Black 12-year-old girl dragged by a rope around her neck by white classmates, schools says it was ‘accident’

The parents of a black 12-year-old girl are suing her Texas school after it allegedly failed to investigate a group of white students who put a rope around their daughter’s neck and dragged her to the ground. The incident, which the parents say was intentional bullying, left “severe and painful” rope cuts in her neck, […]

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Tony Oyenarte elected Vice Chair on the Board of Directors of the American Camp Association

At the Martinsville: American Camp Association Board of Directors elected a long-term camp director from Gainesville, Fla., To Tony Oyenarte, vice chairman. Oyenarte began his career as a secondary school science and mathematics teacher. He is passionate about youth development and the relationship between children and outdoor camps to start and sustain a 20-year career. […]

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European Union Finance Ministers Urge Greece to Speed Up Reforms

As European finance ministers gathered in Bratislava, Greece was back on the agenda on Friday. “The summer is over, pack up the camping gear,” the sprightly Dutch finance minister said, adding that time had already been lost over the summer in implementing the third Greek bailout. While European Union officials have stressed that alarm bells are not […]

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We Can’t Produce Apples in Ireland So the Supermarkets Are Laden with Apples From South Africa, New Zealand and France

Our supermarkets are laden with apples from South Africa, New Zealand and France because we cannot produce good apples in Ireland. To disprove this fallacy drop into the farm shop at Con Traas’ apple farm between Cahir and Clonmel where you are surrounded by 40 acres of the finest, blemish-free apples and plums hanging heavily […]

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