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edition 16 | 01-07-16

In the UK

More English schools rated good or outstanding by Ofsted

There has been a slight increase in the proportion of schools and academies in England judged good or outstanding.

University of Law to offer out-of-work graduates half their tuition fees back in cash

Half price discount also on offer for postgraduate courses as university strives for 'student success'.

Funding honoured for EU students in UK

Students from the European Union starting university courses in the UK this autumn will have their student loans funding honoured, University Minister Jo Johnson has said.

Islamic boys' school praised by inspectors

An independent Islamic boys' school in Coppice is celebrating after being rated as "good" across the board by education inspectors.

Isle of Wight Council can fight school holiday ruling

A council has been told it can apply to challenge a High Court decision which ruled in favour of a father who took his daughter on holiday in term time.

In the US

Women losing out on career and technical education

High school training courses help men find good-paying jobs, but limit the labor force options for women, new study shows.

Wyoming schools look for a middle way for transgender students

Rihanna Kelver, 18, at Laramie High School in Laramie, Wyo. Ms. Kelver, who is transgender, recently graduated from the school. She now plans to run for a seat on the school board, making transgender issues a focus of her campaign

5 reasons to invest in American public education now

It will take some time for students to realize that better education and skills will improve their career prospects in the years to come, compared to the low skill or no skill jobs that they are currently engaged in.

Computer science is future-proof

No matter how technology transforms the jobs market, computer science expertise will be crucial.

U.S. education chief on changing charter school discipline: ‘We did not do it fast enough’

U.S. Education Secretary John King told charter school leaders Tuesday that it was time to think about whether their discipline policies are giving students the help they need.

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