Female genital mutilation: Children to be taught dangers

Secondary school pupils in England will be taught about the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2020. The new guidelines, to be announced on Monday, form part of the introduction of compulsory relationships and sex education classes in secondary schools. The new guidance says secondary schools should address the physical and emotional damage caused…

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Tennessee Nails Student Growth

In a new map of the U.S. that details student academic growth, Tennessee is a bright green beacon in a sea of purple. “If you are looking for Tennessee on a student growth map, just look for the bright green rectangle in the mid South,” Kevin Huffman, former state education chief of Tennessee, said on Twitter. “That’s us.”…

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