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Early years teacher gaps ‘risk children’s futures’

Image copyright Getty Images A shortage of graduate teachers working in the early years sector means many young children are at risk of falling behind before they start school, a charity warns. Save the Children says there are nearly 11,000 too few early years teachers working in nurseries across England. ...

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Newspaper headlines: ‘Tories at war over burka row Boris’

Newspaper headlines: ‘Tories at war over burka row Boris’ By BBC News Staff Image caption Boris Johnson’s remarks on the burka continue to dominate the headlines. His “broadside plunged the Conservative Party into civil war”, says the Daily Mail. But it notes supporters of the ex-foreign secretary say Tory Remainers ...

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The Saga of Ohio’s Embattled E-School Is Coming to an End

Nineteen-year-old student Chryssoula Stavropoulos, left, along with her mother, Elaine, uses her family’s laptop to complete lessons for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow earlier this year from her kitchen in Blacklick, Ohio. —Kantele Franko/AP-File The Ohio Supreme Court ruled against the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow on Wednesday, upholding lower court ...

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School leaders, students stress need for mental health care

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming education officials and students say increased access to health care for students is needed to keep schools safe. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports Michael Harris with the Fremont County School District told members of the Federal Commission on School Safety on Tuesday that several of ...

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Teachers get iPads to help with student reading literacy

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina public school reading teachers in early grades will benefit from new technology to help them better monitor student literacy strengths and weaknesses. State schools Superintendent Mark Johnson says the Department of Public Instruction has provided iPads to every reading teacher in kindergarten through third ...

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US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations

Image caption L-R Democrat Sharice Davids, Republican Susan Hutchison and Democrat Rashida Tlaib, who is almost certain to be the first Muslim woman in Congress More women candidates than ever will contest US governorships and House seats in November’s mid-term elections. After Tuesday’s primaries across four states, there are now ...

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