Education

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'Kids can handle hard truths': teachers and their students reckon with capitol attack
The mob violence in Washington has sparked discussions in schools across the country but for many students of color the scenes were not shocking

Mario Koran in Milwaukee

15, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Headteacher of Marcus Rashford's old school: 'Fed well, children thrive'
Emma Roberts says star is an inspiration to pupils at Button Lane primary and hails his efforts on free school meals

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

14, Jan, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Schools in England told not to provide free meals at half-term
DfE guidance sets government on course for fresh dispute over children going hungry during holidays

Sally Weale, Heather Stewart and Patrick Butler

14, Jan, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Rashford has Johnson grovelling again – but this time is different
Analysis: decision to swiftly accept failings over latest free school meals scandal marks change of approach

Heather Stewart Political editor

13, Jan, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Marcus Rashford calls for urgent review of free school meals system
Footballer’s request comes after Boris Johnson admits quality of some food parcels was sub-standard

Patrick Butler, Sally Weale and Jessica Elgot

13, Jan, 2021 @6:45 PM

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What nurseries and childminders need if they are to stay open | Letter
Letter: The government must make public the health advice that it claims underpins its decision to keep nurseries open, and help them stay sustainable with testing, vaccinations and financial support

Letters

13, Jan, 2021 @6:25 PM

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GCSEs and A-levels likely to be partly assessed by cut-down versions of exams
Education secretary to look into use of ‘externally set tasks’ to help teachers in England assess final grades

Richard Adams Education editor

13, Jan, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Fresh U-turn over free school meals as Labour criticises guidance on parcels
Ministers abandon ‘food parcel first’ policy as Labour slams official guidance on what packages should contain

Jessica Elgot, Sally Weale and Patrick Butler

13, Jan, 2021 @1:31 PM

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Share your experiences of school laptop provision during the pandemic
We would like to hear from teachers, parents and students on their experiences around laptop provision for children remote learning across the UK

Guardian community team

13, Jan, 2021 @11:39 AM

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Ministers urged to change ‘food parcel first' policy by parents in England
One provider offers refunds for children’s lunches after widespread criticisms of meagre parcels

Sally Weale and Patrick Butler

12, Jan, 2021 @11:06 PM

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'What am I supposed to make with this!' Parents on schools' meagre food parcels
Mothers describe with incredulity the inadequate and poorly chosen food given to children in England

Molly Blackall

12, Jan, 2021 @6:36 PM

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'We feel forgotten': special needs teachers on helping England's vulnerable children
Government has told special schools to stay open but not provided adequate guidance or prioritised staff for Covid vaccines

Rachel Obordo and Alex Mistlin

12, Jan, 2021 @4:03 PM

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