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Grand Canyon Education Comes Out Swinging

Most investors don’t pay too much attention to for-profit education. And for good reason: the industry was rife with dirty tactics leading into the Great Recession 10 years ago. But one company stood out above the rest: Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE). It started out as

How common core is changing math education within public and private s…

MONROE CO, NY (WROC) — Teaching math has dramatically changed over the past few decades and parents are trying to keep up.   A slump in math education through the early 21st century within the United States triggered the desire to improve how the country educated students in

Big issues press SC Senate as education debate in 5th week

(AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins) State Sen. Mike Fanning, center, eats a dessert offered to him by teachers as he talks with them after the South Carolina Senate’s session on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Columbia, South Carolina. Fanning, a Democrat from Great Falls, is casting

Mahama’s record in education worst since independence – MoE

General News of Saturday, 8 February 2020 Source: 2020-02-08 Former President, John Dramani Mahama The Ministry of Education says former President John Mahama has the worst record in the educational sector since independence. This is in reaction to Mr Mahama‘s claims that the

School leavers train as carers as EU migration falls

Image caption Roisin Brown, 24, recently started working as a care assistant at Birmingham’s biggest hospital The NHS in England is hiring 10,000 school leavers given training by the Prince’s Trust charity. The new staff will go some way towards solving the shortage caused

High costs and debt still a barrier to postgrad study | Education

Growing up in Redcar on the north-east coast of Yorkshire, Kerry-Anne Revie, who is from a low-income background, thought that “people like me don’t belong at Oxford”. The elite university wants to change this perception: in July 2019 it launched UNIQ+ – a summer

What changed in Rwanda’s education system?

What’s behind these shifts in the language of instruction? And what are the wider implications? Here’s what you need to know. 1. Here’s what just changed This new plan requires schools to teach in English starting in the first grade. Yet many primary schoolteachers

Early education key to Maine’s success

I am pleased to see research and media attention on the issue of comprehensive, high-quality early child care and education, as it has immeasurable impact on the health outcomes and economic future of Maine. Research demonstrates that the foundation for lifelong health is built

Sheffield students paid to tackle racist language on campus

Image copyright Getty Images A university is to hire 20 of its own students to challenge language on campus that could be seen as racist. The University of Sheffield is to pay students to tackle so-called “microaggressions” – which it describes as “subtle but

Future of Isle of Man education discussed

Image caption An educational advisor is visiting the Isle of Man to aid discussions on the future of its education system The Isle of Man should decide its own future for education rather than “wait for the rest of the world”, a visiting educational