September 19, 2021
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NM education was colonized by oil and gas

by on August 28, 2021 0

My time in public education in New Mexico has taught me that our public schools are woefully ill-equipped to prepare the next generation with the tools we need to solve the climate crisis. To better prepare students to solve today’s problems, we can no longer track the culprits and the colonized mindset that brought...

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Three heavyweights share their views on education markets

by on August 25, 2021 0

Susan Cates, Managing Partner at Leeds Illuminate. © www.jwheadshots.com The education and education technology markets are quite robust and relatively accessible to entrepreneurs. It’s a multi-billion dollar market with public companies, many accelerators, and successful education-focused investors. Unlike other markets of similar size, education markets can be opaque. There is no ETF or education...

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New York City Mayor Announces Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate for All Education Department Employees

by on August 23, 2021 0

Clinicians work while treating COVID-19 patients in the improvised COVID-19 unit at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills neighborhood on July 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama / Getty Images Covid-19 hospitalizations in unvaccinated people cost the U.S. health care system $ 2.3 billion in June and July alone,...

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Education Notes 8-21-21 | TheLancasterNews.com

by on August 22, 2021 0

Free lunches for all: The Lancaster School District provides free school meals to all students who register. Requests for free / reduced meals should be filled out by all who wish to receive them, so that District Food Services can follow the program this year. The app is available at https://family.titank12.com or the district...

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Alzheimer’s Association Announces Education Programs for Fall Months | Health issues

by on August 22, 2021 0

SYRACUSE – Based on advice from local public health agencies, the free education programs offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter, will remain online until further notice. Programs are delivered through an easy-to-use online meeting system, available to users on desktops, laptops and mobile devices. “The health and safety of our constituents,...

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What they say: Education and labor leaders back new measure to encourage teachers and school staff to get vaccinated

by on August 11, 2021 0

SACRAMENTO – Education and labor leaders across the state welcomed Governor Gavin Newsom’s announcement today that all school staff are required to show full proof of vaccination or to be tested at least once a week as California begins the school year in person. California is the first state in the country to require...

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University of Denver professor promotes diversity, equity and inclusion in education through AI technology

by on August 9, 2021 0

CU Denver STEM Education Professor Geeta Verma has empowered women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through her grant from the National Science Foundation and other activities of research. Verma embarked on a new journey and founded a new online platform called LivedXMT. The platform harnesses machine learning and artificial intelligence...

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Florida accepts school vouchers for students who oppose masks

by on August 6, 2021 0

TALLAHASSEE, Florida – The Florida Board of Education on Friday decided to provide vouchers for private schools to parents who say a public school district’s mask-wearing requirements amount to harassment of their children. The decision to take private tuition out of public school funding created another flashpoint in the fight between local school boards...

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Comprehensive civic education must lead with equity

by on August 6, 2021 0

Jennings is Executive Director of New England for Generation Citizen, a national non-profit civic education organization. Wilkes is the organization’s senior policy and advocacy director. Governments of about half the country – in particular, 28 states – have adopted or are considering state policy action related to critical race theory. So far, 11 bills...

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