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ENID, Okla. — Since 1967, Autry Technology Center has served the Enid community and Northwest Oklahoma with one goal — providing a productive and prepared workforce for employers in Oklahoma. As one of 29 CareerTech schools across Oklahoma, Autry Tech offers several full-time career programs, numerous short-term continuing education courses and personalized training opportunities through …

Green Bay, Wis.—University of Wisconsin-Green Bay student Cheri Branham’s plan to increase technology literacy among aging populations took first place in the WiSys Innovation in Aging student idea competition on Feb. 25. The annual student idea competition challenges UW-Green Bay students to create innovative solutions to combat hardships and improve quality of life for an …

In a joint statement on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said, “Cancelling $50,000 in federal student loan debt will help close the racial wealth gap, benefit the 40% of borrowers who do not have a college degree, and help stimulate the economy. It’s time to act. We will keep …

This winter, ISD 318 received a $150,000 grant to provide technology access, graphing calculators, and technology support for students.  “The pandemic has brought more attention to inequities in access to technologies. We are grateful that the Blandin Foundation is willing to help us address those gaps,” said ISD 318 Teaching and Learning Director Sue Akre. …

Faviola Hernandez and her daughter, Stephanie, 8, walk up a hill while sledding at Big Lake Park on Tuesday. The Council Bluffs Community School District has used three snow days this year, including two this week, and is considering shifting other days of inclement weather to …

Most of us are who we are, because of the adults who influenced us in our youth. Our parents, grandparents, older siblings, teachers and others. I was blessed to have role models who taught me to respect people of all colors, ethnic groups and religions. As parents, my wife and I have passed this down, …

TPD posted on Facebook: The individual wearing a blanket in these photos has been breaking into vehicles parked in student housing areas during the early morning hours. The break-ins have been reported around Meador Drive, Parkview and surrounding areas during the last two weeks. Please remember to lock your vehicle doors and CALL US if …

News Herald file photo Burke County Board of Education voted Monday night to send pre-K through fifth-grade students back to the classroom beginning Feb. 1. Sixth through 12th grade students will remain in remote learning. Support Local Journalism Your subscription makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} After much discussion at the special-called meeting, including revoking a …

The Education Department said Wednesday night that at President Joe Biden’s request, it is continuing to give student loan borrowers a break from making their monthly payments for another nine months, until Sept. 30. The department’s student aid website was also updated to reflect the pause had been extended. The department said the order came from Phil Rosenfelt, who …

The link between education and health disparities is clear, said Dr. Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, a professor of preventive medicine and public health at Creighton University. “The less educated someone is,” she said, “the higher their chance of dying disproportionately than the general population from diseases.”  Sade Kosoko-Lasaki DAVE WEAVER/CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY Nebraska struggles with obesity, but experts say small …