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The Education Trust

Twice as likely — this phrase can have either good or…<p>Rachel Man is in her fifth year as a teacher…<p>Education Trust’s podcast, “ExtraOrdinary …

Call to Action: Investing Urgently in Early Childhood Care and Education

Education

Coding Is the New Writing for Developing Self-Expression, Communication, Imagination and Solving Hard Problems

Putting coding on a par with the basic 'three Rs' is a trend in education-talk recently (Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately Coding, NYT, May 10, 2014). However, we know from years of research that its utility goes well beyond the "schoolish three Rs" or "a great job or even instant riches" …

Global education summit raises £16.8bn

<b>An international summit on supporting education in developing countries has received pledges worth £16.8bn.</b><p>The UK has increased its contribution to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to £300m, which sends funding to 59 of the poorest countries.<p>But the biggest increase has been in promises …

STEM skills boost wages, Brookings Institution says

Nearly 37 percent of the job listings in South Florida are seeking workers with skills in science, technology, engineering or math — jobs that pay …

Everyone Was an Artist in Kindergarten

Creativity is contingent on willingness to be judged. At some point, many people lose that.<p>ASPEN, Colo.—Tom Kelley is an innovation consultant. He is also the author of a recent best-selling book on creativity. So when Kelley told his audience at the Aspen Ideas Festival—hosted by the Aspen …

U.S. Schools Gear Up for Surge of Young Immigrants

—Eric Gay/AP<p>As the federal government scrambles to respond to an unprecedented surge of unaccompanied minors streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border, …

The education crisis behind conflict in fragile states

Do conflicts arise as a consequence of a government’s indifference to education?<p>That’s the lesson learned from the ongoing crisis in the Central …

NCLB Waiver States Struggle to Turn Around Low-Performing Schools

When U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan gave more than 40 states and the District of Columbia the flexibility from many of the mandates of the …

The New Education CFO

In recent years, school districts have found themselves in turbulent waters. They face quickly rising academic standards, a greater focus on teacher …

What education do we want for the future?

<i>Qian Tang, PhD, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO and Dr. Nicholas Alipui, Director and Senior Advisor on the Post-2015 development</i> …

Business Bootcamp – The Mini-MBA for smart learners

<b>Bootcamp</b><p><b>MINI-MBA</b><p><b>How to improve your probability of career success</b><b>How to be a better manager</b><b>How to increase the value of a business</b><b>How to win in the</b> …

Health News | Latest Medical, Nutrition, Fitness News - ABC News - ABC News

Alyssa Milano on struggling with anxiety<p>FDA approves preventative treatment for migraines<p>Young American smokers get half of their smoke through …

Riverside County

How -- And Why -- The International Community Is Rallying to Educate More of the World's Children

On June 26, 2014, leaders of the international community gathered in Brussels to make a clear and convincing statement that we must redouble our efforts to bring quality education to children in poor countries.<p>That was the day when the Global Partnership for Education, whose board I chair, held its …

In Their Own Words

For the past five months, ERS and Public Impact have worked closely with 17 Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools on strategic school design as part of the …

Pedagogy

Delivering on the Data Revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa

<b>Governments and donors should focus on the “building blocks” of national statistics</b>: There have been gains in the frequency and quality of censuses …

Sub-Saharan Africa

Reading isn't just fundamental- it's critical