LAUSD official changes course, says police magnet school won’t move, will stay in San Pedro

An LAUSD official has reversed his decision that would have moved the popular Police Academy Magnet program from San Pedro to Wilmington in the fall. The program will remain at San Pedro High School’s Olguin satellite campus after the district said concerns about the program’s academic program and enrollment draw were addressed. The students, after hearing the news on Friday, Feb. 8, were “ecstatic,” said academy coordinator Sandra Alvarenga. “They feel great.” The earlier decision, announced to...
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6 Amazing Ways To Further Your Education

If you’re thinking of furthering your education then you’re definitely in the right place. Whilst it can be a long and tiring process, the reward will definitely outweigh all of the stress and heartache that goes into learning something new. So, whether you’ve just graduated and you want to continue learning or you haven’t studied for years, here are 6 amazing ways you can further your education: 1. Sign Up For An Online Course One of the best ways to further your education is to sign up for ...
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How does Finland’s top-ranking education system work?

Finland has been a top contender on every Program for International Student Assessment survey.The country built a comprehensive education structure designed to offer citizens free education with no dead ends.The inspiration for Finland's approach was American education research and philosophers such as John Dewey.Finland's education system enjoys a lot of buzz lately. It is considered one of the best education systems in the world. It routinely outperforms the United States in reading, science, ...
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How to Advocate for Your Child Without Being Pushy

We know our children best. We know their strengths and weaknesses, their talents and triggers. It can be easy for us, as parents, to see how little tweaks to a schedule or a shift in policy would help our kids to be more successful in school. And it’s our job to advocate for our kids, right?Read more...
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George Orwell’s Essay “British Cookery” is Officially Published 70 Years After It Was Rejected by the British Council (1946)

Image by BBC, via Wikimedia Commons Voltaire once joked that Britain had “a hundred religions and only one sauce.” In my experience, that sauce is a curry, which was already a British staple in Voltaire’s time. No doubt he had something much blander in mind. Of course, it’s all hyperbolic fun until someone takes offense, as did George Orwell in 1946, when he wrote, against Voltairean stereotypes, about the misunderstood pleasures of British food. His essay, “British Cookery," was commissioned b...
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Ealing Abbey abbot resigns over failure to investigate child abuse allegations

Dom Martin Shipperlee faced questioning over handling of sexual abuse claims at schoolThe abbot of Ealing Abbey has resigned over a failure to investigate child sexual abuse allegations at a London school amid an escalating diplomatic row prompted by the papal nuncio’s reluctance to cooperate with a public inquiry.The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse (IICSA) was informed on Friday that Dom Martin Shipperlee, who had been abbot since 2000 and taught at St Benedict’s School in west Lond...
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Teachers share how more diversity in classrooms can prevent burnout and better serve students

We’re two weeks into sharing responses from Washington teachers and students to the representation gap we reported on in December. This week, we’re back to hearing from teachers.
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How Big Companies Can Outrun Disruption

Large companies can be easy targets for disruption, but Gary Pisano says there are steps that can keep them ahead of the innovation curve. Rule 1: Don't emulate startup cultures. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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Want to sign your kid up for a Seattle school outside your neighborhood? The deadline is Feb. 20

Here's the 4-1-1 on this year's open enrollment period for Seattle Public Schools.
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Download Free Coloring Books from 113 Museums

One can only color so many floral-trimmed affirmations before one begins to crave something slightly more perverse. An emaciated, naked, anthropomorphized mandrake root, say or… Thy wish is our command, but be prepared to hustle, because today is the final day of Color Our Collections, a compellingly democratic initiative on the part of the New York Academy of Medicine. Since 2016, the Academy has made an annual practice of inviting other libraries, archives, and cultural institutions around th...
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The Atlas of Endangered Alphabets: A Free Online Atlas That Helps Preserve Writing Systems That May Soon Disappear

The United Nations, as you may or may not know, has designated 2019 the Year of Indigenous Languages. By fortunate coincidence, this year also happens to mark the tenth anniversary of the Endangered Alphabets Project. In 2009, its founder writes, "times were dark for indigenous and minority cultures." Television and the internet had driven "a kind of cultural imperialism into every corner of the world. Everyone had a screen or wanted a screen, and the English language and the Latin alphabet (or...
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Unions fight back against Kochs and allies since supreme court 'disaster'

Janus decision stopped unions collecting ‘fair-share fees’ but fresh organizing efforts means many shops are on the upAfter decades of trying, the Koch brothers and their allies won a major battle last year when the US supreme court stripped public sector unions of their ability to collect “fair-share fees” from non-union members. Related: ‘Don't be fooled’: JetBlue president warned workers against joining a union Continue reading...
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