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We blight childrens lives for the sake of five good GCSEs | Deborah Orr We celebrate exam success but ignore the plight of those unable to thrive in our pressured, rigid systemAs misleading cliches go, those celebratory GCSE results-day photographs have to be right up there. For a lot of children and a lot of parents tableaux
The Guardian | Aug 27, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How parents can reduce the cost of school uniforms The expense of kitting out children can vary depending on their school, but clothing swaps on social media sites and council grants can help New research from American Express shows heading back to school will cost the average family with two children 332
The Guardian | Aug 27, 2016 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secret supply teacher: we're used to trouble from students. If only we had support from staff We barely get a hello, and our instructions are woefully thin. Is it any wonder we struggle to deliver worthwhile lessons?You approach an empty science lab, clutching some uninspiring worksheets. Theres an audible cheer of delight from the year 7s in the
The Guardian | Aug 27, 2016 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stephen Collins on school holidays cartoon Read full story for latest details.
The Guardian | Aug 27, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Partial win in fight over North Carolina transgender bathroom law WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - North Carolina's university system must allow two transgender students and a transgender employee to use bathrooms matching their gender identity, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday, in a partial victory for those fighting t
Yahoo! News | Aug 27, 2016 01:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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University of Chicago Strikes Back Against Campus Political Correctness A letter to incoming freshmen professed no support for “trigger warnings” or limits on what kinds of speech should be condoned on campus.
New York Times | Aug 27, 2016 01:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Private schools A-level dip reflects national trends Private schools saw a slight dip in the number of students receiving top grades in their A-levels this year, largely in line with national trends, figures released by the sector suggest.
BBC News | Aug 27, 2016 12:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Sandy Hook Elementary, a new campus and a new start at site of horror The Bataclan in Paris. The Century 16 multiplex in Aurora, Colo. The Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. The campus of Garissa University College in eastern Kenya. A summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utoya. And maybe most harrowing of all, give
Los Angeles Times | Aug 26, 2016 11:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Federal judge denies injunction against California vaccination law for schoolchildren A federal judge has denied a request for a preliminary injunction against a new law that requires children in Californias public and private schools to be vaccinated unless they have a medical waiver from a licensed doctor. In an order released Friday aft
Los Angeles Times | Aug 26, 2016 10:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Transformation Through Education: The Importance of Second Chance Pell In order for the nation to increase college access and success for all students, we know that education must occur in a variety of environments, Sing Sing prison included. Our group of college leaders, non-profit, government and corrections officials gath
ED.gov | Aug 26, 2016 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend