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Archive for May, 2011

May 31st 2011 Education Articles…

May 31, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The LA Times reports on the boom now going on in 529 contribution plans.

The AP reports on Rancho Verde High School that is now going to virtual frog dissections.

Education News For May 29, 2011….

May 30, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Detroit News reports on students attending Wayne County Community College District will face a 12.6 percent tuition increase this fall, hiking costs to $89 per credit hour for students who live in the district.

The New York Times reports on more foreign students looking to get into select US schools.

The Times Picayune reports on around 200 students in the area getting a GED.

The Dallas Morning News reports on the Lewisville ISD considering Mandarin online class.

The News & Observer reports on Lawmakers planning severe cuts to teacher assistants’ ranks in North Carolina.

The Miami Herald reports on a Sheridan Technical Center program that trains people to repair slot machines.

They also report on Dade teachers that may get merit pay this summer.

The New York Times reports on Connecticut that is considering holding back students born after Oct. 1, a process known as redshirting, so they won’t be overwhelmed by peers who have already turned five years old.

The Sacramento Bee reports on students at Mira Loma High school that are learning how to handle money.

The Indy stay reports on the local school district that hopes a longer school year combats a summer learning loss.

Education News For May 27, 2011…

May 27, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The USA Today reports on for-profit colleges seeing major enrollment gains in the past decade.

Fortune reports on anew survey where more college grads will get a job.

The LA Times reports on the L.A. school board and union still at odds over budget.

The New York Times reports on nine states that are trying to get extra money from the federal government for early learning programs.

The Detroit News reports on specialty schools in the DPS School district.

They also report on some students learning engineering skills.

The Tennessean reports on some Middle Tennessee schools to see bigger classes.

The Oregonian Reports on AVID program helps former underachievers succeed at Hillsboro’s Glencoe and Century high schools.

Education News For May 25,2011…

May 25, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The New York Times reports on top colleges that are mainly for the elite.

The Baltimore Sun reports on more students from China going to the Maryland Institute College of Art.

The Indy Star reports on the University of Southern Indiana passing a 4.5% tuition increase.

The New York Times reports on the New Jersey State Supreme Court that says the Gov. must spend an extra 500 million on education.

The Miami Herald reports on hundreds protesting school cuts in Broward.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on Chicago elementary schools that do not offer a scheduled recess must vote on whether to provide one by fall 2012.

The Times Picayune reports on New Orleans public schools making gains in state test scores.

The Detroit News reports on the Michigan Senate passing a $470 K-12 cut per student.

The Tennessean reports on just three of nine groups asking to start charter schools in Metro Nashville Public Schools were approved by the local school board.

The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce…

May 24, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

has out a new study looking at what salary goes with what college degree you get. Petroleum engineers made the most. They looked at over 100 majors for this report and go in great detail for each major, and race as well.

Education Related Articles For May 25, 2011…

May 24, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Indy Star reports on a 3.9% tuition increase at Ball state next year.

The AP reports on a Bill that would cut Michigan universities by 15 percent.

The Denver Post reports on CU-Boulder expecting bigger freshman class in fall 2011.

The Arizona republic reports on Community colleges tuition hike hits non-county students in Arizona.

The New York Times reports on the The N.C.A.A that is being asked to make cheerleading a full national sport.

The New York Times reports on new exams for k-12 students in New York that will help grade teachers.

The LA Times reports on 39 schools in the local area that are trying out a program where students that do well on the state exams can see classroom grades go up.

The News & Observer reports on Wake County that is giving residents a choice when it comes to public schools which is either the certainty of diversity or the guarantee of a close-to-home school.

The Oregonian reports on Portland school board that OKs a budget that flat-funds schools and cuts 70 teaching jobs.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on School District officials seeking funding from City Council to close massive budget gap.