All 340,000 government-paid teachers must now prepare for refresher courses that will guide their promotions and growth. This will be a marked departure from the old service programs which led to automatic progressions for teachers in the common framework. Refresher courses called Teacher Professional Development Modules (TPDs) should be modular training programs for all practicing …

the Allahabad High Court last week asked the Government of Uttar Pradesh authorities to instruct the relevant district magistrates and the district basic education officer of the different districts that teachers should not be assigned to work in the teeth of the RTE law [Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009]. The …

JERSEY Shore star Angelina Pivarnick explained that she had undergone a “fat burning” procedure on her stomach. The reality TV star also admitted to undergoing a plastic surgery makeover, breast work, butt lift and liposuction. 5 Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick shared she had had a ‘fat burning’ procedure on her stomachCredit: Instagram @angelinamtv 5 …

Illinois became the first state to require that Asian American history be part of its public school curriculum. Governor JB Pritzker on Friday signed a bill that requires elementary and secondary schools to teach an Asian American history unit from the 2022-2023 school year. The landmark legislation, which was passed after an aggressive campaign led …

The state treasurer’s office is set to bolster the new Hope scholarship program to pay tuition fees for students leaving the public school system. The treasurer’s office, which will administer the new program, is rolling out a website to provide scholarship information and advice. The office is also announcing a vacant position of Director of …

With COVID-19 vaccines working and restrictions lifted across the country, it’s finally time for those now vaccinated who were crouched at home to ditch the sweatpants and reappear from their Netflix caves. But your brain may not be so eager to jump back into your old social life. Social distancing measures have been shown to …

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Few local schools hear concerns about critical race theory, but subtle echoes of the national debate can be heard in Yakima County. Community members from West Valley and Selah asked at school board meetings whether theory is being taught in local schools from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The East Valley Superintendent has received calls from …

Aunt Phyllis Marsh says one of the best things about teaching First Nations culture to students is seeing their reactions of wonder and awe. “I am always blown away by the students’ commitment to the way I present the situation to them,” she said. First Nations cultural educator Aunt Phyllis Marsh has seen a transformation …