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School exclusion of autistic boy unlawful, judge rules

Image copyright Getty Images The exclusion of an autistic boy after he hit a teaching assistant with a ruler, punched her and pulled her hair, was unlawful, a court has ruled. Following the incident in February 2016, the child, known only as “L”, was given a one-and-half day exclusion. But ...

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Survey: Oklahoma teacher vacancies remain, despite pay hikes

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A new survey shows Oklahoma schools continue to struggle filling classroom positions after the largest teacher pay raise in state history. The Oklahoma State School Boards Association survey released Monday says another academic year will start with nearly 500 teacher vacancies statewide. Many districts already rely ...

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Readers sound off on Vic Raschi, Donald Trump and dogs

Manchester, N.J.: Three Voicers on Saturday, Ralph Cioffi, Robert Parella and Steven Malichek, take the Daily News and other Voicers to task for, basically, being mean to Donald Drumpf. Especially Cioffi, who goes out of his way to both misrepresent Drumpf’s “accomplishments,” while disparaging the Obama administration, the most ridiculous ...

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University unconditional offers ‘undermine education’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEmile and Lleucu both have unconditional offers but said they still worked hard The education system is being undermined by universities making more unconditional offers, according to the head of Wales’ biggest college. David Jones, of Coleg Cambria, said offers were coming ...

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Kat Graham was not thrifty because it was cool

“When I was young, I was really poor and my mom and I use to go vintage shopping and I’d see all of these cool kids like (deejay) Steve Aoki and (photographer) Cobrasnake at the vintage shops, but we were there because we couldn’t afford anything else,” she told a ...

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Gridlock Sam: Lots of action at the Stadium this week

Busy week at The Stadium in the Bronx with eight straight games including a one-game subway series makeup with the Mets. The Rangers finish their series at 1 p.m. today. Next the not-so-Amazin’s fly in from Miami to confront their cross-borough rival at 7 p.m. Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday it’s ...

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Inquiry call in Robert Gordon University ‘cronyism’ row

Image copyright RGU Image caption The new principal is to be Prof John Harper A union has called on the Scottish Funding Council to investigate the appointment of Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) new principal. Prof John Harper was chosen to lead the Aberdeen university after the departure of Prof Ferdinand ...

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