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David Villa has sights on Supporters Shield and MLS Cup title

Jun 24, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York City forward David Villa (7) controls the ball as Toronto FC midfielder Jonathan Osorio (21) and defender Nick Hagglund (6) during the first half at Yankee Stadium earlier this season. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports David Villa made a triumphant ...

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Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week

Image copyright EPA Image caption Alex Jones will not be able to post new messages or comment on others’ posts for a week Twitter is blocking the right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from posting to its platform for a week. The InfoWars broadcaster’s past tweets will, however, remain viewable to ...

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Debate over Scotland’s schools enters new term

Image copyright PA Scotland’s children are returning to school this week with the debate over education in the country set to intensify. The Scottish government wants to focus on its efforts to raise attainment and help disadvantaged children. But unions are set to step up their calls for a 10% ...

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Don’t dance on the alt-right’s grave just yet: Unite the Right 2 was a flop, but the ideas are mainstreaming

In the run-up to Charlottesville, the alt-right successfully, if not temporarily, rode the coattails of a broader nationalist anti-establishment political wave that eschewed not only a bloated, globalist-dominated government, but the decline that elites and the left were supposedly forcing upon average Americans. These leftist globalists, the narrative goes, degraded ...

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The Troubling Student-to-Counselor Ratio That Doesn’t Add Up

Commentary —Getty As students plan for what comes after high school, they need more support By Alanna Fuschillo Nationwide, public school counselors are overworked and under-resourced. The average student-to-school-counselor ratio is 482-to-1—nearly double the 250-to-1 ratio recommended by the American School Counselor Association. In fact, only three states—New Hampshire, Vermont, ...

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School exclusion of autistic boy unlawful, judge rules

Image copyright Getty Images The exclusion of an autistic boy after he hit a teaching assistant with a ruler, punched her and pulled her hair, was unlawful, a court has ruled. Following the incident in February 2016, the child, known only as “L”, was given a one-and-half day exclusion. But ...

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