How to get involved in Argentina’s student protests

Students and teachers of the national teachers’ union, ASN, rallied on Monday outside the country’s national government headquarters in central Buenos Aires to demand that the country overhaul its education system, after the school system was plunged into chaos in December.In a letter sent to Prime Minister Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the teachers’ federation called […]

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How schools are measuring the quality of their students

By Laura L. CramerUpdated August 30, 2018 12:18:28Students are making more mistakes on standardized tests in math, reading and science and making worse grades on standardized test scores, according to data provided by the Education Department.A recent report from the Center for American Progress found that more than half of students at historically black and […]

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Australian school system says its students are doing better than ever

AUSTRALIA’S education system is on track to see its students outperform that of its nearest rival, according to the latest figures.Key points:The ABC has compiled a list of the top 25 states, territories and states for the number of students in primary schoolThe data has been compiled from the latest data from the Australian Bureau […]

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How to teach China’s ‘fear-based’ school system

When I was a teacher in the China’s primary school system, I was not alone.I witnessed firsthand the horrific impact of school systems that were not equipped to handle the enormous demands of students.As a result, I have seen a lot of teachers in the education system become deeply disillusioned.In order to change the course […]

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US Dept. of Education releases data on school systems with lowest school-to-prison ratios

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Bulgaria’s Bulgarian school system: Where are they now?

Bulgarian school children are being told to stop eating meat in schools as the government and local authorities try to stem a massive spike in cases of coronavirus.Bulgarian Health Minister Georgii Kalogridis said in a statement that the authorities are working to stop the spread of the coronaviruses.The government announced the suspension of meat in […]

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How Swedish schools are faring in the Swedish education crisis

Sweden’s schools are failing students and teachers, a report released today by the Swedish School Board says.Sweden’s education system is in crisis.The school board, which is made up of schools and local councils, says the number of students taking the European entrance exams has fallen by a quarter since 2000, while the number who pass […]

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How to fix a broken school system

A new report from the Education Reform Institute (ERI) lays out some solutions for the country’s crumbling schools system, and it’s no easy task.The ERI reports that there are over 2,600 public and private school districts in the United States.While a large percentage of districts are located in low-income areas, many are located near universities, […]

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How the TFS School Intercom System Works

Posted by Buzzfeed News on Tuesday, August 12, 2020 09:53:59A little over a year ago, TFS became the first district in Texas to implement the TAFS school intercom program.TFS is a system that allows teachers to report issues with the way a student is being conducted in the classroom.The TFS system is built on a […]

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Teachers at Alberta’s holmdels school system are being told they will not be allowed to use social media in the wake of the shooting death of a 14-year-old girl

A school system in Alberta has been told it cannot use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in the aftermath of the tragic shooting death on Tuesday of a teenage girl in a high school classroom.A message from the district, which oversees more than 70 Holmdels schools, states the district will not allow […]

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