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USA: Public education "outsourced" to charters

Thursday, January 12, 2012

USA: Four-day week schools after budget cuts

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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USA: Principals dealing with budget cuts

Saturday, August 20, 2011

UK: Mothers spend 70 hours a week on chores

Friday, July 22, 2011

USA: $500 Million Program to Help Kids 'Sit Still' in Kindergarten

Saturday, May 28, 2011

UK: Preschool charges rise twice as much as wages

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

USA: Kids routinely "counseled out" -- kicked out -- of private schools

Sunday, January 09, 2011

UK: Young women earning more than young men

Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Independent

Women in their twenties smash glass ceiling to reverse pay gap
By Sean O'Grady

British women in their twenties have smashed the glass ceiling and are now being paid more than their male counterparts – reversing the traditional "gender gap" in pay for the first time. This is the only age group for which this is true.

The social revolution taking place among the nation's twentysomethings is being driven by a rise in the number of women attending university and their subsequent entry into the better paid professions, notably the law: around 63 per cent of solictors under the age of 30 are female.

But female success in their twenties is not sustained because many leave employment to start families and do not return to work, or at least do not return to the same sort of full-time employment at the same levels of pay.
 
Recent legislation protecting post-maternity employment rights may erode the still marked differential in male and female pay for those further on in their careers. Full-time working men in their thirties are paid 2.9 per cent more than women, and this rises to a hefty 16.1 per cent for men in their forties. More More

UK: Student protests growing

Monday, November 22, 2010

UK: 50,000 protest tuition hikes in London

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

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