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Social media apps have changed the way parents, college students keep in touch

Every Sunday evening when she was in college, Vicki Ganniger took a roll of quarters to a pay phone and called home. “We called our parents once a week on Sundays,” said Ganniger, who graduated from Quincy University in Illinois 26 years ago. “That was the rule.” Now, Ganniger keeps in touch with her daughter, Katie, a freshman at Columbia ... Read More »

Education system focuses on boffins, not students

FUNDAMENTAL flaws in the school and university system are failing our children, with one in five unable to get a full-time job when they graduate, a landmark report has found. In a major report five years in the making, Productivity Commission chairman Peter Harris has recommended an overhaul of the health and education system, to improve our quality of life ... Read More »

Higher Education Is Rigged Against Students

As millions of college students across the country pack their bags for the fall semester, many are wondering how they are going to pay for it. Millennials today face tuition and fees three times higher than their parents did in the ‘70s and ‘80s, adjusting for inflation. Skyrocketing costs are forcing students to borrow money at historic levels. Nationwide, Americans owe more ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Starts Receiving Bug-Fixing OxygenOS 4.5.10 Update, Gets 10 Percent Discount for Students

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 4.5.10 update for its OnePlus 5 smartphone. The update brings along improved camera stability and a fix for the display issue on the calling screen. Separately, OnePlus has also announced that the company will be offering a 10 percent discount of the price for students who want to purchase the company’s OnePlus 5 smartphone. As per ... Read More »

The top 5 tech gadgets college students really want

As summer winds down and college students ponder the return to classes, it’s time to consider what to bring to school this fall. No surprise, trendy tech gadgets often tops the list. CNBC has assembled a brief guide to the hottest choices. However, buyer (that’s you, parents) beware: If you snatch up everything on this list, it could set you ... Read More »

Native American Students Sue The U.S. Government Over Dismal Education

MANLEY099 VIA GETTY IMAGES Kindergarten student Taylor P. has only spent a short period of time in school, but already the experience has been traumatic. Taylor, who attends school on her Havasupai Native American reservation in Arizona, is regularly left unsupervised in class, according to a new lawsuit filed today by nine of the school’s students. Once, when her kindergarten teacher was ... Read More »

Maharashtra Students Filed Petition

Reportedly for admission to MBBS courses candidates from across the country will have to appear for the NEET and will have to get a minimum of 50 percentile. Students of Maharashtra state have challenged the decision of the central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to conduct a single entrance examination, they have also challenged the NEET syllabus. ... Read More »

Brexit may benefit Indian students bound for UK

Photo: AFP New Delhi: Amar Kumar, an engineer in Allahabad, does not follow global economics much, but he has been keeping a close watch on developments in the UK for the past four days. Kumar believes that Brexit—the referendum that has taken the UK out of the European Union—and the resultant depreciation of the pound may help his daughter when ... Read More »

NIT Srinagar students need PM Modi To Hoist Tricolour On Campus

Clashes erupted at NIT Srinagar on April 1 between outstation and local college students following India’s defeat within the world Cup T20 semi-very last.NEW DELHI: HIGHLIGHTS Outstation college students send letter with 19 demands to schooling Minister Hoist tricolour, instill feel of protection on campus, call for NIT college students Clashes broke out on campus after India’s defeat in world ... Read More »

Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia Dismisses 3 instructors On students’ proceedings

NEW DELHI: appearing on the proceedings of students of a government college, Delhi educationMinister Manish Sisodia today ordered the dismissal of three instructors and suspension of 3 others. at some point of a surprise go to through Mr Sisodia to Shaheed Hemu Kalani Sarvodya Bal Vidyalaya in Lajpat Nagar, the students of instructions nine and 12 complained to him approximately ... Read More »