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DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father’s Appointment To Board of Education

DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father’s Appointment To Board of Education

This week’s Florida Board of Education meeting might be the first and last for Andrew Pollack, the father of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim. On Friday, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis rejected his predecessor’s decision to appoint Pollack to the board that oversees schools and community colleges statewide. He also rescinded dozens of [...]

January 19, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on DeSantis Rejects Parkland Father’s Appointment To Board of Education

PARENTING: Planning education with the end result in mind

PARENTING: Planning education with the end result in mind

What is the goal of schooling? We send our kids to school for at least 13 years, from kindergarten through 12th grade – but how often do we stop and ask ourselves about the goal of all this schooling? Some might say that learning is the goal but learning is just part of the process [...]

January 14, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on PARENTING: Planning education with the end result in mind

Govt reforms bringing desired results, note ban served purpose, says Venkaiah Naidu

Govt reforms bringing desired results, note ban served purpose, says Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the reforms like GST, the law on black money and insolvency code started by the Modi government are bringing desired results and asserted that India has got a bright future. Naidu further said that as more and more people are coming into the banking fold, the tax rate [...]

January 12, 2019 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Govt reforms bringing desired results, note ban served purpose, says Venkaiah Naidu

This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

Mutual funds’ asset base rose to a little over Rs 24 lakh crore by November-end, an increase of 8 percent from a month ago led by strong inflow in liquid schemes. According to data on Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), the asset under management (AUM) of 42-player mutual fund industry jumped from Rs [...]

December 8, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on This week in MFs: AUM up 8% in Nov-end but equity inflows dwindled

United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

Nicolo Filippo | Bloomberg | Getty Images An airplane sits at the Avianca Holdings SA Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Aeronautical Center in Rionegro, Colombia on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Avianca Holdings SA reported a net income of $36.1 million USD in the third quarter despite a pilot strike that lasted for almost two months. [...]

December 2, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on United inks deal with Avianca, Copa to expand footprint in Latin America

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

‘New Fox’ leading contender to buy regional sports networks it sold to Disney   4:11 PM ET Fri, 26 Oct 2018 | 02:50 The front-runner to buy 22 regional sports TV networks from Disney is the same company that sold them in the first place. “New Fox,” the company that will remain after Rupert Murdoch sells [...]

October 28, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rupert Murdoch could pull off amazing coup: Buying Fox regional sports networks back from Disney at a discount of billions

Your Ultimate Guide to Securing a Seat in JEE

Your Ultimate Guide to Securing a Seat in JEE

Securing a top rank in JEE is no less than a dream come true; after all, it is one of the most sought-after competitive exams in India. Every year lacs of students apply for JEE with big aspirations. However, only a few thousand are able to secure a seat in their dream college. Over the [...]

October 15, 2018 admin Education Comments Off on Your Ultimate Guide to Securing a Seat in JEE

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved mobile fertility app Natural Cycles as a method of contraception. While Natural Cycles was certified in Europe last year, this is the first time the U.S. has allowed a mobile app to advertise itself as a medical device that prevents pregnancy. In doing so, the FDA created a new category [...]

October 14, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

In 2009, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched an ambitious project to improve teacher effectiveness among certain primary and secondary schools in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania. The goal was to reform teacher evaluations. More effective teachers, the foundation predicted, would improve student achievement, raise graduation rates, and help low-income and minority students get into college. [...]

October 9, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on A $1 billion Gates Foundation-backed education initiative failed to help students – here’s how the foundation’s next $450 million project will look

Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

The major objective of psychological tests is to distinguish and highlight the features of a good test.The most commonly used procedure is to construct a psychological or psychometric test. The use of the psychological tests in industrial organizations, with special reference to the selection ofpersonnel and also the typical problems associated with employees and employers [...]

August 11, 2018 admin Education Comments Off on Psychological Testing In Personnel Selection

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

NEW YORK — Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well. The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start when men are young boys. “I think expanding the conversation to men and expanding the conversation to young boys, it’s so important,” she said in an [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Serena Williams: Young boys need domestic abuse education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

The Rabbittown Learners’ Program held its adult basic education graduation Tuesday in St. John’s. Graduates shown here are Moaweya Almahad, Ferdinand Butobuto, Abdul Wahab Bwege, Kadir Gada, Nicholas Halfyard, Fatuma Hassan, Goran Ibrahim, Roger Martin, Mususa Mulumba and Claudine Wilcox. – Sam McNeish Create. Laugh. Play. Love. Learn. Words to live by. Students in the [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education