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May 18, 2018 9:56 AM Donald Trump didn’t know difference between HIV and HPV, according to Bill Gates

Gates spoke about meeting Trump twice, once in 2016 and once in 2017. Gates specified he had never met Trump before his election and even mentioned avoiding him at an event during his presidential campaign. elect at Trump Tower in December 2016, Gates said their conversation covered several subjects, including health, energy and education. Gates then advised 11

May 17, 2018 8:41 AM LNP apologise over corruption claims

Queensland opposition leader Deb Frecklington and two of her frontbenchers have apologised for accusing Deputy Premier Jackie Trad of ignoring corruption allegations against Ipswich City Council. Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington, her deputy Tim Mander and education spokesman Jarrod Bleijie on Tuesday accused the deputy premier of ignoring

May 17, 2018 7:21 AM WA Darling Range by-election set for June

The Darling Range by-election, triggered by the resignation of disgraced West Australian Labor-turned-independent state MP Barry Urban, will be held on June 23. Speaker Peter Watson told parliament on Thursday he intended to issue a writ on Tuesday directing the electoral commissioner to conduct a by-election, with the last day for candidate nominations

May 11, 2018 2:36 PM Ripon links marked by York St John University with building re-named

YORK St John University is to name a building ‘Ripon’ next month, in acknowledgement of the impact of Ripon College on higher education. A spokeswoman said St John had been at the heart of teacher training for 175 years, but women had been educated for many years at a separate establishment in Ripon. She said the Ripon campus closed in 2003 but all Ripon 9

May 11, 2018 2:15 PM Grammar schools: Is selection good for social mobility?

As the government reiterates its pledge to provide £50m to expand existing grammar schools in England, Labour's shadow education secretary Angela Rayner has criticised the plans as "absurd". She said that the evidence was "clear they do nothing to improve social mobility". The Department for Education said grammar schools will only get a share of this money 32

May 11, 2018 8:49 AM Grammars to be handed £50million cash boost to build extra classrooms... but schools must prove they're doing enough to help poorer families

Thousands more places at selective schools are to be created in a new revolution for grammars. Making good on the Tories’ pledge to increase choice for parents, Education Secretary Damian Hinds today approves a £50million fund for selective schools to build extra classrooms. However, grammars bidding for the money must be able to prove that they are taking 5

May 8, 2018 8:48 AM University of Bolton is number one amongst its students

THE University of Bolton is a hit with students, according to new tables published. It has placed it number one in the Complete University Guide 2019 for overall student satisfaction amongst the Greater Manchester institutions and joint 18th position within the 131 national universities’ league. The university’s English and maths courses took first place 9

May 4, 2018 9:59 AM Police hunting 'mystery pooper' at New Jersey school charge top education official

School staff found human faeces daily near the athletics track and football field and monitored the area to identify the culprit. Staff at Holmdel High School in New Jersey reported finding human faeces "on a daily basis" near its athletics track and football field, authorities said. Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was detained following an early morning run at the school's 23

April 29, 2018 11:30 PM Qld calls for federal Gonski funding

Queensland's education minister says the federal government must give states more money if school standards are to improve in line with the latest Gonski report recommendations. Grace Grace says the Queensland government is committed to ensuring teachers are better trained and classrooms are better equipped to turn around Australia's decline in academic 5

April 24, 2018 9:47 PM Ohio high school guidance counselor, 39, accused of having sex with 17-year-old student

An Ohio high school guidance counselor has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Rebecca Sparrow, 39, pleaded not guilty to sexual battery, which is a third-degree felony, in Summit County Court on April 20. Sparrow, of Cuyahoga Falls, could face up to five years in prison if convicted. The guidance counselor was secretly 8