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Currently 820 teachers work in a so-called "Rubber Room" and make about $94,000 annually on…
08.21 / 19:41
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As a Holocaust educator, Daniel Bitran, professor of psychology at the College of the Holy Cross, travels with his summer study abroad class to a number of Holocaust sites throughout Central Europe. The course aims to provide students with hands-on…
08.21 / 19:38
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The 42nd annual Harvard Cambridge Senior Luncheon brought nearly 1,000 senior citizens to Harvard Yard for the special…
08.21 / 19:35
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Students at Salem Middle School got a special kind of science lesson Monday. The Apex school, which has a year-round calendar, celebrated the solar eclipse with an afternoon of activities, … Click to Continue…
08.21 / 19:25
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BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Members of a Rhode Island tribe have set up what they say is a "long-term encampment" on Brown University land, which the tribe says was illegally taken from them hundreds of years ago. The Pokanoket (poh'kah-NOH-ket) Nation says it's reclaiming the land in Bristol, which contains spiritually important sites. The encampment began Sunday. Brown says the land was donated and it owns the legal title. Dozens of tribe members and supporters were there Monday. They had set u…
08.21 / 19:23
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The North Miami Educational Foundation awarded $3,000 scholarships to 16 North Miami students during a city’s council meeting in July. The scholarship program aims to award local residents that are … Click to Continue »…
08.21 / 19:22
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As I learned while editing the new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, many of the strategies being explored by Stanford vision researchers sound seriously sci-fi. Among them: cornea transplants conducted with magnetic fields instead of scalpels, virtual reality workouts to repair damaged retinas and bionic vision. The magazine’s summer issue, a theme issue on eyes ...Read…
08.21 / 19:13
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Syd has developed quite a voice for seduction. Between her solo work and group efforts helming The Internet, her burgeoning discography of softly-sung R&B hook-up anthems could turn any amateur PUA into a pro. Following the February release her debut solo LP Fin, she's returned with a sensual overdose just in time for the solar eclipse. The two-part "Bad Dream/No Looking Back" finds her teasing her lover — "you ain't gotta lie / I know you're nasty" — before switching gears to remind the ob…
08.21 / 19:12
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Comedian, actor and director Jerry Lewis died Sunday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. Throughout his childhood, Lewis' parents performed a vaudeville song-and-dance act at resorts in the Catskill Mountains, a circuit known as the Borscht Belt. He dropped out of high school to pursue his own career, and in 1945 he met singer Dean Martin. Together, they formed a nightclub act in which Martin was the sophisticated crooner, while Lewis did slapstick comedy as a bumbling busboy. The act was…
08.21 / 19:12
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Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe returned home to Harare on Sunday after being granted diplomatic immunity by South Africa, where she is accused of assaulting a young model with an extension cord. South Africa's foreign minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, signed the notice granting diplomatic immunity, saying she was "acting in the interest" of South Africa in recognizing "the immunities and privileges" of Mugabe. It's an apparent reversal for South African authorities. Last week, South…
08.21 / 19:12
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Published August 21, 2017 TEMECULA, Calif. – (Aug. 21, 2017) – Most of the time, it’s just the rich and famous for whom a store will close down so they may shop in private. On a recent Saturday morning, 205 deserving Temecula, Murrieta and Menifee children received a shopping spree all their own at the Temecula JC […] The post Pechanga Tribe Provides Support for Successful Back to School Shopping Spree appeared first on Native News Online…
08.21 / 19:11
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Subtitle: Canvas will replace the university’s current learning management system, Blackboard Learn. August 21, 2017After a semester of pilot courses, Temple is poised to begin transitioning from Blackboard Learn to a new learning management system during the 2017-18 academic year. Most schools and colleges will switch to Canvas, the new system, during the fall semester, while others will transition in the spring. Instructors will notify students when the change will be made to their c…
08.21 / 18:46
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(BPT) - The new school year is quickly approaching, and shoppers are expected to spend $83.6 billion dollars on clothing, supplies and other school items according to a survey from the National…
08.21 / 18:32
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The Crimson Summer Academy welcomes 30 new Crimson Scholars to attend its three-summer program. When fully completed, the nearly 100 students have experienced rigorous academic opportunities, with 85 percent later attending a four-year…
08.21 / 18:30
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Both programs seek to make technology more broadly available to students, regardless of their economic…
08.21 / 18:19
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvoi99X417o You probably know the feeling: Sometimes while you're riding through empty city streets at night, wind whipping past as the lamps thread your path forward, it can feel as if the very road is opening up before you. But luckily, here's a feeling you probably don't know: the road literally opening up before you . For one unfortunate scooter rider in the southwestern Chinese city of Beihai, that feeling is now all too real. Shortly before he arrived,…
08.21 / 18:15
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We owe today's youth a chance to explore what they're in for when they inherit the world and a head start on making a difference. Here are 32 goals that attempt to identify the issues that matter…
08.21 / 18:14
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Through a pilot program with the city, the Philadelphia school district will add social workers at 22 schools, with the goal of some day expanding the program to all…
08.21 / 18:14
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At about 2:30 p.m. today, the skies will be the focus for the nation, as a solar eclipse overshadows all other events. Though retailers and optometrists’ offices alike are completely sold out of special “eclipse glasses,” made to view the eclipse, two different events are holding them for attendees. Little Fish Brewery has been holding... Read More The post Solar Eclipse Brings Excitement, Caution appeared first on WOUB…
08.21 / 18:03
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(THE COLLEGE FIX) — Students at Howard University, a top-rated historically black college in Washington D.C., took to social media to express their anger over a group of white high school girls wearing pro-Trump clothing who visited the campus on Saturday. Some tweets referring to their visit also suggested the white high school girls should […
08.21 / 18:03
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