• Workers’ “Human Skills” Will Still be Critical, Post-Pandemic

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Uniquely human traits and capabilities will be more important in the post-coronavirus work landscape, according to Jamie Merisotis, author of a new book on the future of the workforce. At least one study estimates 40% of jobs that saw COVID-related layoffs aren’t coming back, and Merisotis said the crisis offers...
  • Michigan Bills Aim to Crack Code on Dyslexia

    LANSING, Mich. — It’s estimated that at least 108,000 Michigan children have dyslexia, and there’s a new effort to help these students learn how to “crack the code” and become proficient readers. Four bills have been introduced in the Michigan Senate to better prepare teachers to understand the characteristics...
  • Proyectos de ley de Michigan apuntan a descifrar el código sobre la dislexia

    LANSING, Mich. – Se estima que al menos 108,000 niños de Michigan tienen dislexia, y hay un nuevo esfuerzo para ayudar a estos estudiantes a aprender cómo “descifrar el código” y convertirse en lectores competentes. Se han presentado cuatro proyectos de ley en el Senado de Michigan para preparar...
  • Grupo Presiona al Congreso para Fondear Programa para la Diversidad en la Enseñanza

    RICHMOND, Va. — Una coalición de educadores y oficiales presiona al Congreso para fondear la iniciatdiva H.R. 4288, en favor de entrenar más maestros en Colegios y Universidades Históricamente Negras (“Historically Black Colleges and Universities”, HBCUs). Persiste una brecha en Virginia, entre la cantidad de estudiantes de color, y maestros...
  • Group Presses Congress to Fund Program for Diversity in Teaching

    RICHMOND, Va. — As protests against systemic racism continue across the country, a group of educators and officials is urging Congress to pass a bill to bring more diversity into the teaching workforce. The Augustus Hawkins grant program supports educator training at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Desiree Carver-Thomas, a researcher...
  • Smithsonian Looks to CA Community College for Latino Talent

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Smithsonian Institution in Washington is working to recruit a new generation of Latino docents and curators, so they can help tell their community’s stories. The museum will open its new Molina Family Latino Gallery next year. Smithsonian Latino Center executive director Eduardo Diaz said he recruits interns where...
  • La “Smithsonian” Mira a un Community College de California para Talento Latino

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — La institución Smithsonian de Washington DC busca reclutar a una nueva generación de docentes y curadores Latinos – para que puedan ayudar dando a conocer historias de su comunidad. El museo abrirá la nueva Galería Latina de la Familia Molina el próximo ano. El director ejecutivo...
  • Poll: Quality Child Care Expensive, Hard to Find in CA

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The child-care crunch in California is real, and advocates for families are pressing the state to make quality a priority, in addition to quantity. This fall, Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to release a long-awaited master plan for quality early care...
  • Encuesta: Cuidado infantil de calidad es caro, difícil de encontrar en CA

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – La crisis del cuidado infantil en California es real, y los defensores de las familias están presionando al estado para que haga de la calidad una prioridad, además de la cantidad. Este otoño, el gobernador Gavin Newsom lanzará un plan maestro...

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