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Himachal government launches initiative to identify learning gaps in grades 9th-12th students

Financial Express 01 Dec 2023
In the initial 15 days of the upcoming academic session, officials announced plans to identify learning gaps among students in grades 9th to 12th ... The letter further emphasises regular communication of each child’s progress to parents, incorporating the child’s achievements in different subjects into a comprehensive student portfolio.

Keene's Malloy tabbed head women's lacrosse coach at Salve Regina

The Keene Sentinel 01 Dec 2023
“Meghan played a role in every facet of the Wheaton program, from identifying prospective student-athletes to helping devise tactical progressions for each season,” said Wheaton head women’s lacrosse coach Emily Kiablick ... Meghan’s experience and leadership will have a tremendous impact on the student-athlete experience at Salve Regina.”.

STEM programme for disadvantaged communities expanded

RTE 01 Dec 2023
An initiative to increase access to careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) for post-primary students in socially disadvantaged communities is to be expanded ... It is designed to provide a pathway for students to progress to third level education and achieve a STEM qualification.

‘Truly heartbreaking’: College of St. Rose to close in May

The Record 01 Dec 2023
College President Marcia White sent an emailed letter to students, faculty, staff, and administrators after the news broke Thursday night ... “The closure of Saint Rose is truly heartbreaking for all of us who care deeply about the history and legacy of this institution and the extraordinary students we serve and have served for 103 years.

Teacher Thomas McGrady: ‘I want to pass on the wisdom given to me’

American Press 01 Dec 2023
All of his students know that “progress is more important than perfection” and there is “nothing wrong with being wrong.” ... His students are given a space to learn that is empathetic, engaging and celebrates student growth. One of his core beliefs as an educator is that grades “should be elective of a student’s current level of learning.”.

NIT Srinagar announces winter break ahead of schedule. Here's why

Hindustan Times 01 Dec 2023
Protests erupted at NIT Srinagar on Tuesday due to a student's social media post allegedly causing offense to religious sentiments ... The Registrar of the institute said that the winter vacations have been advanced by a mere 10 days which were earlier scheduled from December 9, ensuring no adverse impact on students' academic progress.

Los Angeles Times: Students lose when colleges trade humanities for STEM

Decatur Daily 01 Dec 2023
University humanities and social sciences departments also have been demonized by the far right as hotbeds of “wokeism,” fuzzy thinking and rampant liberalism, where some conservative students and professors say they’re made to feel unwelcome when they are not taking a progressive stance.

Turning disability into ability: ceramics student, professor find connection

The Daily Nebraskan 01 Dec 2023
With the help of a supportive professor, a ceramics student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has learned to continue working with her disability and allow it to positively shape her art. Sara Alfieri is a second-year ceramics master of fine arts student at UNL.

Oldest HBCU Cheyney University placed on probation by accreditation agency

The Philadelphia Tribune 01 Dec 2023
The university will have to provide a “teach-out” plan to the commission that shows how students can complete their education or transfer to another institution if accreditation is withdrawn ... Since 2019, Cheyney has made significant progress including an increase in student enrollment and establishing a model to retain students.

Learning management system market size to grow by USD 44,978.02 million between 2022 and 2027 ...

Longview News-Journal 01 Dec 2023
... hybrid course designs, and new directions for measuring the degree of progress ... The analytics and reporting features of LMS allow teachers to gain a holistic and detailed view of students' progress in their respective subjects and develop personalized learning paths for them.

American opinion: The demise of liberal arts? Students lose when colleges trade humanities for STEM

Grand Forks Herald 01 Dec 2023
University humanities and social sciences departments also have been demonized by the far right as hotbeds of “wokeism,” fuzzy thinking and rampant liberalism, where some conservative students and professors say they’re made to feel unwelcome when they are not taking a progressive stance.

New Robotic System Assesses Mobility After Stroke

Technology Org 01 Dec 2023
A new robotic tool developed by a team of experts in computer science and biokinesiology could help stroke survivors more accurately track their recovery progress ... Machine learning techniques process the data, generating an “arm nonuse” metric, which could help clinicians accurately assess a patient’s rehabilitation progress.

Groundbreaking for David and Sherry Morgan Health Performance Center a ‘milestone’ for NSU Athletics

Minden Press-Herald 01 Dec 2023
Not only is it a symbol of progress and pride, but it is also an investment in our coaches, staff, student-athletes and future Demons. For NSU to remain competitive, we must continue to recruit the highest-caliber of student-athlete ... process of every student-athlete.

What to know about new guidelines proposed for Oklahoma school accreditation

The Oklahoman 01 Dec 2023
State schools Superintendent Ryan Walters said Thursday the Oklahoma State Department of Education is proposing new guidelines for the accreditation process that would penalize school districts if more than half of their students perform below grade-level expectations in English Language Arts or math on state assessments.

Let it Rip: Are students any safer 2 years after the Oxford High School shooting?

The Daily Telegraph Australia 01 Dec 2023
On the two-year mark of the Oxford High School shooting on November 21, 2023, a panel discussed whether students are any safer now, and if enough changes have been implemented. While some progress has been made, there is still much work to be done ....