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Teacher killed in stabbing attack at Slovakia school

Bratislava - A teacher died in a stabbing attack in an elementary school in central Slovakia on Thursday, police said, adding that officers responding to the incident killed the assailant.

Schools reopen in South Korea as virus fears ease

Seoul - Hundreds of thousands of South Korean students returned to school on Wednesday as educational establishments started reopening after a coronavirus delay of more than two months.

'Kiss and go': Back to school for New Zealand kids

Wellington - Hundreds of thousands of New Zealand children returned to school Monday after two months of home education as part of a COVID-19 lockdown.

Cheers and tears as Europe's kids go back to school

Den Haag - Excited children greeted their friends and weary parents got used to early starts again as schools in several European countries reopened after a nearly two-month coronavirus break.

Vietnam kids back at school after 3-month virus break

Hanoi - Millions of schoolchildren in Vietnam returned to class on Monday after the country reported its 17th straight day of no domestically transmitted coronavirus infections.

Open-air classes for Denmark's students

Copenhagen - With ancient gods and Danish on the lesson plan, Marie Kaas-Larsen taught her 10 fourth graders in a central Copenhagen park on Wednesday, braving the cold as part of new coronavirus protocols.

Open-air classes for Denmark's students

Copenhagen - With ancient gods and Danish on the lesson plan, Marie Kaas-Larsen taught her 10 fourth graders in a central Copenhagen park on Wednesday, braving the cold as part of new coronavirus protocols.

Danish schools begin reopening after month-long closure

Copenhagen - Denmark began reopening schools on Wednesday after a month-long closure over the novel coronavirus, becoming the first country in Europe to do so.

Italy's parents scramble after schools shut over virus

Rome - Only the footsteps of teachers and administrators echoed along the empty corridors of Rome's Julius Caesar high school on Thursday.

British passenger of virus-hit Japan ship dies

Apo - A British man who was on board a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo has died, Japan's health ministry said Friday.

Japan PM calls for nationwide closure of schools over virus

Apo - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday urged schools nationwide to close for several weeks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, as authorities reported the country's fourth death linked to the outbreak.

Student likeability affects academic stress and depression

Pressure in classrooms is intense and students who struggle in school are less liked by their teachers and peers, opening them up to a risk of depression. In addition, a new survey of U.S. students highlights some mental health issues.

Thirteen children killed in Kenya primary school stampede

Nairobi - At least 13 children died and dozens of others were injured in a stampede as they left their primary school in Kenya on Monday, local police said, with investigators still trying to ascertain the cause of the tragedy.

Boy kills teacher, self in Mexico school shooting

Torre - An 11-year-old boy shot and killed his teacher Friday at a school in northern Mexico and wounded six other people before killing himself, authorities said.

Child dead after killing one in Mexico school shooting: police

Torre - A student at an elementary school in the northern Mexican city of Torreon shot and killed a teacher Friday and wounded five other pupils, and then apparently killed himself, authorities said.

Q&A: Better education starts with better Internet Special

There is a direct correlation between children underperforming in school and their access to reliable broadband Internet, explains Alan DiCicco, Solutions Marketing Senior Director at Calix.

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

Bejing - More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday.

Seven children killed, scores hurt in Kenya school collapse

Nairobi - Seven children died and scores were injured early Monday when a school building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, in an accident blamed on shoddy construction.

Japan raids stores over school uniform cartel

Apo - The cost of school uniforms weighs heavily on many a parent's budget, and in Japan authorities have got involved, raiding one of the country's biggest department stores on suspicion of price collusion.

Another Paris school closed over lead levels after Notre-Dame fire

Paris - A sixth school in Paris has been closed after tests found lead levels above alert thresholds, a source told AFP on Wednesday, as officials continue to monitor for the toxic metal after April's fire at Notre-Dame cathedral.

How brands can reach the back-to-school audience Special

A new survey by Toluna finds that most parents shopping for back-to-school supplies reply on a lists from the school itself. This means brands will struggle with traditional marketing strategies to reach their audience. A brand expert offers some advice.

Notre-Dame cathedral site, schools shut over lead fears

Paris - Work to shore up the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris was halted Thursday to stop workers being exposed to hazardous levels of lead hours after two nearby schools were also closed because of contamination fears.

Paris closes two schools over Notre-Dame lead fears

Paris - Paris authorities closed two schools Thursday amid fears over high levels of lead detected after the devastating fire that ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in April.

Indian police charge owners as school fire toll hits 20

Surat - Indian police on Saturday charged the owners of a private school which turned into an inferno that killed 20 teenagers, some who died jumping from the building in a desperate bid to escape the flames, officials said.

Sri Lanka Catholics hold first Sunday mass after Easter attacks

Colombo - Thousands of Catholics attended mass in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo Sunday amid tight security to prevent a repeat of Easter bomb attacks that killed 258 people.Soldiers armed with automatic assault rifles guarded St.

Parent outrage as sick US teacher forced to pay for substitute

Los Angeles - Parents at an elementary school in San Francisco have expressed outrage after learning that a teacher suffering from cancer and on sick leave is having to pay the school district for her substitute.

Student killed in US school shooting near Columbine

Highlands Ranch - A teenaged student was fatally shot and multiple others were wounded Tuesday in a school shooting by fellow pupils in the US state of Colorado, across town from one of the worst gun massacres in the country's modern history.

Eight students wounded in US school shooting near Columbine

Highlands Ranch - At least eight teenaged students were wounded Tuesday in a school shooting by fellow pupils in the US state of Colorado, police said, across town from one of the worst gun massacres in the country's modern history.

Meet Chris McCuiston: CEO and co-founder of Goldfish Swim School Special

Chris McCuiston, the CEO and co-founder of the Goldfish Swim School chatted with Digital Journal about the importance of his swim school's mission, in raising awareness on water safety and drowning prevention.

Parents vote on dropping Michael Jackson's name from his old school hall

Los Angeles - Parents at a Los Angeles elementary school have voted on whether to drop Michael Jackson's name from the auditorium after damaging pedophilia allegations made against the late pop singer in a documentary.
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