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ADE launches statewide community resources portal

  • Madison Schiefelbein
  • January 21, 2021

Little Rock, Jan 20, 2021 – The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) has launched the Statewide Community Resources Portal, a website that connects schools and communities with information about available support services around the state. As a result of COVID-19, many students and families were in need of essential support services, or “wrap-around” services, such

Board of Education holds organizational meeting

  • Madison Schiefelbein
  • January 20, 2021

Oscoda, Jan 19, 2021 – The Oscoda Area Schools (OAS) Board of Education all met, via Zoom, on Monday, Jan. 11, to tackle organizational business. All board members were present with the exception of Trustee Rose Fulton. Similar to 2020, board members voted to keep the same positions. With this in mind, the officers to

Social mobility leaders Nutter and Aguh join Graduation Alliance board of directors

  • Mar'Shun Oliver
  • January 15, 2021

Salt Lake City, Utah Jan. 15, 2021 – Two leaders in the effort to create social and economic mobility with purpose-driven investment have joined the board of directors at Graduation Alliance. Lisa Nutter’s successes in the fields of education, workforce development, and human services have shaped her approach to addressing community and economic well-being…. Continue

It is never too late to graduate

  • Madison Schiefelbein
  • January 13, 2021

Pike County, Jan 12, 2021 – With no choice but to drop out of school at the age of 16 more that 20 years ago, Paula (Moore) Rittenhouse can now say she has her Waverly High School diploma, just like the rest of her classmates who completed their coursework. With her husband, Ricky, watching, Rittenhouse

Alpena Public Schools kids get more help in pandemic

  • Madison Schiefelbein

Alpena, Jan 13, 2021 – Alpena Public Schools will participate in a program to help students struggling with the transition to online learning. Assistant Superintendent of K-12 Curriculum Meaghan Gauthier on Tuesday told her school board’s Curriculum and Technology Committee the district was able to opt in to The Graduation Alliance’s Engage Michigan program, a

USA Schools fine tune construction plans

  • Madison Schiefelbein

Sebewaing, Dec 30, 2020 – As plans are being drafted for construction and upgrades from bonds voters approved earlier this year, some of that money will be used sooner than expected. During the election last August, district voters approved the request for a $2,570,000 general obligation bond. Funds from the bond will address a wide