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Data: Time spent on math increases in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — New data show time spent on math instruction has increased steadily in Illinois in recent years, while time spent on English has declined. The data from the state’s Board of Education show that more time is still spent on English, but the gap is narrowing with math ...

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Vice chancellor’s salary ‘beggars belief’

Image copyright PA The vice chancellor of Southampton University was awarded a pay package of £424,000 last year – £72,000 more than he earned the previous year. Accounts show Sir Christopher Snowden was paid £352,000 in 2015-16, during which he was in post for 10 months. The university said the ...

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Private college supervising 5 South Carolina charter schools

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials have agreed to allow a private college to supervise five charter schools. The State newspaper reported the South Carolina Public Charter School District’s trustees agreed Thursday to requests by five charters schools to transfer their oversight to Erskine College’s Charter Institute in Due ...

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Should young children be grouped by ability?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Is the race starting too young? Should children as young as three, four and five be taught by ability? Grouping children like this in nursery school, Reception and Years 1 and 2 is increasingly common across England, according to a report by University College ...

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71st country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

El Salvador: 71st country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration Topics in this post: Education International welcomes the move by El Salvador to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, committing itself to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during times of violent conflict. El Salvador has become the latest country to ...

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