Pupils at London school asked to clean their classroom as cuts bite

Pupils at London school asked to clean their classroom as cuts bite

A cash-strapped primary school is asking pupils to vacuum classrooms at the end of the day because it cannot afford to replace the cleaner, while the headteacher’s husband is doing the plumbing for free. In a stark example of how the government’s funding cuts are hitting schools across the country, Furzedown primary school, in the London borough of Wandsworth, has been forced to make cutbacks to try to balance the books. It is one of thousands of schools struggling to make ends meet during the funding crisis. Thousands of parents,…

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USDA Offers Distance Learning, Telemedicine Grant Opportunities

USDA Offers Distance Learning, Telemedicine Grant Opportunities

May 25, 2017 02:15 pm News Staff – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a call for applications(www.rd.usda.gov) for parties interested in receiving rural telemedicine or distance learning grants. The competitive grants, to be awarded in fiscal year 2017, are made available through the Rural Utilities Service Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program,(www.rd.usda.gov) which provides funds to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas. The USDA posted an announcement about the available grants in the May 16 Federal Register.(www.gpo.gov) According to that announcement, eligible applicants…

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Reaching For the Skies: A Career in Air Force

Reaching For the Skies: A Career in Air Force

April Edition, Career, NET Bureau No land battle can succeed without a strong and well-prepared Air Force. Whether it is to defend one’s own forces and vulnerable areas or to carry the war into enemy territory, the Air Force is indispensable for the country’s defence. For all those nurturing their childhood dream of being a fighter pilot or an officer, the Indian Air Force (IAF) offers some excellent career opportunities. The Flying Branch is the prime branch of the Air Force. As an officer of the Flying Branch, you may…

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