Education

Speck harkens back on 40 years in education

Jay Speck, Solano County Superintendent of Schools, is retiring after 40 years in education. (Robinson mKuntz/Daily Republic) Solano County Speck harkens back on 40 years in education By Todd R. HansenFrom page A1 | December 30, 2016 FAIRFIELD — Two weeks as a high school volunteer at camps for special education students shaped a career that spanned four decades, and ... Read More »

Howe Public Schools Reimagine Education

Learning is no longer confined to the classroom, the campus or the home. For students in rural southeast Oklahoma, the commute to school on the bus is an active learning space. Howe Public School students who were once limited by their physical rural location can now access advanced courses and college curriculum. Cisco collaboration tools, in conjunction with the learners’ ... Read More »

EDUCATION | MORE SUBSIDIES TO SUPPORT STUDENTS NEXT YEAR

Officials of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau introduce the revamped centralized kindergarten registration scheme The Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ) expects to spend 14 percent more on subsidies for students who attend schools that are part of the city’s free education system. Additional subsidies have also been planned to support Macau students studying in Guangdong’s non-tertiary schools. Aside ... Read More »

Buy Navneet Education, target Rs 135 : IIFL

IIFL has a buy call on Navneet Education Ltd. with a target price of Rs 135 .The current market price of Navneet Education Ltd. is Rs 109.25 Time period given by analyst is a year when Navneet Education Ltd. price can reach defined target. IIFL says Navneet Education is one of the most profitable education companies in India. Supported by ... Read More »

Mayor appoints former CPS official to Chicago Board of Education

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Thursday the appointment of Arnaldo “Arnie” Rivera to serve on the Chicago Board of Education. | Provided photo Jacob Wittich @JacobWittich | email Sign-Up for our News & Politics Newsletter  Sign-Up Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Thursday the appointment of a former top aide to the Chicago Board of Education. Arnaldo Rivera, a former educator ... Read More »

Pentagon told to boost manufacturing engineering education

t’s hard for Babatunde Ogunnaike to contain his excitement at the thought of a new federal grants program aimed at improving the U.S. manufacturing workforce. Last week, President Barack Obama signed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a bill setting policy for all activities at the Department of Defense (DOD). Buried within the 969 pages of legislation (S. 2943) is ... Read More »

Universities under fire for gagging former employees

London Metropolitan University has signed settlement agreements with 894 staff since 2011/12. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Rowena Mason Deputy political editor Friday 30 December 2016 00.01 GMTLast modified on Friday 30 December 2016 00.15 GMT View more sharing options Shares 73 Universities have been accused by the Lib Dems of stifling free speech through the use of “gagging clauses”, after the party’s ... Read More »

Punjabi curriculum: Education officers to be held responsible for defaulter schools in Jalandhar

This year, in November, while celebrating the 50th anniversary of Punjab Day the government had asked the schools to implement Punjabi in schools. (Sikander Singh Chopra/HT Photo) The state government has asked the education officers to send report of the private schools not teaching Punjabi. As per the government instructions the officers will be held responsible if the private schools ... Read More »

Advancing education in challenging times is everybody’s business

Education gives people the skills and tools they need to navigate the world. In a country where education is very expensive and poverty is a hindrance to this needed commodity, the support of all is required in order to advance education in these harsh economic times. Financial limitations Education, according to the late Nelson Mandela, is “The most powerful weapon ... Read More »

Four education claims of 2016 – reviewed

2016 has been a big year in education. Debates over school funding and the nation’s poor performance in school assessments have led to the surfacing of several claims about education. We take a closer look at some of the common claims to see if there is any truth to them. Claim 1: More funding does not equal better outcomes “For ... Read More »