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4 districts hope to change voters’ minds on school funding

EVERETT — Public school district leaders in Marysville, Sultan, Granite Falls and Stanwood will ask voters in April to approve key funding measures they rejected in special elections this month. These districts have not passed the multi-year property tax levies they rely on to pay for classroom staff, special education services, athletic programs, computers and […]

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Pattie James Obituary (2022) – Broomfield, CO

Pattie Ruth Janeway James, died January 2022. She was born in Oklahoma City, OK in December 1925, the daughter of a CH Scout executive and Ruth (Harvey) Janeway. She grew up in both Oklahoma and Texas, spending her high school and college years in Stillwater, OK. Pattie was raised in a Methodist church and in […]

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House Bill 1134 is not needed | Opinions

For the editor: Indiana State Senators Scott Baldwin and Linda Rogers proposed Indiana House Bill 1134. It will ensure the transparency of the program. The bill is unnecessary for three reasons. First, it is not necessary because there is already transparency of study programs. Anyone can easily access state standards. Second, Scott Baldwin was quoted […]

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Duke Awards Agricultural Education and Diversity Grants | Local

Special for T&D GREENVILLE – Duke Energy is continuing its long history as a vital participant in South Carolina’s economy by announcing $500,000 in support of the state’s main industry: agribusiness. Grants from the Duke Energy Foundation will help fund education and diversity initiatives statewide. “Agribusiness is South Carolina’s premier industry, and Duke Energy is […]

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State, GCU Partner on Scholarship Program for Foster Children

By Jeremy Duda, Arizona Mirror Foster children who graduate from high school and want to attend Grand Canyon University will be able to do so for free under a new program offered by the school, with the state helping foot the bill . The program covers not only tuition and fees, but also room and […]

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Ross County Christian Academy launches campaign for $13 million expansion project

CHILLICOTHE — Ross County Christian Academy launched its Boundless campaign last month with the goal of raising $13 million for an expansion project. The project is separated into two phases. The first phase will cost approximately $2.5 million and will include 10 new classrooms, space for an additional 140 students, a multipurpose area, additional storage […]

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Supaman visits Sussex School for a performance on inclusion and humanity | Local News

Supaman, a world-renowned hip-hop artist and Apsáalooke fancy dancer, visited pupils and staff at Sussex School on Thursday for a performance focusing on lessons in inclusion and humanity. Students filled the gymnasium floor but spent very little time sitting. Most were on their feet, dancing and interacting with Supaman’s performance. “When you step out of […]

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Marijuana on our Christian Campus

Hashtag Cannabis is located near the SPU campus, making it easily accessible to students. (Devin Murray) When it comes to cannabis, Seattle Pacific University stands apart from the other two major universities within the boundaries of Emerald City. According to Section 10.4 of the SPU Student Handbook, “Students who possess, distribute, and/or use narcotics on […]

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State, partner of the GCU on the bursary program for children in foster care

Foster children who graduate from high school and want to attend Grand Canyon University will be able to do so for free under a new program offered by the school, with the state helping foot the bill . The program covers not only tuition and fees, but also room and board for foster children who, […]

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Governor Lee and Schwinn unveil new K-12 funding plan | News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn on Thursday unveiled a sweeping new rewrite of how the state funds its multibillion-dollar K-12 education system, saying it provides more money per student and valuable services. For months, Lee and Schwinn have highlighted the numerous meetings and town halls held across the […]

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State Champion Tennis Duo RC Christian Sign National Letters of Intent | News

Homework is something Ella Hancock will have to get used to next year. The senior, who has come through the last two state tennis tournaments for Rapid City Christian en route to winning back-to-back singles and doubles championships, is set for a whole new experience after pledging to continue her tennis career at the University […]

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Vladimir Putin “will go much further”

After 20 years in power, Mr Putin seems to be channeling his inner Bond villain to the extreme. Marc Galeotti examines whether he’s crazy, brilliant – or somewhere in between. In this fascinating analysis, Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Olifant examines why the Russian leader is obsessed with Ukraine. And Guy Kelly explores what three striking […]

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School funding tops list of current budget aids for Southwest Virginia | Government and politics

RICHMOND — Increases for teachers and money to rebuild crumbling public schools are bipartisan items likely to receive increased funding over the next two years, delegates representing Southwest Virginia said in the process. state budget planning. The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates have both drafted two-year budgets and will soon work together to finalize […]

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Black seminary graduates, more in debt than others, face money and ministry

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Reverend Melech EM Thomas attended two seminaries and graduated from the second, a historically black theological school, in 2016. This academic career placed him on the pulpit of an African Methodist Episcopal Church in North Carolina. But his pursuit of a master’s degree in theology also left him with a debt of […]

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Church groups on tap to handle Missouri tax credit scholarships | Education

All of the groups interested in raising and distributing the new Missouri Scholarship Funds for Private Schools have religious affiliations, according to the state treasurer’s office. The application process to help run the MOScholars program signed last year closes March 11. Groups that have indicated their intention to become “educational assistance organizations” starting next fall […]

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Caleb Peacock Named to Wheaton College Dean’s List for Fall 2021 Semester

Wheaton College Wheaton, Ill. – (ENEWSPF) – Wheaton College student Caleb Peacock of University Park, IL, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester. To earn Dean’s List honors at Wheaton, an undergraduate must complete 12 or more credit hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on […]

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On February 22, the Edmonds School Board prepares to discuss mask-wearing policy and project funding

The Edmonds School District Board of Trustees, at its regular business meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, is set to discuss mask-wearing requirements as well as budget approvals for several upcoming projects. Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Feb. 17 that statewide mask orders will end for most indoor settings on March 21, including K-12 schools and […]

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Lawmakers push to muzzle teachers. Kansans who like straight facts need to back off.

Teachers are the enemy. That’s the message sent by a pair of bills being debated in back-to-back hearings Wednesday in the Kansas Legislature. The proposed laws, which stemmed from GOP-controlled education committees, would stifle the ability of K-12 teachers to teach historical facts and diverse viewpoints, eliminate the affirmative defense of educators, and expand the […]

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🌱 Port Jefferson Daily: Theater Three auditions for Mamma Mia!

Hello, neighbors! It’s me again, Debora Whitehead, your host from the Port Jefferson Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Quite sunny. High: 33, low: 32. Here are the top 5 stories in Port Jefferson today: Theater Three in Port Jefferson will open auditions for all roles in the ABBA musical Mamma Mia! From March 3 to […]

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Bill to increase special education funding by $93 million for passes Education Committee – CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– Funding for special education in Colorado could get a major boost. A bill passed unanimously by the Senate Education Committee would increase funding by $93 million. (credit: CBS) Connor Long is among those who testified in support of the bill. He was born with Down Syndrome but never let his disability get in […]

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Families sue West Virginia school district for hosting Christian assembly

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A parent-student group is suing a West Virginia school district for allowing an evangelical preacher to hold a religious revival assembly during the school day earlier this month, at which some students had to attend. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in West Virginia on behalf of the families by […]

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I was homeschooled, but I’m just like you – The Bradley Scout

Photo via Jonathan Michel. It’s something I usually wait to tell new friends or acquaintances. Those who know me may not even know it now. “Were you too stupid to be in a regular school? “I bet you didn’t have many friends.” “Your parents have taken you in all your life.” Until I walked into […]

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State Senators, Department of Education Call for More Funding for Summer Schools to Help Students Catch Up – Oregon Capital Chronicle

Schools and summer education programs need an additional $100 million to help students recover from pandemic-related school closures, according to the state Department of Education, education groups education and several state senators. Testifying at a Senate Education Committee meeting on Tuesday, they said Oregon needs more programs to help students recover credits, spend time with […]

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Woodlands Christian Quiz Bowl Team Places Second in SCI://TECH Contest

Way of life Through Melissa Kong | February 16, 2022 THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Christian Academy (TWCA) Quiz Bowl team participated in the annual SCI://TECH Expo hosted by Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA) of Montgomery County. The SCI://TECH competition gives students the opportunity to learn beyond the classroom and test their knowledge of […]

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12 New Jersey Cities Rated by the HRC Municipal Equality Index

Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation Municipal Equality Index map 2021 In its 10th year, the MEI posts a record number of perfect scores The average score for New Jersey cities is 85 points out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Municipal Equality Index (MEI). The Garden State is averaging 15 points above the […]

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Finding a solution to education financing gaps

For many New Hampshire communities, city lines can still make a major financial difference. In Brookline, residents of a home worth $200,000 must pay $4,140 in annual local school property taxes, the highest rate in the state. One town further, in Mason, a home worth $200,000 results in a tax bill of $2,358. In Claremont, […]

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Dawn Picard’s New ‘Witness to Christmas’ Is a Creative Perspective on the Night Jesus Was Born | News

MEADVILLE, Pa., February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — ‘Christmas Witness’: An enjoyable Christmas tale. “Christmas Witness” is the author’s creation published Dawn Picarda loving wife, mother, and grandmother who worked as director of Christian education at her church, coordinated artist-in-residence programs at schools, served on the school district’s school board, and coordinated the youth symphony program […]

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How important is it for believers to be debt free?

I am encouraged when I see believers focused on deleveraging. My book Money, goods and eternity has a whole chapter on debt. my little book Managing God’s Money has some chapters related to debt. I also speak briefly about the debt in The treasure principle and again in my new book Giving is the good […]

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Why Michigan schools want relaxed rules for student attendance

When neighboring districts moved to online learning amid rising COVID-19 rates this school year, Superintendent Ryan McLoud kept the doors of his Macomb County school district open, except for brief closure of the college due to staff shortages. Yet more than a quarter of its 2,500 students at Eastpointe Community Schools have already missed 20 […]

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I will fight to overturn the US ban on my ‘Queer Bible’, says British author | Censorship

A British writer, presenter and former model says he is shocked to find himself at the center of an unprecedented wave of book bans in the United States. A Mississippi mayor has told the Madison County Library to remove LGBTQ+ books from its shelves or lose funding. One of the books cited as an example […]

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Aurora Christian sends 7 wrestlers to the state

Taken down early against a wrestler he had already lost to this season, Gylon Sims said he started to panic. But only for a moment. The 113-pound Catholic Joliet recovered against Geneseo’s Zachary Montez, picked up a 4-3 victory to avenge an earlier loss and became the first of eight state qualifiers and three champions […]

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CFO questions ‘return on investment’ for increased school funding sparks debate in Norwalk

NORWALK — In the face of backlash from the mayor and school district leaders, the city’s chief financial officer has apologized for comments he made about education spending. In a meeting Thursday with the joint council’s finance and claims committee, Norwalk chief financial officer Henry Dachowitz questioned the ‘return on investment’ when asked if more […]

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Hungary, the ally that we conservatives do not see

Tonight I was at a private event in Budapest where I met the country’s justice minister, Judit Varga. We had a long conversation. I’m telling you, if you put this woman on American television, most Americans would think she’s the healthiest, bravest person they’ve seen in public life in ages. she is blessed Ordinary. I […]

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Mother-Son Gift to Support New Social Justice Scholarships

By Leah Silvieus ‘March 21 This winter, mother and son Jean Wood ’64 MAR and Chris Wood ’90 BA pledged $250,000 to support 10 new annual Social Justice Scholarships at Yale Divinity School. The gift, they say, is the fruit of “several branches” of a family tree dedicated to Christian education and social justice. Their […]

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Conservative book bans are part of the GOP’s fascist turn | Opinions

Over the past few years, conservatives have waged an insidious and dishonest campaign to whitewash the racism and oppression of American history and to censor material that would examine the most sordid parts of America’s past and present. Almost from its first publication in 2019, conservatives attacked the 1619 Project – the Pulitzer Prize-winning historical […]

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County Briefing | News, Sports, Jobs

Eagles Valentine’s Day Breakfast East Palestine Eagles, 320 E. Taggart St., is hosting a special Valentine’s Day breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday. The special is a 6-ounce sirloin steak, two eggs, home fries or hash browns, and toast for $10. The regular breakfast menu will also be available. Columbiana Street […]

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Addabbo bets on funding schools through mobile sports betting

Photo courtesy of Senator Addabbo “We also need to invest in these schools, making them as attractive as possible to attract potential students,” Senator Addabbo said of trade schools. By Michael V. Cusenza State Sen. Joe Addabbo, Jr. (D-Howard Beach) recently noted that last month’s record launch of mobile sports betting in New York City […]

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Belhaven University President Authors Book Defining a Fresh Model of Leadership

Jackson, Mississippi – Declared “one of the most radical and thought-provoking books I’ve read in a long time,” Jordan Raynor, executive chairman of Threshold 360, along with a host of prominent Christian leaders, praise of a new book published by the President of the University of Belhaven, Dr Roger Parrott. “Opportunity Leadership: Stop Planning and […]

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Iowa lawmakers consider Bible class in public schools

Class would be optional, up to school districts Holy Bible with open pages DES MOINES — A bill is moving through the Iowa House that would require the state Board of Education to adopt standards for a public high school course on the Bible. The measure, advanced Wednesday by two House Repulicans, would give schools […]

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UV Medico: Manufacturer of far UVC disinfection lamps

In this interview, Jose Pozo, CTO of EPIC, speaks with Nick Volet, CTO of UV Medico, a company developing a new generation of disinfection lamps for occupied spaces based on far UVC light. Carrier start Fascinated by physics and light from an early age, Nick started a BSc in physics in 2004 at the École […]

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Victor Baez Obituary (1941 – 2022) – Parker, CO

Victor A. Baez obituaryVictor A. Baez, 81, of Ft. Collins, CO passed away peacefully on February 4, 2022, with his family by his side.Husband of Bruni, father of Natasha (and the late Brent Huppert), MariCarmen (Freddy) Vilanova, Uti de Federico, Seabstian, Juan Carlos, Nicolas and Cristian. He is also survived by many other relatives and […]

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Secular state to double funding for Christian schools in the Middle East – Middle East Monitor

Secular France is doubling its funding for Christian schools in the Middle East while continuing a large-scale crackdown on French Muslim communities that has led to authorities closing Muslim schools. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the funding during an event at the Elysee Palace in Paris last week. “Supporting Christians in the Middle East is […]

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My turn, Pam Everhardt Bloom: Let’s stop and think – Salisbury Post

By Pam Everhardt Bloom RThis recent news about what makes people “uncomfortable” and how they react gets me thinking about how some of these views on raising our children might possibly be reflected here in Rowan County. It is encouraging to see that members of school boards, school systems, and private residences have successfully and […]

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The Decade of God’s Reign | The Guardian Nigeria News

During this decade, the Church in Nigeria, by the grace of God, will advance on all fronts. We focus on all ministries and segments of our church – men, education, finance, welfare and politics, women’s and men’s ministry, children’s and youth ministry. Every Anglican member is an important player in this movement. We therefore call […]

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COLUMN: Appeal to state education department, politicians | Opinion

On January 28, I attended a Mississippi Department of Education hearing. It was planned by them, and it was their proposed changes to the state social studies curriculum for grades K-12. What the future of our state and our country would be taught about our nation, its beginnings and its history – what America is, […]

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The GOP advocates for school choice in Pennsylvania. fundraising test

Northen also guided Donley through some of the state’s efforts to direct more money to less affluent and needy districts, including passing an “equitable funding formula” in 2016 that gives additional weight to districts that serve more low-income students. and English learners. The state also added $100 million in “upper tier” funds to the 2021-22 […]

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Withdrawal from Citipointe Christian College “contracts” welcomed

The union representing more than 17,000 teachers and staff in Queensland’s non-government schools today welcomed confirmation that Citipointe Christian College will withdraw ‘contracts’ which sought to evade their responsibilities under the Anti-Corruption Act. discrimination. Independent Education Union – Queensland and Northern Territory (IEU-QNT) Branch Secretary Terry Burke said the College was no different than any […]

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The engineering and computer science school celebrates its 27th anniversary

Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science celebrates its 27th anniversary. Photo courtesy of Baylor University By Audrey Patterson | Journalist Baylor’s School of Engineering and Computer Science is celebrating its 27th year as a school. According to the School of Engineering and Computer Science Timeline, the school has seen cyber missionaries, a professor featured […]

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Leominster Public Schools Receives $11 Million from American Rescue Plan Act and Additional State Funding

LEOMINSTER — Congressman James McGovern was joined by State Senator John Cronin, State Representative Natalie Higgins, Superintendent Paula Deacon and other local leaders to celebrate major new investments in schools in the city made possible by $11 million in federal funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund […]

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New Certified Best Christian Workplaces

Organizations honored for creating healthy work cultures in 2021In the midst of the great resignation Throughout 2021, a record number of Americans quit their jobs. These skyrocketing quit rates — and the resulting hiring and retention crisis — show why workplace culture is so important. To retain great employees, organizations need to create an environment […]

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Hawkins BOE set to vote on Thursday to sell Keplar and reuse McPheeters Bend | Rogersville

The Hawkins County School Board informally agreed last week to sell Keplar Elementary and reuse McPheeters Bend, but the final decision will be made at Thursday’s regular monthly board meeting. The BOE held a facilities workshop on January 27, during which about an hour of discussion was devoted to the two small rural schools that […]