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2017 Best Back to School Apps for Every Grade

My blog focuses on parenting, being a mom and working, travelling with your kids, and also ways to improve your home. I give new and helpful tips …

Primary Education

Murphy Elementary School Reopens After Round Lake Flooding

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> An elementary school that was damaged by severe flooding in Round Lake last month opened for the start of the new school year on …

Primary Education

Imran tweets about PTI's 'commitment to education' in KP

Chairman PTI Imran Khan recently tweeted a video highlighting the commitment of PTI to education. The video provided an economic analysis as to how …

Education

In these states, private elementary school can cost more than most colleges

You thought college was getting too expensive? In some states, sending your kid to a private elementary school costs more than it does to send them to college, according to data from HowMuch.<p>The average private elementary-school tuition in Connecticut is a whopping $13,412 a year. That’s more than …

Primary Education

How Indian education companies tanked due to unsustainable business models

<i>Debt-heavy business models slammed a variety of education companies<br>Image: Shutterstock</i><p>Shantanu Prakash was flying high in 2009. The founder and …

Does divided Olympia remind you of a certain other gridlocked capital?

Washington state lawmakers in recent years are passing fewer bills, even as they set records for the amount of time spent in session. Is Olympia …

Government

10 Life Skills Teens Need To Be Successful In College

buzztrending.net<p>Just because your teen obtained his high school diploma and an acceptance letter from college doesn’t mean he’s ready for higher …

Education

School pleads with council to cut down ‘danger’ trees

A SUBURBAN primary school wants to cut down three trees it says are putting students’ safety at risk, but the local council says the chances of …

Primary Education

South Korea's 'Poop School' to change name after 55 years

SEOUL: A South Korean elementary school whose name means "shit" has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday.Many …

Primary Education

Boys fall further behind girls in primary school reading and writing

The gap between girls' and boys' achievement in the classroom is widening further. And as the latest release of National Standards data has revealed …

Primary Education

NEET: Eng medium kids' parents protest

Amidst controversy over admissions through NEET in Gujarat, parents of English medium students came out on Friday to request that admissions of their …

Education

Best Education Podcasts 2017

Podcasting is on the rise in terms of both popularity and creativity. According to Edison Research, 40 percent of people age 12 or older have …

Podcasting

The sound of inclusion: Why teachers’ words matter

Language matters in every class: English, math, history and science<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>There isn’t just one way to sound like a scientist, or to sound like a scholar. Scientists and scholars come from a wide variety of backgrounds and speak in different ways, …

Lifestyle

Canadian high schools resisting calls for later class start times

A wave of international research suggesting delaying high school start times would have health and academic benefits for students has not yet crested in Canada.<p>Several individual boards and schools have embraced the growing number of global studies suggesting that early start times are at odds with …

Education

School of Public Opinion: K–12 Schools in the United States by Hoover Institution - Listen to music

Education

Random drug tests in all high schools start next month

Teachers and students of all public and private high schools nationwide will be subjected to random drug testing starting in September, the …

Education

Will substitute teacher affect child’s development at Hong Kong primary school? Advice from a former teacher

<b>My son was excited about the prospect of going back to primary school, only to find that his new teacher is off on long-term sick leave. The school</b> …

Primary Education

Dental service for primary school children 'on the verge of collapse'

It is being claimed the Public Dental Service for primary school children is on the verge of collapse.<p>The Irish Dental Association says the falling …

Primary Education

Troubled Hong Kong primary school ready for start of academic year, new board member reassures parents

A troubled primary school in Tuen Mun is set to open its doors for the new academic year despite being embroiled in a series of controversies, a …

Primary Education

Why Suburban Schools Are Inflating Kids' Grades

Middle-class high-schoolers aren’t getting any smarter, but their GPAs are rising—and that’s pushing their poor peers further behind.<p>PITTSBURGH—Monet Spencer remembers traveling to affluent suburban high schools when she was a member of the marching band at Brashear High School in this city’s …

Education

Don Lemon Tears Into Trump After Presser: 'He Should Go Back to School and Get an Elementary Education'

After President Donald Trump's divisive press conference Tuesday afternoon, “CNN Tonight” host Don Lemon shared his thoughts while appearing on …

Primary Education

Latest stats: Primary school girls who become mothers

Source<p>THE Annual School Survey, that is conducted on ordinary schools, has revealed that more than 1 400 primary school girls in Grades 3 to 7 were …

Primary Education

How Do Teachers Talk About Hate Speech?

One Charlottesville, Va., elementary school teacher grapples with how to have this conversation with her students the week after the violence erupted in her city just as a new school year is about to begin.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>Charlottesville city schools will be back in session next week, …

Primary Education

Illinois Governor Fails to Get a Single Vote for His Education Spending Plan

No one in the Illinois House of Representatives voted Wednesday in support of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's rewrite of a school funding plan, as Democrats demonstrated the general dissatisfaction with the governor's proposal.<p>Earlier this month, Mr. Rauner rejected a funding formula, passed by both …

Government

Programme launched for primary school pupils to pay using smartwatches, manage their spending

August 16, 2017 12:43 PM<br>Some 6,000 primary school pupils can now use smartwatches to make cashless payments in their school and at selected retailers …

Primary Education

4 Ways Interactive Displays Boost Classroom Collaboration

Gone are the days when teachers wrote things on chalkboards as a means of displaying lessons to students. The overhead projector is even becoming …

Education

Primary school heads pose 'formidable challenge' to large multi-academy trusts

<b>Research finds primary headteachers feel 'moral purpose' to work with children in local area</b>Primary school headteachers are less likely to want to …

Primary Education

Looking for a part time job for when the kids are back at school? Here's some you can apply for now

Are you looking to get back into work to make the most of some spare hours when your kids are in school?<p>One of the best places to look for a …

Primary Education

Settlement reached in case of bag placed on student's head

READFIELD, Maine — A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the parents of a Maine elementary school student who claimed a teacher put a …

Primary Education

Best Colorado high schools? Here are the top 10, according to Niche - Denver Business Journal

Click through to see Niche's top 10 high schools.<p>Boulder Valley School District rules when it comes to the most high schools ranked in the top 10, …

Education