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Many kids are struggling. Is special education the answer?

no EC Greensburg Daily News | 2022-12-06, 13:51

Schools contending with soaring

NYU Law withdraws from US News rankings, following other top schools

Washington Square News | 2022-12-06, 13:11

NYU Law is the latest of the top 14 law schools in the country, collectively known as the T14, to boycott the U.S. News & World Report law school rankings. The school, which is ranked No. 7 nationally, has left the rankings due to concerns over U.S. News’

Palestinian professor discusses colonialism, higher education at SJP event

Washington Square News | 2022-12-06, 13:11

Palestinian scholar Rami Salameh, the chair of philosophy and cultural studies at Birzeit University, spoke to the NYU community about academic limitations on higher education in Palestine under Israeli occupation. Dozens attended the conversation, which was

Biden to visit Arizona computer chip site, highlight jobs

Wtop | 2022-12-06, 12:18

President Joe Biden on Tuesday plans to visit the building site for a new computer chip plant in Arizona, using it as a chance to emphasize how his policies are fostering job growth in what could be a challenge to the incoming Republican House majority. Biden

Finland Ambassador to the UAE: "Investment in education, knowledge and skills the building blocks for future for Finland and UAE"

Gulf News | 2022-12-06, 08:30

The season of National Days is again at hand: The UAE celebrated its 51st National Day on December 2 and Finland is celebrating its 105th Independence Day today on December 6. The two nations are looking into the future with the same confidence and pride of

Mr Bachmann and His Class review – a soul-stirring epic of everyday education

The Guardian | 2022-12-06, 07:33

Maria Speth’s documentary about a genial teacher shepherding a diverse group of pupils is a stunning lesson in film-making Maria Speth’s 217-minute deep-dive documentary won the Silver Bear at this year’s Berlin film festival ; it shows us the life of a German

Tuesday briefing: What a row over Starmer’s school choice tells us about the state of education

The Guardian | 2022-12-06, 07:33

In today’s newsletter: The Mail’s cartoonish attack on Keir Starmer for sending his children to a coveted local primary has heated up debate about just who gets a place at ‘outstanding’ schools Sign up here for our daily newsletter, First Edition Good morning.

ADB to support vocational education in Philippines

Xinhua | 2022-12-06, 05:50

MANILA, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said it has approved a 100 million U.S. dollars loan to upgrade and modernize the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) ecosystem in the Philippines to make it more

Christian colleges see growing tensions over gender identity and sexual orientation

The Salt Lake Tribune | 2022-12-06, 00:48

Collegeville, Minn. (AP) — As monks chanted prayers in Saint John’s University church, members of the student LGBTQ organization, QPLUS, were meeting in their lounge at the Minnesota institution’s sister Benedictine college, a few miles away.

Ontario Education Workers Vote to Accept Deal With Province

The Epoch Times | 2022-12-05, 20:42

Ontario education workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have voted to accept a

In Bolivia, literacy training makes a profound difference

Wtop | 2022-12-05, 17:09

PUCARANI, Bolivia (AP) — Anacleta Mamani has no teeth, but a happy smile: She’s learned to read and write at the age of 71, and now feels so empowered, she wants to run a road race in her indigenous community in the Bolivian highlands near La Paz. Mamami is

Speeding motorists in Austria risk having cars seized and auctioned

The Guardian | 2022-12-05, 16:54

Planned legislation aims to curb illegal street races and other cases of extreme speeding Drivers in Austria guilty of extreme speeding will have their cars seized and auctioned off, the government has said, as it seeks to deter “boy racers” by threatening to

Ministry Of Education And Higher Education Holds Discussion To Improve Education Guidance Skills

MENA FN | 2022-12-05, 11:05

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) QNA Doha: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education, represented by the Educational Guidance Department, held discussion sessions for educational mentors, ... ...

Discover Qatar Offers Unique Educational Tours For Students

MENA FN | 2022-12-05, 11:05

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula Doha: Discover Qatar (DQ) is offering specially-designed tours to showcase Qatar's top-tier educational and tourism resources as well as the distinctive ... ...

Japan police arrest 3 teachers in nursery abuse case

Wtop | 2022-12-05, 10:14

TOKYO (AP) — Police have arrested three teachers at a nursery school in central Japan on suspicion they routinely abused toddlers, including hitting their heads, holding them upside down and locking them up in a bathroom, in a case that triggered outrage and

Group aiding kin of slain CIA officers comes out of shadows

Wtop | 2022-12-04, 15:43

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calista Anderson was at a sleepover when the email from a friend arrived. She was 12 years old and had just experienced the worst moment of her life: Her mother had been killed while working overseas. The email offered a further jolt. It

Teachers are right to argue for a better deal, says shadow education secretary

The Daily Telegraph Australia | 2022-12-04, 15:06

Shadow education secretary Bridget Phillipson says a compromise in the teachers’ pay dispute could be

Harvard musical reimagines Jesus, Judas relationship as 'Gaysian love story'

Fox News | 2022-12-03, 19:07

A new Harvard University play portrays Judas Iscariot as a "queer" Asian American high schooler running for prom king who falls in love with Jesus Christ. ...

FIFA World Cup: Can Senegal Stop England's Flow In Attack?

MENA FN | 2022-12-03, 18:37

(MENAFN - IANS) Doha (Qatar), Dec 3 (IANS) England face Senegal in the FIFA World Cup last 16 on Sunday in Al Bayt, around 50 kilometers from Doha.Gareth Southgate's men will go into the match as ... ...

Guadalajara International Book Fair: Emirati authors inspire young writers in schools in Mexico

Gulf News | 2022-12-03, 11:30

Guadalajara: As part of Sharjah’s Guest of Honour programme at the ongoing Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), the emirate organised four school visits to introduce Emirati and Arab literature to Mexican students aged between 14-19. Under the ‘School

Concerns Government Is Backtracking Over University Free Speech Bill

The Epoch Times | 2022-12-02, 21:50

Cancel culture and free speech experts worry that a government Bill designed to protect speakers at universities

Hwang fires South Korea into last 16 with late winner against Portugal

The Guardian | 2022-12-02, 18:27

Son Heung-min was unmasked and South Korea were liberated from Group H. Eventually. Paulo Bento’s side left it until the 90th minute to secure the win they needed against Portugal and had to wait a further six minutes for confirmation that Uruguay had not

Louisiana superintendents group praises Patrick Jenkins, St. Landry School Board disagrees

Daily World | 2022-12-02, 18:24

In a news release issued prior to the start of the Thursday night meeting, LASS complimented Jenkins' "leadership for learning, communication, professionalism and community involvement. ...

When Law Schools Snub the Rankings

New York Times | 2022-12-02, 17:36

Law schools are rebelling against the U.S. News rankings. Also: Loving libraries; Black-Jewish history; mourning Christine McVie; election liars. ...

As other top law schools boycott US News rankings, NYU stays put

Washington Square News | 2022-12-02, 13:47

NYU Law is one of five schools out of the top 14 in the country that has not yet withdrawn from the U.S. News & World Reports’ law school rankings. Nine of these top schools, commonly referred to as the T14, have announced that they will leave the rankings,

Closed labs, cancelled classes: inside the largest strike to hit US higher education

The Guardian | 2022-12-02, 11:56

University of California campuses come to a standstill as 48,000 student workers strike for better pay Three weeks of strikes by university academics has brought campuses across California to standstill. Labs are closed, assignments go ungraded. Graduate

If It Was Good Enough for Socrates, It’s Good Enough for Sophomores

New York Times | 2022-12-02, 10:59

Bring the oral exam back to college. ...

China Loosening Zero-COVID Policy After Massive Protests

Windermere Sun | 2022-12-02, 06:26

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High court to rule on Biden student loan cancellation plan

The Mercury News | 2022-12-02, 01:18

By MARK SHERMAN (Associated Press) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Thursday to decide whether the Biden administration can broadly cancel student loans, keeping the program blocked for now but signaling a final answer by early summer. That’s about

North Tulsa students get access to free art education through nonprofit

no EC Tulsa World | 2022-12-01, 23:20

Art4orms has adopted five north Tulsa elementary schools, offering art engagement opportunities, live performances, free art supplies and free art field trips. ...