Farm Bureau, FFA Join Forces to Push Agricultural Education Forward

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The national bodies that represent two of the most prominent chapter-based agricultural organizations—Future Farmers of America and the Farm Bureau—have agreed to work together on agricultural education. It also requires education, both to keep knowledge flowing and to allow for new ideas. Virgin Islands. The post Farm Bureau, FFA Join Forces to Push Agricultural Education Forward appeared first on Associations Now

Blind Federation: Make K-12 Assessments Accessible to All

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Virgin Islands—NFB alleges that the company’s failure to make the tests accessible to blind students during the field testing process violates the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Department of Education as part of its Race to the Top assessment competition to create a next-generation assessment system.


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Group Aims to Help School Counselors Face Growing Caseloads

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Virgin Islands have a ratio better than ASCA’s recommended 250 to 1. From the 2008-09 school year to the 2010-11 school year—the most recent for which data is available—the ratio of guidance counselors to students nationwide rose from 457 to 1 to 471 to 1, according to data from the National Center of Education Statistics cited by the Cincinnati Enquirer.

I'm returning your call, Patsy. : Off Stage

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Now I know there are a couple of virtual AEs among our ranks: one of my friends just assumed the responsibility of a virtual AE for the Virgin Islands (Ill leave it up to you to guess his new title.). The Leadership model would suggest that an association would provide all services online including communication, education, membership recruitment and retention, collaborative (committee) work, and expos and trade shows. Off Stage. 17, 2010 - I'm returning your call, Patsy.