School funding method used across N.H. isn’t fair to students or taxpayers

Using 10 years of the state’s own data, a team of independent analysts, hired by the Commission to Study School Funding, has stacked up the evidence to prove “something that a lot of us may have felt for a long time,” the commission chairman Rep. David Luneau of Hopkinton said at a recent meeting.

“To see it in writing,” Luneau suggested, brought a “new level of meaning and recognition” to the experts’ key finding: “New Hampshire’s existing school funding system is inequitable from both student and taxpayer perspectives.”

Cities and towns “with higher poverty rates and lower property wealth are doubly penalized,” according to the report, which was prepared by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and presented to the commission over the past several weeks. School districts with the highest number of economically disadvantaged students spend less, on average, than districts with the fewest needy students. Communities with the

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Uplift Education Supports Students Lives and Careers at Uplift College and Career Fair

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / September 14, 2020 / The Uplift College and Career Fair is an annual free event that will be held Tuesday, September 22nd from 9am-12pm and Thursday, September 24th from 4pm-7pm for Uplift junior and seniors. This year marks our 13th annual College and Career Fair, hosted through Crowd Cast over two days. This event is very special to us as it is the first in many aspects; first two-day virtual College and Career Fair, first time we invite our Uplift juniors and Uplift parents to attend the fair! This will be the first year that we include a parent component to the fair such as a Financial Aid Informational and other seminar in both English and Spanish. As we continue to grow, we anticipate that over 1,700 Uplift juniors and seniors will attend this year’s fair! We hope that two offerings will give our students

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Career opportunities available virtually at Engineering Career Fair | News

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College of Engineering Career Fair will take place Sept. 15 and 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with more job opportunities than ever before.

Over 400 companies are registered for the 2020 Fall Engineering Career Fair, which will take place virtually on CyHire from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16.

The executive team at the College of Engineering has made it possible for 400 companies to attend the Engineering Career Fair, and 5,000 students are expected to attend.

Students will have opportunities for internships, networking and careers. Students who are not actively looking for an internship or job are recommended to go for networking opportunities. 

Since the fair is taking place virtually, more employers have registered to attend. This has allowed new employers who could not send representatives in the past to participate. 

Kate Cossa, program coordinator for the Engineering Career

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Amazon announces virtual career fair offering 33,000 new jobs

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Amazon is inviting the public to take part in a virtual career fair next week where prospective hires can submit resumes for its corporate and tech divisions as the retailing juggernaut continues its expansion during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the latest sign of how it’s prospering while others are faltering during the global public health crisis, Amazon said on Wednesday it is seeking to bring aboard 33,000 people for corporate and tech roles in the next few months.

It’s the largest number of job openings it’s had at one time, and the Seattle-based online behemoth said the hiring is not related to the jobs it typically offers ahead of the busy holiday shopping season.

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It’s the largest number of job openings it’s had at one time, and the Seattle-based online behemoth said the hiring is not related to

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Job fair goes virtual to help veterans, military spouses find jobs during pandemic

More than 3800 military veterans and spouses took part in a virtual job fair on Tuesday. 

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DAV & RecruitMilitary hosted the event with 114 companies looking to fill positions.

RecruitMilitary says the veteran unemployment rate for May was 9.1 percent. While it’s getting better, that’s why a virtual job fair is so important. 

Since the start of the pandemic, it has hosted 36 virtual career job fairs.

“Thank god we have we have this type of platform to where it eases some of the frustrations for the whole family unit whether the military member or the military spouse,” says Senior Vice President Chris Stevens, senior vice president at RecruitMilitary and a U.S. Air Force veteran.

RecruitMilitary will continue to host these through the beginning of next year. 

It even hosts some webinars to get veterans and their families comfortable with the technical part so

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Lower Merion students call for fair school funding for city neighbors | Mainlinetimes

Hundreds of students and community members turned out on a late summer Sunday to call for a change to the funding disparities between public school students in Lower Merion and those across City Avenue in Philadelphia.

The event was organized by four Lower Merion High School rising seniors; Kisara Freeman,Caitlin McGinty, Megan Craig and Michaela Craig.

“We the students of the Lower Merion School District are committed to establishing an ongoing and mutually beneficial relationship with fellow students across City Line. We understand that the oppressive conditions under which they must pursue their education are in direct contrast to the superior and safe environment provided to us. We also understand that these disparities are deliberately enforced by a socio-political system that is designed to prevent us from standing in solidarity together against the widespread injustices that are endemic to our communities, our city, and our country,” read the group’s manifesto.

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