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Pupils sent wrong school entrance exam results

Image copyright Google Image caption Sir Thomas Rich’s School blamed a “technical error” on some children being sent wrong information Parents have criticised two grammar schools which wrongly told them pupils had passed entrance exams. Families eyeing a coveted place at The Crypt and Sir Thomas Rich’s schools in Gloucester ...

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Walker alleges Democratic foe Evers plagiarized material

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is alleging his Democratic opponent Tony Evers plagiarized material that was part of the state budget request submitted by the education department he runs. Walker made the charge on Friday, hours before Walker and Evers were to meet in their first ...

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School districts feel shortage in substitute teacher pool

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. (AP) — School districts in New Hampshire say they are having trouble finding and retaining substitute teachers as unemployment remains low statewide. Superintendent Scott Laliberte says it can be difficult to find substitutes with six schools in the district with 4,200 students and 400 teachers. WMUR-TV reports the ...

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Children with problems or problem children?

Image caption Anxiety is a warning of perceived danger There’s nothing pleasant about being on the end of a child’s angry or aggressive outburst – whether you’re a parent or a teacher. And if that outburst happens in a classroom rather than the sitting room, the consequences for the child ...

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Tips for Principals to Survive—and Thrive

Mojdeh Henderson, the principal of Berewick Elementary School in Charlotte, N.C., relies on a team of “first responders” in her school who can handle matters such as student discipline and building issues. That setup allows Henderson to spend the bulk of her time doing things such as classroom observations that ...

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Educators Defend Dealings With Shooter in Sandy Hook Massacre

White balloons decorate the sign for Sandy Hook Elementary School as a Connecticut State Trooper stands guard at the school’s entrance in Newtown, Conn., in 2012. —David Goldman/AP-File By Josh Kovner, The Hartford Courant (Conn.) Two former Newtown educators are defending the school system’s work with a young Adam Lanza ...

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Lawsuit: Teacher shamed student over Pledge protest

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut teenager has filed a federal lawsuit against her teacher and school board saying the teacher mocked and shamed her for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance. The unnamed 14-year-old student says in her lawsuit filed Monday that the Waterbury Arts Magnet School ...

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