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How Jill Biden’s 30 Years of Teaching Experience Could Positively Impact Education in the US

If Dr. Jill Biden’s eight years spent as a second lady taught us anything, it’s that she’s committed to positively impacting the educational system in the United States. While her husband, Joe, served as Vice President, Dr. Biden continued to teach English at Northern Virginia Community College. When recently asked whether if she would still teach if Joe won the presidency, her answer was her answer was one of hopeful determination.

“I hope so. I would love to [continue to teach]. If we get to the White House, I’m gonna continue to teach,” she said in an interview with Rita

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Labour calls for next year’s exams to be delayed

Labour is calling for a delays in next year's exams - PA
Labour is calling for a delays in next year’s exams – PA
Coronavirus Article Bar with counter
Coronavirus Article Bar with counter

Labour has called for next year’s A-level and GCSE exams in England to be pushed back in order to cope with the impact of the coronavirus crisis on pupils.

Shadow education secretary Kate Green said pupils entering Year 11 and 13 who have lost up to six months of teaching time face “a mountain to climb” unless the timetable is changed.

Ms Green said exams due next May need to be delayed until June or July to facilitate extra teaching time.

The shadow

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Militants gunned her down 8 years ago. Today Malala celebrates ‘joy’ of graduating from Oxford.

Three bullets to the head were supposed to stop her.

But education advocate Malala Yousafzai not only survived the attack, she went on to win global acclaim and, on Friday, graduate from one of the world’s top universities.

Eight years after being shot by the Pakistani Taliban, the advocate for female education and the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner shared a photo of herself smothered in cake as she celebrated her Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from Britain’s Oxford University.

“Hard to express my joy and gratitude right now,” she wrote to her 3 million social media followers.

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