Wednesday, 26 August 2020_With over 100 000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the start of pandemic, Catalonia hit a grim milestone this week prompting the region's president to issue tougher restrictions on social interaction while warning residents to brace for tough weeks ahead.
Saturday, 18 July 2020_Americans debated mask mandates and the reopening of schools during the coronavirus pandemic on Friday as state and local officials imposed conflicting orders and cases rose by more than 70,000 across the nation for the second day in a row.
Tehran, 01 June_English schools reopen on Monday for the first time since they were shut 10 weeks ago because of the coronavirus pandemic, but many parents planned to keep children at home amid fears ministers were moving too fast.
TEHRAN, May 08 - A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is based on Buddhism and forces children to participate in meditation.
TEHRAN, December 10 - This year is the worst on record for gun-related shooting deaths in US schools , according to Sandy Hook Promise, a national non-profit organization founded by family members of children and staff shot and killed by a gunman at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.
TEHRAN, August 15 - The Bismarck Police Department in the US state of Nebraska is requesting more than $25,000 from the city’s budget to provide local schools with rifles, body armor, and bleeding control kits in the case of an active shooter situation, media reported.
TEHRAN, August 4 - Twelve schools have been attacked and torched overnight in a northern Pakistani district, where Taliban-affiliated terrorists openly opposed to girls’ education are active, police say.
TEHRAN, July 04 - The Trump administration said Tuesday that it was abandoning Obama administration policies that called on universities to consider race as a factor in diversifying their campuses, signaling that the administration will champion race-blind admissions standards.
TEHRAN, March 12 -The administration of US President Donald Trump says it will increase aid to states that want to arm school employees following last month’s massacre of 17 people at a high school in Florida.
TEHRAN, February 7 - Hong Kong authorities, grappling with a seasonal flu outbreak, have decided to shut all kindergartens and primary schools from Thursday, days ahead of scheduled Lunar New Year holidays, to rein in spread of the disease.
TEHRAN, January 12 -America's schools are “profoundly unequal,” with low-income, minority students ending up in schools with crumbling walls, old textbooks and unqualified teachers, according to a new report by the US government.
TEHRAN, August 29 - Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank are simply being denied education as the Israeli regime keeps on with the much-blamed policy of demolishing their newly constructed schools , a humanitarian NGO said.