Palm Beach Post

Florida higher-education overhaul headed to Gov. Scott
Palm Beach Post
Bright Futures merit scholarships would be permanently expanded under a bill sent to Gov. Rick Scott on Monday. The Senate voted 33-5 for the measure (SB 4), which was originally approved by the Senate in the first week of the session and is a top ...
Education bills boost Bright Futures, hit teachers' unionGainesville Sun
Florida Senate approves sweeping education and voucher billWPLG Local 10

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Monday, March 5, 2018 - 20:49

Tampabay.com

Republicans celebrate passage of landmark education bill despite outcry from teachers' unions
Tampabay.com
SCOTT KEELER | TIMES Left to Right: Rep. Richard Corcoran, R- Land O' Lakes, shares a laugh with Senator Joe Negron, R-Stuart, before the start of the 2016 Florida legislative session, Tuesday, 1/12/16 in Tallahassee. The Republican-dominated Florida ...

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Monday, March 5, 2018 - 19:50

The West Australian

Education brought to the bush
The West Australian
Students in Tom Price are set to benefit from two exciting on-country programs aimed at delivering education in a fun, supportive environment. The programs will run in Term 2 at Tom Price Primary School, North Tom Price Primary School and Tom Price ...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 00:58

WVNS-TV

Education secretary gives education chiefs some 'tough love'
WVNS-TV
WASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Monday gave state education chiefs some "tough love" as she pushed them to innovate and do better by students. Speaking at a conference of the Council of Chief State School Officers, DeVos blasted ...
DeVos Rips State Education Chiefs for Their K-12 VisionU.S. News & World Report

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Monday, March 5, 2018 - 19:11

Citizen

It is a 'war on Afrikaans education' in Gauteng
Citizen
Many of these schools were in coloured areas around the province, where Afrikaans is a dominant language and culture. According to statistics from the office of Gauteng education department MEC Panyaza Lesufi, only eight former Afrikaans medium schools ...
Lesufi: Education Dept will protect Afrikaans language in schoolsEyewitness News

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 01:09

Times Higher Education (THE)

Coursera to offer degrees from UK universities
Times Higher Education (THE)
Robert Zimmer, head of the computing department at Goldsmiths, University of London, which will deliver the content for the University of London degree, said that the new bachelor's programme represented “the next stage of what it means to do distance ...

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 02:05

Education: The best way to cope with change
gulfnews.com
During his speech at the 2015 World Government Summit in Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, stressed that, “Our best bet at this period of time…is to ...

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 08:01

CBC.ca

Liberals reword Education Reform Act to include students with special needs
CBC.ca
Education Minister Zach Churchill says his government remains committed to providing an inclusive education for any student in the province with special learning needs. "We are looking to enhance the supports for all the needs in our system for ...
Your letters on education reform - March 6, 2018TheChronicleHerald.ca

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 07:53

Greater Kashmir

Prof Mattoo awarded 'Capital Foundation National Award' for his Contribution to Education and Academic Reform
Greater Kashmir
... Indian intellectual seeking to build peace in the South Asian region. He received his Doctorate from the University of Oxford and has been a visiting Professor at Stanford University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Illinois, and ...

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 07:29

Fast Company

How VIPKid CEO Cindy Mi Made Education A Universal Language
Fast Company
It's tiger moms and dragon dads; we have parents in Asia who think that education is a game changer. The second reason is: There are 18 million new babies born in China every year. And there are only 27,000 qualified English teachers from North America ...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 07:04

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