Texas board changes textbook review rules after years of cultural battles

The Texas board of education imposed tighter principles Friday on the citizen evaluation panels that scrutinize proposed textbooks, potentially softening the ideological battles over science and religion that have extended … Continue Reading →

Woodings running for secretary of state

Boise Democrat Holli Woodings holds up a campaign shirt made specifically for her three-12 months-old daughter, Mary. On Friday, Woodings announced her candidacy for Idaho secretary of state. Pledging to … Continue Reading →

The education gender gap is bad for girls as well as boys | Melissa Benn

Several girls, faced with the exact same pressures as their male counterparts, react by getting to be also compliant, says Melissa Benn.&#13 Photograph: Alamy A lot more women are applying … Continue Reading →

Mark Berends

Notre Dame researchers add insights for teacher evaluations

Mark Berends New study led by the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Research on Educational Possibility (CREO) factors a way forward to boost certain instructor functionality evaluation techniques. These … Continue Reading →

MPH Program Gets Package Deal

Numerous juniors at Yale can’t envision life with out their roomies. Nonetheless, this  lucky pair is acquiring to delay the soreness of separation for just a tiny longer.  They had … Continue Reading →

Gooding educator considering super race

Gooding School District Superintendent Heather Williams said Friday she is contemplating entering the crowded race for state superintendent of public instruction. The 42-year-outdated lifetime educator told Idaho Education Information she … Continue Reading →

Sex is a tricky subject | @guardianletters

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett (Comment, 28 January) is completely proper about the want for genuine sex training in colleges. Regrettably most schools are not up to delivering it. I have taught at … Continue Reading →

Maureen Hallinan

In Memoriam: Maureen Hallinan, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of Sociology Emeritus

Maureen Hallinan Maureen Hallinan, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of Sociology Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, died Monday (Jan. 28) in South Bend after an illness. … Continue Reading →

How can schools engage students in e-safety? – live chat

Kids must be educated about e-safety as soon as they begin using technological innovation, says headteacher Tim Browse. Photograph: Alamy. In November last yr we ran a dwell chat on … Continue Reading →

Alex Coccia

Seventh grader introduces amphibian bill

An Idaho seventh grader went toe-to-toe with the Senate’s majority leader on Friday – and won. Seventh-grader Ilah Hickman, proper, and Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking, D-Boise, pose for a photograph at … Continue Reading →

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