The Obama Administration Proposes $2 Billion More In College Aid

NPR Ed – Anya Kamenetz “President Obama has increased college aid by over $50 billion since coming into office. And he’s trying to do more. Acting Education Secretary John King announced two new proposals today that would expand the Pell Grant...

HK$2.6b extra for pre-school education

HK Edition- oseph Li in Hong Kong “The recurrent government expenditure for kindergarten education will rise from HK$4.1 billion to HK$6.7 billion, after Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying pledged in the latest Policy Address to offer quality, free kindergarten...

Humanity must steer tech revolution

China Daily Europe- By Klaus Schwab “There has never been a time of greater promise, or greater potential peril, if the best parts of human nature do not guide changes We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we...

Walton Foundation Puts Up $1 Billion To Boost Charters

Associated Press – KELLY P. KISSEL “A foundation run by the heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton said Thursday it will spend $1 billion over the next five years to improve public education by backing new charter schools and helping programs already up and...