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  • 00:37

    Public Junior High Schools in the US Virgin Islands

    in Culture

    The United States Virgin Islands Dept. of Education (DOE) is an executive branch of the Govt. of the US Virgin Islands mandated under Titles 3 and 17 of the Virgin Islands Code. It is the largest governmental entity in the Virgin Islands and it functions as both a Local Education Agency (LEA) and a State-level Education Agency (SEA). The DOE is headed by a Commissioner at the SEA level and a District Superintendent at the 2 LEAs.


    The DOE’s role as stipulated by Title 3, Chapter 7, Section 96, VI Code, encompasses the authority to exercise general control over the enforcement of laws relating to free public education in the Virgin Islands. Its responsibilities include the development, implementation, & monitoring of instructional programs for all K-12 students & adult learners, & provision of support services such as child nutrition, pupil transportation, library services, & the maintenance of educational facilities & offices under its purview. Services are provided at 33 buildings supporting 40 activity centers.

    In Fiscal year 2010, the DOE endeavored to address the needs of the 15,493 students enrolled in the system. 1,176 students territory wide were identified as students with disabilities and 519 as English Language Learners. Of the 1,056 students who were enrolled in 12th grade, 912 earned high school diplomas and an additional 16 graduated with certificates of completion.


    (St. Croix) 21-33 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, 00820
    Phone: 340-773-1095 Fax: 340-778-8895 Email: ideas@doe.vi


    (St. Thomas) 1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
    Phone: 340-774-0100 Fax: 340-779-7153 Email: ideas@doe.vi

  • 01:00

    Working To Change Public Schools

    in Education

    Dr. J. E. Carthron, host of Better Public Schools for America will be discussing "Working to Change Public Schools", with his special guest and they will speak on the following points:



    How to increase the teachers expectation for your child.

    How to help your child have their best year ever in school.


     


    We will also be taking call in questions and comments from across the county.

  • 00:59

    Public Junior High Schools in the US Virgin Islands - a Reprise

    in Culture

    The United States Virgin Islands Dept. of Education (DOE) is an executive branch of the Govt. of the US Virgin Islands mandated under Titles 3 and 17 of the Virgin Islands Code. It is the largest governmental entity in the Virgin Islands and it functions as both a Local Education Agency (LEA) and a State-level Education Agency (SEA). The DOE is headed by a Commissioner at the SEA level and a District Superintendent at the 2 LEAs.


    The DOE’s role as stipulated by Title 3, Chapter 7, Section 96, VI Code, encompasses the authority to exercise general control over the enforcement of laws relating to free public education in the Virgin Islands. Its responsibilities include the development, implementation, & monitoring of instructional programs for all K-12 students & adult learners, & provision of support services such as child nutrition, pupil transportation, library services, & the maintenance of educational facilities & offices under its purview. Services are provided at 33 buildings supporting 40 activity centers.

    In Fiscal year 2010, the DOE endeavored to address the needs of the 15,493 students enrolled in the system. 1,176 students territory wide were identified as students with disabilities and 519 as English Language Learners. Of the 1,056 students who were enrolled in 12th grade, 912 earned high school diplomas and an additional 16 graduated with certificates of completion.


    (St. Croix) 21-33 Hospital Street, Christiansted, St. Croix, 00820
    Phone: 340-773-1095 Fax: 340-778-8895 Email: ideas@doe.vi


    (St. Thomas) 1834 Kongens Gade, St. Thomas, VI 00802
    Phone: 340-774-0100 Fax: 340-779-7153 Email: ideas@doe.vi

  • 02:02

    High Plains Pundit Radio

    in Politics

    High Plains Pundit Radio

  • 01:18

    CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS BEING CHALLENGED BY THE WORLD SYSTEM

    in Radio

    In the book of Deauteronomy parents are commanded to teach their children the ways of the Lord. They are told to teach them from sunrise to sunset and right before bed. Paul Bridges is the Suoperintendant at Union Christian Academy in Forth Smith Arkansas whose sole mission is to do exactly what the Bible commands; TEACH THE CHILDREN THE WAYS OF THE LORD. Mr. Bridges understands the necessity of parents having a safe place for their children to learn and grow in a Christ centered environment. He knows that such a place is a compliment to the parents who have labored to teach their children the principles, virtues and values of God in Heaven.


    As you listen to this interview gleen the wisdom from this seasoned veteran who has dedicated his life to Christian Schooling and who is standing in the midst of the raging storm in the United States today. The storm has a target and that target is the Private Christian Schools throughout the nation. The attack is many sided and always goes after the pocketbook. 


    The question is; what can the Christian community do to uphold and stand by Christian Schools like Union Christian Academy? Tune in for the answer..

  • 01:00

    Three O'Clock High, 1987

    in Movies

    Preppy high school reporter Jerry Mitchell (Casey Siemaszko) is asked to write a story on a tough new kid named Buddy Revell (Richard Tyson), a boy rumored to have a violent past. Jerry tries to call off the story, but in the process he infuriates Buddy, who challenges him to a parking lot brawl immediately after school that same day. As Jerry desperately attempts to escape the impending fight, he instead ends up finding the courage to stand up to Buddy.

  • 00:42

    FUTURE READY SCHOOLS AND THE ALLIANCE FOR EXCELLENT EDUCATION

    in Education

    FUTURE READY SCHOOLS AND THE ALLIANCE FOR EXCELLENT EDUCATION


    Tom Murray of The Alliance joins us for a discussion of Future Ready Schools and Future Ready Leaders.

  • 00:21

    7 Traits Of High-Performance Leaders

    in Entrepreneur

    It could be argued that true leadership is both misunderstood and increasingly rare these days. An overflowing sense of entitlement and “me-first” mindset seems to pervade ever aspect of business and life.

    But there is a select cross-section of society who believes deeply in the power of leadership, personal responsibility and high-character. And they embody 7 traits of High-Performance Leadership in all that they do.

    Join JT for an in-depth conversation the covers:
    - The power of curiosity, and how High-Performance Leaders rely on a healthy ones of curiosity to solve problems and create solutions
    - How to develop your instincts and trust your gut (and why leaders who DON’T trust their gut are setting themselves and their teams up for failure)
    - Why staying in your personal power—emotionally, mentally and even physically—is not only crucial for success, but an absolute requirement for leadership
    - When (and why) to speak you mind
    …and more.

    It’s a powerful conversation for high-power individuals.

    And, as always, grab a complimentary copy of JT’s award-winning book, Flight Plan To Success™ by going to www.FlyWithJT.com…

    Fly High. Fly Fast. Fly Far!

  • Our Urban High Schools Are Failing Us: What Now?

    in Education

    Our guest in August is Dr. Camille Farrington - Senior Research Associate, Consortium on Chicago School Research, will discuss her research on urban high schools.  She will discuss the psychological and systematic barriers to success and the ways we might redesign these schools for greater success with adolescents.  Given that the model we currently use is more than 100 years old, she proposes some innovative solutions to the roadblocks faced in many urban centers.  Join us at 2pm EST on August 12 for what promises to be a enlightening discussion.


    Camille A. Farrington is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Chicago, Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR), studying policy and practice in urban high school reform. She is a national expert on “noncognitive” factors in academic settings. Dr. Farrington is the author of Failing at School: Lessons for Redesigning Urban High Schools (2014, Teachers College Press); lead author of Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners: The Role of Noncognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance (2012, CCSR); and co-author of Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework (2015, CCSR). Throughout her work, Dr. Farrington draws on fifteen years’ experience as a public high school teacher and National Board Certified Teacher Mentor. She received a B.A. from the University of California Santa Cruz, teacher certification from Mills College, and a Ph.D. in Policy Studies in Urban Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

  • 00:44

    High Time Ministries

    in Goals

    Talking about Grace

  • 01:01

    FHSTCA Perspective on High School Tennis, Guest All Star Tournament Coaches

    in Sports

    Our 5th Annual Florida High School All Star Tournament id April 23rd and we thought we would have open mike for coaches, players and committee member.  The event for high school seniors is at Winter Park Tennis Center and Florida Athletic Coaches Assoc. and Florida High School Tennis Coaches Assoc. are looking for your support.