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AUS campus smoke-free

Promoting a healthy environment for university students, the American University of Sharjah announced its transition to a smoke-free environment on Sunday. With the new initiative, smoking will no longer be permitted in areas outside buildings in the plaza area of the campus.

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Ministry accredits 34 schools

The Ministry of Education (MoE) announced the accreditation of 34 schools in its second phase of school accreditation for 2010-2011. Humaid Obaid Al Qattami, Minister of Education, honored the principals of the schools accredited during a ceremony organised by the MoE.

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Turning the pages of school history

When Dinesh Kothari and PS Dasgupta set out to give something back to the community little did they know that their journey would see them set up three schools in India and the Middle East. Starting in 1996, the duo set out to form a non-profit trust under Delhi Private School (DPS) to build a school in Jodhpur. Two years later, in 1998, DPS Jodhpur was born.

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US university accreditation for RAK course

RAS AL KHAIMAH - The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, Boston, the only independent school of nutrition in the US has accredited the Master of Nutrition Science and Policy degree being offered by the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) government, a media release stated.

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Are the yellow buses safe

The recent incident of child abuse in a school bus has prompted school transport providers to review the existing safety procedures. Though most schools outsource their transport requirements to specialised companies, school managements are making every effort to communicate their safety requirements to the transport providers.

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