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FAA Grounds University Plan To Educate Students With Drones

In June I wrote about the University of South Florida’s plans to lend drones to students, at the time I wrote:<p>Students looking to use drones will be provided training in advance and will be able to check out the small remote-controlled device containing a video camera, which can be used to capture …

Educational Challenges in "Flyover Country"

A few years ago I was taken to dinner at an expensive Italian restaurant in San Francisco by a lawyer friend. Our waiter asked, "Where are you from?" When I responded, "Colorado," he replied, "Oh, Flyover Country." If he had only known - I was from Flyover Country IN Flyover Country. Alamosa and …

iPad in Education: Huge New Rollout in Minnesota, Huge LA Project Suspended

This week brings good news and bad news in terms of the iPad’s adoption in US educational institutions. Earlier this week it was reported – by The Verge and others – that the massive iPad rollout in the Los Angeles School District has been suspended, with rumors saying they’ll end up being replaced …

How a Change in Schools Transformed My ADHD Son's Educational Path

Parenting has been a bit of a challenge for me and my wife over the last several years, because both of our children have their own set of mental health issues. In addition to our older son's depression and addiction, our younger son has ADHD and anxiety, which created an incredibly difficult …

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LAUSD early childhood education gets funding boost

The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education passed a resolution Tuesday to increase funding by millions of dollars for the district's early education program.<p>The resolution, which passed in a 6-1 vote, is intended to eventually restore funding over the next few years for thousands of slots for …

Canada should look at how other countries deal with aboriginal education

<i>John Ibbitson is a CIGI senior fellow, an award-winning writer and leading political journalist in Canada. Currently on a one-year leave from The Globe and Mail, John is researching, writing and speaking on Canadian foreign policy at CIGI while he works on a new book.</i><p>Stephen Harper will almost …

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Poor research on further education makes it easy to cut funding

Further education in the UK is something to be proud of. It’s efficient, agile and crammed full of talented people. For many learners, it is where they turn when they have been let down by other parts of the education system and acts as a vital route into employment. And yet, compared to …

Report: Schools not exploiting school finance formula

The rising percentage of Kansas children who receive free or reduced-price lunches at school is a genuine trend linked to poverty, not a ploy to …

Maryland schools see influx of immigrants from Central America

With just $40 in his pocket and the killing of two friends fresh in his mind, 13-year-old Leonardo Enrique Navas set off from El Salvador in July and …

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