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New Chicago school budget relies on state pension

New Chicago school budget relies on state pension

The school system tapped borrowed money to make a $634 million, state-mandated fiscal 2015 payment to the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund by a June 30 deadline. It also announced $200 million in spending cuts last month that include the elimination of 1,400 jobs.
Talks with the retirement fund over giving the district a $500 million break on its fiscal 2016 pension payment ended without a deal.

How to Help More College Students Graduate

How to Help More College Students Graduate

The United States has a dropout crisis. Sixty percent of people go to college these days, but just half of the college students graduate with a bachelor’s degree. Some people earn a shorter, two-year associate’s degree. But more than a quarter of those who start college drop out with no credential.

Designers at Valencia-based start up Closca design have made a meaningful first impression with the debut of Closca Fuga, an urban bicycle helmet that resolves the unfortunate clash between self-protection and self-expression. “Tour de France refugee.”

JEFFREY VEEN
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev visits Jalalabat State University

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev visits Jalalabat State University

http://english.hanban.org/article/2012-03/20/content_425642.htm Kyrgyz President of Kyrgyzstan Praises Confucius Institute’s Chinese Culture Week Picture Exhibition at Jalalabat State University   Bishkek,  (Xinhua, journalist Guan Jianwu)—A series of “Chinese Culture Week” activities was officially launched in the Jalalabad teaching center of Confucius Institute at Bishkek Humanities University, Kyrgyzstan on March 16th. President Almazbek Atambayev was present and spoke […]

Indonesian Ambassador visits Jalalabat State University

Indonesian Ambassador visits Jalalabat State University

http://www.kbri-tashkent.go.id/?p=925 Exploring the Cooperation with Universities in Osh and Jalalabad Indonesian Ambassador for Kyrgyzstan H.E. Mohamad Asruchin met each with the Rector of Osh State University Mr. Kanybek Isakov and the rector of Jalalabad State University Mr Akunjan Abdrasehev to cooperation in education between RI-Kyrgyzstan. Mr. Kanybek Isakov stated that Osh State University has more […]