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How billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars during the pandemic

40 million Americans filed for unemployment during the pandemic, but billionaires saw their net worth increase by half a trillion dollars. This isn't the first time billionaires have seen gains while others dealt with loss, and it tends to tie back to two things. First, the government disproportionately gives more aid to larger companies. Then, when the stock market bounces back, the unequal bailouts mean that the wealthy still have money on hand to invest and thus profit, while the middle and ...
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Teachers are leaving schools. Will they come to startups next?

It wasn’t the lingering exhaustion that made Christine Huang, a New York public school teacher, leave the profession. Or the low pay. Or the fact that she rarely had time to spend with her kids after the school day due to workload demands. Instead, Huang left teaching after seven years because of how New York City handled the coronavirus pandemic in schools. “Honestly, I have no confidence in the city,” she says. Tensions between educators and NYC officials grew over the past few weeks, as schoo...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York, Mississippi, Education, NYC, New York City, Tech, Teachers, United States, Edtech, Gig Economy, Varsity Tutors, Department Of Education, Economic Policy Institute, Huang

I'm a preschool teacher who is teaching virtually during the pandemic. Here's how my job has changed, and my advice on how parents can best support their kids.

Julia Weaver is a preschool teacher in Ohio teaching virtually during the pandemic. Julia Weaver Julia Weaver is a preschool teacher in Ohio who has been teaching her students virtually during the pandemic. She teaches a group of 17 preschoolers through a mix of live Zoom calls and pre-recorded lessons uploaded to a Google Drive. Keeping her 3-year-old students' attention spans engaged has been a challenge; so has staying flexible for their parents' work schedules. The experience has made ...
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Joe Biden has promised to tackle systemic racism head on. He can start by appointing diverse judges and cabinet members.

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden puts his protective face mask back on and adjusts it as he departs after speaking about President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and answering questions from reporters during a campaign event in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., June 30, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Should Biden win, he must appoint the most diverse cabinet and judiciary in history, says five Black lawmakers in ...
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34 photos that show how Halloween has been celebrated at the White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out Halloween candy to visiting schoolchildren in advance of Halloween at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 28, 2019. Tom Brenner/Reuters Halloween at the White House has been a fun tradition honored by presidential administrations over the past 60 years. It started when First Lady Mamie Eisenhower first decided to decorate the White House for the holiday in 1958. Since then, presidents and first ladies have welcomed ...
Tags: Halloween, Politics, Obama, Washington, Life, White House, Virginia, Holiday, Barack Obama, Trends, Nasa, Features, Washington Dc, Jimmy Carter, Michelle Obama, John F Kennedy

DeVos says it isn't Department of Education's job to track schools' coronavirus reopening plans

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday it is not the job of her department to track school districts’ reopening plans or the...
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United States: Department's New Final Rule Clarifies Title IX Exemption And Introduces Free Speech Requirements For Grant Recipients - Duane Morris LLP

The Department of Education issued its final rule to implement Executive Order 13864 (Improving Free Inquiry, Transparency, and Accountability at Colleges and Universities).
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Two days from tourist reopening, Hawaii travel testing plans still up in the air; state reopens keiki lunch program, Blangiardi leads in Honolulu mayor's race, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Rick Blangiardi and Keith Amemiya Civil Beat/HNN Poll: Blangiardi Holds Commanding Lead In Mayor’s Race. The former television executive is ahead of Keith Amemiya by 20 percentage points and enjoys broad support among most voters. Civil Beat.Civil Beat-HNN poll: With just weeks to go, mayoral race swings heavily in Blangiardi’s favor. With just three weeks to go until the general election, former television executive Rick Blangiardi has taken a significant lead in the two-man race to ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Lanai, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Honolulu, Oahu, Kailua Kona, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Maui News, Department of Labor, Pali Coast, Kailua

Ige says state on track to open Oct. 15 but not all islands are on board, Fauci says wear your mask, Hilo High grad wins Nobel Prize, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Gov. David Ige at Honolulu airport Wednesday Pre-travel testing program on track. Gov. David Ige announced Wednesday that the state’s pre-travel testing program is on track to start Oct. 15 and will include random COVID-19 testing of 10% of incoming passengers four days after arrival in a move to determine the program’s effectiveness. Star-Advertiser.Ige: Hawaii Is Still On Track For Oct. 15 Tourism Reopening. Hawaii plans to move forward with a plan to reopen to tourists on Oct. 1...
Tags: Travel, Fbi, Hawaii, House, National Institutes of Health, Kim, City Council, Anthony Fauci, Pacific, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, State, Honolulu

How Gov. Newsom’s veto of ethnic studies requirement happened

Four hours before the September 30 deadline, Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed Assembly Bill 331 — a bill to require that California high-school students complete a course in ethnic studies. Newsom correctly pointed out that the current ethnic-studies model curriculum is unbalanced and needs revision — as I and others have pointed out. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, I was the first published critic of the 2019 draft of the curriculum. I also provided, again in the Journal, a thoroughgoing criticism ...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, California, Opinion, America, Sport, Soccer, Oakland, American Indians, Wall Street Journal, Martin Luther King Jr, Ucla, Gavin Newsom, Department Of Education, State Board of Education, Mumia Abu Jamal, Independent Institute

Being a parent of school-aged kids during COVID is to be helpless in the face of failed 'leaders'

A school employee checks the temperature of a student as she returns to school on the first day of in-person classes in Orange County at Baldwin Park Elementary School on August 21, 2020 in Orlando, Florida, US. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images In New York, parenting in the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic made last spring a marathon of horror. We hoped, at least, we could rely on school returning by September.  But even with six months to do their jobs, the mayor, schools chan...
Tags: New York, New York City, US, America, Trends, Chromebook, Bill De Blasio, Getty, City Council, Orange County, DOE, De Blasio, Cuomo, Department Of Education, Trump, Clorox

Officials question readiness to reopen Hawaii to travelers, Ige to pick Supreme Court justice, film and TV production restarting, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Hawaii Supreme Court building ©2020 All Hawaii News Gov. David Ige Mulling Over His First Hawaii Supreme Court Nominee. The governor’s choice will likely be vetted by the Senate in November. Civil Beat.State Supreme Court Nominees to be Considered. Gov. David Ige has received a list of four nominees from the Judicial Selection Commission for Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. Big Island Now.Governor’s office seeks input on nominees for state Supreme Court. The Judicial Selection...
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Betsy DeVos is under investigation for potentially violating the Hatch Act when she slammed Joe Biden in a Fox News interview

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks as Vice President Mike Pence listens during a White House Coronavirus Task Force press briefing at the US Department of Education July 8, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Sec. of Education Betsy DeVos is being investigated under the Hatch Act, Politico reported.  The investigation is into comments she made on a Fox News interview slamming Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.  The Hatch Act bars top-level government officials,...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Investigation, Department Of Homeland Security, Cabinet, Department Of Education, Mike Pence, State

Profile of a potential nominee: Amy Coney Barrett

President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would nominate a woman to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. According to news reports, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a judge on the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, is on the shortlist of candidates whom the president is considering. Judge Amy Coney Barrett (University of Notre Dame) This is not the first time that Barrett’s name has been mentioned in connection with a possible Supreme Cou...
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Hawaii educators lay out school reopening guidelines, mayors unclear on pre-travel COVID-19 testing, Caldwell looks to loosen Honolulu lockdown, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Public schools will make ‘gradual’ transition to blended learning in October. Public school parents should prepare for distance learning to continue into the second quarter, but schools will slowly transition to a blended model that includes some in-person instruction starting in mid-October, schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto announced Thursday. Hawaii News Now.Some students could return to Hawaii public schools after fall break. Some public schools may offer blended learning later thi...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Council, Pacific, Udsa, Anderson, Hawaiian Airlines, Maui, Department Of Education, Department Of Health, Honolulu, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Food and Drug Administration, Board of Regents, West Hawaii, Oahu

Department of Education launches investigation into Princeton University over 'admitted racism'

The Department of Education announced its investigation in a letter to the school's president, citing his letter to the campus community as evidence.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Covid-19: Almost one in 10 pupils did not attend first week of school

Department of Education figures show 91.6% of pupils attended in the week beginning 7 September.
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Coronavirus: The story of the big U-turn of the summer

The Department of Education and Ofqual will face public scrutiny to explain the exam confusion, the colossal U-turn and resignations. What went wrong?
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MSU Law School Students Don’t Have Loan Money Right Now Because Of Larry Nassar & Betsy DeVos

Law school's planned merger with university has hit a wholly preventable snag.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Department Of Education, Betsy DeVos, Larry Nassar, Michigan State University College of Law, MSU Law School

Lt. Gov. Green presents 5-point coronavirus plan, Love Has Won cult leaves Hawaii after harassment on Kauai, Kahele defends Big Island gathering, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Lt. Gov. Green explains ICU beds in a July 29, 2020 briefing (from video) Here’s the 5-point plan Lt. Gov. Green says Hawaii needs to follow to lower COVID cases. Lt. Gov. Josh Green says Hawaii can defeat COVID-19, and bring numbers significantly lower again. Hawaii News Now.Commentary: A plan to defeat COVID-19 in Hawaii — and we must deploy it now. Lt. Gov. Josh Green outlines coronavirus control plan. Star-Advertiser.=====Hawaii commercial real estate sales crashing. Hawaii’s commerci...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, San Francisco, Green, Hawaii, Big Island, North Shore, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education, Josh Green, Honolulu, Hawaii County, West Hawaii, Oahu

What is The 1619 Project? Trump threatens funding for schools if they use it

He tweeted that the Department of Education is investigating its use in schools.
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Universities Circumvent New Title IX Regulations

For years, universities have denied basic procedural protections to students accused of sexual misconduct. Despite the seriousness of such allegations, schools routinely condemn students as responsible without so much as a hearing or the opportunity to confront their accusers. This was supposed to change when the Department of Education’s new Title IX regulations took effect on August 14.But the more things change in higher education, the more they stay the same. It’s no secret that schools foug...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Davis, Universities, Asu, Department Of Education, University Of Illinois, Champaign, Urbana, UIUC, Monroe County Board of Education, Arizona State University Like Illinois ASU

Coronavirus: Schools sent home-testing kit email in 'error'

The Department of Education says email to schools from a UK government department was "regrettable".
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Trump threatens to investigate and pull federal funding from schools that teach NYT's 1619 project on the consequences of slavery

A copy of The New York Times Magazine's The 1619 Project is photographed on August 19, 2019, in Chicago. Raquel Zaldivar/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images President Donald Trump on Sunday said he would call on the Department of Education to investigate whether schools were teaching The New York Times' 1619 Project. The project, launched by The New York Times Magazine last year, centers on American history told through the lens of Black Americans beginning when slave...
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Trump says Department of Education will investigate use of 1619 Project in schools

President Donald Trump is continuing to wage battle against interpretations of history which he claims are un-American.
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H-3 tunnel coronavirus testing commences despite feds saying no, vets gather for 75th WWII anniversary, UH students investigated for recreating George Floyd death, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Cars line up for coronavirus testing Sept. 1, 2020 PC:Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Hawaii Ignores Feds, Uses H-3 For COVID-19 Testing Anyway. Federal highway officials cited safety concerns and the military’s access between Pearl Harbor and Kaneohe Bay for their denial but the state is proceeding regardless. Civil Beat.Feds spurn COVID-19 testing held on H-3 freeway. Hawaii officials acknowledged facing the potential loss of federal transportation funding after the Federal Hig...
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Making the case for post-secondary education for people in prison

Emily Mooney has this effective new commentary at Politico headlined "We Already Have a Tool That Lowers Crime, Saves Money and Shrinks the Prison Population."  Here are excerpts: In America, individuals released from prison often return to crime.  One study published in 2018, which analyzed data from 23 states, found that 37 percent of those released in 2012 returned to prison within three years.  Of those released in 2010, 46 percent returned to prison within five years. But the recidivism ra...
Tags: New York, Law, Senate, Politico, America, House, Department Of Education, Bard, Pell Grant, Vera Institute of Justice, Douglas A Berman, Bard Prison Initiative, Georgetown Center, New York Department of Corrections, Emily Mooney, Pell Pilot Program

Campus activists show us how to end gender-based violence

Protest and resistance thrive proudly on many university campuses. In recent history, students and faculty have organized to protest the Vietnam war in the United States, recognize the occupation of Tiananmen Square in China, resist capitalism in France, and react to many other injustices. More recently, activism to decolonise SOAS in the United Kingdom, to challenge ongoing racism at the University of Missouri, and to push back against tuition hikes in Montréal, Canada, have resulted in meaning...
Tags: Books, London, Featured, Activism, Education, Sexual Assault, France, China, Hungary, United States, United Kingdom, Amnesty International, Campus Sexual Assault, Social work, Department Of Education, Social Sciences

Honolulu vial mislabeling sends 1,000 back for second COVID-19 test, $300 weekly unemployment bonus begins, health inspector fined for ethics violation, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

COVID-19 lab testing About 1,000 Oahu residents told to retake COVID-19 surge test because of mislabeling. Just five days into a federally funded COVID-19 surge testing program on Oahu, about 1,000 people from the Kaneohe testing site have been told they have to retake the test due to a mislabeling error. Star-Advertiser.Due To Mislabeling, About 1,000 Oahu Residents Told To Re-Test For COVID-19. The tests were part of the two-week federally funded testing surge. Civil Beat.Due to mislabe...
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Hawaii battles COVID-19 surge, government fights data release, entire H-3 freeway to become testing site, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii coronavirus cases on Aug 27, 2020, state Department of Health U.S. Surgeon General warns spike will continue as COVID-19 cases climb above 300. Coronavirus infections in Hawaii reached their second-highest daily level Thursday as Oahu began complying with a two-week stay-at home order limiting business and activities on the island. Star-Advertiser.Number of COVID-19 cases likely to spike again after testing surge, officials warn. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell likened Hawaii’s battle...
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