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Creating Educational Opportunities for Students

Samantha Lunsford knows that education is the nation’s greatest equalizer. It has the power to open the doors of opportunity and to enrich the individual and their community. As a Posse scholar and a City Year Miami AmeriCorps member, Samantha works every day with that mindset. “I grew up in a low-income neighborhood. It was […]

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Civil Rights, Education Groups to Congress: Correct DeVos' Approval of Unlawful ESSA Plans

WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 16 civil rights and education groups urged key members of Congress to fulfill their oversight responsibility of the Department of Education’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The groups ask the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the U.S. […]

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A Revisionist View On Today's Education System

The problem with education is a broad one. What is wrong with our education system? Why don’t students see the significance in it? Why do they not take it seriously enough? These questions, being presented to economists to politicians to teachers to parents and students themselves, would still not yield any single valid answer. The […]

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Educational Events

An Art-Filled Day of Fun with Storytelling, music, dance, games, and activities for kids of all ages! The Heard Museum will celebrate Children’s Day with a community celebración and free admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents or guardians! Bring the … Details →

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Comparing Apple, Google and Microsoft's education plays

Today’s Apple event in Chicago was about more than just showing off new hardware and software in the classroom — the company was reasserting itself as a major player in education. The category has long been a lynchpin in Apple’s strategy — something that Steve Jobs held near and dear. Any ’80s kid will tell […]

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Kern Medical hosting educational class for new, expecting parents

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Kern Medical is hosting the Safe Home, Safe Baby program, a class designed to help parents avoid common mistakes that can lead to sudden infant death.  In collaboration with the Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation, First 5 Kern and the Kern County Department of Public, the class is geared toward local families about fire […]

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Educational Media Specialist

Department:       Center for Online Education Reports To:      Instructional Design Specialist               Position Summary:      This is a part-time position that will assist with course development, and video production, producing media resources for online, hybrid, and technology-enhanced teaching environments. Essential Responsibilities Work collaboratively with faculty to develop online media course content in collaboration with […]

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S. 2547

S. 2547 is a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. How to cite this information. We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work: […]

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Nicole's Nook: Educational App Review

See all March 9, 2018 Currently there are over 2 million apps available to download in the App Store.  As you can guess, that number is on the rise and continues to grow.  Finding an appropriate app can be a daunting and overwhelming task, and often times, it requires some research and time. In an […]

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Head of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

Here at the London Borough of Bexley we are looking to appoint a strategic Head of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to support us in the delivery of an ambitious improvement plan with improved outcomes for children and young people at the heart of it. Reporting to the Interim Deputy Director for Educational Achievement & […]

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Mary Baldwin message resonates with record high application numbers

STAUNTON — Call it effective advertising and marketing or the result of the expansion of programming, either way Mary Baldwin University is celebrating the new year with a record high increase of new applications. For 2018-2019, MBU has received 6,500 applications. Last year, the university received 1,900 and for 2016-2017 MBU received 4,000 applications. “So […]

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"Dr. Ruth" shares Holocaust survival, educational journey

Character, Leadership, NCLS “Dr. Ruth” shares Holocaust survival, educational journey Master Sgt. Jasmine Reif, Feb. 23, 2018 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — Dr. Ruth Westheimer spoke about her life as a Holocaust orphan and the importance of ethics and respect for human dignity at the National Character and Leadership Symposium Feb. 22. Westheimer grew up […]

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Assassin's Creed Educational Discovery Tour Mode Launches Today

Not many blockbuster games get an educational mode as a free add-on. Today Ubisoft released Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Ancient Egypt. It’s available now as a free download for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC owners of Assassin’s Creed Origins. It can also be purchased as a separate tool from the game on PC. […]

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Erie School District's anxiety eases though wait continues

Wolf’s budget proposal bolsters confidence in receipt of $14 million in aid. Ed Palattella @ETNPalattella The Erie School District’s financial situation improved significantly with Tuesday’s release of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2018-19 budget, which increases state funding for the district by more than $15 million. But the more concrete relief is expected to arrive in […]

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