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- Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of 2020
ABC News. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- Chicago Board of Education members resign; Lightfoot to announce new board
Members of the Chicago Board of Education announced Wednesday they'll step down, opening the door for Mayor Lightfoot to overhaul the board.
ABC News. Thursday, 23 May 2019.
- New AHLEI Textbook Provides Latest in Advanced Food Safety Management Concepts
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) has published a new edition of its food safety textbook, Food Safety and Quality Management, Third Edition, by Ronald F. ...
Hsyndicate. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- Grime over Mozart? Better music lessons 'changed my life'
Results of four-year study shows better music education can improve attendance in disengaged pupils.
BBC News. Wednesday, 22 May 2019.
- 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. Tuesday, 21 May 2019.
- California Teachers Pay For Their Own Substitutes During Extended Sick Leave
A teacher battling cancer has to pay for her own substitute. Now some lawmakers are calling for a change in the state education code to eliminate this hardship.
NPR. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds
An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly.
CNBC. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Seth Moulton Unveils US Service Education Plan
Democratic primary candidate Seth Moulton, a Marine Corps veteran, unveiled a national service education program designed to encourage Americans 17-24 to serve their country one to three years, modeling it after the G.I. ...
Newsmax. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Moulton proposes revamped national service program
The proposal would provide educational or vocational scholarships in exchange for a service commitment
CBS News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Bernie Sanders Proposes US Education Overhaul in Appeal to Black Voters
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. ...
Newsmax. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- 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. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Parents are making these risky moves to send their kids to college. Here's what can go wrong
As the cost of college rises, more parents are cosigning private loans for their children's education.
CNBC. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- 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. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- SAT To Score Students' 'Disadvantages' To Try To Even The Playing Field
The new SAT score is based on factors such as average family income, educational attainment, housing stability and crime. Test-takers won't see the score, but colleges will.
NPR. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- 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. ...
Forbes. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
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