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Principals of the Edmonds School Board are meeting virtually on Tuesday evening. Educators working in the Edmonds School District’s special education program and their supporters appeared outside the virtual Edmonds School Board meeting on Tuesday to voice their concerns about the program, saying in a letter that they ” feel completely abandoned” by the district …

MASSENA – The Food Research & Action Center, a national nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty-related hunger and undernutrition in the United States, has joined other officials in calling for free meals for all students be extended to the 2022-23 school year. As it stands, school districts would no longer be able to serve free …

Three months into her first term, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu has been tasked with finding a permanent leader to lead the city’s public schools as she embarks on the nomination process for the next commissioner of the Boston Police Department. To that end, Wu and School Committee Chairman Jeri Robinson announced Thursday that there would …

HARRISBURG — With a single sentence slipped 15 pages into an otherwise dry budget report on the state Department of Education, an independent tax watchdog has embarked on a heated and deeply politicized debate about the links between funding schools and student performance. In a section of the report analyzing the relationship between …

Schools “We don’t have the luxury of being able to waste time.” Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius (left) and Mayor Michelle Wu speak outside Brighton High School last week. Lane Turner / Globe Staff Departing Boston Schools superintendent: ‘Nothing is pushing me out’ Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius to step down in June …

Many South Carolina K-12 virtual public school programs suffer from high failure rates. The problems have become so acute that Horry County School District, the third-largest school district in the state, announced at a January 25 board meeting that it was considering ending its virtual program after that about half of his students failed at …

RIPLEY — Jackson County Schools Superintendent Blaine Hess has announced his retirement. Hess resigned Feb. 3 at the Jackson County Schools Board meeting and the board approved him, effective July 1. Hess said, “I can’t wait to retire. I have been in education for 39 years, and the last 16 as a superintendent. …

KINGSPORT — When Kingsport School Board President Jim Welch quizzed the five-member council on budget priorities, a classified pay raise easily came out on top during a Tuesday night business session. Asked by Welch about a recent budget presentation session, Vice President Julie Byers and members Brandon Fletcher, Todd Golden and Melissa Woods said classified …

WASHINGTON, February 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ILO Group, a women-founded national education strategy and policy firm, today released new analysis on the COVID-19 pandemic that showed significant turnover among superintendents school districts, as well as a dramatic and growing gender gap in district leadership across the United States The new data focuses on the 500 …

Above: Erin Maidl, office manager, and CJ Johnson, owner of Cutting Edge Fitness at Fairmont. The fitness center offers free memberships to Martin County students and families. FAIRMONT– In an effort to meet community needs, Cutting Edge Fitness in Fairmont is offering free memberships to students and families in Martin County. …

After more than four hours of discussion, Novato Unified School District administrators agreed to $4 million in budget cuts, including at least 30 teacher layoffs. The layoffs and other cuts are seen as crucial to aligning with a drop in student enrollment, eliminating deficit spending and refining an organizational structure that hasn’t been streamlined in …

EBEN JUNCTION — The Upper Central School District’s Agriculture and Forestry classroom has received a $2,000 grant to support a project that will bring more local food to the dining hall. After meeting with farmers and food services to better understand their local food system, the students designed a project that will provide school-grown food …

PARK CITY, Utah (KSTU) — A former Utah elementary school teacher is suing a school district for what she believes is retaliation for reporting sexual harassment. Kathy Moore says she was just trying to help her students by reporting the incidents on their behalf, but now she’s suing the Park City School District. Moore was …

By Michelle Watson, CNN A Utah teacher is suing her former employer after saying he retaliated against her for reporting sexual harassment among her students, according to court documents filed last week. Kathryn Moore is suing Utah’s Park City School District “for violation of Title IX” and “breach of state contract,” according to the lawsuit …

Recent School Board Actions in Northeast Michigan: ∫ The Alcona Community School Board evaluated Dan O’Connor in a closed meeting on Dec. 13 and unanimously decided that he had been highly effective during the school year 2021. The board has approved a term for kindergarten teacher Keturah Dellar. The board revised several policies at second …

On January 11, retired school administrator Paul Kaminski spoke out in favor of the district’s continuation of Cerro Coso Community College as a tenant of the district’s Snyder Avenue campus, which once served as the campus for the Monroe High School, Jacobsen Middle School, and Tehachapi High School. His comments came during a Tehachapi Unified …

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – A frustrated Yazoo County mother who is upset that her son is being chronically bullied contacted 3 On Your Side. Wendy Burgess told WLBT that her son’s bullying at school and on the school bus was not properly handled by the Yazoo County School District or the bus service. “It’s ridiculous. …

School administration proposes a significant increase in mental health staff Sunday, January 16, 2022 7:47 PM Last update: Sunday, January 16, 2022 7:57 PM Posted: Sunday January 16th, 2022 7:47 PM Joanne Wallenstein Hits: 109 At the same time that student enrollment at Scarsdale Schools has fallen by more than 200 students, staff have gone …

Districts get creative with substitute teachers (WXOW) – A coronavirus powered by a fast-spreading Omicron variant and common winter illnesses are taxing many Coulee-area schools, leading to staffing shortages. School districts have had to get creative with managing current staff to fill as many vacancies as possible to keep schools safe and open to educate …

NORTH LAWNDALE – While a battle between Chicago’s public schools and the Chicago Teachers Union interrupted in-person classes for most of the city’s students, a West Side charter school was able to function normally thanks to numerous precautions , planning and frequent communication with parents. North Lawndale College Prep, spread across the campuses of 1615 …

The Hot Springs School District said Monday that the Main Street Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School will switch to AMI Virtual Days today and Wednesday, citing a “large number” of positive COVID-19 cases among students and members of the staff. The school building will be closed to students and all work will take place …

The labor shortage has hit the Jordan School District to start the new calendar year. Authorities say more than a dozen school bus drivers did not come to work on Monday, forcing many students to wait. District officials say they have faced a year-round shortage of school bus drivers, as have other school districts across …

A handful of school districts in the region plan to switch to virtual learning when the school year resumes next week, as cases of the coronavirus, fueled by the highly transmissible variant of omicron, reach all-time highs for the pandemic. Districts consider postponing return of students to class – including Camden City School District and …

Mobilize to meet the need By Taylor Owens • Dec. 27 2021 • Retired educator Carl Schoessel officially began his second term as Acting Superintendent of Delton Kellogg Schools on Monday, December 13. He is expected to remain in this position until the start of the next school year, July 1, while the school board …

Nearly four months after the start of the school year, students in some culinary programs in the Philadelphia School District are severely lacking the staple of their trade – food. Driven by nationwide labor and supply chain shortages and the abrupt cancellation of its contract by a supplier, but complicated by a central office that …

Students of color face racial slurs and bullying inside and outside the classroom, and many of those fed up have walked out of the classroom, speaking out at council meetings administration and even sued school districts. Students at Tigard High School organized the walkout to protest a video posted to social media that appears to …

For immediate release Timothy Tichacek has been appointed the new Acting Principal of Mansfield High School for the remainder of the school year. (Images courtesy of Mansfield Public Schools) Outgoing MHS principal Mary Watkins, left, was recognized for her work at Mansfield during the November 16 school committee. School committee chair Kiera O’Neil presented Principal …

According to the superintendent, Dr. Mike Redmond, on Tuesday evening, the two public schools in Shakopee passed questions on operating royalties. The unofficial results show that 5,060 voters, or 66.4%, voted to pass question 1 against 2,566 voters, or 33.6%, against, according to Redmond. 4,774 voters, or 62.7%, voted to pass question 2 against 2,836 …

Tel Aviv University (TAU) will open the Center for Innovation Laboratories before the start of the 2021-22 school year. The center aims to advance research in various fields that may have real-world applications while consulting with experts from relevant industries to identify specific needs and issues within those sectors. The university stressed that it will …

Sarah Steelman, the office of the commissioner of administration for Missouri, was asked to resign in October. No reason has been put forward by Steelman or Governor Mike Parson. COLOMBIA A week after last month’s reshuffle that left a cabinet member in Gov. Mike Parson’s administration without her job, a Kansas City area superintendent announced …

John stamper [email protected] Two central Kentucky high schools won their respective class titles at the Kentucky Marching Band Championships on Saturday night at Kroger Field, where Kentucky’s top 30 groups made it to the final for five class titles. Lexington Lafayette High School won its 22nd state marching band championship by winning the AAAAA title …

Illinois schools experienced higher chronic truancy rates and lower test scores in the 2020-21 school year, although graduation rates have remained stable, according to the state’s latest report card. The data, released on Friday, shows the significant impact of the pandemic on student enrollment, attendance and academic success. One in five Illinois students were chronically …

ENDWELL, NY (WBNG) – The Maine-Endwell School District will appeal a decision by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association that would strike five of the soccer team’s six wins in the 2021 season, to middle of questions about a player’s residential requirements. Jason Van Fossen, superintendent of Maine-Endwell, said the district was …

LIBERTY CENTER – A new School Resources Officer (SRO) was introduced to the local Liberty Center school board at its regular meeting on Monday. The board also heard presentations from high school principal Greg Radwan, athletic director Kaleb Pohlman and director of student services Katie Jimenez. In addition, Superintendent Richie Peters provided an update on …

A New Jersey congressman received a significant pay raise for his post in the Paterson School District this year, according to payroll records. Benjie Wimberly’s salary rose from $ 147,105 to $ 169,778, according to district records, a huge increase of $ 22,600. Wimberly represents District 35, which includes Paterson, in the New Jersey Assembly. …

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Three outstanding community leaders were honored at the Joan & Alan Bernikow JCC at the Kids Front and Center in Staten Island, a virtual event, on Sunday. At the event, the JCC recognized Lieutenant Rafet Awad, Rose Kerr and Miriam Prat-Jerez for their work on behalf of children. The event supported …

Standardized test results have dropped significantly in Virginia for the first time since the start of the pandemic. As the first term comes to an end, school districts scramble to help struggling students catch up. Test results tell teachers what they already know: Students should be in the classroom. In the 2020-2021 school year, the …

North Texas School District Superintendent Apologizes October 16, 2021 10:00 a.m. Posted: October 16, 2021 10:00 a.m. Update: October 16, 2021 10:02 AM Originally Posted: OCT 15 21 03:47 ET Updated: OCT 16 21 10:35 AM ET By Ashley Killough, CNN (CNN) – A North Texas School District superintendent apologized Thursday night after one of …

About three in 10 San Diego Unified students were at risk of not meeting state reading standards last fall as schools were closed and students were learning on computers, according to the results of the upcoming district tests. to be published. In the spring, that number rose to around 35%, according to the scores. This …

(Posted on October 12, 2021) By Linda Dillman, Editor-in-Chief The action was swift and the October meeting was short for the local Jefferson School Board compared to previous months with a packed audience and a plethora of speakers. From the call to order by board chair Melissa Adams to the final hammer blow, the October …

Featured sound system is an independent, non-partisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive / The Patriot-News, TribLIVE / Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG – Even after COVID-19 cases increased in children and district leaders worked to contain outbreaks among students, schools in Pennsylvania …

On Tuesday, November 2, voters in the Bemidji school district will answer the simple question: “Will the revocation of the existing referendum authorization and the new authorization proposed by the Board of Trustees of the Independent School District No. 31 (Bemidji), Minnesota be approved?“with a” yes “or” no “. If the measure passes, the current …

The Macomb Intermediate School District had the most school-related COVID-19 cases in Macomb County last week, according to data provided to the state of Michigan. Schools in Macomb County reported 12 cases of school-related COVID-19 in the state of Michigan last week, up from 25 cases the week of September 20. But according to a …

ERICA MILLER / THE LEADER-HERALD Johnstown Jr / Sr High School Principal Scott Hale, Pleasant Ave Principal Elem Cory Cotter and Warren Street Elementary Bob Kraemer, all Johnstown graduates, stand in front of Jr./Sr. entry to Johnstown on Friday October 1, 2021. By JASON SUBIK The chief herald Over the past several decades, the career …

Last week in Toms River, 900 school staff and students were quarantined after the district was affected by 250 confirmed cases of Covid. The district started the year without a mask warrant until September 20, saying it was too hot. Take this as a warning – this effort to keep kids in school could collapse, …

(The Center Square) – Illinois’ playbook for the 2021-2022 school year was a throwback to in-person learning, with a limited number of students who would need distance learning. This has changed. “With the directive to go back to in-person learning, everyone has prepared for it,” Thomas Bertrand, executive director of the Illinois Association of School …

A low teacher retention rate at Orange is just one of the realities of the challenges of rural education, according to Superintendent Elizabeth Zielinski. Among K-6 schools in Orange, there was a teacher retention rate of 72.1%, meaning that 31 of the 43 teachers stayed from year to year. This is a decrease from the …

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Back to school can cause chaos as people struggle to get back to school. It is a time of transitions and new routines. But this year, with virtual school, quarantines and constant changes, new and changing routines can lead to poisonings. The West Virginia Poison Center warns of possible dangers during the …

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) – A new space has been built after a fire destroyed the outdoor learning center at All Saints Episcopal School during this year’s winter storm. During the storm, the school’s outdoor learning cabin experienced power surges before it caught fire. But now the sounds of learning, questioning, explanation and discovery are back …

SAN ANTONIO – On a recent Thursday, Ciara Brown, a junior at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio, walked over to a small white table, pulled down her face mask, and took a test that is still far from standard in American schools: a cotton swab on the nose. “The tests are super easy,” …

LISBON – Despite students coming from across the county, including some school districts battling COVID-19 numbers, the Columbiana County Career and Technical Center has had higher numbers, but not what they consider as alarming so far. “We are just happy to be able to be at school” Superintendent Chuck Adkins said Tuesday, “And we just …

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) – Chesterfield County Public Schools have confirmed there will be an additional police presence at Meadowbrook High School after a scuffle Thursday in which 8-10 students were detained by police. Chesterfield Police Captain Mark Haynes told 8News they did not know what led to the altercation, but no injuries were reported. Video: …

BOONE – Watauga High School has canceled its prom originally scheduled for Oct. 2 due to COVID-19 numbers and administrators wanting to prioritize student safety. The decision not to host the reunion ball, for the second year in a row, was not an easy choice. Administrators and student council members explored many possibilities and alternatives …

The mayor was mostly without intervention, despite the myriad of problems in the district. The city froze school aid during his tenure. Challenger India Walton proposes to increase the assistant. Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles assessing the state of the city, 15 years after Bryon Brown took office. Our …

That same year, a federal lawsuit alleges that HCPA wired $ 5 million from its Minnesota-based account to Woodstock Capital, which allegedly concerned the charter school‘s legal counsel as not being “within the parameters of policy. (HCPA investment) ”. In an email attached to Federal Court documents, the attorney representing the charter school told the …

The Cumberland Valley School Board voted 8-1 Monday to stick to an existing health and safety plan that requires students, staff and visitors to school buildings to wear masks indoors in order to trying to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The council vote came after a lengthy period of public commentary which saw a …

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR) – Welcoming students into the classroom full-time was exciting and scary for most teachers, with more obstacles caused by more than just the pandemic. Some Districts Take New Test-and-Stay Approach to Minimize Student Quarantine “The behaviors were sure to escalate,” said Nicole Capsello, president of the Syracuse Teachers Association. “They didn’t have …

She and her husband both work full time and were unprepared for a sudden change in their child’s schedule. Roberts heard about the proposal via social media and says that while she supports devoting more time to teachers, she doesn’t understand why parents are just asking about the possible change. “I don’t have a problem …

KADUNA, Nigeria, September 18 (Reuters) – Bandits have freed 10 other students kidnapped two months ago from a Baptist school in northwest Nigeria, the school administrator told Reuters on Saturday. The Reverend John Hayab, administrator of Bethel Baptist High School, said 21 students at the school remained in captivity. He said an undisclosed ransom was …

Posted: September 17, 2021 School board election In his weekly post, the Superintendent. Elder invites employees and the public to the School Board Candidate Forums and encourages them to vote in the next election. Board Members Lorenzo Garcia, Candelaria Patterson, Elizabeth Armijo and Dr David Peercy All elections matter, but the one in a few …

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – School districts in the area are looking for additional support staff this school year. Some people are calling for help on social media and they are all asking for one thing: surrogates. The City of Reynoldsburg School District is just one of many local schools seeking help. “Just different different abilities …

On a chaotic Wednesday night at the Prince William County School Board meeting, the board unanimously approved a vaccine or testing mandate for all staff in the division as well as significant changes to its procedures for providing feedback. citizens. Police attempt to clean the room at the Prince William County School Board meeting on …

Citing success, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall urges city council to vote to continue a K-12 mask term in Salt Lake City on Monday. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) SALT LAKE CITY – Just over three weeks after issuing a mask warrant for K-12 schools, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall attributed the action to …

Marin’s public high schools are forging ahead with ethnic studies classes ahead of potential Gavin Newsom approval of a bill that would make the program a requirement for graduation. “We are really excited about this topic,” said Tyler Graff, executive director of secondary education for schools in the city of San Rafael on Friday. “We …

Eight of the division’s 23 schools are expected to be overcapacity by 2030-31, including Baker-Butler Elementary, which would have 142 overcapacity students by that year. The new primary school would help alleviate capacity issues in this school and in this region in general. Baker-Butler and Hollymead Elementary Schools are in high growth neighborhood areas, with …

CHARLESTON, Va. (WSAZ) – The West Virginia Department of Education has issued new guidelines limiting when a school must enter a generalized contact tracing quarantine. School leaders said these revised rules, which were created in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), will help keep children in class for in-person learning instead …

Cresskill Middle / High School in Bergen County, home to around a thousand students in grades 6-12, will likely remain closed for the remainder of the calendar year due to severe damage when the remains of the Hurricane Ida hit New Jersey, said Superintendent Michael Burke. . “There is little chance that this building will …

Jennifer marx It’s been a great week for back-to-school information in the Edmonds School District. We received an Edmonds School District news email, numerous virtual school information presentations and on Friday a message from the Superintendent. If you missed your school’s virtual reunion, many are posted on YouTube.com/EdmondsSD. I checked the district site and there …

Students eat breakfast and color in a grade two class before school starts at Klatt Elementary School in Anchorage on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. (Emily Mesner / ADN) The Anchorage School District is reversing previous policy and will now release information on COVID-19 cases for individual schools in response to community demands for transparency as …

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – The South Carolina Department of Education on Wednesday released state, district and school report cards for the 2020-2021 school year. Schools in Greenville County have outperformed the state in several subjects, but district officials say they are unhappy with the results and are looking for ways to identify and improve …

Daughter of teenage pregnancy, parents who did not graduate from high school and jumping from school to school with no real connection or sense of achievement, Diana Roybal, the new superintendent of the Goleta school district Union, came from a broken home. “Who would have thought that a child from a broken family whose parents …

August 28 – Principal Jim Gilbert walked into his office approximately 20 minutes before the students arrived for the first day of school Monday morning at Aurora Heights Elementary School. It wasn’t long before Gilbert retired from his corner of the administrative office to greet new and old students at the main entrance. It’s an …

The Chula Vista Elementary School Board on Wednesday night appointed a Sweetwater Union school district administrator and teachers’ union official to its board, fueling concerns among some members of the South Bay community who say Sweetwater is gaining undue influence on its twin elementary school district. The divided board decided to pick Cesar Fernandez out …

PARMA, Ohio – Hot summer days brought 90-degree days to northeastern Ohio, forcing schools in the city of Parma today (Aug. 25) to shut down lessons for the second consecutive day. The district just started the 2021-2022 school year on Monday. “We knew that at the start of the week we would have days that …

DeFUNIAK SPRINGS – Just over 400 students and staff in the Walton County School District were quarantined in the first week of school this year due to exposure to COVID-19 at the grounds of school or in the community, according to an early release of District School data regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic …

Aminata Kalokoh-Odeh learned a lot about teaching in elementary school during her year in the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP), from best practices for teaching different subjects to how to work with forces and the needs of a diverse group of students. Go to the website to watch the video. Kurt hickman The Stanford Teacher …

Top line The Biden administration is expected to crack down on states that ban school districts from imposing mask warrants, but Education Secretary Miguel Cardona suggested on Sunday that revoking their federal funding would be counterproductive, as the federal government escalates its battle against school mask warrant bans after Florida punished two neighborhoods that violated …

Negotiations continue between the town of Escondido and the American Heritage Education Foundation regarding the potential conversion of the former Palomar YMCA campus into a high school and college aquatic center. Discussions began earlier this summer after the foundation, a non-profit organization that supports its sister charter schools in Escondido, approached the city about a …

Public schools in Hillsborough County, Florida have only had students in classrooms for two weeks, yet Katherine Burdge, school nurse for the district, said she was more stressed than at any time of the coronavirus pandemic. The district, the eighth largest in the United States, has had to isolate or quarantine more than 13,485 students …

CLAIRTON, Pa. (KDKA) – This school year, some students will be entering a new building. The Clairton Education Center has a new feel for the students. It is the first time that the school has been renovated in more than a decade. READ MORE: 1 dead after tree fell on car in Washington County (Photo …