Schools

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand to spend billions on fixing hospitals, schools

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s government plans to spend billions of dollars rebuilding rotting hospitals and schools and improving other infrastructure as the economy continues to grow at a healthy clip. The liberal government on Thursday announced its first budget plan since winning national elections last year. It has ditched tax cuts that were … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand to spend billions on fixing hospitals, schools

Montana Governor & First Lady Bullock Announce Nearly $56,000 For Montana Schools to Make Breakfast Part of the School Day

In partnership With Montana No Kid Hungry, Breakfast After The Bell Grants To Help Combat Childhood Hunger HELENA, MT – Montana Governor Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock today announced that a total $55,743 in private grant funding has been awarded to 14 Montana schools through an ongoing partnership with Montana No Kid Hungry. … Continue reading Montana Governor & First Lady Bullock Announce Nearly $56,000 For Montana Schools to Make Breakfast Part of the School Day

BOSTON | Court says schools can be liable for suicides but clears MIT

BOSTON — Schools can be held liable for student suicides in certain circumstances, Massachusetts’ highest court said Monday in a ruling that also cleared the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of responsibility for the death of a graduate student who killed himself on campus in 2009. The Supreme Judicial Court said MIT cannot be blamed for … Continue reading BOSTON | Court says schools can be liable for suicides but clears MIT

Missouri Announces 2018 Gold Star Schools

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has named this year’s Missouri Gold Star Schools. The program recognizes schools that perform at high academic levels or that perform at high levels while serving a significant proportion of disadvantaged students. There are eight winning schools: Kingston Elementary, Kingston K-14 School District … Continue reading Missouri Announces 2018 Gold Star Schools

U.S. Dept of Education Secretary DeVos Announces New Support for Wildfire Impacted Schools in California

WASHINGTON (STL.News) U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today new federal assistance for students and schools impacted by the October 2017 California wildfires. The California Department of Education will receive $2 million in Project SERV funds to aid in their recovery efforts. According to education officials in California, the award will specifically help to … Continue reading U.S. Dept of Education Secretary DeVos Announces New Support for Wildfire Impacted Schools in California

Schools remain closed as Germany prepares for winter storm

BERLIN/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Schools remain closed in many parts of Germany as the country prepares for a winter storm that’s expected to come in from the west and bring heavy snow, rain and gusty winds. Authorities warned Germans, especially in western and northern Germany, to not leave their homes on Thursday if possible. German Railways … Continue reading Schools remain closed as Germany prepares for winter storm