School


MBA Student Catches Stanford Business School Cheating

Half the students at Stanford University’s $70,000-a-year business school receive fellowship grants. For years, the school has said the money goes to those who might otherwise be unable to attend,…

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High-School Teachers to Strike Sunday

High-school students and their teachers will get an extra day off on Sunday, since the Teachers Union announced Friday that it would conduct a one-day warning strike on Sunday. The…

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School Websites Hacked to Show Pro-IS Message

Hackers temporarily redirected people looking for hundreds of local school webpages across the U.S. to a video in support of the Islamic State group. The FBI is trying to determine…

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UNRWA Discovers Tunnel Under Gaza School

The U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Gaza revealed on Sunday that it recently found a tunnel underneath a school building that…

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NY State’s New Free Tuition Program Covers 22K Students

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s first-in-the-nation tuition-free college program will pay the bill for about 22,000 students this year. The governor’s office says an additional 23,000 students…

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Newark Regaining Control of Its Schools

Newark, the largest city in New Jersey, is regaining control of its public schools after 22 years of state oversight. The New Jersey Board of Education voted Wednesday to return…

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Vital Tax Breaks for U.K. Jewish Schools

British parents and schools are delighted by the decision of the tax authorities — Her Majesty’s Revenue and Custom (HMRC) — to allow gift aid to be claimed on voluntary…

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NYC to Offer Free Lunch to All Public School Students

New York City public schools will offer free lunch to every student when the new school year starts. Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina announced the new lunch policy Wednesday. About three-quarters…

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Smooth Start to New School Year

Although a Friday, 1 September saw Israeli students go back to school – with the school year starting smoothly for the first time in some years. A total of 2,272,000…

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State Funding Reinstated for Yeshivah Busing in Chicago

After two years of choosing between paying high costs for private transportation or carpooling, parents and students in Chicago’s many Jewish schools will once again benefit from state-sponsored busing. Amid…

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