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EMA investigates St Barbara’s fowl smell

Archbishop Barbara Burke, or, if she prefers, “Saint Barbara”, and PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar were surprised by a fowl smell at the launch of the St Barbara’s Primary School in Maloney last Friday. The EMA will now investigate. Wired868 recommends that EMA investigators, during the course of their work, follow the …

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Sita struggle goes from surreal to silly

A newspaper report suggested that Sita Gajadharsingh-Nanga, the school principal without a school, was blocked entry into Tunapuna Hindu School by the security guard yesterday morning and then returned using a different car and was debarred again. Apparently, it is not the make of vehicle that Tunapuna Hindu finds objectionable. …

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CXC’s zero tolerance on education

CXC examiners declared zero tolerance on “cheating” students who use the internet to find material relevant to their exams and even plan to follow children on toilet breaks. Students will be punished severely for this nefarious activity; until they graduate, when they can expect to be fired if they cannot …

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Primary Schools make mas

Heads of the national Primary School Principals Association and PTA renewed calls for teachers and students to get the entire Carnival week off with an appropriately shortened July/August holiday to match. The teaching service is bracing for an upsurge in applicants at its training college—as well as more standard five …

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Denominate Wired868 please

ASJA officials meet this weekend to discuss the Education Ministry’s consideration to make the Jamaat Al Muslimeen Islamic Educational Complex a denominational school, which would result in the State providing two-thirds of the school’s funding. In other news, Wired868 applied to become a denominational school.

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Mt Hope Sec applies for nursery status

Mt Hope Secondary students complained they are being targeted by the principal for not wearing the proper uniform and getting to school late. Students claimed that they became ill when rain supposedly soaked them while they were locked out for tardiness and desperately trying to get into school to learn. …

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Toilet principal unflushed

Blackman’s Private School principal Arlene Blackman was yesterday charged on two counts of cruelty after allegedly flushing the heads of two students in a school toilet; or, in American jargon, adding First World “intensive, interrogation techniques” to the school’s disciplinary code. Blackman faces a fine of between $5,000 and $10,000 …

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Sat Punishes Principal… With Kindness

Sat Maharaj yesterday won a High Court ruling that forces Tunapuna Hindu School principal Sita Gajadharsingh-Nanga to leave the school at 3.30 pm daily. The principal reportedly insisted she was only smiling on the outside. Honest.

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