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Archive: July, 2011

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Suit challenging CO education funds goes to trial

News from Greenwich Time: DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers say a lawsuit questioning how the state funds education can cost the state billions of dollars and open the door for more court challenges by groups unhappy about other parts of the budget. But the attorneys representing [...]

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Schools of education thriving despite the market

News from MiamiHerald.com: When Jodi Bell enrolled in Miami Dade College’s bachelor in education program, she thought she had chosen a recession-proof career and expected to land a job in special education upon graduation. But while she’s been in school, the job market has shrunk. Broward County laid off 1,400 teachers this spring; Dade was [...]

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Indonesian envoy stresses on importance of technical education

News from The Express Tribune: Participants of a computer course given certificates, awards. A prize distribution ceremony was held by the Pakistan Foreign Office Women’s Association at the Foreign Office (PFOWA) in Islamabad on Friday, said a press release. During the ceremony, the position holders and participants who successfully completed their training in a computer [...]

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Tally of exemplary schools falls with elimination of controversial measure

News from Austin American-Statesman:By Kate Alexander AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Published: 7:25 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2011 The plummeting number of schools earning the state’s top accountability rating this year might shock some parents. But education officials cautioned against overreacting to the dramatic one-year change in which more than half of last year’s exemplary schools fell in the ratings. “This year, you [...]

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NAACP panel sees education as key to lifting black men out of lives of crime …

News from Washington Post: “We are losing a generation of our children,” said Sandre Swanson, who heads the California Assembly’s Select Committee on the State of Boys and Men of Color, at a panel discussion. “These young men need help and to know we care.” Panelists noted that the problem originated with the loss of [...]

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Iowa will form council focused on math, science

News from BusinessWeek: By MIKE GLOVER DES MOINES, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed an executive order Tuesday creating a new advisory council designed to improve science and technology education in Iowa. Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, who announced the creation of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Council, known by the acronym STEM, at an education [...]

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‘Aspire SkillsWorld 2011′ accentuates the role of Embedded Education

News from Business Standard: ‘Aspire SkillsWorld 2011′ accentuates the role of Embedded Education Announcement / Corporate July 27, 2011, 15:04 IST A roundtable discussion with eminent speakers from iCarnegie, Harvard Business Publishing & Cambridge ESOL on the importance of embedded education for Indian students Continuing its dedication to encourage young talent and the spirit of educating [...]

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Georgia Education Officials Allow Atlanta School Board Members To Keep Jobs … – Huffington Post

News from Georgia Education Officials Allow Atlanta School Board Members To Keep Jobs … – Huffington Post: continues on Georgia Education Officials Allow Atlanta School Board Members To Keep Jobs … – Huffington Post … Read the full article Related News:

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Hunt: Iowa’s education system must change if the state wants to be a leader

News from DesMoinesRegister.com: Iowa must change its entire education system if it wants to be a world leader in education, former North Carolina Gov. James Hunt Jr. said Monday during the state’s education summit. That change should include raising classroom standards, investing in early education programs, strengthening the leadership at schools, and increasing community involvement [...]

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KINGSTON — Education Minister, Hon. Andrew Holness, is reiterating the …

News from Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service: Monday, 25 July 2011 10:39 KINGSTON — Education Minister, Hon. Andrew Holness, is reiterating the importance of parental involvement in ensuring that students reach their full potential. Speaking at yesterday’s (July 21), awards ceremony for the 2011 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) scholarship recipients at the Wyndham [...]

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