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MPs call for unpaid internships ban Unpaid internships should be stopped as a barrier to social mobility, says a parliamentary report.
BBC News | 1 hour, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Body anxious teens avoid PE, says report Almost a third of 2,000 UK teenagers told a survey they avoid PE because of body anxiety.
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Poor public transport puts rural schools out of reach Young people in rural areas are missing out on chances in education because of poor public transport.
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Scholar Initiative Supports College-Bound Former Prisoners NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Danny Murillo and Steven Czifra, former Pelican Bay prisoners who started the Underground Scholars Initiative, a program to help counsel former prisoners going to college.
NPR.org | 4 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ban unpaid internships that penalise working-class young, say MPs Social mobility group says pressure to work for free is key barrier to creative career for people from disadvantaged backgroundsMPs have called for a ban on unpaid internships, which they say unfairly penalise working-class young people who cannot spend l
The Guardian | 8 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Watching porn in public is not OK. Its harassment | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Yes, there are men who watch porn on the bus. We must challenge this disrespectful and distressing behaviour and the culture that underlies itYoure on the train, or the bus, or the tube, or the tram. Perhaps youre on the way to work, crammed in during the
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Teachers kidnapped by suspected Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan Suspected Islamic State militants kidnapped 12 teachers and two other staff of a religious school in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, officials said. The teachers were taken on Sunday when a group of Islamic State (IS) fighters entered the school
Yahoo! News | 15 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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School support staff 'tired and stressed' Support staff in Scotland's schools are feeling exhausted, undervalued and stressed as a result of cuts, according to a trade union.
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Funding shake-up risks cuts in most schools, say unions Government plans to reform school budgets risk cuts in most schools, say teachers' unions.
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Southwark free school in London to close after attracting only 60 pupils The school, supported by Michael Gove and Boris Johnson, had struggled to find a permanent site and recruit staff since 2012A free school supported by Michael Gove and Boris Johnson against local opposition will abruptly close next month after attracting
The Guardian | Jan 15, 2017 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend