• RSU 10 cuts jobs, funding for school programs
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    RSU 10 cuts jobs, funding for school programs

    áááÑ FACING LAYOFFS. RSU-10 IN DIXFIELD AND RUMFORD RECEIVED 1-POINT-1- MILLION DOLLARS LESS FROM THE STATE FOR ITS BUDGET THIS YEAR..AND BECAUSE OF THAT THEY’RE ELIMINATING POSITIONS AND CUTTING SOME MONEY FROM EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITES. WMTW NEWS 8’S ALY MYLES HAS MORE ON THE CUTS FROM DIXFIELD. 44 fulltime positions. 44 fulltime positions. That’s how many people are being eliminated from rsu 10 including a principal at dirigo middle school, 9 teachers as well as educational technicians, a bus driver and two secretaries. The superintendent says these cuts are not easy. Take VO THEY’LL ALSO BE SPENDING LESS MONEY ON AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES LIKE SPORTS AND DRAMA. THE CUTS ARE SPANNED…

  • Key & Peele – TeachingCenter
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    Key & Peele – TeachingCenter

    (male announcer) Teaching Center is brought to you by BMW. The ultimate driving machine. [upbeat rock music] ♪ ♪ Hello and welcome to Teaching Center. I’m Boyd Maxwell, with today’s top stories from the exciting world of teaching. And I’m Perry Schmidt. Well, now we know. The long awaited announcement by star English teacher Ruby Ruhf has sent teaching fans across the nation into a frenzy. I’ve enjoyed my time in Ohio very much, but I’m pleased to announce that I’m taking my talents back to New York City. Thank you very much. Apparently, PS431 has made Ruby an offer she couldn’t refuse. $80 million guaranteed over six years, with…

  • What is Inflation?
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    What is Inflation?

    One of the oddest things about economic life is that the prices for things keeps rising? Incomes and prices in the past were amazingly different from what they are today [in] Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy supposed to have [been] one of the richest people in britain It’s 1813 and his income is 10,000 pounds a year today That’s less [than] [half] of what a primary school teacher straight out of college would earn in sense and sensibility [there’s] an argument about whether an income of 20 pounds a week is enough to make you well-off and the answer is yes It’s there in living [memory] to a cinema ticket…

  • The Money Song | Penny, Nickel, Dime, Quarter | Jack Hartmann
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    The Money Song | Penny, Nickel, Dime, Quarter | Jack Hartmann

    Penny, nickel, dime, quarter Let’s learn! Money, money, money in my pocket Money, money I know how to count it Money, money, money in my pocket Money, money I know how to count it What’s it worth? How much is a penny? 1 cent How much is a nickel? 5 cents How much is a dime? 10 cents How much is a quarter? 25 cents How much is a penny? 1 cent How much is a nickel? 5 cents How much is a dime? 10 cents How much is a quarter? 25 cents Money, money, money in my pocket Money, money I know how to count it Money, money, money…

  • How Man Won Crazy Money By Hacking A Game Show
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    How Man Won Crazy Money By Hacking A Game Show

    From the beginning, Michael was a man with a plan. On the Saturday afternoon of May 19, 1984, during the second round of a taping of the CBS game show Press Your Luck, Michael put that plan into action. When all was said and done, Michael walked away with over $100,000 in cash and prizes, at the time the largest one-day total ever won on a game show. This is how Michael Larson cracked the Press Your Luck game show code. Michael, a Mister Softee ice cream truck vendor from the small town of Lebanon, Ohio always had a tendency towards get rich quick schemes. He liked to watch infomercials…

  • Financial Literacy Cartoon – The 6 Magical Piggy Banks – Financial Education Cartoon
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    Financial Literacy Cartoon – The 6 Magical Piggy Banks – Financial Education Cartoon

    Xanthe and Quinn and the Six Magical Piggy Banks it’s March 21st the first day of spring what are we going to do ask Quinn about what replied Xanthei about saving money so we can buy the slip-and-slide side-by-side two-person router slide to use this summer June 21st the first day of summer is only three months away Quinn loaned yeah we tried saving the money that we’ve made gathering leaves and bagging them last fall for some of our neighbors but remember we ended up spending all the money on those magic kits that we saw Xanthe answered xanthium Quinn never did seem to be able to manage their…

  • Encouraging Teacher Moved to Tears by Big Gift for His Community
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    Encouraging Teacher Moved to Tears by Big Gift for His Community

    So should I call you Robert or Mr. Dunham? Well, it’s your show. Whatever works for you. Oh, it’s my show now. Thank you, Robert. We’ll tell Ellen quickly. [LAUGHTER] Now, I saw a photo of you cutting a kid’s hair in class, right? Mm-hmm. And this went viral. [EXHALES] Yeah. Yeah. So how did this happen? How did this come about? So in Richmond, we have this thing. It’s called the Moving On Ceremony. And some people call it a graduation ceremony– whatever. But we have a Moving On Ceremony, and we do it every year for fifth grade. And so as we were preparing, I just saw that…

  • Hero Teacher Carlie Flanders Gets a Big Surprise
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    Hero Teacher Carlie Flanders Gets a Big Surprise

    – Today we have a big surprise for a viewer named Carly Flanders, and she’s a first grade teacher at Elmer Wolfe Elementary in Union Bridge, Maryland, and like a lot of teachers, Charlie– Carly does amazing things for her students. She’s also a huge fan of this show. We sent–Jeannie is there at the school, and she’s outside the classroom. Hi, Jeannie. Hi. – Hi, Ellen. – Oh, she’s whispering. Hi. Tell us about Carly. Tell us all about Carly. – Okay, Ellen, I got to tell you. – What? – Carly is so amazing. So Elmer Wolfe Elementary is a title one school, so a lot of the…

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    Teacher doesn’t have enough money for groceries and supplies | What Would You Do? | WWYD

    There’s a lot of school supplies, you must have a few kids. it’s for my class actually its for the man living in the basement my school is boring anyways have u seen Laura lees apology vid? Today this teacher is shopping for more than just her own bread and butter. You have to supply all this yourself? There’s never enough to go around and most of my students can’t afford to provide their own supplies. In fact a recent study found that 94% of teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies For many years now teachers have been fighting for higher wages With mass Protests recently making the…