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Nobel Prize in Medicine 2018 honours 'landmark' cancer therapy
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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 07:43

Project Syndicate

Africa's Future Depends on Improving Education
Project Syndicate
But that energy can go only so far without education. Indeed, while Macron and Zuckerberg are right to be inspired by Africa's youth, the entrepreneurial and knowledge revolution that is needed to ensure a prosperous future for the continent can happen ...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:27

wtvr.com

In 1990, the US was ranked 6th in education and healthcare. Now it ranks 27th
wtvr.com
It is defined, in context of this study, as “expected years lived between the ages of 20 and 64,” adjusted for functional health status and education, or “learning.” Essentially, it pinpoints the number of years an adult can be working at their peak ...

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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:20

Mashable

Sex education is evolving to meet kids where they are - on the internet
Mashable
Sex education is evolving to meet kids where they are - on the internet. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Ray White 31 minutes ago. Nick Kroll, Riyadh Khalaf and Nicole Cushman speak with Annie Colbert about the necessity of sex education, of all ...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 11:28

Devex

UNGA 2018: All the education news
Devex
Education really came of age at this year's UNGA,” said Joseph Nhan-O'Reilly, Save the Children's head of education policy and advocacy, pointing to high-profile events and high-level engagement. A “big highlight” was a session on Wednesday at which ...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 06:33

News24

Involve deaf people in deaf education - protesters
News24
He sent GroundUp a text of what he said: "Viva SASL (South African Sign Language), Viva! We will work with [the] Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and with our deaf community to make sure that our deaf children get better education... All we are ...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 10:16

Statewide special education meeting set for Oct. 17
Times Daily
The Special Education Advisory Panel and the Alabama State Department of Education will have its upcoming meeting Oct. 17 to offer input regarding special education services statewide. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be from 9:30 a.m. to ...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 15:50

Economic Times

Nita Ambani bats for sports education, wants to make it accessible to 6 mn youth
Economic Times
"I strongly believe that education and sports go hand in hand in shaping our youth. RFYS aims to develop a sporting culture in India through the medium of educational institutes. We endeavour to make sports more accessible to the youth of India," said ...
Nita Ambani Calls For Inclusive Growth of Sports in EducationNews18

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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 09:59

KREM.com

US Department of Education Announces 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools
U.S. Department of Education (press release)
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 349 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognizes N. Idaho elementary school for excellenceKREM.com

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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:21

Bloomberg

SoftBank Seeks Investment in Chinese Education Startup
Bloomberg
An investment in Zuoyebang, which translates as "homework help,” would give SoftBank the chance to back a potential leading player in the Chinese education market, which is expected to grow to 2.9 trillion yuan ($422 billion) by 2020, according to a ...
SoftBank Investing $500 million in Chinese-Based Education Startup ZuoyebangWccftech

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Monday, October 1, 2018 - 12:18

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