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Tennessee lawmakers to continue discussi...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) — Discussions will continue Monday on Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s plan to change the way public schools are funded. This comes after a discussion last week in the Tennessee House of Representatives, where it became clear that not everyone agrees with how quickly things are moving. Lee and his administration are pushing […]

What Google Search Doesn’t Show You

When I Googled “best toaster” on my phone recently, thinking about replacing the appliance in my apartment kitchen, the search immediately yielded a carousel of product images from various high-design brands : Balmuda, Hay, Smeg. (Guilty: I had certainly searched for Japanese Balmuda’s steam toasters before.) Further down the results page were advertisements for online […]

7 reasons why we loved spending our reti...

My wife and I retired in 2016 and moved to Medellin, Colombia as expats. We moved there in 2020 only because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which took us to Iowa to be with my 89 year old mother-in-law. Here are seven reasons why we recommend Medellin to anyone considering expat life. Flower Festival (Photo credit: […]

Cherokee Central School continues mask m...

By JONAH LOSSIAH One-feather staff The Cherokee Central Schools Board of Education (CCS) met for nearly six hours on Thursday, Feb. 24, spending two and a half hours behind closed doors. A big topic of discussion in open session was how CCS was going to operate for the remainder of this school year regarding COVID. […]

Houston Ukrainians watch the news, fear ...

When Nataliya Pashchenko learned that the invasion of Ukraine was underway, she thought of her sister in a seventh-floor Kiev apartment with unpredictable electricity. Olena Sapon has reduced mobility after a stroke, and getting her out of the apartment — let alone the country — is hard to fathom. Pashchenko, who lives in the hills, […]

BA board hears public frustrations | Ne...

BELLWOOD — In a virtual meeting on Tuesday, members of the public civilly expressed their frustrations with the Bellwood-Antis School Board, including one person who apologized for what happened at a previous meeting. District officials moved the meeting to a virtual format following behavior that prompted legal action at the council’s Feb. 1 […]

Lewis County Considering Old Glenfield E...

LOWVILLE — The former Glenfield Elementary School could be sold for the second time in just over a month — this time to the county. After an executive session on Tuesday, the Lewis County Legislature Finance and Rules Committee voted unanimously to hand over the purchase of the Glenfield building at 5960 Main St. to […]

So you thought the Southern York mascot ...

School officials in South York County are reflecting on last year’s heated debate over the district’s former mascot, a stereotypical image of an indigenous warrior. Although the process of creating a new logo is well advanced — with two new designs unveiled last month – the council is set to reopen the retirement discussion on […]

Who’s Who: Jaber Al-Khudair, General Man

JEDDAH: A nationwide art competition targeting school children was launched on Sunday by the Saudi Commission for Visual Arts and the Ministry of Education. “Artists of Tomorrow” is an opportunity for public and private education students from five regions of the Kingdom to express their talent and raise their skills. It is also a chance […]

Stanford Faculty Senate Hears Judicial A...

from Stanford Judicial Affairs Committee (BJA) presented recommendations intended to promote the University community’s ownership of the honor code during a report to the Faculty Senate on Thursday. From left, Keith Schwarz, a computer science lecturer and Judicial Affairs Council co-chair, and Glen Husman, a computer science student and BJA co-chair, presented honor code recommendations […]

Council Members Honored at La Gravette S...

GRAVETTE — Members of the Gravette School Board were honored at their regular meeting on January 17th. Superintendent Maribel Childress presented certificates to all council members. Board secretary Heather Finley received a plaque recognizing her as a senior board member, meaning she completed 50 hours of school board member development training. January is Arkansas School […]

Glastonbury City Council considers its p...

GLASTONBURY – In the face of demands from some residents that education board members Ray McFall and David Peniston be removed from their posts following the events surrounding the physical confrontation at the December 14 council meeting, the city council has agreed to discuss the possibility of legally removing board members. . After a number […]

Crosby administrators hire hall monitors...

At their last meeting, the Crosby ISD board spent more than 45 minutes debating how many hall monitors to hire in hopes of curbing a growing number of negative incidents on the Crosby Middle campus. School. Some parents on social media have described the situation as “out of control”. “We have pressure points and areas […]

Ohio County School Board is keeping a cl...

Photo by Joselyn King – Ohio County Schools Deputy Superintendent Rick Jones briefs school board members on bond construction projects during Monday’s board meeting. Ohio County Board of Education member Molly Aderholt hopes state lawmakers will take a stand and ban mask mandates in West Virginia schools. The West Virginia Legislature […]

Work permits granted to expatriates aged...

WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger This decision concerns only the persons referred to in article 18 who reside in Kuwait. – No work permits for newcomers over 60 KUWAIT CITY, Jan. 24 (Agencies): Minister of Justice and Minister of State for “Nazaha” Strengthening Affairs, Jamal Al-Jalawi, on Monday announced the decision to allow work permits […]

As recall approaches, school board membe...

With mail-in ballots for the Feb. 15 school board recall this week, campaigning on both sides of the effort is heating up. On Wednesday, the school board commissioner Faauuga Moliga encounter Autumn Looijen, one of the recall leaders, to debate the election at Manny’s. The next day, the chairman of the board Gabriela Lopez and […]

Elmbrook candidates share thoughts on bu...

Schools have struggled during the pandemic, with some parents wanting in-person learning and others preferring students to stay virtual. The Elmbrook School District has also encountered a few other burning issues that the three candidates in the Feb. 15 primary election must be prepared to address, including sexually explicit material in the library and a […]

Hannibal School Board Votes to Host Earl...

HANNIBAL (WGEM) — The Hannibal School Board voted 4-3 Wednesday night to drop the vote on its early retirement program after voting in December to scrap it this school year. About 90 people showed up for the meeting where three teachers, a substitute and a community member explained how they wanted a reversal of the […]

Prayer Practices, Program Issues Discuss...

ORRVILLE — Members of the Orrville School Board shared their thoughts Thursday on their longstanding practice of praying at the start of their meetings and whether to continue the practice. No formal motion was presented, but some members agreed that they could have a moment of silence at the next meeting instead of having a […]

MNPS and host state town hall discuss ed...

NASHVILLE, Tenn (WTVF) – School districts across the country are pushing for more resources and more funding. This includes Metro Nashville Public Schools, which has scheduled a one-time discussion tonight. State education leaders will join MNPS Education Council members for mayor. Parents, educators and the community gathered in the Metro Nashville School Board meeting room […]

Killeen School Board Expected to Approve...

Killeen ISD Superintendent John Craft is expected to begin executing a contract with a roofing company soon to replace a large portion of the roof at Ellison High School on the north side of the building. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, administrators could approve the ranking order proposed by the contractor district to complete the […]

Rome Education Council approves retireme...

At its last regular meeting in 2021, the Rome Board of Education addressed several resolutions regarding the ongoing drafting of the new district policy manual, as well as issues relating to people operations, including retirements. Patricia Wheeler, teaching assistant at Clough, and Linda Froio, typist at Strough, as well as the appointment of Jodi Marchone […]

LCPS adopts a gender inclusion policy an...

LAS CRUCES – After months of discussion and dozens of public comments, the Las Cruces Public Schools School Board has approved a new gender inclusion policy. Twenty-one community members spoke ahead of the board vote on “JBD Policy: Gender Inclusive Schools” at the first school board meeting in 2022, held at the Karen Trujillo administration […]

The Day – Municipal meetings

Lyme East Monday – East Lyme Public Library Board of Trustees, 7 p.m. East Lyme Room with Mask and Vaccination (no Zoom option). Tuesday – Historic Properties Commission, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Conference Room 1 (upstairs). Wednesday – Special town hall meeting to discuss the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds, 7:00 p.m. Town […]

Year in review: the school board remaine...

From how students attend schools to construction projects, the Education Council has discussed a range of topics in 2021. If a year could make a big entrance, 2021 has made it for Newtown Public Schools: In January, all Newtown Public School buildings opened for full student learning. A new schedule was implemented later in the […]

Provisional sales package for the old CH...

The deal can finally be made and students can once again wander the halls of the old Clarksdale High School building. The Clarksdale Municipal School District Board of Directors has again discussed and deliberated on the potential sale of the former Clarksdale High School property to Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School. But this time, there […]

School board approves vaccine or weekly ...

TR PHOTOS BY SUSANNA MEYER —Left to right, School Board President Sean Heitmann, Superintendent Theron Schutte and Board Member Leah Stanley. Schutte advocated for vaccine approval or the weekly testing mandate to bring the CMSD into compliance with OSHA, and it was passed unanimously. The Marshalltown School Board approved a group of policies requiring proof […]

Tennessee Licensed Teacher Matthew Hawn ...

Matthew hawn, the Sullivan County teacher fired from classes on the role of race in American society, told Knox News he intends to go ahead with any means available to cancel his dismissal in June, a decision confirmed last week by the school board on 5 -1 votes. Hawn said he would appeal to Sullivan […]

Brown County 4-H News & Updates

Dates to remember December 21 – Consumer decision-making meeting 5:00 p.m. at the extension office 24-27 – Extension office closed for the Christmas holidays January 3 – Extension office closed for the New Year 9 – 15 – Brown County Youth Fair 17 – Extension office closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day Information meeting […]

HOMER-CENTER REAFFIRMS POLICY ON MASKS I...

On Thursday evening, the Homer-Center School Board had a lengthy discussion both in executive session and in public about the district’s hiding policy. The policy that was passed made the district strongly recommend but not require students to wear masks in buildings, but board chairman Michael Bertig said he would keep an eye on the […]

Toronto District School Board investigat...

A teacher at an east Toronto high school has been under house arrest for allegedly using a racial slur during a classroom discussion about racism. In a letter to parents and students on Thursday, the principal of Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute & Native Learning Center East said the school is taking the allegations very […]

Discussion of the “Red Raider” mascot co

GASTON COUNTY, North Carolina (WBTV) – Another community chat takes place Thursday night about a Gaston County high school mascot at the center of an ongoing debate. The reunion is hosted by a South Point high school alumnus named Jason Rumfelt, who said he was presenting “the other side of this much contested debate” surrounding […]

West Hartford School Board Examines High...

The Legislature’s Budget Implementation Bill prohibits cities that use team names or mascots associated with Native Americans from receiving slot machine revenue, one of the factors that prompted the school board to West Hartford discussing the Conard and Hall high school nicknames. By Ronni Newton An issue that previously sparked extensive and heated discussion was […]

Kuala Lumpur: the cream of the crop for ...

Kuala Lumpur won this year the title of “World’s Best City for Expats” in the annual survey conducted by InterNations, the global expat network. Based on responses from more than 12,000 members around the world, the ‘Expat City Ranking 2021’, published on Wednesday, judged 57 cities on the basis of the quality of city life, […]

The Day – Municipal meeting

Lyme East Monday – Public hearing and regular meeting of the Zoning Appeal Board, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall. Tuesday – Special meeting of the Brookside Farm Museum Commission, 10 a.m., Brookside Museum; Commission of historic goods, 7 p.m., town hall. Wednesday – Finance Council, 7 p.m., town hall. Thursday – Youth Coalition, 5 p.m., Maison […]

Strengthening Japan’s border controls wo

Concerns are spreading among Japanese nationals living abroad after Japan tightened its border controls amid fears over the omicron variant of the coronavirus. “I was worried that all international flights would be suspended,” said a woman living in the suburbs of New Delhi, whose son, a third-year high school student, plans to return home this […]

Czech news round-up: Thursday, December ...

22:15 Gunman tries to attack Czech prime minister Outgoing Prime Minister Andrej Babiš said today that an armed man tried to attack him on Wednesday, but the assailant, who had a gun and a knife, was arrested at the entrance to the office of the government. Babiš reported the attack through his Facebook profile. Police […]

BULLETIN BOARD: Monday, November 29 |

TODAY HCMS BOOK FAIR: The book fair will be held Monday through Friday at the Halifax County Middle School Media Center. All purchases will help raise funds to purchase more books and materials for the Middle School Media Center. The fair will be open from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. each school day. FRIDAY RAGOT […]

“I’m thankful for my big brane, because

‘From babies’ mouths Including: The vision The ZOO LOU of Saint-Paul writes: “Subject: Words of Wisdom. “As I read the Sunday Pioneer Press submissions (11-21-21) by area first graders on what they were grateful for, I envisioned a Norman Rockwell painting of a classroom of enthusiastic little scholars pouring their heart and soul into their […]

Timely information, a discussion on the ...

There is no doubt that students should go back to learning five days a week since the teaching time, for a third school year now, is less than 180 days. Until last week, students at the Guam Department of Education were split into two groups and took classes on campus alternately. This meant that it […]

Faces and Places: Homecoming | Detroit ...

Gene Sperling shares remarks with the crowd. (James Feldmann) The 2021 Detroit Jewish Expat Reception honors Dr. Larry Brilliant and White House Counselor Gene Sperling. Continuing an annual tradition each fall to recognize “Detroit Expats” who have roots in Jewish Detroit, the Jewish Expat Reception was held September 24 to honor the legacy of Dr. […]

UAE retirement visa: delighted residents...

The United Arab Emirates is a great place to retire, an expat said. Archive photo for reference only By SM Ayaz Zakir Posted: Thu, 11 Nov 2021, 02:34 PM For many UAE expats, the new retirement visa is a dream come true. The UAE cabinet recently announced changes to make it easier for expatriates to […]

Working abroad: new report reveals Roman...

Romanians working abroad are younger than average, more likely to be women and to work in IT. Most go abroad for professional reasons but, on the other hand, they are not very satisfied with their professional life. This is what the Future of Work Abroad report revealed, in addition to other interesting findings such as […]