FORECASTERS expect freezing conditions to last throughout next week, so Brits had better prepare for icy conditions on their journeys to work. We explain what your rights are when it comes to taking a day off work because of the cold weather, and lay out the regulations your employer must follow when temperatures drop. Is it too cold to go into work and is it too cold to work? The Workplace Regulations, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 states employers should "assess risks to health and safety and act where necessary (i.e. if the workplace temperature drops below the minimum guideline or if it is felt the temperature is too high)." If it is safe and reasonable to travel you should head into work. If it is not safe then you should check with your employer and your company handbook. Employees are not automatically entitled to pay if they’re unable to get to work because of bad weather, according to government rights. In reality, even when the … [Read more...] about How cold does it have to be to not go to work or school and when is it too cold to work?
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Moriah Balingit, The Washington Post Published 5:34 pm PST, Thursday, January 17, 2019 Fifth-graders Destiny Hutchison and Maria Brodie, both 10, work on class assignments at Durham Elementary School, which opened its doors to students from Ponderosa Elementary School after the Camp Fire. Fifth-graders Destiny Hutchison and Maria Brodie, both 10, work on class assignments at Durham Elementary School, which opened its doors to students from Ponderosa Elementary School after the Camp Fire. Photo: Photo By Mason Trinca For The Washington Post Photo: Photo By Mason Trinca For The Washington Post Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Fifth-graders Destiny Hutchison and Maria Brodie, both 10, work on class assignments at Durham Elementary School, which opened its doors to … [Read more...] about Out of the ashes, schools ravaged by wildfire regroup
Published January 17, 2019 Opinion FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video California’s children are falling behind in school: study Salem Radio Nationally Syndicated host Larry Elder on a 2018 study, which found that children in California were not learning at the same pace as their peers in other states. The landscape of K-12 education in America is vastly different in 2019 than it was 50 years ago. Continue Reading Below New and unique types of schools have opened to serve children and families. States, communities, districts and schools in the country are doing more to provide customized learning options for students. Parents have more choices for their children’s education today than at any time in history. Unfortunately, myths surrounding school choice often prevent families from learning about their school choice options or exercising them. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... LA TEACHERS STRIKE … [Read more...] about School choice is working in America, despite these biggest myths
KATE Middleton is reportedly considering sending Prince George to her old school rather than the more traditional Eton College. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have discussed enrolling their eldest son at the £12,605-a-term boarding school Marlborough College, the Daily Mail reported. George is five years old, so they have a little time before having to make any decisions over his future education. Both Marlborough and the £13,556-a-term Eton take full-time boarders from the age of 13. He is currently a pupil at Thomas’s Battersea, a £6,158-a-term co-educational school in south-west London. Wiltshire-based Marlborough seeks a mixed-ability intake and is less outrightly competitive than Eton. Kate and her siblings are reported to have loved their time as Marlborough boarders. The school boasts an observatory and a swimming pool with a movable floor to change its depth in its 280 acre grounds. CommentTHE SUN SAYS Exercise is a more effective obesity cure than … [Read more...] about Kate Middleton wants to send Prince George to her old school rather than Eton, friends say
David Eggert, Associated Press Updated 2:49 am PST, Thursday, December 13, 2018 A group of school children visiting the Capitol lie on the floor of the Rotunda while demonstrators make noise and chant as Tthe Michigan Senate and House of Representatives consider bills during a "lame duck" session in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Dec 12, 2019. Michigan Republicans moved Wednesday to curtail ballot initiatives by advancing a measure limiting how many signatures could come from any one region of the state, the latest proposal assailed by critics as an unconstitutional, lame-duck power grab from incoming Democratic officeholders or voters. (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP) less A group of school children visiting the Capitol lie on the floor of the Rotunda while demonstrators make noise and chant as Tthe Michigan Senate and House of Representatives consider bills during a "lame duck" ... more Photo: Dale G. Young, AP … [Read more...] about Bill requiring A-F grades for schools advances in Michigan