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1 hr ago | Burnley Citizen

East Lancs teens warned over 'sharing' explicit photos

A WARNING has gone out to young people not to circulate revealing pictures of themselves via text message or social media. And they say there have been several examples of this behaviour, including some involving teenage girls sending - or sexting - revealing photos of themselves.

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Related Topix: Family, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Thomaston Times

ULHS 9th graders get 'Fresh Start' at ceremony

For many students the start of their high school career can be rather daunting and the process of adjusting to a new school with new teachers and classmates can take a while. In order to help with the transition, Upson-Lee High School held its 3rd annual Fresh Start ceremony for the 9th grade class earlier this week at the Fine Arts Auditorium.

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Scoop

International Students to Benefit From Runway Extension

The extension proposed for the southern end of the runway would open up the possibility of direct flights from Los Angles, Dubai as well as Asia. This is particularly pleasing for the education sector in Wellington said Don Campbell, Chief Executive, Whitireia New Zealand.

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Colombo Page

Sri Lankan government is strengthening free education with technical laboratories in schools

Sept 14, Badulla: The government is strengthening free education with the establishment of Mahindodaya technical laboratories in schools for the students to meet the future needs of the country as well as the world, the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Sunday. Speaking at the ceremonial openings of seven Mahindodaya Technical Laboratories in the Uva Province, the President said the aim of the project is to strengthen education sector by increasing the IT literacy among Sri Lankan students.

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Related Topix: Family, Sri Lanka, World News, Asia, Mahinda Rajapaksa

My FOX Chicago

Highland teachers may end strike

The school district and teachers union in southwestern Illinois' Highland School District have reached a tentative agreement after a four-day strike. Superintendent Michael Sutton said the agreement was reached Saturday evening but declined to release details until it was ratified.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family

South Wales Argus

Newport Welsh medium secondary school is a step closer

THE Welsh Government has approved the first step of a three-stage process to get another Welsh medium secondary school in Gwent Part of the Duffryn High School site in Newport could be developed to house a new Welsh language school, after the strategic outline case for the proposal was approved earlier this month. Newport City Council can now work to develop plans for the school, which will proceed to the next detailed business case stage.

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Related Topix: Family, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom, Torfaen County, Wales, World News, Monmouthshire County, Wales,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

8th grade student forced to change out of 'sexual' shirt

The staff at her current school feared the shirt would disrupt the classroom and "open up too many doors for conversations." 8th grade student forced to change out of 'sexual' shirt The staff at her current school feared the shirt would disrupt the classroom and "open up too many doors for conversations."

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Trend

President Ilham Aliyev reviewed school-lyceum No. 72 and secondary school No. 80 in Baku

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed school-lyceum No. 72 and secondary school No.

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Examiner.com

Banish tween boredom

How many parents of tweens have been faced with the problem of boredom? Tweens are notorious for being bored. Here are many suggestions to conquer that feeling of inertia.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star Online

Making strides in dance education

While the creative arts is seen to be relevant for school-goers, measures are underway to integrate the subject into the national curriculum. THE art of movement is one of the oldest art forms but dance is often viewed as something one partakes for leisure, not for a course of serious study.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs primary children get lessons in hate crime

An education worker at the Haslingden-based Sophie Lancaster Foundation, which was given A 29,000 from the Big Lottery Fund in conjunction with the Lancashire Telegraph in February, has been visiting younger pupils to talk to them about prejudices and stereotypes. The charity was set up in memory of Sophie Lancaster, 20, who was killed in a gang attack because she dressed differently.

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Blackburn Citizen

Darwen studio school moves into new home

THE principal of a Darwen secondary school has said she is confident its pupils will 'thrive' after it moved into a revamped A 4.1m building. Darwen Academy Enterprise Studio , which is sponsored by the Aldridge Foundation, moved into the former Model Lodging House in Police Street yesterday.

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In-depth Africa

Iranian Parliament Discovers Lots and Lots of Gays in Iran

"In Iran we don't have homosexuals like in your country," Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said at Columbia University last night in response to a question about the recent execution of two gay men there. "In Iran we do not have this phenomenon," he continued.

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Braintree and Witham Times

Parents are writing to the Government to oppose the proposed merger of Witham's secondary schools.

Donna Griffin set up the 'Parents against the proposed Maltings Academy merger' Facebook page, which has more than 325 members. She said concerned parents of children at Maltings Academy are writing to new education secretary, Nicky Morgan, shadow education secretary Tristam Hunt and Witham MP Priti Patel .

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KWNN-FM Stockton

Adam Levine on Going Solo: "Why Would I Want to Do That?"

With all of Adam Levine 's extracurricular activities -- his work on The Voice, his fragrance and clothing lines, his TV production deal and his budding acting career -- it's hard to remember that the man's day job is being the lead singer in Maroon 5 . But he considers it his #1 priority and has no desire to stop any time soon.

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Related Topix: Family, Dance, Maroon 5, Pop/Rock

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Nerves and excitement as children all over Bolton start at 'big school'

Mr Mayor, Marjorie Gregory and Mr Duffy with Winter Young, Piper Flemming, Kian Brierly, Paige Fenton and Vanesa Neboh behind them STARTING high school can be a nerve-wracking experience, with new classmates, strict teachers and a big, unfamiliar building to navigate. Education reporter Saiqa Chaudhari spent a day with new pupils at Harper Green School to find out how they coped in their first week.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Dear Christy Clark: Your fight with B.C. teachers is not about the students

Delaney Simms, a Grade 12 student at New Westminster secondary school, wrote this open letter to Premier Christy Clark about the B.C. teachers' strike: I am an almost 17-year-old girl in New Westminster who really just wants to go back to school. After a hellish last year in a school racked by budget cuts and a faculty that was pulling out hairs trying to make things work on the minuscule amount they had, I just want to learn again.

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South China Morning Post

Student activist vows to fight on

Scholarism founder is determined to continue pushing his group's idea of true democracy as he gets ready to start his university studies Scholarism's Joshua Wong hands out fliers calling on students to support a one-day class boycott at secondary schools to protest against Beijing's restrictive reform proposal. Photo: Sam Tsang Two years ago, a bespectacled 15-year-old became a household name for his fearless crusade against the ill-fated national education curriculum.

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South China Morning Post

Class boycott splits Anglicans and Catholics

Hong Kong's Catholics and Anglicans - two of the city's biggest education providers - are on opposite sides of the divide over how to handle a looming class boycott at secondary schools by pupils angry at Beijing's restrictions on democracy for the city. While the Catholic diocese has told its schools not to penalise pupils for taking part in strikes from September 22, a leader of the Anglican Church warned pupils they would receive lower marks for conduct if they skipped class.

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Related Topix: Family, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Anglican, Activism

Medical Daily

Peer Pressure, Sex, And Your Teen: Kids Are More Likely To Have Sex...

Teens base their sexual behavior on how sexually active they believe their peers are, how much they think their peers approve of having sex, and how much they feel pressured by peers. What factors influence a teenager's decision to have sex? Unhesitating, many parents would answer peer pressure , yet a new research collaboration between Utrecht University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute finds peer norms to be more complex than most parents would imagine.

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