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‘Work Ready Now’ helps Lebanese students transition from school to work

“It’s not just about writing decent English, it’s about making your CV attractive, preparing a LinkedIn profile, looking professional, preparing for job interviews and observing the body language. In short, students learn all those soft skills that they don’t learn in regular academic courses. Randa Chidiac Executive Director of Grants …

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NE BOCES Executive Director Testifies on Senate Bill at State Capitol – Sterling Journal-Advocate

Northeast BOCES Executive Director Tamara Durbin testified Feb. 16 at the state Capitol on SB22-127 — a bill centered on special education funding. Following testimony from Durbin and others, the bill was passed unanimously by the Senate Education Committee and is now in appropriations. The proposed bill, which was recommended …

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A photographer tells the story of the fight for equality in SC | Way of life

ORANGEBURG, SC – Orangeburg photographer Cecil Williams has captured thousands of images of African Americans’ struggle for equal rights over the decades and is now set to unveil a series of wall art that depicts their history in the state. It’s a story he hopes will reach middle and high …

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Faith leaders and educators urge lawmakers to reject bills undermining Kansas schools

TOPEKA — A coalition of Kansas religious leaders and education advocates is calling on lawmakers to reject legislation being drafted to ban or restrict the teaching of the racial history of the United States. More than 50 people gathered on the first floor of the Topeka Capitol on Tuesday to …

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Business notes – February 2022

New Flights Sustain Traffic at Tri-Cities Airport The Tri-Cities Airport is reporting a respectable increase in air traffic in 2021 thanks in part to the arrival of new carriers. With 346,503 people boarding flights, boardings are up 83% from 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic hurt travel and left planes nearly …

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NM child tax credit proposal mixed as session winds down

Students paint with watercolors at the United Way Early Learning Center in Santa Fe in this 2017 file photo. New Mexico residents would be eligible for a child tax credit of up to $350 per child under proposed legislation at the Roundhouse. (Eddie Moore/Diary) SANTA FE — New Mexicans with …

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Is anti-racist education racist? Experts see echoes of segregation in latest trial | Education

With the state embroiled in a controversy over systemic racism in schools, a lawsuit against Albemarle County Public Schools could turn the area into a battleground. The lawsuit takes aim at Albemarle County Schools’ plan to eliminate racism and close long-standing achievement gaps between groups of students. Five Albemarle families …

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Biodesign researcher Michael Lynch wins coveted lifetime achievement award in genetics

January 27, 2022 Michael Lynchdirector of the Biodesign Center for the Mechanisms of Evolution at Arizona State University, is the 2022 Genetics Society of America Fellow Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal for his profound and influential contributions to science. The award, one of the most prestigious in the field of genetics, …

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Klaisner says education system problems could last another two years – The Southland Journal

Advertising Klaisner says education system problems could last another two years (Southland Chicago, IL) – Mark A. Klaisner and other experts saw this coming before the COVID-19 pandemic hit education skies. However, one potential problem has escalated significantly due to the pandemic and had effects that could resonate beyond 2024. …

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Catholic philosopher and author Alice Von Hildebrand dies at 98 – Eurasia Review

By Kate Olivera Catholic philosopher and longtime teacher Alice von Hildebrand died on January 14 at the age of 98. “With sadness mingled with joy, I write to share that our beloved friend and sister Alice von Hildebrand returned to the Lord at 12:25 p.m. this morning. She passed away …

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The green philosophy encouraged in BRI projects

An aerial view on October 29, 2021 of the Sirindhorn Dam floating solar farm in Ubon Ratchathani province, northeast Thailand. (Photo/Xinhua) In order to advance the development of the “Green Belt and Road” initiative, China has updated a guideline on environmental protection in overseas operations, with Chinese enterprises sticking to …

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RewirEd Summit – Driving innovative and radical change in global education

Young people, skills and the future of work focus on day one Highlights of the B-Roll available via: https://we.tl/t-6jJuSMLA2G B-Roll, photos and press releases available via: https://markettierscloud.egnyte.com/fl/3Cd4bb0Raf DUBAI, UAE / ACCESSWIRE / December 12, 2021 / Young people, skills and the future of work kicked off the three-day RewirEd Summit, …

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New Form of McCarthyism Takes Cancerous Roots in New Jersey Body Politics | Opinion

By Alan J. Steinberg I grew up in the 1950s. The fear of the kitchen table expressed at the time was that of McCarthyism, named after infamous Wisconsin senator Joseph R. McCarthy. The word McCarthyism had many connotations, but more importantly, it referred to the crusade of McCarthy and his …

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Connected Nation Live Panel welcomes progress in digital divide

The recent passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was an unprecedented step towards bridging the digital divide that nevertheless leaves a considerable amount of data collection, mapping and other work still to be done, according to a panel. Live from experts and tech advocates held Wednesday. by the …

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Poverty reduction: Learning from the field

ZBYNEK BURIVAL-UNSPLASH “There are people in the world who are so hungry, that God can only appear to them in the form of bread. “- Mahatma Gandhi Ten years ago Indonesia was struggling with its biggest social assistance program. His Raskin program, Rice for the Poor, received $ 1.5 billion …

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Montezuma-Cortez Superintendent Suggests Getting State Contribution Before Cutting Elementary Curriculum – The Journal

Members of the Montezuma-Cortez Education Council discuss the spirit and wisdom curriculum at the elementary school level. Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 YouTube Mind and Wisdom Curriculum under review in RE-1 A vote to dissolve the current primary education mind and wisdom curriculum was tabled at the Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District …

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NMSU runs on clean energy

Patrick Chavez, director of utilities and plant operations, shows the ice storage tanks at the NMSU’s ice water plant, where ice is made at night and then melted during the day to cool campus buildings . (Courtesy of NMSU) Copyright © 2021 Albuquerque Journal BY KEVIN ROBINSON-AVILANewspaper editor LAS CRUCES …

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UPDATE: Racial Justice Commissioners’ Town Hall appears to be in violation of bylaws, FOIA | Securities

Three members of the Prince William County Racial and Social Justice Commission appear to have violated the panel’s statutes and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. Commissioners Charles Haddow (Coles District), London Steverson (Brentsville) and Erica Tredinnick (Gainesville) held a town hall on Tuesday at Patriot High School on Critical …

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APS bond / factory levy plan totals $ 630 million

In-person postal voting for the Nov. 2 local election is underway at the Bernalillo County Clerk’s Schedule, as voters cast their ballot on Tuesday. The annex, 1500 Lomas NW, will continue to offer in-person postal voting from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until October 15. Generalized advance …

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Governor Ricketts Hosts School Choice Advocate Corey DeAngelis on “The Nebraska Way” Podcast

Media contacts: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts Hosts School Choice Advocate Corey DeAngelis on “The Nebraska Way” Podcast Listen to episode twenty-seven of “The Nebraska Way” podcast by clicking here. LINCOLN – Today Governor Ricketts released the 27e episode of “The Nebraska Way” with …

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James Whitfield: Grapevine Colleyville School Board proposes non-renewal of principal’s contract accused of promoting critical breed theory

James Whitfield, principal of Colleyville Heritage High School in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was put on paid administrative leave in late August, a month after a former school board candidate publicly accused him of having “extreme opinions on race” and called him get fired. Monday night’s vote is a procedural …

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Critical Race Theory Won’t Teach Moore Murder

Left to right: Director and actor Mario Van Peebles, actors Aisha Jackson and Morgana Van Peebles attend a ceremony honoring Florida civil rights pioneers Harry T. Moore and his wife, Harriette V. Moore, at Mount Hermon AME Church in Fort Lauderdale on June 19, 2021. The cast are featured in …

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Arizona State University: ASU receives $ 12.5 million NSF award to establish transdisciplinary institute

The National Science Foundation announced the award of $ 12.5 million to Arizona State University for the development of a new Institute of Biological Integration. The award will launch an academic program, under the guidance of Michael lynch, principal researcher and director of Biodesign Center for Evolutionary Mechanisms. Evolutionary cell …

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Changes: New Holland Brewing receives Masters Medal

New Holland Brewing, one of the top 50 craft breweries, recently received a Masters Medal from The Spirits Business in the American Whiskey Masters Competition for its Beer Barrel Bourbon, which is aged in new American oak barrels before finishing in the brewery’s Dragon’s Milk barrels. Dragon’s Milk casks offer …

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Vaccination rate in kindergartens in Maine is increasing

More Maine children entered kindergarten last year with mandatory school vaccinations, as fewer parents called for religious or philosophical exemptions from vaccinations against diseases like measles, mumps, chickenpox and whooping cough. The statewide philosophical and religious withdrawal rate for students entering kindergarten was 4.1% in 2020-2021, which represents about 450 …

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Reflective Kurelja ready to lead CSIU |

MILTON – While sitting in the Susquehanna Central Intermediate Unit (CSIU) office on his first day as the organization’s executive director, Dr John Kurelja had a bit of haze in his eyes so that he was looking at an old photo of himself. with Kenny Garabadian. Kurelja joined CSIU five …

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Astronomers victimized their colleagues – and put Sweden’s historical department in turmoil

An observation tower at Lund University in Sweden.Credit: Michael Persson / Alamy According to two independent surveys commissioned in 2020 by the university, two astronomers from one of Sweden’s top research institutions, Lund University, have victimized, discriminated against or intimidated colleagues. The cases rocked the institution’s historical astronomical research division, …

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Teachers concerned about critical debate over racial theory

Teachers across the country are on edge amid the heated national debate over critical race theory, as Republican lawmakers in several states have passed or introduced legislation that would limit how race and racism are discussed in classrooms. Leaders of professional educators’ associations and unions say the measures have sparked …

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State Public Defense Agency Settles Gender Pay Gap Lawsuit ”Albuquerque Journal

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. SANTA FE, NM – Several female attorneys and investigators at the State Public Defender’s law firms are getting raises to resolve a lawsuit that alleged unfair compensation over higher-paid …

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The Tenor High School 3 + 1 model

MILWAUKEE (June 7, 2021) – While most high school students equate four years with traditional high school time, at Tenor High School, students finished in three. But there’s more to the story – students spend their fourth year taking classes at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), getting a head start …

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Former ERB director sues Lujan Grisham for his salary »Albuquerque Journal

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. Jan Goodwin, Former ERB Executive Director SANTA FE – The former executive director of the New Mexico Educators’ Retirement System filed a federal lawsuit Thursday accusing Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and others …

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Commission meeting 1776 | national

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On Monday, May 24, the 1776 Commission met on the Hillsdale College campus in Washington, DC to discuss civic education programs, civic education reform efforts in states, pending federal legislation and executive actions, and future Commission activities. At the end of the …

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When COVID travel bans work and don’t

New Delhi: As states impose new lockdowns of varying duration and intensity to stop the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study shows that medium-duration travel bans are counterproductive – they trap migrants in cities that are COVID-19 hotspots long enough to expose them to the virus, which …

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