#Secondary Education

Oskaloosa Herald

Three in double figures in loss to Grand View

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn women’s basketball team closed strong, but it was not enough as it fell 73-60 to Grand View in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Wednesday. WPU (0-11, 0-2 Heart) had its best shooting effort of the season, going 48.9% from the field. The Vikings (6-2,...
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McClave School wins national award

The small town of McClave, located in Bent County, has recently been put on the map. McClave School, which is a Preschool-12th Grade school, was recently named a National Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished School. This act was passed back in 1965 by former United States President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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I Don’t Like Kids

It’s like trying to wrestle a greased pig while simultaneously trying to teach it algebra. I don’t like kids. It’s not something one is supposed to admit in polite society. People get upset and take it personally. “I love kids,” they will tell you.
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MO AG proposing Parents' Bill of Rights at Missouri schools

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is proposing that lawmakers pass a Parents’ Bill of Rights that would affect public schools. On Tuesday, Schmitt announced he would work with lawmakers to craft legislation that he wants to see passed during the 2022 session. He says the bill would protect parents’ rights to have a well-informed say in their children’s education and increase transparency in Missouri schools. Schmitt also says it will give parents the ability to take action if the quality and content being taught does not align with the values and expectations they deserve.

Blaenau Gwent is consulting on its Welsh education plan

SUPPPORT for parents to learn Welsh so they can help their children who attend a Welsh medium school, has been called for by a senior councillor. At the mid-way point of an eight-week consultation on the Welsh in Education Strategic Plan (WESP) councillors on Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council’s Education and Skills scrutiny committee were given the chance of feeding into the process.

Mass. education officials report nearly 10K new COVID-19 cases among students, staff over 2-week period – Boston News, Weather, Sports – Boston, Massachusetts

Boston (WHDH)-Thursday Massachusetts Educator report In two weeks, 9,909 new COVID-19 cases occurred between students and staff. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, between November 18th and December 1st, there were 8,513 positive cases for students and 1,396 positive cases for staff. Massachusetts Health Authority Thursday report...

Skylar Walder joins State System Board of Governors

Shippensburg University sophomore Skylar Walder is the newest member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education’s Board of Governors. Appointed by Governor Tom Wolf, the 20-member board establishes broad educational, fiscal and personnel policies and oversees the efficient management of the State System. Walder is a history, secondary education major...

Scholar Athletes Hear From Supt. Fowler Mack

Akron Public Schools and its scholar athletes met in the APS Leadership Symposium attended by athletes from all six high schools. The session was held at the administration building on North Main, and its focus was simply to provide the opportunity for a positive exchange of ideas and thoughts between student athletes and APS staff.

Millions of self-tests to primary schools next week

Minister Arie Slob (Primary and Secondary Education) informed all 6700 primary schools of this in a letter today. The number of self-tests per school depends on the number of students and teachers. In total, the first delivery consists of 2.4 million self-tests. That is enough for all students in grades 6, 7 and 8 to test twice a week for two weeks. Before the Christmas holidays there will be a second delivery that will provide enough stock until a few weeks after the Christmas holidays. Schools do not have to pay for this.

Dames Sees Words Brought to Life

Christian Dames is getting the opportunity to see his words brought to life. A junior Secondary Education and English major, Dames has written a play titled Chains that will be performed during Midland University’s One Act performances Friday and Saturday at Kimmel Theatre. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. each evening and are open to the public free of charge.

Bengal: Pre-board tests made mandatory for Class 10, 12

Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) The West Bengal education department has made pre-board tests mandatory for the students of Class 10 and 12 who are supposed to sit for the board exams in 2022. The decision to conduct a full-fledged test exam was prompted by the idea that in case there...