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Education for People and Planet: Creating Sustainable Futures for All: Global Education Monitoring Report 2016

Categories: Education,United Nations

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0024/002457/245752e.pdf

Describes progress made and challenges remaining in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 relating to education by 2030.  From the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

 

HHS Announces New Standards to Further Strengthen the Quality of Head Start Programs

Categories: Children,Education,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Laws/Regulations

http://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2016/09/01/hhs-announces-new-standards-further-strengthen-quality-head-start-programs.html

Press release about the major changes included in the new regulations for the Head Start Program.  Highlights of the new standards include raising teacher requirements, increasing the amount of time children spend in classes, affirming the role of parents as leaders, and strengthening comprehensive services.  From the Children and Families Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services

(children     education     headlines     income/poverty     laws/regulations)

Mobile Digest of Education Statistics, 2014

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016011.pdf

A compact compilation of statistical information about education designed as a mobile reference. From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Supplemental Tables to Trends in Public and Private School Principal Demographics and Qualifications: 1987-88 to 2011-12

Categories: Education,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2016115

A series of tables with detailed information on the characteristics and training of school principals.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

FTC Charges Academic Journal Publisher OMICS Group Deceived Researchers

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Consumer Info/Protection,Education,Laws/Regulations

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2016/08/ftc-charges-academic-journal-publisher-omics-group-deceived

Agency press release explaining the complaint against a publisher alleged to be using deceptive practices in the publication of academic journals.  From the Federal Trade Commission

 

 

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Education,Education-Higher,Hispanics,Native Americans,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016007.pdf

Presents a selection of indicators that examine differences in educational participation and attainment of students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and two or more races.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Constitutional Right to an Education in Selected Countries

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/constitutional-right-to-an-education/constitutional-right-to-education.pdf

Describes the law of twenty countries on the right to education, and whether the right appears in the national constitution or in statutory law.  From the Law Library of Congress

(Argentina     Brazil     China     education     Egypt     France     Germany     Great Britain     Greece     India     Israel     Italy     Japan     laws/regulations     Mexico     Russia     South Africa     Turkey)

Reports of Bullying and Other Unfavorable Conditions at School

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Children,Education,Guns,Statistics,Youth

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2016/2016169.pdf

Results of a national survey which is used to track trends in bullying and other unfavorable conditions in or related to school.  Covers such conditions as presence of gangs, guns in school, availability of drugs and alcohol, and hate-related graffiti.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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