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‘No logic’ in government’s Covid school closure list

Are schools really responsible for driving the spread of coronavirus?

‘No logic’ in government’s Covid school closure list ‘No logic’ in government’s Covid school closure list Teachers and council leaders have criticised the government’s approach to school closures amid soaring cases of Covid-19, saying it has “no logic”. About a million primary school pupils in the areas hardest hit by coronavirus will not return to lessons as planned next week, …

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Was the Pfizer vaccine part of the government’s Operation Warp Speed?

Was the Pfizer vaccine part of the government’s Operation Warp Speed?

Was the Pfizer vaccine part of the government’s Operation Warp Speed? Was the Pfizer vaccine part of the government’s Operation Warp Speed? On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence said on Twitter that the news came “thanks to the public-private partnership forged” by Mr. Trump. In July, Pfizer got a $1.95 billion deal with the government’s Operation Warp Speed, the multiagency …

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As the virus consumes the U.S. government’s elite, Trump presides over a capital in chaos.

As the virus consumes the U.S. government’s elite, Trump presides over a capital in chaos.

As the virus consumes the U.S. government’s elite, Trump presides over a capital in chaos. As the virus consumes the U.S. government’s elite, Trump presides over a capital in chaos. As the coronavirus upended the top echelons of the U.S. government on Tuesday — leaving President Trump convalescing in the White House, the Capitol eerily empty after lawmakers tested positive …

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GCSE results: Top marks surge to record high after government’s grading U-turn | The Independent

GCSE results: Top marks surge to record high after government’s grading U-turn | The Independent

GCSE results: Top marks surge to record high after government’s grading U-turn | The Independent GCSE results: Top marks surge to record high after government’s grading U-turn | The Independent The number of GCSE results awarded top grades has reached a record high this year, after a government U-turn meant teacher-estimated grades could be handed out. Nearly 26 per cent …

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A-level results: How the government’s ‘chaotic’ response to exam cancellations unfolded

A-level results: How the government’s ‘chaotic’ response to exam cancellations unfolded

A-level results: How the government’s ‘chaotic’ response to exam cancellations unfolded A-level results: How the government’s ‘chaotic’ response to exam cancellations unfolded The moderation of A-level results in England has caused anger and confusion for many students and schools after thousands of pupils had their predicted grades downgraded last week. Exams for students were cancelled earlier this year due to …

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Exam results: What does the government’s ‘triple lock’ solution to school chaos actually mean? | The Independent

Exam results: What does the government’s ‘triple lock’ solution to school chaos actually mean? | The Independent

Exam results: What does the government’s ‘triple lock’ solution to school chaos actually mean? | The Independent Exam results: What does the government’s ‘triple lock’ solution to school chaos actually mean? | The Independent The question of what to do with A-level and GCSE students in a year when exams have been cancelled has been a tricky equation to solve. …

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Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix Them.

Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix Them.

Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix Them. Virus-Tracing Apps Are Rife With Problems. Governments Are Rushing to Fix Them. In April, Norway released a smartphone app, Smittestopp or “stop infection,” that records users who come into close contact for more than 15 minutes and sends alerts if they have been exposed to the coronavirus. “We …

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Coronavirus: Nearly half of England’s primary schools ignored government’s pleas to reopen, poll suggests

Coronavirus Wales: All schools to reopen at one-third capacity in late June

Coronavirus: Nearly half of England’s primary schools ignored government’s pleas to reopen, poll suggests Coronavirus: Nearly half of England’s primary schools ignored government’s pleas to reopen, poll suggests Thousands of primary schools in England have defied the government’s call for schools to reopen amid concerns that coronavirus is still too prevalent to do so. A National Education Union (NEU) poll …

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Major Employers Left Out of Government’s Coronavirus Relief Plan

Major Employers Left Out of Government’s Coronavirus Relief Plan

Major Employers Left Out of Government’s Coronavirus Relief Plan Major Employers Left Out of Government’s Coronavirus Relief Plan Some of the firms that those direct government programs miss — think the Gap, Dell Technologies and Kraft Heinz — are household names with huge work forces. If such companies were to run into problems gaining access to cash, it could precipitate …

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‘Not realistic’: Headteachers’ union says schools cannot fulfill government’s plan to reopen

‘Not realistic’: Headteachers’ union says schools cannot fulfill government’s plan to reopen

‘Not realistic’: Headteachers’ union says schools cannot fulfill government’s plan to reopen ‘Not realistic’: Headteachers’ union says schools cannot fulfill government’s plan to reopen A headteachers’ union has warned that schools will be unable to hit the government’s target for all primary school pupils to be back in classrooms before the summer holidays. In a major blow to the lockdown …

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