Adani $2.5B share sale pushes through amid fraud claims

NEW DELHI (AP) — The closely watched $2.5 billion share sale launched by Asia’s richest man, Gautam Adani, was fully subscribed on Tuesday, bucking expectations after a turbulent week in which the conglomerate’s shares plunged in a tussle with a U.S. short seller. By the time trading closed on Tuesday, the Indian group’s flagship Adani … Read more

Students rush back to Australia after China bans online learning with foreign universities

Karen Zhang was taken by surprise when China issued an edict ordering all students studying with a foreign university online to return to in-person classes. Key points: More than 40,000 Chinese students will need to quickly return to Australia to resume face-to-face classes The university sector says the snap decision will be challenging for students who do … Read more

Some DMV workers now eligible for SUNY Empire credits

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Monday announced a new partnership with SUNY Empire State to provide college credit to eligible employees. The credits can be used as general learning in any undergraduate program at the college. Get all of the latest news, weather, sports, and … Read more

School where 6-year-old shot his teacher set to reopen

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Stepped-up security and a new school administrator will be present as students return to the Virginia elementary school where a 6-year-old boy shot his teacher weeks ago. Richneck Elementary School in Newport News was set to reopen Monday, more than three weeks after the Jan. 6 shooting. Police have said … Read more

South Colonie CSD closes on former BOCES property

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — On Friday, South Colonie Central School District announced the closing of a 14-acre $1.9 million property located at 1015 Watervliet Shaker Road—formerly Capital Region BOCES. The proposition, which was originally approved by South Colonie residents in May 2022, will be used to construct a new transportation and maintenance facility. Get all … Read more

Child researchers find growing link between pandemic screen time and school refusal rates

The first week of school is over in Queensland and another is beginning, but many parents and carers may already feel a little battle-weary as children push back against going to class. Key points: The use of screens during COVID-19’s onset led to more screen addiction, researchers say Psychologists believe some children use screens excessively as … Read more

Youth program founder hurt in shooting ‘has biggest heart’

Will Keeps was a 15-year-old member of a Chicago gang when he witnessed rival members kill his friend. He escaped the streets and moved to Iowa to help other young people from troubled backgrounds. Now, Keeps is hospitalized and in serious condition following just the sort of violence he has devoted his life to stopping: … Read more

School bus cancellations in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023 – Toronto

Here is a list of school bus cancellations and the status of schools in the Greater Toronto Area for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. Toronto District School Board: Buses are cancelled. Schools are open. Toronto Catholic District School Board: Buses are cancelled. Schools are open. Peel District School Board: Buses are cancelled in Zone 1 (Mississauga), … Read more

Virginia teacher shot by student to sue school district

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia teacher who was shot by a 6-year-old student during class will sue the school district, the teacher’s attorney announced Wednesday. Diane Toscano, a lawyer for Abigail Zwerner, said Wednesday that on the day of the shooting, concerned teachers and employees warned administrators three times that the boy had … Read more

Iowa lawmakers OK public money for private school students

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Any Iowa student who wants to attend a private school could use public money to pay for tuition or other expenses under a plan approved early Tuesday by the Legislature, making the state the third to pass a measure that allows such spending with few restrictions. Republicans approved the bill … Read more