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Fed Up With Low Pay, Oklahoma Teachers Prepare to Walk Out

Duncan, Okla. Few educators here say they want a statewide teacher strike to happen. And yet there’s overwhelming agreement from educators that it’s the only way forward. Union leaders have given the Oklahoma state legislature an April 1 deadline to pass a funding package that includes a $10,000 pay raise ...

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Murder inquiry over Russian’s London death

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov was found dead at his home on March 12 UK police have launched a murder investigation after the death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov in south-west London. Mr Glushkov was found dead at his home in New Malden on 12 March. ...

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Idaho public schools budget headed to governor’s desk

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s public schools funding proposal for fiscal year 2019 — the largest share of the state’s budget — is headed to Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s desk for consideration. House lawmakers signed off on the budget plan on Friday. It’s now up to Otter to approve or ...

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Post-Parkland, the Second Amendment Gets a Closer Look in Class

Kathy Durham, a West Wendover High School civics teacher, talks with students about crafting legislation around gun control during a U.S. Government class for seniors in West Wendover, Nev. —Kim Raff for Education Week West Wendover, Nev. “You have a right to your opinions,” U.S. government teacher Kathy Durham tells ...

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Syria war: Thousands flee offensives in Afrin and Ghouta

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEastern Ghouta evacuees are staying at a school under government control As many as 50,000 people have fled two separate offensives in Syria in recent days, activists say. At least 20,000 have fled Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, where Russian air strikes are ...

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Selection and cap numbers for faith schools in England

Since 2010, new faith schools in England have had to abide by an admissions cap – which prevents them selecting more than half of their pupils on the basis of faith. Last week, a group of senior religious and humanist figures published an open letter encouraging the government not to ...

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Hundreds of nurses ‘hit by student loan errors’

Image caption Ewout Van Sabben has been told he was overpaid £5,000 Hundreds of nursing students at nine universities have been hit with errors in their student loan payments, the Royal College of Nursing says. The students have been told they were mistakenly overpaid between £600 and £5,000 by the ...

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