Ogdensburg school board approves retirements

By THOMAS LUCKIE IIINorth Country Now OGDENSBURG – The Ogdensburg City School District Board of Education approved several retirements at their Jan. 14 meeting. School counselor Richard Christy and school nurse Barbara Buscemi were both approved for retirement effective June 30, 2019. Motor vehicle operator Wayne Bishop was approved for retirement effective Aug. 30, 2019. …

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Full STEAM ahead: Quality basic education needed for country to grow and develop – Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the education sector to ensure children excel in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics – otherwise known as STEAM. “As we mark 25 years of democracy, our actions will continue to be anchored on our recognition of education as a key driver of fair and sustainable development. “Working together, …

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AAEA President Zilberman Awarded 2019 Wolf Prize for Agriculture

Zilberman is one of the leading agricultural and resource economists of our time, as his citations and awards indicate MILWAUKEE (PRWEB) January 21, 2019 The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) President, David Zilberman has been selected as the winner of the Wolf Prize through the Wolf Foundation. This award has been given by …

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Committee Hears About Academic Growth, Summer School Budget | Tennessee State Headlines

The Greene County Board of Education’s Curriculum Committee worked through a lengthy agenda at its regular meeting Thursday. Greene County Schools’ Interim K-8 Assessment and Evaluation Supervisor Jennifer Teague reported that the district has shown growth in both mathematics and English, especially in the first grade. The middle-of-the-year data showed that, out of the 3,846 …

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Should New Hampshire let an algorithm draw our political boundaries?

There’s a bill before the state Legislature that would designate a “computer algorithm” to draw our political boundaries. It’s similar to one introduce last year by the same legislator – I wrote about that effort one year ago.  It went nowhere last year and probably won’t go anywhere this year, but it’s nice to see …

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PEP textbook authors adjusting to meet new education sector demands

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Authors of Primary Exit Profile (PEP) textbooks are making adjustments to meet the new demands of the education sector regarding the examination’s implementation. The PEP replaces the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) as the national secondary-school entrance test. It is intended to provide a better and more complete profile of students’ academic …

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James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores (A* – C grade) in IGCSE results ▷ Nigeria news

True to its stance on academic excellence, James Hope College excelled in the just concluded Cambridge IGCSE examinations, recording 100% (based on A* – C grade) in 14 registered subjects including English language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, ICT and Additional Mathematics. James Hope College, is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, …

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