Times Higher Education (THE)

Open University staff pass vote of no-confidence in vice-chancellor
The Guardian
Peter Horrocks at the Open University campus in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Photograph: David Sillitoe for the Guardian. Staff at the Open University have passed a vote of no confidence in its vice-chancellor, Peter Horrocks. Members of the ...
Open University staff call for vice-chancellor's resignationTimes Higher Education (THE)

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 13:30

Quad City Times

Big Story: Why is local education group so far in debt?
Quad City Times
If state education leaders in Des Moines are the microscope, the Mississippi Bend Area Education Association is the slide. It is no secret the Iowa Legislature has been slashing funds to the state's nine AEAs. The agencies partner with most public ...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 17:02

Newslaundry

How autonomy will kill dreams of higher education
Newslaundry
The University Grants Commission's decision to grant full autonomy to 62 institutions of higher education will, inevitably, commercialise and privatise higher education.While protests and strikes have been organised to challenge and defy the ...

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 09:52

The Nation.

Oklahoma Teachers Strike for a 4th Day to Protest Rock-Bottom Education Funding
The Nation.
I really need ideas.” Raising taxes is extraordinarily difficult in Oklahoma, where a provision voters added to the state constitution decades ago requires a simple majority to lower taxes but a supermajority to increase them.10. “This is how teachers ...
Oklahoma House approves education tax bill amid teacher walkoutReuters
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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 11:31

ZDNet

Rescuing tablets from the abyss: Can education and field applications save them?
ZDNet
Acer says the Chromebook Tab 10 is designed specifically for education. And while the enhanced mobility should enable some of the more mobile field learning applications, for which Apple promotes the iPad, it's somewhat surprising that Acer didn't ...

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 15:17

Science Magazine

Testing international education assessments
Science Magazine
News stories on international large-scale education assessments (ILSAs) tend to highlight the performance of the media outlet's home country in comparison with the highest-scoring nations (in recent years, typically located in East Asia). Low (or ...

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 13:58

Pakistan's education crisis
The Nation
Sheeba and her friends arrive at the National Museum in Karachi the day after her birthday, to see some exhibits they didn't have time to see the day before. To their surprise, there is a big commotion at the museum. Inside they learn that an alarm has ...

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 21:55

TechCrunch

Mission Bit receives $1 million to expand computer science education in SF
TechCrunch
Each semester, Mission Bit offers after-school computer science classes to high school students. The fall and spring courses run for 13 weeks, requiring four hours per week from students. The semester-long course covers HTML, CSS and JavaScript ...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 13:20

Dallas News

Controversial education secretary meets with Dallas champions for public schools
WFAA.com
At Urban Specialists headquarters Thursday afternoon, DeVos heard from a panel of Dallas ISD students, Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa, and Dallas ISD District 9 trustee Bernadette Nutall, Urban Specialists, and other community leaders on gun ...
Embattled Betsy DeVos sails through surprise visit to North Texas schoolsDallas News
US education secretary Betsy DeVos makes surprise visit to North Texas schoolsFOX 4 News
US Secretary Of Education Betsy DeVos In The Big DCBS DFW
WBAP News/Talk -NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 23:26

Forbes

CFTC Expanding Investor Education
Forbes
Ted Knutson , Contributor I am your guru for cybersecurity/fintech/Bitcoin SEC/CFTC/FTC/OCC. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The CFTC will be expanding education in the next year for retail investors, CFTC Chair Christopher ...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 19:02

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