Science Daily

Education linked to higher risk of short-sightedness
Science Daily
Many studies have reported strong links between education and myopia, but it is not clear whether increasing exposure to education causes myopia, myopic children are more studious, or socioeconomic position leads to myopia and higher levels of ...
Short-sightedness increases with every year in educationThe Independent
The More Educated We Get, the More Nearsighted We BecomeGizmodo
Highly Educated, Very Nearsighted?New York Times

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 19:53

Financial Times

Long-term education causing short-sightedness
Financial Times
Long-term education causing short-sightedness. The more years you spend in full-time education, the more short-sighted you are likely to be, according to a large UK study. Share on Twitter (link opens in a new browser window) · Share on Facebook (link ...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 23:01

Washington Post

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos stirs confusion, faces criticism over gun remarks
Washington Post
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is under attack after telling Congress that a safety commission formed following a February shooting at a Florida school would not examine the role firearms play in school violence. About 60 people — including advocates ...
DeVos Halts Partial Debt Relief Policy After Judge Slams ProceduresNew York Times

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 18:50

New York Times

Gordon M. Ambach, New York Education Chief in '80s, Dies at 83
New York Times
Gordon M. Ambach, the New York State education commissioner, at an event celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at Public School 34 in Manhattan in 1981.CreditLouis Liotta/New York Post Archives/NYP Holdings Inc., via Getty Images.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 19:25

Arizona Daily Star

Organizers of education funding initiative defend taxing Arizona's wealthiest
Arizona Daily Star
But Naimark pointed out that still means the lion's share of state dollars for education is coming from the state general fund. And the majority of those dollars are raised through the state's 5.6 percent sales tax, a levy she said has a ...

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 16:21

Eyewitness News

Let police investigate Ennerdale school shooting, says Gauteng Education Dept
Eyewitness News
JOHANNESBURG – The Gauteng Education Department says its aware of conflicting reports around the death of a pupil at a school in Ennerdale in southern Johannesburg but insists the police must be left to investigate the matter. The 16-year-old boy was ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 01:41

Open Democracy

A call for the revival of political and economic education
Open Democracy
Bundled together in a bizarre mix there is the non-statutory subject (although there are calls for this to change) of personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) - a.k.a. sex ed alongside personal finance. PSHE is often sidelined within ...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 02:59

Slipped Disc

Transfer market: New education chief at NY Phil
Slipped Disc
Gary has been director of Education & Community at Orchestra of St. Luke's, where 'he created a free concert series that celebrates works by composers of color, doubled enrolment in the youth orchestra program, and increased school and community ...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 05:34

News-Medical.net

Web-based salt education program helps reduce salt intake among children
News-Medical.net
Consuming excessive salt during childhood is associated with cardiovascular health risk factors, yet the effectiveness of education- and behavior-based strategies to lower salt usage among children has not been fully researched. A new study published ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 05:09

Business Day

SA should have had free tertiary education a decade ago, laments Jacob Zuma
Business Day
Former president Jacob Zuma says free tertiary education should have been implemented in SA more than a decade ago, and if it had‚ the country would have produced job creators rather than job seekers. Zuma‚ who was referred to as a "blesser for free ...
I improved education – ZumaCitizen

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Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 05:39

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