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Man Gets Life Sentence in Killings of Highly Decorated Military Couple in Virginia – NBC4 Washington

A man was sentenced to life in prison without parole Friday for gunning down a highly decorated military couple outside their home in Fairfax County, Virginia. Ronnie Marshall was found guilty last year of shooting Dr. Edward McDaniel and Brenda McDaniel to death in the driveway of their Springfield home on May 26, 2021. Marshall, […]

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Article on Physical Intervention in Schools – The Additional Support Needs Blog

It is a little late to bring you news from the publication of Edition 9 of the Health and Education Chamber’s Bulletin – as it has been available since November! However, the Bulletins, which are always worth a read, are slightly tucked away in a corner of the website where you wouldn’t necessarily stumble across

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Texas university president resigns in latest US race-related row | Politics News

The president of Texas A&M University has resigned his position after a public row over the hiring of a prominent Black professor to kick-start the school’s journalism program. The announcement on Friday represents the latest turn in what has emerged as a prominent conservative target in the so-called US “culture wars”: race and inclusivity programs

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Texas leads to this important change to match college education, workforce needs

Texas is now the largest state in the country to tie a majority of state funding for community colleges to student achievement, rather than attendance, as the result of a law enacted this year. House Bill 8, which comes 12 years after Texas first adopted outcomes-based funding for colleges and technical schools, significantly expands on

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How has your view of higher education changed after the COVID-19 pandemic?

As academia emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waterloo Region Record asked recipients of four honorary doctorates from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University to offer their thoughts on how the pandemic has changed their perspective on the importance of higher education. These are their answers: The question: With the World Health Organization

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Innovation, collaboration, education emerged as themes of the NWT climate conference

To tackle our climate crisis, Richard Nerysoo says we can’t be paralyzed by fear. Nerysoo, a former NWT politician, is now an “energy champion” with a federal initiative that supports remote Indigenous communities to reduce their reliance on diesel. He participated in a three-day conference this past week engaging residents, government and industry representatives on

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NB to remove decision-making power from anglophone district education councils – New Brunswick

An overhaul of New Brunswick’s governance structure for the education system will see the power of the anglophone district education councils diminish, while those in francophone districts remain the same. DECs in the four anglophone school systems will no longer set their own budgets and superintendents will report directly to the department of education. Members

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Former education minister says inclusion in NB has become an ‘absurd situation’

Nichole McCarthy worries about her 10-year-old son’s future. Tristen has a diagnosis of autism. He can’t read or write — McCarthy fears he will never at this rate. She said she attended Grade 5 for only half days and is falling further and further behind. “He can’t just sit home half of the day, every

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