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1 hr ago | Enfield Independent

Plans to redevelop a disused secondary school into a special needs school have been the go ahead.

The former Minchenden Secondary School, in High Road, Southgate, owned by Barnet and Southgate College, has been given the green light to educate children with autism and similar conditions. The decision had been called in by Conservative councillors last Thursday to an overview and scrutiny meeting following uproar from local residents who wanted to see the site become a new primary school.

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5 hrs ago | Patch.com

VIDEO: Thomas Jefferson High School Holding Info Sessions on Admission

The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Admissions Office will be holding an information session for prospective students at a school near you. Last spring, the school offered admission to 487 students for the Class of 2018 , out of 2,900 who applied.

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9 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Pride and patronage

Each year, members of Congress exercise a little-known power to help constituents obtain a nomination to one of the country's four elite service academies, which prepare future officers for the Army, Navy, Air Force and Merchant Marine. In doing so, they are helping the nominees obtain a highly sought college education worth nearly $500,000 while shaping the leadership of the military.

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11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Nominations sought for Business Journal's Private School list

For those of you who run a Private Elementary & Secondary School in San Antonio, I am gathering information for the San Antonio Business Journal's upcoming list of the Top 25 Private Elementary & Secondary Schools. The list itself is slated to run in the Oct. 1 edition of the paper.

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15 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Struggling Bradford school could be shut down or taken over by an academy chain

A STRUGGLING secondary school, placed in special measures earlier this year, could be either closed down or taken over by an academy chain. Newly-released documents suggest the most likely option for Belle Vue Boys' School is that it will be taken over by the trust that runs one of the district's best performing schools, and becomes a mixed sex school.

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19 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Scranton man shoots neighbor to death, students must use Breathalyzer at extracurricular activities: headlines across Pa.

Phoenixville Area School District students for many years have had to breath into a Breathalyzer prior to attendance at extracurricular activities. See the story in The Mercury .

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22 hrs 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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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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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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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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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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