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Two South Dakota schools awarded $200,000 for mining safety programs - KNBN NewsCenter1

Two South Dakota schools awarded $200,000 for mining safety programs – KNBN NewsCenter1

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that $985,284 in grants have been awarded to 10 education and training programs across the country to support mine safety through the Brookwood Mine Safety Grant Program- Sago. Two South Dakota colleges were selected for the grant: The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City …

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State-of-the-art virtual reality training for trade schools

State-of-the-art virtual reality training for trade schools

Ideal Industries, Inc. brings immersive learning to the trades through its virtual reality division IVRY Technologies. By embracing cutting-edge VR technology and the metaverse, IVRY courses train future electricians in a safe and accurate manner. The IVRY Virtual Electrical Training program is a series of virtual lessons for the next generation of apprentice electricians in …

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‘No one fights alone’: Two mothers recount their stories during school’s annual cancer assistance drive

‘No one fights alone’: Two mothers tell their stories at school’s annual cancer aid campaign – The Dispatch

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare – a headache or sore throat that turns into something more sinister: cancer. It’s a reality that the parents of nearly 10,500 children in the United States will face this year, according to the American Cancer Society. It’s also a reality that at least two working parents at Henderson Ward …

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Schools enforce rules to keep students focused in class, off social media

Schools enforce rules to keep students focused in class, off social media

Since cell phones were banned in the classroom at Concord High School earlier this year, 11th grader Skyler Hubbard says she has been able to concentrate better. After a tough period of remote learning where students could easily escape the gaze of their teachers or simply turn off the Zoom camera and have unrestricted access …

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Schools cut home internet help as remote learning fades

Schools cut home internet help as remote learning fades

With students off of Zoom and back in classrooms, many schools have stopped helping students connect from home, according to new federal data. Just 45% of public schools are providing home internet access to students who need it this school year, up from 70% earlier in the pandemic, according to August survey data released Tuesday …

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Bulletproof security modules for schools draw internet ire.  An expert intervenes

Bulletproof security modules for schools draw internet ire. An expert intervenes

Memorabilia decorates a makeshift memorial to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. To protect students from active shooters and extreme weather conditions, National Safety Shelters sells safety pods that can fit a class of students inside. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chandan Khanna/AFP via …

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