Tories signal they may back down on cuts to school funding

Tories signal they may back down on cuts to school funding

cuts to school funding MPs from both main parties seek clarity about education funding after pledge not to cut budgets was left out of Queen’s speech Protesters in Bristol last month campaigning against cuts to education. Photograph: Lynchpics/Alamy Live News View more sharing options Shares 176 Jessica Elgot Political reporter Wednesday 21 June 2017 20.13 BSTLast modified on Thursday 22 June 2017 00.50 BST Theresa May has indicated she is prepared to go back to the drawing board over school funding changes that Tory MPs said had been toxic on the doorstep,…

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TNUSRB Result 2017: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board may announce constable, jail warden, firemen exam result soon at tnusrb.tn.gov.in

TNUSRB Result 2017: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board may announce constable, jail warden, firemen exam result soon at tnusrb.tn.gov.in

Home Education TNUSRB Result 2017: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board may announce constable, jail warden, firemen exam result soon at tnusrb.tn.gov.in TNUSRB Result 2017: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board may announce constable, jail warden, firemen exam result soon at tnusrb.tn.gov.in TNUSRB Result 2017: The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) is expected to announce the police recruitment examination 2017 results for constable, jail warden, firemen soon on its official website at tnusrb.tn.gov.in, tnusrbonline.org. By: FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: June 21, 2017 6:01 PM 252…

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TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 may release today for constable, jail warders, firemen vacancies; check tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org

TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 may release today for constable, jail warders, firemen vacancies; check tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org

TNUSRB result 2017 date and time: Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board 2017 results of police recruitment examination is likely to be declared today by Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB), as reported by the Indian Express. To check the result and for further updates, applicants may go to the official websites tnusrb.tn.gov.in and tnusrbonline.org. TNUSRB had invited online applications in the month of January/ February 2017, to fill a total of 15,711 vacancies that included 13,183 posts for Police Constables, 1,016 Jail Warders and 1,512 Fireman posts. The…

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ONLINE COURSES MAY WORSEN ACADEMIC OUTCOMES, ESPECIALLY FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS

ONLINE COURSES MAY WORSEN ACADEMIC OUTCOMES, ESPECIALLY FOR AT-RISK STUDENTS

Online university courses might be creating new challenges for the very students they are meant to help, a new study finds. Many non-traditional students turn to, and are recruited for, online degree programs on the promise of greater flexibility and lower fees. But research released by the Brookings Institution last week suggests online courses provide the worst academic outcomes for the students who most need extra support. Looking at the for-profit DeVry University’s enrollment and performance data, Eric Bettinger and Susanna Loeb of Stanford University report that students who took an online class…

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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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Hair analysis may help diagnose Cushing Syndrome, NIH researchers report

Hair analysis may help diagnose Cushing Syndrome, NIH researchers report

Analyzing a hair sample may help with the diagnosis of Cushing Syndrome, a rare and potentially fatal disorder in which the body overproduces the stress hormone cortisol, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Diagnosing Cushing Syndrome is often difficult and time-consuming, requiring 24 hours to analyze blood and urine tests, brain imaging tests, and tissue samples from sinuses at the base of the skull. The researchers found that measuring cortisol levels in hair samples tracked closely with standard techniques for diagnosing Cushing Syndrome. “Our results are encouraging,”…

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Betsy DeVos signals she may be open to changes to loan forgiveness program for public servants

Betsy DeVos signals she may be open to changes to loan forgiveness program for public servants

The future of an already-embattled loan forgiveness program geared toward public servants could be in jeopardy under President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. DeVos didn’t commit to defending the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) in written answers to questions asked by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), published this week. When asked by Murray whether she would protect the program to ensure “thousands of students enrolled in the program can obtain the debt relief they were promised” and “actively oppose any efforts to undermine” the program, DeVos responded…

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Grammar schools ‘may ask parents for hundreds of pounds a year’

Grammar schools ‘may ask parents for hundreds of pounds a year’

Grammar schools in England may ask parents for hundreds of pounds a year to cope with funding cuts, their head teachers’ association has warned. A majority of grammars will be left worse off by proposed funding changes, according to analysis by the Grammar School Heads’ Association. A number of Conservative MPs are urging the government to change its plans. But the Department for Education said it was ending a postcode lottery in school funding. ‘Fundamental change’ The new system is designed to support deprived areas by reallocating existing funding. But…

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Grammar schools may ask parents for donations to cover funding cuts

Grammar schools may ask parents for donations to cover funding cuts

Grammar school headteachers are threatening to seek monthly donations from parents to cover government budget cuts, joining the chorus of protests over the emerging funding crisis. The government’s plans for a revised “fair funding” formula would mean most grammar schools were worse off as a result of the changes proposed by the education secretary, Justine Greening – at a time when the government is banking on grammar school expansion as a key domestic policy aim. The Grammar School Heads’ Association said more than 100 of the existing 163 grammar schools…

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Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

Prime Minister Theresa May is to unveil a new, more interventionist, industrial strategy on Monday, designed to boost the post-Brexit UK economy. The government will be “stepping up to a new, active role”, Mrs May said. She will launch the new strategy at her first regional cabinet meeting, to be held in the north-west of England. Broadband, transport and energy are highlighted in a bid to “align central government infrastructure investment with local growth priorities”. The 10-point plan involves: Investing in science, research and innovation Developing skills Upgrading infrastructure Supporting…

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