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‘Adulting’ Program Launched At East Carolina University: Students Seeking Crisis Counselling Taught How To Act Like An Adult

A university has begun offering courses on how to take on adult life and its challenges. The course, meant to prepare students to accept failure as part of adult life, was introduced after realizing an alarming number of students were signing up for crisis counseling. East Carolina University (ECU) has begun offering “Adulting” classes to help students deal with the ...

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De Blasio talks peace with Arab, Jewish students

Tsafrir Abayov/AP Mayor de Blasio talks to children from a mixed Israeli-Palestinian school in Beit Shemesh, Israel. Tsafrir Abayov/AP “This is an example of the way forward,” de Blasio said after meeting kids and parents from the Hand in Hand school. BAZ RATNER/REUTERS De Blasio poses for a photo with Arab and Jewish children on Saturday from the Hand in ...

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Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies want to get 100 million students coding in one year

Google, Microsoft, and other major names in tech are joining together with the nonprofit Code.org in a major fundraising drive that hopes to introduce 100 million students to coding. Code.org wants to bring its computer science courses into tens of thousands of new classrooms over the next year, and it says that it’ll need $ 5 million in order to ...

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Chinese measure aims at easing pressure on students

Yichen WangBEIJING, March 28 (UPI Next) — Many in China think academic pressure on children is out of hand but it is not clear a measure to deemphasize cramming will work. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Education Reform May Leave High-Performing Students Behind

Some say a focus on closing achievement gaps among low-performing students has left higher achievers behind. While national reading and math tests released Thursday show students have been making slow but steady gains, some education reformers say efforts to close achievement gaps have missed an entire group of students: those who perform at an advanced level. That’s because in recent ...

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