Posts tagged "education"
We Must Keep the Momentum Strong for Women and Girls' Education in Afghanistan

We Must Keep the Momentum Strong for Women and Girls’ Education in Afghanistan

Afghan girls are once again attending school, at the primary secondary, and university levels, and they are proving that if given opportunities, they can thrive.
ACLU Calls for Investigation of Single-Sex Program in Florida Schools

ACLU Calls for Investigation of Single-Sex Program in Florida Schools

The ACLU filed a complaint this week against the Hillsborough County Public School district in Florida's single-sex classrooms, claiming they violate Title IX and calling for a federal investigation.
Shoulder-to-Shoulder: Realizing the Power of Education

Shoulder-to-Shoulder: Realizing the Power of Education

I remember the morning I woke up to the sounds of gunfire and bombs. I remember the morning when I was trying to get ready for school and my father said I couldn’t go any more.
Adjunct Faculty Demand Fair Pay and Benefits

Adjunct Faculty Demand Fair Pay and Benefits

Prompted by a homeless adjunct professor's one-woman protest outside the New York State Department of Education in Albany, adjunct professors across the nation took to Twitter over the weekend to call attention to the low-wages and exploitation of adjuncts working in higher education.
Single-Sex Education Benefits Challenged By New Study

Single-Sex Education Benefits Challenged By New Study

A study published in the Psychological Bulletin on Monday challenges claims of the benefits of single-sex education.
UN, World Bank Pledge $200 Million for Girls in Sahel Region of Africa

UN, World Bank Pledge $200 Million for Girls in Sahel Region of Africa

The $200 million Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographics Project will be added to the World Bank's existing $150 million contribution over the next two years.
Majority of Public School Students in 17 U.S. States are Low-Income

Majority of Public School Students in 17 U.S. States are Low-Income

For the first time in 40 years, a majority of public school students throughout the Southern and Western United States are low-income.
Boston Public Schools Will Offer All Students Free Meals

Boston Public Schools Will Offer All Students Free Meals

Over the summer, BPS and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education joined the "Community Eligibility Option," a national program that waives meal fees for all children.
Indonesian Official Proposes Virginity Test for Access to Education

Indonesian Official Proposes Virginity Test for Access to Education

Muhammad Rasyid, who leads the education office in South Sumatra's district of Prabumulih, says the mandate would discourage young girls from premarital sex and promiscuity.
Poll Finds Majority of Americans Oppose School Vouchers

Poll Finds Majority of Americans Oppose School Vouchers

70% of Americans do not support voucher programs.