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How a college girl changed her school’s

Editor’s note: This article is part of Fast Company Spark, a new initiative for middle and high school readers. No tank tops, leggings, or shorts that can’t pass the “fingertip rule,” with hemlines that are no longer than a student’s fingertips when their arms hang down at their sides. These are the types of dress […]

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 […]

MSCS sophomores must attend summer schoo...

Of the 15,000 students set to attend Memphis-Shelby County Schools Enrichment Camps this summer, at least hundreds of students will need to attend to advance to third grade. The borough plans to enroll first and foremost CE2 students who need to improve their reading skills as part of the “commitment third” policy implemented this school […]

Monte Vista Newspaper | Letter to the e...

Editor, I am writing to express my concern over the potential banning of Angie Thomas’ book “The Hate U Give” as well as concerns about censorship of books in general. As a language teacher at Del Norte High School, I see the banning of books anywhere as a threat to equality in education everywhere. I […]

School board member’s remark angers NHS

NORTHAMPTON – Eleven educators from Northampton High School have written an open letter asking the school committee to apologize to students in the district for a comment made by Ward 4 member Michael Stein expressing concern that a program of Embedded honors creates an atmosphere of “second-class learners alongside first-class learners. Stein said Monday the […]

Valentine’s Day School Board Meeting – A

Submitted by John Arbeeny. Two prominent and important actions were taken at the Clover Park School Board meeting last Valentine’s Day. The issue of district discipline (Policy 3241 “Student Discipline”) had been raised at a previous Board meeting (January 10, 2022) by Director David Anderson based on some shocking numbers received in a District FOIA […]

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 […]

San Francisco recall vote fueled by ange...

SAN FRANCISCO — As Election Day approached, a flurry of messages swept through the phones of the Chinese-American community in San Francisco. “Don’t forget to vote,” read a message in Chinese from campaign organizer Selena Chu. “And fire commissioners who discriminate against us and disrespect our community.” The lopsided victory in a recall election on […]

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 […]

Pennridge plans to add personal finance ...

EAST ROCKHILL — Starting with next year’s ninth graders, who will be in the class of 2026, Pennridge High School graduates are all expected to take and pass a personal finance course under a proposal discussed at the the Pennridge School Board Curriculum Committee meeting on February 7. “That’s one of the district’s goals in […]

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 […]

This Mohawk woman translates nursery rhy...

Like other Indigenous peoples in the early stages of reclaiming traditions, Kristi Talbot, a Mohawk with ties to the Six Nations community in Ontario, prioritizes language revitalization. “I have learned from the elders that passing on the language strengthens [our] values, because our traditions are woven into every word,” said Talbot, 32. “While my mother […]

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 […]

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 […]

Newtown School Budget Goes to Public Hea...

NEWTOWN — The Board of Education held a public hearing on Thursday, Jan. 27, to seek comments on the 2022-23 education budget proposal. Residents expressed support for the newly created position of Diversity Equity and Inclusion Coordinator, suggesting that administrative support be added to help this effort, as well as support for curriculum and instruction […]

Longtime Ramona Unified School Board mem...

Ramona resident Kim Lasley, who had a passion for helping children and served on the Ramona Unified School Board for more than a decade, died of cancer on Sunday. Ramona Unified School Board President Daryn Drum said Lasley has demonstrated her dedication to children through many acts of kindness. Lasley, through the Ramona Rotary Club, […]

Lots of unknowns, lots of hope as Yukone...

For Melanie Bennett, it’s a “model of reconciliation” and it’s worth a leap of faith. She has spent the past few months as one of the most public advocates of the “yes” vote in an ongoing referendum in several Yukon communities. The vote could cause the biggest shake-up to the territory’s education system in a […]

Himachal to introduce Sanskrit language ...

The government of Himachal will introduce Sanskrit language and Vedic mathematics in elementary grades. STRONG POINTS Chairman of Himachal Pradesh School Education Board (HPSEB), Dr. Suresh Kumar Soni says that the new curriculum will be introduced from the next academic session Sanskrit will be taught from class 3 and Vedic mathematics from 6th standard. Congress […]

ROWVA School Board, parents say book lan...

The council decided to ban the course book during a closed session in November, but after outcry from parents opened the discussion to the public on Tuesday. ONEIDA, Ill. — The ROWVA school board voted Tuesday, Jan. 18, to indefinitely postpone action to suspend or allow the teaching of a young adult novel in first-grade […]

Winter storm turns first day of in-perso...

Breadcrumb Links News In Montreal on Monday, all English and French schools were closed in the face of a winter storm warning Author of the article: Publication date : January 17, 2022 • 11 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Heavy snow makes shoveling particularly difficult for Andra Morrison in a […]

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 […]

Sault Ste. Marie honors Wiikwemkoong wo...

For five decades, Barbara Nolan has dedicated her life to the preservation of the Anishnaabemowin, and she was recently recognized for her efforts by the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. Nolan, a native of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, received the town’s Medal of Merit, its highest honor given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions […]

From English to Urdu, home languages ​​v

There were 37 additional languages ​​identified by students during the Simcoe County District School Board census What language does your family speak at home? According to the 2021 Simcoe County District School Board Student Census, the most common responses may be different depending on where you live in Simcoe County. In April 2021, 26,978 pupils […]

Saskatchewan. Rivers describes recent e...

The Sask Rivers Education Centre/Daily Herald File Photo List includes partnerships to deliver cultural programs and the addition of Indigenous language classes Putting more emphasis on teaching Aboriginal languages ​​and making room in the calendar for more Aboriginal festivals and days of remembrance are just two of the things the Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Struggling Danvers school principal take...

It remains to be seen whether Dana will return from her leave after 17 years as superintendent. The district statement said: “The length of Dr. Dana’s medical leave is undetermined at this time.” The Danvers school board will meet in executive session on Thursday, and “it is expected that the school committee will follow this […]

We must fight against incivility for the...

Bill Peach is an author, retired men’s clothier, and former Franklin, Tennessee School Board member. The uncivil language of our divided nation has found its way into our homes, our public and private schools, and our school board meetings. Over the summer, a Williamson County School Board meeting was broadcast on network television and mentioned […]

Welcoming Afghan schoolchildren: How edu...

register here for the daily 74’s newsletter. Donate here to support independent journalism of the 74. James Sayavong knows what it’s like to be a refugee in America. His father was a military officer in Laos when the Communists invaded his country after the United States withdrew from Vietnam and its environs. Her mother buried […]

Sarasota School District, Teachers Union...

The Sarasota Classified / Teachers Association and the Sarasota County School District have reached a tentative agreement on a contract for school employees. The employment contract, which must be ratified in a vote by the district’s approximately 5,200 employees, covers the 2021-22 school year. School districts statewide typically finalize employee contracts mid-year because districts don’t […]

Indigenous youth are reclaiming ancestra...

Breadcrumb Links News Local news Author of the article: Lynn saxberg Josh Lewis began learning the Anishinaabemowin language a decade ago while studying at Laurentian University. Although he has a long way to go to be fluent, he feels he has a good grasp of the basics. As a volunteer with the Assembly of the […]

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 […]

Cities seek to join fight against contro...

People rally against Quebec Bill 21 in Chelsea, Quebec on December 14.Justin Tang / The Canadian Press Calgary is set to join a growing list of Canadian cities supporting the legal challenge to Quebec’s controversial religious symbols law, amid a wave of outrage sparked by a school board’s recent decision to withdraw a teacher wearing […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

For BKW’s ’56 class, graduation was just

For the publisher: This week, I continue to take a retrospective look at the paths traveled by the alumni of Berne-Knox-Westerlo. This letter will focus on two members of the Class of 1956. Barbara (Barb) Filkins Cross sends the following account of her life: “I grew up in the city of Westerlo. My adoptive parents […]

St. Paul School Board Considering Reduce...

Defying administrators’ warnings, members of the St. Paul School Board have proposed a scaled-down school consolidation plan that removes its most controversial elements. The board of directors is yet to vote Wednesday on “Envision SPPS” by Superintendent Joe Gothard, which would close eight schools next fall, displacing nearly 3,000 students. The idea is to create […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]