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New Jersey Superfund site now an open-air classroom

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Can Toms River’s most notorious Superfund site become an open-air classroom to teach students about the environment? That’s the hope of the former Ciba-Geigy property’s current owners, BASF, who believe the 1,350-acre property is the perfect place for students to learn about the site’s decades-long ...

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Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Boris Becker was awarded the international tennis hall of fame ring in April Former tennis champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity against an attempt to sue him. The three-time Wimbledon winner claims his appointment as a diplomat by the Central African Republic (CAR) affords ...

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Spotlight on What’s Working in Schools

What’s Working in Schools FREE Check out the complete collection of Education Week Spotlights here. The Education Week Spotlight on What’s Working in Schools is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on: Supporting educators through instructional coaching Encouraging meaningful collaboration among teachers Helping students with learning disabilities thrive ...

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Parent apologises to teacher for Facebook abuse

Image copyright other Image caption Roisin Corr said she was relieved the matter had finally come to an end A teacher who was the subject of derogatory online comments from a pupil’s parent is relieved a libel case has restored her “good name”. Caroline Coulter apologised for posting the offensive ...

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Five generations ‘before poor reach average pay’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Social mobility declined for those born after 1975, the economics think tank says Social mobility is so frozen that it would take five generations for a poorer family in the UK to reach the average income, an OECD report says. The economics think tank ...

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US air strike targets Pakistan Taliban chief in Afghanistan

Image copyright AFP Image caption A video released in July 2010 reportedly showed Mullah Fazlullah The United States has launched an air strike on the Taliban in Afghanistan. There are unconfirmed media reports that Mullah Fazlullah – the commander of the Pakistan Taliban – has been killed in the operation. ...

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