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From Washington, D.C. to the Reservation: Showing Love for Native Students

Santa Fe Indian School graduation is a celebration of tradition and family. (Photo courtesy: Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican) I grew up listening to my father sing traditional Acoma songs as we would drive to the mountains didn’t understand why until … Continue reading

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Uni chief’s £60K rise a ‘disgrace’

Falmouth University vice chancellor’s £60K rise a ‘disgrace’ 20 May 2016 From the section Cornwall Image copyright Falmouth University Image caption Anne Carlisle’s pay was “a reflection of the continued growth and success of the university”, officials said An overall … Continue reading

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New boss for failed children’s service

Inadequate Sunderland children’s services appoints new head Alex Hopkins 20 May 2016 From the section Tyne & Wear Image copyright Sunderland Council Image caption Alex Hopkins has been brought in to turn children’s services around A children’s services department rated … Continue reading

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Students risk missing referendum vote

End-of-term students risk missing referendum vote By Judith Burns Education reporter, BBC News 20 May 2016 From the section Education & Family Image copyright LEON NEAL Image caption Universities and colleges are holding voter registration drives to ensure no-one misses … Continue reading

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U.S. Education Department Awards $13.4 Million in Grants to Improve Services, Outcomes for Children with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education today announced more than $13.4 million in grants to higher education institutions to fund quality personnel preparation programs to help improve services and results for students with disabilities. “We are committed to promoting equity and … Continue reading

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Science and languages ‘marginalised’

Science and languages ‘marginalised in primary schools’ 19 May 2016 From the section Education & Family Image caption Time was constrained for science in primary, Ofsted said. Pupils are leaving primary school unprepared for the rigours of science and foreign … Continue reading

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Pledge to act over term-time holidays

Gibb pledges to act over term-time holidays By Hannah Richardson BBC News education reporter 19 May 2016 From the section Education & Family Image copyright PA The schools minister has pledged to take all “measures necessary” to overturn the High … Continue reading

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Spy service sets school challenge

France DGSE: Spy service sets school code-breaking challenge 19 May 2016 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption Nearly all the French regional education authorities got involved in the competition France’s external intelligence service, the DGSE, has sponsored … Continue reading

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Osborne letter pledging to scrap tuition fees surfaces after 13 years

Osborne letter pledging to scrap tuition fees surfaces after 13 years By BBC Trending What’s popular and why 19 May 2016 Image copyright Ben Pruchnie/ Getty Image caption George Osborne wrote in 2003 that a future Tory government would scrap … Continue reading

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Freed Chibok girl reunited with family

Chibok girls: Kidnapped Amina reunited with family 18 May 2016 From the section Africa Image copyright Sahara Reporters Image caption Amina was found with a four-month-old baby The first of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls to be rescued since her capture … Continue reading

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