Posts Tagged ‘education’

Early Education Sector Applauds New Funding From Federal Budget

Early education organisations in Australia have applauded the Federal Budget’s new funding for the sector. Other than the previous commitment of $1.7 million for the Child Care Subsidy, the Federal Government last night announced it would further inject $2 billion into early childhood education over the next four years, which will ensure every child receives […]

Florida must reform Holocaust education standards – task force

 Florida’s special educational task force has called on the state to implement major changes in its adoption of Holocaust Education Standards from kindergarten through 12th grade, citing many problems with the current system that could fuel Jew-hatred. The task force – led by Proclaiming Justice to The Nations president Dr. Laurie Cardoza-Moore and consisting of […]

‘Imagine if we gave them a full chance’: Biden pitches childcare, education and tax plan in Virginia

Without any Republican endorsements for his administration’s expansive agenda to support childcare and education through increased taxes on the nation’s wealthiest, Joe Biden is appealing directly to Americans with a series of stops across the US, in efforts that could see one of the largest boosts to federal safety nets in decades. Following a tour […]

Wisconsin to require Holocaust education starting in 5th grade

(JTA) — Students in Wisconsin will now be required to study the Holocaust at least twice between fifth and 12th grade. A bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Tony Evers mandates that lessons about the Holocaust and other genocides be included in social studies classes at least once between fifth and eighth grade, and again in […]

US Department Of Education Now Investigating Florida Sheriff’s Student ‘Pre-Crime’ Program

The Pasco County (FL) Sheriff’s Office decided to bring some of its predictive policing nonsense indoors. It also started looking for smaller targets. The program used to harass residents over things like uncut lawns and missing mailbox numbers was extended to schoolchildren, who were subjected to the same sort of spreadsheet bullshit. Low grades? Miss […]

Trump 2.0 Should Be the Education President

Commentary Rumors are percolating—no real surprise—that Donald Trump is already considering another run for the presidency and may even have decided to go forward. He is decamping Mar-a-Lago, which closes for the Summer, in a month or so for his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. It’s unclear whether this is permanent. Some speculate that […]

Scientists call on education minister to give Israel Prize to left-wing professor

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Florida Education Minister Urges Schools To Drop Mask Mandates

By Arjun Walia What Happened: Earlier this week, Florida’s education commissioner directed all schools to drop mask mandates for the next school year because, according to him, they are not necessary and can simply be an optional measure for students and parents. According to him, mask policies “do not impact the spread of the virus” and they […]

Education Minister: Kids now at greater risk out of school than in

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Israel High Court overrules Education Ministry decision against pluralistic Jewish NGOs

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Capital Link Celebrates Greek Culture and Education in Webinar

John Calamos was among the featured speakers of the Capital link webinar celebrating Greek Culture and education upon the endowment of a new chair at Ohio State University. Credit: Calamos Investments Capital Link, a financial services company based in New York City, organized a webinar on Tuesday highlighting the importance of Greek culture and education […]

Issues of Increasing Concern in School Education

The last year has been extremely difficult for school education. On the one hand there have been very prolonged school closures due to COVID related factors and on the other hand the new situation has been used to push commercialization trends which already existed but appear to have gained more strength in these exceptional times. […]

Holocaust Education Won’t Succeed Without Storytelling

It’s ironic (and unacceptable) that the more we teach about the Holocaust in American schools, the less kids seem to remember it. As Jeff Jacoby writes this week in the Boston Globe, “Instruction about the Holocaust has proliferated in American classrooms in recent decades. Units on the subject are taught in countless schools, and mandated […]

Remembrance and education: Yom HaShoah and the Synagogue in Babyn Yar

Thursday, April 8th, marks the confluence of two significant events – the observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day throughout the Jewish world, and the dedication of a symbolic synagogue at the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center near Kyiv, where 33,771 Jews were murdered in a two-day period in late September 1941.The inauguration of the […]

Capital Link to Host Webinar on Greek-American Culture and Education

Capital Link will sponsor a webinar on the subject “Culture and Education Among Greek-Americans” on April 7. Credit: Facebook/Capital Link A webinar sponsored by Capital Link titled “Culture and Education among Greek Americans” will be streamed worldwide on April 7 on the occasion of the establishment of the Miltiadis Marinakis Endowed Professorship for Modern Greek Language […]

California Education System Set To Resurrect Baal Worship

California School Curriculum Will Have Students Worship Aztec Gods Of Human Sacrifice & Cannibalism State to teach children Christianity guilty of “theocide” against indigenous tribes Kelen McBreen | News Wars – Controversial curriculum proposed by The California Department of Education will have students chanting the names of Aztec gods once worshiped in human sacrifice rituals. Modeled after Marxist […]

Neoliberal Education and Free-market Feminism in India

In The German Ideology, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels stated: “The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.” With the advent of neoliberalism, we have witnessed a process of ideological […]

Ubiquitous Ancient Education: Training Young Minds And Bodies

What was school like in the ancient world? In the pre-covid-age, the enduring general image of attending school for most pupils is one of learning in a classroom with a group of fellow students with a teacher in the front of the classroom teaching subjects such as mathematics, science, history and so on. A year […]

Greece to focus on education in IHRA presidency to combat antisemitism

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has a rotating presidency, and Greece will fill it next, i24 News reported on Thursday, noting that just a few hours before the announcement, on Wednesday night, a Jewish memorial was vandalized in Greece.  The appointment will go into effect on April 1.  On Wednesday, a mural memorializing the […]

CA State Board of Education Approves Ethnic Studies Curriculum

The California State Board of Education unanimously approved the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) on March 18. According to Gabe Stutman, editor of the Jewish News of Northern California, the final draft “includes two lessons on Jewish Americans and part of the [International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance] definition of antisemitism (not the Israel part).” He also […]

Israeli Education Ministry gives principals vaccination records of teachers and students

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Hidden Sparks to open education center for NYC Jewish day school parents

New York City’s Department of Education has tapped the nonprofit Hidden Sparks to open a Parent Education Center to help parents in the Jewish day school community. The center, which will open in the borough of Queens, will partner with 20 Jewish day schools and yeshivas and will offer services in time for the 2021-22 […]

An Urgent Crisis: Holocaust Education Is Fading in America

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. According to the US Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey, 63 percent of millennials in the United States are unaware that six million innocent Jews were murdered in the Holocaust. Despite this alarming figure, the requirement of Holocaust education is decreasing in […]

Football Official Suspended, Ordered to Undergo Re-Education After Referring to a Black Guy as a “Black Guy”

The next thing to be cancelled is apparently the word “normal,” with corporate giant Unilever vowing to ban the use of the description on all its products. Yes, really. “In a statement on Tuesday, Unilever revealed that its brands would be “removing the word ‘normal’ from advertising and packaging” after 70 percent of people in […]

Arizona Dept of Education Teaches Babies Are Racist, White Kids Must Form ‘Antiracist White Identity’

Home » Immorality, North America, Social » Arizona Dept of Education Teaches Babies Are Racist, White Kids Must Form ‘Antiracist White Identity’     “The Arizona Department of Education has created an ‘equity’ toolkit claiming that babies show the first signs of racism at three months old and that white children ‘remain strongly biased in […]

Utah schools encouraged to increase Holocaust education in new resolution

The US Senate has recently passed a resolution calling on all educational institutes in the state of Utah to teach students about the Holocaust, local media reported Friday.Governor of Utah Spencer Cox signed the resolution on Thursday, which he hopes will help students “make informed choices as citizens” and will “help root out despicable acts […]

US voters want government funding to go to healthcare, education, and fighting poverty

A new Hill-HarrisX poll was released earlier this week revealing a majority of U.S. voters would like government funds to go to healthcare, education, and fighting poverty.  As The Hill reported:  Fifty-seven percent of registered voters said the government spends too little on anti-poverty in the Feb. 12-15 survey. Fifty-six percent of respondents said the […]

Gandel Philanthropy and Victorian Government fund Holocaust education for educators

Browse > Home / News / Gandel Philanthropy and Victorian Government fund Holocaust education for educators February 24, 2021 by J-Wire News Service Read on for article More Victorian government secondary schools will get the support they need to strengthen their teaching about the Holocaust and help stamp out anti-Semitism, thanks to an expanded partnership […]

Jewish orgs. in America advocating for social justice, advocate education

Repair the World and the Jewish Theological Seminary, two organizations advocating for Jewish education and social justice, are teaming up to cultivate the next generation of Jewish leaders.The two announced a strategic partnership to support the alumni of the Repair the World Fellowship and Repair the World Staff by offering reduced tuition to study at the seminary.The […]

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