Corporate Sustainability: A Strategy?

Between 2012 and 2017, companies within most industries adopted an increasingly similar set of sustainability practices. This study examines the interplay between common and strategic practices. [Author: by Ioannis Ioannou and George Serafeim]
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What’s in the LAUSD-UTLA agreement to end the teacher’s strike?

LOS ANGELES — The proposed labor deal announced Tuesday between Los Angeles Unified and the teachers union includes provisions for hiring nurses, librarians and counselors, along with class-size reductions phased in over three years, according to a summary of the proposal published by the union. According to the summary, which was posted on United Teachers Los Angeles’ website, the 6 percent pay raise included in the proposal includes a 3 percent boost retroactive for the 2017-18 school year, an...
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Doctors’ Refusal to Refer Patients for Treatment They Refuse to Provide on Religious Grounds

The importance of religion in Canada is reflected in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, both in section 2(a)’s guarantee of “freedom of conscience and religion” and in the inclusion of “religion” as a protected ground under section 15’s equality provision. As all guarantees, these are subject to section 1’s justification for limiting rights, which are “subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society”. And as do ...
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How to Stay Colorful in the Winter: Adding Pink to Your Wardrobe

Don't let the winter blues get you down this season! Add some colorful accents to your wardrobe and watch your life transform from gloomy to glamorous.It's time for the next part in our series on adding more color to your winter wardrobe. (ICYMI, last time I shared some ways to wear red in winter.) With spring approaching, it’s almost time to dig through the closet to pull out the light and airy colors of the season. However, before we jump into the pastel greens and baby blues, let's start with...
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End of LAUSD teachers strike puts athletes back in action starting Wednesday

Play ball. After nine days of picketing, chanting and a lot of rain, an agreement between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing the teachers was reached Tuesday to end the teachers’ strike. This allows the L.A. City Section high schools to resume practices Wednesday, and to play games starting Thursday. “LAUSD athletics will not allow schools to begin practicing until Wednesday (pending ratification of the new agreement). The Section office is requiring that each tea...
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What parents should know about end of the LAUSD teacher strike

  Parents walk their children back to school in August 2018 at Lankershim Elementary School in North Hollywood. (File photo by David Crane/Daily News/SCNG)   Here’s what parents should know about the end of the LAUSD teacher strike and the return of teachers to their classrooms. Striking teachers with United Teachers Los Angeles and LAUSD reached an agreement on Tuesday to end the nine-day strike. Teachers need to officially vote on the agreement, however, before going back into classrooms ...
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How this student took care of his severe depression in medical school

We learn about it in school as a formula. There is a checklist that we are given, and we ask our patients these eight questions and then calculate whether or not they have depression. It’s so simple. Anyone can do it! I never once thought that I would be calculating my own score at the […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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A Virtual Tour of Every Place Referenced in The Beatles’ Lyrics: In 12 Minutes, Travel 25,000 Miles Across England, France, Russia, India & the US

Ach, the wonders and the blunders of the Internet. The wonder: Vanity Fair--lovely magazine, a bit too many stories about the royals and billionaires though--has the budget and the wherewithal to commission this video. It’s a 12 minute ride around the world using Google Maps, touching down to show locations mentioned in the Beatles lyrics, from Liverpool to the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota to Moscow, where the balalaikas are always ringing out. The blunder: it’s laced with inaccuracies...
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Originally Poe envisioned a parrot, not a raven

Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1949) is considered one of America's great writers. Poe penned his most famous poem, The Raven, in his 30s. Originally, the poem's feathered subject was a bit flamboyant. None By his mid-30s, Edgar Allan Poe was not only weary by the hardships of poverty, but also regularly intoxicated — by more than just macabre visions. Despite this, the Gothic writer lucidly insisted that there was still a method to his madness when it came to devising poems.In an essay titled "The Philo...
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3 Non-Traditional Outfits Under $150 to Wear to Job Interviews

Dressing to impress can be tricky business. Look here to find all the outfit inspiration you need to crush your next interview.Dressing to impress can sometimes be a lot of pressure, especially when it feels like your entire world is riding on a single forced interaction with someone who is most likely a complete stranger. One way you can circumvent the nerves and put a few of your worries to rest is by wearing an amazing outfit. Like it or not, how you present yourself gives people the first im...
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The Unique Advantages Of Attending A Community College

While most students dream of attending particular universities, community colleges offer many unique advantages that most universities can't offer. The post The Unique Advantages Of Attending A Community College appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Melissa. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit for more great content.
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Gov. DeSantis Poaches Trump Admin Official For Florida Supreme Court Seat

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has chosen a top official in the administration of President Donald Trump for a seat on the Florida Supreme Court. DeSantis announced Tuesday that he’s chosen Carlos Muniz for the high court. Muniz has been working as general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, which is led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Muniz has never served as a judge, but worked as a top attorney for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and was chief of staff for...
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Microsoft’s Code Jumper makes programming physical for children with visual impairments

Microsoft just unloaded a whole bunch of news in time for the BETT education show. The most interesting bit of the bunch, however, is probably Code Jumper. The tethered hardware device is design to teach children who are blind or have otherwise impaired vision how to code. The device is a continuation of Project Torino, which the company announced back in early 2017. Microsoft’s Cambridge, U.K. lab designed a “physical programming language,” which tasks kids with building programs by connect...
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Geekdom Co-Working Space Opens Six-Week Entrepreneurship School

San Antonio—Co-working space Geekdom is starting a short-term night program for people interested in learning about entrepreneurship.The school, to be called The District, is accepting 36 students for its first six-week session, which begins Feb. 4. The program will run three times a year, Geekdom says. Classes will take place Monday through Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. so that people who work a typical day-job schedule can attend, the organization says.Geekdom is developing the curriculum wi...
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The Only Surviving Text Written in Arabic by an American Slave Has Been Digitized & Put Online: Read the Autobiography of Enslaved Islamic Scholar, Omar Ibn Said (1831)

Several important pieces of primary documentary evidence have now become freely available to scholars, students, and anyone interested in the history of American slavery, one an autobiography written in Arabic by Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved Muslim man who was actively encouraged to read and write by his North Carolina owners. The Library of Congress announced this month that it had acquired the 1831 manuscript in 2017 and has now uploaded digital scans of Said’s Arabic original and several other...
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Around the world and back with Google for Education

Editor’s note: This week, we’re joining thousands of educators and students at BETT in London. Visit us at booth C230, where you can demo a range of Chromebooks designed for education, including the brand new Chrome OS tablet. Follow along on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news and updates. It started with an idea in 2006: how might teaching and learning improve if we brought Google’s suite of productivity tools to schools? 13 years later, there are 80 million educators and students arou...
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Varsity Tutors acquires Veritas Prep to expand into live online classes

Varsity Tutors, the online learning platform that launched in 2011, has today announced the acquisition of Veritas Prep. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but, according to the press release, the Veritas Prep team will remain at its Calabasas, CA office and that the product will continue on as a separate brand. Veritas Prep launched in 2002 with a suite of test prep courses. Over the years, Veritas built out its online live classes as well as a business around admissions consulting. As V...
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Student Voices: Storytelling shouldn’t be confined to the humanities

Stories are what stick and enable us to make connections to the work we do. That's why every student should take a class on storytelling, regardless of major or discipline, UW student Aleenah Ansari writes.
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Breaking the rules, banana cake and Brexit

Image from Pexels Here's a quote for you to consider: "Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools." It has been variously attributed to World War 2 RAF fighter ace Douglas Bader, entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and inevitably, Albert Einstein. All of these were notorious for breaking or bending the rules, in various ways throughout their careers, and we are grateful that they did. It doesn't matter about the origin of the quote - it resonates with mavericks, non-...
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3 Ways to Style Guess Round Sunglasses (At 50% Off)

Because even winter days have sunshine!The “Fabulous Find of the Week” column gives you the heads up on all the hottest, most affordable items at your favorite stores!Hey beautiful ladies! How is everyone doing? By this point, most of us are back on our campuses and have started the spring semester. It's crazy to even hear the word spring, because it's SO cold on most of our campuses. Here in Philly, we keep getting emails about how cold it's going to be in the coming days.Though the days are an...
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Microsoft targets Chrome OS with $189 Windows 10 laptops for education

Microsoft announced seven new low-cost Windows 10 laptops, all priced under $300 to take on Chromebooks and iPads in the education market, along with a new Microsoft Allora stylus for students using the Surface Go tablet. The post Microsoft targets Chrome OS with $189 Windows 10 laptops for education appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Ancient Romans First Committed the Sartorial Crime of Wearing Socks with Sandals, Archaeological Evidence Suggests

Image via Wikimedia Commons Of all sartorial crimes, none require quite so much brazenness — or simple obliviousness — as the wearing of socks with sandals. But unlike most widely disdained fashions, which usually tend to have enjoyed their heyday two or three decades ago, the socks-and-sandals combination has deep historical roots. And those roots, so 21st-century researchers have found out, go much deeper than most of us may have expected. "Evidence from an archaeological dig has found," wrot...
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The History of the Quirky Music Typewriter: Vintage Technologies for Printing Musical Notation

Nothing could seem more ordinary to anyone who has grown up with a musician in the house, or taken music classes themselves, than sheaves of sheet music: quarter, half, and whole notes tripping through orderly staffs in chords, arpeggios, and melodies. But the process of making those sheets of music is probably far less familiar to most of us. Music printing history, as the site Music Printing History shows, parallels book printing, but uses the technologies differently, from woodblock t...
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