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School’s power supply cut: Court slams government


August 30th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the city government for its failure to pay the Rs.22 lakh electricity bill of one of its schools, ... Read more...

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Kids with mother tongue English a minority in British schools


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Children whose mother tongue is English are now in the minority at more than 1,600 schools across England, and Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati and Tamil are among ... Read more...

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Obama touts plan for better math and science instruction


February 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama announced Tuesday an $80 million plan to improve mathematics and science instruction in US public schools as one of his initiatives to ... Read more...

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British kids will get failed teachers


December 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Hundreds of new schoolteachers in Britain are going to teach pupils in their classrooms despite having struggled themselves up to 39 attempts to clear even basic ... Read more...

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Britain to set up special maths schools


November 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A number of schools specialising in maths would be set up in Britain as the government sees the subject as a "fundamental strategic priority" in education.This ... Read more...

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Focusing on negatives helps catalyse change


November 15th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) If you want people to change, you have to get them to notice what is wrong with existing norms. That's the idea on which a new ... Read more...

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Efforts on to restart talks with China: Tibetan PM-in-exile (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 19 (IANS) Efforts are on to restart the stalled talks between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese officials, Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Monday, ... Read more...

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New Tibetan cabinet to assume office Friday


September 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 15 (IANS) The Kashag, the cabinet of the Tibetan government-in-exile here, will take oath of office and assume charge Sep 16, an official said here Thursday.Kalon Tripa (prime ... Read more...

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Tibetan Kashag to have new and old faces: Sangay


August 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 9 (IANS) The Kashag, or cabinet of the Tibetan government-in-exile, is all set to present new faces along with the old to make the Tibetan movement more effective, ... Read more...

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British schools send off 900 violent pupils each day


July 30th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Schools across Britain temporarily send off around 900 violent and foul-mouthed students every day, while 65 are permanently expelled every week, says a new official report.The ... Read more...

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Court orders rollback of school fee hike


July 20th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Delhi government to order the rollback of the Rs.400 hike in the monthly tuition fee announced by ... Read more...

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Brit parents say raunchy TV shows are forcing kids to grow up too fast


April 11th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Parents in Britain have expressed their worry that raunchy television shows and adult-like clothes are forcing their children to grow up too quickly.A study for the Department of ... Read more...

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Progress on Right to Education discouraging, not hopeless: CRY


March 29th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Nearly a year after the ambitious Right to Education (RTE) was enacted, it faces numerous challenges such as high dropout rates, lack of schools and ... Read more...

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Big-eared Obama got bullied as kid


March 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) With big ears and the name that he has, US President Barack Obama says he too was a victim of bullying as a young student."I ... Read more...

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Second teacher involved in lesbian allegations at NY school files suit


January 21st, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 21 (ANI): The second teacher, who was caught in a compromising position last year at James Madison H.S. with another female teacher, has filed a suit to have her ... Read more...

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Need to be aged four for nursery, five for Class I


January 11th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi government informed the Delhi High Court Tuesday that the cut-off date for the calculation of age of a child seeking admission to a school should ... Read more...

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Elizabeth ‘Lizzy’ Seeberg’s Alleged Molester Not Facing Criminal Charges


December 18th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indiana officials said that they would not file any charges against the University of Notre Dame football player, who was alleged involved in the sexual assault ... Read more...

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Freezing Weather Conditions Force Schools To Remain Closed In Georgia


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Extreme bad weather conditions in North Georgia and Atlanta have caused several schools to remain closed. School authorities have declared that they will not keep the ... Read more...

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US school official ’sexually assaulted woman with handyman tools’


December 10th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 10 (ANI): An US school official was accused of sexually assaulting a woman by tying her up, shoving a hammer and nail in her vagina and taking pictures, the ... Read more...

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Inter-school meet kicks off in Imphal


December 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 6 (ANI): The third Inter-school meet organised by the Department of Education of Manipur kicked off on Sunday.The meet began with the idea of developing a kind of fellow feeling, ... Read more...

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Oz teacher deregistered for online virtual sex chat with student


December 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): A teacher in Australia has been deregistered and banned from reapplying for four years after he was found to have interacted inappropriately with a 12-year-old in a virtual ... Read more...

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21st century families bound by money, not love or tradition: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that families today stay together not for traditional or romantic reasons, but for more rational purposes."The number ... Read more...

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Manhattan high school principal may be fired over lesbian affair


November 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 13 (ANI): Founding principal of the Academy of Social Action has reportedly received a death threat from her former lover, who was assistant principal, as their lesbian relationship went ... Read more...

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Joel Klein Steps Down As The Chancellor Of New York City Department of Education


November 10th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chancellor of New York City Department of Education, Joel Klein stepped down from his post after eight years of service and the education management says ... Read more...

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Sexual misconduct, illicit affairs in Oz schools up threefold


November 7th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): The number of schools in New South Wales which are under scanner for sexual impropriety, grooming students and illicit affairs have tripled this year.It was obtained that ... Read more...

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Straight men ‘more comfortable kissing each other than ever before’


October 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 29 (ANI): Men are more comfortable than ever before when it comes to showing friendship to another man by kissing on lips, a new research has revealed.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Clint McCance’s Outrageous Anti-Gay Comments Spark Controversy


October 28th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Midland School District Vice President Clint McCance has sparked a new controversy after he made certain anti-gay comments on the social-networking site Facebook. The school board ... Read more...

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Teachers fired for flirting with students on Facebook


October 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) You might have the freedom to show your affection to anyone but when it is done inappropriately, it can at least cost you ... Read more...

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NYK teachers sacked for flirting on Facebook with students


October 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) At least three teachers from public high schools in New York have been sacked in the past six months for making indecent remarks while ... Read more...

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For-Profit College Stock On A Downslide - Apollo Predicts More Loss


October 15th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Thursday was real bad news for the for-profit college stocks which took a very bad beating at the share market. The Apollo Group Inc., one ... Read more...

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School Teacher Melissa Petro Admits Being A Former Sex Worker


September 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An elementary school teacher has been reassigned from her job after school authorities found out that she was a former stripper and prostitute. Melissa Petro was ... Read more...

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Ex-hooker-turned-art teacher speaks out about her past


September 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 27 (ANI): A woman in the US, who is a former hooker and stripper, and who has been teaching art in a Bronx elementary school for three years, has ... Read more...

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Porn pic cyber-bullying ‘reaching epidemic levels’, warns Oz youth worker


September 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): A Melbourne youth worker has expressed fear over cyber- bullying, which he believes has reached epidemic levels, amid new claims about young girls being pressured to provide ... Read more...

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50pc of poor babies have mums showing signs of depression: US study


August 29th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): More than half of poor babies have mothers showing signs of depression ranging from mild to severe, according to a new Urban Institute study.Eleven percent of poor ... Read more...

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69,000 kids in UK bunk off school every day


August 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): If a new report is to be believed, then around 69,000 children in the UK bunk off school everyday.Because of this unauthorized absence, more than 3.7 million school ... Read more...

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