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10 Questions About Social Media Marketing for Schools Answered

Social media marketing for schools is a big deal and it is pretty tough. When you go online you will see schools competing for social media recognition. The highly active social media networks - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google are all available for schools to leverage to gain brand recognition. Most schools are understaffed and do not have a budget for social strategy. As a matter of fact, in our social media survey of 100+ schools, we found that one-third of schools don't have any social media budget, and another one-third don't know how much to spend. Additionally, only 5% of respondents have social media marketing as a full-time job, and 68% dedicate five hours or less per week to social media marketing. Now you know that you are not alone. Many schools like yours are in the same boat. However, there are many of your competitors who know the benefit of social media marketing to their business and have a strong budget for it. We know how difficult …

Schools Shut Down Over Lassa Fever Outbreak In Ebonyi

The Ebonyi Government on Thursday, January 18, 2018 ordered the closure of all public and private schools in the state to check the spread of Lassa Fever that broke out in the state recently.

John Eke, the Commissioner for Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview in Abakaliki, that the closure was part of proactive steps taken to contain the spread of the disease in the state.

According to him, the government embarked on the measure to effectively control and contain the spread of the dreaded Lassa virus which had claimed some lives including two medical doctors.

The commissioner, however, said that the Lassa outbreak in the state was not alarming, but noted that the closure of schools was done to check the disease spreading into schools.

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