Indiana Dept. of Education looks to help students with the greatest needs

first_img Google+ IndianaLocal WhatsApp Indiana Dept. of Education looks to help students with the greatest needs By Tommie Lee – June 7, 2019 0 305 Google+ Facebook Previous articleSouth Bend makes list of top cities for bed bugsNext articleUPDATE: Series of armed robberies in Michiana possibly connected Tommie Lee Pinterest Twitter The Indiana State Board of Education met last week for their monthly business meeting, and approved funding to support trans-formative change for students with the greatest needs.Among the topics of discussion was the distribution of Title One money. The Department of Education awarded $6.8 million to 88 schools for use in the coming school year.The board also allocated school improvement grant dollars to 25 turnaround academies, which are among the state’s lowest performing schools. The Board has worked closely with under-performing schools to find the best ways to effect change for the students who need better support. Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Twitterlast_img read more

Stephen Colbert Interviewed Eminem On Michigan Public Access TV And It Was Hysterical

first_imgIn one of the most bizarrely awesome videos we’ve seen in a long time, Stephen Colbert came on to host the local Michigan public access program Only In Monroe. We’re guessing this episode truly lived up to its title.Colbert is gearing up for his starring role on The Late Show, which airs for the first time on September 8th on CBS. Considering the clip of Colbert’s episode was shared by The Late Show Starring Stephen Colbert, it stands to reason that this was both a publicity stunt and a chance for Colbert to practice hosting a talk show of a similar format.Stephen Colbert Names New Bandleader For ‘Late Show’He also had famed rapper Eminem on the show, interviewing him for 20 minutes about essentially nothing. You can watch the full episode below:last_img read more

Global Terrorist Attacks Down 13 Percent in 2015

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreThe State Department reported Thursday the number of terror-related attacks around the world dropped by 13 percent in 2015.Additionally, the annual report measured a 14 percent drop in fatalities from terror attacks. This represents the first decline in total attacks and resulting fatalities worldwide since 2012.RELATED: Nigerian Army Rescues More Than 800 Boko Haram HostagesThe reduction in attacks was mostly attributed to fewer attacks in Iraq, Pakistan and Nigeria. Also significant was the sizeable reduction in the amount of territory held by the Islamic State in Iraq, as well as the finances and foreign terrorist fighters available to it.The statistics, which are compiled by the University of Maryland and independent of the U.S. government, showed that 55 percent of all attacks took place in five countries: Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Nigeria.CHECK OUT: Muslim Passengers Shield Christians from Terrorist Attack In Bus AmbushThere was also an increase in 2015 of international cooperation to act against terrorist threats, including the U.S.-led coalition to fight the Islamic State and task forces created to counter Boko Haram and al-Shabab on the African continent.(READ the more from UPI) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

BCSC 2008: Lord Heseltine says return power to local people

first_imgHeseltine, speaking at the 2009 BCSC Conference in Liverpool, called for a `bonfire of controls’ to leave cities and towns to compete for Whitehall cash.Under a bigger, bolder version of his `City Challenge’ programme from 1990 which saw run down areas compete for cash, Heseltine envisages major conurbations taking greater control of their affairs.`If you leave this to Whitehall all you will get is formulae and platitudes’ Heseltine, who is credited with the revival of Britain’s inner cities in the 1980s, said.Asked how he viewed progress in the Thames Gateway, a concept he also conceived, Heseltine said: `The organagram controlling it is a shambles. Everybody is in charge and nobody is offended. It’s a political solution.’Heseltine also called for directly elected mayors for four year terms to also take on the role of council chief executive, forming a new cadre of highly-paid, dominant civic officials across the UK.last_img

Time charter rates level out

first_imgThe average daily time charter rate for a 12,500 dwt/F-type heavy lift vessel decreased by USD60 in June 2020 compared to May 2020, standing at USD6,381.In February 2020, the pandemic was still in the early phases and time charter rates stood at USD7,415. In the following months there was a steep decline, falling to USD6,441 in May 2020.For a year-on-year comparison, rates in June 2019 stood at USD7,529.www.toepfer-transport.comlast_img