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School Industry Outlook: DeVos Raises Hope Amid Low Enrollment


Category: topSource: redinewsSep 12th, 2018

529 plans are a smart way to save for college. Here's how the tax-advantaged accounts work

Many parents with kids in school are planning ahead for college. In many cases, 529 accounts are a good, fairly simple choice with some ta.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 30th, 2018

Betsy DeVos is reportedly considering allowing states to use federal funding to arm school teachers

Associated Press/Ted S. Warren US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is weighing whether to let states use federal funds to purchase guns for teachers, according to a New York Times report published on Wednesday.  Current law prohibits the use of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 23rd, 2018

Washington U to get $10 million for rare disease research

Washington University School of Medicine is partnering with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals on a new research partnership to pursue new therapies for patients with complex conditions. Mallinckrodt will fund up to $10 million in grants over five years to su.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018

Why occupational licensing reform should matter to you

During my years working in public policy, there have been a handful of issues that have gotten me fired up. Typically when I tell people about them, they have some level of understanding — a state lottery, education and school choice, taxes and bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

White House touts CFPB nominee"s management experience. Democrats link it to major controversies

Kathy Kraninger, the president’s choice to be the.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 18th, 2018

Betsy DeVos, Tasked With Keeping Children Safe, Says She Won’t Look at Role of Guns in School Violence

Betsy DeVos told a congressional panel that the federal school safety commission won't be evaluating the role of guns in school-related violence......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 5th, 2018

Betsy DeVos Greeted By Teen Wearing Transgender Pride Flag During School Visit

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has rolled back protections for transgender students......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 30th, 2018

Alamo City Electrathon puts EVs, STEM programs in the spotlight (slideshow)

More than 90 high schools students participated in a workforce development event that put electric vehicles and science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in the spotlight. Students from nine school districts and St. Philip's Col.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Betsy DeVos Grilled About Not Knowing the Mission of Her Own Civil Rights Office During House Questioning

During an appearance before a House committee, the education secretary was also grilled about the latest deadly school shooting......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 22nd, 2018

Wyoming school district that Betsy DeVos said needed guns to fight off grizzly bears to actually get guns

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The Wyoming school district where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizz.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

Betsy DeVos Is Right: Public Schools Are Failing | Opinion

Stahl’s claim that the state of public schools has gotten better simply doesn’t hold up to the data. It fact, DeVos is entirely correct to point out that public school outcomes have not meaningfully improved......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

How technology transformed a rural Idaho school district

Students there spend much of their time learning to use 3D printers, studying robotics, or creating animated movies.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral2 hr. 12 min. ago

The best college majors to get a high-paying job

Some degrees can land you a lucrative job right out of school, but it also helps to attend a brand-name college.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral2 hr. 57 min. ago

Japan preschools using tablets to prep tots for digital age

It's drawing time at this suburban nursery school in Japan, but instead of crayons, tiny fingers are tapping on colors on iPad screens and taking selfies. Digital schooling has arrived........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral4 hr. 27 min. ago

Pa. Supreme Court to hear Lower Merion tax case

In 2016, aviation attorney and Lower Merion resident Arthur Wolk sued his school district claiming it misrepresented its finances in order to secure a tax increase without voter approval. More than two years later, that case has mutated into a civil .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 42 min. ago

Firm donates 320,000 reusable water bottles to city high schoolers

S'well, a Manhattan-based company that makes and sells reusable water bottles of stainless steel, is donating 320,000 to the city—one for every high school student. This week the city plans... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork14 hr. 57 min. ago

Kavanaugh Breaks Silence: "I"m Not Going Anywhere"... And I Was A Virgin In High School

Kavanaugh Breaks Silence: "I"m Not Going Anywhere"... And I Was A Virgin In High School.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge14 hr. 57 min. ago

Kavanaugh Breaks Silence: "I Was Never At Any Such Party", I Was A Virgin In High School

Kavanaugh Breaks Silence: "I Was Never At Any Such Party", I Was A Virgin In High School.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge16 hr. 27 min. ago

Emails Show Yale Profs Canceling Classes For Kavanaugh Hearing

Authored by Zachary Petrizzo via Campus Reform, Professors at Yale Law School can.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge18 hr. 27 min. ago