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2 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

More than half new primary pupils struggle to speak English

MORE than half the children admitted into primary schools in Bolton in the last 12 months struggled to speak English, figures show.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Make sex education part of schools' curricula

This is the question being asked by stakeholders in the face of mounting concerns about the need to bolster the sex education component in the nation's schools.

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11 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Boycott threat over reception tests

Teachers are threatening to boycott the Government's new compulsory tests for four-year-olds, warning the move is "dangerous" to pupils' education.

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14 hrs ago | Suria

Female candidates fight for rights in...

With fears that women's rights are being eroded in Iraq, prospective female lawmakers are determined to push women's issues to the fore of campaigning for this month's elections.

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18 hrs ago | Vanguard

Abuja bombing: Boko Haram claims responsibility

Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria's capital in a video obtained Saturday, as the search continued for 85 schoolgirls still missing after a mass abduction by the Islamists.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Star Online

SK Setiawangsa PIBG bags top excellence award

Coming up tops: Muhyiddin posing with Amir and Mohamad Rashid at the award ceremony.

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Fiji Times

1963 SPG hero home on a holiday

HE still has the springy steps of the day when he first stepped up the dais to receive his first gold medal for winning the 400 metres hurdles for Fiji.

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KMIZ

Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirl home

One more Nigerian schoolgirl who was among 129 kidnapped earlier this week by suspected Boko Haram militants is back home, an education official said -- though 84 of her fellow female students remain unaccounted for.

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Globe and Mail

Failure is no longer an option in First Nations' education

When Shawn Atleo was elected national chief of the Assembly of First Nations in 2009, he ran on a platform that emphasized education as a priority.

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OpEdNews

SitComs Not Always a Laughing Matter

It's the story of a blind lawyer, his 12-year-old son, a mid-teen daughter, and an ex-wife who is trying to return to her adolescent years.

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Related Topix: Family, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Dharma and Greg, Celebrities, Jenna Elfman, The Wonder Years, Drama

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: 'Abduction of School Girls, a Setback for Girl-Child Education'

The Foundation for the Victims of Child Abuse, , has warned that the abduction of school girls could discourage parents from embracing girl-child education.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Bell time changes raise concerns among middle school parents, students

Parrott Middle School parent Rita Miller is worried about the big changes coming next year to her child's school schedule.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Four area girls to compete in regional pageant

CHESTER COUNTY >> Four area young women were chosen to compete for titles in this year's Miss Junior Teen Harrisburg/Allentown pageant, to take place May 11 in Twin Valley High School, Elverson.

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Related Topix: Chester County, PA, Elverson, PA, Chambersburg, PA, Mercersburg, PA, Greencastle, PA, Family, Opinion

Heraldseries.co.uk

Mum's anguish as twin girls given different school places

Buy this photo Mum Sharon Barney with twins Kerri, left, and Holly, 11, who are upset at having to attend separate schools.

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Bradford Today

Summer camps and workshops planned for kids and teens

The University of Pittsburgh will host academic, athletic and arts camps for students in kindergarten through high school this summer.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford, PA, Media, PA

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Dear Amy Poehler: Please Host One of Your 'Smart G...

In June, Amy Poehler is hosting a summer camp in Austin, Texas inspired by her Smart Girls web series.

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Watford Observer

County council accused of 'failing children' as nearly a fifth miss...

More than 94 per cent of children in Hertfordshire have been allocated a place at one of their preferred schools this year, despite a large increase in the number of applications.

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Mt. Airy News

Camp Invention program planned for summer

Mount Airy High Student Sidney Peavy is congratulated on receiving the Congressional Award by School Superintendent Dr. Gregory Little at the board's ... The Mount Airy Board of Education received news Tuesday the system will offer "Camp Invention" to students from throughout the area this summer.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cafeteria, music, learning support, busing on the chopping block

The future of school libraries, school busing, learning services for special needs students and cafeterias for tweens and teens will be on the chopping block next week when School District 43 trustees take another look at trimming $13.4 million from the bottom line.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Special ed. teacher arrested on child porn, aggravated incest charges

Sheriff's officials in Washington Parish said a special education teacher was arrested on charges of child pornography and aggravated incest charges.

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