New York Times

Ted Achilles, Who Gave Afghan Girls Access to Education, Died at 82
New York Times
Afghanistan's educational system faced, and continues to face, serious challenges, including just getting children into a classroom. A Unicef report in June estimated that 3.7 million Afghan children, nearly 44 percent of the school-age population, do ...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 18:58

Invest in Education income-tax measure knocked off November ballot by courts
An Arizona Supreme Court ruling Wednesday knocked the Invest in Education income-tax measure off the November ballot. According to the ruling, the measure's description "did not accurately represent the increased tax burden on the affected classes of ...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 20:26


We Can't Just Sue Our Way To A Better Education System
Frustrated with a lack of progress—especially for poor and minority students—some education activists are resorting to lawsuits. But courts aren't equipped to address obstacles that are deeply rooted in the American approach to teaching. A lawsuit ...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 22:28

Washington Post

Education Department considers greater rights for students accused of sexual assault, officials say
Washington Post
Students accused of sexual misconduct would have greater rights to defend themselves in college disciplinary inquiries under draft regulations circulating within the Education Department, officials familiar with the proposal said Wednesday. The Trump ...
US Department of Education Announces Emergency Assistance to UVISt, Thomas Source
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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 21:40

Development impact bond results in education announced
The Hindu BusinessLine
Development impact bond results in education announced. Our Bureau T+ T-. Educate Girls' programme surpasses enrolment, learning improvement targets. New Delhi, August 29. Educate Girls, a non-profit organisation, has released the results of ...

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 01:00

Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona Supreme Court boots educational funding proposal off Nov. ballot
PHOENIX (Reuters) - The Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to remove a proposal from the November ballot that, if passed, would have pumped $690 million into Arizona's public education system by raising taxes on the state's highest earners.
Arizona Supreme Court bars Invest in Ed initiative from ballotArizona Daily Sun
Initiative to hike taxes on Arizona's wealthy for education will not go before votersArizona Daily Star
AZ Supreme Court bans education funding proposal from being on November ballotAZFamily
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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 00:26

The Guardian

Salary supplements 'could halt teacher shortages in England'
The Guardian
Salary supplements such as bonuses should be given to teachers in some subjects to help deal with a growing recruitment and retention crisis, according to a report. A new study by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) says England is struggling to find ...
England's schools face 'severe' teacher shortageBBC News

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 04:32

Economic Times

Academician Kavita Sahay is taking education beyond the confines of the classroom
Economic Times
Sahay spearheaded a core group of talented education experts who created a curriculum based on international standards for VIBGYOR Group of Schools. Education until then was largely textbook oriented and dominated by the concept of syllabus ...

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 23:03

Texas Tribune

Texas teachers unions sue education agency over charter partnership law
Texas Tribune
Two teacher associations sued Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath and the Texas Education Agency on Wednesday, arguing they rolled out a law incentivizing partnerships with school districts and charter schools in a way that weakened protections ...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 21:47

The Hechinger Report

These schools are opening their arms to special education students. Can they afford it?
The Hechinger Report
Around 16 percent of the students have been officially identified as needing special education, compared to the citywide average of 13 percent. That number is expected to grow as more students are evaluated, according to the school's COO, Kristine Barker.

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Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 08:00