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 2018-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore pupils No. 2 in global study on reading...

Primary 4 pupils in Singapore have emerged second in an international test that measured how well they can read, out of 58 territories.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-22 21:00 

The Strait Times

Go beyond proficiency to nurturing love of the written word...

Children in Singapore are among the top readers in the world, a recent study has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-22 11:34 

The Strait Times

Cultivating a love for reading while building proficiency in language...

Children in Singapore are among the top readers in the world, a recent study has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-22 05:00 

Scranton Times Tribune

Greenhouse Project offers hands-on education...

The Greenhouse Project held a workshop on succulent plants Sunday at the James Barrett McNulty Greenhouse at Nay Aug Park in Scranton. Succulents are plants, such as cactuses, that have fleshy, thick tissues adapted to water storage. The Greenhouse Projec...

 2018-01-22 03:40 

The Strait Times

Primary school pupils in Singapore are second in global reading literacy study...

The results of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, which was first released last month, also found that pupils here outperformed their peers in other countries in reading and navigating online texts.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-21 22:00 

Arizona Daily Star

Education Notes: Tucson-area school districts host job fairs...

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona....

 2018-01-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

How failures are important for learning...

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 2018-01-21 21:00 

The Strait Times

Asking your child's teacher the right questions...

Don't just ask about your child's grades because report cards can tell you that.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-21 19:35 

The Times of India

58% of rural teens can read basic English: Survey...

The increasing proficiency in English correlates with growing aspiration among the children surveyed, 60% of whom want to study beyond Class XII. By contrast, just 35% of those who could not read Class II level text fluently wanted to continue studies bey...

 2018-01-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

He made 'different' types of friends through NS...

At the age of 24, Mr Shaun Lim's social circle consists mainly of his friends from university and junior college.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-20 11:37 

NPR

DeVos: 'Common Core Is Dead'; A Large Online Charter School Is Shut Down...

School-to-prison pipeline, foster youth transportation, and more education news of the week....

 2018-01-20 11:37 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

DeVos: 'Common Core Is Dead'; A Large Online Charter School Is Shut Down...

Hello! Welcome to our weekly roundup of all the education news you may have missed. An online charter school is closing midyear One of the largest online...

 2018-01-20 11:37 

WSHU

DeVos: 'Common Core Is Dead'; A Large Online Charter School Is Shut Down...

Hello! Welcome to our weekly roundup of all the education news you may have missed. An online charter school is closing midyear One of the largest online charter schools in the country closed this week amid a financial and legal dispute with the state of ...

 2018-01-19 21:53 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Teacher salaries increase by 3.6 percent...

In this week's Idaho Education News Notecard, Kevin Richert touches on teacher salaries increasing, the politics of Pre-K and the mystery of what is going on in New Plymouth....

 2018-01-19 21:00 

The Strait Times

Say 'no' to getting a ride from strangers, kids told...

Call to teach kids about kindness. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-19 09:55 

The Strait Times

Kids should say 'no' to strangers even if it brings inconvenience, say MPs and support groups...

SINGAPORE - A child should never take up a stranger's offer of a lift in their vehicle, even on a rainy day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-19 00:01 

The Times

Damian Hinds: Children are being let down by depth and breadth of education...

Whenever I visit a great school, I am struck most by two things. First, the high hopes and expectations they have for all their pupils, whatever their background. Second, that the success of the......

 2018-01-18 21:00 

The Strait Times

2 recent student cases not abduction attempts: Police...

The two incidents in which international school students claimed they were being lured into vehicles were not cases of attempted kidnapping but instances of people trying to be helpful by offering the students a lift.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-18 21:00 

The Strait Times

ITE, poly students to get money faster via PayNow...

Edusave Award winners from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and polytechnics will no longer have to wait two days to get their award money.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-18 06:47 

The Strait Times

Kidnap scares: One more international school flags incident involving a stranger offering lift to student...

SINGAPORE - Yet another international school- Dulwich College in Bukit Batok - has sent out a letter informing parents of an incident in December, in which one of their students was approached by a stranger offering a lift.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-18 03:10 

The Strait Times

ITE and polytechnic students to get Edusave Award funds faster through PayNow...

SINGAPORE - Edusave Award winners from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and polytechnics will no longer have to wait two days to get their award money.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Schools in Dover on alert after kidnap scares...

A male driver who was questioned in connection with one of the two...

 2018-01-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

Goals of poly grads changing...

More polytechnic students are choosing to continue their studies instead of finding work immediately after graduating. This is a preference among diploma holders that has emerged over the last decade, and is also seen in the latest graduate employment sur...

 2018-01-17 21:00 

The Strait Times

NTU unveils master's degree in museum course...

Singapore's first master's degree in museum studies and curatorial practices was unveiled yesterday, in a move to meet the demand for experts in the growing arts and heritage fields which has seen record crowd numbers.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-01-16 22:01 

US News & World Report

DeVos Slams Bush, Obama Administrations Over Education Policy Agenda...

The education secretary reiterated her belief that the federal government has been too heavy-handed in its approach to education....

 2018-01-16 21:00 

The Strait Times

Yale-NUS, Duke-NUS launch tie-up for arts students keen to study medicine...

Liberal arts undergraduates from Yale-NUS College will find it easier to pursue a career in medicine with the launch of a tie-up between the college and Duke-NUS Medical School.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-16 02:45 

The Strait Times

Yale-NUS liberal arts students can pursue career in medicine with Duke-NUS partnership...

SINGAPORE - Liberal arts undergraduates from Yale-NUS College will be able to pursue a career in medicine, with the launch of a new pathway in collaboration with Duke-NUS Medical School.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-15 02:21 

Arizona Daily Star

Education Notes: Marana School District looks to fill substitute teaching jobs...

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona....

 2018-01-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singaporean duo win British award for young leaders...

Two young Singaporeans have been named winners of the fourth and final Queen's Young Leaders Award.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-14 21:00 

The Strait Times

More than just book-smart...

ASHLEY HO YUHAN, SCHOOL OF THE ARTS. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-14 15:06 

Fosters.com

[ NH ]

UNH getting grant to work with schools on science education...

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire has received a National Science Foundation Discovery Research grant to improve science education in the state's secondary schools.Elementary school teachers and UNH's Cooperative Extension ...

 2018-01-14 15:06 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

UNH getting grant to work with schools on science education...

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire has received a National Science Foundation Discovery Research grant to improve science education in the state's secondary schools.Elementary school teachers and UNH's Cooperative Extension ...

 2018-01-13 22:21 

The Times of India

Make separate merit lists for girls: Govt to IITs...

The human resource development (HRD) ministry has directed the Indian Institutes of Technology to prepare separate merit lists for girls from the 2018-2019 academic session to ensure the number of female students, on each IIT campus, is 14 per cent....

 2018-01-13 11:00 

NPR

Student Loan Defaults On The Rise; Texas Special Education; And Other Education News...

Plus, DACA students living in limbo as proposals fly in Washington and new concerns about school funding inequality....

 2018-01-13 11:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Student Loan Defaults On The Rise; Texas Special Education; And Other Education News...

Hello! Money is on our minds in this mid-January edition of the Weekly Roundup. Student loan default is a "crisis," report says Almost 40 percent...

 2018-01-13 11:00 

WSHU

Student Loan Defaults On The Rise; Texas Special Education; And Other Education News...

Hello! Money is on our minds in this mid-January edition of the Weekly Roundup. Student loan default is a "crisis," report says Almost 40 percent of students who entered college in the fall of 2003 may default on their student loans by 2023. That&...

 2018-01-12 21:00 

The Strait Times

What's next after the O levels?...

Q With several junior colleges merging, will there be fewer places in JCs this year? A When O-level students apply for a junior college (JC) after receiving their results yesterday, there will be four schools that will not appear on their option forms: Ju...

 2018-01-12 21:00 

The Strait Times

From Normal (Academic) to Express stream...

Willy Heng was disappointed when he had to enter the Normal (Academic) stream four years ago. But yesterday, he graduated from the Express stream at Presbyterian High School with seven O-level passes.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-12 18:34 

US News & World Report

Sorority Organization Seeks to Change Greek Life Culture...

Alcohol-related deaths are fueling an effort to improve college students' safety....

 2018-01-12 18:02 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Recapping opening week at the 2018 Legislature...

The first full week of the Idaho legislature is in the books. Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News breaks down the hot education topics from the State of the State to the debate on Pre-K. ...

 2018-01-11 21:00 

The Strait Times

Merged JCs to bear original names of both schools: MOE...

The niggling issue of new names for eight junior colleges merging next year has been settled.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-11 21:00 

The Strait Times

ST-SIM forum to explore education and disruption...

What kind of skills will be valued and in demand as technology advances and jobs get disrupted? How can education adapt to these changes in an interconnected world, challenge established norms and prepare students for an uncertain future?. Read more at st...

 2018-01-11 21:00 

The Strait Times

School to release O-level results of students who missed 'prom'...

A group of students who were told that they would not get their O-level result slips as they had not paid a penalty for missing a school event will get their results after all.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-11 18:53 

US News & World Report

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to Congress: Make School Funding More Equitable...

The sweeping report shows how K-12 funding negatively impacts opportunities for low-income students and students of color....

 2018-01-11 12:06 

The Times of India

CISCE to lower pass marks from this session...

Pass marks have been reduced from 35 per cent to 33 per cent for ICSE students and from 40 per cent to 35 per cent for ISC students with effect from 2018, CISCE secretary and chief executive Gerry Arathoon said....

 2018-01-11 08:32 

The Strait Times

Whitley Secondary students who have not paid up for missing prom will still get O-level results on Friday...

SINGAPORE - The Whitley Secondary School students who have not paid the fee for missing last November's prom night will still receive their O-level result slips on Friday (Jan 12) like other graduating students across Singapore.. Read more at straitst...

 2018-01-11 05:00 

The Strait Times

New names of merging junior colleges to be combination of original names...

The names of the four merged schools will adopt a combination of the colleges' original names: Anderson Serangoon, Yishun Innova, Tampines Meridian and Jurong Pioneer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Major funding boost for SUTD...

Singapore's fourth autonomous university is getting a shot in the arm, in the form of a huge funding boost. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

SUTD to get up to $75m more in funding...

Singapore's fourth autonomous university is getting a funding boost of up to $75 million from the Ministry of Education (MOE) to bolster its efforts in areas key to the country's growth.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-01-10 10:35 

The Strait Times

ST-SIM forum on education in a world of disruptions and changing skills...

SINGAPORE - What kind of skills will be valued and in demand as technology advances and jobs get disrupted? How can education adapt to these changes in an inter-connected world, challenge established norms and prepare students for an uncertain future?. Re...

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