Tag: school

Don’t wait — back-to-school shopping will be more expensive and more challenging this year

Families are getting a welcome taste of normalcy with most schools slated to reopen for in-person learning in the fall, but back-to-school shopping this year...

This school is looking for Mexicans who want to go to Ireland to study English

Some research claims that speaking English as a second language can double your income. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our...

Discoveries of Canada Burial Sites Stir Painful Memories for Indigenous People

SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER TERRITORY, Ontario—When 215 unmarked graves were found near a former boarding school for Indigenous children last month, Sherlene Bomberry...

Canadian Indigenous Group Finds Hundreds of Unmarked Graves Near Former School

An Indigenous community in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan said it found 751 unmarked graves near a former boarding school, weeks after a similar discovery...

Opinion: COVID has made getting into a top U.S. college even more competitive and this new normal looks here to stay

COVID-19 has upended higher education in many ways, not least the admissions process. Colleges have moved to virtual tours and college fairs and, most significantly,...

Pros, Cons, and What You Need to Know

Just a few weeks into COVID-related distance learning, Lauren Pelissier’s 11-year-old son, Jack, started really struggling. “Being on a screen with 20 to 30 kids...

Private schools return to face-to-face classes on March 1 regardless of traffic light

“The color of the traffic light does not matter, private schools are going to open now,” said the president of the National Association of Private...

‘They can’t coerce the states into doing anything:’ Biden does NOT have the power to enforce in-person learning at K-8 schools — here’s why

Over the past few weeks the question of whether the Biden administration will achieve a campaign promise to reopen the majority of schools in its...

The Mental Health Toll of Keeping Schools Closed

Feb. 4, 2021 — As a pediatrician, I have the privilege of hearing from parents and the responsibility to help them. Lately, I have heard...

From student-loan forgiveness to targeting for-profit colleges, the Biden administration will aim to reverse many of Betsy DeVos’s education policies

When Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education nearly four years ago, Vice President Mike Pence broke a tie in the Senate, making her...

Most states not yet ready to unlock schools, to take call after festive season | India News

NEW DELHI: The Union education ministry has paved the way for re-opening of schools from October 15 under Unlock 5.0, but most states are not...

New York City schools delay in-person instruction — again

New York City, the only major school district in the U.S. attempting to reopen school buildings, has delayed in-person learning for the second time, Mayor...

Midday meal scheme: Shoddy implementation by states keeping kids hungry amid lockdown

Samiksha Atul Devre can recollect the taste of the piping hot khichdi her school used to serve for lunch. But it gets a little fainter...

Here’s how much school closures will cost parents in lost wages, reduce GDP — and negatively impact the nation’s education system

For America’s schoolchildren, their parents and their teachers, this fall will be unlike any other.  Over the past few weeks, prominent public-school systems all over...

Only 100 days of school: New model envisages 50% home classes

New Delhi: The 220 working days and 1,320 hours of in-school studying model is likely to be replaced with a combination of school and home...

School Closures May Be Adding to Kids’ Waistlines

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — One side effect of the coronavirus pandemic could be long-lasting: U.S. school closures...