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The Day – New London’s Harbor School to join the magnet school mix

New London — Preparations are underway to create a new magnet elementary school in New London that combines two well-established themes in the school district. Harbor Elementary School on Montauk Avenue will open in the fall as a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) intradistrict magnet school, a mashup of the popular STEM and arts …

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Nancy Grace Roman, NASA’s first chief of astonomy and ‘mother’ of Hubble Space Telescope, dies at 93

When Nancy Grace Roman requested permission to take a second algebra course in high school, a teacher demanded to know “what lady would take mathematics instead of Latin.” In college, a professor remarked that he often tried to dissuade women from majoring in physics. And after receiving a doctorate in astronomy, she concluded that a …

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The Day – New London’s Harbor School to join the magnet school mix

New London — Preparations are underway to create a new magnet elementary school in New London that combines two well-established themes in the school district. Harbor Elementary School on Montauk Avenue will open in the fall as a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) intradistrict magnet school, a mashup of the popular STEM and arts …

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Gown for govt teachers to be introduced, says minister | Lahore | thenews.com.pk

Gown for govt teachers to be introduced, says minister LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Schools Education Murad Raas has said the Punjab Schools Education Department is contemplating to introduce black gown for government schoolteachers for giving them a conspicuous identity. The minister said teaching was a noble profession so ensuring it respect and honour in society …

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MBE for Education professor in New Year’s Honours list

Professor Valsa Koshy, Emerita Professor of Education at Brunel University London, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list, released today. The honour is in recognition of Prof Koshy’s distinguished contribution to education in a range of roles spanning four decades. A significant part of her research has focused on the …

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Student leaders say they’ll fight UC regents’ plan to eliminate adviser position

University of California student leaders said Friday they will fight a plan to scrap UC’s student-adviser program, an experiment in its second year that allows a student to join in regents meetings and try to influence policy — but not vote. Only two other students participate fully in the meetings and can interact with the …

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Math Program Changing At Lower Merion School District

LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, PA – Changes are coming to the Lower Merion School District’s secondary mathematics program and the district is hosting three informational sessions to help district families understand the changes. The new program includes additional course offerings and acceleration points at the middle level and a shift to integrated mathematics rather than the …

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Russian School of Mathematics Announces New Locations in Naperville & Buffalo Grove, Illinois – Press Release

Chicago, IL – The Russian School of Mathematics is pleased to announce that its RSM-Naperville school has moved since November 2018 into a new spacious building with the outdoor playground and plentiful parking, located at 24W500 Maple Ave., Unit 113, Naperville, IL 60540. Another school RSM-Buffalo Grove has opened in September 2018 a new campus …

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Malays must change their character and value system to succeed — Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA (Dec 29): Government affirmative action to help the Malays in this country will not achieve the objectives if the Malays themselves do not want to change their character and value system in order to succeed, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The Prime Minister said the Government had introduced many policies and provided support to …

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