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- Coastal Domination Of Elite Higher Education And Progressive Politics: Are They Related?
Our leading political leaders are predominantly educated at coastal elite private schools, while our business leaders more often attended less exclusive public schools in the nation's interior. ...
Forbes. Monday, 14 Jan 2019.
- Private schools are accused of 'cheating the system' by having pupils sit 'easier' GCSEs
Analysis from the office of Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell suggested independent school pupils were 55 times more likely to take an IGCSE than state school entries.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 30 Dec 2018.
- Hillary Clinton sends touching letter to girl, 8, who lost her class election by a single vote
The former Presidential candidate took time out of her busy schedule to console Martha Kennedy Morales, a third grader at a Maryland private school who lost an election by just one vote last month.
Daily Mail. Monday, 17 Dec 2018.
- St. Michael's cancels basketball, football seasons amid sex assault scandal
A prestigious Toronto private school rocked by allegations of assault and sexual assault by students has cancelled several sports programs.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018.
- School Where Student With Autism Died Violated State Regulations, Officials Say
The 13-year-old died two days after he was physically restrained by a staff member at a private school that provides special education services to students in California.
NPR. Sunday, 9 Dec 2018.
- Oxbridge 'over-recruits from eight schools'
More Oxbridge places go to a handful of private schools than 3,000 state schools put together.
BBC News. Friday, 7 Dec 2018.
- Private school domination in football becoming a public concern
Welcome to the era of private school domination in high school sports. The question is how long public school supporters are going to be able to bite their tongues while waiting to see if this is merely a cycle or a systematic change. ...
Los Angeles Times. Thursday, 6 Dec 2018.
- Canberra bus network delay prompts fiery debate between school principal, Transport Minister
A private school principal calls into ABC radio to confront the ACT Transport Minister over a delay in the rollout of the new bus network, labelling the communication with schools "just not good enough".
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Friday, 30 Nov 2018.
- Fight over aid for private schools moves to Supreme Court
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A coalition of public school groups is appealing a major decision that allows Michigan tax dollars to flow to private schools. ...
Washington Times. Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018.
- 'I was cut, bruised and scraped': UCC graduate says he was devastated by hazing ritual at elite boys school
A former Upper Canada College student who claims he was sexually assaulted by fellow students at the prestigious Toronto private school more than 30 years ago says the recent allegations at St. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Monday, 26 Nov 2018.
- Major chickenpox outbreak in anti-vax hot spot
Thirty-six children in North Carolina have been diagnosed at a private school where many families claim religious exemption from vaccines
CBS News. Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018.
- St Michaels: Alleged gang sex assault shocks Canada
The alleged gang sexual assault with a weapon took place on a classmate at a Canadian private school.
BBC News. Monday, 19 Nov 2018.
- Student accused of menacing at Dawson School
A teenager has been charged with menacing after threatening literature was found at a private school.
ABC News. Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018.
- China watchdog probes unit of catering giant Compass over expired school food
Chinese authorities are probing a local unit of global catering giant Compass Group Plc over mouldy and expired food found at a private school served by the group and said it would inspect other schools around the city.
Reuters. Monday, 22 Oct 2018.
- College 529 savings hit record $328.9 billion
Average balances in 529 college savings plans have hit a high of $24,153, as the government expands their use to tuition for pre-college private schools.
CNBC. Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018.
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