What Portugal’s Portuguese school system teaches about equality

Portuguese students are being taught that “a man is worth more than a woman” and “a woman is worth less than a man,” according to a new book by a Portuguese university.The book, “Das deuje novus, das svenska della voce da Libera” (We Cannot, Yet, Give Up, the Lessons of Our Past), was published in […]

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How does a city in South Africa compare to a sound system school system?

South Africa’s first and only high school was built in 1964 with a sound track, and now more than 10,000 children attend it, the sound system in the capital, Johannesburg, has been the focus of a campaign to raise funds for its upkeep.A number of local schools are being built with sound systems, and some […]

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How does a US school system compare with the rest of the world?

A new report shows that the United States has some of the worst education systems in the world, according to a study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research.In addition, the study found that the US schools are failing at making students more resilient and employable.The report, which was published in the Journal of […]

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How many students are attending schools in the United States?

As the U.S. school-to-prison pipeline ages, there’s been a big push to find new ways to cut down on overcrowding and make schools more welcoming for students.But many of the innovations have come at the expense of safety.The new report from the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) finds that at least three of the top […]

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How to help the Quincy School System in crisis

The Quincy school system is in the middle of a crisis and has been ordered to pay more than $1 million in unpaid bills, according to court documents.ABC News has obtained a copy of a lawsuit filed Monday against the Quincy school district and its board of trustees, alleging the district violated state law by […]

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Which schools in Montgomery County need a massive overhaul?

Montgomery County schools, including the school district that serves Montgomery, are facing an unprecedented level of debt and a major budget crisis.The district’s financial crisis was exacerbated by the school board’s refusal to pay the full cost of its proposed $1.4 billion bond issue, according to documents obtained by Buzzfeed.The bond issue had to be […]

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How the Ontario Liberals plan to replace the province’s school system

Students and teachers are facing new and challenging challenges as the province grapples with a record $16 billion deficit.The Liberals’ new plan to cut spending and increase taxes on the most vulnerable in the public sector is being hailed as a breakthrough in a year of turmoil.But critics are calling the plan an empty promise […]

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How to read the Irish ratings system

The Irish are in the process of setting their new national school ratings system.The system is set to be unveiled this week and the results will be announced at the end of the week.Here’s a look at some of the key points:What’s the system?Ireland’s schools are split into four different categories, including academies, junior academies […]

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Portuguese football players get the nickname “Trenton” by fans

The Portugao Football Association (PTFA) announced on Thursday that its players will soon be known as “Troy” after a popular Portuguese football club, with the nickname gaining traction on social media.The announcement came after the PTFA, which is also in charge of the Port of Naples, played in the Europa League, which includes Portugal and […]

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How to Read Florida’s Statewide School Rankings

Florida’s school system ranked No. 1 in the nation for reading and mathematics, according to a new analysis by Axios.The state’s school districts, in particular, rank among the top 10 states in math, reading, science, and social studies.Florida has a growing population, and as the state’s population grows, the state needs more and better schools […]

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