State grants bring $ 1.3 million to region’s childcare services

The funding will allow them to add at least one staff member to provide maternal health and faith-based support, said Robinson. It will also fund parental welfare services and referrals to partner agencies to tackle child mortality and reduce health care disparities, she said. The American Fitness Health & Wellness …

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93% of payday loan borrowers regret taking out their loans, survey finds

Payday loans can be a debt trap for borrowers who cannot afford to make payments. Here’s how you can pay off your payday loan balance before it goes to debt collectors. (iStock) Payday lenders prey on borrowers with bad credit who are in desperate need of cash, trapping them in …

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Northeast Queens officials urge DOE to halt removal of geographic priorities for high school admissions – QNS.com

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Northeast Queens officials on Friday called on the city’s Department of Education to suspend the removal of geographic priorities during the high school admissions process, …

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Maury County Public Schools First Esports Team Completes First Season

Maury County’s first competitive public school video game team ended its opening season this week with a strong performance in the semifinals. The three-student Mt. Pleasant Middle School team set a solid precedent for the booming program, closing the season with 16 wins and 13 losses, competing from a distance …

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New Zealand academics investigate Maori acquaintance letter

A debate over the nature of science has become a litmus test for academic freedom in New Zealand, as some prominent academics risk expulsion from the country’s scholarly academy. The Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ) is investigating current and former University of Auckland professors whose controversial letter to the …

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Biden’s universal pre-K plan could mean need for at least 40,000 new teachers

But if it is passed by Congress as part of a sweeping social safety net bill, a major challenge for implementation hires tens of thousands of new teachers at a time while schools are already struggling to fill existing positions. Between 40,000 and 50,000 new teachers are needed to enroll …

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Somerset schools grapple with ‘alarming’ rates of COVID cases

About 7% of students in Somerset County public schools have tested positive for COVID-19 since August 2021. Some Somerset public schools, like Crisfield Academy and High School, have cumulative positive case rates above 9%. Maryland schools have had varying rates of positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the 2021-2022 …

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Here’s why Upstart still has high growth potential

Reached (UPST -3.06% ) has been one of the most disruptive stocks to come to market this year, climbing over 1000% at one point. However, there is reason to believe that the AI-based consumer loan specialist still has a potential of 10 baggers. In this segment of “The Five” recorded …

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Des Moines parent calls for return of school resource officers amid school violence

“It’s the fact that there has to be 24/7 school resource officers in these buildings,” said Lindsay LaGrange, parent at Des Moines Public School. According to families and students, violent brawls have almost become commonplace in schools in the district. Some are now planning to appear before council next week …

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Delhi: Higher Education Directorate asks colleges to suspend appointments until governing bodies are formed

In a step that could create further tensions between the Delhi government and its Delhi University-funded colleges (DU), the Higher Education Directorate (DHE) has written to institutions asking them not to take any appointments. until the governing bodies (GB) of the colleges are constituted. An official decree was issued by …

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