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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Harvard University

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Family

14 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Family

Wed Jul 30, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Family

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.


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.


Related Topix: Family

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.


Related Topix: Family

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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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

The Cary News

School Notes: July 30.

The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes through its Lifelong Learning Program.


Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Cary, NC, Family, Wilmington, NC, Holly Springs, NC

Northampton Today

Ofsted report states Northampton secondary school 'requires...

A secondary school is "on the right path" to becoming a good school, Ofsted inspectors have concluded after a recent inspection.


Related Topix: Family

Tue Jul 29, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Big decline shown in school age smokers

SMOKING among secondary school pupils in Swindon has more than halved over the past ten years, hitting a record low in 2013.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family

Trinadad Express

Struggling for equality

Everyone believes in fighting for their rights and getting what they deserve. "Equality" is a word that ought to be in our vocabulary and Dr Asha Kambon looks forward to the day when the people of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean can view themselves as equals.


Related Topix: Travel, Trinidad and Tobago Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Family, Queens College, City University of New York

In-depth Africa

Did GEJ give Chibok parents N100million? There's new controversy

A new controversy is brewing in Chibok village, with parents of the abducted girls alleging that they have been shortchanged by Chibok community leaders who received N100million cash gift from the Presidency, on their behalf.


Related Topix: Family, Nigeria, Africa, World News

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Beyond back-to-school basics: are you meeting your pre-teen's emotional needs?

If you're the parent of a kid between the ages of 9 and 11 your child's growing independence from the family and heightened interest in friends is likely obvious.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Huntsville, AL, Kids

New union president puts education first

He is pictured at his desk that is covered in sports memorabilia from signed baseballs, hockey pucks, posters photographs and more.


Related Topix: Rhode Island College, Providence, RI, North Providence, RI, Family, Warwick, RI