Mum 'livid' after finding teacher's horrible note in her son's lunchbox

Mum ‘livid’ after finding teacher’s horrible note in her son’s lunchbox

A ‘livid’ parent has pulled her child out of a daycare after discovering one of the teachers wrote a horrible reply on a sweet message she had left in her son’s lunchbox. Mum Francesca has been working with her son on his eating as she says he is ‘extremely picky’ when it comes to food. […]

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Dad arrested after son, 5, "told teachers Spiderman heroin turned him into a superhero"

Dad arrested after son, 5, “told teachers Spiderman heroin turned him into a superhero”

A five-year-old went into school with a bag of heroin and told his teachers he becomes a superhero when he takes it, it’s claimed. On Thursday police officers were called to H.B. Lawrence Elementary School in Massachusetts, US, to reports a child had brought a powdery substance to school. The young boy had been showing […]

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Schoolgirl, 16, attacked by substitute teacher too scared to return to class

Schoolgirl, 16, attacked by substitute teacher too scared to return to class

A special needs student who was brutally beaten up by a substitute teacher says she’s too scared to set foot in the school. In a disturbing video, Tiffani Shadell Lankford, 32, can be seen punching the 16-year-old pupil in the face at Lehman High School in Kyle, Texas. Other shocked students in the class recorded […]

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Santa Clarita school shooting: Gunman kills two on 16th birthday but fails to kill himself

Santa Clarita school shooting: Gunman kills two on 16th birthday but fails to kill himself

A California student opened fire on his fellow high school students on his 16th birthday, killing two and wounding three others before attempting to kill himself, authorities say. Officials say the gunman shot himself in the head, but survived, following the shooting spree at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles. A boy, […]

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Voice of the Mirror: Schools will suffer under Tories despite election promises - Voice of the Mirror

Voice of the Mirror: Schools will suffer under Tories despite election promises – Voice of the Mirror

It is wise never to take any Conservative election promise at face value. That is particularly true when they claim they are increasing education funding. A National Education Union analysis shows not only will most schools be worse off than they were in 2015 but that the majority of the extra cash is going to […]

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Savage Tory cuts in education are hitting Labour areas and schools hardest

Savage Tory cuts in education are hitting Labour areas and schools hardest

The savage Tory education cuts are hitting Labour areas the hardest, analysis shows. And of the small number of places where schools are better off than in 2015, the vast majority are Conservative constituencies. The probe shows there are just 18 of 533 Parliamentary constituencies in England where per-pupil funding will be higher in real […]

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Mum beats son with belt and screams ‘I’ll break your face’ as teacher looks on

Mum beats son with belt and screams ‘I’ll break your face’ as teacher looks on

This is the horrifying moment a mother beats her 7-year-old son with a belt and screams in his face at a primary school. The unnamed woman is seen dragging the child by the arm and thrashing him as she forces him to apologise for ‘disrespecting’ his teacher at Homer Drive Elementary School in Beaumont, Texas. […]

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Boy gives teacher 'goosebumps' with sweet surprise gift - but she can't accept

Boy gives teacher ‘goosebumps’ with sweet surprise gift – but she can’t accept

After collecting work from her students, a school teacher from Florida was stunned to find a sweet gift nestled inside one of the folders. Mary Hall Chambers from Gorrie Elementary School in Tampa discovered nine-year-old Parker Williams had made a very touching gesture. The youngster had decided that his teacher wasn’t being paid enough, so […]

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Boarding schools warp our political class – I know because I went to one | George Monbiot | Opinion

There are two stark facts about British politics. The first is that it is controlled, to a degree unparalleled in any other western European nation, by a tiny, unrepresentative elite. Like almost every aspect of public life here, government is dominated by people educated first at private schools, then at either Oxford or Cambridge. The […]

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Teacher, 63, who 'had sex with pupil' at her school 'kills husband and herself'

Teacher, 63, who ‘had sex with pupil’ at her school ‘kills husband and herself’

A 63-year-old teacher killed her husband and then herself after being arrested for allegedly having sex with a pupil at her school, it is claimed. A SWAT team was sent to Emma Ogle’s home in North Carolina when her husband Michael failed to show up for work. Colleagues had called a family member who went […]

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