Aggregated Education News Articles
- Mississippi spent $1.5M on Weight Watchers for teachers
Mississippi lawmakers has given Weight Watchers $1.5 million for a teacher voucher program that never appeared in any education funding bills or in a contract with the state
ABC News. Tue, 21 May 2019 21:00:14 -0400.
- Actress Priyanka Chopra Promotes Refugee Education on Ethiopia Visit
Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children's agency. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 21 May 2019 11:06:43 -0400.
- Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building
Brazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself
ABC News. Mon, 20 May 2019 21:20:14 -0400.
- Moulton proposes revamped national service program
The proposal would provide educational or vocational scholarships in exchange for a service commitment
CBS News. Sun, 19 May 2019 13:30:12 +0000.
- Kenai Peninsula educators mull strike after labor talks fail
KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Officials with two labor unions say a strike is possible after negotiations with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District deteriorated. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 18 May 2019 12:50:15 -0400.
- Bernie Sanders' education plan to take aim at segregation in schools
The plan would end funding of for-profit charter schools and place a moratorium on the creation of new charter schools
CBS News. Sat, 18 May 2019 14:32:09 +0000.
- Brazil students launch fiery protests against new president Bolsonaro's 30% education cuts
Wednesday's nationwide demonstrations - the first since Bolsonaro took office on January 1 - came as the ultraconservative government struggles to get its signature pension reform through Congress.
Daily Mail. Fri, 17 May 2019 02:41:33 +0100.
- Hacking Education Change For The Professional Development Market
The market for educator professional development books is controlled by a handful of mega-publishers. It can be tough for an independent publisher to make a dent. ...
By Rod Berger, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 16 May 2019 16:55:00 -0400.
- Teacher, 25, is arrested for 'hiding a gun for a student in her classroom'
Sarah Melissa Wilson, 25, was arrested and charged with aiding a minor to possess a firearm on educational property, after investigators discovered a gun at the Paisley Magnet School in Winston-Salem.
Daily Mail. Thu, 16 May 2019 19:14:39 GMT.
- Global education X-Prize awards $10m
A British charity wins $5m for an app designed to monitor how children learn.
BBC News. Thu, 16 May 2019 15:16:22 GMT.
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