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China 'rescues' 190 children from Xinjiang religious schools

Sep 15, 2014

China 'rescues' 190 children from Xinjiang religious schools

A sweep on illegal religious activity in the capital of China's unruly far western region of Xinjiang has resulted in 190 children being "rescued." #China #Religion #Chinese government #children #Schools #Xinjiang region
Manipur Educational institutes to remain shut indefinitely

Sep 12, 2014

Manipur Educational institutes to remain shut indefinitely

Manipur government has asked all educational institutes to close for an indefinite period until further orders in view of widespread protests by various social organisations demanding implementation of Inner Line Permit System (ILPS), official said today. #Manipur #Unrest in Manipur #schools in Manipur #Manipur students
Saudi Arabia Clerics condemn Islamic State as heretics but preach intolerance

Sep 10, 2014

Saudi Arabia Clerics condemn Islamic State as heretics but preach intolerance

Saudi Arabia and its ultra conservative Wahhabi school are often seen in the West as the ideological wellspring of al Qaeda, which has staged attacks across the world and of Islamic State, which has beheaded hostages in Syria and Iraq. #Al-Qaeda #Jihad #ConnectTheDots #Saudi Arabia #Shiites #islamic-state #Caliphate #Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh #Kharijites #Al Saud dynasty #Wahhabi school of Sunni Islam #Islamic Civil War
Odisha to shut 195 schools due to low attendance by students

Sep 08, 2014

Odisha to shut 195 schools due to low attendance by students

Odisha government is likely to close down a total of 195 schools due to low attendance by students. #India #NewsTracker #Education #students #Odisha #Bhubaneswar #Right to Education #Schools #low attendance
Harvard's health school gets record $350 million donation

Sep 08, 2014

Harvard's health school gets record $350 million donation

A $350 million gift pledged to Harvard University's School of Public Health is the largest single donation in the university's long history, officials said, and will help bolster research in several key areas including global pandemics. #Harvard #Harvard Health School #Donation to Harvard's health school

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SC wants toilets, water in schools; now wait for government alibis

Oct 04, 2012

SC wants toilets, water in schools; now wait for government alibis

Be sure there will be efforts at all levels not to implement the order or delay implementation. #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Schools #Toilets
Mumbai civic body confesses: We botched primary education

Jul 31, 2012

Mumbai civic body confesses: We botched primary education

MCGM wants to shift the responsibility of improving the quality of education to NGOs. #HowThisWorks #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Schools #primary education in India

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Mumbai civic body confesses: We botched primary education

Sep 19, 2014

High School profile: Jeff Costello

SCHOOL : Lexington AGE : 17 ACCOMPLISHMENTS : Middlesex League All-Star in both football and baseball as a sophomore. FAVORITE PERSONAL MOMENT IN SPORTS : Playing baseball in a tournament run by the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., when I was in mi...
Mumbai civic body confesses: We botched primary education

Sep 19, 2014

New Vacaville school district business official 'feels strongly' about education

Vacaville Unified's new chief business officer, Jane Shamieh, may be a slight woman physically, but she shoulders weighty and wide-ranging responsibilities in the 12,400-student district...
Mumbai civic body confesses: We botched primary education

Sep 19, 2014

Three unions stage protest against Allentown School District

100 gather at district building, asserting need for salary raises. 100 gather at district building, asserting need for salary raises...