WV News

Education Alliance support of STEM initiative hopes to inspire students, $1.2 million to develop programs at seven ...
WV News
Education Alliance President Amelia Courts said the goal of the program is get to more students engaged with science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses and to improves students' performance in those areas. The following schools were ...

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 00:03

Eyewitness News

Education Dept welcomes alleged racist Parktown school teacher's resignation
Eyewitness News
JOHANNESBURG - The Education Department says its satisfied with the resignation of an alleged racist teacher at Parktown Boys High School in Johannesburg. This follows reports that an art teacher labeled pupils who reported the school's former polo ...
Education Department Welcomes Resignation Of Alleged Racist Parktown Boys TeacherHuffPost South Africa

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 02:37

US Army and Ten80 Education Inspire Students to Transform Innovative Thinking into Real-World Solutions
PR Newswire (press release)
ARLINGTON, Va., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Ten80 Education kick off the spring 2018 season with the STEM Innovators-in-Training Experience in Los Angeles on April 4. This spring, thousands of high school students and educators will ...

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 09:20

Forbes India (blog)

Digital education among students in rural areas
Forbes India (blog)
Education can be digitised in rural areas by providing multimedia teaching tools to teachers and engaging students through learning methods that utilise digital tools, such as smart-boards, LCD screens, videos, etc., to teach them different concepts ...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 03:33

Resolution could change who has power to decide education funding adequacy issues
KVOE
It has been talked about for years. Now lawmakers are gearing up for a vote which could put a constitutional amendment on education funding in front of voters later this year. House Concurrent Resolution 5029 could see debate as soon as Monday in front ...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 07:41

The Guardian

Outdoor learning grows in Scotland as grasp of benefits takes root
The Guardian
On a bright spring morning, the air is crisp as an apple and the children of Lauriston Castle forest kindergarten are inventing muddy meals at their imaginary cafe. This woodland, north-west of Edinburgh city centre, has become an outdoor classroom for ...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 10:12

Fortune

Verizon Is Spending Part of Its Tax Cut to Boost STEM Education
Fortune
Verizon Communications, among the biggest beneficiaries of the corporate tax cut this year, said it would double its commitment to fostering science, technology, and engineering education (STEM) in schools that lack such resources. The telecom giant ...
What does it really mean to give students an equal STEM education?Siliconrepublic.com
Verizon to Invest More Than $200 Million in STEM Education Pledges to Reach 5 Million Students in 5 YearsGlobeNewswire (press release)

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 10:40

Bloomberg

For Black Women, Education Is No Protection Against Infant Mortality
Bloomberg
Education protects white women from losing their babies in infancy. The more education they have, the lower the infant mortality rate. Strangely, though, it's the opposite for black women. The most educated face the greatest risk of having their ...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 09:16

Forbes

In Most Cases, Education Credentials Are Not Viable Alternatives To College
Forbes
The best study of credentials was in 2012 by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. That analysis, which has not been updated, did find some areas in which credentials and certifications produced real, measurable and ...

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 11:16

The Guardian

Teachers vow to oppose introduction of baseline assessments
The Guardian
Teachers have vowed to oppose the government's plans to assess children in the first weeks of school, as the country's largest teaching union called for a boycott of pilot schemes planned for next year. The baseline assessments, to be taken at the ...
Teachers back prospect of national strike over payBBC News

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Monday, April 2, 2018 - 13:59

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