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'Teach pupils to avoid gangs' - children's commissioner 'Teach pupils to avoid gangs' - children's commissioner
Pupils should be taught in school how to avoid being sucked into gangs or exploited by older criminals, the children's commissioner has said. Anne Longfield said personal, social, health and economics education (PSHE) lessons should help children spot when they are being targeted by gangs. It follows reports children are being used by criminals as "money mules". She said children looking for "a...
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USC moves to terminate former dean, citing evidence of drug activity USC moves to terminate former dean, citing evidence of drug activity
The University of Southern California is taking steps to terminate a former dean who is said to have engaged in illicit drug use during his tenure at the university, the administration announced in two letters on Friday. Carmen Puliafito, who served as dean of the Keck School of Medicine for almost a decade, is now suspended from his position as a faculty member at the university and is barred ...
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New York’s Top Court Narrows Suit Seeking More Money for Schools New York’s Top Court Narrows Suit Seeking More Money for Schools
Advocates of increasing education funding had a setback Tuesday, as New York State’s highest court narrowed a lawsuit that sought more money for school districts statewide. The ruling was the latest twist in a decades-long battle over how much money is enough for New York’s schools. In a series of cases called the Campaign for Fiscal Equality, which lasted from 1995 to 2006, the state’s high...
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Heads warn parents of 'cash-starved schools' Heads warn parents of 'cash-starved schools'
Head teachers in England are keeping up the pressure on school funding, sending a letter warning about "cash-starved" schools to almost two million families. As the government prepares to set out its plans in the Queen's Speech, school leaders across 17 councils are calling for urgent action over a funding gap. Claims over school funding shortages became an election battleground and a doorstep i...
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School places pressure hits secondaries School places pressure hits secondaries
The proportion of 11-year-olds offered a place at their first-choice secondary school in England is the lowest since 2010, official figures show. This year, 83.5% of applicants received offers from their first choice schools, down from 84.1% last year. The last time more than 16% of applicants were not offered their first choice was in 2010. However, the government says the system is "rising to...
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Lib Dems pledge £7bn for England's school budgets Lib Dems pledge £7bn for England's school budgets
The Liberal Democrats will invest an extra £7bn in England's school budgets, the party's manifesto reveals. School budgets and the pupil premium for disadvantaged children would rise to protect them against rising costs. The party also promises 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds and greater access to flexible working. However, while it plans to reintroduce maintenance grants for t...
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8 charged with manslaughter in fraternity hazing death at Penn State 8 charged with manslaughter in fraternity hazing death at Penn State
Eight members of Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Pennsylvania State University are being charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault in the death of Tim Piazza, a Penn State sophomore who died after participating in hazing rituals at the fraternity house in February, according to documents from the Centre County District Attorney’s office. Eighteen men total, all fraternity members...
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University of Texas-Austin stabbing victim identified, murder charge expected University of Texas-Austin stabbing victim identified, murder charge expected
A knife attack Monday afternoon at the University of Texas-Austin near the student recreation center and the campus library left one dead, according to CBS Austin, and three others with injuries. Police identified freshman Harrison Brown as the victim at a press conference Tuesday. Two of the other victims have been released from the hospital, according to a UT President Greg Fenves. Kendrex...
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Burlington students prepare to launch weather balloon Burlington students prepare to launch weather balloon
BURLINGTON, CT (WFSB) - A group of Connecticut middle school students is preparing to be the first in the northeast to launch a weather balloon. The students at Har-Bur Middle School in Burlington designed the balloon themselves. With only a few days to go, the excitement is growing inside 40 Jennifer Michnowicz’s eight-grade science class. These students have been working together to launc...
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Do Preschool Teachers Really Need to Be College Graduates? Do Preschool Teachers Really Need to Be College Graduates?
In Washington, D.C., teachers at child care centers will soon join preschool teachers in needing college degrees — one of a series of policies nationwide requiring higher education for the people who take care of young children. Advocates say it’s a way to ensure that teachers are qualified to nurture children at a crucial phase of development. They cite evidence that high-quality early childho...
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