Sowing education and empowerment with needle and thread
As a girl growing up in a city in northern Togo near the Burkina Faso border in West Africa, Lili Klu figured out that a conventional education really wasn’t for her. At 15, she decided to learn a trade: sewing. She turned out to be such a natural that she was able to complete the…

Cannabis nutrition company focuses on education
Kannaway Owner: Medical Marijuana Campaign: Brand ambassadors Agency: CMW Media Duration: May 2016-ongoing Although not FDA approved, many are turning to medical marijuana and cannabis products to treat their ailments. One such supplier is Kannaway, which markets cannabis nutritional supplements. Many people don’t understand cannabis products and only think of illegal marijuana. Therefore, the chief…

For PNC, early childhood education is a priority
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Early childhood education is more than a passing fancy for employees of PNC Financial Services Group. The Pittsburgh-based bank, with offices at 301 SW Adams St., has created a $350 million, bilingual initiative that has served more than 3 million children since it…

RI education chief emphasizes return to teaching, not testing
This fall, 20 principals will partner with Hasbro and the National Institute for School Leadership to deepen their leadership abilities. Later, Rhode Island superintendents will engage in a similar training program with CVS and the state Department of Education. Linda Borg Journal Staff Writer @lborgprojocom PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As Rhode Island Education Commissioner Ken…

Centre County marsh looks to expand education center
College Township, Centre County, Pa. – The Millbrook Marsh Nature Center is looking to expand its education facilities and a national campaign might just get it there.  The Millbrook Marsh has been one of the few parks chosen by the National Recreation and Park Association to be one of its featured parks as part of…

Education notes: UW-Madison, Silver Lake name locals to Dean’s List
Education notes(Photo: Getty Images/BananaStock RF) UW-Madison names locals on spring Dean’s List The University of Wisconsin-Madison has named more than 100 Sheboygan-area students to its Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Students from the Sheboygan area who earned the distinction include: Belgium — Amber Bares, School of Education, Dean’s List; Travis Sheperd, College of…

NM education secretary praises Alamogordo PARCC results
Tara Melton, Alamogordo Daily News Published 6:58 p.m. MT July 28, 2017 Buy Photo In this file photo, Buena Vista Elementary students work together on a math problem.(Photo: Tara Melton/Daily News File Photo)Buy Photo ALAMOGORDO — Alamogordo Public Schools is being hailed as a district on the rise after the newly-released 2017 Partnership for Assessment of…

Special Session Day 3: Education funding bill sets up another tax increase, lawmaker warns
ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Monday is shaping up to be the day in the battle over a state education funding reform bill that one lawmaker says will result in more tax increases. That’s when Senate President John Cullerton says he will finally send Gov. Bruce Rauner an education funding measure that also bails out Chicago Public Schools’ pensions.…