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League tables changes ‘toxic’ for poor white schools
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:11:19 GMT
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.
University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal
Sat, 26 May 2018 08:02:53 GMT
The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.
Poor broadband means Conwy valley girl does homework in lay-by
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:26:15 GMT
A 12-year-old is so frustrated by no broadband - she has to do homework in the car a mile from home.
Stabbed GCSE student refused exemption by exam board
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:29:57 GMT
The 16-year-old lost part of his lung in the random attack in a London park earlier this month.
Brightlingsea parents consider removing children from school
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:43:20 GMT
One parent said his daughter had experienced "nothing but trouble" since joining the school.
Ofsted admits some 'outstanding schools aren't that good'
Thu, 24 May 2018 10:31:00 GMT
"Outstanding" schools may not be as good as their rating suggests, says Ofsted.
Free school transport lost for 20,000 rural pupils
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:22:16 GMT
More than 20,000 children in rural England have lost access to free school transport, say local authorities.
Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet
Thu, 24 May 2018 08:16:15 GMT
A severely disabled boy, 11, says Flambards Theme Park in Cornwall is discriminating against him.
'Relax A-level grades for some medical students'
Thu, 24 May 2018 00:22:39 GMT
Entry requirements for medical degrees should be lowered for those from the worst UK schools.
Oxford University involved in Twitter row with David Lammy
Wed, 23 May 2018 14:50:32 GMT
The university apologises after retweeting criticism of the MP from one of its students.
Ethnically mixed schools lessen hostility
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:26:31 GMT
Teenagers at more racially diverse schools are less likely to have negative views of other groups, says study.
'Sharenting' puts young at risk of online fraud
Mon, 21 May 2018 02:12:20 GMT
Parents are compromising their children's future financial security with online sharing, warns Barclays.
Bereavement lessons: Talking to children about death
Sun, 20 May 2018 23:01:41 GMT
Jamie's dad died when he was just four, now his family want to see bereavement lessons introduced in schools.
Would you give your kids total freedom?
Sun, 13 May 2018 08:22:52 GMT
A father of six living in rural Finland has an unusual parenting style: his children enjoy total freedom in the house.
NUS: 'Very worrying' harassment on campuses
Sun, 13 May 2018 23:31:17 GMT
The NUS says more work needs to be done to reduce sexual violence and harassment on campuses.
The Teesside gym with treadmills for toddlers
Thu, 03 May 2018 23:08:52 GMT
Andy Gray runs GymFants in Teesside and it's an exercise class with a difference.
Does the UN mean anything to the young?
Tue, 22 May 2018 23:50:19 GMT
The United Nations is launching a global poll to find what young people think of policies affecting their lives.
Colombia's ex-fighters taught skills for peace
Tue, 15 May 2018 23:09:46 GMT
Farc guerillas have returned home, but they are often illiterate and unemployed and in urgent need of new skills for jobs.
London ranked top city for students
Tue, 08 May 2018 23:03:47 GMT
London has overtaken Paris and Montreal for the title of best student city, despite being so expensive.
Five charts that tell the story of diversity in UK universities
Wed, 23 May 2018 23:57:00 GMT
The University of Oxford has released figures showing 1.9% of students admitted in 2017 were black.
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Trump's Crackdown On Immigrant Parents Puts More Kids In An Already Strained System
Fri, 25 May 2018 20:17:49 -0400
Trump's Crackdown On Immigrant Parents Puts More Kids In An Already Strained SystemTens of thousands of children from Central America are apprehended at the
Teacher hailed a hero after Indiana school shooting
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:38:33 -0400
Teacher hailed a hero after Indiana school shootingSeventh graders were taking a test in science teacher Jason Seaman’s class when a student opened fire on Friday. Seaman was shot three time as he tackled the shooter after one of his students was hit.
All The Things The NRA Has Blamed For The Texas School Shooting
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:56:58 -0400
All The Things The NRA Has Blamed For The Texas School ShootingIt's been a week since the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, and
USC President Resigns in Wake of Scandal
Fri, 25 May 2018 15:14:05 -0400
USC President Resigns in Wake of ScandalUSC President C-L Max Nikias has resigned, following allegations made by students that a campus gynecologist sexually abused them.
Hawaii volcano: Aerial footage shows rivers of lava flowing to the ocean
Fri, 25 May 2018 14:04:39 -0400
Hawaii volcano: Aerial footage shows rivers of lava flowing to the oceanNewly-released aerial footage of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii shows lava flows that extend to the ocean. The footage, released by the United States Geological Survey, is from an unmanned aerial craft hovering over one of the main fissures. Authorities have warned that even small pieces of molten rock can be fatal.
Another Cuba plane crash survivor dies, death toll rises to 112
Fri, 25 May 2018 09:38:41 -0400
Another Cuba plane crash survivor dies, death toll rises to 112One of the survivors of the plane crash just outside Havana airport last week died early on Friday, state-run media cited the Cuban government as saying, raising the death toll from one of Cuba's worst air disasters to 112. Emiley Sanchez, a 40-year old Cuban from the eastern city of Holguin where the Boeing 737 had been heading, died in a hospital in the capital due to "severe traumatic lesions and burns" suffered in the accident. "Her state was extremely critical with a unfavorable prognostic and on a progressive downwards path that we could not reverse," the Health Ministry said in a statement read on state-run radio station Radio Reloj.
Israeli security firm allegedly targeted U.S. officials
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:21:04 -0400
Israeli security firm allegedly targeted U.S. officialsAn NBC News investigation reveals an alleged plot by Black Cube to discredit two advisers to President Obama that were involved in drafting the Iran nuclear deal.
2 Women Seriously Injured After Hit-And-Run Driver Plows Into Portland Sidewalk
Fri, 25 May 2018 17:27:41 -0400
2 Women Seriously Injured After Hit-And-Run Driver Plows Into Portland SidewalkA suspect is in custody
Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license
Fri, 25 May 2018 20:36:50 -0400
Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun licenseOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said Friday.
'Trump's son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr.
Fri, 25 May 2018 19:12:15 -0400
'Trump's son should be concerned': FBI obtained wiretaps of Putin ally who met with Trump Jr.The FBI has obtained wiretapped conversations involving Alexander Torshin ahead of his meeting with the president's son.
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U.S. Department of Education Announces Opportunity for Federal Student Loan Borrowers to be Reconsidered for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:35:04 EDT
Washington — The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has launched a process for federal student loan borrowers to be reconsidered for loan forgiveness under a temporary expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.
Student Artists From Rose Tree Media School District Celebrated at the U.S. Department of Education
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:45:05 EDT
Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the House Education and the Workforce Committee
Tue, 22 May 2018 10:43:58 EDT
Below are today’s remarks as prepared for delivery. Click here to read the full written testimony submitted to Congress last week.Chairwoman Foxx, Ranking Member Scott and Members of the Committee, thank you for the invitation to testify today. I’m pleased to share an update on the work being done on behalf of America’s students.
U.S. Department of Education Partners with Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum to Launch "She Can" STEM Summer Camp
Tue, 22 May 2018 09:30:21 EDT
Washington — Continuing its efforts to emphasize the value and importance of education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the U.S. Department of Education has partnered with the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum to launch the "She Can" Summer Camp.
Secretary DeVos Statement on Santa Fe High School Shooting
Fri, 18 May 2018 12:45:09 EDT
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement on the violent attack at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas:My heart is heavy from watching the horrific events that unfolded at Santa Fe High School today. My prayers are with each student, parent, educator and first responder impacted. Our schools must be safe and nurturing environments for learning. No student should have to experience the trauma suffered by so many today and in similar events prior. We simply cannot allow this trend to continue.
Seventh Cohort of U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Announced
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:17:53 EDT
On May 16th, the U.S. Department of Education named the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS), District Sustainability Awardees, and Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees. Across the country, 46 schools, six districts, and six postsecondary institutions were honored for their innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.
Readout of Secretary DeVos’ Meeting with Experts and Survivors of Mass Shootings
Thu, 17 May 2018 18:03:23 EDT
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today held an informational meeting with survivors and family members impacted by the mass shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook and Parkland, in addition to authors of official reports following incidents of school violence.
Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Disaster Assistance for Florida
Thu, 17 May 2018 15:19:18 EDT
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $84.5 million in new federal assistance for Florida under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The award announced today is the first in a multiphase award process designed to provide prompt initial funding while offering subsequent opportunities for additional assistance through future applications.
U.S. Department of Education Launches New Website Accessibility Technical Assistance Initiative
Thu, 17 May 2018 10:27:05 EDT
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced it is launching a new technical assistance initiative to assist schools, districts, state education agencies, libraries, colleges and universities in making their websites and online programs accessible to individuals with disabilities.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Welcomes Dr. Mick Zais as Deputy Secretary
Wed, 16 May 2018 21:16:16 EDT
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated Dr. Mitchell (Mick) Zais of South Carolina on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Deputy Secretary of Education.
U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Announced
Wed, 16 May 2018 14:30:53 EDT
The U.S. Department of Education today released the names of the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools, District Sustainability Awardees, and Postsecondary Sustainability Awardees. Across the country, 46 schools, six districts, and six postsecondary institutions are being honored for their innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education. A state education official was also honored for her efforts to advance school sustainability in the state of Florida.
Secretary DeVos Approves Alaska and Iowa’s ESSA State Plans
Wed, 16 May 2018 14:30:34 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the approval of the Alaska and Iowa consolidated state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).“I am pleased to approve these plans which comply with the requirements of the law,” said Secretary DeVos. "I encourage states to use their plans as a starting point, rather than a finish line, to improve outcomes for all students.”
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the Alfred E. Smith Foundation
Wed, 16 May 2018 10:33:55 EDT
Thank you, Your Eminence. I’ve long appreciated your moral leadership in the Church, in this city and in our country. Your winsome voice simply cannot be ignored. Thank you for all that you do on behalf of New York’s families. And sir, it’s always a pleasure to be with you, though, I must admit I was a bit nervous pulling up this morning. After reading the clips on the Met Gala, I was having second thoughts that I might be underdressed and perhaps I should have reached out to you earlier to see if you had something I could borrow. 
Readout of Secretary DeVos' School Visit to Manhattan High School for Girls
Tue, 15 May 2018 18:55:24 EDT
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today traveled to New York City, New York, to visit the Orthodox Jewish School, Manhattan High School for Girls.
Secretary DeVos Announces New Federal Disaster Assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands
Tue, 15 May 2018 15:10:42 EDT
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a total of approximately $13 million in new federal assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations (K-12 Restart) program. The award announced today is the first in a multiphase award process designed to provide prompt initial funding while offering subsequent opportunities for additional assistance through future applications.
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