FY20 Budget Request: STEM Education  FYI: Science Policy News

The Trump administration proposes familiar cuts to a range of STEM education programs in its fiscal year 2020 budget request, while favoring those tied to ...


Nevada governor to donate salary to public education  CNN

Democratic Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak donated his first check Wednesday to the state's public schools, making good on his campaign promise to donate his ...


Education Policy For Alienated America  Forbes

Tim Carney begins his fascinating and challenging book Alienated America with Donald Trump's campaign-launch pronouncement that “Sadly, the American ...


Elizabeth Warren's Education Plan Isn't Perfect, But It's Still Pretty Great  Forbes

Elizabeth Warren has a plan for higher education. It's not prefect, but it's the best plan out there so far.


Labster scores $21M Series B to bring VR to STEM education  TechCrunch

Labster, the Denmark headquartered startup building virtual laboratory simulations for STEM students, has raised $21 million in Series B funding. Leading the ...


Lawmakers send Indiana's $34 billion budget to governor  Indianapolis Star

Lawmakers approved the two-year budget late Wednesday and sent it to Gov. Eric Holcomb.


A Tennessee Education  The Wall Street Journal

This week the Tennessee Senate can give children now trapped in failing schools a lifeline to a decent education. Let's hope the Volunteer State Senators seize ...


Education advocates put pressure on Sophie B. Wright board over student punishments  UptownMessenger.com

Parents and community members are calling on Sophie B. Wright's school board chair to call a special meeting to publicly address what they say is overly harsh ...


Careers in Education prepares LCHS students for future  WV News

Careers in Education is a career and college readiness pathway for Lewis County High School students interested in a career in education. Students enrolled in ...


China's Uyghur 'Re-Education' Centers and the Ghosts of Totalitarians Past  War on the Rocks

It is now beyond doubt that China is undertaking a program of mass incarceration of the Uyghur population of its northwestern province of Xinjiang (which.


Senators push education funding reform in Groton  Lowell Sun

By Jon Winkler jwinkler@nashobavalleyvoice.com GROTON -- As the school year winds down, local administrators and teachers listened to the possibility of ...


Report says Maine lagging in education, workforce, health care and infrastructure  Press Herald

A new report on Maine's economic strengths and weaknesses found the state lagging behind the nation in several areas including elementary education, ...


Iowa Lawmakers send $952 million education budget to governor  The Gazette

DES MOINES — As legislators slow-marched their way toward adjournment, the House approved agreements Wednesday to changes senators made in a host ...


Mississippi education agency is $14M short on teacher raises  Gwcommonwealth

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A miscalculation by the Mississippi Department of Education has left a gap of $12 million to $14 million in funding for this year's ...


Budget conference: Overall education spending starts to align  Florida Politics

Senate higher education spending is inching toward the House's stance, while the House is shifting toward the Senate's position on preK-12 dollars. Rep.


Michigan adopts new policy after controversy over students turned down for letters of recommendation  Inside Higher Ed

After controversy over professor who turned down student request for a recommendation because she planned to study in Israel, Michigan says faculty members ...


Florida education news: Financial literacy, charter schools, budgets and more  Tampa Bay Times

FINANCIAL LITERACY: The Florida Senate quietly abandons its push for a financial literacy graduation requirement, altering its proposal to mandate each high ...


Department of Education halts funding, demands refund from ASU Prep  AZFamily

The Department of Education sent a letter to the ASU Preparatory Academy saying they do not qualify for Small School Weight funding and they want the money ...


Belarus to spend 70 million euros on improving education  Emerging Europe

More than 65,000 children in small towns and villages across Belarus will benefit from an education programme to promote collaborative learning and science ...


This Thread On The Things Sex Education Failed To Teach You Has Gone Mega-Viral  IFLScience

Sex education in the US is somewhat lacking. Since the mid-1990s, over $2 billion has been spent on abstinence-only sex education programs in the US.


Former MN education commissioner is finalist for Boston job  MPR News

What do you do if you're a former Minnesota commissioner of education looking for a job in education? You leave the state. Dr. Brenda Cassellius, 51, who left ...


VVS Board of Education talks new student clubs and work done by teachers  Oneida Dispatch

Verona, N.Y. — The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Board of Education recognized two new student clubs into the curriculum and the work done by teachers to educate ...


Little takes action toward improving education  Argonaut

During the 95-day Idaho legislative session — tied for the third-longest in the state's history — which ended Thursday, Republican Gov. Brad Little passed ...


Ann Arbor's Swift sees 'tremendous opportunity' to improve education as state superintendent  MLive.com

She is one of five semi-finalists for the state's top education job.


Gov. Gary Herbert Touts Education Bills, Accomplishments At West Jordan School Groundbreaking  KUER 90.1

The Jordan School District is projected to gain almost 10000 new students between 2016 and 2022, making it one of the fastest growing school districts in.


What Does Salesforce Buying Salesforce.org Mean for Higher Education?  EdSurge

It's not every day that a company acquires a nonprofit that it started that shares its name. But then again, Salesforce isn't a typical company.Last ...


Re-visioning Our Education: A Call to Support SGA's Proposals  Middlebury Campus

This past week, we were angry. We were disappointed. We were not surprised. The Political Science Department (PSCI), the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs ...


State senator asks education secretary to consider takeover of Harrisburg School District  PennLive

A state senator on Wednesday asked Pennsylvania's education secretary to consider receivership for the Harrisburg School District, the same day the city's ...


CSU rethinking general education  The Runner Online

The California State University Academic Senate is evaluating a framework that could amend the general education requirements across all 23 CSU campuses, ...


Why You Should Save For Retirement Over Education: Money in 60 Seconds  GZERO Media

It's a tough call but saving for retirement is more important than saving for your children's education.


NPR covers climate education  National Center for Science Education

There is widespread support for climate change education among both parents and teachers, according to a poll commissioned by National Public Radio (April ...


Rethinking The Value Of A Community College Education  New Hampshire Public Radio

While many still see commuity colleges as technical and vocational training schools, on these campuses in New Hamphsire, there's a robust conversation now.


Tennessee House passes Gov. Bill Lee's education voucher bill for the first time, Senate vote to come  Chalkbeat Colorado

In a historic and controversial vote, an education voucher bill narrowly passed for the first time in Tennessee's House of Representatives as the state inched ...


Medford teachers rally along Interstate 5 for education funding  KTVL

Red shirts were popping up all over Medford on Wednesday, as Rogue Valley teachers brought attention to educational funding. Organized by the Medford ...


'Show Me History!' Fuses Education and Entertainment  Santa Barbara Independent

For James Buckley Jr., a seasoned sports journalist and current children's book author with more than 600 books to his name, it's all about teamwork. That's why ...


Accessibility Key for Online Patient Education Materials, Websites  PatientEngagementHIT.com

A partnership between Spaulding Rehab and Perkins Access has revamped online patient education websites to make them more accessible for patients who ...


GOP working to increase school sales tax, boost education spending  FOX 10 News Phoenix

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - The head of the Arizona Republican party is working to increase the sales tax to boost education spending. The proposal would go on the ...


Maine Governor to Sign Bill Banning E-Cigarettes From School Grounds  Education Week

Maine could explicitly ban electronic cigarettes on school grounds under a Democrat's bill that passed the House and Senate.


Wyoming Dept. Of Education Wants Feedback About Career And Technical Education  Wyoming Public Media

The Wyoming Department of Education is hosting listening sessions as it develops a new plan for the state's career and technical education (CTE) programs.


GAO: States Vary Widely in K-12 Students Who Get Special Education Services  U.S. News & World Report

The percentage of K-12 students who receive special education services in states across the U.S. can vary anywhere from 6% to 15% because of wide ...


Grants give boost to early education programs | Northwest  Lewiston Morning Tribune

Two local entities have received grants that will allow them to plan for ways to expand or enhance early learning programs for area students.


State's tab for lost education lawsuit battle: $5.9 million  Santa Fe New Mexican

The administration of former Gov. Susana Martinez waged a court battle for nearly five years over a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide enough ...


Superintendent retiring after 36 years in education  Blaine Northern Light

By Oliver Lazenby After 13 years as Blaine school district superintendent and 36 years in public education, Ron Spanjer announced plans to retire at the end of.


Springfield-area business leaders talk marijuana, health care, education with state policy leaders  MassLive.com

Gov. Charlie Baker, leading lawmakers, and heads of the state's cannabis and casino regulatory bodies spoke to Springfield region business owners at a ...


Ruiz Urges Review of Education Opportunity Fund Priority Tiers  InsiderNJ

Ruiz Urges Review of Education Opportunity Fund Priority Tiers. Trenton – Senate President Pro Tempore and Education Chair, Senator M. Teresa Ruiz, sent ...


06:16 Breaking Down China's Online Education Market  Bloomberg

Zhou Feng, chief executive officer at NetEase Youdao, discusses the size of China's online education industry and his outlook for the sector. He speaks ...


Senators discuss including accountability in Higher Education Act reauthorization  The Daily Tar Heel

Democratic senators across the country have been discussing how to create accountability for colleges and universities on student loan defaulting.


Reports endorse investment in early childhood education  Northwest Herald

SPRINGFIELD – A pair of reports released this week offered supporting arguments for one of Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's top priorities: increasing investment ...


What's Really Behind Employers' Interest in Education?  The Chronicle of Higher Education

Employers aren't shy when it comes to complaining about the faults of colleges in preparing students for the workplace. But what's their contribution?


Brooke Board of Education Reduces Central Office Workers  Wheeling Intelligencer

The Brooke County Board of Education listened to concerns regarding the re-organization of the central office during the Monday meeting, but agreed to reduce ...


Education Research Seminar | News, Sports, Jobs  The Inter-Mountain

The Inter-Mountain photo by Brad Johnson Danielle Riggins, PDS liaison at Midland Elementary School, speaks about the benefits of National Board ...


State superintendent responds to Lorain Board of Education  Chronicle Telegram

LORAIN — The state superintendent responded to the Lorain Board of Education's most recent letter, the first response the local board has received since late ...


3rd Forum in Dean of UK College of Education Search Takes Place Today  UKNow

The third of three campus forums, part of a national search for the next dean of the UK College of Education, will take place from 5-6 p.m. today, Room 399 of the ...


Class size reduction cut from Nevada education bill  KOLO

The original bill brought forward by Assemblywoman Brittney Miller required reductions in class size to meet maximum student-teacher ratios established by the ...


EDUCATION: With co-op off the table, Laporte outlines $252000...  Bemidji Pioneer

LAPORTE—After a meeting earlier this month where many parents and other community members said they opposed a potential athletic co-op with a ...


Elizabeth Warren’s Higher Education Plan: Cancel Student Debt and Eliminate Tuition  The New York Times

Ms. Warren's proposal would use new taxes on the wealthy to end tuition at public colleges, and eliminate all student loan debt for more than 75 percent of ...


Sexual Assault Awareness Month: SARC's education and outreach  KBTX

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Sexual Assault Resource Center of the Brazos Valley is joining First News at Four to discuss ways the ...


Montgomery politicians, school officials agree on more money for education  Washington Post

In an announcement that was long on promise but short on details, Montgomery County politicians and school officials said Wednesday they had found a way to ...


With education vouchers teetering in Tennessee, latest proposal targets Memphis and Nashville  Chalkbeat Tennessee

A Senate amendment seeks to garner more legislative votes by limiting Gov. Bill Lee's education savings account plan to the state's two largest cities.


News Brief: Sri Lanka Explosions, Mueller Report, Climate Education  NPR

A curfew is lifted the day after Sunday blasts killed nearly 300 people. Trump's team appeared on Sunday talk shows to attack Mueller's report. A new NPR poll ...


Sex education sparks debate in House  KARE11.com

Lawmakers spent more than eight hours Tuesday debating the omnibus education budget bill in the Minnesota House. It calls for $900 million in new money for ...


Gov. Kelly Approves Creation of adult education program  The Bulletin

TOPEKA — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly approved the creation of Accelerating Opportunity- Kansas (AO-K) on April 10, a program that would allow adults to earn ...


Pa. Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera tours Reading school's STEM lab  Reading Eagle

Students at Northeast Middle School showed him devices they created.


Ethics in College Admissions  Harvard Graduate School of Education

How parents and high schools can refocus of the college admissions process for students to bring ethics front and center.


Area schools awarded solar energy education kits | Aurora  Grand Island Independent

The Nebraska Environmental Trust has awarded $31250 to 100 K-12 schools in Nebraska for a pilot project on solar energy.


Hawaii nonprofit says state education data is incomplete  Hawaii News Now

A Hawaii education organization is seeking financial data on public schools but says data released by the state is incomplete.


Pinellas education news: USF St. Petersburg’s new dorm, high achievers and more  Tampa Bay Times

Work starts on new dorm at USF St. Petersburg. Construction has begun on a 375-bed residence hall at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, a project ...


Higher education on the ropes after merger bill, Apostolos Lakasas | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

The new education bill which was passed into law on Tuesday to merge Greek technical colleges (TEI) with universities will, critics says, undermine standards ...


Garen Cofer named director of Adult Education Center  Aiken Standard

Garen Cofer has been named the new director of the Aiken County Adult Education Center and will begin in July.


An inaccurate census count jeopardizes educational opportunities | TheHill  The Hill

Nearly 6 million children live with an undocumented family member, so the potential impact of a census undercount is breathtaking.


WDT student and instructor earn awards from American Technical Education Association  Rapid City Journal

The American Technical Education Association has named Dani Hersrud, who is studying surgical technology at Western Dakota Technical Institute, as this ...


Ward: State GOP backs tax hike for education  Arizona Capitol Times

The state Republican Party has staked out a rare policy position by backing a tax hike – as long as GOP lawmakers don't have to do it alone.


Education department plans redesign  The Brown Daily Herald

The University's Department of Education discussed its plans to implement widespread curricular changes across all of its undergraduate and graduate ...


Connecticut Public partners with Norwalk library for education expansion  Current

Connecticut Public is revving up plans to build an education and media hub at the historic public library in Norwalk, Conn. The project will boost CP's visibility in ...


Agencies partner to improve education levels in Vermilion Parish  KATC Lafayette News

The Vermilion Parish School System is partnering with the chamber of commerce and the Vermilion Economic Development Alliance to increase the education ...


Minnesota House passes education budget increase, setting up clash with Senate  Star Tribune

The Minnesota House passed a major increase in education funding Tuesday after an hourslong debate that veered into the contentious issue of sex education.


Prudential to Spend $180 Million on Education and Training  Inside Higher Ed

Prudential Financial announced on Tuesday that it will spend $180 million through 2025 on education and training for young people, ages 15 to 29, who lack ...


Eric LaMontagne: Technical education is key to a strong, modern workforce  Brattleboro Reformer

There has been a consistent message from the state house this session: we need to grow Vermont's labor force. Solving a problem of this magnitude, one that ...


Arizona students with autism, other special needs aren't getting enough school funding  AZCentral

Arizona hasn't studied special education costs since 2007. As the number of students with special needs rises, the formula is outdated.


Indiana struggles to hire teachers in 14 education subjects, IDOE reports  nwitimes.com

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education will submit its annual list of teacher shortages to the U.S. Department of Education this week.


Syracuse Mets vs. Buffalo Bisons on Education Day (photos)  syracuse.com

Tim Tebow runs to third base in the fifth inning. Syracuse Mets vs. Buffalo Bisons on Education Day at NBT Bank Stadium, April 24, 2019, Michael Greenlar ...


State education officials deny clearing Epic Charter Schools in investigation, despite school's new claims  Tulsa World

Epic Charter Schools on Tuesday issued a news release and social media posts for their teachers and parents declaring that a newly issued audit by state ...


Pipeliner Partners with Colleges to Launch Technology in Sales Higher Education Council  MarTech Series

Pipeliner CRM hosted the inaugural meeting of the Technology in Sales Higher Education Council at the Jonathan, Club in Los Angele.


Yes, we know what great teaching looks like — but we have an education system that ‘utterly fails to support it.’ What’s wrong and how to fix it.  Washington Post

You could be forgiven if you have gotten the impression that we are still trying to figure out exactly what great teaching looks like. In recent years, the teaching ...


Education, the State of Our Air, and Holding Patterns in the Legal System  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

A family in Charleston lost their 15-year-old almost two years ago. The man accused of killing him hasn't been convicted or gone to trial yet. We'll.


Reactions are mixed about UGA potentially renaming of College of Education for Mary Frances Early  Red and Black

If approved, the College of Education would be the first college at UGA named after an African American alumni.


The Other Segregation  The Atlantic

The public focuses its attention on divides between schools, while tracking has created separate and unequal education systems within single schools.


We must embrace equity over elitism in higher education  EdSource

The “Varsity Blues” college admissions cheating scandal reflects our national obsession with image over substance in higher education. The young people ...


State education board notes progress at Holyoke's Morgan School; attendance and teacher retention remain challenges  MassLive.com

HOLYOKE — Morgan Full-*Service* Community School, one of four Massachusetts public schools designated as “Chronically Underperforming" in 2013, showed ...


Is a college education worth the student loans?  Wink News

Students graduating from high school face one of the most critical decisions they will ever make: is college worth the ever-increasing cost? That is why South ...


Arizona lifts rules about AIDS and HIV lessons  WORLD News Group

Arizona recently repealed a state law requiring that AIDS and HIV instruction in schools adopt a traditional sexual ethic. The change poses a challenge to family ...


Education Or Corporations? Columbus Teachers Make Their Case For A New Contract  WOSU

Some held signs, most chanted, but Marisa Keith pushed a cart. “This is my art cart,” she explains. “I wanted everybody to see that this is my classroom.” Listen.


Will the State Education Department fight for the kids?  New York Post

A state Supreme Court justice last week tossed out the State Education Department's rules to ensure that private and religious New York schools teach the ...


UNMH gets donation to provide education opportunities to young patients  KRQE News 13

A big donation will help UNM Hospital provide education opportunities to its youngest patients.


Kanawha school system plans to cut about 50 jobs  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Kanawha County Schools plans to cut about 50 jobs for next school year, mostly for elementary teachers, in response to continued student decreases.


As de Blasio weighs a presidential run, will his New York City education record be an asset or liability?  Chalkbeat Colorado

In South Carolina, he boasted about boosting funding for needy schools to a roomful of teachers. Next, a tiny crowd in Nevada gave him a standing ovation after ...


Israel Netanyahu's government neglects scientific education  Al-Monitor

Israel lags far behind enlightened, developed nations in terms of its human rights record as an occupying power. On the other hand, its scientific and ...


Special ed students excluded from field trip until Stuarts Draft mom speaks up  Staunton News Leader

STUARTS DRAFT — Aaron Campbell had been looking forward to Stuarts Draft Middle School's annual eighth grade field trip to Kings Dominion all year.


Spokane school officials lobby for more special education money, but not higher local levies  The Spokesman-Review

With the clock ticking toward Sunday's scheduled end of the legislative session and a possible deal on the state operating budget, Spokane Public Schools ...


2019 Gold Star teachers announced | Education News  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO --- The 2019 Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching will be awarded to 10 Black Hawk County teachers this year.