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Why It’s So Important to Include LGBTQ Education in Schools

In this op-ed, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education Richard Carranza explains why teaching young people about LGBTQ icons is potentially life-saving. Educators change lives — and save lives — every day. I don’t mean that as a figure of speech. I mean that literally. In the classrooms, in the hallways, and even after hours, the bonds that educators form with students and families can be lifesaving for some of our most vulnerable young people. As chancellor of the largest school district in the country, my mandate goes…

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Education in America: Call for submissions

As the academic year winds down, what are your children experiencing in their schools and communities? What are the persistent problems and challenges? And, what’s working? What are teachers and administrators doing to create positive outcomes? “CBS This Morning” is launching a new series, which will explore the issues facing education in America, including inequality, teacher pay, segregation, technology and beyond. We also want to spotlight innovative solutions and speak to the people working to reform the system. If you are a parent, educator or student, we want to hear…

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Amanda Spielman’s speech at the Wellington Festival of Education

Thank you for that kind introduction. It is an absolute pleasure to be back at Wellington for what I think is my fifth time, and for my second as Chief Inspector. Speaking here last summer was one of the highlights of my first year. That speech was a chance to set out what I want to achieve as Chief Inspector, and just as important, it prompted an enormous amount in the way of feedback, engagement and ideas. If I had any doubts that there is a real enthusiasm and appetite…

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DU admission 2018: Apply for diploma in cyber security by June 30

Delhi University has extended the last date of registrations by three weeks for those applying to Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security and Law until June 30. Officials said that this was to give applicants, who were unaware of the new course beginning this year, more time to apply. “This is the first year we have started the course, so not many students are aware of it. We also got a few requests from applicants asking the same,” explained Sunaina Kanojia the officer on special duty at the Institute of…

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Potential Jobs for Bilingual College Graduates

Finding a job shortly after graduating college can be quite hard. Even with a shiny new degree to prove a bilingual graduate’s work ethic and dedication, companies will opt for an applicant with a proven work history if one is available. During the rough transition between graduation and an entry level position within the career field of choice, bills still must be paid. A graduate who is fluent in at least two languages can find work fairly easily, which can ease stress when the student loan payments begin. Teaching Online…

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Auxilo Finservice targets ₹50-crore education loans in 3 months

HYDERABAD, DEC 22:   Mumbai-based Auxilo Finservice Private Ltd, a new NBFC on the block, is all set to begin disbursal of education loans. “We are now commencing loan disburals from Hyderabad and Mumbai. Before March 31, 2018, we will expand to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi and Pune,’’ Neeraj Saxena, Chief Executive Officer, told newspersons here. Target In the next three months, Auxilo hopes to disburse ₹50 crore and is targeting to lend ₹350 crore by the end of the next financial year. During the financial year 2016-17, eduction loans totalling ₹20,000…

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