How to keep bears out of schools, explained for Trump’s ed secretary

How to keep bears out of schools, explained for Trump’s ed secretary

If you weren’t watching the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee’s confirmation hearing for secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos — and the Trump administration-in-waiting sure hopes you weren’t — you missed one of the more disastrous confirmation hearings in recent memory. [New Republic / Graham Vyse] DeVos flubbed questions that were not supposed to be gotcha questions. Asked where she stood on a basic question in education policy — whether students should be tested for proficiency (hitting benchmarks) or for growth (improvement over time) — she … revealed…

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Burdwan University to start B Ed course in Distance Education

Burdwan University to start B Ed course in Distance Education

Burdwan University has started B.Ed course by means of distance education from the coming academic session. Vice-Chancellor Dr Smirti Kumar Sarkar said that students having 50 percent marks from any of the recognised universities are eligible to pursue the course. “The course will start from July and this is the first time in West Bengal such a course is being launched,” he said. The university has got the permission from National Council of Education and admission process will begin from next month. Students will be able to pursue courses in…

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