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Three new govt engineering colleges in Rajasthan in the doldrums

Three government engineering colleges started in haste by the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in three backward districts of Rajasthan earlier this year are shunned by both students and faculties. The three colleges at Dholpur, Karauli and Baran have 300 seats each. But as per the education department figure,...
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Measuring Innovation in Education through New Perspectives

Innovation in education does not just mean more use of latest technology. The true educational innovation can be found in processes, services, programmes and partnerships, says Chris Cobb, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, University of London, in an interview with Elets News Network (ENN). What do you see as the...
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Bank of England picks new markets and banking head

The Bank of England has appointed a new deputy governor of markets and banking, a key post left vacant after its first pick was unexpectedly forced to resign over potential conflicts of interest. The central bank said that Sir David Ramsden, a chief economic adviser to the UK...
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New York’s public schools vastly outspend the nation

The courtroom war over New York’s school funding is far from over. Capping 13 years of litigation in the landmark Campaign for Fiscal Equity case, the state Court of Appeals ruled in November 2006 that Albany’s school aid to New York City was on a constitutionally acceptable track....
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