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‘Imminent lack’ of school places in parts of Wales

An increasing population and more housing developments are said to be contributing to a shortage of school places in some parts of Wales. A notice of motion to Cardiff council states there is an “imminent lack” of places and Pembrokeshire council said schools faced “increasing pressure”. The National Association for ...

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UFC star Michael Bisping sued for allegedly choking man at gym

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is being sued for allegedly attacking a man at an Anaheim gym. The plaintiff, Antonio Georgakopoulos, 19, claims Bisping choked him for “taking his weights” without asking while working out, according to TMZ. Bisping allegedly started off by called Georgakopoulos ...

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Could algorithms revolutionise building construction?

Researchers at ETH Zurich have pioneered new building techniques for manufacturing thin concrete shapes using algorithms to reduce waste. They have demonstrated their techniques on a curved concrete prototype which took six months to build. They hope their process will be a cheap and efficient method for architects to make ...

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Complaint: Student with disabilities not receiving education

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Disability Rights Montana has filed a lawsuit against the Office of Public Instruction and a rural Montana school district alleging a 16-year-old boy with disabilities has not received any formal education in three years, in violation of federal law. The organization said it previously filed an ...

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Florida Gov. Scott wants to spend more on teacher supplies

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to increase the amount of money teachers get to purchase school supplies. Scott announced the proposal Wednesday, a day after telling the state’s top teachers he had little control over salaries. The Republican governor says he’ll ask legislators to set aside ...

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