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What are the latest level 4 restrictions?

Will schools close?

All secondary schools and further education colleges in Wales transitioned to online classes on Monday December 14.

A number of counties also closed primary schools early, including Cardiff and Swansea.

Mark Drakeford had initially been committed to keeping schools open for as long as possible, urging parents to continue sending their children until the end of term. On Nov 27,  Mr Drakeford said, “It is important for our children not to miss out further.”

“Parents will know just how important this period the end of term is, especially in primary schools. Children benefit from being with their

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The Latest: Cambodia shuts schools after rare outbreak

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s Education Ministry has ordered all state schools to close until the start of the next school year in January after a rare local outbreak of the coronavirus.

Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron issued a statement late Sunday saying that all schools will be shut to prevent students from being infected. Public schools will remain closed until until Jan. 11, the start of the next school year, while private schools must close for two weeks, he said.

Students in private schools will be permitted to study online.

Cambodian officials said over the weekend that a family

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Assessing the latest big idea for fixing the U.S. student loan crisis

One of the solutions being floated involves income-share agreements (ISAs), a type of financing where a student pays for education by paying a percentage of their income after graduation.

“Over the last several years we’ve certainly seen a resurgence and the interest in using income-share agreements to finance higher education, and potentially for other uses as well,” Joanna Darcus, a staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, told Yahoo Finance. “And that the interest is primarily driven by financial companies, FinTech platforms, venture capitalists, and some institutions who are interested in exploring the model.” 

While not a new idea, … Read more