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HRD introduces 70-point grading index to assess quality of school education in states

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education offered by states. “We have decided that a state performance grading will be done wherein the states will be marked out of 1,000 scores on 70 parameters,” HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here. This will give the correct picture of ... Read More »

Seattle-area education officials question adequacy, equity of state’s new school-funding plan

Representatives work on the House floor during discussion of a bill to fully fund education in Washington state at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., in late June. (Ted S. Warren/AP) It’s been more than 36 days since the Washington Legislature crammed through a sweeping overhaul of public education. And school districts still don’t have a firm grasp on who wins ... Read More »