Month: November 2020

What Joe Biden actually promised about replacing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

Biden was at a candidates event in Houston with National Education Association members in July 2019 when he said: “First thing, as president of United States — not a joke — first thing I will do is make sure that the secretary of education is not Betsy DeVos. It is a teacher. A teacher. Promise.”

That promise has led many K-12 teachers from public schools to expect he would pick an education secretary from their ranks, and many will be disappointed if that doesn’t happen.

Obama’s long-serving education secretary, Arne Duncan, infuriated teachers with school overhauls that used standardized test

Read more

Janison Education Group Limited (ASX:JAN): Are Analysts Optimistic?


3 Monster Growth Stocks That Still Have Room to Run

Investors are in the market to make a profit, and that means finding the stocks with proven growth potential. Yes, it’s a cliché to remind everyone that past performance does not guarantee future results, but when a stock consistently shows strong share appreciation, over an extended period, it’s a positive sign for investors.With more than ten months behind us, the stocks that are now showing a combination of strong gains and a high near- to mid-term potential are going to attract investor interest.Bearing this in mind, we set out

Read more

Commentary: Education’s unprecedented present may forecast future problems

As we approach the end of a year in which the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented upheaval to education, and as schools lurch backward and forward and back again in varying stages of reopening their campuses, parents are understandably worried about the future.

They wonder about the long-term impact of all the disruption, and if their children will suffer lasting harm.

The answer: Yes. No. It depends.

Now that I’ve cleared that up for you, I will amend the above to state categorically that no one can predict with anything approaching precision how the long-range effects on students will manifest. Although

Read more

Should Joe Biden cancel billions in student loan debt?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates.

What’s happening

Democrats from across the party’s ideological spectrum are calling on President-elect Joe Biden to make forgiving student loan debt one of his first priorities in office.

The total outstanding student loan debt held in the U.S. has more than tripled over the past 15 years as the cost of education has skyrocketed. Americans now owe more than $1.7 trillion in student loans, a figure that was considered a crisis by many experts even before the financial collapse caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Biden recently said

Read more

Women Who are Leading the Way

Education is not a privilege, it is a basic fundamental right. Yet, quality education remains as one of the topmost challenges in our country. Children from poverty-stricken families are severely affected by various economic and social challenges. If education as a right remains elusive, it can surely be an impediment to the growth of these children, thereby impacting the prosperity of the country.

Quality Education for Underprivileged Children: Women Who are Leading the Way. Picture Courtesy: YourStory
Quality Education for Underprivileged Children: Women Who are Leading the Way. Picture Courtesy: YourStory

To overcome this challenge, several women entrepreneurs, educators, and philanthropists are making efforts to provide quality education to children from the underprivileged sections

Read more