Education reform is a challenge for every country. The current political vacuum should serve as a warning and motivate Iraq to support a robust educational system, much like the years before the Gulf War when the Iraqi dinar was at its peak value. Home education, individualized instruction (such as programmed learning), distance learning and computer-assisted instruction are other possibilities.
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education reports on yesterday’s House hearing on diversifying STEM education, which featured ACE’s Lorelle Espinosa among the witnesses Federal lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill that would give student loan borrowers the power to cancel that debt in bankruptcy A national study of college tuition discount rates has found that private colleges and universities offered incoming freshmen discounts higher than 50 percent during the last academic year and projects record high discounts this year A new report from the Urban Institute found that states give just 13 percent of child care assistance to student parents A USA TodayÂ op-ed talks about the “vital, practical” education students get with a liberal arts degree At a hearing Thursdayâ€‹ , Rep.
The Canyons Board of Education approved Tuesday a $50,000 starting wage for teachers this fall and a $7,665 annual raise for all certified teachers. High-school students in an Iowa district are getting an opportunity to create their own food truck business plans as part of the ProStart Iowa culinary partnership.
Kids who do not have a good education in school are more likely to have difficulty with finding jobs, getting into college, or staying out of trouble with the law. Behrman cites three studies suggesting that, by facilitating cognitive achievement, child nutrition and schooling can significantly increase wages.
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Nutrition is an unavoidable factor in education and health growth of a nation. Post-secondary education (or higher education) is usually at a college or university which may grant an academic degree. American International School of Utah is asking the state school board to forgive $360,000 of $514,000 in special education funding state officials say must be refunded.
On average, 27 percent of all teachers in the School District of Philadelphia exited their schools in a given school year. Camden School Superintendent Katrina McCombs said Wednesday that the district has sent layoff notices to 40 employees, including five teachers.
It’s celebration time for thousands of high school and college students in the Pikes Peak region. We go to school and college to get an education, as do those who become our friends. Most of our friends and acquaintances come from school, college and our workplace and education is the line connecting these dots to one another.
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The Seattle Times Education section covers schools at the district, state and federal level. Inside Higher Ed reports that bills targeting for-profit institutions in California would prohibit tuition-sharing deals, which it says is a sign of growing political scrutiny of the role of online program management companies Officials at the University of Massachusetts warn that the state Senate’s … Read More..