Canoga Park High School’s aspiring engineers have a new learning hangout: a lab

It was all about engineering at Canoga Park High School on Thursday. L.A. Unified officials and budding engineers celebrated the official opening of their engineering lab, to anchor the school’s  Engineering, Environmental and Veterinary Science Magnet. A first look at the newest aspiring engineers celebrating the grand opening of a fully equipped engineering lab that will anchor the Engineering, Environmental and Veterinary Science Magnet at Canoga Park High School.Nov 1,2018. Canoga Park. CA...
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For This 29-Year-Old Candidate, Student Debt Is an Issue That’s Come of Age

"These are the types of issues that just aren't being talked about in D.C."
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Seattle Public Schools agrees to pay former employee $500,000 after allegations of hostile work environment

In a settlement released Thursday, the district did not admit to any wrongdoing but agreed to pay the $500,000 settlement to a former employee who said her boss discriminated and retaliated against her.
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Majority of Tacoma bus drivers return to work after 3-day sick-out

Tacoma Public Schools confirmed all but four drivers reported to work Thursday morning.
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LA teachers union rejects latest contract offer from LAUSD

LOS ANGELES — The union representing Los Angeles Unified teachers on Wednesday rejected an updated contract offer from the district that includes a retroactive pay raise and a guaranteed additional pay raise for the current school year. The union’s rejection of the proposal continues a stalemate that could lead to the first teachers’ strike in the district since 1989. The district’s updated contract offer, dated Tuesday, includes a 3 percent pay raise retroactive to 2017-18, plus a guaranteed 3 ...
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You Are Not a Talent Agent (So Why Do You Work Like One?)

The CAA Way I’m currently reading Michael Ovitz’s engaging new memoir. Even if you don’t know Ovitz, you definitely know his clients’ work. He’s the super-agent who co-founded the domineering CAA talent agency, and during the 1980s and 90’s become one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood. In his memoir, Ovitz emphasizes the importance of communication in the talent business. For a talent agent, he notes, your time is one of the primary resources you have to offer, so to succeed in this fie...
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Forecasting Airport Transfer Passenger Flow Using Real-Time Data and Machine Learning

Passengers arriving at international hubs often endure delays, especially at immigration and security. This study of London’s Heathrow Airport develops a system to provide real-time information about transfer passengers’ journeys through the airport to better serve passengers, airlines, and their employees. It shows how advanced machine learning could be accessible to managers. [Author: by Xiaojia Guo, Yael Grushka-Cockayne, and Bert De Reyck]
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Hautelinks: Best Celeb Halloween Looks, New iPhone Emojis, How to Ace Phone Interviews, & More

Refinery 29 has a much-needed list of resources for how to help the survivors of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.From Glamour: Voters Don't Come Out for Midterm Elections— But That Could Change This Year. Here's what celebrities wore for Halloween this year. Did you have a favorite costume? And here are the best celeb Halloween beauty looks, via Byrdie.We can't forget about furbabies, either: 19 of The Most Adorable Costumes Worn By Pets This Halloween.From the experts at InStyle: 5 Easy Way...
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George Washington Writes to the First Jewish Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island: “The Government… Gives to Bigotry No Sanction, to Persecution No Assistance” (1790)

In the early United States, devout Christians who would impose their beliefs on others were in the minority among the country’s founders. Thomas Jefferson’s views on the subject are well-known. Much more conservative than Jefferson, fellow Virginian George Washington made frequent statements on religion as part of the essential texture of public life. But while Washington discussed religion as a communal affair with important social and political dimensions, like Jefferson he endorsed religious...
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Teachers in South Carolina Are Poorer Now Than in 2008, Study Finds

(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — A study by the National Education Association says South Carolina teachers are poorer today than they were during the Great Recession. The Post and Courier reported Tuesday that the study says salaries for teachers in the state have crept up to about $51,000, but haven’t kept pace with inflation. In real terms,…
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3 Lush Products You NEED to Try

In case you haven't heard of this brand before, Lush is a eco-friendly cosmetics company that is centered around their use of only vegan and vegetarian formulations with additional real fruit ingredients. They're widely known for their bath bombs, which are solid bars of sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, essential oils, and natural butters that fizz when they react with water and create a colorful bathtime experience. However, not only are their bath bombs authentically and aesthetically packaged...
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NRA’s Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program Reaches 31 Million Children!

Eddie Eagle has reached 31 million children with his GunSafe message: Stop! Don’t touch. Run away. Tell a grown-up. FAIRFAX, Va. -( The Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program, NRA’s groundbreaking gun accident prevention course for children, has achieved another milestone by reaching its 31 millionth child.Created in 1988 by past NRA President Marion P. Hammer, in consultation with elementary school teachers, law enforcement officers, and child psychologists, the program provides pre-K thro...
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The Model Book of Calligraphy (1561–1596): A Stunningly Detailed Illuminated Manuscript Created over Three Decades

Whenever a technology develops just enough to become interesting, someone inevitably pushes it to extremes. In the case of that reliable and long-lived technology known as the book, writers and artists were looking for ways to maximize its potential as a device for conveying the written word and the drawn image as far back as the 16th century. One particularly glorious example, The Model Book of Calligraphy, has come available online, to view or download, thanks to the Getty. This decades-spann...
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Watch/Hear Led Zeppelin’s Earliest Performances from 1968-69 & Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Band’s Birth

For metalheads and lovers of guitar rock dark, heavy, and chock full of references to sex, demons, tarot cards, and fantasy novels, the birth of Led Zeppelin should be celebrated like Christmas. The 50th anniversary of the band should be a nonstop global cacophony of awkward “Stairway to Heaven” covers. Yes, there are other things going on in the world, terrible things—things that would be that much harder to bear without music as fiery and bombastic as that concocted by the combo of Pag...
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Cybersecurity class challenged to hack a Raspberry-Pi-enabled "smart pumpkin"

Frequent Boing Boing contributor Sean O'Brien and his colleague Scott J Shapiro built a Raspberry Pi-enabled smart pumpkin and then challenged their Yale cybersecurity students to hack it. The exercise looks like lots of fun, and the instructors have documented their process on Github, along with sourcecode for your own "Pumpkin Pi." The Pumpkin sat on a table in class, with the red and yellow LEDs simulating a candle. The objective I gave to students was to trigger the green lights, rat...
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Tokyo Medical University Sued For Lowering Women’s Exam Scores

A prestigious Japanese medical school is being sued after admitting to lowering the entrance exam scores of female applicants 24 women who had applied to Tokyo Medical University over the course of the last decade have sued the educational institution, after it was alleged this summer that the entrance exam scores of female applicants had […]
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