62 Missouri school districts temporarily close in January | State News

62 Missouri school districts temporarily close in January |  State News

JEFFERSON CITY — So far in January, 62 Missouri school districts have for one or more days, closed largely because of a lack of staff caused by a surge in COVID-19 cases, education officials said Thursday. That number is 12% of districts statewide, said Mallory McGowin, a spokeswoman for the Department of Elementary and Secondary … Read more

Experts: World Education Day | January 24 | newsroom

Experts: World Education Day |  January 24 |  newsroom

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as the International Day of Education to celebrate the role of education for peace and development. The theme for the Fourth International Day of Education is “Changing course, transforming education”. Transforming the future requires urgent rebalancing or our relationships with one another, with nature as well as … Read more

Redirecting nurse-led innovation

Redirecting nurse-led innovation

Newswise – Philadelphia (January 20, 2022) – For nurses to lead in health and innovation in health care, nursing schools and nursing programs must think strategically about the knowledge and skills that the next generation of nurses will need and then support these innovation needs at all levels of research and education and practice. Article … Read more

Cook Center for Human Connection Partners with American Federation of Teachers’ Share My Lesson Platform to Offer Student Mental Health Lessons | Business

Cook Center for Human Connection Partners with American Federation of Teachers’ Share My Lesson Platform to Offer Student Mental Health Lessons |  Business

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 20, 2022– The Cook Center for Human Connection today announced a partnership with the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Share My Lesson platform to make the new teen mental health animated series and extension lessons available for free to 1.9 million educators. My Life is Worth Living ™ is the first … Read more

Report says $50 billion of student debt could be wiped out in bankruptcy

Report says  billion of student debt could be wiped out in bankruptcy

Hello and welcome back to MarketWatch’s Extra credit Column, look at the news through the lens of debt. One insidious aspect of the cynicism of student loans is that unlike credit card debt or a car loan, they can follow the borrower forever because it’s impossible to forgive them for bankruptcy—at least according to conventional … Read more

The apprenticeship program seeks to fill the need for trade workers

The apprenticeship program seeks to fill the need for trade workers

Lexington, North Carolina – With the demand for skilled workers in the trade growing across the country, Triad District Community College offers a program for students to learn while getting paid. What you need to know The need for skilled workers has increased since the beginning of the epidemic The Davidson-Davie Vocational Training Association offers … Read more

Scientists say we are facing an “epidemic” of myopia. here why

Scientists say we are facing an “epidemic” of myopia.  here why

Scientists are warning of the emergence of an “epidemic” of myopia, or myopia, after noticing sharp increases in the appearance of myopia in adults among the late baby boomers. Based on data collected from 107,442 participants in the UK’s Comprehensive Biobank programme, people born in the late 1960s are 10 per cent more likely to … Read more

Texas educators worry that “critical race theory bill” will stifle learning

Texas educators worry that “critical race theory bill” will stifle learning

Subscribe to the daily newsletter The Brief, which keeps readers up to date with the most important Texas news. Jocelyn Fochay, a Dallas Independent School teacher, was directing a social studies class with her middle school class on an amendment that protects Americans from unreasonable research and seizures. “Where was the Fourth Amendment to protect … Read more

Bill will reduce in-person study time by 20% in Washington schools | Washington

Bill will reduce in-person study time by 20% in Washington schools |  Washington

(Center Square) – In 2020, students and parents are taking a crash course in distance learning as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now some lawmakers in Washington state want to pass legislation that would allow up to one day a week of remote school to be conducted on a permanent basis. It … Read more

Government: National Guard and state employees will help stressed schools next week | education

Government: National Guard and state employees will help stressed schools next week |  education

Members of the New Mexico National Guard and state government employees can begin enrolling in public schools and childcare centers as early as next week to help address worker shortages amid high rates of COVID-19 and low numbers of available replacement teachers, Governor Michelle Logan Grisham announced Wednesday. Even Lujan Grisham said she hopes to … Read more