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FILE PHOTO: Ontario Premier Doug Ford is seen after a meeting with Canada’s provincial premiers in Toronto, Ontario, Canada December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio/File PhotoTORONTO (Reuters) – Ontario is taking steps to make its “broken” education system more equitable for Black and indigenous students in Canada’s most populous province, Premier Doug Ford said on Thursday.…

In echo of Mao generation, China’s colleges in e-book-detoxing pressure Leave a Comment on In echo of Mao generation, China’s colleges in e-book-detoxing pressure
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BEIJING (Reuters) – As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed politically incorrect, deepening Chinese President Xi Jinping’s push to instil patriotism and ideological purity in the education system. A translated version of A. A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh”, a book of…

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BEIJING (Reuters) – As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed politically incorrect, deepening Chinese President Xi Jinping’s push to instil patriotism and ideological purity in the education system. A translated version of A. A. Milne’s “Winnie the Pooh”, a book of…

What 1.1 million international students contribute to the U.S. economy Leave a Comment on What 1.1 million international students contribute to the U.S. economy
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(Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Monday that foreign university students will have to leave the country if their classes are all taught online – clouding the future of tens of thousands of enrollees and potentially straining budgets at schools struggling to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A graduating Masters student from…

Explainer: What 1.1 million foreign students contribute to the U.S. economic system Leave a Comment on Explainer: What 1.1 million foreign students contribute to the U.S. economic system
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(Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Monday that foreign university students will have to leave the country if their classes are all taught online – clouding the future of tens of thousands of enrollees and potentially straining budgets at schools struggling to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A graduating Masters student from…

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Chinese early education provider RYB Education has won dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit over claims of sexual abuse and other misconduct by its teachers. In a decision made public Tuesday, Acting Queens Supreme Court Justice Joseph Risi found that the company had adequately warned investors of risks in its 2017 initial public offering documents. To…

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(Reuters) – When the phone rang Tuesday morning, Raul Romero had barely slept. The 21-year-old Venezuelan, on a scholarship at Ohio’s Kenyon College, had spent hours pondering his options after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that international students taking classes fully online for the fall semester would have to transfer to a school…

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(Reuters) – When the phone rang Tuesday morning, Raul Romero had barely slept. The 21-year-old Venezuelan, on a scholarship at Ohio’s Kenyon College, had spent hours pondering his options after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that international students taking classes fully online for the fall semester would have to transfer to a school…

Trump paid proxy to raise college entrance exam for him, niece’s book says Leave a Comment on Trump paid proxy to raise college entrance exam for him, niece’s book says
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U.S. President Donald Trump listens during an event on reopening schools amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 7, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump paid a proxy to take a standardized college entrance exam for him when he was a high…

Lawsuit in opposition to Pearson over recordsdata breach scuttled by danger claims Leave a Comment on Lawsuit in opposition to Pearson over recordsdata breach scuttled by danger claims
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Lawsuit in opposition to Pearson over recordsdata breach scuttled by danger claims

A Minnesota federal judge has granted a bid by subsidiaries of education company Pearson to dismiss a lawsuit brought over a data breach that resulted in the unauthorized access of personal information from 13,000 school and university accounts. Chief U.S. District Judge John Tunheim in Minneapolis on Monday found that a legal guardian, who claimed…