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California cuts hairstyle discrimination

California has become the first US state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. The law by Democratic senator Holly Mitchell of Los Angeles, a black woman who wears ...

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New plagiarism tool developed by educators

Text-matching software for detecting and preventing plagiarism is nothing new, but new software released by Swedish start-up Urkund in partnership with Androgogic promises to up the ante. In a world increasingly full of “copy and paste” and students paying for ...

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Ladies’ college leading the renewable drive

A Melbourne school is leading the way towards a sustainable future, becoming one of the first schools in Australia to become 100 per cent net renewable by 2020. Presbyterian Ladies’ College (PLC) has signed an agreement with a wholesale electricity ...

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NAPLAN online rollout delayed until 2021

The full rollout of NAPLAN student testing online has been delayed a year, and state governments are going their own way on a broad review of the scheme. The decision to delay came at a meeting of education ministers in ...

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