Tag Archives: State

Policy | Is the State literate about education in India?

The 100-day action planenunciated by the MHRD in the realm of education after the results of the general elections is a welcome sign. However, with the release of the Draft National Education Policy 2019, the State seems to have shot itself in the foot as regards the three-language formula wherein learning of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking regions (read the southern states) ... Read More »

Michigan begins search for 2018 State Christmas Tree

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – On Tuesday, Michigan’s Department of Technology, Management and Budget officially began the search for the tree that will adorn the Capitol for the 2018 holiday season. “We rely on the general public’s help to find a great tree,” explained DTMB Director Dave DeVries. “When traveling around the state this summer, our hope is that Michiganders will keep ... Read More »

State sets up international education board

Syllabus will initially be used in 100 government schools The State government has set up the Maharashtra International Education Board to oversee its foray into international schools. “The idea is to upgrade existing government schools and provide the best quality education on par with the International Baccalaureate (IB) syllabus. Currently, we have chosen 100 government schools where this syllabus will ... Read More »

Greitens’ picks for State Board of Education accelerate commissioner search process

LLUSTRATION BY RICI HOFFARTH | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO With the task of going through a state Senate confirmation process approaching, Gov. Eric Greitens’ picks to the Missouri State Board of Education successfully sped up the process of finding an education commissioner over the objections of the board’s president. The governor’s five nominees outflanked three other board members during a ... Read More »

State of Education

High quality education has become the norm for local public school systems. But, what exactly comprises those educational systems? And what trends are occurring at each level of local education? Those were questions answered recently at the Midland Country Club as the Midland Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its quarterly Issues and Answers forum. The event brought together five local ... Read More »

Every state to have 5 boarding schools for Dalit girls: Centre

Very soon, every state in the country would have five residential schools for Dalit girls, but on the condition that states take over their funding and functioning after three years. The government will open boarding schools dedicated to Dalit girls in educationally backward blocks. The schools will provide education from Class 6 to Class 12. As per a TOI report, the targeted ... Read More »

Heavy school bags in Maharashtra CBSE, ICSE schools: State to seek centre’s intervention

School students in Maharashtra may be granted relief as the Union Human Resourse Development minister Prakash Javadekar has planned to approach the state government to discuss the issue of heavy schoolbags carried by students studying in schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). School Education Minister Vinod ... Read More »

Baraga State Park holds Christmas in July

BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) – Baraga State Park is celebrating Christmas a little early. Their annual Christmas in July event is underway. This year marks the 12th anniversary of the park’s unique celebration. Events included crafts, games, a parade, and singing Christmas carols. Santa claus will even be on hand Saturday. The main event is the campsite decorating contest. Staff at the ... Read More »

Baraga State Park holds Christmas in July

BARAGA, Mich. (WLUC) – Baraga State Park is celebrating Christmas a little early. Their annual Christmas in July event is underway. This year marks the 12th anniversary of the park’s unique celebration. Events included crafts, games, a parade, and singing Christmas carols. Santa claus will even be on hand Saturday. The main event is the campsite decorating contest. Staff at the ... Read More »

Apple to start making iPhones in India, says state government

Apple is to start making iPhones in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, the state’s government has said. Ministers said Apple would start an initial manufacturing operation in the state, whose capital is the tech hub Bangalore, in April. The tech giant has a 2% share of India’s mobile phone market, well behind South Korean rival Samsung. Apple has yet ... Read More »