WBUR

Bill Ayers Doesn't Like The Status Quo In Education — Or The 'Corporate Reformers' Trying To Change It
WBUR
Today, that view of education risks falling out of step with bipartisan talk that emphasizes other goals and tools: workforce development, STEM teaching and what are sometimes called "no-excuses" charter schools. In a new book, "You Can't Fire The Bad ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 11:43

Economic Times

Why some vested interests have created a fog around National Medical Commission Bill
Economic Times
The Bill proposes to place quality in medical education at the centre of the regulatory process. Under the MCI, regulation has focused solely on enforcing strict infrastructure and personnel norms, which has resulted in widespread allegations of ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:04

Reuters

Puerto Rico governor announces public education overhaul
Reuters
(Reuters) - Puerto Rico's governor said his administration will unveil a broad education reform bill on Tuesday, which will include the introduction of school vouchers and charter schools to the bankrupt U.S. territory. FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico Governor ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 17:04

Online tool speeds up evolution education
Science Daily
Lark's co-authors include Robert Pennock, developer of Avida-ED and a professor of philosophy at MSU; Gail Richmond, a professor of teacher education at MSU; Louise Mead, education director of MSU's BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 13:34

Haaretz

Israel's Education Ministry Says It Got More Reports of Teacher Misconduct at Elite High School for Arts
Haaretz
The Education Ministry said it received reports on Sunday of inappropriate conduct on the part of three teachers currently on the faculty of the Thelma Yellin School for the Arts in Givatayim. The reports were received after a former art teacher at the ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 19:46

Siliconrepublic.com

The future of education needs mixed reality
Siliconrepublic.com
While the future of work is already happening, what about the future of education? And how will mixed reality come into play? Andrew B Raupp shares his insights. As we round out the decade, the scope of what technology can make possible in our ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:50

ThinkProgress

Coal's demise in Appalachia leaves education in the lurch
ThinkProgress
“Unfortunately, education attainment in the Appalachian regions lags the national average,” researchers found in the new analysis, commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). With a less-educated and skilled workforce, the region has ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 17:15

Washington Post

Why education matters to your health — literally
Washington Post
Education matters in innumerable ways, impacting every aspect of an individual's life. It affects civic engagement, home ownership, job status, income, just to name a few things. And it affects health. In this piece, Karin Fischer writes about why ...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 17:07

Houston Chronicle

Ginn, Matthews: Texans deserve a better deal on education
Houston Chronicle
Texans can prosper by revamping the school finance system through education freedom, not by pouring more money into a broken system. Student-centered funding will ensure that dollars flow to the child and the classroom, not to bureaucratic bloat and ...

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Monday, February 5, 2018 - 19:31

Government looks at increasing enrolment in higher education
The Hindu
When compared with other States in south India, Karnataka's Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education is less than stellar. The State government, in a bid to address this problem, will be introducing a slew of measures to encourage students to ...

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 21:19

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