Times Higher Education (THE)

Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2019 methodology
Times Higher Education (THE)
The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking is a pioneering ranking of US colleges and universities that puts student success and learning – based on 200,000 current student voices – at its heart. The ranking includes clear ...

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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:13

The Globe and Mail

Why education must become more democratic
The Globe and Mail
Higher education, especially at elite schools, prides itself as being more enlightened, more sensitive to identity politics, more concerned about racism, inequality and injustice than ever before. And yet, merely by virtue of being among the fraction ...

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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 09:00

Telegraph.co.uk

UN calls on China to free Uighurs from alleged re-education camps
Telegraph.co.uk
United Nations' human rights experts voiced alarm on Thursday over alleged Chinese political re-education camps for Muslim Uighurs and they called for the immediate release of those detained on the "pretext of countering terrorism". The U.N. Committee ...
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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 09:19

Schools Week

Education consultancy spending triples in 14 years
Schools Week
Spending by schools on education consultancy increased almost threefold between 2002-03 and 2016-17, according to official Department for Education documents published today. New statistics published as part of a drive to cut school costs show that ...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 04:34

BBC News

China education: Why some mothers want August C-sections
BBC News
Chinese media have noticed a trend of pregnant women rushing to have Caesarean sections before the end of August, so that their yet-to-be-born children will be in the academic year ahead of September-born babies. The state-owned China News Service ...

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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:27

The Onion (satire)

Timeline Of The American Education System
The Onion (satire)
As over 50 million students return for a new school year, the U.S. education system faces of a number of technological, philosophical, and financial challenges. The Onion looks at important events in the history of the American education system.

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:40

The Guardian

Market forces won't improve our schools
The Guardian
Michael Moszynski says “the only way to improve state schools is to offer parents choice and to encourage competition” (Letters, 29 August). It is worth a reminder that 2018 is the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Education Reform Act. Among other things, ...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 11:29

Texas Tribune

Texas Education Agency chooses familiar face to lead special education overhaul
Texas Tribune
With the effective cap on special education services lifted, the agency is projecting that its percentage of students in special education, once at a national low of 8.5 percent statewide, will level out at around 12.2 percent by 2021 — hundreds of ...

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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 01:05

Norwegian Refugee Council

Education during wartime
Norwegian Refugee Council
"We include school and education in our humanitarian work from day one," says Annelies Ollieuz, NRC's global education manager. She admits, however, that this has not always been easy. At NRC, education is as important to us as food distribution ...

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 04:33

Project Syndicate

Closing the Middle East's Education Gender Gap
Project Syndicate
In many MENA countries today, virtually everyone's education is suffering, owing to decades of conflict, displacement, and economic malaise. In South Sudan, for example, at least 2.2 million children are not in school – one of the highest rates ...

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Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:53

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