Tag Archives: executive director

A roof over their books | News

Nick Cerroni, technical services librarian at the Shenango Valley Community Library, stores the books on shelves covered with tarps to protect them from leaks from Sharon’s library roof. TANNER MONDOK | Herald SHARON – A grant to the Shenango Valley Community Library will be used to renovate and improve the …

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Texas removes LGBT suicide prevention resources from state websites

Texas Governor Greg Abbott. (Getty/Montinique Monroe) The Texas Department of Health and Human Services has removed suicide prevention resources for LGBT+ youth from its website. BNC News reported that on February 1, the department’s suicide prevention page listed four organizations “for those at risk of suicide” – The Suicide Prevention …

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Book ban endangers educational power | Opinion

(Mari Chin/Daily Titan) Banning books in American schools is a stupid mistake. In particular, the prohibition of books with educational value weakens the American educational system. The continued push to censor important issues such as human sexuality, race, and political ideas runs counter to core American values. While protecting children …

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CBI delivers ABG Shipyard in biggest bank fraud case over Rs 22,842 crore

CBI delivers ABG Shipyard in biggest bank fraud case over Rs 22,842 crore Vartha Bharati | 12-02-2022 | 20:21:00 IST Photo: Reuters/Representation New Delhi, February 12: In its biggest bank fraud case, the CBI has hired ABG Shipyard Ltd and its former Chairman and Managing Director Rishi Kamlesh Agarwal and …

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R-XI puts more emphasis on websites | Local News

Select Union R-XI School District staff will receive a little extra pay to help keep the district’s new websites up to date. The school district is rolling out a new website and mobile app, part of new superintendent Dr. Scott Hayes’ vision to revamp how the district communicates with families …

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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with Free Family Books and Activities | News, Sports, Jobs

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is celebrating the 11th anniversary of Take Your Child to the Library Day with special activities on Saturday, February 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take Your Child to the Library is an international initiative that encourages families around the …

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EducationUSA launches new mobile app in Pakistan

Islamabad: The US Mission to Pakistan and EducationUSA, which is the official source for free US government-sponsored information about studying in the United States, marked the start of the New Year with the launch today of the EducationUSA Pakistan mobile application. The free digital tool complements EducationUSA’s ongoing efforts to …

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Health care market registration with children’s books on wheels

CONROE, TX – Children’s Books on Wheels (CBOW) is hosting Marketplace Listing Support through January 15, 2022, with a toll-free appointment. Healthcare market browsers offer services in multiple languages ​​to facilitate registration. This year, more families will benefit from financial assistance through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) which significantly reduces …

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GCBAA honors Mona with 2022 Don A. Rossi Award

In recognition of his significant contributions and service to the golf industry, the Golf Course Builders Association of America has honored Stephen “Steve” F. Mona as the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Don A. Rossi Price. The Don A. Rossi Award is presented to individuals who have made a significant …

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Community College Course Sharing Initiative Opens Access to STEM and Other Courses in Rural and Remote Texas | Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The digital higher education consortium of Texas (DigiTex), a coalition of community colleges from Texas, announced today that it has received a $ 645,405 grant from the Founding of Greater Texas for its flagship project, Leveraging Course Sharing to Support Texas …

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Concerns grow over efforts to remove books from Utah schools

The Canyons School District was recently criticized for removing nine books from library shelves following a parent email complaint. District spokesperson Jeff Haney said because the complaint came from a parent whose student had not attended the schools in question, it did not trigger a formal review. as well as …

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The HBKU Managerial Training Center organizes an awareness-raising course on the fight against human trafficking

Participants in the training. Doha: The Center for Executive Training (EEC) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) delivered an interdisciplinary course on combating human trafficking in the United States from November 8 to 12. The five-day training course was organized in conjunction with the Embassy of the State of Qatar …

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Charting a New Path for Geography Education

November 19, 2021 On a sunny Thursday morning at Fuller Elementary School in Tempe, a dozen first-graders wearing socks scrambled on all fours over a giant vinyl map of Arizona, hurrying to put their fingers on some black dots representing their favorite Arizona cities. Taught by their teacher Amy Evans, …

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Most people feel negative about location tracking in websites and apps, new study from Me2B Alliance says

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. What would you like to know: Most people find it unacceptable for websites (72%) and mobile apps (68%) to know your physical location before creating an account. 55% of survey respondents say …

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All Illinois Public Universities to Join Common App Platform

On Thursday, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Board of Higher Education, in partnership with the Illinois General Assembly, announced that $ 1 million in funding would be used to add all state public universities to the Common App platform. That means first-year college students will be able to …

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Atlanta HIV Group Launches Thrive 365 App to Connect Black Gay Men

Advocacy group Thrive SS is launching a new app this week for black gay and bisexual men living with HIV in the Atlanta metro area. The “Thrive 365” application allows users to interact, ask questions, access resources and indicate any food insecurity or housing need. Thrive SS is planning a …

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Pennsylvania golf course flooded after heavy rains from the northeast

DELAWARE, Penn. – Heavy rains from a northeast caused flooding in Shawnee, Delaware on Wednesday, with the river expected to peak at a moderate flood stage. The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort was experiencing flooding over much of its golf course, as was the inn entrance and exit. At 11:45 …

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Transparency: Only six GLs in Nigeria have active websites – CFTIW assesses MDAs, States

The Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW) found that only six Local Government Councils (LGCs) in Nigeria have functioning websites. This revelation is contained in its 2021 Transparency and Integrity Index of federal ministries, departments and agencies as well as states across the country. All of the 448 …

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Soon a mobile application on accredited courses, according to HEC

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission has announced that it will soon launch a mobile app to inform parents and students about validly accredited educational programs and institutions. This was revealed by HEC officials at a meeting of the Standing Senate Committee on Federal Education and Vocational Training here on Friday …

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The Passive House Network Announces Launch of Specialized Thermal Bridges Course | New

NEW YORK, 21 October 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – The Passive House Network (PHN) today announced the launch of the Thermal Bridging Course, as an on-demand online training course for architects, engineers and consultants working on residential building construction and passive house commercials. “Thermal bridging calculations are essential to provide …

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Hundreds of students ask Fairfax schools to return LGBTQ-themed books to libraries

The Republican who seeks to overthrow the state of Virginia, Del. Karrie Delaney (County of D-Fairfax), challenged her on social media for supporting a law banning so-called conversion therapy for minors and efforts to protect transgender students from bullying and harassment . Bob Frizzelle tweeted a video on Sept. 28 …

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