Education

May 28 2017

Selected U #educational #information #websites

#educational information websites # USA.gov is the U.S. Government s official web portal. Find information by topic for citizens, business and non-profit concerns, government employees, and visitors to the U.S. Find State and Federal government benefit programs you may be eligible to receive. Find Federal benefits by life event, most popular benefits, or by category, or get a list of benefits available in each State. BusinessUSA.gov is the U.S. Government s official web portal to support business start-ups, growth, financing, and exporting. CIO.gov is the website of the U.S. Chief Information Officer and the Federal CIO Council, serving as a …

Apr 26 2017

Education and Training, Employment – Training Administration (ETA) – U #education #training

#education training # Education and Training Building the skills and competencies of American workers is essential to ensuring the competitiveness of business in the global economy. The public workforce system recognizes that training for individuals must align with the needs of business and industry. There are several ways that the public workforce system supports this need for training. Most of the training offered by the public workforce system is available for individuals who are unemployed or underemployed. It is designed to help people develop the skills they need to enter the workforce in a high-growth, high-demand occupation as quickly as …

Apr 24 2017

The Fight For Bilingual Education Programs In The U #bilingual #education

#bilingual education # The Fight For Bilingual Education Programs In The U.S. Anyone who felt the ice was thinning regarding the controversial nature of bilingualism education took it on the chin after the fallout from Coke’s recent Super Bowl commercial featuring “America the Beautiful” sung in eight languages. Yeah, there are still plenty of myopic folks who simply believe, “Either speak English or leave.” The anti-bilingual wall Still, there are cracks in the anti-bilingual wall in terms of K-12 education with California legislators currently debating the elimination of Prop 227. which in 1998 effectively ended bilingual education in that state. …

Apr 24 2017

Best Education In The World: Finland, South Korea Top Country Rankings, U #about #us #education

#about us education # Best Education In The World: Finland, South Korea Top Country Rankings, U.S. Rated Average The United States places 17th in the developed world for education, according to a global report by education firm Pearson. Finland and South Korea, not surprisingly, top the list of 40 developed countries with the best education systems. Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore follow. The rankings are calculated based on various measures, including international test scores, graduation rates between 2006 and 2010, and the prevalence of higher education seekers. (See the list of top 20 countries in the slideshow below) Pearson’s chief …

Apr 19 2017

Education, Training, and Library Occupations: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U #bureau #of #education

#bureau of education # Education, Training, and Library Occupations Employment of education, training, and library occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 697,600 new jobs are projected to be added from 2014 to 2024. Growth in education, training, and library occupations is influenced by school enrollments and budgets. The median annual wage for education, training, and library occupations was $47,220 in May 2015, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $36,200. 2015 MEDIAN PAY Adult literacy and high school equivalency diploma …

Apr 12 2017

Which Countries Hold The Most U #depted

#depted # Which Countries Hold The Most U.S. Government Debt? (PHOTOS) By the end last year, foreign governments held around $4.4 trillion in U.S debt in the form of Treasury bonds, according to government figures released last week. Despite reducing the amount of U.S. debt it holds, China is still is high on the list, as are financial centers — like the U.K. and some Caribbean islands — where people from around the world make trades. But there are some unexpected countries on the Treasury Department list, and the U.S. owes one major creditor 30 percent more than analysts previously …

Apr 4 2017

The U #education #system

#education system # The U.S. Educational System One of the most attractive features of the U.S. higher education system is the flexibility it provides through the number and diversity of institution types it encompasses. This diversity offers students options to specialize in a variety of academic disciplines and even gain employment training. More than 4,500 accredited institutions make up U.S. higher education in the United States. Unlike many countries, U.S. higher education institutions are not centrally organized or managed, but are accredited on a national or regional level by independent accrediting bodies. A variety of institution types offer higher-education degrees. …

Apr 4 2017

The Three Great Strengths of U #us #higher #education

#us higher education # The Three Great Strengths of U.S. Higher Education The system of education in the U.S. is unlike those in Europe or Asia or South America in one simple way: the United States has no central Ministry of Education. This is the defining feature of U.S. higher education. It is why we have the best universities in the world (by pretty much any measure), and it is also why applying to U.S. colleges and universities can be so confusing. We do have a Department of Education, but it is by far the smallest federal department. It doesn …

Apr 3 2017

National Center for Education Research (NCER) Home Page, a part of the U #education #companies

#education companies # A collection of available data, videos, training materials, and more designed for active researchers. FY2016 Funded Grants IES recently awarded 82 new grants in Education Research. Learn more about the new 2016 grants and IES Research Grant program areas. A Compendium of Math and Science Research Funded by NCER and NCSER: 2002 2013 Between 2002 and 2013, the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) funded over 300 projects focused on math and science through the National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER). Together, researchers funded by NCER and NCSER have …

Mar 24 2017

Fiscal Year 2015-FY 2017 President s Budget State Tables for the U #education #state

#education state # Fiscal Years 2015-2017 State Tables for the U.S. Department of Education State tables (last updated 10/24/2016) are available for the FY 2015 Appropriation, and FY 2016 and FY 2017 estimates. Fiscal years 2015 and 2016 are based on appropriation bills that provided funding under current law . FY 2015 amounts for the following program are final. Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Neglected and Delinquent Children and Youth Education State Assessments 21st Century Community Learning Centers Special Education Grants to States Career and Technical Education State Grants Adult Basic and Literacy Education State Grants English Literacy and Civics …