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Tens of thousands in LA County are overdue for second COVID-19 shot

While Los Angeles County continues to show progress in its COVID-19 vaccination efforts, figures released on Monday, April 26 showed that nearly 278,000 people in the county may be overdue for their second dose, possibly due to concerns about side effects or a belief that one shot is enough. As of last week, more than 4.4 million people in the county have received at least one vaccine dose, and nearly 2.6 million had received a second dose, according to Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer. But...
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The 39 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Subway operators make a median salary of $69,440 a year and need at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Mario Tama/Getty Images Not all jobs require a four-year college degree or higher to earn a large salary. We looked at jobs where the typical education requirement is less than a bachelor's degree. The following are the 39 highest-paying jobs where you don't need a four-year degree to pursue them. See more stories on Insider's business page. 39. Farmers, ranchers,...
Tags: Transportation, Jobs, Education, College, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Pay, Features, Farmers, Salary, Mike Segar, Shaun, Justin Sullivan, Justin Sullivan Getty


LAUSD students should be able to return to all-day, in-person instruction in fall, superintendent says

Students in Los Angeles Unified should be able to return to all-day, in-person instruction in the fall, assuming schedules are adjusted, more people in the community get vaccinated and the level of coronavirus infections continue to drop, Superintendent Austin Beutner said Monday, April 26. As the district’s secondary students prepare to head back to classrooms this week — the first time in more than a year — Beutner acknowledged that middle and high schoolers won’t receive in-person instruction...
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Why American universities are the best in the world

American universities used to be small denominational schools with little research output. Competition between schools in the late 19th century drove many schools to innovate.Today, America has many top universities and the lion's share of Nobel Prize winners.List after list confirms it. The United States, by far, has the best and most prestigious universities in the world.But it wasn't always this way, and there was no guarantee that this outcome would happen. According to a new essay by W. ...
Tags: Europe, Education, Germany, US, America, Spain, Atlantic, United States, Innovation, Shanghai, University Of Chicago, Johns Hopkins, Cornell, American Economic Association, Today America, Urquiola


Olivia Culpo Style: How to Dress Like Olivia Culpo

Here's how to copy Olivia Culpo's trendy-meets-chic style, on a budget.
Tags: College, Inspiration, Olivia Culpo, Personal Style, Style Guide, Clothing Inspiration


The Meaning of Hieronymus Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights Explained

Over the half-millennium since Hieronymus Bosch painted it, The Garden of Earthly Delights has produced an ever-widening array of interpretations. Is it “a painting about sexual freedom”? A “medieval acid trip”? An “erotic fantasy”? A “heretical attack on the church”? The work of “a member of an obscure free-love cult”? James Payne, the London curator behind the Youtube channel Great Art Explained, rejects all these views. In the opening of the in-depth video analysis above, he describes...
Tags: Art, Facebook, London, College, History, Seoul, Bosch, Adam, Payne, Garden of Eden, Hieronymus Bosch, James Payne, Colin Marshall, 21st Century Los Angeles


Be Still My Soul: Embracing the Need for Rest today at (in)courage

“I don’t do down time very well.” How often have I thought or spoken these words? Although I know it’s important, I often have trouble embracing my need for rest. I pressure myself to check items off a never-ending to-do list and allow myself to believe the lie that rest equates to laziness. We’ve pushed past the one year mark of the pandemic, but the news continues to bring me anxiety and sorrow: violence, vaccines, and my family’s unique struggles. Lately, however, I’ve realized rest can help...
Tags: Rest, Homeschooling, INcourage, Myquillyn Smith, In)courage, Dawn Camp, Matthew 11:18 Jesus


Quarantined Dancer Creates Shot-for-Shot Remake of the Final Dirty Dancing Scene with a Lamp as a Dance Partner

1987’s low budget sleeper hit, Dirty Dancing, propelled its leads, Jennifer Grey and the late Patrick Swayze, to instant stardom. Swayze later mused to the American Film Institute about the film’s remarkable staying power: It’s got so much heart, to me. It’s not about the sensuality; it’s really about people trying to find themselves, this young dance instructor feeling like he’s nothing but a product, and this young girl trying to find out who she is in a society of restrictions when sh...
Tags: Facebook, Comedy, Film, College, New York City, Chicago, Dance, Brooklyn, Quinn, John Travolta, Patrick Swayze, Grey, Travolta, Gene Kelly, Wharton, San Francisco Ballet


Quarantined Dancer Recreates Iconic Movie Dance Scenes: Flashdance, Footloose, Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction and, Of Course, Dirty Dancing

1987’s low budget sleeper hit, Dirty Dancing, propelled its leads, Jennifer Grey and the late Patrick Swayze, to instant stardom. Swayze later mused to the American Film Institute about the film’s remarkable staying power: It’s got so much heart, to me. It’s not about the sensuality; it’s really about people trying to find themselves, this young dance instructor feeling like he’s nothing but a product, and this young girl trying to find out who she is in a society of restrictions when sh...
Tags: Facebook, Comedy, Film, College, New York City, Chicago, Dance, Brooklyn, Quinn, John Travolta, Patrick Swayze, Grey, Travolta, Gene Kelly, Wharton, San Francisco Ballet


India’s LEAD School raises $30 million to reach more students

An Indian startup that is helping to better serve students from middle and low-income groups of families said on Monday it has raised $30 million in a new financing round as it looks to scale its efforts in the world’s second most populous nation. GSV Ventures and WestBridge led the Series D financing round of the Indian startup, which has raised over $69 million to date. , founded by couple Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah in 2012, has developed an integrated system to help K-12 schools with th...
Tags: Asia, Education, India, Funding, US, Tech, New Delhi, Mehta, Deborah Quazzo, GSV, Westbridge, Lead School, GSV Ventures, Sumeet Mehta, Smita Deorah, Deorah


Bearing gifts: the camels bringing books to Pakistan’s poorest children

The mobile library services are an education lifeline for students in Balochistan, where schools have closed during the pandemic Sharatoon had wanted to continue her studies, but she had to leave school and her beloved books when she got married aged 15.Now 27, Sharatoon is happy reading again, as every Friday a camel visits her small town, his saddle panniers full of books. Continue reading...
Tags: Education, Women, World news, South and Central Asia, Pakistan, Global development, Literacy, Balochistan, Coronavirus, Sharatoon


Ray Dalio & Adam Grant Launch Free Online Personality Assessment to Help You Understand Yourself (and Others Understand You)

Back in 2017, Ray Dalio published Principles: Life and Work, a bestselling book where the creator of the world’s largest hedge fund shared “the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business.” You can find a distilled version of those unconventional principles in a 30-minute animation video previously featured on our site. To accompany his book, Dalio has now released, along with University of ...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, College, University of Pennsylvania, Grant, Bridgewater, Adam Grant, Wharton, Ray Dalio, Dalio, Brian Little `` PrinciplesYou, Adam Grant Ray Dalio Adam Grant


Ray Dali & Adam Grant Launch Free Online Personality Assessment to Help You Understand Yourself (and Others Understand You)

Back in 2017, Ray Dalio published Principles: Life and Work, a bestselling book where the creator of the world’s largest hedge fund shared “the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business.” You can find a distilled version of those unconventional principles in a 30-minute animation video previously featured on our site. To accompany his book, Dalio has now released, along with University of ...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, College, University of Pennsylvania, Grant, Bridgewater, Adam Grant, Wharton, Ray Dalio, Dalio, Ray Dali, Brian Little `` PrinciplesYou, Adam Grant Ray Dali Adam Grant



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