Tag archive for ‘Education’
By Admin On Saturday, June 17th, 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 Saturday, October 1st, 2016
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Remedial Education Too Common and Costly, Report Says

(Photo: Pexels, Creative Commons) A recently released report from the Center for American Progress has examined the remedial education system currently in place in the United States, calling it a “black 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 Friday, September 30th, 2016
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Brazil Proposes New, More Flexible Education Plans

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) A new educational model that has recently been agreed by the Brazilian government has been met with both criticism and praise. The new model, signed by Brazilian president Michel More...

By Admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Digital Readiness, Confidence Gaps Affect Online Education

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons) According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, access to technology isn’t the only thing dividing Americans when it comes to online education. They also fall along 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 Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Dept of Education Offers New Guidance for English Learners

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) English learners have been given a boost by the US Department of Education by way of non-regulatory guidance released to assist states, schools, and districts in providing More...

By Admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Boeing Gives $6 Million for STEM Education in Washington

(Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons) Boeing has announced that it will be giving $ 6 million in grants to dozens of educational institutes and non-profit organizations. The grants are designed to help develop Boeing’s More...

By Admin On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Michelle Obama Promotes Girls’ Education at Broadway Event

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) First Lady Michelle Obama took to Broadway earlier in the week to host a concert for the spouses of global heads of state, which included performances from a number of female-centric More...

By Admin On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Navy Will Mandate Transgender Sensitivity Education

(Photo: Wikimedia, Creative Commons) The US Navy has made an announcement that it will be requiring all naval personnel to undergo transgender sensitivity training to be completed by July 2017.  At that time, More...