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‘Smart To Give An Option Like That’: More Districts Adding Virtual Academies This Fall, Ditching Distance Learning

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Tags: News, Education, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Davis, Distance Learning, Trainor, Dry Creek, Ochoa, Learning Curve, Deidra Powell, Sacramento News, Washington Unified, Elk Grove Unified


With federal hurdle cleared, LA County plans to restart Johnson & Johnson vaccine soon

Los Angeles County could be ready within 1-2 days to again administer Johnson & Johnson vaccines now that the CDC and FDA have given the official green light to resume those shots, Paul Simon, the county’s chief science officer said Friday, April 23. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday recommended resumption of administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, with warning labels. The decision clears the way for states to resume vaccination. The agency, along with the Food and Dr...
Tags: Health, Business, New York, News, Education, Cdc, Government, Environment, Paul Simon, Sport, Soccer, Food And Drug Administration, Community, Michigan, Fda, Pfizer


Here’s what LA County is doing about the vaccine hesitant

With close to half of Los Angeles County adults now with at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine in their arms, health officials have become more confident the county will succeed in vaccinating enough people to prevent another massive surge in cases possibly taking place again like it did this winter. But while the county has made great strides so far in vaccinating workers and residents, there is a recognition that getting the second half of adults inoculated will not be as easy because they ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, La, Government, Environment, Paul Simon, Sport, Soccer, Community, Fda, Simon, Los Angeles County, Johnson Johnson


LAUSD board names interim schools chief

The Los Angeles Unified school board announced Friday, April 23, that Megan Reilly, the district’s deputy superintendent, will take over as interim schools chief when current Superintendent Austin Beutner’s contract runs out at the end of June. Reilly, who will take over the helm on July 1, received the unanimous support of the board, which met in closed session Friday, two days after Beutner informed board members he would not seek a contract renewal. Reilly first worked for LAUSD as its chief ...
Tags: News, Education, US, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Disneyland, Reilly, DCA, San Fernando, Austin Beutner, Beutner, Los Angeles Unified school, Top Stories LADN, Gonez, Top Stories Breeze


3D Print 18,000 Famous Sculptures, Statues & Artworks: Rodin’s Thinker, Michelangelo’s David & More

To recent news stories about 3D printed guns, prosthetics, and homes, you can add Scan the World’s push to create “an ecosystem of 3D printable objects of cultural significance.” Items that took the ancients untold hours to sculpt from marble and stone can be reproduced in considerably less time, provided you’ve got the technology and the know-how to use it. Since we last wrote about this free, open source initiative in 2017, Scan the World has added Google Arts and Culture to the many cult...
Tags: Google, Art, Photography, Technology, College, China, India, History, World, David, Austria, Vienna, Paris, Beethoven, Rodin, Facebook Twitter


How an Anti-Mask Screed Got Spun as a 'Study'

A recent paper in a journal called Medical Hypotheses has made the argument that maybe we shouldn’t be wearing masks. It cites year-old research, from before we understood the pandemic, and its arguments don’t hold together. But it looks like a scientific study, and it’s been shared on social media and by some news…Read more...
Tags: Education, Articles, National Institutes of Health, Lifehacks, Stanford University, Academia, Pubmed, Academic Publishing, Scholarly Communication, Medical Hypotheses, Academic Journal, Biological Databases, Health Medical Pharma, Health Fraud


30,000 People Line Up for the First McDonald’s in Moscow, While Grocery Store Shelves Run Empty (1990)

Everyone has waited in a long line — for burgers, Broadway tickets, Black Friday sales… But few us have the notorious queuing resilience of the Soviets. “When the first McDonald’s arrived in Moscow in 1990, the city went mad,” Boris Egorov writes at Russia Beyond. “Thousands of Muscovites flocked to the new burger joint, forming lines several kilometers long in the center of Moscow on Pushkinskaya Square.” On its first day, the restaurant obliterated the previous record for most McDonald...
Tags: Google, Washington Post, College, Russia, America, History, Budapest, Food & Drink, Broadway, Pizza Hut, Moscow, Andy Warhol, Mikhail Gorbachev, Cbc, Soviet Union, McDonald


Since colleges are failing to prepare students for tech jobs, it’s time to bring back apprenticeships

Sophie Ruddock Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Ruddock is VP, GM North America at Multiverse, a tech startup focused on high-quality education and training through professional apprenticeships. Ryan Craig Contributor Share on Twitter Ryan Craig is managing director of Achieve Partners, an investment firm focused at the intersection of educat...
Tags: TC, Column, Europe, Instagram, Education, Opinion, America, Training, Tech, Internships, United States, Biden, Apprenticeships, Black, Mckinsey, Ryan Craig


‘Let children play’: the educational message from across Europe

While approaches may differ, the importance of free time to play is increasingly being recognisedCall for more play time amid ‘schoolification’ of UK childhoodEvery morning, Arja Salonen drops her five-year-old son, Onni, off at a daycare centre in Espoo, west of Helsinki, where he will spend the next eight hours doing what Finnish educators believe all children his age should do: playing.School, and formal learning, does not start in Finland until age seven. Before then, children’s preoccupatio...
Tags: Europe, UK, Education, Children, Germany, Spain, Society, World news, Italy, Schools, Finland, Helsinki, Salonen, Espoo, Onni, Arja Salonen


Critics Celebrate Two-Lane Blacktop, the 1971 Existential Road-Movie Masterpiece by Monte Hellman (RIP), Starring James Taylor & Dennis Wilson

The road movie has long since proven itself as one of the great American cultural forms, not least by capturing the imagination of other societies, no matter how distant or different. As New York Times critic A.O. Scott declares in the video above, “one of the finest road movies, and perhaps the purest of them all, is Monte Hellman’s Two-Lane Blacktop.” In his original 1971 review of the film, a Roger Ebert described Hellman as “an American director whose work is much prized by the Frenc...
Tags: Google, Film, College, Washington, Beach Boys, Roger Ebert, New York Times, James Bond, James Taylor, Dennis Hopper, New Mexico, Woody Allen, Seoul, Taylor, Tom, Scott


Critics Celebrate Two-Lane Blacktop, the 1971 Existential Road-Movie Masterpiece by Monte Hellman (RIP), Starring James Tayler & Dennis Wilson

The road movie has long since proven itself as one of the great American cultural forms, not least by capturing the imagination of other societies, no matter how distant or different. As New York Times critic A.O. Scott declares in the video above, “one of the finest road movies, and perhaps the purest of them all, is Monte Hellman’s Two-Lane Blacktop.” In his original 1971 review of the film, a Roger Ebert described Hellman as “an American director whose work is much prized by the Frenc...
Tags: Google, Film, College, Washington, Beach Boys, Roger Ebert, New York Times, James Bond, James Taylor, Dennis Hopper, New Mexico, Woody Allen, Seoul, Taylor, Tom, Scott


Donna Manfredi appointed new principal at Golden Oak Adult School in Santa Clarita

  Donna Manfredi has been named as the new principal at Golden Oak Adult School in Santa Clarita. (Photo courtesy of William S. Hart Union High School District)   Donna Manfredi, an almost 30-year educator in the William S. Hart Union High School District, has been named as principal of the Golden Oak Adult School in Santa Clarita. Manfredi has been the interim principal at the school since July 2020. She was an assistant principal at Canyon and West Ranch high schools. She began her associ...
Tags: Education, Sport, Soccer, New Jersey, Community, Lausd, Local News, Santa Clarita, Rutgers University, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Beutner, Canyon, West Ranch, Top Stories LADN, Santa Clarita Photo



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