Gallery: Hamilton County Schools +12 more photos With recruitment fairs, school preview tours, and early contract offers, Hamilton County Schools is stepping up its recruitment efforts to hire top-notch graduates and recruits for some of the district's hardest-to-fill positions. On Friday, Jan. 18, six prospective teachers toured East Lake Elementary School — one of four stops on their schedule that day — to speak with Principal Joyce Lancaster, meet with the district's recruitment staff and visit classrooms. Most of the candidates are finishing up their last semester at local universities and are hoping to secure a teaching position by the next school year. "It's a really great opportunity to see what our schools are all about," said Jerica Johnson, talent acquisition manager for the district's Opportunity Zone. "A lot of these students said they were interested in learning more about the Opportunity Zone, and this gives them a general idea of what a real school day … [Read more...] about Hamilton County Schools amps up recruitment efforts to secure top teachers
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, addresses an election night crowd after he defeated Republican John Cox to become the 40th governor of California Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Associated Press) California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom will place his collection of wineries, hotels, restaurants and other holdings into a blind trust, he announced Thursday. Newsom, who takes office Jan. 7 and has made millions from his investments, also promised to disclose his personal and business holdings each year in addition to this tax returns, the Sacramento Bee reported. His array of hospitality businesses, known as the PlumpJack group, grew out of a wine shop he owned in San Francisco in 1992, the Los Angeles Times reported. Newsom, 51, is a former mayor of San Francisco, having held that office from 2004 to 2011. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “Governor-elect Gavin Newsom is announcing today that he will be the first governor in the history of California to release his … [Read more...] about California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom will put wineries, hotels in blind trust
Do you like the idea of everyone being able to know which party you vote for in a presidential primary? That’s the way Minnesota law reads now. And yes, that’s new. And no, not everyone likes the idea. “We’ve never had party registration in this state, and this looks like a back-door system of party registration,” Secretary of State Steve Simon said Wednesday as he amped up his push to change the state law. As part of that effort, Simon, Minnesota’s top election official, is pitching the idea of conducting the 2020 presidential primary almost entirely by mail. That would also be new. This type of election stuff can get surprisingly confusing. Here’s what it’s all about. ONLY ‘PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY’ We’re only talking about the primary for the president of the United States here — not the August primary elections for state and Congressional offices, nor the November general elections. The presidential primary … [Read more...] about Your party preference in MN presidential primary will be public. Should we change that?
Candice Choi, Ap Food & Health Writer Updated 1:58 pm PST, Monday, December 10, 2018 FILE - This May 28, 2015 file photo shows cheddar cheese Madison, Wis. The practice of adding color to cheddar cheese reaches back to when cheesemakers in England skimmed the butterfat from milk to make butter, according to Elizabeth Chubbuck of Murray’s Cheese in New York. The leftover milk was whiter, so pigments were added to recreate butterfat’s golden hue, she said. (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP) less FILE - This May 28, 2015 file photo shows cheddar cheese Madison, Wis. The practice of adding color to cheddar cheese reaches back to when cheesemakers in England skimmed the butterfat from milk to make butter, ... more Photo: Amber Arnold, AP Photo: Amber Arnold, AP Image 1 … [Read more...] about Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts
close Video George H.W. Bush's journey to end in College Station, Texas 41st president will be laid to rest at The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University; William La Jeunesse reports on the preparations. George H.W. Bush will be taken to his final resting place by a train designed more than a decade ago in honor of the former president. Bush, who died on Nov. 30 at his home in Houston, is being honored with multiple services in Washington, D.C. this week. A funeral is scheduled at the Washington National Cathedral before he will be flown back to Texas to be buried. After services at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, the Union Pacific will transport Bush’s casket to College Station Thursday – where he will be buried at the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M University – on a custom train dedicated to Bush in 2005. The train is painted light blue, meant to resemble Air Force … [Read more...] about George H.W. Bush will be taken to final resting place on his special ‘4141’ train