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Two-fold increase in Covid-19 education clusters as of April 17

A Fire and Rescue personnel wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant at Sekolah Rendah Agama Kota Damansara 5 January 19, 2021. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

A Fire and Rescue personnel wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant at Sekolah Rendah Agama Kota Damansara 5 January 19, 2021. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa

KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba revealed that the ministry noted a two-fold increase in Covid-19 clusters from the education sector, as of April 17.

He said that 1,515 cumulative clusters were reported as of April 17, out of which 347 are active.

“The breakdown is as follows: 46.9 per cent of clusters were from workplaces, 28.1 per cent from the community, 18.8 per cent from education institutions,

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Perikatan govt has failed to put teachers and students first, says former deputy education minister

In a statement, Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching pointed out three ‘failures’ done thus far in PN’s management of the reopening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that the leadership should be held accountable.   — Picture by Miera Zulyana

In a statement, Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching pointed out three ‘failures’ done thus far in PN’s management of the reopening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, and that the leadership should be held accountable. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching today took to task the current Perikatan Nasional (PN) government school reopening management, saying that the latter has failed to put the interests of students and teachers first.

In a statement, the Kulai MP pointed out three “failures” done thus far in PN’s management of the reopening of

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Education bills in the Nevada legislature

Dozens of education-related bills are moving forward in the state Legislature after successfully passing out of committees by last week’s deadline.

The Senate and Assembly Education committees were among those acting on a flurry of bills covering topics such as distance education, what age children can start kindergarten and which Nevada colleges can be considered land-grant universities.

April 9 was the last day for bills to pass out of the committee to which they were originally referred. Those that didn’t won’t move forward this session.

One bill that didn’t make it was Assembly Bill 255, which called for hybrid school

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Frazier kindergarten registration planned

Frazier School District will hold screening for incoming kindergarten students June 21-23, by appointment only.

To schedule, the district must have a completed registration packet, available by calling 724-736-9507, ext. 115 or 102, or at www.frazier schooldistrict.com.

UASD announces registration plans for kindergarten

Parents of children who will be age 5 by Sept. 1, 2021 and live in the Uniontown Area School District can visit www.uasdraiders.org to fill out a pre-registration form for kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year. Those without internet access can call 724-438-4501, ext. 1604 for assistance.

Educator to speak at Cal U

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Proposal to give Legislature final say on state K-12 education policies dies in Senate | Education

The full West Virginia Senate, by the time the regular legislative session ended Saturday night, never took action on a proposed constitutional amendment that would have let lawmakers amend and reject state Board of Education policies.

Among other things, the state school board’s policies set what students must learn, how they can be disciplined, what specifically is required to become a teacher, and how charter schools are regulated.

Had the full Legislature passed House Joint Resolution 1, the proposed state constitutional amendment would have been put on the ballot in an upcoming election. If approved by voters, the Legislature would

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