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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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:54 am

Support grows for Marcus Rashford's free school meals campaign

Politicians and celebrities of all stripes come out in support of plan rejected by government

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... als-motion

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:21 pm

England's schools to receive fewer laptops for distance learning
Headteachers express anger after change in allocation process

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... e-learning

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:18 am

Free school meals: Johnson under renewed pressure from council leaders
Local authorities attack prime minister’s suggestion £63m could cover needs over half-term and Christmas

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... hool-meals

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:31 pm

France orders children aged six and over to wear masks in school

National assembly votes to extend rule to primary schools as national lockdown starts

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/ ... -in-school

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:32 am

Children in poorer areas of England missing more schooling – study

Attendance rates at their lowest in high-Covid regions such as north-west and Yorkshire

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ling-study

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Re: Life without school

Post by JIM CURRAN » Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:27 am

Universities have sidelined the science,' says academics' leader

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ics-leader

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