Tencent backs Indian education startup BYJU’s at a valuation of $800 million
Tencent, Asia’s highest-valued tech company, has continued to invest in India after it backed online education service BYJU’s. The startup that includes the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Sequoia among its investors. The size of the investment has not been disclosed, but a source close to the deal told TechCrunch that it values BYJU’s around the $800…

Spotlight on Medical Education
Learn about the power of financial aid from the perspective of alumni and current students. Listen to their reflections as they discuss the impact financial aid had ……

New Oriental Education: Why It Has 23% Upside
Brokerage UOB Kay Hian has raised its price target on New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU) by 25% after the China-based education and after-school tutoring group unveiled its fourth quarter earnings. The company reported a 23% year-on-year increase in fourth quarter revenues, while net operating income rose 40% from the same time last year. Full…

Introduction Music is a very powerful subject – It has been used since the Greek times for healing, communication, relaxation and for enjoyment. Even before birth we are aware of our mother’s heartbeat and during infancy are relaxed by the song of a lullaby. Every day everybody hears some form of musical pitch or rhythm…

Ron Leonardi: Historical Society sees value in education
Group puts money into plan to develop an education center next to Erie museum. Shortly after legions of Erie-area school students begin returning to classes in late August and early September, George Deutsch will go to work on launching his outreach plans to Erie County school districts. Deutsch, the Historical Society of Erie County executive director, and Jeff…

San Diego Unified tackles sex education, Muslim anti-bullying, lead in water
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – San Diego Unified School District officials Tuesday are set to discuss a set of critical issues facing the district this year surrounding sexual education, Muslim anti-bullying, and drinking water conditions. District leaders will try to clarify these issues and policies for parents ahead of the 2017-2018 school year. SEXUAL EDUCATION Parents…

Lauderdale County school board considering property purchase
The Lauderdale County school board has an opportunity to purchase 12 acres of property abutting that of the central office campus. Eight acres are owned by Noland England and the other 4 acres are owned by Phil Baggett. It fronts Lauderdale 61 and Beamon Drive, respectively. It is not in the Florence city limits. School…