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EPA Doubles Electrical College Bus Funding to Almost $1 Billion

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The U.S. Environmental Safety Company is considerably rising its rebate awards program for clear college buses in a transfer that may additional incentivize producers. After initially pledging $500 million in Might 2022, the EPA mentioned it could almost double that quantity to $965 million to assist meet demand amongst U.S. college districts for low- and zero-emission buses.

The elevated funding from

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Is now the appropriate time to be rolling again faculty masks mandates?

“The 360” exhibits you various views on the day’s prime tales and debates.

What’s occurring

Over the previous few days, officers in a variety of Democrat-led states have within the coming weeks. Collectively, the strikes symbolize a major shift within the long-running debate over faculty masks insurance policies.

The modifications come amid a gentle drop in every day COVID-19 circumstances from the height of the Omicron surge in mid-January. However not all blue states are following swimsuit, a minimum of relating to faculties. The governors of , and every introduced that masks mandates for many indoor settings could be lifted

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Wayland to interrupt floor on new College of Science

PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist College will break floor on an addition to the Moody Science Constructing at 2 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18. The occasion is a part of Wayland’s homecoming schedule and a celebration of the Impact2020 marketing campaign by way of which cash was raised to fund the brand new laboratory wing. The occasion is open to the general public.

The groundbreaking ceremony will embody ceremony, naming the College of Arithmetic and Sciences for Dr. Kenneth Mattox, a 1960 graduate who had a storied profession in surgical procedure and healthcare. Mattox and his spouse, June, offered the lead … Read More

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Connecticut household shares ‘heartbreaking’ influence of college masks mandates

A mother of two youngsters in Bethel, Connecticut, is aware of very properly the struggles with masks mandates that many different households nationwide have skilled in the course of the COVID pandemic. 

She has seen “tons of rising anxiousness” in her personal children, she stated, which she believes are the results of in-school masks mandates. 

The Connecticut mandates had

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Dad and mom outraged after faculty suggests shapewear to sort out physique picture points in center faculty ladies

Written by Sara Good, CNN

One Mississippi center faculty’s try at addressing ladies’ physique picture considerations sparked outrage amongst dad and mom, forcing the college to backtrack.

Ashley Heun, of Southaven, Mississippi, turned offended after her 13-year-old daughter, Caroline, handed her a letter from Southaven Center Faculty on Tuesday titled, “Why Do Ladies Endure from Physique Picture?”

The letter mentioned physique pictures points amongst females and on the backside, supplied dad and mom the choice to consent to their daughters receiving “wholesome literature” and shapewear clothes objects.

“We, the advisors of Southaven Center Faculty, wish to have a chance to

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COVID-19 protocols, new expertise and inside faculty board elections

Dozens attend a Las Cruces faculty board assembly in Las Cruces on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2021.

LAS CRUCES – Though the passing of a gender inclusion coverage was the spotlight of Tuesday evening’s Las Cruces Public Faculties board assembly, the board additionally mentioned the return to courses subsequent week and obtained shows from district workers.

COVID-19 continues to be on the forefront of discussions, particularly within the faculty setting. With an inflow of circumstances nationwide and the specter of the omicron variant, the query of revisiting distant studying got here earlier than the board.

“Our objective is to maintain

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College of Arizona World Campus (UAGC) Encore Presentation of its Forbes College of Enterprise & Expertise 2021 Thought Chief Summit

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Forbes College of Enterprise and Expertise® (FSBT) at UAGC will rebroadcast its current 2021 Thought Chief Summit “Recharging the Workforce,” with a deal with the economic system, workforce productiveness, and new shifts within the enterprise sector. Recorded classes in addition to dwell segments moderated by College of Arizona World Campus (UAGC) will present the viewers with the chance to ask questions and talk about their concepts.

To attend the UAGC encore presentation of the 2021 Thought Chief Summit:

When: 7:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Video Teaser: https://bit.ly/3Az5W9h

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Mobile County Public School leaders unanimously approve mask mandate | Coronavirus COVID-19 News

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) — After hearing the concerns from local health leaders, the Mobile County Board of School Commissioners unanimously decided to require students, teachers, and staff mask up when they return to school August 11th.

As it stands students will be required to wear masks on campus, school buses, all school sponsored events, and sporting events — unless outside where they’re able to social distance.

Not everyone is on board though — despite a show of force by Mobile County’s top medical professionals who shared their concerns as we see a surge in COVID cases.

“This Delta variant is

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School District of Palm Beach County hosting 2 hiring events this week

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The School District of Palm Beach County is ramping up hiring with just three weeks to go before the start of the new school year.

There will be a School Food Service Job Fair today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Seminole Ridge High School Cafeteria at 4601 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road in Loxahatchee.

The district is looking to fill part-time food service assistant positions across the county.

Most positions include a set schedule of 20-25 hours per week with a five-hour workday, which ends by 2 p.m. Leaders say this gives employees

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Charleston, Dorchester school districts hosting meetings on federal COVID-19 funding input | News

Families and community members can share their thoughts on how federal COVID-19 funding should be spent by the Charleston County and Dorchester District 2 school districts in a series of public meetings.

At 6 p.m. July 19, District 2 officials will host a public input meeting as part of a school board workshop.

Charleston County is hosting two town hall meetings at 6 p.m. July 20 at Ellington Elementary, and 6 p.m. July 21 at the Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies in North Charleston.

Families and community members will be able to share their thoughts on how the two

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Summers County High School hosting auction to clear out inventory

HINTON, WV (WOAY) – Summers County High School is inviting the community out for a huge auction on surplus inventory.

According to Kenneth Lester, the school’s director of facilities, ever since their middle and high school consolidated they have had a lot of inventory that is no longer needed and needs to go. So they’re holding a silent auction to clear out the space. 

“We have combined our middle school and high school into a comprehensive high school,” Lester said. “And so there’s a lot of kitchen equipment, machine shop or automotive equipment, even some welding equipment.”

Some of the

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Leading Ladies hosting Summer Jam for Marion middle, high school girls

Preteen and teenage girls looking for something fun to do next month can partake in a “summer jam.” 

Leading Ladies will host Summer Jam ’21 on July 17 at Marion Harding High School from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The free event is open to girls and young women in grades 6-12.

The event will consist of “tribe time” where a group of girls in the same grade have 45 minutes to engage in team building activities, said founder Jessica Coleman. Afterwards, the groups will go off into various stations, such as game where everyone writes about their problems on a balloon,

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Florida mother and school board member slams critical race theory as ‘anti-American’ curriculum

A Florida mother and Sarasota County school board member reacted Thursday to news that the Florida Board of Education voted to ban critical race theory from state classrooms.

The rule, initially advanced by Gov. Ron DeSantis, instructs Florida schools to be “factual and objective,” and limits teaching of certain ideas regarding race and history. 

The rule reads: “Instruction on the required topics must be factual and objective and may not suppress or distort significant historical events, such as the Holocaust, and may not define American history as something other than the creation of a new nation based largely on universal

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High school baseball: American Fork claims 6A state championship

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Knowing the likelihood of recency bias, coach Jared Ingersoll wasn’t about to answer whether this year’s American Fork team is his best ever.

He’s had some good ones, and inevitably would’ve been slammed with messages from former players if he declared the 2021 team his best ever. However, with the way this year’s team dominated from start to finish, how could it not be considered the best in school history?

The Cavemen polished off a near-perfect season on Saturday afternoon at UVU beating rival Pleasant Grove 8-0 in Game 2 of the 6A state championship series to claim

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Lansing School District hosting vaccination clinics for students

LANSING — Lansing School District is partnering with the Ingham County Health Department to host six COVID-19 vaccination clinics for students starting Monday. 

Anyone over age 12 is now eligible to receive the two-dose Pfizer vaccine. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or have a signed consent form, according to the health department.  

‘Peace of mind’: COVID-19 vaccination opens to kids 12 and over

First-dose shots will be administered at six Lansing schools on May 24, May 25, June 1 and June 3. Patients will be scheduled for their second doses when they get their

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