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Daily News Summary
22 May 2018

image Air pollution in schools - can it be tackled?
image Finding clarity amid the ever-changing education initiatives
image The more ethnically diverse the school, the more socially cohesive it is
image Social Mobility Commission powers could be expanded through new law
image Parents compromising children's financial future by 'sharenting'

Air pollution in schools - can it be tackled?

 

Notting Hill Preparatory School (NHP) in London has invested in air filters in a bid to tackle harmful levels of pollution outside the school. By Sally Weale, The Guardian. Quotes Jane Cameron, headteacher at NHP and the school's bursar, John-Paul de Soissons.

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The Guardian

Finding clarity amid the ever-changing education initiatives

 

David James, deputy head of Bryanston School discusses 'what is next for our schools' in light of the upcoming Bryanston Education Summit. Tes.

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Tes

The more ethnically diverse the school, the more socially cohesive it is

 

Research from the London School of Economics and the University of Bristol has found that pupils from schools that have a more diverse mix of ethnic minorities are likely to be more positive about other ethnicities. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News. Also reported by Schools Week.

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BBC
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Schools Week

Social Mobility Commission powers could be expanded through new law

 

Robert Halfon, chair of the parliamentary education committee, will propose a new law in the House of Commons today that will see greater power given to the Social Mobility Commission. By Alix Roberston, Schools Week. Also reported by Tes.

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Schools Week
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Tes

Parents compromising children's financial future by 'sharenting'

 

When parents share personal information about their children on social media, also known as 'sharenting', they are putting their children at risk of identity fraud by publishing information which will remain online. By Sean Coughlan, BBC News.

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BBC

 

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