Yahoo Finance It will take ‘trillions of dollars’ to fix the world’s education problemYahoo FinanceWASHINGTON—Fixing education for kids around the globe and creating sustainable conditions for them to attend school would come with a massive price tag, according to the head of the Global Partnership for Education. During an... Read more Ave Maria alumni oppose US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as 2018 commencement speakerKIIITV.comAs alumni of Ave Maria University (AMU), we are disappointed to learn that the administration of the University invited Secretary of Education Mrs. Betsy DeVos to speak at the 2018 Commencement. AMU plans to bestow an... Read more
The Jerusalem Post Saudi Arabia says revamping education to combat ‘extremist ideologies’The Jerusalem PostSaudi Arabia says revamping education to combat ‘extremist ideologies’. Promoting a more moderate form of Islam is one of the promises made by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman under plans to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim... Read more
9to5Mac What we expect from Apple’s ‘field trip’ education event next week9to5MacApple’s last major education event was held six years ago in New York City on January 19, 2012. Textbooks for $15 and under from major publishers coming to iBooks and the now-dated iBooks Author app for Mac were... Read more
WLTZ 38 NBC Taco Bell Expands Employee Education BenefitsWLTZ 38 NBCThe company, owned by Yum! brands, is expanding a pilot program to offer education help to all of its more than 200,000 workers at 7,000 restaurants in the U.S.. The pilot test was for 2,000 workers. The program, in... Read more
U.S. News & World Report China Says Political Education for Students Now Back on TrackU.S. News & World ReportChinese Education Minister Chen Baosheng attends a news conference during the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, October 22, 2017. ./Thomas Peter .. BEIJING (.) –... Read more
Inside Higher Ed Education Dept. Clarifies DeVos Comments on Sexual AssaultInside Higher EdEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos’s appearance on 60 Minutes Sunday was widely panned, with special scrutiny for her one foray into higher education policy, in which DeVos said she didn’t know which was greater — the number of... Read more
ABC News Secretary of Education: ‘Arming teachers should be an option’ABC NewsAfter facing backlash from some students following a visit to Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla. last week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said on Sunday that arming teachers “should be an option for states and... Read more
The Hill West Virginia state lawmakers pass bill to dismantle Department of Education and ArtsThe HillLawmakers in West Virginia have voted to dismantle the state’s Department of Education and the Arts just days after the longest teachers’ strike in the state’s history ended. West Virginia Metro News reports that... Read more
The Tennessean Tennessee has double national average of cases where students bring guns to school, education chief saysThe TennesseanTennessee has more than twice the national average of incidents where students bring firearms to school, state Education Commissioner Candice McQueen said Thursday, and just 865 school resource officers for the... Read more