Schools face cuts of £170 per pupil if Theresa May wins the election

Schools face cuts of £170 per pupil if Theresa May wins the election

Schools are facing sweeping cuts if the Tories win the election, a new analysis shows today. Funding per pupil in England will fall by nearly 3% under the Conservatives, a study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) reveals. This would mean a £130 cut for every pupil in primary school and a £170 cut for every one in secondary school. The respected economic think tank says Theresa May’s plans will result in an overall cut in school funding of seven per cent between 2016 and 2022. By contrast, Labour’s…

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Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Brandon Ingram On Career Night: ‘Doesn’t Really Matter If We Don’t Win’

Rookie forward Brandon Ingram is improving with every passing game during his first year with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although he’s had his fair share of struggles as he adjusts to the NBA level, Ingram has stayed the course and on Friday night was able to score a career-high 17 points in the loss to the Toronto Raptors. Despite having a career night in the scoring column, Ingram wasn’t pleased after the game. The rookie believes if the team didn’t come out with the win than any individual accomplishment doesn’t…

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Usain Bolt – the greatest sprinter in history – says he could have had a better career if he’d been ‘more serious’

Usain Bolt – the greatest sprinter in history – says he could have had a better career if he’d been ‘more serious’

Usain Bolt’s career is a disappointment to nobody – except, perhaps, to Bolt himself. Speaking from the IAAF awards after winning male Athlete of the Year, Bolt said if he could go back in time, he would change one thing: taking his sport more seriously early in his career to have won more medals. “When I look back the only real thing I think I would change was to have got more serious more quickly,” Bolt said, according to Reuters’ Mitch Phillips. “I was relying more on my talent. If…

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Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

Centre to check if land details of technical institutes are true

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) directed all the engineering colleges and other higher educational institutions, including those offering management programmes, to submit fresh occupancy certificates duly issued by competent district authorities in their locality. Those institutions operating for more than 30 years have also been asked to submit a “structural stability certificates” to the council. Such institutions are required to obtain this certificate from registered “structural engineers.” A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting on September 7 to ensure that such buildings remain safe…

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Florida Governor: ‘If You’re Able to Go Early, Leave Now’

Florida Governor: ‘If You’re Able to Go Early, Leave Now’

People boarded up beach homes, schools closed and officials ordered evacuations along the East Coast on Wednesday as Hurricane Matthew tore through the Bahamas and took aim at Florida, where the governor urged coastal residents to “leave now” if they were able. Matthew was a dangerous and life-threatening Category 3 storm with sustained winds of 120 mph, and it was expected to be very near Florida’s Atlantic coast by Thursday evening. At least 11 deaths in the Caribbean have been blamed on the storm. In South Carolina, traffic was bumper-to-bumper…

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Apply for your dream job, even if you don’t match the criteria

Apply for your dream job, even if you don’t match the criteria

The pressure isn’t letting up: you’ve only just finished studying day and night to get through your exams, but now your friends are talking about the offers they’ve received for graduate schemes, internships and trainee roles. There’s no doubt, it’s tough out there and the graduate job market is becoming ever more competitive. So, when you spot that dream job, don’t let it pass you by – even if you don’t quite tick every box in the job spec. Always an A for ambition Employers value ambition. More often than…

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