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Government faces High Court action over children's rights
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:22:13 GMT
A children's charity is seeking a judicial review of government guidance over vulnerable children.
Anti-semitism: University of Essex suspends worker amid row
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:53:32 GMT
The university says a proposed Jewish Society will be set, up regardless of vote results.
Warning over cost of caring for young asylum seekers
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:13:55 GMT
Councils are struggling with the rising costs of caring for young asylum seekers.
Lecturer's widow hits out at Cardiff University workload
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:00:39 GMT
Dr Malcolm Anderson killed himself after complaining about mounting pressure at work.
LGBT-row teacher up for $1m global prize
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:31:46 GMT
The assistant head at the centre of a row over lessons on LGBT rights is shortlisted for a global teaching prize.
Brexit 'could risk children's safety', warn commissioners
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:58:23 GMT
Child abuse, exploitation and abduction are all "immediate issues", say UK children's commissioners.
LGBT-row teacher on teaching kids about equality
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:25:05 GMT
LGBT-row teacher on teaching kids about equality
The self-taught pianist drawing crowds
Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:24:34 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of people have seen this student play after he learned the piano using online videos.
Nephew, 5, inspires hairdresser's Spargoland 'sensory' salon
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:08:13 GMT
A hairdresser says his five-year-old nephew, who has cerebral palsy, inspired his specialist salon.
Climate march students: 'We need change and we need it now'
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:15:38 GMT
Students have protested across the UK to air their views on the issue of climate change. We talked to some of those in Manchester.
Perinatal OCD: 'I was worried I'd do something to my kids'
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:06:50 GMT
Amy Hill, from Stafford, talks about living with perinatal obsessive compulsive disorder.
Will universities go bust if fees are cut?
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:17:43 GMT
Universities are warning of a financial crisis if a review recommends cutting the level of tuition fees.
Erasmus: What will happen to scheme after Brexit?
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:12:26 GMT
People expecting to study abroad in Erasmus programmes next year have received warnings about the funding.
When class sizes fall so does teachers' pay
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:01:27 GMT
International study from OECD suggests that cutting class sizes often means lower pay for teachers.
The mother who lost her daughter over an EpiPen
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 02:52:50 GMT
A mother ran up lawyers' bills of £60,000 fighting to stop her daughter being taken into care.
Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact?
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:08:01 GMT
Across the UK, students are set to take part in a climate strike, but will it make a difference?
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Trump attacks on press 'dangerous' and 'reckless': NYT publisher
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:52:58 -0500
Trump attacks on press 'dangerous' and 'reckless': NYT publisherUS President Donald Trump's attacks on the press are "reckless" and "dangerous" and threaten to encourage violence against journalists at home and abroad, the publisher of The New York Times warned on Wednesday. "America's founders believed that a free press was essential to democracy because it is the foundation of an informed, engaged citizenry," A.G. Sulzberger said in a statement. Previous US presidents "had complaints about their coverage and at times took advantage of the freedom every American has to criticize journalists," Sulzberger said.
As Vatican meets on sex abuse, Pope must defrock Guam's Apuron, groups say
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:10:07 -0500
As Vatican meets on sex abuse, Pope must defrock Guam's Apuron, groups sayArchbishop Anthony S. Apuron was found guilty of 'certain accusations' of crimes related to the sexual abuse of minors. He has appealed the ruling.
North Carolina Republican's son says warned father about operative's past
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:20:50 -0500
North Carolina Republican's son says warned father about operative's pastA state probe into the election for the 9th Congressional District has uncovered the fraudulent scheme by a consultant working for the campaign of candidate Mark Harris. The probe could lead to a new election to fill the seat, which has remained vacant since state officials refused to certify Harris' apparent victory over Democratic rival Dan McCready by 905 votes out of 282,717 ballots cast. The five-member State Board of Elections heard evidence this week that the political consultant, Leslie McCrae Dowless, hired workers to solicit and collect absentee ballots from voters in violation of state law.
Venezuela Army Trucks Block Guaido's Travels as Showdown Looms
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:32:40 -0500
Venezuela Army Trucks Block Guaido's Travels as Showdown LoomsEarlier today, three buses carrying about 40 lawmakers sympathetic to Guaido left Venezuela’s capital heading for the frontier. The National Assembly president was traveling separately for security reasons and was unable to cross the tunnel, said Edward Rodriguez, his press team coordinator.
Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:21:46 -0500
Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys 'you matter'OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.
Every Photo From Our EV Battle Between the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:30:00 -0500
Every Photo From Our EV Battle Between the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric
Parents dead in murder-suicide at Sugar Land home as 16-year-old daughter slept inside
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:59:08 -0500
Parents dead in murder-suicide at Sugar Land home as 16-year-old daughter slept insideTheir family says they were involved in volunteering and believed in giving back before they died.
Meet the 'New' F-21 Fighter: An F-16 On Steroids (With F-22 and F-35 DNA)?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:00:00 -0500
Meet the 'New' F-21 Fighter: An F-16 On Steroids (With F-22 and F-35 DNA)?Is this the fighter India needs?
Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kids
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:18:33 -0500
Canada looks to reunite Syrian family after fire claims seven kidsCanada is looking to quickly bring over siblings of a Syrian refugee distraught over the loss of her seven children in a Halifax house fire, the prime minister said Thursday. "The immigration minister is seized with this particular case," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said when asked if Ottawa would fast-track the immigration or asylum process to bring the woman's brothers to Canada in order to provide her with family support. The family was among tens of thousands of Syrian refugees welcomed by Canada over the past four years.
Andrew McCabe exacts tell-all revenge on Donald Trump
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:10:53 -0500
Andrew McCabe exacts tell-all revenge on Donald TrumpThe former deputy director of the FBI pulls few punches in “The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump.”
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How I Found My Passion Through CTE
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:24:41 EST
It was during my freshman year of high school when I first realized that STEM was not the career pathway I wanted to pursue. While I understood the importance of a strong foundation in STEM fundamentals, my real passion was business. My story starts my freshman year of high school in Pharr, a south TexasContinue Reading
U.S. Department of Education Acts on School Safety Report Recommendation to Improve Understanding of Student Privacy Law
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:47:09 EST
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Education today released a comprehensive set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) on schools’ and districts’ responsibilities under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) in the context of school safety.
5 Ways Agricultural Education and FFA Shape Students’ Futures
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:53:24 EST
Agricultural education and FFA have long been essential parts of our nation’s career and technical education system. It’s only fitting during National CTE Month to celebrate how FFA and agricultural education play a crucial role in defining a student’s path toward new and significant achievements. One of the best lenses to look through to seeContinue Reading
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos: President Right to Call for Expanded Education Freedom
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 22:38:58 EST
In tonight's State of the Union Address, President Donald J. Trump reaffirmed his commitment to expanding education freedom and empowering every student with opportunities to learn where and how works best. U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the President's remarks:
Career Pathways, Post-Secondary Options…Call on the Experts
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:27:38 EST
We call in the experts when we need brake service on our car, electrical work in our home, or tax planning for our future. The experts who our students can turn to about career pathways and post-secondary options are in our schools, poised to guide, advocate for, and support students on their journey. They areContinue Reading
How to Deduct Student Loan Interest on your Taxes (1098-E)
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 19:39:55 EST
Student loans, interest payments, and taxes: three things that have scared many people for years now. Read on to learn how these things can benefit you. If you made federal student loan payments in 2018, you may be eligible to deduct a portion of the interest paid on your 2018 federal tax return. This isContinue Reading
3 Ways to Spot a Scam
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 19:19:45 EST
You Don’t Have to Pay for Help with Your Student Loans! You’re at home about to start cooking (or microwaving, no judgment here) dinner when you get a phone call from an unknown number. The person on the other end of the line is promising to help you pay off all of your student loans.Continue Reading
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the National School Boards Association
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:03:37 EST
Thank you, Frank Pugh, for that kind introduction. Thank you all for everything you do to serve your communities. In your roles, nearly all of you as volunteer school board members, you are each in an important position to advocate for students and to listen to families. While we’re gathered in our nation’s capital, I’ve always believed the best solutions are developed by those in your state capitals, or by community and faith leaders. But first by families sitting around a kitchen table.
Secretary DeVos: "Supplement, not Supplant" Proposal Helps Promote Effective Spending, Flexibility
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 14:36:59 EST
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released proposed non-regulatory guidance to support school districts' compliance with the requirement that federal funds supplement, and do not supplant, state and local funds, under section 1118 of Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The guidance explains how ESSA changed the longstanding requirement in order to reduce administrative burden, simplify the compliance demonstration and promote effective spending.
Secretary DeVos delivers remarks at 87th annual United States Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:01:38 EST
Thank you, Mayor Steve Benjamin, for that kind introduction.It’s good to be back with some of you, and to meet so many more. I was active in local politics and policy for many years, so I know first-hand your leadership role is important to your communities and the people you serve.I’ve always believed solutions are best developed by those closest to an issue – by states, by communities, and by families. And mayors have a unique role in those ecosystems.
As School Choice Programs Grow, We Must Debunk Myths About How Choice Works
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:50:10 EST
Charles Spurgeon, the 19th century’s “Prince of Preachers,” said in a sermon, “A lie will go around the world while truth is pulling its boots on.”[1] And in our age of social media, myths often travel faster than realities. As we celebrate National School Choice Week, myths abound concerning educational choice programs such as vouchers,
Education Choice: The Opportunity to Learn in Different Ways
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 19:53:09 EST
Someone once told me, “You will know you are successful if you can create a school where students line up outside the gates begging to get in, like they do when an iPhone is released at the Apple Store.” So much of what you hear about school choice has to do with funding, accountability orContinue Reading
Combating Substance Abuse in Schools
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:15:28 EST
In recent years there have been significant increases in alcohol, drug and substance abuse across the country. This abuse has significantly impacted K-12 school-age students as well as those pursuing postsecondary education. To help combat substance abuse in schools, the Department of Education has developed webinars designed for State-, district- and building-level administrators, teachers and
U.S. Department of Education Announces Initiative to Address the Inappropriate Use of Restraint and Seclusion to Protect Children with Disabilities, Ensure Compliance with Federal Laws
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 10:56:52 EST
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of Education will launch an initiative to address the possible inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s schools. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR), in partnership with the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will oversee this proactive approach which will protect students with disabilities by providing technical assistance and support to schools, districts, and state education agencies, and strengthen enforcement activities.
Federal Employees: How to manage your student loans during the government shutdown
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 20:13:07 EST
Are you a federal employee impacted by the partial government shutdown? Here are some options to manage your student loans while you are furloughed or not receiving pay. 1. Postpone Your Payments through a Deferment or Forbearance If you are a federal employee impacted by the partial government shutdown, you may temporarily postpone making yourContinue Reading
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