Month: July 2020

What Your Child is REALLY Supposed to Be Learning in Each Grade

Let me be upfront: I am not a teacher. I’m sure I’m not alone in assuming that I wouldn’t need a masters degree in education in order to raise a child. But here we are in 2020, wishing we had one (just as many teachers are wondering if they should have taken a less-hazardous career path). While surveys say most parents are nervous about sending our children back to school while the pandemic still rages, we’re also totally baffled about how our children are going to learn anything at all without doing so. And if they are or aren’t learning

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Local Teens Create Bilingual Education Org.

LAFAYETTE, CA – While the coronavirus pandemic has forced the shutdown of many daily activities for teens in the Bay Area, two local high school students have found a way to continue helping those in need by creating virtual volunteer opportunities.

When Carolyn Considine, a sophomore at Campolindo High School in Lafayette, and her childhood friend Isabella Capelli, a San Ramon Valley High School student from Diablo, were forced to stop visiting the senior citizens to whom they taught bilingual education classes due to the coronavirus this spring, they decided to take things into their own hands.

Instead of going

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Gov. Walz Announces ‘Safe Learning Plan’ For Minnesota Schools

TWIN CITIES, MN — Gov. Tim Walz and other state officials Thursday announced Minnesota’s “Safe Learning Plan” for the 2020-21 school year. This fall, under Walz’s plan, Minnesota school districts and charter schools will have the option to begin in one of three models: in-person, distance learning, or a hybrid model.

With the guidance of state health officials, the learning model decision will be primarily left to each individual local school district in the state. Each district is expected to announce its decision to students, parents, and guardians.

However, there will be state-issued parameters for districts that indicate when

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Ten Candidates Run For Three Seats

MIDDLETOWN, NJ — There are three seats up for election this fall on the Middletown Board of Education, and ten candidates running for them.

The candidates are:

  • Robin Stella (currently on the board, vice president, running to keep her seat)

  • Nicholas A. DiFranco (currently on the board, running to keep his seat)

  • Pamela Rogers (currently on the board, president, running to keep her seat)

  • Raymond Jankowski

  • Kelly Brodin

  • Pam Smith

  • Patricia Reed

  • Jacqueline Tobacco

  • Frank Capone

  • Harmony B. Heffernan

The Middetown school board election will be Nov. 3, the same day as the U.S. presidential election.

The past several years

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Perdoceo Education (PRDO) Q2 Earnings Expected to Decline

The market expects Perdoceo Education (PRDO) to deliver a year-over-year decline in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended June 2020. This widely-known consensus outlook is important in assessing the company’s earnings picture, but a powerful factor that might influence its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates.

The earnings report, which is expected to be released on August 6, 2020, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations. On the other hand, if they miss, the stock may move lower.

While management’s discussion

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