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edition 20 | 29-07-16

In the UK

Girls gang up on boys in new cyberbullying craze called 'roasting', expert warn

Girls are ganging up on boys in a new cyberbullying craze called “roasting”, a digital safety expert has warned.

Social divide stays in online learning

There are strong social divisions in how young people use digital technology, according to international research from the OECD.

Who is Justine Greening? Meet the new Secretary of State for Education

Educated at a comprehensive in Rotherham and the first openly LGBT female cabinet minister, Justine Greening is far from the average Conservative politician.

Child radicalisation: NSPCC to advise concerned parents

A charity has trained its counsellors to help parents who fear their children are being radicalised.

UK education system failing to support cyber security profession

Countries and companies must act quickly to address the cyber security skills shortage through improvements in education.

In the US

U.S. Department of Education releases guidance on civil rights of students with ADHD

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with equal educational opportunity.

5 essential apps for autistic learners

As more students on the autism spectrum enter classrooms each year, technology has the potential to help those students have equal access to educational opportunities.

The new segregation

School systems are more segregated than ever in this time of racial tension.

Plan to tackle high school stress, now

Families can talk this summer about what worked and didn't work last year to ease teens' stress.

Cyber security course for teachers includes lessons on hacking

As the use of digital technology in education and among students for private use has grown over the years, so too has the threat from hackers, identity thieves and cyber bullies.

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