Asia tops biggest global school rankings

Asia tops biggest global school rankings..

Anna Torres 31-Jan, 07:54 34 BBC

The top performer, Singapore, had high levels of illiteracy into the 1960s, said Mr Schleicher, showing how much progress could be made. In...


Algeria's battle over languages

Algeria's battle over languages..

Olivia Rogers 31-Jan, 07:54 20 BBC

A debate in Algeria about plans to switch to teaching science in the French language is raising arguments about the country's cultural...


Eskimology faces funding freeze

Eskimology faces funding freeze..

Lily Evans 31-Jan, 07:54 22 BBC

There are going to be no students starting an undergraduate degree in Eskimology this autumn, for the first time in almost a century. What...


Inside Celerity schools, teachers saw a clash between scarcity and extravagance

Inside Celerity schools, teachers saw a clash between scarcity..

Diego Ross 31-Jan, 07:16 28 Latimes

Former teachers in Los Angeles said that requests for essential classroom supplies went ignored, leaving them with little choice but to...


Girls Start Doubting Their Own Brilliance As Young As 6, Researchers Say

Girls Start Doubting Their Own Brilliance As Young As 6,..

Michael Adamson 31-Jan, 07:04 17 HuffingtonPost

In one test, girls preferred to play a game for children who “try really, really hard” over one for people who were “really, really smart.”...


Former Mayor Riordan puts in $1 million to defeat school board president Zimmer

Former Mayor Riordan puts in $1 million to defeat school board..

Olivia Rogers 31-Jan, 06:08 14 Latimes

Howard Blume and Christine Mai-DucContact Reporters Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan gave $1 million Wednesday to an independent...


Nigerian university faces humanitarian crisis

Nigerian university faces humanitarian crisis..

Tyler Holmes 31-Jan, 06:02 12 BBC

As the world searches for methods to keep young people from joining radical groups, and new ways to prevent violence and foster...


Families wait to hear from missing migrants

Families wait to hear from missing migrants..

Diego Ross 31-Jan, 06:02 12 BBC

Human rights researchers are warning of a "devastating" lack of information for families of migrants thought to have drowned in the...


How do you train to be mayor?

How do you train to be mayor?..

31-Jan, 06:02 14 BBC

How do you train to be a mayor? Running a city is a big job. It can mean responsibility for thousands of staff and services for millions...


Local unions plan rallies against Trump, L.A. schools announce Unity Day 2017

Local unions plan rallies against Trump, L.A. schools announce..

Michael Adamson 31-Jan, 05:52 19 Latimes

“Unity Day is an opportunity for students, for schools, to focus their instructional time or day on topics that are pertinent to their...


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