Some high-profile Minnesotan political figures have been publicly endorsing a K-12 public school model that seeks to bring an array of social services into the school to help not just students, but their families as well. It’s called the “full-service community school” model — a longstanding concept that has been proven to increase enrollment, improve attendance and academic outcomes and more. Yet it’s only taken root in a handful of districts in Minnesota in the last couple of decades. Gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz has listed expanding this model across the state as a hallmark of his education platform. And on the campaign trail earlier this month, he talked about how students aren’t going to learn if they come to school hungry, or in need of a dentist visit, or “out of a home of trauma.” These are the sorts of things that “need to be there,” he said of the social services that full-service community schools often offer … [Read more...] about The ‘full-service community schools’ model is getting high-profile political support in Minnesota. So what is it?
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Baron Mosca Sunday, August 05, 2018 Print Mariana Baron joined Preti Flaherty’s Portland, Maine, and Concord offices. Baron practiced with a top law firm in Argentina before moving to the United States and earning an LL.M. in business and commercial law from Boston College Law. Mariana also holds an LL.M. in international tax law and has several years of experience advising international clients on tax matters.Karen Carew of Concord and Matt Cookson of Bedford were elected to Delta Dental Plan of N.H.’s board of directors. Carew is a founding partner of Concord-based Carew & Wells, a public accounting firm providing tax and accounting services to over 900 businesses, individuals, trusts, estates, municipalities and nonprofits. Cookson is the CEO and founder of Manchester-based Cookson Strategic Communications, managing several prominent accounts of national clients based in N.H. He is also the executive director of the New Hampshire High Technology … [Read more...] about Business People: Aug. 6, 2018
Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted for services to football, charity and the City of Liverpool. Also honoured are screen stars Emma Thompson and Keira Knightley, ex-University Challenge host Bamber Gascoigne and rapper Ms Dynamite. The list is full of hundreds of unsung heroes, from counsellors and a Holocaust survivor to Britain's longest-serving poppy seller. But there are also fatcat bosses of Royal Mail and Network Rail whose gongs are likely to prompt accusations of rewards for failure. Here is the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours List in full. Honours in numbers In total, 1,057 people have received an award. Of the total number recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year, 210 have been made an OBE, 392 an MBE, and 318 awarded a BEM. There are always rows over gongs for cronies and … [Read more...] about Queen’s Birthday Honours full list for 2018
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