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EDITORIAL: Ignorance won’t help struggling students

Las Vegas Review-Journal 19 Apr 2021
Spencer Skees, Desert Oasis High School math teacher, supervises his student's test in 2018 in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) ... The subhead continued ... It gets worse ... This is a major problem ... Casey Foundation ... Little wonder then that unions, such as the Massachusetts Teachers Association, now want to cancel standardized testing ... .
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Nevada bill aims to help home care workers, clients

Las Vegas Review-Journal 19 Apr 2021
Personal care aid Irma Nu–ez helps her client Thomas Draa, who is quadraplegic, into his bed on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Las Vegas ... (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @ellenschmidttt. Irma Nu–ez, a personal care aid, at her client's home on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Las Vegas.
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CUBES ON CANVAS: Ellie Vega seeks to capture emotion behind the characters in her art

Tahlequah Daily Press 17 Apr 2021
As far as Ellie Vega is concerned, she has always been an artist ... A Tahlequah High School teacher, Vega graduated from a high school in Mexico City ... I love to tell stories in my art,” said Vega ... Acrylic is mainly what she paints with, but Vega also prints in oil, uses mixed media, and does pen and ink drawing ... Last year was such a bust,” said Vega.
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Lamar Odom on how Kobe Bryant was there for him when he fell into 'bad ...

The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2021
Lamar Odom says Kobe Bryant was there for him in his time of need ... 'I had been gambling,' he said. 'It got a little too steep for where I was at at that time. It was getting tight ... They were snapped the year before in Las Vegas. He said, 'Even though our relationship wasn't father/son, it was more like him being a teacher and me being his brother.' ... .
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Service Above Self: 2021 Youth Citizenship Awards

Waco Tribune-Herald 12 Apr 2021
Wants to be a teacher ... La Vega High ... Class president; National Honor Society president; student council; head drum major of marching band; UIL academics; History Fair; Starfish mentoring program; volunteer at two nursing homes and church school teacher’s aide ... Wants to become a teacher in Waco ISD and eventually a professor.
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Christian school plans Ivy League flavor campus in southeast valley

Las Vegas Review-Journal 10 Apr 2021
Teachers assistant Angela Hofer sets up a classroom at Capstone Christian Academy in Las Vegas Thursday, April 8, 2021 ... Teachers assistant Angela Hofer sets up a classroom at Capstone Christian Academy in Las Vegas Thursday, April 8, 2021 ... Teachers assistant Angela Hofer sets up a ...
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New Sandrock Elementary principal excited to bring ’passion for education’ to Moffat County

Craig Daily Press 08 Apr 2021
For nearly 40 years, Jonathan Herring has pursued his passion of education as a teacher, administrator, and principal in bigger cities such as Kansas City and Las Vegas ... years before landing in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, where he stayed for the last 30 years.
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KISD names Teachers of the Year

Killeen Daily Herald 08 Apr 2021
An elementary teacher known for bringing space science to her kindergarten students and a middle school coach who motivates students and teachers alike are Killeen ISD Teachers of the Year. Palo Alto Middle School coach Elise Kea is the Secondary Teacher of the Year. Lisa Stewart of Skipcha Elementary School is the Elementary Teacher of the Year.
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Volunteer brings Jewish life to Judson

Cleveland Jewish News 08 Apr 2021
She and four female residents and one male resident – who was Kollins’ fourth-grade Sunday school teacher – studied together for a year and then celebrated their b’nai mitzvah in an intimate ceremony attended by family and friends ... teacher, guidance counselor and librarian.
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Elko student repeats as winner of Nevada’s Junior Duck Stamp art competition

Elko Daily Free Press 07 Apr 2021
LAS VEGAS — Lia Bacon of Elko has taken Best of Show for the second year in a row in the Nevada Junior Duck Stamp art contest ... Bacon attends Elko High School and her sponsoring teacher is Patrick Long ... The 9-year-old Fihn attends Las Vegas Day School. Her teacher is Meghan Dragon.
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3rd and final wave of Clark County students returns to campuses

Las Vegas Review-Journal 06 Apr 2021
Evan Billings, a music teacher at Tyrone Thompson Elementary School, directs a student as she arrives for full-time in-person instruction, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Las Vegas ... Mary Gonzales kisses her daughter Abigail, 7, as Evan Billings, second left, a music teacher at ...
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New Kensington-Arnold expected to hire new superintendent

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 06 Apr 2021
New Kensington-Arnold School Board is expected to vote Tuesday night to hire a new superintendent. An for the meeting said the board will consider hiring Christopher Sefcheck for a five-year term beginning July 1 ... A Uniontown native, Sefcheck has worked in education for 24 years, beginning as a science teacher in Las Vegas ... ....
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Clark County schools conduct class size experiment amid pandemic

Las Vegas Review-Journal 05 Apr 2021
Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto ... 24, 2020, in Las Vegas ... Teacher shortage ... At Tate Elementary School in Las Vegas, about one-third of preschool through third grade students participated last month in the hybrid model, giving teachers an opportunity to work with smaller groups of students face-to-face, Principal Sarah Popek said.
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Pandemic forces CCSD into real-world class size experiment

Las Vegas Review-Journal 05 Apr 2021
Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto ... 24, 2020, in Las Vegas ... Teacher shortage ... At Tate Elementary School in Las Vegas, about one-third of preschool through third grade students participated last month in the hybrid model, giving teachers an opportunity to work with smaller groups of students face-to-face, Principal Sarah Popek said.
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In California, a million English learners are at risk of intractable education loss

The Los Angeles Times 04 Apr 2021
Aida Vega’s 13-year-old daughter, who has attended Los Angeles schools since kindergarten and is in eighth grade, still struggles to read and write English ... In the fall, after teachers said her daughter was failing all of her classes, Vega began taking jobs cleaning homes and offices to pay $45 an hour for a private tutor.
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