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Assam to appoint 877 teachers in colleges, schools in August

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Assam government on Monday said it will appoint 877 teachers in schools and colleges across the state within next one week. “We are going to appoint the teachers by August 7. Out of them, 105 teachers of five new colleges will receive appointment letters from the Chief Minister on August… Read more »

Assam to appoint 877 teachers in colleges, schools in August

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Assam government on Monday said it will appoint 877 teachers in schools and colleges across the state within next one week. “We are going to appoint the teachers by August 7. Out of them, 105 teachers of five new colleges will receive appointment letters from the Chief Minister on August… Read more »

Schools in Kashmir Valley reopen after summer break

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Srinagar Schools in Kashmir valley reopened after summer break on Monday. The government had announced an early summer break to avoid trouble during the week-long protests following the first death anniversary of slain militant leader Burhan Wani on July 8. The summer vacations for schools and colleges started from July 6…. Read more »

Centre depriving Chandigarh schools of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan funds

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With the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) releasing just half of the budget allocated under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), child-centred activities in UT government schools have been suffering. Implementation of self-defence training, remedial teaching and other components that are given the go-ahead by the Project Approval Board… Read more »

Protest against merger of govt schools

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Parents and students of a government schools in old Delhi, that is likely to be merged with another by the government, voiced their opinion against the proposed merger on Thursday. The Government Girls Senior Secondary School (GGSSS), Panama Building, is proposed to be merged with the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya (SKV)… Read more »

One School's Quest for Personalized Public Education

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SAN DIEGO—To understand just how far Vista High School will go to keep kids interested in school, consider the case of 17-year-old Hernan Hernandez and his skateboard. Hernan, an avid skateboarder, was bored in gym class. So were his classmates. So, late this spring, Hernan approached Principal Anthony Barela with a potential… Read more »

The Schools Transforming Immigrant Education

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Katherine Zelaya sits in the front of her math class, leading her table of classmates in a word problem that’s asking them to determine the median and mean for a set of numbers. “¿Por qué?” she chimes in, asking Maria Alejandra to tell her why she came to a certain… Read more »

Why Uttarakhand must not use English for teaching in govt schools

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For a child, the school acts like a bridge connecting the home and the world. In this transitional crossing of environments, research and study have consistently highlighted the key role played by the mother tongue. That, when instructed in the mother tongue or home language, children perform better in subject-based… Read more »