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Celebrating World Teacher’s Day

World Teacher's Day

World Teachers’ Day, also known as International Teachers Day, is an international day held annually on October 5. Established in 1994, it commemorates the signing of the 1966 UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, which is a standard-setting instrument that addresses the status and situations of teachers around the world. This recommendation outlines standards relating to education personnel policy, recruitment, and initial training as well…

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High School Students will Ask NASA Astronaut Aboard ISS Questions

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  NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, currently aboard the International Space Station, will answer questions posed by high school students from across the nation this week. The educational downlink event will air live at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, Oct. 2, on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Cassidy will answer prerecorded questions selected from high school students participating in the Society…

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Toyota USA Foundation to Address Digital Divide

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Grants Provide Access to Virtual Learning for more than 350,000 Students PLANO, Texas (September 28, 2020) – As virtual learning continues, many students across the country are still in need of internet access and computers to complete school work. To help meet this need, the Toyota USA Foundation approved grants totaling $3,357,000 to support students in 13 states where the company…

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Jazwares Debuts First Toy Line For CoComelon

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Enriching and Educational Toys Inspired by Preschool Entertainment Phenom That Will Delight Young Fans and Families Are Available In Stores Now   Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes values-based content for kids, and Jazwares, a global leader in play, have teamed up to create a line of recently-released toys inspired by the universally-relatable musical and educational 3D…

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National Alliance Report on How Charter Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 Closures

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The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a report conducted by Public Impact, Learning in Real Time: How Charter Schools Serve Students During COVID-19 Closures, that compares how charter schools and district schools served students during COVID-19 closures. While a lot has been written about the response of larger charter school networks, this report takes a closer look at…

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Award-Winning Journalist and Therapist Write Children’s Book About the Coronavirus Pandemic

The new children’s book, Anna and the Germ that Came to Visit, by Christianne Klein and Helene Van Sant-Klein, tackles questions that parents are desperately trying to answer all over the world: How do I talk to my children about the coronavirus pandemic? What tools can I give them to deal with the confusion, fear, sadness, boredom, and loneliness they’re feeling…

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