Tag archive for ‘Education’
By Admin On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Education is Cutting Back Its Civil Rights Investigations

To wish everyone a happy Juneteenth, nightmare lady Betsy Devos will oversee what The New York Times describes as a “scaling back” of civil rights investigations in the Department of Education. Luckily, More...

By Admin On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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California’s Brown Signs Bill to Increase Computer Science Education

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that will implement a three-year planning process to increase computer science education across all grade levels in More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Dept of Education Terminates Largest For-Profit Accreditor

(Photo: BurnTX) The Department of Education has relieved the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, the largest agency in the country that oversees for-profit colleges and universities, of More...

By Admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Lawsuit Claims Detroit Schools Offered Inadequate Education

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and educational officials working in the state are facing a lawsuit against them regarding the quality of the education system in Detroit, which More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Thousands Denied Access to Special Education in Texas

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) Since 2004, children with special needs attending public schools in Texas have been denied access to specialized education services under an arbitrary benchmark set by the states More...

By Admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
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Global Education Goals Won’t Be Met Until 2085, UNESCO Says

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) The goal was to get universal secondary education by 2030, but a report by UNESCO, the UN’s education, sciences, and cultural agency, shows that universal upper secondary More...

By Admin On Friday, September 9th, 2016
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BREAKING: Theresa May announces biggest shake-up of British education system in 50 years

THERESA MAY has announced a tranche of new school reforms in the biggest shake up of the British education system in 50 years. Daily Express :: News Feed  More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Grant, Drury University Support Migrant Higher Education

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Drury University in Monett, Missouri has a program it calls Somos (“we are” in Spanish) that helps migrant workers’ children pay for their higher education. More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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Salesforce Invests in STEM Education for SF, Oakland Schools

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Salesforce.org, the philanthropic foundation of cloud computing/customer relationship management company Salesforce.com, has announced it will donate $ 8.5 million to public More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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North Korea Executes Top Education Official

(Photo: Reuters) According to a South Korean government official, North Korea has executed top education official Kim Yong Jin by firing squad. The State Security Department branded him “anti-party and a More...