Education

Great Yarmouth Charter Academy bans ‘McDonald’s’ hairstyle

Image caption The school has brought in a new braid policy for boys A school has banned a series of “extreme hairstyles”, including one famous as “Meet me at McDonald’s”. The character is one of 6 deemed “unacceptable” for boys at Great Yarmouth Charter Academy in Norfolk. “Uniform and coming are a pivotal partial of building school ethos,” a minute …

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The Florida sharpened suspect’s school annals show he was fixated on guns, wars, and terrorists

Nikolas Cruz appears in justice for a standing conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Feb. 19, 2018. South Florida Sun-Sentinel/Mike Stocker around Associated Press Florida sharpened think Nikolas Cruz followed an individualized preparation devise at the choice school he attended before transferring to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. School annals obtained by ABC show that Cruz frequently discussed aroused …

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Is college a rubbish of time and money?

Bryan Caplan, author of ‘The Case Against Education’, explains since he believes the stream preparation complement fails and since the US should instead pull for vocational education. Bryan Caplan: we consider the categorical thing that we can do is, first of all, demeanour at assemblage in college. About 40% of the students are not there. Well the students who are …

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School was warned about dangerous tyro years before stabbing

A mom warned administrators at a uneasy Bronx school that her son was hiding knives in his trek — and had been “pulling knives on his family” — 3 years before he was charged in the deadly stabbing of a classmate, the Daily News has learned. Months after the Sept. 27, 2017, stabbing death of Matthew McCree, 15, allegedly by …

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MPs examine impact of social media and screens on youth

Image copyright Getty Images Are you endangered about the impact social media and screen-use are having on immature people? If so, MPs are looking to hear your thoughts. The Commons Science and Technology Committee has announced an exploration into the impact of social media and screen-use on immature people’s health. The cabinet says it wants to hear the views of …

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Inside the Ivy League’s new startup bureau — the tech grad school trying to packet the next era of Mark Zuckerbergs

Cornell Tech grad students John Quinn, Noshin Nisa, Kiyan Rajabi, and Carolina Peisch speak before their Startup Studio class.Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider Cornell Tech is a new connoisseur school in New York City that wants to “build a better digital future.” The Studio Program, the school’s core curriculum, helps students build a company from source to prototype. Over Cornell Tech’s six-year …

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There’s no such thing as ‘auditory’ or ‘visual’ learners

A teacher speaks to her students in a classroom on the first day of a new school term in Tripoli Sep 17, 2011 .REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny People may prefer to learn in opposite ways, but investigate shows tailoring teaching to students’ preferences doesn’t help them perform better. A process called “micro-teaching” is a some-more proven way to help students learn. Good …

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Americans demeanour to Columbine to better know school shootings — but misconceptions around the shooters have persisted for years

The Columbine shooters’ motives are still misunderstood as a outcome of fake stating in the first few days after the tragedy.AP Photo/David Zalubowski In 1999, Columbine High School, in Littleton, Colorado, faced at the time the largest school sharpened in American history. Myths about the two shooters and their motives grown in the early stating on the event. The shooters …

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Asian-American groups are observant certain movement hurts their chances to get into Ivy League schools

The Department of Justice is questioning admissions policies at Harvard to see either they distinguish against Asian-Americans. The Asian-American Coalition for Education is arguing that certain movement hurts Asian students’ chances at getting into Ivy League schools. We spoke with the conduct of that coalition, a tyro who feels being Asian mistreat his college application, and an NAACP Legal Defense …

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‘Guns and survivalists but no school until 17’

Image caption Tara Westover secretly bought the textbooks that she indispensable to pass tests for university There can’t be many people with a doctorate from the University of Cambridge who never got a singular school-age qualification. But Tara Westover’s story is some-more like something from another era, than a story of complicated America. Tara grew up in farming Idaho, in …

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