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Funding Iowa’s new computer science requirements

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 23 Sep 2021
Fortunately, the state of Iowa is stepping in to help fund it ... It’s a tall order, but $3.7 million in grant funding has been made available to help train teachers as they put that curriculum in place. I strongly encourage districts to apply for this funding as soon as they have identified their needs and which programs support them.

A school district in Georgia has raised substitute teacher pay from $89 to $189 a ...

Business Insider 23 Sep 2021
The district also raised supply teacher pay to $212 a day.rom $112. Cavan Images/Getty Images A school district in Georgia more than doubled pay for substitute teachers, reports say ... Teachers have been leaving the profession because of burnout and fears of catching the coronavirus.

Revisiting federal grant expenditures

Crossville Chronicle 23 Sep 2021
8 to discuss the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund grant, Boston took a pass ... ESSER 2 provided bonus payments for teachers and school personnel last year and to fund the hiring of a learning loss coordinator and school-level learning interventionists for the 2021-’22 school year.

Library of Congress presents national award to Parents as Teachers

Eagle-Tribune 23 Sep 2021
Parents as Teachers received the $50,000 American Prize for its early literacy contributions in the U.S., while the Luminos Fund, an international non-governmental organization in Boston, Mass., was recognized with a $50,000 International Prize for its work promoting children’s literacy and learning in Ethiopia, Liberia, and Lebanon.

Sacred Heart Catholic School holds 48th Annual Mexican Supper

Emporia Gazette 23 Sep 2021
All net proceeds benefit classrooms, students and teachers. "In the past, these funds from Mexican supper have purchased most recently the security camera system installed last year, classroom walkie talkies for teachers, helped to repair the cafeteria floor when it was damaged and floor cleaner," she said.

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball: Focusing on education now is an investment in future generations ...

Carroll County Times 23 Sep 2021
Last month, students returned to Howard County school buildings to greet friends and teachers for the first time in nearly 18 months ... Funding also allowed for the distribution of personal protective equipment and shored up IT infrastructure, so students and teachers could still seamlessly connect whether in the classroom or at home.

NM officials grapple with how to address pandemic learning loss

Albuquerque Journal 23 Sep 2021
Gay Kernan, R-Hobbs, a retired teacher, warned that requiring educators to teach extra days could exacerbate an existing statewide teacher shortage ... But LFC data suggests few schools are participating in the program — with some citing teacher exhaustion — and just 7% of the student slots funded by the state are filled.

LETTER: In regards to schools, administrators are the ones overpaid

Finger Lakes Times 23 Sep 2021
teachers are grossly underpaid ... In light of their having to contend with disrespectful students all day (and why wouldn't they be disrespectful, if the elders in their lives don't respect teachers?), they should definitely be paid more, probably A LOT more. 2) That being said, IMHO the funding is coming from THE WRONG PEOPLE.

SC students faced learning setbacks last year. Experts and parents fear it will continue.

Spartanburg Herald-Journal 23 Sep 2021
The teacher then recommended working on his speech ... Anderson County School District 5 started recruiting more teachers and ramped up teacher salaries using COVID relief funds, paying $60 an hour for summer school, where usually a summer school teacher would have earned $30 an hour, said Spokesperson Kyle Newton.

Jackson Public School District mandates COVID-19 vaccines or weekly testing for staff, teachers

Greenwood Commonwealth 23 Sep 2021
The district will cover the costs of testing for unvaccinated teachers and staff, spokesperson Sherwin Johnson said ... Natchez-Adams’ policy also includes incentives for staff and teachers to get vaccinated ... Some school districts also recently indicated plans to use federal COVID-19 relief funds to incentivize teachers and staff to get vaccinated ... .

Concern about Critical Race Theory being taught in local schools

Crested Butte News 23 Sep 2021
These teachers can teach whatever they want, whenever they want ... You guys (the board of education) have approved the training of teachers in Critical Race Theory?” ... The district has spent $5,300 in district funds for the eight-session (90 minutes each) course for 12 teachers.

Board of ed honors students, passes home learning resolution

Palestine Herald-Press 23 Sep 2021
The board also passed the hiring of one new teacher for the Story campus ... Funding for online learning ... The bill allows funding for the online learning which does not require one-on-one instruction from a teacher ... the student population, while still receiving funding for the student.

Learning recovery is a long battle but we must keep at it: Daily Star columnist

Straits Times 23 Sep 2021
Once classes resumed, the media was awash with heartwarming photos and videos of students coming together, chatting excitedly as they walked into their classrooms, and being welcomed back to school by their teachers ... However, around 11 per cent of the funds will be directed towards student assessment and teachers' training.

Garey Forster: When our kids aren't competitive, Louisiana keeps paying a heavy price

The Advocate 23 Sep 2021
You might wonder what means to Louisiana, since educationally, we’re usually fighting to get off the bottom of national rankings ... The only ones who benefit from lower standards are the teachers not doing their jobs. After high school, colleges and community colleges must be funded to teach the skills that high schools were already paid to teach ... .

WATCH NOW: Fredericksburg unveils marker recognizing 1961 Freedom Riders' first stop

The Roanoke Times 23 Sep 2021
When Dion Diamond applied for employment with the federal government, a question on the application asked if he’d ever been arrested ...Please check with the FBI for dates and locations.” ... The Rev ... 22, 2021 ... 22, 2021 ... Fredericksburg resident and former history teacher Mayo Carter supplied the funding for the effort and received a plaque from the city ... .