Education

U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. state spending topped $2 trillion for the first time in fiscal 2018, with Medicaid expenditures rising the most along with [more…]

How to make the most of your college tax breaks

How to make the most of your college tax breaks

Published 14/11/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - All that tuition you pay has one silver lining: tax breaks. If you want to make sure to be able to claim [more…]

JPMorgan spreads its urban development money to Paris

JPMorgan spreads its urban development money to Paris

Published 05/11/2018

NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said on Sunday that it has selected impoverished areas around [more…]

WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

WHO says air pollution kills 600,000 children every year

Published 30/10/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Air pollution kills an estimated 600,000 children every year and causing symptoms ranging from loss of intelligence to obesity and ear infections [more…]

Mongolia scares schools off Halloween

Mongolia scares schools off Halloween

Published 30/10/2018

ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - Mongolia has banned the celebration of Halloween in schools this year, reflecting growing fears that the landlocked country’s rapid economic transformation is [more…]

Better schools may reduce teens’ risk of marijuana abuse

Better schools may reduce teens’ risk of marijuana abuse

Published 29/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - Kids from low income neighborhoods who won a lottery and got into high-performing Los Angeles County high schools were less likely to [more…]

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Special Report: Why Poland fell out of step with Europe

Published 18/10/2018

WARSAW - Last winter, Monika Pawlik spent her days crawling through mud and digging trenches in frozen ground, training for Poland’s home guard. Her daughter, [more…]

Middle class parents paying least for college: study

Middle class parents paying least for college: study

Published 18/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As U.S. high school seniors pare down their college wish lists and parents sweat over the bills, a new study by [more…]

Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a time

Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a time

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Two-year-old Emily is already on her way to a lifetime love of Opera. She particularly likes the hopping. Welcome to London’s Royal [more…]

YOUR MONEY – Comic heroes teach kids about finance

YOUR MONEY – Comic heroes teach kids about finance

Published 16/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As any parent knows, getting children to focus can be challenging - even more so when it involves topics like monetary [more…]