Helping you to keep up with the latest news from the education industry

edition 122 | 11-01-19

In the UK

Young people 'turned away' from NHS mental health support left to hit crisis point, MPs warn

Intervening early could prevent serious mental health risks and save NHS money but lack of funding and staff present major barriers.

£2.3bn to fund 24/7 care for mental health

Mental health services will get a £2.3billion boost to help fund round-the-clock crisis care.

Eight-year-old boy questioned by counter-terrorism police officers in London school over ‘radicalisation’ fears

The parents are seeking legal advice after their child was left ‘traumatised’ by interview.

Vulnerable pupils 'struggling to see educational psychologists'

Survey highlights concerns of ed psychs: 'Priorities have changed, funding and services have been cut'.

Ex-Langley School teacher banned for sexual touching

A former teacher alleged to have sexually touched a pupil while giving her physics tuition has been banned indefinitely from the profession.

In the US

Racist school bullying has risen in areas that voted for Trump in presidential election, study finds

'Politicians should be mindful of the impact of their behavior on youth'.

YouTube is okay with monetized videos promoting a gambling scam to kids

So long as the sponsored video creators disclose they’re getting paid.

Video shows Kentucky teacher dragging 9-year-old with autism through school

Trina Abrams is facing criminal charges in connection with the incident, police said.

Former coach charged with sexually assaulting students at CPS charter school

A former basketball coach at a West Side charter school has been charged with sexually assaulting two students, authorities said.

Teen boys assault 11-year-old girl for refusing to do sexual act as her 'friend' posts the attack on snapchat

A teenage boy was arrested after a Snapchat video showed him and several others bullying an 11-year-old girl.

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