Trump’s School Safety Commission Is Targeting Obama Anti-Discrimination Rules and Not Guns

The school safety commission established by President Donald Trump in the wake of February’s Parkland shooting barely addressed guns, but recommended rolling back Obama-era guidelines aimed at making sure minority students aren’t disproportionately targeted for discipline. That recommendation has emerged as one of the most controversial aspects of the report, which was released Tuesday —…
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Scam preys on Chinese students at schools in WA: tells them to pay up or face prison in China

A group of scammers claiming to be members of various Chinese law-enforcement agencies have extorted about $500,000 from Chinese citizens living in Washington on student or work visas, according to the FBI.
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5 Winter Date Outfits That Will Have You Looking Amazing, Even Though It's Freezing

You can still dress like a 10 when the weather is -10! Try these winter date outfits to look and feel your best without freezing.Everyone knows that once the weather starts cooling down, it’s cuffing season. Time to find someone to hold your hand while wobbling on skates, snuggling by the fire, frosting sugar cookies, and watching cheesy holiday movies, with the predictable and adorable endings. And for all of these special winter moments, of course you’ll need the perfect outfit. Whether you’re...
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LAUSD and its teachers now agree on salary, but strike may still loom over other issues

The Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing 33,000 teachers have reached an agreement on salaries, thedistrict announced today, but disagreements on issues such as class size and staffing levels remain on the table and could still lead to a strike. The salary agreement came with the release of the report by a state-appointed fact finder, who was appointed when mediation failed to lead to a contract agreement. The fact finder recommended — and the district and union have ag...
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New Research and Ideas, December 18, 2018

The Orphan Drug Act impacts product development ... Go team! How team learning spurs firm success ... The rise of OYO Rooms in India. [Author: Dina Gerdeman]
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Conflict between UC Irvine professors plays out on social media

IRVINE — A public dispute between two UC Irvine professors played out on Twitter Tuesday, prompting university officials to announce that one of the professors was given a police escort. Professor Kathleen Treseder, the chair of the school of ecology and evolutionary biology, claimed on Twitter that she has been harassed by professor Richard Symanski, who denied the allegations in an email to City News Service. Treseder tweeted that Symanski sent her a copy of his memoir and noted portions of th...
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Wrap It Up During Winter Break

The College Planning Group Blog Post    Dec 2018 As seniors eagerly await winter break they may wish to review these valuable to-do’s. 1. Be sure to have all required supplements and attachments for each application Check the requirements for each of your college applications and go over each item carefully. This may seem simple, but you’d be surprised at how easy it can be to overlook a simple page or form. Don’t have your application tossed out over a tiny technica...
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For girls across the country, learning to code is as magical as Mary Poppins

When a group of 40 girls descended on a movie theater in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the excitement was palpable—and not just because they were about to see Mary Poppins Returns. In fact, the girls didn’t know they were going to see sneak peek of the new Disney movie. They were simply excited to code.The students from Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln High School and Kirn Middle School were arriving for a day of computer science education, and received some serious STEM inspiration. Acco...
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My 2018 Christmas Wishlist

I've made my list and I've checked it twice. I love giving gifts, I love the Christmas season, and I love making lists. So December is here and I've already made my list of things I want to give all my friends and family. It's my favorite thing to brainstorm ideas and then gradually check off names one by one as I've found the perfect gift, complete with wrapping paper and a bow. I always want to know what other people have needed or wanted this year, but it's helpful for my friends and family ...
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Apple Lets You Download Six Free Audio Books Read by Celebrity Narrators: Start with Kate Beckinsale Reading Pride & Prejudice

A quick heads up: Apple has just released six classic books read by celebrity narrators. And they're all free. The list includes: Pride and Prejudice, narrated by Kate Beckinsale The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, narrated by Tituss Burgess The Secret Garden, narrated by Karen Gillan The Time Machine, narrated by Kelsey Grammer Frankenstein, narrated by Aaron Mahnke of the Lore podcast Winnie the Pooh, narrated by Disney Book Group From start to finish, that's 36 hours of free audio. For much more of ...
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3 Cute & Sweet Preppy Holiday Outfits

Here's what to wear to a party if preppy is your aesthetic.Hey lovely ladies! Tis the season to be jolly so let's celebrate with great fashion. Congratulations to those of you who finished your final exams. Y'all are amazing! To those of you who are still working, our whole CF team is sending you positive vibes. You got this!Red, green and gold are the classic Christmas colors. They are so stunning and whenever I see them I can't help but feel warm inside. For this preppy style piece, I'll be cr...
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Meet Henry Darger, the Most Famous of Outsider Artists, Who Died in Obscurity, Leaving Behind Hundreds of Unseen Fantasy Illustrations and a 15,000-Page Novel

In his cheeky invention of a character called Marvin Pontiac, an obscure West African-born bluesman, the avant-garde composer and saxophonist John Lurie created “a wry and purposeful sendup of the ways in which critics canonize and worship the disenfranchised and bedeviled,” Amanda Petrusich writes at The New Yorker. Lurie's satire shows how the critical fetish for outsider artists has a persistent emphasis: a hyperfocus on “misshapen yet perverse ideas” about class, race, education, and...
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See Classic Japanese Woodblocks Brought Surreally to Life as Animated GIFs

Much of the image we have of life in Japan in the 17th through the 19th century, we have because of woodblock prints, or specifically ukiyo-e, or "pictures of the floating world," which vividly capture a great variety of scenes and the people who inhabited them. The once-closed-off Japan has changed a great deal since that era, on most levels even more so than other countries, and the artistic portrayals of Japanese life have also multiplied enormously. Yet even in the 21st century, ukiyo-e con...
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