Cleveland schools set to receive $13.7 million in school funding dispute

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland is one of three districts that recently won $42 million in a case against the Ohio’s Department of Education disputing school funding.

an office with a desk and chair in a room: Three Ohio school districts are set to receive $42 million in restitution in a case over school funding.

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Three Ohio school districts are set to receive $42 million in restitution in a case over school funding.

Cleveland, Dayton and Toledo schools claimed the state improperly distributed funding in fiscal years 2005-2007, failing to properly add funding for each community school student, including those who enrolled mid-year, according to a district press release.

Read the full ruling in the document viewer at the bottom of this post, or click here.

The ruling was issued in Franklin County Common Pleas Court by Judge Gina Russo. Cleveland is set to receive more than $13.7 in restitution.

The Department of Education does not yet have a comment on the ruling or whether the state plans to

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5G Revolution Will Create 4.6 Million Jobs in America Through 2034 as Part of “Next Wave” of Mobility

5G will grow jobs, not just in tech, but in sectors across the economy in what would be traditionally considered white- and blue-collar positions 

More than 100,000 5G-related positions already created

The National Spectrum Consortium and the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today unveiled groundbreaking research that finds that the 5G revolution will create 4.6 million jobs through 2034 as part of a new wave of mobility and innovation. Additionally, the study finds that current 5G build-out and engineering activities have created 106,000 jobs as of April/May 2020, helping in a modest way to offset the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

The Third Wave: How 5G Will Drive Job Growth Over the Next Fifteen Years (Graphic: Business Wire)

The study, conducted by Dr. Michael Mandel and Elliott Long of PPI on behalf of the National Spectrum Consortium, finds that this

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SAIC Wins $185 Million U.S. Army Decision Support Division Integrated Air, Missile and Network Defense, and Space Support Contract – Press Release

RESTON, Va.–(Business Wire)–

The U.S. Army awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a $185 million single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee task order to support the Decision Support Division for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC), in the areas of space, space control, high altitude, air and missile defense, and associated cyberspace operations.

Under the task order, SAIC will continue to provide system utility analysis and combat development in support of the warfighter with analysis, execution experiments, exercises and war games, and modeling and simulation development and integration support.

“SAIC looks forward to supporting the Decision Support Division of the Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Alabama,” said Jim Scanlon, SAIC executive vice president and general manager of the Defense Systems Group. “We are proud of our work in Huntsville, and through investments like our new Innovation Factory hub, look forward to providing the very best technological

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Prichard waterline extension project gets $1.5 million in funding | News

CHARLESTON — More than 300 homes, businesses and other industrial properties stand to benefit after more than $1 million in funding was allocated to a waterline project in Prichard, Wayne County.

Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, recently announced $1.5 million from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to replace and extend the Prichard waterline to the Heartland Intermodal Gateway facility (HIG) and the Prichard Industrial Park.

“West Virginia is home to many growing businesses, which need a strong infrastructure and qualified workforce. This project to expand the Prichard waterline will provide better infrastructure to the businesses in the HIG facility and Prichard Industrial Park. I look forward to seeing the results of this completed project and the economic benefits it will bring to the region,” Manchin said.

The HIG facility has been on the auction block for more than six months,

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NY dedicates $9 million in federal funding to workforce development

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York State has distributed $9 million to state agencies as part of its Workforce Development Initiative, to support training at schools and other organizations.

In the Mohawk Valley, funding was awarded to Mountain Valley Hospice, Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES and Valley Health Services.

“Our historic Workforce Development Initiative is helping to meet businesses’ short-term needs, improve regional talent pipelines, and address long-term job training needs of growing industries,” said Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, chair of the statewide Regional Economic Development Councils. “Job training is critical now more than ever to help provide thousands of New Yorkers with the skills they need to Build Back Better and seek new jobs and opportunities in the post-pandemic future.”

The grants are federally funded and will support job training at 66 businesses across the state for more than 3,600 people.

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Idaho committee OKs $150 million for education funding

A committee helping oversee Idaho’s $1.25 billion share of the federal government’s $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package on Tuesday approved spending $150 million to help educate students.

The Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee followed Republican Gov. Brad Little’s request from last week and unanimously approved spending $100 million to replace a similar amount cut by Little in 2020 due to pandemic-related budgetary concerns.

The committee also unanimously approved spending $50 million to be made available to parents so they’re less likely to leave the workforce or dip into household money while their children learn amid the challenges posed by the pandemic. That money will be distributed based on income and can be used to purchase educational materials, computers and other services.

The $100 million allocated to Idaho’s 310,000 school kids will be divvied up among schools at $315 per student. But officials are having to use old enrollment numbers

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DCCC dropping $9 million on voter education program

The Democratic House campaign arm is dropping $9 million on an effort to educate voters on their options for casting ballots this year.

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DCCC dropping $9 million on voter education program

The investment by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) will span 50 competitive House districts nationwide and will use mail, text, phone and digital outreach to urge voters to create a plan for how they will vote either in November or ahead of time.


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In addition to laying out options for voting – by mail or in-person – the program will also focus on educating voters on any changes to election laws and procedures.

The seven-figure operation comes in addition to an existing $10 million earmarked for fighting legal battles surrounding voting rights and ballot access.

The investment in voter education comes as states prepare for an expected surge in mail-in and absentee voting

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Tech and Philanthropic Leaders Launch Million Girls Moonshot to Close the Gender Gap in STEM

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Intel Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have joined STEM Next Opportunity Fund and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to launch the Million Girls Moonshot. The effort is designed to engage one million school-age girls in the U.S. in STEM learning opportunities over the next five years. The organizations will provide grant funding and in-kind resources to Mott-funded afterschool networks in all 50 states to increase access to hands-on, immersive STEM learning experiences.

“When my father, Robert Noyce, and Gordon Moore founded Intel, they built upon the experiences of their youth, where they had opportunities to build, invent, engineer and experiment. These hands-on experiences gave them a sense of initiative, perseverance and a belief that they could create revolutionary new technologies,” said Dr. Penny Noyce, founding board chair, STEM Next Opportunity Fund. “The Million Girls Moonshot will help girls from diverse backgrounds develop

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Life Sciences and Laboratory Equipment Market is expected to reach USD 55,932.4 million by 2023, at a CAGR of 7.2%

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Sep 16, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
Meticulous Research(R) – leading global market research company published a research report titled “Life Sciences and Laboratory Equipment Market by Technology (Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Lab Automation, Surface Science, DNA Amplification & Sequencing, Immunoassay Analyzer, Flow Cytometry, Microarray, Electrophoresis) and End User- Global Forecast to 2023″

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The Driving Forces in the Life Sciences and Laboratory Equipment Market

According to this latest publication from Meticulous Research(R), the global life sciences and laboratory equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2018 to 2023 to reach USD 55,932.4 million by 2023, driven by various government initiatives, increasing investments and funding for life sciences, increasing clinical capabilities, expansion in the various application areas, and growing academic-industry collaborations. Moreover, growing proteomics market,

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CFAC OKs $150 million for education funding; McGeachin calls for delay but skips meeting to attend Trump fundraiser | Eye on Boise

CFAC, the governor’s Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee, voted unanimously today in favor of restoring the $99 million in school budget cuts and adding $50 million for Idaho families by tapping CARES Act funds, but Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who skipped the meeting to attend a campaign fundraiser with Donald Trump Jr. in Stanley, submitted a letter calling for putting off the vote, saying it was “no small matter” and should be studied more. She was the only one to raise any objections.

Here’s the email McGeachin sent to her fellow CFAC members just 13 minutes before the start of today’s 1 p.m. meeting:

“Dear CFAC Members:

I am not able to participate in the meeting today, but I did want to express my concerns about the proposal before you today. Spending $150 million is no small matter and we have not had an opportunity to review fully the details of

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