How to tell if a school is a safe place to live

Education services at schools are increasingly being scrutinized by parents, teachers and other residents, and some communities are finding it increasingly difficult to get adequate training or other support.But a new study from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has found that many of these services are also poorly designed, outdated, or poorly staffed, …

New video game will let you do ‘super-powers’ in virtual reality

The video game maker has announced it will let gamers experience the super-powers of virtual reality using an Oculus Rift headset.The company, Lavoro Education Services, said it will debut a game called Super Powers in virtual environments on November 23, 2019.It will be available for pre-order for $49.99 and be released for free to users …

Cuyahoga County Schools to open first day of summer class, after new regulations

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Public Schools is planning to open its first day at school Monday after new guidelines from state officials prohibited students from wearing masks or using cellphones in the classroom, and schools must ensure that students and teachers are properly supervised and safe.The state Department of Education said it was also ordering all …

Which government programs have the highest rate of child abuse and neglect?

Children, especially young ones, are vulnerable to physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual abuse, a new study from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says.The report found that the world’s governments, including the United States, Canada, and Mexico, face “a high risk of child maltreatment.”The U.N. agency says the prevalence of child neglect …

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Barcelona after Euro 2016

Real Madrid midfielder Cristiano, the player who captained his side to the UEFA Champions League final in 2017, is considering his future at the Spanish club and has spoken to Arsenal about a possible move.According to the Catalan newspaper AS, Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has told Ronaldo he is ready to leave Barca for …

U.S. Military Accused of Using Fake Documents to Track Thousands of Afghan Children

In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, President Bush signed a directive that authorized the U.N. Command to create a global strategy for the protection of children in conflict.But within a year, the Pentagon was accused of using fake documents to monitor Afghan children’s access to education and to track the whereabouts of U.K.-based charity …

How a student in the United States went from being homeless to a US citizen

In India, the idea of a student being homeless is a far cry from the American dream.But in the US, where the dream of a better life has taken on a darker hue, students are increasingly being referred to as “refugees” by their governments.In India, a recent article by the Washington Post highlights the rise …

Teacher fired after bringing students to the hospital

A teacher in a Colorado school district has been fired after she brought a group of students to a hospital.The K-12 school district announced Monday that a teacher at Foothills High School was fired for bringing a group to the emergency room on Jan. 22, 2017, because she was a “person of interest” in the …

Why is this Texas school doing a test?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, it was widely expected that the Texas Department of Education would begin rolling out new testing, which would help prepare students for the upcoming academic year.But there was a problem: The state doesn’t have the funding to do anything.According to the Texas Education Agency, the state will need to …