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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, […]

Jesuit University professors sign letter...

Sixty-four faculty members from St. Louis University, a Jesuit school in Missouri, have signed a letter to the state House of Representatives opposing legislation to ban teachings about race, gender gender, class and sexuality in public schools. The letter opposes bills like HB 1474 and H.B. 1995which would respectively ban the teaching of Critical Race […]

Mpl. the teachers’ strike continues; d

Negotiations continue Monday between the Minneapolis school district and its teachers’ union as the group’s strike stretches into another school week. After the weekend mediation sessions, district chiefs and union leaders both said they wanted to end the strike quickly. District officials said their latest offer represents a “financial limit.” Classes are canceled Monday and […]

The NYS Board of Regents is no place for...

Perhaps the reluctance of Legislature leaders to renew the mayor’s control over New York’s public school system is more than just an effort to torture Mayor Eric Adams. Their final choice for the Board of Regents, which controls the State Education Department, is certainly a grim sign. With Speaker Carl Heastie’s House Democrats firmly in […]

South Jersey schools brace for end of ma...

In just over a week, on March 7, New Jersey school districts will be free to adopt their own mask policies, with most South Jersey schools taking the opportunity to remove breathing screens. This means New Jersey students, who have been forced to learn remotely or attend school under state mask mandates since the COVID-19 […]

Lawsuit seeks to block Nevada school vou...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A battle to get a school voucher question before Nevada voters return to state court, with a lawsuit seeking to stop the state’s top election official from putting measures on the ballot that seek to allow parents to use state money to pay private school tuition. Two well-known senior officials of […]

In remote Bamiyan, a school run by an Af...

Bamiyan, Afghanistan – It’s 6 a.m. and Freshta is sweeping the floor of her makeshift underground school in Afghanistan’s Bamiyan province. Donkeys descend the orange earth hills of its timeless village to fetch water, while cave houses wake to the smell of freshly baked flatbread. Up to 50 children, mostly girls, attend the informal school […]

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 […]

Dakota Language Classes Will Be Offered ...

Dakota Language Classes Will Be Offered at Red Wing Public Schools The Prairie Island Indian community, its tribal council, and the district’s Native American Parent Advisory Committee led efforts to launch a new program to teach students the Dakota language. (FOX 9) – The Dakota language has been spoken for thousands and thousands of years, […]

NSBA chief Chip Slaven knew about contro...

The National School Board Association was aware that Attorney General Merrick Garland was planning to release a controversial memo in response to the NSBA’s letter comparing parents’ protests over COVID-19 school mandates to “domestic terrorism” before the memo was released, according to emails obtained by Fox News. “I understand Chip [Slaven] were familiar with the […]

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in Prince ...

Hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in Prince Edward Island remain stable as the number of active cases continues to decline. Four people are hospitalized with COVID-19, the Office of Public Health said in a statement Sunday. Four other people admitted for other reasons have also tested positive for the virus. There is no change in the […]

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 […]

Waltham receives grant to expand bilingu...

WALTHAM, MA – Waltham Public Schools has received an Alternative Education Programs for English Learners FY22 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to expand the dual-language school into 6th grade in Kennedy Middle School. The grant has been submitted and will be managed by the Multilingual Department. The principal of […]

San Francisco school board saga heads to...

A seemingly endless amount of drama, name-calling, lawsuits and outrage from parents and city officials have turned the San Francisco school board saga into a gripping pandemic spectacle that is about to unfold in the urns. A special election on Tuesday will decide the fate of three school board members, all Democrats, in a vote […]

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 […]

Critical Race Theory Exposed by Misinfor...

Critical race theory is a buzzword that is at the center of a heated debate about what children learn in classrooms. The only problem – what does it mean? Some Republican parents and lawmakers say educators are “indoctrinating” students with certain lessons about race that make students feel “uncomfortable” or “ashamed.” They say critical race […]

Cancellations slow island as storm inten...

Islanders can expect a heap of snow, along with sleet, through Friday and into Saturday morning. “It’s a slow-moving system. It’s a very different type of storm system than the previous three,” CBC meteorologist Jay Scotland said. “It’s a very large frontal border.” This means that it will not be as intense in terms of […]

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 […]

Virtual classrooms could expand language...

(TNS) – Carroll County Public Schools currently offers five world languages ​​to high school students: American Sign Language, French, German, Latin and Spanish, but no students in the county have really the possibility of choosing among the five. Francis Scott Key High School only offers Spanish, while Century and Manchester Valley High Schools each offer […]

When Children Smell Danger – Daily Advoc

By Vivian Blevins Collaborating columnist Although we are aware that the harm caused to our children and grandchildren sometimes comes from people they know, we want to be informed of our responsibilities as caregivers to do what we can to thwart the dangers to which our children could be confronted. The first is to recognize […]

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, […]

“The pandemic has moved digital learning

The pandemic has irritated equations everywhere, driving digital learning forward year after year and has seen Oxford University Press, one of the major players in the educational publishing space, bolster a key learning solution that will now serves more than 150,000 students and more than 7,000 teachers satisfied with its full range of aids. “The […]

State Superintendent Speaks on Current C...

Georgia schools continue to face new challenges posed by the pandemic, while dealing with issues that are not new but have been exacerbated by COVID-19, such as teacher burnout and low retention rates. State Superintendent Richard Woods addressed both concerns Thursday when speaking to gifted coordinators and school staff across the state on day two […]

Spotlight on APS Schools During Choice W...

Job : January 20, 2022 Spotlight on APS Schools During Choice Week National School Choice Week runs from January 23-29 National School Choice Week is a time to brag about APS schools, teachers, staff and, of course, students. There is a lot of fantastic and innovative learning in our schools, so why not honk your […]

Bilingual LPS Liaison Officers help immi...

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – When families new to the United States travel to Nebraska, Lincoln Public Schools offers a special program to help ease that transition. The need has grown over the years, and Wednesday’s LPS “Learning Breakfast” highlighted the people who are there for immigrant and refugee families every step of the way. LPS […]

District Program to Cover Teacher Tuitio...

Dozens of Santa Fe public school teachers plan to participate in a new initiative to increase the number of educators trained to teach English as a second language or lead bilingual classes. The district allocated $90,000 in federal pandemic assistance last month for the three-year pilot program, which will provide tuition and fee reimbursement to […]

Omaha Teachers Union Offers Suggestions ...

Substitute teachers shared their call for help by urging other teaching certificate holders to return to the classroom. We hear the leader of the Omaha teachers’ union tell us how he thinks schools could help ease the pressure on teachers and substitutes. in everything I think I could be replaced every day, ”said Pat Shepard […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hawaii Schools Scramble To Cope With Tea...

In Jodi Kunimitsu’s math class at Maui High, student absences have steadily increased over the past week. On Tuesday, the first day back to school for Hawaii public school students after a two-week winter break, a third of the 26 students in a single period did not come to school. As of Wednesday, 46% of […]

Two events scheduled with new featured a...

Stoughton Parks & Recreation Department’s new star artist Rhiannon Gurley is expected to host two events this weekend. Mom’s Night Out: Inner Diva Collage 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, January 7 Held at the Mershon Cider House, 124 W. Main St. Join other moms who need a break for a relaxing evening without the kids. […]

Stand for Children tackles inequalities ...

Like many parents, Irma Perdomo has high hopes for her 11-year-old daughter, Bryana. “I love hearing my daughter tell me… that she wants to be like me when she grows up,” Perdomo said in Spanish. “But because I didn’t go to college, I tell her, well, she must be more than me.” “But you help […]

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 […]

China Sends Tibetan Teens to Indoctrinat...

Chinese authorities have started sending Tibetan children to special camps to be brainwashed into a sinized worldview and receive basic military training to prepare them for induction into militias amid stalemate with India on the actual control line (LAC). Although most of the Tibetan children in these camps are adolescents, some reports indicate that some […]

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 […]

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 […]

Baton Rouge School Principal Presents Pl...

Speaking to a room full of community and business leaders, Superintendent. Sito Narcisse on Tuesday unveiled plans to radically reshape high schools in Baton Rouge starting next year, turning them all into premier colleges where students can earn up to 60 hours of college credit – enough for an associate’s degree – when they graduate. […]

Officials Respond to Local Pressure to R...

At the December school board meeting on Thursday, school staff explained the process for handling book disputes at public schools in Bedford County. Called Policy KLB, BCPS ‘long-standing procedure for disputed books allows affected parents to lodge a written or verbal complaint with the library’s media specialist or, if the book is part of classroom […]

St. Cloud Schools Add Somali and Ojibwa ...

ST. CLOUD – Move around, Spanish and French. Next year, St. Cloud Public Schools will offer Somali and Ojibwe to all students as their languages ​​of choice. “It just makes sense for us to have it,” said Lori Posch, executive director of learning and teaching for St. Cloud Schools. “We want our students to be […]

Most Newark Students Struggle With Grade...

Eighty-seven percent of Newark’s fifth-graders need “strong support” in math, according to a recent standardized test that offers a window into the extent to which the COVID pandemic has harmed them. learning. Overall, the vast majority of Newark’s students struggle to follow grade-level instruction in math, science and English, statewide testing has shown. Start Strong […]

UWEC professor receives award for LGBT a...

Dr. Josh brown, professor of German and linguistics, was the recipient of the 2021 UW-Eau Claire Poorman Prize for outstanding achievements on behalf of LGBT people. The award is presented annually to an individual on each of the UW System campuses who have worked to create and advocate for a safer and more inclusive climate […]

Nevada governor apologizes for state’s p

Students from Stewart Indian School are seen in a classroom in Carson, Nevada in an undated photo. The state of Nevada plans to cooperate fully with federal efforts to investigate the history of Native American boarding schools. Courtesy of the Stewart Indian School Museum and Culture Center via AP hide caption toggle legend Courtesy of […]

Several New York School Districts Partne...

The education technology company provides high quality live education to K-12 schools, ensuring that students do not suffer from the teacher shortage crisis due to their zip code and location in New York. NEW YORK, Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Elevate K-12, a Live Education Company, Expands Services in the State of new […]

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 […]

Basic Math in Language Classes: Six Dail...

With the aim of closing the learning gap induced by the pandemic and placing more emphasis on mental well-being, Delhi public schools will organize six teaching periods per day for the remainder of the school year. . Stating that “the classroom curriculum will not be the only cornerstone of learning,” the Education Directorate said that […]

Muncie, Indiana, students protest BLM ce...

Students at Muncie Central High School marched from school to Muncie Town Hall on November 23 after their school administration ordered a class to remove student posters that mention the Black Lives social movement Matter. Language arts teacher Katey O’Connor asked her class to create posters reflecting social issues after the class read “V for […]

Phoenix organization helps children and ...

A Stepping Stone Foundation works with underserved families and children by simultaneously providing early childhood education and parenting education. Their mission is to provide a solid family foundation for future learning. Through the group’s LEAF program, Literacy Elevates Arizona Families, it is a one-stop-shop for families in need of literacy support. These young children may […]

ByteDance’s Dali education reshuffles, c

According to a report by Late message ByteDance’s educational unit, Dali Education, recently began cutting jobs at many brands on Wednesday, including GuaGuaLong, Qingbei Wangxiao, Xuelang, Hardware and Campus Cooperation. Nearly two thousand people will be made redundant this month. After this year’s online courses close at the end of the year, more than a […]

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 […]

Students who started petition for slaver...

KANSAS CITY – Just over two months after students circulated a petition calling for a return to slavery at a high school in Missouri, a lawsuit was filed against the Park Hill School District, the Board of education and the superintendent on behalf of the students who were sanctioned for commenting on the petition. According […]

Potential closure of Chestnut Hill Road;...

Community Advocate staff covered a discussion at a recent board meeting and several topics from recent school committee meetings that I haven’t had the opportunity to cover. Here are the highlights and links. For the first story, I add a context that was not included in the weekly article. Request from residents of Chestnut Hill […]

Kentucky Partners with Taiwan to Boost K...

The Kentucky Department of Education announced Monday that it will partner with the Taiwan Department of Education to expand Chinese teaching in Kentucky classrooms. “We know it can be difficult for our schools and districts to find qualified global language teachers,” Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass said in a press release. “This new agreement with […]