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'Sexist, unsafe' world experienced by young girls
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:27:15 GMT
A Girlguiding UK survey of girls and young women reveals many do not feel safe outside their homes.
Ofsted admits adding to 'teach-to-the-test' mentality
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:17:24 GMT
Ofsted boss says the watchdog has not put enough emphasis on a rich and broad curriculum in England.
School open days: Eight things to look for
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:28:27 GMT
Glossy prospectuses and slick open evenings, but what should I look for when visiting secondary schools?
Educating Greater Manchester head Drew Povey resigns
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:13:49 GMT
Drew Povey, of Harrop Fold School, starred in Channel 4's Educating Greater Manchester.
Further education college finances face double whammy
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:07:43 GMT
Amid growing concern about financial bailouts, new analysis reveals the dire state of college budgets.
Students blamed for university and college cyber-attacks
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:09:33 GMT
University cyber-attacks might often be caused by students rather than hacking groups.
Mothers want action over sexual assaults at school
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 23:41:14 GMT
Two mothers whose children were attacked at school are calling for changes to prevent similar assaults
Mental health services 'let down children'
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:52 GMT
The Scottish government admits there are "unacceptable" problems with mental health services for the country's young people.
Gypsy pupils experience bullying and racism, MPs told
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:01:50 GMT
Poor school attendance is the main barrier to Gypsy, Roma and traveller children doing well, MPs are told.
Fresh call for smacking to be outlawed in the home
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:24:55 GMT
There are many better ways of teaching right from wrong, educational psychologists say.
Overseas students should 'stay in migration target'
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:14:38 GMT
International students in the UK should not be removed from targets to reduce migration, says a report.
Parental alienation: 'Not seeing my children is a living hell'
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 08:35:55 GMT
Social workers who look after children's interests in the family courts are being given new guidelines to help in cases where a child refuses to see a parent.
How does being thrown out of school feel?
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:50:56 GMT
Annie-Leigh, 16, explains how she was able to recover after being kicked out of school.
Portsmouth deaf club helps isolated children
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 23:05:30 GMT
Meet the deaf mother who made sure her son, who is also deaf, had "billions of friends".
West Sussex firm leads way over 'fake orphanages'
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 03:19:30 GMT
Tourists paying to volunteer at many orphanages abroad are being duped, say experts.
Which universities will really impress the boss?
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 23:36:45 GMT
Which is the best university name in the world to put on a job application?
Going back to school in a war zone
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 23:10:44 GMT
The challenges of a new school year in countries facing war and millions of refugees.
'Rewards don't improve school attendance'
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 08:14:23 GMT
Harvard researchers find that rewards for good attendance do not reduce absenteeism.
Cricket stumps sexism in India's schools
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 23:24:42 GMT
Cricket and dance are being combined in a project challenging gender stereotypes in rural India
School where refugees are the teachers
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 23:10:47 GMT
An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate.
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Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North Carolina
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:52:40 -0400
Rivers Rise, Rescues Continue As Florence Rain Pounds North CarolinaLUMBERTON, N.C. -- The roar of a fan boat echoed through a flooded
George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:00:54 -0400
George W. Bush: Standing up for tolerance after 9/11Peter Baker, author of “Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House" spoke to Yahoo News about the younger Bush’s defining moment of presidential leadership: standing up to anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination after the attacks on Sept. 11. 2001.
Time Magazine To Be Sold To Billionaire Couple For $190 Million
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:20:11 -0400
Time Magazine To Be Sold To Billionaire Couple For $190 MillionBillionaire Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne, are buying Time magazine from
1-year-old found dead after being ripped out of mother's arms by Hurricane Florence floodwaters
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:45:22 -0400
1-year-old found dead after being ripped out of mother's arms by Hurricane Florence floodwatersA 1-year-old boy was found dead after he was swept out of his mother's arms by Florence's floodwaters in North Carolina.
Good Samaritans Work to Rescue Animals From Hurricane Florence: 'They Can't Save Themselves'
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:27:57 -0400
Good Samaritans Work to Rescue Animals From Hurricane Florence: 'They Can't Save Themselves'As Hurricane Florence ravaged the East Coast, brave emergency responders and good Samaritans put their own lives on the line to rescue animals in the path of the deadly storm.
Rare triple whale breach close to boat stuns onlookers
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:14:20 -0400
Rare triple whale breach close to boat stuns onlookersWhale watchers squeal with delight as three surfacing humpbacks leap out of the water almost simultaneously in rare triple breach right next to their boat.
Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Rival Beto O'Rourke 'Quick' To Blame Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham Jean
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:05:14 -0400
Sen. Ted Cruz Calls Rival Beto O'Rourke 'Quick' To Blame Dallas Cop Who Killed Botham JeanRep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who are facing off
Turkey will increase troop numbers in Cyprus: Erdogan
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:35:27 -0400
Turkey will increase troop numbers in Cyprus: ErdoganTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed that Ankara will increase rather than reduce its troops numbers in Cyprus, a move that could further set back attempts to reunify the divided Mediterranean island. In comments published in Turkish media Monday, Erdogan added that Turkey had no need for a naval base on Cyprus as mooted in some reports but could establish such a facility if it was necessary from a "psychological" point of view. While Turkish Cypriots were overwhelmingly in favour of the plan, Greek Cypriots voted against.
Israel's Netanyahu to speak to Russia's Putin: Israeli diplomatic source
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:05:10 -0400
Israel's Netanyahu to speak to Russia's Putin: Israeli diplomatic sourceIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin, an Israeli diplomatic source said on Tuesday, following the downing of a Russian plane over Syria.
Hurricane Florence Has Killed At Least 1.7 Million Chickens In North Carolina
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:05:00 -0400
Hurricane Florence Has Killed At Least 1.7 Million Chickens In North CarolinaAt least one livestock company has reported massive losses in the wake of
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11 Common FAFSA® Mistakes
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:14:57 EDT
Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the National Constitution Center's Annual Constitution Day Celebration
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:30:01 EDT
PHILADELPHIA – Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to commemorate Constitution Day at the National Constitution Center's annual Constitution Day celebration in Philadelphia. Thank you, Jeffrey Rosen, for that kind introduction. I am grateful for all that you and the National Constitution Center do to increase awareness and understanding of the greatest political document in history.
#RethinkSchool: Community-Led School, Community-Wide Solutions
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:03:06 EDT
“North Idaho STEM Academy was created at the request of parents and the community.”
3 Types of FAFSA® Deadlines You Should Pay Attention To
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:16:17 EDT
White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Announces 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:18:12 EDT
Washington – The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced today the names of 63 students from 54 HBCUs who have been selected as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars – the Initiative's highest student recognition.
#RethinkSchool: Florida Teacher Closes Distance to Puerto Rican Students Displaced by Hurricane Maria
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:45:00 EDT
The most devastating storm in Puerto Rico’s history, Hurricane Maria, blasted the island relentlessly in September 2017, destroying roads, leveling
7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the 2019–20 FAFSA® Form
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:46:04 EDT
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at Meeting of G20 Education Ministers
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 10:44:13 EDT
MENDOZA, Argentina – I appreciate the opportunity to be with all of you and to meet and learn from so many of my counterparts in education and employment from across the G20.I want to especially thank Minister Finocchiaro and his team. We are grateful for your work in planning and hosting this first-ever G20 Education Ministers Meeting. I also very much enjoyed visiting two of your impressive schools yesterday in Mendoza, UNCUYO and Infinito, and meeting some of the talented educators and the students they serve. Gracias por su hospitalidad!
#RethinkSchool: Safety and Success in a Magnet School Setting
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:22:02 EDT
My zoned middle school, in Orlando, FL, made local news with a tragic and terrifying story: a student was taken into the bathroom and raped.
National Blue Ribbon Schools—Learning Requires Engagement
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 18:55:20 EDT
Back to School by the Numbers: 2018
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 17:54:37 EDT
Across the country, hallways and classrooms are full of activity as students head back to school for the 2018–19 academic year. Each year, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) compiles some back-to-school facts and figures that give a snapshot of our schools and colleges for the coming year. You can see the full report on the NCES website, but here are a few “by-the-numbers” highlights. You can also click on the hyperlinks throughout the blog to see additional data on these topics.
Secretary DeVos Announces Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:41:18 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today more than $63 million in new federal assistance for 47 institutions of higher education under the Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education program. The program provides funding to institutions and their students in areas directly affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or the 2017 California wildfires.
#RethinkSchool: Performance, Partnerships and the Perfect Fit: The Professional Performing Arts School
Thu, 23 Aug 2018 18:14:33 EDT
Thanks to the Professional Performing Arts Sch
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 18:05:55 EDT
Should I stay or should I go? This is the very question I’ve asked myself every year, with guilt, after successfully concluding each school year for the past seven years. The question is one that is not easy to answer because there are just too many reasons stemming from the question, “Why should I stay?”The Whys of Teaching
Secretary DeVos Visits "She Can" STEM Summer Camp
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:28:44 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos earlier this week visited with sixth through eighth grade girls participating inthe Smithsonian's "She Can" STEM Summer Camp to highlight the exciting opportunities available in STEM fields. The camp, which was open to Washington, D.C. area girls who attend Title 1 Schools, doubled in size with support from the Department of Education. President Donald J. Trump
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