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Schools worse off under Conservatives, says IFS

A new Conservative government would leave schools in England worse off financially than they currently are, the Institute for Fiscal Studies says. The Tories have promised £4bn extra but this equates to a £1bn rise in real terms, the independent … Continue reading

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Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'

Giving a free breakfast to every primary school child in England could cost more than treble the £60m the Tory party set aside for it, academics say. Experts analysing the plans re-costed them at between £180m and £400m, depending on … Continue reading

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Secretary DeVos Announces Reconsideration of Upward Bound Applications

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the Department will read and score applications for the Upward Bound grant program that were deemed ineligible under technical formatting rules issued by the previous Administration. The flexibility to consider these applications … Continue reading

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Opening Statement of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Mr. Chairman, Ranking Member DeLauro and Members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for this opportunity to testify on behalf of the Administration’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018. I look forward to talking about how we can work together to … Continue reading

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Resignation Announcement of Federal Student Aid Chief Operating Officer James Runcie

James Runcie, Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid, submitted his resignation to the Department last night. His resignation is effective immediately. Matthew Sessa, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of FSA will assume Mr. Runcie’s duties … Continue reading

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Nigerian wins award for tutor ap

A tutoring app developed by a 27-year-old Nigerian has won an engineering award given by the UK’s Royal Academy of Engineering. Godwin Benson designed Tuteria, a platform that links qualified tutors to students in their area and within their budget. … Continue reading

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IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

Young children’s maths, English and communication skills improve if they use iPads in school on a regular basis. That is one of the key findings of the most in-depth research of its kind ever carried out in Northern Ireland. The … Continue reading

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The President’s Budget: Simplifying Funding for Postsecondary Education

“Go forth into the world and turn your hopes and dreams into action. America has always been the land of dreams because America is a nation of true believers.” – President Trump, Liberty University 2017 Commencement In today’s world, one … Continue reading

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Brum in the sun

The University of Birmingham’s plan to open a campus in Dubai is the latest example of universities expanding with international branches. Vice-chancellor Sir David Eastwood emphasised the university’s international credentials – saying its campus in the Gulf would show its … Continue reading

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The President’s Budget: Maintaining Support for our Most Vulnerable Students

“We must never lose sight of our mission: providing each child with the chance to pursue a great education in a safe and nurturing environment.” – Secretary Betsy DeVos, March 20, 2017 President Trump believes that every student – regardless … Continue reading

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