Telephone town hall for education input set for Nov. 15, 21

Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government has rolled out consultations of “unprecedented scope” to gather input on the province’s education system. Parents, students, educators and interested individuals and organizations are encouraged to provide feedback via open submissions, an online survey, or Read More

Florida education news: Charter schools, credentials, constitutional amendments and more

CHARTER SCHOOLS: Marcus May, the founder of charter schools in several Florida counties including Hillsborough and Pinellas, is found guilty of using school billing and kickback arrangements to steal millions of dollars. • The Hillsborough County school district will offer a seminar Read More

Entrance exams needed in schools for teacher education – World Bank expert

MANILA, Philippines – Teacher education institutions (TEIs) should consider administering entrance exams for prospective students as a move towards improving the quality of teachers in the Philippines. World Bank senior education specialist Javier Luque aired this recommendation in a forum Read More