2 Catholic elementary schools in the San Fernando Valley are among those closing due to low enrollment

LOS ANGELES — Six Catholic elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are closing due to low enrollment, shifting demographics and financial difficulties, with the coronavirus pandemic likely providing the final nail in their coffins, Archdiocese officials said. The following schools will be consolidated with other area Catholic schools at the end of the 2020-21 school year: — Assumption School (Los Angeles) — Blessed Sacrament School (Hollywood) — St. Catherine of Sienna School (Resed...
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LA County coronavirus numbers continue to ease as Orange tier awaits Monday

As Los Angeles County prepared to roll out significant changes in the days ahead, daily statistics continued to bolster the hope that the pandemic is loosening its stranglehold on daily life here. Public Health officials reported 40 new deaths and 839 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the county’s totals to 23,274 and  1,221,605, respectively. After dropping below 600 for the first time since March 2020 on Friday, the number of people hospitalized with the virus dropped by a tick, to 5...
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Nonobvious acquisitions are on my 2021 bingo board

At the end of 2020, I argued that edtech needs to think bigger in order to stay relevant after the pandemic. I urged founders to think less about how to bundle and unbundle lecture experience, and more about how to replace outdated systems and methods with new, tech-powered solutions. In other words, don’t simply put engaging content on a screen, but innovate on what that screen looks like, tracks and offers. A few months into 2021, the exit environment in edtech…feels like it’s doing exactly th...
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Debt drives students to despair

Thousands of students, who owe billions of rands in outstanding fees to universities, can’t get their qualification certificates and so can’t get jobs The post Debt drives students to despair appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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How to Dress Like Georgia from Netflix’s Ginny and Georgia

I got my clothes out in Georgia.
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How colleges and universities across Southern California will celebrate graduation

Some college graduates will receive their diplomas — as their families cheer. Others will walk across a stage, but will hear nothing. For the unlucky ones, though, graduation 2021 will be a replay of last year, when the coronavirus pandemic required drive-by or entirely virtual commencement ceremonies. A survey of major Southern California universities has revealed vastly different approached to graduation this year, reflective of the current moment of the coronavirus pandemic. Vaccinations keep...
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Salary Negotiations: A Catch-22 for Women

Too assertive or too nice? New research from Julian Zlatev probes the lose-lose dynamics that penalize women in negotiations and perpetuate gender inequity. [Author: by Kristen Senz]
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