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USAC recap – Oct. 14

Daily Bruin 17 Oct 2021
... Yo San shadowing program ... Shourya said that cultural organizations are not eligible for several funds within USAC, and council members recommended their offices’ funds, including the Student Wellness Committee’s Programming Fund and the Contingency Programming Fund.
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Leadership RI gets a record $1.75-million grant to expand diversity of trainees

The Providence Journal 16 Oct 2021
“What this really means now is if you were hesitant to apply for the core program before because if you were accepted, you didn’t feel like you would have the funds to pay for it, we’ve basically got that taken care of because of this grant,” said Leadership Rhode Island's executive director, Mike Ritz.
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President’s Senior Leadership Institute Dreaming Bigger

Vermillion Plain Talk 16 Oct 2021
“This program is envisioned to help our senior level students or the students who anticipate graduating in the next year or so to get some of those soft skills that they might not be getting in the classroom,” Anderton said ... “We would love to impact all of the students at USD in some way with this program,” she said.
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Marijuana sales tax hike on the Colorado ballot would go toward student programs

Fox31 Denver 16 Oct 2021
Prop 119 wants to boost the sales tax on weed and spend that money to help kids deal with learning loss through out-of-school programs ... Student program would be funded in part by land trust funds. Marijuana taxes would not be the only way the new program would be funded.
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Perry asks voters to approve school bond

The Argus Press 16 Oct 2021
2 that would allow the district to address a number of infrastructural needs while also expanding programming for students ... “The ability to replace these things (through the bond) will help us save money on maintenance and save money from the general fund and allow us to attract and retain students as well as staff.”.
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OCSD seeks teachers in district; program targets existing employees for classroom

The Times & Democrat 16 Oct 2021
Orangeburg County School District seeks SRO funds; district wants to add 6 officers ... The funding for the program will be paid upfront by employees for the Praxis exam and application fee for any alternative certification program. The district will reimburse the employees out of federal Every Student Succeeds Act funds.
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Colorado 2021 Election: Some Ballot Measures Create Controversy, Confusion

CBS News 16 Oct 2021
It asks if the tax on recreational marijuana should increase from 15% to 20% over the next 3 years, and the money – an estimated $138 million a year – be directed to a program for K-12 students that pays for out-of-school tutoring, emotional or physical therapy, and career and technical training.
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Hickory school board elections: 2 seek another term; 2 are stepping down

Hickory Record 16 Oct 2021
Anytime there is a change in a program, it is a great time to evaluate with fresh eyes and propose changes that will benefit the students ... I would like to see the integration of more school levies to ensure the necessary funds and essential tools are provided for the success of every student and faculty member.
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Student incidents raise concerns at RHS

Times Argus 16 Oct 2021
At RHS several weeks ago, a teacher sustained minor injuries when a student pushed past them in a stairwell ... In addition, he said federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding has allowed RHS to expand alternative programs and hire a clinician to work with students to address lost social development during the past year.
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'She was a gift': Parents donate $100K to D-R in memory of daughter with special needs

Taunton Daily Gazette 16 Oct 2021
Janice said the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School Committee is already considering using the funds she and her husband have donated for a program to benefit the older, age 18-plus, special education students in the district ... "We'll want to see what special education programming needs to be enhanced for students like her.".
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Tough subjects: Moses Lake School Board discusses student surveys, flags in classrooms, records requests

The Spokesman-Review 16 Oct 2021
The board reviewed a proposed revised policy that governs surveys, projects and associated teaching material given to students as part of federally funded research programs ... “Students can opt themselves out or not answer questions if they don’t want to.”.
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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: More pay for those who help students

Stillwater News Press 16 Oct 2021
Kyle Hilbert, will examine school districts that have used their federal COVID relief funds to ensure student success during this academic year. Highlighting successful, innovative programs could help us see what could be expanded through existing legislation once relief funds are spent.
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Here's how Waxahachie ISD is spending federal dollars to close the learning gap

Waxahachie Daily Light 15 Oct 2021
The money was to go toward evidence-based practices for learning accelerations, summer enrichment and after school programming to help students who experienced learning loss because of the COVID-19 pandemic ... She said the Literacy Footprints program has already been in use, but the ESSER funds will allow the district to make it more robust.
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Biden Administration corrects misinformation on HBCU funding

Nashville Pride 15 Oct 2021
Title III mandatory funds provide formula grants to all HBCUs to invest in capacity-building initiatives and student success programs. The president’s budget request includes funding for research opportunities at HBCUs, labs, IT infrastructure, workforce development programs in ...
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Marine science program renewed at CSU Monterey Bay

Monterey Herald 15 Oct 2021
As part of the program, CSUMB selects a handful of undergraduate and graduate students to receive funding for two years as they pursue fields that directly relate to NOAA’s mission ... The nearly doubled budget means that each student who participates in the program going forward will receive more funding than they had in years past.
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