Thousands of children walked out of school across Australia on Friday in protest against government inaction on climate change, prompting a rebuke from a minister who said they were setting themselves up for “failure.”
Children in the Indonesian city of Palu began returning to school on Monday to tidy up their classrooms and to help gather data on how many will be coming back 10 days after a major earthquake and tsunami hit their city.
Scientists using machine learning — a type of artificial intelligence — with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given.
Dozens of children, many younger than 15, were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a school bus in northern Yemen on Thursday, drawing condemnations from the United Nations and international agencies.
Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Wednesday issued an order for immediately dealing with a “shocking” criminal case, in which a high school official in Tehran has been accused of sexually abusing a number of schoolboys.
Yet another US school shooting at a Middle School in the Midwestern state of Indiana has only injured two people largely due to a heroic effort by a young teacher who threw a basketball at the student shooter in his classroom.