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Macedonia and Albania launch joint project for youth
(SETimes- 27 March 2014)
Youth organisations from Macedonia and Albania signed a joint declaration to implement a joint project, "Youth Without Borders," that will help young people to get involved in their countries' political and social lives.
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Unequal education: Is anyone listening?
 (Chicago Sun-Times- 24 March 2014)
The Department of Education just released its annual study on civil rights in our education system. The report, Attorney General Eric Holder summarized, “shows that racial disparities in school discipline policies are not only well-documented among older students but actually begin during preschool.”
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Adding coding to the curriculum
(The New York Times- 23 March 2014)
On the day that Carroll County Commissioners received their first briefing on next year's budget, Carroll County Education Association (CCEA) officials made sure that education funding was at the forefront of commissioners' minds.
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Teaching as a second act, or maybe even a third
 (The New York Times- 24 March 2014)
Gail R. Ruscetta changed careers for the first time when she had children. A theater major who bounced between acting gigs in her 20s, Ms. Ruscetta took the kind of leap that overachieving city dwellers often fantasize about.
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Generation of children left without vital skills
(The Telegraph- 23 March 2014)
Lord Baker, the former Conservative education secretary, says that large numbers of children are being forced to leave school lacking the vital skills needed to find a job .
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Thousands of parents fined, as persistent truancy falls
 (BBC News- 25 March 2014)
Record numbers of parents in England have been issued with truancy fines, as the number of pupils persistently missing classes falls, data shows.
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Education funding debate looms in Carroll budget decisions
 (The Baltimore Sun- 21 March 2014)
On the day that Carroll County Commissioners received their first briefing on next year's budget, Carroll County Education Association (CCEA) officials made sure that education funding was at the forefront of commissioners' minds.
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Four-year-olds to be tested within days of starting school
 (The Telegraph- 27 March 2014)
The Department for Education says four-year-olds in England will face new school assessments in the three-Rs from 2016 onwards as part of a new accountability system.
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Child mental health issues 'missed'
(BBC News- 25 March 2014)
Thousands of young people may be "slipping through the net" because adults do not spot the warning signs of mental health problems, experts warn.
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Do you help your children with homework? Don't, says study
 (The Telegraph- 24 March 2014)
A US study has indicated there is no clear connection between parental involvement in homework and improved student performance; it could even bring down grades .
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