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Collaboration helps with COVID vaccination outreach with Black, Latino residents in Washtenaw County

Michigan Live 14 Apr 2021
“It was intense work, I’m not going to lie to you,” said Spring Quinones, a bilingual outreach worker with the Washtenaw Health Plan, a program for low-income Washtenaw County residents who don’t have access to affordable health insurance ... “Because I am bilingual, they present ...

Frisco ISD full-day pre-K program to expand for 2021-22 school year

Community Impact Newspaper 13 Apr 2021
This year, the program ... Frisco ISD plans to expand the program next school year to 11 campuses, with bilingual programs offered at Christie and Carroll elementary schools, according to an April 12 presentation to the board of trustees.

15 Connecticut school districts receive $10.7M to address absenteeism, engagement issues exacerbated by COVID-19

Hartford Courant 13 Apr 2021
Noting that many students in the school district speak both English and Spanish, “I want to make sure that some of that money is going to be used for bilingual programs,” she said.

Education is the best way to fight prison recidivism, but correctional departments are failing incarcerated ...

Business Insider 13 Apr 2021
Prior to COVID-restrictions shutting down all educational programming, the Latino Development Organization, a prisoner-led nonprofit, was collaborating with the Mexican Government to implement a basic education program that offers a certificate recognized in Mexico and hosting an array of bilingual classes.

MOE seeks key English schools

Taipei Times 12 Apr 2021
BENCHMARK PROGRAM ... At least half of the graduates from a select group of benchmark universities and colleges would possess bilingual skills by 2030, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Sunday ... As part of the project, the ministry said that it would introduce a program in August to develop key universities and colleges.

I Am Trenton Foundation funds social justice projects

NJ dot com 12 Apr 2021
Adam Nawrot for “Trenton Makes” videos series, a collection of short films showcasing the craftspeople of Trenton.Caitlin Fair for “Council Cliff Notes,” a series of short videos about aspects of local government aiming to raise civic engagement in the city.Chosen Inspiration ...

United Way introduces Page the Puppy

The Elkhart Truth 09 Apr 2021
The program features Page the Puppy, the star in a series of four bilingual books in English and Spanish and activity kits that are being distributed at no cost to incoming Goshen Community Schools kindergarteners and their families. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read premium content ... .

Providence, Central Falls win suit against DOJ over immigration enforcement

The Providence Journal 09 Apr 2021
The win follows two smaller victories in the state's U.S ... And we won!". For fiscal year 2017, Providence received $212,112 in funding from the Byrne JAG program, using it for targeted enforcement patrols and a bilingual police liaison, which has helped to counsel families in crisis, particularly those with limited proficiency in English.

David City Public Schools see positive feedback from survey

The Columbus Telegram 08 Apr 2021
Survey says. The David City Public Schools district is a great place to work ... The top three are student achievement opportunities, programming and course offerings; bilingual services, languages offered and bilingual staff supports; and the strength of community and parent partnerships/engagement ... Molly Hunter ... Department of Education ... .

St. Augustine College welcomes new board members from a diverse array of backgrounds, strengthening the ...

News-Press Now 07 Apr 2021
Augustine College was founded in 1980, it broke barriers by being the first in the nation to offer bilingual higher education programs in the heart of the Chicago communities it served ... Thomason, J.D., M.Div., Director of the Healthcare Ethics program at Rush University Medical Center.

Weekly COVID-19 round up: March 29 to April 6

Watauga Democrat 07 Apr 2021
Through the NCDHHS COVID-19 Support Services Program, more than 35,000 households received relief payments, food, transportation to and from testing sites or additional supports to help them isolate or quarantine during the pandemic, the agency announced March 29. The program — ...

Building trust among parents and teachers is key to reopening schools

Beijing News 07 Apr 2021
A New York City mother said she kept her son in remote schooling during the pandemic because she believes city education officials "lie a lot." ... Elements of trust ... Bringing in the community can look as simple as a bilingual outreach program to parents around college attendance or a program to hire parents as family liaisons to the school district.

‘Race against the clock’: the school fighting to save the Ojibwe language before its elders pass away

Yahoo Daily News 07 Apr 2021
Waadookodaading has grown from a group of eight kindergarteners taught in a modular trailer to a program that ends in eighth grade, with plans for a high school under way ... When students normally leave a program like Waadookodaading, they’re bilingual and reap the cognitive benefits that bestows.

Biden administration calls in grassroots leaders for COVID vaccine education campaign

Sandhills Express 02 Apr 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services, which is running the education campaign, also will supply funding for the new outreach program ... The program’s leaders will be aided by a social media campaign and bilingual ads, which HHS will air on TV throughout April.

Local students continue volunteer clinic despite COVID-19

Independent Tribune 31 Mar 2021
Clair, OTD, MS, OTR/L, an assistant professor in the MOT Program at Cabarrus College, and Kaleigh Fessenden, an instructor in the program ... Clair and Fessenden – which included bringing in bilingual students, volunteers and the college’s Spanish teacher to translate for some patients who only spoke Spanish – the program launched via Zoom in February.

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