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We can't fund no education: Hong Kong's 'screw you' to foreign parents

Education: another depressing postscript to the story of Hong Kong’s sad decline as a world class city. I’ve probably ranted about this in the past, but was recently reminded about the Hong Kong government’s woefully inept decision to phase out subsidies for non-local kids by a new feature in the… 937 more words

Mandatory Common Core tests in New York just happen to be full of corporate brand names

Across the state of New York, this year’s Common Core English tests have reportedly featured a slew of brand-name products including iPod, Barbie, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers. 412 more words

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A flaw in the system

Being a high school student, I find it difficult to survive without a cup of coffee and a healthy breakfast to start my day. Next year, when I’m a university student, I’m sure those needs will triple. 1,290 more words

Jiva Vigyan - An opportunity for school principals - says HIS EXCELLENCY

His Excellency, Governor of Tamil Nadu lauds “Jiva Vigyan” as a platform for principals to collaborate in the field of life-skills education

“Ankur’s initiative through ‘Jiva Vigyan’ seems to be an obvious choice for schools to partner and work out strategies that help the youth to get equipped with life skills to become successful in the 21st century. 47 more words

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Academic Inflation - How Education is Robbing you of Creativity

“Even a circus lion learns to sit in front of the whip, but you call such a lion well-trained, not well-educated”. This idea is taken from the thought-provoking film, 3 Idiots, and it makes a poignant comment on how unimaginative schooling systems are breeding generations of well-trained automatons. 785 more words

Creativity

The biggest example of our sincerity could be found when it is directly related to ourselves, but when it comes to education, the case is different and instead of showing great sincerity we pretend ourselves and only try to become satisfied with the literacy rate of 57% and even don’t know how much credible this figure is. 1,122 more words

How to Stop Bullying: Controversial "Anti-Bullying" Flier Says What We Don't Want to Hear

A Nebraska Elementary School Apologizes After Pupils Got Questionable “Tips” for Dealing with Bullies

A flier was recently sent home with some fifth-grade students from a Nebraska elementary school listing nine “tips” meant to help minimize the harms of bullying. 671 more words

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