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1 hr ago | Merinews

Question mark over Punjab's education standard: 26% teaching and 36% non-teaching posts lying vacant

On the one hand eligibility test passed unemployed teachers are crying for jobs whereas on the other hand, 26 per cent posts of teaching staff are lying vacant in government primary, middle, high and senior secondary schools.


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2 hrs ago | West Side and South Side Leader

South Side Education News & Notes

"The board is impressed by Dr. Beeson's passion for Christian education and his track record of godly leadership," said Norm Wengerd, board chair.


Related Topix: Family, Dayton, OH, Cedarville University, Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha

4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Peter Lyons: Attitudes to teaching out of touch

Kevin Fallon was paid to coach yet many academic teachers would get no extra pay for taking a team.


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4 hrs ago | BBC News

Nursery teachers higher status call

Nursery school teachers should be given the same status and pay as those in primary school, the Pre-School Learning Alliance has said.


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8 hrs ago | Daily Press & Argus

Which tests for Michigan students? Educators, residents share views at hearing

State education officials are getting an earful from Michigan residents -- most of them educators -- about how the state should move forward with statewide testing of students.


Related Topix: Michigan, Family, Education Etc., Hudsonville, MI, Standardized Testing, Education

11 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Library's Harry Potter camp charms witches, wizards in training

The children arrived by car and not Hogwarts Express, ushered in by parents instead of Thestral-drawn carriages, but once they entered the school of witchcraft and wizardry which appears to unsuspecting Muggles to be simply an activity room at the Elkridge branch of the Howard County Public Library they were greeted by a witch just the same.


Related Topix: Family, Howard County, MD, Elkridge, MD

11 hrs ago | JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Education

Last week, the Department of Education announced its collaboration with the Department of Labor to develop a $25 million grant competition for an Online Skills Academy.


Related Topix: Family, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Education Etc.

12 hrs ago | Newswise

Many Depressed Preschoolers Still Suffer in Later School Years

Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows.


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

16 hrs ago | The Cary News

School Notes: July 30.

The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes through its Lifelong Learning Program.


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21 hrs ago | Northampton Today

Ofsted report states Northampton secondary school 'requires...

A secondary school is "on the right path" to becoming a good school, Ofsted inspectors have concluded after a recent inspection.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Big decline shown in school age smokers

SMOKING among secondary school pupils in Swindon has more than halved over the past ten years, hitting a record low in 2013.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family

Trinadad Express

Struggling for equality

Everyone believes in fighting for their rights and getting what they deserve. "Equality" is a word that ought to be in our vocabulary and Dr Asha Kambon looks forward to the day when the people of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean can view themselves as equals.


Related Topix: Travel, Trinidad and Tobago Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Family, Queens College, City University of New York

In-depth Africa

Did GEJ give Chibok parents N100million? There's new controversy

A new controversy is brewing in Chibok village, with parents of the abducted girls alleging that they have been shortchanged by Chibok community leaders who received N100million cash gift from the Presidency, on their behalf.


Related Topix: Family, Nigeria, Africa, World News

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Beyond back-to-school basics: are you meeting your pre-teen's emotional needs?

If you're the parent of a kid between the ages of 9 and 11 your child's growing independence from the family and heightened interest in friends is likely obvious.


Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Huntsville, AL, Kids

New union president puts education first

He is pictured at his desk that is covered in sports memorabilia from signed baseballs, hockey pucks, posters photographs and more.


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Education Week

E-Cigarettes Cloud Schools' Anti-Smoking Policies

For decades schools have been on the front lines in a successful campaign to reduce teenage cigarette smoking.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Family, Teenagers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

The Straits Times

Former teacher jailed 4 months for conning student of $4,000

Claiming a needy student needed to borrow money, a former secondary school teacher convinced one of his students to hand over $4,000.


Related Topix: Family

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Forsyth County News

South Middle student Miss Georgia Pre-Teen

A 13-year-old from south Forsyth won the title of Miss Georgia Pre-Teen earlier this month at the National American Miss pageant in Atlanta.


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Kim Gordon, Yoko Ono, Cat Power sign up as 'teachers' at online girls' school

Kim Gordon, Cat Power and Yoko Ono have all signed up as virtual 'teachers' at an online girls' school which is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter.


Related Topix: Family, Pop/Rock, John Lennon

Vancouver Sun

Shelley Fralic: Mompreneur solves problem of 'tween' clothing

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.


Related Topix: Family, Canada, World News, Opinion