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Archive: May, 2014

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Mayor Walsh’s top aide on schools steps down

News from Boston Globe: Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s top education adviser resigned Friday after less than four months in the job, marking the second significant departure in a week from the new administration. George S. Perry Jr., a longtime education consultant from Scituate, worked on Walsh’s campaign and was hired Feb. 3 as one of [...]

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It’s College Savings Day: Are You Saving Enough For Your Children’s Education?

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Apple debuts modest education discounts for iPad Air, Retina iPad mini

News from Apple Insider: By AppleInsider Staff Apple on Wednesday added the flagship iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to the company’s long-running education discount program, the first time Apple has included the tablets in its less costly options for students and teachers. The base model iPad Air has been discounted by $ [...]

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For Some Foreign Students, US Education Is Losing Its Attraction – New York Times

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At #STEMSTL forum, Chancellor Schrader stresses importance of education

News from Missouri S&T News and Research: Chancellor Cheryl B. Schrader chats with fellow panelist Kevin Token of BSA LifeStructures prior to the “STEM: Growing Innovation” forum. With Schrader and Token are, from left, Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development; Dr. Sharon Frazee of Express Scripts; and Dr. Terry Brewer, founder [...]

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‘Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters’ by Michael S. Roth

News from Washington Post: By presenting his argument historically, Roth, president of Wesleyan University, maintains a judicious distance from his subject and avoids the trap — all too enticing for a zealous advocate — of delivering a passionate apologia for a broad generalization. Instead, he gives us a substantial and lively discussion that allows the [...]

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Opposing visions for education on view in state superintendent race

News from Los Angeles Times: In next month’s contest to lead the state’s public schools, the two front-runners represent opposing forces within education over how best to improve student achievement. Tom Torlakson, the Democratic incumbent, champions teachers and their unions, which dislike the nation’s growing reliance on standardized tests, call for more funding and fight [...]

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Today Marks 60th Anniversary Of Landmark Brown Vs. Board Of Education …

News from CBS Local: By Cherri Gregg PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision that de-segregated public education in America turns 60 today. It was May 17, 1954 that the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the ‘separate but equal’ doctrine had no place in public education. But it took years [...]

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Jealous: 60 years later, education inequities remain

News from USA TODAY: Ben Jealous 7 a.m. EDT May 17, 2014 Former NAACP president Ben Jealous.(Photo: Rogelio V. Solis, AP) 9 CONNECT >>> Read the full article Related News:

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Representatives of education sector attach importance to role of Armenian …

News from Armenpress.am: Representatives of education sector attach importance to role of Armenian Church in education 19:28, 16 May, 2014 YEREVAN, MAY 16, ARMENPRESS. The representatives of education and science sector believe that the clarification of the Armenian Church role is a necessity in the era of the modern challenges. The Dean of the Faculty [...]

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