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Philippines: Multisectoral school strike vs. Aquino’s budget cuts

By Wed, Dec 01, 2010 11:54AM UTC

Today, state colleges and universities (SCUs) in the Philippines erupt anew in a nationwide strike, an expression of protest directed at President Aquino and Congress over the big cuts in state funding for these tertiary educational institutions. Throughout the day, at least 87 SCUs are holding various forms of protests,

Dozens of kids injured in China school stampede

By Tue, Nov 30, 2010 12:48PM UTC

A mad rush to the playground turned into a stampede that left dozens of elementary schoolchildren hurt and one in critical condition in western China, state media and officials said. Students at the No. 5 Elementary School in Aksu city were rushing downstairs for after-class exercises Monday when some students

SKorea: Hot competition for elementary school jobs

By Tue, Nov 30, 2010 12:16PM UTC

Original article in Korean here. You know, 2.5:1 isn’t really all that bad, considering the 5:1 overall ratio for jobs in the US right now. Still, it’s probably time for universities to cut back on admissions into education programs. This year the number of applicants for positions as elementary school

DigiPen: Providing a bite of reality

By Tue, Nov 30, 2010 6:26AM UTC

  “The first day at DigiPen is the first day at work”    When choosing a college, students always want to know how their college of choice will set them apart from their peers. According to employers, like Microsoft, Nintendo, and Valve, DigiPen Institute of Technology’s graduates are ready on

Dozens of kids injured in China school stampede

By Mon, Nov 29, 2010 6:19PM UTC

A mad rush to the playground turned into a stampede that left dozens of elementary school children injured in western China on Monday, state media and officials said. Students at the No. 5 Elementary School in Aksu city were rushing downstairs for after-class exercises around noon when some students fell,

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