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The educational gap between poorer and richer households is growing in India and much of Asia, thanks to climate change

According to a UNESCO report, high temperatures are leading to poorer grades and worsened performan…

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COVID lockdown-related school disruptions will continue to worsen students’ exam results into the 2030s: study

The study explored the consequences of pandemic-induced school closures on children's socio-emotion…

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I went to pre-med school, wanting to be a surgeon. I became an electrician instead and have no regrets.

An electrician shared why she chose that career instead of becoming a doctor after studying pre-med…

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Jharkhand announces school closure till June 14 amid heat wave

Ranchi office of the India meteorological department on Sunday issued a heat wave alert for the sta…

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More Gen Zers could ditch college this fall — and some schools are worried they might never fully recover

It's not just the rocky FAFSA rollout. Lower birth rates and high student debt loads could hurt the…

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Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu leading to school closures and massive traffic jams

Heavy rain lashed Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, leading to the closure of schools and massive traffic jams…

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Primary schools in Gurugram, Faridabad closed due to rising pollution

The AQI in the district has been "extremely dangerous" for last one week. It reached 412 on Mon…

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How BYJU’s aims to provide customised education to 10 million children in India by 2025

BYJU’s has launched a digital film to remind us of the catastrophic education emergency that the pa…

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Agnipath protests: Bandhs, school closures and the Section 144 make a comeback

Around 491 train services have been affected throughout the country, due to the ongoing agitation. …

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Jen Psaki backed her kid's school in a fight with Virginia's GOP governor over mandating masks for students

The White House press secretary's child studies in the county at the centre of a fight between Gov.…

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Idaho's schools superintendent will start substitute teaching amid a staff shortage - and she's asking parents to do the same.

Sherri Ybarra says some Idaho schools have already closed from shortages of substitute teachers and…

Sarah Jackson   


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The wild west of private schools in Texas meets Elon Musk's billions and kids could be enrolled by summer

Elon Musk made news with plans for a new college, but a new grade school and high school in Austin,…

Jack Newsham   


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School closures and elderly COVID fears more to blame for labor shortage than unemployment benefits, UBS says

A note from UBS economists suggests that schools shuttering and older people fearing a return to wo…

Juliana Kaplan   


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Punjab imposes statewide night curfew and closure of schools and colleges as COVID-19 cases spike again

The educational institutions include the schools, colleges, universities and the coaching instit…

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CDC officials recommend opening schools with masks - but closing indoor dining and gyms

The researchers said there was "little evidence that schools have contributed meaningfully to incre…

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Britain has a new big problem: crumbling concrete in schools, hospitals, airports, and theaters

A type of concrete used in many older public buildings is no longer safe, and it's forced hundreds …

Ryan Hogg   


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NYC parents unleash fury after news that schools will close as restaurants, gyms remain open

With New York City's schools returning to remote learning on Thursday, parents are voicing their an…

Monica Humphries   


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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says teachers need to 'get real' and 'serious' about reopening schools, calls closures 'illegal walkout'

The Chicago Teachers Union said Lightfoot rejected their proposal for one week of virtual learning …

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A UK model suggests school closures could lead to more deaths after lockdowns lift — but experts are wary of the prediction

The model is based on an "unrealistic" scenario, experts say. It assumes lockdown measures are comp…

Aria Bendix