A student board debated whether the religion of a second-year economics major meant she would be biased in dealing with sensitive governance questions, and the discussion has upended the campus.
A Montgomery County high school student was named one of three first-place winners in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition Tuesday night, earning a prize of $150,000 as one of the nation’s most promising young scientists.Read full article >>
Officials said the two students with Sigma Alpha Epsilon had been identified as having played a leading role in singing a racist chant on a bus.
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A report from the O.E.C.D. revives an old debate about girls’ math abilities, while it raises questions about boys’ overall educational achievements.
Charter schools are far less likely than traditional schools to have libraries or librarians, surveys show. During the 2011–12 school year, 49 percent of public charter schools reported having a library media center compared to 93 percent of traditional public schools in the United States, according to a survey by the National Center on Education Statistics.Read full article >>
Put this in the you-can’t-make-up-this-stuff category.Barron’s Educational Series Inc., a private publisher of materials to help students prepare for standardized tests, included in its “Barron’s AP European History,” 7th Edition, a graphic that lumps conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with the Ku Klux Klan as “those who want things like they used to be,” and is linked with an arrow to the words “reactionary/fascist.”Read full article >>
The order directs federal agencies to make it easier for college students to finance their education, pay back loans and avoid being taken advantage of by unscrupulous lenders.
Call for Papers Education for Global Citizenship: Democratic Visions and Future Directions Guest Editor: John P. Myers, Florida State University, email@example.com Deadline: June 1, 2015 Publication date: November 2015 Early submissions are encouraged. Education for global citizenship is a major concern in today’s schools. Educational practices and policies worldwide have begun to address --> Read More
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That fifth lollipop in the bunch that’s just been distributed to four kids? If your child thinks it’s rightly his, that may be on you.
Chiefs for Change, an advocacy group created by former Florida governor Jeb Bush to promote many of his K-12 education policies around the country, is breaking away from its origins and expanding to try to attract big city school leaders. Read full article >>
Two students were expelled from the University of Oklahoma on Tuesday for allegedly leading a racist chant that was caught on a video that went viral on social media as shocked and horrified people shared the clip.Read full article >>
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US - IL - Chicago, The Center for Decision Research (CDR) at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is seeking to hire a new postdoctoral researcher to conduct research in behavioral science. This position i