Dozier Elementary School staying open for one more year

Andrew J. Yawn Montgomery Advertiser Published 8:23 p.m. UTC May 25, 2018 Four MPS schools were slated to be closed as cost-saving measures for the 2018-19 school year.  That number is now down to two as Montgomery Public Schools announced Friday that Dozier Elementary School is staying open for the upcoming school year, although it […]

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New T Levels mark a revolution in technical education

The first 52 colleges and post-16 providers to teach new T Levels were named today (27 May) as Education Secretary Damian Hinds set out his vision for a world-class technical education system. T Levels are courses, which will be on a par with A levels and will provide young people with a choice between technical […]

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First colleges to teach new vocational T-levels to be named

New T-level qualifications will help the UK “complete globally,” Prime Minister Theresa May has said. The first 52 colleges to teach the courses, intended as vocational alternatives to traditional A-levels, will be announced on Sunday. From 2020, they will teach courses in construction, digital, and education and childcare. A further 22 courses will be rolled […]

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Billings Lutheran church's A-frame torn down to build up education program

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Billings Lutheran church’s A-frame torn down to build up education program  Billings Gazette Full coverage Source link

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Federal court rules Trump's Education Dept violated privacy laws

A federal court in California ruled Friday that the Education Department violated privacy laws when it used the Social Security Administration (SSA) to help it analyze loan forgiveness for students defrauded by the for-profit Corinthian Colleges. The district court ordered the department to cease debt collection from the defrauded students and to stop seeking SSA’s services for […]

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Teen Voices: Inequity plagues education system

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Teen Voices: Inequity plagues education system  Lincoln Journal Star Full coverage Source link

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'No political considerations' behind Chinese history curriculum change, Hong Kong education chief says

There were no political considerations behind a Chinese history curriculum change for secondary schools that would do away with separate sections on the city’s past, Hong Kong’s education minister said on Saturday. Speaking on a radio programme, Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said the decision was made after feedback from teachers. “There is absolutely […]

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Community invited to Arts Education Advocacy training at The Arts Center Tuesday

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Community invited to Arts Education Advocacy training at The Arts Center Tuesday  Corvallis Gazette Times Full coverage Source link

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The three models of higher education systems globally

At the beginning of the 20th century, barely half a million people were in higher education worldwide. As the century closed, the number had risen to more than 100 million. That incredible growth, much of it in the second half of the century, gave rise today to different university models. One could now classify regions in the world […]

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Geeking out over economic education

Julie Heath Published 4:11 p.m. UTC May 25, 2018 I had this month’s column written. Then I went to New York to be a judge for the National Economics Challenge, and I wrote a different column. The NEC is a competition for high school students conducted by the Council on Economic Education. The finals were […]

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