Helping you to keep up with the latest news from the education industry

edition 17 | 08-07-16

In the UK

UK government pledges £100m to help world's poorest girls make the grade

Funds to be channelled towards improving opportunities for marginalised girls as UK backs global push for universal primary and secondary education by 2030.

Councils 'fail to track' missing pupils

Bradford, Birmingham and Luton councils are doing too little to trace pupils who go missing from mainstream schools, says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw.

Five questions everybody is asking about the NUT strike

How many teachers went on strike? And what were they striking about? TES answers these questions and more.

Pupil absence fines highest on record as they rise by more than 50 per cent in a year

More than 20,000 prosecutions have been made for failure to pay school attendance fines.

Teachers' salaries 'will need to rise in future'

A pay rise "significantly higher than 1%" will be required in future to ensure an "adequate supply of good teachers" in England and Wales, the School Teachers' Review Body warns.

In the US

U.S. news high school rankings

The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia.

U.S. Education Department Settles Sexual Assault Case with Minot State University, N.D.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced yesterday that it has entered into a resolution agreement with Minot State University, North Dakota, after finding the university in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

10 universities that attract the most International students

A study from the Institute of International Education finds that the number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities increased by 10 percent during the 2014-2015 school year.

Fact sheet: Education Department releases proposed regulations to encourage better and fairer tests, reduce burden of testing

Secretary John B. King, Jr. talks with teachers about restoring the balance on testing in America’s classrooms.

Early education is a disaster in U.S., study finds

Policies in all 50 states fall short of addressing the issues.

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