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edition 46 | 16-06-17

In the UK

New child cruelty sentencing guidelines proposed

Abusive or neglectful parents who blame their partner for their own child cruelty could face tougher sentences in new court proposals.

Head teacher pays tribute after girl's death in Cowcaddens

The head teacher at a school attended by a 14-year-old girl who died at the weekend has paid tribute to her.

Why these kids run a mile a day?

Come rain or shine these pupils from Lancashire run a daily mile, and doctors say it's making a difference to their school work and health.

Don't wrap girls in cotton wool, says private school leader

Parents and teachers should not "wrap girls in cotton wool", an independent schools' leader has said.

It's hard to articulate grief after a suicide – but we still need support

Staff coping with suicide bereavement may not feel comfortable asking for help. So how should universities look after them?

In the US

Parents, High School Teachers Need to Know About Sextortion

Sextortors take revenge porn to another level by threatening to release explicit content if victims don't meet demands.

Bridging the digital divide: Districts work to overcome access deserts at school and at home

Not having access to reliable internet deeply impacts student learning.

Former teacher found guilty of grooming

Maryland community is divided after a former Silver Spring teacher was convicted of grooming students.

3 tips for identifying what's useful in ed tech

What should K-12 administrators keep in mind when navigating the flood of pitches from vendors?

3 tips for connecting students to internet resources during summer

How teachers and schools can help ensure out-of-school access and digital resources for students.

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