Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Donald Trump’s longtime Adviser Roger Stone was sentenced to 40 months in a case that has roiled the Justice Department and drawn the US president’s ire. Stone was convicted on charges including lying to a congressional panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 United States presidential election. Claire Finkelstein, faculty director of the Centre for … Read more Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

St Kevin’s deputy removed amid investigation into fresh allegations against other teacher | ABC News

The shake-up at the top level of St Kevin’s College in Melbourne has continued with the elite school announcing its deputy headmaster has been stood down. It’s alleged in court documents that Janet Canny tried to stop a complaint going further when she was told a teacher had behaved inappropriately towards a student. Her demotion … Read more St Kevin’s deputy removed amid investigation into fresh allegations against other teacher | ABC News

St Kevin’s College principal resigns after reference for disgraced coach | 7.30

Less than 48 hours after Four Corners’ disturbing story about St Kevin’s College in Melbourne, its principal has handed in his resignation and the school’s dean of sport has been suspended. Both men provided references for an athletics coach who was convicted of sexually grooming a student. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more St Kevin’s College principal resigns after reference for disgraced coach | 7.30

Free school lunches making ‘significant’ difference for students at Rotorua school

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St Kevin’s College headmaster resigns, dean of sport stood down after grooming scandal | ABC News

Australia’s ABC News reports on a grooming scandal at St Kevin’s College, a catholic school in Melbourne, Australia, after two senior members of staff – the head teacher and the dean of sport – stood down. The headmaster of prestigious Melbourne Catholic school St Kevin’s College has resigned, and the dean of sport stood down … Read more St Kevin’s College headmaster resigns, dean of sport stood down after grooming scandal | ABC News

Four people dead after two planes collide mid-air north of Melbourne | ABC News

Four people are dead after a horrific mid-air plane crash in central Victoria. The two planes collided near a flight training school at Mangalore as people on the ground watched on in disbelief. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-19/aircraft-incident-at-mangalore/11980244 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 … Read more Four people dead after two planes collide mid-air north of Melbourne | ABC News

Child found dead on minibus in Cairns | ABC News

A three-year-old boy has been found dead on a childcare centre’s minibus at Edmonton in the south of Cairns. Queensland Police said the driver discovered the child’s body inside the Goodstart Early Learning vehicle, which was parked out the front of Hambledon State School on Stokes Street, at 3:15pm today. Police said the boy was … Read more Child found dead on minibus in Cairns | ABC News

St Kevin’s College leadership has questions to answer over grooming scandal, Premier says | ABC News

The fallout from a private Melbourne boy’s school grooming scandal has begun. Victoria’s education regulator says it is now investigating whether St Kevin’s College in Toorak has breached child safety standards. It follows revelations the school’s headmaster and dean of sports wrote character references for a coach who groomed a student. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-18/st-kevins-college-has-questions-to-answer-victorian-premier-says/11975140 … Read more St Kevin’s College leadership has questions to answer over grooming scandal, Premier says | ABC News

Will AI take over the world? I Inside Story

Many of us interact every day with Siri, Apple’s voice-activated digital personal assistant. Siri can find information, gives us directions, send messages, play music, one example of how AI is becoming a bigger part of everyday life. Chances are it’s on all your devices, can mimic areas of human behaviour and could soon learn about … Read more Will AI take over the world? I Inside Story

Childcare costs now higher than private school fees, experts call for new funding model | ABC News

Australia’s ABC News produced this story which indicates that some parents in the country are paying more for childcare than they would spend if their children were in private schools. New research has found some parents are now paying more to send their children to pre-school and child care than to a private school. For … Read more Childcare costs now higher than private school fees, experts call for new funding model | ABC News