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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 - 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pro-Palestine gang 'threatens to kill' Jewish children on school bus in Australia

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:38am by AP

    ... stormed a Sydney school bus and allegedly hurled racial abuse and threats at dozens of Jewish schoolchildren, some as young as five, the authorities said. Five juveniles were arrested early ... of their parents pending further investigations, a police statement said. The bus carrying about 30 children aged five to 12 years from three Jewish schools were subjected to "physical and racial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568165/pro-palestine-gang-threatens-kill-jewish-children-school-bus-australia
  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Public workers strike across Britain as Cameron pledges union crackdown

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 01:20am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Cameron promises crackdown on unions after walkout for higher pay Public workers strike across Britain Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers including teachers, ... government are making us pay more for our pension for it to be worth the same, and making us work longer," he said. The biggest public sector union involved, Unison, said early reports showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1551549/public-workers-strike-across-britain-cameron-pledges-union-crackdown
  8. News - World - DISEASE

    Schools shut, quarantine eyed to fight Ebola outbreak in Liberia

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dakar, Senegal Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities as it rolls out the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government to halt the worst outbreak on record of the deadly Ebola virus. "This is a major public health emergency. It's fierce, deadly and many of our countrymen are dying and we need to act to stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563556/schools-shut-quarantine-eyed-fight-ebola-outbreak-liberia
  9. News - World - GAZA

    Deaths in shelling of Gaza market, school enrage UN as toll in conflict tops 1,360

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:05am

    ... US condemns Israeli bombing of UN school and market in Gaza Strip hours before it says it had agreed to sell Israel fresh ammunition to replenish its dwindling supplies More than 100 Palestinians were killed on Wednesday in the bomb-scarred Gaza Strip, among them victims of Israeli fire on a crowded market and a United Nations school. The United States and United Nations condemned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563263/deaths-shelling-gaza-market-school-enrage-un-toll-conflict-tops-1360
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... by images and tales of the fallen- mostly young faces barely out of high school- and interviews with parents concerned for offspring so clearly now imperiled. Angst over the highest military toll ... It convinced the Israeli public that the decision taken by Netanyahu came from a sense of 'we have no other choice'." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557340/heavy-toll-gaza-ground-invasion-tests-resolve-israeli-public

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