Infographics: fears and hopes of American parents

The main fears and hopes of American parents, as well as their general views on parenting, in most cases vary significantly depending on the level of family income, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. Parents who earn good money are less afraid that ...

In Virginia, because of the job of Arabic calligraphy, schools were closed

In Augusta County, Virginia, all schools were temporarily suspended due to a scandal that erupted over homework on the topic of Arabic calligraphy. A geography teacher at one school asked 9th grade students to reproduce in their notebooks a phrase written in Arabic script, which translated as “No...

Sociologist about how Russian-speakers are changing in America

Sociologist Sam Kliger has been observing, studying and describing the Russian-speaking community in America for three decades. In Soviet times, he worked in Moscow at the Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Sciences, in 1990, after ten years of refusal to leave, he fled to the United States and came ...

What did the Soros Foundation do for science, education and culture of Russia

The Russian Prosecutor General's Office recognized the Open Society and Assistance Foundations, founded by the American financier George Soros, as "undesirable organizations." According to the Russian authorities, the activities of these funds threaten the country's constitutional order. For almost 30 years of work in Russia, Soros has invested about a billion dollars in the development of Russian science, education, culture, ...

Top-10 most expensive cities for students

The British edition has published a ranking of the most expensive cities in the world for international students. The main criteria by which leaders were determined were monthly spending on food, accommodation and training, writes The Independent. According to statistics, the most expensive cities were the American Boston, New York and San Francisco with ...

Israel entered the top 5 countries where it is best to raise children

Israel ranked fourth among 20 countries in the world recognized as the best in terms of childcare and education. Austria is named the best country in the world for raising children. This is evidenced by the results of a survey conducted by the Institute for Sociological Research InterNations. Austria is followed by ...

Ukraine is planning to open an American university

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, together with Nikolai Katerynchuk and Savik Shuster, are creating the private “American University of Ukraine”. An information memorandum on the creation of the American University of Ukraine, prepared by Ernst & Young, is at the disposal of Ukrayinska Pravda. According to the Ernst & Young document, since in Ukraine...

Experts ranked countries for the quality of education

In the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) annual global study on the quality of school education, five Asian countries are at the top of the list, with five African countries at the bottom. The report is based on the results of exams in mathematics and scientific disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics),…

What do Belarusian students abroad teach

It turns out that the majority of Belarusian students sent outside Belarus to study learn foreign languages ​​there. Only a few are trained in advanced technologies. This is evidenced by the data presented in the study “Analysis of the state of internationalization of higher education in the Republic of Belarus”, which was prepared by the Public Bologna Committee on...

Lithuanian women are the most educated in the EU

According to preliminary data from the Department of Statistics, at the beginning of 2015, 1,6 million women lived in Lithuania, which is 229 thousand more than men. Women make up 53,9% of all residents, there are 100 women per 117 men. Women in Lithuania on average live on ...

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