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France Bans Smartphones in Schools Through 9th Grade. Will It Help Students?

PARIS — The eighth-grade girls already know what to expect from France’s new smartphone ban in all primary and middle schools because their school voluntarily instituted one last year. “Annoying,” was the assessment of Zoélinh [...]
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The New Thing in Hong Kong’s Public Schools: White Students

HONG KONG — For generations, Hong Kong’s prestigious international schools exclusively educated the children of wealthy Western expatriates. Today, placement in those schools is increasingly competitive and enrollment fees can exceed [...]
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Oklahoma Senate Might Fund Schools, If Only To Get All These Teachers Out Of Their Hair

7 months ago | 0 comment
Signs you never saw at a Trump rally, part CCLXIV Oklahoma teachers walked out of schools on Monday to demand adequate funding for the state’s schools, and they’re still out today. The strike may be working — the Oklahoma Senate will [...]
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A New Push Is on for Afghan Schools, but the Numbers Are Grim

7 months ago | 0 comment
3.5 million children are unschooled. That 3.5 million figure is according to Unicef. Seventy-five percent of them are girls. The reasons vary. Violence remains high and widespread. There are too few female teachers, and many families [...]
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Why hardening schools hasn’t stopped school shootings

8 months ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump has called for “hardened schools” to end the cycle of school massacres. But he was unimpressed last week when told about a Midwestern campus dubbed “the safest school in America.” An Indiana [...]
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Donald Trump, Florida AG Pam Bondi To Be Your Personal Rambo At All America’s Schools

8 months ago | 0 comment
Where does he get these wonderful ideas? Donald Trump and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi both explained today that if they had been at the site of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, they certainly would have rushed [...]
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Ireland Tells State-Run Schools: Stop Steering Pupils to Religion Class

8 months ago | 0 comment
State-run schools have long offered religious instruction in keeping with community norms — which almost always means Catholic, in a country where about four-fifths of the population identifies as belonging to that denomination. “It [...]
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Should teachers be armed in schools?

9 months ago | 0 comment
People attend a vigil for the victims of a fatal shooting at Marshall County High School, Jan. 25, 2018(Credit: AP/Robert Ray) After the Kentucky school shooting, some state lawmakers want school staff to carry guns Jeremy Binckes2018-01-28T15:00:19Z•2018-01-28T15:00:19Z•0 [...]
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders gets annoyed when asked what Trump is doing about guns in schools

9 months ago | 0 comment
In the wake of a shooting in a Kentucky high school that left two teenagers dead and more than a dozen injured — the 11th school shooting of 2018 — the White House indicated it has no desire to talk about shootings at all. On Wednesday, [...]
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Jesus Freaks Have BEST Plan To Take Schools Back To The 300 Years Of The 17th Century

9 months ago | 0 comment
Your tax dollars at work Now that the Trump administration has a secretary of Education who’s committed to dismantling public education through “school choice” and misspelled press releases, there are plenty of nice rightwing Christianists [...]