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Gonski 2.0 'a recipe for educational disaster': researchers

The Gonksi 2.0 Review did not address the terms of reference, lacks clear evidence for its key recommendations and has left as many questions unanswered as it set out to clarify, according to a new policy paper from think tank The Centre for Independent Studies. Co-authored by senior research fellow Dr Jennifer Buckingham and policy […]

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Learn about K-12 personalized education options

TUCSON, Ariz. – Learn about personalized education options for your kids during the K12 Public School at Home Tour coming to Tucson this week. Visitors can test out the lessons and take part in hands-on educational activities while interacting with local school administrators and educators. This tour is visiting 15 cities in 11 states this […]

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Why Affirmative Action Is Complicated for Asian-Americans

“The question of how Asian-Americans are positioned relative to black people is a very serious and important question that Asian-Americans have not grappled with,” Professor Kim said. “Asians in general are getting certain types of advantages by not being black.” That is not to discount the ugly history of violence, racism and exclusion that Asian-Americans […]

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Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity announces new CEO

As the school year draws to a close, Milly Arbaje-Thomas, CEO, Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, emphasizes that a top priority for …

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New education foundation formed in Saco to provide resources for public schools

From left, Michael Burman, Stephen Shiman, Tracey Collins and Tony Palleschi, members of Saco STEAM, an education foundation that recently formed to support public schools in Saco stand in front of C.K. Burns School. LIZ GOTTHELF/Journal Tribune SACO — A new educational foundation has formed in Saco, its mission is to advocate for educational resources […]

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Grazing educational opportunity in Hocking County

The topic for the evening will be parasite management and livestock health as it pertains to grazing. Participants will also look at management …

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National Primate Research Centers launch educational resources on research with animals

The new website, NPRC.org, offers a user-friendly, informative experience for individuals who are interested in learning about ongoing research at the seven National Primate Research Centers, including the Tulane National Primate Research Center. The seven National Primate Research Centers (NPRC), which include the Tulane National Primate Research Center, have launched a website and Twitter account to raise awareness […]

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Alzheimer's and dementia educational event to be held June 4

The event, Alzheimer's and Dementia University, will be held June 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Raleigh General Hospital's education building, …

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Educational institutions need to adopt open learning to encourage innovation, says Neeraj Atahlye

Education institutions need to adopt open-learning practices to stay relevant amid the fast-changing technology, Neeraj Atahlye, V-P (Innovation and Digital Business) for Indian Subcontinent for SAP said here on Thursday. He also urged academia to adopt open learning methods to encourage students towards innovation. Delivering a lecture on Enabling Positive Use Of Artificial Intelligence For […]

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Attorney Charles Shafer believes in mission of BlueBird Educational Foundation

DLF Media, For Luminaries Published 7:28 p.m. ET May 15, 2018 T. Charles Shafer has been a board member of BlueBird Educational Foundation since 2012.(Photo: Provided by Charles Shafer/For Luminaries) BlueBird Educational Foundation, a local nonprofit in Fort Pierce, supports students through scholarships and provides musical instruments to students in need. The organization was founded in […]

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'Misleading' ballot question would tweak Philly school board process

A charter change before Philadelphians Tuesday would give City Council more power over the composition of the city’s new school board, although the wording of the actual ballot question could leave some voters confused. Ballot question No. 2 asks Philadelphians: Shall the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to restore local […]

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Disoriented education~I

There was a time when the Indian students pursued education to learn skills and acquire knowledge. The pursuit of learning then was not about cramming by rote, but was directed towards the acquisition of wisdom and thus to enrich society at large. It was a time when none needed Government permission to open an educational […]

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Education Leadership and School Counseling Ranked Among Best For 2018

BestColleges.com has ranked Seton Hall’s online Masters’s in School Counseling and online Master’s in Education Leadership, Management and Policy among the best in the nation for the third consecutive year. With over 170 programs available online, a place on this ranking demonstrates that the university provides a flexible, quality online program that is affordable among […]

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Butler County Chamber of Commerce to Host Educational Series

There is still time to sign up for a new and inspiring educational series sponsored by the Butler County Chamber of Commerce. The first Growing Butler event is planned for tomorrow (Monday) from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Conley Resort and Golf Club on Route 8 South. The series will be hosted by former Allegheny […]

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