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Pandemic Widens Learning Gap in Education-Obsessed S. Korea | World News

By HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When South Korea began its delayed school year with remote learning in April, that spelled trouble for low-income students who rely on public education, get easily distracted and cannot afford cram schools or tutors used by many in this education-obsessed country.

Students like Han Shin Bi, who struggled to concentrate.

“Online classes were really inconvenient,” said Han, a high school senior in Seoul. “I ended up with a bad grade (in an exam) because I didn’t really focus on studying while online. It was a blow.”

Like legions of other

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Letter: Education positions – Anchorage Daily News

My name is Jeffery Mayfield. I live in House District 25, where both Calvin Schrage and Mel Gillis are running for a chance to be our representative. As a parent of a child in our local public schools and a substitute teacher for Anchorage School District (before COVID-19), education is one of the most important things I will be voting on in this coming election. I wanted to talk about these candidates’ records on education.

Gillis says that he supports schools, and uses the evidence that his children and grandchildren attend or attended school here in Anchorage to support this,

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“The education of the future implies abandoning traditional approaches,” says UNICEF expert at Ismael Cala Foundation forum | News

MIAMI, October 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — “The education of the future implies abandoning traditional approaches and promoting pedagogies centered on students, as well as ensuring links between schools and communities,” said Vincenzo Placco, specialist in Secondary Education and Learning at the UNICEF Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean during the Ismael Cala Foundation’s 2020 First Forum of on Quality Education and Social Progress of Youth.

The Ismael Cala Foundation creates and promotes emotional leadership and vocational guidance programs for children, adolescents and youth

In the multi-sector event, the panelists shared experiences and reflections on the Sustainable

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Ambow Education Holding News: Why AMBO Stock Is Soaring 117% Today

Ambow Education Holding (NYSEAMERICAN:AMBO) is in the news Monday after announcing an expanded deal with Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Amazon (amzn) LOGO ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING.

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Ambow Education Holding offers training courses online and via in-class lessons. The company already has a deal with Amazon that has it training and certifying students in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

With this expanded deal, Ambow Education Holding notes that it will be offering specific training to meet the needs of employers making use of AWS. That includes adding enterprise recruiting programs.

Ambow Education Holding offers its lessons from its online and offline learning

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