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Hinds says schools face digital challenge
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 18:13:50 GMT
The new education secretary says schools need to prepare for a fast-changing jobs market.
Universities face 14 days of strike action over pensions
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:35:56 GMT
Staff fear an average lecturer could lose up to £200,000 during retirement because of fund changes.
Children's centres undermined by ministers, says charity
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 02:21:27 GMT
Hundreds of centres have not faced full inspections in five years, says Action for Children.
Children in poorer countries have higher career aspirations than UK
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:29:38 GMT
Boys in the UK expect to work as YouTubers and gender stereotyping for jobs starts early, a careers survey suggests.
Muslim school challenges critical Ofsted report
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:25:57 GMT
The independent Olive Tree Primary School in Luton faced a series of criticisms from inspectors.
Parents shelling out for 'free' nursery scheme
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:22:15 GMT
The government's 30-hour 'free' nursery scheme is being subsidised by parents, a survey suggests.
University of Kent boss given extra £45,000 payout
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:30:13 GMT
University of Kent vice-chancellor Dame Julia Goodfellow receives an extra £45,000 in her final salary.
Kitty Perry and the copyright lessons for seven-year-olds
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:40:19 GMT
A new campaign aims to make lessons about intellectual property infringement fun.
Carillion apprentices among casualties as firm collapses
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:35:07 GMT
The future of about 1,400 apprentices at training centres in England and Scotland is in doubt.
Dealing with debt: The mini-bankers learning how to save
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:46:09 GMT
Schoolchildren from Kirton Primary in Boston run their own bank with its own currency to learn about saving money.
Who is George Weah, Liberia's new president?
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:11:46 GMT
How George Weah went from being the world's best footballer to the president of Liberia.
What do children think of modern art?
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:10:10 GMT
Six contemporary artists have designed prints for children. But what do they think of them?
How I save children from bullies
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:13:37 GMT
Alex Holmes suffered severe racial bullying when at school. Now he's been recognised by the Queen for his efforts to wipe out bullying.
What do children draw when asked about their future jobs?
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:54:16 GMT
A survey of thousands of young people across the world reveal what influences their career aspirations.
UK university could get EU funds post-Brexit
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:38:48 GMT
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.
Delhi parents to watch government schools via CCTV
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:47:09 GMT
Parents will soon be able to watch their children's lessons in real-time using their mobile phones.
UK student ambition exported to South Africa's townships
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:34:47 GMT
A UK project inspiring disadvantaged youngsters to apply to university is being applied to South Africa's townships.
Iran bans English from being taught in primary schools
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:52:30 GMT
The Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, voiced concern about the spread of Western influences.
Tackling misogyny
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:30:22 GMT
A Nottingham school is worried about the amount of misogynistic language to which its pupils are exposed.
Fifty and childless
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:56:20 GMT
The childless couple trying to overcome their grief by trying to help others in the same position.
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Bernie Sanders denounces 'outrageous' Trump ad as 'so sad for our country'
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:06:42 -0500
Bernie Sanders denounces 'outrageous' Trump ad as 'so sad for our country'Sen. Bernie Sanders condemned as “nonsense” a new ad from President Trump accusing Democrats of being “complicit” in murders in the United States by undocumented immigrants.
15-Year-Old Airlifted To Dallas Hospital After High School Shooting
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:49:00 -0500
15-Year-Old Airlifted To Dallas Hospital After High School ShootingA suspect is in custody after a reported school shooting at a Texas high school, officials said.
The #SchumerShutdown Hashtag Is Getting A Big Boost From Russian Bots
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:33:19 -0500
The #SchumerShutdown Hashtag Is Getting A Big Boost From Russian BotsWASHINGTON ― As lawmakers wage a messaging war over who caused the government shutdown, Republicans and the White House are getting a big boost in their efforts to blame Democrats for the mess ― from the Russians.
Olympic Cooperation Between North and South Korea Has Provoked Protests in Seoul
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 04:24:19 -0500
Olympic Cooperation Between North and South Korea Has Provoked Protests in SeoulDemonstrators burned the "unification flag" that athletes will use at the Games
US immigration officers arrest Michigan doctor who has lived in US for 40 years
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:44:00 -0500
US immigration officers arrest Michigan doctor who has lived in US for 40 yearsA respected doctor who has been in the United States for nearly 40 years has been picked up by American immigration agents after the Trump administration denied his attempt to renew his green card. Lukas Niec, an internal medicine doctor known for long hours at the hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan, was picked up by Immigration and Customs enforcement agents over the weekend. Mr Niec, an internal medicine doctor at Kalamazoo’s Bronson Methodist Hospital, moved to the United States nearly 40 years ago when he was five years old.
Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:48:16 -0500
Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to sheltersMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent.
Service Dog Atlas Meets Pluto During Trip to Disney World
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 10:31:44 -0500
Service Dog Atlas Meets Pluto During Trip to Disney WorldAtlas, a golden retriever, even has a stuffed Pluto toy at home.
Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea Scroll
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:20:32 -0500
Israeli scholars decipher Dead Sea ScrollIsraeli scholars have pieced together and deciphered one of two previously unread manuscripts of the Dead Sea Scrolls more than half a century since their discovery, an Israeli university has said. The more than 60 tiny fragments of parchment bearing encrypted Hebrew writing had previously been thought to come from a variety of different scrolls, a Haifa University spokesman told AFP on Sunday.
Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘I was not offended’ by Trump's 'cursing' at meeting
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:34:07 -0500
Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘I was not offended’ by Trump's 'cursing' at meetingSen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said that President Trump’s language during a closed-door meeting 10 days ago did not offend him, and that Trump’s actual words have been grossly misrepresented. The Arkansas Republican offered this defense of the commander in chief while discussing immigration reform on NBC News’ “Meet the Press” with moderator Chuck Todd.
Man charged with DUI after trying to order burrito at bank drive-through window
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:34:08 -0500
Man charged with DUI after trying to order burrito at bank drive-through windowA Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after he tried to order a burrito at a Bank of America drive-through window.
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Secretary DeVos Approves Six ESSA State Plans
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:00:36 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of six consolidated state plans—Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Montana and New Hampshire—under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Today's approvals bring the total to 35 states whose ESSA plans have been approved."I am pleased to approve these plans which comply with the requirements of the law," said Secretary DeVos. "I encourage states to use their plans as a starting point, rather than a finish line, to improve outcomes for all students."
The ED Games Expo Comes to the Kennedy Center
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:08:07 EST
Did you know that game-based learning is gaining popularity in education as more young people and adults learn from games in and out of the classroom?
Secretary DeVos Announces Approval of 11 ESSA Plans
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:20:15 EST
Washington - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of 11 consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "The plans approved today met the requirements of the law," said Secretary DeVos. "These plans should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which states can improve education for students."Today's approvals include Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Secretary DeVos Approves Puerto Rico's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:50 EST
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Puerto Rico's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).“Puerto Rico’s plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it,” said Secretary DeVos. “This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Puerto Rico can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves Washington’s ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:50 EST
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Washington’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).“Washington’s plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it,” said Secretary DeVos. “This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Washington can improve education for its students.”
Secretary DeVos Approves Wyoming’s ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:50 EST
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Wyoming’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).“Wyoming’s plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it,” said Secretary DeVos. “This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Wyoming can improve education for its students.”
Secretary DeVos Approves Missouri's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Missouri's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "Missouri's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Missouri can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves Maryland's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Maryland's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "Maryland's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Maryland can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves Wisconsin’s ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Wisconsin’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).“Wisconsin’s plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it,” said Secretary DeVos. “This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Wisconsin can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves Arkansas' ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Arkansas' consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "Arkansas' plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Arkansas can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves South Dakota's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of South Dakota's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)."South Dakota's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which South Dakota can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves Ohio's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Ohio's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)."Ohio's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Ohio can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves Pennsylvania's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Pennsylvania's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)."Pennsylvania's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which Pennsylvania can improve education for its students."
Secretary DeVos Approves New York's ESSA State Plan
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 20:19:15 EST
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of New York's consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). "New York's plan met the requirements of the law, and so I am happy to approve it," said Secretary DeVos. "This plan should not be seen as a ceiling, but as a foundation upon which New York can improve education for its students."
To Rebuild, Rethink and Renew
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:58:13 EST
This past fall I had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Virgin Islands, twice — first, in October, and two weeks later, in the company of Secretary DeVos.
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