Climate Matters Workshop is a two-day interactive workshop and discussion on how climate change affects the Virgin Islands. It will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 12 and 13, at the University of the Virgin Islands Administration and Conference Center.
Michael Bornn gives an overview of the teaching programs of two of the world’s most successful educational systems. He uses their very different approaches to alert Virgin Islanders it is time to retool their own system.
University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s (USVI-HTA) Award of Excellence at the 14th Annual Tommy Star Awards and Gala on Nov. 14, at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Hotel.
Researchers from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) have published results of their investigation into the consumption of lionfish in the “Marine Drugs Journal.” Since 2008, lionfish native to tropical and sub-tropical reef ecosystems in the southern Indian Ocean, South Pacific and Red Sea have been reported in waters in the territory.
Acting Education Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum Monday re-affirmed the department’s commitment to the new Teacher and Leader Effectiveness System, the VIDE-revised process for evaluating teachers and administrators.
Parents of public school students in grades 3rd through 10th are being advised that the testing window for the online, standardized test Smarter Balanced will be available from Tuesday, March 17 to June 12. The testing window for 11th graders will go online from April 21 to June 12.
When Julius E. Sprauve School’s third graders saw the Source news story about the territory’s teacher of the year, Jeune Provost, they were inspired to publish their own newspaper, the 3rd Grade Student News.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated more than $2.3 billion Tuesday to support the long-term disaster recovery process in hard hit areas in 15 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands, according to a HUD news release. According to HUD, the U.S. Virgin Islands is getting $53.59 million of that, bringing HUD’s total USVI allocated funds to $1.92 billion. #visource#usvi#news... See MoreSee Less
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