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Page 8 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA. Thursday, November 8. 2007 onne by Karen Gent j ood Hi h Sch, a costume contest mmm Fife and drum corps with adult ed teachers The Commission on Adult Conference offered twelve sire- and Vivian Smith. Basic Education (COABE) nds of learning opportunities for The growth potential was Re ional Colonial Institute and adult education teachers, pro- outstanding for practitioners g s and tom- who were able to absorb, the Virginia ASSOCXatLon Ot gra . . Adult and Continuing Educa- mumty-based-orgamzatton staf- discuss, and take home new tion (VAACE) Annual Con- fers from Virginia and many ideas for practical improvement more years with a vote of 405-2 ference were held October 10- other states as well. The topics of their programs and class- 12, 2007 in Williamsburg,of interest were: (1) Parents as rooms. There were three days of Virginia. The COABE Regional Educational Partners-PEP, (2) learning and profess, iona[ d.ev- The House of Represent- orary extension of the tax The Senate is expected to Institute provides intensive Success lly Obtaining Acact- etopment along wlm enjoying atives approved another temp- prohibition, the HE 3678 also quickly move forward with the learning opportunities to adult emic Results-SOAR, (3) Teach- some of the historic locations orary extension to the Internet extends the grandfather provis- extension. Previously, the Senate basic education practitioners on ing Writing, (4) 'Online Learn- . and exhibits reminiscent of the topics of regional and national ing in Adult Education, (5) settlers WhO sailed to James- Tax Freedom Act, originally ions for the handful of states that Commerce committee had been interest. Teaching to the Adult Brain, (6) town in 1607 to begin a history passed in 1998. By acting before had taxed the Internet prior to scheduled to move forward with the November I expiration of the year of 1998 and exempts a bill to extend the moratorium The schedule began with a Research-based Strategies for that has spanned 400 years. the current ban on Internet states that collect gross receipts on Internet taxation. However, keynote address by renowned Adult Reading Instruction, (7) To learn more about the teacher and author, Stephen Program. Improvement, (8) opportunities in adult education, taxation, the House has taken an taxes. when nt became clear that there Brookfield, from the University Teacher as Researcher, (9) contact Southwest Regional important step toward protecting The extension or-the In- was enough support tor a taxpayers and the forces behind ternet Tax Freedom Act is a win permanent ban on Internet taxes, of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Planning Programs for Adult Adult Education at 889-5424, technological innovation. The for taxpayers. However, a per- Chairman Daniel Inouye (D-Minnesota. Dr. Brookfield has Learners, (10) The Tapestry of or call toll-free at 1-866-581- extension, HR3678, passedwith manent ban on [nternet taxation Hawaii) postponed the markup worked in England, Canada,Cultures in Our Classrooms, 9935. To register for GED a vote of 405-2. is necessary to show innovators of the tempor u-y extension. Australia, and the United States, (I l) Numeracy, and (12) testing, contact Joyce Presley at Unfortunately, the bill does that the government isn't just I applaud those members of teaching in a variety of college Opening the Road to Careerthe Buchanan County School not make the current moratorium lurking in the shadows for a few Congress who join Senatorssettings since 1970. He has Pathways and the Virginia Board Office at 935-4551, permanent, despite broad sup- more years," said taxpayerWyden Sununu and Rep. Eshoo written ten books on adultCommunity College System. Cindy Stanley at the Dickenson ort for a ermanent ban on advocate Grover Norquist, in caumg mr a permanent t an learning, teaching, criticalSouthwest Regional AdultCounty Career Center at 835- tPaCxin Inte et access Rep president of Americans for Tax on Internet taxation," continued thinking, discussion methods, Education sent six delegates to 9384, Glenda Breeding at the Ann g Eshoo's (D-CA) perman- Reform. "A temporary extension Norquist. "As the Senate moves and critical theory, four of the event. Those delegatesRussell County School Board ent bill, which has 238 co- is great-but it is a stop-gap forward, I urge senators to which have won the Cyril O. included Linda Allen, Program Office at 889-6507, or Toni sponsors, was not considered on measure. A permanent ban support at least the temporary Houle World Award for Manager; Susan Lester, Tester at the Tazewell County the floor, nor were amendments would send a signal that the extension, as well as the per- Literature in Adult Education. Administrative Assistant; and Career & Technology Center at allowed under the rules for the lntemet is still opefi for growth manent ban on Internet accessThe COABE Colonial In- four instructors from the four- 988-6037. You must register stitute and VAACE Annual county region: Shirley Carlson, prior to the testing date. vote. In addition to the temp- and development." taxes." Karen Gent, Wanda Lawson Classified advertising works call 762-7671 your excuses Russell County Official GED Testing Schedule PARTIAL TEST SCHEDULE: November 7, 28 at 4:00 pm FULL/PARTIAL TEST SCHEDULE: November 14, 15 at 5:30 pm All tests will be given at the Russell County Career & Technology Center, Building I. Participants must register by the day prior to testing. 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