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Six Black History Books for Children and Teens

The future, present, and past are intertwined in this group of books about Black history, culture, and family—from today’s newborns to 15th-century teenagers. Andrea Davis Pinkneyauthor and Brian Pinkneyillustrator, presents exuberant and assertive games for babies and parents in Light brown baby: a treasure (Scholastic, 64 pages, $24.99, infant to …

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Critical Race Theory Course Taught at Peel Secondary School

Applewood Heights High School in Mississauga now offers a course teaching the controversial subject of Critical Race Theory to high school students. The course, titled Contemporary Black Studies, is described as exploring “contemporary black culture in Canada, through the lens of critical race theory.” Other topics on the program include …

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After review, Bedford County schools will not remove disputed books from school libraries | Education

After reviewing 11 challenged books found in select school libraries in the Bedford County Public Schools system, BCPS administrators and book review committees have made the decision not to remove any of the challenged titles from school libraries. At the November school board meeting, some parents called for certain book …

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College Course Credit System Now in India: How It Will Change the Study Abroad Path

From application processes to virtual classrooms, the past two years have seen a dramatic transformation for students pursuing studies abroad. Undeniably, the pandemic has turned the whole world into a classroom through digitization and the advent of e-learning. New opportunities such as buddy programs, blended learning, and transferable college course …

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A Complete Course to Navigate College Admission

CLEVELAND, February 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About Tuesday, March 8, 2022Your Teen Media will launch Destination→Collegea comprehensive eight-week online course for parents to guide their high school student through the college admissions process. Now in its second year, the course is designed to provide parents of high school students with …

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Watch now: Bixby School Board votes to keep two disputed books on library shelves | Education

According to data compiled by the American Library Association, it was the most frequently challenged book among school libraries nationwide in 2017, in part due to a Netflix adaptation of the same name. Citing the potential to help identify students struggling with mental health issues, the school board voted unanimously …

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Las Cruces middle schooler wins congressional app creation contest

LAS CRUCES — A self-taught middle schooler has won the 2021 Congressional App Challenge for District 2 in New Mexico, receiving national recognition for his programming. Andrew To, a 13-year-old eighth year pupil at White Sands School, said he couldn’t believe it when he found out he had won. “I …

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Books generally remain on the shelves while a complaint is investigated. This is different.

BARTOW — According to Polk County Public Schools Superintendent Frederick Heid, in her first conversation Dec. 10 with the county’s Citizen Education Division Chief and Executive Assistant Kayla Church, she shared “concerns” about 16 book titles his group deemed inappropriate for children. But when those concerns were elevated Jan. 25 …

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Despite Cracking NEET Twice, Med Class Still Dreams For This Student, Seeks Government Help

Thangapechi, a resident of Panamooppanpatti village in Madurai district, has cracked NEET twice but is still absent from a medical course due to lack of money. She is now urging the government to provide her with assistance to continue her education. She is the eldest of four sisters. Thangapechi graduated …

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Names to Note: Students win award for app that helps seniors

Modesto high school students Divya katyal and Rana banankhah won the 2021 version of the Congress Applications Challenge in District 10. They have developed a software application that connects isolated elderly people with volunteers who could meet specific needs. Representative Josh Harder, D-Turlock, announced the selection in a Jan.4 press …

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Pleasant 6th grade student wins congressional award for app development

Like her sixth-graders at Pleasant Middle School, Lane Johnson loves video games. However, unlike many other middle school students, this passion for video games inspired him to learn to code. Johnson’s initiative, combined with creativity and the hours spent learning the Scratch programming language led him to participate in the …

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[#RapplerReads] Filipino picture books to keep kids company this holiday season

Editor’s note: #RapplerReads is a project of the BrandRap team. We earn a commission every time you make purchases through the affiliate links below. When I was a recent college graduate and aspiring screenwriter in New York City, I found refuge in children’s books. I spent afternoons rummaging through the …

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Texarkana, TX ISD to Offer Aircraft Building Course | Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas – High school students in Texarkana, Texas will soon be working hard on a project that involves math, physics, and engineering. Students will build a full-size, fully operational aircraft from scratch. Starting this fall semester, Texarkana ISD is partnering with a non-profit educational company called Tango Flight. The …

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Criminal complaints filed against books in Wake County schools

Some parents and community activists want criminal charges laid against North Carolina’s largest school system for distributing books with graphic language and pictures about sex to students. Nine criminal complaints were filed Tuesday with the Wake County Sheriff’s Office accusing the school system of distributing obscene and pornographic material. Some …

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Financial Literacy Course Belongs to New York High Schools – The Ticker

New York City should include a financial literacy course in its public high school curriculum. Many students would benefit from learning about credit cards, interest rates, loans, and other personal finance topics before they graduate from high school. In today’s environment, financial literacy is essential for student success. Currently, 21 …

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A financial education course is required to earn a high school diploma.

Well, it’s financial literacy, and soon every high school will have some kind of financial literacy class. Perrysburg High School already has one. This is called personal finance. Many of us have heard someone say, “Why am I learning algebra? I should learn some real life skills like how to …

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California requires ethnic studies course for high school graduation – Scot Scoop News

In the middle of widespread protests last year, a demand was expressed loud and clear: schools should include an ethnic studies course in the curriculum. California became the first state to respond. On October 8, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom promulgated the law Assembly Bill (AB) 101, which added completion of …

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Financial / banking literacy educational video app with digital rewards published

DebtGo, a new app that allows users to watch educational videos in return for digital and financial rewards, has been launched. Nutley, United States – October 20, 2021 – The new DebtGo app is available for iOS and Android, allowing users to receive short educational briefings on various topics related …

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When schools in Texas ban books from school libraries, is it doing more harm than good?

Texas schools are once again making national headlines, this time after a decision by officials at Katy’s Independent School District to pull a book off its shelves and cancel an address with the author of the novel on claims that the content of the work promoted critical race theory and …

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California to require ethnic studies course to graduate from high school

California is one of the first states in the United States to make ethnic studies a compulsory course for high school graduates. The new law will first apply to students graduating from high school in the 2029-30 school year. California will require its high school students to take an ethnic …

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Angela Duckworth’s Grit Lab to Launch New Course for High School Students on Instructure’s Canvas LMS | Regional news

SALT LAKE CITY, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct today announced that the new Grit Lab 101 course, created by the New York Times bestselling author Angela Duckworth, will be available to high school students exclusively on LMS canvas. Watch Duckworth as she shares more on Grit Lab …

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Websites to Find College Scholarships and Free Application Tips

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles that our readers will find useful. We may receive a commission when you click on product links from our affiliate partners. It can be stressful going through the college application process and figuring out how to fund this …

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