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Fighting school holiday hunger in Birkenhead
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:54:45 GMT
How one town is filling the gap when free school meals are off the menu.
Thousands of top university places still up for grabs
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:51:48 GMT
Tens of thousands of degree places still available, even in medicine, which are usually at a premium.
'Trojan Horse' hearings against teachers and governor cost £1.27m
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:22:22 GMT
Banned governor Tahir Alam says the cases were a "total waste of public money".
A-level results 2018: Teenagers achieve rise in top grades
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:25:08 GMT
A-level results show a rise in top grades, as a record proportion of 18-year-olds head to university.
A-level results 2018: What was new about this year's exams?
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:41:22 GMT
Thousands of teenagers are getting their A and AS-level results, but what have the recent changes been?
A-level results: Why clearing is 'not the end of the world'
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:54:53 GMT
What are the immediate options if your A-level grades aren't what you were expecting?
NYU offers free tuition for all its medical students
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:18:59 GMT
The New York medical school will fund all students, due to fears of graduates' "overwhelming" debt.
The three-year-old with an IQ of 171
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:05:56 GMT
Natalie and Ben's daughter Ophelia joined Mensa at only three years old.
Debate over Scotland's schools enters new term
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:10:53 GMT
As Scotland's children head back to school this week, the debate over education intensifies.
School exclusion of autistic boy unlawful, judge rules
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:03:20 GMT
The exclusion of an autistic boy after he hit a teaching assistant with a ruler, punched her and pulled her hair, was 'unlawful'.
Going plastic-free with kids
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:05:20 GMT
Reducing your dependence on plastics can be daunting, especially if you've got a young family.
Oxford college employed sex abuse monk for 12 years
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:40:56 GMT
Fr Bernard Green sexually assaulted a boy in 1995 and was banned from working with young people.
University unconditional offers 'undermine education'
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:24:40 GMT
Will offering too many university places which don't depend on A-level grades drive down standards?
The memory bear made from a father's clothes
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:29:18 GMT
Memory items such as teddy bears are being made to help families grieve for loved ones
The woman who created 'Tinder for lonely mums'
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:20:57 GMT
As the first of her friends to become a mum, Michelle Kennedy didn't have a network of other mothers to share her experiences with.
Musician Stormzy on why he's funding university scholarships
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:56:57 GMT
The musician says he'll fund two black British students to go to the University of Cambridge.
The three-year-old with an IQ of 171
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:08:45 GMT
Ophelia's parents say they it is difficult to keep up with her will to learn.
Bangladesh teenagers demanding road safety paralyse Dhaka
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 21:08:30 GMT
The protesters are demanding improved road safety after a boy and a girl were killed by a bus.
School where refugees are the teachers
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 23:10:47 GMT
An online school wants to make better use of the language skills of refugees and to help them integrate.
Making a drama out of a TB crisis
Tue, 24 Jul 2018 23:10:51 GMT
With low levels of literacy, Papua New Guinea has been using drama to deliver health messages about stopping tuberculosis.
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Former Intel Officials Defend John Brennan In Wake Of Revoked Security Clearance
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 12:00:01 -0400
Former Intel Officials Defend John Brennan In Wake Of Revoked Security ClearanceSeveral former intelligence officials have come to the defense of former CIA
Customers Rally After Yelp Reviewer Calls Cafe's Gay Pride Flag 'Disgusting'
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:52:57 -0400
Customers Rally After Yelp Reviewer Calls Cafe's Gay Pride Flag 'Disgusting'An anti-gay review on Yelp that called a restaurant in Dorchester,
More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 10:14:55 -0400
More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimageMore than two million Muslims from around the globe started the hajj pilgrimage on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, one of the world's largest annual gatherings in a country undergoing unprecedented change. The ultra-conservative kingdom -- where religion remains a guiding force amid dramatic social and economic reforms -- has mobilised vast resources for the six-day journey, a pillar of Islam. "It's the dream of every Muslim to come here to Mecca," said Frenchman Soliman Ben Mohri.
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Secretary DeVos Visits "She Can" STEM Summer Camp
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:28:44 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos earlier this week visited with sixth through eighth grade girls participating inthe Smithsonian's "She Can" STEM Summer Camp to highlight the exciting opportunities available in STEM fields. The camp, which was open to Washington, D.C. area girls who attend Title 1 Schools, doubled in size with support from the Department of Education. President Donald J. Trump
#RethinkSchool: “Not a Second to Waste” – A Teacher Embraces Student-Centered Education
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 18:05:48 EDT
Drawing on a wide-ranging teaching career at the community college level and with students attending Department of Defense Education Activity (
Join Us for Living School Grounds on the 2018 Green Strides Tour in Missouri
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:07:53 EDT
It’s my favorite time of the year again:  Green Strides Tour season!
Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Assistance for the Education of Displaced Students
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:22:44 EDT
Washington — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $359.8 million in new federal assistance for 20 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students program (Emergency Impact Aid). The program assists with the cost of educating students displaced by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria or the 2017 California wildfires.
U.S. Department of Education Proposes Overhaul of Gainful Employment Regulations
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:32:52 EDT
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Education today announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to rescind Gainful Employment (GE) regulations in order to provide useful, transparent higher education data to students and treat all institutions of higher education fairly.
#RethinkSchool: From a Junkyard to a STAR School; STAR School Uses Navajo Cultural Values with STEM Projects to Overcome Challenges
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:06:54 EDT
Mark Sorensen was fed up with seeing Native Am
Educate Comprehensively — From Calculus to Carpentry; East Syracuse Minoa Schools’ Message at the U.S. Department of Education
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 17:22:56 EDT
The East Syracuse Minoa Central School District prides itself on educating the whole student — every student.  Its educators say this dedication to excellence through cross-disciplinary and inquiry-based learning forms the core of its identity and values.
Achieving Gold: Asian American and Pacific Islander Students Convene for the 2018 Youth Summit
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 20:12:22 EDT
Kentucky School District Awarded More Than $138,000 for Recovery Efforts Following School Shooting
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:39:18 EDT
Washington—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that Marshall County School District (MCSD) in Kentucky has been awarded a Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) grant totaling $138,213. This grant will support the ongoing recovery efforts following the Jan. 23, 2018 shooting at Marshall County High School (MCHS) that took the lives of two students and injured 15 others.
#RethinkSchool: Family Relationship Opened Door to “Synchronous Learning” Between Colorado Schools
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 19:29:04 EDT
“When I was a student at Arickaree High School
Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act Signed into Law
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:17:36 EDT
The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century (Perkins V) Act  was signed into law this week and brings changes to the $1.2 billion annual federal investment in career and technical educa
Savoring the Little Moments: The U.S. Presidential Scholars Recognition Program from a Scholar’s Perspective
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 21:02:32 EDT
As one of three 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars from Hawaiʻi, it is safe to assume that my plane ticket from Honolulu to Dulles was one of the more expensive tickets reimbursed by the program. From the day the list of Presidential Scholars was released to the moment I boarded my nine-hour flight, thoughts of the National Recognition Program (NRP), held each year in the nation’s capital, felt surreal—scenes of historic national landmarks and famed politicians from both CNN and “Cory in the House” filled my mind.
Embracing Flexibility Provided by ESSA, Louisiana First to Pilot New Innovative Assessments
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 16:23:56 EDT
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced that Louisiana will be the first state to test new, innovative assessments as part of a pilot program authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Commends Passage of Perkins Act
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 17:55:57 EDT
WASHINGTON--U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement after final passage of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act: This is an important day for America's students, workers and our economy. Congress came together to expand educational pathways and opportunities and give local communities greater flexibility in how best to prepare students for the jobs of today and tomorrow. I look forward to seeing President Trump sign this bill into law and make yet another important investment in our future.
Prepared Remarks from Secretary DeVos to Turning Point USA High School Leadership Summit
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 17:49:39 EDT
Thank you, Kyle Kashuv, for that introduction. I was so pleased to meet and visit with you some months ago. The adage of good things coming from bad situations was proven once again. I hope you know just how impressed we are by your courage and your determination to stay engaged.Many of you know Kyle, and you know what he and his classmates went through in Parkland, Florida. No student, no parent, no teacher should ever have to worry about their safety at school.
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