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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hispanic children the fastest growing numbers in US public schools system

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AP

    ... time, US public schools are projected this autumn to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites, a shift largely fuelled by growth in the number of Hispanic children. The changing ... The sign outside the classroom reads "Welcome" and "Bienvenidos". Non-Hispanic white students are still expected to be the largest racial group in public schools this year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570738/hispanic-children-fastest-growing-numbers-us-public-schools-system
  2. News - China - SCHOOL ATTACK

    'Disgruntled dad' stabs three pupils and teacher to death in Chinese school

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 02:31pm by AFP, Kathy Gao

    ... entered a grade five class at about 10.20am and stabbed a female teacher and eight pupils with a fruit knife, local public security officials said. Chen carried out the attack because the school ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing and Kathy Gao Attacker said to be disgruntled father of girl denied place at school, leaps to death from roof Three pupils killed, five others and teacher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1582902/three-primary-students-killed-knife-attack-yunxi-county
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school to investigate months-long use of tainted water lines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hong Kong University taskforce will include members from the medical and dental faculties, leading to questions about its independence Dental school to probe ... an infection control specialist on the medical faculty. "The investigation will not address the public worries unless it is led by an independent person," said lawmaker Kwok Ka-ki, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582529/dental-school-investigate-months-long-use-tainted-water-lines
  4. News - China - NANKING MASSACRE

    Nanking Massacre textbooks rolled out in Jiangsu primary schools

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 01:50pm by Li Jing

    ... historian Jonathan Spence, who estimates that 42,000 soldiers and citizens were killed and 20,000 women raped, many of whom later died. While the subject has been taught in schools before, ... massacres... Our country is far behind in such public education Zhu Chengshan, museum curator But for the children, photos and language deemed too gruesome were taken out, according to Zhu Chengshan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1583587/nanking-massacre-textbooks-primary-schools-launched-jiangsu-amid-war
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tighten dentistry school rules

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Tighten rules for dentistry school Teaching hospitals lie at the heart our public health system. They not only train our future doctors and dentists, but they provide ... of Hong Kong and home of the city's only dentistry school. Unfortunately it has been in the news for reasons that do nothing for public confidence. As we reported this week, internal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581272/after-water-contamination-blunder-tighten-regulation
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    How to overcome a teary start to the school year

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:31pm by KRIS GIENGER

    ... Kris Gienger life@scmp.com When the tears start to flow, keep calm and be patient My son cries at the beginning of the year. This is his third year in primary school and he still cries ... the home environment for school upsets many children, and parents. Often the first day of the year has staff busy consoling children and settling them into their classes, while handling anxious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1582967/how-overcome-teary-start-school-year
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:37pm by NYT

    ... the chronic sleepiness of teenagers a public health issue in a policy statement on Monday. And to help fix the problem, the organisation called for US middle and high schools to push back their start ... asleep before 11pm and is best suited to wake up at 8am or later," the AAP statement says. In the 2011-12 school year, 43 per cent of American public high schools started before 8am. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580884/later-start-school-day-would-benefit-teenagers-research-shows
  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... and they can present with eloquence, power and self-confidence." US public schools are also jostling for a slice of the cake. In Michigan, the public Lake Shore High School in the Detroit suburb ... High along with American students. A once-abandoned elementary school has been converted for use as a dormitory. Unlike private schools, US public school districts cannot enrol foreign students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chicago business school opens Cyberport campus before moving to heritage site in 2018

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... for public registration. It will also organise nondegree programmes costing an average of HK$60,000 and lasting up to a week. The school moved its only Asia campus from Singapore to Hong Kong ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Chicago institution set to move to Mount Davis heritage site in 2018 Business school opens at Cyberport An American business school granted a heritage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576270/chicago-business-school-opens-cyberport-campus-moving-heritage-site
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rioting in Ferguson prompted by unemployment, bad schools and white domination

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:15pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Ferguson, Missouri Shooting of Michael Brown brought out frustrations stemming from unemployment, bad schools and white domination of a largely black area The spark ... schools have struggled. Yet local governments, slow to evolve, are staffed mostly by whites, unlike the people they represent. That has created a chasm between whites and the local black ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1576250/suburbanisation-poverty-spark-lit-fire-ferguson

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