Sex education in school spoils minds of children: Andhra HC judge

In Child Education | on December, 31, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

News from Hindustan Times: Introduction of sex education in high schools has “spoilt” the minds of children of impressionable age, an Andhra Pradesh high court judge said in Hyderabad on Sunday. “Introduction of sex education in high schools (adult education programme), launched in 2005-06, has only spoiled the minds of children in the impressionable age. [...]

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New Hiwassee College program allows former foster children to attend for free

In College Education | on December, 21, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

New Hiwassee College program allows former foster children to attend for freeNews from The Republic: MADISONVILLE, Tennessee — An East Tennessee college is offering a free education, free housing and a support system to former foster children. The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/J8adpe) reports the HOPE program at Hiwassee College in Madisonville began this fall and [...]

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Parents are eager to help their children -

In Child Education | on January, 25, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Parents are eager to help their children -News from and help teachers help their children – MLive.com: KNOCKING DOWN BARRIERS: Parents from Southwest Detroit gather to discuss the challenges facing English language learners in the schools.(courtesy photo/Detroit Parent Network)  Ask Sally Wiggins to describe her role in her daughters’ education, and she starts at the [...]

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Segregation fails children who need to learn together

In Child Education | on January, 12, 2013 | by | 0 Comments

Segregation fails children who need to learn togetherNews from Belfast Telegraph: A new year and, for parents of children transferring to post- primary school, important choices to be made. Over the next few weeks, parents will visit a range of schools: grammar, non-selective, single-sex or co- educational. For the majority, their visits will be to [...]

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Lebanon’s Myschoolpulse Brings Education to Children in Hospitals

In Child Education | on December, 10, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Lebanon’s Myschoolpulse Brings Education to Children in HospitalsNews from Wamda: … Read the full article . Related News: . . How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of CharacterWhy do some children succeed while others fail?The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence… Creative Education’s Pink Ribbon [...]

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Children with cancer ‘bullied by classmates’

In Child Education | on December, 10, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Children with cancer ‘bullied by classmates’News from Telegraph.co.uk: More than a third (35 per cent) of parents said their child had been bullied or teased when they returned to school because of their cancer diagnosis, or the effects of treatment, such as losing their hair or gaining weight due to steroids. Another parent said: “James [...]

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Study finds children with cancer bullied

In Child Education | on December, 04, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Study finds children with cancer bulliedNews from Sky News Australia: Children with cancer are being bullied by their classmates, losing friends and risk falling behind at school, research suggests. The illness can significantly disrupt a child’s education as well as their ability to make and keep friends, according to a report by a UK children’s [...]

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Anderson slams education of Aboriginal children

In Child Education | on November, 29, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Anderson slams education of Aboriginal childrenNews from ABC Online: By Jano Gibson Posted November 29, 2012 17:34:38 Indigenous Advancement Minister Alison Anderson says all Territorians should be ashamed of the poor academic outcomes achieved by many Aboriginal children. Ms Anderson has told the Legislative Assembly that the Labor Party wasted a decade in office by [...]

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2m children attend ‘not good enough schools’, warns Ofsted

In Child Education | on November, 27, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

2m children attend ‘not good enough schools’, warns OfstedNews from The Independent: More than two million children are still not getting a decent education, and a youngster’s chance of attending a good school is often too dependent on where they live, Ofsted warned today. There are stark inequalities in England’s education system, with pupils in [...]

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Pakistan launches education plan for children with focus on girls

In Child Education | on November, 10, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Pakistan launches education plan for children with focus on girlsNews from The Hindu: AP Women hold posters of 15-year-old Malala Yousufzai at a demonstration in Islamabad, Pakistan on Saturday. Hundreds of Pakistani students and human right activists are observing a day of appreciation for 15-year-old Pakistani girl who is being treated in Britain after being [...]

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