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LA County officials warn public to wait their turn for coronavirus vaccine

Los Angeles County health officials issued a stern warning on Friday, Feb. 5, for anyone trying to skip in line to receive a coronavirus vaccine. It appears some residents have shared a unique access code for acquiring second-dose appointments and using that access code to make first dose appointments. If anyone shows up to receive a vaccine with one of those appointments, Department of Public Health Chief Science Officer Dr. Paul Simon said they will be turned away. “It’s important for people t...
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LAUSD officials say full school reopenings beyond their control; Buscaino ponders legal action

Even as Los Angeles Unified School District officials stress that certain factors impacting how soon they can reopen schools — such as the level of COVID-19 cases in the county — are beyond their control, one city councilman who wants to look at legal options to compel LAUSD to return students to classrooms insists there are actions the district could take to provide in-person instruction at least to its most vulnerable pupils now. And at least one school board member agrees. A day after L.A. Ci...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Biden, Los Angeles City Council, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Los Angeles County, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, LA County, Los Angeles Unified School District


Moorpark High tests out having students on campus during pandemic

Moorpark High School is showing the way. Since the start of the spring the semester, Moorpark High has had 600 students on campus every day, all wearing masks, staying socially distant, and more impressively, taking the opportunity to have in-person learning as a social responsibility, according to Principal Carrie Pentis. “The students have been very respectful,” she said. “We haven’t had one disciplinary issue with any students when it comes to reminding them to wear a mask or staying 6 feet a...
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Extra Crunch roundup: 500 Startups’ demo day, smart SaaS pricing and much more

Demo days at startup accelerators are a pretty big deal around here. These events aren’t just a chance to review the latest cohort of hopeful entrepreneurs — they also showcase the technology, products and services that will compete for VC and consumer attention over the next few years. You never know where a hit will come from, which is why these events capture our attention. Here’s just one example from Y Combinator’s Summer 2013 Demo Day: Positioning itself as the “FedEx of today,” it hopes...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Education, Okta, Tech, Best, Artificial Intelligence, SaaS, Venture Capital, Public, Alex, Robinhood, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Databricks


Inside CEOs' Pandemic Worries: Uncertainty, Employees, and Kids

Boris Groysberg and colleagues peer into the minds of 10 global CEOs trying to steer their businesses through the upheaval of COVID-19. [Author: by Gamze D. Yucaoglu, Robin Abrahams, and Boris Groysberg]
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Fighting the virus with voices: Chaplains serenade staff at Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Echoes of “We Shall Overcome” could be heard from inside the Emergency Room at Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center on a cold recent Saturday morning. Members of the hospital’s Spiritual Care Services team belted the inspirational gospel song as healthcare workers paused from their demanding duties for a few moments to listen. There is much to overcome — the overwhelming COVID-19 pandemic has filled the hospital with so many fighting people for their lives. “We get busy, but I’ve ne...
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BeGreatTV to offer MasterClass-like courses taught by Black and brown innovators

BeGreatTV, an online education platform featuring Black and brown instructors, recently closed a $450K pre-seed round from Stand Together Ventures Lab, Arlan Hamilton, Tiffany Haddish and others. The goal with BeGreatTV is to enable anyone to learn from talented Black and brown innovators and leaders, founder and CEO Cortney Woodruff told TechCrunch. “When you think of being a Black or brown person or individual who wants to learn from a Black or brown person, there’s nothing that really exists...
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Woman sues LAUSD, claiming 2 Cleveland High teachers groomed, manipulated and sexually abused her

LOS ANGELES — A 37-year-old woman is suing the Los Angeles Unified School District, alleging she was sexually abused more than 20 years ago while attending a San Fernando Valley high school by two teachers who were having an affair and brought her into their intimate experiences. The plaintiff is identified only as Jane Doe in the Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit filed Wednesday, alleging sexual abuse of a minor, sexual harassment, intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence. S...
Tags: Lawsuit, News, Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Sexual Harassment, DOE, Los Angeles Superior Court, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, Jane Doe, Reseda, Beutner


The History of American Newspapers Has Been Digitized: Explore 114 Years of Editor & Publisher, “the Bible of the Newspaper Industry”

If you look into the history of the American newspaper, you can’t get too deep before your inevitable encounter with Editor & Publisher. Branded as “the bible of the newspaper industry,” the trade magazine has for 120 years covered its subject from every possible angle. Though newspapers had already been published in the United States for nearly 200 years before the magazine’s founding, its run has been coeval with an especially fascinating, even dramatic period in their history. It was in the ...
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Stop naming buildings after people

The San Francisco Board of Education wants to dename schools named for Abraham Lincoln, Robert Louis Stevenson, George Washington, and other people. I think they should go even further. Read my latest post for Medium. [Author: Nancy Friedman]
Tags: Education, History, Linguistics, Naming, Nancy Friedman, Names in the News, San Francisco Board of Education


Weekend Sales: Save at Revolve, Nordstrom, ASOS, PLT, Madewell, & More

Here's where to save on beauty and fashion this weekend.
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'It has cost me 14 teeth': Readers on soft drink addiction – and how to beat it

Fizzy, caffeinated drinks are on sale everywhere, and for many people it can become difficult to function without them. Is cold turkey the only way out?Sirin Kale wrote about her 27-year addiction to fizzy drinks this week. When we asked readers to tell us about their own experiences of soft drink addiction, there was a huge response – here are some of the replies Continue reading...
Tags: Food, Education, Life and style, Society, Health & wellbeing, Sugar, Diets and dieting, Soft drinks


David Gilmour, David Crosby & Graham Nash Perform the Pink Floyd Classic, “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” (2006)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uiVpxDuAhc Come on you raver, you seer of visions Come on you painter, you piper, you prisoner, and shine “It’s a gift I suppose,” David Gilmour responded humbly when a 2015 interviewer asked the question he’s always asked about his legendary guitar tone. “It’s something that just arrives naturally at this point.” Gilmour seemed genuinely mystified. “I think there’s some kind of strange peculiarity or my lack of coordination between hands that gives it so...
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Huddersfield University Bahrain degree 'providing torture hub with legitimacy'

Forty MPs sign letter urging closure of police master’s course run in building where dissidents say they were torturedForty cross-party MPs and peers have urged the University of Huddersfield to close a master’s course it runs at the Royal Academy of Policing in Bahrain, after allegations that political dissidents were being tortured in the same building.The MPs, led by Ian Blackford, the Westminster leader of the Scottish National Party, have written to Huddersfield’s vice-chancellor, Bob Cryan...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights, Education, UK News, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Higher Education, Universities, Huddersfield, Bahrain, Scottish National party, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield University, Ian Blackford, Master's degrees, Royal Academy of Policing


"It’s so hard to fit old First Amendment principles into the social media era. This is one of those areas of law that needs to evolve."

Said Greg H. Greubel, a staff attorney at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, quoted in "Students Punished for ‘Vulgar’ Social Media Posts Are Fighting Back/A lawsuit against the University of Tennessee questions when schools can discipline students because of their online speech" (NYT). According to court papers, the [University of Tennessee pharmacy school's] professional conduct committee, composed of nine faculty members and three students, cited several examples it considered...
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Education, Law, Free Speech, University of Tennessee, Cardi, Ann Althouse, Dirty Words, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Greg H Greubel, Kimberly -RSB- Diei, Ms Diei


The Films of Hayao Miyazaki Celebrated in a Glorious Concert Arranged by Film Composer Joe Hisaishi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY1XtWyKlJA Director Hayao Miyazaki’s working relationship with composer Joe Hisaishi is up there with the other great film pairings: Sergio Leone with Ennio Morricone, Alfred Hitchcock with Bernard Herrmann, David Lynch with Angelo Badalamenti. Working together they attain a symbiosis of sound and vision, one of the reasons their work has become part of film history. But it’s also rare that a film composer gets to celebrate that relationship with a stunne...
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A Glorious Concert Celebrating the Films of Hayao Miyazaki, Arranged by Film Composer Joe Hisaishi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eY1XtWyKlJA Director Hayao Miyazaki’s working relationship with composer Joe Hisaishi is up there with the other great film pairings: Sergio Leone with Ennio Morricone, Alfred Hitchcock with Bernard Herrmann, David Lynch with Angelo Badalamenti. Working together they attain a symbiosis of sound and vision, one of the reasons their work has become part of film history. But it’s also rare that a film composer gets to celebrate that relationship with a stunne...
Tags: Google, Music, Youtube, College, Tokyo, Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki, Joe Hisaishi, Facebook Twitter, South China Morning Post, KCRW, Sergio Leone, Hisaishi, Angelo Badalamenti, Toshio Suzuki, Ted Mills



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