All posts tagged "Education"
FBI Carries Out 20 Arrest Warrants for Fraud in Education Department Tutorial Services
SAN JUAN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was carrying out Tuesday morning 20 arrest warrants, of which more than 50 percent were conducted, in relation to fraud in the Puerto Rico Education Department’s tutoring program....
- Posted February 23, 2016
Students Demand UPR President be Ousted
SAN JUAN – University of Puerto Rico (UPR) General Student Council President Guillermo Guasp demanded that the institution’s governing board relieve university President Uroyoán Walker Ramos from his post for not having fulfilled his duties and because the...
- Posted February 20, 2016
Obama Wants $4B to Help Students Learn Computer Science
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a changing economy. “In the new economy, computer science isn’t...
- Posted January 30, 2016
Puerto Rico Invests $8M to Boost Public Education Curriculum
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico has invested $8 million in an online educational program aimed at boosting public school curriculums . Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said Thursday that the program is available 24 hours a day and will be...
- Posted January 14, 2016
Second Semester Begins for Puerto Rico’s Public School System
With an estimated enrollment of 390,000 students and changes that are expected to have an effect at the classroom level, Puerto Rico’s public education system began its second academic semester Thursday. School directors and teachers were expected...
- Posted January 7, 2016
Education Department Makes Progress in Complying with Special Needs Students
SAN JUAN — The Puerto Rico Education Department received the best score in all assessments of compliance with stipulations of the ruling in the Rosa Lydia Vélez special education class-action suit since the agency began to monitor...
- Posted January 6, 2016
Cities Look At Subsidized Housing To Stem Teacher Shortages
SAN FRANCISCO – As the days get shorter, first grade teacher Esmeralda Jiménez watches the dimming afternoon sky outside her classroom window the way her pupils watch the clock at dismissal time. The studio apartment Jiménez rents...
- Posted January 2, 2016
Chilean President: Free Education Will Make Country ‘More Just’
SAN JUAN – Chile’s president, Michelle Bachelet, said free college education and other reforms promoted by her administration will make Chile “a more just and supportive country for everyone.” During her speech at the presidential La Moneda...
- Posted December 28, 2015