Lisa Kenney

Lisa at first sight, seems like a timid personality, and a soft-spoken lady. She embodies the spirit of the well spoken educator. A professional who has worked in the field of policy drafting for educational institutions, she is the best resource person when it comes to education policy interpretation. Her mild mannered descriptions are some of the most important pieces on the website and should be given a read!

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Education Briefly

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS: The Burlington-Edison Alumni Foundation is accepting applications for the following scholarships: Duane and Arlene Stowe Family Scholarship: Applicants must be either a college junior or senior and attending an in-state college or university. The Aarstad Family Scholarship: Applicants must be a college junior or senior. Burlington-Edison Alumni Foundation/Dollars for Scholars/Rotary Renewable Scholarship: Applicants …

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Clock is ticking on NY deadline for student vaccinations

When New York lawmakers revoked a religious exemption for mandatory school vaccinations, the change sent thousands of the state’s parents thinking to get their kids shots — or get them out of the classroom entirely. Lawmakers did away with the exemption in June amid the nation’s worst measles outbreak since 1992. More than 26,000 children in public and …

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DeVos Issues Final Student Borrower Defense Rules

SECRETARY OF EDUCATION Betsy DeVos issued a long-awaited final rule Friday for how student loan borrowers can seek relief if they’ve been cheated by a school, rolling back certain protections for students enrolled in for-profit colleges put in place by the Obama administration. “I called for this regulatory reset more than two years ago, as it …

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Colorado School Board Calls for Sex-Education Law Inquiry

A Colorado school board is seeking an investigation into the state’s sexual-education law, saying a recent update clashes the authority of local school districts. It was reported  that the Lewis-Palmer School District 38 board in Monument has called on the Colorado Association of School Boards to investigate. The board’s resolution characterizes a new bill as a …

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College Board Backtracks on ‘Adversity Score’

The College Board abandoned its plan to capture the socioeconomic profile of students with a single score, opting instead to provide admission officers with bulleted information about a student’s high school and neighborhood and make public the methodology it uses to do so. The changes come after the SAT provider received blow back about its plan …

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