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Missing student Sophie Smith: Possible CCTV sighting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSophie Smith vanished from her home in Avondale Road, Gorleston, dressed in just a vest top and shorts Police have been scouring CCTV in an effort to locate a student who has been missing since Boxing Day, as hope of finding her ...

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Partnership program addresses truancy in northern Iowa

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A northern Iowa prosecutor’s office has partnered with a local school district to address truancy. The Cerro Gordo County Attorney’s Office launched the anti-truancy program with Mason City Schools about a year ago. District official Jadie Meyer tells the Mason City Globe Gazette that the ...

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Texas charter schools struggle with classroom overcrowding

DALLAS (AP) — An annual report suggests that several charter schools in Texas have some of the state’s largest class sizes. The Texas Education Agency report says most of the roughly 8,700 public schools in the state had about 22 students per teacher during the 2016-2017 school year. The Dallas ...

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Afghanistan suicide bomb attack: Dozens killed in Kabul

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Shia cultural centre was hosting a meeting at the time At least 41 people have been killed and more than 80 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul. A Shia cultural organisation was the target but the ...

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Judge Blocks Ban on Ethnic Studies in Tucson School District

Tucson, Ariz. A federal judge has issued a final judgment, blocking an Arizona state law that prompted the dismantling of a Mexican-American history program in Tucson’s largest school district. Judge Wallace Tashima in a ruling issued Wednesday declared the law unconstitutional, effectively blocking state education officials from restricting ethnic studies ...

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Dozens dead after attack on news agency in Afghanistan

Dozens are dead after multiple explosions rocked Afghanistan’s capital on Thursday, including a news agency. Police officials in Kabul said that at least 40 people had been killed after an attack on the Afghan Voice and a neighboring Shiite Muslim cultural center. Thirty people were ...

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Husband arrested in murder of young Brooklyn mom

A crying Brooklyn toddler steered police to the body of her murdered mother — and her father was arrested for the killing, sources told the Daily News. Tonie Wells, 22, was found dead Wednesday at the bottom of the basement stairs inside the three-story Crown Heights brownstone ...

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Why spending time outdoors could help your child’s eyesight

Image copyright Getty Images Kids seem to spend endless hours on smartphones, games consoles, computers and tablets these days. Playing on electronic devices certainly doesn’t help their waistlines, but do you ever wonder what regular device use is doing to their eyesight? While there isn’t much research out there yet ...

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