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Why poverty persists in America

How can we fix poverty in America? How can we reduce the number of people living in poverty? Programs and policies that make food, housing, health care, and education more affordable can help reduce poverty. Why do we solve poverty? Because poverty and inequality cost us all in the long run. They erode social cohesion and create a burden on all taxpayers to pay for poverty reduction, health services, unemployment, crime and homelessness. Our economic system and welfare are at risk of serious damage unless we act now. How can the US help global poverty? Electricity is needed to provideRead News

Netanyahu assured the US that he would contain the far right. Has he lost control already?

28 UN member states do not recognize Israel: 15 Arab League members (Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen); ten non-Arab members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei, Indonesia, … Which country is No 1 in education? Top 10 Best Countries for Education 2020 2019 1. United States United Kingdom 2. United Kingdom United States 3. Canada Canada Which country has the best education system in the world? Being home to top universities like Harvard University, Oxford University, Yale University, and MIT, the US certainly has theRead News

Classroom support: scientists turn their business tools into education

Education-focused researchers explore the most effective ways to teach science. Credit: Getty As a doctoral student at the University of Washington in Seattle, biologist Michelle Smith spent a lot of time sorting fruit flies under the microscope. But she often found herself thinking about her teaching activities: assisting with undergraduate lab and writing courses and instructing schoolchildren in physics and biology. “I felt a true attraction to teaching, but I also liked to research”, he recalls. She felt lost, until 2007, when she took a postdoctoral position in educational research with Carl Wieman, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist with a deepRead News

The United States and Indonesia are strengthening ties to improve Indonesians’ access to quality education

Ir. Suharti, M.A., Ph.D., Secretary General of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, receives a token of appreciation from Laura Gonzales, Acting Director of the USAID Mission to Indonesia at the US-Indonesia Higher Education Forum on Integration and Cooperation. (Ministry of State / JAKARTA – Today, the United States Government, the Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (MoECRT) and the National Trust Fund (LPDP) hosted the Higher Education Forum – Connect and Collaborate. The forum was organized by the TEMAN LPDP and the Higher Education Partnership Initiative (HEPI) of the United States Agency for International DevelopmentRead News

Women Are Earning In Sports Partnerships, But Men Are Earning The Most

Scott Jaschik Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. Along with Doug Lederman, he leads Inside Higher Ed’s editorial operations, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is at the forefront of higher education issues, regularly quoted in publications across the country, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education WritersRead News

The search committee unanimously recommends the US senator Dr. Ben Sasse as sole finalist for University of Florida’s 13th president

The University of Florida Presidential Search Committee has unanimously recommended United States Senator Dr. Ben Sasse, as the only finalist to be considered by its Board of Trustees, which will select the 13th president of the University of Florida. Dr. Sasse has had a distinguished academic career, earning a PhD from Yale University and a BA from Harvard University. Dr. Sasse spent five years as president of Midland University, where he is widely credited with transforming the institution. Before that, Dr. Sasse had a varied and impressive career in academia and the private sector. The passion of Dr. Sasse’s passionRead News

Governor Mills Announces New Initiative to Bring Mobile Computing Labs to All Schools in Maine | Office of Governor Janet T. Mills

High-quality education in robotics, programming, coding and other key technologies is available to students across the country Governor Janet Mills today announced the launch of a new Maine Department of Education (DOE) initiative that will provide every Maine public school with a free mobile computer science lab. Funded by the Governor’s Education Emergency Fund, the effort will give all Maine students access to high-quality learning experiences that provide real-world training in robotics, programming, augmented and virtual reality, coding and hardware. In July, Governor Mills joined governors from across the country in signing a bipartisan national compact on computer science education.Read News

Real Skills: Computer Science Education

What is Computer Science Education? Computer science is the study of the capabilities and limitations of computers. Through computer science education, students develop critical thinking, or the ability to understand how CS can be used in all areas of life. NYC Public Schools students develop critical thinking skills by using computers in creative ways. Computer Science for All (CS4All) NYC Public Schools’ Computer Science for All (CS4All) program works to ensure that schools expand computer science (CS) exposure, offering access to CS information in real life, and create a community in computer science for all children. Through the work ofRead News

America Celebrates World Literacy Day by Donating $13 Million to Expand Family Education in Egypt.

CAIRO – In honor of International Literacy Day, the US government, through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), announced $13 million (EGP 250 million) in new funding to expand one of its most successful literacy programs, Literate Village Governor Beni Suef – the fifth governor to receive such funding. The program builds on $26 million (EGP 500 million) in previous US support for the program, which has so far reached nearly 60,000 students in 1,935 community schools with early reading instruction, reading materials, teachers and reading camps. Beyond the classroom, the program also aims to develop a culture ofRead News

Providing a sense of security: NATO’s USACE missions

Has the DOD been funded for 2022? The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency budget increased from $350 million to $386 million in fiscal year 2022, with $523 million coming from DOD’s Basic Research account. The administration requests $4.12 billion for fiscal year 2023, with $483 billion from Basic Research. What is the state of the defense budget? On March 28, 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration submitted to Congress a budget request for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 of $883,000 for national defense, $777,000 of which is for the Department of Defense (DoD). Is DOD funded for FY 2022? Following a stringRead News

Pearson to sell South African course materials business to Novus for $64 million

The company’s logo is displayed outside Pearson’s offices in London, Britain August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File photo Aug 12 (Reuters) – Education group Pearson ( PSON.L ) said on Friday it would sell 75% of its South African course publishing business to print manufacturing company Novus Holdings ( NVSJ.J ) for 53 million pounds ($64.30 million). The company said the sale completes the strategic review of its international Cursaro local publishing businesses, the disposal of which will have a £15m-£20m impact on its adjusted operating profit in 2022. The business being sold in South Africa includes its K12, Technical &Read News

Academic minute | How diet and lifestyle can optimize mental well-being

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North Carolina Superintendents Discuss Arts Funding – EducationNC

Share this story Educators are reporting back to school this month to begin the 2022-2023 school year. With an ever-changing learning landscape, EducationNC wanted to know how school leaders felt about the state of arts education. In the spring, we reached out to superintendents, assistant superintendents, and other leaders to ask them to complete this survey. We want to understand how the pandemic affected arts education across our state and how those impacts created challenges and opportunities. (If you want to participate, the survey link is still open.) Sixty-five leaders representing 60 school districts participated. Here are some of ourRead News

Hall Pass: Your Ticket to Understanding School Board Policy, Issue No. 25 – News from Ballotpedia

Welcome to Hall Pass. This newsletter will keep you involved in the discussions of driving school board politics and governance. Each week, we bring you a series of recent school board elections, as well as insightful commentary and research from around the country on the issues facing school boards in more than 13,000 school districts. We’ll also bring you the latest on school board elections and recall efforts, including candidate registration and election results. In today’s article, you will find: Reply to this email to share feedback or story ideas! On the issues: The debate over critical race theory andRead News

Bay Arts Director Jayson Kretzer receives a statewide award for promoting the arts and education

PANAMA CITY — Bay Arts Alliance Executive Director Jayson Kretzer’s involvement in the Bay County arts and education community is not going unnoticed throughout the state. The Florida Arts Education Association recently named Kretzer a winner of its statewide Corporate/Institution/Community Service Award. Panama City: The art scene awakens in Panama City with murals, street festivals, comedy shows, live music Art Show: Cultural center providing “Local Flavor” with art show, potluck event. This is what’s on the menu. Kretzer was recognized for his contribution to promoting the arts and education as an essential aspect of the community. He received his nominationRead News

Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges

Many companies on Money advertise with us. The opinions are our own, but compensation and in-depth research determine where and how companies appear. Learn more about how we make money. Ads of money. We may be compensated if you click this ad.Advertisement Do you want a college experience where you are given the freedom to explore whatever academic areas pique your interest? Studying the liberal arts can prepare students to be critical thinkers and persuasive communicators. Instead of training students for a specific path into the job market, a liberal arts education is designed to get graduates ready to succeedRead News

What is the cultural education partnership?

Share this story Senate Bill 681 was signed into law in July 2022, and officially established North Carolina high school graduation requirements. This graduation requirement begins this school year with students entering sixth grade. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have content or performance standards for arts education, but only 32 state the arts as a core or curricular subject, according to The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) .1 For nearly 30 years, AEP has used research, reporting, and collaboration to connect leaders across arts education in hopes of advancing arts education for all. AEP provides research on theRead News

Tejasswi Prakash and Atul Khatri praise Amazon Prime Video’s Crash Course

Ever since Amazon Prime Video’s Crash Course was released, it has been receiving all the love from the masses for its amazing story that talks about the inner world of the business of education and its consequences in the life of student While the show has been consistently garnering accolades, leading personalities Tejaswini Prakash and Atul Khatri were seen adding their praise comments while urging the audience to watch it. Sharing a note for Crash Course on her social media, Tejaswini Prakas, who is a prominent Indian television personality known for her appearance in Naagin 6 and also the winnerRead News

Stark County has jobs, opportunities, teachers, business groups say

TOWNSHIP – The Stark Education Partnership is partnering with economic and business development groups on a plan to help prepare students for a future in Stark County. The goal is to reverse trends that indicate Stark County’s population is shrinking, aging and impoverished. A revised strategic plan calls for the partnership to work to “create generations of successful individuals who fulfill their potential and put down roots in Stark County.” When does your school start? 2022-23 Back to School Dates for Stark County John Richard, chairman of the Stark Education Partnership, said this can be done by developing programs toRead News

Art Federation awards Little Artist Arts Education Outreach

Memorial Commission Kokomo dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. announced last week that it received a $5,000 grant from the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) and The Arts Federation (TAF). The grant will help fund the Kokomo Little Artist Arts Education Outreach Program, a week-long event designed to provide hands-on art instruction to children in grades 3-8. Children will have the opportunity to interact and participate in art projects with professionals such as Kokomo artist, JC Barnett III, according to the release. “We are pleased to support the Little Artist Arts Education program’s efforts to introduce our area to youth and interestRead News

Politics and the Future of Medical Education

Regarding your editorial “Medical Education Goes Woke” (July 27): Medical curricula adapt as new evidence emerges, and the responsibility of the Association of American Medical Colleges is to disseminate new curricular approaches, as we have done with others, such as telehealth. We know from the data that social determinants – the conditions in which people live – and precursors such as poverty and racism account for about half of what affects our health. The disparities in Covid-19 outcomes, particularly among people of color, illustrate why these social determinants cannot be ignored. We also know that race is a social construct.Read News

Teacher sick days rise as poor conditions affect mental health

Teachers have spent at least 1.5million days off work due to stress and mental health issues, new figures have revealed, amid lingering concerns about the mounting pressures they face in class. With longstanding concerns about workloads and growing class sizes, new data seen by the Observer suggests that the number of days lost to mental health issues at some council-controlled schools in England and the UK Wales increased by 7% compared to the previous year. It is also up nearly a fifth from three years ago. The data came in response to freedom of information requests provided by 143 ofRead News

What is the lifestyle of a primary care physician? A look at Amazon’s One Medical acquisition

Invent Health with Bambi Francisco Roizen and lifestyle doctor Dr. Pankaj Vij; Episode 19 Invent Health’s weekly podcast with Dr. Archana Dubey and Bambi Francisco Roizen is a weekly podcast that outlines the latest digital health news of the week and what it means for patients, providers, and payers (or who pays). Plus a deep dive into a particular topic to help listeners understand how innovation is changing the healthcare paradigm. This week’s guest host is Dr. Pankaj Vij, a lifestyle physician who leads a lifestyle approach to primary care at Kaiser Permanente. – Amazon buys One Medical for nearlyRead News

Op-Ed: Investing in art is investing in Ky’s future.

The following opinion piece is written by Governor Andy Beshear In Kentucky, we put education first. We understand how important it is that every Kentucky resident has access to a quality education. Every day, we invest in education, support our teachers, and fight to ensure all students are positioned for success. It is one of the most important investments we can make in the future of our young people. From day one, we’ve been committed to building a better Kentucky, and that starts with making sure our kids have a strong educational foundation. My administration continues to find creative waysRead News

Employment problems loom at the conference of business officers

Now hiring: staff members at a college near you. In scheduled meetings, happy hour chats and informal dinner conversations, a common theme came up again and again at the National Association of Colleges and Universities conference of business officers: colleges are really struggling to recruit and retain. employees. The conference, which was held outside of Denver, featured several sessions focused on the recruitment challenges of the new era of work shaped by the coronavirus pandemic. Common issues include workers leaving for better wages, increased competition from the corporate sector, remote work demands and strict hiring policies that limit organizations fromRead News

Politics is growing predominantly in nonpartisan Florida school board races

The big story: The school board election is fast approaching, with ballot papers already on the way to the voters. This means that the campaign is in full swing. And Governor Ron DeSantis is signing up with endorsements of the graduates he sees as supportive of his education agenda. But what happens when DeSantis supports someone who has no backing from his base? That scenario unfolds in Pasco County, where some suggest the governor might have stayed out of local politics. Read more here. State observers said the governor’s unprecedented decision to go into the school board’s policy could haveRead News

When You Can Expect to Access the Additional CE Required to Renew Your California Real Estate License | Magazine for the first Tuesday

This article covers the California Department of Real Estate (DRE’s) timeline for the availability of upcoming Implicit Bias courses and restructured Fair Housing courses that include Access for All: A Fair Housing Game ™. New continuing education (CE) requirements for real estate licensees Real estate agents and brokers who expire after 2022 will soon find themselves learning some new and innovative course content. Passed at the end of 2021, Senate Bill (SB) 263 requires two hours of implicit bias training to be entered into continuing education (CE). Furthermore, the mandated three -hour Fair Housing (or Survey) renewal course has beenRead News

Senior business officials have good news, but we don’t believe them

ANN ARBOR, MI – JULY 30: Signage of the University of Michigan north campus at the University of … [+] Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 30, 2019 (Photo: Raymond Boyd / Getty Images) Much has been written and thought about it in the past few years. The general consensus is that a growing proportion of the population – though still a significant minority – simply refuses to believe the experts, those with the best information and the best ability to understand what that information means. The echo of this revolves around higher education. Not in him, although this mayRead News

Family Health and Safety Day is coming to UH Portage Medical Center on July 30th

The public is invited to UH Portage Medical Center, Ravenna, 6827 N. Chestnut St., July 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a family-friendly community event called Family Health and Safety Day, with free health screenings, educational activities and demonstrations. Medical examinations that require pre-registration include carotid vascularity, hearing and hernia. Call 330-577-9993 to register. Health screenings include balance and grip, blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index, bone density, cholesterol and pre-diabetes risk. Additional offers include: • Prioritize health care directive forms and education. • Breast health / mammography education. • Food-for-Life Market training and fundraising. • PlantingRead News