A bipartisan agreement to replace George W. Bush’s signature No Child Left Behind law could pass next month.
Simon Osborne has been appointed as training partner at Smart Fleet Solutions in line with the company’s expansion plans. Osborne has been tasked with educating and supporting the business’ 400-strong workforce across its eight current sites. He brings a strong background in sales, HR and training, and has worked as an NVQ assessor and corporate […]
On Tuesday, LGBT activist Chen Qiuyan met with government officials in Beijing after months of campaigning to have the Ministry of Education remove textbooks which identify homosexuality as a mental disorder. [ more › ]
$10.3 billion. That's how much college athletic programs have received in student fees and other subsidies in just the last five years, according to an analysis from The Huffington Post and The Chronicle for Higher Education. On this...Show More Summary
Eddie Redmayne is visibly nervous when we meet on a rainy September morning in a posh conference room on the fourth floor of the Shangri-La hotel in Toronto. His latest film, The Danish Girl, in which he plays real-life transgender pioneer...Show More Summary
"The art of self-culture begins with a deeper awareness... of the marvel of our being alive at all; alive in a world as startling and mysterious, as lovely and horrible, as the one we live in."
The biggest challenge we have in education is to make people take responsibility for what they are allowing.
If you're spooked by reptiles, then touching one can be a very traumatic experience In this new video from America's Funniest Home Videos, one woman at an educational animal presentation is having a difficult time working up the nerve to touch a tiny alligator. Show More Summary
This April, the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology in Sierra Leone issued a statement banning girls from mainstream education. As a result, thousands of pregnant girls are excluded from mainstream schools and barred from sitting in upcoming exams.
What happens when the myth of meritocracy shatters? Disillusionment. Disappointment.
ROME – Schools are failing to prepare young people for Europe’s dramatically changing labor market and an overhaul of the education system is urgently needed. So says Pietro Paganini, adjunct professor at this city’s John Cabot University and co-author of the forthcoming book Allenarsi Per Il Futuro. Founder of the free market think tank [...]
An examination of hundreds of toys by the U.S. PIRG Education Fund has turned up 22 that could present special risks for young children.
Here, toy manufacturers, distributors and retailers weigh in on this year's U.S. PIRG Education Fund "Trouble in Toyland" report.
The NYC City Council will spend $6.6 million on programs to treat and educate New Yorkers with regard to Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in an effort to lower HIV infection with an end goal of ending the HIV/AIDS… Read The post NYC City Council Pledges $6.6 Million for PrEP and PEP Programs appeared first on Towleroad.
On the heels of reports that a 15-year-old East Hamilton High School student allegedly stomped on, skinned, and killed a raccoon in the school’s parking lot (which was caught... The post Teen Allegedly Stomps On, Kills Raccoon, Prompting PETA to Offer Humane Education appeared first on PETA.
The Department of Education is standing by a rezoning proposal that would require predominantly white, upper-middle-class, bursting-at-the-seams PS 8 to move DUMBO students to PS 307—a school that is currently under capacity, and predominantly serves African-American residents of the NYCHA-run Farragut Houses in Vinegar Hill. [ more › ]
For a generation of CEOs, Clayton Christensen's The Innovator's Dilemma was a guiding light on how to survive industry disruptions. His book educated business executives on where competition would emerge from and how to respond to the threats. Show More Summary
Proving yet again that pretty much all stories are education stories, there are at least two school-related elements to the fascinating New York magazine gentrification cover story Meet the Residents of MacDonough Street (in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy). Show More Summary
It won't surprise you that religion is baked right into schools in Ireland -- religious education is a mandatory subject and there's a special emphasis on Christianity: The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment says Religious...Show More Summary
NDCatholic.com 'was born of intense concern over the loss by Notre Dame of its historic claim to a robust Catholic identity.'