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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 3 reports

Anti-affirmative action advocate challenges student to debate U-M admissions policy

The woman who successfully challenged the University of Michigan’s admissions practices is seeking to debate a Detroit high school student who is protesting her denial into the school.Jennifer Gratz, who now heads the XIV Foundation, on Thursday announced ... [Published Detroit News - 17 mins ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Parents lodge plaint against Orlim school

MARGAO: Disgruntled parents of students whose applications for admissions were rejected by St Pius X High School, Orlim, submitted a memorandum to the education department, South Zone on Thursday.The parents were upset that their children were denied ... [Published Times of India - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

The impact of excess body weight at the hospital frontline

Quantification of disease burden by deaths or years lived with disability is a useful indicator as it informs prevention by accounting for health loss but it does not reflect the needs for health services. An alternative indicator is to quantify the impact ... [Published 7thSpace - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Admission, Obesity, Andrew G
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

VIDEO: Clarity urged on home admissions

Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to clarify if the admissions policy on NHS care homes will be changed.It follows the announcement of a reprieve for 18 NHS care homes earmarked for closure.Stephanie Greenwood of Unison said if homes ... [Published BBC - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Admission, NHS, Edwin POOTS
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Minister still has questions to answer on care homes

Sinn Féin MLA Maeve McLaughlin has welcomed the fact that allcare homes are to remain open but said that the Minister Edwin Poots has stillquestions to answer.Ms. McLaughlin said,“I am delighted for the residents and their families that theimmediate threat ... [Published Sinn Fein - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

It’s two decades since ‘education education education’ but still Britain’s primary school admissions are a farce

First, the bad news: our local police station is closing down. But here's the good news: it's being turned into a new primary school. Such is the demand for places around our neck of the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 13 reports

Primary schools: recent baby boom puts pressure on admissions system

Almost one in five families in London have missed out on their first choice of primary school, although efforts by local authorities to add new places appear to have seen off a wider crisis caused by the recent baby boom.Competition for places was felt ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 12 reports

College Board Rethinks SAT Exam

The College Board has been rethinking its oft-criticized SAT test, and they revealed the results of this process in March. The Board, which develops and administers various standardized tests used by educational institutions, says that it will change ... [Published The Guardian Express - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 7 reports

HC refuses to ‘touch’ nursery admission issue

i High Court on Wednesday refused to take up the nursery admission issue saying the Supreme Court has stayed the order and “we can’t touch it” unless a clarification is issued by the apex court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 7 reports

Parents unhappy with how principal enforces junk food policy

Parents unhappy with how principal enforces junk food policyUpdated: Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:47 PM EDT 2014-04-16 22:47:22 GMTParents of students at T. Dale Cooke Elementary school in Detroit say the principal is enforcing students to eat healthy in ... [Published MyFox Detroit - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

GITAM admission test from today

21:51 IST The GITAM Admission Test (GAT-2014)for admission into B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Arch and Pharmacy programs  will start from April 17 (today) and  will continue up to 8. Admission programmes will be at its Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru campuses ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Primary school places: how to challenge a decision

Parents need to demonstrate why their child must go to the primary school to which they are appealing. Photograph: Felix ClayThe parents of thousands of children will learn on Wednesday that they have not been allocated their first choice of primary school. ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]

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