VOA News: Education Fri, 23 Oct 2009 15:26:22 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Science Students Do Better When Teachers Go Back To School Fri, 23 Oct 2009 15:26:22 +0200 Fri, 23 Oct 2009 15:26:22 -0400 Fri, 23 Oct 2009 15:26:22 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/science/2009-10-23-voa32.cfm?rss=education High school teachers do research at university during summer break "www.voanews.com/english/Science/2009-10-23-voa32.cfm?RSS=Education" Renewed Violence Against Rural Teachers Amid Zimbabwe Political Crisis - Union Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:02:16 +0200 Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:02:16 -0400 Fri, 23 Oct 2009 17:02:16 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-10-23-voa42.cfm?rss=education The PTUZ said the resurgence of violence against teachers might scuttle the forthcoming examinations which the government went to great lengths to facilitate "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-10-23-voa42.cfm?RSS=Education" School Principal Shows How To Best The Test Mon, 09 Nov 2009 01:38:00 +0200 Mon, 09 Nov 2009 01:38:00 -0400 Mon, 09 Nov 2009 01:38:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa3.cfm?rss=education An American primary school made up largely of children from the Navajo Native-American community finds a winning formula on how to boost academic test scores. "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-28-voa3.cfm?RSS=Education" Aid Agencies Launch Program to Help Zimbabwe Schools Thu, 29 Oct 2009 16:14:01 +0200 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 16:14:01 -0400 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 16:14:01 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa24.cfm?rss=education Program targets 40 schools in Harare, districts of Hwange, Makoni, Mutare and Chpinge "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-29-voa24.cfm?RSS=Education" North Carolina Cherokee Take Steps to Preserve Language Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:25:32 +0200 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:25:32 -0400 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 17:25:32 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-10-30-voa40.cfm?rss=education Immersion classes help children become fluent in language their parents didn't learn "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-10-30-voa40.cfm?RSS=Education" Los Angeles Music School Celebrates 125th Birthday Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:52:10 +0200 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:52:10 -0400 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:52:10 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-11-04-voa32.cfm?rss=education University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music adapted and thrived in a changing music world "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-11-04-voa32.cfm?RSS=Education" Obama Challenges States To Overhaul Schools Wed, 04 Nov 2009 23:13:36 +0200 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 23:13:36 -0400 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 23:13:36 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-04-voa52.cfm?rss=education President says US needs better schools to compete in 21st century global economy "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-04-voa52.cfm?RSS=Education" Berlin Wall Remembrances Vary Fri, 06 Nov 2009 13:31:00 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 13:31:00 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 13:31:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/newsanalysis/2009-11-06-voa12.cfm?rss=education The Berlin Wall - still emblematic of the divide between democratic states and totalitarian ones - fell 20 years ago. Eyewitnesses and journalists on both sides reflect on its meaning for people in societies at different levels of political freedom today "www.voanews.com/english/NewsAnalysis/2009-11-06-voa12.cfm?RSS=Education" Wendy Kopp's Mission: Ensure Educational Opportunity for All Students Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:54:39 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:54:39 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:54:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-11-06-voa32.cfm?rss=education Organization recruits and trains America's brightest to teach in America's most underserved schools "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-11-06-voa32.cfm?RSS=Education" Zimbabwean University Students Arrested at Bindura Science Institution Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:39:31 +0200 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:39:31 -0400 Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:39:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-10-voa48.cfm?rss=education our students at the Bindura University of Science Education were arrested yesterday for allegedly engaging in "conduct that is likely to breach the peace." "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-10-voa48.cfm?RSS=Education"