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Education spending on teachers – not buildings — lifts home prices

Lincoln Journal Star 07 Mar 2021
“That spending on salaries is so highly valued by households suggests that households observe and appreciate the increase in either the number of positions funded, which might reduce class sizes, or the average salary per position, which might improve teacher quality,” the researchers said.
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Letters to the Editor: Schoolchildren have need for creativity but obstacles remain

The Post and Courier 07 Mar 2021
SC legislators weighing how to get COVID-19 vaccine to teachers without bumping seniors ... One of the main obstacles is the lack of funding for supplies. Many times, teachers provide these supplies out of their own pockets. School districts are forced to cut funding because other items are deemed more important.
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Teachers seek more planning time

Herald Mail 07 Mar 2021
As some Washington County Public School students return to in-person learning in the midst of the pandemic, teachers contend that finding the time for instructional planning is increasingly difficult. With more students returning to school March 15 under Stage 4, teachers' concerns are amplified.
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Editorial | Pension numbers just keep getting worse

The News-Gazette 07 Mar 2021
Analysts at Wirepoints, a website whose interests include state finances, write that “healthy funds have ratios that ranged from 25 to 40 years worth of assets.” ... For example, the Moody’s report noted that the teachers’ fund’s investment return in 2020 was substantially less than both what it and the state predicted — just 0.52 percent.
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FEATURE: Tsunami victim's father building on daughter's legacy of learning

Kyodo 07 Mar 2021
He and his wife Jean are honoring Taylor the best way they can by inspiring the joy of reading in children in Miyagi Prefecture's Ishinomaki, where she worked as an assistant language teacher as part of the Japan Exchange and Training Program, known as JET, from 2008 until her death.
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Reforms to Pennsylvania charter school law needed

Herald-Standard 07 Mar 2021
Why is reforming the commonwealth’s charter school law so crucial? The way it is currently set up, public school districts have to hand over their share of per-pupil funding to a charter school when a student enrolls in it ... The special education funding formula for charter schools would also change.
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2021 Legislature on education: It’s all about that base (budget), debate over Dixie name

Deseret News 07 Mar 2021
Edison Elementary School kindergartener Rebeca Prado sits behind a protective screen as she works on English skills with her teacher Veronica Hernandez at the school in Salt Lake City on Monday, Nov ... It also included $1,500 bonuses plus benefits for teachers, acknowledging the additional demands of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Hampshire town meetings 2021

Union Leader 07 Mar 2021
• Proposal to appropriate $3,049,050 into town capital reserve funds ... • New teacher contract that will increase professional staffing costs by $760,408 ... • Appropriation of $750,000 for Highway Reconstruction and Maintenance Capital Reserve Fund ... • $47,100 for partial funding of the operation of the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.
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Delhi to have own edu board for new session: CM

The Times of India 07 Mar 2021
He said the entire country had witnessed revolutionary changes brought about by the Delhi government in the field of education in the past six years with 25% budget funds being reserved for it, large-scale training being given to teachers and principals of government schools in ...
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Delhi to have own education board for new session: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Times of India 07 Mar 2021
He said the entire country had witnessed revolutionary changes brought about by the Delhi government in the field of education in the past six years with 25% budget funds being reserved for it, large-scale training being given to teachers and principals of government schools in ...
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Kimball students raise over $9,000 to support alum

Scottsbluff StarHerald 07 Mar 2021
The event included dress up days that students could participate in for a small fee, “Jeans for Jake” for teachers and even employees at local businesses to be able to wear jeans to work if they paid $5 to the fund, selling purple bracelets that said “Just for Jake,” asking ...
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Covid: Parents worry about lost learning as schools reopen

BBC News 07 Mar 2021
More confident ... Catching up ... "Our new Mental Health in Education Action Group will look at how we best support children and young people's mental wellbeing as they return to education settings, in addition to the mental health training we have funded for teachers to help them respond to emotional and mental health pressures." ... Features.
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Report: Cost to make Nevada schools average in U.S. tops $800 million

Las Vegas Sun 06 Mar 2021
national student-to-teacher ratio average at about $800 million ... “We have so many schools where children will have the entire year without a licensed teacher,” said Lisa Morris-Hibbler, community services chief in Las Vegas and member of the Nevada Commission on School Funding, which received the report.
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