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Lawmakers must continue to make public education a priority

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 07 Oct 2022
We are a full month into the school year, and we have more than 1,563 teacher openings ... 28, Holcomb attended another Greater Fort Wayne program where he stated that he “will continue to push for more funding … (because we) definitely want to attract more teachers to the profession.” He went on to call what he intends “a foundational investment.”.

Teachers rally for education; State Superintendent candidate speaks during Duncan meeting

The Duncan Banner 07 Oct 2022
She said the priority is placing an emphasis on respect and paying teachers a living wage ... “Our teachers need help now.” ... “We know refusing federal funds would hurt the most vulnerable in our schools,” Nelson said. She said making sure schools are fully funded and teachers feel fully supported, along with counselors, is crucial.

Governor to tap federal funds for early childhood worker pay boost

Albuquerque Journal 07 Oct 2022
Alix Hudson, a teacher at ... Statewide voters will decide in November whether to approve a constitutional amendment to earmark more money out of the permanent fund, which is currently valued at about $25 billion, for early childhood programs and K-12 schools and teacher compensation.

ACLU files complaint alleging Central Bucks schools discriminates against LGBTQ students

The Philadelphia Tribune 07 Oct 2022
The Unami Middle School principal in May ordered three teachers to remove Pride flags from their classrooms ... A teacher who requested funding for several teachers to attend a training on trans inclusivity heard board members “laughing at her request and speaking of the ‘transgenders’ before denying her grant request.”.

Who We Are: Local teacher opens her purse for students

The St Helens Chronicle 07 Oct 2022
In The Chronicle's latest edition of Who We Are, we wanted to share the following story about efforts by a local teacher who is helping fill her classroom with needed school supplies for students ... Scappoose Adventist School teacher Riza Estores ... Is there a problem with teachers being able to obtain their own school supplies?.

Against all odds

Dawn 07 Oct 2022
Training funded by Federal Board of Education of master trainers for teachers. Missing facilities and appointments against teachers’ vacancies from the pending merit list within the available budget ... — To counter stunting in children, the first government funded ‘meals and health improvement for students in schools’ programme has been started ... .

GNAT laments delay in release of SSNIT, Tier 2 pension contributions

Joy Online 06 Oct 2022
Speaking at a ceremony to commemorate World Teachers’ day in Ho, on Wednesday, the Ho District GNAT Chairperson, Rose Tipong Asare, urged the Finance Ministry to release the funds immediately ... World Teachers’ Day which was established in 1994 commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO recommendation.

Awards Galore as AbdulRazaq Celebrates Kwara Teachers

This Day 06 Oct 2022
As we commit billions of naira to improve the learning environment, we are similarly funding the multibillion naira KwaraLEARN programme which seeks to improve the capacity of our teachers and boost learning outcomes for our children ... Billy Olajide, a university teacher, in a ...

Teachers Turn to Classroom Pets to Provide Social and Emotional Support for Students

Eagle-Tribune 06 Oct 2022
The Pets in the Classroom grant program, which provides funding to teachers to purchase and maintain classroom pets, has issued over 15,500 grants to teachers during the first two months of the program being open for the 2022-23 school year (August 1September 30).

Ballot measure would direct hundreds of millions toward affordable housing

CBS News 06 Oct 2022
Proposition 123 would transfer one-tenth of 1% of taxable income - about $290 million - every year from the general fund to an affordable housing fund. While lawmakers put $1.2 billion toward affordable housing last year, it's one-time funding ... He says he became a teacher to make a difference ... "I feel for that teacher.

Minnesota among states with highest rates of underqualified teachers in classrooms

MinnPost 06 Oct 2022
For two years, Annette Anderson, an education professor and mother of three attending Baltimore City Schools, saw a “coming storm” of teacher shortages across the country and the desperation to fill them ... Uncertified teachers make up over 13% of Baltimore City Schools’ educator force, the second-highest rate in the state.

Johnson City Board of Education candidates talk qualifications, school spending, Age Appropriate Materials Act, more ...

Johnson City Press 06 Oct 2022
Questions covered topics including experience and skills, board conduct, budget goals, the Age Appropriate Materials Act and teacher retention. Candidates spoke about the need for increased funding in Johnson City Schools as well as meeting capital and facility needs in response to the population growth within the school system and region.

Govt targeting 100pc literacy rate: minister

Dawn 06 Oct 2022
The minister appreciated the efforts of teachers and heads of institutions ... He was of the view that teachers are an integral part of society and they build future generations ... He told the minister that over Rs2 billion for hiring are pending with the federal government, causing delay in release of hiring fund and teachers are upset due to this.

Protesters throng central Budapest in support of Hungarian teachers

Press TV 06 Oct 2022
Trade unions had called a nationwide teachers' strike for Wednesday. After a nationwide teachers' strike in January 2022, the government restricted strike action ... The government said it would hike teachers' wages once the European Commission releases EU recovery funding to Hungary which has been withheld amid a rule-of-law dispute.

Support teachers and vote

Castanet 06 Oct 2022
Happy World Teachers’ Day to all the amazing teachers out there ... Our teachers, support staff and administrators do all of those things and more, each and every day ... over-capacity, provincial funding), and form a board that will support our students, our teachers, our schools and our district.

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