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January 10, 2019 1:10 PM The school using giant book murals to encourage reading

For many students, this week saw the end of the Christmas break and a return to school. However, one school in Illinois, US, has taken a novel and eye-catching approach to motivating its students in the new year. Students of Mundelein High returned to find six floor-to-ceiling book covers lining the corridor of the school's English department. The vinyl 162

January 10, 2019 11:05 AM Zimbabwe doctors end strike without deal as unions meet government

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday ended a 40-day strike for better pay and conditions that crippled public hospitals without a deal on salary increases, their union said, but warned that members may not report for work daily due to acute fuel shortages. The announcement by the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) came just hours 159

December 20, 2018 12:55 AM Los Angeles teachers union sets January strike date

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, photo, thousands of teachers rally outside The Broad, a contemporary art museum downtown Los Angeles. Teachers in the nation's second-largest school district will go on strike next month if there's no settlement of its long-running contract dispute, union leaders said Wednesday, Dec. 19. The announcement by United Teachers 147

December 8, 2018 11:38 AM 'Grinch' principal on leave after attempt to ban Christmas items from school

A school principal caused a commotion in Nebraska by trying to ban some Christmas-related items. (iStock) Some Nebraskans are calling an elementary school principal a Grinch after she issued a memo to school staff that prohibited certain Christmas decorations and other religious symbols. Jennifer Sinclair of Manchester Elementary in Elkhorn, Neb., was placed 108

December 7, 2018 1:39 AM Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says 'J shape' stands for Jesus

An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don't celebrate the holiday. The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM as Jennifer Sinclair, sent out a memo earlier this week with guidelines 102

December 5, 2018 3:00 AM Teacher placed on leave over KKK-themed holiday jingle

DOVER, N.H. – The teacher for a class in New Hampshire in which students were videotaped singing about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" has been placed on paid administrative leave. Dover Superintendent William Harbron told Foster's Daily Democrat Tuesday that putting John Carver on leave will allow school officials to fully investigate 100

November 23, 2018 6:03 PM 1 student killed, others injured after weapon-wielding man attacks group on college campus

A man wielding an undisclosed weapon killed one student and injured 11 others when he attacked a group at a technical institute in China. (istock) One student was killed and 11 others injured when a man wielding a weapon launched an attack at a technical institute in southwestern China on Friday, authorities said. A 20-year-old man, only identified as Yang, was apprehended 211

November 23, 2018 4:20 PM Citigroup, JPMorgan to pay $182.5 million to settle rate-rigging lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co will pay $182.5 million to settle U.S. investor litigation claiming they violated antitrust law by conspiring with other banks to rig a key European interest rate benchmark. A preliminary settlement addressing the banks’ alleged manipulation of the European Interbank Offered Rate, or Euribor 121

November 13, 2018 5:11 PM Texas mulls curriculum that cuts Helen Keller, keeps Moses

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Board of Education is discussing changes to the history curriculum that could scrap lessons featuring Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller and Barry Goldwater, but keep instruction about how Moses influenced the nation's Founding Fathers and the ways states' rights helped cause the Civil War. The Republican-controlled board is hearing 108

November 7, 2018 4:23 PM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers still held

BAMENDA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Kidnappers freed scores of school children and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials said. Armed men who seized the youngsters on Monday in the city of Bamenda - a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region - released them about 18 km (11 miles) 91