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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in control of the House Education and the Workforce Committee voted on Thursday to advance legislation tying student loan interest rates to the financial markets, a plan they said would give borrowers a better sense o...
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Joining other Republicans who trumpet automatic, across-the-board cuts to preschool, education, unemployment benefits, and health services, House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) said sequestration is “a legitimate effort” to implement...Show More Summary
Biogen Idec Foundation Awards $250,000 to East End House to Develop Genetics Education Program - GenoExplorers Seeks to Introduce Middle School Students to Genetics Concepts Through Interactive Learning - BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today...Show More Summary
Members of the Republican-led House Education and Workforce Committee planned on Thursday to finish up a bill that would keep interest rates from doubling on new subsidized Stafford loans on July 1.
The Texas House has approved a bill that would allow student organizations at any of the state’s public universities to willfully violate nondiscrimination policies and refuse membership to whomever they choose. According to the amendment from Rep. Show More Summary
A teacher shows a preserved dolphin to students during a class about mammals at Ancol Smart House in Jakarta May 16, 2013. Ancol Smart House has about 20 animals preserved as means to "educate visitors about their life in the wild." 15m visited the park in 2012, according to PR Officer Aldhita Prayudi Ancol. [Photo: [...]
For those who care about increased higher education transparency, the last few days have been a trip through the Congressional looking glass, culminating with yesterday’s introduction of a bill to “study” higher education transparency. Show More Summary
On top of everything else, the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced on Monday that it will probe Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' efforts to shake insurance companies down for cash, to help "educate" the public about the ObamaCare disaster it hates. Show More Summary
During my visit to the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul for the Minnesota EMS Educators conference I was invited to Station 51 home of Freedom House. Station 51 is also the home of the St. Paul EMS Academy which is an amazing effort that is providing EMT training and employment for economically and socially [...]
Joe Stiglitz at The New York Times writes Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream: The crisis that is about to break out involves student debt and how we finance higher education. Like the housing crisis that preceded it,...Show More Summary
In the wake of two negative inspection reports and an ongoing police investigation, the trouble Manchester school has put forward a series of reforms that it hopes will satisfy the education authorities. Here’s what parents have been told: Dear Parents/Guardians Just to let you know that today we have submitted our detailed Action Plan to [...]
New York City has an annual event that educates the public on mental health that I believe is the finest in America. This symposium -...
There are few ways to better judge a nation’s character than to look at how its children are educated. What values do their parents, teachers and mentors demonstrate? What accomplishments are celebrated? In a world where championship sports teams are …
This is actually a miss as an indictment for "NewsBusters". They failed to frame the issue properly. You see - when it comes to PRIDE and the "Americanized Black" - most would rather see POSITIVE MEDIA PORTRAYALS in the hopes that this will initiate improved academic results. Show More Summary
[I will be sending this letter personally to my own Rep and others; I encourage you to cut and paste as necessary and send it to yours.]Within the near future, SB 51, which purports to raise standards for teacher education preparation...Show More Summary
The House debated HB1319 today, which is the education funding bill that includes Governor Jack Dalrymple’s property tax reform. The reform is a massive shift of local school spending from the local governments to the state government which, by the logic of the legislation’s proponents, should ease pressure on property taxes. But the bill barely [...]Show More Summary
As Congress begins the long process of renewing the Higher Education Act, the leaders of the House Committee on Education… Continue Reading The post Congress Requests Input on Higher Education Act appeared first on Frugal Dad.
At his Tuesday news conference, held 100 days into his second term, President Obama spoke about the following: Syria –Use of chemical weapons in that country’s civil war –Why the administration is being methodical in determining who used chemical weapons … Continue reading ?