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Public School Educators Don’t Care Much About Parents | RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.

Those people who scowl at critical race theory, flout mask mandates, and oppose vaccine requirements have found that teachers and school administrators often speak contemptuously to parents. Where have these people gone? Of course, schools treat parents with disdain and condescension. This is what they do. No wonder the relationship …

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December 2021 Advisory Board Meetings

The dates and locations of meetings are subject to change. Check the specific web pages to confirm the details. If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate office. Safe Schools Advisory Council (SSAC): The next meetingis at 6.30 p.m. on Monday December 6, 2021. All meetings take place at …

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Parents welcome the new school year with relief

Students at Live Oak School are enjoying snack time outside. PHOTO: Potrero View Staff Last fall, schools once again welcomed students for in-person learning five days a week, many for the first time in a year and a half. Potrero Hill’s parents and their students have largely greeted the return …

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Lake Joins Lawsuit Against EdChoice | Community

MILLBURY – Local Lake Schools will join a lawsuit against EdChoice, which provides vouchers to students at underperforming public schools to attend private schools. “It’s constitutionally challenged in an Ohio lawsuit,” Lake School Board chair Tim Krugh said at the November meeting. The resolution was approved unanimously. Krugh said there …

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Beshear Deploys Workforce Development Program for Louisville Public School Graduates | Ohio

(The Center Square) – Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear was in Louisville earlier this week to unveil a workforce development program for graduate students in the state’s largest public school system. The goal behind Everybody Counts is to ensure that students in Jefferson County Public Schools who do not currently know …

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Parents and community members fear 117-year-old South LA school will close, though LAUSD confirms there are no such plans

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Community members fear South LA’s Trinity Elementary School, which has been in existence for almost 120 years, may be closed. A LAUSD official told ABC7 there are no plans to shut down Trinity, but parents say they received a letter in June suggesting that the …

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California schools’ ‘achievement gap’ continues to plague

Then-Gov. Jerry Brown and the legislature reshuffled the funding of California public schools in 2013 with the stated goal of closing the “achievement gap” between poor, English-speaking students and more privileged children. The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) gave local school officials much more leeway by eliminating most “categorical grants” …

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High school sports: Popular Public League announcer Mark Farina dies at 61

Over the years and seasons, Mark Farina has provided the public league sports soundtrack. An impromptu meeting with a Chicago public school athletic official led to concerts advertising football, basketball, baseball, and soccer at venues such as Lane Stadium, Kerry Wood Field, and Chicago State. Farina worked his scheduled games …

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Statewide First Public Virtual Charter Schools Approved in West Virginia | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON – While students at West Virginia public schools spent much of last school year in a virtual learning environment, officials at the state’s charter schools are hoping that two schools will be approved for approval. statewide virtual public charters will be an improvement. The four-member West Virginia Professional Charter …

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