Fundraising is a small portion of the total school funding picture — after all, the best estimate of $380 million is less than 1 per cent of the $43.7 billion spent on funding public schools in the same year — so this may be why it slips under the radar. … [Read more...] about Volunteer fundraising helps prop up public school education, but should it?
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"We ask for the cooperation of relevant ministries and agencies so that pupils and students will stay at home in principle and not go outside unless it is necessary," Hagiuda said. … [Read more...] about Students required to stay home during Japan’s coronavirus school shutdown
“In view of a request received from the Delhi government and to avoid inconvenience to students, staff and parents, the exams scheduled for February 28 and 29 in northeast Delhi and other affected areas stand cancelled. The next date for the affected students will be notified shortly,” CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said. … [Read more...] about ‘We’ll provide books, uniforms to students who lost them in Delhi violence: Arvind Kejriwal
Cancelling large gatheringsPeople having to work from homeElective surgeries being suspendedIntensive care bed numbers increasedMortuary services prioritisedAged care homes locked downChildcare centres closedBut Mr Morrison says that level of response is not yet needed. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus update: Latest news on COVID-19 as health ministers gather, disease confirmed in new countries and questions arise about immunity
When Spicejet was in a tough spot last year, the airline's then COO Sanjiv Kapoor often recalled a line from one of John Lennon’s tracks, "Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans." A Lennon fan, Kapoor and his team steered the airline out of trouble. In the process, Kapoor and his employees developed a bond, which only a crisis can bring about. After further steadying Spicejet with two good quarters, Kapoor quit his job and joined the Indian airline industry’s latest entrant, Vistara. Currently, he is on gardening leave, recharging his batteries before his new assignment. ETPanache caught up with the Delhi-based Kapoor when he was in Mumbai for a day. He flew to the city on Vistara. "They (cabin and ground staff) treated me like I was family," Kapoor says. "I was pleasantly surprised because I didn’t think they would know I was on board. They really made me feel warm and welcome." He was to return to Delhi on Spicejet, where he’s … [Read more...] about Pink Floyd helped me deal with the worst: Vistara’s Sanjiv Kapoor