Number of children expelled from English schools hits 35 a day

Number of children expelled from English schools hits 35 a day

 Eight in 10 exclusions were from secondary schools. Photograph: Vesa Moilanen/Rex Features Sally Weale and Pamela Duncan Thursday 20 July 2017 19.30 BSTFirst published on Thursday 20 July 2017 11.20 BST The number of permanent exclusions from schools in England has gone up, with the equivalent of 35 children being expelled every school day, according to government figures. Almost, 6,700 children were permanently excluded from all primary, secondary and special schools in 2015/16, meaning the rate of expulsions has risen every year since 2012/13. Of those, 1,185 were primary age children, including 475 children who were…

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Retirement? Serena taking career day to day, says Mouratoglou

Retirement? Serena taking career day to day, says Mouratoglou

Is the sun setting on Serena Williams’ illustrious and trophy-laden career? Coach Patrick Mouratoglou said the 23-time grand slam champion is taking things day by day as she contemplates retirement. At 35 years of age and with her first baby on the way in September, the clock is ticking for former world number one Williams, who holds the Open Era record for slams. Williams has achieved it all – seven Australian Opens, as many Wimbledon titles, six US Opens and three French Open trophies, not to mention her 14 major doubles honours. However,…

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INSTITUTES TO OBSERVE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY ON JUNE 5

INSTITUTES TO OBSERVE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY ON JUNE 5

Following on the instruction of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun and ICFRE are observing the World Environment Day 2017 at national level. It is being celebrated as an annual event on every June 5 since 1973 to make people aware about the environmental issues and negative changes in environment due to human activities and encourage them to be proactive in environmental protection, to make their surroundings safe and clean. World Environment Day was first established to be celebrated by the United Nations General…

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Australian Open: Denis Istomin Celebrates Biggest Day Of His Modest Career

Australian Open: Denis Istomin Celebrates Biggest Day Of His Modest Career

Denis Istomin, who shocked world No. 2 and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne has been on the fringes of men’s professional tennis for a long time now, without actually being in the limelight. Born in Orenburg, Russia, the Uzbek turned professional in 2008. Till now, he has made three finals on the ATP circuit, winning one. He also has three doubles crowns with three different partners and has finished runner-up on two occasions. Istomin beat Djokovic 6-7(8), 7-5, 6-2, 6-7(5), 4-6…

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NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2016

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day 2016

This year, the world marked the 35th anniversary of the first published reports of what would come to be known as HIV/AIDS. This disease has wrought enormous suffering and devastation and caused more than 35 million deaths. Yet today, thanks to remarkable achievements in biomedical science and public health, we have the tools to build a better future for individuals living with HIV and for those at risk of infection. We are hopeful that new approaches currently under exploration could expedite the end of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The greatest scientific…

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UGC, CBSE asks edu institutes to observe National Education Day

UGC, CBSE asks edu institutes to observe National Education Day

DEHRADUN: The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked all the affiliated institutes to observe the 128th birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad as the National Education Day on November 11. A freedom fighter and an eminent educationist, Azad was the first Union minister of education of independent India.The UGC through a letter posted on its website has stated that the Union ministry of human resource development (MHRD) wishes that all the universities should be involved in observing the day by organizing…

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Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes

Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes

Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day. The fear is that the ugly rhetoric of the campaign could escalate into confrontations and even violence in school hallways, endangering students. “If anybody can sit there and say they don’t think this is a contentious election, then they aren’t paying much attention,” said Ed Tolan, police chief in this seaside community, which decided to call…

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India Post Payment Bank Recruitment: Today is Last Day to Apply | Application Links are Here

India Post Payment Bank Recruitment: Today is Last Day to Apply | Application Links are Here

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB),a wholly owned undertaking of the Department of Posts, Govt. of India had announced its 1st recruitment drive for the year 2016.IPPB has invited online applications from qualified candidates who will be appointed in JMG Scale I. Candidates will be selected through a multi stage selection process. 25th October, 2016 is the last date to apply for these 650 vacancies & hence applicants can expect an increase in time to load the application websites. Name of the Post: Officer (Scale I) 650 Vacancies [General 327 |…

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