With a promise of more money and smaller classes, striking Oakland teachers return to school

Celebrating what they call a victory for educators and students, Oakland, California teachers will be back in class Monday after approving a contract to end a seven-day strike. Yet their fight isn’t over, they said. They will continue to call for more classroom money, an end to school closures in black and Latino communities, and […]

Woman gets a college football scholarship to play defense on men’s team

Toni Harris is an undersized defensive back with huge dreams. The free safety wants to be the first woman to play in the NFL. While that may be a long-shot wish, she is the first woman who has signed a letter of intent to attend college on a full football scholarship. Harris, 22, accepted the […]

How A Women in Leadership Scholarship Got Me Into One Of Australia’s Top MBA Programs

Marietta received AGSM’s Women in Leadership Scholarship on applying to the school It is no secret that female representation in business is still an issue, particularly when it comes to female leaders. Only 4.8% of Fortune 500 companies have female CEOs, in spite of the proven benefits of having women in the boardroom. At the same time, […]

Notre Dame is offering a free online class on Roman architecture

The Eternal City has a voice. This class will help you hear it. Tourists and pilgrims are equally awestruck upon witnessing the glory of Rome. The city’s ancient architecture allows each building to stand as a masterful monument to the past, but while the artistry of each individual structure may speak to us, the city […]

Global Classroom: How 65,000 Teachers Are Teaching Over Half A Million Chinese Students Online

Cindy Mi with Todd Rose and Melina UncapherTOM VANDER ARK Who teaches as many students as the Los Angeles Unified School District and has on its platform as many teachers as New York City? A China-based global education technology startup valued at over $3 billion. VIPKid is an online classroom where more than 500,000 mostly Chinese […]

Various institutes in Pune host a series of events to mark National Science Day

The scientific exhibition at Science park department of SPPU drew a huge crowd.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo) The National Science Day was celebrated with enthusiasm across the city on Thursday, as various science exhibitions, talks and programs were organised by the educational institutions, and science and technology centres. National Science Day is observed every year to mark […]

Student Loan Debt Statistics In 2019: A $1.5 Trillion Crisis

Student loan debt in 2019 is the highest ever. The latest student loan debt statistics for 2019 show how serious the student loan debt crisis has become for borrowers across all demographics and age groups. There are more than 44 million borrowers who collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. alone. […]