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31 min ago | Darlington and Stockton Times

From modest beginnings in 1988, the academies programme has come a long way.

In 2010 there were 203 open academies. But following the 2010 Education Act, the last four years have seen an acceleration of this process.


Related Topix: Family

4 hrs ago | Ms. Magazine

Family Planning for Adolescents: The Missing Ingredient?

This week in London, several hundred advocates and allies, including myself, will join government officials from around the world, led by British Prime Minister David Cameron, to rally a global movement to end female genital mutilation and child, early and forced marriage for girls within a generation at Girl Summit 2014 .


Related Topix: Family, Wedding, Human Sexuality

5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Few non-Maori pick language for study at secondary school

The place of the Maori language in schools has been a hot topic in the lead-up to September's election, with some calling for it to be compulsory.


Related Topix: Family

7 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

Pre-Teens Account for Sharpest Spike in Unaccompanied Child Migrants

Children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border without parents are increasingly younger, according to newly released figures by the Pew Research Center.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Kids

11 hrs ago | Viking FM

Trojan Horse Report: There Was Islamist Plot

School groups and governors were involved in "co-ordinated, deliberate and sustained action" to instil an "intolerant and aggressive Islamist ethos" at some city schools, a report by the former head of the Metropolitan Police Counter-Terrorism Unit Peter Clarke has concluded.


Related Topix: Terrorism, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Family

15 hrs ago |

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

In this Monday, May 5, 2014 file photo, women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue kidnapped school girls of a government secondary school in Chibok, Nigeria, in Lagos.


Related Topix: Family, Nigeria, World News,

19 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Council makes plan for 1,800 more school places in Bournemouth

At least 1,800 extra places will be needed from September 2018 so councillors are expected to ask officers to draw up detailed plans at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday July 23. More than half of the town's primary schools have already been forced to take extra pupils due to an increased birth rate and immigration.


Related Topix: Family

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Council could 'claw back' thousands of pounds in education funding from schools

BRADFORD Council could attempt to "claw back" thousands of pounds in education funding that is currently being unused by the district's schools.


Related Topix: Family

Insight News

Dr. George Nolan named new principal for Robbinsdale Middle School

Superintendent Aldo Sicoli on July 7 presented Dr. George Nolan as the new principal of Robbinsdale Middle School during the regular meeting of the School Board.


Related Topix: Family, Robbinsdale, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Education Etc., Minneapolis, MN

Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk: 130 languages spoken in county's schools

Macedonian, Kurdish, and Igbo are among the languages spoken by pupils at primary and secondary schools in the county, but the most common languages other than English are Polish, Portuguese and Lithuanian.


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

Medical News Today

Adolescent alcohol abuse associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood

Prior research has shown strong associations between adolescent alcohol abuse and adverse outcomes in early adulthood.


Related Topix: Family, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Genetics, Medicine, Indiana University Bloomington, University of Minnesota

Myrtle Beach Online

Better-educated public school kids for a price

Some school districts have more money to spend than others. Wealthy parents can sign up their children for private tutoring.


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

Deseret News

Depression in adolescents is increasing. These are the signs that can help you fight it

Teen adolescence is becoming a prevalent issue within the nation and it's never been more important to understand it.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Family, Genetics, Medicine, Teenagers

New Islwyn school plans 'progressing well'

In a Caerphilly council cabinet meeting on Wednesday, members were told provisional timescales for the design and construction of the school are in place.


Related Topix: Family

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Santa Clara County hires new schools chief for $295,000

The Santa Clara County Board of Education officially hired its new superintendent, Jon Gundry from Southern California, who will begin work Aug. 1. He will earn a base salary of $295,000.


Related Topix: Family, Santa Clara County, CA, Education Etc., Los Angeles County, CA

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Haymarket holds fire on HQ at Richmond College

Media giant Haymarket has backed out of plans to house its 1,100 staff on the developed Richmond College site.


Related Topix: Family

Kiama Independent

Kiama drinking campaign corrects misconceptions

KIAMA residents are again being urged to "stand their ground" when it comes to feeling comfortable with their own decisions surrounding not drinking or providing alcohol to young people University of Wollongong professor and Centre for Health Initiatives director Sandra Jones with the highly visible new campaign signs.


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

The Washington Post

Wilson High Principal Pete Cahall: 'It's time to come out' as gay

When you're the principal of a busy urban high school, on your feet for 10 hours a day, breaking up fights, appeasing overworked faculty and meeting with anxious parents, sleep comes pretty easy.


Related Topix: Mount Holly, NJ, Family, University of Virginia

South China Morning Post

Education Bureau effectively killing off St Margaret's Girls' College

Alex Lo is a senior writer at the South China Morning Post. He writes editorials and the daily "My Take" column on page 2. He also edits the weekly science and technology page in Sunday Morning Post.


Related Topix: Family, Opinion

Plank Principal Named Director of Secondary Education

Submitted by Oswego School District: There will be a familiar face at the helm when it comes to establishing a secondary education curriculum in Community Unit School District 308.


Related Topix: Family, Education Etc., Oswego, IL