A-level students in England can use mock results to get into university

A-level students in England will be able to use grades in mock exams to progress to university and college courses and employment, the education secretary is set to announce. The change forms part of what Gavin Williamson has called a “triple lock” to give students confidence in the moderation system, which can see predicted results … Read more A-level students in England can use mock results to get into university

Exams upgraded in Scotland after outcry as rest of UK awaits results – BBC News

Around 75,000 students in Scotland have had their exam results upgraded after an outcry over the way they were awarded. Scotland’s education secretary John Swinney apologised for the confusion and the “feeling of unfairness”, saying it was “deeply regrettable” that the Scottish government had got it wrong. With no exams this year because of coronavirus, … Read more Exams upgraded in Scotland after outcry as rest of UK awaits results – BBC News

Over 100,000 exam results to be upgraded after Scottish government u-turn

In Scotland, schools have been welcoming back teachers and pupils after almost five months away. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) It comes as around 75,000 pupils across Scotland are to get their exam results upgraded – as the Scottish education secretary acknowledged the “feeling of unfairness” that teachers’ estimated grades had been changed – saying it was “deeply … Read more Over 100,000 exam results to be upgraded after Scottish government u-turn

Scottish exam grades to be reinstated, says education secretary

More than 100,000 Scottish exam grades which were marked down last week will be reinstated, Scotland’s education secretary has confirmed. Making an emergency statement at Holyrood on Tuesday afternoon, John Swinney said the results would be restored to those recommended by teachers. The decision comes after a row erupted last week when the Scottish Qualifications … Read more Scottish exam grades to be reinstated, says education secretary

Row over “unfair” school exam results brewing across UK – BBC News

A row is growing over the way school exam results have been calculated, after the exams were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. In Scotland, where pupils have already received their results, the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has apologised, admitting that the government in Edinburgh didn’t get it right. A quarter of pupils found they … Read more Row over “unfair” school exam results brewing across UK – BBC News

PM makes A-level pledge as Sturgeon apologises over Scottish exam results | ITV News

Boris Johnson says he understands the anxiety felt by pupils waiting for results after exams were cancelled while Nicola Sturgeon has apologised to students over Scotland’s handling of the issue. The prime minister said he was “very keen” to get back to normal assessments in the coming school year. Students have been marked based on … Read more PM makes A-level pledge as Sturgeon apologises over Scottish exam results | ITV News

WATCH: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp provides a coronavirus update

After one Georgia high school reopened with in-person instruction, viral photos showed hallways packed with maskless students. Now North Paulding High School is temporarily reverting to virtual instruction while the school is cleaned, after six students and three teachers tested positive. Read more: https://wapo.st/3iuB6p4. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: … Read more WATCH: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp provides a coronavirus update

With Schools Reopening In Scotland, Are Children & Teachers Safe? | This Morning

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said it’s our ‘moral duty’ to get all children back to school next month. It comes as schools in Scotland begin to re-open this week, with many pupils returning to the classroom for the first time since March. But, with Scotland’s largest teaching union warning that it could lead to … Read more With Schools Reopening In Scotland, Are Children & Teachers Safe? | This Morning

Mind your language | 9yo girl punished for speaking Turkish at German school

A 9-year-old girl in Germany has been punished by her teachers – for speaking her native Turkish in the playground. RT spoke to the lawyer of the girl’s family as they are planning to sue the school. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on … Read more Mind your language | 9yo girl punished for speaking Turkish at German school

Andrew Cuomo: NY schools can reopen for in-person classes

All school districts across the state of New York are cleared to open, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a news conference by phone. Schools in New York and around the country closed in the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic. The state become a global epicenter early on, but has since lowered infection rates sufficiently. … Read more Andrew Cuomo: NY schools can reopen for in-person classes

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces all schools can reopen

New York City’s public schools can hold in-person classes this fall, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced, paving the way for the district to become the only major U.S. system to open its doors despite growing unease among teachers, administrators and parents. “By our infection rates, all school districts can open” with tight precautions, Cuomo said Friday … Read more NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces all schools can reopen

Coronavirus: North Carolina Gov. says children’s safety is priority over in-person schooling

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper says “kids just cannot learn as well with remote learning,” but that “we need to put the health and safety of the children first.” He is allowing school districts to opt for fully remote learning. The state remains in Phase 2 of its reopening as coronavirus cases remain high in … Read more Coronavirus: North Carolina Gov. says children’s safety is priority over in-person schooling

NYC Schools Cleared to Reopen; Beirut Protests Erupt After Blast; Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Underway

For more updates on protests in Beirut after the explosion, click here: https://trib.al/e3oZLZy For more updates on NYC reopening schools, click here: https://trib.al/SQZe6Nv Here’s what else is happening in your world this week: – A new human clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine is underway – How a cannabis farm is managing its summer harvest … Read more NYC Schools Cleared to Reopen; Beirut Protests Erupt After Blast; Covid-19 Vaccine Trial Underway