School district provides funding update | Local News Stories

PALMER— Mat-Su Borough School District Superintendent Dr. Randy Trani provided an update on school numbers at the School Board meeting on Wednesday.

Though the district had projected over 19,200 students in schools this year, students are showing up at school in numbers much lower than projections. However, one number is staying the same. During his enrollment report, Trani reported that about 65 percent of MSBSD students are attending schools for in-person instruction, a number which has not changed in the weeks since school opened. A total of 17,836 students are enrolled in MSBSD schools with 11,604 at school, 2,888 participating in at-home learning and 3,344 in correspondence courses.

Only three schools remain in ‘yellow’ status’ in regards to COVID-19 infection. The schools are Meadow Lakes Elementary, Tanaina Elementary and Palmer High School which identified a positive case on Monday and reopened to in-person instruction on Wednesday. Trani also provided a

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Help for mid-career job seekers to move into biomedical roles, Manpower News & Top Stories

More help will be given to local mid-career job seekers to move into new roles in Singapore’s biomedical science sector, even as the nation continues to position itself as a regional hub to draw in investments and jobs in this area.

For example, some 300 professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) are expected to benefit from an 18-month professional conversion programme launched yesterday to prepare them for jobs in this sector, which has remained a bright spot amid the recession-hit economy. These include roles such as biotechnologists, production engineers and process development engineers.

And even as Singapore looks to building up a skilled workforce in the biomedical science industry, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said yesterday that efforts are also under way to anchor this sector here, to create new opportunities for businesses.

The Republic will not compete with others based on the cost of its labour and

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Coxswain Development Part 1 – Traits and Program Education – Rowing Stories, Features & Interviews

Following the cancellation of the 2020 spring racing season, row2k solicited the collegiate coaching community to engage in a variety of high-level topics within the profession. We submitted over sixty questions across a dozen topics and thank the coaches and staffs that found time to contribute their thoughts during this stressful time.

This week we focus on the topic of Coxswain Development with the following questions:

WHAT SKILL SETS DO YOU LOOK FOR IN RECRUITING BOTH EXPERIENCED AND NON-EXPERIENCED COXSWAINS INTO YOUR PROGRAM?

SANDRA CHU – WILLIAM SMITH WOMEN
We are looking for coxswains that have the respect of their crews, can demonstrate the ability to impact the atmosphere in their boats and therefore the success of their team, and someone who is highly competitive. Our coxes love to win; they’re athletes, not socialites.


MADELINE DAVIS – BOSTON UNIVERSITY WOMEN
I’m always looking for coxswains that are smart, organized, and

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