Farm Bureau, FFA Join Forces to Push Agricultural Education Forward

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Virgin Islands. 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. Keeping the industry of agriculture strong doesn’t just involve tools and technology. It also requires education, both to keep knowledge flowing and to allow for new ideas.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and New York SHIELD Act for Associations, Nonprofits, and Other 501(c) Organizations


Virgin Islands have enacted legislation that requires private entities or government agencies to notify individuals who have been impacted by security breaches that may compromise their personally identifiable information (PII). In 2018, the European Union (EU) implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to put consumers in charge of their data and establish data privacy best practices. (Of Of course, it’s a little more complicated than that.


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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. The National Federation of the Blind is suing the maker of a K-12 standardized assessment, saying the organization is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by not making its field tests accessible to blind students.

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. 1,061 The average number of students assigned to each school counselor in California for the 2010-11 school year, according to the American School Counselor Association [PDF]. California’s ratio was the highest in the U.S. The next closest were Arizona (861 to1), Minnesota (782 to 1), and Utah (726 to 1). Only New Hampshire, Vermont, Wyoming, and the U.S.

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.). One thing about the VI scenario: because of the fact that the association IS located on a collection of islands, much of the organization is already virtual. Off Stage. 17, 2010 - I'm returning your call, Patsy.