EF Education-Nippo pulled off another sponsor takeover, merger, and evolution for 2021, managing to survive and thrive even during the global COVID-19 pandemic that hit language and travel company Education First extremely hard. Team manager Jonathan Vaughters has fought to keep the team alive
When it comes to policy, such concerns are probably misplaced. This transition team is not charged with writing big policy papers or selecting a new education secretary. The campaign set Biden’s education agenda, and there is a separate, smaller committee working on domestic policy.
The transition team’s charge is largely about reimagining the Education Department, which has been run for nearly four years by Betsy DeVos, whose top priority was pushing alternatives to public school districts and encouraging states to use public money to fund private and religious school education. She also focused on reversing a number of Obama administration
Linda Darling-Hammond, a leading figure in California education policy, is heading the education transition team for President-elect Joe Biden, where she is expected to emphasize support for teachers and traditional public schools.
Darling-Hammond, president of the state Board of Education, has long been associated with research and advocacy in support of top-tier teacher preparation, continued professional development and efforts to retain teachers in the profession.
Going into 2020, she helped Gov. Gavin Newsom set new spending priorities for education, which then were
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has cleared Serie A clubs to return to group training on Monday.
The announcement, made in a press conference on Saturday evening, suggests a step forward in the attempts being made to resume the Serie A season.
However, it was made clear that for play to resume from the coronavirus suspension, safety guarantees must be met which have not yet happened.
Serie A clubs have already voted on June 13 as the date for the league to return, but must receive clearance from the government in order for the decision to be finalised.