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Less focus on end-of-year exams could be fairer way to assess students, former Ofqual chief executive says

Less focus on end-of-year exams could be fairer way to assess students, former Ofqual chief executive says Less focus on end-of-year exams could be fairer way to assess students, former Ofqual chief executive says Moving away from a focus on end-of-year exams could be a fairer way to assess students, the founding chief executive of England’s exam regulator has suggested. …

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Critic’s Death Puts Focus on Palestinian Authority’s Authoritarianism

Critic’s Death Puts Focus on Palestinian Authority’s Authoritarianism

Critic’s Death Puts Focus on Palestinian Authority’s Authoritarianism Critic’s Death Puts Focus on Palestinian Authority’s Authoritarianism RAMALLAH, West Bank — Hundreds of Palestinians massed in central Ramallah’s Clock Tower Square one night in late June to protest the Palestinian Authority’s brutality after an anti-corruption activist died in its custody. The activist, Nizar Banat, was seized in a wave of arrests …

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At Wimbledon, Emma Raducanu’s Withdrawal Renews Focus on Well Being

At Wimbledon, Emma Raducanu’s Withdrawal Renews Focus on Well Being

At Wimbledon, Emma Raducanu’s Withdrawal Renews Focus on Well Being At Wimbledon, Emma Raducanu’s Withdrawal Renews Focus on Well Being WIMBLEDON, England — A day after the British teenager Emma Raducanu struggled to control her breathing and retired from her fourth-round match at Wimbledon, she was back on the BBC for an interview with the longtime host Sue Barker. “I …

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He’s Heir to the Jumex Empire, but His Main Focus Is Art

He’s Heir to the Jumex Empire, but His Main Focus Is Art

He’s Heir to the Jumex Empire, but His Main Focus Is Art He’s Heir to the Jumex Empire, but His Main Focus Is Art LOS ANGELES — To your left in the foyer are Damien Hirst’s dots. Over the fireplace is a Louise Bourgeois spider. Opposite the master bed are Cy Twombly’s swirls. Los Angeles is not necessarily known as …

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Shifting Focus, NATO Views China as a Global Security Challenge

Shifting Focus, NATO Views China as a Global Security Challenge

Shifting Focus, NATO Views China as a Global Security Challenge Shifting Focus, NATO Views China as a Global Security Challenge Mr. Biden quickly declared Monday that the alliance is “critically important for U.S. interests” and called Article 5 a “sacred obligation.” He added: “I just want all of Europe to know that the United States is there.” Prime Minister Mario …

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On London’s Reopened Ballet Stages, a Focus on the Contemporary

On London’s Reopened Ballet Stages, a Focus on the Contemporary

On London’s Reopened Ballet Stages, a Focus on the Contemporary On London’s Reopened Ballet Stages, a Focus on the Contemporary LONDON — The mood was ebullient on Tuesday night at the Royal Opera House, as the audience settled in for the first performance by the Royal Ballet in almost six months, a day after theaters and museums were officially allowed …

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Evictions in Jerusalem Become Focus of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Evictions in Jerusalem Become Focus of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Evictions in Jerusalem Become Focus of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Evictions in Jerusalem Become Focus of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Jewish settlers and right-wing Israeli activists are also taking a stand there. They say that the Palestinian residents are squatters, and that the district, which is built beside the tomb of a Jewish high priest from antiquity, was Jewish until 1948. “I would ask …

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Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’

Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’

Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’ Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’ LONDON — The Group of 7 was created to help coordinate economic policy among the world’s top industrial powers. In the four decades since, it has acted to combat energy shortages, global poverty and financial crises. But as Secretary of …

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With Afghan Decision, Biden Seeks to Focus U.S. on New Challenges

With Afghan Decision, Biden Seeks to Focus U.S. on New Challenges

With Afghan Decision, Biden Seeks to Focus U.S. on New Challenges With Afghan Decision, Biden Seeks to Focus U.S. on New Challenges WASHINGTON — President Biden’s decision to pull all American troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 was rooted in his belief that there is no room for continuing 20 years of failed efforts to remake that country, especially at …

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Weddings: Focus on the Marriage, Not the Wedding

Weddings: Focus on the Marriage, Not the Wedding

Weddings: Focus on the Marriage, Not the Wedding Weddings: Focus on the Marriage, Not the Wedding Carmen Myer and Aaron James have made it through plenty of storms together, and many more over the years as children, including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav. The most recent, and perhaps most nerve-racking, occurred just three weeks before their wedding. A fierce February …

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