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Parents set to lose right to veto sex education at age 15
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:43:56 GMT
Pupils should be able to request sex education against their parents' wishes, the government says.
Schools expel 40 pupils each day, data shows
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:30:51 GMT
The number of pupils expelled from school rises by 15%, as heads blame cuts to support.
Australia overtaking UK for overseas students
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:37:44 GMT
Australia is overtaking the UK as the world's second biggest destination for international students.
Poor mental health 'part and parcel of childhood'
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:17:00 GMT
There is currently a children's mental health epidemic, England's Children's Commissioner Anne Longfield warns.
'Generation Sensible' in five charts
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:08:11 GMT
Whether it's drinking or taking drugs, young people in the UK seem to be getting more sensible.
Fortnite: Schools 'could learn lessons from gaming'
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:33:08 GMT
Should teachers in Wales adopt some of the techniques from gaming to make lessons more engaging?
Colburn school exam results annulled after inquiry
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:47:06 GMT
Investigation said Key Stage 2 Sats writing assessments were impacted by "maladministration".
Foodbanks in Wales brace for hungry children over summer
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:41:37 GMT
School holidays will bring some families to crisis point, foodbank networks in Wales are warning.
Schools alone cannot fix childhood obesity, says Ofsted boss
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:14:53 GMT
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils' weight, says report
Sensible, family-loving teens behind pregnancy rate drop
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:41:15 GMT
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says.
'Racism is becoming more overt'
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:02:59 GMT
The black student subjected to a racist monkey 'joke'
The primary school that abolished marking
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:13:59 GMT
A school in Peterborough has decided to give pupils verbal feedback instead of marking their books.
The vital role played by respite centres
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:51:27 GMT
A campaigner explains why respite centres are so important to families of disabled children.
Brothers spread positive message about Down's Syndrome
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:20:17 GMT
Brothers Alex and Nick are making a documentary about Down's Syndrome.
Jenson Button takes brakes off engineering
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:10:17 GMT
A student racing car competition wants to tackle a global shortage of recruits into engineering.
K-pop drives boom in Korean language
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:15:45 GMT
The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.
Putting death on the school timetable
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 23:00:13 GMT
Doctors in Australia want the school curriculum to get young people talking about the ethical issues around death and dying.
'Don't say my name wrong at graduation'
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:44:22 GMT
Universities are turning to technology to try to make sure they don't mispronounce names at graduations.
Is Sara a 'refugee' or 'future surgeon'?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:50:30 GMT
On World Refugee Day, one Syrian girl talks about doing homework in a tent and her future ambitions.
Where can UK students study for free?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:01:20 GMT
UK undergraduate students do not pay any tuition fees in 10 EU countries and Norway.
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The Many Roads to Becoming a Spelling Bee Champion
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:20:08 EDT
Secretary DeVos Welcomes Scott Stump and James Blew to U.S. Department of Education
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:47:47 EDT
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated both Scott Stump and James Blew on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education and Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, respectively.Secretary DeVos on Scott Stump:
U.S. Secretary of Education Approves Utah and California ESSA State Plans
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:56:10 EDT
WASHINGTON —U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Utah and California’s consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)."I am pleased to approve Utah and California’s plans, both of which comply with the requirements of the law," said Secretary DeVos. "I look forward to seeing how these states utilize the flexibilities afforded in ESSA to rethink education and to improve outcomes for all students.";
#RethinkSchool: Rural District Embraces the 3 E’s to Advance Student-centered Vision
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:51:06 EDT
Superintendent Kirk Koennecke smiles as he recounts how his rural school district’s connection with the Lean Six Sigma business process began, as a
Student Chefs Are Cooking Up Change at ED
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:02:30 EDT
Recently, student chefs from six cities across the country were at the Department of Education to participate in the Cooking up Change National Finals. These talented students earned their way by winning local competitions in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Orange County and Troy, Alabama. They engaged in a cook-off that saw the team from Orange County win first place and the team from Houston win second.
Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Disaster Assistance for Georgia
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 14:04:38 EDT
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $94,500 in new federal assistance for Georgia under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The award announced today is the first in a multiphase award process designed to provide prompt initial funding, while offering subsequent opportunities for additional assistance through future applications.
Overcoming Homelessness and Poverty through Education
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 19:29:20 EDT
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U.S. Secretary of Education Approves Oklahoma ESSA State Plan
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 16:47:36 EDT
WASHINGTON —U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of Oklahoma’s consolidated state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).“I am pleased to approve Oklahoma’s plan, which complies 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.”
Puerto Rico to Pilot New Student-Centered Funding System
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:52:03 EDT
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that the Puerto Rico Department of Education (PRDE) will be the first to pilot new flexibility under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to create a student-centered funding system. The model is designed to equitably allocate local, state and federal resources based on student needs.
2018 YoungArts Student Art Exhibit
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 20:23:36 EDT
The art exhibit “Total Tolerance,” featuring 2018 YoungArts winners in design, photography, visual arts and writing, recently opened at the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The first YoungArts exhibit at ED, it features a collection of work from 21 student artists and celebrates religious, cultural, gender and racial diversity. The works reflect the artists’ personal views on inequality and social justice and, in some cases, are directly rooted in their lived experiences.
Be Safe and Healthy: Tips for a Fun-Filled Summer
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 19:50:31 EDT
June is National Safety Month and, with the onset of summer, what better time for tips to help children stay safe and healthy.
Prepared Remarks from Secretary DeVos to the National Leadership and Skills Conference
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:52:59 EDT
Thank you, Grace, for that introduction. Tim, thank you for putting students at the center of everything you do at SkillsUSA. Governor Bevin, thank you for the warm welcome to Kentucky and to Louisville.I've spent most of my life in the private sector, and I still feel more at home at events like this—with leaders of industry, creative thinkers, and doers — than in the acronym-obsessed halls of Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Welcomes Frank Brogan as Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 11:35:09 EDT
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos congratulated Frank Brogan on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education."Frank has spent much of his career tirelessly working on behalf of America’s students,” said Secretary DeVos. “As a former public school teacher and administrator, I know he will be vital to our work here at the Department. I am delighted to finally have him on our team.”
U.S. Departments of Justice and Education Receive 2018 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:19:34 EDT
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are pleased to announce that their publication, "Growing Up Drug Free: A Parent's Guide to Prevention," has received a 2018 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Award from the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC). The NAGC announced the winners at the Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Reception held during the 2018 NAGC Communications School in Fort Myers, Florida.
Statement from Secretary DeVos on the Government Reform Plan
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:36:02 EDT
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement:“President Trump campaigned and won with his promise to reduce the federal footprint in education and to make the federal government more efficient and effective. Today’s bold reform proposal takes a big step toward fulfilling that promise. Artificial barriers between education and workforce programs have existed for far too long. We must reform our 20th century federal agencies to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
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