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Haryana’s Budget 2021 to focus on education, employment and health: CM



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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar recently stated that the state’s Budget for 2021-22 would focus on education, health security, employment, and self-reliance, which will empower the citizens of Haryana even further.

The budget for this financial year will be presented in the state Assembly when the session starts next month. Haryana CM Khattar also told the reporters on Monday that this year’s budget will take care of all the

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Focus on union leader as Biden searches for education secretary

But García also is facing attacks from advocates for children with disabilities as well as from supporters of education reform policies that were popular in the Obama administration but have fallen out of favor in the Democratic Party.

The jockeying comes as the Biden transition team works to settle on an education nominee who will satisfy teachers and their unions while not alienating Democrats in the reform camp.

“The challenge for the Biden administration will be to appoint a secretary who is supportive of teachers and their unions but not opposed to innovation and change,” said Pedro Noguera, the dean

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Coronavirus Surge Focus Of Wallingford School Board Meeting

WALLINGFORD, CT — With coronavirus cases surging in town, the Wallingford Board of Education will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of moving to full distance learning for an extended period.

The special Board of Education meeting will be held remotely at 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The meeting will be devoted to discussing the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and the district’s response, according to Superintendent Salvatore Menzo. Wallingford Health Department Director Stephen Civitelli and Kathy Neelon, the school district’s nursing coordinator, will update the board and “discuss next steps,” according to Menzo.

There have been

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U.S. public schools, focus of debate on reopening, are unsung economic force

By David Lawder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the debate rages over how to safely reopen U.S. schools this autumn, one factor weighs heavily: the nation’s 98,000 public “K-12” schools are a cornerstone of the economy, and a massive jobs engine.

Nearly 51 million American kids attend (https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=372#PK12_enrollment) public elementary, middle and high schools, compared to about six million in private schools. The educated workforce and childcare the system creates have been key drivers of economic growth.

With a total workforce of about eight million Americans before the pandemic, kindergarten through 12th grade public education is also one of the largest

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