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NYC schools still observe Columbus Day despite teaching kids of explorer’s violence

Across the nation, a growing legion of states, cities and school districts have rejected a federal holiday to honor the Italian navigator who “discovered” America in 1492....

NYC schools still observe Columbus Day despite teaching kids of explorer’s violence

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New law requires NY schools to observe 9/11 anniversary New York schools are required to provide a moment of silence to observe the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, according to a new state law approved by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday. The law calls for a brief moment of silence at the beginning of the school day every 9/11 to encourage dialogue and e...
02:34, 2019-09-10

Schools In West Bengal Told To Observe Gandhi Jayanti Departing from past practice, the West Bengal government directed authorities of all the primary and secondary schools to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on their premises....
17:00, 2019-09-30

In #MeToo era, states debate teaching consent in schools Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and consent. At one desk, a girl with banana-colored fingernails begins jotting down some of the hallmarks of abuse: Physically hurting you, verbally abusiv...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Start Teaching Your Kids to Swim at Age 1, According to the AAP The American Academy of Pediatrics wants parents of kids of all ages to be vigilant about water safety, particularly toddlers and teenagers, who are at the greatest risk for drowning. But it may have also identified the sweet spot for when parents should begin swimming lessons for their kids—right a...
18:00, 2019-05-30

IIT Student Gets Medal From President Kovind For Teaching Kids For Free IIT Roorkee student Anant Vashistha, who taught underprivileged students from a nearby village for free, received gold medal from President Ram Nath Kovind today for making excellent contribution in......
15:17, 2019-10-04

Warren Buffett says to avoid making this mistake when teaching your kids about money If there’s someone you would want money advice from, it’s probably Warren Buffett. And he has revealed the #1 mistake parents make when teaching their kids about money. Buzz60's Susana Victoria Perez has more.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-02

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Juul gave presentations in schools to kids—and the FDA is fuming Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 25: A young man wears a shirt that reads DITCHJUUL while James Monsees, co-founder and chief product officer at JUUL Labs Inc., testifies before the House Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee, which is examining JUUL's role in the youth nicotine epidemic, on July...
23:51, 2019-09-10

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)        ...
20:17, 2019-06-11

NYC schools will excuse kids who walk out for climate change rally Cut class for climate change! The Department of Education will excuse city kids who ditch school next Friday to partake in a Manhattan climate change protest, officials said Thursday. “TEN YEARS. We have ten years to save the planet,” Mayor Bill de Blasio cautioned in a tweet. “Tod...
12:51, 2019-09-13

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now This is the future we live in now: Congress and President Trump won’t do shit about stopping mass shootings, so school districts are taking matters into their own hands, with one Michigan district reverse engineering the expansion of its high school to protect its students better than the government...
00:17, 2019-08-23

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
01:17, 2019-06-06

Nintendo games to be played in UK schools so kids 'can learn life skills' Mario and Donkey Kong will become a fixture of UK classrooms following the introduction of Nintendo games to the computing curriculum - including a national eSports competition in schools....
21:51, 2019-09-04

Ilhan Omar Wants Schools to Stop Humiliating Kids Who Can't Afford to Pay for Lunch A few weeks ago, The Hill circulated a piece about a nine-year-old boy who used his allowance to pay off everyone in his class’s lunch debts. The story was pitched as “heartwarming,” but it was not, because debt shouldn’t even exist for third graders, particularly for something as imperative as a ho...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Ford recalls 1.2M Explorers for suspension issue Ford said it expects the Explorer recall of 1.2 million units to cost about $180 million. It did not give estimated costs for the F-150 recall or two other recalls covering a total of 16,300 vehicles announced Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-06-12

Pre-Columbian Explorers in the Americas: The Hard Evidence These days, few people still believe Christopher Columbus was the first explorer to travel to the “New World.”  ...
01:17, 2019-08-19

You Can Get 'Self-Sealing' Tires Standard on Some 2020 Ford Explorers Twenty-six years after the world watched a tyrannosaurus rex bite into the tire of a Ford Explorer, the automaker has finally decided to equip the more expensive trims of the new 2020 Ford Explorer with “self-sealing” rubber....
04:51, 2019-07-02

The Livingstone – Stanley Monument and The Famous Tale of Two Explorers in Africa Without a doubt, European explorers in 19th century Africa changed history. Two of the most famous are Dr David Livingstone ...
07:17, 2019-09-15

Titanic explorers' dive reveals 'shocking' state of wreck First venture to the ship in 15 years finds that features have decayed completelyThe first dive to the Titanic in nearly 15 years has revealed “shocking” deterioration in the state of the wreck.An international team of explorers made five dives with manned submersibles in early August to survey and ...
02:17, 2019-08-22

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and other earthly life escaping from our vehicles and ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

U.S. explorers, French navy find submarine missing for 51 years U.S. seabed explorers and the French navy have located a submarine that's been missing for more than 50 years, after decades of prior searches were never able to track down the vessel and its lost 52-man crew....
05:51, 2019-07-23

9/11: How NYC, nation will observe 18th anniversary New York and the nation on Wednesday will stop to remember the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will be the site for the annual name-reading ceremony, starting at approximately 8:39 a.m. and continuing until approximately 12:30 p.m. During the memorial, all...
04:17, 2019-09-11

Whaley Bridge latest: Dam explorers risk injury and becoming trapped, warn firefighters After more than 1,500 people were evacuated from the town since August 1, Derbyshire Police said stability of the dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir had been achieved at 1pm on August 7 and people could return to their homes....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Ford recalls more than 300K 2017 Explorers for sharp seat frame edges Ford said the affected vehicles could injure owners when they reach between the power front seat and center console. The automaker is aware of 31 hand injuries related to the issue....
21:17, 2019-09-13

Ford Recalls 340,000 Explorers Because People Keep Injuring Their Hands On Sharp Seat Frames Nearly 340,000 Ford Explorers from the 2017 model year will need a trip to the dealership soon, but not to be traded for new ones with a bit more power and ST badges all over—unless that’s your thing. Instead, it’s for a new recall, because the SUVs have been rolling around for years now with sharp ...
21:51, 2019-09-13

Ford faces lawsuit alleging carbon monoxide leak in police Explorers The six plaintiffs, all state troopers in Washington, claim they suffered from headaches, nausea, foggy thinking or flu-like symptoms from driving the vehicles....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Muharram 2019: History, Significance And How To Observe This Day The festival of Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is considered the second holiest month after Ramzan. Muharram, one of the four sacred months, is observed by Muslims across the......
09:34, 2019-09-09

What is Yom Kippur? How do Jews observe it? And when does the fast start? Yom Kippur is the day of atonement after the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah. On this day, Jews ask God for forgiveness for their sins.        ...
19:51, 2019-10-08

BJP To Observe Black Day In Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on......
09:00, 2019-06-10

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veterans Day CHICAGO, November 10, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:25 a.m. to 8:27 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Options on CBOE's 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX...
22:51, 2019-05-22

The New Hangout in Columbus? Distilleries One of the country’s fastest-growing cities has seen a surge in homegrown distilleries that are drawing customers with tasting rooms, restaurants and bottle shops....
12:34, 2019-09-20

Scientists observe mysterious cosmic web directly for first time Observations reveal cluster of galaxies about 12bn light years away linked by gas filamentsThe cosmic web, a vast, mysterious structure that links up far-flung galaxies, has been observed directly for the first time.The observations reveal that an ancient cluster of galaxies about 12bn light years a...
22:34, 2019-10-03

"Will Send You Plane, Come Here, Observe": J&K Governor To Rahul Gandhi Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday hit out at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that there have been reports of violence in Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Malik said he will send an aircraft for......
01:51, 2019-08-13

The 10 best sales and deals for Columbus Day weekend Columbus Day is a great time to score a deal on a new mattress, winter clothes, workout gear, DNA test kits, and more.       ...
14:17, 2019-10-13

Scientists observe a single quantum vibration under ordinary conditions When a guitar string is plucked, it vibrates as any vibrating object would, rising and falling like a wave, as the laws of classical physics predict. But under the laws of quantum mechanics, which describe the way physics works at the atomic scale, vibrations should behave not only as waves, but als...
07:34, 2019-10-07

CBOE to Observe Minute of Silence for Tucson Victims at 10 A.M. Today CHICAGO, January 10, 2011 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today will observe one minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time today to remember victims of Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, co...
22:51, 2019-05-22

EC Says Social Media to Observe Voluntary Code of Ethics During Elections Social media platforms will observe a voluntary code of ethics during "the ongoing Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls" as well as in all future elections, the Election Commission (EC) said on......
18:34, 2019-09-27

Observe APJ Abdul Kalam's Birthday As National Students Day: BJP Leader India should observe October 15, the birth anniversary of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, as National Students Day, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Telangana has proposed to the government....
02:51, 2019-06-17

Haryana Government To Observe 2-Day State Mourning For Arun Jaitley The Haryana government has decided to observe a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect to former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley, who died in New Delhi on Saturday....
20:51, 2019-08-24

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowledge....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Fortaleza Ozama, Where Columbus Was Imprisoned for Being a Tyrant The language and culture of many of the Caribbean islands reflects four centuries of Spain’s presence in the region... ...
04:34, 2019-07-23

Columbus Blue Jackets Open Camp The Columbus Blue Jackets face life without two of their biggest stars from last season who moved on as free agents. (Sept. 11)       ...
03:34, 2019-09-14

Home Depot is having an amazing sale for Columbus Day Home Depot is an unexpected destination for gorgeous home furnishings, and right now they're having a Columbus Day sale on select furniture.       ...
00:17, 2019-10-11

DC votes to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day WASHINGTON — The Washington, D.C. Council has voted to temporarily change the name of Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. WTOP-FM reports the council on Tuesday passed the “Indigenous Peoples’ Day Emergency Declaration Act of 2019.” Supporting Councilman David Grosso tol...
14:51, 2019-10-10

HII awarded $58M for work on Columbus, Helena submarines The U.S. Navy awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries individual contracts for work on the USS Helena and USS Columbus, which includes repairs, maintenance, upgrades and modernization efforts....
23:17, 2019-09-25

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
20:00, 2019-08-17

Ashok Leyland To Observe Non-Working Days In September Following Weak Demand India's second-largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Ashok Leyland has announced that the company will be observing non-working at its five plants in September. In a regulatory filing, the Hinduja......
07:00, 2019-09-10

Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day: What's open and closed on Monday? Columbus Day, and in some states and cities Indigenous Peoples' Day, is October 14 in 2019. Here's what's open and closed on the holiday.        ...
00:51, 2019-10-12

Columbus Day: Celebrating cultural heritage, or the colonization of Native Americans? A growing number of cities, states and universities are replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day, also known as Native Americans Day.        ...
20:34, 2019-10-13

Mother Cabrini float added to Columbus Day Parade in jab at de Blasio The Diocese of Brooklyn is adding a float featuring Mother Cabrini to the Columbus Day Parade — a jab at Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray for snubbing the Italian-American icon and saint in a recent statue competition. “We’re a little upset that Mother Cabrini wa...
01:17, 2019-10-10

Best Columbus Day Sales 2019: Discover Deals From Amazon, Gilt & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Who......
01:51, 2019-10-10

Christopher Columbus Kraft, NASA’s legendary flight director, has died Chris Kraft, left, and Robert Gilruth monitor the launch of Apollo 5 in 1968. [credit: NASA ] Christopher Columbus Kraft Jr.—one of NASA's founding engineers, its first flight director, and ...
04:51, 2019-07-23

Cops descend on Columbus Circle food carts over ‘rent-a-vet’ scheme NYC Parks Department enforcement officers were out in full force on Sunday afternoon to check the licences of food carts supposed to be run by veterans — after The Post reported that many of the outposts are actually manned by non-heroes. As officers descended on Columbus Circle, a Post report...
07:17, 2019-09-30

Stunningly well preserved 500-year-old Columbus-era shipwreck revealed: 'It’s almost like it sank yesterday' Maritime archaeologists have used underwater drone technology to reveal the remains of an incredibly well-preserved 500-year-old shipwreck in the Baltic....
18:34, 2019-07-23

Best Columbus Day Sales 2019: Discover Deals From Yankee Candle, Amazon & More We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Who......
01:51, 2019-10-11

DC Council approves 'emergency' bill to rename Columbus Day 'Indigenous Peoples' Day' Washington, D.C. city council members rushed to approve legislation renaming Columbus Day "Indigenous Peoples' Day" this week before its Oct. 14 commemoration, citing similar moves by several states and a slew of cities in recent years. ...
20:17, 2019-10-10

REI's Columbus Day sale is running all weekend — save up to 50% on gear from The North Face, Patagonia, and more Now through October 14, you can save up to 50% during REI's Fall End-of-Season Clearance event. You can shop sizable deals on men's and women's clothing, outerwear, and footwear as well as camping and hiking gear from popular brands like prAna, Patagonia, and The North Face. There are countless...
23:17, 2019-10-11

New York Rangers signing former Columbus Blue Jackets star Artemi Panarin Former Columbus Blue Jackets star forward Artemi Panarin, one of the top free agents available this off-season, is signing with the New York Rangers....
05:34, 2019-07-02

Columbus, Ohio, police officers involved in Stormy Daniels arrest face discipline The Columbus, Ohio, Police Department filed departmental charges against five officers in connection to their involvement with the arrest of Stormy Daniels last year....
22:34, 2019-08-01

Nick Bosa gets back at Baker Mayfield for Oklahoma's 2017 upset of Ohio State in Columbus Nick Bosa was a man out for revenge Monday night, getting back at Baker Mayfield for a 2017 college football game in which Oklahoma upset Ohio State.       ...
14:51, 2019-10-08

Teaching Hotels: Why You Might Want to Stay In One At teaching hotels, including Cornell University’s Statler, you don’t just get top-of-the-class service, you’re part of the lesson plan. Plus: Hotel pros on how to score an upgrade and other tips on acing a hotel stay...
21:17, 2019-09-11

Jets’ Sam Darnold already teaching the next generation The players sharing the field with Sam Darnold on Saturday morning were closer to his age than Tom Brady’s. It wasn’t all that long ago Darnold was in their shoes, going to youth football camps, but now the Jets quarterback, who just turned 22 on Wednesday, is the one leading the way. “I think for.....
06:17, 2019-06-09

| Mokwena after Pirates draw: 'What is God teaching me?' Orlando Pirates interim coach Rulani Mokwena says his players are asking God for help in terms of understanding how to turnaround the poor run of form....
13:00, 2019-08-29

3 Sisters retire with combined 117 Years of teaching (WCSH) Three sisters, who all work as teachers in the state of Maine, have decided to retire at the same time. Cecile LaPlante, Theresa LaPlante and Sue Donovan will be retiring at the end of this school year after working in education for a combined 117 years. Sue Donovan teaches math at Memorial M...
00:51, 2019-06-22

The hardest thing about robots? Teaching them to cope with us Humans are spectacularly weird and unpredictable. Computer scientist Anca Dragan is working on helpful robots that understand how we get things wrong...
17:17, 2019-08-13

The charity keeping children off the streets by teaching them to ski A charity which teaches inner city youngsters from deprived communities how to ski is aiming to recruit a record number of teenagers onto this year's snow sports programme....
11:34, 2019-06-15

Gillette ad shows man teaching transgender son how to shave A new Gillette ad released last week Thursday features a transgender man shaving for the first time. Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, a Toronto-based artist, shares the personal on-camera experience with his father, who coaches him through the significant life moment. “Now, don’t be scared,R...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Dodgeball is not oppressing our children, it is teaching them life Dodgeball is about becoming an adult, it's good exercise, and it teaches our kids how to be tough. Calling it oppression reflects America's decline.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-10

France: Brigitte Macron to go back to teaching The French first lady is set to teach at a school for adult students in a tough Paris neighborhood. She previously gave up her job as a literature teacher to support her husband's political career....
00:17, 2019-09-17

Can Kids Be Kids? 8-Year-Old Michigan Girl Banned From Picture Day for Her Colorful Braided Bun The last time we checked, people all over the world wear their hair in myriad styles—straight, curly, short, long, colored, braided, dreadlocked, etc.—and yet, children are inexplicably shielded from this in many schools, which continue to mandate their hairstyles. Arguably, these rules—which have, ...
21:17, 2019-10-10

Biden says ‘poor kids’ just as bright as ‘white kids’ in latest gaffe Former Vice President Joe Biden—the 2020 Democratic primary frontrunner—made another gaffe on Thursday when he told a crowd in Iowa that “poor kids are just as bright and talented as white kids.”...
05:34, 2019-08-09

Latest Biden blunder: ‘Poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ Gaffe-prone presidential hopeful Joe Biden put his foot in his mouth during an Iowa campaign stop on Thursday when he told a group of predominately Asian and Hispanic voters that “poor kids are just as bright, just as talented, as white kids.” Biden committed the stunning blunder while s...
07:17, 2019-08-09

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.        ...
20:17, 2019-09-24

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids Are Just as Bright’ as ‘White Kids’ at Event for Asian and Hispanic Voters Joe Biden told a group of mostly Asian and Hispanic voters Wednesday that “poor kids are just as bright” as white children. The former vice president, who is known for verbal gaffes, made the remarks to the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines, Iowa, where he is on a four-day campaign ...
17:51, 2019-08-09

Biden tells minority voters in Iowa that ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ The former vice president, who has a history of gaffes, sought quickly to recover while speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines....
19:17, 2019-08-09

Biden says ‘poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids’ Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives to walk in the Independence Fourth of July parade, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Independence, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) By Adam Edelman Former Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd in Iowa Thursday that “poor kids ...
23:51, 2019-08-09

Biden criticized after saying: 'Poor kids are as bright as white kids' Former vice-president’s remarks prompt criticism from left and right amid Democrat’s history of gaffesJoe Biden, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for president, found his record on race under scrutiny again on Friday after a gaffe on the campaign trail.“We should challenge students in t...
23:17, 2019-08-10

College students think they learn less with an effective teaching method Enlarge (credit: US Dept. of Education) One of the things that's amenable to scientific study is how we communicate information about science. Science education should, in theory at least, produce a scientifically literate public and prepare those most interested in the topic for advanced studies ...
17:51, 2019-09-04

Pregnant mom saves drowning boy while teaching toddler to float Stephanie Swedberg, who is 33-weeks pregnant, said she was in the water at Crystal Beach Park with one of her boys when she saw a fully dressed mother wading through the water screaming for help....
22:51, 2019-07-23

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som......
19:34, 2019-05-26

Undying is a haunting game about a mother teaching her son to survive Developer Vanimals is one of the developers that made up the onslaught of indies in the Kinda Funny Games Showcase leading into E3. The company revealed its survival zombie adventure Undying, which is about a mother protecting her son in a world overrun by reanimated corpses that eat people. In Undy...
05:34, 2019-06-11

For Catherine Drennan, teaching and research are complementary passions Catherine Drennan says nothing in her job thrills her more than the process of discovery. But Drennan, a professor of biology and chemistry, is not referring to her landmark research on protein structures that could play a major role in reducing the world’s waste carbons. “Really the most exciting...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Hottest job in China’s hinterlands: Teaching AI to tell a truck from a turtle Before a self-driving car can learn to avoid hitting people or trees, it needs to learn what they look like. Enter these low-cost workers in rural China who do AI data labeling....
17:00, 2019-09-26

Joe Biden Says ‘Poor Kids’ Are Just as Bright as ‘White Kids’ Mr. Biden was speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian & Latino Coalition in Des Moines when he made the remark, which he quickly sought to recover from....
21:51, 2019-08-09

The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube familiar with the internal data....
21:01, 2019-06-18

Sandy Hook mom teaching skills to create a safer classroom TUCSON – The mother of a child who was killed during the Sandy Hook Massacre was in Tucson on Thursday. Scarlett Lewis spoke about her non-profit charitable organization “The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement.” Lewis founded the movement to teach social-emotional learning skills whi...
14:34, 2019-09-20

Hitting the Books: Teaching AI to sing slime mold serenades Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
02:17, 2019-09-29

Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.” While our sense of touch gives us a channel to feel the physical world, our eyes help us immediately understan...
17:51, 2019-06-17

Meet the YouTube Mortician teaching people not to fear death Growing up, I watched Disney movies on repeat where a mermaid gave up her voice for a man and was taught I should be a damsel in distress until my Prince Charming rescued me. But I was sheltered from movies like Bambi and Lion King where, for once, the evil character didn’t die, the loved parent did...
17:00, 2019-08-06

Elizabeth Warren Details Her Account of Losing Teaching Job Because of Pregnancy Ms. Warren said she had grown more comfortable talking about her experience over the years, explaining why her description of the 1971 episode in her stump speeches differs from how she discussed it in the past....
22:51, 2019-10-08

‘Teaching moments:’ Yankees trying to stay positive with Clint Frazier DETROIT — Clint Frazier was set to be back in left field before Wednesday’s rainout despite a pair of bad throws — and decisions — in Tuesday’s loss when he twice missed the cutoff man. The plays came back to haunt the Yankees in a one-run loss. “He flashed what he’s capable of when he......
18:51, 2019-09-12

Report disputes Elizabeth Warren’s claim she was let go from teaching job over pregnancy Before her transition into politics, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren was reportedly given the green light by a New Jersey education board to continue teaching, contrary to the senator’s claims that she wasn’t invited back because of her pregnancy. The Riverdale Board of Education in...
12:51, 2019-10-08

The Apple Card Rollout Has Begun—With a Whopping 10 Videos Teaching You How to Use It The Apple Card is finally here—for some of us. Today, people who were accepted into the early preview program got an invite and 10 videos detailing how to use the card itself.Read more......
19:51, 2019-08-06

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without telling her parents because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardless of your parents’ beliefs.” “I...
00:17, 2019-06-15

MIT Is Teaching the Machines How to Make Pizza Based On a Single Photo Generative adversarial networks (GAN) can do a lot of things—it’s basically the type of machine learning used to generate realistic AI faces and deepfakes. But researchers at MIT are using GAN to do the holy, blessed work of building a neural network to teach computers how to make pizza. Read more.....
01:51, 2019-06-20

Clint Frazier ‘teaching moments’ not discouraging Aaron Boone DETROIT — Clint Frazier was set to be back in left field before Wednesday’s rainout despite a pair of bad throws — and decisions — in Tuesday’s loss when he twice missed the cutoff man. The plays came back to haunt the Yankees in a one-run loss. “He flashed what he’s capable of when he......
09:34, 2019-09-12

“Troll Factory” turns disinformation campaigns into teaching game Enlarge / You, too, can become a Director of Disorder. (credit: Yle) Half of the battle against disinformation campaigns is educating people about how they work. And that's why the Finnish public broadcasting company Yle—Finland's equivalent of the BBC—has created a game called Troll Factory. The ...
17:51, 2019-10-11

Trump supporter fired from teaching job over racy photoshoot with guns A Trump supporter who posed semi-nude with American flags and guns claims she was fired from her job as a private school teacher over her political beliefs. Chelsy Zelasko filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Grove School in Connecticut, saying she lost her teaching job after parents fou...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Mom who was teaching son to drive killed in Milwaukee road rage shooting A road rage incident took the life of a mother who was teaching her son to drive in Milwaukee. Matthew Lee Wilks was charged in the shooting.        ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

Ex-president Carter resumes teaching Sunday School after hip injury Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said....
22:51, 2019-06-09

While teaching, Warren worked on about 60 legal matters, far more than she’d previously disclosed The senator’s legal consulting work has received little scrutiny over the course of her political career. Her presidential campaign Wednesday night released a list of cases was involved with....
04:34, 2019-05-24

Jimmy Carter granted tenure at Emory University after 37 years of teaching Former President Jimmy Carter has become a tenured faculty member of Emory University after teaching at the Atlanta-based private university for more than three decades, the Georgia school announced on Monday....
14:17, 2019-06-04

Cressida Cowell: ‘Books are better than films at teaching children creativity and intelligence' The new children’s laureate and How to Train Your Dragon author talks about how to get kids reading and why we need the space to make mistakesThere is a primary school across the road from Cressida Cowell’s west London home, so the author of the How to Train Your Dragon series writes with a backdrop...
17:51, 2019-07-12

This teacher earns six figures teaching Dungeons & Dragons classes online Most people play games like Dungeons & Dragons to get away from their problems. But Megan Hardy isn’t most people. She used it to solve hers. When her husband was laid off in 2016, she signed up to teach D&D classes on Outschool, an online learning platform for kids up to age 18. Hardy told TNW “I w...
04:34, 2019-05-22

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling Are Running Into Trouble Teaching Their Daughters Spanish Kids say the darndest things, don't they?! While on The Talk on Monday morning, the extremely private Eva Mendes opened up about her long-time love Ryan Gosling and their two......
15:17, 2019-05-21

Assam Teacher Accused Of Teaching Namaz, School Claims "Misunderstanding" A video of a teacher allegedly showing students how to offer namaz at a school in Assam's Charaideo district has cropped up on social media, spurring outrage among parents and right-wing groups. Three......
02:51, 2019-07-03

‘I Wish We Could Stop Teaching This.’ What It’s Like to Attend an Active-Shooter Training After the El Paso and Dayton Attacks It’s the first weekend since school began here in central Virginia, and approximately 10 children and 15 adults are spending their Saturday in a 900-square foot room with bright yellow walls and foam floor tiles, learning how to survive an active-shooter situation. “We’re going to ...
23:34, 2019-08-19

China Restricts Teaching Of MBBS In English Amid Big Surge Of Indian Students China attracts foreign students, especially from India and other Asian countries, due to its affordable courses compared to institutions in the US, the UK and Australia....
19:34, 2019-10-07

Amazon's Ring Is Teaching Cops How to Persuade Customers to Hand Over Surveillance Footage Amazon’s home security subsidiary Ring wields tremendous power over the messaging used by its law enforcement partners about its products, including by pre-writing and approving police statements about Ring’s services. But according to a new report, Ring is also instructing cops on how to persuade c...
19:51, 2019-08-06

Meet the DJI RoboMaster S1, a mini tank drone and Trojan horse for teaching code The DJI RoboMaster S1 rover looks like a miniature tank, but acts like a clever Trojan horse for kids – it's a way to make education a little more fun.It's the first ground-based DJI drone built by the company behind the DJI Mavic Air, a popular flying drone that got our recommended...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Teaching parents how social media plays a role in their children’s mental health TUCSON – A behavioral health activist is encouraging kids to get off their phones in order to help their brains. Watch below to hear more about what Collin Kartchner had to say on Monday, August 12:...
23:34, 2019-08-13

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds balance on toothpicks in wineglasses of water on my kitchen windowsill. They have been there since April, when I was seized by some primal urge (home owne...
06:17, 2019-06-19

US Open winner Gary Woodland testament to teaching of Pete Cowen | Ewan Murray Yorkshireman has coached most of the world’s top golfers at one time but maintains ‘it’s about the players’Sitting in a quiet corner of an airport lounge in San Francisco as the US Open hurtled towards its conclusion, Pete Cowen realised that he could not lose. The Yorkshireman took over full-time c...
12:51, 2019-06-18

Browns' Odell Beckham Jr. accuses Jets DC Gregg Williams of teaching 'dirty hits' Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. believes New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams teaches players "cheap shots" and "dirty hits."...
04:17, 2019-09-13

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.       ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Lindsay Birbeck: Police release CCTV of suspect linked to missing teaching assistant's death Police probing the killing of a teaching assistant have released footage of a man pulling a wheelie bin they have identified as a suspect in their investigation....
23:34, 2019-08-27

CBOE Interest Rate Options Products Closed on Columbus Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, October 8, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), 10-Year Treasury Note (TNX), and 13-Week Treasury Bill (IRX) interest rate products will be closed to trading on Monday, October 12, 2009....
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year Treasury Bond (TYX), 5-Year Treasury Note (FVX), ...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Just like last week, this week I (Tim Rogers) am teaching Jason Schreier (and you!) Just like last week, this week I (Tim Rogers) am teaching Jason Schreier (and you!) Japanese over on our Twitch channel. My teaching method involves forcing him to read every text box out loud. You, too, can do something out loud—in our chat!...
02:17, 2019-08-23

Best laptops for kids 2019: the top laptops for kids in elementary school and beyond These days, having a good laptop is complete necessary not only for grown-ups, but also for the kids. The best laptops for kids will usually take the form of rugged, cheap tablets, but there will come a time when your child will have to graduate to a proper laptop, especially if they were to use the...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Best summer flicks you’ve probably never seen, from 'Columbus' to 'Metropolitan' To determine the best summer flicks you’ve never seen, 24/7 Tempo created an index based on each film’s Rotten Tomatoes average critic rating and more.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-31

| SA Schools name team to face Argentina The second round of the highly entertaining SA Rugby Under-18 International Series kicks off at Paarl Gymnasium in Paarl with the SA Schools side facing Argentina....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from users who were unable to give their consent.Office 3...
13:17, 2019-07-16

| SA Schools performances bode well for the future The development and progress showed by the players in the SA Schools and SA Schools A squads in the SA recent International Series bodes well for the future....
16:00, 2019-08-18

Apple's contactless student IDs come to 12 more schools A new school year is approaching, and for Apple that means an expansion of its contact-free student IDs. Apple Watch and iPhone owners can tap their devices to access campus facilities in 12 more schools, and these are institutions you'll likely rec......
20:17, 2019-08-13

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Desegregation remains an issue in many US schools CLEVELAND, Miss. — This small Mississippi Delta town serves as a reminder that fierce debates over the integration of black and white students are not a thing of the past. Two rival high schools in Cleveland, one historically black and the other historically white, had to be merged just two years ag...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Arizona schools to get $20 million for more counselors On Monday, the Arizona Board of Education officially adopted a timeline and criteria for grant money for more school counselors. The American School Counselor Association recommends a ratio of 250 students per counselor. The national average is 455 students per counselor. In Arizona, it’s 905 stude...
04:00, 2019-08-31

Student loan crisis: These are the schools that pay off the least With college tuition burdening the wallets of so many Americans, these schools aren't necessarily helping to solve the problem.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-21

6 schools to be notified of serious NCAA violations A high-ranking NCAA official told CBS Sports on Wednesday that at least six Division I men's basketball programs will receive notices of allegations for Level I violations as a result of the federal government's investigation into corruption in the sport....
08:51, 2019-06-13

Charter CEO: Have schools refocus on achievement This is part of what the CEO of the city charter school network Public Prep, Ian Rowe, told a panel of educators, including Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, on Tuesday in response to their discussion on the importance of racial, gender and other personal traits on students’ education: “What’s in...
07:00, 2019-10-09

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
00:17, 2019-06-04

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
02:51, 2019-06-24

High Schools Need to Get Over It and Embrace Esports Opinion: Rather than bucking the trend, politicians and educators should help students avoid gaming addiction and build healthy, productive team play....
16:17, 2019-10-10

Schools rethink vaping discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Officials at schools across the United States have begun rethinking their approach to teen vaping, as statistics show a rise in suspensions and other disciplinary actions for students caught using e-cigarettes on school grounds. Many who previously emphasized discipline ...
00:34, 2019-05-27

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters and harbor units descended on the area in the effo...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Voters Near Baton Rouge Want Better Schools. First, They Need a New City. A group has tried unsuccessfully for years to establish a new school district in East Baton Rouge Parish. This time, they hatched an idea to establish a city of their own....
16:17, 2019-10-10

If English women’s football is to catch the USA’s, schools will be key There is a gulf in funding for girls’ and women’s football between the two countries but the FA plans to narrow it“The last Fifa World Cup was a remarkable achievement but we are setting an even more ambitious target for 2023. To achieve this we will be working tirelessly with the clubs in the FA Wo...
02:51, 2019-07-05

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
00:17, 2019-06-12

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?...
02:51, 2019-06-05

CFB notebook: Schools not required to report injuries The NCAA declined to implement standardized injury reports in college football for the 2019 season as a potential response to the rise of legal sports wagering....
13:51, 2019-08-08

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
18:00, 2019-06-04

New York City schools want to ban chocolate milk Holy cow. The city Department of Education wants to ban chocolate milk from public schools, The Post has learned. Citing health concerns, including sugar content, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and his underlings are pushing for a white-milk-only policy, DOE sources said. “The thinking is that ...
08:17, 2019-09-16

Why US public schools’ creepy use of surveillance AI should frighten you Public schools across the US continue to spend millions implementing AI-powered surveillance solutions alleged to prevent or mitigate violence. The only problem: most of them don’t work. US schools now rival China’s when it comes to ubiquitous surveillance, yet our students remain at the highest ris...
02:17, 2019-07-24

Ivy League schools headline some of the hardest colleges to get into 24/7 Wall St. created an index of acceptance rates as well as SAT and ACT scores to identify the hardest colleges to get into.       ...
14:51, 2019-09-11

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on the bill, said....
18:00, 2019-08-01

| SA Schools remain unbeaten in U18 International Series An impressive team performance by the SA Schools side over Argentina highlighted the second round of the SA Rugby Under-18 International Series in Paarl....
18:51, 2019-08-13

Little Rock leaders fear schools are about to re-segregate LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A plan to only grant Little Rock partial control of its schools is stoking fears that the district may return to a racially segregated “separate but equal” system 62 years after nine black students were escorted into an all-white high school. The state took over Little Rock’s 23,...
04:00, 2019-09-27

Schools Fight Websites That Sell Homework Help As the school year starts off, colleges and high schools are increasing steps to spot and fight a persistent form of cheating in which students find someone online to do their homework....
16:17, 2019-08-13

Top of the class: why Finland's schools are the envy of the world With no Ofsted-style inspections, uniforms or league tables, the country’s education system is now one of its most celebrated exportsIt’s early afternoon in Lintulaakson school in Espoo, near Helsinki. The younger children are having a snack before starting their after-school activities. Upstairs a ...
14:00, 2019-09-27

New law prevents New York schools from arming teachers NEW YORK (WNBC) – A new law in New York will prevent local school districts from authorizing teachers from carrying firearms on school grounds. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law on Wednesday. Guns send 8,300 kids a year to hospitals, study finds. Courtesy: NBC While law enforcement...
23:51, 2019-08-01

Five TUSD schools to remain closed Wednesday TUCSON – Five Tucson Unified School District schools will remain closed on Wednesday. The closure comes after an issue with a waterline on the southwest side of Tucson. The extra day off will give Tucson Water time to complete the repair. Tucson Unified School District staff will ensure that e...
18:17, 2019-09-04

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Three Irish schools to become first to abandon Catholic ethos Primary school in Roscommon and two in Kerry to reopen as multi-denominationalThree schools in Ireland will make history this week by becoming the first to abandon their Catholic ethos and become multi-denominational state-run schools.The transfer in patronage reflects an ebbing of the Catholic chur...
19:34, 2019-08-27

Schools should have one meat-free day a week, says charity Soil Association calls for pupils in England to get ‘healthier and more climate-friendly’ mealsAll state schools in England should offer pupils a compulsory plant-based menu one day a week, under new recommendations to the government that aim to make school meals more environmentally friendly and re...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Busing Worked in Louisville. So Why Are Its Schools Becoming More Segregated? Some desegregation plans faltered in the face of white resistance. Louisville’s plan has proved remarkably resilient, surviving riots and court rulings....
22:00, 2019-07-31

| Schools at stake in Cameroon's separatist crisis A solitary teacher has just two pupils in his class in west Cameroon, where thousands of schools have closed down altogether because of kidnappings and threats by radical separatists....
14:17, 2019-09-28

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had been attending a program, was found around 2:15 p...
21:51, 2019-05-25

Schools, homes evacuated after train derailment Thick, black smoke can be seen for miles and evacuations have been ordered after a train derailed in an Illinois suburb of St. Louis. (Sept. 10)        ...
23:17, 2019-09-10

6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six Southeastern Conference schools are among the 16 regional hosts for the NCAA baseball tournament, with LSU playing at home in the first round for the 26th time. The NCAA announced the hosts Sunday night. The rest of the 64-team field will be unveiled Monday. The tournament beg...
05:01, 2019-05-27

Schools use AI test to detect bullying and self-harm One of England's biggest academy chains is testing pupils' mental health using an AI (artificial intelligence) tool which can predict self-harm, drug abuse and eating disorders, Sky News can reveal....
22:00, 2019-09-21

Schools reckon with social stress: ‘I’m on my phone so much’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers say they’re seeing so much student anxiety that a national union newsletter labels it a “mental health tsunami.” Many of those educators, along with doctors and researchers, say smartphones — especially the nonstop pull of social media — are at least p...
10:17, 2019-06-07

NYC schools were most ‘violent and disruptive’ in state last year New York City schools had the most “violent and disruptive incidents” in the state last year — accounting for more than half, with incidents including assaults, sexual offenses and bomb threats, a new report reveals. The data released Tuesday by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shows 17,991 incidents ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

The truth behind the physical discipline Albuquerque schools say they don’t use An investigation has found that restraint – meant for extreme circumstances – is widely used to manage special education studentsThis story is published in collaboration with Searchlight New MexicoWhen 10-year-old Urijah Salazar arrived home from school one afternoon last March, something was off. A...
09:34, 2019-10-09

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion A federal watchdog agency says public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students’ behavior. The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday detailed reporting errors in which New York City, Philadelphia and other districts entered zeros in...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Rash of ransomware continues with 13 new victims—most of them schools Enlarge (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) As investigations into a massive, coordinated ransomware attack against local governments in Texas continues, 13 new victims of ransomware attacks have been publicly identified. Most of them are school districts, thought the victims also...
09:17, 2019-08-31

The Londoner: Pullman: schools have lost the plot Phillip Pullman on the education system | Frieze London party time | Jess Phillips lays into London curry | Richard Dawkins confused on referendums | Rise of the 'mini Carries'...
12:34, 2019-10-03

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
06:34, 2019-08-17

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safety plans and incorrect personnel records. “The stat...
23:34, 2019-06-13

Schools, telephone lines to be opened in Kashmir after lockdown Authorities will begin restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir from Friday night, including in the main city of Srinagar where afternoon prayers went peacefully amid heavy security, the top state official said....
15:34, 2019-08-16

NYPD won’t arrest students for low-level offenses in schools Police will stop arresting or summonsing Big Apple students “whenever possible” for a host of crimes — such as boozing, smoking pot and vandalism — in city schools, as part of a sweeping change to NYPD policy set to be announced Thursday, according to a report. Rowdy pupils will also skate on spitti...
20:00, 2019-06-20

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment ...
03:17, 2019-06-17

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
11:34, 2019-06-15

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Commission said the Dept. of Education spends too mu...
04:17, 2019-07-11

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70,000. For rural areas, declining enrollment can me...
03:17, 2019-06-17

A Ballot Measure Could Help Los Angeles Schools, but Will Voters Support It? Wednesday: An update on the L.A. teachers’ strike; a proposal to stop unconstitutional abortion restrictions; and Michelin restaurant picks sans stars....
20:34, 2019-05-29

Victorian government commits AU$12m to help schools prepare for mobile ban Schools can now apply for funding to purchase or upgrade new lockers, or lockable pouches to prepare for the state-wide mobile phone ban at all Victorian schools next year....
10:51, 2019-08-26

2 Long Island schools on lockdown after reports of gunfire A Long Island high school and middle school were locked down Tuesday morning after reports of gunfire, officials said. Police on scene in Roosevelt told reporters a man had fired off three gunshots on the football field at Roosevelt High School after arguing with landscapers over downed trees, accor...
01:00, 2019-08-28

BJP vs Mamata Banerjee Over Dining Rooms In Schools With "70% Muslims" The Mamata Banerjee government landed in a huge political firestorm on Friday over a directive to build dining halls in state-run schools with more than 70 per cent minority students, drawing......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Judge Real, who desegregated California schools, dies at 95 LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real, who desegregated schools in Southern California, has died. He was 95. The court’s Central District of California said in a statement posted Friday that Real died on Wednesday. His courtroom was in Los Angeles. Real was the longest-serving act...
02:34, 2019-07-01

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
18:51, 2019-06-10

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents RALEIGH, N.C. — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news over the summer, the backlash came quickly. Outraged ...
21:34, 2019-09-09

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pokém......
21:34, 2019-06-11

We Have No Idea How Many High Schools Are Failing Title IX Athletics No one is keeping tabs on the high schools. Title IX, passed in 1972, guarantees that all institutions that receive federal funding must provide equal opportunities, facilities, and supplies to students regardless of their gender. In athletics, that means that for every position on a team available ...
19:00, 2019-09-09

German schools evacuated after WWI chemical weapon find Two schools near Berlin had to be cleared after toxins were found on a nearby building site. Further investigation revealed the substances were in fact irritant gases from World War I....
00:17, 2019-09-17

NY public schools have lowest enrollment in decades: study Where have all the kids gone? The number of students enrolled in New York state public schools is the lowest recorded in 30 years, a new Empire Center for Public Policy study released Tuesday reveals. Over the last decade alone enrollment at public schools has shrunk statewide by 5 percent — e...
19:17, 2019-09-03

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
04:34, 2019-06-04

Over 190 Primary Schools In Srinagar To Re-Open Today: Official The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday said that over 190 primary schools will re-open on Monday in Srinagar, besides restoring "full functionality" of government offices across Kashmir......
03:51, 2019-08-19

Via shares its ride-pooling technology with NYC public schools Modern-day ride-hailing technology will soon be used to improve the New York City school bus system. Fast Company reported today that transportation company Via -- which offers on-demand ride-sharing in select cities -- will license its technology to......
15:51, 2019-08-22

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
20:34, 2019-06-15

Higher Secondary Schools Reopen In J&K's Poonch After 3 Weeks Higher secondary schools reopened in Poonch district of Jammu region on Monday after remaining closed for over three weeks due to restrictions imposed in the state after its special status was......
22:17, 2019-08-26

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
22:34, 2019-05-21

WannaCry? Hundreds of US schools still haven’t patched servers Enlarge / School IT is old school. And still vulnerable to EternalBlue. (credit: PhotoAlto / Frederic Cirou / Getty Images) If you're wondering why ransomware continues to be such a problem for state and local governments and other public institutions, all you have to do to get an answer is poke ...
02:34, 2019-05-22

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucson Unified School District is considering using Men...
07:51, 2019-07-13

NYC schools investigator alleges he was denied promotion because of race Thomas Chin claims in his Manhattan federal suit that his bosses at the Special Commissioner of Investigation’s Office routinely passed him over, despite a stellar track record of investigating sexual-abuse cases involving students....
07:00, 2019-07-14

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books' The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays....
16:00, 2019-05-22

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school traditionally has emphasized discipline for those caught wi...
15:34, 2019-05-26

DOE to roll out contentious admission test to more schools across city For the first time, the Specialized High School Admission Test, SHSAT, will be offered at 55 locations across the city. In the past, the test for entrance to the eight specialized schools....
13:51, 2019-08-04

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
22:00, 2019-07-31

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunsho...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Brazilian rural schools suffer from lack of connectivity Infrastructure limitations and high cost of services are among the challenges faced by educators, who often use their personal devices to support teaching activities, says study....
23:00, 2019-07-19

‘Phenomenal’ nine medals for England at European Schools championships The future is bright for England boxing in this week's Amateur Scene The post ‘Phenomenal’ nine medals for England at European Schools championships appeared first on Boxing News....
12:51, 2019-08-13

Attacks on Afghan schools nearly triple, warns UNICEF A sharp rise in attacks on schools in Afghanistan is preventing a generation of children from getting an education, UNICEF reports. Threats from the Taliban and "Islamic State" mean hundreds of schools remain shuttered....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Nursing shortage in NYC schools has reached ‘crisis level’ A shortage of nurses in New York City schools has reached “crisis level” as dozens of buildings each day — some with multiple diabetic students — are forced to go without a full-time nurse to administer meds and treat injuries, nurses say. Supervisors are left scrambling to fill the gaps...
00:51, 2019-10-13

Netherlands 'burka ban' introduced in schools, hospitals and on buses The Netherlands has introduced a so-called burka ban which prevents people from wearing face coverings in hospitals, schools and on public transport....
15:34, 2019-08-01

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef, the first increase since 2015.According to figures collecte...
20:17, 2019-05-28

J&K Directs Officials To Ensure All Schools Reopen By Thursday The Jammu and Kashmir administration has directed officials to ensure that all schools in the Valley reopen by Thursday after remaining closed for nearly two months following abrogation of special......
17:00, 2019-10-01

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
14:00, 2019-08-12

Schools Pushed for Tech in Every Classroom. Now Parents Are Pushing Back. Over the last decade, American schools embraced technology, spending millions of dollars on devices and programs; some parents question how much it’s helping....
01:17, 2019-09-04

Puerto Rico to close schools as TD Karen threatens flooding Puerto Rico is canceling classes and closing public agencies as Tropical Depression Karen approaches the U.S. territory and threatens to cause heavy flooding in the island’s eastern region...
05:34, 2019-09-24

Two vacant TUSD schools considered shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson looking for asylum,” Foster said. “Th...
17:00, 2019-07-15

How Schools Are Being Designed to Minimize the Number of Deaths During a Mass Shooting Lockdown drills have become the norm as schools across the U.S. are forced to grapple with the threat of potential mass shootings every single day. But these schools are also being designed in new ways to minimize the number of deaths during a mass shooting. And this segment from NBC News shows just...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Jayhawks halt long road skid against Power 5 schools Carter Stanley threw for three touchdowns, Khalil Herbert rushed for 187 yards on just 11 carries and Kansas stunned Boston College 48-24 for its first road win over a Power Five school in nearly 11 years       ...
09:34, 2019-09-14

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:34, 2019-06-05

145 Municipal Schools Provide Temporary Shelter To Mumbai Commuters In the wake of hundreds of commuters stranded at railway stations due to incessant rains in the metropolis on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has converted 145 civic-run......
04:34, 2019-09-05

Dorian forces Bahamas to find new schools for 10,000 displaced students Bahamian education officials are scrambling to find classroom space for up to 10,000 students displaced by Hurricane Dorian after the Category 5 storm ravaged two of the archipelago’s northern islands, destroying many school buildings....
01:00, 2019-09-14

Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools Opposition to vaccines on the left is increasingly worrying the authorities. At one progressive school, 60 percent of the 300 students were not vaccinated against measles and other diseases....
13:34, 2019-06-13

Four-day week and abolishing private schools: The policies Labour announced The focus on Labour's conference in Brighton might have been diverted by the sudden resumption of parliament, but there were a lot of new policies unveiled....
12:00, 2019-09-25

Over 80 per cent of schools in anglophone Cameroon shut down, as conflict worsens More than 80 per cent of schools in the English-speaking North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon are closed, as the security situation and living conditions continue to deteriorate due to the three-year conflict between the Government and armed groups, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, reported ...
02:17, 2019-06-22

The top ‘party schools’ in America, according to the Princeton Review Colleges probably love to be put on “best of” lists for things like academics and school spirit. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
01:00, 2019-08-11

10 things that stood out from our examination of recruiting costs for Power Five schools College basketball and college football programs spend a lot on recruiting. 10 takeaways from an examination of Power Five public schools expenses.       ...
03:17, 2019-08-23

Facial recognition in schools leads to Sweden’s first GDPR fine The Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) has served a municipality in northern Sweden the country’s first GDPR fine — amounting to almost €19,000 (200,000 SEK) — for using facial recognition technology to monitor the attendance of students in school. The high school in Skellefteå conducted a pilo...
11:34, 2019-08-27

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza that she reeked of pot, records show. Camille Blake, a prober with the city Department of Education, has now come under investigation herself, but rema...
05:17, 2019-06-09

Classes to resume Wednesday after threats made at Sahuarita schools TUCSON – Social media threats prompted schools in Sahuarita Unified School District to close on Tuesday. “It just makes me feel really sad that we live in a world where a threat online can shut down an entire school district for the day,” Joshua Garner Sahuarita High School Senior ...
10:00, 2019-10-02

J&K High Schools To Reopen Tomorrow In Areas Where Restrictions Removed The Jammu and Kashmir administration today said that the situation in the Valley has improved significantly, and certain educational institutions located in areas where restrictions have been eased......
16:34, 2019-08-27

Mayoral panel calls for redistricting of NYC’s ‘highly segregated’ schools A mayoral panel — calling the city’s schools “as segregated as the schools of Mississippi and Alabama” — is recommending redistricting and the elimination of admission factors such as grades and attendance to “fully integrate” the system within 10 years. Schools&#...
01:00, 2019-08-28

Public schools are ‘ripping parents off’ with classroom supplies scheme Big Apple parents are getting a crash course in cutthroat capitalism at their kid’s schools, which are strong-arming them into buying supplies at sky-high prices to pad the bottom line....
14:00, 2019-08-25

Inside China’s top ‘party schools’: Plenty of Communist doctrine on tap Playing a crucial role in Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s campaign to promulgate Communist Party ideology to skeptical young Chinese are nearly 3,000 training institutes, where thousands of visiting party members are taught how to carry out and maintain its rule....
10:17, 2019-07-17

German government backs compulsory measles jab for schools, kindergartens Children in Germany will have to prove they've had a measles vaccination before they can attend kindergarten or go to school, under a new draft law. Parents who object to immunizing their kids face hefty fines....
14:00, 2019-07-17

Inside the radical plan to redistrict New York City schools Every school in the city should be engineered to match the exact racial mix of the city, and there should be no sorting by academic ability, an education panel handpicked by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said yesterday. The panel recommends redrawing school-district li...
11:00, 2019-08-28

NYC public schools caught tossing books, unused supplies Upper West Side parents are being asked to pony up nearly $100 for classroom supplies like glue sticks, Crayons and washable markers — staples they could find by looking in the trash outside their kids’ schools. Dunces at PS 166 threw away the very items they now want parents to buy, some of them ne...
13:00, 2019-08-18

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense of achievement and self-worth. ...
05:51, 2019-08-25

Typhoon shuts down businesses, schools in Taiwan as it heads for China Two people were injured Saturday when a weakening Typhoon Bailu crossed southern Taiwan. The storm forced the shutdown of businesses and schools, and airlines canceled more than 350 flights as the island braced for landslides, floods and high seas, Reuters reported. Some 34,000 soldiers were deploye...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary.The guidelines will combine teaching on relations...
21:34, 2019-06-27

Bill de Blasio will tap private donors to help create new schools, expand 20 more Mayor Bill de Blasio will tap private donors — including a group helmed by Steve Jobs’s widow — to help create 20 new schools and remake 20 others in the first major expansion of his administration, officials said Thursday. The XQ Institute, founded by Laurene Jobs, and Robin Hood,...
20:34, 2019-10-03

Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks Enlarge / Germany's government continues its history of principled Microsoft opposition. (credit: Flickr user fdecomite) Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a po...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Labour backs abolishing private schools in conference vote Labour will campaign at the next general election with a promise to effectively abolish private schools and "redistribute" their properties to the state sector....
04:00, 2019-09-23

Chocolate-milk ban: State officials attack NYC schools’ plan The state’s health and agriculture chiefs aren’t too sweet on the plan to ban chocolate milk in city schools. New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker and Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard Ball have fired off a letter to city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza attacking his department’...
07:00, 2019-09-23

FBI warns of rise in cyberattacks against schools as they embrace digital learning The kind of attacks more commonly reserved for banks and other institutions holding sensitive data are increasingly targeting school systems around the country....
22:51, 2019-07-16

U.S. minority students concentrated in high-poverty schools: study Segregation in U.S. public education has concentrated black and Hispanic children into high-poverty schools with few resources, leading to an achievement gap between minority and white students, a nationwide study showed on Tuesday....
15:34, 2019-09-25

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson looking for asylum,” Foster said. “Th...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Mugabe’s Reign Began With Bob Marley and Good Schools. Despotism Soon Followed. Robert Mugabe transformed from a hero of Africa’s liberation — and a self-proclaimed champion of universal suffrage — into a tyrant. Our writer was there at the start....
02:34, 2019-09-07

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
03:51, 2019-06-03

State to probe DOE special-education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special-education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a letter Tuesday asking for the Departm...
00:00, 2019-08-17

Taiwan cancels flights, closes schools as typhoon nears Authorities in Taiwan have shut financial markets, canceled flights and put soldiers on standby as the island braces for the powerful Mitag typhoon. President Tsai Ing-wen urged residents to stay indoors if possible....
16:34, 2019-09-30

Ban nitrite-cured meat from meals in primary schools, say parents More than two thirds of London parents back a ban on processed meats cured with nitrites — a preservative linked with bowel cancer — being served in primary schools....
00:17, 2019-09-13

If California bill goes into effect, one AD says schools in state 'won’t be members of the NCAA' Ohio State AD says if California bill passes to help athletes make money off name and likeness, schools in state "won't be members of the NCAA."       ...
00:51, 2019-09-28

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
04:00, 2019-07-13

State to probe DOE special education schools after Post exposé The state comptroller will audit conditions at the city’s special education schools — after a series of Post articles exposed harrowing conditions at a Queens facility for disabled kids last month. State officials sent schools Chancellor Richard Carranza a letter Tuesday asking for the Departm...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Revealed: New Mexico schools secretly restraining and secluding students Investigation finds that restraint – meant for extreme circumstances – is widely used to manage special education childrenThis story is published in collaboration with Searchlight New MexicoWhen 10-year-old Urijah Salazar arrived home from school one afternoon last March, something was off. A specia...
06:00, 2019-10-10

Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, more WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, diverting a total $3.6 billion to President Donald Trump’s long-promised barrier...
12:17, 2019-09-05

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new analysis....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Sahuarita Police investigates social media threat against 3 schools SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Police are investigating an online shooting threat against three different Sahuarita Unified School District schools. Additional officers will patrol Sahuarita High School, Walden Grove High School, and Anza Trail School Monday, police say. Police say the threat was made via an un...
23:17, 2019-09-30

Sixth grader represents Amphi Schools in national spelling bee TUCSON – A local 12-year-old spelling bee contestant made it to Washington D.C. on Tuesday to compete with more than 500 other kids. News 4 Tucson learned that Tanish Doshi was eliminated in the third round Tuesday afternoon. Doshi, a sixth grader at Richard B. Wilson K-8 School, is one of nine stud...
18:51, 2019-05-29

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She and her dad navigated the New York subway to get he...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
16:17, 2019-05-21

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
00:51, 2019-08-01

Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline....
22:00, 2019-08-16

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments as part of his opening statement at the National E...
19:00, 2019-07-08

SEC clears path for schools to sell alcohol at sporting events The SEC cleared member schools to sell alcohol in general seating areas. The measure means sales are allowed at football and basketball games.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Schools Wrestle With Privacy of Digital Data Collected on Students For Maryland lawyer Bradley Shear, his push to protect the data privacy of children became an obsession three years ago when his son, who was in the second grade, was accused by a teacher of googling a profane song....
21:17, 2019-07-10

Schools deserted in Indian Kashmir as parents fear more unrest Schools reopened in Indian Kashmir's main city on Monday but most classrooms were empty as parents kept their children home, fearing unrest over the government's decision two weeks ago to revoke the region's autonomy....
17:00, 2019-08-19

Trump’s Trade War Targets Chinese Students at Elite U.S. Schools First trade, then technology — now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas. Several Chinese graduate students and academics told Bloomberg News in recent...
07:01, 2019-06-04

Top Carranza executives ditched their residential zones for ‘whiter’ schools Two of Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s top executives ditched their residential zones to get their kids into better — and less diverse — schools, The Post has learned....
04:17, 2019-07-07

Medical schools fall short on racial justice: student group (Reuters Health) - At leading U.S. medical schools, education of future doctors about racism, promotion of diversity, and service of patients of color are in need of improvement, survey results suggest....
00:34, 2019-09-07

Ecuador factories, schools shut down during seventh day of fuel subsidy protests Demonstrators shut down portions of Ecuador on Wednesday as protests against President Lenin Moreno's decision to eliminate fuel subsidies reached their seventh day....
06:34, 2019-10-10

Chicago Public Schools budget passes amid discord with teachers The Chicago Board of Education approved a $7.7 billion fiscal 2020 budget on Wednesday, rejecting a call to delay a vote on the spending plan by the district's teachers union, which is eyeing a possible strike next month....
03:00, 2019-08-29

Millions Skip Schools To Unite For Global Protests On Climate Change Masses of children skipped schools to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the beginning," ahead of a UN youth summit she will participate in on......
13:00, 2019-09-21

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Schools Chancellor Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own kids in jobs, a new state audit released Friday rev...
02:00, 2019-06-29

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

From removing doors to checking sleeves, U.S. schools seek to snuff out vaping Students caught vaping in school can expect a lot more than a warning or detention in one North Texas district starting this fall. They will be forced to attend a special, isolated disciplinary school for a month....
19:51, 2019-09-11

California's Tenaja Fire forces 1,200 to evacuate homes as schools close A fast-growing wildfire has ravaged more than 2,000 acres in Southern California in a little more than 24 hours, forcing approximately 1,200 people out of their homes....
06:34, 2019-09-06

Living in Holland Park: area guide to homes, schools and transport It's the smart, tree-lined, mansion-filled enclave where top celebrities will pay millions in cash to live, though these neighbours don't always get on....
19:51, 2019-07-19

'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state The law now requires the words to appear in schools as conservative Christian groups seek to inject religion into public lifeWhen students returned to Kentucky public schools last month after summer vacation, they may have noticed something different: the words “In God We Trust” displayed in a promi...
09:17, 2019-09-13

"Can't Insult North Indians": Priyanka Gandhi Schools Labour Minister Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today issued sharply-worded responses to Union Minister Santosh Gangwar's comment that appeared to......
17:17, 2019-09-15

Jayhawks halt long road losing skid against Power 5 schools Carter Stanley threw for three touchdowns, Khalil Herbert rushed for 187 yards on just 11 carries and Kansas stunned Boston College 48-24 for its first road win over a Power Five school in nearly 11 years       ...
07:17, 2019-09-14

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
08:51, 2019-05-23

High schools embrace 'vape detectors' in fight against bathroom vaping As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise -- the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes -- school districts around the country are starting to fight back....
12:51, 2019-09-13

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
21:34, 2019-06-13

French town plans to give out free Viagra to save its schools Free viagra offered to help repopulate a town. Yeah, you read that right. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Notre Dame’s melted lead prompts deep clean for schools The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Chicago Public Schools Ordered to Toughen Sexual Misconduct Policies An official said the order followed “the most comprehensive investigation” the department’s office for civil rights “has ever undertaken of sexual violence in a major urban public school system.”...
03:51, 2019-09-13

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
21:51, 2019-05-21

World Bank Says 'No Indication' China Misused Loan For Uighur Schools The World Bank said Thursday it is again reviewing a loan to China to provide vocational education to the Muslim Uighur minority, but has "no indication" the funds were used for anything other than......
03:34, 2019-08-30

Biden vows free community college, help for schools serving minorities U.S. Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden would make community college free and invest $70 billion in historically black colleges and universities as well as those serving other under-represented groups, his campaign said Tuesday....
15:17, 2019-10-08

Asian parents call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s firing Branding him a “dangerous” anti-Asian racist, a group of some 80 protesters gathered Wednesday outside the Department of Education headquarters in Manhattan to call for Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s ouster. Chanting, marching and waving signs, the mostly Asian American pare...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Delhi Transport Strike Today, Many Schools To Stay Closed: 10 Points Several schools will be closed in Delhi on Thursday and commuters could face problems because of a one-day transport strike called against the steep hike in traffic fines. Transport bodies said the......
21:51, 2019-09-18

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl's back to change schools A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student's back....
14:34, 2019-06-14

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Toxic lead removed from Paris schools after Notre Dame fire Workers have started decontaminating some Paris schools tested with unsafe levels of lead following Notre Dame fire in order to protect children from risks of lead poisoning...
15:51, 2019-08-08

Pentagon Diverts Funds From Military Schools For Trump's Border Wall The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would pull funding from 127 Defense Department projects, including schools and daycare centres for military families, as it diverts $3.6 billion to fund President......
06:34, 2019-09-05

Bill de Blasio suddenly changes tune on testing for elite high schools Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated for the first time Wednesday that he’s open to keeping the admissions tests for the city’s elite public high schools, in a major departure from his previous position that the exams must be eliminated to diversify the student bodies. “The attempt we ma...
04:51, 2019-09-26

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers diverts 'nearly $100M' to schools in budget veto Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers issued a series of budget vetoes Wednesday, one of which will funnel millions of extra dollars for spending at state schools....
03:00, 2019-07-04

Pro-charter forces make last-ditch Albany plea to lift cap on schools ALBANY — Dozens of pro-charter school advocates from across the five boroughs made a last-ditch plea at the state Capitol building Wednesday, pushing the Legislature to lift a cap that’s blocking more charters in the city. James Merriman, CEO of NYC Charter School Center, joined with represent...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed as strong typhoon approaches Typhoon Mitag, categorized by Taiwan's weather bureau as the second-strongest typhoon level, was expected to approach the coast of the northeastern county of Yilan with maximum winds of 162 kmh (100 mph)....
10:51, 2019-09-30

Swedish Schools to Ditch Ancient History in Favor of Gender Roles A controversial new proposal might see Swedish state schools dropping history classes from the national education curriculum to make space for “postmodernism and democratic values”, such as gender roles. ...
01:17, 2019-09-29

Collaboration with US med schools helps Rwanda improve women's health care (Reuters Health) - Rwandan women have better access to obstetrics and gynecology services thanks to an international partnership to train more doctors, a new study finds....
02:34, 2019-07-13

State Education Department moves to boost oversight of private schools The state Education Department proposed revised rules Friday to boost its oversight of private and religious schools. The regulations would require the nonpublic schools to provide “substantially equivalent instruction” to what’s offered at public schools. The scrutiny comes amid complaints from edu...
06:00, 2019-06-01

How do high schools deal with lightning strikes & safety during football games? TUCSON – The high school football season begins Friday night.  Some games may get delayed because of lightning strikes.  Here’s more on how players, fans and administrators dealt with the lightning threats at CDO on Thursday:...
13:00, 2019-08-23

Food Cooked With Animal Fat Served In Madhya Pradesh Schools: Official A self-help group was allegedly found using animal fat to prepare mid-day meals for students at two schools in a Madhya Pradesh village during a surprise inspection by food inspectors today, sources......
04:51, 2019-08-24

Students in high-achieving schools are now named an ‘at-risk’ group, study says Thanks to academic and extracurricular stress, pushing kids to get into elite colleges, these children are now considered at-risk, along with kids living in poverty and foster care, recent immigrants, and those with incarcerated parents....
00:34, 2019-09-27

Christian Co-Ed Schools Regarded "Highly Unsafe" For Girls' Future: Court The Madras High Court on Friday observed that there was a general feeling that coeducational study in Christian educational institutions was "highly unsafe" for the future of girl children and though......
23:34, 2019-08-16

Social media threats prompt class cancellations at all Sahuarita schools SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Classes have been canceled for all schools in Sahuarita Unified School District after Sahuarita Middle School received another threat Monday afternoon. According to Sahuarita Police Department, district officials and law enforcement investigated a threat on three SUSD school...
10:17, 2019-10-01

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
18:34, 2019-06-03

Stephen Miller Wanted to Block Undocumented Children from Public Schools Just when you thought Trump senior adviser and psychopath Stephen Miller couldn’t be any more diabolical, a new report says that he wanted to find a way for the Trump administration to block undocumented children from studying in public schools....
00:51, 2019-08-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
22:51, 2019-07-13

Children in Xinjiang housed in mass boarding schools, research claims Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research....
07:34, 2019-07-05

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have strained schools, roads and other civic services....
02:34, 2019-07-13

Haryana Makes Sit-Ups In Schools Compulsory, Calls It "Super Brain Yoga" In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's concerted efforts to push for Yoga, Haryana School Education Board on Thursday made sit-ups compulsory during the morning assembly, contending that it will......
04:51, 2019-07-05

NCAA's Power 5 schools see steep raise in pay for non-revenue coaches Amid controversy over athlete compensation, the rate of increase for head coaches' pay in non-revenue sports is close to the rise in football.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation speeches to speak out on the unfolding climate crisis...
08:51, 2019-06-07

"Separatists Close Schools, But Send Their Children Abroad": Amit Shah As many as 130 family members of separatist leaders in Jammu and Kashmir are either studying abroad or working, Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. He was replying to queries......
23:00, 2019-07-01

Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight New York’s elite private-school community is “furious” over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids’ curricula — and they’re fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that ­yeshiva students get quality...
15:17, 2019-07-12

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
15:51, 2019-05-27

Terror attacks on Afghan schools leave millions with no formal education Terrorist attacks against schools in Afghanistan have forced more than 1,000 to close, meaning nearly half the nation's children won't get a formal education, UNICEF reports....
19:51, 2019-05-28

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged terrorists attended Tucson high schools TUCSON – The Digging Deeper team uncovered the latest documents that involved the arrests of two Tucson men charged with terrorism-related crimes. The federal government asked a judge to order both Ahmed Mohamed and Abdi Hussein to provide biometric information such as a finger or thumbprint to unlo...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math they actually mastered is questionable. Only 2 percent of those same Mott Haven students — nearly all H...
05:01, 2019-06-30

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, Judge Says The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the country....
04:34, 2019-08-10

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, U.S. Judge Says The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the country....
07:51, 2019-08-10

California teachers union has spent $4.3M in 2019 to try to stymie charter schools: report The California Teachers Association (CTA) has spent more than $4.3 million on lobbying this year in an effort to overhaul the state's charter school program and slow its growth, according to a report....
19:17, 2019-08-05

New York City public schools ‘toothless’ on vaping despite national health crisis While others are going as far as removing bathroom doors and expelling students caught just once with e-cigarettes, the nation’s largest district is taking a comparatively lax approach....
12:51, 2019-09-15

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
12:34, 2019-07-11

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Indonesia shuts schools as smoke from forest fires takes health toll Indonesia closed more schools on Monday in parts of the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, as well as providing oxygen at health centers to help treat some of the thousands suffering respiratory infections due to choking smoke from forest fires....
21:17, 2019-09-16

Summer Break Of Haryana Government, Private Schools Extended Till July 7 Haryana government today extended summer holidays of all government and private schools till July 7 due to rising temperature and prevalent heatwave....
09:51, 2019-07-01

Pentagon pulls funds for military schools, daycare to pay for Trump's border wall The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would pull funding from 127 Defense Department projects, including schools and daycare centers for military families, as it diverts $3.6 billion to fund President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S. border with Mexico....
23:17, 2019-09-04

Eton College headmaster slams Labour plan to abolish private schools Eton College's headmaster has slammed Labour's plans to abolish private schools, saying they will not benefit children left behind by the education system....
09:17, 2019-09-24

Investigation: NCAA schools' spending on college football recruiting is skyrocketing The college football arms race is being reflected in recruiting expenditures, which have climbed dramatically among top NCAA programs in recent years.       ...
14:51, 2019-08-20

Some Colo. schools stocking kitty litter bucket emergency bathrooms for lockdowns In case of a school lockdown, some Colorado classrooms will have “go buckets” if students need to use the bathroom while hiding from a threat.        ...
20:17, 2019-08-22

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
11:00, 2019-08-01

Richard Carranza lobbies Albany to scrap entrance exam for top high schools New York City School Chancellor Richard Carranza trekked to Albany Wednesday in an end-of-session push for a state law to eliminate the single entrance exam for admission into the city’s specialized high schools. The Democrats who run the state Assembly held a behind-closed-doors caucus meetin...
11:51, 2019-06-13

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairytale in San Francisco’s Golden Gate park. The crowd...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Public schools ‘ripping parents off’ with money-making classroom supplies scheme Big Apple parents are getting a crash course in cutthroat capitalism at their kid’s schools, which are strong-arming them into buying supplies at sky-high prices to pad the bottom line....
04:17, 2019-08-25

New report shows Arizona schools improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress A new report shows Arizona schools are improving on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The National Assessment Governing Board tests a large group of students in every state to allow for comparisons between the states. Source: pixabay.com The board’s most recent report sho...
05:17, 2019-07-11

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancellations and landslide warnings shortly after an earthquake of magnitude 6 struck....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Trump’s border wall to pull funds from military schools, daycares: Pentagon Schools for the children of U.S. military members from Kentucky to Germany to Japan will be affected. A daycare center at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland - the home of Air Force One - will also have its funds diverted, the Pentagon said....
11:51, 2019-09-05

Tyson Foods recalls over 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters sold to restaurants, schools Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
02:51, 2019-06-09

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
05:51, 2019-07-06

Houses near London's best secondary schools: how to find a well-priced family home in the right catchment area London parents need to start thinking now about where they want their kids to study next year. In the first part of a new series, we find good-value family homes — at a variety of price points — near top-performing secondary schools....
14:00, 2019-09-10

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers donates helmets to high schools hit by 2018 wildfires Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers announced Thursday he gave more than 300 football helmets to three California high schools which were affected by last year’s devastating wildfires....
15:00, 2019-09-05

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Orders Fire Safety Audit Of Schools Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday ordered a fire safety audit of schools, colleges and coaching centres following a massive blaze which engulfed a four-storey commercial complex in Sarthana,......
08:01, 2019-05-25

Puerto Rico closes schools, opens emergency shelters ready for Storm Dorian Puerto Rico was bracing on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, closing schools and diverting cruise liners even as it is still struggling to recover from devastating back-to-back hurricanes in 2017....
18:34, 2019-08-28

| WATCH | Students form 'human chains' around schools in latest Hong Kong protest Hong Kong's secondary schools have become the latest ideological battleground for pro-democracy protesters with thousands of students taking part in human chain rallies since the new academic year kicked off....
18:00, 2019-09-10

Palestinian children’s education deeply impacted by ‘interference’ around West Bank schools, UN warns Alarmed by a high number of reported incidents of interference in or near Palestinian schools in the West Bank since the beginning of the school year in September, the UN called on Wednesday for them to be better-protected from the effects of Israeli occupation....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers donates 375 helmets to California high schools affected by fires The Green Bay Packers quarterback opens the NFL regular season Thursday night against the Bears, but before he plays, he gave back to his community.       ...
23:00, 2019-09-05

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to the curriculum Wednesday....
23:34, 2019-07-18

Hong Kong Braces For Typhoon Wipha; Schools, Financial Markets Shut Early Hong Kong today raised a tropical cyclone signal 8, its third highest level, as schools and financial markets closed and office workers left work early to get home before the storm....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Malaysia sends half a million face masks to haze-hit state, shuts schools Malaysia sent half a million face masks to the eastern state of Sarawak and closed more than 400 schools there on Tuesday as a haze spread from forest fires in neighboring Indonesia, officials said....
10:00, 2019-09-10

27 Dead As Rain Batters Bihar, Patna Schools Shut Till Tuesday: 10 Points 27 people have died in Bihar after incessant rain in the state left many parts, including capital Patna, flooded. The weather office has warned of more rain in the 24 districts in state in the next 24......
08:17, 2019-09-30

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Scott Disick Schools Willa Ford in the "Game of Negotiation" During a Trip to the Flea Market And going once, twice... Sold to Scott Disick, the guy in the hoodie haggling his way through the Rose Bowl Flea Market in this clip from Sunday's new Flip It Like Disick. Also......
18:34, 2019-09-06

Holocaust history now required in Oregon schools after law championed by teen, concentration camp survivor Oregon public schools will now be required to teach students about the Holocaust, and other genocides throughout history, after the passage of a new bill signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown on Monday....
17:17, 2019-07-16

Best London commuter areas for schools: four spots with outstanding primary and secondary education within 45 minutes of the capital Due to the exodus of young families from London out to the home counties in search of space and value for money, the South-East now faces an acute pupils-to-places crisis. The region is expecting a 5.5 per cent rise in the number of school- age children over the next two years....
14:34, 2019-05-29

White House Sought Ways to Block Undocumented Immigrant Children From Attending Public Schools Some top aides to President Donald Trump sought for months for a way to give states the power to block undocumented immigrant children from enrolling in public schools — all part of the administration’s efforts to stem illegal crossings at the southern U.S. border. Trump senior adviser S...
22:51, 2019-08-18

Rain Batters Kerala, Schools Shut Today, Kochi Airport Closed Till Sunday Flight operations at Cochin International Airport in Kerala have been stopped till 3 pm on Sunday due to heavy rain, airport officials said today. The water level in Periyar river and a canal near the......
05:34, 2019-08-09

Kansas takes down Boston College to halt long road losing skid against Power 5 schools Carter Stanley threw for three touchdowns, Khalil Herbert rushed for 187 yards on just 11 carries and Kansas stunned Boston College 48-24.       ...
09:34, 2019-09-14

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has criticized Donald Trump. She's also fought against opioids and supported schools As Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley's criticism of President Donald Trump's remarks on the Ohio mass shooting draws national attention, some ask: Who is she?        ...
05:51, 2019-08-07

Imagine a place with no elite private schools or prohibitive house prices – I've lived there | Brigid Delaney In a small Australian city we can see how much happier everyone is when the doctors’ and cleaners’ children go to the same schoolImagine a place where there are no elite or expensive private schools. And imagine a society where housing is affordable – a three-bedroom house, for example, costing one ...
22:34, 2019-10-03

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019....
17:51, 2019-05-21

With teenage vaping at all time high, schools are turning to 'vape detectors' to snuff out secret smokers Soter Technologies With concerns over teenage vaping at an all-time high, schools all around the country are starting to embrace vape detectors, which are capable of detecting vape smoke that normal smoke detectors cannot. These vape detectors are often placed in bathrooms, closets, and other priv...
09:17, 2019-09-15

Houses near London's top-performing secondary schools: how to find a well-priced family home in the right catchment area London parents need to start thinking now about where they want their kids to study next year. In the first part of a new series, we find good-value family homes — at a variety of price points — near top-performing secondary schools....
07:17, 2019-08-01

7 Best Cheese Recipes For Kids | Easy Cheese Recipes For Kids Find here the best of cheese recipes for kids which you can easily prepare at home. Think of margherita pizza bursting with cheese or garlic bread and more, we've got everything with a step by step......
20:00, 2019-06-27

Living and renting in Camberwell: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent Handy train connections, comparatively affordable rents and a burgeoning foodie scene drew Sam Hurst to move south of the river almost four years ago....
15:17, 2019-06-17

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey calls on schools to fire coaches who break NCAA rules Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey called on schools to fire coaches that have been connected to NCAA rules violations in effort to clean up sport.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

| Teen schools Trump on climate | Massive drug haul: WATCH the top world news videos for today Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science | 755kg of ice found in putrid cowhides in Mexican shipping container; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:34, 2019-08-29

Living and renting in Regent's Park: travel links, parking, schools, best streets — and the average cost of monthly rent With a Royal Park at its heart and Oxford Street within walking distance, renters who want everything on their doorstep are drawn to this central location....
10:17, 2019-09-03

MLS star on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not far from the spot of the Parkland, Florida, shootin...
03:51, 2019-08-08

Gun violence is down in the Bay Area – but not everywhere In the latest update on our Guns and Lies in America project, we look at some of the data that doesn’t fit with recent promising trends It’s been a little over a month since we published the first two stories in our Guns and Lies in America series, a year-long project investigating what works to red...
20:34, 2019-07-23

In a 'Fox & Friends' segment, Texas' Lieutenant Governor suggested violent video games and a lack of prayer in schools could be factors in the El Paso mass shooting AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez After a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas took 20 lives and injured 26 others on Saturday, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick made a Sunday morning "Fox & Friends" appearance to discuss the shooter's motives. Patrick suggested that, apart from being an anti-immigrant hate c...
07:51, 2019-08-05

John Calipari has 'long-term' contract with Kentucky but will still listen to other schools John Calipari admitted to listening to job offers but reiterated he doesn't plan to leave Kentucky. He agreed to a long-term contract after UCLA interest.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Living in East Sussex: the best market towns for Londoners looking for good-value family homes and good schools Market towns continue to draw Londoners away from the convenience of city life and into a seductive web of homes in pretty cobbled high streets with nearby wide-open countryside and wild coastal landscapes....
20:34, 2019-09-25

Schools host Project Graduation, a ‘safe place’ for after-graduation fun TUCSON – Graduation is an exciting time for local high school students, but it can be dangerous with parties and underage drinking. It is why there is Project Graduation, a safe, all-night grad party, hosted by the school and parents. The event started as an alternative to student-run events i...
20:00, 2019-05-22

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
14:17, 2019-06-07

Alejandro Bedoya on US gun violence: 'More needs to be done' When Alejandro Bedoya woke up on Sunday to news of another mass shooting in the US, the second within 13 hours, he said it ran non-stop through his mind. For the Philadelphia Union captain, it hit home; he grew up in Weston, Florida -- which is not far from the spot of the Parkland, Florida, shootin...
21:34, 2019-08-06

The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival The 100 has, pretty much from the beginning, been a show with a fair amount of weird mythology. There’s been a lot of surprises along the way, a lot of new characters, tribes, villains, and communities; Nightbloods and AI systems and Commanders that live on in “flames.” But this season, perhaps more...
05:17, 2019-06-12

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Protection Orders. During televised remarks on August...
21:51, 2019-08-09

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Hong Kong protests: China warns activists 'the end is coming' as students boycott schools Chinese state media today warned "the end is coming" for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as students boycotted schools after another weekend of chaos gripped the city....
17:51, 2019-09-02

'Inexcusable failure': Chicago schools mishandled sex abuse claims, federal probe finds An investigation by the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights found that Chicago Public Schools mishandled sex abuse claims.        ...
06:51, 2019-09-13

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
17:34, 2019-06-12

Labour conference latest: Private schools could be abolished under Labour after party members vote to integrate them into state sector Private schools could be abolished under a future Labour government, after members voted to commit the party to integrate them into the state sector....
22:17, 2019-09-23

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
13:17, 2019-05-27

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
07:34, 2019-08-08

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
23:17, 2019-06-03

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
14:51, 2019-06-03

CNN hosts a town hall on gun violence As Americans process last weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, CNN is holding a town hall-style event to explore what can be done about the country's gun violence....
02:00, 2019-08-08

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Video games do not cause violence – but makers do need to think about it There is no compelling evidence that games cause real-life bloodshed, but the industry must address its attitude to guns and conflict, or risk being drowned out by fearmongersIt was not a surprise to see Donald Trump and a cabal of other Republican politicians seeking to implicate video games in the...
16:17, 2019-08-07

Violence against women on the rise in Pakistan Pakistan ranks as the sixth most dangerous country in the world for women, with cases of sexual crimes and domestic violence recording a rapid rise. Activists blame society's patriarchal attitudes for the problem....
21:51, 2019-09-23

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Violence threatens Mozambican elections Growing violence in Mozambique on the eve of general elections has the country and the international community deeply worried. The reasons for the violence are manifold and not easy to tackle....
15:00, 2019-10-02

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end. Trudeau was responding to an official inquiry report issued Monday on a problem he called shamefu...
19:34, 2019-06-03

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
09:34, 2019-06-04

Drake may be the nice guy of rap, but a history of violence has followed him BG027/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images The rapper Drake is being sued in connection to an assault that happened at an LA nightclub last year. A sever at the restaurant/club, West Hollywood hotspot Delilah, says he was beaten after a verbal altercation with Drake. As Insider dug into the story, we uncovered ...
22:00, 2019-10-07

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that started this awareness day, Wear Orange, says firea...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Another weekend of Hong Kong violence Hong Kong police fired blue dye from a water cannon, rounds of tear gas and a live warning shot as protesters lit fires and threw petrol bombs and bricks on Sunday in clashes ahead of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China....
10:17, 2019-09-30

The CDC Could Totally Study Gun Violence—It Just Needs Money Congress clarified last year that the CDC can use its budget for gun research, after decades of effectively banning it. But Democrats are still fighting to get actual funding approved....
19:34, 2019-08-07

An Important Message: This Man With A Top Hat And Twisty Mustache Is Visiting Schools Warning Students About The Dangers Of Piloting Hot Air Balloons Under The Influence Of Dr. Fixit’s Vigor-Inducing Delousing Tonic And Quaffable Cure-All It’s a dangerous world out there, but one intrepid educator is going around the country to make sure our nation’s youth enter that world prepared: This man with a top hat and twisty mustache is visiting schools to warn students about the dangers of piloting hot air balloons while under the influence...
22:34, 2019-07-12

Papua New Guinea: More than 20 killed in tribal violence More than 20 people including pregnant women and children have been killed in Papua New Guinea due to a recent outbreak of tribal violence in the Pacific island nation, authorities said....
15:00, 2019-07-10

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence might end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
16:01, 2019-06-22

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago mayor, outlined a broad plan to cut gun violence ...
11:17, 2019-08-01

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
02:51, 2019-07-07

This summer basketball league is a D.C. staple. Gun violence may end it. There is concern that recent neighborhood shootings could force the shutting down of the popular Goodman League, which is credited with helping curb summer violence in Southeast for many years....
17:17, 2019-06-22

The Dangers of Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness After repeated exposure to a piece of information, people will start assuming it’s true, whether or not it actually is, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Familiarity and repetition can overcome rationality, a phenomenon psychologists call the “illusory truth effect.&rd...
03:51, 2019-08-09

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
23:34, 2019-08-19

Hero's Welcome For Bailed-Out Accused In UP Violence That Killed Cop Six men arrested for inciting violence that led to the murder of a police inspector in Bulandshahr last December, were welcomed with garlands by members of right wing groups after they were released......
17:00, 2019-08-25

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
04:51, 2019-07-17

Schumer says addressing gun violence will be top Dem priority this fall Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said pressuring Republicans to act on gun violence will be a top priority for Democrats this fall, according to a letter to his colleagues released Thursday. In the letter, first obtained by POLITICO, Schumer wrote Democrats will continue to call on Senate Maj...
20:00, 2019-09-05

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
15:34, 2019-06-18

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong violence becoming more serious, but government in control, says Lam Violence in Hong Kong's anti-government protests is becoming more serious but the government is confident it can handle the crisis itself, the embattled leader of the former British colony said on Tuesday....
15:34, 2019-08-27

New Jersey enacts 3 gun violence intervention laws TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey’s growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws enacted in the last year and come after weekend firea...
08:51, 2019-08-06

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deaths....
00:51, 2019-08-06

No link between video games and violence, studies say NEW YORK (AP) — Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas....
05:51, 2019-08-07

Kasich on gun violence: 'We need leadership at all levels of both parties' Former Ohio Governor John Kasich took members of both parties to task on Sunday for failing to take action to prevent mass shootings such as the ones that hit his home state in the city of Dayton, as well as El Paso, Texas this weekend....
10:34, 2019-08-05

| Ethiopia: At least 17 killed during violence over Sidama autonomy At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group....
10:51, 2019-07-21

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
11:34, 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
08:34, 2019-06-19

Factbox: Recent U.S. corporate responses to gun violence A series of mass shootings in the United States, including one each in Texas and Ohio last month that killed 31 people, once again has revived a national debate on firearms regulation, which in the past has led retailers and other U.S. companies to tighten restrictions on gun sales....
01:17, 2019-09-04

How Sudan’s Army Will Share Power Following Violence It took months of mass protests and cost scores of lives, but Sudan is edging closer to what opponents of ousted President Omar al-Bashir demanded when they first went to the streets last year. Bashir, who brutally crushed dissent during his 30-year rule, was pushed out in April by his erstwhile all...
13:51, 2019-08-22

A Murderer Deemed Too Old for Violence Was Just Convicted of Another Killing The 77-year-old man, who was free despite a long history of violence against women, was convicted of an attack nearly identical to his killing of his wife 40 years ago....
19:34, 2019-07-19

Far-right violence is on the rise. Where is the outrage? | Owen Jones Politicians and media outlets seem happy to fuel the hate-filled ideologies of a once-despised and tiny minorityMohammed Saleem was murdered by a terrorist, and yet you’ve probably never even heard of him. It was April 2013, and the 82-year-old was walking home from evening prayers at a mosque in Sm...
09:51, 2019-08-22