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Weekly Round-Up: Education News

First off, sorry for the lack of updates.  Between being snowed out of New York City thanks to the Christmas 2010 blizzard and blogging for Roots & Wings International, I’ve been quite busy. School just started back up last week, also, but enough with the excuses, let’s look at those headlines!

Florida Students Aren’t Doing So Well In Science:

http://www.theledger.com/article/20110131/NEWS/101315034/1001/BUSINESS?Title=Student-Science-Scores-Cause-Concern

A Look At Apps (No, Not Appetizers) In The Classroom:

http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2011/01/31/apps_in_the_classroom/

At Davos, Bill Gates Speaks Up About Ed-Tech:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/41314047

Woman Falsifies Address, Goes To Jail, All To Get Kids Into Better School:

http://blogs.ajc.com/momania/2011/01/31/how-far-would-you-go-for-the-best-education-for-your-child/?cxntfid=blogs_momania

Google Donates To Make India’s Schools Better:

http://www.thehindu.com/education/article1142902.ece

Should Parents Be The Ones Getting Graded?

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/teachers/bill-requires-teachers-to-grad.html



Weekly Round-up: Education News

New “international” university to be built in Haiti:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jim-luce/new-university-to-rise-in_b_790184.html

Education Summit in D.C. Has Tech on the Brain:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/01/education-summit-in-dc-st_n_790802.html

Online education up 30% at Nebraska University:

http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/article_4f91d9ca-37af-5bc8-9715-5175f65a4342.html

Verizon’s New Holiday Feature? Free Educational Resources Website:

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/verizon-thinkfinity-provides-free-educational-resources-and-activities-to-keep-students-learning-through-the-holiday-season-111199889.html

Weekly Round-up: Education News

It’s International Education Week! I’m very excited to be attending several seminars and lectures at Columbia University and participating in an online global education conference.  I’ll be sure to blog after the events and share the great info I learn. Now, let’s get to the news.

Acclaimed International Ed Program for students in D.C.

http://www.benzinga.com/pressreleases/10/11/g603693/acclaimed-international-education-program-expands-to-students-in-d-c-pub

International Education Week underscores the importance of language, culture study.

http://www.news.wisc.edu/18660

U of Virginia seeks way to realize the ‘Global University’

http://www.virginia.edu/uvatoday/newsRelease.php?id=13458

Millions of children in Haiti to lose schools, unless…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2010/nov/09/education-funding-threat-developing-countries

U.S. ‘eager and open’ to students from Pakistan

http://tribune.com.pk/story/75439/us-eager-and-open-to-students-from-pakistan/

~LD

Weekly Round-Up: Education News

$35 dollar computer opens up educational opportunities in India:

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2010/0723/35-computer-taps-India-s-huge-low-income-market

Teaching with cellphones in South Africa:

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/education/100720/south-africa-teaching-cell-phones

Study abroad may lead to better GPA and graduation rates:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-07-14-IHE-study-abroad-benefits13_ST_N.htm

Korea makes great strides in education:

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2010/07/291_68706.html

New U.S. program to enroll 50,000 Middle Eastern students:

http://www.usaeducationguides.com/news/article/new-program-in-the-u-s-enrolls-international-learners-678

Weekly Round-Up: Education News

Sorry for the lack of updates. It has been a very busy month at the high school where I currently teach. I should be back on track now.

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Report ties Pakistan schools to militancy and violence:

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65K5ZQ20100621

Sex-Education program causes stir in largely Catholic Phillipines:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gLNTkavNWian5g-nU5evTJnyJnIA

The hidden costs of “free public school education” in Myanmar:

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/LF22Ae01.html

Migrant students struggle to get an education in China:

http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_15311641?nclick_check=1