Universities

Russians in British universities ‘alone and guilty’ as they fear for the future | The universities

Since her country invaded Ukraine, Lydia, a 21-year-old Russian student at a university in London, has tried not to talk too much on campus. She fears that if her comrades hear her accent, they will blame her for a war she vehemently opposes. Like many Russian students who have left the country to study here, […]

Associate degrees

Tuition-Free CIHR Associate Degrees Available for Treasure Coast Graduates 2022

FORT PIERCE — In the post-pandemic world, about 1 million fewer students across the country are enrolled in colleges today than a year or two ago, Indian River State College President Timothy Moore said Thursday. It’s a driving factor behind CIHR’s new “Promise” program, which will provide tuition-free associate’s degrees to public and charter high […]

Universities

Are digital universities the way forward?

The 42nd amendment of the constitution of India added education including technical, medical and academic in the concurrent list of the seventh schedule. Pursuant to this and other provisions, the Union as well as the state governments administer the higher education system in India. According to the data available on the UGC website, there are […]

State schools

Governor Mark Gordon Appoints Brian Schroeder as Superintendent of Public Schools | 307 Politics

Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday named the principal of a private Christian school in Cody to serve as Wyoming’s next superintendent of public instruction. Brian Schroeder, who oversees Veritas Academy, will serve the remainder of the superintendent’s term, which ends in January 2023. He replaces Jillian Balow, who stepped down earlier this month to take […]

Universities

The 20 best private colleges and universities, ranked by tuition

Without financial aid, scholarships or wealthy benefactors like great expectations‘s Magwitch to foot the bill, a four-year degree from a prestigious private institution could cost you tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars. But in the list of best colleges and universities, the prices vary a bit. To identify these monetary differences, digital marketing […]

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3 Prestigious Midwestern Colleges Rank in Top 10 Most Expensive Private Universities – NBC Chicago

Three prestigious colleges around Chicago have been named among the 10 most expensive private universities in the United States, according to a recently released list. The Niche Company ranked the best private schools in the country in order of most expensive to least expensive tuition, with the University of Chicago taking second place with tuition […]

State schools

Private public schools most affected by Covid staff absences

New findings reveal that the most disadvantaged public schools were almost three times more likely than private schools to report that one in 10 or more of their staff were absent due to coronavirus. Data from the Sutton Trust survey app – Teacher Tapp – reveals that public schools are more heavily affected by Covid-related […]

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School systems, colleges and universities in Arkansas are walking a tightrope through covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with rising numbers of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing similar covid challenges, are evaluating in-person classes versus online sessions and making a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts that have been closed to on-site instruction since last […]

Universities

Arkansas school systems, colleges and universities walk a tightrope across covid-19 cases

School districts across the state are adjusting school calendars to deal with the growing number of covid-19 cases and quarantines. Universities and colleges, facing challenges similar to covid, evaluate in-person courses against online sessions and make a series of decisions. In Pulaski County, the three school districts closed to on-site education since last week are […]

Universities

Colorado universities impose COVID-19 booster shots amid omicron outbreak

Colorado public universities are stepping up protection against pandemics by requiring COVID-19 booster vaccinations for students and staff before resuming in-person learning this month. Campus administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University at Fort Collins and Western Colorado University at Gunnison said on Tuesday they made the decisions in response to […]

State schools

Public schools increasingly embrace a two-week semester for “teacher mental well-being”

A survey by the newspaper found that 31 of the 102 multi-academy trusts that run high schools have two-week vacations in October, along with 30 of the country’s 149 local authorities. This includes three – Kent, Peterborough and Bromley – who first introduce the fortnightly break in 2022. Schools are allowed to set their own […]

State schools

How state schools fought back in the great youth rugby arms race

A quiet revolution is underway in the heart of English rugby. The independent schools’ hegemony in age group play may be well established, but the signs of social change within the sport are there if you look closely. Of the original 34-man squad that Eddie Jones named for the recent Autumn Internationals, 41% were educated […]

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The spending gap between private and public schools has more than doubled

J According to one analysis, the gap between private tuition and public school spending per student has more than doubled over the past decade. Private school tuition has risen more than 20% after inflation since 2009-2010, while basic public school spending per student has fallen 9% in real terms, according to the Institute for Fiscal […]

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How the Funding Gap Between Public and Private Schools Widened Significantly

Students at Winchester College. Photograph by Christopher Pillitz/Getty Images. Cuts in education spending since 2010 have dramatically widened the funding gap between public and private schools, according to a report by the Institute for Tax Studies found. The per-pupil funding shift quickly diverged after the last Labor government left in 2010 and was replaced by […]

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The spending gap between private and public schools DOUBLE

The great divide between classes: Spending gap between private and public schools DOUBLE as they spend £6,500 more per pupil, study finds Students in private schools spent almost twice as much on them as in the public sector The Institute for Fiscal Studies found that the gap has doubled over the past decade Study finds […]

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Public schools open today amid uncertainty over last-minute teacher assignments

Public school students are returning to their classrooms today as concerns grow over a last-minute decision to fill a shortage of primary school teachers with traveling educators. Thousands of children will return to their desks after the summer holidays, with some elementary school students unsure whether they will receive adequate learning. Private schools opened last […]

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Public schools reopen amid virus and staff uncertainty

Public primary and secondary schools reopened to students on Wednesday morning, dismissing fears of COVID-19 but facing uncertainty over the deployment of teachers. Road traffic congestion, which had built up in recent days with the reopening of religious and private schools, peaked on Wednesday, with red mini-buses zipping around cars which, on several roads, could […]

State schools

Rosa Parks and Six Other Public Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on Tuesday recognized 325 schools as Blue Ribbon National Schools for 2021, including Rosa Parks Elementary in Lexington and six other Kentucky schools. Recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps between subgroups of students. Cardona made the […]

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Ofsted boss blasts state schools for putting food parcels ahead of learning during lockdown

Many state schools were more interested in delivering food parcels to the poorest children last summer than in providing distance learning for all their pupils, the head of Ofsted has said. Teachers often paid “great attention” to children most in difficulty during the first national lockdown, according to Amanda Spielman, the chief inspector of schools. […]

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UF and FIU shine among Florida public schools ranked by US News

The University of Florida on Monday became the first in the Sunshine State to rank among the top five public universities in the nation, according to a widely watched national ranking of higher education. US News & World Report, an online magazine that has published lists of America’s top colleges and universities since the mid-1980s, […]

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Cambridge University expected to enroll 93% of state school students, says new college president

Cambridge University is expected to recruit 93% of its students from state schools, while those studying at Eton are expected to “go north to meet more diverse people”. That’s the verdict for Dorothy Byrne, 69, who this week began her new role as president of the all-female Murray Edwards College in Cambridge. The former Channel […]

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Learning modules, micro-schools plan to withdraw children from public schools

A group of parents who oppose the school mask mandate are working to create a coalition of home-schooling options that would essentially operate as a series of one-room schools. Photo by Meg Bouldon/Unsplash A group in Delawares upset by the state’s school mask mandate is working to create alternative education methods for students. The group […]

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Public schools chief urges vaccination mandate for teachers

The head of Washington’s public schools on Thursday (August 12) urged Gov. Jay Inslee to require all public school employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or risk losing their jobs. In one letterSuperintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal has “strongly” encouraged the governor to require all public school teachers and staff to provide proof that […]