Thailand: Activists Rally to End Cruel Punishment Haircuts Inflicted on Helpless Students
Activists in Thailand are calling for more definitive guidelines and stricter enforcement measures to eradicate the practice of humiliating punishment haircuts in schools. The outcry follows an incident in which a teacher was accused of cutting the hair of over 100 students while they sat on the floor in rows. For decades, students in Thailand…
The Hunger Crisis in England’s Nurseries: Childcare Providers Cry Out for Urgent Financial Aid from the GOVERNMENT
A recent survey of over 500 childcare providers in the UK reveals that many are struggling to provide nutritious meals for children due to rising food costs. According to data shared with The Guardian by the Early Years Alliance and the London Early Years Foundation, nearly 1 in 10 childcare providers had turned to food…
Authorities Strike a Blow Against Illegal Drug Activity at Hudson High School in Wisconsin
Students Suspected of Fueling Illegal Drug Trade at Hudson High School in Western Wisconsin, Leading to Massive Raid and Arrests on Thursday Morning.
Seeking Justice: Teacher Shot by Student Plans to Sue Newport News Public Schools
Abby Zwerner, a teacher who was shot by a 6-year-old student at Richneck Elementary, will file a lawsuit against Newport News Public Schools, according to her attorney, Diane Toscano.
Classroom’s “Big Brother”: Face-Recognition Software Is Now Being Used In A Chinese School To Point Out Students Who Aren’t Paying Attention
The idea behind employing facial recognition technology in the classroom is that it will allow teachers to more accurately measure the extent to which students are paying attention to the material being presented.
Burkina Faso: Insecurity Keeps “One Million Students” Out Of Schools
According to the non-profit organization Save the Children, the current state of insecurity in Burkina Faso has resulted in the closure of more than 5,700 schools, which has resulted in one million students being unable to attend class.
Toilet Paper To Save Suicidal Youth: Japan Applies New Approach In Schools
In an effort to combat Japan’s decades-long suicidal crisis, local authorities in central Japan are trying a new approach: printing supportive and comforting messages on toilet paper.
New York: Schools Have Been Told To Stop Using Native American Mascots Or Face Consequences
The use of Native American mascots, team names, or emblems is forbidden across the state of New York. And now, the education department of the state is asking its schools to comply by the end of the school year – or else they face losing state funds.
Dubai School Operators Could Be For Sale At A $6 Billion Price
The shareholders of GEMS Education, one of the world’s leading operators of private schools, are mulling over their alternatives, one of which being the potential sale of their ownership part of the schools.
United States: SpaceX Plans To Provide Starlink Connectivity To More School Buses
According to a letter that was issued to the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday, SpaceX is interested in providing children in the United States with access to the Starlink internet service while they are moving on school buses.