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Fresh row at Osmania University after ban on political, public meetings on campus

On 26 April, Osmania University completed 100 years. Photo: Yunus Y. Lasania Hyderabad: A fresh row has erupted in Osmania University (OU) after the administration on Wednesday evening banned political and public meetings on the campus. “The primary objective of the university is purely academic and research oriented. It is, therefore, informed to all the concerned including the teachers, students ... Read More »

Seceding From Public Education

A letter to the editor I wrote recently on the virtues of school choice prompted some surprising feedback. My simple question—“When parents choose to patronize a school that better serves their child, why should we keep funneling billions of dollars to prop up a failing system that is serving no one well?”—elicited a lot more responses than I initially expected ... Read More »

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits private, public schools

MIAMI-DADE, Fla. – U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a longtime advocate of charter schools, was visiting both private and public educational institutions during a busy two-day schedule in Miami-Dade. DeVos traveled in a sports utility vehicle under the guard of Secret Service special agents. She started her Thursday morning at the Christian Academy for Reaching Excellence Elementary School in Miami’s ... Read More »

Reaching the Cloud: Dedicated Ethernet vs Public Internet Connections

Cloud computing or “the cloud” is one of today’s hottest computing concepts. It’s increasingly how small and midsize businesses take advantage of automation and improve operations and effectiveness. The Cloud makes it easier for the distributed workforce, with remote employees, to operate as a team and share information. The Cloud provides a central place for proprietary databases and applications. It ... Read More »

Sisodia’s right: Improve public school education to genuinely empower marginalised sections

One can be forgiven for wondering if the idea behind Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tokenist odd-even scheme is to inconvenience the public so much that they give up asking questions about the city’s bad air, the worst in the world. But his deputy, Manish Sisodia, is on to an idea that deserves airing by politicians nationwide. Of course airing ... Read More »