Life without school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:20 am

Coronavirus is damaging Britain's young people – and that didn't have to happen

The plight of students self-isolating in university halls was entirely foreseeable. Why did the government abandon them

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... university

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:35 pm

I thought school would terrify my kids. They just put on masks and adapted

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... -coverings

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 08, 2020 5:02 pm

Only 150 of 1,000 mentors will be in England's schools before 2021

Exclusive: teachers voice concerns about government’s £1bn coronavirus catchup plan

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... tchup-plan

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:16 pm

'It can be life or death': the parents in England refusing to send their children back to school

Families unwillingly home schooling for fear of Covid say they have been threatened with fines and cut adrift

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -to-school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:09 pm

Students retaking GSCE exams in November 'may pose public health risk'

College leaders have written to the education minister about issues around Covid pandemic

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ealth-risk

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:18 am

Almost half of Johnson's 'education catch-up' fund remains unallocated

Investigation reveals just a few hundred schools expressed interest in signing up to national tutoring programme

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... nallocated

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:04 am

How can England's schools educate isolating children if families can't afford wifi?

Legally obliging schools to provide remote learning does not help pupils who have no laptop, broadband or phone credit

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... fford-wifi

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:21 am

Pressure mounts on No 10 to extend free school meals holiday scheme
Labour writes to backbench Tory MPs as Marcus Rashford’s petition nears 300,000 signatures

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... d-petition

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:52 am

Coronavirus: 400,000 children in England off school in one week

Lost learning could create unfairness in 2021 exam grades, schools minister says

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... n-one-week

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