Washington Post: Education Dept. set to unveil new rules on sexual misconduct on college campuses…

The rules are set to be released before Thanksgiving and could be made public as soon as this week, the Post reported. In August, The New York Times reported that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was preparing new policies to narrow the definition of sexual harassment to mean “unwelcome conduct on the basis of sex that […]

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Glass ceiling in Irish higher education needs to be smashed…

On February 6th, 1918, Irish women were given the right to vote. Not every woman, just women over 30 who had property rights or a university education. In the intervening 100 years, many things have changed – technology, living standards, pace of life, connectivity, life span, health, access to education; women are embracing all types […]

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'We're Bringing Education Back': Takeaways From The Election…

Hello! We know there’s a lot of news out there, but we’re bringing you an education-centric take on the midterms, with big results in some key states. ARIZONA Arizona is one of five states that saw teacher walkouts this past spring. After a grassroots group of public school supporters put it on the ballot, what […]

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Identifying and Addressing Leaks in the STEM Education Pipeline…

Students need a strong foundation in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math, including computer science) education to be prepared for the careers and challenges of the 21st century and beyond. Algebra I is considered the “gatekeeper” course to advanced math and science, with early access and enrollment crucial for students’ future success in STEM. However, […]

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ED Publishes Report on Rural Education…

The U.S. Department of Education recently published the Section 5005 Final Report on Rural Education (also known as the “Rural Report”). The Rural Report outlines actions the Department will take to meaningfully increase the involvement of rural schools and school districts in helping develop and execute Department processes, procedures, policies and regulations. Congress mandated that […]

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For-Profit Suit Against Education Dept. Dismissed…

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit brought by a for-profit college chain seeking to assure access to Title IV federal student aid money while it undertakes a financial restructuring. Education Corporation of America filed the lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Education Department last month in the Northern District of Alabama to […]

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9 Things You Need To Know About Education And Tuesday's Election…

Franziska Barczyk for NPR Franziska Barczyk for NPR With the midterms on Tuesday, we’ve devoted our weekly roundup to focus on education’s role in the election. Here are our nine takeaways of key issues and trends to watch: 1. Teachers are flexing their (political) muscles With just days to go, both of the major teachers’ […]

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Civics lessons: Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Neil Gorsuch on promoting education in citizenship…

“There’s no such things as not voting. Not voting is voting,” said Eric Liu. “It’s voting to hand your power over to someone else who’s gonna say, ‘Thank you very much. Let me take that voice and that power and exercise it in your name, but in my interests.'” Makes sense, right? And yet, less […]

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Compilation on Graduate and Professional Education…

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Erdoğan praises education policies under AKP…

ISTANBUL President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has praised what he called developments made in the Turkish education system under the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). “We have relegated a monolithic and repressive mindset in the education system in the pages of history. We have achieved a more free and democratic system,” Erdoğan said at a […]

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