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Forced to graduate behind bars: Asylum seeker gets year 12 certificate in detention

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By Bennet Nichol An Iranian girl has earned her Queensland year 12 certificate while in detention at the Wickham Port immigration centre in Darwin. Fleeing from an arranged marriage to a 60 year old man in Iran in 2012, Mojgan Shamsalipoor, now 21, attended Yeronga State High School in year 10 in order to complete her education. Mojgan applied for a partnership visa after marrying a [...]

Churchie student develops break-through maths theory

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Ivan Zelich, 17, of Anglican Church Grammar School has developed a maths theory that can calculate problems faster than a computer. The maths theory that Zelich developed, can calculate problems faster than a computer, particularly in intergalactic travel patterns, with hopes the theory will be able to be applied to how the universe works. He is one of the youngest people to have been [...]

Students protest in support of fired cop

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Around 100 students at a South Carolina high school have walked out of class to show support for a policeman who was fired after a video went viral, that showed him violently throwing a female student across the floor. Students walked out of class last week to protest the firing of Senior sheriff’s deputy Ben Fields. Some in the crowd wore T-shirts reading “Free Fields” or [...]

Mother angered over school’s ‘cell-like’ room

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The mother of a boy with autism, which was locked inside a small room with boarded up windows at his primary school, has been left furious over the treatment. 9-year-old Tate Smith, was locked in the 2 x 2m dark room unsupervised about 20 times in the last year, and left with just a thin mattress on the floor and a pillow. Tate’s mother, Kelly-Ann Brooks, has said that her son, who [...]
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