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State stiffed city schools $7 million. State stiffed city schools $7 million.
State Education Department officials accidentally stiffed city public schools out of $7 million in federal funding, Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia said Friday. The mistake was made as part of a larger foul-up in which state education officials accidentally diverted $12 million in federal money away from school districts across New York, Elia explained. Most of the money that was dive...
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Colburn school exam results annulled after inquiry Colburn school exam results annulled after inquiry
Exam results at a North Yorkshire primary school have been thrown out due to "maladministration". Year six pupils at Colburn Community Primary School had part of their Key Stage 2 Sats results annulled after a local authority investigation. The inquiry, which led to the writing assessments being thrown out, was carried out after concerns were raised by the Standards and Testing Agency. St...
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Number of secondary pupils in England to rise 15% by 2027 Number of secondary pupils in England to rise 15% by 2027
There will be over 400,000 more pupils in England's state secondary schools by the year 2027, new forecasts indicate. Secondary pupil numbers are expected to rise by 14.7% over the next 10 years, the Department for Education projects. The rise is fuelled by a baby boom in the early 2000s that is making its way through the education system. School leaders say the projections highlight the ...
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Iowa Early Childhood Center Gets Learning Garden Iowa Early Childhood Center Gets Learning Garden
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a backyard garden at the Clark Early Childhood Center, Ayden Smith, 4, removed a sunflower from a container, then placed it in a hole before covering the plant with some fresh soil. "I don't know if Ayden really cares that much about gardening," Charity Smith said while watching her mohawk-haired grandson. "I think he just enjoys playing with dirt and getting messy." ...
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Special Education Students On the Rise Special Education Students On the Rise
The number of students receiving special education in public schools is rising, with about 13 percent of all students receiving such instruction, according to a recent study. A Department of Education report, titled the Condition of Education 2018, states the number of students aged 3 to 21 receiving special education services increased from 6.6 million to 6.7 million from the 2014-2015 school ...
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Making the Case for Liberal Arts Making the Case for Liberal Arts
It's no surprise that much of the conversation at gatherings of university officials these days is about how to prove the value of the liberal arts, once at the core of higher education and now among its most embattled branches. After all, enrollment in history, philosophy, literature and other majors considered to come under the umbrella of the liberal arts has been falling for decades. Colleg...
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PASADENA PLAYHOUSE THROWS ‘BLOCK PARTY’ TO CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL PARTNERSHIP. PASADENA PLAYHOUSE THROWS ‘BLOCK PARTY’ TO CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL PARTNERSHIP.
PASADENA, CA (April 12, 2018) – Pasadena Playhouse – State Theatre of California – is celebrating its Centennial in partnership with the Playhouse District Association on Saturday, June 9 with an all day Playhouse Block Party from 12-noon to 10 p.m. on El Molino Avenue at Colorado Blvd. All of Southern California is invited to attend and participate – enjoying live music, performances, interact...
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Summer School Planned for May 29 – June 29 2018. Summer School Planned for May 29 – June 29 2018.
Registration for USD 305 Summer School for high school students will be held at Central High School on Saturday, April 21 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Summer School at USD 305 will be in session May 29 – June 29. All classes will be held at Central High School, 650 E. Crawford. Driver Education, ACT Preparation, Computer Application...
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20 TOP COLLEGES VYING FOR THIS BLACK MALE STUDENT, AND HE WON’T HAVE TO PAY A DIME. 20 TOP COLLEGES VYING FOR THIS BLACK MALE STUDENT, AND HE WON’T HAVE TO PAY A DIME.
*Warning: This is the kind of story that is going make your face hurt. But it’s the kind of pain that doesn’t come from being hit. No, this comes from grinning. Grinning from ear to ear. Grinning so hard and for so long, your face just hurts with pride. Close your eyes. Imagine your Black male teen has applied to 20 of the top universities and colleges in the United States. Now open your ey...
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States to Prioritize Hiring Teachers of Color. States to Prioritize Hiring Teachers of Color.
Teachers of color make up less than 20 percent of the workforce at a time when students of color are the majority in K-12 classrooms. THEY’RE CALLED “WARM demanders” and “cultural guardians,” polite nods to the additional roles with which African-American and Latino teachers – often the only teachers of color in their schools – are typically tasked: disciplinarian, mentor, translator. Lawren...
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