current events in education 2017

Sanders taps Florida education leader to replace Key as Arkansas’ secretary of education

Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Thursday her plan to nominate a key official in Florida’s education system as secretary for the Arkansas Department of Education. Sanders, during a morning news conference at the Arkansas State University System office, announced his intention to appoint Jacob Oliva as the head of Arkansas’ education system. Oliva currently serves

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LAWSUIT AGAINST USC EDUCATION SCHOOL ALLEGES FRAUD IN US NEWS & WORLD REPORT DATA Works Only Under These Conditions

Former students filed a class action lawsuit alleging USC Rossier School of Education fraudulently advertised and inflated the graduate school’s online education programs. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) The University of Southern California’s education school was sued Tuesday by former students who claim that officials violated state law by falsely advertising the graduate program’s

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New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU) Shares Gap Up to $29.22

Shares of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU – Get Rating) gapped up before the market opened on Thursday . The stock had previously closed at $29.22, but opened at $30.68. New Oriental Education & Technology Group shares last traded at $31.89, with a volume of 28,245 shares changing hands. Analyst Ratings Changes

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LETTER: Reader says stance on education workers ‘misconstrued’

‘I did say these folks received many perks that those in the private sector do not,’ says letter writer BarrieToday welcome letters to the editor at [email protected]. Please include your full name, daytime phone number and address (for verification of authorship, not publication). The following is a rebuttal to ‘LETTER: Salary of $40K isn’t what

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Education takes an unusual back seat in Georgia election

LILBURN, Ga. (AP) — Like schools nationwide, those in Georgia face some big decisions in coming years. But polls show K-12 education trailing among voter concerns this year, and candidates are spending more time talking about inflation, the economy, abortion and guns. When it comes to education issues, Gwinnett County parent and former teacher Missy

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Saskatoon Board of Education calls for long-term funding after one-time offset – Saskatoon

The Saskatoon Public Schools board of education approved a revised budget after the Government of Saskatchewan announced funding for the province’s school divisions amid inflationary costs. $20 million was announced back in July and divided among the 27 school divisions, with $1,579,400 going to Saskatoon Public Schools. The original budget came with a number of

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