Education

Omaha middle school staff heard using ‘inappropriate language’

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – The superintendent of Omaha Public Schools met with a middle-schooler’s family Wednesday morning to talk over a situation the district said happened this week. “This is not acceptable, and if we can be the spark that ignites a journey,” mother Patricia Coleman Ansari told 6 News after the meeting. A student …

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High school football rankings: No. 1 St. John Bosco, No. 2 Mater Dei clash in titanic MaxPreps Top 25 showdown

The biggest high school football game of the year is set as No. 2 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) Hosts No. 1 St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) On Oct. 7 at Santa Ana Bowl. The Braves and Monarchs each improved to 6-0 last week. Bosco beat Servite (Anaheim) 49-3 and has outscored its first six …

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Duolingo makes its first official acquisition, with more to come • TechCrunch

Duolingo has acquired its first startup, an animation studio that has created art for the language learning app and for Amazon, Dropbox, Spotify and Google. The startup, Gunner, is a Detroit-based business moving from just being a partner with Duolingo to a full-fledged part of the growing language learning business. Duolingo declined to reveal the …

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‘We’re losing teachers all the time. They can’t afford to stay. Tesco pay better. ‘

Paul Gosling, headteacher of Exeter Road Community Primary School in Exmouth says he has “one of the best jobs in the world”. But, he tells Nick Duerden, a lack of money is leading to teachers quitting in tears. “I’ve spent 30 years in education. Thirty! Back when I was 15 or 16, I was thinking …

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‘Groundbreaking’ plan to provide counseling in primary schools as anxiety levels rise – The Irish Times

A pilot project to provide primary school pupils with access to specialist counselors has been welcomed as a “groundbreaking” initiative by campaigners. Minister for Education Norma Foley confirmed at Fianna Fáil’s árdfheis at the weekend the Government will invest over € 5 million in piloting a program of counseling supports for primary school students. It …

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Third of primary school teachers ‘struggling to buy food’ as cost of living crisis sparks fears for education

A third of primary school teachers are struggling to afford food in the cost of living crisis, sparking concerns for children’s education. Nearly 30 per cent said financial pressures were also impacting their ability to do their job well in a poll shared exclusively with The Independent. Education leaders warned teachers’ struggles in the cost …

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Sydney private schools warn students will be turned away unless enrolment caps raised

“The school offers excellent education and student outcomes, and we hope the council and planning department would want to help, not hinder, reasonable increases to numbers,” she said. Townsend questioned whether strict caps were in the best interest of students if schools were turning families away. More parents were enrolling their children in year 5 …

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South Dakota high school football scores, schedule and livestreams

Stay with argusleader.com tonight for updates, livestreams and more from South Dakota high school football games. We’ll have livestreams from more than a dozen games, game recaps and photos. Going to a game? Tweet #sdpreps to be included in our updates. Refresh this page frequently for final scores and livestreams, which will be added throughout …

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