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Cuts to NYC schools even larger than what’s outlined in …

Cuts to New York City schools for the upcoming school year are even larger than what’s outlined in the recently adopted city budget, according to a new analysis from city Comptroller Brad Lander. The budget approved last week by Mayor Adams and the City Council included a $215 million cut to the Fair Student Funding formula that principals use to pay for staff.

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After year of violence, US schools try to tame tensions

(6 days ago) 1 day ago · Many schools have tried to address the underlying causes. When students returned to Savanna High School in Anaheim, California, it was “fight after fight after fight,” said Penny Hatzis, the school’s lead counselor. The school hired a specialist in restorative justice, which emphasizes mediation over punishment, although they are looking

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Des Moines Schools will offer online elementary again …

(9 days ago) Des Moines Public Schools will continue to offer an online learning option for elementary school students next school year despite a drop in participation. The Des Moines School Board approved offering the Edgenuity program for the 2022-23 school year for kindergarten through fifth-grade students at a cost of $363,000 Tuesday night. District

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Demolishing schools after a mass shooting reflects …

(Just Now) A playground bench is colorfully decorated at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, which replaced the one torn down after a gunman killed 20 first graders and six educators in 2012. AP Photo/Mark LennihanAfter the recent shooting in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers, some local …

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Omaha Public Schools welcoming 320 new teachers for …

(2 days ago) Omaha Public Schools welcoming 320 new teachers for the fall following big faculty exodus. June 23, 2022, 5:08 PM. OPS welcoming 320 new teachers for the fall. This comes after nearly 700 teachers were projected to leave.

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South Bend schools facility plan shifts focus away from …

(Just Now) The discussion comes as South Bend schools grapples with enrollment change. The district has lost more than 10,000 students since 2007 and expects to see its enrollment decline by nearly another 1,000 students by the 2026-27 school year, according projections from the district. Only one of the district's four high schools is near its full capacity.

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New report accuses Epic Charter Schools of miscounting …

(3 days ago) The Oklahoma State Department of Education launched an investigation last year after a former Epic school board member made a new round of allegations against the embattled virtual school system. A 76-page report on the allegations was released Tuesday. Epic leaders say they will respond to the report Tuesday afternoon.

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Does hardening schools make students safer

(5 days ago) In this photo from 2016, students pass through a security checkpoint at William Hackett Middle School in Albany, N.Y., with guards, bag inspections and a metal detector. AP Photo/Mike GrollThe first real possibility for federal firearms legislation in decades has been sketched out by a bipartisan group of senators. It comes in the wake of the May 23, 2022,

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In Indianapolis, Charter Schools ‘Move the Needle’ on …

(8 days ago) New research on pre-pandemic academic achievement in Indianapolis is delivering a mixed bag of results: Students in K-12 schools there posted weaker learning gains in both reading and math than students statewide, while students who attended charter or charter-like “Innovation Network Schools” posted better results across virtually every demographic. The …

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Local school systems ramping up security

(5 days ago) 15 hours ago · Jun. 24—Prompted in part by a Texas elementary school shooting last month that left 21 dead, the Decatur district is building secure entrances for three schools this summer and both Decatur and Morgan County school systems are looking at high-tech sensors that detect anything from gunfire to vaping. Decatur City Schools Deputy Superintendent Dwight …

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Lansing Schools save $36 million in 2021-2022 school year due to …

(9 days ago) Maine cannot prevent parents from using the state’s publicly-funded tuition assistance program to send their kids to private religious schools, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The case, Carson v. Makin, was brought by two families who live in parts of rural Maine that don’t have a public school.

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Limestone County Schools react to Title IX 50th anniversary

(4 days ago) Jun. 23—Today marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX being enacted in the United States. Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. The Title IX of education amendments of 1972 states "no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be …

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AACPS makes changes to start, dismissal times for all schools

(3 days ago) June 24, 2022, 6:26 PM. Anne Arundel County Public Schools make changes to start and dismissal schedules.

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CP school board renews superintendent contract

(5 days ago) 3 hours ago · Jun. 24—Central Point School District 6 Superintendent Walt Davenport received a second seal of approval from his own school board Tuesday, when it renewed his contract, effective through 2025. The deal, unchanged from the 2021-22 school year contract, includes a base salary of $165,000; travel and technology allowances of $500 and $100, respectively; as …

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A New Direction: For students at JCPS' 'bad' schools, a chance to

(3 days ago) The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Maine can't exclude religious schools from a program that offers tuition aid for private education, a decision that could ease religious organizations’ access to taxpayer money. The 6-3 outcome could fuel a renewed push for school choice programs in some of the 18 states that have so far not directed

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Olentangy Schools: Warren, Kimchi announced as new elementary …

(9 days ago) Olentangy Schools has announced two new elementary school principals. Michael Warren has been named principal at Arrowhead Elementary School, and Dana Kimchi is the new principal at Johnnycake Corners Elementary School. Warren comes to Olentangy from Pittsburgh Public Schools, where he was an assistant principal of the Pittsburgh King PreK-8

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Universal free lunch programs could end at some area schools

(3 days ago) Jun. 24—A lifeline for many families during the pandemic — the universal free school lunch program — could end next week at some schools if a federal bill introduced Tuesday in Congress is not passed. Universal free lunch, which has been served in districts during the school year and summer recess, was instituted at the start of the pandemic to …

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Hillsborough County Schools offers dozens of summer learning …

(9 days ago) Hillsborough County Schools offers dozens of summer learning programs for students this summer. June 24, 2022, 7:56 AM. Hillsborough County Schools is offering students as many programs as possible this summer. The school district said these next few weeks are crucial for students to fight pandemic learning loss. https://www.abcactionnews.com

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Washington County Public Schools announces next superintendent

(Just Now) Julie E. Greene, The Herald-Mail. The next superintendent of Washington County Public Schools will be David T. Sovine, who on Tuesday night announced he is retiring as superintendent of Frederick County (Va.) Public Schools less than an hour away. The Washington County Board of Education made its announcement Wednesday afternoon, voting …

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High gas prices squeezing schools' budgets, forcing them to …

(1 days ago) Volkswagen is launching a new weapon in its war with Tesla for world electric vehicle domination. The four-door vehicle, which Volkswagen described as "the future model for the upper-middle class in China," is expected to go on sale in the world's largest automotive market in the second half of 2023.

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Vigo schools consider $5.8M bond issue

(4 days ago) Jun. 23—To continue improvements mainly at elementary and middle schools next year, the Vigo County school board Monday is slated to consider approving a short-term general obligation bond of $5.815 million. The Vigo County School Corp. has been using the short-term bonds to cover capital improvement projects no longer supported from property …

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Lexington schools approves contract for teachers, support staff next

(2 days ago) LEXINGTON — School officials and staff won't have to worry about negotiations as they head toward a new school year. The Lexington Local Schools Board of Education approved a three-year contract for the district's teachers at Wednesday's monthly meeting, held at Eastern Elementary School.. Teachers will receive a 3% raise in each year of the contract, …

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With accounts flush, budget talks come down to schools aid

(Just Now) Tom Wolf. American politician. Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature are working through their remaining differences as they try to produce an agreement on a roughly $42 billion budget plan that they say marshals new aid for Pennsylvania’s public schools and environmental cleanups while cutting corporate taxes.

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Upper Arlington Schools to seek three-year, 6.9-mill operating …

(2 days ago) Upper Arlington Schools will ask voters to approve a three-year, 6.9-mill levy this fall. The Upper Arlington School Board voted unanimously June 21 to put its first levy request before voters since November 2017. The levy would provide funding for day-to-day expenses, such as teacher salaries, instructional and pupil support, technology and

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Holland Public Schools, Hope College partnering for teacher prep …

(3 days ago) Holland Public Schools and Hope College are partnering for a teacher preparation program at Holland Early College, allowing prospective teachers to complete two years toward a teaching degree at no cost while in high school. “The ability to offset college costs is a huge benefit of this and Early College in general,” HEC Director Andrea

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Run, hide, fight: School shooter drills can be traumatic, but do …

(7 days ago) 1 day ago · In Uvalde, schools use a broader framework known as Standard Response Protocol for an array of crises, according to the district's website. Texas recommended SRP after a high school shooting in 2018 in Santa Fe, where 10 people died.. The "all-hazards approach" gives schools a common language and focuses on five commands – hold, secure, lockdown, …

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Education Commissioner wants Boston Public Schools declared

(Just Now) Education Commissioner wants Boston Public Schools declared 'underperforming,' stops short of receivership. June 24, 2022, 9:27 AM. WBZ TV's Breana Pitts reports. Recommended Stories. Business Insider. Chief Justice John Roberts says Supreme Court went too far in taking the 'dramatic step' of overturning Roe v. Wade

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Baltimore County Public Schools swears in board member to fill …

(6 days ago) Baltimore County Public Schools swore in Felicia Stolusky to the school board Tuesday, filling a vacant seat. The school board, usually comprised of 12 members, has functioned with just 11 since February, when board member Cheryl Pasteur resigned in light of her candidacy in the General Assembly race. Board members are not allowed to pursue …

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DESE Commissioner wants to declare Boston Public Schools …

(6 days ago) June 24, 2022, 2:28 PM. DESE Commissioner wants to declare Boston Public Schools "underperforming".

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Ellington schools hire Director of Athletics and Wellness

(9 days ago) Jun. 24—ELLINGTON — The Board of Education recently appointed Anderson Rawlins as the school district's first full-time Director of Athletics and Wellness. According to Superintendent Scott Nicol, Rawlins' starting salary will be $127,000. His main responsibilities will be to run the athletics program for grades 7-12, and lead the kindergarten through 12th grade …

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Pella Schools award phase one bids for new Early Childhood Center

(7 days ago) Jun. 24—PELLA — The Pella School Board has awarded bid packages for phase one of the new Early Childhood Center. The board accepted and approved a bid package of $826,040 from Sandstone Management for grading and utilities work, along with a bid package of $255,000 from Jordison Construction for concrete paving. Sandstone Management offered the …

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OSBI arrests Epic Charter Schools founders, former chief financial …

(1 days ago) State auditor releases details after arrests of Epic Charter Schools founders, former CFO. 14h ago. KOKI. Epic Charter Schools and leaders respond to founders arrests. Politicians are sharing their reactions just hours after the founders of Epic Charter Schools and the former Chief Financial Offer were arrested on multiple felony charges.

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Texas included in Johntay Cook’s top 3 schools

(9 days ago) Joey Hickey. June 24, 2022, 5:58 PM · 1 min read. Johntay Cook is inching closer to a decision. On Friday evening, Cook narrowed his list of schools under consideration to three teams. Texas made the cut. The elite receiver looks to now decide between Michigan, Oregon, and Texas. It’s not difficult to see the allure of all three schools.

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Lowell High School to return to merit-based admissions after San

(9 days ago) The San Francisco Board of Education voted the city’s top public high school to return to academic-based admissions after two years of using a lottery-based system. In a 4-3 vote on Wednesday, the board’s decision will restore merit-based admissions for Lowell High School’s incoming freshmen in fall of 2023. Lowell employed the random lottery system for …

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Mother of Epic Charter Schools student speaks out in defense of …

(3 days ago) Story at a glance The U.S. Department of Education agreed to settle a years-long lawsuit over denied borrower defense applications. The Department will forgive 100 percent of all loan balances, refund prior loan payments and repair credit histories for about 200,000 borrowers that attended certain for-profit schools.

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Penn State among top schools for four-star cornerback deciding …

(6 days ago) That trend continued on Wednesday with a four-star athlete including the Nittany Lions among his list of top schools as he approaches a decision. Jermaine Matthews, a four-star athlete projected to play cornerback in college, unveiled his list of top six schools leading up to his decision announcement (scheduled for July 1).

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