Education

Report: Colorado must continue to address gap in education attainment between white, Latino residents

Among the states with the largest Latino populations, Colorado has the largest disparity between white and Latino residents attaining post-secondary education, according to a new report. Colorado is one of nine states with at least one million Latino residents, but it has the highest attainment gap of those states: Sixty-four percent of white residents have […]

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Intel Says Committed to Increase Accessibility of AI Tools in India

Chipmaker Intel on Wednesday said it was committed to accelerate the accessibility of Artificial Intelligence tools across industries, and drive the next wave of computing by strategically investing in developer education. To develop AI-ready talent in the country, the company said it had trained more than 99,000 developers, students and professors since April 2017. “We have been […]

Education

Education should include making friends

When children are younger or have special needs and are placed in social settings that are too difficult for them, they can feel left out or isolated, which often results in inappropriate, attention-seeking behavior. My daughter-in-love Leigh is principal of Green Oaks School in Arlington, Texas, a private school for children with Down syndrome. She […]

Education

Vt. Education Has Point Man

Montpelier — Gov. Phil Scott has named Dan French, a veteran Vermont school superintendent, to be the state’s next education secretary. Scott has made cost-containment his hallmark education priority, and during a press conference on Thursday announcing French’s appointment, he reiterated the need to create an education system that’s “sustainable and affordable for taxpayers.” French, he […]