Can Rich Content Improve Education?

Modern high-stakes testing really kicked into gear with No Child Left Behind, and then got another huge boost with the advent of Common Core. All through that era, teachers pushed back against the fracturing of reading…

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Journalists protest 100 days of internet gag in Kashmir

The journalists were holding their laptops in their hands and carried placards, which read: “100 days, No Internet”. (Photo: Twitter/MirzaWaheed) Agroup of Kashmiri journalists held a peaceful protest at the Press Club in Srinagar on…



Education and a segregated society

Sir, – Margaret Marshall (Letters, November 7th) points out that poll after poll shows that a majority of parents in Northern Ireland would like their children’s schools to transform to integrated status, yet the majority…



Run for Education on November 24

The 21km half-marathon will be a single-loop race from the City Centre to the Kolkata Gate in New Town and back(iStock) The running season will take off from City Centre in Salt Lake on November…