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Alabama father pushing for legislators to include special education in bill incentivizing teachers

Alabama father pushing for legislators to include special education in bill incentivizing teachers



IN NEED BEING LEFT OUT OF THE BILL. YOU’VE GOT TO INCENTIVIZE PEOPLE TO. COME IN TO ALABAMA PUBLIC EDUCATION SENATOR ARTHUR ORR SAYS THERE ARE ABOUT 7,500 POSITIONS FOR MATH AND SCIENCE IN ALABAMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. BUT ONLY ABOUT 4,300 ARE FILLED BY THOSE WITH PROPER CREDENTIALS. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT WE GET QUALIFIED DEDICATED EDUCATORS THAT WANT TO DO THIS AND IF TO BE ABLE TO ATTRACT THEM AND THEN RETAIN THEM SENATORS RECENTLY

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Durham minister fights for Holocaust education bill to include Black history

N.C. legislators filed a bill on Feb. 10 to make Holocaust and genocide education mandatory for public schools. Durham minister and activist Paul Scott is demanding the bill also include Black history.

House Bill 69, or the Gizella Abramson Holocaust Education Act, was introduced as HB 437 in 2019 but was never made into law. N.C. Rep. Graig Meyer (D–Caswell, Orange) said the 2019 bill was included as a policy provision along with the budget bill, which Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed.

HB 437 was proposed a few months after the federal government introduced the Never Again Education Act, which aimed

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Key education issues facing Utah’s new governor, Legislature include demands for more funding, pandemic help

More money is all but certain, but there are still some tricky issues.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Marci Weatherspoon works on a reading assignment with Myla Rider in her first grade class at Crescent Elementary in Sandy on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Statewide, just 46% of incoming first graders came to school this fall at or above benchmark proficiency in early literacy. Crescent Elementary has had success in getting their kids back on level by doing things like recording lessons for students to watch while in class and the teacher then works one on one with students

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Education secretary candidates include ex-Howard University dean, Connecticut schools commissioner

Leslie Fenwick, dean emeritus of Howard University School of Education and a professor of educational policy and leadership, and Miguel Cardona, Connecticut’s commissioner of education, have emerged as two of the top contenders for President-elect Joe Biden’s education secretary, several people familiar with the matter told The Washington Post.

The education secretary will help schools navigate the final phase of the pandemic, with Biden saying he wants the person to create “clear, consistent, effective national guidelines.” Biden’s transition team is taking a close look at Fenwick and Cardona, several people told the Post, but there are still others

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Texas Board Revises Sex Education Standards to Include More Birth Control

“Texas is a very diverse state, obviously, and the 200-plus rural school districts that I represent, I wanted to give them the freedom and the latitude to include some of those items in their curriculum, in their teaching, if they choose to do so,” he said at Friday’s meeting.

More than 20 hours of public comment, from across the political spectrum, were heard in June and September over revisions of the state’s health education standards. Ricardo Martinez, the chief executive of Equality Texas, an L.G.B.T.Q. advocacy group, testified multiple times ahead of Friday’s vote and said that excluding language about

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