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Math jitters grip first graders too


September 19th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Math jitters grip bright students even as first or second graders and haunts them lifelong, says a study.Sian Beilock, professor in psychology at the University ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ten Italian cities are at the risk of bankruptcy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Italian cities are looking at bankruptcy in the eye. They include Naples, Alessandria, Palermo and Reggio Calabria. Even Sicily’s financial situation isn’t great."The situation is becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emma Watson begins Oxford classes


October 18th, 2011 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has started her classes at Britain's Oxford University.The 21-year-old, best known for playing witch Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" franchise, is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abu Dhabi Indian schools to have 20,000 seats by 2013


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr 22 (ANI): The Abu Dhabi Education Council plans to provide more than 20,000 seats in Indian schools, while introducing another three new Indian schools by the 2012-13 academic year, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US teacher quits her job after student discovers her X-rated past


March 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): A teacher in the US has quit her job after a student at the school she taught discovered about her X-rated past.Tera Myers, 38, was put on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

California school district uses GPS to track students who skip class


February 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A California school district is using GPS devices to keep tabs on students who have a penchant for skipping classes.As part of a volunteer six-week pilot program, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US teacher accused of conducting threesome with her students


February 14th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A teacher in the US has been accused of having a three-in-a-bed sex with two of her male students.Heidi Lewis, 41, slept with the two after she was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

Julianne Moore ‘married Bart Freundlich for their kids’


February 8th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 8 (ANI): Julianne Moore has revealed that she got married to Bart Freundlich only for the sake of their kids.Son Caleb, 13, and daughter Liv, 8, are the movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Student Protestors Attack Prince Charles & Camilla’s Car in London


December 10th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angry students and citizens at a huge tuition fee protest in London have attacked the car of Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, according to a breaking story ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Jonas Brothers surprise LA school students by a sudden visit


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Jonas Brothers sprang a big surprise on shocked school students, when they made an impromptu visit to the Loz Feliz Arts Charter School. The Jonas Brothers attended ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

50 kids sent home from ‘overcrowded’ New York school


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Over 50 children in a school in New York's Brooklyn area were asked to leave because officials thought it was "overcrowded". The 54 students had spent a full ... Read more...

Posted in World |

California approves $200 mn education stimulus funds


September 18th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Cash-strapped universities and colleges in California will get more than $200 million in stimulus funds that will allow many campuses to admit new students, restore courses ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Full prepared remarks of President Obama’s “Back-to-School” Speech


September 15th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama delivered the following remarks at the Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon.The remarks are as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Celine Dion and expected twin boys are ‘fine’


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Singer Celine Dion's rep has dismissed reports of the star's pregnancy complications and insisted everything is fine.The singer is expecting twin boys in November.Recent reports in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Milwaukee teachers fight for Viagra drug coverage


August 9th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Milwaukee, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The teachers Union in Milwaukee is campaigning to get the state to refund Viagra, even though many of the state’s worker’s have lost their jobs as a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Labor Department Defends The Kate Plus 8 Permits


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ‘Kate plus 8’ show seems to have adhered to the regulations set by the labor department and their permits are in order. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE schools to follow three-semester system


May 26th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Schools in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have three semesters from the next academic session, the ministry of education announced Wednesday. The new system will be implemented in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warden Awarded At Children’s Week Goes “Wow”!


May 2nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the school year draws to an end with the "Children's Week" being celebrated across schools in America, a sixth grade teacher of the Immaculate Conception ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

400,000 students back to school in Chile


April 5th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 5 (IANS/EFE) More than 400,000 students will resume classes Monday in schools across Chile after a devastating earthquake destroyed large areas of the central and southern regions of the country, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian schools allowed to expand operation in Abu Dhabi


April 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 4 (IANS) Indian and other foreign curriculum schools in Abu Dhabi will be allowed to expand operations under a new plan aimed at improving standard of private school education ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jolie-funded Afghanistan school to welcome 800 girls


March 17th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The primary school for girls, which Angelina Jolie funded in Tangi, Afghanistan, is all set to open its doors to 800 students, according to a UNHCR statement. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iowa Governor Culver calls on Legislature to fund education


March 16th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver announced on Monday that he will not sign a FY11 budget without 2% allowable growth and an additional $100 million for Iowa ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rhode Island Fired Teachers Will Fight Back


March 5th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Providence, Rhode Island, March 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS)The fired teachers of the Central Falls high School of the Rhode Island took to a rally protesting the action taken against them ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Parents should limit child’s computer gaming


January 25th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 25 (DPA) Parents of a child who plays computer games excessively should limit computer use but not issue blanket condemnations, a social education worker advised. Remarks such as, "Playing computer games ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jeb Bush praises Barack Obama on his education reforms


October 11th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush praised President Obama whole-heartedly for his education reforms. 

President Barack Obama is supporting merit pay, which would radically change the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama “Back to School Event”


September 7th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by admin
The following is the full text of President Barack Obama's remarks to the students of United States.Obama School Speech: As prepared for delivery."The President: Hello everyone – how’s everybody doing today? ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Leon Roach Killed After Landing On His Head During Training


September 7th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez A 19 year old boy named Leon Roach was killed when his head crashed against the hard concrete floor, after a bad landing while performing a pole vault.The 19 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Seven of 10 Americans concerned about H1N1 outbreak


September 6th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep. 6 (ANI): Seven out of 10 Americans consider H1N1 virus a "very" or "somewhat" serious problem, a new CBS poll has found. In May, just 49 percent described H1N1 as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hamas orders Gaza schoolgirls to wear ‘Islamic’ dress


August 24th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (RIA Novosti) Hamas announced Monday a series of new regulations for Gaza schools, forcing female pupils to wear Muslim dress, Israel's Haaretz daily reported. According to the new rules, which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mark Sanford’s wife, sons to move out of Governor’s residence


August 8th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): After the affair between US South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford and an Argentine woman, he calls his "soul mate", came to light, his wife has announced that she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

GF experience: Educator’s escort biz at night?


August 6th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 6 (IBNS) The website of a former assistant principal, who has been at a Valley school, advertises $450 per hour for a "girlfriend experience", two sources have told 12 News.Annette Gray ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Johnny Depp ‘wants his kids to receive British education’


July 29th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Hollywood actor Johnny Depp reportedly wants his kids to receive British education.The Pirates of the Caribbean star, who lives in France with his long-term partner Vanessa Paradis ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Freestyle jump roping a sport that can boost cardio-respiratory endurance


July 19th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Single-rope freestyle jump roping is one sport that is increasingly becoming famous among Americans, both as a competitive activity and a way to increase strength, balance and cardio-respiratory ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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