During an information night at Nicole's elementary school, the Browns met Manasa Hekymara, executive director of the Los Angeles-based Independent School
Alliance for Minority Affairs.
STUDENTS from Omar Bin Abdulaziz Independent Secondary for Boys, Al Shamal Boys Secondary Independent School
, Khalid Bin AlWaleed Independent Preparatory School for Boys and Al Bayan Secondary School for Girls will represent Qatar in the upcoming edition of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world's largest international pre-college science competition taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in US.
Wadha Mohsen, principal of Amna bint Wahb Independent School
for Girls, said she was amazed by the standards of excellence and characters of the TFQ Fellows.
REDUNDANCIES have been announced at a Cardiff independent school
that was saved from closure.
About a quarter of the population is enrolled in the Eminence Independent School
District where the elementary, middle and high schools are all housed under a single roof--not uncommon in a town where the local pharmacy also doubles as the community hardware store.
A partnership between NAIS and the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) has enabled researchers to study the attitudes and aspirations of recent independent school
graduates as they compare to their larger peer group.
The annual census from the Independent Schools
Council takes in all independent school
in the country, looking at how many pupils attend, how much they pay and what they study.
Officials with the Houston Independent School
District have suspended a plan to send some poor-performing students to a private religious school with taxpayer dollars, after the scheme drew fire from church-state separationists.
Gary Brace, pictured right, GTCW chief executive, said: "By embracing registration and regulation, an independent school
will be signifying to parents that its teachers adhere to the highest standards of professional conduct and competence and conform to a rigorous code of practice.
At the end of the competition, Al Shahaniya Independent School
for Girls (team 1) came first while Al Shahaniya Independent School
for Girls (team 2) was the first runners-up and the third place went to Tareq Bin Ziyad (team1).
There are many other suggestions, including calls for more intervention into low-income families when children are young, but calls to open up the independent school
sector are gaining momentum.