Sex education on the ballot: Four things to know about Referendum 90

Voters will decide the future of a new law Nov. 3 that sets up a comprehensive sexual education curriculum in Washington.

Referendum 90 asks voters to decide whether school districts must adopt or develop comprehensive sexual education curriculum consistent with state standards. Students can be excused at their parents’ request.

Voting in favor of Referendum 90 will maintain the new policy for sex education in all public schools. Voting no will nix it.

Here’s what you need to know about it.

What’s the history of this new law?

In the spring, Democrats in the Legislature passed Senate Bill 5395, which

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Science Education Administrator (Program Director) job with USAJobs



The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for Science Education Administrator (Program Director) positions in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Alexandria, VA.

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The Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Education and Human Resources Directorate (EHR) announces a nationwide search for one or more full time permanent Program Directors at the National

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Suicide Bombing at Kabul Education Centre Kills 18 | World News

By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Orooj Hakimi

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bombing at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul killed at least 18 people including teenage students and wounded dozens more on Saturday, officials said.

A Ministry of Interior spokesman, Tariq Arian, said security guards had identified a bomber who detonated explosives in the street outside the Kawsar-e Danish centre.

Most of the victims were students aged between 15 and 26, according to the health ministry. Fifty-seven were injured in the attack, the interior ministry said.

A Taliban spokesman on Twitter denied responsibility for the attack, which came

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As Many As 3 Million Children Have Gone Without Education Since March: Estimate | Education News

As many as 3 million children in the U.S. haven’t received any education since their schools shuttered in March – a sobering new estimate of the havoc the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking on the country’s most vulnerable students.

“The consequences for these students’ education and well-being are not marginal concerns: They are an emergency,” researchers at Bellwether Education Partners warned in a new report. “The long-term consequences of this crisis are difficult to estimate without seeming hyperbolic.”

Given how difficult reliable information on student learning has been to collect during the pandemic, researchers estimated the total number of students experiencing

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The Dallas Morning News announces staff for its Education Lab

The Dallas Morning News is adding four staffers to its new Education Lab, building a team of journalists to expand the newspaper’s in-depth education coverage.

The Education Lab is The News’ most ambitious move yet into community-funded journalism, where coverage is supported by philanthropic funding.

“The mission of the Education Lab is to report the stories that help kids,” said editor Eva-Marie Ayala. “The stakes are incredibly high because if we don’t get education right, it’s not just one student who is let down but a whole family — a whole city. And we will spend generations trying to overcome

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