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Permian Basin Area Foundation recently announced its renewed partnership with AcademicWorks, an online scholarship application platform, for the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year. Beginning Jan. 15, students and counselors can view eligibility, selection criteria and apply for scholarships online at ...
The debate about the U.S. Census in 2020 and the Trump Administration's oversight of it is overly focused on the political implications -- it's coming across like a football game, with one side on the offense while the other side scrambles to find a weak point. The census is not the NFL. It's a requirement ...

Editor's Note: Sarah Applegate, Junior/Senior Seminar and Elementary technology teacher at the Dalian American International school in Dalian, China, spent four months studying school Libraries and information literacy instruction in Finland in 2011 as part of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in ...
has scheduled a special day of events for students culminating with a public lecture on Tuesday, February 13 at 6 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room for Dr. Crystal Redgrave's visit to the Montana Western campus. Kmezena, (Dr. Crystal Redgrave), Ph.D. is "Wadopana (Canoe Paddler Natoka) from the ...
Permian Basin Area Foundation has its renewed partnership with AcademicWorks, an online scholarship application platform, for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year. students and counselors can view eligibility, selection criteria, and apply for scholarships online at the Foundation's website. In 2017 ...
LAWRENCE -- Every child has the potential to be great, and our schools are full of well-meaning people who tell them just that. Yet, the way we educate young people prevents that possibility for many by focusing not on what they do well, but what they do poorly. A University of Kansas professor has ...

QuotED is a roundup of the most notable quotes behind America's top education headlines -- taken from our daily EduClips, which spotlights morning headlines from America's 15 largest school districts. Read previous EduClips installments here. "We have absolutely become numb to these kinds of ...
FORTY miles from Tulsa, sometimes along unpaved roads, sits Wagoner High school, with its 650 pupils, championship-calibre football team and show barn--a seemingly ordinary small-town school. But unlike most high schools, Wagoner is closed on Mondays. The reason, a severe reduction in state ...
education Secretary, Betsy DeVos has reversed many of the evolutionary steps put in place by the Obama administration. Her decisions have had a significant impact on a variety of students, and on education as a whole. Based on her actions, Secretary Devos' strongly prefers charter, or "private" religious ...
Nor is the Florida citizens Alliance, a local group that has taken on the Collier County school District over textbook selection. The two will find common cause on Feb. 5, when D'Souza speaks at a fundraiser for the Alliance at the Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. D'Souza will talk about the state of education in ...
Looks of awe struck the faces of six high school students from South Korea as a science teacher at Westview Middle school in Longmont showed them a cast-off elk antler in a classroom Thursday morning. The foreign students are on a five-day trip to the United States as part of a program sponsored by ...
Freshman Donald Wiggins takes a final exam at the Forestville Military Academy in Forestville, Maryland. Micah Walter/Getty Images. One mother in a popular magazine once told a reporter about what she thought was happening in the schools. "It's the brightest, the best and the most sensitive who are at ...
9 Charts That Show What education in America Is Like in 2017. Compelling visuals on the key issues of the past year. A hand holds a pencil. Patrick Semansky / AP ...
What's the most transformative piece of technology in U.S. classrooms? Smart boards? Laptops? In a 2000 paper on computers in education, Steven D. Krause argues that it's one that's been around for nearly two centuries: the blackboard. And he suggests that if we want to understand how teachers adopt ...
A US scientist visited Imperial to speak about innovative new teaching methods put into practice at Cornell University. Professor Peter Lepage, Goldwin Smith Professor of physics at Cornell in the USA, gave a lecture about the potential of active learning - a teaching method where a class is made up of a ...
The entirety of Geoffrey Galt Harpham's slim but wide-ranging historical look at the rise of American English departments emerges out of a single anecdote. About 50 years ago, a young man, Mr. Ramirez, flees from Cuba to America. After years of struggle, he enrolls at a community college, where he takes ...
Betsy DeVos and company are at it again. The DeVos-led Department of education is currently cooking up ways to get rid of the 2014 Obama-era guidelines for K-12 public school discipline, which was aimed at ameliorating discrepancies based on race, class and disability when it comes to how students ...

Starting in May 2018, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin plans to implement FalconCommons, an institutional repository with everything from master's theses to old KOSA-TV scripts from the 1970s and county deeds available. Director of Library Services Howard Marks said FalconCommons will ...
Being one of two community colleges to win a Star Award from the Texas higher education Coordinating Board Star Award is a "huge honor," not only for Odessa College but West Texas, Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness Don Wood said. OC was among 41 universities and community colleges ...
PLEASE GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINK TO SEE THE EDITORIAL "DO Americans VALUE education?" WHICH PROMPTED THIS INTERVIEW: www.thestatetimes.com/?p=11122. In order to include a professor's perspective on the American education system and on the student-teacher relationship in ...
The entirety of Geoffrey Galt Harpham's slim but wide-ranging historical look at the rise of American English departments emerges out of a single anecdote. About 50 years ago, a young man, Mr. Ramirez, flees from Cuba to America. After years of struggle, he enrolls at a community college, where he takes ...
Parents in Doha wanted American educators in their city partly because they didn't want their daughters educated in America. Their hope for this "home-delivery college" was that one could deconstruct a modern university, expose students to the good stuff, and keep them away from the bad. And they ...
The visitation session is one of several that took place at Spring Grove Intermediate school as part of American education Week celebrations at school districts across the country. Parents sat with their children in group reading sessions, observed art lessons and even ran with their children during gym ...
"American education Week annually demonstrates that it is the right of every child in our community to have access to high-quality public education," said Tomah Education Association co-president Nathan Jungmeyer, a Tomah high school social studies teacher. "We also get a chance to recognize our ...
Large group of unrecognizable kindergarten students have their hands together in unity while sitting in a circle. Zero-Sum Thinking Hurts education. Political and policy debates should promote shared progress for American children. Large group of unrecognizable kindergarten students have their hands ...
"During American education Week, we recognize that the foundation of the American Dream is a quality education that instills lifelong skills and develops strong character. All our Nation's children deserve the chance to be successful, to live fulfilling lives, and to give back to our communities," Trump said.
During American education Week, we recognize that the foundation of the American Dream is a quality education that instills lifelong skills and develops strong character. All our Nation's children deserve the chance to be successful, to live fulfilling lives, and to give back to our communities. As parents ...
Nov. 13-17 will mark the 96th annual observance of American education Week. The AEW tagline, "Great public schools: A Basic Right and Our ...
A 15-acre parcel of land on the northeast corner of Central Avenue and Indian school Road is up for sale. The area is considered by some to ...
The Department of teacher education at Misericordia University is holding several educational programs on campus for American education ...
After a recent check, we have noticed that the Chaikin Oscillator is above zero for American education Center Inc (AMCT). Traders may be ...
"We stand on the verge of the most significant opportunity we have ever had to drag American education out of the Stone Age and into the ...
RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township schools will celebrate American education Week with a variety of special events including school family ...
RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township schools will celebrate American education Week with a variety of special events including school family ...
Settlers Day, one of Odessa Christian school's biggest fundraisers of the year, is scheduled for 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the school, 2000 ...
U.Va. should integrate the Carter G. Woodson Institute of African-American studies into the basic curriculum. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.
President Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., represent very different political perspectives in America and proposed different ...
Bill Gates has been an education-focused philanthropist since 2000 and over the next five years, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans ...
13-17, 2017, the 96th annual American education Week will be celebrated. This is an opportunity for all stakeholders to celebrate public ...
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has been ranked among the Top Online Colleges for 2018 in the Guide to Online schools.
Odessa College rodeo team member Brock Powell tries to show sixth-grade student Jennifer Jimenez, 12, how to rope for the first time during ...
To a nearly full Page Auditorium, writer and educator Jonathan Kozol shared his views on the negative effects of the growing charter school ...
Members of the Permian High JV Panther Paws perform a dance routine during the ECISD Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Monday morining at the ...
Rebbetzin Nechamah Tzipah (Sophie) Goodman, a pioneer of Jewish education in the United States, passed away on Oct. 17 in Israel.
Stone education Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord will provide a full range of military education opportunities at the Education Fair Nov.
The document, which is open for public comment until mid-November, lays out her vision for American education, and the requirements and ...
... conversations with educators, lawmakers, students, and parents who have jettisoned traditional concepts of American education in their push ...
DeVos Outlines Vision for 'American education' ... use in competitive grant programs that "reflect the Secretary's vision for American education.
Millennials believe the American education system is leaving students behind, but differ by race and Ethnicity on why, according to new data ...
The University of Virginia's Curry school of education is adding a new Ph.D. program for scholars interested in the growing field of language ...


 

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