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Three generations under one roof to beat the housing crisis
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:20:08 GMT
Could moving three generations of the same family into a specially-adapted home be a solution to the UK's housing crisis?
Woman finds her childhood book in museum
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:41:18 GMT
Zoe identified her childhood copy of The Secret Garden by the hieroglyphics she wrote on the cover.
Brexit sparks boom in applications for politics courses
Sun, 20 Oct 2019 01:15:28 GMT
Brexit may be driving many to distraction - but it is boom time for university politics departments.
Primary schools give free food to hungry families
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 00:10:22 GMT
The biggest primary school academy trust is setting up food banks in its schools to feed families.
Cambridge University don readmitted after sexual harassment
Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:22:07 GMT
Ex-students say they are "staggered" the academic has been readmitted to Trinity Hall.
'County-lines gangs fuelling' child slavery rise
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 02:20:29 GMT
Figures reveal an 807% increase in the number of known child victims of modern slavery.
Defiant head vows to keep unregistered school open
Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:54:18 GMT
Nadia Ali calls the pupils "happy learners" and denies the school, in south London, is breaking the law.
Royal National College for the Blind threatened by financial crisis
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 23:01:28 GMT
The Royal National College for the Blind says special-needs funding cuts are threatening its future.
How women students put a rocket up Cambridge
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 02:50:57 GMT
An exhibition marks the long struggle for women to get degrees from Cambridge University.
The Stormzy university effect: 'I feel more represented'
Sat, 12 Oct 2019 08:12:30 GMT
As Cambridge University says its seen a Stormzy effect, we speak to black students about their experiences there.
Empty nest syndrome: The unexpected grief
Sat, 05 Oct 2019 05:33:07 GMT
Parents whose children have left home question why no-one told them it would hurt so much.
Parenting classes 'could help reduce social costs'
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 00:54:50 GMT
Parenting classes should be offered on a wider scale to help families develop strong bonds, says study.
Rapper Jack Grange says music releases ADHD 'anger'
Sat, 12 Oct 2019 08:24:11 GMT
Jack Grange was diagnosed with ADHD and anxiety after being excluded from school.
Student mental health: 'You'd seek help for a broken leg'
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:30:11 GMT
Lucinda Graham, who experienced various mental health issues, wants others to speak out and seek help.
'We live on nothing': Low wages in Cornwall
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 01:03:03 GMT
The Coram family live on a deprived estate in Penzance and say low wages make daily life a struggle.
How do you breathe less pollution on school run?
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 01:12:05 GMT
Going on foot, by bike or by car? Three Sheffield families took part in a test to find out.
'Sex for grades': Undercover in West African universities
Sun, 06 Oct 2019 23:10:11 GMT
What happens behind closed doors at some of West Africa’s most prestigious universities.
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Buttigieg, surging in Iowa, has a plan to win it all. Here it is.
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 11:52:12 -0400
Buttigieg, surging in Iowa, has a plan to win it all. Here it is.Reminder: There are 105 days until the Iowa caucuses and 379 days until the 2020 election. It happened to Kamala Harris during the summer. Now it’s starting to happen to South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who was widely proclaimed one of the “winners” of last week’s Democratic primary debate in Westerville, Ohio.
Truck driver indicted on 23 counts in motorcyclist deaths
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:53:18 -0400
Truck driver indicted on 23 counts in motorcyclist deathsA pickup truck driver accused of causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been indicted on 23 charges saying he negligently caused the deaths and was under the influence of one or more drugs at the time. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy , 23, of Springfield, Massachusetts, is to be arraigned by video on Nov. 5. The negligent homicide-DUI charges accuse Zhukovskyy of driving under the influence of a controlled drug or drugs at the time of the crash.
Sen. Lindsey Graham indicates he may support Trump impeachment if inquiry establishes 'quid pro quo'
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:04:02 -0400
Sen. Lindsey Graham indicates he may support Trump impeachment if inquiry establishes 'quid pro quo'Lindsey Graham did not rule out voting to convict Trump if he is impeached in the House and more evidence against him comes to light.
A West Point cadet and his M4 rifle have been missing for three days
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 16:49:47 -0400
A West Point cadet and his M4 rifle have been missing for three daysOfficials said that the cadet, member of the class of 2021, is not believed to be a threat to the public, but could be a threat to himself.
The U.S. Army Has Big Plans to Smash Enemy Drones in a War
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 06:56:00 -0400
The U.S. Army Has Big Plans to Smash Enemy Drones in a WarThe U.S. Army is fast-tracking what could be called an entire sphere of counter-drone weapons
Hong Kong leader visits mosque struck by blue water-cannon dye
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 14:17:45 -0400
Hong Kong leader visits mosque struck by blue water-cannon dyeHong Kong's pro-Beijing leader and the city's police chief apologised Monday as they visited a mosque that was struck with blue dye from a water cannon during the latest bout of violent protests. The entrance to the Kowloon Mosque, the international hub's largest, was sprayed by a water cannon truck on Sunday, causing anger among both local Muslims and protesters. Police use the dye -- often mixed with an irritant -- as a way to identify protesters but it has frequently left streets and buildings daubed in a garish blue.
‘This is oil country’: Newly painted Greta Thunberg mural defaced
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:20:41 -0400
‘This is oil country’: Newly painted Greta Thunberg mural defacedA mural of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has been defaced with pro-oil and derogatory messages days after it was created.The vast artwork appears to depict the Swedish campaigner during her United Nations speech last month when she criticised world leaders for their “betrayal” of young people through their inertia over the climate crisis.
'Lost' Road Built by Christ's Executioner Unearthed
Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:52:00 -0400
'Lost' Road Built by Christ's Executioner UnearthedPontius Pilate likely commissioned the street during or after 31 AD.
Northern Irish Loyalists Warn of ‘Angry’ Backlash to Brexit Deal
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:41:34 -0400
Northern Irish Loyalists Warn of ‘Angry’ Backlash to Brexit Deal(Bloomberg) -- Northern Irish loyalists vowed to resist what they see as the economic reunification of Ireland implicit in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, warning of civil disobedience on the streets of Belfast that risks tipping over into violence.In London on Tuesday, Parliament will vote on the general principles of Johnson’s accord with the European Union, which binds Northern Ireland tightly to the bloc to avoid the need for a hard border on the island of Ireland after Brexit.“You are going to have an organic explosion of anger” if Johnson’s deal is passed, Jamie Bryson, who has emerged as a de-facto spokesman for loyalists, said in an interview. “We are going to have a difficult position to prevent loyalists taking to the streets and we would hope that would be peaceful. But you are asking people to go along with surrendering their country -- it is not going to happen. It’s a very fluid situation and it wouldn’t take much to spark it off.”The Democratic Unionist Party is opposed to the deal, suggesting it weakens Northern Ireland’s place in the union. The U.K. effectively split Ireland in 1921 to placate a largely Protestant, unionist majority in the north in the face of increasingly demands from the Catholic-dominated south for independence from Britain.“If this goes ahead we are into an economic United Ireland, the whole basis of the Union is gone, it’s weakened,” Bryson said. “It is going to have to be resisted.”Still, other forces in unionism cautioned against inflaming the situation. The Orange Order, which celebrates Northern Ireland’s place in the U.K., said it’s not the time for widespread protest which could paralyze the region, Reuters reported.“There is a feeling people need to do something but I would be encouraging people that it isn’t a case for street protest at this time,” Orange Order Grand Secretary Mervyn Gibson told Reuters.Bryson said all sides want to avoid a return to violence.“There’s a danger if you get a massive amount of people on the streets,” he said. “Violence would be foolish but I can’t predict the future.”Meanwhile, in Dublin, Sinn Fein suggested a vote on a uniting Ireland could take place sooner rather than later. The U.K. government can only call a unification referendum when it considers it likely a vote would be carried. “Germany was reunified in in one year,” Michelle O’Neill, leader of the party’s Northern Irish wing, said in a speech on Tuesday. “In less than one year, and that’s something for everybody to think about. Sometimes events can over take you.” To contact the reporter on this story: Rodney Edwards in London at redwards102@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Chad Thomas at, Dara DoyleFor more articles like this, please visit us at©2019 Bloomberg L.P.
Presidential hopeful Warren rallies with Chicago teachers as strike enters fourth day
Tue, 22 Oct 2019 06:02:44 -0400
Presidential hopeful Warren rallies with Chicago teachers as strike enters fourth dayWarren, a Massachusetts senator and former teacher, joined a crowd of hundreds of teachers and parents outside an elementary school to back the Chicago teachers' demands for more resources, and promised to boost funding for U.S. public schools if elected president in 2020.
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Nine Ways Technology Can Boost STEM Learning
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 13:54:08 EDT
Across the nation, innovative programs are preparing students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These subjects, often called STEM, can open up new pathways to success in the 21st century workforce and also means new opportunities for students and teachers alike. Technology can play an important role in the STEM learningContinue Reading
Secretary DeVos Issues Updates on Equitable Services for Private School Students under ESSA
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:45:04 EDT
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released updates today to clarify existing statutory obligations of local education agencies (LEAs) to provide equitable educational services to eligible private school students, their teachers, and their families under Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Initiative to Support Opening and Expanding Charter Schools in Opportunity Zones
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:48:55 EDT
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a new initiative to promote the creation and expansion of high-quality public charter schools in Opportunity Zones across the United States.
U.S. Department of Education Announces New Grant Awards to Address School Safety and Improve Access to Mental Health Services
Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:55:01 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced $71.6 million in new funding to enhance safety in schools and improve student access to mental health resources. The U.S. Department of Education made the awards under four grant programs, which support recommendations identified in the final report issued by the Federal Commission on School Safety.
Nominations Open for Inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award
Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:28:23 EDT
Each October, we celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and highlight the importance of cybersecurity. This year, we’re celebrating in a new way with the announcement of the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award – with nominations opening today. Beginning in the spring of 2020, the Award will be presented annually to two educators – one elementary and
Nominations Open for Inaugural Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award
Mon, 07 Oct 2019 10:07:17 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the call for nominations for the Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award. This award was established on May 2, 2019, by the President's Executive Order on America's Cybersecurity Workforce. The U.S. Department of Education created the award in consultation with the Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism at the National Security Council and the National Science Foundation.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces More than $20 Million in New Grant Awards for Innovative Teacher Prep
Fri, 04 Oct 2019 10:13:45 EDT
Washington — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos awarded more than $20 million in new funding to support innovative teacher preparation models that prepare prospective and new teachers to serve students in high-need schools. Under the Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) program, the Department of Education made 31 awards totaling $20.1 million. Recipients include more than two dozen school districts, institutions of higher education (IHEs) and nonprofit organizations.
Department of Education Awards Grants to Modernize Workforce Training
Thu, 03 Oct 2019 17:48:44 EDT
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the recipients of the Innovation & Modernization Grant, a Perkins V program that funds career and technical education (CTE).The I&M Grant is designed to test new ideas to help prepare students for success in the workforce by identifying, supporting, and evaluating evidence-based strategies for improving CTE. The grants are also designed to ensure workforce skills taught in CTE programs funded under Perkins V align with local labor market needs.
Secretary DeVos Continues to Transform FAFSA Experience with New Mobile App Features, Enhanced Student Privacy Protections as 2020-21 Cycle Launches
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 14:39:29 EDT
WASHINGTON — In its continued efforts to modernize and improve the federal student aid process, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced today that it has added new features to the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and myStudentAid mobile app. These enhancements come as the Department launches the 2020–21 FAFSA.
11 Common FAFSA® Mistakes
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:36:10 EDT
The 2020–21 FAFSA® will be available October 1! If you plan to attend college between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021, you should fill out your FAFSA form as soon as possible! Just make sure you don’t make one of these common mistakes: 1. Not Completing the FAFSA Form We hear all kinds ofContinue Reading
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Counselor Kellyanne Conway, State Leaders Highlight Urgent Need for Action on Education Freedom Scholarships
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:00:19 EDT
WASHINGTON— Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined education reformers at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), including Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, to discuss how students, parents, and educators would benefit from the administration’s Education Freedom Scholarships (EFS) proposal.
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at the American Enterprise Institute
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 09:49:36 EDT
Thank you all, and thank you to the American Enterprise Institute for hosting this important forum today. Robert Doar, thanks for your hospitality and your principled conservative leadership, especially now in your new role. It's always a pleasure to be back here with so many friends. Our ideas are advanced by the work of this Institute. There are many here who have worked for the cause of education freedom and for our Nation's students, especially Rick Hess and Nat Malkus. I'm looking forward to our conversation.
National Blue Ribbon Schools—Learning Requires Engagement
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:42:23 EDT
National Blue Ribbon Schools are special places, each unique to their communities, their students, their staff, and their leaders, and are producing outstanding results for all their students regardless of race, socioeconomic status, or zip code. They are closing the gaps in student achievement and, in most cases, demonstrating consistent excellence. Each year, the National
U.S. Department of Education Releases Interactive Data Story on Career and Technical Education in High School
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 13:39:30 EDT
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Education released a new interactive data story that illustrates career and technical education in American high schools and outcomes for students who participate in these programs. The data shows that CTE participation, especially focusing one's studies by taking two or more CTE classes within the same career cluster, is positively correlated with both future employment and future earnings.
Secretary DeVos Announces New Grant Awards that Encourage Grantees to Rethink Education
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:18:23 EDT
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced $123 million innew grant awards to 41 school districts, nonprofit organizations and state educational agencies across the United States as part of the Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program.
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