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    UK school principal plans to come out to pupils, staff during online assembly

    The principal of an exclusive private school plans to make history in the UK by coming out as gay during an online assembly. Nicholas Hewlett, the head of the $25,000-a-year St. Dunstan’s College in Catford, southeast London, told the Sunday Times of London that he plans to discuss his sexuality and marriage to another teacher during an assembly Monday. It is thought to be the first time a principal will come out in front of his pupils and staff in the UK, the paper said. PEOPLE WITH UK CORONAVIRUS VARIANT MORE LIKELY TO REPORT THESE SYMPTOMS: SURVEY Hewlett, 41, said he was inspired by a pupil who recently discussed how comfortable they…

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    UK school principal Nicholas Hewlett plans to come out during online assembly

    The principal of an exclusive private school plans to make history in the UK by coming out as gay during an online assembly. Nicholas Hewlett, the head of the $25,000-a-year St. Dunstan’s College in Catford, southeast London, told the Sunday Times of London that he plans to discuss his sexuality and marriage to another teacher during an assembly Monday. It is thought to be the first time a principal will come out in front of his pupils and staff in the UK, the paper said. Hewlett, 41, said he was inspired by a pupil who recently discussed how comfortable they were being gay. “I was so blown away by the…

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  • Jobs

    South Carolina principal takes third job at Walmart to help his students

    A South Carolina principal has taken a third job working overnight shifts at Walmart to help his struggling school, and he said the response by the community and the country inspired by his example have “overwhelmed” him. Principal Henry Darby of North Charleston High School, in addition to being a city councilman, works from 10 P.M. to 7 A.M. three nights a week stocking shelves at a local Walmart, and he donates the money from his job to help students pay bills, buy food, or pay tuition, as well as assist his teachers. About 90 percent of the families at Darby’s school live below the poverty line, the Post & Courier…

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  • Education

    Marygrove Early Childhood Education Center names first principal

    Starfish Family Services has named Celina Byrd as its first principal of the Marygrove Early Childhood Education Center set to open this fall on the former Marygrove College campus. The center, which broke ground in November 2019, is taking shape as part of a cradle-to-career education concept on the northwest Detroit campus. The Troy-based Kresge Foundation committed $50 million to the concept and efforts in the surrounding neighborhood and led development of the campus plan. It spurred creation of the Marygrove Conservancy in 2018 to keep the campus from going dark and the P-20 plan with partners including the Marygrove Conservancy, Starfish Family Services, Detroit Public Schools Community District and…

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