Three Higher Education Proposals to Watch from the White House

Over the last three weeks, Washington has seen a flurry of activity around federal higher education policy. Updates to the Negotiated Rulemaking schedule will extend the negotiations on higher education accreditation and innovation into early April. The House Committee on Education & Labor held their first hearing on college costs, with four more hearings […]

Budget 2019: Rs 93,847.64 allocated for education sector

The government has provided additional equity of Rs 2,100 crore to HEFA to enable it to mobilise the required funds for building high-quality infrastructure in higher education institutes. Rs 93,847.64 allocated for education sector  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: The Centre Friday earmarked Rs 93,847.64 crore for the education sector […]

‘The worst is yet to come’: Experts say a global bear market is just getting started

Strategist: The ‘worst is yet to come’ for the markets   10:25 PM ET Sun, 23 Dec 2018 | 03:12 Volatility on Wall Street has led shares across the globe on a wild ride in recent months, resulting in a number of stock markets dipping into bear territory. That’s set to […]

‘Ensure Classes Are Held Regularly’, Partha Chatterjee Tells Teachers’ Body

West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee (file) Kolkata: West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Sunday asked the members of Trinamool Congress-controlled primary teachers’ association to ensure regular classes in schools. “I have urged the members of our association to see to it that teachers regularly take classes and students also […]

Board exams evaluation errors: CBSE orders action against 130 teachers

Facing flak over evaluation errors in answer scripts of class 10 and 12 board exams, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has initiated action against 130 teachers in the country. Similar action is likely to be ordered by more regional offices against schools, teachers or coordinators where evaluation errors […]

TBSE Class 10 result: Pass percentage dips to 59.59 from 67.3 last year; Akashdeep De is topper

The pass percentage in the madhyamik or Class 10 board examination was recorded at 59.59, a sharp decline from 67.3 in the previous year, results declared by the Tripura Board of Secondary Education (TBSE) on Tuesday showed. The pass percentage also dipped in Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) […]

Education linked to higher risk of short-sightedness

The researchers say their study provides “strong evidence” that more time spent in education is a risk factor for myopia, and that the findings “have important implications for educational practices.” Myopia, or short-sightedness, is a leading cause of visual impairment worldwide. Currently, 30-50% of adults in the United States and […]

ANNOUNCED! Rajasthan Class 5 board result declared, here’s how to check

The Rajasthan Education Board announced class 5 results for Bikaner, Bharatpur and Alwar districts on May 5 and 6. The Districts Institute of Education & Training (DIET) results can be accessed directly here Here’s how to check: * Log on to Indiaresults.com * Click on Rajasthan on the homepage * You will […]

Delhi Government To Introduce ‘Happiness Curriculum’ In Its Schools

The entire curriculum will be purely activity-based and no formal examinations NEW DELHI:  Students in Delhi government-run schools will now get lessons on being ‘happy’ with the AAP dispensation planning to introduce a “happiness curriculum” for nursery to class 8 from upcoming academic session. Addressing a gathering at the Excellence in […]