Fairview High School recognized for 21st century education commitment

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — Lost during the pandemic-related blur that has been the last six months is the fact Fairview High School was nationally recognized by two different organizations.

Not only did it receive a STEM/STEAM School Designation from the Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN), but it was designated as a 2020 Model School from the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE).

“What it really means is the hard work of Fairview High School administrators to build innovative programming and top-quality academics has really drawn attention,” Fairview Park City Schools Superintendent Bill Wagner said. “These recognitions are something we’re very proud of.”

Fairview High School was one of 28 schools that applied for the STEM/STEAM School Designation.

Ohio STEM Committee approved applications for schools that implement best practices in STEM and STEAM education, which include creating a culture of inquiry, entrepreneurialism, problem solving, problem-based learning and connections to the

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BOE candidates asked about teacher retention, 21st century skills | Education

Most candidates running for Washington County Board of Education seats agree that online distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic will help students meet an uncertain future.

In the spring, students met the challenges of going from in-person to virtual learning, the candidates said during a Thursday forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Washington County.

The candidates said students continue to meet those challenges.

“We’re experiencing it now because we’ve had to make a major shift due to COVID,” incumbent board member Pieter Bickford said. “It wasn’t perfect in the spring, but we’ve certainly made some major improvements in the fall. I think we’re going to see some benefits once schools get back to normal. The things we’re doing today will never change.”

The seven candidates running in the Nov. 3 election for four open seats on the school board shared their views on several subjects during the

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Education system should meet formidable challenges of 21st century: Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu posing for the camera: Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President Venkaiah naidu, Swami Vivekananda, NEP 2020, National Education Policy 2020, new education policy 2020

Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President Venkaiah naidu, Swami Vivekananda, NEP 2020, National Education Policy 2020, new education policy 2020

While talking about the National Education Policy 2020, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said that there is a need to reimagine, reinvent and re-engineer the entire education system to effectively meet the many formidable challenges of the 21st century.

The National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 would facilitate India to fully realise the demographic dividend and make the country a knowledge and innovation hub in the 21st century, he said while addressing the 21st foundation day celebrations of Vivekananda Institute of Human Excellence.

On this occasion, the vice president also talked about the various teachings and characteristics of Swami Vivekananda, who was an ancient Indian philosopher with several important teachings.

“Vivekananda worked tirelessly for the nation”

He said Swami Vivekananda told the world about the importance of the ancient Indian philosophy of Vedanta and

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