Education Week (blog) Trump Team Mulls Merger of Education, Labor Departments, Multiple Sources SayEducation Week (blog)The Trump administration is considering a merger of the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Labor, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the proposal. The plan, which would be part of... Read more
StudyCo is Expanding Globally and Redefining International Education OpportunitiesPR Newswire (press release)MELBOURNE, Australia, June 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — StudyCo is expanding all over the globe, continuing its commitment to the service of finding students universities that match their educational qualifications. Besides partnering with more than 200 … and more » Read... Read more
ABC News EXCLUSIVE: Warren, Krishnamoorthi demand examination of Education Department ethics program after former for …ABC NewsTwo Democrats are demanding a review of the Education Department’s ethics program following an ABC News report that revealed a senior Education official, hired straight out of the for-profit college sector, helped dismantle... Read more
Washington Post Education issues at forefront as Md. Democrats run for governorWashington PostMaryland Democrats seeking to unseat a popular Republican governor are staking a claim on education issues, which polls and experts suggest could be a vulnerability for incumbent Larry Hogan. In a field of seven major candidates, most... Read more
Open Democracy A call for the revival of political and economic educationOpen DemocracyBundled together in a bizarre mix there is the non-statutory subject (although there are calls for this to change) of personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) – a.k.a. sex ed alongside personal finance. PSHE is often... Read more
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman Alaska Needs a New Approach to EducationMat-Su Valley FrontiersmanOther states put this thinking into practice by creating education saving accounts (ESAs), which allow some families to use education dollars to pay for tutoring, school supplies, or even private school tuition. In essence, the money would follow... Read more
New York Times Should All Americans Receive Anti-Bias Education?New York TimesHave you learned about prejudice, unconscious bias or racism in school? If so, when did you first start learning about these issues? What have you learned and how have you been taught about them? How do you feel about... Read more
Conn. a top education spenderThehour.comNORWALK — Connecticut is among the nation’s top spenders in public education, according to new tables released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in fiscal year 2016, Connecticut had the third highest per … Read more… Read more
Hartford Courant Education Department Begins Process To Revoke Windham School’s CharterHartford CourantThe State Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to begin the process to revoke the charter of Path Academy in Windham, state education officials said. The school has faced scrutiny by the education department since 2017 when officials... Read more
Conn College grads told to never stop putting education into actiontheday.comNew London — Connecticut College President Katherine Bergeron on Sunday told members of the Class of 2018, the college’s centenary class, that — like the college’s first students — they “seized the opportunity to think and do and lead.”... Read more