Private Schools

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for Monday, March 19

Class suspensions for Monday, March 19, were declared in several schools in and around Metro Manila due to a nationwide transport strike against the …

Quezon City

Virginia got revenge on a cyber defense competition?

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers’ 74-54 win over the Virginia Cavaliers in the NCAA Tournament Friday saw them become the first …

Lane Kiffin

Education notebook

Longtime educator says time to retire


Sheldon tops storied O’Dowd for NorCal title. Here’s why the historic win matters

Two players epitomize the grit and relentless will of the Sheldon Huskies.<p>Justin Nguyen took a hard third-quarter spill at Santa Clara University on …

Santa Clara University

India’s Right To Education Law Gives Children The Right To Lottery, Not Essentially Education

Snapshot<p>There are possibly two ways to transform RTE into truly a right to education.<p>First is by instantly increasing the available seats, and second …


New U.S. gift tax strategies could alter giving

Get a big check from a wealthy great aunt every year for your birthday? Parents buying you a car? Grandparents paying for private school tuition?

Personal Finance

Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats that schools face, experts warn

Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats that schools face, experts have warned, as new figures show that a fifth of education establishments have been hit.<p>Hackers see teachers and parents as a “soft target” since they are often ill-equipped to deal with cyber thefts, while sensitive data held …


A special legislative session leaves questions about pharmacy benefits, public schools

The<b> special legislative session</b> was three days of sound and money that signified not much, as I've written before, but stay tuned.<br>The primary reason …


Howard University Professor: School Choice Is Racism. No, It Isn't. It's A Serious Solution To Racial Inequality.

On Friday, Natalie Hopkinson of Howard Uniersity wrote a piece for <i>Huffington Post</i> suggesting that school choice was – you guessed it – racist. Why, …


14,708 students turn up for SSLC examination

A total of 14,708 students in Puducherry and Karaikal appeared for the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination on Friday. Nearly …


‘Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai among cheapest cities globally’

Although the Indian subcontinent remains structurally cheap, instability is becoming an increasingly prominent factor in lowering the relative cost …


This Education Bill Would Be a Game-Changer for Military Families Like Mine

As a third-generation Army wife and the mother of four school-age children, I am immensely grateful that my family has had the privilege of living …

Conservative View

Boys lacrosse top 5 countdown: No. 2 McDonogh

The boys lacrosse season is underway for the private schools and the public schools will begin play Wednesday, so it’s time to start rolling out the …

Revisiting our top 10 priorities for the 2018 legislative session

Ten weeks ago, when we presented our top 10 priorities for the Florida Legislature’s 2018 session, we didn’t foresee that a single catastrophic event …

Puerto Rico

The daughter that Steve Jobs once disavowed is writing a memoir about her childhood

Steve Jobs' daughter — who he had initially disavowed — is writing a memoir about her childhood and her turbulent relationship with the legendary Apple cofounder.<p>This week, publisher Grove Press announced that 39-year-old Lisa Brennan-Jobs is bringing out a book, "Small Fry," about growing up with …

Silicon Valley

What's it like to work in the civil service if you're working class?

If you work in the civil service and are from a working class background, we want to hear your stories<p>The civil service’s fast stream recruitment programme has come under fire after figures showed it disproportionately attracted and favoured applicants from fee-paying schools.<p>The Cabinet Office …

Public Policy

Why is our cash being gifted to private schools and clubs?

Why are people shocked €150,000 of taxpayers’ money went to an elite fee-paying school with amazing sports facilities, allowing them to resurface …

Fine Gael

"Crazy" Canadian-Chinese Education Entrepreneur Reaches Billionaire Ranks

Expanding enrollments and optimism about growth in spending on education by mainland Chinese helped lift China Maple Leaf Education Chairman Sherman Jen into the ranks of the world’s billionaires this week.<p>Jen, 64, owns approximately 54% of Hong Kong-listed Maple Leaf Education, a stake worth $ 1 …


Catholic school, others seek $2.5M from Michigan for state mandates

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A Grand Rapids Catholic school, state legislators and parents are suing the state over $2.5 million in disputed state funding for …


Private educational institutions told to pay property tax

TIRUNELVELI<p>The Corporation has appealed to the promoters of private educational institutions within the urban civic body to pay the property tax for …


Who's Who in Education 2018 in Western New York

Welcome to Who’s Who in Education 2018, a compilation of the men and women who run colleges and universities, school districts and public and private …


Creating a new generation of educators | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

Good teachers make for engaged students and stable schools. That’s why Washington University in St. Louis is partnering with St. Louis Teacher …


Beijing Royal School extends partnership with K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) expanded partnership agreement to make the Fazheng Group’s Beijing Royal School a value-added user and in-country distributor of …


Sorry Sec. DeVos, You’re at the Bottom of the Class

><br>Source: – Betsy%20DeVosIn fact, Social downright detests the Cabinet. Key members, such as Housing & Urban Development Secretary Ben …

Donald Trump

Nigeria:Confusion in Schools As Kano State Issues Conflicting Orders Over Security Threat

[Guardian] Kano -Amid apprehension, public and private schools yesterday abruptly shut down over an alleged security threat in Kano State.


Facing hell(holes): Who’ll save Ludhiana’s sewermen?

For 30-year-old Amit Kumar, every morning starts with him helping his sons Laksh, 10, and Daksh, 9, get ready for school. Having lost his wife Mamta …


We Need To Start Teaching Food Safety In Schools

When I was in school, the only 'food safety' related stuff that I was taught were the standard 'wash your hands before eating', 'wash vegetables and …


The War on Teachers Comes to Oklahoma

The West Virginia teachers strike is over, but the fight for teacher pay rages on, write Lawrence Baines and Jim Machell.


Uganda:Pupils Risk Lives On Boats to Access Education

[Monitor] As the Education ministry continues cracking down on unlicensed schools in the country, several learners in Entebbe, Wakiso District, are …


For 17 minutes, thousands of Hawaii students walk out to honor Florida’s 17 dead

For 17 minutes Wednesday morning, thousands of students from public and private schools across the islands joined a nationwide student walkout to …