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A Mass Crisis Can Overwhelm Health Care. Liberia Found a Solution.

Liberia trains community workers to help medical professionals on the front lines of disease control, says Brian Trelstad.Could the model work elsewhere? [Author: by Rachel Layne]
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The Seeds of Ideology: Historical Immigration and Political Preferences in the United

Researcherstest the relationship between historical immigration to the United States and political ideology today. [Author: by Paola Giuliano and Marco Tabellini]
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Four in 10 pupils have had little contact with teachers during lockdown

Two separate studies raise fears that millions of children, particularly in state schools, have done almost no work at allCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFour in 10 pupils in England are not in regular contact with their teachers, a study has found, amid mounting evidence of wide disparities in the provision of schoolwork during lockdown and fears that millions of children are doing little or nothing at all.The report for the National Foundation for Educational Resear...
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Hundreds of schools vulnerable to outbreaks because of vaccine reluctance, data suggests

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in 2014 led California lawmakers to tighten up vaccine requirements, eliminating personal and religious exemptions for school attendance.. Doses of the MMR (measles, mumps rubella) vaccine and the Tdap for whooping cough at the Health Care Agency, Orange County in Santa Ana. (File photo by Michael Goulding, Orange County Register/SCNG) That law took effect in 2016, but the state’s most recent vaccination data — from the 2018-19 school year — show t...
Tags: Health, News, Education, California, Cdc, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, Healthcare, MMR, Vaccinations, Bill, Disneyland


LA Unified chief calls to end school police use of pepper spray and policy allowing chokeholds

Los Angeles Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday, June 15 that he will recommend the district’s school board eliminate school police officers’ use of pepper spray and policies allowing carotid choke holds before the next academic year. He also tapped a small group of community members to help conduct a budget review of the Los Angeles school police, “to look at what is needed to keep schools safe as well as what students need to feel free from stigma,” and present concrete changes t...
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Small Steps

Last week, I asked for your help in identifying organizations that have had some success working on issues surrounding police violence. My instinct when facing an overwhelming problem is to find at least one place where some improvement is possible, find people who are having success with these improvements, then give them support to help them keep going.  Such steps are small in the short term, but they have a way of breaking the complacency of standing still, which in the long term can end up ...
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An Introduction to Thought Forms, the Pioneering 1905 Theosophist Book That Inspired Abstract Art: It Returns to Print on November 6th

“It is sometimes difficult to appreciate the impact that the late-nineteenth century (and ongoing) occult movement called Theosophy had on global culture,” Mitch Horowitz writes in his introduction to the newly republished 1905 Theosophical book, Thought Forms. That impact manifested “spiritually, politically, and artistically” in the work of literary figures like James Joyce and William Butler Yeats and religious figures like Jiddu Krishnamurti, handpicked as a teenager by Theosophist leader C...
Tags: Google, Art, Books, College, India, New York City, Religion, Wassily Kandinsky, James Joyce, Rishikesh, Western Europe, East, Facebook Twitter, William Butler Yeats, Leadbeater, Josh Jones


2m children in UK 'have done almost no school work in lockdown'

Private school pupils five times as likely to get near-full-time teaching during crisis, study findsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrivate school pupils are five times more likely to get near-full-time teaching online during lockdown as those at state schools, according to research that suggests far less school work is being done at home than previously thought.The study, by the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), found that 2 million children in the UK – about one in ...
Tags: UK, Education, UK News, Schools, Private Schools, Coronavirus outbreak, UCL Institute of Education IOE


Why are college students ever trusted to run their own lives?

I'm reading "Expecting Students to Play It Safe if Colleges Reopen Is a Fantasy/Safety plans border on delusional and could lead to outbreaks of Covid-19 among students, faculty and staff" by Laurence Steinberg (a psychology professor who wrote a book called "Age of Opportunity: Lessons From the New Science of Adolescence').Most types of risky behavior — reckless driving, criminal activity, fighting, unsafe sex and binge drinking, to name just a few — peak during the late teens and early 20s.......
Tags: Psychology, Education, Safety, Law, Freedom, Laurence Steinberg, Ann Althouse, These Kids Today


Anti-Racist Resources for Entrepreneurs

“One either allows racial inequities to persevere, as a racist, or confronts racial inequities, as an antiracist.” –  Ibram X. Kendi,  How to Be an Antiracist  The recent killings of unarmed Black Americans at the hands of the police, such as George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, to name a few, have exposed a “racism pandemic,” as declared by the American Psychological Association. It is imperative that all Americans work together to educate themselves on how to be the best allies p...
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Get Out of the Gender Ghetto

By Federica D’Armento and Aleksandra Orman-Lorenz It’s the year 2277, and women have finally achieved equal pay at work. This is not the apocalyptic ending of a Hollywood movie. This may be the reality in 257 years. This is actually what the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020 says: men and women will have pay equality in 257 years. 55 more years than the estimate in the previous edition. (wow! we’re good at making counterclockwise progress!)Nowhere in the world do women e...
Tags: Europe, Hollywood, Leadership, Disruption, Education, Inspiration, Italy, Innovation, Switzerland, Social Innovation, Empowerment, World Economic Forum, Gender Parity, Civil Defence, Innovation Perspectives, Culture & Values


This Celeb-Approved Hat Trend Is About to Take Over the Summer | Cute Bucket Hat Outfits

Find out how to style a bucket hat like Shay Mitchell, Lori Harvey, and Vanessa Hudgens, on a budget.
Tags: Celebs, College, Inspiration, Celebrity Fashion, Vanessa Hudgens, Celebrity Street Style of the Week, Lori Harvey, Bucket Hat, Shay Mitchell Lori Harvey


Listen to Medieval Covers of “Creep,” “Pumped Up Kicks,” “Bad Romance” & More by Hildegard von Blingin’

All ye bully-rooks with your buskin boots  Best ye go, best ye go Outrun my bow All ye bully-rooks with your buskin boots Best ye go, best ye go, faster than mine arrow If bardcore is a thing—and trust us, it is right now—Hildegard von Blingin’ is the brightest star in its firmament. The unknown vocalist, pure of throat, pays heed to the fascinating 12th-century abbess and composer Saint Hildegard of Bingen by choice of pseudonym, while demonstrating a similar flair for poetic language. ...
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Transition recommendations for the reporting of USMLE Step 1 scores as pass/fail

On February 12, 2020, the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) announced that, “the USMLE program will change score reporting for Step 1 from a three-digit numeric score to reporting only a pass/fail outcome” as early as January 1, 2022. This change will have a major impact on medical education. USMLE has not announced a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Take a Virtual Drive through London, Tokyo, Los Angeles & 45 Other World Cities

When asked once about his beliefs, This American Life creator Ira Glass replied that he believes "the car is the best place to listen to the radio." That seems to be a culturally supported perception, or at least it has been in over the past half-century in America. But does it hold true in other countries? Does listening to the radio in the car feel as good in London, Buenos Aires, Mumbai, and Tokyo as it does in Chicago, New York, Miami, and Los Angeles? You can see and hea...
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How COVID-19 will destroy and rebirth education

When considering what the future of learning post-COVID-19 will look like, you have to start with a strong foundation. Daniel Kinzer, educator and founder of Pacific Blue Studios, looks at it like a seed that has to be grown. Informed by the culture and geology of Hawaii, Kinzer explains the concept of kipuka: a patch of land, untouched by flowing lava, that provides the DNA to restore life to the landscape. Applying that idea to the reshaping of education, he says that we must identify those ki...
Tags: Learning, Education, Children, Youth, Future, Teaching, Nature, Innovation, Future Of Learning, Coronavirus, Daniel Kinzer, Pacific Blue Studios, Hawaii Kinzer



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