Education Secretary: Colleges Need Grades Too

Education helps improve economy: Unesco

It is time to stop subsidizing schools that are not producing good results. The rating system, the Administration hopes, will help students and parents figure out which colleges offer the best chanceof graduating and the best value. (MORE: TIME Summit on Higher Education ) The presidents Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, discussed the plan with leaders in government and higher education at a TIME magazine summiton Friday. The Administrations objective is to make college more accessible and affordable for students from different backgrounds.Duncan hopesto address concerns that Americas college graduation rates have not kept pace with the rest of the world. A generation ago, we led the world in college graduation rates, he said, now we are 12. To succeed in America, it has become increasingly important to get a college degree. In an earlier panel, according to Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, only 40% of jobs in America can be done with just ahigh schooldegree, and two thirds of those jobs pay an annual salary of $25,000 or less. Duncan said the jobs that once gave high school graduates a living wage are not coming back. (MORE: Workers vs. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Strangulation Of Education Means Fed Choking ASUU

aInvesting in education, especially for girls, alleviates extreme poverty through securing substantial benefits for health and productivity, as well as democratic participation and womenas empowerment,a said another blurb. aTo unlock educationas transformative power, however, new development goals must go further to ensure that all children benefit equally not only from primary education but also from good quality secondary schooling.a The Unesco team led by Pauline Rose says that education also helps girls and young women to resist oppressive social limits on what they can or cannot do. The analysis shows that education equality improves job opportunities and serves to enhance economic growth. If all children, regardless of their backgrounds and circumstances, had equal access to education, productivity gains would boost economic growth. Over a period of 40 years, per capita income would be 23pc higher in a country with equality as compared to one with unequal educational opportunities. According to the analysis, people with higher education are likely to use energy and water more efficiently and to recycle household waste. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

There are also three recognized government regulatory agencies for them called Nigerian Universities Commission for 124 universities; National Commission for Colleges of Education for 50 colleges of education and National Board for Technical Education for 97 polytechnics and 26 monotechnics in Nigeria. The ASUU-Federal Government Agreementof 2009 includes: 1.Funding Requirements for Revitalizing the Nigerian Universities. 2. Federal Governments Assistance to State Universities. 3. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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