All posts tagged "Education"
Rosselló’s Fiscal Plan Sparks Outcry at Teachers Federation
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Teachers Federation (PRTF) denounced Thursday that the measures included in Gov. Ricardo Rosselló‘s fiscal plan will represent a negative impact on educational services and teachers’ pensions, which is why they are...
- Posted March 2, 2017
PIP Legislators Seek to Audit UPR Debt
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) legislators Denis Márquez and Juan Dalmau aim to establish a Special Commission of the University Community to Audit the Debt of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) The bill...
- Posted February 24, 2017
UPR Crisis by the Numbers
A look at the proposed $300 million cut to the public higher learning institution
- Posted February 20, 2017
Fortaleza warns possible UPR closure
Public Affairs secretary pleaded University Board members not to resign
- Posted February 17, 2017
Rosselló Reacts to Keleher’s Recruitment
SAN JUAN – Gov. Ricardo Rosselló defended on Tuesday morning the hiring of Education Secretary Julia Keleher as the agency’s restructuring adviser and announced her designation as “principal official of Transformation and Innovation of Education of the Government of Puerto...
- Posted February 14, 2017
The new civics course in US schools: How to spot fake news
"The biggest challenge that I have whenever I try to teach kids about questionable content on the web is convincing them that there is such a thing as questionable content on the web"
- Posted February 13, 2017
University Board Discusses Draft with $100M Budget Cut
The UPR must present its fiscal plan to the Fiscal Oversight Board by Feb. 25
- Posted February 5, 2017
[SOURCES] UPR Board discusses budget cuts behind closed doors
Among the possibilities is a $100 million budget cut for next year
- Posted February 4, 2017
Puerto Rico to host international sexology congress
Emphasizes sexual education and gender perspective to tackle sexual aggression
- Posted January 31, 2017
Senate confirms Education Secretary, Rivera Schatz votes against
SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s Senate confirmed Julia Keleher as Education secretary, with one vote against from the body’s president, Thomas Rivera Schatz, who showed concern because the designated secretary didn’t seem to be familiarized with Gov. Ricardo...
- Posted January 26, 2017