One in 10 primary school children sent home due to staff shortages

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One in 10 primary school children was sent home last year because no substitute teacher could be found, while three quarters were taught by substitute staff at some point, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

The figures are based on a survey among over 1,000 parents carried out by the Vervangingsfonds, a replacement fund into

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Another Youth Shuns Terrorism, Returns Home

Another Youth Shuns Terrorism, Returns Home

Another video has surfaced in which family of a youth form Kaprin in Shopian district has appealed to their son, Ashiq Hussain Bhat, to return home.

An unnamed youth, who had joined militant ranks, today shunned the path of violence and returned home in south Kashmir following an appeal by his parents, police said.

The development comes three

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MPs begin marathon debate on taxing home owners with no mortgage

MPs begin marathon debate on taxing home owners with no mortgage MPs will on Tuesday take part in a marathon debate on the new government’s plans to bring back a tax for home owners who have paid off their mortgages.

In total, opposition MPs have requested more than 36 hours of debating time about the move to scrap a law which was brought in in 2005. Named after MP Hans Hillen who introduced the plan, the law

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