The results of Liberia’s experiment to outsource education are in

In 2016, reeling from a devastating Ebola outbreak and still dealing with the legacy of civil war, the Liberian government announced a dramatic experiment to improve its education system. The Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL), now called the Liberian Education Advancement Partnership (LEAP), handed the operation of 93 public schools to a group of eight private organizations, including a mix ... Read More »

Hawaii Board of Education Votes To Approve Extra Pay For Hard-To-Find Teachers

The size of the crowd, spilling out into the hallway outside the fourth-floor meeting room at the Hawaii Department of Education building, was a telling indicator Thursday of the overwhelming support for teacher salary differentials proposed by education officials. The Board of Education voted 7-2 for a plan to provide higher pay for special education teachers, Hawaiian language teachers and those who ... Read More »

30 Under 30 Education 2020: The Young Problem-Solvers Tackling Hurdles From Day Care To Diplomas

Nearly 20,000 nominations rolled in for the 600 spots in the 2020 class of Forbes 30 Under 30, the ninth-iteration of the annual list. That means a wee acceptance rate and months of sorting and reviewing the most impressive, promising entrepreneurs, innovators and rising leaders in 20 industries across North America. Perhaps the best way to wrangle such volume of data ... Read More »

Education Has Become a Necessity Like Healthcare Which Is Why Politicians Are Saying ‘Free’

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend and 2020 presidential candidate, speaks during the American Many people are horrified at the suggestions some politicians are making that things like healthcare and education should be “free.” That, yes, anyone could have them if they wish. What type of society are these supporters of ne’re-do-wells suggesting? Where will the drive be? How can we expect ... Read More »

Kerala and Tamil Nadu top NITI Aayog’s school education quality index

Kerala and Tamil Nadu have retained their places as the best states in terms of school education in the country. The revelation came in the Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index (SEQI) for the year 2016-17 which was released recently. According to the SEQI report, Kerala topped the list of large states in India in the Overall Performance and Rank ... Read More »

Gunman Attacks French Xmas Market, Killing At the least 2 And Wounding Quite a few

Enlarge this imageFrench unexpected emergency companies get there in a Xmas marketplace in Strasbourg, France, immediately after a gunman killed not le s than a few folks and wounded almost a dozen additional.APhide captiontoggle captionAPFrench unexpected emergency services get there in a Xmas industry in Strasbourg, France, just after a gunman killed not le s than 3 people today and ... Read More »

Centre should make law to allocate 6% of GDP to education: Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and Education Minister Manish Sisodia demanded on Saturday that a law be made to allocate at least 6 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) to education. Speaking at the Special Meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (Cabe), convened by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) to discuss and finalise the National ... Read More »

Female Scouts On the Usa Documents Accommodate Versus Boy Scouts Of The usa

Enlarge this imageGirl Scouts from the United states has sued Boy Scouts of The us, alleging trademark infringement.Elaine Thompson/ APhide captiontoggle captionElaine Thompson/APGirl Scouts on the United states of america has sued Boy Scouts of America, alleging trademark infringement.Elaine Thompson/APGirl Scouts in the United states wishes to choose Boy Scouts of America to courtroom. The group has submitted a ... Read More »


PALESTINIAN ENTREPRENEURS attend a training session in the UCAS Technology Incubator office in Gaza.. (photo credit: IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA / REUTERS)   This past summer we traveled all across the country as interns of the Ambassadors’ Club of Israel, and met a diverse group of people. In many of our conversations, we noticed one recurring issue when discussing any hope ... Read More »

General Mills’ Box Tops for Education Program Is Going Digital

  In 1996, General Mills began adding redemption offers to its line of cereals. Named Box Tops for Education, the program allowed consumers to clip the offer from the tops of products like Cheerios and forward them to their child’s school, which could redeem each slip for 10 cents; that money was then used to buy school supplies and fund educational events. In the ... Read More »