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Hawaii’s latest effort to recruit teachers: Put prospective educators in classrooms sooner

Jul. 18, 2024 12:34 PM EDT

State leaders are looking to address Hawaii’s ongoing teacher shortage through a new apprenticeship program that would allow prospective educators to earn their teacher credentials while also working full time in schools. Hawaii recently received nearly $5 million from the U.S....

California is 1st state to ban school rules requiring parents get notified of child’s pronoun change

Jul. 15, 2024 20:46 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California became the first U.S. state to bar school districts from requiring staff to notify parents of their child’s gender identification change under a law signed Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The law bans school rules requiring teachers and other...

Panel recommends removing ex-chancellor from Wisconsin college faculty post for making porn videos

Jul. 15, 2024 15:46 PM EDT

A faculty committee has recommended that a former chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse be removed from his tenured position over his involvement in adult entertainment. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported that the committee's unanimous decision over Joe Gow sets...

North Carolina governor signs 12 bills still left on his desk, vetoes 1 more

Jul. 08, 2024 21:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper signed into law on Monday nearly all of the bills that remained on his desk from the pile that the Republican-dominated General Assembly sent him before this year's work session ended. But he vetoed another measure and will let the...

Russian missiles and drones strike eastern Ukraine's Dnipro in a daylight attack that kills 5

Jul. 03, 2024 22:16 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian missile and drone attack on the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro on Wednesday killed five civilians and injured 47 others, including a 14-year-old girl, authorities said. Blasts blew out some windows of a shopping mall, raining shards onto the street,...

UW-Milwaukee chancellor will step down next year, return to teaching

Jul. 03, 2024 15:12 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone announced Wednesday that he plans to step down next summer, a move that comes after years of grappling with the UW system's financial woes and taking criticism that he mishandled pro-Palestinian campus protests this...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Jun. 27, 2024 21:49 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. June 19, 2024. Editorial: The Juneteenth federal holiday should be celebrated in Florida, not shunned Enjoy Juneteenth, the latest celebration to join New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day and Christmas Day as a date-specific federal...

South Carolina General Assembly ends 2024 session with goodbyes and a flurry of bills

Jun. 26, 2024 22:17 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina General Assembly met for what is expected to be the final day of the 2024 session Wednesday, taking up a flurry of bills and giving several lawmakers a chance to say goodbye. Legislators sent to the governor's desk a bill changing the way...

North Carolina Senate approves spending plan adjustments, amid budget impasse with House

Jun. 25, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate approved late Monday a budget-adjustment measure that is stripped down and spends less compared to similar legislation advanced by their House GOP counterparts last week. The Senate voted 27-19 along party lines for the...

North Carolina Senate approves spending plan adjustments, amid budget impasse with House

Jun. 24, 2024 21:57 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate approved late Monday a budget-adjustment measure that is stripped down and spends less compared to similar legislation advanced by their House GOP counterparts last week. The Senate voted 27-19 along party lines for the...