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59 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Family dinners reduce effects of cyberbullying in adolescents

Sharing regular family meals with children may help protect them from the effects of cyberbullying, according to a study by McGill professor Frank Elgar, Institute for Health and Social Policy.

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4 hrs ago | BBC News

Ofsted academy chain 'weaknesses'

Inspectors visited 12 schools run by the Academies Enterprise Trust and found too many pupils were "not receiving a good enough education".

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8 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

Probe into - porn man's' alleged payroll fraud

The Tamale Metropolitan Directorate of Education has set up a committee to investigate the alleged fraud perpetrated by Mr Khamil Wemah, the man at the centre of the controversial Tamale Sex Scandal.

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8 hrs ago | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Making School History: Head teacher Tyrone Davies

A FORMER history teacher has taken up the challenge of putting his stamp on future education in Barry's all-girl secondary school as he takes on his new role as head teacher.

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12 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Harding teacher gets icy boost

Teresa Gremaux, principal of Paul Harding Junior High, ice dumped on her by students as teacher David Stebing looks on.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

South China Morning Post

Striking students will rally outside government HQ later this month, say leaders

A student argues with a pro-Beijing protester outside a briefing by central government officials at AsiaWorld-Expo on Monday.

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WBTV

Study: Early school start times hinder students

As kids all across the country once again set their alarms for back-to-school wake-up calls, one group of doctors says if those students don't snooze, they could lose.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Standardized Testing, Education

Waikato Times

New high school plans out for tender

Preliminary design plans for Rototuna's new junior and senior high school have been signed off by the school's establishment board and are out for tender.

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UnionLeader.com

Ted Siefer's City Hall: Drivers education to science, meeting all about the kids

THE BOARD of School Committee had one of those meetings last week, the kind that stretches past midnight and that, in this case, featured a protracted debate about hiking the tuition for drivers ed by $50 , among many other things.

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Ballymena Today

Nothing clumsy about dyspraxia

Frequently falling over, difficulty walking up and down stairs, poor hand-eye co-ordination, short-term memory, lack of spatial awareness, difficulty getting dressed or applying make-up and illegible handwriting - these are just some of the familiar, physical symptoms for people affected by dyspraxia, whatever your age.

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Genesee Country Express

Tips for Tricking Out Your School Locker

Rugs, wallpaper and chandeliers aren't found on most back-to-school lists. But today's students seem to be snapping up these items-the more color- blazed and blinged-out the better-to creatively shore up their own little corner of daily student life: the school locker.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

New tools ready to fight 'sexting' Efforts to stop teens and tweens...

Efforts to stop teens and tweens from sharing nude or sexually explicit images using their smartphones are taking new forms and new urgency these days.

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Related Topix: Family, Fredericksburg, VA, Louisa County, VA, Education Etc., Louisa, VA

Forbes.com

STEM Not Your Thing? Try Private School Teaching

You are not a STEM person. And you are tired of hearing about all those lucrative jobs waiting for you if you simply major in Petroleum Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a whole range of other techy, mathy, science-y subjects that you find lethal to your life purpose and as boring as a Vince Gilligan acceptance speech.

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Canberra Times

Parents get new powers to judge principals

Parents will have the power to formally assess how principals perform and school councils will get new authority to shape the way classrooms are run, under a controversial shake-up of the education system.

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Medical News Today

Revamping the world's largest medical education system: mixed results of progress

Beginning in 1998, China launched sweeping reforms to the higher education system in which medical education was also substantively promoted to ensure that health professionals were trained more effectively and efficiently to produce a workforce of sufficient size, specialty mix, and skill to meet public needs.

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Related Topix: Family, Medicine, World News, China, Nursing, Health

OpEdNews

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It's Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on.

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Related Topix: Family, Education Etc., US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, Liberal Political News

GhanaWeb

NAGRAT calls for quality education

The National Association of Graduate Teachers Ghana has appealed to government and global leaders, particularly African leaders, to ensure quality education after 2015.

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WNDU-TV South Bend

Dept. of Corrections to shut down Camp Summit Boot Camp in LaPorte

Due to the continuous decline in the Indiana Department of Correction's youth population, the IDOC is announcing plans to close the Camp Summit Boot Camp in LaPorte, IN.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Camp Summit, Family, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, Logansport, IN, Laporte County, IN

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

Regional Medical Center's Richard Kline wants to standardize trauma care

As medical director of trauma services at Regional Medical Center San Jose, Dr. Rick Kline has created a center recognized as one of the best in the region, treating patients from Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, San Benito County, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Family

Canada.com

Alberta Education eyes major revamp of phys-ed curriculum

Amanda Stevenson, second from right, says members of her family, from left, 16-year-old Alexa, 10-year-old Dyllan and 17-year-old Devin have adopted active lives because of taking phys-ed in school.

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