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    The 2024 legislative session opens Monday, with a cornucopia of education topics on the plate. The Manitoba government has appointed a new Apprenticeship Board chair, prioritizing skilled workforce development. The new Bill envisages bringing greater transparency, fairness and credibility to the public examination systems, while acting against nefarious elements. Amitabh Kant, India’s G20 Sherpa, delved into the importance of the role of youth in shaping the future of India and the need for a robust education system. PM Modi, who arrived in UAE, made the announcement at the ‘Ahlan Modi’ diaspora event in Abu Dhabi while highlighting the achievements in the education sector.

    • A School District’s Book Removals May Have Violated Students’ Civil Rights A Georgia district’s removal of books about LGBTQ+ and racial minorities may have violated students’ civil rights, OCR determined.
    • School closings due to COVID-19 could prompt school districts to try to make up for lost time during the summer.
    • National budgets remain the principal source of education funding, but these often struggle to cover essentials such as teacher training, salaries, books and administrative costs.
    • At Ford’s Theatre, these fourth-graders recite LincolnAt the annual Lincoln Oratory Festival, elementary and middle school students from all over the region