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Weekly News Round-Up for February 23rd
posted by: Melissa | February 23, 2018, 03:17 pm   

Each week, NWPE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, there’s fall-out from the Florida shooting, teachers striking in West Virginia, a historic Supreme Court case, and more!

 
Hannah Spafford Awarded New Classroom Start Up Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | February 19, 2018, 05:00 pm   

Congratulations to Sage International School of Boise’s Hannah Spafford who has been awarded a $250 New Classroom Start Up Grant from Northwest Professional Educators.  Ms. Spafford intends to use the funds to set up her new 7th grade science classroom with materials and organizational aides that will help students learn through easier access to curriculum and development of an enriching classroom environment.  NWPE Regional Director Brenda Miller presented the award at a Sage International School staff meeting.

 
Katherine Gardiner Awarded New Classroom Start Up Grant
posted by: Cindy Omlin | February 19, 2018, 04:36 pm   

Congratulations to Ms. Katherine Gardiner, third grade teacher at North Idaho STEM Charter Academy in Rathdrum, ID, on her $250 New Classroom Start Up Award from NWPE.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for February 16th
posted by: Melissa | February 16, 2018, 02:39 pm   

Each week, NWPE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, we’re looking hard at Florida, guns, and violence in schools.

 
Modern Apprenticeships Offer Path to Career — and College
posted by: Melissa | February 13, 2018, 03:27 pm   

February is Career and Technical Education Month. To highlight the accomplishments of career and technical education, we’re bringing you this article on apprenticeships originally published by The Hechinger Report.


At least in word — if not always in deed — school districts across the United States have shifted from preparing students for college or careers, to preparing students for college and careers. District missions and visions have been re-written to reflect efforts to ready graduates for both paths, a signature goal of former President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top education program.

 
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