R.I. education chief emphasizes return to teaching, not testing

This fall, 20 principals will partner with Hasbro and the National Institute for School Leadership to deepen their leadership abilities. Later, Rhode Island superintendents will engage in a similar training program with CVS and the state Department of Education. PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As Rhode Island Education Commissioner Ken Wagner enters his third year he discussed some of his priorities for the coming school year. Shared leadership Wagner said his predecessor, Deborah A. Gist, had done a lot of great work around setting high academic standards and creating tests to measure…

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Kent ISD leading effort to elevate high-quality math education

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Math literacy and reading literacy are equally important skills for the 21st century, educators say. The Kent Intermediate School District is leading an initiative with educational leaders who have a laser-focused goal of supporting students in becoming better mathematicians. “We are in the process of aligning our efforts with other ISDs and organizations that we can partner with to continue pushing for a high-quality mathematics education,” said Rusty Anderson, Kent ISD mathematics consultant. “Mathematics is a huge area for the success of students being college and career…

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Impact of GST on Education Sector

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act of 2009 has made education not only compulsory but has also made the Govt. responsible to provide education at economical rates. The  Council has kept education sector free from its ambit. Services related to education, provided by any educational institution to its students, faculty and staff like transportation, catering, mid day meals, admissions, examinations, housekeeping etc. have been exempted under GST. The educational institutions that have been granted the exemption from GST are pre-schools and higher secondary educational institutes both…

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India to have 600m broadband connections by 2020: Communications minister

There were 422.19 million broadband subscribers and the internet penetration (internet subscriber per 100 populations) was 32.86 per cent in the country as on March 31, 2017, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha informed Parliament on Friday. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Sinha said the National Telecom Policy-2012 envisages 600 million broadband connections by the year 2020. He said that the government has planned the BharatNet project to provide 100 Mbps broadband connectivity to all Gram Panchayats (around 2.5 lakh) in the country. Under the first…

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Tamil Nadu board HSC June 2017 result declared, check them here

Tamil Nadu’s directorate of government examinations has declared the results of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or Class 12 June examination 2017. Steps to check Tamil Nadu Board HSC June exam result: 1) Visit website of Tamil Nadu’s directorate of government examinations ) Click on link for HSC June 2017 – Provisional Mark Sheet for Candidates 3) Key in desired details on login page that opens (Registration number, Date of birth and captcha code) 4) Click on view result 5) Result will be displayed on the screen 6) Download result on…

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Tamil Nadu board SSLC June 2017 result declared, check it here

Tamil Nadu’s directorate of government examinations has declared the results of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)or Class 10 board June 2017 examination. Steps to check Tamil Nadu Board SSLC June 2017 exam results: 1) Visit website of Tamil Nadu’s directorate of government examinations 2) Click on link for SSLC June 2017 – Provisional Mark Sheet for Candidates 3) Key in desired details on login page that opens (Registration number, Date of birth and captcha code) 4) Click on view result 5) Result will be displayed on the screen 6) Download result…

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