SSC SI CPO result 2017 for Paper I declared, check it here

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Wednesday declared the result of Paper–I examination 2017 for recruitment of Sub Inspectors in Delhi Police, CAPFs and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF on its official website. The examinations were held from July 1 to July 7, 2017. The commission has released separate list for male and female candidates selected for appearing in Paper 2/PET. Click here to check the list of shortlisted male candidates. Click here to check the list of shortlisted female candidates. Click hereto check the write-up for result. Those who have cleared Paper I will have…

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Title I and Inequality: Methodology

In examining the Title I education funding program, U.S. News combined data points from several different datasets and sources. Poverty and Child Population Estimates We used the Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates for school districts to get an estimate of the number of children and the number of children in poverty in each school district. The data are available from the Census Bureau for 2014. Although the data are used by the government to determine for the purposes of Title I how poor a district is, the numbers are…

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How the Title I Money Is Distributed

The federal government distributes the $14.5 billion program for poor students, known as Title I, to states and school districts based on four separate formulas. Here is how they work: Basic Formula This formula allocates Title I dollars to school districts based on the number of poor students they serve. A district qualifies for the funding if it has at least 10 poor children and 2 percent of its students live in poverty. This means that virtually all school districts, even very wealthy school districts, get at least some Title…

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I won’t stop offering a platform to so-called ‘hate speakers’

David Cameron has named and shamed Kingston University for our choice of guests, but it’s our job to protect freedom of speech ‘Am I being reckless? No. I am being true to my obligations as a university vice-chancellor.’ Photograph: Alamy Kingston University, where I am vice-chancellor, was named and shamedby the prime minister last year for allegedly hosting Islamic “hate speakers” and thus undermining official efforts to prevent the radicalisation of students. A couple of weeks ago, another supposed “hate speaker”, Moazzam Begg, was invited to speak to Kingston students….

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An insider’s guide to Bucharest: manele music and pastry-scented metro stops

From radical feminism to songs about student dorms, no pants subway rides to breweries in fancy hotels. Expect the unexpected, as Andreea Campeanu shows us her Bucharest Two girls taking a selfie in Herastrau Park, Bucharest. Photograph: Andreea Campeanu Cities is supported by: In five words Merdenele pastry* scented underground stations *(pastry filled with cheese or meet) Sound of the city Street musicians are always a pleasant surprise – you can meet them in underpasses, on the metro, on tiny streets or sprawling boulevards. These performers – from lonely singers…

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Crossing Asia on my bike, I met countless others out to see the world on a bicycle

From drinking tea with yak herders to battling through the mountains, exploring the world on a bicycle is an adventure like no other – and the best way of meeting the world on its own terms Cyclist Emily Chappel at a Chinese petrol station. Photograph: Emily Chappell A new grant, launched by well-known adventurer Tom Allen last week, aims to get young people exploring the world – but with a bicycle and a map, rather than a bus pass and a guidebook. And I’m not surprised. If you ask me,…

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Professional Learning in Top Performing Systems, part I

The National Center on Education and the Economy’s (NCEE) Center on International Education Benchmarking has released two reports on professional learning environments in top performing systems: Beyond PD: Teacher Professional Learning in High-Performing Systems and Developing Shanghai’s Teachers. To explore and share the findings of these reports, the NCEE held a conference last week featuring presentations and panel conversations with the leading voices in education from around the world. This conference was also streamed live and can be viewed online. Moderated byMarc Tucker, president and CEO of NCEE, speakers included presentations byBen Jensen (author…

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