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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    Florida shooting: Students stage 'lie-in' to pressure White House on gun control
     20 February 2018
    On a cold drizzly Washington winter public holiday, much of the city is partying. But a group of teenagers is taking on one of the most entrenched and powerful lobby groups in the US.
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    American history suggests Centennials could turn the tide on the NRA
    19 Feb: Students have helped change the course of American history many times over the past 60 years, from the Freedom Riders of the civil rights movement to anti-Vietnam War activists. Now, Gen Z is setting its sights on the gun lobby, writes Micheline Maynard.... more
    Forensic artists give faces to the faceless
    19 Feb: At a unique art class in New York, students hone their skills on the skulls of eight men who died trying to cross the US-Mexico border. The aim is to identify the missing, to bring closure to their families and "help catch the bad guys".... more
    Spate of crimes in Hastings highlighted
    18 Feb: A fire at a school and two attacks on people, including one by youths on horseback, have occurred in Hastings this weekend.... more
    Hidden painting found behind Pablo Picasso's painting The Crouching Beggar
    18 Feb: Researchers use scanning technology that could reveal the secrets of other masterpieces to reveal what Pablo Picasso painted over to create one of his blue period artworks.... more
    Florida shooting the 'new norm' as US state reels from latest gun violence
    17 Feb: In Florida, a destination famed for its idyllic scenery, residents say this week's deadly school attack is regrettably becoming the "new norm" and something must be done to stop the violence.... more
    Florida school shooting victims were aged as young as 14 and include teachers who died protecting students
    17 Feb: Almost half the victims of the Florida high school shooting were aged just 14 years old, it has been confirmed. The names of the dead were released as a shocked community mourned in the wake of the atrocity.... more
    Former principal wanted on child sex abuse charges kept in custody in Israel, will face new psychiatric test
    15 Feb: A Melbourne school principal wanted on 74 charges of child sexual abuse is sent for a new psychiatric examination after Israeli police accused her of faking mental illness in order to avoid extradition.... more
    Oxford student uses ordinary camera to capture atom in prize-winning photograph
    14 Feb: A picture of what appears to be just a "small, pale blue dot" between two needle tips about 2 millimetres apart sees a student win a national science photography competition in the UK.... more
    New technology could predict landslides
    14 Feb: An engineering and computer science student has come up with the breakthrough technology to predict landslides.... more

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     Education NewsLinks
      20 Feb: National complains to auditor-general about government's handling of partnership schools (NZ Herald)
      20 Feb: Kaye makes complaint to auditor-general regarding partnership schools (voxy.co.nz)
      20 Feb: World-leading researcher appointed (voxy.co.nz)
      19 Feb: Ero urges action on alarming maths decline (RadioNZ)
      19 Feb: Refusal of fair primary recruitment payments "nonsensical" - nzei (voxy.co.nz)
      19 Feb: Evolve shares fall 20% after profit warning (sharechat.co.nz)
      19 Feb: Evolve cuts guidance for earnings, dividend, expects to take impairment (sharechat.co.nz)
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