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Schools expel 40 pupils each day, data shows

Image copyright Getty Images There’s been a spike in the number of permanent exclusions from England’s schools, with heads blaming cuts to mental health and behaviour programmes. The Department for Education figures show a 15% rise in the number of pupils expelled from state schools between 2015-6 and 2016-7, from ...

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Poor mental health ‘part and parcel of childhood’

Image copyright Children’s Commissioner’s office Image caption Anne Longfield says too many children are being “pinged” around the care system Poor mental health has become “part and parcel” of childhood for many children, England’s Children’s Commissioner says. Anne Longfield says there is currently a children’s mental health epidemic. “The fact ...

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Education and Solidarity Network will relentlessly advocate for improved health and well-being in education

At its General Assembly, the Education and Solidarity Network renewed its commitment to remain a trusted, expanding and innovative network promoting health and well-being in educational settings the world over. More than thirty participants, including education trade union representatives and health organisations, from the United States, Morocco, Belgium and the ...

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‘Racism is becoming more overt’

Racism in the UK is becoming worse, says a black student subjected to racist abuse on social media. University College London student Nnenna Asubo received a message from a student at another university making “monkey references”. When she challenged him, he said it was a joke and “please don’t lynch ...

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Heatwave: Is there more crime in hot weather?

Image copyright Getty Images Police forces are reporting record numbers of 999 calls, which some are linking to the recent weeks of hot weather. West Midlands police force said: “A combination of the World Cup, summer heatwave and excess alcohol are being blamed for the surge.” While North Yorkshire told ...

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Bill to limit trash stations approved by City Council

“This flawed and inequitable bill will compromise essential infrastructure managing more than half of the city’s waste and recyclables, increase costs and eliminate working-class jobs – without providing much actual relief,” said Kendall Christiansen, executive director of New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management, which represents the industry, adding it could ...

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Disney’s Iridescent Treats Are the New Rose Gold Cupcake

Move over rose gold Minnie cupcakes, there’s a new Instagrammable trend at Disney theme parks. Yes, the shiniest, newest thing at Disneyland and Walt Disney World isn’t a rollercoaster, it’s unicorn and iridescent treats. A new line of unicorn and shiny white cupcakes, cookies, cake pops, and other goodies has ...

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