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A Year After a Quake Crumbled a Mexico School, Grieving Parents Seek Justice

MEXICO CITY — Just five days before a powerful earthquake struck last year, a history teacher at a Mexico City school gave a lecture about the capital’s propensity for this sort of natural disaster. The talk was part of the school’s [...]
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Alumnae of girls school attended by Kavanaugh accuser circulate letter backing her

‘We believe Dr. Blasey Ford and are grateful that she came forward to tell her story,’ reads the letter supporting Christine Blasey Ford, who alleged that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh [...]
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School shootings inspire new Bacharach song

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NEW YORK (AP) – At age 90, Burt Bacharach hasn’t lost faith in the power of music. “Music softens the heart, makes you feel something if it’s good, brings in emotion that you might not have felt before,” he told The Associated [...]
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U.S. Commander Urges More Transparency in Yemen Strike on School Bus

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WASHINGTON — The top American air commander in the Middle East is urging the Saudi-led coalition of Arab nations to be more forthcoming about an investigation into an airstrike in northern Yemen earlier this month that struck a school [...]
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Saudi Coalition Bombs School Bus in Yemen, Killing Dozens

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The attack drew new attention to the great human toll of Yemen’s war. The Saudi-led coalition said it was part of a “legitimate military operation.” Source: NYT > World
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Japanese Medical School Accused of Rigging Admissions to Keep Women Out

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Tokyo Medical University was reported to have secretly skewed test scores out of the belief that women were more likely to drop out of the profession. Source: NYT > World
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Turkish School Leader Abducted, and Released, in Mongolia

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The seizure of Veysel Akcay, who was freed after supporters gathered at Ulan Bator’s airport, appeared to be part of Turkey’s campaign against allies of an exiled cleric. Source: NYT [...]
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How an Unknown Reformer Rescued One of America’s Most Troubled School Districts

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CAMDEN, N.J.—Five years ago, a stranger arrived in one of America’s most benighted cities and made a humble promise that sounded radical. Paymon Rouhanifard, then 32 years old, told parents here he believed he could make Camden’s public [...]
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As Israel Pushes to Build, Bedouin Homes and School Face Demolition

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Israel has long wanted to clear the West Bank of Bedouin herders near Jerusalem to make room for Jewish settlements. It could happen any day. Source: NYT > World
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Algeria’s Answer to Cheating on School Exams: Turn Off the Internet

3 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] After widespread electronic cheating, the government is cutting off internet access nationwide for at least an hour a day, while students take crucial exams. Source: NYT > World