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Presidents Club: Scandal-hit charity dinner organiser quits post

Image copyright Tolga Akmen/FT Image caption Hostesses were allegedly groped at the men-only charity dinner, held at London’s upmarket Dorchester Hotel A man who helped organise a men-only charity dinner, where hostesses were allegedly groped, has quit the Department for Education board. David Meller quit his non-executive role after claims ...

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Special Report: Getting & Keeping Good Teachers

There may not be an overall national shortage of teachers, but shortages persist in certain specialty areas. And filling diversity gaps is a perennial struggle. January 24, 2018 – Education Week A handful of school districts are hoping to boost their efforts to retain and recruit teachers by providing child-care ...

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School choice rally held as fate of bills remains unclear

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s elected leaders again on Tuesday voiced support for giving parents the choice to pay for private schools using public money, but it’s unclear if such proposals will advance in this year’s Legislature. Gov. Phil Bryant, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn, all ...

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Censorship spurs student journalists to start new website

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — High school student journalists in Utah have created an alternate school newspaper after district officials removed a story from their website. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the Herrmian High students had posted a story about a teacher’s firing over alleged misconduct, but were surprised to ...

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England and US will not take Pisa tests in tolerance

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The first tests measuring cultural awareness and being able to spot fake news will be taken this year Schools in England and the United States will not be taking the new international Pisa test designed to assess respect for other cultures, challenge extremism and ...

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