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.