Qwerty Education Services says it’s shutting down its websites

Qwerts Education Services has been in the news lately for a number of reasons, but one of the biggest has been a lawsuit brought by the state of Utah against the company for misleading users on its website.The company, which was founded in 2013 by a team of former US Postal Service employees, was acquired …

How to give away your free digital library

Some of the world’s most prestigious universities are now using their vast digital libraries to help students in need.On Saturday, Cambridge University, the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Oxford University and Imperial College London announced a partnership to share the digital libraries of the universities.According to the University’s Digital Libraries Strategy, the partnership aims …

Why is this Texas school doing a test?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, it was widely expected that the Texas Department of Education would begin rolling out new testing, which would help prepare students for the upcoming academic year.But there was a problem: The state doesn’t have the funding to do anything.According to the Texas Education Agency, the state will need to …

How to get your child vaccinated with the best news and info for parents

Parents are increasingly choosing to vaccinate their kids, according to a survey of 1,000 parents.The survey by Merck Sharp & Wesson, a pharmacy chain, found that the number of parents who are vaccinating their children has doubled since last year, from 14 percent to 25 percent.That’s largely because of increased vaccine coverage and the popularity …

An Inconvenient History of the Indian Education Service

By Richard W. Coyle, APThe Indian education system is one of the most ambitious in the world.It’s a system that relies heavily on private funding and that was once hailed as a model for developing a modern education system, but the results of the government’s ambitious push for modernization have been dismal.The government, which has …

Two Israelis to receive death sentence over West Bank arson attack

An Israeli man and a Palestinian woman will be sentenced on Wednesday to death for setting fire to Palestinian houses and other structures in the occupied West Bank, a court in the southern city of Nablus said.The court said the two, both from the village of Kfar Nablum, had set fire to a Palestinian home …

When can you expect to pay more?

The government says the rise in the cost of education is “unavoidable”.The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said that since 2012 the average price of tertiary education has risen by 5.1% and the cost for non-school qualifications rose by 1.3%.The ONS said that between 2011 and 2020, average costs of private and community higher education …

How to calculate your monthly mortgage payments

The amount you owe on your mortgage depends on the amount you borrowed.The amount can vary by state, and lenders can vary their rates.If you’re in a state where the interest rate is the highest, you may pay a larger percentage of your monthly income on your monthly payment.The National Association of Realtors and the …