Month: April 2022

Georgia Governor Signs Controversial Education Bills – JURIST

Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a series of education bills into law on Thursday, including controversial legislation to ban “divisive concepts” in classrooms. House Bill 1084, known as the “Protect Students First Act”, defines “divisive concepts” as including such things as the teaching that one race is inherently superior to another, that the United […]

FHSU Recognizes Faculty and Staff for Academic Excellence

Dr. Kim Perez, Dr. Amber Nickell, and Hollie Marquess of FHSU’s Department of History. University Communication FHSU Fort Hays State University hosted its first Engaged Scholars Breakfast on Friday, April 22. A collaboration between Forsyth Library, University Communications and the Provost’s Office, the event was created to recognize faculty and staff whose work has expanded […]

Reebok, Yellowbrick, APB and Jobs for the Future educational program culminates in Retail Sneaker Drop | Business

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 29, 2022– Reebok, the iconic lifestyle brand; in partnership with yellow brick, the online education platform focused on the creator economy; specialist sneaker and fashion retailer APB; and national education and employment association Future Jobs (JFF), today announced the completion of their first collaborative online education and mentorship program. Launched last year, […]

Reebok, Yellowbrick, APB and Jobs for the Future education program culminates in sneaker retail

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Reebok, the iconic lifestyle brand; in partnership with yellow brick, the online education platform focused on the creator economy; specialist sneaker and fashion retailer APB; and national education and employment association Future Jobs (JFF), today announced the completion of their first collaborative online education and mentorship program. Launched last year, the program worked […]

The educational program trying to develop the next generation of horticulture workers

An Australian non-profit organization has set up apprenticeship programs aimed at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among children and providing students with a pathway to jobs in horticulture. Food Ladder notes that only around six per cent of Australian children eat the required amount of fresh fruit and vegetables each day, and there is a […]

Kansas Legislature passes bill to fund public schools and allow open enrollment

TOPEKA — Republican lawmakers pushed through a mega education bill on Thursday to fully fund schools and enact more than a dozen policy provisions, including one that would allow students to transfer to any district. public school, no matter where they live. The ‘school choice’ measure allowing open enrollment, which comes into effect in the […]

New educational program launched in memory of beloved Shliach

” width=”2024″ height=”2024″ data-src=”” class=”attachment-post-thumbnail size- post-thumbnail wp-post-image lazyload” alt=”” /> On Rabbi’s Yahrzeit Lipa Dubrasky, Vancouver’s legendary and beloved shliach, who dedicated his life to teaching and spreading Torah and Chassid, JLI has announced a new educational program in his memory. Full story On Rabbi’s Yahrzeit Lipa DubraskyVancouver’s legendary and beloved shliach, who dedicated […]

Cost of living crisis: County credit union warns of payday loans and loan sharks

Now Credit Union CLEVR Money, the credit union of Preston, Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre and Lancaster, has warned of the financial disaster many could face if they resorted to high interest loans. The warning comes as the Credit Union, a nonprofit with some 5,000 members, reported receiving a growing number of loan applications. Register to our […]

UAM will hold a tree dedication and educational program for Arbor Day – Deltaplex News

The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) will host a tree dedication and educational program on Thursday, April 28, in celebration of Arbor Day. The hour-long program will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Centennial Clock Tower on the Monticello campus. A host of experts from the UAM College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources […]


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Six educational aid organizations certified for the MOScholars program

Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick announced that six educational assistance organizations have been certified for 2022. An educational assistance organization is a nonprofit organization that, upon approval by the office of the Missouri State Treasurer, may receive qualified contributions from individuals and corporations to establish MOScholars Scholarship accounts for qualified Missouri students. The certified EAOs […]

San Dieguito superintendent, furloughed for comments on Asian students, claims retaliation

After San Dieguito Union High School Superintendent Cheryl James-Ward was furloughed last week for her controversial comments about Asian students, she and others say she is being unjustly persecuted in retaliation for filing a complaint about abusive behavior by a board member. Many in the community criticized James-Ward for saying at a recent school board […]


Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick announced that six education aid organizations (EAOs) have been certified for 2022. A press release states that an EAO is a nonprofit organization that, upon approval by the Missouri State Treasurer’s Office, may receive qualified contributions from individuals and corporations to establish MOScholars scholarship accounts for qualified Missouri students. The […]

Syllabi Solutions Announces Patents for Competency-Based Higher Education Courses and Programs

JUPITER, Florida., April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Syllabi Solutions Announces Unique Patents for Competency-Based Education Courses and Programs. Patents cover method and apparatus for educational course development and provide a new way for higher education institutions, learning management systems and other vendors to deliver courses and educational programs superior. Characteristics and advantages of Syllabi Solutions […]

JK Diamonds Institute of Gems & Jewelry Launches Enhanced Courses in Gemology and Jewelry Design

NNA | Update: April 23, 2022 5:03 p.m. STI New Delhi [India] April 23 (ANI/PNN): A jewelry education platform, JK Diamonds Institute of Gems & Jewelry, is set to offer enhanced courses to create skilled masters in the jewelry industry. Courses are categorized into four subjects: Graduate in Polished and Rough Diamonds, Graduate in Jewelry […]

Thousands flock to Masvingo to benefit from the First Lady’s education initiative, ZOU

the herald Tendai Rupapa in MASVINGO GUIDED by a quest to further their education, thousands of women have come out from all districts of Masvingo Province to enroll in free life-changing courses through a partnership between the Open University of Zimbabwe (ZOU) and First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s Angel of Hope Foundation. aimed at empowering the […]

ASU’s ‘Infiniscope 2.0’ Helps Teachers Personalize Lessons

The Center for Education Through Exploration (ETX Center) at Arizona State University has launched a new K-16 online digital learning portal that empowers teachers with Earth and space science courses to create their own multimedia activities and lessons, an announcement last week announced. According to a press release, the project, “Infiniscope 2.0,” was created by […]

Ancora Education Partners with Amazon’s Career Choices Program to Provide Education and Training for Amazon Employees

Amazon covers employee tuition for Ancora training courses, including professional trades, medical assisting, pharmaceutical technology, and CDL ARLINGTON, TX, April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to a Gallup Survey at Amazon’s request, 48% of American workers would change jobs if offered job training opportunities and 65% of workers believe that employer-provided skills enhancement is very […]

New Ghostlight Arts Initiative Launches Educational Program at 2nd Annual Obsidian Theater Festival

Ghostlight Productions and Nicely Theater Group are teaming up again for the 2nd Annual Obsidian Theater Festival. This year, GhostLight Productions Inc. presents a reimagined arts education program, the Ghostlight Arts Initiative (GLAI). Formerly known as The Helping Hands Campaign for the Arts, GLAI is the non-profit arm of GhostLight and focuses on using art […]

The struggle to standardize the educational training of OLs

Regulations to oversee them all The Secure and Fair Mortgage License Enforcement Act 2008 (SAFE Act) established a number of requirements that loan officers must meet to be licensed in their respective state. Requirements for non-bank LOs include a 20-hour pre-certification course; eight hours of annual CE courses; register with the National Mortgage Licensing System; […]

360training expands alcohol training with the addition of 11 TIPS courses, including California RBS

AUSTIN, TX, April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After the acquisition of TIPSⓇ ( and in October 2021 and March 2022respectively, is expanding its alcohol vendor-server training catalog by launching its first batch of TIPS alcohol courses in seven states: California, Georgia, Delaware, Montana, Rhode Island, South Dakotaand Tennessee. TIPS and 360training launch their […]

Analysis: The war in Ukraine severs academic ties between Russia and the West

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. Since Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, universities in Europe and the United States have condemned the war and completely severed ties with Russia. In the following Q&A, Arik Burakovsky, an expert on US-Russia relations, sheds […]

Navigating Today’s Online Learning Ecosystem

Technology in education is unavoidable. From classroom lessons to homework activities, tablets and learning management software have been fully integrated into our school systems. With the growth in the size of classrooms and the emphasis on creating a communication ecosystem, technology is making the push towards digitization more concrete. Today you have the opportunity to […]

UMass Amherst Public Interest Technology Initiative Announces First Cohort of Faculty Members: UMass Amherst

The UMass Amherst Public Interest Technology Initiative (PIT@UMass) has announced its inaugural cohort of PIT Faculty Scholars for 2022-2023. Eleven individuals from five different colleges and schools on campus will develop or revamp nine undergraduate courses focused on technology of public interest. PIT@UMass is a new initiative focused on enhancing and expanding the education, research, […]

How Ride Illinois is helping develop local bike baths and educational programs

Except for the pathways carved out by native wildlife and their native hunters, our complex Illinois transportation network depends on planning. The same goes for many of the taken-for-granted commuter trails and bike lanes that criss-cross our communities. The Illinois organization responsible for much of this bike planning celebrated its 30th anniversary on April 13. […]

McCracken County Community Career Endowment Names 2022 Educational Assistance Scholarship Recipients | News

The McCracken County Community Career Endowment has announced this year’s Educational Assistance Scholarship recipients. The 20 students will be recognized at a reception scheduled for April 24 at the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Emerging Technology Center. At the reception on April 24, two scholarship recipients will receive laptop computers paid for through donations […]

SCSD #2 Music Education Program Receives National Recognition – Sheridan Media

Sheridan County School District #2 has received the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. According to an April 12, 2022 SCSD #2 press release, NAMM is now in its 23rd year and the Top Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that […]

Government urges Indonesians to take advantage of scholarships

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology has urged citizens to participate in the Indonesian scholarship program. “I oblige all students, educators and cultural actors to take advantage of this opportunity,” Education, Culture, Research and Technology Minister Nadiem Anwar Makarim said in a written statement received here. Thursday. The Indonesian Scholarship […]

State Approves License and Special Education Programs

(photo courtesy of Gary Schools) The Indiana State Board of Education has given final approval for an alternate route license to expand Indiana’s pipeline of special education teachers. The SBOE has also approved two special education programs that will provide a transition into teaching programs for individuals with bachelor’s degrees who wish to become special […]

Lowe’s offers new educational program for associates

Lowe’s Companies Inc. makes it easy for full-time and part-time associates to continue their education. The home improvement giant is partnering with upskilling technology platform Guild to deliver a new benefit that gives more than 300,000 eligible full-time and part-time associates access to 100% debt-free programs. The free programs are designed to help associates build […]

A unique opportunity to obtain educational and economic benefits

For the editor: South County faces a once-in-a-generation decision to gain both educational and economic benefits through a school district merger and reorganization. The details of this study are well documented in the jointly sponsored report for Berkshire Hills and Southern Berkshire Regional School Districts. The report features scenarios being considered by the 24-member, 8-city […]

Financial reporting increasingly looks to the future, not the past

Previously, financial reporting focused on historical results, but business owners and stakeholders increasingly want their trusted advisors to look to the future. NJBIZ spoke with some accounting leaders to find out how the profession is changing and what it means for business owners. Rotenberg “The complexity of financial reporting has increased dramatically over the past […]

Bill Papastergiadis at the 7th Delphi Economic Forum 2022 — Greek City Times

Delphi is a four-day flagship conference taking place in the ancient city. Bill Papastergiadis was a speaker alongside Nick Lairgakis and Jimmy Kokotos, who focused on the contribution of the diaspora to structural change in Greece. Papastergiadis at the Delphi Economic Forum said, “Greece, with its rich history and culture, should become a global educational […]

The ‘Safety Town’ educational program is open for registration | public safety

Registration is now open for St. Joseph’s Safety and Health Council’s “Safety Town” summer educational program. Safety Town aims to teach preschool and school-aged children a wide variety of safety precautions. Whether it’s learning to ride a bike, how to cross the street safely, or avoid danger from strangers, Safety Town is equipped to teach […]

Extension Services offers a new landscape course | house style

Penn State Extension has launched two new online courses, “Plant Identification and Use: Vines” and “Plant Identification and Use: Ground Cover” for landscapers, horticulture professionals and avid gardeners. In the “Plant Identification and Use: Ground Covers” course, landscapers learn to identify the most important genera and species of ground covers used in the Northeast and […]

CN Career Services, Local Colleges Offer Child Care Courses | Services

TAHLEQUAH – Cherokee Nation Career Services partners with local colleges to provide credentials for those seeking childcare certification. The program offers two certification options: a certificate in child care training and a master’s certificate in child development. “This certification is versatile,” said Taryn Taylor, Career Services Special Projects Officer. “It’s perfect for those interested in […]

4 candidates running for 2 seats on Chilton School Board in April 5 election |

Two incumbents and two challengers are running for the two available seats on the Chilton School Board in next Tuesday’s spring election. Challengers Katrina Gerner and Anna Waldron are seeking the seats currently held by Terry Criter and Maria Halbach, both of whom are seeking re-election. Following are the responses of each candidate to a […]

Kaiela Arts set to receive funding for educational program

Funding: Kaiela Arts received funding for its educational art program, Galnyatj! Inspire, learn, create art. Kaiela Arts Shepparton will receive funding to continue to provide student learning programs outside of traditional classrooms. Northern Victoria State Member Mark Gepp has announced that Kaiela Arts Shepparton will be one of nearly 80 not-for-profit organizations in Victoria to […]

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