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"The state's pension forfeiture law covers only certain crimes and must relate to the educator's job duties to forfeit a pension," the Post-Gazette reported, referring to members of the Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS). "It also limits forfeiture to PSERS members who commit crimes ...
Monday, one of the leaders of the Reggio Emilia approach will be in Lincoln to talk with early childhood educators. Carlina Rinaldi, who's worked with Italian preschools and infant-toddler centers since 1971 and is president of an international nonprofit foundation that promotes the approach, is one of ...

Many of the educators running emphasized that education will be only one component of their platform. Barbara Crisp, a reading interventionist for Tulsa Public Schools, said she's concerned about the over-taxing of small businesses and adequate funding for not just teachers, but also firefighters, ...
The potential political problem now is that it has been strong public support that has gotten the educators this far, with the governor acceding to demands for a pay hike that only a week ago he had dismissed as "political theater.'' Karvelis said some people could see the governor's offer and believe ... teacher
Some Banned Pennsylvania Educators Still Collecting Pensions ... The state's pension forfeiture law covers only certain crimes and must relate to the Educator's job duties to forfeit a pension. ... The median monthly of the disqualified former Educators is $1,067, according to the Post-Gazette's analysis.
Keyes educator selected as Teacher of the Year Finalist ... A selection committee, comprised of local Rotarians and educators, narrowed the nominations through a paper screening process and then visited the classrooms of 24 semi-finalists before narrowing the number down to 12. Those who ...

Arizona Educators United has called for 20% pay raises for teachers and certified staff by the next school year, competitive wages for classified staff, annual raises until the state teacher salary reaches the national average, the return of school funding to 2008 levels, and a decrease in class sizes to a ...
This task is never easy; it involves the entire Christian community and motivates each generation of Christian educators to ensure that the power of God's truth .... This aspect of charity calls the educator to recognize that the profound responsibility to lead the young to truth is nothing less than an act of love.
Hundreds of educators and members of the AEA voiced their frustration in front of the Legislative Information Office as the legislative session nears its 90-day end. educators feel flat funding has led to layoffs, higher class sizes less one on one time with students fewer in-school support systems such ...
Some say the bill still isn't good enough for educators, while some educators say it's better than nothing. "I'm not sure I fully personally agree with all the ways they did that," said Kelley Ross, "but again it's a start and it's better than what we started with." Ross didn't want to see a special session called ... Kentucky
Teachers have walked off the job in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Oklahoma – and there are rumblings that Arizona could be next. Their demands in each state vary, but they can be boiled down to wanting a bigger piece of the pie, either for themselves or the schools they work in. Kentucky
OKLAHOMA CITY – As Oklahoma educators headed to the Capitol for the second day in a row, they are working to pressure lawmakers to pass a revenue raising measure. Over the past several years, budget cuts have negatively impacted numerous state agencies, including the Oklahoma State ... Kentucky
An X-ray of the new iPad made possible by both iFixit and Creative Electron. iFixit. Removing the display on the new iPad. iFixit. There's the A10 chip. iFixit. A full breakdown of the iPad's components. iFixit. iFixit has published its teardown of the new iPad that Apple revealed at its education event in ... Kentucky
Oklahoma educators remain among the lowest paid in the nation, haven't seen an across-the-board raise in a decade and many teachers have been leaving for better pay in neighboring states. Flesner held a sign that reads “Put students first, fund education.” “What they have cut in per pupil spending is ... Kentucky
The third tier is an enhanced residential experience.” DeRue was prescient, but his suggestions have problematic implications for educators—who are the equivalent of musicians in the iTunes analogy. Many online learning platforms, such as LinkedIn Learning and MasterClass, are indeed pivoting ... Kentucky
This partly explains why thousands of teachers skipped school and went to Frankfort Monday to tell their lawmakers not to balance the budget on the backs of students and educators. A compromise 2019 budget by the General Assembly actually includes a mix of cuts and increases. But the devil is in the ... Kentucky
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Education and Human Services will recognize the outstanding contributions of two educators at the upcoming Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (WACTE) awards ceremony April 8. Each teacher licensing institution in the state, ... Kentucky

As Kentucky and Oklahoma schools shut down amid teacher protests this week, a Texas teacher turned to social media to voice her frustrations. The result was dozens of comments of support and agreement from fellow educators and more than 139,000 shares on the post. The post was penned by Julie ... Kentucky
Shaler Area High School social studies teacher Nick Haberman has been recognized by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh and named this year's Holocaust Educator of the Year. The award is given through the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh to a Holocaust educator from Pennsylvania, Ohio, or West ... Kentucky
Canyon Independent School District said they're preparing their educators for this new accountability system from the ground up. Cameron Rosser, Canyon ISD Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, said this starts with an open line of communication across CISD, as well as with parents. Kentucky
Educators encouraged by interest in academies. By JOSEPHINE MENDEZ HD Media; 6 min ago; (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Email. 20180311p2careeracad_18696.jpg. Buy Now. Lori Wolfe/The Herald-Dispatch Students participate in Sports medicine class Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Huntington High School. Kentucky
Family members and attendees watch the commemorative video during a memorial services for Don Bailey on Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. AARON YOST/The News-Review. 180401-nrr-baileycelebration-2. Family members of Don Bailey, including his wife Betty (second from right) listen ... Kentucky
Southern Arizona educators are planning to rally for education funding on Wednesday, April 4, at the Arizona State Building, 400 W. Congress Street. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m. so educators can take part without interrupting their teaching responsibilities, said Tucson Education Association President ... Kentucky
Kris Hill is a sixth grade teacher at Snow Springs Elementary School in Lehi and is the Daily Herald Educator of the Week. Mrs. Hill graduated from Utah Valley University and has taught nine years in fifth and sixth grades. She is an energetic and compassionate teacher. Her classroom is a place where ... Kentucky
“There is just something so fascinating about an animal that can completely transform itself into a whole new being,” she said. The outdoor educator is part of a unique metamorphosis of her own. Nine months after the retirement of longtime R.B. Winter State Park environmental education specialist Maryann ... Kentucky
OKLAHOMA CITY - Education groups face a tough choice regarding the teacher walkout's future now that Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a measure officially adopting the largest pay increase in state history. But now, observers note that the teacher unions seem fractured and unsure of the best path forward ... Kentucky
YUKON, Okla. – Teachers across the state say they are planning to walk out of class on Monday after the legislature failed to pass a measure to restore education funding. Over the past several years, budget cuts have negatively impacted numerous state agencies, including the Oklahoma State Department ... Kentucky
Teachers have been wearing red shirts every Wednesday and encouraging supporters to do the same, according to the Arizona Education Association, which has 20,000 members who are teachers, counselors, bus drivers and retired educators. Educators wore stickers reading: "I don't want to strike, but I ... Kentucky
... learning, whether it's about a book or invention or about a political event." - Debbie Minchin, New Rochelle High School AP U.S. Government teacher, on her 25 years as an educator. Thank you, Daily Voice Southern Westchester for helping spread the word about another one of our great educators! Kentucky
More than a dozen Indiana schools are working to implement dual language programs. The state is helping them with funding, but some schools say what they need from the state now is more information on how to structure the programs. Dual language immersion means students learn with two languages ... Kentucky
Educators Credit Union presented six scholarships to area high school seniors at its annual membership meeting on March 19. Recipients were Ana Balderas from University High School, Delaney Byrd from Gatesville High School, Samayim Davis from Waco High School, Michaela McCord from Chilton ... Kentucky
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Lawmakers around the country are considering passing legislation that would allow teachers to carry guns in the classroom. Those for and against have voiced their opinions. But now, three teachers in Michigan are putting the concept to the test. Three teachers — one who's never ... Kentucky
The Oklahoma House of Representative voted to raise taxes for the first time in 28 years Monday night, but it won't be enough to stop the state's teachers from staging a walkout to protest low wages and inadequately funded schools. Much of the revenue from the new taxes will go to fund Oklahoma's ... Kentucky
Governor Mary Fallin signed a teacher pay raise into law on Thursday, giving educators their first state-funded salary boost in 10 years. On average, they'll get about $6,000, but many of them are still walking out of their classrooms on Monday. Mark Webb, a science teacher at Mustang High School, is one ... Kentucky
Tera Mitchell, kindergarten teacher at Westwood Elementary, addresses an audience of educators Tuesday, March 27, 2018 after being named the Stillwater Public Schools District Teacher of the Year during the annual Art of Teaching Celebration at the Performing Arts Center in Stillwater. (David ... Kentucky
Yesterday's Apple event showed that the company wants to make a serious push back into the education sector. This isn't anything new, though, according to CEO Tim Cook; it's just the company going back to its roots. The centerpiece here is a "new" iPad, a 9.7-inch tablet with Apple Pencil support that ... Kentucky
Tom Williamson is one of 40 educators running for state office and, this week, he encouraged teachers to turn out to vote in upcoming elections. “If we can get all 40 of those educators in House or Senate, just think what we can do,” he said. Williamson ... “Tell them an actual educator is running,” he said. Kentucky
Fritz's Pharmacy & Wellness Center in Ronceverte has received accreditation by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). This accreditation ensures that the community has access to the highest quality diabetes education programs that focus on managing diabetes and setting long-term ... Kentucky
Dozens from around the metro came to job fairs in Canton and Jackson to see if they had what it takes to work for those school districts. Administrators tell us they're looking for more than two hundred positions to be filled between now and the start of the next school year at Jackson Public Schools. Kentucky
... adores Mr. Booth. Sometimes I come to his class after school while I wait for my ride and we just talk for like a half hour. I know this seems cheesy to whoever is reading this. I am just so happy to have him as a teacher and as a friend.” In short, he is outstanding and a great choice for educator of the week. Kentucky
A Virginia Historical Marker honoring the achievements of lifetime educator and civic leader Pauline C. Morton was unveiled March 10 at the Regional Workforce Development Center of Paul D. Camp Community College in Franklin. Morton, who was born in 1912 and died in 2004, was honored for her ... Kentucky
For Dustin, the idea of arming teachers doesn't align with educators' other responsibilities. ... “When you look at educators, our profession and what we're trained in is education, and that's what we should be focusing on. ... And here's why: They chose to go into a profession to be an educator,” Malay said. Kentucky
Educators who have completed a teacher training program know how to differentiate lessons for a variety of learners, engage students in developmentally appropriate ways, and use curriculum effectively. Nationally, between 40 and 50 percent of teachers leave the classroom within the first five years of ... Kentucky
14 at Thomas College, talking to future educators about the teaching profession. The hour passed quickly as Ranger, Maine's 2017 Teacher of the Year, and the other educators told stories about working with children, why they love education and how every decision they make is always in the best interest ... Kentucky
Above, Master Deputy Robin Whiting speaks about situational awareness at Saturday's Responsible Carry for Educators class hosted by the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office. At right, the ... One Gwinnett educator, who asked not to be named, said she thought the class was informational and important. Kentucky
As an educator, who often spends more time during any given school day tackling discipline issues than teaching, I've never gone to that edge, but I admit to times when I've mourned the days of the Catholic school's paddle. School shootings weren't something that we even considered pre-Columbine ... Kentucky
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - How to best protect students in schools is a topic that continues to dominate discussion across the nation. That discussion is one that the Alabama legislature is trying to tackle right now. There's been a number of bills introduced this session that looks to improve school safety. Perhaps ... Kentucky
Three Lancaster County educators have been named 2019 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year semifinalists. Matthew Binder, of Hempfield High School; Maria Vita, of Penn Manor High School; and Jason Zimmerman, of Conestoga Valley School District's Fritz Elementary School, are among the 31 teachers ... Kentucky
Frontier Justice in Lee's Summit offered a conceal and carry classes for teachers and school administrators Saturday. Advertisement. Gun range offers conceal, carry class for educators. Loading more articles... Advertisement. Dream House of the Week: Baytown estate. This hidden paradise could be yours ... Kentucky
Educators across the Albemarle region convened in Charlottesville to discuss the latest classroom technologies for the Virginia Summit. ... ecosystem, it's equitable, it's a free tool that all of our students can use and it's accessible through the web,” said Tanya Avrith, author and educator at EdTechTeam. Kentucky


 

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