Education notes for Jan. 20  NewsOK.com

Forestry scholarships available Oklahoma's Forest Heritage Center Museum is offering scholarships to college students studying forestry and a stipend to ...


Education briefs: Jan. 20, 2019  Galesburg Register-Mail

Carl Sandburg College honors — part-time students. GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College has released the names of part-time students who qualified for the ...


Can AI Powered Education Close The Global Gender Gap?  Forbes

Providing better education to individuals globally can, in my opinion, close the gender gap. By creating AI systems that aim to better education on the individual ...


Viewpoint: Offering students a fresh start at an education  Hastings Star Gazette

By Michael Berndt, Interim President of Dakota County Technical College & Inver Hills Community College. A new year often inspires us to set goals for personal ...


New Mexico pressed to devise education plan | Education  Santa Fe New Mexican

State Rep. Bobby Gonzales shook his head from side to side after listening to all the suggestions about how to meet a judge's order to provide more resources to ...


Students deserve an excellent education in safe schools  NRToday.com

When eighth-graders walk to school, kindergartners hop off the bus and high school students pull into campus parking lots, our schools welcome them with open ...


Taking universal out of university: Why foreign student fees challenge France’s education model  FRANCE 24

France's decision to hike tuition fees for international students more than tenfold has triggered a standoff with universities and a debate about the role of ...


Education beyond high school is win-win for students, economy  The Spokesman-Review

Today, a postsecondary credential is the greatest driver of economic mobility and access to family-wage jobs.


Speaker Lucas' humble background influences his push for education reform  Charleston Post Courier

The powerful Republican legislator leading the charge this year on improving South Carolina's public schools knows firsthand that education is key to lifting ...


Education Roundup -- Jan. 20  The Philadelphia Tribune

Delaware State University to host MLK event. Delaware State University will host “Celebrate the Dream” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from noon to 1 p.m. ...


My proposed education and environmental  The Manchester Journal

I have again been assigned to the House Ways and Means Committee, which has oversight of taxes and fees, and any bill affecting the revenues of the state.


Interim education commissioner visits Columbia, shares possibilities of rural education  Columbia Daily Herald

Tennessee's interim education commissioner touted three years of much needed improvements in the performance and opportunities available to students in the ...


Higher education, greater success: Data shows attainment levels, incomes jumping locally  The Republic

Significantly more residents in the greater Columbus area have earned advanced degrees compared to nearly a decade ago, an improvement that local ...


Education briefs 1-20-19 | Education  Uniontown Herald Standard

The following is a compilation of education-related news in the region.


Energy education classes, tours offered at Holland Energy Park  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The Holland Board of Public Works is offering a series of free energy education courses at Holland Energy Park.The Energy Education Crash ...


Montessori-based education gives boost to Mandan school  Bismarck Tribune

The principal of Christ the King Montessori School in Mandan said the school was "dying off" three years ago. Class sizes were small, and school officials knew ...


Proposed legislation could put digital days in danger  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — School districts in Illinois are trying to eliminate snow days by implementing digital days in their place, but the Illinois General Assembly ...


Guest opinion: Students need educational savings accounts  Deseret News

At the heart of public education is the noble goal of ensuring that every child, regardless of circumstance or family means, receives an education.


Student aid OK for now, but shutdown raises other concerns  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — We all know what it's like to return from a weeklong vacation and confront a backlog of emails to answer. Now, imagine you are a furloughed federal ...


Republicans and Democrats unveil competing education funding bills  Helena Independent Record

Dueling proposals to fund the state's public K-12 schools hit the Montana Legislature last week, with Republicans saying their bill will quickly provide ...


Program offers training, education, and more for young adults  WEAR

A new program that aims to educate, train, and employ is heading to Northwest Florida. Youth Build is designed for people who face challenges finding a job.


Help Make Strides Toward Education Equity at the Push Excel MLK Scholarship Breakfast  CLTV

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr stopped by CLTV studios to speak on an important cause, educational equity. Rev. Jackson and PUSH Excel aim to bridge the gap ...


USCCB education secretary is used to thinking outside the box  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mary Pat Donoghue, the new education secretary at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, knows that Catholic schools have to be ...


Preschool education is a good investment | Reader's View  Times Daily

Research supports what educators and economists have long known — kids who attend preschool fare better than their counterparts who did not.


For new Gov. Mike DeWine, the most urgent priorities include education funding, Lake Erie protections and Third Frontier funding: editorial  cleveland.com

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine speaks during a public inauguration ceremony at the Ohio Statehouse on Monday in Columbus. ( John Minchillo, Associated Press, ...


Education, public safety, jobs top Governor Lee's list  WVLT.TV

Gov. Bill Lee was officially sworn in as the fiftieth governor of Tennessee Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tennessee.


Say Yes to Education off to good start in Cleveland, but challenges remain  cleveland.com

Cleveland officials still have a few tasks to make the Say Yes to Education scholarship and student support programs work well here, even after its launch Friday.


Israeli initiative gives global voice to educational technology  The Jerusalem Post - Israel News

Israeli organization MindCET, established by the Center for Educational Technology (CET), believes it has the answer to fill the void across the world – and it all ...


Saving Public Education Isn’t About Idealism, but Survival  The New York Times

LOS ANGELES — I first met Alex Caputo-Pearl, the union leader at the head of the teachers strike here, in 2002, back when he was teaching social studies at ...


Spending More On Education For Low-Income Kids Improves Their Prospects As Adults  NPR

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kirabo Jackson, a labor economist at Northwestern University, about his research into how increases in spending on education ...


GPAs, not just tests, may soon let college-goers avoid remedial education  Charleston Gazette-Mail

More West Virginia students who don't meet state-set thresholds on the SAT, ACT, Accuplacer or other tests may soon be able to avoid remedial education ...


DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father's Appointment To Board of Education  WLRN

This week's Florida Board of Education meeting might be the first and last for Andrew Pollack, the father of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


New Catholic school aims to bring affordable private education to North Las Vegas  News3LV

A new Catholic high school set to open in North Las Vegas in the fall is focused on giving students the quality and support of a private education without a huge ...


Tribune editorial: Sex education, not a ban, is how to reduce abortions in Utah  Salt Lake Tribune

There is a serious effort out there in Utah state government to cut down on the number of abortions performed in the state. No, not the proposed bill that would ...


The DeVos and the Defrauded  Common Dreams

"D'ye think th' colledges has much to do with th' progress iv th' wurruld?" asked Mr. Hennessey. "D'ye think,” said Mr. Dooley, “tis the mill that makes th' wather ...


"We're at a Breaking Point:" Towns Plead With State For Education Aid  New Hampshire Public Radio

Lawmakers are considering several bills that would restore state education aid known as “stabilization aid” to property-poor towns, and s chool districts.


Cleveland's Say Yes to Education executive director says program is 'a game changer' for many  Crain's Cleveland Business

Diane Downing will join Say Yes from Huntington Bank, where she has been serving as senior vice president and director of corporate affairs. She has been on ...


Higher education topic Wednesday in Moscow | Northwest  Lewiston Morning Tribune

MOSCOW — The state of higher education in Idaho will be discussed at the League of Women Voters of Moscow forum set for noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the.


Gov. Mike Dunleavy names three to Alaska Board of Education  Anchorage Daily News

JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy has filled three spots on Alaska's state board of education. In an email Friday afternoon, the governor's press secretary ...


US Department of Education Announces Initiative to Address the Inappropriate Use of Restraint and Seclusion to Protect Children with Disabilities, Ensure Compliance with Federal Laws | US Department of Education  U.S. Department of Education

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of Education will launch an initiative to address the ...


Freshman Representative Andrea Romero All About Education | News  Rio Grande Sun

District 46 Rep. Andrea Romero, D-Santa Fe County, District 46, a freshman lawmaker, said she will be supporting any effort to transform the education system, ...


Academic Achievers | Education  Times Daily

The University of North Alabama's dean's list for the fall:


AGENDA — Muskogee Board of Education | News  Muskogee Daily Phoenix

WHAT: Muskogee Board of Education regular meeting. WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday. WHERE: Harris-Jobe Professional Development Center, 2809 N. Country Club ...


Trojan Talk | Education  Citizentribune

Happy three day weekend. School will not be in session Monday, Jan. 21 in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Students will report back to school ...


Leaders at NAACP forum push for parent education on respect  Tyler Morning Telegraph

Religious leaders and community members at the Respect Yourself Forum agreed that youths today need better parenting and more respect for themselves.


Pence tells media 'attacks on Christian education must end'  Fox News

Vice President Mike Pence defended his wife Karen's new job at a private Christian elementary school Thursday, calling for an end to the attacks on Christian ...


Cleveland officially named a Say Yes to Education community  Crain's Cleveland Business

It's official: Cleveland is a Say Yes to Education chapter. That means students will get access to a variety of support services throughout their educational careers ...


Mentoring is key piece of Cleveland's Say Yes to Education plan  Crain's Cleveland Business

In becoming the newest Say Yes to Education community, Cleveland is distinguishing itself by promising to match every scholarship recipient with a mentor who ...


‘We Are a Casita Family.’ In the Bronx, an Education Center Provides a 2nd Home  The New York Times

The Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education offers opportunity and community for a mother with four children, including a son with special needs.


Local first responders battle PTSD with education | Health & Fitness  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

About 20 years ago, Walla Walla Fire Chief Bob Yancey responded to a call outside of town where a young patient died.


The 'Moneyball' solution for higher education  POLITICO

It's a lot easier to start college than to finish. Can big data help?


OPI promotes Indian Education for All at the Capitol Rotunda  KBZK Bozeman News

HELENA – Educators and American Indian advocates gathered in the State Capitol on January 18 for the Office of Public Instruction's biennial Indian Education ...


Higher education leaders plead for funding to stabilize Kansas universities  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas higher education leaders are stumping for more dollars to stabilize the state's universities, even as the state tanks in a regional rating that assesses its ...


Letters: Mass. urged to renew its commitment to adult education  The Boston Globe

We encourage the Commonwealth to continue its commitment to . . . assist more adults in gaining the skills they need to join the workforce.”


Gov.-elect Bill Lee taps reform advocate Penny Schwinn as new Tennessee education commissioner  The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Lee appoints a new commissioner of education to take over for Candice McQueen.


West Point's Ryder Jones participating in UA's Cooperative Education Program  CullmanSense

TUSCALOOSA - University of Alabama student Ryder Jones, of West Point, is participating in UA's Cooperative Education Program in spring 2019. Jones is ...


Sex education rules could force Haredi Jews into home schooling  The Guardian

Row over Ofsted advice that all pupils be aware of LGBTQ relationships.


CSI Community Education offers improv classes | Southern Idaho Community News | magicvalley.com  Twin Falls Times-News

TWIN FALLS — The College of Southern Idaho Community Education Center will offer two improv classes from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 5 through April 2 in ...


Possible Education Funding Increase For Maryland - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

A blue-ribbon panel calling for a sizeable increase in Maryland public school funding over the next 10 years still must decide what portions would be paid by the ...


Fairmont State senior to serve as Higher Education Policy Commission intern  WV News

Dillon Bradley, Fairmont State University senior and president of the Fairmont State Student Government Association, has been chosen as an intern for the ...


Gov. McMaster gets education spending right, and Legislature should take note  Charleston Post Courier

Typically, the governor's budget doesn't matter much in South Carolina, where the state Legislature sets spending priorities. But Gov. Henry McMaster's latest ...


State Board of Education changes metrics for small schools grants  vtdigger.org

The State Board of Education is shown at a November 2018 meeting in Barre. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger. The State Board of Education has again ...


Maryland education commission approves plan calling for $3.8 billion increase in spending on public schools  Baltimore Sun

Education panel proposes $3.8 billion more school spending annually by 2030.


'Our communities share common values': UW-Whitewater plants roots in Janesville  Gazettextra

A recent basketball promotional event was the latest iteration of an effort from UW-Whitewater to lay more roots in the most populous nearby city, Janesville.


Minnesota lawmakers target special education paperwork, teacher burnout  Star Tribune

A group of Minnesota state senators said Thursday that mounting paperwork requirements are pushing special education teachers out of the profession — and ...


5K walk raises money for veteran suicide prevention education  KFYR-TV

A local Bismarck program designed to help veterans recover from the field is receiving new funding thanks to the help of a 5K walk.


Higher education moon shot remains stuck in lower orbit  Washington Post

In 2009, Obama set a goal of getting more Americans through college. It's far behind schedule.


Teacher Candidates Propose Education Legislation  News On 6

More than 2,500 new bills will be introduced during the upcoming legislative session and many have to do with Education. Freshmen lawmakers who are also ...


Education Building empties after alarm malfunction  Times Union

The state Education Building on Washington Avenue, Albany, was evacuated Friday morning after a fire alarm malfunctioned. The alarm went off at about 11 ...


US Higher Education 101: SLAM ISRAEL  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

{Originally posted to the JNS website}. Anti-Israel lesson plans are fast becoming a problem in high schools across the country and even in unlikely places like ...


School Choice Is Necessary To Improve Tennesseans' Education  The Chattanoogan

As a new legislative session gets underway, the General Assembly will be faced with a number of pressing challenges, but they also are presented with ...


Galvano says Supreme Court makeover could prompt bold education reforms  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

State Senate President Bill Galvano told a Sarasota business audience Tuesday that the more conservative Florida Supreme Court being fashioned by Gov.


How This Chicago Nonprofit Is Changing Education As We Know It  Forbes

Supported by some of the largest donors such as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this Chicago nonprofit is changing the way we teach and lead in ...


Student Affairs Higher Education Salary NYC Money Diary  Refinery29

How much one woman working in higher education in NYC spends her money over the course of one week.


What Gov. Ducey's budget proposal adds in Arizona education spending  AZCentral

Gov. Doug Ducey's budget proposal includes hundreds of millions in new spending for for K-12 and higher education initiatives.


Coursera moves into healthcare education with 100 courses and 2 masters degrees  TechCrunch

Coursera, the online learning startup valued at $850 million, has made its name primarily around its classes and degrees in information technology, data ...


Florida education news: Teacher pay, transgender issues, private school scholarships and more  Tampa Bay Times

TEACHER PAY: After months of disagreement, Pasco County teachers and school-related personnel reach a deal for 2 percent raises. The teachers declare ...


Louisiana Department of Education to investigate Sulphur daycare after new report filed against it  KPLC

A new report was filed against Appletree Kids Inc. daycare in Sulphur Friday, but this isn't the first one.


Education commissioner recommending probation for City on a Hill  SouthCoastToday.com

NEW BEDFORD — State Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley is recommending that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education renews City on a Hill ...


The Harvard men's basketball team gets an off-court education  Harvard Gazette

Harvard's men's basketball team takes advantage of a day off in Atlanta, meets former president Jimmy Carter, and tours Civil Rights sites.


4 ways Minnesota lawmakers hope to boost education  MPR News

State legislators with past teaching experience, including Gov. Tim Walz, will have a big hand in shaping education legislation this year. Here's a look at some of ...


Students, parents rally for education funding in White Plains  News 12 Westchester

The cold weather didn't stop a group of students and parents from rallying outside White Plains court on Saturday to call for fair funding for education.


Bethlehem City Council stands up for public education funding  69News WFMZ-TV

During its Tuesday night meeting, Bethlehem City Council approved a resolution urging the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to change how it funds public ...


The Tech Education Con  Jacobin magazine

Big tech companies are spending millions to get young people into coding and STEM — not out of altruism, but to create a future supply of cheap labor.


Parents allege harmful neglect at special education school. Administrators say safety is priority  The Desert Sun

Administrators of Bright Futures, a school for students with special needs, say they deal with a "unique population."


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recovering in wheelchair from bicycle accident injuries  Fox News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is wheelchair-bound after breaking her pelvis and hip socket in a bicycling accident over the holidays.


What becoming a mother taught me about the education beat  Columbia Journalism Review

For the last 15 years, I have written mostly about other people's children, often because the system has failed them in some horrible way. I have profiled students ...


'This Model of Education Is Not Sustainable'  The Nation.

Yes, raises are important, but LA's teachers are striking so their students have a fair shot at an education.


JCPS, Simmons College Partner to Increase Teacher Diversity  Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Staying true to the mission of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU), Simmons College of Kentucky will partner with Jefferson County Public School.


A Cause for Optimism in Education  Harvard Graduate School of Education

A major new report from the Aspen Institute — drawing on research from Professor Stephanie Jones — adds fuel to a growing movement to integrate social, ...


Albany High removed from Education Department's receivership list  Times Union

ALBANY — Albany High School has been removed from the state Education Department's receivership list, while two elementary schools in the district were ...


Is This Higher Education's Golden Age?  The Chronicle of Higher Education

American universities appear to be in deep trouble. Consider a few recent headlines: in The Atlantic: “The Pillaging of America's State Universities” and “The ...


Gadsden election will decide if board of education members should be elected  Gadsden Times

Gadsden voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide an issue that has been discussed for years: whether the city's Board of Education should be elected or ...


The Next Revolution In Education: Design Thinking  Forbes

"There are some serious structural problems with education, and it occurred to me that only by applying a design thinking approach could we make real progress ...


Education a focus of Georgia’s new political leadership  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia's new political leadership made prominent mention of schools during brief speeches to business and political leaders at the Eggs and Issues event ...


Portsmouth students win NH automotive technology contest | Education  The Union Leader

LACONIA — Star students representing the auto technology programs from 10 high schools battled Saturday to diagnose and fix problem cars in the 2019 High ...


‘Sex Education’ Is a New Kind of Teen Comedy  The Ringer

The Netflix-by-way-of-the-U.K. series is charming, open-minded, and incredibly detailed about its subject.


Department of Education rule-making process puts online education under microscope  Inside Higher Ed

Definitions of innovative teaching models and expectations for accreditors of new programs are on the agenda as the Department of Education considers ...


In Norwalk, education conversation centers on whole student  CTPost

NORWALK — When it comes to bounding up elementary school stairs, Gov. Ned Lamont can hold his own against 10-year-old Adrien Danso. On Wednesday ...


Three Education Trends That Will Revolutionize The Workplace In 2019  Forbes

A look ahead at how on-demand learning, modular credentials, and the need for soft skills will re-shape the workplace in 2019.