Bentley-driving vice-chancellor pockets £66K pay rise
Times Higher Education (THE)
Bolton was the last UK university to release its annual accounts and was not included in the Times Higher Education vice-chancellors' pay survey, published in February, which showed that university leaders were paid an average of £268,103 in salary, ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 01:09

Times Higher Education (THE)

US academies call for reshaping of postgraduate STEM education
Times Higher Education (THE)
So says a major new report on the future of graduate STEM education from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The report was drafted by the Committee on Revitalizing Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century, chaired by ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 06:42

BayStateBanner

Students press House for education funds
BayStateBanner
Last Tuesday, dozens of school students from a South End after-school program demonstrated outside the State House, holding a talent show on the front steps to press the Legislature to increase funding for public schools. Sharing what they hope to be ...

Google News
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:04

Arizona Daily Star

Arizona education funding initiative organizers defend taxing state's wealthiest
Arizona Daily Star
But Naimark pointed out that still means the lion's share of state dollars for education is coming from the state general fund. And the majority of those dollars are raised through the state's 5.6 percent sales tax, a levy she said has a ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 16:34

NOLA.com

15 new Louisiana education laws parents should know about
NOLA.com
The 2018 regular legislative session has ended for Louisiana's lawmakers, and Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed several bills aimed at improving education in Louisiana. Scroll down to see 15 major Louisiana education bills that were signed into law as ...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 07:31

Financial Times

Emerging market parents lead in education help
Financial Times
In all the analysis of education in emerging economies, one large gap in our knowledge has been the views of those who have the greatest influence over young people: their parents. It's common to speculate that for instance, Asian parents are unusually ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 15:19

Cyprus Mail

MPs slam education minister for not ordering probe into physics debacle
Cyprus Mail
By Andria Kades. The minister of education was wrong not to order a disciplinary probe after a question on the physics school leaving exam was not phrased correctly, lawmakers heard on Wednesday. During a session at the House education committee, ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:53

Times Higher Education (THE)

UK academics oppose visa monitoring regime for foreign staff
Times Higher Education (THE)
One foreign academic employed by the University of Birmingham told Times Higher Education that they had become “confused and scared” after being told that they must report their attendance weekly or “risk deportation”. “I feel like I am not trusted ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 19:14

U.S. News & World Report

Special Education Students On the Rise
U.S. News & World Report
A Department of Education report, titled the Condition of Education 2018, states the number of students aged 3 to 21 receiving special education services increased from 6.6 million to 6.7 million from the 2014-2015 school year to the 2015-2016 school year.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:56

Harvard Gazette

Virtual lab to extend reach of science education
Harvard Gazette
Aspiring scientists can get free lab access online thanks to a science education platform being developed by the Amgen Foundation and Harvard University. Called LabXchange, it will launch next year with a focus on biology and offer digital instruction ...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 16:54

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