Tag Archives: Education

New education law aims to reduce Indiana teacher shortage through scholarships

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (April 7, 2016) — Governor Mike Pence and top state officials are now looking to the next generation of students to fill Indiana’s classrooms. Thursday, the governor signed the New Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship bill into law in the Plainfield High School Auditorium. He was joined on stage by more than a dozen Plainfield seniors planning to major in ... Read More »

ederally-supported education research doesn’t need a do-over

These are interesting times for education research. On one hand, the field has matured to the point where highly credible education research seems to come out on a weekly—sometimes daily—basis. Federal investment and infrastructure has contributed to a notable increase in the supply of rigorous studies that are widely available to educators and policymakers. But now, some have suggested that ... Read More »

In Arkansas, Career and Technical Education Paying Off

Arkansas’ “Be a Pro Proud” initiative aims to encourage students to enter technical professions including carpentry, welding and others. By Lauren CameraApril 7, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.+ More Career and technical education programs – which policymakers and business groups have been touting as solutions to help fill the skills gap, but which students and parents have been slow to embrace – ... Read More »

Education system allowing school leavers to ‘drift’

A House of Lords report says the education system is allowing school leavers to ‘drift’ The majority of young people who do not follow the traditional academic route into work are being let down by the education system, a Lords report has found. The 53% of school leavers who opt not to got to university or do A-levels are often ... Read More »

A window to the world of education and careers

The twelfth edition of The Hindu Education Plus Career Fair is being held at the Convention Centre, Chennai Trade Centre, from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. on April 9 and 10. It will introduce students and parents to a range of courses and career options. Students can take a free psychometric test, which will be conducted by Bodhi Organisational and ... Read More »

The Emancipation Gap in Arab Education

PARIS – Discussion of education in the Arab world has focused only rarely on the role of schooling in changing social and political mores. This is unfortunate, because educated citizens of Arab countries tend to be much less emancipated politically and socially, on average, than their peers in other parts of the world. If Arab societies are ever to become ... Read More »

House of Lords calls for education shake-up

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New York Education Dept. Is Sued Over Violence in Schools

The mother of a New York City public school student, a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit, spoke about her son’s mistreatment outside the Education Department’s headquarters on Thursday.CreditDave Sanders for The New York Times A group of public school families and a pro-charter advocacy group filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court this week alleging that the atmosphere at New ... Read More »

Government approves restructuring of Maulana Azad Education, aims to promote education among minorities

On August 19, the government approved the restructuring of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation, which aims at promotion of education of minorities, by bringing a multi-sectoral approach for addressing critical areas for educational promotion. The government released a statement saying that, “It will be equipped with government and professional experts and human resource with sufficient experience in the field of ... Read More »