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Virginia Votes Down Home Schooling Bill

Posted on February 26, 2018 in Education Education News Home Schooling Bill

Home-schooling is growing in popularity all over the United States. Each year, more parents elect to provide for their children’s educational needs in the home environment. One area where those in home schools lack is in the area of team sports participation. Some home school associations provide extracurricular activities in a group setting, but not […]

West Virginia’s Senate Bill 284

Posted on February 25, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education Senate Bill 284

On Tuesday, the Senate in West Virginia passed a bill that would make technical colleges and community colleges free. The bill, Senate Bill 284, is now going to the House of Delegates. There are two programs created by the bill—the WV Invests Grant and the Advanced Career Education Program, also known as the ACE program. […]

Charter Schools Boost Public Education in North Carolina

Posted on February 24, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education

Many people believe that the education system should be improved. However, there are few people who actually agree on how to improve education. In some states, the public school system is failing the vast majority of students. Not only are teachers overworked, but many teachers have to spend their own money buying supplies for the […]

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Can Storytellers Improve Public School Performance?

Posted on February 23, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education Public School

The state of Illinois is actively considering hiring what it calls storytellers for its public education department. According to the job posting, the storytellers will have to combine educational policy with communication in their job. Despite the surface appearance, these storytellers will not just travel around to schools and read kids stories. They are meant […]

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Nashville Schools Ranked in Bottom 5 Percent Statewide

Posted on February 22, 2018 in Education Education News Public Education

After a demoralizing 21 schools were added to the 2017 Tennessee Department of Education Cusp list of worst performing schools in Tennessee during the 2016-2017 school year, things do not seem to be looking up in 2018, Tennessean reports. For the new year, it appears that even more schools in the city will now be […]

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The Effects Of The Anti-Bullying Laws In Alabama Public Schools

Posted on February 21, 2018 in Anti-Bullying Laws Education Education News Public Education

New public school anti-bullying laws in Alabama require schools to create policies to eliminate violence, intimidation and harassment. This is making it tough for gay students due to a state law emphasizing homosexuality is not considered an acceptable lifestyle. Only seven states have a law preventing teachers from portraying homosexuality in a positive manner, and […]

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Public Employees In West Virginia Want More Money

Posted on February 20, 2018 in Education Education News Public Employees

On Monday, Senator Richard Ojeda and five other legislators spoke to an auditorium that enclosed about 200 people in Spring Valley High School. The hot topics of health insurance and pay raises for public employees were being addressed. Representatives from organizations such as the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association and the West Virginia Education […]

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Voucher Programs Not Working As Well In Indiana As Hoped

Posted on February 19, 2018 in Education News Public Education Voucher Programs

It all seems very simple and straightforward. You allow parents as much choice as possible in terms of figuring out where their children should go to school, and they will respond by placing their children in schools that they want them to attend. It is simple, elegant, and makes a lot of sense to most […]

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Many Teachers may be Affected by DACA

Posted on February 18, 2018 in DACA Education News Public Education

Up to 9,000 public school teachers fear loosing their jobs if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is allowed to expire. These teachers say that it is also putting an enormous strain on them and the students in their classroom as it leaves them with an uncertain future. Many of these teachers are teaching […]

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Recovering From Pregnancy With Assistance From Dr. Jennifer Walden

Posted on February 16, 2018 in Business Leader Doctors

Pregnancy is very hard on a woman’s body. As women grow a baby, they can experience all sorts of bodily changes. Women may find they need a lot of help after the body is born. They need help to recover the body they had before having a baby. This is why women often look for […]

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