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Utah House District 59 race focused on education | Local Elections

Education is at the focus of the race between Republican Orem Rep. Val Peterson and United Utah Party candidate Catherine Eslinger to represent Utah House District 59.

“I think that we have teacher retention problems because we ask our teachers to do so much with really limited resources,” Eslinger, a Vineyard resident who previously served as a Utah chapter co-lead for the nonpartisan Mormon Women for Ethical Government and who has spent years on Capitol Hill advocating for various policies, said in an interview Tuesday. “And so I would like to get more funding and resources to our teachers and

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District 47 Board Of Education Votes To Extend Remote Learning

CRYSTAL LAKE, IL – After announcing last month that district students would begin the school year remotely, the District 47 Board of Education extended remote learning for an additional three weeks, school officials announced on Tuesday.

The board made the decision at a meeting Monday night when it approved the extension of the remote learning model until Oct. 2. At that time, students will either remaining in remote learning for the remainder of the trimester or will return to the classroom for in-person instruction, school officials announced in a news release.

The new academic year will begin Aug. 24. The

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Applications Open For District 28 Community Education Council

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — The Office of the Queens Borough President is now accepting applications for a vacant position on the Community Education Council for District 28, which runs from Forest Hills and Rego Park down to Jamaica.

Community Education Council members keep tabs on the educational needs of the elementary and middle schools in the district they represent, review educational programs, approve zoning lines, submit capital plans and share local concerns with Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and the Panel for Educational Policy.

The District 28 Community Education Council has also hosted meetings on a plan to integrate the district’s

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Yorktown-Somers School District Voters Guide

YORKTOWN, NY — New York residents are asked to vote on their local school district’s budget and board of education by mail this year because of the new coronavirus pandemic. New York’s 700 districts ordered absentee ballots and envelopes for every registered voter.

That meant that problems such as the paper shortage plaguing communities during the beginning of the pandemic became problems for the districts.

Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order, ballots must be returned to the District Clerk by 5 p.m. June 9 though some political officials are trying to have the deadline extended.

Here are fast facts about

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