Posts tagged "education"
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.
Leading Reproductive Rights Organizations Join Together for "31 Days of Unity"

Leading Reproductive Rights Organizations Join Together for “31 Days of Unity”

Center for Reproductive Rights joins with reproductive rights, health, and justice organizations in August to urge Congress to take action against extreme attacks on women’s health.
Yale Fails Again to Handle Sexual Assault On Campus

Yale Fails Again to Handle Sexual Assault On Campus

Yale University released its annual "Report of Complaints of Sexual Misconduct" on Tuesday, revealing that all students recently accused of sexual assault continue at the school.
Arkansas School District to Arm Teachers

Arkansas School District to Arm Teachers

A group of more than 20 volunteer teachers and staff in the small school district of Clarksville, Arkansas will be trained to carry a firearm for this coming school year.