School voucher system draws criticism from education board

School voucher system draws criticism from education board

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott voiced his support for a school voucher plan, which means letting parents use taxpayers’ dollars to send their kids to nonpublic schools. This program is said to advocate for parents right to choose their child education route but those in the public school system say … Read more

Lincoln Board of Education considering changes to public comment policy | Education

Lincoln Board of Education considering changes to public comment policy |  Education

A good school can lead to a lifetime of opportunities. Myriad data shows that lifetime earnings dramatically increase with every degree obtained. Bachelor’s degree holders will earn an average of roughly $ 26,000 more each year than high school graduates. And for those who decide that pursuing a college degree is not the best postsecondary … Read more

The Problem With Research In Education And Other Such Fields

A recent paper by well-known authors at a multilateral institution claimed that extreme poverty in India had been virtually eliminated by 2020. Many soon offered rebuttals, though these may not have been necessary, given how outlandish the claim is. That such a paper was published raises questions about the global research ecosystem. Many years ago, … Read more

‘How can I be fair to both?’: I spent $ 20,000 more on my daughter’s education than my son’s education. Should I level the playing field – and invest $ 20,000 in stocks for my son’s retirement?

Dear Quentin, I have a question concerning the right thing to do for my kids. I have a boy and a girl, both great kids and both in college. When they were teenagers my wife died which left them with varying levels of trauma. My son was 14 and my daughter was 16, and it … Read more

Malawi: Rome-Based Charity FMSI Delegation Assesses Education Challenges in Malawi

Senior officials from the Marist Foundation for International Solidarity (FMSI) were in Malawi last week to assess and appreciate for themselves the challenges that underprivileged children face to access education. FMSI is one of the funding bodies of the Marist Brothers and it is working in more than 80 countries worldwide to promote a new … Read more

Education workers call on Sask. government to provide more funding

Dozens of educational workers rallied on the steps of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina Tuesday to call for more funding for the education sector. The group was joined by members of Saskatchewan’s opposition party, CUPE Saskatchewan and community members who voiced their concerns regarding what they say are devastating cuts to education that are … Read more

India Education: Need for skills: Why India’s education needs to embrace some changes

Evolving times demand different kinds of skill sets and the adoption of new methods for better productivity and overall, a better living. This applies to all sectors, no exceptions. As education is the basic element for forging a rewarding life, this knowledge sector should be the first in adopting new skills and methodologies. The pandemic, … Read more

Somalia: USAID Announces US $ 6.8 Million to Boost Rural Education in Somalia

The US Embassy, ​​through the US Agency for International Development (USAID), is proud to announce the Stabilization through Education Program (STEP) to increase access to education in communities affected by conflict. STEP is a $ 6.8 million initiative that will be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Over the next 18 months, IOM … Read more

Sanskrit universities will become large multidisciplinary institutions of higher learning: Education Minister

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that Sanskrit universities will move towards becoming large multidisciplinary institutions of higher learning. Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan at Utkarsh Mahotsav in New Delhi. (Photo: India Today / @dpradhanbjp) Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that Sanskrit universities will move towards becoming large multidisciplinary institutions of higher … Read more

Africa: Agenda 2063 – Education in Africa, a Key to Success

Education is crucial as it is an investment in human capital. This yields tremendous benefits on many levels and spheres. I believe one of the easiest ways to push this Agenda forward is through education. Africa acknowledges the fact that social and economic development is not possible without substantive investment in education and research, especially … Read more