Education Minister defends implementation of universal secondary education

first_img Sharing is caring! 35 Views   no discussions Education Minister Hon. Petter St. Jean. Photo credit: GIS NewsEducation Minister Peter St Jean is shooting down claims that the implementation of Universal Secondary Education is promoting a lazy attitude among Dominican students.St Jean told a press conference this week that there has been a lot of mis-information as far as USE is concerned.“The fact that the government of Dominica has created universal access does not mean that students should underperform. In fact it serves to encourage students to perform,” he said.St. Jean said “there is nothing in the policy that bars any parent whose child has written the exams and has not performed well, from repeating the examinations”.Dominica Vibes News Share Tweetcenter_img Share LocalNews Education Minister defends implementation of universal secondary education by: – June 30, 2011 Sharelast_img read more

Three St. Louis students win in BAAC competition

first_imgBatesville, In. — Three St. Louis eighth-grade students have been announced as winners in the BAAC Young Artist Showcase.The students were required to write original short stories that are judged on plot development, creativity and grammar.Maddie Schrand won first place and second place finishes were recorded by Luke Meyer and Emma Livers.Many other St. Louis students won awards for art, music and drama accomplishments.last_img

APS Creates a New Way to Make Future Donations

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisIf you log on to Alpena Public School’s website you may see something new, that’s because the school district has introduced a new way to make payments.APS recently announced their donate page to allow anyone who would like to donate to APS to use their credit card, instead of writing checks, and making a trip to the district office.The new link is located on the website’s main page and will lead donors to a page to fill out their personal information and make sure their funds go to the intended location.You can also choose a specific category to make a donation for the school district. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Alpena Hosts 2nd Annual Wildcat Football Bowling PartyNext MSP Currently Hiring! Make Your Move in Law Enforcementlast_img read more