Education

February 18, 2021

Pennsylvania: Manufacturing Training-to-Career Program for Students

Governor Wolf Announces New Funding to Introduce and Connect Thousands of South Central PA Students to Manufacturing Industry Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf announced that Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania (JASCPA) in York County was approved for $200,000 in funding through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Training-to-Career program, a program that helps bring...

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February 18, 2021

Kansas Governor: Remote Learning Grant Program

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced that programs that received funding for remote learning are eligible to apply for extensions to support the continuation of online education through Spring 2021.  The Remote Learning Grant program will continue to help address learning and supervision needs of school-age children who are not able to...

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February 17, 2021

Minnesota Governor: Safe Learning Plan

ST. PAUL, MN (STL.News) As hospitalizations and new COVID-19 cases decline and Minnesota makes progress vaccinating educators, Governor Tim Walz today updated Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan to allow more middle and high school students to return the classroom. Beginning February 22, all middle and high school students can return to the classroom...

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February 17, 2021

Pennsylvania Governor: Nellie Bly Scholarship Program

Governor Wolf: Nellie Bly Scholarship Program Will Help at Least 44,000 PASSHE Students Afford College Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf wants to bet on 44,000 students to help them earn a college degree while graduating with less debt and building successful lives in Pennsylvania.  Today, the governor held a press conference...

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February 16, 2021

Arizona Governor’s Executive Order To Assess Learning Loss

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Assess Learning Loss, Ensure Students Stay On Track Executive Order Follows The Signing Of Legislation Aimed At Supporting Students And Families PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey signed an Executive Order directing the State Board of Education to study student assessment data and identify the learning loss...

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February 15, 2021

Today in History for February 15 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history.  Today in History is presented by Associated Press (AP): The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain The Soviet Union’s last troops leave Afghanistan Astronomer Galileo and suffragist Susan B. Anthony born ? YouTube video provided...

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February 11, 2021

Oregon Governor: Outdoor Sports Guidance, College Exemption

Resumption of outdoor contact school sports, with protocols in place, to be allowed in schools that have returned to classrooms for at least limited in-person instruction. Governor issues challenge to parents and coaches: “If our school gyms, fields, and weight rooms are to reopen, we owe it to Oregon’s children...

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February 11, 2021

Today in History for February 11th by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history for February 11 by the Associated Press (AP): South Africa frees Nelson Mandela Allied leaders in the last months of World War II sign the Yalta accords Ayatollah Khomeini’s followers seize power in Iran inventor Thomas Edison born ? YouTube video provided courtesy...

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February 8, 2021

Today in History for February 8 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this “Today in History”, a history series published by the Associated Press (AP): Funeral of Jordan’s King Hussein Premiere of ‘The Birth of a Nation’ A South Carolina civil rights protest turns deadly The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated Actor James Dean born ? YouTube video...

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February 7, 2021

Today in History for February 7 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this Associated Press series “Today in History”: The Beatles arrive in America Ramzi Yousef arrested for the 1993 blast at New York’s World Trade Center Jordan’s King Hussein dies Author Charles Dickens and Country music star Garth Brooks are born ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated...

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February 6, 2021

Today in History for February 6 by AP

(STL.News) Highlights of this day in history February 6 by the Associated Press (A): President Ronald Reagan born Hillary Clinton runs for the U.S. Senate Britain’s King George VI dies baseball legend Babe Ruth reggae superstar Bob Marley born ? YouTube video provided courtesy of Associated Press (AP)

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February 5, 2021

Virginia: Schools to Safely Return Students to Classrooms

Governor Northam Calls on School Divisions to Safely Return Students to Classrooms Statewide Sets expectation: provide in-person options by March 15 in accordance with health guidance, expand summer learning RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam today called on all K-12 school divisions in the Commonwealth to make in-person learning options available by March...

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