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Parents set to lose right to veto sex education at age 15

The government plans to let 15-year-olds overrule their parents‘ wishes and opt in to sex education lessons they have previously been withdrawn from. Education Secretary Damian Hinds says children should be able to request sex education in at least one of the three terms before their 16th birthday. Until then, …

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Sharp rise in pupil exclusions from English state schools

The rate of pupil exclusions from state schools in England rose sharply last year, according to official figures, with teaching unions laying some of the blame for the rise on austerity and funding cuts. The number of children permanently excluded from state primary, secondary and special schools in England increased …

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Education Cannot Wait Results Report | April 2017 – March 2018

ECW Annual Results Report: Over 650,000 Children Reached in the Fund’s First Year of Operations New York, 6 July 2018 – The just-released ECW annual results report shows ECW’s investments have reached more than 650,000 children and youth affected by conflict and natural disasters during the Fund’s first year of …

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Parents turning to loans to fund their children’s education …

Grinds and extra-curricular activities have emerged as the biggest expenses for parents paying for their children’s primary and secondary education, according to a survey commissioned by investment company Zurich Life. Parents estimated it will cost them close to €600 to put a child through primary school this year. For those …

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Do Your Family Money Lessons Stand the Test of Time?

Bill Sweet, Ritholtz’s chief financial officer, chimed in to say that buying a used car was a much savvier financial move than buying new. His central assertion is that cars are a depreciating asset, so you can greatly enhance the value of your car buy by waiting a few years. …

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Expert tips for talking with your kids about sex education

Cartoon picture of parents sitting in circle talking about sexual education Courtesy of Amaze.org Talking about sex can be uncomfortable for parents and kids. However, with comprehensive sexual education in public schools at risk, it’s even more important that parents discuss sexual health with their kids—from an early age. But …

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