Representative James Arciero advocates for representation of special education students on school committees – Lowell Sun

WESTFORD – State Representative James Arciero addressed the Joint Education Committee, testifying for a bill that would support special education parent advisory councils by ensuring representation on school committees local. A virtual hearing took place on July 6. A bill tabled by Arciero this year – Bill 537 – aims …

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KDOC cuts funds for BCC programs

Barton Community College is closing its plumbing and carpentry programs at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF), said vice president of education Elaine Simmons. The welding program continues. Recent updates to vendor contracts with the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) have cut funding for Barton, Simmons said. “This change …

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Ones to watch at the 2021 State Tournament.

As all eyes turn to Fort Dodge and the 2021 Iowa High School State Softball Tournament, the remaining 40 teams have a chance to end the season with a celebration. The last stop of the playoffs is here. Several defending champions are looking for a repeat, while others are hoping …

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