Critchfield named Dean of College of Education – GCU Today

Dr. Meredith Critchfield (left) said she joined GCU more than eight years ago because of its sense of purpose and was recently named Dean of the GCU College of Education. Story by Mike KilenPhotos by Ralph FresoGCU News Bureau As a young child, she lined up her dolls to teach them lessons in her Kentucky …

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Kansas State Board of Education, Legislature try to rectify ‘turf battles’ after rocky year – The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Kansas State Board of Education and state legislators are working to repair relations after a rocky year saw the two entities at odds over who has the power to shape the school experience for hundreds of thousands of students. At issue last session were a series of efforts by the Legislature to set curriculum …

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State budget opts to ‘hold harmless’ every town’s education funding – The CT Mirror

mark pazniokas :: ctmirror.org Sen. Doug McCrory, D-Hartford. The state budget working its way through the legislature avoids redistributing state education dollars away from well-off communities and toward struggling districts, as the state’s school funding formula had called for. This so-called “hold harmless” provision — the historical ethos at the Capitol that no city or …

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Puerto Rico’s Former Education Secretary Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy – Education Week

Former Puerto Rico Secretary of Education Julia Keleher pleaded guilty to two federal fraud conspiracy charges Tuesday for crimes committed during her time as the island’s top education official, striking a felony plea bargain with prosecutors and potentially avoiding maximum jail time. Keleher agreed to admit guilt on one count of conspiracy to commit wire …

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Empower Mississippi hosts Unleash Mississippi: UNLEASHING EDUCATION AND WORK IN A POST-CORONAVIRUS WORLD – Delta Democrat Times

Below is a press release from Empower Mississippi: This coronavirus crisis strikes at the heart of our mission at Empower Mississippi—to ensure that every Mississippian has access to a high quality education and the opportunity to find meaningful work. Both areas—education and work—have been profoundly disrupted.While these disruptions have caused enormous hardship, they also present …

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Education: Grad stats | Lewiston Sun Journal – Lewiston Sun Journal

How much can we learn from a four page section of The Citizen? With a bit of counting and classifying, a fair bit about Gould, and its Class of 2021. Basically, we learn about origins and destinations: where the graduates come from; where they’re going next. Both are important. Diversity is very valuable. Lots of …

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Wolf sticks by $1 billion plan to close Pa.’s education gap, minus his proposed tax increase · Spotlight PA – Spotlight PA

Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — Flanked by Democrats in the House and Senate, Gov. Tom Wolf took to the steps of the Capitol this week to push for more …

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Purdue University Global, OnlineDegree.com partner to make higher education more affordable in light of COVID-19 – Purdue News Service

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Global has partnered with OnlineDegree.com to offer adults across the country access to a more affordable and flexible college education in light of COVID-19. The partnership allows prospective Purdue Global students to satisfy certain general education requirements through OnlineDegree.com’s self-paced online courses and to do so tuition-free. Not only …

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Connecticut State Department of Education Announces Submission of ARP ESSER Plan – CT.gov

Press Releases 06/09/2021 Connecticut State Department of Education Announces Submission of ARP ESSER Plan (Hartford) – The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) today announced it has submitted to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) its plan for use of its $110 million state set-aside of federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief …

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