Education

Nov 17 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. …

Nov 17 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 …

Nov 8 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. …

Nov 6 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 …

Nov 3 2017

It Took Donald Trump 8 Days To Bring The U #u #s #executive #branch

# It Took Donald Trump 8 Days To Bring The U.S. To The Brink Of A Constitutional Crisis It took little more than a week in office for President Donald Trump to thrust the nation to the brink of a constitutional crisis. Late Friday, Trump issued an executive order forbidding millions of refugees, hundreds of thousands of visitors and 500,000 legal immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. Over the following 48 hours, massive protests erupted in cities and airports nationwide, courts temporarily blocked major parts of the order, the administration defied the courts and Democrats called …

May 31 2017

Structure of U #education #ministry #usa

#education ministry usa # USNEI Structure of U.S. Education Education in the United States follows a pattern similar to that in many systems. Early childhood education is followed by primary school (called elementary school in the United States), middle school, secondary school (called high school in the United States), and then postsecondary (tertiary) education. Postsecondary education includes non-degree programs that lead to certificates and diplomas plus six degree levels: associate, bachelor, first professional, master, advanced intermediate, and research doctorate. The U.S. system does not offer a second or higher doctorate, but does offer postdoctorate research programs. Adult and continuing education, …

May 31 2017

Math education in the U #math #education

#math education # What’s Wrong With Math Education in the U.S.? What’s Wrong With Math Education in the U.S.? What’s Wrong With Math Education in the U.S.? This is (obviously, I hope) a complex and controversial question. It is also geographically diverse: Whatever problems exist in math education in the U.S. are very different from those in India, Mexico, or Mongolia. I’ll focus on the U.S. My understanding is based on the following ingredients: I have been regularly teaching in math circles around the San Francisco Bay Area for the past five years, and through that I’ve gathered some knowledge …

May 30 2017

Distance Learning (Online or Correspondence Programs and Courses): Individual Evaluation of U #distance #learning #education

#distance learning education # Distance Learning (Online or Correspondence Programs and Courses) New York State Colleges and Universities Distance Learning Teacher Preparation Programs Information regarding colleges and universities within New York State that have an approved teacher preparation program can be found at http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/ded/database.html. Distance Learning Courses (Individual) or Coursework to meet Unmet Requirements If you plan on taking individual courses at an institution that is located in New York, go to Coursework Frequently Asked Questions to determine what courses would be acceptable. Institutions located outside of New York The Office of Teaching Initiatives does not endorse, pre-approve, or accredit …

May 30 2017

News: U #news #related #to #education

#news related to education # Marsha Lewis, a semi-retired teacher, is one of the volunteers helping Syrian refugee Fadi al-Asmi, standing in the kitchen of Hartford’s City Steam Brewery. Asmi, who co-owned a pastry shop in Damascus, now makes desserts at this Hartford cafe. Courtesy of Richard Groothuishide caption Courtesy of Richard Groothuis For Syrian Refugees In Connecticut, A Helping Hand From Private Volunteers Embed iframe src=”https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499509208/499952581″ width=”100%” height=”290″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” title=”NPR embedded audio player” Former Baylor head football coach Art Briles on Oct. 19, 2013. Tony Gutierrez/APhide caption October 29, 2016 In interviews with the Wall Street Journal. Baylor …

May 28 2017

An Overview of the U #department #of #education #gov

#department of education gov # An Overview of the U.S. Department of Education September 2010 A Message From the Secretary Education is my life’s work. When I was young, I learned the difference a quality education can make. My mother and father were educators who knew the extraordinary potential of children. Today, I am honored to serve as the U.S. secretary of education and be part of such an amazing team of people. We are all proud of the services the Department provides, and we are dedicated to improving our nation’s education system. This booklet will give you the big …