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The city is expanding programs aimed at reducing school-based arrests. Advocates say it's not…
02.27 / 22:41
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According to a review in the New York Times dated 2/23/17, students who transfer from public schools to voucher-supported private schools actually saw a decline in their academic performance. This was surprising, since it is common to view private schools as centers of elite educational excellence.  However, these studies were conducted in States already heavily penetrated by voucher programs, and they do not bear out this common wisdom at all.  In three different states,…
02.27 / 22:35
dailykos.com
Games, creative activities give 360-degree view of common sight…
02.27 / 22:26
www.techlearning.com
Blog: Law, Policy -- and IT?When I became Director of IT Policy at Cornell in 2001, the internet was hot. It was a perfect way to bring a legal education together with a life-long dedication to higher ed. The field exploded with excitement  I remember well the night my husband brought home a modem, connected to the computer and our telephone to get online. Remember that two-tone “eee-eee” screech? Or the sessions in law…
02.27 / 22:26
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Talk of the meeting started after Rauner congratulated Chance the Rapper via Twitter for winning three trophies at the Feb. 12 Grammy Awards, saying "IL is proud that you're one of our own." Chicago Public Schools is suing Rauner and state education officials, saying the way Illinois funds schools violates the civil rights of the district's predominantly-minority…
02.27 / 22:21
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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A 19-year-old hockey player from Erie Community College has been charged after attacking a referee during the final seconds of the junior college national championship game. According to the Broome County Sheriff's office, Brandon Day was charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and second-degree h…
02.27 / 22:21
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Biomedicine depends on the free flow of people and ideas, Lloyd Minor, MD, dean of Stanford’s medical school, wrote in a commentary appearing today on Quartz. Collaborations between people with different backgrounds and viewpoints produces out-of-the-box ideas, he says — the type of ideas that can advance research and directly help patients. For decades, top ...Read…
02.27 / 22:16
scopeblog.stanford.edu
One of the very first bills President Trump signed into law this month killed a Securities and Exchange Commission rule meant to promote transparency in countries riddled with corruption. Trump said getting rid of the rule, which required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose overseas royalties and other payments, would bring back jobs and save extraction companies many hours of paperwork and, potentially, hundreds of millions of dollars. But critics of this rollback say it could make…
02.27 / 22:15
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Acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter Tony Melendez will perform his music and share stories of his life that inspire hope, encouragement and faith on Monday, January 30, and Tuesday, January 31. Melendez, a Nicaraguan American, was born without arms and a clubbed foot due to the drug Thalidomide that his mother was prescribed for morning sickness [...] The post Inspiring Story: Guitarist, disability advocate Tony Melendez shares his story in Chandler appeared first on Entertainer…
02.27 / 22:15
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Even if speaking up and fighting against vouchers is your calling ( and we need voices doing that) , it is still worth looking…
02.27 / 22:15
blogs.edweek.org
Published February 21, 2017 SANTA FE  – On February 16, Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez shared a message of hope with students at Santa Fe Indian School. The Building Communities of Hope tour continues and stopped off in Santa Fe to provide encouragement and hope to Navajo students enrolled at the school. “It was […] The post Navajo Vice President Nez Invokes Hope & Love into Santa Fe Indian School Students appeared first on Native News Onli…
02.27 / 22:13
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By PACYINZ LYFOUNG Asian American Press Part II of the series on Asian American workshops at AWP 2017, the annual conference of the Association of Writers and Writers’ Program t…
02.27 / 22:01
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Western Illinois University will host “A Romantic Study” music concert. The concert will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the COFAC Recital hal…
02.27 / 22:00
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Western Illinois University to host a public reception for Morgan Craig’s ‘Razing The New Deal: An Exploration in Architecture and Identity.’ The painting can be viewed Feb. 27-April 7. Craig will host a reception Thursday, March 2, from 4:30-6 p.m in the University Art Galle…
02.27 / 22:00
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Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo community members gathered together on Feb. 22 to discuss the current state of affairs regarding international students in the community and President…
02.27 / 22:00
westernherald.com
Rose Mary (Carrier) Bartolini, 58, of Hopkinton and formerly of Southborough passed away peacefully at her home in her family’s care on Saturday, February 25, 2…
02.27 / 21:58
mysouthborough.com
Widom, an innovator in engineering education, taught one of Stanford’s first M…
02.27 / 21:58
stanford.edu
Spring is in the air, and so are the Utah State University Student Association elections for the 2017-18 school year.… The post USUSA Elections: What is on your ballot? appeared first on The Utah…
02.27 / 21:58
usustatesman.com
Arlicia Jordan The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Civic Chorale continues to celebrate the value of long-lived musical practices in its upcoming concert “Choral Traditions” March 3 and March 5. “Our concerts this season have all circled back to the idea of tradition,” said Dr. Jonathan Kilgore, artistic director for the Gulf Coast Civic Chorale. “‘Choral Traditions’ will not only feature standard choral…
02.27 / 21:55
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INDIANAPOLIS — A constitutional work-around to guarantee the candidate who receives the greatest number of individual votes is elected president was rejected last week by the Republican-controlled Indiana H…
02.27 / 21:51
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