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Ceara Thacker death: Mental health services 'failed student'
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:01:33 GMT
Ceara Thacker, 19, was failed by mental health services before killing herself, her parents say.
Night in national park 'for every schoolchild'
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 12:15:23 GMT
Independent review suggests new ideas to "re-ignite" England's protected landscapes.
Climate protest: A very different kind of school trip
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:53:34 GMT
One school's experience of the London climate change strikes.
MPs demand action over wrongly-issued NHS fines
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:20:54 GMT
"Vulnerable" people are being fined over claims for free treatment at dentists and doctors, say MPs.
Highbury College principal charged £150,000 to expenses account
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:09:52 GMT
Stella Mbubaegbu's spending is said to have included first-class flights and luxury headphones.
Extra school cash 'enough to reverse cuts'
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:25:39 GMT
Financial experts say schools are receiving a big funding boost - but only back to levels of a decade ago.
LGBT teaching row: Schools minister rejects 'silence' claim
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:33:37 GMT
Schools minister Nick Gibb denies Dame Louise Casey's accusation of inaction over protests.
GCSEs: 100,000 pupils a year leaving 'without basic qualifications'
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:56:02 GMT
Children's commissioner says there has been a "shameful" rise in teenagers without qualifications.
Sussex 'send ill kids to school' campaign sparks anger
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:05:43 GMT
The council says there are already 175 non-school days a year and it advises parents to be "pushy".
Tooth decay: Parents 'put fizzy drinks' in baby bottles
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:35:34 GMT
While the number of children with tooth decay is falling, dentists say parents need more help.
Chesterfield school anxiety pupil 'treated like truant'
Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:45:53 GMT
Fourteen-year-old Kai wants to go to classes but has only attended about 15 days since January.
Job applications 'filtered by university ranking'
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:29:53 GMT
Research suggests Russell Group graduates are more likely to walk straight into a job.
Teachers 'have worked long hours for many years'
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:54:25 GMT
Reducing teachers' hours in England is likely to be difficult and may require "radical action", says study.
Harrow school sets up online sixth form for global pupils
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:52:06 GMT
The historic private school is to teach A-levels over the internet for £15,000 per year.
'Time outs' don't do any harm, parents told
Fri, 13 Sep 2019 23:13:19 GMT
If used appropriately, they can be effective in reducing problem behaviour, a US study suggests.
When truth trumped propaganda in wartime
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 00:19:11 GMT
Intelligence reports show what the public were really saying during World War Two.
'I almost regret coming to the UK to study'
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 12:48:00 GMT
Overseas students can now stay in the UK for two years after graduating but not everyone benefits.
Why gay dads worry about starting primary school
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:04:38 GMT
Most Britons support primary school teachers talking positively about LGBT families, a survey suggests.
Back to school: Why does the academic year start in September?
Sun, 01 Sep 2019 23:13:02 GMT
Children across England go back to school this week but why does the academic year start in September?
Should the back-to-school question be avoided?
Sun, 01 Sep 2019 23:21:08 GMT
Teachers and former students debate whether you should ask children what they did during the summer.
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AOC's first congressional endorsements reflect subtle shift away from outsider status
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:00:13 -0400
AOC's first congressional endorsements reflect subtle shift away from outsider statusRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears to be playing more of an insider game in some of her recent endorsements. But she's insisting her insurgency is focused on policy, not merely disruption.
Bill de Blasio's net worth as he pulls out of 2020 presidential race
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:24:00 -0400
Bill de Blasio's net worth as he pulls out of 2020 presidential raceNew York Mayor de Blasio announced that he is officially dropping out of the 2020 presidential race -- here's a look at his current finances.
'It's happening': Alien enthusiasts descend on Area 51 for a UFO party
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 12:41:14 -0400
'It's happening': Alien enthusiasts descend on Area 51 for a UFO partyAn event that began as a Facebook joke is expected to attract several thousand people to a remote area of the Nevada desert over the next three days.
'Shocked and devastated': Connecticut father, son die in tragic fall after riding ATVs in abandoned quarry
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:55:44 -0400
'Shocked and devastated': Connecticut father, son die in tragic fall after riding ATVs in abandoned quarryA father and son died after they both fell off a 75-foot cliff in Connecticut Wednesday, WVIT-TV reported. 
On Kavanaugh and the FBI, time to investigate the investigation: Sen. Whitehouse
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 05:00:16 -0400
On Kavanaugh and the FBI, time to investigate the investigation: Sen. WhitehouseWhy didn't the FBI pursue tip-line leads and interview witnesses? As a US attorney, I wouldn't have made charging decisions on such cursory work.
Scenes of destruction at Saudi oil plant hit by attacks
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:52:31 -0400
Scenes of destruction at Saudi oil plant hit by attacksThe dramatic weekend assault on two Saudi oil facilities saw one of the targets struck four times sparking fires that took five hours to extinguish, the national oil company said Friday. At the Khurais plant in eastern Saudi Arabia, a charred web of pipes and supports was flanked by cranes as staff assessed the extensive damage to an oil stabiliser apparatus. The US has blamed Iran for the attacks, which have been claimed by Tehran-backed Yemeni rebels, condemning them as an "act of war" which knocked out half the kingdom's oil production.
Iran issues 'battlefield' warning and U.S. deploys troops
Sat, 21 Sep 2019 11:10:18 -0400
Iran issues 'battlefield' warning and U.S. deploys troopsAny country that attacks Iran will become the "main battlefield", the Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday after Washington ordered reinforcements to the Gulf following attacks on Saudi oil that it blames on Tehran.
With viral moments and hard facts, Democrats seek to seize the moment on gun control
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:34:05 -0400
With viral moments and hard facts, Democrats seek to seize the moment on gun controlThe fall congressional session is not a week old, but there have already been a number of events related to gun control on Capitol Hill. That suggests the furious debate over Second Amendment rights and restrictions will dominate the following months.
History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 21:41:19 -0400
History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake MichiganA diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank into the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago. Bernie Hellstrom, of Boyne City, Michigan, said he was looking for shipwrecks about 10 years ago when a depth sounder on his boat noted a large obstruction about 200 feet (60 meters) down on the lake bottom near Beaver Island. "I've made hundreds of trips to Beaver Island and every trip I go out the sounder is on," he told The Associated Press on Friday.
Texas man wanted for allegedly divorcing his wife without her knowledge
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:32:15 -0400
Texas man wanted for allegedly divorcing his wife without her knowledgeA Texas man is wanted by police after he allegedly filed for and completed divorce proceedings against his wife without her knowledge. 
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Back to School by the Numbers: 2019–20 School Year
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:54:50 EDT
Across the country, hallways and classrooms are full of activity as students return for the 2019–20 school year. Each year, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) compiles back-to-school facts and figures that give a snapshot of our schools and colleges for the coming year. You can see the full report on the NCES website, but hereContinue Reading
Secretary DeVos Makes Clear Federal Funds can be Used to Support Dual Enrollment, Postsecondary Options for Students and Youth with Disabilities
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:36:09 EDT
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today made clear that vocational rehabilitation (VR) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds can be used to support dual enrollment, comprehensive transition and other postsecondary education programs for students and youth with disabilities.
Sec. DeVos Calls for a "New Birth of Freedom" in Milwaukee, the Birthplace of Education Freedom, to Kick Off 2019 Back to School Tour
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:30:22 EDT
MILWAUKEE — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos began her 2019 Back-to-School Tour in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the birthplace of modern education freedom. In a speech at St. Marcus Lutheran School, Sec. DeVos noted the incredible progress the education freedom movement has made since visionary leaders like Annette "Polly" Williams and Howard Fuller ignited the parental choice movement 30 years ago but acknowledged there is still much work left to be done.
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to Students and Faculty at St. Marcus School
Mon, 16 Sep 2019 10:26:28 EDT
Thank you, Jamie Hopson, for that kind introduction. And thanks, everyone, for letting me join you today. It's hard to see summer end. But "back to school" season is an exciting time of year. I think it's useful, as we begin any new season, to reflect on where we've been, where we are, and importantly, where we want to go.
U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Requires Significant Corrective Action from Chicago Public Schools Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Violence
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 11:23:15 EDT
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that it has reached a resolution agreement with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) that will require significant structural and procedural changes within the District in order to protect students from sexual assault and abuse.
Hands-On Learning: A Day at the Zoo
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 16:02:50 EDT
Taking your student to the zoo is a great way to engage with them outside of the classroom and enjoy a hands-on learning experience together. Use this the guide below to make your trip engaging, educational, and enjoyable. Before your visit: Read a book about your child’s favorite animal to learn more about where itContinue Reading
Secretary DeVos Levies Largest-Ever Clery Fine Against Michigan State University, Requires Major Corrective Action Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Abuse
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 11:35:17 EDT
WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced it will fine Michigan State University (MSU) a record $4.5 million and require the University to make major changes to its Title IX procedures following its systemic failure to protect students from sexual abuse. The fine and required corrective action come after two separate investigations, one by the office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) and the other by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), as directed by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
Calling All Students to the Mars 2020 “Name the Rover” Contest
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 14:46:58 EDT
K-12 students – enter your ideas to name the new Mars 2020 Rover! On August 27, 2019, NASA launched a national contest for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students to name the Mars 2020 rover, the newest robotic scientist to be sent to Mars.  Scheduled to launch aboard a rocket in July 2020 from Cape CanaveralContinue Reading
U.S. Department of Education Finalizes Regulations to Protect Student Borrowers, Hold Higher Education Institutions Accountable and Save Taxpayers $11.1 Billion Over 10 Years
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 16:50:03 EDT
WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Department of Education finalized regulations that will protect student borrowers, hold higher education institutions accountable and provide financial protections to taxpayers. The Institutional Accountability regulations, posted on the Department's website today, come after more than two years of deliberations, public hearings, negotiated rulemaking with a wide variety of higher education stakeholders and careful consideration of tens of thousands of public comments.
U.S. Department of Education Continues Work to Improve Civil Rights Data Quality
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:47:27 EDT
WASHINGTON— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) will work collaboratively to improve the information collected in the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). The partnership between OCR and NCES will help to ensure that the CRDC data is valid, reliable and authenticated in a manner that provides a more accurate picture of key civil rights issues in education.
Spotlighting Whole Child, Whole School Sustainability in the State of Washington
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:16:39 EDT
Year round, the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) and its Green Strides outreach initiative share promising practices and resources in the areas of safe, healthy, and sustainable school environments; nutrition and fitness; and environmental education. Each fall, we have the pleasure of visiting school communities and highlighting their efforts. This year, the
Trump Administration to Automatically Forgive Federal Student Loan Debt for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:40:14 EDT
LOUISVILLE, KY— Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum that will significantly streamline the process to erase federal student loan debt for totally and permanently disabled veterans. Through a process called Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Discharge, veterans will now have their student loan debt discharged unless they decide to opt-out of the process.  The Department anticipates notifying more than 25,000 eligible veterans and continuing the discharge process on a quarterly basis.
Hands-On Learning: A Day at the Farm
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:07:50 EDT
Taking your student to a local farm is a great hands-on educational opportunity. Use this the guide below to help make your trip engaging, educational, and enjoyable. Before your visit: Read a book about farm animals with your student. Talk about the different names for animals and their offspring. During a meal, talk about theContinue Reading
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Reacts to 2019 Education Next Poll: “Clearly, our Education Freedom Scholarships proposal is the solution American families want”
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:16:26 EDT
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued the following statement after Education Next released its 2019 opinion poll on education policy:"The results are no surprise to those of us who believe in students and trust parents and teachers.
Hands-On Learning: Visiting Your Local Farmers Market
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:21:30 EDT
  Bringing your student to your local farmers market is a great educational opportunity. Use this the guide below to make your trip engaging, educational, and enjoyable.   Before your visit: Read about or briefly explain the purposes of a farmers market and what you will do and see during your visit. During your visit:Continue Reading
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