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GE gives $1.6 mn to Indian NGO


April 10th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The charitable arm of American conglomerate General Electric has pledged $1.6 million in aid to the school education programmes run by Pratham, an NGO working ... Read more...

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Mexican schoolgirl brings hand grenade to class


February 15th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) A nine-year-old girl took a hand grenade to an elementary school in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, authorities said.Administrators at the school in the ... Read more...

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Popular students, not the most popular ones, more likely to torment peers


February 9th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found that it's actually popular adolescents-but not the most popular ones-who are particularly likely to torment their peers."Our findings underscore ... Read more...

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Popular students more likely to bully peers


February 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Popular students are more likely to torment their peers, says a new study."Our findings underscore that attaining and maintaining a high social status likely involves some level of ... Read more...

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Bilinguals find it easier to learn a third language: Study


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): A new study from the University of Haifa has revealed that bilinguals find it easier to learn a third language, as they gain a better aptitude for languages.Prof. ... Read more...

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Brit school to teach sixth formers first cabin crew course


January 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): A secondary school in Britain is set to teach its sixth formers the first cabin crew course, which on completion they will be awarded the equivalent of a ... Read more...

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Physical education to gain more importance in CBSE schools


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): The physical education is all set to gain more importance in Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) run schools.Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has made it ... Read more...

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Sugary sports drinks not as healthy as thought


September 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): The flavoured and sports beverages containing sugar are not as healthy as believed.Researchers at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas ... Read more...

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Plan to impart sex education to US kindergartners under fire


July 10th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The Helena Public School system has come under fire for proposing a plan to give kindergartners sex education.According to the draft proposal obtained, fifth graders should "understand that ... Read more...

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Students Get Ready For Regents Examination


June 15th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, thousands of students will appear for the Regents examination. All 10th grade students will sit for the exam to obtain their NYS Regents Diploma. ... Read more...

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Does good company fetch one good grades at school?


June 4th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Extra classes, extra-curricular activities, tutoring, parents' gentle prodding - all may count in giving a child that edge in academics. But parents still puzzle over what the right ... Read more...

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In-school friends key to successful academic performance: Study


June 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 04 (ANI): Having a good set of in-school friends, instead of outside school pals, may be the key to a child's academic progress, according to a new study.UCLA professor ... Read more...

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SoCal teacher Tonya Neff jailed for teaching while drunk


March 25th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A SoCal teacher Tonya Jeff has been jailed for teaching while drunk. The Toro Canyon Middle School teacher Tonya Neff was subsequently taken by the police, to ... Read more...

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Banning junk foods at schools may help prevent childhood obesity


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Banning sugary beverages and junk foods at schools may help prevent childhood obesity, according to a San Francisco State University study."This is one of the very first ... Read more...

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Lack of morning light delays sleep in teens


February 17th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Insufficient daily morning light exposure contributes to teenagers not getting enough sleep, concludes a new study."As teenagers spend more time indoors, they miss out on essential morning light ... Read more...

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Only 8 percent high school students get enough sleep


January 6th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that only about 8 percent of high school students get enough sleep on an average school night.Many others are living with borderline-to-serious sleep ... Read more...

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Small classes can boost low achievers’ grades


October 15th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that studying in small classes can give an extra boost to low-achieving students and significantly improve their test scores.The research led by Michigan ... Read more...

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Financial barriers to attending college may affect kids’ school performance


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Financial barriers to attending college might force students to give up the idea of focussing on their academic performance in school, according to a new study.The research led ... Read more...

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Gestures help students develop new ideas to learn maths


February 25th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Students who were taught to solve problems with the help of gestures are more likely to develop new ways of understanding mathematics than those who are taught ... Read more...

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Chicago second graders letter to Obama included in Dear Mr. President book


February 23rd, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Feb 23 (ANI): A second grade students letter written to President Barack Obama, asking him to help the homeless, has been included in a new book called Dear Mr. President, ... Read more...

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Chinese scientists push for science in schools


May 1st, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 1 (IANS) A group of leading Chinese scientists have petitioned the country's education authorities to extend the teaching of science to primary school students. In 2001, science courses were withdrawn ... Read more...

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Early alcohol prevention programs for tweens is imperative: Study


April 3rd, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 3 (ANI): With an increasing number of youngsters getting addicted to booze, a new study has looked at how important it is to have early alcohol preventive programs ... Read more...

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Safety concern holding back kids from walking to school


March 27th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Kids these today are not a big fan of walking or biking to school, and blaming their laziness or their spoiled lifestyle for it wont be entirely ... Read more...

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Tatas give 65,000 new books to poor US kids


February 29th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) The Tata Group North America has joined First Book, a non-profit organisation, in a programme to distribute 65,000 new books to children from low-income families across the US. ... Read more...

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India’s Tatas provide 65,000 new books to poor kids in US


February 29th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
(Lead)Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) India's Tata Group that grabbed global attention with their $2,500 Nano car, has joined First Book, a non-profit organisation, in a programme to distribute 65,000 new books to ... Read more...

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