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Bomb threats take students from schools in Argentina

Bomb threats take students from schools in Argentina

Education
Thousands of students out of the classroom, teachers who can not follow the didactic program, and dozens of closed schools are the consequences of a phenomenon that does not stop growing in Argentina, the anonymous connections that denounce the placement of bombs in educational institutions. “If you do not evacuate Jefferson College in less than 5 minutes, I’ll blow you up, you understand? Evacuate now!” You hear in one of the audiences released by the authorities, who reported that two other anonymous calls with the same voice repeated the threat. The authorities of the country warn of the seriousness of the situation. Last month, up to 2,800 similar phone calls were received, according to the Ministry of Security of the province of Buenos Aires. From September 1 to October 4,…
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Schooling is important factor to improve life expectancy, says OECD

Schooling is important factor to improve life expectancy, says OECD

Education
Paris, Nov 10 (EFE). – Improved education, increased spending on health and economic progress have all contributed to increasing life expectancy in the developed world over the last two decades, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said. In its biannual report published on Friday, the agency indicated that fuller schooling provided 15.1 more months of life in those 20 years, based on the fact that increasing the number of people who completed primary education by 10% 3.2 extra months in the 35 member countries of the group. The increase of 98% in health expenditures between 1990 and 2010 allowed the average life expectancy of these nations to rise by 42.4 months. In turn, the 42% increase in per capita income in this period meant an increase of 13.4…
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The best selling books of 2017 on the Internet

The best selling books of 2017 on the Internet

Education
In the list of the 10 books of greatest success among the main online stores, it sweeps ‘Patria’ and dominates the titles written by women As every year, the number of sales of copies during the Madrid Book Fair is one of the main indicators to know the state of the book industry in Spain. The media usually take this data on the cover, but they also echo the booths where the longest queues are formed to find out which authors are the most requested. In this new edition that has just begun, the author of ‘Patria’, Fernando Aramburu, has been one of the most exemplary writers so far. And no wonder. His latest book is one of the phenomena of sales in recent months, as shown by the data:…
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The City opens the deadline for the aid to the books of the new course

The City opens the deadline for the aid to the books of the new course

Education
The students enrolled in Primary, Secondary and Secondary School, for the 2017/18 school year, may request, throughout the month of July, the aids called by the Department of Education of the City of Porto for the acquisition of textbooks. These grants are part of a program of a collaboration of this area with the parents’ associations of students and have a budget line of 20,000 euros. Until the 28th of this month of July, the deadline for requesting such aid will remain open. For the Councilor for Education, Diana Mora, although the responsibilities of municipalities in education are few “we are aware of the great economic effort that each family unit has to make at the beginning of each new school year, so we wanted to keep these grants That we have…
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