Software program bridges the education gap

Software program bridges the education gap

Waterford UPSTART Program addresses educational achievement gap With the potentially long-lasting effects of coronavirus pandemic learning, there’s a plan to catch up those who may be falling behind. MILWAUKEE – In an effort to address the achievement gap now and at an early age, the state is providing funding to an education nonprofit to help … Read more

N.J. Student’s Hitler Essay Prompts Borough to Launch Holocaust Education Program

A fifth grader’s controversial school essay about Adolf Hitler in Tenafly, New Jersey, has led the borough to partner with a global human rights organization to promote Holocaust awareness in the community. The Holocaust education program will kick off on July 12, after a school essay that appeared to extol Hitler prompted outrage across Tenafly … Read more

The Latest: Missouri Considering Vaccine Incentive Program | Health News

The Latest: Missouri Considering Vaccine Incentive Program | Health News

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s administration floated the idea of a statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive program and the possibility of a “substantial grand prize” during a meeting of health officials. Consideration of incentives comes as the fast-spreading delta variant ravages rural Missouri. The state has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 … Read more

Infinite Love Animal Rescue Resumes Humane Education Program

Infinite Love Animal Rescue Resumes Humane Education Program

Girl Scout Troop 5365 leaders Jessica Hassen and Kelley Mizukami with Kandace Kuwahara holding Infinite Love rescue dog Penny. (Photo by Melanie Yip) By KATHEE YAMAMOTO, Rafu Contributor Among activities halted by the pandemic, Humane Education classes offered by Infinite Love Animal Rescue founder Kandace Kuwahara have now resumed. Designed to introduce school groups and … Read more

Education Department Overhauls Troubled Grant Program for Teachers : NPR

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New rules kick in today that will help aspiring teachers pay for college and complete a years-long overhaul of the federal TEACH Grant program — from a bureaucratic bear trap that hobbled thousands of teachers with unfair student loan debts to a program that may actually make good on its foundational promise: to help K-12 … Read more

New program providing no-cost education to Waste Management employees, spouses and dependents

New program providing no-cost education to Waste Management employees, spouses and dependents

Posted: Jun 30, 2021 / 06:00 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 30, 2021 / 06:00 PM EDT Generic Waste Management garbage truck. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Waste Management, Inc. (WM) announced it is rolling out a range of new employee benefits from flexible work schedules, sign-on bonuses and a … Read more

Education Program invites concept papers for College Promise funding opportunity

Education Program invites concept papers for College Promise funding opportunity

 ‘CoPro2.0’ will grant up to $2.6M in efforts to make free community college tuitions programs more equitable, financially sustainable The Kresge Foundation’s Education Program today issued a Request for Concept Papers for a new funding initiative called CoPro2.0. The deadline to submit a paper is August 9. The initiative, short for College Promise 2.0, will … Read more

Personal Trainers Business Incubator Launches New Online Education Program for Fitness Coaches

The Program is Designed to Help Personal Trainers Attract More Clients and Make More Money LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 26, 2021 / Personal Trainers Business Incubator, is pleased to announce the launch of an online education program that is designed to help fitness professionals to make more money and have more of … Read more

Sen. Markey Wants To Create U.S. Department of Education Climate Change Resiliency Program

In full transparency, the following is a media release from Sen. Ed Markey , who was elected by voters in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to serve the state in Washington DC in the US Senate. He is a Democrat. (stock photo) *** WASHINGTON DC -Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congressman Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) introduced yesterday, … Read more

Reynolds CC to expand automotive program at Henrico campus

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A rendering of new automotive facility being planned at the Reynolds Community College Parham Road campus. (Courtesy Reynolds CC Reynolds Community College Thursday announced that its automotive program will expand at its Henrico campus, as part of a partnership with Toyota Motor North America. TMNA recently selected Reynolds as an educational partner for its Toyota … Read more

Irene Bustamante Adams Selected for U.S. Chamber Foundation Education and Workforce Fellowship Program

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announces Irene Bustamante Adams, Deputy Director and Chief Strategy Officer at Workforce Connections (Southern Nevada’s Local Workforce Development Board) was selected to participate in the fifth cohort of its premiere business leadership program. The Business Leads Fellowship Program trains and equips leaders from state and local chambers of commerce, … Read more

CARS Program was PNoy’s legacy to local motoring industry

Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, the 15th President of the Philippines, has passed away. The former President was 61 years old. As is with any presidency, Aquino’s term was met with controversy and praise. However, he made a significant contribution to the local motoring industry. Before the end of his term, Aquino signed the CARS (Comprehensive … Read more

GNTC’s Adult Education program holds Commencement Ceremony

GNTC’s Adult Education program holds Commencement Ceremony

One by one graduates of Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Adult Education program filed into the Conference Center at GNTC’s Gordon County Campus (GCC) on Thursday, June 17, to celebrate earning their General Educational Development® (GED®) diplomas. In order to maintain a socially distanced commencement ceremony, each student and their family were given a scheduled time to come … Read more

Geisinger Launches New Nursing Scientist Program | Education

Danville, PA – Nurses make up the largest segment of healthcare professionals and play an important role in patient care. According to Gaisinger, employees interested in pursuing a career as a nurse can take an easier path with the newly launched Career Development Program. Geisinger provides financial, educational, and wellness support to employees seeking a … Read more

Migrant Education Program recognized | Mt. Airy News

Open House offers glimpse to the past

June 16, 2021 Area residents will have the opportunity to step back in time Saturday afternoon to witness and learn about an almost forgotten slice of Stokes County history as Avolene Badgett opens the doors to a newly restored Volunteer School. The small school, located at Volunteer Road and Brims Grove Road, had operated from … Read more

Cyber Education and WorkForce Acceleration Program RapidAscent Announces Call for Applicants | State

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va., June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — RapidAscent, a Cybersecurity Academy and WorkForce Acceleration program, announced its newly designed website launch with a call for applications for the inaugural class of incoming students. Formed in 2020 to address the continuously evolving shortage of cyber security professional talent in the US and worldwide, RapidAscent seeks to provide … Read more

UIS’ Graduate Public Service Internship Program puts education to work

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June graduation celebrations always include the opportunity to congratulate recent college graduates on their undergraduate degrees and pose the inevitable questions about future employment.  “How are the interviews going? How are the job prospects in your field? When do you start your new job?”  I have found that these questions are often answered with some … Read more

Hawaii expands pre-travel testing program to French Polynesia

Hawaii expands pre-travel testing program to French Polynesia

Posted: Jun 18, 2021 / 10:43 AM HST / Updated: Jun 18, 2021 / 12:20 PM HST Courtesy: Office of Governor David Ige HONOLULU (KHON2) — Travelers from French Polynesia will soon be able to bypass the state’s mandatory 10-day quarantine by providing a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival. Governor David Ige made the announcement … Read more

Milwaukee Health Department alerts council that some aspects of lead program ‘mismanaged’

Window sill at a Milwaukee home undergoing lead abatement in 2002

The Milwaukee Health Department alerted members of the city’s Common Council Thursday that it had become aware of mismanagement of “some aspects of our lead program.” The department was mired in scandal and the former commissioner Bevan Baker resigned in 2018 after it came to light that the Health Department had failed to provide services for families of children … Read more

Education Program for At-Risk Youth Shuts Down After 50 Years in Honolulu

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One of the few alternative education programs in Honolulu aimed at helping at-risk youth avoid a path of future incarceration has closed its doors after 50 years in operation following recent enrollment declines amid fewer court referrals. The Palama Settlement In-Community Treatment Program largely served students in the surrounding Kalihi and Palama communities who were … Read more