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Education Meetings
goskagit.com
n The Burlington-Edison School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the district office, 927 E. Fairhaven Ave. n The Concrete School Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, in the high school commons, 7830 S. Superior Ave. concrete.k12.wa ...

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The 74

This Week in Education Politics: Shutdown Slowdown, Ed Dept. Nominees, Discipline Reform & More
The 74
THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION POLITICS publishes most Sundays. (See previous editions here.) You can get the preview delivered straight to your inbox by signing up for The 74 Newsletter; for rolling updates on federal education policy, follow Carolyn Phenicie ...



Education Week grades Georgia C-
Valdosta Daily Times
According to the release, Quality Counts 2017 gave each state an overall grade and an individual grade in three categories: chance for success, which examined education's role "from cradle to career"; school finance, which examined educational ...



lareviewofbooks

What Was Liberal Education?
lareviewofbooks
IN OUR CURRENT historical moment, STEM disciplines, with their experimental-mathematical methods and measurable results, are central in educational practices, and humanistic education is in decline. At my own elite liberal arts college, Swarthmore ...



TechCrunch

Sphero lays off dozens as it shifts focus to education
TechCrunch
“We're still pretty young, but the one part of our business that continues to shine is what we're doing in education. This allows our company to focus on that vision.” This restructuring finds Sphero investing much more of its existing resources into ...

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Tennessee gubernatorial forum on education: What you need to know
The Tennessean
Education is the focus of the first televised statewide gubernatorial forum of this year's election. The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), Belmont University, the USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee and the NewsChannel5 Network are ...

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Tax cut push ignites worries about education funding
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
Gov. Rick Snyder used his first budget presentation to lawmakers seven years ago to lay out an ambitious plan to slash state spending by $1.2 billion and get rid of a slew of tax deductions and credits for individuals to help pay for a $1.8 billion tax ...

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Online Athens

Child health care among top education issues in Georgia
Online Athens
She quoted former U.S. Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders: “You can't educate a child who isn't healthy, and you can't keep a child healthy who isn't educated.” Sometimes, a child's problems with reading are really about needing glasses, a vision problem ...

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Inside Higher Ed

Impact of government shutdown on higher education
Inside Higher Ed
Student aid won't face immediate impact, but civil rights investigations are likely to halt. Research agencies are unlikely to review and act on grant proposals.

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Omaha World-Herald

Higher Education Notes: American Bar Association honors schools' collaboration
Omaha World-Herald
A partnership involving three higher education institutions in Nebraska has won an American Bar Association award. The Rural Law Opportunities Program was created to increase access to lawyers in rural Nebraska. Students from rural Nebraska are ...


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