According to the Dallas Morning News, the Texas State Board of Education, as part of an effort to “streamline” the social studies curriculum in public schools, has voted to remove figures such as Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the collection of mandatory topics students in every grade are required to learn about in the classroom.
In their second year, University of Minnesota veterinary students are introduced to dental basics. And while for most students practice makes perfect, Michael Congiusta’s (Brooklyn, NY) experience left him feeling a step was missing between class and lab. So he created models of the teeth of canines so students could practice basic dental skills. “I
New Delhi: A group of global philanthropic foundations, including UBS Optimus Foundation, British Asian Trust, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Tata Trust Tuesday announced a ‘development impact bond’ (DIB) worth $11 million and promised to double the fund size in the coming days to improve the education outcome of 300,000 students in Delhi and Gujarat.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia is poised to dramatically change the way it funds and administers higher education — a process that has plunged the state Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) into controversy. HEPC is the state agency that administers and coordinates the state’s four-year colleges and universities. The continuing fuss started when the West Virginia
Tim Walz and Jeff Johnson, whose campaigns for governor of Minnesota have so far been marked by how much they disagree, actually agree on a few things where Minnesota education is concerned. Both the DFL and Republican nominees for governor have called for simplifying the school funding formula, and both want to provide more technical
The owner of Centuari Learning Centre, an independent school operating illegally in Centurion outside Pretoria, refused to open the school gates for the Gauteng department of education officials on Thursday. The department, together with law-enforcement agencies, were due to close the school which has been operating for four years. “This is a private property, I
Today the Honourable Lisa Thompson, Minister of Education, issued the following statement: “I would like to officially welcome all of Ontario’s students back to school. My hope for the 2018-19 school year is that students successfully continue on their academic journeys, and also use this opportunity to develop new hobbies and interests. Whether it’s academics,
Need for more schools, registration of unregulated madrasas, and admissions on the basis of the Right to Education (RTE) Act are some of the issues that were discussed at a meeting in July aimed at helping students from the minority community, according to the minutes of the meeting accessed by HT. The National Monitoring Committee
In her remarks on the occasion of the beginning of the new school year, Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps (Centre) said that it is the mission of state secondary schools to provide an education on a par with the quality delivered by schools in Estonia’s cities, and work with novel methods of teaching.
On a balmy summer’s day in San Francisco, Milena Marinova is sitting on the roof terrace of the offices of Pearson, a company in the midst of a radical transformation from publishing powerhouse to digital-education platform, wrapped in a gray shawl and explaining how she plans to build advanced, deep-learning algorithms that could educate the
For the first time in a generation, the Progressive Conservatives are in charge of education, a $29-billion system that was racked by turmoil — from fights with teachers’ unions, to structural upheaval and a funding formula critics say beggars many schools — the last time the Tories were in charge. Already, a mere three months after the
The Bauhaus art school was established in 1919 in the Weimar Republic (1919-33)as a pedagogical experiment fusing theory and practice. It had a broad impact in Germany and abroad in the transcultural movement of ideas, people and art works. “Bauhaus Imaginista: Corresponding With” at The Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (MoMAK), surveys German, Japanese and