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 2018-04-21 07:21 

The Strait Times

NTUC Income bursary scheme to pump in another $2 million to help needy students...

SINGAPORE - Youths who require financial aid for school fees and living expenses will be able to continue to apply for aid under NTUC Income's community outreach scheme.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 04:00 

Standard Speaker

[ Hazelton, PA ]

Committee approves package to improve career/tech education...

The state House Education Committee on Monday unanimously approved a package of legislation that would enhance the quality of career and technical education programs throughout Pennsylvania. State Rep. James Roebuck, D-188, Philadelphia, Democratic chairm...

 2018-04-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

RGS wins literature quiz, heads to NZ for world finals...

What novel by Jane Austen is also a girl's name starting with the letter E? What famous playwright was born in Stratford-upon-Avon?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-20 21:00 

The Strait Times

No absorption of parking charge for Hwa Chong teachers...

Though Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) teachers can use a professional development fund set up by their school to pay for their parking charges, such in-kind benefits are still part of their remuneration package and subject to income tax, said the Ministry of...

 2018-04-18 09:00 

Vanuatu Daily Post

Prepare to Move: Education...

The Ministry of Education and Training, through the Department of Education, has issued a statment to all parents, teachers and students on Ambae, advising them to prepare to move to...

 2018-04-16 01:00 

The Advocate

UNO brings home award from Model UN conference, and other higher education news...

UNO wins award at model UN event...

 2018-04-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

The compelling case for being an 'intentionally lazy' parent...

Last year, I worked with Charlie, a typical kid. He was a bright student, taking a few honours classes and scoring around the 90th percentile on standardised tests. He ran cross-country in the autumn and played lacrosse in the spring. He had a group of cl...

 2018-04-15 15:30 

Arizona Daily Star

Education Notes: Marana School District hosting job fair...

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona....

 2018-04-14 09:46 

NPR

Nation's Report Card; Teacher Protests; DACA Dreams Deferred In Arizona...

And a list of the most challenged books, in this week's roundup of education news....

 2018-04-13 21:00 

The Strait Times

Students who bullied girl in video disciplined, says school...

Several female students, seen bullying and hitting another student with a toilet brush in an online video, have been disciplined, said their school's principal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-13 19:40 

US News & World Report

Education Secretaries Past and Present Give Failing Grades to U.S. School System...

The former officials expressed bipartisan concern that the federal government is not demanding accountability from local school systems....

 2018-04-13 08:39 

The Strait Times

Female students who bullied peer with toilet brush have been disciplined: School principal...

SINGAPORE - A video showing at least four young female students from Assumption Pathway School ganging up and hitting a schoolmate with a toilet brush, has been making the rounds online, going by social media posts on Friday morning (April 13).. Read more...

 2018-04-12 22:12 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Education commissioner talks diversity and achievement in education...

Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart spoke at an Argus Foundation luncheon Thursday....

 2018-04-12 20:00 

The Strait Times

Minding the skill gap...

James Cook University's programs are uniquely designed to produce the next generation of career-ready graduates.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-12 08:00 

The Times

Parents 'abusing' rights over children's religious education...

Parents who do not want their children learning about Islam or Judaism are abusing their right to remove them from religious education lessons, teachers have warned. Selective withdrawal driven by......

 2018-04-11 14:49 

US News & World Report

Pennsylvania School District Arms Teachers With Baseball Bats...

The baseball bats are symbolic but could also be used to defend students and teachers in the event of a school shooting....

 2018-04-10 19:27 

The Times of India

JEE questions same as '16 test in coaching class?...

At least nine objective questions in physics from Set C in the JEE were the same as those in the mock test held by a Hyderabad-headquartered coaching class, with even the values in the problems being similar, some students who took the national Joint Entr...

 2018-04-09 16:33 

Arizona Daily Star

Canyon del Oro High School students sending Ben’s Bells to Parkland, Florida...

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona....

 2018-04-09 02:48 

Arizona Daily Star

Education Notes: CDO students sending Ben’s Bells to Parkland, Florida...

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona....

 2018-04-08 21:00 

The Strait Times

Explore ways to teach using the news at SPH forum for educators...

As teachers incorporate more real-world learning into their lessons, more are looking to authentic teaching materials such as news sources to hone lifelong skills in their students.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-08 21:00 

The Strait Times

US students turn to homework therapists...

NEW YORK On a recent Sunday, Dr Bari Hillman, who works during the week as a clinical psychologist at a New York mental health clinic, was perched at a clear, plastic desk inside a 16-year-old's bedroom, her shoeless feet resting on a fluffy white rug...

 2018-04-07 14:32 

The Times of India

CBSE leak: 'Accused wanted to help weak student'...

The Class 12 Economics paper of CBSE was leaked on March 23 - three days before the exam date - in Himachal Pradesh's Una town and it was shared on at least 40 WhatsApp groups, Delhi Police said on Saturday after the arrest of three people in this con...

 2018-04-06 12:54 

The Strait Times

Work placements to be made compulsory for Nafa students...

SINGAPORE - Diploma students at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts will have to complete an internship, industrial attachment, industry project or community project from July this year if they are to graduate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Early childhood educators to get $5m training boost...

When Ms Shazadi Begum Mohamed Siddiqe, 32, started her career as a pre-school teacher fresh out of school in 2007, she found it tough going.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Learn on the go with mobile micro-courses...

What do digital marketing, food safety, semiconductor fundamentals, oral presentations and counselling have in common?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-05 13:06 

The Strait Times

Ten caring teachers rewarded for going the extra mile...

SINGAPORE - When teacher Mrs Sharon Choo-Tan Su Cheng faced problems getting an autistic Primary Three student to pay attention in class, she consulted colleagues and his parents for help.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-05 12:47 

The Strait Times

Gov to spend $5 million over the next three years to develop early childhood sector leaders...

SINGAPORE - When Ms Shazadi Begum Mohamed Siddiqe, 32, started her career as a pre-school teacher fresh out of school in 2007, she found it tough going.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-05 06:28 

The Strait Times

Temasek Poly launches mobile micro-courses for learning on the go...

SINGAPORE - What do digital marketing, food safety, semiconductor fundamentals, oral presentations and counselling have in common?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-04 20:51 

US News & World Report

Federal Report Confirms Discipline Disparities for Black Students, Boys and Students with Disabilities...

The report comes amid a divisive national debate over federal guidance on school discipline issued during the Obama administration in 2014....

 2018-04-04 10:03 

The Times of India

Why IISc and JNU are India's top universities...

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore leads the list of top institutions in the overall and university categories, according to the National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for 2018....

 2018-04-03 21:00 

The Strait Times

Private school grads lag behind in getting full-time jobs: Survey...

Private school graduates continue to fall behind their public university counterparts, even as more of them are working part-time, a survey has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-03 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singaporean academic to take the helm at SMU...

Geographer Lily Kong, 53, who made history three years ago as the first woman provost of a publicly funded university here, is scoring another first.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-03 19:38 

US News & World Report

Report: More Than One Third of College Students Don't Have Enough Food...

The report found more community-college students suffered from food and housing insecurity than students at four-year institutions....

 2018-04-03 11:45 

The Times of India

IISc best institution in India: HRD ministry ranking...

The Indian Institute of Science (IISC) in Bengaluru was adjudged the overall best institution in the country by the HRD ministry's national ranking framework....

 2018-04-03 07:00 

The Strait Times

Social scientist Lily Kong to become first Singaporean academic to helm SMU...

SINGAPORE - Geographer Lily Kong, 53, who made history three years ago with her appointment as the first woman provost of a publicly funded university here, is scoring another first. She will soon be the first Singaporean academic and social scientist to ...

 2018-04-03 04:00 

The Strait Times

About half of private school graduates find full-time work six months after graduation...

SINGAPORE - Fresh graduates from private schools continue to fall behind their counterparts from public universities, a survey on employment outcomes has found.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-02 02:40 

Arizona Daily Star

Education Notes: Southern Arizona educators rallying for funding...

Education news from Tucson and Southern Arizona....

 2018-04-02 00:13 

KIVI/KSAW

[ Boise ]

Idaho journalist headed to Florida for SpaceX rocket launch...

Space geeks are amped up for tomorrow's SpaceX rocket launch off the coast of Florida and an Idaho journalist will be at the launch site reporting for our partners at Idaho Education News....

 2018-04-01 21:00 

The Strait Times

NUS in MIT's top 10 list of engineering education leaders...

The National University of Singapore (NUS) has been ranked alongside MIT, Stanford and Cambridge in a list of top 10 institutions most often identified as...

 2018-04-01 17:34 

The Times of India

CBSE leak: Desire to help friend led two teachers to commit crime...

A desire to help their friend for a few thousand rupees led Rishabh and Rohit - the duo arrested in the CBSE paper leak case - to commit the crime, a police official said on Sunday....

 2018-04-01 14:41 

The Times of India

CBSE official, in charge of exam centre, suspended...
 2018-04-01 07:58 

NHK

Malala to continue campaign for girls' education...

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai says she will continue her campaign for girls' education. The Oxford University student is visiting Pakistan for the first time since she was shot by Islamic militants in 2012....

 2018-03-31 10:17 

NPR

New iPads For Classrooms; College Graduation Gaps; Teachers Lose Grants...

Plus positive trends in school-related crime, and teacher protests around the county, in our weekly education news roundup....

 2018-03-31 10:17 

WSHU

New iPads For Classrooms; College Graduation Gaps; Teachers Lose Grants...

There's good news and bad news in the weekly education news roundup, so read on! Thousands of teachers have government grants converted to loans An NPR exclusive reports that upwards of 12,000 teachers who volunteered to teach in high-needs areas, in ...

 2018-03-31 10:17 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

New iPads For Classrooms; College Graduation Gaps; Teachers Lose Grants...

There's good news and bad news in the weekly education news roundup, so read on! Thousands of teachers have government grants converted to loans An...

 2018-03-30 17:43 

The Times of India

Police say CBSE papers shared 'out of friendship', hunt on for leak source...

The police have questioned over 60 people in connection with the CBSE papers leak case, including the administrators of over 10 WhatsApp groups on which the leaked question papers were shared, as the investigators sought to trace the origin of the leak....

 2018-03-29 13:49 

The Times of India

CBSE may announce re-exam dates by Mon or Tue...

The CBSE is expected to announce on Monday or Tuesday the next date of re-examination for Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics subjects, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, in the wake of paper leaks....

 2018-03-29 11:10 

The Times of India

CBSE leak: Police quiz 25, including 'main suspect'...
 2018-03-29 07:48 

The Times of India

CBSE orders re-exam: Students say it's their worst nightmare come true...

Students across the country are terribly upset with the news that the CBSE has ordered the re-examination of the Class XII economics and Class X maths papers....

 2018-03-29 07:30 

The Times of India

Couldn't sleep, am also parent: Javadekar on leak...

Union minister Prakash Javadekar today called the CBSE exam paper leaks "unfortunate"; and promised speedy arrests in the matter. The CBSE yesterday announced retests for the Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics exams following reports that ...

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