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South Tama County Board of Education, bottom row photo (lr): Beth Wiese, Elizabeth Dolezal; top row: Mandy Lekin, Clint Werner and Penny Tyynismaa. – Photo of the news chronicle file 1. In January, Governor Kim Reynolds announced during her statehood address that Iowa teachers would receive a $1,000 retention bonus paid …

A teacher from Bear Branch Junior High School is being deployed to the Texas border, Magnolia ISD announced on its website. Army National Guard First Lt. Trevor Burchett, who will travel to Laredo to serve with the U.S. Border Patrol for nine to 12 months, said he feels called to help others. “I’ve always wanted …

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board violated Ontario’s Human Rights Code by failing to properly address a student’s lingering concerns following threatening encounters with an anti-Semitic peer, court found of human rights in the province. In a ruling released last month, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario adjudicator Leslie Reaume weighed in on a human rights complaint filed …

By Hans von Spakovsky and Sarah Parshall PerryEditorial contributor | Tuesday 08 March 2022 Students read together on campus. | Unsplash/Alexis Brown In a tremendous victory for parents, hard-working students and those who want to end discrimination in our schools, a federal judge has thrown about the racist admissions policy of Thomas Jefferson High School …

By Suzanne Perez Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Debate over a white privilege video dominated Derby’s school board meeting this week, with one board member linking the video to critical race theory and others saying they support his message and the director who shared it. More than 100 people crammed into boardrooms and an …

CLAREMONT — Four candidates for the Claremont School Board met with local voters on Wednesday to answer residents’ questions about education and the school district, a week before the election. About 40 residents participated in a candidate forum at the Claremont Community Center, where four candidates shared their backgrounds, listened to residents about their education …

House Republicans are pushing for a bill that would prevent school districts from denying elected school officials access to facilities or documents, and make it a crime for school officials who break the law. House Bill 1072 would prohibit elected members of school boards, budget committees, “or any other elected office of the school district” …

Jennette L. Williams I am running for a seat on the Montclair School Board because I believe that education is at the heart of democracy. The creative energy of democracy has the opportunity to flourish when given a place at the table. A democratic community thinks: us and why, not me, me and me. When …

BEAUFORT — As the number of COVID-19 continues to decline across the county, state and nation, the county school board will again address the issue of whether to keep masks optional in schools at its meeting on Tuesday. at the school system’s central office on Safrit Drive. The board is expected to approve Superintendent Dr. …

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County School Board voted, 5-0 Tuesday, to drop all masking mandates, making masks optional in county schools. Council members Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant, Meagan Bonecutter, Jared Billings and Ashley Cossin were in attendance. Superintendent Keith Burdette was also present. During the public delegations, Mark Oliver, parent, addressed the council. …

GUILDERLAND — Three students appeared before the school board here on Feb. 15, calling on the board to pass a resolution requiring parent education about safe gun storage. “We’re scared,” said Conor Webb, who stood alongside Nora Whiteside and Emily O’Connor. “We demand more because we deserve more,” Webb said. He is the president of …

For the editor, Deaf leaders unnecessarily put students at risk – Last week, the Paso Robles School Board had the chance to read the writing on the wall and drop the face mask enforcement before the public backlash over how ridiculous it all got out of control. They did not take this opportunity. In fact, …

The headlines of the media on February 17 In today’s media, Twitter allows hacked information about Canadian Freedom Convoy donors, Ilhan Omar berates reporters for encouraging harassment of said donors, and The Las Vegas Sun singles out a BLM activist’s shooting of a mayoral candidate on “extremist Republicans”. NEWYou can now listen to Fox News …

Recall petitions involving three members of the Romulus School Board have received court approval to proceed and signatures are being collected. The petitions target Board Chair Debi Pyles, Vice Chair Judy Kennard and Secretary Susan Evitts. The effort was spearheaded by longtime Romulus educator Rita Hampton. Hampton regularly attends meetings and has been among the …

At the Plymouth School Board meeting on February 1st Kandi Tinkey has asked the board to approve a resolution that will allow the company to void 22 checks from 2019 that have not been cashed. The total amount of the check to be written off is $995.88. The council approved his request. The school board …

Happy Monday, people of Grand Rapids! Let’s start this day. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Grand Rapids today. First, today’s weather forecast: Cloudy with flurries. Top: 29 Bottom: 16. Here are the top 3 stories in Grand Rapids today: One person was injured in a shooting in Grand Rapids on …

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education is expected to receive an update Monday on the district’s K-8 project to combine the populations of Knox Middle School and Overton Elementary. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. Monday at the Wallace Educational Forum on North Main Street in Salisbury. The meeting can be attended …

The city of Las Vegas has been given the green light to open its own charter school. The Nevada State Public Charter School Board voted on Friday to conditionally approve Strong Start Academy, an elementary school that will use the same name as the city’s existing subsidized preschool program. The vote was unanimous and enthusiastic, …

Ballot box at the Loussac Library during the ordinary municipal election on Monday April 6, 2020. (Bill Roth / ADN) A slate of candidates seeking to unseat the current members of the Anchorage Assembly have registered to run in the municipal elections this spring. At the close of registration for candidacy on Friday at 5 …

Welcome back, Duluth! Let’s get you caught up to start this day on an informed note. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Duluth today. First, today’s weather forecast: Rather sunny and colder. Top: 35 Bottom: 22. Here are today’s top 3 stories in Duluth: A bill that would make Gwinnett school …

POINT PLEASANT – The Mason County School Board recently approved agenda items involving staff and routine business. A student at Marshall University, Brandon Duncan was licensed to teach students in Mason County schools. Approval of April Lloyd and Jennifer Russell as licensed drivers for the current school year. Driving records have already been approved by …

Through Jon | to January 27, 2022 By Chris Partis BATH — The Revere Local Schools Board approved the hiring of Robert Nickol as Revere High School‘s (RHS) new head football coach on Jan. 18.In an accompanying press release, Sporting Director Don Seeker said: “We are very excited about the opportunity to sign …

Organizers of an effort to keep Dean Stanley as superintendent of the White County Central School District believe there was a ‘pretty good conflict of interest’ for a board member who last week voted against renewing the Stanley contract. “If there is, you can’t be impartial in this situation and vote on it,” Robert O’Dell …

Several major E-SPLOST expenses were approved by the Henry County School Board at its regular January 10 business meeting. An allocation of $39.8 million was approved for Windows laptops and Chromebook devices for students and educators in the district. According to a staff report, the request was made by administrators to facilitate the replacement of …

It started with a comment at a school board meeting, which was then amplified by a Republican leader from the state of Michigan, and culminated with a school principal explaining that, no, there was no litter boxes on school grounds for students to use if they identify as furries. . “It is inadmissible that this …

Virginia’s new Republican governor was facing a pushback from Democratic lawmakers, school districts and a group of parents who sued him on Tuesday over an executive order to create an opt-out for classroom mask mandates. The order issued Saturday and due to take effect Monday was one of Glenn Youngkin’s first acts after being sworn …

axios on facebookAxios on TwitterAxios on LinkedInAxios by email A student reads at her desk at Strive Prep-Sunnyside charter school in Denver in 2015. Photo: RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images Denver’s first school board in recent history to be fully supported by the teachers union renewed the district’s contracts with 16 charter schools, …

A sign reading ‘FIGHT FOR [Black, Indigenous and People of Color] STUDENTS ‘is raised in a crowd of people trying to enter the education board building. (Photo from Port City Daily / Alexandria Sands Williams) NEW HANOVER COUNTY – The New Hanover County Board of Education plans to vote later this month on its relationship …

ST. CLOUD – A local green space with its future in limbo finally gets a second act: Clark Field is officially ready to change hands. At Wednesday night’s meeting, the St. Cloud Area School District School Board unanimously approved the final purchase contract for the transfer of the former Technical High School football field to …

Corroborated evidence of sexual misconduct by nearly 20 alumni Caté School teachers and staff dating back to the 1960s are detailed in a lengthy report produced by a third-party investigative group. the 37-page report through Oppenheimer Investigations Group LLP was released on December 13. It came about after former students informed the school of suspected …

St. Paul’s public schools and its teachers’ union have entered into mediation on a new contract – the first since a three-day strike that was interrupted by the pandemic. The union wants smaller class sizes, more mental health supports and back-to-back 2.5% increases. District struggles to contain costs as registrations plummet. In a message to …

A The Minnesota school board voted unanimously to provide “extra allowances” to non-white teachers if they mentor other minority teachers. Like reported by based in Minnesota Alpha News, the Mankato School District adopted the policy earlier this month, allowing minority teachers to separate from their white colleagues to “reduce isolation.” MINNESOTA SCHOOL BOARD MEETING REQUIRES …

When: Manheim Central school board meeting, December 1. What happened: Resident Danelle Nelson has asked the school board to remove the book “Two Boys Kissing” by David Levithan from the college library. Details: Nelson read several excerpts from the book including a passage that dealt with suicide. She didn’t think the book was appropriate reading …

Driving up the monetary cost of a high school football hazing scandal that rocked Wall Township, the school board on Tuesday night approved several hires to replace staff on paid leave, including an interim athletic director who will be paid $ 600 per day. The Wall Township Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the …

Santa Barbara County Independent constituency commission of citizens adopted a final map and most local towns are in the early stages of redistribution before their April deadline. Meanwhile, several school districts and special districts in Santa Barbara County are moving to district-level elections for their boards of directors, with maps based on 2020 data. United …

Photo: The Canadian Press Quebec Premier François Legault speaks at a press conference marking the end of the fall session on Friday, December 10, 2021 at his Quebec City office. Legault is flanked by Quebec Deputy Premier and Minister of Public Security Geneviève Guilbault, on the left, and Quebec Minister of Justice Simon Jolin-Barrette. THE …

A written candidate for the Warwick School Board was officially declared the winner on Thursday, ending the last contested race in the 2021 municipal election. For six weeks, the outcome remained undecided as a judge weighed whether 139 written votes should count towards candidate Emily Zimmerman’s total. Without those votes, which appeared as “Emily Zimmer” …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! More than half of U.S. state school boards opposed the National Association of School Boards (NSBA) after the organization sent a letter to White House suggesting that parents might engage in domestic terrorism. Specifically, 10 public school boards issued statements disagreeing with the letter, and 17 other …

The 2021 election results have been finalized. Berks County Commissioners certified the election results on November 19, bringing the election season to a close. Here are the final vote totals for the candidates who were on the ballot for school board seats, as well as for the registered candidates who won seats. The county did …

A vacant Hempfield Supervisor seat that expires at the end of the year will be filled by an elected Supervisor whose six-year term begins on January 1. Bill Bretz, who ran unopposed in the Nov. 2 election, was unanimously nominated to fill the term that ends on Dec. 31. “About five years ago, I started …

Smith, a vocal critic of the district’s approach to COVID-19, was sworn in last month Adriana Smith can be the pleasant kind, like when the former mayor of Petaluma, Pam Torliatt, asked her to be the voice of the Latin American community on the city’s transportation advisory committee. “I did it because they invited me,” …

ENCINITAS – The San Dieguito Union School District, which operates with a fully staffed board for the first time since June, recently changed the way the public can contribute to public debate at school board meetings. At a November 18 meeting, the first for newly elected director Julie Bronstein, the board approved new rules regarding …

For the publisher: I am writing to express my concern about the Middletown School Board’s response to concerns that were brought to the Board’s attention by four different unions on October 14th.e, in a memorandum from the city’s director of equal opportunities and diversity management, and in detailed allegations that were sent anonymously by 15 …

Carthage ISD officials voice safety concerns and urge drivers to be careful around school buses after inattentive driver crashed and nearly collided with students getting off a bus in Texas 315. The incident, which happened on November 8, was captured by one of the school bus’s video cameras and shows the car speeding into a …

Parents are outraged by the inaction of an Alabama school district after a video posted on Snapchat earlier this month showing the son of a school board president chanting ‘white power’ and ‘kill every n —- rs ”while another student was filming. In an email to Cullman City School District Superintendent Kyle Kalloff and members …

Warren Scott SECURITY ISSUE – The Brooke County School Board was asked on Monday about security measures regarding Brooke High School and presented plans to solicit bids for the former Colliers Elementary School. WELLSBURG – The Brooke County School Board was asked about safety measures at Brooke High School on Monday and presented plans to …

This is the latest in a series of highly charged and controversial moves in Newberg through: KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: November 9, 2021 / 10:59 PM PST / Update: November 9, 2021 / 11:10 PM PST Dr Joe Morelock was fired as principal of the Newberg School District on November 9, 2021 (YouTube screenshot) …

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WNCN) – School bus drivers in Cumberland County are committed to continuing to call the sick until the district pays them a living wage. “We don’t plan on running these buses until we see something in writing,” said Sugar Harvey, who has been a school bus driver for three years. The school district …

A private Christian academy in White Bear Lake appears to be buying the old Withrow Elementary School from Hugo. The Stillwater School Board last week approved a purchase contract for the school. The terms provide for the sale of the building to 10158, LLC, for $ 1.4 million. The registered agent of the newly formed …

School board candidates opposed to mask mandates and lessons on racism in US history have won in the Red States and some politically divided districts, but have often failed in their attempts to shape district politics schools on the new problem of cultural war. The mixed results complicate the picture for Republicans increasingly turned to …

November 6 – The Greeley-Evans School District heard from concerned teachers on Friday over a social media thread posted on the candidate page of a newly elected education council member. The Taylor Sullivan-owned page has since been deleted and Sullivan issued a statement about the posts written by a “Taylor Sullivan administrator for D6 School …

In a letter, a group of seven state lawmakers called on the Minnesota School Board Association to end its membership in the national group and refuse to participate in federal investigations into threats against school boards, teachers or administrators . The push comes after United States Attorney General Merrick Garland this week defended his request …

RIDGWAY – In addition to electing three new mayors on Tuesday, voters in Elk County also selected new school board members and answered ballot questions at Ridgway. According to the Elk County Election Office, 7,502 ballots were cast out of the 20,088 registered voters in the county on Tuesday, and the turnout was 37.35%. Leah …

Tuesday night’s unofficial tally gave school district voters an indication who could win – and also reflected noticeable support for candidates in writing. The expected winners for the five contested seats for the Williamsport area school board are Cody Derr, Adam Welteroth, Jamie Sanders, Michelle Deavor and Barbara Reeves. Scott R. Williams and Fatima Royal …

WARREN – With just 22.2% voter turnout, many communities voted for new school board members, according to incomplete and unofficial Trumbull County election results. HUBBARD After starting with eight candidates vying for two open seats, the race for the Hubbard School Board turned out to be a close call, with new faces on the final …

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Polling stations are now closed for the 2021 school board election and the votes are being counted in a rocky Hillsborough Township School Board election. There are six candidates vying for the two three-year seats, including two candidates in writing. New Jersey Election Updates: Stay tuned for local, regional and national announcements …

Last Tuesday, October 26, members of two fascist militia groups, the Proud Boys and People’s Rights, stormed a Portland Public School board meeting and refused to wear masks, which resulted in the in-person meeting being canceled. The topic of the meeting was whether or not to make vaccinations compulsory for students aged 12 and over. …

As is often the case, most of the 11 races in the Luzerne County School Board have little to no competition in this year’s general election. Crestwood – Four seats, five candidates. Starts Randy Swank and Barry Boone take on newcomers John Macri, Michael Maguire and Marla Campbell. Campbell runs as an Independent while the …

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday signed a bill requiring all high school students to take a financial literacy course before graduating. But what is financial literacy and why is it so important? Many of us have heard someone say, “Why am I learning algebra? I should learn some real life skills, …

The Pulaski County Special School District School Board has scheduled a meeting on November 9 at 5 p.m. in response to a group of parents who have called for a meeting to consider overturning the mandate that students and employees wear face masks inside. The district said a special 45-minute meeting will begin one hour …

Letters to the Editor Editor, I am writing to vote for Marnie Jackson for the school board and to ask you to consider doing the same. As someone who has worked closely with Marnie over the past four years, I can attest to her high sense of integrity, commitment, follow through, honesty, collaborative spirit and …

I am very confident that I will support Heather Bergquist for a position on the Eagle County School District Education Council. I have known Heather very well from birth until now and easily recognize how her exemplary character, her lifelong passion for children and her personal and professional experiences would serve the children in her …

Election letters Letters concerning applicants for a position will be limited to 200 words. Election-related letters will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. It is too late to send letters through the postal service. Deborah Vicino wants to make a difference for our children I’m writing this in response to TSD school …

I am writing this letter as someone concerned about the future of our Coeur d’Alene schools. I love the story and here are some of mine. I have lived in Coeur d’Alene for 58 years. My sister Kathy and I walked from our house in 2e and Miller, along the railroad tracks, to Roosevelt School. …

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham School Board races in 2021 are almost set in stone. © Courtesy of Scott Hayes Framingham School Board written candidate Scott Hayes. The nine candidates run without opposition, including two newcomers who will replace outgoing members Geoffrey Epstein and Scott Wadland. Loading error But in the District 9 race, where …

MARINETTE — The Marinette School Board on Tuesday discussed the current state of COVID-19 in the district and how the district will continue to manage it. Superintendent Corry Lambie said a COVID plan was discussed with the rest of the board at a workshop, and reviewed the plan at the regular board meeting for those …

In August, we asked our readers what questions you wanted to hear from candidates running for the Blue Valley School Board. Based on your feedback, we’ve developed a five-point questionnaire that addresses the issues that matter most to customers in the neighborhood. Each day this week, we’ll be posting contestants’ answers to one of the …

October 21, 2021 – West Bend, WI – Dear Editor: Residents of the West Bend School District (WBSD) should plan to attend upcoming school board meetings on October 25, November 8 and November 22 at 5:30 p.m. pm, in the high school auditorium. The school board should discuss and decide whether the leftist ideology of …

Representatives from Loudon and Salisbury states were spelled out in encouraging Merrimack Valley parents to speak out, write letters to the newspaper and vote against members of the Merrimack Valley School Board who they say , do not listen to their interests. Spread over folding chairs in the resonant interior of the Loudon Fire Station …

The November elections are only a few weeks away, and the citizens of Altoona have an obligation to vote for qualified school board candidates. I support you and encourage you to vote for Kelly Irwin Adams, Val Mignogna, Stephanie McGinnis, Dave Francis and David Greenwood. Irwin Adams has proven to be an asset to the …

Editor, We are writing this letter to endorse Rick Mooday for the District 4 seat at the Los Alamos School Board. We have known Rick for over 20 years as a colleague and friend. Rick is passionate about the availability of high quality public education for Los Alamos. He is the product of a small …

The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board met in a special session Monday night to select an executive search service and review applications from half a dozen applicants for the interim superintendent position. After hearing video conference presentations from three consultants, the board decided to contract with the Minnesota School Boards Association to help them find a …

Happy Wednesday, Glen Burnie! Here is everything that is happening in the city today. First, the weather forecast for the day: Pleasant with lots of sun. High: 75, Low: 52. Here are the best stories at Glen Burnie today: Anne Arundel County Police: Man accused of seriously stabbing another man at the Glen Burnie Hotel. …