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The next big revolution? Ratan Tata backs Khan Academy to make education free and accessible to everyone

The next big revolution? Ratan Tata backs Khan Academy to make education free and accessible to everyone

The iconic not-for-profit organisation Khan Academy has partnered with the equally iconicTata Trusts to create specialised, freely available online content tailor-made for India. The multi-million dollar partnership will not only hire Indian teachers but also create online content in Indian languages, primarily based on NCERT textbooks. YourStory sees this as a potential revolution in the field of education, for […]

How to Avoid Brain Drain During Holiday Break

How to Avoid Brain Drain During Holiday Break

Unless you’ve been blessed with a young student that really loves to learn, most kids look forward to holiday breaks because they do not have to get up early and go to school, study for exams, or complete homework. But as a parent, you understand the value of education and want to keep your child […]

Tips to Help Your Student Become a Better Learner

Tips to Help Your Student Become a Better Learner

Between Common Core and the new SATs, the education landscape is changing. It can be just as daunting of a task for the parent to tackle a hard subject as it can be for the child. Deciphering what type of learner your child is can help him or her succeed if they are having difficulties […]

Boycott against Prince of Wales Visit, Programs

Boycott against Prince of Wales Visit, Programs

The story thus far…During the latter part of 1920 Gandhi advocated a triple boycott. He wanted an absolute boycott of the Government and all government institutions, including schools, colleges, and courts. If the people were free of these they could easily have their own schools, colleges, and courts, and the power of the British would […]

Gandhi Fights British Attempt to Divide Hindus

Gandhi Fights British Attempt to Divide Hindus

Great Summer Project For children!  Enter Mahatma Gandhi Week 2015 Essay, I-Tribute, Poster and Speech contests.  Visit gandhilibrary.org for registration and more information.  All school going children can participate!  These contests are being organized to create higher awareness of the inspiring life and work of Mahatma Gandhi to promote universal values of Truth, Non-Violence, Love […]

Preparing For the First Day of School

Preparing For the  First Day of School

The summer has sailed by, and that means it’s time to get busy with back-to-school plans. Whether your child is attending school for the first time, going to a new school, or heading back to familiar territory, there can be uncertainty and nervousness. A plan of action, including a detailed calendar of schedules, events and […]

“How to Turn Grades Around in the Second half of the Year”

Best in Class Education Center Offers Advice to Make Sure the Year is not Lost to a Poor Start Winter break is a time to revel in holiday cheer that comes but once a year, and students take a brief, yet necessary break, from school. Festive decorations aside, holiday break is also a great time […]

Showing Gratitude is Always on the Syllabus

A Grateful Lifestyle Helps Children In and Out of the Classroom Thanksgiving conjures up thoughts of family gatherings, an abundance of food and, most importantly, gratitude. Thanksgiving is more than just a cultural tradition; it is a time to reflect on what is important to us and our families and to give thanks for the […]

How to Apply for College Without Going Gray in the Process

Best in Class Education Center offers tips for parents and students to make the college application process as stress-free as possible Eager high school students (and their parents) are in the midst of spending many late nights and weekends writing essays, organizing forms, and waiting on pins and needles to find out if they’ve been […]

HCC Board of Trustees Chair to be Honored as One of the Top Influential Women of Houston

HCC Board of Trustees Chair to be Honored as One of the Top Influential Women of Houston

HOUSTON: Neeta Sane, Houston Community College Board of Trustees Chair, has been named one of the  “2014 Top 30 Influential Woman of Houston” by D-mars marketing and communication firm. Sane is committed to the success of students and works tirelessly for the constituents of HCC.  She and the other women honored represent the finest in […]

iEducate USA Encourages Math and Science Education in Series of Summer Programs at Crockett Elementary

HOUSTON: iEducateUSA, a non-profit organization providing classroom tutors to support math and science programs in HISD elementary schools, celebrated its annual month of education at Crockett Elementary consisting of a 3-day science workshop and a 3-week summer camp that has just been completed. The two programs were designed to help elementary school students of all […]

Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation Raising Record $5 Million

By Prakash Waghmare When the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in his first maiden speech to the Indian Parliament talked about ‘issue-centric focused activities like Education to eradicate poverty’, it was as if he was referring to “Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation” (EVF) mission. For past 25 years, “Ekal-USA” has been dispensing Literacy, Health care, and Integral […]

Ruhika Roy Recognized by ISA for her Outstanding Science Project

Ruhika Roy Recognized by ISA for her Outstanding  Science Project

HOUSTON: Ruhika Roy, a senior at Elkins High School was invited to a Scholarships Awards Night on June 4. at the HESS Club, Houston by Instrument Society of America (ISA) to present her spectacular science project “A novel sensor & microcontroller for vibration detection” in front of professional engineers and students. Instrument Society of America […]

Graduation Ceremony at Chinmaya Mission Houston

Graduation Ceremony at Chinmaya Mission Houston

By Shalini Konde HOUSTON: June 8, a beautiful morning of joy, hope and goodwill, heralded the 2014 graduation day of Chinmaya Mission Bala Vihar. The 27 children from class of 2014 congregated early in Smrti Hall with their families and friends and the day began with photo sessions for the graduating class arrayed in bright […]

ICC CL Sr Citizens Honor High School Grads

ICC CL Sr Citizens Honor High School Grads

CLEAR LAKE CITY: As an annual traditional event led by the late Sanjiva Rao Allam in 1998, and later led by Radha Golikeri, this year under the leadership of B.G. Harchandani, Senior citizens of India Center Clear Lake recently honored the high school graduates of Indian origin of the Clear Lake area. Since its inception, […]

Just One Letter Made the Difference in Exciting Spelling Bee

Just One Letter Made the Difference in Exciting Spelling Bee

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: “Usually I am very concerned when events run over and get late,” said Vipin Kumar at the mic just before the start of the Spelling Bee finals , “but in this case I was really happy to see them carrying on.” He was referring to the qualifying rounds of the first […]

New Katy Location Flourishes; Best in Class Looks to Further Expand in Texas

New Katy Location Flourishes; Best in Class Looks to Further Expand in Texas

Best in Class Looks to Offer Top Rate Education Services to Students across the State KATY: Best in Class Education Center, a top-of-the-line education enrichment center focusing on Math and English, is looking to further expand in the state of Texas after seeing great success with local resident Ira Giri and her new center in […]

A Tribute to a Benefactor and His Vision to Educate Young Kids

A Tribute to a Benefactor and His Vision to Educate Young Kids

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: As twenty young kids stood on the steps of the stage of the cafetorium playing “Amazing Grace” on their musical recorders and four elder ones stood above them accompanying on their violins, the projected picture of a beaming, robust David Raj smiled down on them and the audience and eerily, it […]

David Raj Launches iEducate USA to Mentor School Kids

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It is a measure of a man that he can stand ready to help others despite the difficulties that he himself faces. David Raj is a man in that situation who, despite a grave terminal cancer that is steadily sapping away at his strength, has decided to move forward with a […]

YLDP Students Learn about Entrepreneurship from Successful Local Business Executives

By Reena Jasani HOUSTON: On Saturday, March 30, 2013, YLDP (Youth Leadership Development Program) students had the pleasure of hearing from two distinguished company presidents at the Unique Industries Warehouse.  Both Pankaj Malani, president of Elite Components, and Bikram Singh, president of NewAge Casting, graduated from the University of Texas and have been through many […]