Military-Connected Children Benefit From Grant Through Military Child …

In Child Education | on February, 02, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Military-Connected Children Benefit From Grant Through Military Child …News from Sacramento Bee: HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas, Feb. 1, 2012 – /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Military Child Education Coalition has received a $ 150,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve the likelihood that military-connected children are college and career ready. With both organizations striving to [...]

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LAUSD elementary school teacher suspected of molesting 23 children

In Child Education | on January, 31, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

LAUSD elementary school teacher suspected of molesting 23 childrenNews from Contra Costa Times: A Torrance man who taught at a Florence-area school for 30 years is suspected of photographing children with their eyes blindfolded, allowing large cockroaches to crawl over their faces, and feeding them his semen, deputies said Tuesday. Mark Berndt, 61, was arrested [...]

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IKEA Foundation Supports Children in Haiti with $400,000 (€300,000) Donation for Haitian Schools

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IKEA Foundation Supports Children in Haiti with $ 400,000 (€300,000) Donation for Haitian SchoolsNews from Yahoo Finance: CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Guided by its mission to create opportunities for children in developing countries, the IKEA Foundation has provided a $ 400,000 (€300,000) donation to Save the Children for a literacy program for Haitian children. When the [...]

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Israel approves free education for children after long wrangles

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Israel approves free education for children after long wranglesNews from Xinhua News Agency: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) attends a press conference on free education plan in Jerusalem, on Jan. 8, 2012. Israeli Cabinet Sunday approved implementation of the law on free education for children from age three, as of the next academic year. [...]

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Education to Children a Future Investment: PM

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Education to Children a Future Investment: PMNews from Outlook India: Terming education and good health for children as an “investment” for the future, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today gave example of his life as a young student to highlight the need for ensuring livelihood security for the people. “There is the urgent challenge of eradicating [...]

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National campaign to send street children home

In Child Education | on December, 27, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

National campaign to send street children homeNews from Xinhua News Agency: BEIJING, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) — China has launched a one-year inter-agency national campaign aiming to return most street children home, the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) said Monday. The MCA will lead the campaign, which is joined by the ministries of education, public security, [...]

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Report: Test Performance Of NYC School Children Stagnant

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Report: Test Performance Of NYC School Children StagnantNews from CBS New York: Classroom (credit: CBS 2) NEW YORK (AP / WCBS 880) – Test scores for New York City’s fourth- and eighth-graders were flat between 2009 and 2011 and the racial achievement gap hardly budged between 2003 and 2011, according to figures from a national [...]

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Nearly half of Wildwood school-age children living in poverty

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Nearly half of Wildwood school-age children living in povertyNews from Press of Atlantic City: Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 12:15 am | Updated: 12:08 am, Wed Nov 30, 2011. The city of Wildwood again had the highest percentage of impoverished school-age children in the state last year, U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Tuesday show. Wildwood [...]

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Tanzania: What Stops Children From Going to School

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Tanzania: What Stops Children From Going to SchoolNews from AllAfrica.com: Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) Hasina Mjingo 26 November 2011 IT’S true that the power of education to transform societies cannot be underestimated, because education breaks the generational cycles of poverty and disease and is key to a nation’s development and prosperity. Quality education equips and [...]

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US school children achieve best ever maths scores (but that’s still behind target)

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US school children achieve best ever maths scores (but that’s still behind target)News from Daily Mail: Government hope to make every American child proficient in maths and reading by 2014 Best ever results in maths, but children still behind national target Hawaii the only state where maths and reading scores increased for both fourth and [...]

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