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Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education approves resolution for legal action against State Board of Ed

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution supporting legal action against the Oklahoma State Board of Education.

The OKCPS Board voted 7-0 in approval of a resolution supporting litigation against the State Board of Education.

OKCPS is calling on the State Board of Education to meet and rescind its March 25 vote to equally distribute property tax dollars among public and charter schools, including virtual schools like Epic Charter Schools.

The State Board of Education voted to

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Special Education Teacher for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders (2020-21) job with Alexandria City Public Schools

Job Description:

Purpose Statement

The special education teacher of learners with ASD provides an optimal learning environment for learners who require the specialized teaching and supports designed for autism spectrum disorders in order to increase the academic, behavioral, communication and social skills of the learners on their caseload. Special education teachers in this position develop and implement district approved curriculum, document student progress through daily and weekly data collection in order to make data-based decisions about the effectiveness of teaching and behavioral strategies. Special education teachers in this position address students’ specific needs through multiple and diverse academic and behavioral

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Top NYC Education Department officials quit as city braces for unprecedented school year

As the city attempts to pull off a school year full of unprecedented challenges, top Department of Education officials are heading for the exits.

Ursulina Ramirez is set to step down as the DOE’s chief operating officer next week. Earlier this summer, Cheryl Watson-Harris quit as first deputy chancellor. Tomas Hanna, who was chief human capital officer, also jumped ship.

While Mayor de Blasio named a replacement for Watson-Harris last month and there’s another official acting in Hanna’s role, it wasn’t immediately clear how Ramirez’s vacancy will be filled — and whether the departures will hamper efforts to keep kids

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Sacramento City Unified locks in distance learning plan. Union says teachers won’t follow it

The Sacramento City Unified School District adopted a distance learning plan Saturday after starting the school year two days before without one. The teachers union says its teachers will not follow the plan.

The two groups have been working for weeks to determine how much time teachers will spend in direct instruction via video conference calls and how much time students will be asked to learn asynchronously, or independently.

» EDITORIAL: Sacramento kids returned to school with no deal. What we can do to fix this now.

The district decided to move forward without an agreement with the union. The

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‘Diamond in the desert’ – Qatar inaugurates Education City stadium, third venue for 2022 World Cup

Qatar have inaugurated the Education City stadium, the third venue to be completed for the 2022 World Cup. The world-class stadium has been completed on schedule by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Qatar Foundation.

It was formally inaugurated on Monday evening with a compelling live online programme celebrating the contribution of frontline workers and medical staff during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

The Education City stadium, nicknamed ‘Diamond in the Desert’, has a capacity of 40000 and has advanced technology like the stadium cooling and other such features. The façade features triangles that form complex, diamond-esque geometrical patterns,

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