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G-20 countries should invest in Digital Infrastructure : Sunil Bharti Mittal .

India’s largest telecom operator Airtel’s chief has urged G20 leaders to invest in Digital infrastructure in order to deliver a brighter future to its citizens.He was speaking at the Digital Inclusion summit at on going G20 summit in Turkey .Mittal spoke on how internet can play a vital role in improving the economic growth of any country.Addressinvg a gathering of top business leaders in Antalya , Mittal stressed on nee to bring more women and youth into the mainstream economy .He spkoe at length on how Small and Medium Enterprises provide jobs to 60% of employable population in the world.”Globally, 95 per cent of the enterprises are SMEs. 141 more words


Equality Act has ‘let down’ disabled people on public transport

Original post from Disabled Go News


Some disabled people have been “let down” by the Equality Act when it comes to access to public transport, a disabled campaigner has told members of the House of Lords.aigning organisation… 822 more words


There was nothing particularly remarkable about the visit, other than the truck getting two emergency calls during their visit, leaving and coming back each time. That was great of them so we could get to see the truck. 52 more words


Carmel Martin's TeachStrong: An Offering for Hillary?

On November 10, 2015, the Center for American Progress (CAP) issued this press release promoting what it calls a “campaign… to modernize and elevate teaching,” TeachStrong. 912 more words

High-stakes Testing

Education Policy Q&A with teachers in Las Vegas (and @BernieSanders)

I was recently honored to discuss Teach For America, Vouchers, Charters at a Leading Educators Activating a Difference (LEAD) caucus convening in Nevada. I enjoyed joining the educators in Las Vegas to engage in powerful discussions led by teacher leaders, and, most importantly, work collaboratively to apply this knowledge to inform their work plans to improve learning conditions and student performance. 646 more words

Teach For America

AAPI Education Panel

Last night, APAC invited a few special guests to take part in an Education Panel geared toward an Asian American Pacific Islander audience. The four spoke on their experiences with TFA, SESP, Weinberg, and AAJC-Chicago. 145 more words

General Meetings

KIPP New Orleans: Classroom Hiring that Excludes Most Teach for America "Talent"

Today I learned an interesting fact about KIPP New Orleans:

Its teacher qualifications include a required minimum of two years of full time teaching experience: 535 more words