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Taxpayers fund large wages and lavish perks of academy school chiefs

The Guardian - ‎19 hours ago‎
Meanwhile, as former education secretary Michael Gove's vision of a more market-led school system has materialised, in which multi-academy trusts have taken the place of local authorities, salary levels have soared within the management tier, it can be ...
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Tim Kaine On Education: 7 Things The Vice Presidential Candidate Wants You To Know

Forbes - ‎8 hours ago‎
Hillary Clinton heads to the Democratic convention this week with her pick for vice president, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, by her side.
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Hillary Clinton Wants To Move Away From The 'Education Wars' Of The Past

Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
During the Republican and Democratic conventions, The Hechinger Report will publish a new story each day, examining what the party proposals might mean for the future of education. Our staff reporters will provide education coverage from Cleveland and ...
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Erasmus scheme may exclude British students after Brexit

The Guardian - ‎22 hours ago‎
Ceri Jones, who went on to become director-general for education and later social policy at the European commission, said: “Erasmus will still flourish in Europe but UK universities have been a powerful magnet because of the English language.
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Tanya Plibersek handed education job in Labor shadow ministry shake-up

The Guardian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Bill Shorten has announced a sweeping shake-up of Labor's expanded 32-seat frontbench, with deputy leader Tanya Plibersek taking on a new education super portfolio and Penny Wong taking on Plibersek's old role as foreign affairs spokeswoman. Shorten ...

At-risk students, special ed priorities for new Education Minister Mitzie Hunter

Toronto Star - ‎19 hours ago‎
Since being named education minister in mid-June, Hunter said she's continued to attend graduation ceremonies in her riding, as well as her niece's recent graduation from Grade 8 at a Whitby school.

Education officials excited by planned review of finance learning standards

Columbia Daily Tribune - ‎13 hours ago‎
One month after the State Board of Education approved a review of personal finance learning standards in schools, local education officials hope the revamp will help prepare students to understand the evolving financial world. The state standards for ...

Public, higher education must work together for our children

Bryan-College Station Eagle - ‎13 hours ago‎
Part of the problem is the state's bifurcated approach to education. Kindergarten through high school falls under the purview of the Texas Education Agency, which has an elected board that is not responsible for running the agency. Rather, the head of ...

New PAC supports education

Oxford Eagle - ‎7 hours ago‎
Public education has become a hot topic in Mississippi since the grassroots campaign of Initiative 42 that began in Oxford was narrowly defeated last year.

Steve Landes named chair of education study committee

Augusta Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
steve landes Del. R. Steven Landes, R-Weyers Cave, Chairman of the House Education Committee, was named Chairman of the newly formed Joint Committee to Study the Future of Public Elementary and Secondary Education in the Commonwealth. House ...
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Donald Trump Targets 'Education Bureaucrats' At Republican Convention

Forbes - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president with a swipe at the teachers' unions that have endorsed and praised Democratic contender Hillary Clinton for the past year.
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Following State of Emergency, Erdogan's First Target is Cleansing the Education Sector

Asharq Al-awsat English - ‎11 hours ago‎
Davutoglu's comments came amid Western concerns about the scale of Turkey's cleansing and arrest campaign, particularly in the education sector. “European countries apply the state of emergency in events with less importance compared to what lately ...

From panchayat to director's chair, she champions the cause of education

Hindustan Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
Third, she passionately champions the cause of education, saying that it brings empowerment, the fruits of which she is enjoying now.
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Turkish Crackdown Puts Spotlight on Education Sector

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In the tense aftermath of last weekend's failed coup, Turkey's higher-education chief called the nation's university leaders to the capital and demanded a list of traitors.
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Fixing Public Education: Early Childhood Learning Crucial for Student Success

Newsweek - ‎6 hours ago‎
Without being too smug, I have the answer to the success (or failure) of public education. Please bear with me. Our school district, like many school districts, prepares earnestly for the dreaded PSSA tests.

UNESCO launches 'groundbreaking' eAtlas for education data

Rudaw - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Through automatic updates of the interactive map from around the world, the organization will be able to see “equity and the quality of education by, for example, illustrating basic proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, completion rates from ...

Roxanne Ross named District 202 elementary special education administrator

The Herald-News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ross has served since 2012 as the principal for the Proviso Area for Exceptional Children (PAEC) special education cooperative in Maywood, Illinois.
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NNY lawmakers, education officials, oppose regulation that would punish districts for opt-out

WatertownDailyTimes.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - Northern New York state and federal lawmakers and education stakeholders are in concert in opposing a proposed federal regulation requiring states penalize school districts with low compliance rates for standardized tests.

Bankole laments Nigeria's falling standard of Education

Vanguard - ‎55 minutes ago‎
ABEOKUTA-The former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Dimeji Bankole has lamented the falling standard of education in the country, urging all tiers of government to look into the situation. Bankole who spoke in Abeokuta, yesterday, at the ...

Hunter-Trapper Education hits 2 million graduates

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader - ‎3 hours ago‎
Game Commission Hunter Education Specialist Andy Hueser, left, presents a framed certification card and patch Monday to Darby Kreiser, of Palmyra, while Ron Leh, retail marketing manager for the Cabela's store in Hamburg, presents Kreiser with a new ...
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