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The educational progress of approximately 40 students of the Penwood High School in St Andrew has been forced to a halt after a bungling by school administrators resulted in them being 'ungraded' in six subjects sat in this year's Caribbean...

Minister of Education Ruel Reid has moved to address concerns regarding the roll-out of the National Standards Curriculum (NSC).In a wide-ranging address to the 52nd annual conference of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), which concluded in...

Western Bureau:Lacie-Ann Gray, of Montego Bay, St James, is a mother facing a major crisis. The doctors have reportedly given up on her three-year-old daughter Tianna Ken, who has...

If his inaugural address as the 52nd president of the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA) is anything to go by, it appears Howard Isaacs will be using his tenure as leader of the union body to address the issues of teacher training.For Isaacs,...

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is encouraging Jamaicans to put their land titles to use by making investments, including building bigger houses."Your title is an asset that can be used to secure your future, and that of your children," he told the...

With the People's National Party (PNP) ensnared in a campaign donations scandal, officials were tight-lipped yesterday as President Portia Simpson Miller insisted that discussions about the matter remain within the walls of the party's Old Hope Road...

If the arguments of Greenpeace campaigner Lauri Myllyvirta are to be examined, fool's gold is how one can think of the promise of economic growth and jobs associated with the proposal from the Chinese to operate Alpart as an aluminium smelter...

Jamaican aluminium analyst Terece Muir, who currently works as a senior consultant at the London-based market analysis firm, CRU Analysis, is arguing that plans by Chinese firm Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company (JISCO) for the Alpart alumina refinery...

Consulting engineer Howard Chin is making the case for the Alpart plant, which was recently acquired by Chinese firm Jiuquan Iron and Steel Company Ltd (JISCO), to be operated entirely using renewable energy.JISCO has announced plans to invest US$2...

In less than two weeks, schools across the island will officially open their doors for the new academic year 2016-2017, and some institutions in the parish are already reporting an almost 100 per cent completion of preparatory work.Newly appointed...
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