Kansas School Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Fully Fund Special Education Services – The 74

Kansas School Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Fully Fund Special Education Services – The 74

Support The 74’s year-end campaign. Every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. TOPEKA — It’s difficult for 6-year-old Crosby Orlando to stay in his first grade classroom. Born with Down syndrome, he has been in therapy since he was four weeks old to work on behavioral and communication barriers. Orlando is mostly nonverbal and … Read more

UMA Rockland Center hosts Nursing info session

UMA Rockland Center hosts Nursing info session

ROCKLAND — People interested in a career in nursing are invited to attend one of the many statewide information sessions that the University of Maine at Augusta is hosting on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 5 -7 pm The information session will have both in-person and virtual options. Prospective students will learn about local options for … Read more

Global Smart Learning Device Market to Reach $154.16 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 18%

Global Smart Learning Device Market to Reach 4.16 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 18%

DUBLIN, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Smart Learning Device Market: Analysis By Sub Category (Educational Tablets, Educational Smart Watches, Translation Tools, Smart Education Robotics and Others), By Region Size and Trends with Impact of COVID-19 and Forecast up to 2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global smart learning device market … Read more

Concert to raise funds for Henry Kapono music scholarship

Concert to raise funds for Henry Kapono music scholarship

KANEOHE, Hawaii — Henry Kapono, Jeff Peterson, Raiatea Helm and Kamuela Kimokeo will headline Makana Mele, a concert at Windward Community College’s Paliku Theatre, 6-8:30 p.m. on Dec. 5. Proceeds from the concert will support the Henry Kapono Foundation Hawaiian Music Scholarship at Windward CC. Davey D and Mele Apana will host the event. What … Read more

Virtual learning apps tracked and shared kids’ data and online activities with advertisers, the report says

CNN Business — Millions of students who participated in virtual learning during the Covid-19 pandemic had their personal data and online behaviors tracked by educational apps and websites. without their consent and in many cases shared with third-party advertising technology companies, a new report has been found. Human Rights Watch, an international advocacy organization, this … Read more

CTC adult education helps those seeking to enter the workforce or improve English skills | Local News

Adults needing help with earning a general education development (GED) high school equivalency diploma or improving their English as a second language skills to support them entering the workforce can find assistance through the Central Texas College (CTC) Adult Education and Literacy program. Funded by the Texas Workforce Commission, CTC’s Adult Education provides English, math, … Read more

Higher education officials look to funding, support services to close the training gap

Closing the gap between Texas’ growing need for skilled workers and potential workers’ need for training will take new approaches in areas such as community college funding and support services for students, according to workforce and higher education officials gathered in Waco on Thursday. A panel convened by the news organization The Texas Tribune to … Read more

Black Families Look to Continue Pod Schooling Movement Beyond Pandemic – The 74

Support The 74’s year-end campaign. Every gift will be matched dollar for dollar. White families may have embraced pods and microschools as a short-term fix to cope with the pandemic. But for many Black parents, they offer something more permanent: an alternative to traditional schools where their children have historically faltered. “Our motivation for building … Read more

Program to Develop Special Education Leaders Underway at University of Nevada, Reno | Local News

(December 1, 2022) To help counter a decline in special education teachers and leaders in recent years, professors at the University of Nevada, Reno’s College of Education & Human Development will use a US Department of Education grant to train aspiring special education leaders. Project SELF (Special Education Leaders of the Future) is a 325D … Read more