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‘Egregious’ YouTubers to face consequences

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Logan Paul produced a controversial video YouTube says it is developing new policies to deal with video-makers who damage the reputation of the website. Chief executive Susan Wojcicki said “egregious” behaviour by video bloggers caused “significant harm” to the entire community of video-makers. The ...

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Sony chief executive Kazuo Hirai to step down

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and will be replaced by Kenichiro Yoshida Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai is stepping down and handing the reins over to finance chief Kenichiro Yoshida. Mr Yoshida, Sony’s chief financial officer, is to take over control ...

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UK raises overseas education aid by 50%

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK is promising funding to keep 880,000 children in school in poorer countries The UK will increase aid for education in developing countries by 50% to £75m per year, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt will promise. The government has faced criticism over its ...

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Iowa Republicans unite behind $32M increase for K-12 schools

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republicans appear united in proposing about $32 million in new funding toward the state’s roughly $3.2 billion K-12 education budget. A GOP-controlled Senate education committee voted 9-6 Thursday for the 1 percent increase. Data shows per-pupil spending would go up by $67, totaling $6,731. ...

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Congressman says official should resign after train joke

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s Republican congressman is calling for a county teachers union president to resign after a social media post in which he joked about a train collision in Virginia involving GOP members of Congress. The Baltimore Sun reports Harford County Education Association President Ryan Burbey on Wednesday shared ...

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Illinois tax credit scholarships on hold after site crashes

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 24,000 Illinois families were unable to submit applications to the state’s new private school scholarship program because the online registration system shut down due to “extreme demand.” Empower Illinois is one of the organizations overseeing the Tax Credit Scholarship program, which was made available through ...

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