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January 30, 2012 Public Advocate Bill de Blasio delivers his six-point plan to improve CTE schools in New York City. (Aric Chen/The Epoch Times) New York's Career and Technical Education (CTE) High Schools are not preparing students for success after
The Junior League of Birmingham this morning announced that it will award more than $245,000 in grant money to six local charities, including the Birmingham Education Foundation for its Parent University . The foundation received $50,000 for the
Information technology (IT) can make healthcare accessible and affordable to more people in the country, industry lobby the National Association of Software and Services Companies ( Nasscom ) said here Monday. "IT can provide access to healthcare
According to the Associated Press , President Barack Obama is upset with colleges and universities that have been raising their tuition rates, forcing an increasing number of students into debt as college degrees are worth less in a down economy. He
Taipei, Jan. 29 (CNA) Taiwan was ranked 29th among 132 countries in a recent report on environmental performance published by renowned U.S. universities, Environmental Protection Administration officials said Sunday.
Chilliwack artist Kevin Stone and his Saskatchewan investor are hoping The Year of the Dragon will bring them good fortune specifically $5 million in riches which is the price tag for a unique artwork Stone made out of mirrored stainless steel. Stone'
Japan Japanese-American Minoru Ohye traveled all the way to Japan to celebrate his 86th birthday Monday with his only brother, whom he had not seen in nearly 60 years. The brothers were born in Sacramento but were separated as children after their
Inspired by the Year of the Dragon, lion dance coach Yong Kheng Chien has created a one-of-a-kind design of a dragon-lion head that is believed to be the first in Malaysia. Weighing 6kg, the dragon-lion head, costs RM8,000 to make and has two long
Like most Chinese around the world, they believed that this was auspicious. The dragon, the only mythical creature among the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, is regarded as a symbol of might and intelligence. In ancient China, the dragon was
A Myanmar-Chinese private group will stage dragon dance show at Kandawgyi Garden here on Sunday to celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, organizer said. Moe Nagar Group comprises 80 dragon dancers who were renowned for their