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In a Twist, Low Scores Would Earn Admission to Select Schools

And they say that it would prevent the top middle schools from simply siphoning off poor students who earn high test scores and grades, and would instead redistribute both high-performing and low-performing students among more schools.One plan would use low test scores in combination with low grades, while another would use low test scores along with the poverty of the students at their elementary schools.
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De Blasio Proposes Changes to New York’s Elite High Schools

Black and Hispanic students, who make up 67 percent of the public school population, are grossly underrepresented at the specialized high schools, which include Stuyvesant High School and the Bronx High School of Science.This year, black and Latino students received just 10 percent of the offered seats at specialized high schools, a percentage that has held essentially flat for years.
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Airport-style security considered for Texas public schools

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas political leaders are considering installing airport-style security at public schools and screening students for mental health issues as alternatives to gun control to thwart a repeat of last week’s deadly shooting at a Houston-area high school.About two-thirds of Texas Republicans believe if more people carried guns, the state would be safer, according to a statewide survey in late 2017 from the University of Texas and Texas Tribune.
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Delhi: To reignite interest in classical art forms, ACL proposes monthly events in schools

Written by Sourav Roy Barman
| New Delhi |

Published: May 21, 2018 3:01:41 am





The Delhi government’s Art, Culture and Language Department (ACL) is working on a proposal to organise month-long cultural extravaganzas in the government schools.(Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal)
To kindle the interest of children in classical forms of dance and music, dying forms of craft and the city’s decaying architecture, the Delhi government’s Art, Culture and Language Department (ACL) is working on a proposal to organise month-long cultural extravaganzas in the government schools.
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NCERT issues guidelines to schools, parents on cyber security, safety

By: PTI | New Delhi |

Published: May 1, 2018 6:17:38 pm





NCERT has sent the detailed guidelines to schools defining the role of teachers as well as parents in promoting safe, legal, and ethical use of internet by students.(Source: Thinkstock Images/For representational purpose)
Allowing only authorised people to access computer labs, banning use of USBs, blocking pop ups and keeping a check on appearance of new and unfamiliar icons on desktop are among the cyber security and safety guidelines issued to schools and parents by the NCERT.
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