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Oregon education guide encourages schools to hide students’ gender identity from parents

Oregon education officials released a guide Thursday on how schools should deal with gender ideology following “dehumanizing media coverage against gender-affirming education.” The 48-page guide released by the Oregon Department of Education, titled “Supporting Gender Expansive Students, Guidance for Schools,” also encourages schools not to inform parents of their child’s gender identity. “To the extent […]

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LAWSUIT AGAINST USC EDUCATION SCHOOL ALLEGES FRAUD IN US NEWS & WORLD REPORT DATA Works Only Under These Conditions

Former students filed a class action lawsuit alleging USC Rossier School of Education fraudulently advertised and inflated the graduate school’s online education programs. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) The University of Southern California’s education school was sued Tuesday by former students who claim that officials violated state law by falsely advertising the graduate program’s

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HCA Healthcare-owned Galen College of Nursing debuts Asheville campus

Health care students flank a practice station at Galen College of Nursing’s new campus in Asheville. ASHEVILLE – After first announcing the move in the spring of 2022, Galen College of Nursing has opened an Asheville location and is positioning itself as a future source of health care worker talent in Western North Carolina. Officials

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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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In Nevada governor’s debate, Trump-backed Lombardo seeks distance from former president

LAS VEGAS — In a wide-ranging and mostly civil debate in Las Vegas, Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and Republican challenger Joe Lombardo, the sheriff of Clark County, duked it out over education, taxes, inflation and abortion. Notably, they agreed on only one issue: that the 2020 election was not stolen. Asked by moderator Jon Ralston

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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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Families will save big as child care fees cut as much as $550 more per month

Starting in December, parents in British Columbia will save as much as an additional $550 per month for each child they have in participating licensed child care centres. “Child care is one of the biggest bills many families face each month,” said Katrina Chen, BC’s Minister of State for Child Care. “Cutting child care fees

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‘Parents are scrambling’: Reaction to news BC schools will be closed Monday for queen’s funeral

The announcement of an unexpected school closure next Monday for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted some strong responses from BC parents. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that only federal government employees would get an extra holiday on Monday, but a trigger clause in the contract of BC’s public service workers mandates

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Unlicensed substitute teachers may once again be used this school year

138 uncertified substitute teachers were employed last year by the Halifax Regional Center for Education Halifax-area students this year could again be taught temporarily by unlicensed substitutes, who don’t have an education-training background, if their regular teacher is absent. The Halifax Regional Center for Education is preparing for potential staffing issues – teachers off sick

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