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Free schools Education The Guardian

(Just Now) Ten years ago the first free schools opened with fanfare and a promise to innovation and outstanding results. But it hasn’t quite turned out that way. 9 Feb 2021.

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English schools warn of acute teacher shortages without …

(9 days ago) 2 days ago · “It is pretty obvious that it is impossible to raise educational standards if schools cannot recruit the teachers they need.” The government’s survey of the teaching workforce in England showed

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UK schools record more than 60,000 racist incidents in …

(1 days ago) Ormiston Academies Trust, which operates 40 schools, disclosed the second highest number: 1,138 over five years. Not all schools in each multi-academy trust reported racist incidents. For example,

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Sexual abuse rife in UK's state and private schools, say …

(3 days ago) First published on Sat 27 Mar 2021 17.15 EDT Sexual abuse by pupils is widespread across state and private education, according to a leading police officer, who has revealed that more than 100

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Classroom violence Education The Guardian

(5 days ago) Primary schools suspend 14 violent under-fives every day. The number of pupils receiving fixed period exclusions for violence in 2007-08 rose by 6% on the year before, statistics show. Published

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A gun is fired on US school grounds twice a week, …

(Just Now) A gun is fired on a school campus in America nearly twice a week. Suicide, homicides, a police shooting, attacks on students by other students: more than once a month this past year, gunfire on

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Jan 6 hearings: Raffensperger debunks Trump’s baseless …

(7 days ago) Raffensperger debunks Trump fraud claim: 'The numbers don't lie' Using Trump’s words from a recorded phone call with Raffensperger, the committee is having the two Georgia officials debunk all

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Train strikes: Boris Johnson calls union action …

(1 days ago) It was an unnecessary aggravation which schools have had to plan around with no flexibility to change the dates. The exams had to go ahead. My child started their physics exam at …

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Australia live news updates: Anthony Albanese to meet EU …

(5 days ago) The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that from 1am next Thursday, people will no longer need to be vaccinated to work in schools, childcare, prisons and airports or to visit jails,

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Ministers urged to close all schools in England for two weeks

(9 days ago) The call from the National Education Union came after the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, reversed his decision that primary schools in some parts of London should open on Monday. The

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Australia news live updates: RBA governor says he does not expect …

(2 days ago) The move comes as part of a wider push to address mental illness among young people, with the $200m funding used to scale up a pilot program operating at 100 Victorian schools under a partnership

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Australia news live updates: Daniel Andrews nominates Jacinta …

(9 days ago) The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that from 1am next Thursday, people will no longer need to be vaccinated to work in schools, childcare, prisons and airports or to visit jails,

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Move over, Giuliani: how loopholes sparked a golden age of …

(5 days ago) The profits were reinvested back into their communities, funding schools, health-food restaurants, and other community-serving businesses. Since legalization, those legacy sellers have been

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Schools in England may stay closed for weeks, admits Williamson

(4 days ago) Schools in England could remain closed beyond the middle of January, the education secretary, Gavin Williamson, has admitted, as the country’s largest education authority urged its schools to

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Black British history 'missing from school curricula in England'

(7 days ago) The syllabus has 12 topics, including art history, politics and migration, and seeks to redress the predominantly Eurocentric perspective of the national curriculum for England. It …

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Teaching in an independent school was nothing like I imagined

(6 days ago) I was actually pleased about this, as it meant if I wanted to return to the state sector the drop in wages would be affordable. Now, there is one myth about independent school teaching that is

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Private schools don’t act like charities, so let’s strip them of the

(2 days ago) Schools such as Winchester, Eton, St Paul’s and Westminster all started out as philanthropic institutions but have long since turned into mechanisms for a form of social apartheid, where the

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Address the injustice of racial inequalities in school exclusions

(5 days ago) Following a delay of more than 12 months, Edward Timpson’s review of school exclusions was published this week (Heads urged to expel fewer pupils amid link to vulnerable children, 7 May).The

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Secondary schools ask for clarity from UK government on face masks

(8 days ago) First published on Tue 2 Mar 2021 08.18 EST. Head teachers have called on the government to provide decisive guidance on face masks in secondary schools, saying that pupils could end up being

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US school stops teaching Huckleberry Finn because of 'use of the …

(7 days ago) First published on Mon 14 Dec 2015 07.45 EST. 481. Mark Twain’s novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been removed from the curriculum at a school in Philadelphia after its administration

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Under digital surveillance: how American schools spy on millions …

(5 days ago) F or Adam Jasinski, a technology director for a school district outside of St Louis, Missouri, monitoring student emails used to be a time-consuming job. Jasinski used to do keyword searches of

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Secondary schools returns could be staggered over two weeks in …

(2 days ago) All primary schools will be coming back on 8 March as well.” Williamson said schools and education settings had delivered more than 4.5m Covid tests already and 97% had “already stood up their

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Here is the expensive truth about private schools and student …

(4 days ago) Yes, a cursory glance at Naplan achievement test scores (the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy) shows students at private schools are, on average, ahead of students at

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English secondary schools unlikely to fully open until mid-January …

(3 days ago) According to government sources, ministers are torn between heeding its scientific advisers over the rapid spread of the new Covid variant, and warnings from the Department for Education that

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UK schools to be closed indefinitely and exams cancelled

(4 days ago) Last modified on Wed 1 Jul 2020 13.11 EDT. Schools across the UK are to close indefinitely, with A-level and GCSE exams cancelled, as the government made another sudden escalation in its efforts

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Reopening schools: what is happening in England

(6 days ago) The government has done a U-turn. It began a phased reopening of schools in England last week, with primary schools opening to children in nursery, reception, year 1 and year 6 from 1 June, after

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Whitty at odds with Johnson over 'big bang' reopening of schools …

(3 days ago) A row has broken out over Boris Johnson’s hopes for a “big bang” reopening of schools, as sources claimed it had run into resistance …

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Record number of UK children excluded for racist bullying

(7 days ago) Sarah Marsh and Aamna Mohdin. A record number of children are being excluded for racist bullying, a Guardian analysis has found, prompting calls for an urgent government intervention to tackle

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School leaders and councils demand clarity on primary closures

(Just Now) 60. School leaders and local authorities have demanded the government explain its decisions over which primary schools should stay open in England, as the opposition accused the education

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Met to review role of school police officers after legal challenge

(8 days ago) Under the SSP, schools in the capital and elsewhere in the country have police officers attached to them for the safety and security of …

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Critics take aim at subsidies given to private schools

(4 days ago) The scheme, which in 2017 paid private schools £31m in fees, was recently accused of contributing to arts elitism. Figures obtained by …

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Who should decide what children are taught

(1 days ago) New tests being piloted in 484 primary and secondary schools offer a glimmer of hope. The "lighter touch" maths, reading and writing tests could eventually replace the present ones. Based on

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Co-ed versus single-sex schools: 'It's about more than academic

(4 days ago) a study by the australian council for education research in 2017 found that, after accounting for socioeconomic status, students in single-sex schools did outperform their co-ed counterparts in

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Five myths about teaching in international schools

(7 days ago) 3. 3. More teachers left the country last year to teach in international schools than there were students completing PGCE courses. With increased accountability and pressure in schools, is it a

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When will UK schools reopen – and how will they keep children safe

(3 days ago) No. Education is a devolved matter, and the other three nations are taking a more cautious approach. The governments in Scotland and Wales have both ruled out a return on 1 June, with the most

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Covid: current advice on reopening primary schools in England

(2 days ago) When will primary schools in England reopen for the new term? Until late on Friday evening, the answer had been that most primaries and attached nurseries would open on 4 January, but would remain

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