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CCSD on national list for ‘possible civil rights violations’

Las Vegas Review-Journal 30 Nov 2023
Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights said the list, which is updated weekly, includes educational institutions that are being investigated for possible “discrimination involving shared ancestry.” ... Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona said.

NYC schools face Biden administration probe of antisemitism, Islamophobia

The Eagle-Tribune 30 Nov 2023
The city Education Department confirmed on Wednesday that it had received notice of the investigation from the federal Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights. ​A city Education Department spokesman, Nathaniel Styer, said the city would comply fully with the probe.

BatStateU hosts 6th research conference on engineering

The Manila Times 30 Nov 2023
United States Agency for International Development (USAid) Office of Education Director Michelle Chen delivered the keynote address, highlighting the support and initiatives of the USAid in fostering government, university and industry ties to make innovation a key driver of prosperity in the Philippines.

North Dakota State makes new scholarship to compete with Minnesota free tuition program

Pioneer Press 30 Nov 2023
State leaders view higher education as a key component to addressing North Dakota’s labor shortage ... About 15,000-20,000 Minnesotans could use North Star Promise in its first year, according to the state’s Office of Higher Education ... Education . ... Education ..

‘After Extracting Blood From His Veins For 30 Yrs..’ Srinagar Tribunal Comes To Sweeper’s Aid

Kashmir Observer 30 Nov 2023
A bench of the CAT comprising M.S ... 25 per month in the year 1994 by virtue of an order by the Chief Education Officer Pulwama on 1 July 1994 ... He submitted that vide order dated 16 October 2023 issued by the Chief Education Officer Pulwama regarding final seniority list in CPWs/LFWs, he stands at Sr. no.

Regional tribes celebrate Native American Heritage Month

The Claremore Daily Progress 30 Nov 2023
They say they hope the nationally recognized month encourages education and awareness of their cultures ... Kim Garcia, cultural preservation officer for the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma, said among their activities are daily educational social media posts, crafts and song preservation.

North Dakota State extends new scholarship brought amid worries about Minnesota tuition program

Victoria Advocate 30 Nov 2023
BISMARCK, N.D ... North Dakota higher education leaders are worried about losing Minnesota students ... Both programs begin in fall 2024. The university has extended the scholarship to a second year ... About 15,000 to 20,000 Minnesotans could use North Star Promise in its first year, according to Minnesota's Office of Higher Education ... All rights reserved ... ....

Philadelphia is poised to pass a ski mask ban, drawing support from police and criticism ...

The Lawton Constitution 30 Nov 2023
But the ski mask ban has nonetheless drawn criticism from some, and the ACLU says it could violate free expression rights and be misused by officers stopping and frisking pedestrians — a controversial but legal law enforcement tactic that’s been embraced by Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker.

Penn students who screened film on Israel could face discipline

Hastings Tribune 30 Nov 2023
Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights opened an investigation into Penn’s handling of antisemitism following a complaint lodged by the Louis D ... She will appear before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Virginia Foxx, a Republican from North Carolina.

VA backlog of veteran claims for benefits and services made worse by large number of appeals

Stars and Stripes 30 Nov 2023
The large caseload is driven by repeat cases sent back to the appeals board after a higher court determined the board’s findings were inadequate or incomplete, said Elizabeth Curda, the director of Education, Workforce and Income Security at the Government Accountability Office.

Vigil held for detainees who died at Cook County Jail in 2023

Chicago Sun-Times 30 Nov 2023
“These substances pose a deadly threat to jails and prisons throughout the country.” The sheriff’s office added that it has taken steps, such as an education campaign and increased screening and intelligence efforts, to stop overdoses at the jail ... The sheriff’s office has said paper can be soaked in illicit substances.

Seoul to introduce 'English tutor robots' for young students

Korea Times 29 Nov 2023
Cho Hee-yeon, superintendent of the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, Nov ... "English tutor robots" will be introduced to elementary and middle schools in Seoul next year to assist in students' one-on-one English conversations, the municipal education office said Wednesday.

US Military Officers’ Complex Attitudes Toward AI in Shaping the Future of Warfare

Cryptopolitan 29 Nov 2023
Conducted among officers at the US Army War College and the US Naval War College, the research explores how trust in these technologies varies based on decision-making levels, oversight types, and officers’ moral beliefs and educational backgrounds ... and educational levels.

U.S. Education Department Opens Investigation Into Harvard Following Antisemitism Complaint

The Harvard Crimson 29 Nov 2023
The investigation, led by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, follows a complaint that alleged Harvard failed to adequately respond to reports of antisemitic harassment on campus — one of a slew of complaints alleging skyrocketing antisemitism and Islamophobia on college campuses after Hamas’ Oct.

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