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2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

Referee assaulted

Action from the Navosa Central College versus All Saints Secondary School in their Tier 2 semi-final yesterday.

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Related Topix: Family, Fiji, Oceania, World News

7 hrs ago | Switched

Being Cool In Middle School May Not Be Good For Your Future

Researchers from the University of Virginia looked at the life outcomes for those who were considered popular in middle school -- those who were more likely to engage in adult behaviors at a young age -- and found they were less likely to have healthy relationships 10 years later or to have found success.

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Related Topix: Family, University of Virginia, Kids

11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sex education should start sooner, study finds

To significantly decrease unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths and sexually transmitted diseases globally, we should start talking to boys and girls about their sexual and reproductive health as young as age 10, says a new study out of Georgetown University.

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Related Topix: Family, Human Sexuality, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Health, Georgetown University

13 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Lawyer for girl in Slenderman case wants mental reports on co-defendant

Suspects Morgan E. Geyser and Anissa E. Weier are due in a Waukesha County courtroom Friday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Waukesha County, WI, Family, Waukesha, WI

17 hrs ago | New York Daily News

NYC principal lavishes on mistress gifts bought with school money: probe

Former junior high school principal Robert Hannibal pleaded guilty to felony grand larceny for withdrawing $20,244 from the school's account.

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Related Topix: Family, Education Etc.

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Education sector received bulk of OAS assistance to St Kitts-Nevis in past eight years

Former OAS Director for St Kitts and Nevis, Starret Greene pays farewell visit to St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The education sector in St Kitts and Nevis received the bulk of the resources offered by the Washington-based Organisation of American States under the leadership of former director Starret ... (more)

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New Vision

Education budget up 10%

While presenting the 2014/2015 policy statement for her ministry to the parliament education committee on Thursday, Alupo said education will this financial year get sh1, 942.05b which is 10% higher than sh1, 761.59b which the sector received last financial year.

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Post and Courier

Kids in the Kitchen: Trident Tech camps spread the joys of cooking

As a group of tweens practiced sauteing with frozen slices of bread, some of the more enthusiastic attempts ended up on the floor.

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Related Topix: Family, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Recipes

Free Republic

Migrant children pose educational challenges

Experience the challenges of Central American children who have entered the country illegally, after about 30 were admitted to the district in the last school year, according to its director, Jim Hawkins.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Harvard University

The Modesto Bee

Travolta Film Camp helps autistic pre-teens and adults get ready for their close-up

Donna Nacarella said her son for years wanted to make a movie, but she never knew how to make it happen.

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Related Topix: Family, Comedy Movies, Grease, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, John Travolta

Hillingdon Times

Teacher attack suspensions rise

Students aged five to 11 were suspended 9,080 times for physical assault against an adult in the 2012/13 school year, up from 8,630 in 2011/12, according to Department for Education figures.

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GhanaWeb

Ghana and World Bank sign $156 million agreement

Ghana and the World Bank have signed a financing agreement for 156 million dollars to enhance access to secondary education in underserved districts of the country.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Merinews

Question mark over Punjab's education standard: 26% teaching and 36% non-teaching posts lying vacant

On the one hand eligibility test passed unemployed teachers are crying for jobs whereas on the other hand, 26 per cent posts of teaching staff are lying vacant in government primary, middle, high and senior secondary schools.

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West Side and South Side Leader

South Side Education News & Notes

"The board is impressed by Dr. Beeson's passion for Christian education and his track record of godly leadership," said Norm Wengerd, board chair.

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Related Topix: Family, Dayton, OH, Cedarville University, Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha

The New Zealand Herald

Peter Lyons: Attitudes to teaching out of touch

Kevin Fallon was paid to coach yet many academic teachers would get no extra pay for taking a team.

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BBC News

Nursery teachers higher status call

Nursery school teachers should be given the same status and pay as those in primary school, the Pre-School Learning Alliance has said.

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Daily Press & Argus

Which tests for Michigan students? Educators, residents share views at hearing

State education officials are getting an earful from Michigan residents -- most of them educators -- about how the state should move forward with statewide testing of students.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Family, Education Etc., Hudsonville, MI, Standardized Testing, Education

The Baltimore Sun

Library's Harry Potter camp charms witches, wizards in training

The children arrived by car and not Hogwarts Express, ushered in by parents instead of Thestral-drawn carriages, but once they entered the school of witchcraft and wizardry which appears to unsuspecting Muggles to be simply an activity room at the Elkridge branch of the Howard County Public Library they were greeted by a witch just the same.

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Related Topix: Family, Howard County, MD, Elkridge, MD

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Education

Last week, the Department of Education announced its collaboration with the Department of Labor to develop a $25 million grant competition for an Online Skills Academy.

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Related Topix: Family, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Education Etc.

Newswise

Many Depressed Preschoolers Still Suffer in Later School Years

Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Education Etc., Kids

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