’s called “LETRS”, which stands for Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling. “Kids, how they […]

Fall 2021 graduates make the most of the...

Eunice Brevil was hired as a full-time teacher even before she graduated in education. Photo submitted. When it comes to student success, it is not easy to paint a representative picture of the talent of a particular promotion. Out of more than 1,000 degree applicants in December 2021, a few have risen to the top […]

Women come together to learn art and get...

STUART – Thread by thread, Antonieta Roblero sewed together pieces of fabric to form the silhouette of a doll. “It’s an artisanal product, in which we invest a lot of time. You do it with love and care, ”Roblero said in Spanish. “It doesn’t come from a factory.” The doll Roblero worked on is one […]

Central Bucks Student Coder Creates Amaz...

With just four words, a tech-savvy teenager from Bucks County made it easy to learn about upcoming events in Pennsylvania’s third largest school district. “Alexa – open Central Bucks.” Alaina Ahuja, 13, an eighth grade student at Tamanend Middle School, created an Amazon Alexa skill for parents and students at 23 schools in the Central […]

Farewell, 2021. Hello and happy new year...

BEREA, Ohio – As the year draws to a close, it’s hard to resist thinking about the people, places, and events that have appeared in this space in 2021, so let’s take a quick trip down memory lane. JANUARY: Berea Kind signs began to appear, for the first time, in the front yards and windows […]

9 things that surprised me about learnin...

Mehnu tori-tori Punjabi aandi hai. I know Punjabi (but it’s not ready for prime time yet). Still, it’s one of the few New Years Resolutions I’ve ever followed, and possibly one of the best things I’ve done with my time when the pandemic started. I chose to learn Punjabi in early 2020 because the language […]

Language learning increases global aware...

“Twenty years ago I couldn’t put two words together in English, but I knew I wanted to be the best teacher I could be,” said Loridia Urquiza, teacher of the year 2022 at Booker High School and Sarasota County Schools. District 2022 High School Teacher of the Year. “Thanks to this great nation, I’m here, […]

Make the connection between virtual lear...

With the current outbreak of COVID-19, it’s no surprise that Chicago public schools are purchasing a stock of laptops in anticipation of moving to more distance learning classes in January. The number of reported cases among students and teachers more than tripled before the start of winter vacation, so the district’s decision makes sense. Even […]

CFISD student-athletes give back for the...

Several Cy-Fair ISD teams and intermediate and high school student athletes gave back to their communities for the holidays. The Christmas Wishes initiative – a toy drive hosted by KSBJ radio and Be A Resource Houston – saw participation from the entire school district’s athletics department, a CFISD press release said. Christmas Wishes strives to […]

Quebec’s discriminatory bill 21 leads to

A third-grade teacher at an elementary school in Chelsea, a small town in Quebec on the border with Ontario, was pulled from her class earlier this month because she wears a hijab, an Islamic headscarf that covers his head but not his face. This discriminatory act, which jeopardizes a teacher’s career because of her personal […]

NCSD hosts meetings to help parents lear...

Paradise Valley Elementary Dual Language Immersion (DLI) students perform a program celebrating Chinese New Year, Year of the Rat in January 2020 (Dan Cepeda, Oil City) CASPER, Wyo. – The Natrona County School District will host a meeting for parents interested in learning more about enrolling their children in bilingual immersion (DLI) programs offered at […]

DCPS Investigates Alleged Holocaust Reen...

DC Public Schools has confirmed that a staff member at Watkins Elementary School in the Southeast has been placed on leave pending an investigation into alleged Holocaust reenactments. DC Public Schools has confirmed that a staff member at Watkins Elementary School in the Southeast has been placed on leave pending an investigation into alleged Holocaust […]

Phoenix Rising challenges assessment of ...

The Phoenix Rising football team wants the school district to lower the rental price for the abandoned Tonalea Elementary School site. An appraisal commissioned by officials from the Scottsdale Unified School District had recently valued the 10-acre site near 68th and Oak Streets at around $ 7.9 million with an annual rental value of $ […]

Minecraft unlocks puzzles for kids GPA S...

December 17 — During his first year as a gifted and talented teacher, David Cupp found a way to engage his students with the Minecraft Education Edition. His classes at Gale Pond Alamo STEAM Academy meet once a week depending on the level. Vanessa Brower, a teacher at LBJ Elementary School GT, introduced Cupp to […]

Looming TikTok challenge alarms Lancaste...

Education officials in Lancaster County and Pennsylvania are expressing concern over a nationwide threat to school safety over the TikTok video-sharing app. The threat, specific to Friday, does not describe a specific act or name a certain school or school district, instead warning “every school in the United States, even elementary,” school officials said. What […]

The website will follow the construction...

AMHERST – A new website that will provide regular updates on the construction of a new elementary school in Amherst is now live. Public Schools and the City of Amherst recently launched the project website at https://www.amherst-school-project.com. There, information about the new school building, including funding and construction timelines, will be shared. DiNisco Design of […]

UIC professor awarded for teaching how t...

Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad, Associate Professor of Literacy, Language and Culture at UIC College of Education. Even as a young child in Gary, Indiana, Gholnecsar “Gholdy” Muhammad, a former student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, knew she wanted to be a teacher and would bring other children and her together. older brother before her […]

Exploring the Stories Behind Names to Bu...

Emily Hayden, associate professor of education at Iowa State University, reads in a third-grade class at United Community Elementary School in the spring of 2021. Bigger picture. Ryan Riley / Iowa State University. AMES, IA – “What’s your name? This question permeates everyday conversations, whether it’s chatting with a neighbor or meeting a new colleague. […]

Schools in several regions closed due to...

London, Ont. – Several schools have been temporarily closed due to COVID-19, including the first closure of a high school in London for the current school year. The London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) website confirms that St. Andre Bessette, in the north-west of the city, has been closed. According to the website, the school […]

Children’s coding course available until

STEM Education Coding course for children available until December 12 By Kristal Kuykendall 07/12/21 CodeWizardsHQ, a leading online coding school for kids ages 8-18, is celebrating Computer Science Education Week by offering a special introductory course for kids that also benefits parent organizations – teachers from their schools. The one-hour course is available for children […]

Struggling readers who speak African-Ame...

Children who speak a variety of English that differs from what is used in books and classrooms face … [+] greater challenges in learning to read, say the researchers. getty Many black children may face additional barriers in learning to read due to the differences between the dialect they are used to and the language […]

French Ambassador Tours Immersion School...

By LEIGH GUIDRY, The Daily Announcer LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (AP) – Nestled in an oak-lined neighborhood of Lafayette is Myrtle Place Elementary, where more than 350 children from kindergarten to grade five learn in French. The school is one of the few schools in the state to be considered a full French immersion school, meaning that […]

Natrona County School District to Host D...

CASPER, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – The Natrona County School District is already preparing for the 2022-2023 school year. NCSD Kindergarten enrollment begins during the school elective enrollment window. A program of choice for parents that begins in Kindergarten is dual language immersion. “It’s really one of the strengths of the neighborhood. It offers students […]

St. Paul School Board approves plan to c...

Minnesota’s second-largest district voted to close several of its schools, but spared three others that were originally proposed for closure. The St. Paul Public School Board decided 5-2 to close JA Johnson and Jackson elementary schools. There are no plans to reopen them after next June. Galtier Community School, L’Etoile du Nord and Parkway Montessori […]

The judge will hear arguments on Wednesd...

A federal judge is due to hear arguments on Wednesday over whether officials at the Terrebonne parish school acted correctly when they closed the Pointe-aux-Chênes elementary school earlier this year. The school board voted 6-3 in April to send students to Montegut Elementary, about four miles away, starting this fall. Officials cited declining enrollment and […]

Charisse Broome turns job loss into pass...

Characteristics Carol Quash 7 hours ago Charisse Broome celebrates at the launch of her children’s book, Awesome Father, at the Tunapuna Library. – Charisse Janine Broome was one of the many people who lost their jobs due to the covid19 pandemic, but she is not unhappy. In fact, she said, when she was kicked out […]

The Pflugerville school board readjusts ...

The Pflugerville school board has overhauled next year’s budget without the $ 7 million that would have gone to the district as part of the tax ratification proposal that was rejected in the November election. The school board had drafted the 2022 budget before the election and had provided for these additional funds. The failed […]

Obituary of Muriel Davis (1931 – 2021) –

Muriel Elizabeth (Leonard) Davis, 90, visited the Lord Jesus her Savior at her home in Minneola, FL on November 19, 2021. She was born in Blue Ridge, VA on August 4, 1931, the eldest daughter of Anthony and Bertha ( White) Leonardo.She grew up working on the family farm while attending Colonial Elementary School. She […]

The fresco of the three chefs unveiled a...

RONAN – A giant mural honoring the three chiefs of the Flathead Indian Reservation was unveiled on Friday with drums and speeches at Ronan High School, as part of Native American Heritage Month. The mural, created by Cameron Decker, is a representation of three rulers, three cultures and three iconic mountains of their territories, painted […]

Letters, November 25 – Winnipeg Free Pre

Give a pass to QR codes D: Prime Minister must curb MPs outside of lunch (Notice of 22 November) As for Janice Morley-Lecomte, who went to the Oakwood Cafe to meet up with friends for a meal and, when asked about her immunization status, showed the waiter a piece of paper that did not contain […]

Amid critical battle over race theory, c...

Protesters fought against school boards for masks, books and a “critical race theory.” But fairness was the dominant theme at a school board meeting in Winchester, Virginia. And no one showed up to protest. Loading Something is loading. We are really sorry! We encountered a system failure and were unable to take your email this […]

DPI: Ripon Area School District ‘Exceedi

This graph compares the overall DPI responsibility scores among local school districts. Graphic by Joe Schulz The Ripon Area School District (RASD) received four out of five stars on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) state reports issued for the 2020-21 school year, meaning the DPI has determined that the district “exceeds expectations” for […]

Newspaper gives Thanksgiving gift to fam...

Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal Parents and young children will find a special gift when they open the Albuquerque Journal on Thanksgiving Day. A bilingual book, “Charles Reads / Carlos Lee”, written in English and Spanish, will be inserted to offer families a little extra something to do together this holiday weekend. The short story […]