Lebanon's labor union urges for better public education
Xinhua
BEIRUT, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Lebanese General Labor Union called upon officials on Wednesday to work on improving public schools to ensure that all citizens have access to decent education, local media reported. "We want authorities to be fair to ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 08:54

ReliefWeb

UNHCR Turkey: Education Factsheet (August 2018)
ReliefWeb
Promoting Access of Refugees to Education. UNHCR's education strategy centres on promoting access of refugees to a broad continuum of educational opportunities, ranging from formal education to higher education and opportunities for adults to learn new ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 05:48

Forbes

Save Public Education By Raising Teacher Salaries To $60k Federal Minimum
Forbes
Betsy DeVos and her for-profit “education reformer” friends would like to slash public school teacher salaries, increase class sizes, and sell more standardized testing programs to schools. They operate with the belief that teachers are the problem and ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:10

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at Meeting of G20 Education Ministers
U.S. Department of Education (press release)
MENDOZA, Argentina – I appreciate the opportunity to be with all of you and to meet and learn from so many of my counterparts in education and employment from across the G20. I want to especially thank Minister Finocchiaro and his team. We are grateful ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:21

Farm Bureau News

Class Back in Session for Ag Education
Farm Bureau News
This time of year makes me especially proud of the work the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is doing to help make sure ag education plays a part in every classroom. Our Foundation team has done an outstanding job of finding accurate ...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 09:49

VeloNews

Villalobos heads to WorldTour with EF Education First
VeloNews
Mexican rider Luis Ricardo Villalobos, the revelation of this year's Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, is set to make his WorldTour debut in 2019. EF Education First-Drapac has signed the 20-year-old to a three-year contract less than a month after ...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 09:45

Housing Crunch Is Symptomatic of General Assault on Public Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education (blog)
While this Chronicle article has merit — it mentions the disastrous educational consequences of 1978′s Prop 13, for example — it does not address the larger context of the campus housing crisis, which is the general assault on public education that ...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 12:16

The Guardian

DfE warns teachers against expressing 'political views'
The Guardian
Headteachers and teaching unions have said they will defy any attempts by the Department for Education to block legitimate criticism, after it issued advice warning teachers in England against expressing “political views”. A revision issued on ...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 13:54

The Hindu

Govt. committed to school education, says Kadiyam
The Hindu
The Minister reminded teachers that the government was committed to school education and has “increased the salary of outsourced employees in technical educational institutions”. “The government has also extended the midday meal scheme to ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 15:35

Human Rights Watch

Iran's Student Activists Denied an Education
Human Rights Watch
But over the past decade, authorities have been quietly barring student activists from furthering their education, marking their application status with a “star” that indicates their application is “missing documents.” Yesterday, Zia Nabavi, a student ...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 14:54

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