#An Education

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Noem Bars S. Dakota From Applying for Federal History Grants

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Thursday barred the state's Department of Education from applying for federal grants in history or civics over concerns about how certain teachings on systemic racism would be tied to the grants. The U.S. Department of Education this month backed...
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Ascension Parish, LApelicanpostonline.com

Associate Principals named for East Ascension HS

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of new district and school leaders. They include two new Associate Principals at East Ascension High School Kim Uzee and Mary Reenie Laginess. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district — a district that always excels in its employees,”...
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Cleveland, TXbluebonnetnews.com

Cleveland ISD announces new administrators

Cleveland ISD has promoted one employee and hired a new employee for key leadership positions in the District. Amy Miller will be the new director of Administrative Services and Brandon Perry will be the deputy superintendent. Amy Miller has been an education since 1996 when she began her career as...
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Duval County, FLFlorida Times-Union

New state testing scores give better look at 'COVID slide' in Duval Schools

New state testing scores from the 2021 school year gives educators and parents a better idea of how much learning ground may have been lost during the pandemic. On Thursday, the Florida Department of Education quietly released all of its Florida Standards Assessments and End of Course exam scores from last school year. Unlike last month, when a preview of statewide third grade reading scores came with fanfare and a press release — touting the benefits of in-person schooling — the department made no public announcement this time.
Arizona Statepeoriatimes.com

Arizona fights between health and education

Gov. Doug Ducey’s office of education demanded a change in Peoria Unified School District’s COVID-19 mitigation strategies for the upcoming school year, stating it was unlawful. The district is pushing back, claiming its plans are in accordance with county and state law, as well as the recommendations from the Arizona...
Fort Wayne, INWANE-TV

Lutheran Hospital starts first week of classes at new nursing school

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — WANE 15 took an exclusive first look inside Lutheran Hospital as they start the first week of classes for their new on-site nursing school. Twenty students began their journey to becoming registered nurses at the new nursing school of Lutheran Hospital’s main Fort Wayne campus. Jersey College is a hospital-based program that in at least 6 semesters gets students an Associate’s Degree and prepares them to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing exam (NCLEX) to become a registered nurse.
Forsyth County, GAForsyth County News

‘Another chance’: Forsyth County Schools celebrates grand opening of Academies for Creative Education

Forsyth County Schools held a grand opening for its new Academies for Creative Education facilities on Saturday, July 24, before the start of the 2021-22 school year. The new facilities, located at 1130 Dahlonega Highway near downtown Cumming, houses the school system’s three alternative learning programs — Forsyth Academy, Gateway Academy and Forsyth Virtual Academy.

PM says education is universal cure despite aid row

Investing in education in some of the world's poorest countries is the "single best investment we can make in the future of humanity", Boris Johnson has told an education summit in London. The Global Partnership for Education raised more than $4bn (£2.9bn) from pledges, including £430m from the UK. Nobel...
Salisbury, NCSalisbury Post

Education briefs: RSS Teacher of the Year gets Phillip J. Kirk Scholarship

SALISBURY — Todd Parker, the Rowan-Salisbury Teacher of the Year, has received the prestigious Phillip J. Kirk, Jr. Honored Educator Scholarship. Phil Kirk, a native of Rowan County, began his teaching career at Knox Middle, and taught at Salisbury High School, when he was named the Salisbury City Schools Teacher of the Year. Kirk later held several positions in state government, including an appointment as chair of the N.C. Board of Education.
Ellensburg, WAdailyrecordnews.com

New ESD board member wants to ensure all students have a voice

New Ellensburg School Board member Jonathon Henderson’s motivations to serve on the board stem from his personal experiences, as well as the needs of his young family and all children in the district. Henderson officially joined the Ellensburg School Board as of July 21 after an unanimous vote by the...
HealthVoice of America

UNICEF Calls for World's Schools to Reopen

GENEVA - The UN children’s fund is calling for an end to COVID-19 school closures which, it says, are harmful for children’s well-being and future prospects. Schools in the northern hemisphere are closed for summer holidays. Elsewhere in the world, schools remain closed because of the pandemic, depriving more than 600 million children of an education.
WorldHuman Rights Watch

Greece Denies Refugee Children An Education: Daily Brief

Children in Greek refugee camps don't have access to education; Global Education Summit plans to raise $5-billion; summary executions of adults and children in South Sudan; France's highest court upholds conviction of Equatorial Guinea's vice president; autocrats use faux democratic rituals to remain in power; and Earth Overshoot Day marks the day humanity has used up the year's natural resources.
Giles County, TNpulaskicitizen.com

‘Unsung Heroes’ Urge Others to Join Them

While the COVID-19 pandemic is hopefully nearing its end, the ripple effects may be felt for years to come; currently, the Giles County School System’s Pupil Transportation Department is feeling just that. “School districts across the county are struggling to find bus drivers to transport students,” Transportation Supervisor Theresa Busby...
KidsBig Hollywood

Exclusive — Rep. Greg Murphy on Masking Children: ‘There Is No Science Behind That’

Rep. Greg Murphy (R-NC), a physician specializing in urology, told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily on Thursday that “there is no science” to support the notion that masking children prevents coronavirus transmission. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), headed by Rochelle Walensky, recently updated its “guidelines” to include directives...

LMU Students Sue Over Vaccine-Based Discrimination Policy

Loyola Marymount University (LMU) is being sued in Federal Court over their policy of segregating unvaccinated students. On Saturday, July 24, Tyler & Bursch, LLP, the Law Offices of Nicole C. Pearson, Children’s Health Defense – California Chapter (CHD-CA) and Advocates for Faith & Freedom sued Loyola Marymount University (LMU) in Federal Court in the Central District of California, challenging the school’s illegal vaccine, testing, masking, and social distancing mandates on behalf of two LMU undergraduate students.