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Schools and banks closed as Hong Kong paralysed by protest – Telegraph.co.uk

Fox News Schools and banks closed as Hong Kong paralysed by protestTelegraph.co.ukSchools were closed, banks were shuttered and bankers and lawyers were forced to take the subway as protesters chanting for democracy continued to occupy the centre of Hong Kong … Continue reading

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Google launches a teaching tool to help schools ditch paper

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U.S. FCC votes to refocus Internet subsidy for schools

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday voted along party lines to begin to transition E-Rate, the largest U.S. educational technology subsidy program, to focus on high-speed Internet and increasingly on Wi-Fi in the next few years. In a 3-2 vote, … Continue reading

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FCC proposal would fund WiFi networks in schools

The FCC's E-rate program has been funding classroom internet access for a while, but it's focused on wired connections; that's a bit short-sighted in an era where many laptops and tablets are WiFi-only. Agency officials are keenly aware of … … Continue reading

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Top Vietnamese Party Officials Push Innovation In Schools – Forbes

Forbes Top Vietnamese Party Officials Push Innovation In SchoolsForbesHANOI – Even as the people in Vietnamese schools with whom I have met complain about the restrictions on their ability to innovate and create more student-centered education, top education officials in … Continue reading

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The pen, phone and iPad: Obama’s tech push in U.S. schools

By Steve Holland ADELPHI, Maryland (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has a pen. And on Tuesday, he wielded an iPad to help make a point about how he hopes to do more for schools without more funding from Congress. Obama … Continue reading

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Int’l schools make light of educating Vietnamese culture – VietNamNet Bridge

VietNamNet Bridge Int'l schools make light of educating Vietnamese cultureVietNamNet BridgeThey are the Vietnamese schools which teach Vietnamese students. The schools, after getting the permission from the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) to run foreign curricula at the same … Continue reading

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Vietnamese companies pay schools to sell smart boards – Tuoitrenews

Vietnamese companies pay schools to sell smart boardsTuoitrenewsMany Vietnamese distributors of smart boards are paying their way into schools in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi by offering the buyers commissions of up to 15 percent on each purchase order, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese group defends decision to take legal route in New Orleans schools – NOLA.com

Vietnamese group defends decision to take legal route in New Orleans schoolsNOLA.comWhen the Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association filed a civil rights complaint with the federal departments of education and justice on Friday, New Orleans districts and schools reacted with … Continue reading

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All kids in Los Angeles schools to get free iPad by 2014

The Los Angeles school board signed an agreement with Apple in June worth $ 30 million that will see students in the Los Angeles Unified School District receive a free iPad. According to CiteWorld, the program will launch this fall … Continue reading

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