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LAUSD sues to ‘protect’ special-needs students during possible strike

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District filed federal court papers Thursday in hopes of preventing special-education teachers and support staff from taking part in a teacher strike if a walkout occurs as expected next week. Los Angeles Unified provides special-education support and services to more than 60,000 students, many of whom have severe intellectual disabilities and serious health conditions, according to the district. “To protect more than 60,000 special-needs students, Lo...
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New Program for Senior Leaders – The Essential Leadership Model to Span Worlds – Apply Today!

This residency is for Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders who are ready, willing, and able to affect systems-level change across disciplines and cultures. Explore two-world leadership and beyond; looking at why it is critical to flourishing organizations. You will be immersed in a rich cross-cultural experience, ceremony, in-person lectures, hands-on application of theory, engaging dialogue, awe-inspiring mountain panoramas, outdoor and creative practices, individual and group reflectio...
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What’s barbaric in medicine?

Late one evening, I received a text from my oldest daughter. “What in medicine, that we do now, will we think is barbaric in 50 years?” Wow. They play more provocative bar games now than they played when I was in my 20s. I promptly texted back my knee-jerk response: “chemotherapy.” As we are on […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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When To Talk to Kids About Student Debt

I had a conversation today with a young man about his major. Interestingly, it led us to talk about his student loans and how much student debt he might have to pay off upon graduation. This was his first discussion about what his student debt might cost him. To this point, perhaps he thought of it as “free money.” By the end of the discussion, he was equating his loans to slavery. Or at least indentured servitude. Apparently his parents did not have the money talk with their son bef...
Tags: College, Uncategorized, Student Debt, Don, Loan Calculator, Philosophy Major


‘You Can’t Teach Dead Kids.’ Safety Report Warns Florida Schools to Do More After Parkland Shooting

"There must be a sense of urgency — and there is not," the report states
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With strike looming, will LAUSD and teachers’ union return to contract talks?

LOS ANGELES — With a potential strike just a week away, the union representing Los Angeles Unified teachers said Thursday it is prepared to meet with school district labor negotiators Monday if they have a “legitimate and clear” contract offer to discuss, an offer the district said it welcomes. Whether the two sides will actually return to the bargaining table was not immediately clear. The district on Wednesday accused United Teachers Los Angeles of refusing to engage in further negotiating ses...
Tags: News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, City Hall, Los Angeles Unified, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner, Beutner, UTLA, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze


Hautelinks: Fenty Concealer News, Stranger Things 3 Release Date, Priyanka Chopra's Glam Secrets, & More

Here's what we read and loved this first week of 2019. Harper's Bazaar takes you behind the scenes with Priyanka Chopra's glam team to show you how she looks *that* amazing.Speaking of amazing and red carpets, here's a gallery full of Zendaya's killer red carpet looks, via Vogue UK.YESSS: Rihanna is launching Pro Filt'r concealer in 50!! shades.And speaking of new makeup, here are the new launches coming this month that you need to know about.Pandora Sykes did a great piece for Man Repeller on ...
Tags: News, Rihanna, California, College, Harper, Bazaar, Zendaya, Hills, Priyanka Chopra, Darcy, Vogue UK, Whitney Port, Hautelinks, Man Repeller, Pandora Sykes, Watch Every Ending of Black Mirror


Former Olympia school-bus driver pleads guilty to sexual assault, avoiding second trial

Jimmy W. Wall, 52, went on trial in November 2017 on four counts of first-degree rape of a child and two counts of first-degree child molestation but the jury failed to reach a unanimous decision, according to Olympian archives.
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Financing the Response to Climate Change: The Pricing and Ownership of US Green Bonds

Green bonds are used for environmentally friendly purposes like renewable energy. Complementing previous research, this paper explores the US corporate and municipal green bond and shows that a subset of investors is willing to give up some return to hold green bonds. [Author: by Malcolm Baker, Daniel Bergstresser, George Serafeim, and Jeffrey Wurgler]
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Everyone Knows Innovation is Essential to Business Success—Except Board Directors

In a recent survey of 5,000 board members, innovation was not ranked high on their list of priorities. What are they not seeing? ask Boris Groysberg and Yo-Jud Cheng. [Author: by Michael Blanding]
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Washington students who attended Career Education Corporation schools will get debt relief

The Illinois-based corporation agreed to pay $493.6 million to nearly 175,000 students nationwide, after an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General and 47 other states found it used deceptive and misleading practices to attract students.
Tags: News, Education, Washington, Illinois, Local News, Career Education Corporation


The 5 Best Lip Balms for Seriously Chapped Lips

Fix your dry, cracked lips for good with our list of the best lip balms ever. We all know that when winter comes around, any hydration or moisture that we have in our skin is ripped away by the harsh, cold weather. Most of us stock up on heavy moisturizers and body creams, but we often neglect our lips in the process.If you're suffering from chapped lips this season (or year round), never fear! I've tested out tons of lip balms and here are the absolute best lip balms ever for chapped lips: Glo...
Tags: Winter, College, Los Angeles, Lips, Dry Skin, Lip Balm, ChapStick, Rosebud Salve, Beauty & Hair, Lip Products, Moisturizer, Moisturizers, Best Lip Balms, Vaseline s Lip Therapy, NIVEA Moisture Lip Care


The Basics of Parent PLUS Loan Forgiveness

The terms and conditions of qualifying for student loan forgiveness can be confusing. Just take these stats: As of summer 2018, only 289 of nearly 29,000 people who applied for Public Service Loan Forgiveness were approved. That’s a 99 percent rejection rate.Read more...
Tags: Personal Finance, Money, College, Student Loans, Lifehacks, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Reader Q


An Animated History of Versailles: Six Minutes of Animation Show the Construction of the Grand Palace Over 400 Years

Few tourists making their first trip to France go home without having seen Versailles. But why do so many want to see Versailles in the first place? Yes, its history goes all the way back to the 1620s, with its comparatively modest beginnings as a hunting lodge built for King Louis XIII, but much in Europe goes back quite a bit further. It did house the French royal family for generations, but absolute monarchy hasn't been a favored institution in France for quite some time. Only the mos...
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An Ultra-Detailed List of Tips for Creating & Keeping Your Skincare Resolutions

Skincare resolutions and speedy tips to help you keep them. New year new you! Right? Whether you're completely reinventing yourself or working towards continuing on your current path, taking great care of your skin is always important. Creating or improving your skincare routine will help your skin now and preserve it for the future.Now I'm not saying that you have to go from zero to 100 in 2019 -- instead, remember that something is better than nothing. Creating a manageable routine is going t...
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An Illustrated and Interactive Dante’s Inferno: Explore a New Digital Companion to the Great 14th-Century Epic Poem

Medieval conceptions of hell may have little effect on the laws and social mores of our secular age. But they sure as hell did in the late 15th century, when the first illustrated editions of Dante’s Inferno appeared. A 1481 edition contained art based on a series of unfinished illustrations by Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli. In 1491, the first fully-illustrated edition of the Inferno arrived. As were most printed works at the time, these books were elaborate and expensive, reflecting the...
Tags: Google, Design, College, Literature, Dante, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Botticelli, Durham NC Follow, Sandro Botticelli, Interactive Dante, New Digital Companion, Alberto Martini


Safety Last, the 1923 Movie Featuring the Most Iconic Scene from Silent Film Era, Just Went Into the Public Domain

Safety Last, the 1923 film starring Harold Lloyd, features one of the most iconic scenes from the silent film era. Writes Roger Ebert, the scene above is "by general agreement the most famous shot in silent comedy: a man in a straw hat and round horn-rim glasses, hanging from the minute hand of a clock 12 stories above the city street. Strange, that this shot occurs in a film few people have ever seen. Harold Lloyd's Safety Last (1923), like all of his films, was preserved by the comedia...
Tags: Google, Film, College, Roger Ebert, Michel Hazanavicius, Public Domain, Facebook Twitter, Harold Lloyd, Power of Silent Movies




Look How Young They Are!: The Beastie Boys Performing Live Their Very First Hit, “Cooky Puss” (1983)

Would you look at this video? Here we have the original line-up of the Beastie Boys (when they had a fourth, female member, Kate Schellenbach) playing a Christmas-time gig in 1983. And you just wanna scream: LOOK HOW YOUNG THEY ARE! Adam Yauch is probably 17 at the time, Michael Diamond younger, and Adam Horowitz is younger still, and they are plainly enjoying themselves while also being a bit nervous and unsure. (Ad-Rock blanches when he has to brag about the size of his member, while A...
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Community Service for the College Application? Look at the YMCA.

Families often ask me for guidance on selecting the best community service and leadership development programs for their students. I recently came across a program organized by the local YMCA in my area that illustrates how easy it really is for students to get involved in community service. However, too often community service is just a notch in the belt or a box to be ticked. Students do it, but most just put in the hours without actually accomplishing or learning much of anything. Som...
Tags: College, Uncategorized, Nepal, Costa Rica, Community Service, YMCA, Get Into College, Leaders Club, Ivyleague



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