Schools: Educational institutions.School Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with health and nursing care given to primary and secondary school students by a registered nurse.Schools, Medical: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.Students: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.School Admission Criteria: Requirements for the selection of students for admission to academic institutions.Schools, Nursery: Schools for children usually under five years of age.Food Services: Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.Schools, Pharmacy: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of pharmacy.Schools, Nursing: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of nursing.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Food Dispensers, Automatic: Mechanical food dispensing machines.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Adolescent Behavior: Any observable response or action of an adolescent.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Student Dropouts: Individuals who leave school, secondary or college, prior to completion of specified curriculum requirements.Achievement: Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.Education, Medical, Undergraduate: The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.United StatesCross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Educational Measurement: The assessing of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.School Dentistry: Preventive dental services provided for students in primary and secondary schools.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Peer Group: Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Absenteeism: Chronic absence from work or other duty.Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena: Nutritional physiology of children aged 13-18 years.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Child Behavior: Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.Education, Premedical: Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to medical school.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Lunch: The meal taken at midday.Physical Education and Training: Instructional programs in the care and development of the body, often in schools. The concept does not include prescribed exercises, which is EXERCISE THERAPY.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Education, Special: Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.Nutrition Policy: Guidelines and objectives pertaining to food supply and nutrition including recommendations for healthy diet.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Bullying: Aggressive behavior intended to cause harm or distress. The behavior may be physical or verbal. There is typically an imbalance of power, strength, or status between the target and the aggressor.Child Nutrition Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.Adolescent Psychology: Field of psychology concerned with the normal and abnormal behavior of adolescents. It includes mental processes as well as observable responses.Training Support: Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Schools, Veterinary: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of veterinary medicine.Menu PlanningUniversities: Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Faculty, Medical: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.Sex Education: Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Library Schools: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of library science or information.Schools, Health Occupations: Schools which offer training in the area of health.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.Aptitude Tests: Primarily non-verbal tests designed to predict an individual's future learning ability or performance.Play and Playthings: Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Education: Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.Child Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.College Admission Test: Test designed to identify students suitable for admission into a graduate or undergraduate curriculum.Vocational Education: Education for specific trades or occupations.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Education, Predental: Preparatory education meeting the requirements for admission to dental school.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Community Dentistry: The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.Parent-Child Relations: The interactions between parent and child.Hygiene: The science dealing with the establishment and maintenance of health in the individual and the group. It includes the conditions and practices conducive to health. (Webster, 3d ed)Bicycling: The use of a bicycle for transportation or recreation. It does not include the use of a bicycle in studying the body's response to physical exertion (BICYCLE ERGOMETRY TEST see EXERCISE TEST).BrazilMinority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Mainstreaming (Education): Most frequently refers to the integration of a physically or mentally disabled child into the regular class of normal peers and provision of the appropriately determined educational program.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Environment Design: The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.Nutritional Sciences: The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease.Prosthodontics: A dental specialty concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing TEETH and related structures by artificial devices or DENTAL PROSTHESES.CaliforniaLearning Disorders: Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These disorders may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, and DYSGRAPHIA.Clinical Clerkship: Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Problem-Based Learning: Instructional use of examples or cases to teach using problem-solving skills and critical thinking.Underachievement: Performance, usually in school work, poorer than that predicted from aptitude and/or intelligence testing.Nutritive Value: An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Motor Activity: The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.Social Marketing: Use of marketing principles also used to sell products to consumers to promote ideas, attitudes and behaviors. Design and use of programs seeking to increase the acceptance of a social idea or practice by target groups, not for the benefit of the marketer, but to benefit the target audience and the general society.Toilet Facilities: Facilities provided for human excretion, often with accompanying handwashing facilities.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Croatia: Created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.IndiaSubstance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Snacks: Foods eaten between MEALTIMES.Beverages: Liquids that are suitable for drinking. (From Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Exercise: Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.Disease Outbreaks: Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.Education, Pharmacy: Formal instruction, learning, or training in the preparation, dispensing, and proper utilization of drugs in the field of medicine.Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Preceptorship: Practical experience in medical and health-related services that occurs as part of an educational program wherein the professionally-trained student works outside the academic environment under the supervision of an established professional in the particular field.Societies, Dental: Societies whose membership is limited to dentists.Overweight: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".Science: The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.TurkeyTexasInterviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Food Preferences: The selection of one food over another.Dental Caries: Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.Lice Infestations: Parasitic attack or subsistence on the skin by members of the order Phthiraptera, especially on humans by Pediculus humanus of the family Pediculidae. The hair of the head, eyelashes, and pubis is a frequent site of infestation. (From Dorland, 28th ed; Stedman, 26th ed)Fund Raising: Usually organized community efforts to raise money to promote financial programs of institutions. The funds may include individual gifts.Internship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.Food Habits: Acquired or learned food preferences.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Carbonated Beverages: Drinkable liquids combined with or impregnated with carbon dioxide.EnglandAggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Sunburn: An injury to the skin causing erythema, tenderness, and sometimes blistering and resulting from excessive exposure to the sun. The reaction is produced by the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight.Mentors: Senior professionals who provide guidance, direction and support to those persons desirous of improvement in academic positions, administrative positions or other career development situations.Child Development: The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of an individual from birth up to but not including ADOLESCENCE.JapanStaff Development: The process by which the employer promotes staff performance and efficiency consistent with management goals and objectives.Great BritainDental Research: The study of laws, theories, and hypotheses through a systematic examination of pertinent facts and their interpretation in the field of dentistry. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982, p674)Scalp DermatosesProfessional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Education, Medical, Graduate: Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Dentist-Patient Relations: The psychological relations between the dentist and patient.Professional Competence: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Educational Technology: Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)History, 19th Century: Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.Adolescent Development: The continuous sequential physiological and psychological changes during ADOLESCENCE, approximately between the age of 13 and 18.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.Child Behavior Disorders: Disturbances considered to be pathological based on age and stage appropriateness, e.g., conduct disturbances and anaclitic depression. This concept does not include psychoneuroses, psychoses, or personality disorders with fixed patterns.Early Intervention (Education): Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Libraries, MedicalComputer-Assisted Instruction: A self-learning technique, usually online, involving interaction of the student with programmed instructional materials.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.Teaching Materials: Instructional materials used in teaching.Food Supply: The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.Facility Design and Construction: Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.Fast Foods: Prepared food that is ready to eat or partially prepared food that has a final preparation time of a few minutes or less.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Helminthiasis: Infestation with parasitic worms of the helminth class.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Malaysia: A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)Nutritional Status: State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.Students, Pharmacy: Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Dental Care: The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic: Infections of the INTESTINES with PARASITES, commonly involving PARASITIC WORMS. Infections with roundworms (NEMATODE INFECTIONS) and tapeworms (CESTODE INFECTIONS) are also known as HELMINTHIASIS.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Anatomy: A branch of biology dealing with the structure of organisms.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Education, Graduate: Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.Legislation, Food: Laws and regulations concerned with industrial processing and marketing of foods.Tooth Injuries: Traumatic or other damage to teeth including fractures (TOOTH FRACTURES) or displacements (TOOTH LUXATION).Education of Hearing Disabled: The teaching or training of those individuals with hearing disability or impairment.MinnesotaDisabled Children: Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.PennsylvaniaTime Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Education, Dental, Graduate: Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.

Role of schools in the transmission of measles in rural Senegal: implications for measles control in developing countries. (1/3103)

Patterns of measles transmission at school and at home were studied in 1995 in a rural area of Senegal with a high level of vaccination coverage. Among 209 case children with a median age of 8 years, there were no deaths, although the case fatality ratio has previously been 6-7% in this area. Forty percent of the case children had been vaccinated against measles; the proportion of vaccinated children was higher among secondary cases (47%) than among index cases (33%) (prevalence ratio = 1.36, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.04-1.76). Vaccinated index cases may have been less infectious than unvaccinated index cases, since they produced fewer clinical cases among exposed children (relative risk = 0.55, 95% CI 0.29-1.04). The secondary attack rate was lower in the schools than in the homes (relative risk = 0.31, 95% CI 0.20-0.49). The school outbreaks were protracted, with 4-5 generations of cases being seen in the two larger schools. Vaccine efficacy was found to be 57% (95% CI -23 to 85) in the schools and 74% (95% CI 62-82) in the residential compounds. Measles infection resulted in a mean of 3.8 days of absenteeism per case, though this did not appear to have an impact on the children's grades. Among the index cases, 56% of children were probably infected by neighbors in the community, and 7% were probably infected at health centers, 13% outside the community, and 24% in one of the three schools which had outbreaks during the epidemic. However, most of the school-related cases occurred at the beginning and therefore contributed to the general propagation of the epidemic. To prevent school outbreaks, it may be necessary to require vaccination prior to school entry and to revaccinate children in individual schools upon detection of cases of measles. Multidose measles vaccination schedules will be necessary to control measles in developing countries.  (+info)

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Outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness of unknown etiology associated with eating burritos--United States, October 1997-October 1998. (4/3103)

From October 1997 through October 1998, 16 outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness associated with eating burritos occurred in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania. All but one outbreak occurred in schools, and most of the approximately 1700 persons affected were children. This report summarizes investigations of two of these outbreaks and describes the collaborative efforts of CDC, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to identify the etiologic agent(s); these outbreaks may have been caused by an undetected toxin or a new agent not previously associated with illness.  (+info)

School and community influences on adolescent alcohol and drug use. (5/3103)

Social environment risk factors present in schools and communities have not been thoroughly investigated. This study cross-sectionally examined the social environments of schools and communities, and their influence on adolescent alcohol and drug use. Survey responses of eighth grade students (N = 2309), a random half of their parents (n = 943), community leaders (n = 118), school principals (n = 30), school counselors (n = 30) and chemical health providers (n = 14) were pooled to create indices of social environmental norms, role models, social support and opportunities for non-use of alcohol. Each index was examined for its association with prevalences from 30 schools of alcohol use onset, last-month alcohol use, heavy alcohol use and last-year marijuana use in univariate and stepwise regression analyses. Increases in the levels of norms, role models and opportunities for non-use predicted decreases in alcohol use prevalences. The explanatory power of the examined constructs in multivariate analyses was acceptably high (R2: 38-53%). These findings further support the notion that community-wide efforts need to be launched to affect changes in the normative, role model and opportunity structures of adolescents' social environments in order to curb adolescent alcohol and drug use.  (+info)

The epidemic of obesity in American Indian communities and the need for childhood obesity-prevention programs. (6/3103)

American Indians of all ages and both sexes have a high prevalence of obesity. The high prevalence of diabetes mellitus in American Indians shows the adverse effects that obesity has in these communities. Obesity has become a major health problem in American Indians only in the past 1-2 generations and is believed to be associated with the relative abundance of high-fat foods and the rapid change from active to sedentary lifestyles. Intervention studies are urgently needed in American Indian communities to develop and test effective strategies for weight reduction. The poor success rate of adult obesity treatment programs in the general population points to the need to develop prevention approaches aimed toward children. Because eating and physical activity practices are formed early in life and may be carried into adulthood, prevention programs that encourage increased physical activity and healthful eating habits targeted toward young people need to be developed and tested. To be most effective, interventions must be developed with full participation of the American Indian communities.  (+info)

Design and statistical analysis for the Pathways study. (7/3103)

We report the design, rationale, and statistical procedures used in Pathways, a randomized, school-based intervention for the primary prevention of obesity in American Indian children. The intervention, which is now being implemented in 7 American Indian communities around the country, includes a health-promotion curriculum, a physical education program, a school meal program, and a family involvement component. Forty-one schools serving American Indian children were randomly assigned to be either intervention or control groups. The intervention will begin in the third grade and continue through the end of the fifth grade. Efficacy of intervention will be assessed by differences in mean percentage body fat, calculated by a prediction equation, between intervention and control schools at the end of the fifth grade. Power computations indicate that the study has power to detect a mean difference of 2.8% in body fat. Data analysis will use intention-to-treat concepts and the mixed linear model. The study will be completed in 2000.  (+info)

Body composition assessment in American Indian children. (8/3103)

Although the high prevalence of obesity in American Indian children was documented in several surveys that used body mass index (BMI, in kg/m2) as the measure, there is limited information on more direct measurements of body adiposity in this population. The present study evaluated body composition in 81 boys (aged 11.2+/-0.6 y) and 75 girls (aged 11.0+/-0.4 y) attending public schools in 6 American Indian communities: White Mountain Apache, Pima, and Tohono O'Odham in Arizona; Oglala Lakota and Sicangu Lakota in South Dakota; and Navajo in New Mexico and Arizona. These communities were participating in the feasibility phase of Pathways, a multicenter intervention for the primary prevention of obesity. Body composition was estimated by using a combination of skinfold thickness and bioelectrical impedance measurements, with a prediction equation validated previously in this same population. The mean BMI was 20.4+/-4.2 for boys and 21.1+/-5.0 for girls. The sum of the triceps plus subscapular skinfold thicknesses averaged 28.6+/-7.0 mm in boys and 34.0+/-8.0 mm in girls. Mean percentage body fat was 35.6+/-6.9 in boys and 38.8+/-8.5 in girls. The results from this study confirmed the high prevalence of excess body fatness in school-age American Indian children and permitted the development of procedures, training, and quality control for measurement of the main outcome variable in the full-scale Pathways study.  (+info)

The school grounds at Purleigh Community Primary School are a lovely place to visit. The Eco-Committee has been an integral part of deciding what should happen in the school grounds, ensuring that every idea is pupil friendly.. They have an outdoor classroom which doubles up as a storytelling area, willow domes for some relaxation time and some great wildlife areas too. The Eco-Committee put out reptile mats and we have been very lucky to see slow worms and grass snakes using them - a lot of the children will often have a look at these and at our bug hotel in the school grounds during break and lunchtime.. The pupils in the school love to run round and keep active and the school help encourage this by providing space to run, a climbing wall and a tyre obstacle course. Part of the grounds has been separated off as a memorial area for one of our teachers. This was designed by the pupils to be a quiet area to provide a balance within the school grounds, giving a peaceful space for time for ...
Taking the case of Enshi City, we survey the supply of public services in rural areas from education, health, culture and social security, reveal the relationship between the use of idle school buildings in rural areas and the improvement of public services in rural areas. On the basis of expounding the status quo of idle school buildings and public services in rural areas of Enshi City, the following recommendations are put forward: using the idle school buildings to develop rural public education; using the idle school buildings to develop rural public health and medical services; using the idle school buildings to develop public cultural undertakings in rural areas; using the idle school buildings to develop social security undertakings in rural areas. Cheng, Qiang-ying; Shu, Wen
tc»*M*t ■ B *1 : o CO BIOGRAPHIES OF INDIVIDUAL SCHOOLS UNDER The Toronto Board of Education II PARK SCHOOL ISSUED BY THE BUREAU OF MUNICIPAL RESEARCH 189^ CHURCH STREET. TORONTO JANUARY. 1921 PARK SCHOOL TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 5 Park School General 7 Park School Old Boys Association 11 Administrative Arrangements Principals Office 13 Store Room 13 Other Special Rooms 13 Coal Storage 13 School Hygiene Sweeping, Dusting and Scrubbing 14 Heating and Ventilation 14 Lighting 16 Play Area 16 Educational Waste Non-Promotion 17 Over-age 19 Retardation 20 Dropping Out 21 Mentally Defective Children 29 Summary 31 Class Room Instruction 32 The Park School as an Opportunity School 35 The Park School as an All-The-Year-Round School 41 APPENDIX Extracts from Diary of Park School- 1871-1885 47 INTRODUCTION The original Park School building was erected in 1855 and was enlarged in 1875, 1879, 1888, 1889 and 1900. The new Park School building was built in 1914. Probably no public school in the City ...
When I came across James G. Merrills article "Making Our Case: Schools as Economic Development Engines" (School Administrator, June 2012), I smiled in recognition and picked up the phone. In his article, Merrill, then superintendent of the Virginia Beach, Va., School District, described his districts efforts to show, in a quantitative manner, the importance of the school system as a critical component of the citys economic vitality.. Merrills account delivered the push I needed to follow up on something Id started a couple of weeks before - to find a way to not only quantify the positive financial impact of high school graduates on my districts community but also to illustrate clearly that we, as a public school system, are a driving force behind secure employment, that we have a large and positive impact on the purchase of local goods and services, and that having our school district be a healthy fiscal entity is nearly as important as the education we provide.. Tax Facts. The ...
This paper focuses on senior high school students and the ways that bullying affects their school attendance. Selected items from the 2008 Ghana Global School-based Student Health Survey are analysed first to explore the relationships between the duration and type of bullying and school attendance. Second, we investigate whether having emotional problems, in addition to being bullied, incrementally affects the relationship between bullying and school attendance. Third, we explore the mitigating influence of peer friendships on these relationships. In all cases we provide a gender analysis. The results show that bullying is associated with increased absenteeism for both boys and girls. The analysis of reported emotional problems, however, shows distinct gender differences. For boys, increases in emotional problems are not associated with increased absenteeism for those who are bullied. On the other hand, for girls emotional problems were strongly associated with absenteeism and more so for girls ...
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The template Infobox UK school is being considered for merging. › The Milton Area School District is a small, rural public school district headquartered in Milton, Pennsylvania. The district is located in Northumberland and Union counties. Milton Area School District encompasses approximately 85 square miles (220 km2). According to 2000 federal census data, it served a resident population of 15,510. By 2010, the Milton Area School Districts population increased to 16,561 people. The educational attainment levels for the School District population (25 years old and over) were 85.5% high school graduates and 13% college graduates. The district is one of the 500 public school districts of Pennsylvania. According to the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, 51.4% of the districts pupils lived at 185% or below the Federal Poverty Level [1] as shown by their eligibility for the federal free or reduced price school meal programs in 2012. In 2009, the Milton Area School District residents per ...
Comprehensive School Mathematics Program (CSMP) stands for both the name of a curriculum and the name of the project that was responsible for developing curriculum materials. Two major curricula were developed under CSMP project, Comprehensive School Mathematics Program(CSMP), a K-6 mathematics program for regular classroom instruction, and the Elements of Mathematics (EM) program, a grades 7-12 mathematics program for gifted students. EM treats traditional topics rigorously and in depth and was the only curriculum that strictly adhere to the Goals for School Mathematics: The Report of the Cambridge Conference on School Mathematics (1963). As a result, it includes much of the content generally required for an undergraduate mathematics major. These two curricula are unrelated to one another but certain members of the CSMP staff contributed to the development of both projects. (There was also some interaction with the Secondary School Mathematics Curriculum Improvement Study program being ...
MassDOT officials today joined students, teachers, and parents in a "walking school bus" from Ash Street in Brockton to the Kennedy School to celebrate International Walk to School Day 2011, a worldwide event with participation by over 6 million people in over 40 countries. Thousands of elementary and middle school-aged children joined hundreds of walking events today across the Commonwealth.. Walking to school is a great way to incorporate some exercise into your daily routine, and gives students some time with their friends before the start of the school day, said MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard Davey.. In Massachusetts, Walk to School Day is promoted through MassDOTs Safe Routes to School Program, which works with students, parents, school staff, and local police in 124 communities and over 400 schools to promote walking and bicycling to school in order to improve students health, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality.. MassDOTs Safe Routes to School program provides ...
An position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) published in the April 15th issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine asserts that the school day should begin at 8:30 a.m. or later for middle school and high school students.. A release from AASM reports that data show that later start times provide adolescents the opportunity to get sufficient sleep on school nights, which optimizes daytime alertness, reduces tardiness, and improves school attendance. A later school start time supports peak academic performance, more opportunities for learning, better mental health, and enhanced driving safety.. The release quotes lead author and AASM Past President Dr. Nathaniel Watson as saying, "Early school start times make it difficult for adolescents to get sufficient sleep on school nights, and chronic sleep loss among teens is associated with a host of problems, including poor school performance, increased depressive symptoms, and motor vehicle accidents, Starting school at ...
Nurses work with students, families, and school staff to assure that all children participate fully in Seattle Public Schools educational programs. This begins with daily attendance, being well-rested, well-fed, and ready to learn. Our goal is that all children are successful in school. Please call your childs school and connect with the nurse if you have any questions about your childs health at school. Check here to find school contact number.. School nurses serve all students enrolled in Seattle Public Schools. The nurses role is to assure that students receive required screenings, are compliant with immunization laws, have required individual health plans (IHPs) in place, school staff are trained on the essential and, individual needs of students with chronic health conditions. They support a positive safe school climate, assist the school team in disability accommodations, provide direct nursing care, delegate safe medication administration to school staff, and participate in school ...
Study Purpose: Bully-Proofing Your School (BPYS) was a school-based intervention program designed to reduce bullying and school violence. The BPYS program differed from other anti-bullying programs by providing teachers with a specific curriculum that could be implemented in the classroom. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the BPYS program at the elementary school and middle school level. Study Design: The Bully-Proofing Your School (BPYS) outcome evaluation consisted of school climate surveys administered to elementary school students (Part 1), middle school students (Part 2), and staff (Part 3) in both the treatment and the comparison schools. The design of the data collection for the study was a repeated cross-sectional design. Within each cross-section, the basic design was a hierarchically nested multilevel design. Students were nested within the schools, and schools were split between treatment and comparison conditions, with unequal numbers of cases and potentially different ...
Study Purpose: Bully-Proofing Your School (BPYS) was a school-based intervention program designed to reduce bullying and school violence. The BPYS program differed from other anti-bullying programs by providing teachers with a specific curriculum that could be implemented in the classroom. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the BPYS program at the elementary school and middle school level. Study Design: The Bully-Proofing Your School (BPYS) outcome evaluation consisted of school climate surveys administered to elementary school students (Part 1), middle school students (Part 2), and staff (Part 3) in both the treatment and the comparison schools. The design of the data collection for the study was a repeated cross-sectional design. Within each cross-section, the basic design was a hierarchically nested multilevel design. Students were nested within the schools, and schools were split between treatment and comparison conditions, with unequal numbers of cases and potentially different ...
Last month, a Sherwood Elementary student, age 4, died after a choking incident in the schools cafeteria. After School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and his health services coordinator Martha Hanna told reporters that every school had a nurse and health technician, Inweekly made public request for the nurses and health techs in the elementary schools.. Thomas has since retracted his statement and said that the nurses oversee several schools.. Several years ago, the School District did away with school nurses when the Escambia County Health Department suffered a budget cut. The School Board privatized first aid of its students and hired Pediatric Services of America. According to records received, Holm Elementary is the only school out of the districts 31 elementary schools with dedicated registered nurses. The elementary schools with Pre-K programs have nurse supervisors that oversee several schools. Sherwood Elementary had a nurse supervisor.. The other elementary schools with Pre-K programs ...
Use of Phones/Cameras and other recording devices on school grounds. Due to privacy issues and to safeguard students and teachers, all parents/visitors/helpers are asked not to take photos or videos of other students or teachers whilst on school grounds. We ask for your cooperation with this request and please tell other family members,who may come to school, about this requirement. Sharing Contact Details Also due to privacy issues, teachers are unable to provide you with names, class lists or contact details for other students at school. Through the class parent system some parents have, in the past, set up their own contact groups to facilitate out of school social arrangements. School starting and finishing times. School starts at 8.30 am and finishes at 2.40 pm. Students line up to go into school at 8.20 am. Please ensure that students are not dropped at school before 8.10 am , as there is no teacher supervision at school before that time. Any children being dropped earlier need to be ...
The results from this study indicate that PA opportunities during the school day influence step counts in young children. In addition to PE and recess, we found that minutes of teacher-reported CBPA predicted significantly higher school-day step counts. Consistent with prior studies, fifth-grade students (typically aged 10-11 y) accrued fewer steps than first-grade students (typically aged 6-7 y), and females accrued significantly fewer steps than males overall, as well as during PE and recess. Importantly, CBPA attenuated the decrease in PA among older elementary school students, and CBPA also elicited equal participation from males and females, as measured by step counts.. Previous work has shown PE to be a large contributor to steps accrued during the school day,18,38 and the current findings are consistent with that work. However, many schools-particularly those with lower student achievement on standardized tests-have cut scheduled time for PA over the last decade to prioritize academic ...
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... is an Alternative Organizational Structure (AOS) formed by the towns of (MSAD 30 - Lee,Springfield, Webster, Winn), East Range II, Baileyville, Cooper, Grand Lake Stream, Meddybemps, Princeton, Talmadge, Waite, Lakeville PLT, Carroll PLT, Macwahoc PLT and Reed PLT under the 2007 State of Maine School Administrative Reorganization law. The AOS 90 combines administrative, special education, and various other functions as required by law. Additional functions may be combined where cost savings can be found. Along with a combined AOS 90 budget and board, each member school unit retains a local budget and school board. AOS90, AOS 90, AOS#90, AOS #90, aos90.org, su107, su107.org, MSAD 30, MSAD30.org, Lee, Springfield, Webster Winn, Princeton, Woodland, Baileyville, Maine, Woodland High School, Woodland Junior/Senior High School, Woodland Jr - Sr High School, Mount Jefferson Jr. High School, Mt. Jefferson Junior High School, Lee/Winn Elementary School, Princeton Elementary
File EEA. SCHOOL CLOSURE DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS/EMERGENCIES. If, as a result of inclement weather or other emergencies, it becomes necessary to close a school(s), alter the opening or closing hours of a school(s), or change the operating schedule of school buses, a public announcement regarding the situation will be made over radio station CFRY 920.. If a school(s) is closed, all school-sponsored activities and public utilization of school facilities will automatically be cancelled or postponed until the school is officially re-opened. This includes social events, club meetings, sports events at home or away, and community school programs. I. GUIDELINES FOR EACH SITUATION. A. A school (or schools) does/do not open. 1. CFRY/MIX 96.5 radio is contacted by the Superintendent of Schools or designate. 2. Students shall not attend school. 3. Teachers, School Secretaries, and Education Assistants will not be expected to report to school. Under certain circumstances staff may be required to ...
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A Multi-Function School Activity Bus (MFSAB) is a vehicle which meets the construction and safety standards for a "multi-function school activity bus" adopted by rule by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Vehicles meeting these standards will be labeled by the manufacturer with a sticker which clearly identifies the vehicle type as an MFSAB. Vehicles which do not have this identifying sticker are not Multi-function School Activity Buses and cannot be used as such. Multi-function School Activity Buses can be used to transport students on trips. They cannot be used to transport students to and/or from home and school.. Drivers of Multi-Function School Activity Buses are required to have school bus endorsements:. ...
Fruit and vegetable availability in U.S. public elementary school lunchrooms was highest in states with laws and schools with farm-to-school programs, showing that state laws can impact the nutritional quality of school meals.
This study uses longitudinal data from one large school district - Miami-Dade County Public Schools, to investigate the distribution of principals across schools. Schools serving many low-income, non-white, and low-achieving students have principals with less experience, less education, and who attended less selective colleges. This distribution of principals is partially driven by the initial match of first-time principals to schools at the beginning of their careers and is exacerbated by systematic attrition and transfer away from these schools. Supplementing the data with surveys of principals, the authors find principals stated preferences for school characteristics mirror observed distribution and transfer patterns. Principals prefer to work in easier to serve schools with favorable working conditions which also tend to be schools with fewer poor, minority and/or low-achieving students ...
Background: Evidence show that school connectedness is important to youth wellness. However, considerable inconsistency in the concepts and measures of school connectedness exists across studies. In addition, many measures do not capture the multifaceted dimensions of the school connectedness construct. This study examined the psychometric properties of a school connectedness scale that aimed to measure comprehensively the key constructs of school connectedness. Methods: The scale was developed with teachers and tested with an ethnically diverse sample of 717 high school students enrolled in a school connectedness course using confirmatory factor analysis. Results: Confirmatory factor analyses demonstrated the association of the 15 items with the 5 factors identified in the literature-school involvement, academic motivation, school attachment, teacher support, and peer relations (?[superscript 2] = 439.99, df = 83, p | 0.0001, Comparative Fit Index = 0.991, Tucker-Lewis index =
I have seen firsthand how a parent volunteer program can benefit a middle school. Years ago as my first child entered middle school, I offered to volunteer as I always had at the elementary school and was told that I wasnt needed. The administration and teachers did not want parental input or help. It was not a great school environment and the test scores and morale proved that. Fast forward ten years, a new administration and PTA board saw the need for volunteers in the classrooms and it is a different school.. Test scores have jumped significantly and teachers appreciate the added support. In addition, the PTA has sponsored a yearly "Parents Day" where parents can shadow their child through an entire school day. Surprisingly, students love it and parents are empowered. At our high school, we dont have any classroom volunteers yet, however, the PTA board has 25 parents serving and we are making a difference. I would love to see high school administrators and teachers get behind a volunteer ...
I separated from the Yawata City Yawata fourth elementary school in 1987 and founded a school [1]. The school building adopts a gabled roof, and the premises of a school are next to National highway No. 1. The main entrance into a school of higher grade is a Yawata City steep mountain second junior high school. It was the elementary school which was the newest for a long time in Yawata-shi until Yawata City Minoyama elementary school founded a school. Like other municipal elementary schools, a uniform and the standard clothes are not introduced.. ...
The proposed charter school legislation being heard in the Legislature still leaves us shaking our heads. We wonder if our lawmakers even know that public schools are in trouble financially. They should because the Legislature has cut public schools state funding routinely these past four years.. Case in point: Mondays discussion in the Senate Education Committee led to a 5-1 favorable vote on Senate Bill 1852 which would, among other things, give some of the construction funds reserved for public education to charter schools. Last year, the Legislature gave all of the Public Education Capital Outlay funds for public schools to charter schools, a decision that still defies logic. Lawmakers said they had to achieve parity with public schools.. How nutty is this? District School Boards have to approve the operation of charter schools but they get no oversight into their operations. And whatever charter schools build or upgrade with tax dollars, the charter schools get to keep.. During the debate ...
From Harford County Public Schools:. Joppatowne High School has been selected as a national High Schools That Work (HSTW) Pacesetter School by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). Joppatowne High was one of only 30 HSTW schools and Technology Centers That Work (TCTW) centers in the nation and the only school in the Maryland HSTW Network to receive the 2010 Pacesetter Award. This award is based on the success of local school leaders and teachers in improving school practices and raising student achievement.. Joppatowne High School has participated in the Maryland HSTW Network since 2004. To be recognized as an HSTW Pacesetter School, schools must meet a variety of criteria. Pacesetter schools deeply implement the HSTW design, teach students a rigorous academic curriculum linked to a program of study, have high student achievement, and have a high graduation rate or meet the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) criteria of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.. Joppatowne High School is a ...
In addition, the children who received the intervention achieved better academic performance, recording higher overall grade point averages through school.. "It is very clear that when children first start school is an important time to promote positive educational and social development," said Hawkins. "Helping teachers and parents be more effective in what they do during the elementary school years has an impact in the long run.". The intervention program was designed as part of a larger on-going study of 800 Seattle school children by Hawkins Social Development Research Group at the UW. It starts when children enter the first grade and continues through the sixth grade. Many other prevention programs begin only in the late elementary school years or in middle school.. The program worked with teachers, students and their parents. Teachers were given five days of special training each year to learn such skills as interactive teaching, classroom monitoring, cooperative learning, and proactive ...
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In the most recent data available from the 2013-2014 school year, Maine had 384 students enrolled in five licensed charter schools: roughly 1/5th of 1% of the states entire public school enrollment.. Only 12 other states had a lower rate of enrollment for charter schools, and 10 of those states didnt have any charter schools at all.. Since then, Maine has licensed additional charter schools and enrollment has increased, although charter schools overall role in the educational system remains small. In the 2016-2017 school year, Maine had licensed seven brick-and-mortar charter schools in addition to two virtual charter schools. In spite of that growth, those schools estimated enrollment in the current school year amounts to about 2,000 students - roughly 1% of the states entire student population. ...
There is the most number of the number of the classes, the children, and, in the elementary school of Aira-gun, Aira elementary school founds a school by separation in (1980) in 1980. I broke 800 people in the late 1990s and was a tendency to decrease.. However, in late years, by housing land development business carried out in each place in the precinct of our school, the domiciliation population in the precinct suddenly increases, and the number of students of our school changes in proportion to it steadily, too. The number of the children as of December, 2013 became approximately 910 people, and more than 100 increased from a little over 800 people of 2005 in only eight years, too.. I founded "Aira-shi Tatematsu Nagisa Hara elementary school" with increase of this number of students at city 1, Matsubaracho that there was in the precinct of our school in Aira-shi and isolated a part of the precinct of the Jianchang elementary school in the elementary school. The school founds a school in ...
With experts warning of a more virulent spread of the H1N1 virus later this year, private school officials say they plan to abide closely by new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for addressing swine flu at their schools.|br/||br/|With the 5-to-24-year-old bracket the most susceptible, private and public schools are now looking to the updated federal guidelines as a template for mapping out their own plans to combat the virus in the months ahead.|br/||br/|The guidelines leave decisions on school closures, as well as the nuts and bolts of virus prevention plans, up to local officials and administrators, state officials said.|br/||br/|To avoid infections, private schools administrators say they are taking a variety of measures, chiefly encouraging staff to keep a closer watch of students who appear to have fevers or flu-like symptoms, particularly at the beginning the school year.|br/||br/|If closures come to pass, or a large number of students are out sick for an extended period,
PRETORIUS, Stephanus e VILLIERS, Elsabe de. Educators perceptions of school climate and health in selected primary schools. S. Afr. j. educ. [online]. 2009, vol.29, n.1, pp.33-52. ISSN 2076-3433.. The aims in this research were to determine the perceptions of school climate held by educators of primary schools in the southern Cape. Six primary schools with a staff complement of 178 educators participated in the investigation. Two instruments were used: the Organisational Climate Description Questionnaire Rutgers Elementary (OCDQ-RE) and Dimensions of Organisational Health Inventory of Elementary Schools (OHI-E). The results indicated that primary school educators in the southern Cape perceived their relations with their principals as closed, while educator-educator relations were perceived as more open. An engaged school climate was taken as the typical prototype for the relevant primary schools. Average health profiles were drawn for the overall organisational health of primary schools. A ...
Learning and Diabetes: Section 3: Suggested Roles and Responsibilities of School Personnel Abstract: Back to Contents | Printable Versionin this section Actions for the School District Administrator Actions for the Principal, School Administrator, and/or Designee Actions for the School Nurse Actions for the Teacher Actions for the Coach and Physical Education (PE) Instructor Actions for the Food Service Manager/Staff or Lunchroom Monitor Actions for the Guidance Counselor or School Psychologist Actions for Parents or Guardians Actions for the Student with Diabetes Section 3: Suggested Roles and Responsibilities of School Personnel The following suggested roles and responsibilities were adopted from Helping the Student with Diabetes Succeed from the National Diabetes Education Program. ...
article{cfa6d457-e359-4865-b492-b49314a28cc7, abstract = {,p,Cortical bone mass and density varies across a bones length and cross section, and may be influenced by physical activity. This study evaluated the long-term effects of a pediatric school-based physical activity intervention on tibial cortical bone mass distribution. A total of 170 children (72 girls and 98 boys) from one school were provided with 200 min of physical education per week. Three other schools (44 girls and 47 boys) continued with the standard 60 min per week. Tibial total and cortical area, cortical density, polar stress-strain index (SSI), and the mass and density distribution around the center of mass (polar distribution, mg) and through the bones cortex (radial distribution subdivided into endo-, mid-, and pericortical volumetric BMD: mg/cm,sup,3,/sup,) at three sites (14, 38, and 66 %) were assessed using peripheral quantitative computed tomography after 7 years. Girls in the intervention group had 2.5 % greater ...
COVID 19 - THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE MINISTERS OF EDUCATION. Before the Covid 19 outbreak in South Africa, the education system was failing. From. A. Overcrowding of school.. B. OVercrowding of classrooms. C. School transport problems.. D. Lack of educators to schools.. E. Corruption within SChools. F. Lack of basic essential services IE water, toilets, Sanitation. FORWARD TO MAY 2020 - COVID 19 LEVEL 4 AND RETURNING OF SCHOOL. Same Problems still exist. A. Overcrowding of school.. B. Overcrowding of classrooms. C. School transport problems.. D. Lack of educators to schools.. E. Corruption within SChools. F. Lack of basic essential services IE water, toilets, Sanitation.. The minister of Education has announced plans to reopen schools in a phased approach. This is not going to work.. There are thousands of students that will descend on the school namely Grade 7 to Grade 12, How are they going to be social- distanced. Our current school can barely afford the upkeep because of corruption.. Desks as ...
Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Monroe School has been honored with the esteemed 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award from the U.S. Department of Education for academic excellence. For 2016, Monroe is one of 279 public schools in the nation to receive this honor, and one of only 16 public elementary, middle, and high schools in Illinois. Monroe is the sixth of nine schools in Community Consolidated School District 181 to earn the National Blue Ribbon Award, joining Clarendon Hills Middle School (2009), Hinsdale Middle School (2009), Madison School (2009), The Lane School (2011), and Oak School (2014). The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes ...
On behalf of the Resurrection School community I am delighted to welcome you to our school website. Our school has strong links with a vibrant Resurrection Parish community enabling students to participate in the life of both the school and parish.. Resurrection School is a place of educational opportunities, one in which the education of the whole person - physical, emotional, intellectual, social and spiritual - is at the forefront of all that we do.. Our learning environments empower learners with opportunities for growth and progress today and into the future. We offer curriculum frameworks with a focus on wellbeing thus enabling all students to thrive as individuals in our school, parish and wider community as global citizens.. Resurrection is a school that is welcoming and encourages the broader community, especially parents, to gather and join in the numerous events and celebrations held throughout the year. We encourage parental engagement across the school in many ways and value the ...
Introduction: Childhood depression is a debilitating psychiatric illness and has frequently been under-diagnosed. It is crucial to identify the condition early, as undetected cases may lead to detrimental psychosocial consequences in adulthood. Objective: The prevalence of depression among school children in Selangor and to compare it between urban and rural schools. Also to identify factors associated with depression in secondary school children. Method: 2 urban and 3 rural secondary schools were selected by 2-staged stratified random sampling to represent the population of secondary school children in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. A total of 2,048 school children were enrolled and the level of depression was measured by a self-rated scale, the Childrens Depression Inventory. Results: This study found that the prevalence of possible depressive students in Selangor was 10.3%. There was no difference in the prevalence of depression between rural and urban population. Factors associated with ...
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Results and Analysis of EPAs Additional Monitoring. EPA selected these schools for monitoring because they are located near a large coke oven, a tar plant, and steel facility, as well as other industries which are sources of air toxics emissions. For the purposes of this study, results from the air monitoring at Follansbee Middle School are considered to be indicative of conditions at the nearby Jefferson Primary School (located within a half mile of Follansbee Middle School). Air monitoring was initially conducted at Follansbee Middle School from August 11, 2009 to December 15, 2009 to assess concentrations of benzene and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs); arsenic and other metals in particulate matter less than 10 microns (PM10); and benzo(a)pyrene and other polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the air. EPA extended air toxics monitoring at Follansbee Middle School to better characterize exposure to that community from the nearby coke oven, tar plant, and the steel facility. This ...
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (formerly Harvard School of Public Health) is the public health graduate school of Harvard University, located in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston, Massachusetts adjacent Harvard Medical School. The Chan School is considered a preeminent school of public health in the United States. The school grew out of the Harvard-MIT School for Health Officers, the nations first graduate training program in population health, which was founded in 1913 and became the Harvard School of Public Health in 1922. Michelle Williams, faculty and chair of the schools Department of Epidemiology, became the schools dean in July 2016, following the departure of former dean Julio Frenk and interim service of acting dean David Hunter. She will become the first African American individual to head a Harvard faculty. As of 2015, the school is ranked second in the nation (after the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and tied with University of North Carolina ...
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This bill would require the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Superintendent of Public Instruction, to develop educational programming to provide designated voter education information to pupils in grade 12 in high schools maintained by a school district, county office of education, or charter school. The bill would require county elections officials to customize the educational programming to include information specific to that countys election system. The bill would require a school district, county office of education, or charter school to implement the educational programming during a presentation or assembly at the high school campus. The bill would require a school district, county office of education, or charter school to offer pupils the opportunity to register or preregister to vote during the presentation or assembly at the high school campus. The bill would specify methods through which the registration or preregistration could be accomplished ...
I live near this school. It used to be considered "that weird school on the edge of town with the religious whack-jobs" until the city grew to absorb it. I see it still has the religious whack-jobs involved in its operation.. St. Albert residents have a choice between this school, or one of the schools in the public Catholic School Board, or one of the schools in the Protestant School Board. I know, not much of a choice, right?. My kids go to schools in the protestant system, which is the defacto secular school system in St. Albert. There is essentially no religious indoctrination in the schools, except for a bit of fairly non-religious christmas holiday cheer. I expect that for Mr. Fevin, one of the St. Albert protestant schools would be a better choice.. As for the community, the nuts tend to band together, and St. Albert is predominantly white christians. There are definitely people around who would take my atheism as a personal affront. As long as they stay out of politics I dont ...
There isnt any one perfect school environment. As you say, smaller schools can make it easier to form relationships and work on exposures, which can make a big difference. But a very small school that caters to her anxiety too much might not be providing her with enough opportunities to do her exposures (i.e. face her fears). On the other hand, some kids are actually more anxious in smaller groups, because they feel like theyre getting too much attention. Depending on your daughter, a small school could be too much pressure or too little. Finding the right environment is tricky, and it depends on your daughters specific needs.. Regardless of school size, putting together a good, supportive team at the school is crucial. It is wonderful if there is one really special teacher or staff member at the school whos committed to helping your daughter. A person like that could serve as the "point person." But since in high school you generally have several different teachers, its important to put ...
Lessons Learned" is a series of publications that are a brief recounting of actual school emergencies and crises. This "Lessons Learned" issue addresses the experience of a school district where three middle school students hung themselves within a three-week timeframe. Although deaths were apparently unconnected, the school district is part of a large Hispanic community, and all three students were Hispanic, prompting district administrators and school personnel to be particularly sensitive to the cultural and linguistics need of the community in forming response strategies to help students, faculty and the community cope with and recover from the events. The events described underscore a school districts need to (1) Implement prevention and intervention programs; (2) Create confidential outlets of support; (3) Collaborate with community partners, including mental and public health officials, to create an all-hazards emergency response plan; (4) Provide for immediate, short-term and long-term ...
I read your blog regularly and sometimes post. I was very much taken with your post n Transgenderism today. Rod, it is almost ubiquitous throughout high schools today. It is a thing. I know this through personal experience.. About 5 years ago my oldest daughter started school at a rather large public high school in a very conservative school district in [very red state]. She had previously spent her elementary years at a small Catholic School in the same county. The student population grades preK - 8th was about 325 kids. In 2011 she started at the public high school in the Fall. My wife and I had absolutely no clue what was coming at us.. The school year started off as any regular year would, orientation, supply buying, etc. It was not as if my daughter did not know other kids in the school; she did. She had friends from the neighborhood who had spent their lives in public school and many of the kids from her Catholic school had gone to the same school as well. Anyway, as the semester wore on, ...
In the Western Cape a parent stabbed a principal and then later returned to the school to finish him off, HeraldLIVE reported last month. In Mali, Intel reports that schools are being shut down because of extremist threats.. Schools in Africa are not regarded as safe. Reports of murder, torture, suicide and rape of students and teachers are common. Perhaps the most widespread form of school-related violence is bullying - physical, sexual and emotional. More subtle forms involve discrimination, including name-calling and personal insults; and teachers being excluded from work on political or ideological grounds.. To restore safe, effective learning, strategies need to be focused primarily within the school environment, the site of the violence. Until school-related violence is eliminated, African countries cant achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide safe and supportive work environments, and to end violence against all children.. All school-related violence ...
The schools contribution to the borough (often with very little budget) and to society as a whole should not be underestimated. Even in its current state the school has seen excellent results. Somewhere along the line we must ask ourselves how a school can been so successful during such neglect? Could the nature of the schools buildings and its outside space been an important factor? The schools architecture and landscaping has a powerful spirit which comes out in its students and staff. The school was designed during the post war boom (in the same period as the Royal Festival Hall) and was championed as a centre for educational excellence. For a school accessible to all it was a brand new thing to be at the forefront of science, the arts and sports. Progressive attitudes to social provision during the early 1950s are clearly embodied in the schools physical and experiential characteristics. The school still stands for education for all. Perhaps this has been realised in Elliotts success ...
My next step was to fill out as many applications as possible no matter what level, what school, or what area. I really wanted a high school counseling position, but I knew that I was probably not going to get that coveted position. Finally, I received two calls (yes)!! One call was from a high school in the suburbs and the other from a rural elementary school. Ahead of my interviews, I sent my resume to the principals, bought a brand new business suit, and researched the school districts. The interviews came and went with me waiting for a call. I found myself hoping that the high school principal would call and tell me that he had a job waiting for me; however, a letter arrived in the mail from that principal thanking me for my interview (you know what that means). Was this going to be another dead end? Then, several weeks later, the principal from the elementary school called and offered me a job, but there was one catch. The position would be a part time elementary school counselor and part ...
If you wish to transfer your child to a different school at any time (except due to moving house), you should discuss this with the Headteacher of your current school. Then you should approach the Headteacher of your chosen school and discuss the possibility of admission, explaining why you want to change schools. You will then need to complete an In-Year Transfer form . If your application for transfer is approved, your child will change schools at the beginning of a term or half term. The transfer will normally be approved, as long as it doesnt affect the provision of efficient education or the efficient use of resources and is in line with any admission procedures the school has agreed with the council. Failure to complete each section of the application form fully, including the section for the Headteacher of the outgoing school, will result in the form being returned and will delay the process. Applications should not be made more than a term in advance. School places cannot be reserved ...
Walker County and Jasper City Schools are reporting an increase of students being diagnosed with flu. Jasper City Schools Superintendent Dr. Ann Jackson and Walker County Schools Superintendent Dr. Joel Hagood both provided statistics to the Daily Mountain Eagle late Wednesday, regarding confirmed cases.. "We have had a small uptick in absences," Jackson said.. She said Jasper Jr. High and Jasper High School have had to most confirmed cases of flu - 17 as of Wednesday. The elementary schools and intermediate school have had few confirmed cases, but Jackson said some students were sent home Wednesday at T.R. Simmons Elementary School with symptoms.. Hagood said the school systems director of health services, Margaret Guthrie, confirmed Wednesday there were 42 students diagnosed with flu or exhibiting flu-like symptoms system-wide. Dora High School and Sumiton Elementary School have had the most confirmed cases of flu. Pediatrician Dr. Cameron Diaz of Dabbs and Hyland PC in Jasper said their ...
Teens are wearing these bracelets to school and are being sent home or to principals offices.. The legal question is, are school students free speech rights are being taken from them if they get in trouble for wearing the bracelets at school?. Here in Pennsylvania, in Easton north of Philadelphia, a legal fight about this issue is under way involving two middle-school girls who were suspended from school after wearing "I (heart) boobies!" bracelets to school. The bracelets were banned by the school district in October, following similar bans across the nation, according to an Associated Press (AP) story.. The Easton Area School District argues that school students shouldnt wear such bracelets to school because they refer to body parts in a "sexually-charged, double-entendre," according to the AP story.. The bracelets are sold and publicized by the non-profit Keep A Breast Foundation of Carlsbad, Calif., which uses its "I Love Boobies!" campaign to educate young people about the dangers of ...
Why Do Children Need School Psychologists? All children and youth can face problems from time to time related to learning; social relationships; making difficult decisions; or managing emotions such as feeling depressed, anxious, worried, or isolated. School psychologists help students, families, educators, and members of the community understand and resolve both long-term, chronic problems and short-term issues that students may face. They are a highly skilled and ready resource in the effort to ensure that all children and youth thrive in school, at home, and in life.. How Do I Contact a School Psychologist? Every school has access to the services of a school psychologist, although some school psychologists serve two or more schools so may not be at a particular school every day. Most often, school psychologists can be reached by inquiring at the school directly, the districts central office, or locating contact information on the school or district website.. ...
Those students unable to attend the school zone in which they reside due to a large enrollment, will be placed on a waiting list in the event an opening becomes available. Students will be considered for this placement based upon the date, time and number given when student attempted to enroll in their school zone.. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS Students who were not enrolled in Hobbs Schools on the last day of class last year should report to the school in the zone in which they live during the week of July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017. School offices will be open from 8 a.m. until noon, and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. to enroll. All students previously enrolled in the Hobbs Municipal Schools should call their school to verify attendance for the 2017 - 2018 school year. ...
Those students unable to attend the school zone in which they reside due to a large enrollment, will be placed on a waiting list in the event an opening becomes available. Students will be considered for this placement based upon the date, time and number given when student attempted to enroll in their school zone.. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS Students who were not enrolled in Hobbs Schools on the last day of class last year should report to the school in the zone in which they live during the week of July 31, 2017 - August 4, 2017. School offices will be open from 8 a.m. until noon, and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. to enroll. All students previously enrolled in the Hobbs Municipal Schools should call their school to verify attendance for the 2017 - 2018 school year. ...
The Russellville School District believes healthy children learn better. Having a registered nurse at each school sets RSD apart from other school districts in regard to nursing care. The 10 registered nurses provide diabetic care, first aid, and emergency care, CPR training for staff, annual health screenings for students, administer medications and attend field trips to provide nursing care.. On top of these duties, our nurses are responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of our Coordinated School Health program (CSH). The CSH program consists of eight interactive components: nutrition services, physical education, health education, health services, counseling and support services, healthy school environment, health promotion for staff, and family and community involvement.. ...
Saddleworth School have a first aid room which is managed by a first aid trained member of staff.. School policy dictates that we are unable to provide pain relief to students. However, parents are able to provide medication/pain relief to be held on the school premises, which can then be administered to the pupils as and when necessary. A form 3b is required to be completed in this instance which can be found on the school website and returned to school with the medication.. Could we kindly ask that if a child incurs an injury outside of school hours that this is dealt with by a medically qualified individual at the time of injury. We are having an increasing number of pupils attending with strains/sprains and suspected breaks that have occurred outside of school hours which is something we are unable to treat.. If you feel your child is unfit to be in school, please inform us by text using the absence line number 07624 881315.. We would also like to reiterate that children MUST NOT use their ...
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Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups ...
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) - Albemarle County Public Schools students earned 75 awards at the 36th annual Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair, held this past week in the John Paul Jones Arena at the University of Virginia.. For the first time in several years, fair officials said, two female students earned Grand Champion Awards, Meg Richey from Western Albemarle High School and Mriganka Mandal of Albemarle High School. In the senior division, Albemarle County high school students garnered 29 of the 36 awards for first, second or third place, including 12 first place finishes in the 17 project categories.. Ms. Richeys project, The Morris Orthotic-the Smart Orthotic for Diabetic Patients, took first place in the Medicine & Health Sciences category. The Western Albemarle junior developed a process for detecting peak pressure points on the feet of diabetic patients. Early identification would allow for the adjustments of orthotics to prevent ulcers from developing. Foot ulcer complications ...
An ongoing experiment going on over the past 13 years or so in Appleton, Wisconsin, a town southwest of Green Bay, could make the strongest argument for healthy school lunches yet: Since the school district began switching from processed foods to more nutritional offerings, its experienced a precipitous drop in all sort of deleterious behaviors, from drop outs to students carrying weapons.. Among the changes undertaken by school officials, Central Alternative High School Principal LuAnn Coenen told the blog WELL Said, were pulling vending machines stocked with soda out of their facilities and dumping burgers and fries in favor of water coolers and salad bars heaped with fresh fruits and vegetables. After the changes took place, the school no longer needed police on their grounds, as incidents of drug use, vandalism, and even student mental health issues all diminished (PDF).. The behavior of the students in Appleton is consistent with previous, more rigorous scientific studies that suggest that ...
In Colorado, it is a statutory requirement for every school to have a School Accountability Committee(SAC). The purpose of the SAC is to provide opportunities for parents, staff, and community members to be involved in the planning and evaluation of their individual schools instruction programs along with being a representative voice for the community. They make recommendations to the school principal on the school-wide action planning and goals for improvement, as well as the school budgeting process. Created by state statue in the 1970s, these committees are comprised of parents, teachers, administrators, students, and community members. The focus of this committee is to inform, encourage, and provide opportunities for all stakeholders to be involved in the planning and evaluation of the schools instructional program and quality improvement processes. School Accountability Committee (SAC) should: - represent the community point of view - make recommendations and/or give advice to the ...
By Dimopoulos, Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos, Stefanos; Pantis, John D ABSTRACT: The ability of the National Marine Park of Zakynthos (NMPZ) in Greece to protect an important sea turtle rookery will ultimately depend on the level of local support and involvement that it receives. Therefore, it is essential for environmental educators to generate among local inhabitants, starting at early ages, positive attitudes concerning the NMPZ. The authors designed a conservation educational module, with 15 activities, to affect knowledge and attitudes of elementary school students. The authors used a quasi-experimental design for summative evaluation with a pretest-posttest control and experimental group to measure the effects on 4 dependent variables: (a) knowledge, (b) understanding and concern, (c) locus of control, and (d) verbal commitment. The survey instrument comprised 32 items that the authors divided into 4 subscales that measured the dependent variables. In total, 332 elementary school students-162 ...
School closures are used to reduce seasonal and pandemic influenza transmission, yet evidence of their effectiveness is sparse. In Argentina, annual winter school breaks occur during the influenza season, providing an opportunity to study this intervention. We used 2005-2008 national weekly surveillance data of visits to a health care provider for influenza-like illness (ILI) from all provinces. Using Serfling-specified Poisson regressions and population-based census denominators, we developed incidence rate ratios (IRRs) for the 3 weeks before, 2 weeks during, and 3 weeks after the break. For persons 5-64 years of age, IRRs were <1 for at least 1 week after the break. Observed rates returned to expected by the third week after the break; overall decrease among persons of all ages was 14%. The largest decrease was among children 5-14 years of age during the week after the break (37% lower IRR). Among adults, effects were weaker and delayed. Two-week winter school breaks significantly decreased
A state or state integrated school principal may consider the formal removal of a student through a stand-down from school for a consecutive period of up to 5 school days. A stand-down, for any student, can total no more than 5 school days in a term, or 10 days in a school year. Students return automatically to school following a stand-down.. While stand-downs impact on actual opportunity to learn they are also a response to a wide range of concerning behaviours including drug and alcohol abuse and violence that are disruptive to the learning of the individuals concerned, and disruptive and unsafe for peers and adults in the school community. Stand-downs can offer an opportunity to reduce tension and reflect on the action which led to the stand-down. As such, if used in appropriate circumstances, a stand-down can be a positive mechanism for preventing escalation. However, its use should be part of a pro-active approach and should be kept to a minimum due to its inherent disruption.. A suspension ...
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. Before Tuesday, September 5, 2017 New students may register prior to school opening. Many elementary school offices will be open the week of August 28, 2017. Please call the school ahead for specific dates and times that they will be open.. Parents of kindergarten students not yet registered can contact the public school in their neighbourhood.. Call 705-945-7235 to find the school to which your child is designated.. For anyone registering, updated immunization records, health card number, birth certificate and copy of report card from previous school attended (if applicable), are required.. On Tuesday, September 5, 2017 (Opening Day):. Classes begin at 9:00 a.m. or as indicated by individual schools.. French Immersion Classes in Sault Ste. Marie begin at 9:25 a.m. Junior and Senior Kindergarten students will begin as instructed by the school. ...
This article explores young peoples upper secondary school choices after recent reforms of school choice and competition in Sweden, drawing on interviews with students and school staff. The respondents identify important motives and strategies in students school choices, for example, the character of school and schooling, the influence of marketing and education policy, as well as young peoples identities and positions. Young peoples horizons of action and decision-making seem to vary, according inter alia to the degree of urbanity of their geographical locality and exposure to competition. Gender-, ethnicity- and social class-related factors also appear to be influential. We conclude that the school choice and competition reforms draw schools attention to students preferences, but the motive for the interest seems to have little to do with a concern to help young people to make educational school choices and future school-to-work transitions. Finally, we advocate modifications in the ...
Across the country, 28 schools will be opening the door this September to new, modern buildings provided by the governments £4.4 billion priority school building programme (PSBP). Lord Nash, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the School System, said: "The priority school building programme is transforming hundreds of school buildings on budget and ahead of schedule ensuring that all children, regardless of background, can learn in an environment that will help them fulfil their potential." The PSBP is transforming the most run-down schools in the country by providing new facilities including bright classrooms, inspiring libraries and specialist music facilities. The new buildings will ensure pupils have the right environment to help them fulfil their potential. South Nottinghamshire Academy is one of those to reopen through the programme following a £12 million rebuild. The academy will open its doors to a brand new three-storey building with purpose-built science and technology areas ...
Local schools have jumped on the bandwagon to fight outbreaks of seasonal flu. Administrative Assistant Sheilah Johnson said the school system usually partners with the health department to vaccinate the school staff, but with concerns of outbreaks of H1N1 flu across the nation this year, they discussed the possibility of giving shots to the children, also.. "Its the first time that I know of that weve vaccinated the children," Mrs. Johnson said. "We are thankful we were able to partner with the health department to do that. Its a win-win situation for everybody.". Thomson Elementary School students and faculty received seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines on Jan. 13; Dearing Elementary School students received theirs Jan. 14; and Thomson-McDuffie Junior High students were vaccinated Jan. 20.. Receiving the vaccine was voluntary and students who received the shot were accompanied by their parent. Shots were administered by the McDuffie County Health Department.. Early last week, a consent letter ...
In the present study, HMW-adn and HMW-adn/T-adn were negatively correlated with anthropometric variables (BMI, %BF, WC, and WHtR). Furthermore, only WHtR was significantly or marginally significantly correlated with HMW-adn or HMW-adn/T-adn regardless of sex and physique. To the best of our knowledge, this study is the first study regarding the relationship between HMW-adn or HMW-adn/T-adn and anthropometric variables among over 1600 population-based elementary schoolchildren in Japan, where blood collection and the measurement of %BF and WC are not commonly performed in the annual health examination at elementary schools.. In this study, statistically significant differences between boys and girls were found in most anthropometric variables (Table 1). For example, %BF among boys was higher than that among girls in the present study, which was consistent with other study results conducted among Japanese children 9-10 years of age [15, 16]. A previous study showed that sexual differences in body ...
It comes as no surprise, therefore, that the Community National School model which guarantees Catholic faith formation occurs during the school day is the favoured model of the Catholic Church. In fact, it is not a giant leap to say that Community National Schools are essentially Catholic Schools with built-in alternative classes for other religions and a system that removes the issue of the so-called baptism barrier. No other faith-based group are guaranteed faith formation.. I am sure that Community National Schools are perfectly good schools in every other way. In Ireland, there is no evidence to suggest that any patron body has better quality schools in terms of education and curriculum standards, and anyway, it is almost impossible to measure this.. Ultimately, it looks like the writing is on the wall and Ireland will have failed spectacularly in protecting the human rights of its children. I have seen the above being described as rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic or telling the 3rd ...
Downloadable! This paper examines the effects of inter-school competition on student outcomes by using exogenous variation in the availability of private schools in Chile. Given that naïve estimates of the effects of competition on student outcomes are biased by endogenous entry of schools, this paper uses variation in the number of Catholic priests per capita in different school markets, as an exogenous determinant of the supply of private schools. Results suggest that greater competition significantly raises both test scores and the productivity of schools. There is also evidence that the effects of school choice are significantly larger for students attending subsidized private schools, and insignificant or even negative for students attending public schools facing softer budget constraints
Sulphur Public Schools is searching for a new high school principal. Principal Greg Hinkle resigned Monday night after just a year on the job.
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Tailored programs could reduce obesity, help implement federal wellness policies. Programs to promote healthy eating can substantially reduce the amount of unhealthy foods and beverages on school grounds if the programs focus on a schools specific needs and involve teachers, parents, staff, and administrators, according to a Kaiser Permanente Southern California study published in BioMed Centrals open access journal International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.. The Healthy Options for Nutrition Environments in Schools (Healthy ONES) study used a public health approach to change nutrition environments and policies in eight elementary and middle schools over a three-year period. The study was funded by the U.S. Department of Agricultures National Research Initiative and included 400 students.. Researchers found that using a more participatory public health approach decreased by 30 percent the amount of unhealthy foods and beverages in intervention schools. Control ...
Finding a British school in Thailand is easy as there are several academic institutions in the country. While Thailands academic standards is generally competitive, there are certain schools that stand out from the rest. Here are some ideas to help you choose the right British school in Thailand.. School location The security of your child is of utmost importance. Being in a foreign country increases ones security risk and that does not exclude your child or children. Look for schools that are closer to your home or your office so you can easily respond in case of emergency issues or if your child needs you. It would also be better if you choose a school that offers car pool or school bus service. Another important aspect to check is the security features of the school. Find out if they have a round-the-clock security personnel, emergency exits, fire alarms and child-friendly spaces. Avoid choosing a school that is located near shopping malls or entertainment hubs.. Teachers academic ...
To find additional information about admissions, click HERE.. Is my child a good fit for the SEED School? Families and school staff will want to be sure that any student applying to SEED is a good fit for the program being offered. Students must be capable of being safe and healthy within a boarding school program, and should be personally motivated to pursue and prepare for a college education. Although SEED is a boarding school, it should not be confused with a therapeutic residential program. SEED does not offer this type of highly specialized treatment. The dedicated and talented SEED School staff is equipped to work with students on the full spectrum of academic and behavioral successes and challenges ...
Mr Belfield, 45, a Cambridge maths graduate who became head in 2010, has previously criticised "pathetic" children for being ill and female pupils for wearing short skirts, it has been reported.. The school held a sixth-form casino night on Saturday where pupils dressed up, with girls in "little black dresses", according to its website.. Mr Belfield was unavailable to talk to Sky News on Wednesday as he was dining with 72 parents in Hong Kong, the school said. Just under two thirds of the pupils at Ruthin are from overseas.. In an email to parents regarding relationships, seen by Sky News, he said that all students, staff and parents were aware of his "strict views on behaviour and this is one reason why parents choose Ruthin School".. He continued: "Unlike many other schools in the UK, the young people at Ruthin School have exceptionally good behaviour and they are focused on their study and their goal of entering top universities. The students know how proud I am of them. ...
Berg Middle School Principal Lisa Sharp introduced fifth-grade teachers Kelly Krueger, Jen Wiebel and Alyssa Crosby, sixth-grade teachers Emily Svatosch and Shannon Roberts and eighth-grade math teacher Emily Julin. Shelly Fitzgerald, who wasnt at Tuesdays luncheon, taught with Newton Schools for 20 years before earning her guidance counseling credentials and began working at Grinnell-Newburg High School last year. She is technically a new staff member to Berg, returning to be the grades 5 and 6 counselor. Sharp will have assistant principals for both the grades 5-6 and the grades 7-8 sides of the middle school. Amy Shannon will be the grades 5-6 assistant principal. Woodrow Wilson Elementary School Principal Todd Schuster introduced guidance counselor Jessica Marks, second-grade teachers Emilee Brisel and Hilary Nguyen and special education teacher Rebecca Taylor. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Principal Tom Bartello introduced fourth-grade teacher Rachelle Hyde. Katie Craney will teach art ...
Once on the phone with the nurse, her mom asked if her daughter had been given the EpiPen and if 911 had been called. The nurse had done neither. "I was shocked that a trained medical professional was either unaware of the most up-to-date protocol for anaphylaxis, or unwilling to follow it," the mom explained. "I told her administer the EpiPen and call 911 immediately." Sadly, even after the school called 911 the stress compiled when school officials sent Lia to the hospital alone.. "It is ludicrous that a minor would be sent alone to a hospital during school hours with no personnel to represent her," her mom shared. "I am horrified and saddened by the complete lack of common sense and compassion that predicated this decision." Its unclear what responsibility school administrators have when a student needs to go to the emergency room, but in such a life-threatening situation wouldnt we all want someone to be with our child?. We were in middle school when we learned how to use an EpiPen. My ...
There are currently no studies available reporting intervention effects on breaking up childrens sedentary time. This study examined the UP4FUN intervention effect on objectively measured number of breaks in sedentary time, number of sedentary bouts (, 10 mins) and total and average amount of time spent in those sedentary bouts among 10- to 12-year-old Belgian children. The total sample included 354 children (mean age: 10.9 ± 0.7 years; 59% girls) with valid ActiGraph accelerometer data at pre- and posttest. Only few and small intervention effects were found, namely on total time spent in sedentary bouts immediately after school hours (4-6PM; β = -3.51mins) and on average time spent in sedentary bouts before school hours (6-8.30AM; β = -4.83mins) and immediately after school hours in favor of children from intervention schools (β = -2.71mins). Unexpectedly, girls from intervention schools decreased the number of breaks during school hours (8.30AM-4PM; β = -23.45breaks) and increased the ...
Downloadable! We provide estimates for the effect of attending a Faith school on educational achievement using a census of primary school pupils in England. We argue that there are no credible instruments for Faith school attendance in this context. Instead, we partially control for selection into religious schooling by tracking pupils over time and comparing attainments of students who exhibit different levels of commitment to religious education through their choice of secondary school and residence. Using this approach, we find only a small advantage from Faith primary schooling, worth about 1 percentile on age-11 test scores. Moreover, this is linked to autonomous admissions and governance arrangements, and not to religious character of the schools. We then go on to show that our estimates vary substantially across pupil subgroups that exhibit different levels of sorting on observable characteristics into Faith schooling, and provide bounds on what the Faith school effect would be in the absence
In 1988, at the 70th convention of the American Federation of Teachers, its President, Albert Shanker, proposed to reform the public school system through the formation of community-based, teacher-run Charter Schools. In 1991, the first Charter School Law was enacted in Minnesota. California followed with the "1992 Charter School Act." Today, in California there are approximately 1,200 schools serving half a million students. In 2016-2017, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) enrolled 4,577 in 11 charter schools; in 2017-2018, charter school enrollment is expected to be around five thousand students or approximately 15% of the Districts student population.. Apparently, progressive teachers and community activists were not the only ones attracted to Shankers neoliberal utopia. Only six years after the initial call for reform, academic bureaucrats, philanthropic entrepreneurs and plain corporate scammers took over the popular movement for school reform. To his credit, Shanker ...
Overall-Assessment. At the end of the school, students were given a questionnaire in order to find out about their opinion on this summer school.. Strengths. In my opinion this first international school at WSBS was a big success. The mixture of scientists/lecturers representing different research fields and coming from different countries, certainly, was one of the strengths of the school.. In addition, all students worked hard and tried to get out as much as possible from this school. There was a very friendly and very lively working atmosphere throughout the whole course time, with many interactions among students but also between students and lecturers. In general, technical facilities were good to excellent, and the station is well capable to host such an international school. Of course, the biggest strength of the school at WSBS is that marine organisms can be obtained fresh from the sea and then maintained in aquaria without any problems. This allowed a great variety of animals to be ...
Beginning this year, the state is requiring every eighth grader to complete a high school graduation plan at the end of the school year and select a career pathway to study throughout high school.. And if they want to qualify for a HOPE scholarship when they graduate, theyre going to have to meet new academic rigor requirements by taking Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate or dual enrollment college courses. The changes are part of the states new College and Career Readiness Initiative.. "The changes are designed to produce a more competitive student as well as get students to start thinking about life after high school," said Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Executive Director of School Governance Aretha Rhone-Bush.. Career Pathways To shift student focus toward career preparation, elementary schools are required to provide career awareness programs to expose students to various careers and the type of education and training they require.. Middle school students will participate in ...
Nationally, 28.3 percent of teachers in traditional public schools are chronically absent, meaning they miss more than ten school days a year for sick and personal leave," David Griffith wrote in Teacher Absenteeism in Charter and Traditional Public Schools, released in September 2017. "In contrast, only 10.3 percent of teachers in charter schools are chronically absent.". "School systems have been generous in supplying teachers with excused absences," Griffith wrote. "On average, teachers get more than twelve sick and personal days per year, though only one-third of US workers are entitled to ten or more sick days, even though the latter have a longer work year (up to 60 days more). For the most part, these generous leave policies are negotiated by teacher unions and school boards and incorporated into contracts (or sometimes state law). These policies explain why more than one-quarter of public school teachers in the United States are chronically absent-meaning they miss more than ten days ...
If your child is diagnosed with a communicable disease, please call the office or your school nurse. Students who have symptoms of illness should not attend school. Such symptoms could include fever, frequent or productive cough, throat or ear pain, vomiting or diarrhea, or an undiagnosed rash. If antibiotics are prescribed for an illness, please wait 24 hours before sending your child to school.. Only basic first aid is done at school. School secretaries and health aides provide this care in our schools with school nurse training and consultation. Parents are notified if a child sustains any significant injury at school so that the student can be observed closely at home. Staff will call 911 if a student presents with a potentially serious, life-threatening illness or injury.. Medications can be given at school if needed following state guidelines and district policy. We encourage parents to give medication at home as much as possible. We must have written parental permission to give any ...
The Get Ready! for Secondary School program, which is a joint project between the Boards Program and Continuing Education Departments, blends approximately 20 hours of literacy and numeracy-focused instruction with secondary school readiness activities that help welcome and prepare students for their secondary school experience. Ensuring the success of students as they transition from elementary to secondary school is one of the key strategies of the Boards Student Success Program, said Carmel Murphy, Superintendent of Program and Learning Services. These transition programs provide students with opportunities to feel welcome, make connections, and develop relationships with other students and Senior Peer Leaders. Students get the opportunity to learn about their secondary school, teachers and their own personal learning styles before attending classes in September.. Grade 9 students will participate in a variety of activities during their transition program, including school tours, ...
State law A.C.A. 21-4-216 provides eight (8) hours of annual leave for state employees to participate in childrens activities (Act 1028 of 2007).. Q. Ive heard that this year Ill be allowed to go to my childs school events during work time without having to take vacation leave to cover the work time I miss. Is that true?. A. Yes, A.C.A. 21-4-216 says that you may be off during work times to participate in your "childs" school activities.. Q. Can I take off to help with my nieces school play?. A. No, unless you are her legal guardian. In the law "Child" is defined as a person enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 (preK-12) who is of the following relation to a state employee: a natural child, adopted child, stepchild, foster child, or grandchild. This includes a ward of the state employee by virtue of the state employee having been appointed to the persons legal guardian or custodian, or any other legal capacity in which the employee is acting as a parent for the child.. Q. How ...
Problem. The view out of the car window as one heads toward Beard Elementary school in Detroit can hardly be called scenic. From Chrysler Freeway, one can see heavy industrial plants stretch into southwest Detroit. Within all of this ugliness sits a little elementary school. Like something out of a storybook, Beard Elementary school, built in 1886, is a picturesque little red schoolhouse. When inside, the first impression is quite romantic, but after a quick tour, the building s limitations become clear. The school has no cafeteria, a minuscule gym, and is extremely overcrowded with 563 students. However, construction for a new and better school was started in July of 2000 at 7036 Chatfield Street (Thornton, 2000). The new school is necessary because of the poor conditions in the current school. Unfortunately, the Detroit Public Schools have decided to build the new school on property contaminated with lead, arsenic, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), benzo(a)pyrene, and trichloroethylene ...
The picture looks even worse when one considers the Quick Counts Data of DepEd on elementary and high schools. High school has less teachers, less classrooms, less desks. Take, for example, the case of Paete, Laguna. The town has three public elementary schools in its poblacion, but there is only one public high school and it is not as big as the three elementary schools combined. At the national level, the number of teachers in elementary schools is approximately twice the number of teachers in high school. If problems in elementary schools are not addressed at the earlier stages, one may guess that problems would only get worse in high school. And if problems remain in high school, we will do remediation in college. Do we know remedial education? The following is a good place to start ...
The aim of this study was to examine the association between sports participation and sedentary behavior during school recess among Brazilian adolescents. This study included 2,243 adolescents aged 13-18 years (16.2 ± 1.1), 62.2% females and 37.8% males, enrolled in public high schools in Aracaju, Northeastern Brazil. Sedentary behavior during school recess and sport participation was self-reported. Several factors were examined, including sex, age, skin color, socioeconomic status, maternal education and physical activity level. Sixty percent of adolescents had sedentary behavior during school recess and 57.7% of adolescents reported that they did not participate in any team sport. Additionally, adolescents who did not practice any team sport were 40% more likely (OR: 1.4, 95% CI: 1.1, 1.8) to be sedentary during school recess compared to those who participated in two or more team sports. It is recommended that schools encourage students to engage in sports activities and promote more physical ...
The school nurse functions as a leader and the coordinator of the school health services team. The team may also include a school physician, licensed practical nurses, health aides and clerical staff, school counselors, school psychologists, school social workers, and substance abuse counselors. The health team may also expand to create a coordinated school health team that integrates health services, health education, physical education, nutrition services, counseling/psychological/social services, healthy school environment, health promotion for staff, and family/community involvement.23 Occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists may also be part of the school health team. A pediatrician often fills the school physician role, because pediatricians are knowledgeable about general pediatrics, school health, and adolescent health. School physicians review guidelines, policies, and programs related to health care in schools. In some schools, a pediatric or ...
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The National School Lunch Program was created in 1946 when President Truman signed the National School Lunch Act into law. The National School Lunch Program is a federal nutrition assistance program. Through the years, the program has expanded to include the School Breakfast Program, Snack Program, Child and Adult Care Feeding Program and the Summer Food Service Program. In 1962, Congress designated the week beginning on the second Sunday in October each year as "National School Lunch Week." ...
AASA NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM is a trademark and brand of American Association of School Administrators, Inc.. Filed to USPTO On Friday, August 19, 2016, The AASA NATIONAL SUPERINTENDENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM covers Leadership development training in the field of education. Search for other trademarks at Trademarkia.
Arizona Department of Education Tom Horne, Superintendent of Public Instruction Section 1.1 - Introduction to Child Nutrition Programs  Mission Statement  Legislation  Child Nutrition Act  Understanding Free and Reduced-price Policy 1.2 - Overview of Child Nutrition Programs  National School Lunch Program  School Breakfast Program  After School Snack Program  Special Milk Program  Summer Food Service Program  Team Nutrition  Child and Adult Care Food Program  Food Distribution Program 1.3 - Promotional Activities  National Nutrition Month  Team Nutrition Days  Arizona Agriculture Day  Arizona School Food Service Association 1.4 - Acronyms and Definitions 2.1 - Application for Child Nutrition Program Participation  Non-profit Food Service  Free and Reduced-price Policy Statement  Sponsor Applications and Site Applications  Meal Counting and Point of Service  Criteria for Eligibility for After School Care Program 3.1 - Menu Planning ...
Educators at schools with 65 percent of students eligible for free and reduced lunches under the National School Lunch Program may apply for grants of up to $700 to cover transportation costs for field trips to arts and culture sites, historic landmarks, nature preserves, and science institutions in New Jersey, as well as college campuses throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Schools may apply now through February 19 for field trips to take place between March 15 through the summer of 2016. Schools will be notified of the grant decision by March 9. Field Trip New Jersey will be administered through the Community Foundation of New Jersey, which partnered with Dodge to commit $25,000 to launch this pilot program. With an additional $15,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the funders hope to support more than 50 field trips at schools throughout New Jersey this round. "When you think back on your school years, you may not remember every lesson you learned sitting at your desk, but you ...
Atherton High School administrators are looking to revise the schools discrimination policy after complaints arose from a male-bodied transgender students use of the girls restroom.. The student, who identifies as a female, was allowed to use both of the schools girls-only restrooms, but, following complaints, school officials limited her to only one of the restrooms.. In a letter sent home to parents of Atherton students, officials at the school announced their plan to add a non-discrimination statement to school policy focusing on gender identity. Chris Hartman, the director of the Louisville Fairness Campaign, said allowing a transgender student access to gender-*specific restrooms is important not only for basic civil rights, but also for safety.. "A great deal of violence and sexual assault against transgender people, in general, and transgender youth occurs in restrooms," he said. "When we are talking about restroom accommodations being important it is about safety of all students and ...
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The link between concussions and brain injury might be a hot topic in the NFL, but at the high school level? Apparently not so much.. Overall, only about a third of high school athletes, their coaches and parents know that a concussion is a brain injury, according to a new study by Mayo Clinic researchers. The athletes themselves were the most likely to know that fact, the researchers found.. They surveyed 115 athletes, 132 parents and 15 coaches at three high schools in Rochester, Minn. They were involved with a variety of sports -- football, soccer, volleyball, hockey, basketball, wrestling, dance, gymnastics, lacrosse, baseball and softball. All of the participants completed a questionnaire designed to assess what they knew about concussions.. Most people could identify the possible effects of concussion, the study found. Coaches had the most knowledge about how a concussion occurs, when to take an athlete out of a game and the potential effects of ...
As of October 15, 1985, there have been 204 cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (or 1% of the total number of cases) reported in American children. Serologic testing has detected additional high-risk children (eg, hemophiliacs) who are human T lymphotropic virus type Ill/ lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-III/ LAV) antibody positive and are apparently well. Some of these children are of school age; thus, a policy on school attendance of children with HTLV-III infection is required.. The present AAP recommendations are based on (1) a review of available data related to potential transmission of HTLV-III by school-aged children and (2) the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statement of August 30, 1985.. BACKGROUND These recommendations apply to all children known to be infected with HTLV-III/LAV including (1) children with AIDS as defined for reporting purposes (see Table); (2) children determined to have an illness due to infection with HTLV-III/ LAV but who do not meet the ...
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It is a Messianic Jewish school "rooted in a contemporary Jewish experience of Yeshua and a Messianic interpretation of Judaism ... The MJTI Board of Trustees "provides legal, academic, financial and administrative oversight to the School of Jewish studies." ... California Graduate School of Theology), Vered Hillel (Ph.D. 2nd Temple Period Judaism, Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Mark S ... ". "Schools". "Mission Statement". Messianic Jewish Theological Institute. "Contact Us". Messianic Jewish Theological Institute ...
Henley High School, Henley Middle School, and Henley Elementary are in Henley. All are part of the Klamath County School ... "Schools". Klamath County School District. 2009. Retrieved January 14, 2017. ...
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"Inverness Elementary School." Sunflower County School District. Retrieved on August 17, 2010. "Schools." Sunflower County ... Inverness School (K-8) is the sole public school in Inverness. As of 2012[update] it was zoned to Ruleville Central High School ... The white high school students began attending a private school in Indianola. Central Delta Academy was constructed in ... "closed the white public school and sent their children to a private school at nearby Indianola rather than[...]" "US Gazetteer ...
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The district's secondary schools are Geneva Middle School and Geneva High School. Private schools include: Children's Hours ... The district has two elementary schools, North Street School (3rd-5th)[citation needed] and West Street School (K-2)Template: ... Stephen's School, a Roman Catholic elementary school that teaches grades PreK-8[citation needed] in Geneva. The current ... "Schools". Geneva City Schools. Retrieved June 14, 2010. "NYS Admin Listing". NYSED. Retrieved June 14, 2010. Record Type: Non- ...
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"Schools". Retrieved 4 November 2010. "Guide to School Catchment Areas" (PDF). york.gov.uk. p. 63. Retrieved 6 December 2017. " ... Now primary education is catered for at Skelton Community Primary School located in Brecksfield. The village is within the ... A school was built in 1872. It accommodated 120 children, and had an average attendance of about half that number. ...
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The middle school portion of the school is accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. Additionally ... Accredited Schools: 2008-2009. Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. Retrieved on July 3, 2009. "Private School ... The school has been accredited through Northwest Association of Accredited Schools since 2003. It is affiliated with the ... "Accredited Schools 2007-2008" (PDF). Northwest Association of Accredited Schools. p. 83. Archived from the original (PDF) on ...
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There are six government primary schools, one government secondary school (Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School), and two ... A branch of the Saint James School of Medicine was established in 2011 in Anguilla. It is a private, for-profit medical school ... "Saint James Medical School Officially Opened". The Anguillian. Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. "Saint James School ... "Schools." Government of Anguilla. Retrieved on December 7, 2017. "The Edison L. Hughes Education & Library Complex." Government ...
Other schools in Lawton include St. Mary's Catholic School, which has both elementary and middle schools. St. Mary's has served ... The district operates two prekindergarten centers, 24 elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools - ... "School Districts". Retrieved 2011-04-27. St. Mary's Catholic School of Lawton. "Home". Archived from the original on 2011-07-16 ... Lawton Public Schools. "Schools". Archived from the original on 2002-12-17. Retrieved 2010-05-30. National Center for ...
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The royal toddler arrived for his first day of nursery school ready to learn -- backpack and all. We cant stop gushing over ... Day one of school and already Prince George, 2, is reigning supreme. The youngster was photographed arriving to nursery school ... Prince George Steals Hearts During His First Day Of Nursery School - See Adorable Pics. ... Prince is starting school right after a wonderfully long holiday with his family. Their first Christmas card as a foursome was ...
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Nursery school teacher allegedly touched and licked the lower body of a 5-year-old girl in the toilet of the school where he ... According to police, Fukumoto began teaching at the school in April.. The matter came to light after the girl told her father ... Nursery school teacher arrested for molesting 5-year-old pupil. Tokyo Reporter Staff ... TOKYO (TR) - Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested a nursery school teacher for molesting a pupil in Kita Ward last month, ...
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  • The city of Linz offers every child from the age of three on a place in a kindergarten as an important preparatory measure for school attendance. (linz.at)
  • At around 11:00 a.m. on September 20, Kazuki Fukumoto, 22, allegedly touched and licked the lower body of a 5-year-old girl in the toilet of the school where he works. (tokyoreporter.com)
  • Kindergarten students are excited to learn at Haycock Elementary School. (fcps.edu)
  • Students from the Automotive Trades and Information Technology foundations will hold a used car and computer sale from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Feb. 24 at Damascus High School, 25921 Ridge Road. (montgomeryschoolsmd.org)
  • Listen to a panel of first-year dental students share some of the surprises and challenges they encountered during the dental school application process. (adea.org)
  • In this free, 45 minute webinar recording, first year dental students reflect back on their experience applying to dental school and share some of the surprises and challenges they encountered along the way. (adea.org)
  • Students and staff in the School pursue a variety of exciting disciplines that relate to the science of life on our planet, including the complex problems seen at the interface between human health, animal health and environmental health. (edu.au)
  • Or with one additional year of study at WashU (i.e. 3 years total at WashU), students can also earn an engineering master's degree in addition to an undergraduate engineering degree, along with their liberal arts degree (from their current school) by enrolling in the Graduate 3-year Option instead. (wustl.edu)
  • Programs of study lead to the same degrees available to other students in the McKelvey School of Engineering. (wustl.edu)
  • Developing school and learning friendly habits will serve students well throughout their lives. (b-school.com)
  • Snow days are one of the best perks of winter for students, but now, schools are closing for another variation. (inhabitat.com)
  • You won't find the students at Riverbend School near Chennai, India in a traditional classroom - they might be. (inhabitat.com)
  • Over time and through commitment to the Eco-Schools Seven Step process, improvements will be seen in both the learning outcomes, attitude and behaviour of students and the local community, and ultimately the local environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Eco-Schools programme extends from kindergartens to universities and is implemented in 67 countries, involving 51,000 schools and institutions, and over 19,000,000 students. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aim of the programme is to engage students through classroom study, school and community action to raise awareness of sustainable development issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • It encourages students and teachers to conduct research on the amount of waste, energy or water use at their school and work towards making it a more sustainable environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Student research publications include: The Ateneo Student Business Review - A research journal published by students of the John Gokongwei School of Management, focusing on the local and international business environment, entrepreneurship, as well as business research and business plans by students of the JGSOM. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Ateneo Student Review for the Social Sciences - A research journal published by students of the School of Social Sciences, focusing on social, political, and economic issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • THERE has been much hue and cry because City Hall and the Department of Education finally did something they had long resisted doing - listen to parents, students, teachers and community leaders on ways to improve all of our schools for all of our children. (nypost.com)
  • The British School of Nanjing was established in 2007 and has 1 campus serving more than 150 students. (wikipedia.org)
  • The International School of Moscow was established in 2007 and has 2 campuses serving more than 400 students. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British School, Kuala Lumpur was established in 2009 serving more than 500 students as of 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • NEA is committed to great public schools for all students. (nea.org)
  • All charter schools should operate in a manner that is transparent, accountable and equitable to ensure a quality education for students. (nea.org)
  • Our mission at Caliber Schools is to shift the experiences, expectations, and outcomes for students in historically underserved communities. (idealist.org)
  • Our first school, Beta Academy in Richmond, CA, opened in 2014 and is now a fully grown K-8 serving 800 students. (idealist.org)
  • Now "classrooms are geared more to students, and of course there's much more technology," says Ray Bordwell, an architect with Perkins & Will in Chicago, a leading firm in school design. (newsweek.com)
  • In Chicago, a city with a $2.6 billion construction budget, officials are launching "Big Shoulders, Small Schools," in which top architects from around the country are competing to design two model K-through-eighth-grade schools of 800 students each. (newsweek.com)
  • PAVE Schools, Inc. (PAVE) prepares Kindergarten to 8th grade students to thrive in competitive high schools and four-year colleges. (idealist.org)
  • IC 20-24-2 provides that a charter school may be established to provide innovative and autonomous programs that: (1) serve the different learning styles and needs of public school students. (in.gov)
  • 2) Offer public school students appropriate and innovative choices. (in.gov)
  • 5) Provide parents, students, community members, and local entities with an expanded opportunity for involvement in the public school system. (in.gov)
  • High school teachers in Hinsdale, Elmhurst and La Grange have different ways of teacher Sept. 11 to students with no memory of that day. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Merrillville's first charter school, the Heritage Institute of Arts and Technology, opened its doors Tuesday to 177 students. (chicagotribune.com)
  • East Porter County Schools gave Chromebooks to middle school students this year, and high schoolers lead the training. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Two students from Lyons Township High School received perfect scores on their ACT college admission and placement exams, school officials announced. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Schools have a social mission: to teach students to be citizens of a strong, capable, independent, cooperating and free society. (gnu.org)
  • Schools that use free software will enable gifted programming students to advance. (gnu.org)
  • But recent studies suggest that low-income students attending racially and economically diverse schools do perform better than similarly situated peers without such exposure. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • We must ensure that integrated schools and integrated classrooms are available to all students no matter their race or their class, and we must also start embracing and learning from our differences. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Integrated schools are a win-win for all students. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Founded in 1975 by restaurateur and writer Prue Leith, the school has an outstanding international reputation with students from all over the world. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • For many teenagers at Wellspring Academy of the Carolinas, located at the end of a serpentine dirt road, the remote mountain outpost students call 'fat school' is a last-ditch stop in a losing battle that has consumed their lives. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Students in Boston's charter schools do better academically than their peers in traditional schools because they spend more time in the classroom, according to a new study. (edweek.org)
  • released last week by the Boston Foundation says the roughly 378 extra hours that charter school students spend in school annually allows them to receive significantly more instruction in English and mathematics and more tutoring. (edweek.org)
  • The longer school day also gives teachers more time for instructional training, analyzing student-testing data, and devising plans to help students. (edweek.org)
  • An apparently innocuous comment Wednesday that alarmed some New Britain High School students led police to investigate overnight. (courant.com)
  • West Hartford High School Students Could Start Class 45 Minutes Later Next Year. (courant.com)
  • Geared towards incoming freshman, seventh and eighth grade students and their families, the event featured the academic programs, sports, clubs and organizations the school has to offer. (courant.com)
  • On average, more than 30 million students receive lunch every day through the National School Lunch Program. (ncsl.org)
  • More than 30 million American students receive lunch through the National School Lunch Program and more than 14 million receive breakfast through the School Breakfast Program, both administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). (ncsl.org)
  • Since students consume up to half of their calories at school, the federal and state governments have targeted schools as venues for offering kids healthy foods. (ncsl.org)
  • States have enacted numerous strategies to help ensure students have access to healthier food and beverages at school, or to encourage other community supports for child nutrition. (ncsl.org)
  • Farm-to-school programs bring local, healthy food to students by connecting local agricultural producers with schools and incorporating information about how food is grown into school curricula. (ncsl.org)
  • Research demonstrates that students who participate in farm-to-school programs consume more fruits and vegetables, and have increased knowledge about healthy food choices. (ncsl.org)
  • The program helps schools provide students locally grown foods. (ncsl.org)
  • Engage students and motivate them to read voluntarily, increase parent and faculty participation at your school, and help kids in need - all through a Book Fair. (scholastic.com)
  • Each year, the MHS Art Department invites each of the feeder schools to participate alongside MHS students in exhibiting their artwork. (chicagotribune.com)
  • School District U46 high school students want more information on mental health services available at their schools and more diversity among the staff providing the services. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford visited Harford Technical High School Thursday afternoon, where he was shown various vocational programs available to the students. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Several music students at West Friendship and Dayton Oaks elementary schools were selected for both the honors and gift and talented bands. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Several students walked up to Baltimore school police officer Tiffany Wiggins Thursday morning and asked her, "What are we going to do if there's a school shooting here? (baltimoresun.com)
  • In Howard County, coordinator of school psychology Cynthia Schulmeyer said mental health concerns are growing among students. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In short, parents, students, and public officials are alarmed at what they see as a rising tide of violence and disorder in the schools and are concerned about how much learning can occur in a disruptive environ- ment, and about the safety of teachers and students. (springer.com)
  • Two students at Avon Park Middle School in Highlands County were placed in custody after a teacher alerted law enforcement of a possible plan to harm others, according to a statement from the school board. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Castleview Elementary, Water Spring Elementary and Horizon West Middle schools are scheduled to welcome students in August. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • They have tried to govern school systems as if they were corporations, organize schools as if they were something akin to factories and orient education toward testing and tracking students toward presumed "real world" destinies. (commondreams.org)
  • Clearly, schools should prepare students to earn decent livelihoods. (commondreams.org)
  • Schools should go far beyond preparing students for work. (commondreams.org)
  • If schools do these tasks well, students when they become adults are much more likely to participate in socially positive ways, such as creating art and music, preventing domestic violence, working for racial equality, promoting clean energy and opposing war. (commondreams.org)
  • The School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences' novel interdisciplinary courses include the BSc in Mathematics and Economics, a combined degree programme aimed at students with a strong quantitative aptitude and keen interest in economics. (ntu.edu.sg)
  • Magnet schools and magnet programs offer a specialized curriculum to students outside the school's normal attendance boundaries. (fldoe.org)
  • A magnet school is defined as an elementary, middle, or high school that offers, to all students enrolled in that particular school, a special curriculum capable of attracting substantial numbers of students of different social, economic, ethnic, and racial backgrounds. (fldoe.org)
  • Magnet programs differ slightly from a magnet school as the special curriculum is offered to a cohort of students as opposed to the entire school. (fldoe.org)
  • Magnet Schools of America Magnet Schools of America provides leadership for innovative instructional programs that promote equity, diversity, and academic excellence for all students in public school choice programs. (fldoe.org)
  • This publication from USDOE provides "lessons learned" for district and school decision-makers of how specialized programs can spark enthusiasm for learning and catalyze academic growth in students whose interest and aptitudes may not be fulfilled by their neighborhood schools. (fldoe.org)
  • Firstly, it seeks to develop the knowledge and abilities of gifted and talented Key Stage 4 and A-level students with an interest in English studies from the three schools. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Lastly, by focusing instruction on the discipline of world literature, this project will disseminate the research into world literary systems to the school students, their teachers and Warwick postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Students of all abilities have the power to positively impact their school communities by promoting social inclusion. (specialolympics.org)
  • Find a collection of tools to assist students, teachers, and State Programs in promoting Unified Schools in their communities. (specialolympics.org)
  • It is important for teachers, parents and students to prepare for potential crises that may occur while students are at school. (ca.gov)
  • Make sure that everyone knows procedures for handling disasters when students are at school, and follow basic guidelines in this section to prepare for and deal with possible crises. (ca.gov)
  • Students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are being excluded from school at a higher rate than their peers. (thersa.org)
  • International school test scores show UK students moving up rankings - but they are increasingly unhappy. (thersa.org)
  • Charter schools are largely free to innovate, and often provide more effective programs and choice to diverse groups of students. (fldoe.org)
  • Charter school student enrollment now tops 313,000 students. (fldoe.org)
  • Congratulations to Gove Elementary School for their efforts to reduce environmental costs, improve the health and wellness of students and staff, and provide learning opportunities focused on the environment that incorporate science, mathematics, technology, civic skills, and green pathways. (fldoe.org)
  • The superintendent of the City Schools of Decatur, a district of metropolitan Atlanta, secretly instituted a gender identity policy in 2016 allowing students of both sexes to enter any bathroom they chose. (freerepublic.com)
  • When students go back to school, they will be required to wear masks. (freerepublic.com)
  • You work with colleagues and students to elevate your school from 'underperforming' to one of academic excellence. (mass.edu)
  • At Galvanize's coding school in San Francisco, 50% of students are female. (forbes.com)
  • Schooling could and should be significantly better than it currently is for both teachers and students as they are the primary participants in this enterprise. (prweb.com)
  • Schools are increasingly looking to the handheld tablets as a way to sustain students' interest, reward their achievements and, in some cases, actually keep per-student costs down. (yahoo.com)
  • We must use technology to empower teachers and improve the way students learn," said Joel Klein, a former New York City schools' chief who now leads News Corp.'s education tablet program. (yahoo.com)
  • Discovery, the top digital content provider to U.S. schools, recognizes its potential to keep students interested with the most up-to-date material. (yahoo.com)
  • For instance, it updated its science lessons for students in grades six through high school to incorporate Superstorm Sandy within weeks of its making landfall. (yahoo.com)
  • He noted there is a difference between teaching students about religion and proselytizing, and argued no one is in favor of public schools trying to convert children to any particular religion. (usatoday.com)
  • Figures are hard to come by, but studies have estimated that a third or more of U.S. schools have mold, dust and other indoor air problems serious enough to provoke respiratory issues like asthma in students and teachers. (cnn.com)
  • A growing body of research suggests students also perform better in schools with healthier air. (cnn.com)
  • Dr. John Santilli, a Connecticut allergist, says he has treated dozens of students sickened by school air. (cnn.com)
  • Lance, and his colleague Wayne, worked with Diploma and Middle school students giving workshops on resilience, failing well, study skills, managing anxiety and effective preparation for examinations. (issuu.com)
  • Tests show that in reading and math, the District's public school students score at the bottom among 11 major city school systems, even when poor children are compared only with other poor children. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Just over half of teenage students attend schools that meet the District's definition of 'persistently dangerous' because of the number of violent crimes, according to an analysis of school reports. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Nearly one-fourth of public school students now attend the city's 55 charters, and because funding follows the students, regular public schools with shrinking enrollment are losing funds. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Magnet " refers to how the schools draw students from across the normal boundaries defined by authorities (usually school boards ) as school zones that feed into certain schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each magnet school would have a specialized curriculum that would draw students based on their interests. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the goals of magnet schools is to eliminate, reduce, and prevent minority group isolation while providing the students with a stronger knowledge of academic subjects and vocational skills. (wikipedia.org)
  • Magnet schools still continue to be models for school improvement plans and provide students with opportunities to succeed in a diverse learning environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vision and Goals - working toward whole-staff consensus on school priorities and communicating these to students and staff to establish a strong sense of overall purpose. (oecd.org)
  • How to Start the School Year Off Right - Top Tips From Current Students - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds. (youtube.com)
  • The School of Education and Social Policy prepares students to shape and improve their communities. (northwestern.edu)
  • Students at the Kellogg School of Management learn the science of management and the art of leadership. (northwestern.edu)
  • The objective of all electrician schools is to teach students to properly install and maintain all types of electrical systems and equipment. (excite.com)
  • Electrician schools prepare students for an exciting career as electricians in a variety of different fields. (excite.com)
  • Students that graduate from electrician schools find employment in the automotive industry, manufacturing corporations, computer and telecom sector as well as in the aeronautical industry. (excite.com)
  • Electrician schools prepare students for the industrial and professional world. (excite.com)
  • Students who graduate from electrician schools are ready to go and work as certified electricians in any of the main industries. (excite.com)
  • In fact, many of the electrician schools offer internships in a variety of different industries so that the students can be fully aligned with the best business practices. (excite.com)
  • Students who are interested in specializing in a particular field will certainly find many of the courses available at the electrician schools catering to their requirements and needs. (excite.com)
  • A few of the best universities that offer online electrician courses to students include the Penn Foster Career School, Ashworth college, CDI College, Michigan technological university, Vermont technical college, and the Alabama A & M university. (excite.com)
  • The Staff and Command College, Military Academy, and Mountain Skiing Fighting School are training centers for Lebanon's soldiers designed to upgrade the quality of their skills while the High Center for Military Sport is designed to keep them in peak physical shape. (globalsecurity.org)
  • About one in 10 children in the United States now has asthma, which causes them to miss an average of four days of school a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (cnn.com)
  • During the Open Schools movement of the 1970s, several ideas designed to influence public education were put into practice, including Schools without Walls, Schools within a School, Multicultural Schools, Continuation Schools, Learning Centers, Fundamental Schools, and Magnet Schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cheap trailers and portable classrooms can be a quick fix for schools strapped for space, but the trade-off often. (inhabitat.com)
  • Schools used to be built on the factory model: the blackboard jungle of classrooms arrayed along endless corridors, desks facing front, all eyes on the teacher. (newsweek.com)
  • The report also recommends that top-performing charter operators expand their work by reaching out in small ways, such as by supporting individual teachers in unaffiliated district-run schools with direction and tools to close student-achievement gaps in their classrooms. (edweek.org)
  • Paul Cooper, a candidate for Seminole County Commission, has been barred by the school district from working as a substitute teacher after his conduct in elementary and middle school classrooms. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Turnaround Schools need a special kind of teacher - one who brings energy and passion to classrooms with the greatest need of improvement. (mass.edu)
  • It's also common for charter school classrooms to be led by staffers who are neither trained nor certified to teach. (forbes.com)
  • In a New York Health Department survey, 99% of elementary schools reported dust or reservoirs of dust in classrooms. (cnn.com)
  • However, because it is not always easy or possible to avoid certain foods, staff in schools, out-of-school time , and early care and education programs (ECE) should develop plans for preventing an allergic reaction and responding to a food allergy emergency, including anaphylaxis. (cdc.gov)
  • Founded in 1885, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) has been working to establish and maintain high standards for all levels of education longer than any other accreditation agency in the United States. (neasc.org)
  • Murdoch University's School of Veterinary and Life Sciences provides veterinary practitioners and veterinary nurses with evidence-based educational advancement opportunities through the provision of current research data, by world class presenters, using varied delivery mediums and an array of flexible continuing education programs. (edu.au)
  • Eduniversal, a ranking and rating agency specialized in higher education announced the award at it's The Worldwide Business Schools Rankings for 2014 Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony in Istanbul in October. (b-school.com)
  • Discover stories of schools and education in the national parks. (nps.gov)
  • Eco-Schools is one of the programmes recognised by the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005 - 2014), awarding certificates to thousands of schools around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the Foundation for Environmental Education became global in 2001, countries outside of Europe began joining the Eco-Schools programme, as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2003 Eco-Schools was identified by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a model initiative for Education for Sustainable Development . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Loyola Schools are the higher education unit of the Ateneo de Manila University, that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts and sciences and operates under the Vice President of the university. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Loyola Schools emerged as the top-ranked institution for graduate programs in teacher education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Improving Schools is a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal that covers the field of education. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Schools Foundation aims to promote quality British-style education worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the British Schools Foundation website, some BSF-founded schools are now part of Nord Anglia Education . (wikipedia.org)
  • This count impacts the federal funds that communities receive for special education, classroom technology, teacher training, after-school programs, school lunch assistance, and more. (census.gov)
  • Moving schools to free software is more than a way to make education a little "better": it is a matter of doing good education instead of bad education. (gnu.org)
  • Proprietary software is the enemy of the spirit of education, so it should not be tolerated in a school, except as an object for reverse engineering. (gnu.org)
  • A former investment banker who persuaded Aspen Education, a for-profit behavioral health company, to spend $6.5 million to test the approach, Craig opened the first academy in 2004 in a shuttered mental hospital outside Fresno, Calif. Until March the schools, the first of their kind, were called Academy of the Sierras. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The Pomfret Board of Education Designated High School Options Committee held a public information session on Oct. 30. (courant.com)
  • Songs for Primary Schools' in 3 volumes are compiled by 'Ongaku Torishirabe-gakari (Bureau of Music)', Ministry of Education in April 1882 through March 1884. (geocities.jp)
  • The steps start from when you decide to pursue an education in the US and end at preparing to actually depart, and the very first step is researching schools. (voanews.com)
  • This important program offers an inclusive Catholic high school education and experience for young men with special needs. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Rather than throw even more money at the problem, states should institute school choice on a broad scale, moving toward a competitive education market. (cato.org)
  • With a new March 8 deadline to choose the site of the county's next high school, the Board of Education continues to gather information about the safety and viability of the two choices, Troy Park in Elkridge and Mission Road in Jessup. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Wayne Au is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington Bothell and an editor for the social justice education magazine, Rethinking Schools . (commondreams.org)
  • The school, named after local philanthropist Dato Sri Lee Kong Chian, aims to be a future model for innovative medical education. (ntu.edu.sg)
  • Magnet Schools Assistance Grant Program (US Department of Education) The Magnet Schools Assistance program provides grants to eligible local educational agencies to establish and operate magnet schools that are operated under a court-ordered or federally approved voluntary desegregation plan. (fldoe.org)
  • The Green Ribbon Schools program is a national initiative implemented through the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (USED-GRS) Program. (fldoe.org)
  • All states are invited able to nominate up to five prekindergarten through 12 grade school or district candidates and one postsecondary institutionthat have shown significant progress in achieving success in the programs three pillars: 1) environmental impact and energy efficiency, 2) healthy school environments, and 3) environmental and sustainability education. (fldoe.org)
  • In exploring the relationship between cinematic representation and educational history, Josephine May shows how numerous Australian feature and documentary films offer access to powerful vernacular imaginings about school education in Australia. (peterlang.com)
  • From then on the egalitarian dream of school education and the nation's capacity to generate meaningful futures for the young became increasingly contested. (peterlang.com)
  • Of course, the public schools will always take them, but in Detroit, where the city's troubles and a drive to replace the public system with a charter one have hollowed out the public education system , even finding a public school is now a challenge. (forbes.com)
  • Founded by a man who was first a male model, then bought a publishing business, then went bankrupt, the school was supposed to have a proprietary education program developed by an education professional, who swiftly quit, leaving the founder to finish the work himself. (forbes.com)
  • This insightful analyst report offers a privacy to-do list for school leaders and discusses the ethical issues and governmental privacy laws affecting K-12 education. (intel.com)
  • In the U.S. education system , magnet schools are public schools with specialized courses or curricula . (wikipedia.org)
  • Welcome to School 2.0 On Wednesday March 31st at 7:00 pm, we are organizing a session at the café numérique around the topic "school 2.0" and more generally "ICT, communication and learning technologies for education purpose" (in French, l'école 2.0 ou les technologies au service de l'education). (ustream.tv)
  • Erasmus+ supports training activities abroad for professionals involved in pre-primary, primary and secondary school education. (europa.eu)
  • For you to take part in professional development abroad with Erasmus+, your school must apply to participate in a school education mobility project . (europa.eu)
  • Visit the School of Education and Social Policy website. (northwestern.edu)
  • The Graduate School collaborates with the schools of Arts and Sciences, Communication, Continuing Studies, Education and Social Policy, Engineering, Law, Management, Medicine and Music to offer the master's and doctoral degrees in more than 70 disciplines. (northwestern.edu)
  • The Professional Driving Schools page is dedicated solely to the professional driver education community including Professional Driving Schools, Public School Driver Education Programs, Driver Skills Development Programs, and all driving instructors. (mass.gov)
  • The Registrar shall maintain a list of all driving schools who are approved to conduct a training program to train other driver education instructors. (mass.gov)
  • Have 2 consecutive years experience as a certified driving school, teaching driving education of both classroom and on-road instruction. (mass.gov)
  • These textbooks-written by the Palestinian Ministry of Education-are used in schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in both Gaza and the West Bank. (ynetnews.com)
  • The state auditors reported inadequate maintenance staffing levels at most of the state's technical high schools, but the systems staff say the schools are clean and safe. (courant.com)
  • What needs to change is the state's funding formula that forces schools in the doughnut counties to double-tax citizens, said Dave Read, president of the Hamilton County Grassroots Conservatives. (indystar.com)
  • It also permits the state's Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority to make grants, loans or loan guarantees for businesses to access and process locally grown agricultural products for use in schools. (ncsl.org)
  • Schools can teach children about health, and promote healthy behaviors. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In contrast, to teach a nonfree program is implanting dependence, which goes counter to the schools' social mission. (gnu.org)
  • There are many non-market (perhaps even anti-market) lessons that schools impart: They inculcate an appreciation of the arts, establish healthy habits of exercise, teach cooperation, promote citizenship and show our children how to live together peacefully. (commondreams.org)
  • Why Teach in a Turnaround School? (mass.edu)
  • [ citation needed ] Other schools are built around elite-sporting programs or teach agricultural skills such as farming or animal breeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the most shocking discovery is that the UN schools don't teach Palestinian children to recognize Israel as a country -not within the 1947 borders, nor any borders at all. (ynetnews.com)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) cooperates with a select group of affiliated colleges and universities to offer the opportunity to earn a liberal arts degree (from their current school) and an undergraduate engineering degree (from WashU). (wustl.edu)
  • Qualifying Chicago high school graduates can attend one of the city's network of seven colleges with no out-of-pocket costs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Selecting schools was probably the hardest part in my experience applying to U.S. colleges, simply because there are so many of them. (voanews.com)
  • Lebanon has six official military colleges and schools designed to enhance the quality of their armed forces. (globalsecurity.org)
  • NTU's College of Engineering is one of the world's largest engineering colleges with six schools focused on technology and innovation. (ntu.edu.sg)
  • Foreign-educated dental graduates interested in completing an advanced standing program at a U.S. dental school will need to apply through the ADEA Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists (CAAPID) . (adea.org)
  • Graduates with bachelors degrees typically earn 60% more than employees with only a high school diploma, adding up to an $800,000 difference in earnings over a lifetime. (schoolofpublichealth.net)
  • Congratulations to 2018 Glenbard West High School graduates Emily Gaertner and Avery Williamson on earning every point possible on the Advanced Placement Research exam, which they took in May 2018. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The OECD Global Network of Schools of Government provides direct access to OECD governance expertise and enables exchange of schools' experiences and good practices in ensuring that public sector employees have the skills and competencies to address current and future priorities. (oecd.org)
  • frequently engaging through school events, restorative practices, and academic support. (idealist.org)
  • It was designed to recognize and support green school initiatives at the school and school district level and to aid them in adopting practices that will conserve natural resources, promote sustainability and reduce operating costs. (fldoe.org)
  • Today, Vice President Mike Pence led a discussion with the chief executives of approximately 50 States, territories, and the city of Washington, DC, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force to discuss local, State, and Federal COVID-19 response and best practices on safely reopening America's schools. (freerepublic.com)
  • Dr. Millikan's thorough discussion on authentic leadership in schools presents a sweeping coverage of various significant concepts and studies, from philosophic and pragmatic underpinnings of schools, provocations pertaining to the current contexts of schools and practical recommendations for changes to improve current practices. (prweb.com)
  • It is reprehensible that our school system has exhibited this double-standard, more concerned with teaching the practices of Islam than the history of Christianity. (usatoday.com)
  • If your mission is 'everybody is welcome,' then the onus is on the school to figure out how to educate the child, rather than demanding that the child conform to the ethos and the practices of the school. (theatlantic.com)
  • Hello, I am the art teacher in the high school. (google.com)
  • Faculty are prepared for their role by the Loyola Schools' Teacher Formation Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • As an incentive, I proposed giving hard-to-staff schools enough money from the CFE settlement to reduce their student-teacher ratio by 20 percent - about 12 percent of the school's budget. (nypost.com)
  • The Orange County school district announces finalists for teacher of year, top principal and other school employees. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Peter has both BSc & PhD chemistry degrees from Durham University and was then a chemistry teacher for 20 years in a Northumberland High School. (rsc.org)
  • He was seconded as a Royal Society of Chemistry School Teacher Fellow to Newcastle University in 2008-09 and has worked there ever since. (rsc.org)
  • "These schools were characterized by parent, student, and teacher choice, autonomy in learning and pace, non-competitive evaluation, and a child centered approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • The expenditure per pupil and the student-teacher ratio were the best of any major school district in the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Structure - establishing a school structure that promotes participative decision making, supporting delegation and distributive leadership, and encouraging teacher decision-making autonomy. (oecd.org)
  • Currently the organisation charters ten schools serving expatriate communities in China , Russia , Malaysia , Myanmar , Philippines , Spain , Uzbekistan and Brazil . (wikipedia.org)
  • The method of contacting the schools will depend on local organisation. (openoffice.org)
  • It is a leadership that is informed, committed, and tailored to address the unique qualities and characteristics of a particular school and its organisation, including the unique nature of a school in its particular context within the community. (prweb.com)
  • The school mobility project be framed within the European Development Plan of the sending organisation, and must respond to clearly identified staff development needs. (europa.eu)
  • EU grants are paid to the coordinating organisation (your school or a consortium coordinator) and are designed to cover your costs for travel and subsistence during your time abroad and courses fees if necessary, as well as offering organisational support to the participating organisations. (europa.eu)
  • The School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) is a Dutch Research School established in 1996 and accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. (tue.nl)
  • It is no surprise that the Duchess of Cambridge should chose Leiths, the creme de la creme of cookery schools. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Today, the segregation challenges we face in our schools are an awkward mix of race and class. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The Magnet Schools Assistance Program was developed in the early 1980s as a way to encourage schools to address de facto racial segregation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost all of her upper-middle class neighbors choose the latter, perpetuating the poverty and segregation of Bed-Stuy's public schools, Hannah-Jones writes. (theatlantic.com)
  • The law's updates to school meal nutrition standards include increasing fruit and vegetable variety and servings, requiring all milk served to be low-fat or fat-free, and reducing sodium content, among other requirements. (ncsl.org)
  • Free software can save schools money, but this is a secondary benefit. (gnu.org)
  • Butler County School District is a school district in Butler County, Alabama, United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The school district oversees a total of six schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not every school district has the luxury of thinking about innovative design. (newsweek.com)
  • It's unusual for a school district to have such a major design competition--which says a lot about Chicago's willingness to think outside the box in building new schools. (newsweek.com)
  • Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 approved a $110 million budget for 2015 this week, an increase of roughly 2.7 percent from last year's budget. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The school district is superb," she said. (indystar.com)
  • One man who said he never had children in the school district said he does not want to see his tax bill increase. (indystar.com)
  • At least 39 states and the District of Columbia have some type of policy to support farm-to-school programs. (ncsl.org)
  • The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act also requires each school district participating in a federal food program to implement a local school wellness policy with nutrition and physical activity goals for all schools under its jurisdiction. (ncsl.org)
  • Where the candidates for Orange County School Board District 2 stand on the issue in advance of the Aug. 28 primary election. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The Eanes Independent School District in Austin is distributing more than 2,000 iPads to every student, from kindergarteners to high school seniors. (yahoo.com)
  • 5. Certified green cleaning products - Check whether the school district uses certified green cleaning products and teaching supplies. (cnn.com)
  • Also ask whether the school district is buying pressed-wood furniture that contains formaldehyde, which can trigger asthma and is considered a possible carcinogen. (cnn.com)
  • As taxpayer-funded schools, charter schools must be held to the same safeguards and high standards of accountability, transparency and equity as public schools. (nea.org)
  • None adequately prevent for-profit management and operations of its charter schools. (nea.org)
  • One out of three charter schools that opened in 2000 had closed by 2010, usually due to poor performance or financial mismanagement. (nea.org)
  • Governments at all levels have failed to implement systems that proactively monitor charter schools and hold them accountable. (nea.org)
  • Public funding for charter schools (including local, state, and federal expenditures) is now more than $30 billion annually. (nea.org)
  • Despite this tremendous investment of public dollars to charter schools, and despite previous reports documenting gross financial mismanagement, government at all levels has still failed to implement systems that proactively monitor these schools for waste, fraud, and abuse. (nea.org)
  • This new report from Center for Popular Democracy documents that, absent this monitoring, the total waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement of charter school funds has now reached more than $216 million. (nea.org)
  • The Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University released a set of standards for charter schools aimed at ensuring accountability, transparency and equity. (nea.org)
  • When California legislators first created charter schools, their intent was clear. (nea.org)
  • However, because legislators' vision for charter schools has not been incorporated into funding formulas, the hundreds of millions of dollars spent annually on charter facilities have not created the hoped-for incubator of innovation and continual improvement. (nea.org)
  • Charter Schools are required to be examined by IC 5-11-1-9 . (in.gov)
  • IC 5-11-1-7(b) provides that the State Examiner has the ability to allow Charter Schools to engage private examiners to meet the examination requirements. (in.gov)
  • The Guidelines for the Audits of Charter Schools Performed by Private Examiners was created by the SBOA and details the oversight responsibilities and procedures that are required for the Charter School examinations. (in.gov)
  • Charter school leaders should embrace performance incentives to encourage the proliferation of top-performing charter schools, says a report released last week by the Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Public Impact and the Washington-based Progressive Policy Institute . (edweek.org)
  • The purpose of the report, say the authors, is to recommend how that subset of high-performing charter schools can grow exponentially. (edweek.org)
  • How Will Charter School Help Fix Absenteeism? (courant.com)
  • Achievement First, with charter schools in Connecticut and New York, promises revised rules to reduce high suspension rates. (courant.com)
  • Lots of people in my family went to Howard, Spelman, or Morehouse, but I felt like I had already had enough of that grounding experience going to my somewhat Afrocentric public charter school in Washington, D.C., so I went to Vassar. (prospect.org)
  • Charter schools are public schools of choice. (fldoe.org)
  • Check out the Charter School Program Statistics (PDF) for more details. (fldoe.org)
  • Because the term "charter schools" often comes with the word "public" attached, parents can be surprised by some of the ways in which charters do not operate like actual public schools. (forbes.com)
  • Here are just a few factors that emptors should caveat when considering a charter school. (forbes.com)
  • Sudden closure of charter schools is not unusual. (forbes.com)
  • The Center for Media and Democracy found that about 2,500 charter schools closed between 2000 and 2013 . (forbes.com)
  • Charter schools are businesses, and they close for business reasons. (forbes.com)
  • The school burned through three principals in three months, and funneled much of its money to the founders other companies, but neither academic nor financial shenanigans gave the board charged with charter oversight the power to close down EAA. (forbes.com)
  • With major charter school chains, the People in Charge can be located hundreds of miles away, or even in another state. (forbes.com)
  • Each state has a system of authorizers-- people who have the power to decide if a particular charter school should exist or not, but that system is not always helpful. (forbes.com)
  • The pressures on the schools to succeed have increased in recent years as a congressionally mandated experiment with independent, publicly funded charter schools has taken root. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Graduate School A+BE cooperates with two Dutch research schools that offer PhD training programmes in areas relevant to A+BE research. (tudelft.nl)
  • The Netherlands Graduate School of Urban and Regional Research is a joint initiative of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Radboud University Nijmegen (RU), University of Groningen (RuG) and Utrecht University (UU), which hosts the secretariat. (tudelft.nl)
  • The graduate school is accredited by The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). (tudelft.nl)
  • OSK and the Graduate School A + BE have made special agreements concerning the participation of PhD candidates in the OSK programme. (tudelft.nl)
  • The Graduate School A + BE will then contact OSK to enroll you. (tudelft.nl)
  • ASCI is a Dutch graduate school formed by Delft University of Technology, Vrije Universiteit,University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Utrecht University. (tue.nl)
  • South Lake was one of the six pilot schools when the free universal in-classroom breakfast program began. (montgomeryschoolsmd.org)
  • Find schools and get information on the program that's right for you. (schoolofpublichealth.net)
  • Information about Touro College school of public health, registering in a technical degree program to develop job skills, and taking free practice tests online. (schoolofpublichealth.net)
  • There are currently over 5,000 schools and counting that have been certified through this program. (nwf.org)
  • The program focuses specifically on assisting school communities in the use of school grounds as learning sites for wildlife conservationand cross-curricular learning. (nwf.org)
  • the school system can give a copy to every school, and each school can install the program in all its computers, with no obligation to pay for doing so. (gnu.org)
  • Participation in the School Breakfast Program is associated with higher grades and standardized test scores, reduced absenteeism and improved cognitive performance. (ncsl.org)
  • The USDA has provided school food authorities participating in the National School Lunch Program $215 million in Equipment Assistance Grants since 2009, allowing recipients to purchase new kitchen equipment to provide healthier meals and meet new nutrition standards. (ncsl.org)
  • Missouri Senate Bill 701, for example, created a statewide farm-to-school program within its agriculture department in 2014. (ncsl.org)
  • But the key to effective research is to figure out what you want out of a school or program (oh, and to make sure you fit the requirements of the programs you want). (voanews.com)
  • Unless you're like Sadia, whose program placed her in a specific school , eventually you'll have to actually apply to the schools you research. (voanews.com)
  • Because the Indonesian IPM program was the first, the longest and largest Farmer Field School effort, it has attracted a variety of impact studies. (fao.org)
  • Farmers concluded that program activities, including the Farmer Field School and additional follow-up activities, increased their opportunities for learning, gave a more balanced diet through agricultural diversification, increased the scope for on-farm work, improved living conditions, and enhanced self-regard and reduced discrimination. (fao.org)
  • The GP-OML program is an initiative of the research school TRAIL and Beta combining the forces of OML-groups in the Netherlands to offer a joint program of PhD courses. (tue.nl)
  • Authentic Educational Leadership in Schools is enrolled in Xlibris' Bookstore Returnability Program, which gives booksellers the convenient option of returning excess stocks through Ingram Distribution. (prweb.com)
  • With one-on-one training with faculty, performance opportunities, and master classes from celebrated artists, the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music is a nationally ranked music program of conservatory-level intensity. (northwestern.edu)
  • He left 15 months later weighing 253 pounds and today weighs about 278 pounds, school officials say. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Lansdowne's officials and residents feel stung by the Baltimore County executive's decision to build a new high school for Dulaney. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Fire officials receive about one complaint a week of locked fire doors, and health inspections show that more than a third of schools have been infested by mice. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The what, why and how of charters schools. (nea.org)
  • Viewed by proponents as a way to both improve the traditional public schools and give parents an option, charters have proven to be uneven in quality but hugely popular. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The context in which schools operate - Mulford (also in Governance Management and Leadership singles out the varying structures of governance and Mulford (also in Governance Management and Leadership identifies socio-economic environment as pertinent aspects of context - influences the room for manoeuvre available for the effective exercise of leadership. (oecd.org)
  • For example: For the next two years, no school will lose money because of the new funding formulas - so successful schools will not be destabilized as struggling schools get more resources. (nypost.com)
  • States have enacted various types of legislation to support these programs, including creating statewide programs and task forces, appropriating funding, creating grant programs and encouraging school gardens. (ncsl.org)
  • The Washington Post concedes their error: school funding has increased, not decreased, since the 1980s. (cato.org)
  • President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off funding to schools if they do not reopen in the Fall after closing due to coronavirus concerns. (freerepublic.com)
  • Turnaround Schools receive additional funding, resources, and services. (mass.edu)
  • The public has given the schools low marks, and the Senate Judiciary Committee (1975) gave the schools an" A" in violence and vandalism. (springer.com)
  • Employers take Business School seriously and candidates with a solid qualification from a respected institution have an extremely valuable advantage. (newsweek.com)
  • Although these programmes are primarily aimed at members of these research schools, individual courses are also open to other PhD candidates (usually for a fee). (tudelft.nl)
  • Applications must be made by schools (or consortium coordinators on behalf of schools) who in turn select candidates for training activities abroad from their staff. (europa.eu)
  • Get the right combination of hardware and software for the security and privacy strategy today's schools need. (intel.com)
  • Accreditation is founded on the principle that comprehensive self-reflection followed by candid feedback from professional peers is essential to ongoing school improvement and achieving educational success. (neasc.org)
  • Such programs are expected to provide leadership and networking arrangements to ensure the accelerated development of all the schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • of their nonfree programs to schools? (gnu.org)
  • I applied to all of the top journalism programs in the U.S. and then some back up schools. (voanews.com)
  • The schools serve a wide variety of functions from officer training to overseeing national youth conscription programs. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Find exceptional programs in every school across all disciplines. (northwestern.edu)
  • There are a bunch of degree programs offered at the electrical technician schools. (excite.com)
  • Holding public rallies and meeting privately with Mayor Bloomberg, Chancellor Joel Klein and their aides, we won an agreement that makes some major changes in the city's new plan to reorganize the school system. (nypost.com)
  • Top party schools - The Mountaineers of West Virginia University came in at No. 4. (cnn.com)
  • Budhi - the Loyola Schools interdisciplinary journal of ideas and culture focusing especially with a focus on the humanities and social sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Asian School of the Environment, offering the unique BSc degree in Environmental Earth Systems Science, is a new interdisciplinary school that will be a world leader in environmental research focused on Asian environmental challenges. (ntu.edu.sg)
  • Eco-Schools provide an integrated system for the environmental management of schools and involve all stakeholders in this process. (wikipedia.org)
  • The only way to transform the system is to break up the long‐​standing government monopoly and use the dynamics of the market to create innovations, better methods, and new schools. (cato.org)
  • The Nanyang Business School (NBS) offers one of the world's top 100 MBA programmes and is the first business school in Singapore, and the third in Asia, to be accredited by both the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). (ntu.edu.sg)
  • Yet a detailed assessment of the state of the school system, based on extensive public records, suggests that the challenge is enormous: The system is among the highest-spending and worst-performing in the nation. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The schools spent $25 million on a computer system to manage personnel that had to be discarded because there was no accurate list of employees to use as a starting point. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The school system relies on paper records stacked in 200 cardboard boxes to keep track of its employees, and in some cases is five years behind in processing staff paperwork. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Schoolforge-UK reports that Dover Grammar School is making good progress with their transition to GNU/Linux and OpenOffice.org. (openoffice.org)