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'Social workers ran my life as a kid in care - now I am one'
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 02:11:59 GMT
In care from the age of four, homeless at 19... now 23, Kerry has turned her life around.
Pointless work meetings 'really a form of therapy'
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:46:28 GMT
More managerial jobs generate more meetings, but they are not about making decisions, says a study.
Warwick University Hong Kong exchange students called back to UK
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 17:25:48 GMT
The University of Warwick said it is "no longer appropriate" for its students to remain in Hong Kong.
One in 50 'children in need' are not yet born
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 01:24:49 GMT
Rising numbers of children are being officially labelled as vulnerable before they are even born.
Teens in care in Birmingham 'without food or bedding'
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 17:23:33 GMT
Two teenagers tell BBC Newsnight about their experiences of living in semi-supported accommodation.
Student forced to turn to food bank by loan delay
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 16:33:31 GMT
A second year Bristol undergraduate says a student loan administration error left him penniless.
Student poverty: French march in protest after suicide bid
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 08:04:07 GMT
A student who set himself on fire on Friday blamed his severe financial difficulties on government.
Labour promises free jobs retraining for adults
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 12:53:34 GMT
Labour pledges a £3bn increase in adult education investment to update skills for work.
General election 2019: Lib Dems propose £10k 'skills wallet' for all adults
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 15:36:11 GMT
Money for training courses will be made available to adults of all ages, under the Lib Dem plan.
Inside the primary school class with 63 pupils
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:21:13 GMT
What is it like to be a primary school pupil in a class of 63 children?
Ending the taboo of soldiers with 'broken faces'
Sat, 09 Nov 2019 01:00:11 GMT
A new memorial will honour the soldiers who suffered terrible facial injuries during World War One.
Food banks: 'I hung around outside, embarrassed to go in'
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 01:50:43 GMT
A three-year study, involving more than 1,000 people, highlights what makes people start using food banks.
Losing sight not enough for special needs funding
Sat, 02 Nov 2019 02:11:30 GMT
A young woman who lost her sight cannot get funding for a specialist college for the blind.
South Korean grannies keeping a school alive
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 01:15:17 GMT
Facing a year without any first graders, a school in South Korea opened its doors to grandmothers.
Wales arts: 'A BTEC introduced me to ballet'
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 01:26:52 GMT
Iestyn James says he would "never have thought of ballet or contemporary".
Sex worker: 'I need to work and this type of work suits me'
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 05:09:57 GMT
Charlotte Rose, 39, said she has been evicted from her home several times.
Molly Russell: Did her death change social media?
Sun, 27 Oct 2019 22:14:17 GMT
Ian Russell meets other parents bereaved by suicide; he wants tech firms to protect children more.
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.
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Trump: Impeachment 'has been very hard on my family'
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:26:12 -0500
Trump: Impeachment 'has been very hard on my family'President Trump campaigned in Louisiana for the first time since the House began public hearings in his impeachment inquiry.
Colorado officers who shot black teenager won’t be charged
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 19:43:14 -0500
Colorado officers who shot black teenager won’t be chargedA grand jury found that two Colorado police officers were justified in killing a black teenager who was shot multiple times in the back during a foot chase, the district attorney said Wednesday. As a result, no criminal charges will be filed against the officers involved in the Aug. 3 death of De'Von Bailey in Colorado Springs, KRDO reported, citing El Paso County District Attorney Dan May. Bailey, 19, was shot three times in the back and once in the arm.
Man caught at Houston airport with 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:14:23 -0500
Man caught at Houston airport with 35 pounds of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottlesThe U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says an arriving passenger tried to smuggle 35 pounds worth of liquid cocaine in shampoo bottles into the country.
AOC Says Impeachment Necessary to Unite Dems, Stop ‘Potential Compromise of the 2020 Election’
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:53:01 -0500
AOC Says Impeachment Necessary to Unite Dems, Stop ‘Potential Compromise of the 2020 Election’Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) seemed to admit on CNN Wednesday night that she is motivated to pursue impeachment because she believes in will unite the Democratic Party and make victory in the 2020 presidential election more likely.“At the end of the day, we have to be able to come together as a caucus, and if it is this Ukrainian allegation that is what brings the caucus together, then I think we have to run with however we unify the House,” Ocasio-Cortez told Wolf Blitzer, who asked the Congresswoman whether she hoped other potential violations by Trump would be considered in any articles of impeachment.“. . . We also need to move quite quickly because we’re talking about the potential compromise of the 2020 elections,” Ocasio-Cortez ended. “And so this is not just about something that has occurred; this is about preventing a potentially disastrous outcome from occurring next year.”The Washington Post reported Thursday that Senate Republicans are considering dragging out any impeachment trial to force senators running for the Democratic presidential nomination to be on Capitol Hill instead of on the campaign trail.“Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden might like that,” Senator John Cornyn (R., Texas) said of the potential plan.Last weekend, Ocasio-Cortez accused Republicans of turning impeachment into “a partisan issue” by attempting to call Hunter Biden as a witness in the public impeachment hearings.“They want to distract the American people from the very words that Donald Trump uttered from his mouth in that call with Ukrainian officials trying to extort a foreign government into intervening into the United States elections,” she said in an interview with Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), whom AOC endorsed for president last month. “And, in fact, these witnesses that they’re calling are politically motivated. Republicans are turning this into a partisan issue.”Ocasio-Cortez has long been a proponent of impeaching the president, saying during her congressional campaign last year that if elected, she would vote to impeach, and clashed with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) in the past over Democratic leadership’s unwillingness to move forward with impeachment.But last month, AOC told supporters that she was “over” the “boring” impeachment inquiry.“That’s how I feel about it because we’ve got work to do,” she said, before going on to argue that “impeachment of this president is the short-term action we need to preserve our democracy, but if we are really going to thrive as a country, we need to make long-term investments.”
Japan Wants Missile Defenses to Protect the 2020 Olympics (From North Korea)
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 12:00:00 -0500
Japan Wants Missile Defenses to Protect the 2020 Olympics (From North Korea)But is there a real threat?
DNC Announces 10 Candidates in Atlanta Democratic Debate
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 23:43:25 -0500
DNC Announces 10 Candidates in Atlanta Democratic Debate(Bloomberg) -- The Democratic National Committee on Thursday announced the 10 candidates who will participate in the fifth Democratic primary debate in Atlanta on Wednesday.They are: Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Yang.Julian Castro, who participated in previous debates, most recently in October at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, didn’t make the cut. Another October participant, Beto O’Rourke, has dropped out of the race. Deval Patrick, a former governor of Massachusetts who announced his candidacy on Thursday, also won’t be on the stage at the Tyler Perry Studios.The forum will be co-hosted by the Washington Post and MSNBC. Candidates will be questioned by four female moderators: Rachel Maddow, Andrea Mitchell and Kristen Welker from the network, and Ashley Parker from the Post.The two-hour event had a higher bar to qualify than previous debates. Candidates must have contributions from 165,000 donors, up from 135,000.And the donors must be geographically dispersed, with a minimum of 600 per state in at least 20 states. In addition, participants must either show 3% support in four qualifying national or single-state polls, or have at least 5% support in two qualifying single-state polls released between Sept. 13 and Nov. 13 in the early nominating states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina or Nevada.The sixth debate will take place next month in Los Angeles.To contact the reporter on this story: Max Berley in Washington at mberley@bloomberg.netTo contact the editors responsible for this story: Wendy Benjaminson at, John HarneyFor more articles like this, please visit us at©2019 Bloomberg L.P.
American Airlines flight attendants have literally begged not to work on the Boeing 737 Max when it returns, union boss says (BA)
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:43:00 -0500
American Airlines flight attendants have literally begged not to work on the Boeing 737 Max when it returns, union boss says (BA)Lori Bassani heads the union for 28,000 American Airlines flight attendants, and she warned of genuine fear among staff over returning to the 737 Max.
American teacher's death in D.R. is being investigated Thursday as a murder
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:30:14 -0500
American teacher's death in D.R. is being investigated Thursday as a murderAn American teacher's death in the Dominican Republic was being investigated Thursday as a murder. Police said they found Patricia Anton deceased in her apartment in Puerto Plata, on the country's northern coast, with her hands and feet bound.
Russia blames fatal plane crash on pilots, including one who lied to get license
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 06:18:58 -0500
Russia blames fatal plane crash on pilots, including one who lied to get licenseA plane crash that killed all 50 people on board at Russia's Kazan Airport in 2013 was the result of errors made by two pilots, including one who got his license using falsified documents, Russian investigators said on Thursday. The Boeing 737-500 aircraft was operated by the now-defunct Tatarstan Airlines, which later had its license revoked by Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsiya. The plane from Moscow had been trying to abort its landing when it nose-dived into the runway and burst into flames.
'You embarrassed yourself': Kellyanne Conway blasts CNN's Wolf Blitzer for playing George Conway clip
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 10:29:24 -0500
'You embarrassed yourself': Kellyanne Conway blasts CNN's Wolf Blitzer for playing George Conway clipOn CNN Thursday, Kellyanne Conway, special counselor to President Trump, was asked to respond to the assessment given by her husband, George, that testimony in the first public impeachment hearings was damning for her boss.
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Learning About Whole Child, Whole School Sustainability on the 2019 Green Strides Tour
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:32:27 EST
By: Bailey Payne   The state of Washington is known as a leader when it comes to sustainability.  The Oct. 28-30 Green Strides Tour that I attended highlighted the many different approaches districts have taken in schools located in rural settings, small towns, and even the heart of urban Seattle.  Our three-day tour began atContinue Reading
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at the Independent Women's Forum Annual Awards Gala
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 17:52:39 EST
Thank you, Heather Higgins, for that kind introduction, for your commitment to freedom, for your leadership of this great organization, and for your longtime friendship.I am deeply humbled by this award, especially because of its namesake.Barbara Olson was unlike anyone else. Her uncompromised principles, her unmistakable wit, and her unmatched drive made her a unique force for freedom in American public life.Her husband, Ted, reported that, as her hijacked plane took aim at the Pentagon, her last words in this life were about action.
Secretary DeVos Names New Members to the National Assessment Governing Board
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:30:27 EST
WASHINGTON— Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the appointment of seven leaders from around the country to four-year terms as members of the National Assessment Governing Board.This year’s slate includes six new members and one re-appointed member. The appointees’ terms officially began on Oct. 1, 2019, and will end on Sept. 30, 2023.
Who are School Psychologists?
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 18:55:58 EST
By: Julie Richardson School psychologists are trained to wear many hats such as providing direct support and interventions to students, consulting with teachers, families, and other professionals, working with administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborating with community providers to coordinate needed services. School psychologists strive to meet each student where they are emotionally and academically,
U.S. Department of Education Advances Trump Administration's STEM Investment Priorities
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 18:00:15 EST
WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it invested $540 million to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, including computer science, through discretionary and research grants in Fiscal Year 2019, in accordance with President Trump's directive to foster expanded opportunities in these in-demand career fields.
Secretary DeVos Cancels Student Loans, Resets Pell Eligibility, and Extends Closed School Discharge Period for Students Impacted by Dream Center School Closures
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:09:00 EST
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that students who attended Art Institute of Colorado or the Illinois Institute of Art between January 20, 2018, and December 31, 2018, will have their student loans cancelled and their Federal Pell Grant eligibility restored. The Secretary also announced the Department will extend the lookback period of eligibility for closed school discharges for students who attended another 24 Dream Center schools that closed in December 2018.
U.S. Department of Education Rated Among Top Agencies on “Invest In What Works” Federal Standard of Excellence
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 13:49:19 EDT
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education’s leading efforts to use evidence and data in its management, budget, and policy decisions have been recognized in Results for America’s 2019 Invest in What Works Federal Standard of Excellence. Results for America provides a snapshot of how federal agencies are building and using evidence and data to get better results for young people, their families, and communities.
Secretary DeVos Finalizes Higher Education Regulations that Promote Innovation, Protect Students, and Reduce Regulatory Burden
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 09:38:58 EDT
WASHINGTON—As part of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' Rethink Higher Education agenda, the U.S. Department of Education today announced the publication of final accreditation and state authorization distance education regulations designed to expand educational options for students, holistically lower the cost of education post-high school, and ensure occupationally-focused education meets current workforce needs.
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos on 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress Results
Wed, 30 Oct 2019 11:58:01 EDT
Thank you, Tonya Matthews, for that kind introduction and for your service as Acting Chair. Thank you to all our National Assessment Governing Board members for maintaining our "national yardstick" of student achievement. Since 1992 the Nation's Report Card has provided a comprehensive view of the state of American education. It shows us where our students are, and where they should go. It gives America's parents, her teachers, and her leaders a detailed picture of student achievement—or, in all too many cases, a lack thereof.
Statement from Secretary DeVos on 2019 NAEP Results
Wed, 30 Oct 2019 10:19:17 EDT
WASHINGTON—U.S Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results:“Every American family needs to open The Nation’s Report Card this year and think about what it means for their child and for our country’s future. The results are, frankly, devastating. This country is in a student achievement crisis, and over the past decade it has continued to worsen, especially for our most vulnerable students.
Antoinette Love’s Inspiring Education Story
Thu, 24 Oct 2019 18:18:34 EDT
Earlier this year Antoinette Love, a charter school student in New Orleans, was accepted into a record-setting 116 colleges and was offered more than $3.7 million in scholarships. As notable as her college acceptance feat is, her journey is even more remarkable.   Antoinette was born to teen parents. While her mother was able toContinue Reading
Secretary DeVos Joins Parents, Students, Members of Congress to Celebrate 15th Anniversary of DCOSP
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:21:47 EDT
WASHINGTON- Today, hundreds of parents, students, and education freedom advocates gathered at the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program (DCOSP) and to call on Congress to act immediately on its reauthorization.
U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Recipients of the 2019 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:25:05 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 2019 recipients of the Terrel H. Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. The 10 principals from the 2019 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools will be honored during the National Blue Ribbon Schools awards ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program 15th Anniversary Celebration
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 11:24:24 EDT
I'm so happy to be with all of you this morning. I especially want to thank Senator Ron Johnson, Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, Congressman Andy Harris, and Congressman Ralph Norman for your leadership on the hill and for your commitment to education freedom. Thanks to each of you. Parents and students, thank you for sharing your stories. You're why we're here. You inspire all of us to keep fighting alongside you for your futures, and ours.
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
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