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Homeschoolers are not at home | Local News

WILLISTON — As students return to school this week, not all will be in a classroom. According to the Florida Department of Education, there were 152,109 homeschooled students in the state for the 2021-22 school year and a 69% increase over the past five years. The numbers are rising every year across the country, especially […]

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Cause for Concern in Education Industry: Two Federal Courts Find Title IX Applies to Private K-12 Schools | Miles and Stockbridge PC

In a stunning decision that has the potential to change how independent private schools operate, a federal district judge recently ruled in Conrad vs. Baltimore Lutheran High School Association d/b/a Concordia Preparatory School that an educational institution’s Section 501(c)(3) tax exemption constitutes “federal financial assistance” that places independent private K-12 schools under the auspices of […]

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High school football jamborees start this weekend in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – The regular season for the 2022 football season is scheduled to begin next week. As each Montgomery County team continues to prepare for their Opening Day game, they have the chance to show off their skills to the Clarksville community on Friday, August 12. Montgomery County is hosting two jamborees […]

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5 companies coming soon to Round Rock

From a popular pizzeria to new school campuses, several businesses will be coming to Round Rock starting in August. COMING SOON Central day school, a new Mother’s Day program affiliated with Central Baptist Church, located at 301 Lake Creek Drive, Round Rock, is registering now. The fall program begins September 6 and will offer a […]

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Charter coalition sues Biden administration over rule changes

A coalition of charter schools in Michigan and Ohio is suing the Biden administration over new rules governing charter start-up grants for schools across the country. “This attack on charter schools is not only deeply unfair to children who would benefit from educational alternatives, it is illegal,” said Pacific Legal Foundation lawyer Caleb Kruckenberg, whose […]

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Cooper defends racial discrimination

Because I’m an inveterate optimist who likes to think the best of others, I’m going to assume, for the purposes of the following argument, that North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and former Governors Jim Hunt, Mike Easley and Bev Perdue sometimes sign documents that they have not read carefully. I make this assumption because they […]

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Watch Roger Waters’ heated TV argument over ‘communication’

Roger Waters engaged in a heated discussion on television, challenging a reporter’s stance on global politics and the war – but adding that it had been a “pleasure” debating with him. CNN’s Michael Smerconish appears to have set out to push Waters into controversial territory, although the musician is well known for happily going there […]

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Abcarian: “Europe’s far-right racist anti-Semitic strongman” addresses CPAC (Title by Viktor Orban)

Do you hate the title? Blame Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. He practically dictated it to me from the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas on Thursday after criticizing the “left-wing media.” “I can already see tomorrow’s headlines,” Orban said after the right-wing crowd greeted him with a standing ovation. “‘Europe’s far-right […]

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Pemberton: Education Financing Meeting Theme | Columns

The interim was loaded with many meetings and events. Last month, the Legislative Assembly hosted the Southern Legislative Conference in Oklahoma City, welcoming more than 1,400 legislators and staff from 14 other states to come and work on policy issues important to our Southern region. I also spoke to superintendents at the Career Tech Summer […]

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Upcoming Religious Calendar: August 6, 2022 | Religion

The Praise in the Park and Back to School Service, hosted by Holy Truth Ministries, is scheduled from 10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Stamper Park Pavilion No. 1, 400 Fair St. in Longview. School supplies will be distributed and free food and snow cones will also be available. For more information, call Luther […]

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Primary elections next Tuesday |

Wisconsin voters will head to their local polling places next Tuesday, August 9 to cast their ballots in the primary elections in a wide range of state and countywide races. In Wisconsin’s primary system, voters will have to remain within the same party when voting on their ballot; in other words, either only for Republican […]

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“There has never been anyone like him in the United States Senate”

More generally, however, the way Warnock has operated over the past year and a half in the Senate as well as the way he is now fighting for a full six-year term are natural extensions of the tensions that have driven his life and his work – the “double consciousness” of the black church, as […]

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Florida Non-Civic Illiteracy Program

DeSantis bill signing a photo shoot with children and teachers at a Florida charter school. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis calls his Civic Literacy Excellence Initiative a model for the whole nation. This is the right-wing agenda that will be passed on to American children and their teachers if DeSantis or someone like him ever becomes […]

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Want to reach Gen Z? Start with mental health.

Unsplash/John Verhoestra Gen Z is a demographic that everyone seems to understand. Or at least we think we do. We understand that they love their smartphones, are passionate about social justice, and want their student loans forgiven. What fewer people know is that they are also extremely lonely and depressed. A new study of student […]

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The Outer Banks Voice – Is Hyde County’s fight for school funds over?

Is Hyde County’s fight for school funds over? By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice on August 2, 2022 Commissioners restore $400,000 in cuts, another $75,000 could be sought Dr. Melanie Shaver, Superintendent of Hyde County Schools. On July 28, after a month-long dispute over school funding, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 […]

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St Albert teachers champion an inclusion plan set by a Dominican-appointed board of trustees

Educators at Saint Albert the Great College were shocked when they learned in June that a project aimed at fostering student inclusion was being halted. The decision to stop the project was made by a relatively new school board set up by the rector, Father Aaron Zahra. The project, called MEET, celebrated encounters between pupils […]

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PC3: An accelerated course at the CMSRU for students motivated to practice primary care | rowan today

Christian Bruni and Matthew Nelson have two things in common. Both have a keen interest in providing quality, humanistic, patient-centered primary care, and both are proud alumni of Cooper Medical School, Rowan University (CMSRU). In 2019, Drs. Bruni and Nelson earned their medical degrees (MD) as members of the inaugural cohort of CMSRU’s accelerated three-year […]

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Powerful state lawmakers will recalculate Georgia’s politically strained school funding calculations

When Georgia lawmakers created the formula to pay for its public schools, President Ronald Reagan was celebrating the start of his second term, Purple Rain tapes were flying off the shelves, and kids were hogging family televisions with their state-of-the-art. Nintendo entertainment systems. The White House has changed occupants six times since then, and the […]