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Turkish NBA Player Has Passport Revoked By "Hitler Of Our Century"

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Enes Kanter is a Turkish citizen who plays center for the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder. Like many professional athletes, Kanter has a couple of charities in his name. His education fund provides...Show More Summary

Judging school success by test scores. And only test scores.

John Merrow said: Apparently it’s pretty simple for the folks administering the Broad Prize in Urban Education: Successful School Reform boils down to higher test scores. There is no public sign that anyone at the Foundation is questioning whether living and dying by test scores is a sensible pedagogy that benefits students. There is no public […]

Timepieces and accessories for a good cause with the Montblanc for UNICEF collection

5 hours agoLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

With its new Montblanc for UNICEF collection of writing instruments and timepieces, the brand invites collectors to every child’s right to an education

7 things you need to know about how Trump's budget would affect schools in California and nationwide

President Trump's proposed budget would cut federal education spending, increase charter school money, eliminate some programs and create a new grant program for funding school choice.

7 things you need to know about how Trump's budget would affect schools in California and nationwide

President Trump's proposed budget would cut federal education spending, increase charter school money, eliminate some programs and create a new grant program for funding school choice.

Bill could turn back page, return power to Texas board of ed

The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn't like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under … Click to Continue »

Trump budget would devastate public education for private choice

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Trump budget would abandon public education for private choice By Derek Black, Professor of Law, University of South Carolina. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump participate in a round-table discussion during a visit to Saint Andrew Catholic School in Miami. AP Photo/Alex...

Sen. Patty Murray asks ethics office to weigh in on pension fund involvement with Trump businesses

Trump's refusal to fully divest from his companies is an ethical quagmire through and through. Now Sen. Patty Murray, the ranking Democratic member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, has identified yetShow More Summary

7 Nutrition Experts on Their Favorite Cookbooks

Where healthy-eating pros turn for inspiration, education, and great recipes

DeVos whines about partisanship, then calls public education defenders 'flat-earthers'

It turns out that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos didn’t provide details on the plan to privatize America’s schools during her big speech Monday night. She mostly just insulted people who disagreed with her while offering simplistic,...Show More Summary

Supervisor Katy Tang has Poop proposal for pet waste

Tang, whose district includes the Sunset, announced the Pet Owner Outreach Program — aptly known as Poop — last week to curb prolific piles on city sidewalks. The program seeks to educate pet owners on waste laws and give away free tools,...Show More Summary

Betsy DeVos Compares School Choice Critics To ‘Flat-Earthers’

Opponents of school choice policies are akin to “flat-earthers” who are fighting innovation in education, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Monday night. DeVos gave a speech praising President Donald Trump’s plans for the “most...Show More Summary

Maintaining Innovation

“Innovation” might be the most used word to frame the current narrative of change in education. It’s been used to drive the use of technology but also as my friend George done, used to change mindsets. It’s difficult to argue against...Show More Summary

Headline News from PaymentsNews.com - May 23, 2017

Headline News is brought to you by Glenbrook Partners. Glenbrook provides payments strategy consulting and education services to payments professionals worldwide! ON THE WEB Investors Pour More Funding Into Cybersecurity Startups AsShow More Summary

My Favorite Part About Camp!

10 hours agoArts / Museums : Beyond Bones

Some of the Education staff started their careers at HMNS as campers in Xplorations Summer Camps; some of us started as part-time camp teachers in the summer; others started as Summer camp interns. A few of us have been here long enough that our own children, nieces and nephews are now too old for camp. […]

EduExo Educational Exoskeleton Robotics Kit Now on Kickstarter

10 hours agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Exoskeletons are an emerging field of engineering that is already allowing thousands of disabled people to regain arm movement and even paralyzed people to walk upright. To help promote the development of new devices and get people excited about exoskeletons, an educational kit is being promoted through a Kickstart funding campaign. The EduExo kit consists […]

Rouhani’s Battle With Hardliners Over UN 2030 Educational Guidelines Follows Him Into Second Term

A major challenge for newly reelected President Hassan Rouhani’s second term is integrating guidelines from a UN agenda into the country’s educational system—a project he began in the summer of 2016 that was stalled by fierce opposition from hardliners. Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget Slashes Education Department Funding by 13.5%

(WASHINGTON) — Education advocates say President Donald Trump’s budget contradicts his campaign pledge to make college more affordable with its proposed elimination of subsidized student loans and cuts in other programs that help students pay tuition. Show More Summary

Betsy DeVos Elaborates On School Choice

Even though Education Secretary Betsy DeVos did not give away any specifics, she did stress on the importance of holding states accountable when it comes to education and making them answerable to parents, not the government.

U.S. rejects talks with Hungary over higher education law

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United States has no intention of negotiating with Hungary about its new higher education law, which could force a top university founded by U.S. financier George Soros out of the country, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.

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