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2 hrs ago | Richmond and Twickenham Times

More reaching three Rs standard

More children are reaching the standards expected of them in the three Rs by the time they leave primary school, new figures show.

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3 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

Students school the Education Minister

Education minister Martin Dixon, Liberal candidate for Macedon Donna Petrovich and Northern Victoria member Amanda Millar visited three of the region's secondary school.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Independent.ie

Families outraged over lack of bus to Educate Together secondary school

Emma Dunne and daughter Isobel , left; Lisa Moore and daughter Laragh ; and Wioletta Wielichowska and her daughter Patrycja Baranowska.

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The Now Newspaper

Surrey School District advises parents to make childcare arrangements

Teachers in the province's largest school district resumed limited picket lines Tuesday, a week prior to what's supposed to be the start date of the 2014/2015 school year.

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Silver And Black Pride

Raiders donate 50k to Napa earthquake relief efforts

Last weekend, Napa California was the epicenter for an earthquake that registered at 6.1 on the Richter scale.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Family, Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders

The Times of Israel

A fatal attraction for the 'bad boy'

We know the unfortunate dynamics all too well. Indeed it is the stuff of human dramas, from junior high school coming of age stories to soap operas and telenovelas: A woman is faced with the dilemma of two very different suitors: On the one hand, there is the "bad boy": irresponsible, rude unresponsive or in extreme cases violent, abusive, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Bendigo Advertiser

New education leader for Sandhurst diocese

He is currently principal of St Francis Xavier Catholic College in the diocese of Sale where he oversees 2400 students and 300 staff across three campuses.

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Related Topix: Family, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Kids

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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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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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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