Education

Incoming State Education Commissioner wants more school choice

December 18, 2018

Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran has no interest in working on an incentive plan to bring Amazon’s second Headquarters to Florida. By ABC7 Staff | December 17, 2018 at 3:03 PM EST – Updated December 17 at 3:03 PM SARASOTA (WWSB) – With his fierce support of charter schools and voucher-type programs, former House Speaker […]

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How Charter Schools Are Damaging Public Education In Erie, PA

December 17, 2018

Presque Isle lighthouse: one more thing in Erie that’s far more beautiful than you imagined.Getty Erie has come a long way since the days that visitors would travel to the beaches just to be appalled by the dead fish on shore, the days when Western Pennsylvanians called it “The Mistake on the Lake.” The waterfront […]

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Arab countries need to improve education systems, says UN official

December 9, 2018

Arab countries need to improve their education systems, a leading UN official has said, with only the UAE performing impressively in the sector. Hany Torky, the UNDP’s chief technical adviser, said GCC countries were spending the same amount of money on education but only the UAE was making an impact. “So far the UAE has […]

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“I Am A Tariff Man,” Trump Says, As China Talks Show Signs Of Sputtering

December 5, 2018

Trump threatened to slap tariffs if China did not make changes in its trade relationship with US. The economic agreement President Donald Trump said he reached with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Saturday showed signs of unraveling Tuesday, with the White House threatening new penalties against Beijing and multiple officials seeking to downplay expectations for […]

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Aadhaar not mandatory for any national entrance exam, for now

November 21, 2018

The Supreme Court has directed the CBSE to upload the information regarding Aadhaar number on their website. Photo: HT New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said unique identification number Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for any national entrance examination for now. The interim order was passed by a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra […]

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CBSE has no role in deciding eligibility criteria for NEET

November 21, 2018

The CBSE clarification came following several complaints about barring open school candidates and those with biology as an additional subject in Class 12 from appearing for NEET. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The CBSE has clarified that it has no role in deciding eligibility criteria for medical entrance exam, NEET, and grievances, if any, should be submitted […]

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