Private Schools

Sumter County, Ala., just got its first integrated school. Yes, in 2018.

Posted by University Charter School on Tuesday, August 14, 2018<p>On a typically steamy Alabama summer day in 1970, a three-judge federal panel that had convened in Montgomery reluctantly ordered rural Sumter County, a farming community some 133 miles west in the Black Belt, to desegregate its schools …

Education

NYC Schools Chancellor Says 15 Yeshivas Didn't Give Investigators Access

Fifteen ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools haven’t let New York City officials inside to investigate allegations that they don’t provide enough secular instruction, according to a letter Wednesday from the city schools chief.<p>Chancellor Richard Carranza sent a 14-page letter to New York’s state education …

News (U.S.)

Cultural events, welfare aid mark I-Day celebrations

Hoisting of the Tri-colour by District Collector T.N. Hariharan, cultural programmes by students, presentation of awards, distribution of welfare …

Tamil Nadu

Six-year-old boy BANNED from attending private Christian school because he has dreadlocks so he's chosen another school rather than cut his hair

A six-year-old boy in Florida missed his first day of school because administrators at the private Christian school he was enrolled at said he could …

Short Hair

Media are not the enemy of the people; a free press is critical to democracy

CLOSE<p>President Trump is continuing to air his grievances against the press, calling them "the fake, fake disgusting news." He told a rally crowd in …

Journalism

Dr. Laura Pless named to council

<b>Dr. Laura Pless</b> was named executive director for the <b>Western New York Educational Service Council at University of Buffalo</b>. The WNYESC is a non-profit …

Western New York

Wisconsin Dems’ Hope To Beat Walker Is A Former Teacher

<b>MADISON, Wis. (AP) —</b> Tony Evers will try to capitalize on his even-keeled demeanor and background in education as a former teacher, superintendent …

Elections

Five things making headlines in South Africa today

Here’s what caught our attention on Wednesday:<p><b>1. June retail sales</b><p>Retail trade sales data for June is expected to be released on Wednesday. In May, …

South Africa

Course material spending declines for 2017-18 academic year

Thu, 08/16/2018Industry NewsDuring the 2017-18 academic year, college students spent an average of $484 on nine required course materials. That’s …

College & University

CSE ranked 3rd among NJ private colleges and universities

​List ranks public and private colleges and universities throughout the country based on quality of education, affordability and outcomes<p>Morristown, …

College & University

Teachers' strike: How does a state teacher's lot compare with private sector and educators around the world?

For the first time in 24 years, almost 30,000 primary and intermediate teachers and principals are on strike after rejecting the Government's pay …

Education

Can a billionaire’s private school become a model for public education in Florida?

Billionaire developer Jeff Greene is an unconventional Democrat running an unconventional campaign for Florida governor. So, naturally, his ideas on …

News (U.S.)

Tony Evers is a Real Threat to Education Reform and School Choice

Yesterday, State Superintendent Tony Evers won the Democratic Primary for governor. While Evers may come off much like a friendly grandfather—affable …

Education

Hip Hop-Infused Ed Biz Flocabulary Names Its First President

The co-founders of Flocabulary, an ed-tech business that has turned hip-hop into an educational medium for students, have chosen industry veteran Din …

Education Technology

School textbooks yet to reach students

It has been close to two-and-a-half months since the academic year commenced, but students of several city-based private schools are yet to receive …

Textbooks

Fast-growing Curro sure of resurgent profit performance

Greyling stressed that cost-cutting initiatives would extend into the second half with the centralisation of Curro’s debt collection functions. "Cost …

Business (South Africa)

These Bay Area cities are poised to break into the million dollar home market

A quarter-century ago, it was the murder capital of the United States.<p>Now East Palo Alto is about to become the Bay Area’s latest city of …

Real Estate

Step up for Students awarded state-backed scholarships in incorrect amounts: audit

Step up for Students awarded scholarships in incorrect amounts to hundreds of students during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 fiscal years, according to a …

College & University

Economist calls Vienna the world’s most liveable city

<b>They are right about that. The rest of the list? Not so sure.</b><p>After seven years, Melbourne is no longer at the top of the Economist’s The Global …

Urban Design

Highland police, schools participate in safety exercise

Highland police, town leaders and school officials participated in an exercise earlier this month to promote school safety.<p>Highland Police and Fire Departments hosted a table-top exercise Thursday at the police department for more than 40 participants about active shooter situations “highlighting …

Law Enforcement

Independence Day dawn with 21-gun salute, flag hoisting ceremonies held across KP

PESHAWAR, Aug 14 (APP):The 71st Independence Day dawned with 21-gun salute here on Tuesday followed by flag hoisting ceremonies and celebrations …

Pakistan

Budget private school group Curro now has more than 50,000 pupils in 57 schools – and it’s making a killing

• <b>At the end of June it had 50,691 pupils enrolled at its schools, private education group Curro reported on Tuesday. That's up 10% from a year ago.</b>• <b><br>But</b> …

South Africa

An elite private school that costs $60,000 a year is at the center of the political world right now thanks to alums Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch — take a look inside

Georgetown Preparatory School isn't your average high school.<p>Located in suburban Bethesda, Maryland, Georgetown Prep's 93-acre campus features perks like a recording studio, a swimming pool and a nine-hole golf course. A year's tuition at the all-boys Catholic school costs as much as $60,000.<p>In …

College & University

Form safety boards or face action, DoE tells city schools

In a circular dated August 11, the Directorate of Education (DoE) said it will de-recognise private schools, and take action against the heads and …

India News

‘In God We Trust’ Signs Must Now Be Displayed in Florida Schools

Students returning to school this week in Florida will see something new and affirming as they begin their day: an “In God We Trust” sign or poster …

Florida

How To Avoid Whiplash With The New Indiana School Voucher Study

A new study is out examining Indiana’s school voucher program. It found a significant decline in math performance for students who used vouchers in the Hoosier state and no effect on student reading scores. Interestingly, and somewhat perplexingly, the decline occurred only in the first year of …

Education

If You Love Pasadena, This Book Will Make You Love It Even More

About 12 years ago, Colleen Dunn Bates was a freelance writer and editor working from home, when she decided to put a team together to publish</i> …

Los Angeles

Gujarat: NGO asks govt to restart scholarships scheme for Dalit students in private schools

Martin Macwan and Kiritsinh Rathod, representatives of the NGO, said that till 2015, the state government provided scholarships and financial …

India News

Milwaukee’s Public School Barricade

The bureaucracy defies a state law on selling vacant buildings<p>Teachers’ unions and their liberal allies are desperately trying to preserve the failing public school status quo. Witness how the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) system is defying a state mandate to sell vacant property to charter and …

High School

Beijing school for migrant worker children closed

Beijing's biggest school for children of migrant workers closed on Monday because the landowner terminated the lease over the land's "illegal" use, …

News (China)