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The Economist (blog)

The importance of rethinking religious education
The Economist (blog)
NOT ENOUGH people want to teach the subject, and there are plenty of pupils, tax-payers and even head teachers who are highly sceptical about its benefits. And yet there are good grounds for saying that knowledge of this sort is more vital than ever ...



The Daily Nonpareil

Districts want students to reach beyond high school
The Daily Nonpareil
“The focus of our school district must shift to provide students stronger preparation for and greater access to post-secondary education and training. That is why one of our goals is to make post-secondary attainment inescapable for all students ...

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The Denver Post

CU Boulder grapples with plummeting support of higher education among conservatives
The Denver Post
University of Colorado law students and CU Black Law Students Association members April Connally, left, Aisha May, Ariel Amaru, Arethra Frazier and Bria May silently protested as Wall Street Journal Columnist and Fox News Contributor Jason Riley spoke ...

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The Hill

House Dems call for first Education Committee hearing on school shootings since Sandy Hook
The Hill
In their letter, the Democrats said they agreed with and echoed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos · Elizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosEPA to jumpstart 'war on lead' with strategy meeting Hundreds of teachers hold walkout, protest in West Virginia Why the coming ...
Trump's education secretary joins Democrats in calling for congressional hearings on school shootingsTampabay.com

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New York Times

STEM Education in Idaho
New York Times
The actions of Idaho state lawmakers in censoring the global scientific consensus regarding nonrenewable sources of energy, and removing supporting content that refers to human-driven climate change, display a fundamental misunderstanding of how STEM ...



Forbes

How Millionaire Jeremy Gardner And Jinglan Wang Built The Largest Blockchain Education Network
Forbes
Gardner: Only one month later, what is now the Blockchain Education Network, we were incorporated. By the end of the semester, we had over 100 chapters, in twenty-plus countries, on every habitable continent. Shulman: And you began launching businesses ...



Reuters

China's Hui Muslims fearful Chinese New Year education ban a sign of curbs to come
Reuters
The Linxia prefecture government, which oversees Linxia city and Guanghe, did not provide details of the policy, but said China's constitution required separation of religion and education. “Religious affairs management ... adheres to the direction of ...

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Washington Post

Is education a waste of time and money?
Washington Post
Over the past two decades, a “college for all” mantra has overtaken the school reform movement, with education leaders across the country committing themselves to helping more low-income, first-generation college students make it through four-year ...



Vox

Why this economist thinks public education is mostly pointless
Vox
Case in point: Bryan Caplan. Caplan is an economics professor at George Mason University and the author of a new book, The Case Against Education. In that book he makes a bold argument: Public education is waste of time and money and we should stop ...



Delmarva Daily Times

Worcester Board of Education found in violation of open meeting laws
Delmarva Daily Times
In response to a complaint, the Maryland Open Meetings Compliance Board recently determined the Worcester County Board of Education violated four provisions of Maryland's Open Meetings Act. Open meeting laws are designed to provide broad public access ...


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