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Cressida Cowell warns of ‘vast inequality’ in provision of primary school libraries

Cressida Cowell warns of ‘vast inequality’ in provision of primary school libraries

Cressida Cowell warns of ‘vast inequality’ in provision of primary school libraries Cressida Cowell warns of ‘vast inequality’ in provision of primary school libraries T here is “vast inequality” in Britain’s primary school library system, children’s laureate Cressida Cowell has said. The author, known for books including the hugely popular How to Train Your Dragon series, wrote in an open …

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Primary pupils shouldn’t be made to wear masks in school, says No 10

Children as young as five being told to wear masks in school

Primary pupils shouldn’t be made to wear masks in school, says No 10 Primary pupils shouldn’t be made to wear masks in school, says No 10 Downing Street has said children at primary schools in England should not be made to wear face coverings, after learning a council was encouraging their use when pupils begin returning to classes next week. …

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Primary school attendance six times higher than in spring lockdown

Schools need guidelines on improving ventilation in classrooms to reduce risk of Covid spread, scientists say

Primary school attendance six times higher than in spring lockdown Primary school attendance six times higher than in spring lockdown The number of children attending primary schools is six times higher than during the nation’s initial spring coronavirus lockdown, according to government data. Attendance at state primary schools stood at around 24 per cent last Thursday, compared to just four …

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Primary Care Doctors Feel Left Out of Vaccine Rollout

Primary Care Doctors Feel Left Out of Vaccine Rollout

Primary Care Doctors Feel Left Out of Vaccine Rollout Primary Care Doctors Feel Left Out of Vaccine Rollout Despite their eagerness to participate, only one of five primary care physicians said they were giving the vaccine to their patients, according to a survey conducted in mid-January by the Larry A. Green Center with the Primary Care Collaborative, a nonprofit. Given …

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Teacher absences due to Covid six times higher than for pupils in primary schools

A new report has found teacher absences due to a positive Covid test were ‘significantly higher’ than for students

Teacher absences due to Covid six times higher than for pupils in primary schools Teacher absences due to Covid six times higher than for pupils in primary schools The proportion of teachers absent from school due to a positive coronavirus test was six times higher than that of students in primary schools last term, new analysis shows. The Education Policy …

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One in five primary pupils is at school during England lockdown, government data shows

Most school leaders said demand for places has “greatly increased” compared to last spring’s lockdown, according to a new survey

One in five primary pupils is at school during England lockdown, government data shows One in five primary pupils is at school during England lockdown, government data shows One in five pupils in primary state schools were physically in school on Monday, government data shows, offering a glimpse on school numbers during England’s lockdown. It comes after education unions expressed …

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Puerto Rico to partially redo key primary after fiasco election

Puerto Rico to partially redo key primary after fiasco election

Puerto Rico to partially redo key primary after fiasco election Puerto Rico to partially redo key primary after fiasco election Puerto Rico will partially redo Sunday’s key gubernatorial primary election on 16 August after ballots did not arrive at some polling centres, leaving many who ventured out amid the pandemic unable to cast their vote. Governor Wanda Vazquez, 60, who …

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Coronavirus: Government research indicates secondary school pupils may pose greater virus risk than primary students, reports suggest | The Independent

Coronavirus: Government research indicates secondary school pupils may pose greater virus risk than primary students, reports suggest | The Independent

Coronavirus: Government research indicates secondary school pupils may pose greater virus risk than primary students, reports suggest | The Independent Coronavirus: Government research indicates secondary school pupils may pose greater virus risk than primary students, reports suggest | The Independent Government research used by ministers to insist that it is safe for pupils to return to school suggests that some …

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One-time homeless Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush overturns Democrat dynasty in Missouri primary

One-time homeless Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush overturns Democrat dynasty in Missouri primary

One-time homeless Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush overturns Democrat dynasty in Missouri primary One-time homeless Black Lives Matter activist Cori Bush overturns Democrat dynasty in Missouri primary The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Cori Bush, a onetime homeless woman who led protests following a white police …

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Hong Kong Police Raid Pollster on Eve of Pro-Democracy Camp Primary

Hong Kong Police Raid Pollster on Eve of Pro-Democracy Camp Primary

Hong Kong Police Raid Pollster on Eve of Pro-Democracy Camp Primary Hong Kong Police Raid Pollster on Eve of Pro-Democracy Camp Primary HONG KONG — The Hong Kong police raided the office of an independent polling institute on Friday, on the eve of a primary vote for the city’s pro-democracy camp, raising concerns of official interference in a campaign for …

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