New Pew Study Shows Differences in Levels of Education Across Religious Groups
Dec 14, 2016 A recent Pew study on the state of education among different religious groups around the world showed that Jews were more educated than other groups, followed by Christians.
Boko Haram Offers To Release Chibok Schoolgirls In Exchange For Militant Leaders
Jul 10, 2015 Boko Haram, an Islamic Jihadist terrorist group has offered to release hundreds of kidnapped girls in exchange for militant leaders detained by the Nigerian military. The group kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from Chibok, Nigeria in 2014. Femi Adesina, advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari that the government is open to negotiations on Saturday, July 4.
North Carolina Teacher and Vice Principal Resign Over LGBT Topics Raised in Elementary School Classroom
Jun 25, 2015 Third grade teacher Omar Currie and vice principal Meg Goodhand resigned from Efland elementary school in Efland, North Carolina due to LGBT topics shared during class time. Parents filed complaints to the school after Currie read a gay-themed children’s book entitled King & King to his class. Goodhand lent Currie the book. Currie’s resignation was finalized as of June 15. Goodhand will officially quit on June 30.
Walking Classrooms in Universities Boost Academic Performance
Jan 28, 2015 A study conducted by teachers from a Swedish university revealed that classroom sessions where students walk around are more effective in boosting their academic performance. According to the researchers, the findings of the study highlight the importance of physical activity inside classroom settin
White House Aims To Boost College Graduation Rate
Dec 05, 2014 Various leaders of the U.S.’s education sector met at the White House on Dec. 4 to discuss solutions to increase people’s chances of attending and graduating from college. The summit, which was named as the College Opportunity Day of Action, was organized in response to the need for American students to receive higher forms of education.