Education News from CNN, BBC, Yahoo, USDOE - USA News
Top Stories

this page

You choose the headlines to display... Customize this page! USANEWS.INFO
CNN Education News
CNN Education News
BBC Education News
Could student loans ruling mean the system is redesigned?
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:21:00 GMT
The ONS is about to announce how it will treat student loans in the national accounts. Will it lead to changes in student finance?
Young homeless blocked from renting, says report
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:02:19 GMT
Only one in five landlords would let to a young person who has been homeless, says report.
Primary school tables: Poor pupils won't catch up for 50 years
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:49:09 GMT
As primary school league tables are published, we reveal how long it will take for poor pupils to catch up.
Suffolk teacher jailed for having sex with two pupils
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:34:15 GMT
The judge said the defendant's text messages recorded his activities in "explicit detail".
'Racist' law society disbanded by University of Exeter
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:04:40 GMT
The Bracton Law Society at the University of Exeter has been disbanded following a major review.
With three D grades at A-level, 80% got university places
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:43:44 GMT
University admissions figures show this was a good year for students looking for places.
Teenage victims 'more likely to self-harm'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:53:00 GMT
Schemes to stop adolescents becoming victims may lower the likelihood of them self-harming, a study says.
Young highly sceptical of social mobility
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:16:43 GMT
Many young adults think your social background gets you further in life than talent, a survey says.
Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:15 GMT
Two leading chat apps also struggled with questions about drugs and bulimia.
Ethnic minority academics earn less than white colleagues
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:00:04 GMT
BBC analysis shows a 26% ethnic pay gap at some of the UK's best-known universities.
Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:41:31 GMT
More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
Grandparents 'key to tackling youth anxiety epidemic'
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:37:38 GMT
Childline founder says mental ill health epidemic is partly down to the fragmentation of the family.
YouTube deletes cheating videos after BBC investigation
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:20:15 GMT
Thousands of videos have been taken down by YouTube as a result of a BBC investigation into essay-writing adverts.
Breastfeeding and formula feeding mums share stories
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:12:40 GMT
From breastfeeding to formula, five mums tell us how they found their way - and shunned mum shaming,
New primary school data for England has been published by the government
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:19:17 GMT
League tables are the shop window of every school, and parents often use them to help choose schools for their children.
Actor Hugh Bonneville to help budding actors
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:13:00 GMT
Actor Hugh Bonneville wants to provide more opportunities for young people to pursue a career in acting.
Holocaust memorial: Ex-MPs discuss plans with schoolchildren
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:17:47 GMT
Schoolchildren: Holocaust memorial at Westminster could help MPs think about decisions.
The charity getting young people rowing
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:24:08 GMT
London Youth Rowing hopes to encourages young people to be active through the sport.
Student rent rises: A look around two very different student flats
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:36:05 GMT
Student accommodation prices are rising. Eleanor and Amy pay very different amounts for their rooms in Leeds.
Mexico missing students: New president creates truth commission
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:51:12 GMT
Mexico's new president creates a commission to investigate the 2014 Iguala disappearances.
BBC Education News
Yahoo Education News
O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewed
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 18:50:12 -0500
O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewedAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Rep. Beto O'Rourke and four other Democratic members of Congress toured a remote tent city in West Texas on Saturday where they said that 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $1 million per day.
Dogs Thrown From Vehicle On New York Highway, Police Say
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:28:00 -0500
Dogs Thrown From Vehicle On New York Highway, Police SayTwo beagle mixes are recovering after authorities said they were tossed from a
Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank Links
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:25:20 -0500
Top Democrat Schiff Adds Call for Probe of Trump, Deutsche Bank LinksRepresentative Adam Schiff of California said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday that any type of compromise needs to be investigated. Schiff’s comments came three days after Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and fellow Senate Democrat Chris Van Hollen called for a Banking Committee investigation of Deutsche Bank’s compliance with U.S. money-laundering regulations.
Photos: Snow, freezing rain from Storm Deirdre causes disruptions across UK
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 18:32:56 -0500
Photos: Snow, freezing rain from Storm Deirdre causes disruptions across UKStorm Deirdre caused travel hazards, power outages and disruptions this weekend across the United Kingdom.
Harvey Weinstein bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence after another actress rejected his advances, lawsuit claims
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 04:36:00 -0500
Harvey Weinstein bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence after another actress rejected his advances, lawsuit claimsFilm producer Harvey Weinstein is alleged to have bragged about sleeping with Jennifer Lawrence when another actor rejected his advances. According to the lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles, Weinstein pushed the unnamed actress to the ground during a meeting at his office in 2013 before sexually assaulting her. Lawrence issued a statement on Friday denying she had had a sexual relationship with Weinstein.
Every Photo from Our Drive of the Audi e-tron GT Concept
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:50:00 -0500
Every Photo from Our Drive of the Audi e-tron GT Concept
This high school taught 'adulting' for a day: How to cook, do resumes, taxes and more
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 13:58:28 -0500
This high school taught 'adulting' for a day: How to cook, do resumes, taxes and moreSome millennials are seeking out classes for skills like sewing, cooking and relationship building. One school offered those classes on "adulting" day
Displaced huddle in a basement as winter grips Syria
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 23:02:08 -0500
Displaced huddle in a basement as winter grips SyriaAl-Bab (Syria) (AFP) - After washing up her family's dishes over a plastic basin, 11-year-old Cedra sits on the floor of the dank basement in Syria to tackle her day's studies. A dark staircase leads from a street in the town of Al-Bab to the gloomy space the young girl, her blind father and some 40 other families have the misfortune of calling home. "There's a single room which we use as a kitchen, a bathroom and a bedroom," said Cedra.
What the New Court Ruling Striking Down the ACA Means for Your Health Insurance
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 09:20:40 -0500
What the New Court Ruling Striking Down the ACA Means for Your Health InsuranceJust as the sign-up window for individual health insurance for 2019 is closing, a legal ruling is creating new uncertainty about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and could potentially ...
Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leader
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:02:32 -0500
Sudan president lands in Syria in 1st visit by Arab leaderDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Sudan's president on Sunday became the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since civil war erupted there nearly eight years ago.
Yahoo Education News
USDOE Education News
#RethinkSchool: Alaska Magnet School Provides Career Readiness in District the Size of Indiana
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:59:31 EST
Paul Bartos knew about education in rural America after serving as a 7th grade biology teacher, assistant principal and a principal in Poplar and White Sulphur Springs, Montana.
9 Myths About the FAFSA® Form and Applying for Financial Aid
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:40:29 EST
#RethinkSchool: Struggling Student Discovers Path through Colorado Apprenticeship Program
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:53:47 EST
Sierra didn’t always dream of working in the insurance business. In fact, until recently, she didn’t even know if she’d finish high school.But with the help of a caring counselor, a local business and an innovative state effort, Sierra is now thriving in her new role as a full-time employee at Pinnacol Assurance.Her journey from struggling student to working professional began when Sierra’s counselor approached her with a new opportunity through CareerWise, a Colorado nonprofit that helps businesses recruit talent through paid apprenticeships that begin in high school.
How Computer Science Encourages Girls to Pursue STEM Careers
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:31:37 EST
Five years ago, I sat in front of my computer with my 7-year-old daughter and completed the Hour of Code. She absolutely loved the idea of typing something and seeing animation as a result. This was the first time she was exposed to computer science and coding.
15 Fast Facts about the Swiss Apprenticeship Program
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 19:45:31 EST
This morning, the U.S.
Secretary DeVos Mourns the Loss of President George H.W. Bush
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:59:23 EST
Washington, D.C.— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush:"My heart and prayers are with the Bush family at this time of great loss. George H.W. Bush's gentle approach called us to the greater good, and his strong example over the years inspired many, me among them, to enter public service.
#RethinkSchool: iLEAD Academy Students Take the Lead in Northern Kentucky
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:23:19 EST
“Strangely, I’ve started a school, and I am not an educator,” said Alicia Sells, founder of iLEAD Academy, a STEM high school in northern Kentucky.Sells’ background is in public policy. She noticed that neighboring Kentucky school districts of Gallatin, Carroll, Henry, Owen and Trimble did not offer a dedicated STEM program and, as a result, many students’ needs were not met in their preparation for the workplace.
The 5 Most Helpful Federal Student Aid Blog Posts
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:32:10 EST
Not attending the FSA conference this week? Learn from home using these resources.With Federal Student Aid’s (FSA) Annual Conference in full swing in Atlanta, we understand that not everyone is able to attend and learn from financial aid experts. However, you don’t have to be a financial aid professional to become a FAFSA expert.Here are the Top 5 FSA blog posts to help students and parents become FAFSA ‘pros’:
Secretary DeVos Warns of Student Debt Crisis
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 19:07:27 EST
Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Federal Student Aid’s Training Conference
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:26:41 EST
ATLANTA — I'm pleased to be back at this conference with all of you who work so hard to educate, support, and serve students.The role you play in their lives is essential. You are there for them as they take steps on their lifelong learning journeys. They might not always say it, but I will: your impact on students is significant. So, let me take this opportunity to thank you.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Warns of Looming Crisis in Higher Education
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 10:06:15 EST
ATLANTA—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos raised a red warning flag today for America's students and taxpayers regarding what she called, "a crisis in higher education." In remarks she delivered at the annual Federal Student Aid (FSA) Training Conference in Atlanta, Secretary DeVos called America's higher education system "the envy of the world" but warned that if significant policy changes aren't made to the way student aid is distributed, administered and managed, "the program on which so many students rely will be in serious jeopardy."
ED’s Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives Hosts Opioid Prevention Listening Session
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:07:16 EST
In 2016 alone, 42, 249 Americans died of opioid overdoses.  President Donald J. Trump declared the nation’s opioid crisis a public health emergency in October 2017 as the crisis continued to persist.  More than 300,000 Americans have died from overdose since 2000 and this public health emergency has had a profound effect on students and families.  Opioid addiction and overdose has been coined the “crisis next door” as it plagues American communities from cities to suburbs and rural areas.  On October 2, 2018, the U.S.
U.S. Department of Education Builds on Efforts to Improve Services for Students, Increase Effectiveness and Fairness of Office for Civil Rights Investigations
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 11:08:00 EST
WASHINGTON — As part of its ongoing work to protect students' civil rights and effectively, efficiently and fairly investigate civil rights complaints, today the U.S. Department of Education announced additional improvements to the Office for Civil Rights' (OCR) Case Processing Manual (CPM).
Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group Releases Rural Resource Guide
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:04:51 EST
The Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group recently released a Rural Resource Guide to help rural communities address the opioid epidemic.
Sustainable School Successes in the “Show-Me” State
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:53:15 EST
Imagine asking a group of urban students how they upcycle. I assumed I would get answers such as, ‘We keep scrap paper and use it for other projects’ or ’We reuse cardboard paper towel inserts for various projects in our classes’. However, after participating in this year’s “Living School Grounds” 2018 Green Strides Tour in St. Louis, Missouri and seeing the innovative efforts of nine unique schools, I have a new understanding of what it means to be green.
USDOE Education News
USANEWS.INFO is owned and operated by MoonShade Media LLC
Program to display feeds and web site layout is © MoonShade Media LLC 2001-2010
Individual content of News Stories and Headlines are copyright by news feed provider.