Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Amendment 73: Education proponents try again with tax increase for school funding
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
In another statewide attempt to increase taxes for education, Amendment 73 would use a sliding scale to raise income taxes on individuals and corporations making more than $150,000 per year. Based on past results for education spending, Colorado voters ...

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 02:04

ABC News

Violence against Canberra teachers 'inadequately' handled by Education Directorate
ABC News
A two-year investigation by the ACT's work safety watchdog has uncovered serious flaws in how the Education Directorate handled incidents of violence against teachers, prompting the Government to commit an extra $2.4 million to deal with the issue.

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 03:02

Financial Times

China recasts Uighur internment policy as 'vocational education'
Financial Times
The internment centres, which a UN panel estimated to hold at least 1m people, echo China's now-defunct laojiao, or re-education-through-labour system, an extralegal practice copied from the Soviet Union's gulags. The practice was officially abolished ...
How China defines religious extremism and how it justifies Xinjiang re-education camps for MuslimsSouth China Morning Post

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 06:01

University Observer Online

Has the Education Plan passed the test?
University Observer Online
“To provide the best education system in Europe”. This is the ambition of the Department of Education's Statement of Strategy and Action Plan 2016 – 2019. The seventy page report published in September 2016 by the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton ...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 06:07

Schools Week

Ofsted backs education committee's call for new 'inclusion measure'
Schools Week
Ofsted has thrown its weight behind the parliamentary education committee's call for a new “inclusion measure” that would incentivise schools to keep troubled pupils on their books. In its 'Forgotten Children' report in July, the cross-party committee ...

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 05:27

Forbes

Blackstone COO Jonathan Gray On Giving To Education, Cancer Research
Forbes
Gray traces his focus on education to his time at the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in English and economics; he says his time there set the stage for the rest of his life. “I have a very simple bio,” says Gray, “My senior year in ...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 08:30

The Recorder

Music education needs support, but if you build it they will come
The Recorder
While the current school budget doesn't support the instrumental lessons, it is clear there are many in the community who do, who understand the value of the arts for a well rounded education. They understand that getting students started in music ...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 08:15

Open Democracy

Corruption corrodes Kurdish education
Open Democracy
Meanwhile, the KRG Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of Education have failed to tackle issues of overcrowded classrooms, outdated curriculums, and favouritism. In 2017 in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, more than ten ...

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:04

Chalkbeat New York

As elections approach, New York's top education policymakers begin to outline legislative priorities
Chalkbeat New York
They'll also discuss what to prioritize in their overall funding request for education across the state (the board has not yet requested a specific dollar amount). Last year the Board asked for a $1.6 billion increase, which is less than the $1 billion ...

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 13:09

Audit faults child care oversight by state Department of Education
The Advocate
The state Department of Education lacks an effective process to check child care complaints, Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera said in an audit released Monday morning. The department also fails to follow some national practices in key areas, including ...

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Monday, October 15, 2018 - 09:30

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