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Classrooms empty on first day of school
Egypt

Classrooms empty on first day of school

Schools were empty of teachers and students on the first school day after the Eid vacation, while students were seen…
Instill a love of art in kids
Life & Style

Instill a love of art in kids

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up,” said prominent Spanish…
Egyptian teachers call for mass protest Saturday
Egypt

Egyptian teachers call for mass protest Saturday

Egyptian educational groups and unions called for mass protests next Saturday demanding the dismissal of Minister of Education Ahmed Gamal…
Giza governor halts phone tower licensing over health concerns
Egypt

Giza governor halts phone tower licensing over health concerns

Giza Governor Ali Abdel Rahman has halted licensing for mobile phone stations near schools and hospitals after several parents and…
Teachers boycott new school year across Egypt
Egypt

Teachers boycott new school year across Egypt

Teachers in government schools across Egypt have started their planned boycott of the new school year, demanding, among other things,…
Security plan in place for new school year
Egypt

Security plan in place for new school year

Cairo's Security Department has put in place a plan to secure schools on the first day of the 2011/2012academic year.
Teachers call for strike as school year rolls to a start
Egypt

Teachers call for strike as school year rolls to a start

Several teachers’ movements on Tuesday called for a mass rally next Monday in protest of Prime Minister Essam Sharaf’s "disregard…
Sexual Harassment File: Sex education as remedy
Life & Style

Sexual Harassment File: Sex education as remedy

In Egypt, adolescents rarely receive their sex education from the institutions thought to be best adapted to the task. Ignorance…
Court to consider removing Mubarak’s name from public facilities
Egypt

Court to consider removing Mubarak’s name from public facilities

An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday set 18 July as a date for considering an appeal demanding the removal of…
Egypt’s schools to admit its citizens studying in Yemen
Egypt

Egypt’s schools to admit its citizens studying in Yemen

The Education Authority on Saturday decided to admit Egyptian students returning from Yemen to Egypt’s universities and schools. Salwa al-Gharieb,…
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