current events in education 2018

Sanders taps Florida education leader to replace Key as Arkansas’ secretary of education

Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Thursday her plan to nominate a key official in Florida’s education system as secretary for the Arkansas Department of Education. Sanders, during a morning news conference at the Arkansas State University System office, announced his intention to appoint Jacob Oliva as the head of Arkansas’ education system. Oliva currently serves

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Education Notebook: Parkview Health celebrates renovated student lab at Randallia site | Schools

Renovations to a student laboratory have made it possible for Parkview Health to train more people for a lesser-known career field that has a significant effect on patient care, a news release said. The classrooms and offices at the lower level of Parkview Hospital Randallia were also remodeled, allowing the Parkview Medical Laboratory Science program

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LETTER: Reader says stance on education workers ‘misconstrued’

‘I did say these folks received many perks that those in the private sector do not,’ says letter writer BarrieToday welcome letters to the editor at [email protected]. Please include your full name, daytime phone number and address (for verification of authorship, not publication). The following is a rebuttal to ‘LETTER: Salary of $40K isn’t what

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Former student of Christian school asks education minister to close it

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Former students of Legacy Christian Academy met with Education Minister Dustin Duncan on Wednesday. Caitlin Erickson Photo by Matt Smith /Saskatoon StarPhoenix Article content Pleading for more action after what she and others allege has been decades of abuse, a former student at a Christian school in Saskatoon has directly

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US VP Harris Pledges to Consult S.Korea Over EV Subsidy Concerns

By Trevor Hunnicutt, Soo-hyang Choi and Joyce Lee TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) – US Vice President Kamala Harris told South Korea’s prime minister on Tuesday that Washington will work to address Seoul’s concerns over recently enacted electric vehicle (EV) subsidies that could disadvantage Asian automakers. The $430 billion “Inflation Reduction Act” bill enacted in August includes a

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Afghans try to divine Taliban plan as girls’ schools open, then close, in eastern province

Many Afghans are following news of a reversal in girls’ school openings in eastern Paktia province for clues on whether the Taliban will loosen restrictions on girls’ education after reneging on a pledge to reopen high schools in March. Some girls’ secondary schools in what is considered a conservative part of the country quietly reopened

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Nova Scotia ECEs stage protest outside education minister’s office, call for living wage – Halifax

Early childhood educators (ECEs) from across Nova Scotia gathered outside the education minister’s office Thursday morning, protesting what they’re calling inaction on their compensation package. The group began their day of action at Grand Parade, then marched through downtown Halifax to Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Becky Druhan’s office on Brunswick Street. “I’m here

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Alberta advanced education minister extends deadline for Athabasca University to move staff to town

Alberta’s advanced education minister has extended a deadline for a distance learning university to move more staff to the small town where it is headquartered. Demetrios Nicolaides says he’s granted a brief extension for Athabasca University to comply with his decree to move 500 staff to the town the institution is named for. READ MORE:

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