Month: January 2021

Education Policy Specialist job with USAJobs

Duties

Summary

About the Position:
This position is located at the Mark enter Building in Alexandria, VA. The Mark Center is the new location for the Washington Headquarters Services of the United States Department of Defense and a number of other DoD agencies.
The name of the site refers to the “Mark Center” commercial property in which it is located.

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Responsibilities

  • Works amongst specialists responsible for identifying, drafting, supporting, managing and presenting new PK-12 education policies and operations guidance that enhances school operations and aid DoDEA in achieving system wide goals.
  • Provides strategic planning and
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For Colorado’s Superintendent of the Year from Fountain-Fort Carson, education is a career and a calling | Colorado Springs News

Colorado’s 2021 Superintendent of the Year didn’t plan a career in education. Engineering was Keith Owen’s calling, he was sure, but once the Pueblo native arrived at Colorado State University in Fort Collins and enrolled in a program where students spend time on the job with professional engineers, he quickly realized he’d picked the wrong field.

“Having the same routine, behind a desk all day….that was just not really intriguing to me,” said Owen, who leads the Fountain-Fort Carson School District.

Luckily, he had a mentor — technically the mentor of his then-girlfriend, now wife-of-25-years, Georgina. The man was a

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Guaranteeing early childhood education is groundbreaking | Editorials

The right for younger children to have an education soon could be included in the New Mexico Constitution.

For those of us in New Mexico, the push to expand early childhood education is hardly news.

We know that early childhood education backers have worked for much of a decade on the issue. They have wanted the state Legislature to approve a proposed constitutional amendment diverting money from the Land Grant Permanent Fund to provide a consistent stream of funds to pay for educating children under 5. If passed through the Legislature and approved by voters, the money would help provide

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Education Department Recommends Terminating For-Profit Accreditor | Education News

The Education Department should terminate recognition of the country’s biggest for-profit college accrediting agency, career officials at the department determined after reviewing a compliance report that revealed the beleaguered agency was not meeting federal standards – a recommendation that’s set to jump-start the Biden administration’s push to curb the career college industry.

The recommendation comes in the wake of former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos loosening federal regulations governing for-profit colleges and their accreditors with the aim of bringing them back into the higher education fold and elevating their status after they had been sidelined by the Obama administration for preying

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How former education minister Maszlee is making sure ‘lost generation’ of students don’t drop out

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Duke Bootee, Rap Pioneer Behind Seminal Track ‘The Message,’ Dies at 69

Edward G. Fletcher, better known as the pioneering hip hop producer and rapper Duke Bootee, died Jan. 13 from heart failure. He was 69. His death was confirmed Thursday by his wife, who told the New York Times that he died at their home in Georgia. Born in 1951 and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Fletcher is widely celebrated as one of the seminal creative forces in the development of hip hop, having served as the primary songwriter on “The Message.” That 1982 track, a hit

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