Indigenous boarding schools report is a warning against oppressive education policies

Indigenous boarding schools report is a warning against oppressive education policies

The Department of the Interior on Wednesday released a report detailing some aspects of the United States’ horrific history of forcibly assimilating Indigenous children in the 19th and 20th centuries by making them attend federal boarding schools. At least 500 Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children died while in the care of boarding … Read more

Why is everyone suddenly talking about the Metaverse?

Why is everyone suddenly talking about the Metaverse?

The metaverse is the conjunction of two ideas that is virtual reality and a digital second life. Metaverse is unstated as a graphically rich virtual space, with reliability, where people can work, play, shop, socialize. It is often called as a hypothetical iteration of the Internet as a single, universal virtual world that is facilitated … Read more

School voucher system draws criticism from education board

School voucher system draws criticism from education board

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott voiced his support for a school voucher plan, which means letting parents use taxpayers’ dollars to send their kids to nonpublic schools. This program is said to advocate for parents right to choose their child education route but those in the public school system say … Read more

Lincoln Board of Education considering changes to public comment policy | Education

Lincoln Board of Education considering changes to public comment policy |  Education

A good school can lead to a lifetime of opportunities. Myriad data shows that lifetime earnings dramatically increase with every degree obtained. Bachelor’s degree holders will earn an average of roughly $ 26,000 more each year than high school graduates. And for those who decide that pursuing a college degree is not the best postsecondary … Read more

Document from 2007 has guided Manitoba Education pandemic response

Document from 2007 has guided Manitoba Education pandemic response

Saturday classes and “vacation school” are listed as options to make up for lost instruction time in the emergency preparedness plan that has guided Manitoba’s COVID-19 response to K-12 education. In March 2020, Manitoba Education staffers circulated a 2007 document outlining pandemic guidelines for schools. A physical copy of the plan, recently obtained by the … Read more