Education

Spotlight: Zyrobotics Creates Inclusive Educational Products

Not all kids learn the same. But Zyrobotics wants to make sure that all kids have the opportunity to learn in their own way. The company uses innovative technology to create educational technology for children that is truly inclusive. Read more about the company and its offerings in this week’s Small Business Spotlight. What Zyrobotics Does Provides educational technology for children with differing abilities ... Read More »

NEET 2017: Questions in Bengali tougher than English version, Bengal government to write to CBSE

The Bengal government alleged that the NEET question paper in Bengali was tougher than the English question paper. NEET 2017: Questions in Bengali tougher than English, says WB government           The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) was successfully conducted on May 7 across the country and since then, several reports have surfaced stating different issues, such as ... Read More »

Massive education bill alters testing, recess, teacher evaluations, bonuses, charters

Lawmakers approve multi-pronged education bill awmakers approved a giant, multi-pronged education package Monday that backers cheered as an education game-changer and critics called manipulative and detrimental to public schools. The 278-page bill eliminates a section of Florida’s often-criticized, 2011 teacher merit-pay law, changes standardized testing rules, mandates recess for elementary school children, expands a controversial teacher bonus program and provides ... Read More »

MBOSE Class 12 exam 2017 results declared, check them here

Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Monday declared the results of High Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLC) 2017 for Science, Commerce and Vocational streams. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Monday declared the results of High Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination (HSSLC) 2017 for Science, Commerce and Vocational streams. The examinations were held from March ... Read More »

First Windows 10 S Education Laptops Launched by Acer and HP

Soon after Microsoft announced the stripped-down Windows 10 S version, alongside the Surface Laptop, partners have introduced their first notebook variants running on the education-focused software. HP has introduced the ProBook x360 eEducation Edition and Acer has introduces the TravelMate Spin B1 – both running on Windows 10 S. Both the laptops have been launched earlier, and the hardware remains ... Read More »

Tenn. first lady, education chief bring tour to Bristol school

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Michelle Poole’s kindergarten students at Holston View Elementary were so enthralled Tuesday while she read “Charlie the Caterpillar,” they didn’t notice when Tennessee first lady Crissy Haslam and Education Commissioner Candice McQueen walked in. McQueen said Poole did a great job of bringing the story to life. “I was impressed by the way Ms. Poole captured her ... Read More »

General election 2017 Corbyn attacks Tories over super-sized classes

Labour says children are being crammed “like sardines” into “super-sized” school classes, as it focuses its general election campaign on education. The party said 40,000 primary age children were taught in classes of 36 or more in England in 2016, blaming “broken promises” by the government. But the Tories said Labour’s attacks were “a massive own goal”. They said the ... Read More »

The Effectiveness Dilemma

The most important factor in a student’s academic success is an effective teacher, most education policy experts agree. In fact, high quality instruction can counter crippling disadvantages, like those associated with low socioeconomic background. That’s why Florida’s Palm Beach County school district, where about 65 percent of its 190,000 students are poor enough to qualify for free and reduced-priced lunch, ... Read More »

Lawmakers should not pick and choose what education to fund

Washington state needs high quality preschool, excellent K-12 schools and a well funded higher education system. All three, not one of the above. Research shows that the benefits of early childhood education are crystal clear. Low-income students who participate in Washington’s state-supported early learning program enter kindergarten as ready to learn as their more affluent classmates. The benefits continue at ... Read More »

Peking University to open business school in Oxford

The university’s HSBC Business School will open just outside of Oxford next year, with its first intake expected in August 2018. The largest intake to PHBS Oxford is expected to be students from the UK and Europe, but the school will also serve as an overseas campus for students from China. Visiting Chinese students will come to the campus starting the spring ... Read More »