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Cameron's resistance to compulsory sex education is harmful

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
Most of us probably have an embarrassing anecdote about school and sex education. I still cringe a bit when I remember mine: in the middle of casting for the Nativity play, I innocently asked my primary school teacher, “Why is Mary called the Virgin Mary?
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Education in America is on the cusp of a dramatic change. Will the country let it happen?

Quartz - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pressure has been mounting for some years now to bolster the country's educational standards in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields, and the White House is now attempting to answer the call with a $4 billion proposal to bring ...

Child poverty: A school to teach Scotland believes education offers the most effective way out of poverty

Scottish Daily Record - ‎10 hours ago‎
Built on a fundamental belief that education offers the most effective way out of poverty, programmes in the Paisley scheme and nearby Linwood provide support and help to parents long before their children start school.
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Delhi Government To Spend 25 Per Cent Of Budget On Education: Deputy Chief Minister

NDTV - ‎7 hours ago‎
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who also holds finance and education portfolios, will present the 2016-17 Budget in the Delhi Assembly in March.
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Protesters slam Hungary's 'shameful' education policy

euronews - ‎8 hours ago‎
“The government's policy on education is shameful. I don't want to be the part of the system passively, I want my voice to be heard.

Education officials 'bought off' principal to avoid ethics suit

New York Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Department of Education overturned a principal's firing and gave her more than a year's back pay so she wouldn't file legal actions charging ethics violations by the DOE's new top lawyer, sources say.

English language education suffering in national-religious sector, study finds

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Academic attainment in English language education of students in the national-religious school system is significantly weaker than in the nonreligious system, a study conducted by the Ne'emanei Torah Va'avodah think tank and lobbying group has revealed.

Expert recommends education, rehabilitation for teenage terrorists

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎15 hours ago‎
“The push factors can be negative conditions such as poverty, despair, lack of education and having nothing better to do.
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Sex education will not be compulsory says Nicky Morgan

BBC News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
England's education secretary has rejected MPs' calls to make sex-and-relationship education compulsory in all schools, infuriating campaigners.

Education news from around the world

The Hindu - ‎5 hours ago‎
The aim is to promote science, technology, engineering, art, and maths (STEAM) subjects with computer science at the core. In a recent address, Livingstone urged fellow digital entrepreneurs to follow him into the education sector “to embed digital ...

Expensive education should not just be for the wealthiest, says Sevenoaks School head Katy Ricks

Sevenoaks Chronicle - ‎8 hours ago‎
"WHEN I describe the school to parents looking round, I say in shorthand 'we're not like a posh old public school'.

Education in a rut

Buenos Aires Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
A couple of recent headlines present a starkly contrasting picture of the potential and problems of Argentine education - the important Argentine role in the historic breakthrough vindicating Albert Einstein during the centenary of his greatest ...
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'US search' for next Ofsted head

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is understood to be looking to the US for the next head of England's schools inspectorate Ofsted.

Education Goes High-Tech

Mobile Industry Review - ‎5 hours ago‎
Today of course, all aspects of education has been transformed by computers, tablets and mobile phones, with thousands of e-learning courses and Internet resources to help students.
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Education office staff still shocked

Arab News - ‎19 hours ago‎
JEDDAH: Employees of the Education Office in Al-Daer governorate, Jazan, where seven people were gunned down on Thursday are in a state of shock and perplexed as to what prompted the attacker - a teacher - to take such an extreme step.

Education a high priority for Alaska

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - ‎2 hours ago‎
The four Walker children and the five Mallott children are products of Alaska's public education system. Tessa Walker Linderman, who pursued her master's and Ph.

Oromo children's books keep once-banned Ethiopian language alive

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
“Many of the previous education materials were destroyed during the ban and the republishing of books was all managed by the government, who didn't consult with Oromo speakers and qualified people to print them, and sometimes the spelling was wrong.
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Call to redefine education system

The Hindu - ‎16 hours ago‎
The need to redefine the current education system so as to pursue frontier areas of technology such as nano-technology, bio-technology and bio-engineering aggressively in colleges and universities was highlighted by H. Devaraj, Vice-Chairman ...

Education Extra: Opportunities

The Register-Guard - ‎9 hours ago‎
Interested participants are invited to come learn about the courses that empower women to become economically and emotionally self-sufficient through access to education and training. For more information, or to register for one of the orientations ...

Fighting Congress for a Capital Education

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
What does real educational opportunity look like? Ask Sheila Jackson and her daughter, Shawnee. A decade ago, Shawnee was a fourth-grader in the Washington, D.C.
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