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Westminster crash: Raids after suspected terror attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe car can be seen crashing into a barrier Police are searching three addresses in the Midlands after a man was arrested on suspicion of terrorism following a car crash outside Parliament. The 29-year-old British suspect is not believed to be known ...

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Debate over Scotland’s schools enters new term

Image copyright PA Scotland’s children are returning to school this week with the debate over education in the country set to intensify. The Scottish government wants to focus on its efforts to raise attainment and help disadvantaged children. But unions are set to step up their calls for a 10% ...

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The Troubling Student-to-Counselor Ratio That Doesn’t Add Up

Commentary —Getty As students plan for what comes after high school, they need more support By Alanna Fuschillo Nationwide, public school counselors are overworked and under-resourced. The average student-to-school-counselor ratio is 482-to-1—nearly double the 250-to-1 ratio recommended by the American School Counselor Association. In fact, only three states—New Hampshire, Vermont, ...

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Italy bridge: Dozens feared dead in Genoa as motorway collapses

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionParts of the bridge can be seen collapsing A motorway bridge has collapsed in the northwest Italian city of Genoa and fire brigade sources say 35 people were believed killed as vehicles plummeted to the ground. Dramatic video footage captured the moment ...

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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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