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.Google could start new domain boom

GOOGLE is helping to usher in a new way for companies to tout their brand names in the digital realm.

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Finding the right equation to encourage math students

HUNDREDS of students representing schools all over New Providence gathered at the Melia Nasau Beach Resort on Friday to hear the ideas of well-known mathematician Po-Shen Loh for a website that he is designing to make mathematics more approachable for pupils at all levels.

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It all adds up to some smart students

FIVE students won prizes for their ability to solve mental math problems quickly and accurately at the 11th Primary Mathematics Students’ Workshop.

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Silence over grade average

MINISTER of Education Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday revealed that more than half of all government school students are awarded a leaving certificate versus a high school diploma.

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Show your true self

The events that transpired in the House of Assembly on February 7th are well documented.

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Students take part in math workshop

MORE than 30 students participated in the 10th Primary Mathematics Students’ Workshop.

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Exam results graded a D

DESPITE the government’s stated focus on improving public education, the average results of the 2013 BJC and BGCSE examinations continue to hover around D.

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Sandals seminars credited for boosting math scores

OFFICIALS have observed in some cases a more than 10 per cent improvement in math scores among students attending the second largest school system in the Bahamas.

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It all adds up for young maths wizards

SKILLS were put to the test as students from schools across New Providence competed in SC McPherson Junior High’s seventh annual mathematics competition.Winners recently received their awards at a ceremony held at the school’s auditorium. Taking home

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Lightbourn: PLP ‘luring’ unions with changes to labour laws

MONTAGU MP Richard Lightbourn yesterday accused the governing Progressive Liberal Party of attempting to “lure” labour unions and their members into supporting the party with amendments to legislation that governs employee relations weeks ahead of the impending general election.

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Bahamas Roadmasters Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon/ 10k set for November 20-21

WHILE they wait on the restrictions to be lifted for mass gatherings at public outings, Bahamas Roadmasters is encouraging persons to come out and participate in their Cancer Treatment of America Virtual 9th Bahamas Half Marathon and 10 Kilometre race.

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Drop in top grades as exam results are released

NATIONAL exam results worsened in 2020 compared to 2019, with fewer students achieving A, B and C grades and more students receiving D, E, F and G grades compared to the year before.

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Bahamian STEM girls lead the way at United Nations meeting

When it comes to educating and believing in girls, the world has made many positive strides in recent years. However, there are still some who think that the traditional STEM disciplines – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – are better suited to boys.

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Music to the ears

In regards to your headline “Mathematics E & English D+”. That must be music to the ears of the PLP party. An educated electorate plays into their hands.

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Top honours handed to trio at graduation event

THREE young men of the Class of 2014 of Temple Christian High School captured top honours at the school’s graduation ceremony.

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Exam results add up to a slight improvement in maths and english

ALTHOUGH Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald highlighted improvements in numerous BGCSE exam results yesterday, the national mathematics average remained an E while the English language average rose from a D to a D+.

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BGCSE RESULTS: Mathematics E, English D+

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday insisted he was “encouraged” by this year’s Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) exam results despite an E average in mathematics and an English average of D+.

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Students get the chance to take part in math contest

JUNIOR high school students throughout Nassau and the Family Islands were recently given the opportunity to compete in the annual Mathematics Competition hosted by S C McPherson Junior High School, which was created to ensure that students are properly prepared for the Bahamas Junior Certificate math examination.

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Power cuts hit radio stations

RADIO 100 JAMZ and Joy 101.9 went off the air early Thursday morning after a series of power cuts affected the antenna and transmission systems. Engineers were working all day yesterday and late into the night to repair the antenna and restore transmission as quickly as possible.

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Tapping into youth innovation

Bahamas First General Insurance Company joined with STEMboard to present Hack IT 2019 – a five-day summer camp providing hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction to private and public school students in grades 9-12 at no

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