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Tamil Nadu government to involve local communities in school management committees in a bid to improve standards in public schools

In order to involve local communities more in the process of raising children, the government of Tamil Nadu has decided to convene a meeting of all parents and enhance their role in the teaching and learning process. The meeting, scheduled for March 20, is just the first step in a series of measures being considered […]

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govt. organize a campaign to redesign school management committees

The Department of School Education is conducting a mass outreach program in all of its 37,391 schools on March 20 to improve parent participation in School Management Committees (SMCs). School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi said in a press release that the department plans to revamp the functioning of SMCs, including with increased participation of […]

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‘Nam Palli, Nam Perumai’ to reorganize school management committees

The Department of School Education launched the “Nam Palli Nam Perumai” (Our School, Our Pride) initiative on Tuesday. It aims to restructure school management committees in public schools. “While school management committees have been functioning for some time now, we want to improve the system. The involvement of parents and the community as a whole […]

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Houston-area school districts cancel after-school activities ahead of winter storm

February 3, 2022Updated: February 3, 2022 11:02 p.m. School buses are seen in another district’s bus barn in 2020. Jason Fochtman, Houston Chronicle/Team Photographer Several Houston-area school districts announced plans to close campuses on Friday due to winter weather in the area. Houston will experience wet conditions and freezing temperatures throughout the day Thursday. LIVE […]

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CMEA conference hits all the right notes

History links Colorado music teachers gathered for their annual conference in Colorado Springs this week. The conference, returning in person for the first time since 2019, is the pinnacle of professional development for music teachers. The conference program is filled with training sessions, clinics, performances and amazing speakers. A portion of the conference is also […]

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Win a $226,000 Airstream Van While Supporting School Programs

Whether you’re looking for a change of scenery or want to hit the road as much as possible, having a vehicle that doubles as your home can have major benefits. Turn that thought into reality with The latest Omaze drawwhere you can win an adaptable Airstream van worth over $226,000. One lucky winner will receive […]

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State High School Activities Association prepares for 2022 softball season

The attached interview is from SDPB’s daily public affairs program, In the moment. High school-sanctioned softball will be a spring sport in South Dakota, starting next school year. On Wednesday, the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s board of directors unanimously adopted a recommendation from its executive staff that the sport be held in the […]

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COVID Spike has after-school programs demanding better collaboration with partners

As public and public charter schools in the district continue to solidify COVID-19 mitigation strategies in the new year, several extracurricular partners continue to demand that school leaders maintain communication and transparency on cases to ensure the safety of volunteers conducting after-school activities. programming. In recent weeks, the rise of the omicron variant has further […]

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CDC calls for halt to some school sports and activities to preserve in-person learning

According to the Louisiana Department of Health, 15,620 children ages 5 to 17 tested positive for the coronavirus from Jan. 6 to Jan. 12, not including home testing. This is a significant increase in the number of cases from the previous month, when the department reported 743 new infections in the same age group. The […]

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The ROCK will offer after-school programs at Meridian Junior High

Meridian Public Schools and the ROCK Center for Youth Development are partnering to provide students in the area with positive, quality opportunities. The new opportunity brings The ROCK’s engaging and time-tested after-school program to Meridian Junior High starting January 24. Meridian Public Schools aspires to a future where all students leave high school ready for […]

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Grand Rapids public schools cancel sports and extracurricular activities January 5 amid winter storm warning

UPDATE: Grand Rapids Public Schools announced Wednesday night that the district will be closed Thursday, Jan.6 due to inclement weather. In addition to the absence of classes, all extracurricular, sports and night activities are canceled. GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Public schools in Grand Rapids canceled all after-school events on Wednesday, January 5, as western Michigan […]

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Oregon officials warn of ‘rapid’ transmission of COVID-19 in school activities

Oregon education and health officials say if schools continue to organize extracurricular activities, “they should expect rapid transmission of COVID-19” which could prevent students from being able to attend in-person classes due to isolation and quarantine periods. Oregon education and health officials issued the warning Monday in an advisory. Agencies say schools and organizations must […]

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NJ health officials call for vaccine rule for school activities

While schools in the southern half of New Jersey announced their closures Monday due to the first winter storm of the season, others have chosen not to reopen after the holidays citing the skyrocketing omicron variant of COVID-19. Red Bank District Public Schools said in a message posted on the district website that “the high […]

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BCPS suspends all non-sporting extracurricular activities

TV 11 NEWS. ANDRE: COMING, IN LIGHT OF THE NEWS YOU ARE ORDER, THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF BALTIMORE COUNTY SUSPEND ALL NON-ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES AFTER SCHOOL. ANDRE: THE CLUB AND IN-PERSON TURITONG PROGRAMS WILL STOP ON WEDNESDAY. FOR THE NOW, THIS SUSPENSION LASTS UNTIL JANUARY 7TH. ATHLETE PRACTICES AND GAMES MAY CONTINUE WHILE STUDENTS SHOW PROOF […]

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TheDream.US and Social Finance create first-of-its-kind loan fund to help dreamers attend higher school

New Pilot Will Support Dreamers Seeking Economic Mobility WASHINGTON & BOSTON, September 23, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, TheDream.US and Social Finance announced a $100 million college loan pilot program for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Protected Status (TPS) who wish to pursue vocational studies but cannot access public loan programs due to their […]

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COVID-19 Cancels In-Person School Activities in Howard County

Howard County Public Schools on Wednesday announced the cancellation of all in-person activities until January 7 amid an increase in COVID-19 cases. || COVID-19 Updates | the latest issues of Maryland | Get tested | Information on vaccines || The cancellation includes sports practices and competitions, rehearsals and theatrical performances, concerts and school performances, extracurricular […]

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Tamil Nadu School Management Committees on the Road to Renaissance – The New Indian Express

Express news service COIMBATORE: While the majority of public schools still operate without basic facilities across the state, the school education department has decided to strengthen school management committees (SMCs). As part of it, 200 coordinators across the state were selected to carry out SMC activities. One of the Coimbatore coordinators, T Arulanandham, who recently […]

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School management committees on the road to renewal – the New Indian Express

Express news service COIMBATORE: While the majority of public schools still operate without basic facilities across the state, the school education department has decided to strengthen school management committees (SMCs). As part of it, 200 coordinators across the state were selected to carry out SMC activities. One of the Coimbatore coordinators, T Arulanandham, who recently […]

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Superintendent’s Corner: After-School Programs Supported by 21st Century Grants | News

Tahlequah public school students continue to benefit from the partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Education’s 21st Century Grants program and the Boys & Girls Club of Tahlequah. Partnering with these two agencies has allowed us to serve hundreds of students every day and expand the program to enrich the lives of our students. Tahlequah […]

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Auckland School Board of Management slammed by Auditor General after paying $ 450,000 in public money

Probe launched after the discovery of the Combined Establishment Board of South Auckland Middle School (pictured) and Middle School West Auckland paid management fees to Villa Education Trust in 2018. Photo / Doug Sherring This story was updated on December 2 to include a statement from the Villa Education Trust. The Auditor General criticized school […]

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Columbia After School Programs Feel Pandemic Pinch in Enrollment and Staff | Education K-12

As the pandemic hangover continues, after-school programs are feeling the effects of staff shortages and low enrollment across Colombia. Adventure Club, an after-school program based in elementary school cafeterias, is experiencing significant staff shortages, according to Greta Hake, the club’s programming and program coordinator. “Compared to the number of employees last year, Adventure Club has […]

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Late Richard Siegel’s investment pays off for school programs

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHTRutherford County Schools By all accounts, the late Richard Siegel was a simple man. Those who knew him say the Rutherford County farmer, who died on January 2, 1998, never imagined the Richard Siegel Foundation would become what it is today. The foundation recently approved scholarships totaling $75,000 for Rutherford County graduates […]

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ARCHS awards $2.5 million for after-school programs | Awards

Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) awarded $2.5 million in funding to provide free after-school programs to 1,900 students at 29 locations in the Jennings and Saint Louis public school districts. Grants are awarded to Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, Boys and Girls Club Gene Slay, Hopewell Center, Northside Youth […]

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Parents and school management criticize AP government’s decision to take back assisted schools – Edexlive

Jagan Mohan Reddy recently offered to take over the assisted schools and merge them with public schools (Photo: Express) the Government of Andhra Pradesh The proposal to take over the assisted schools and merge them with public schools continues to attract criticism from parents and management. Instead of a merger, the government should form a […]

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ARCHS awards $2.5 million for after-school programs | Business

Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) awarded $2.5 million in funding to provide free after-school programs to 1,900 students at 29 locations in the Jennings and Saint Louis public school districts. ARCHS has awarded grants to the following organizations: -Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Saint-Louis -Gene Slay’s Boys and Girls Club -Northside […]

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Marty Pollio Answers Your Questions About JCPS Magnetic School Programs

In the wake of the Courier Journal’s special feature, “Magnetic Pull: a survey of magnet schools”, Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Marty Pollio will meet with The Courier Journal to answer your questions. The Q&A with Pollio will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 4 and will be streamed live on www.courier-journal.com. It […]

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Police register case against school administration

JEHLUM: Police filed a complaint against the management of a private school in Jhelum where two students were crushed to death when a building wall collapsed. On Friday, the school had organized a Mehfil-e-Milaad, for which a stage was erected next to a dilapidated wall. During the ceremony, the wall in question collapsed, killing two […]

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River Music Experience brings the power of music to after-school programs with “InTune”

Music is a powerful force in many people’s lives, and the Davenport-based company River music experience brings that power to after-school programs in a new educational effort. The “InTune” program – which launched this week – is rooted in “the belief that music is a powerful way to get allowed with our identities, build trust, […]

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New York City to phase out gifted and talented public school curricula critics call racist

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday unveiled a plan to phase out gifted and talented programs for elementary students that many educators say discriminate against black and Hispanic children enrolled in the largest public school system. from the country. It will be replaced by a program called “Brilliant NYC” which will broaden […]

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Kids Can expands elementary and middle school after-school programs

This semester, Kids Can is excited to partner with NMSU STEM Outreach Center, Las Cruces Public Schools, Gadsden Independent School District, and Hatch Valley Schools. We share our newly created program with certified teachers and educational assistants throughout Doña Ana County and ask them to facilitate our after-school programs with the support of our amazing […]

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What’s wrong with running for-profit charter schools?

How will a for-profit school measure success. Getty The House Appropriations Committee caused a stir with a small paragraph in its 198-page health, labor and education spending bill. SECOND. 314. None of the funds made available by this Act or any other Act may be awarded to a charter school that contracts with a for-profit […]