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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Simon touts Bloomington Internet program

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is welcoming Illinois students - who could graduate from college in 2025 - back to school and is highlighting a program providing Internet access to low-income students.

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2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Dominion awards $1.3M in education grants

Dominion Resources' charitable arm is awarding more than $1.3 million in grants to schools and educational institutions in nine states and Washington.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Foreign students fear B.C. teachers' strike will disrupt studies

Oliver Reedman, 3, walks the picket line Tuesday with his dad Nigel outside of Vancouver where he teaches at Technical Secondary School.

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Salisbury Journal

Cash diverted to fund school places

A squeeze on school places has been fuelled in part by a rising birth rate and changes in local populations Councils have been forced to cut back on school repairs, building projects and to borrow money to plug a A 1 billion black hole in funding for school places, it has been claimed.

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The Arizona Republic

New school year renews interest in education tax breaks

New school year renews interest in education tax breaks The new school years brings federal and state tax breaks into focus for students, parents.

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Related Topix: Family, Arizona, Arizona Government, Tax

Cotswold Journal

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a A 1.7 million pot of funding.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Family

The First Post

Sex education debate: Lib Dems says 7-year-olds must learn facts of life

The Liberal Democrats have reignited the debate about sex education by calling for "age-appropriate" lessons about reproduction for children from the age of seven.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Family, Conservatives (UK), Teenagers

Theboltonnews.co.uk

New faith school sparks traffic fears

THE principal of a new all boys' school - set to open next month - has said plans are in place to limit any disruption to the local community amid concern from some residents.

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Mirror.co.uk

Primary school pupils aged 7 could get sex education lessons under proposed plans

The Lib Dems are calling for sex education for children as young as seven under manifesto proposals, to help deal with the rise of social media.

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Your Leek Paper

POLL: Do you think sex education at age seven is too young?

Currently, sex and relationship education is not compulsory in academies and free schools as well as primary school pupils, only council-run secondary schools.

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Wall Street Journal

More Game Time Equals Lower Test Scores

Students who spent more hours playing videogames scored lower on a national academic test in Japan, according to results released by the education ministry.

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Streatham Guardian

Source reveals wrangle over Cobham Free School's secondary site

Hopes to build a secondary school on the site of an existing primary school in Cobham were thwarted because parties were unable reach an amicable agreement on provision for local children, it has been revealed.

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Times of Oman

Mobile use bad for school test scores: Japan study

Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse on school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has found.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Problem kids criminal histories exposed

A QUEENSLAND council has successfully lobbied to have Google remove an unflattering image of a race riot from its search results.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Riot

The Independent

Sex education should start aged seven, say Liberal Democrats

Andy McSmith is a senior reporter at The Independent. He has vast experience in political journalism and has also appeared on documentaries for BBC Radio 4. Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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The Independent

Parents pay half a million in housing premium for state school education

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ITV

Lib Dems plan sex education for seven year-olds

The Liberal Democrats have announced plans which would see all children in English state-funded schools receive sex and relationships education from the age of seven.

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CBS Local

Study Shows Later Start Time For Teens Improves Their Performance

The Academy of Pediatrics recently reported that a later start time for middle school and high school students will increase academic scores and decrease sleep deprivation.

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Related Topix: Family, Education Etc., University of Pittsburgh, Teenagers, Kids

In-depth Africa

NABTEB Partners Secondary Schools On Skills Acquisition

The National Business and Technical Examination Board has said that it would collaborate with secondary schools across the country as part of efforts to promote skills acquisition and make school leavers employable after graduation.

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GhanaWeb

Abolish central governance system - Okyehene charges

Okyehene and President of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs, Amoatia Ofori-Opanin II is calling for a decentralisation of Ghana's governance system.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News, Family

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