• Online School

    Geneva Area City Schools teachers to strike over district’s online learning curriculum

    GENEVA, Ohio (WOIO) – Geneva Area City School teachers will be on strike starting at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. The Geneva Area Teachers Association put out a statement stating they will be on strike because they don’t want to continue teaching in-person and online classes at the same time. “I support them 100%, I support them but I hope it’s short-lived,” said Brittany Breedlove. Breedlove has four kids in Geneva Area City Schools. She said while a strike isn’t ideal, she gets why the teachers want kids back in the classrooms full time. “If they’re going to give both options, I believe they should have separate teachers for the online versus…

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    Philadelphia City Councilmember Helen Gym detained in Harrisburg calling for education funding

    HARRISBURG — A debate over Pennsylvania’s funding for public schools escalated Wednesday as authorities detained Philadelphia City Councilmember Helen Gym and education activists after they staged a protest inside the state Capitol. Gym and several members of the interfaith group POWER were handcuffed and led out of the Senate gallery by state Capitol police after an officer declared the assembly unlawful. They had been outside the chamber for about 15 minutes, banging on the doors and demanding they be let in. They were taken into custody, cited for trespassing, and released, said Troy A. Thompson, a Capitol police spokesperson. Protest organizers and Gym made their intentions clear ahead of time:…

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  • Jobs

    Companies in Kansas City hiring on National Hiring Day

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re job hunting, or looking for a better position, May 4 could be the day. Companies are looking to fill open jobs and they need employees now. These are just some of the national hiring events taking place on National Hiring Day. You’ll find information on how to apply under each listing. We’ll continue to update the list as we hear about other opportunities. ARBY’S Restaurant chain Arby’s says it needs to hire dozens of workers right here in Kansas City. The company is looking to fill all positions, from cooks to full-time management. If you are interested, head to any Kansas City Arby’s location…

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    Kettering targets Fraze opening in late-July; city looks to fill jobs, economy, coronavirus, entertainment

    “We would love to make an announcement of who the acts are … in late May, so our customers will have the opportunity to start buying tickets in early June,” Schwieterman said. “At this point that’s what we’re planning on,” he added. “We’re hoping that we’ll have increased capacities to put the shows on by the time we get into late July.” ExploreEARLIER: Kettering to install touchless faucets at city sites using American Rescue Plan funds Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in March amended an order to allow outdoor entertainment venues to admit up to 30{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} of their fixed, seated capacity. Fewer than 1,000 daily coronavirus cases were reported Monday, according…

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    Jersey City high school teacher suspended after profane tirade during online class, superintendent says

    A Jersey City High School teacher has been suspended after going on two profanity-laced rants aimed at students in his class, the superintendent said. Howard Zlotkin, a science teacher at Dickinson High School, turned a Zoom class discussion on climate change into a vulgar verbal attack toward his students, according to a video clip that aired on NBC New York Friday. In the recording of the Zoom class taken by one of the students, Zlotkin appears highly agitated and is heard making remarks about Black Lives Matter, George Floyd, white privilege and a student. Zlotkin is white, while Dickinson boasts a diverse student body population. Timmia Williams, a 17-year-old senior…

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    Mason City Schools will not provide online learning option for 2021-2022 school year

    VACCINE GUIDE. MASON CITY SCHOOLS ALL IN FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR WITH IN-PERSON LEARNING. THE DISTRICT SAYS IT WILL NOT PROVIDE ONLINE OPTIONS FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR. IT’S BECAUSE FEWER THAN 2{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} OF FAMILIES REQUESTED THE REMOTE LEARNING OPTION, WHICH IS NOT ENOUGH OBVIOUSLY TO FILL A CLASS PARENTS SHOULD EXPECT TO BE NOTIFIED FROM THEIR SCH Mason City Schools will not provide online learning option for 2021-2022 school year Updated: 7:50 PM EDT Apr 9, 2021 Remote learning was a major change this school year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, schools are starting to move away from it with more people getting vaccinated.On Friday, Mason City Schools said…

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  • Jobs

    These are the 50 highest-paying jobs in Kansas City | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

    Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Kansas City, MO-KS, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2019. In Kansas City, the annual mean wage is $51,630 or 3.5{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} lower than national mean of $53,490, while the highest-paying occupation makes $268,160. Read on to see which jobs make the list. Canva #50. Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors Kansas City, MO-KS– Annual mean salary: $97,590– #40 highest pay among all metros– Employment: 120 National– Annual mean salary: $94,810– Employment: 25,860– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree– Metros with highest average…

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