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Trump taps Common Core foe as No. 2 at Education Department — but most key positions still vacant

President Trump just tapped as the Education Department’s No. 2 official a former state superintendent of South Carolina who opposes the Common Core State Standards and who in 2016 called Jeb Bush “the only candidate” prepared to be president. Trump announced Tuesday night that he was nominating Mitchell  Zais as deputy secretary of education, one of only a handful of ... Read More »

SC to consider a common exam to select judicial officers

The sanctioned strength of district, subordinate judges in India is approximately 21,000, and out of these, nearly 4,800 positions are lying vacant. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Supreme Court will soon examine a proposal for having “singular examination” under a Centralised Selection Mechanism (CSM) to select judicial officers, to fill up vacancies in subordinate judiciary, which stands at over 20% of ... Read More »