Lawrence U class helps students turn degree into a career

Lawrence U class helps students turn degree into a career

APPLETON, Wis. — So there was this lawyer, who upon passing the bar exam filed a complaint: “They taught me everything about the law,” he said of his schooling. But they never taught me how to be a lawyer. A common refrain for many students across many areas of study at colleges and universities. Brian … Read more

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

Program for students with sensory needs to expand citywide

Schools Chancellor David Banks will announce his vision for the city’s special education system Thursday — including plans to expand a popular pilot program serving children with intensive sensory needs. In remarks this morning in the Bronx, Banks is set to lay out his plan to rebuild trust in the city’s special education system, which … Read more

Evansville parents turning to homeschooling after rise in mass shootings News

19 school children were killed in the Uvalde, TX mass shooting on May 24th. In the weeks since, parents are thinking about different options than just the brick and mortar school buildings, terrified about their children’s safety and the thought of them dying inside of a classroom. “We want to protect our kids and no … Read more

‘COVID disreality’ impacts Massena Central High School graduation numbers | Education

MASSENA — Although no state data is yet available, Massena Central School District officials say they estimate based on in-house data and past trends that 82 percent of students graduated in June following four years of study, and 86 percent graduated in August. But, high school Principal Alan C. Oliver told board of education members, … Read more

NYS Ed advances rules holding nonpublic schools to account

The New York State Board of Regents voted Monday to advance new regulations that provide greater oversight to enforce state education law about what’s being taught in nonpublic school districts. The debate over the new regulations is dividing parents in the Hasidic community as the state could enforce stricter regulations about what their children are … Read more

Students find career passion through The Learning Academy

TAMPA, Fla. — Since 2010, the Learning Academy at the University of South Florida has been helping students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder find their passions and career paths. “I’ve got like 15 other designs for this,” said web designer and developer Ryan Buretta as he sat working on a new logo. What you need … Read more

Musk plans to relaunch Twitter premium service, again

Elon Musk said Friday that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer different colored check marks to accounts next week, in a fresh move to revamp the service after a previous attempt backfired. What you need to know Elon Musk says that Twitter plans to relaunch its premium service that will offer … Read more

Schools need funds for mascot replacement

Some New York public school districts say they’ll need additional funding from the state Education Department to meet a department deadline to replace their Native American mascots by the end of the academic year. The department published a memo late last week mandating dozens of New York school districts with Native American mascots, logos and … Read more